SPECT brain imaging in epilepsy: a meta-analysis.

  title={SPECT brain imaging in epilepsy: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Michael D. Devous and Ronald A. Thisted and Gillian F. Morgan and Robert F. Leroy and Christopher C. Rowe},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={39 2},
UNLABELLED A meta-analysis of SPECT brain imaging in epilepsy was performed to derive the sensitivity and specificity of interictal, postictal or ictal rCBF patterns to identify a seizure focus in medically refractory patients. METHODS Papers were obtained by pooling all published articles identified by two independent literature searches: (a) Dialnet (EMBASE) or Radline by CD-ROM and (b) Current Contents searched manually. Literature inclusion criteria were: (a) patients had a localization… CONTINUE READING
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