Polysomnography

Alternative Names

Sleep study; Polysomnogram; Rapid eye movement studies

Definition of Polysomnography

Polysomnography is a sleep study. A sleep study monitors you as you sleep, or try to sleep.

Review

Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 9/15/2010

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