Key clinical point: Overnight EEG monitoring may help screen patients with autism for risk of epilepsy.
Major finding: The hazard ratio of epilepsy in patients with autism and EEG abnormalities was 8.0.
Study details: A retrospective review of medical charts for 164 patients with autism who underwent EEG monitoring.
Disclosures: The study was conducted without external funding, and the investigators had no disclosures.
Nadkarni D et al. AES 2019. Abstract 1.29.