Comparison of seizure characteristics in full term neonates with stroke and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

@inproceedings{Lynch2011ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of seizure characteristics in full term neonates with stroke and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy},
  author={Nicholas Lynch and Evonne Low and Jocelyn Rennie and Geraldine B. Boylan},
  year={2011}
}
Aims Up to 20% of neonatal seizures are secondary to perinatal stroke. Diagnosis relies largely on neuroimaging which is often delayed. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical and electrographic characteristics of seizures in full term newborns with perinatal stroke and to compare them with seizures due to hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). Methods Continuous multichannel EEG recordings of ≥24 h in neonates with evidence of stroke or HIE were reviewed. Electrographic seizures… CONTINUE READING