By G. Zamboni, E. Perez, R. Amici (auth.), Prof. Elio Lugaresi, Prof. Pier Luigi Parmeggiani (eds.)
This quantity includes the contributions to a path entitled "Sleep and its Pathology", which was once equipped by way of the complex institution of the Italian Neuro technology Society on the "Alessandro Volta" heart of medical tradition (Villa Olmo, Como, Italy, could 9-10,1996). The direction was once geared toward informing the clinical viewers approximately fresh deve lopments within the box with specific regard to the paintings of the sleep laboratories of the collage of Bologna. the 1st a part of this booklet provides experimental effects facing the bio chemical specificity of hypothalamic sleep mechanisms, cerebral metabolism in the course of sleep and the sleep-dependent systemic cardiovascular changes on the subject of blood perfusion and thermal homeostasis of the mind. the second one half covers pathophysiological facets of human sleep, specifically the circadian rhythm of physique middle temperature in neurodegenerative ailments, the descriptive epidemiology of over the top sunlight hours sleepiness, the problems of respiring and motor regulate in sleep and the syndrome of nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy. The Editors wish that the e-book will be precious not just to particularly rea ders, but in addition to basic practitioners. The Editors desire to convey targeted because of Professor Eugenio E. Muller for his recommendation to gather the lectures in book-form. The Editors thank the authors for his or her contributions to the path and to this booklet and exhibit their appreciation to Springer-Verlag for supporting make this monography possible.