[Neurophysiologic principles and clinical value of post-convulsive serum prolactin determination in epileptic seizure].

@article{Bauer1989NeurophysiologicPA,
  title={[Neurophysiologic principles and clinical value of post-convulsive serum prolactin determination in epileptic seizure].},
  author={J{\"u}rgen M. Bauer and Hermann Stefan and Ulrich M. H. Schrell and U Sappke and B E Uhlig},
  journal={Fortschritte der Neurologie-Psychiatrie},
  year={1989},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={
          457-68
        }
}
Measurement of postictal serum-prolactin concentrations in epileptic seizures in order to distinguish them from psychogenic seizures is at present used only rarely and non-systematically. Studies of 209 Grand mal seizures, 232 complex-partial seizures, 102 simple-partial seizures and 15 generalized seizures published between 1980 and 1987 differ in their standards of seizure classification as well as in their criteria for evaluating increases in postictal serum-prolactin concentrations. A… CONTINUE READING