Center for Sleep Disorders at Jersey City Medical Center
The Center for Sleep Disorders at Jersey City Medical Center can help identify the underlying conditions causing sleep disorders and offer treatments to address them. The Center uses a series of non-invasive tests to identify the presence of a sleep disorder. After testing, a Board-Certified physician will review the results and recommend a customized treatment program.
The Center for Sleep Disorders at Jersey City Medical Center is a state-of-the-art facility conveniently located adjacent to the main hospital campus and provides professional consultation, diagnostic and treatment services for patients age 5 years and older, for all types of sleep disorders. The Center is under the medical direction of Dr. Jyoti Matta, a board certified sleep specialist with experience in treating a variety of sleep disorders. Dr. Matta reviews and interprets sleep studies and provides referring physicians with your diagnosis.
Inside the new Center for Sleep Disorders, patients will enjoy the comfort of our private, hotel-like testing suites and are attended to by top clinical specialists in the state. The Center for Sleep Disorders at Jersey City Medical Center makes the process of improving your sleep health simple and will quickly get you on the pathway to better sleep and better health.
Diagnosis & Treatment
Since sleep-related breathing disorders are associated with an increased risk of Hypertension, Cardiac Disease, and Stroke, it is important to get a diagnosis as soon as possible so that treatment may begin. A Sleep Specialist will initiate a treatment plan which may include CPAP therapy for breathing disorders, medication, behavioral modification, or consultation with another medical specialist, such as an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) physician.
- Sleep Apnea
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Parasomnia (Sleepwalking)
- Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
- Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
- Involuntary Dozing
- Difficulty Falling/Staying Asleep
- Unusually Loud Snoring
- Kicking Movement of the Legs During Sleep
- Decreased Memory/Concentration
The Center conducts tests using sophisticated diagnostic equipment to monitor brain, heart, respiratory, and muscle activity during sleep. The Center can perform testing on anyone aged 3 and older:
Polysomnography (PSG): Monitors a person’s sleep in order to identify sleep disorders and sleep-related breathing disorders.
Home Polysomnography (PSG) testing is available and is a convenient way to undergo testing and confirm a diagnosis of sleep apnea. Patients must meet clinical criteria in order to utilize home testing. PSG testing at home utilizes a small portable testing unit worn overnight by the patient.
PSG with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Titration: For sleep-related breathing disorders. When a home-based CPAP machine is recommended, the patient will first receive this test at the Center to determine the clinically appropriate and most comfortable settings for the CPAP machine.
Split Night Study: During a PSG, the technical staff may identify conditions that warrant terminating the PSG and beginning a CPAP titration study that same night.
Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT): Conducted during the daytime, the patient takes a series of naps while monitored by sleep testing equipment. This test measures a person’s ability to fully awaken from sleep and is used for people with excessive daytime sleepiness. It is frequently done with a PSG.
Measurement of Wakefulness Test (MWT): Measures a person’s ability to stay awake during conditions of limited sensory stimulation. This test is useful for those who must demonstrate the ability to stay awake to perform job duties safely, i.e. pilots, truck drivers, and heavy machine operators.
A Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Nap is a daytime study for patients who have anxiety about starting PAP therapy, are claustrophobic, or are having difficulty tolerating PAP therapy for their sleep-related breathing disorder.