Video-EEG Monitoring Data

Elson L. So

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdult Epilepsy
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9780470741221
StatePublished - Mar 18 2011


  • Advent of digital video and EEG recordings - in procedures beyond epilepsy monitoring
  • EEG in psychogenic spells - absence of EEG seizure discharges during a spell, hallmark of nonepileptic spells
  • Generalized ictal discharges, 3-Hz spike-and-wave paroxysms - bursts of atypical spike-and-waves or slow spike-and-waves
  • Interictal, ictal and postictal slowing - interictal temporal delta slowing, location of seizure focus
  • Neurological history, clinicians ability - whether there is an indication for video-EEG monitoring
  • Peri-ictal (ictal and postictal) examination of patients - semiologic features of seizures
  • Peri-ictal signs - and their diagnostic value
  • Temporal and frontal lobes - regions affected by partial epilepsy
  • Three semiologic clues - to epileptic nature of spells
  • Video-EEG monitoring data

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience

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