Diagnostic yield of inpatient video-electroencephalographic monitoring: Experience from a Chinese comprehensive epilepsy center

@article{Jin2014DiagnosticYO,
  title={Diagnostic yield of inpatient video-electroencephalographic monitoring: Experience from a Chinese comprehensive epilepsy center},
  author={Bo Jin and Zexian Zhao and Yao Ding and Y Guo and S. Wang},
  journal={Epilepsy & Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={34},
  pages={77-80}
}
Video-electroencephalographic monitoring (VEEG) is useful in the diagnosis of seizure disorders; however, its diagnostic yield in developing countries is not well known. The current study retrospectively reviewed the charts of 484 consecutive patients who were admitted to our center between July 2012 and September 2013. Of these patients, 298 (61.6%) were admitted for diagnostic clarification and underwent VEEG for a mean duration of 1.3days (range=1-9days). The patients were divided into two… CONTINUE READING

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