Polysomnography (PSG), also called a sleep study, is a multi-parametric test used to diagnose sleep disorders. Polysomnography records your brain waves, the oxygen level in your blood, heart rate and breathing, as well as eye and leg movements during the study.
At Surgical Hospital of Oklahoma, our sleep studies allow our doctors to diagnose certain disorders such as sleep apnea, periodic limb movement disorder, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, insomnia, and nighttime behaviors like sleepwalking and REM sleep behavior disorder, in addition to multiple other abnormal conditions.
In order to be ready for your sleep study at Surgical Hospital of Oklahoma, here are some things you will need to do:
Once you are prepped for the test, the following steps occur: