Nonconvulsive status epilepticus in acute brain injury.

  title={Nonconvulsive status epilepticus in acute brain injury.},
  author={Kenneth G Jordan},
  journal={Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official publication of the American Electroencephalographic Society},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={332-40; discussion 353}
  • Kenneth G Jordan
  • Published 1999 in
    Journal of clinical neurophysiology : official…
Whether or not nonconvulsive status epilepticus produces permanent brain damage is a source of controversy. Contributing to the controversy is the lack of clarity for classifying the clinical and electrographic phenomena that constitute nonconvulsive status epilepticus. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus commonly occurs in the context of an acute brain injury. For example, it commonly persists in generalized convulsive status epilepticus after convulsive activity has stopped, and it is not… CONTINUE READING