Frequency of bitemporal independent interictal epileptiform discharges in temporal lobe epilepsy.

@article{Ergene2000FrequencyOB,
  title={Frequency of bitemporal independent interictal epileptiform discharges in temporal lobe epilepsy.},
  author={Erhan Ergene and Jerry J. Shih and David E Blum and Norman K. So},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={213-8}
}
PURPOSE Bitemporal interictal epileptiform discharges (IEDs) occur in < or =42% of scalp EEGs in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) studied with routine EEGs or partial analysis of long-term recordings. METHODS Twenty-eight patients with TLE demonstrating exclusively unilateral temporal IEDs on routine EEGs underwent 24-h continuous recording. The entire record was visually inspected for epileptiform discharges. We used continuous EEG to assess the significance of long-term recording… CONTINUE READING

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