We will also place movement sensors to determine if they are benign or if they are the type of rhythmic movements observed in restless leg syndrome, epilepsy and other neurological pathologies.
We may add blood pressure measures at night as well as infrared video synchronised with electroencephalographic recordings to observe the patient’s behaviour during sleep together with physical events.
It is important to note the distinction between in-hospital polysomnography and ambulatory polysomnography.
Ambulatory tests can be performed in two ways:
The polysomnography test is the basic exam, the gold standard but other techniques and tools may be used.