A review on epilepsy in the horse and the potential of Ambulatory EEG as a diagnostic tool

@article{vanderRee2012ARO,
  title={A review on epilepsy in the horse and the potential of Ambulatory EEG as a diagnostic tool},
  author={Marleen van der Ree and Inge D. Wijnberg},
  journal={Veterinary Quarterly},
  year={2012},
  volume={32},
  pages={159 - 167}
}
Epilepsy in the horse is diagnosed based on clinical signs, but diagnosing can be difficult if a grand mal is not present. The future prospects of the horse and potentially the safety of the owner depend on an accurate diagnosis. This review presents information on epilepsy and focuses on the diagnostic potential of (Ambulatory) electroencephalography ((A) EEG). An epileptic seizure is a brain disorder, which expresses itself as a recurrent episode of involuntary abnormal behaviour. The… 

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