The diagnostic accuracy of routine electroencephalography after a first unprovoked seizure.

@article{Bouma2016TheDA,
  title={The diagnostic accuracy of routine electroencephalography after a first unprovoked seizure.},
  author={Hanni K. Bouma and Christopher Labos and Genevieve C. Gore and Christina Wolfson and M R Keezer},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={455-63}
}
The clinical utility of routine electroencephalography (EEG) after a first unprovoked seizure remains uncertain. Its diagnostic accuracy in identifying adults and children with new onset epilepsy was examined. A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies examining individuals who underwent routine EEG after a first unprovoked seizure and were followed for seizure recurrence for at least 1 year was performed. A 'positive' test was defined by the presence of epileptiform discharges (ED… CONTINUE READING
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