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Pattern reversal VEP in epilepsy (a prognostical tool?).
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PMID:  1817689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
72 adult outpatients treated for epilepsy were examined by pattern reversal VEP method. 36 had generalized tonic-clonic seizures, 23 partial epilepsy with secondary tonic-clonic seizures and 13 had partial epilepsy with simple seizures. The patients were divided into three groups according to medical successfulness. The frequency of epileptic seizures per year was the criterion for dividing the group. Statistically significant relation was recorded in the occurrence of abnormal VEP findings to the frequency of epileptic seizures. Increased number of abnormal VEP findings occurred in the group of patients with greater frequency of epileptic seizures. The possible cause of the VEP abnormality in patients with frequent epileptic seizures is discussed.
V Donáth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Homeostasis in health and disease : international journal devoted to integrative brain functions and homeostatic systems     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0960-7560     ISO Abbreviation:  Homeost Health Dis     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-15     Completed Date:  1992-07-15     Revised Date:  2008-02-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206066     Medline TA:  Homeost Health Dis     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  34-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Regional Hospital, Banská Bystrica.
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MeSH Terms
Electric Stimulation
Epilepsy / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Epilepsy, Complex Partial / physiopathology
Evoked Potentials, Visual / physiology*
Middle Aged
Photic Stimulation
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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