The course of benign partial epilepsy of childhood with centrotemporal spikes: a meta-analysis.

@article{Bouma1997TheCO,
  title={The course of benign partial epilepsy of childhood with centrotemporal spikes: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Paul A.D. Bouma and A C Bovenkerk and Rudi G. J. Westendorp and Oebele F. Brouwer},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1997},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={430-7}
}
We performed a meta-analysis of studies on benign epilepsy of childhood with centrotemporal spikes (BECT) to ascertain whether clinical characteristics and outcome can be stated unequivocally. Using the Index Medicus and Medline CD+, we identified 525 publications. After applying the criteria of the International League against Epilepsy (ILAE) for BECT, 32 publications on 2,561 patients remained. After correction for inclusion bias and multiple publications on the same patient groups, 13… CONTINUE READING

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