Cardiac asystole in partial seizures.

@article{Scott2000CardiacAI,
  title={Cardiac asystole in partial seizures.},
  author={Catherine Ann Scott and David R. Fish},
  journal={Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape},
  year={2000},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={
          89-92
        }
}
Literature review shows many anecdotal case reports of cardiac asystole in ictal recordings of partial seizures. We have reviewed our data from the last five years, of patients who are being assessed for epilepsy surgery and found 2 out of more than 1,500 complex partial seizures, recorded in 589 consecutive patients, showing a significant period of asystole (13 and 15 seconds). Our previous studies of cardiac and respiratory parameters during partial seizures showed that a central apnoea… CONTINUE READING

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