Epilepsy

Óscar Romero-Osorio, Sebastián Gil-Tamayo, Daniel Nariño, Diego Rosselli April 11, 2018

In patients with epilepsy, multiple factors such as ictal frequency, interictal activity and anticonvulsant therapy affect sleep architecture and quality [1]. Daytime somnolenceis the most common complaint of patients with epilepsy is [1,2]. An increase in obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) has been documented in patients with refractory epilepsy, in whom, with an incidence as high as 33% [3], associated with a decline in the quality of life [4].… Read More...

Renate van Griethuysen, Wytske A. Hofstra, Sandra M.A. van der Salm, Mireille D. Bourez-Swart, Al W. de Weerd April 11, 2018

Long-term EEG-video monitoring (LTM) is applied for diagnostic purposes (e.g. differentiation epilepsy and non-epileptic seizures) and in the workup for epilepsy surgery to determine the seizure onset zone, in which recording of mostly three to nine seizures is required [1]. LTM is demanding for the patient and is labor intensive, time consuming and expensive.… Read More...

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