Usefulness of a morning routine EEG recording in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.

@article{Labate2007UsefulnessOA,
  title={Usefulness of a morning routine EEG recording in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.},
  author={Angelo Labate and Roberta Passamani Ambr{\'o}sio and Antonio Gambardella and Miriam Sturniolo and Franco Pucci and Aldo Quattrone},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  year={2007},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={17-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate if a standard awake EEG recording in the morning is superior to afternoon awake EEG session in detecting generalized epileptiform discharges (GEDs) in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME). METHODS The study group included 29 consecutive patients (23 women; mean age 22.3+/-6.3 years; age at onset of JME 15.4+/-3.4 years) with JME. Out of 29 patients 5 were untreated, 9 patients were treated with valproate, 8 with lamotrigine, 6 with levetiracetam and 1 patient… CONTINUE READING