EEG of Premature and Full-Term Infants

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EEG of Premature and Full-Term Infants Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng Michael Ciliberto The EEG of premature and neonatal infants must be viewed from a different perspective than the EEG of…

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Artifact Recognition and Technical Pitfalls

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Artifact Recognition and Technical Pitfalls Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng Artifact Recognition Artifacts are recorded activities that originate somewhere other than the area of interest. When recording an ECG (electrocardiogram), anything…

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Benign EEG Patterns

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Benign EEG Patterns Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng This chapter is devoted to several EEG patterns that are seemingly abnormal because the waveform resembles epileptiform activity, the discharge has an asymmetric…

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Focal EEG Abnormalities

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Focal EEG Abnormalities Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng General Characteristics of Focal EEG Abnormalities Focal EEG abnormalities were first described in 1936 by Gray Walter in brain tumor patients.1 The abnormalities…

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Diffuse EEG Abnormalities

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Diffuse EEG Abnormalities Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng General Features of Diffuse EEG Abnormalities Any clinical condition that causes clouding of consciousness is usually accompanied by diffuse EEG abnormalities. The degree…

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EEG and Epilepsy

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EEG and Epilepsy Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng Paroxysmal Discharges and Seizure Diagnosis Since the introduction of CT (computerized axial tomography) in the early 1970s, neuroimaging diagnostic tests such as MRI…

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Activation Procedures

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Activation Procedures Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng Activation procedures include various sensory and pharmacological stimulations to alter the physiological state. They are usually aimed at eliciting or enhancing abnormal activity, especially…

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The Assessment of Abnormal EEG

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The Assessment of Abnormal EEG Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng General Assessment Electroencephalograph (EEG) changes sensitively along with the state of consciousness in both physiological and pathological states. The alpha rhythm…

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Characteristics of Normal EEG

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Characteristics of Normal EEG Thoru Yamada Elizabeth Meng Normal Awake EEG EEG shows considerable interindividual variability and also changes significantly depending on the level of consciousness. Further, there are progressive…

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