Interictal 12-lead electrocardiography in patients with epilepsy.

  title={Interictal 12-lead electrocardiography in patients with epilepsy.},
  author={Vaishnav Krishnan and Kaarkuzhali Babu Krishnamurthy},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={29 1},
Interictal electrocardiographic predictors of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) are unknown. This study was designed to identify the unique features of the interictal 12-lead electrocardiogram (EKG) in patients with epileptic seizures. We conducted a retrospective chart review of adult patients below the age of 65 admitted to our epilepsy monitoring unit. Using EEG telemetry data, we classified patients as having nonepileptic seizures (NESs), probable epilepsy (PE), or definite… CONTINUE READING