Ambulatory EEG (A-EEG) allows longterm polygraphic recording over 24 hours or more and proves to be particularly useful in the diagnosis of narcolepsy-cataplexy (N/C). We performed A-EEG using the Medilog 9000-8 channel system over a total of 36 24-hour periods in 20 consecutive N/C patients and recorded an average of 3.5 daytime sleep episodes, of which… (More)
A large number of factors have to be taken into consideration to evaluate the severity of intractable partial epilepsy. These inter-related factors change with compliance and with the frequency of seizures as well as the psycho-social context. We discuss here the different factors which are directly or indirectly related with epilepsy. In clinical practice,… (More)
54 patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD), 26 patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and 18 control subjects, all over 55, have performed neuropsychological tests, evaluating global intellectual function (Rosen's cognitive scale, WAIS digit symbol, WAIS similitude and WMS logical memory tests) and visuospatial functions (Rey lacunar pictures,… (More)
A case of hematoma involving probably the reticular formation of the medulla oblongata is reported. Examination showed a soft palate paresis and an ipsilateral axial lateropulsion without vertigo or oculomotor disorders. The mechanism of the lateropulsion is discussed. During the spontaneous recovery a transient hydrocephalus was observed.