Tilt table testing in patients with suspected epilepsy.

@article{Edfors2008TiltTT,
  title={Tilt table testing in patients with suspected epilepsy.},
  author={R Edfors and Jesper Erdal and B A-Rogvi-Hansen},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2008},
  volume={117 5},
  pages={354-8}
}
BACKGROUND Approximately 20-30% of patients with epilepsy are misdiagnosed and syncope often seems to be the mistaken cause. We re-evaluated patients referred to an epilepsy clinic where suspicion of neurally mediated (reflex) syncope were raised using tilt table testing (HUT). METHODS HUT laboratory results and medical records of 120 consecutive patients were reviewed retrospectively over a period of 27 months. RESULTS HUT was positive in 59 (49%) patients. Seventeen of 38 (45%) patients… CONTINUE READING