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Synchronous vs Asynchronous Seizure Termination Patterns in CPS

Intracranial EEG study of seizure termination


 

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Investigators examined intracranial seizure termination (ST) of 59 patients with mesial temporal (MT) or neocortical (NC) complex partial seizures (CPS). They found:

  • 88% of patients with MT CPS had exclusively synchronous pattern of ST (38%) or mixed synchronous/asynchronous ST patterns (50%)
  • 82% in the NC group had exclusively synchronous pattern of ST (52%) or mixed (30%)
  • Patients with only synchronous ST had low variability in seizure duration

Afra P, Jouny CC, Bergey. Termination patterns of complex partial seizures: an intracranial EEG study. Seizure. 2015; doi: 10.1016/j.seziure.2015.08.00. 2015; doi: 10.1016/j.seziure.2015.08.004.

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