The Role of Electroencephalography in Differentiating Epileptic and Non-Epileptic Events in Adolescents: 3-Year Experience in One Pediatric Neurology Center


Kamasak T., DURGUT B. D., ARSLAN E. A., Sahin S., Dilber B., KURT T., ...More

GUNCEL PEDIATRI-JOURNAL OF CURRENT PEDIATRICS, vol.16, no.2, pp.19-30, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Journal Name: GUNCEL PEDIATRI-JOURNAL OF CURRENT PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-30
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Electroencephalography (EEG) is an indispensible diagnostic tool for pediatric neurologists in the diagnosis of epileptic seizures. The current rise in patient numbers in pediatric neurology departments due to non-epileptic as well as epileptic events is also causing increasing numbers of EEGs to be performed.