دوره 2، شماره 3 - ( Spring 2011 -- 1390 )                   جلد 2 شماره 3 صفحات 68-72 | برگشت به فهرست نسخه ها


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Khreisat W. Clinical Applications of Electroencephalogram in Children. BCN. 2011; 2 (3) :68-72
URL: http://bcn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-148-fa.html
Clinical Applications of Electroencephalogram in Children. مجله علوم اعصاب پایه و بالینی. 1390; 2 (3) :68-72

URL: http://bcn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-148-fa.html


چکیده:  

Introduction:

To obtain a baseline for clinical application of Electroencephalography in children and to evaluate the Electroencephalography findings in children with various acute and chronic CNS disorders and non epileptic events.

Methods:

electroencephalography Electroencephalography records of 250 patients were studied in neurophysiology departments of Queen Rania AL-Abdullah Hospital for children in Jordan. For each patient who had undergone Electroencephalography the following data were recorded: age, sex, source of referral (inpatient or outpatient department), reason for electroencephalography Electroencephalography , diagnostic impressions, clinical presentation, the result of the Electroencephalography examinations and clinical correlation between the seizure type and Electroencephalography finding.

Results:

Males slightly outnumbered females: 55% males. The majority of cases were Electroencephalography between 6-12 years, Total of 63.2 % of all referrals for Electroencephalography were from outpatient clinics while inpatients accounted for 36.8% of referred cases, with pediatric neurology department referrals being the highest (28.8 %). majority of diagnosis at referral were suspected epilepsy (80%)with epileptiform Electroencephalography abnormalities in 32%. Over all 64 % the Electroencephalography records were normal, including all Electroencephalography records of children with syncope and headache.

Discussion:

We conclude that there are many unnecessary routine Electroencephalography recordings in children. Investigation of epilepsy and acute encephalopathies appear to be the most valuable indications for routine pediatric Electroencephalography . Electroencephalography can be helpful in classification of seizures. Finding a way to reduce Electroencephalography requests is recommended.
نوع مطالعه: Original | موضوع مقاله: Clinical Neuroscience
دریافت: ۱۳۹۰/۱۰/۱۳

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