Atlas of Pediatric EEG (Atlas Series) by Pramote Laoprasert

By Pramote Laoprasert

750 EEG tracings give you the visible tips you must diagnose pediatric seizure task four superstar DOODY'S assessment! "The dearth of EEG atlases created exclusively for pediatrics make this paintings a welcome contribution to the field....I will surely upload this e-book to my EEG laboratory's library. it is going to function a brief and prepared source to substantiate strange EEG styles. The DVD itself is a treasure to train scholars, citizens, fellows, and epilepsy tracking unit nurses within the reputation of seizure and nonepileptic semiologies."--Doody's assessment carrier "This multimedia paintings presents an obtainable, finished, and well timed device for the kid neurologist or epileptologist in education or in perform to get to grips with the notable richness of the scientific and electrographic manifestations of early life epilepsy. The textual content represents the distillation of a rare physique of scientific event and painstaking awareness to element, that's attribute of Dr. Laoprasert....Whether learn cover-to-cover, used to check particular difficulties, or dipped into at random, this article makes studying approximately epilepsy in kids a excitement and may finally increase the standard in their lives and people in their families."--Marc C. Patterson, MD, FRACP, FAAN, Mayo health facility, Rochester (from the foreword) Atlas of Pediatric EEG will turn out to be a vital visible connection with for either the beginner and skilled neurologist. For these new to the sector, it is going to support boost the development attractiveness talents essential to diagnose pediatric seizure job. for knowledgeable neurologists, it presents a operating number of identified styles to which they could examine their very own tracings. Atlas of Pediatric EEG includes a full-color presentation, easy-to-read bulleted bankruptcy textual content, and unique legends below every one tracing that supply a whole description and prognosis of what's visible within the tracing. Chapters additionally include case examples that upload medical relevance to the tracings. This particular atlas covers all sorts of seizure, either epileptic and non-epileptic and divided into 9 chapters: common and Benign Varients Artifacts child Focal Nonepileptoform task Generalized Noneplileptiform task ICU Epileptic Encephalopathy Generalized Epilepsy Focal Epilepsy additionally integrated is a better half DVD containing one hundred ninety videos to help you in studying easy methods to interpret video-EEG, that's quickly changing into the most typical modality for EEG.

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EEG reveals low-voltage activity, polyrhythmic waves, slower alpha waves, and short bursts of “saw-tooth waves” over the frontal or vertex leads (Box B), and quick lateral eye movement (Box A). 20,21 51 52 Normal and Benign Variants 1 FIGURE 145. K Complexes. K complexes contain 3 components including sharp, slow, and fast. They are seen in stage 2 sleep and arousal. The K complexes are largest in older children and adolescence. With increasing age, the K complexes show the decreasing voltage with tiny superimposed spindle-like waves.

Needle-like spikes develop in the occipital region in most patients with congenital blindness. Functional deafferentations of the visual cortex give rise to an increase in its irritability that make it fire off in this special manner. These spikes are not correlated with epileptic seizures. 19 43 44 Normal and Benign Variants 1 FIGURE 137. Needle-Like Spikes of the Blind. A 25-month-old girl with congenital blindness and epilepsy due to congenital toxoplasmosis who has pendular nystagmus. This EEG was requested to evaluate for epileptiform activity as a cause of her nystagmus.

1 Normal and Benign Variants 23 FIGURE 116. Squeak Effect. EEG of a healthy 10-year-old boy with migraine. 5–1 sec; therefore, alpha frequency assessment should not be done during this period. ”1 24 Normal and Benign Variants 1 FIGURE 117. Lambda Waves. Lambda waves are “sharp transients occurring over the occipital region of the head of waking subjects during visual exploration, mainly positive relative to other areas and time locked to saccadic eye movement. ”6 Lambda waves do not occur before 1 year of age and are most common during the middle years of childhood.

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