Peter Muthinji

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Prolonged, multiple seizures complicate a high proportion of cases of childhood cerebral malaria, and several studies have shown an association between these and neurological sequelae. We prospectively studied 65 patients (38 female) admitted to Kilifi Hospital in 1994. Electroencephalographic recordings (EEGs) were made at 12-hourly intervals, with(More)
BACKGROUND Seizures are a prominent feature of childhood cerebral malaria, and are associated with an increased risk of death and neurological sequelae. We present the electroencephalographic (EEG) findings from a detailed clinical and electrophysiological study. METHODS Children with cerebral malaria had EEGs recorded within six hours of admission, and(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate the localising and lateralising value of delayed rhythmic ictal transformation (DRIT) on the scalp EEG during presurgical assessment for temporal lobe epilepsy. METHODS Two hundred and eighty eight seizures recorded simultaneously with scalp and foramen ovale (FO) electrodes were studied retrospectively in 110 patients. DRIT was(More)
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