Techniques

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Fig. 1 Principle of ELISPOT. For cytokine ELISPOT assay, the membrane of an ELISPOT plate is coated first with capture antibody as shown in (a). (b) Cytokines that are produced…

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Critical Care Considerations

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Fig. 1 cEEG demonstrating NCSE only detected with depth electrodes (D leads) in a 59-year-old woman with refractory status epilepticus despite pentobarbital, midazolam, levetiracetam, valproate, and phenytoin. Note the relative…

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Super Refractory Status Epilepticus

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Stage 1: early SE Seizure lasting 5 min or two or more seizures without recovery of consciousness between Stage 2: established SE Ongoing SE after appropriately dosed benzodiazepine Stage 3:…

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QEEG Training Module

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Fig. 1 One-hour QEEG panel and corresponding raw EEG. (a) Example of a QEEG panel consisting of the following QEEG tools: rhythmicity spectrogram (displayed for the left and right hemispheres),…

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Artifacts Resembling Seizures

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Fig. 1 ECG artifact. In this low-voltage EEG, the artifact generated by a brief run of ventricular tachycardia can easily be mistaken for generalized periodic discharges Pulse artifact is another…

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Quantitative EEG Analysis: Basics

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Fig. 1 Algorithm for calculation of AEEG. The raw EEG is filtered, rectified, smoothed, and the amplitude displayed as a range on a combined linear/logarithmic compressed time scale AEEG has…

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Quantitative EEG for Non-seizure Indications

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Fig. 1 Diffuse subarachnoid hemorrhage in the interpeduncular cistern and ambient cistern (a), extending to the suprasellar cistern and Sylvian fissures (b), with associated intraventricular hemorrhage and left frontal intraparenchymal…

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QEEG in Seizure Detection

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Fig. 1 Sample 30 min QEEG panel and corresponding raw EEG. (a) QEEG panel consisting of the following QEEG tools: rhythmicity spectrogram (displayed for the left and right hemispheres), CDSA…

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