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Polysomnography

Alternate Names : Sleep study, Polysomnogram, Rapid eye movement studies


Normal Values

A normal test result shows usual or normal patterns of brain waves and muscle movements during sleep, without frequent breathing problems.

What do Abnormal Results Mean?

Abnormal results may confirm a suspected sleep disorder. For example, episodes of stopped breathing during sleep is called sleep apnea.

See: Obstructive sleep apnea





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Review Date : 8/28/2009
Reviewed By : Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Anatomy Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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