Male Impotence: Microinformatics Help in the Data Management of Polysomnographic Penile Tumescence Recordings
The diagnosis of impotence requires polysomnographic recording with the assessment of REM-related nocturnal penile tumescence. The classical procedure is time-consuming, and the authors developed a program that facilitates, accelerates and improves the edition of data, produces clear iconography and allows easy storage of otherwise cumbersome data. A 64 kilobyte microcomputer was used, complete with 2 diskette readers, high-resolution screen and dot matrix printer; no particular knowledge of informatics is required to handle this convenient tool. The program may be extended to the study of other parameters of human sleep.
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