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Transient periodic lateralised epileptiform discharges (PLEDs) following internal carotid artery stenting.
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PMID:  22426485     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Background. Periodic lateralised epileptiform discharges (PLEDs) are EEG patterns consisting of periodic or pseudoperiodic unilateral, focal or hemispheric epileptiform discharges at a rate of 1-2 Hz. PLEDs may be triggered by acute brain injuries or systemic metabolic changes such as fever, hyperglycaemia or electrolyte imbalance and may result in disturbance of consciousness and/or neurological deficits. Case report. A 58-year-old female with a history of focal epilepsy and deep brain haematoma presented with acute change in awareness, associated with EEG evidence of PLEDs, three days after a left internal carotid artery stenting procedure. Clinical examination, laboratory testing and MRI were unchanged with respect to pre-stenting investigations. Conclusion. In this patient, PLEDs may have been triggered by local haemodynamic changes due to reperfusion after stenting in a previously damaged brain area.
Daniela Marino; Giampaolo Vatti; Alessandra Rufa; Alessandro Malandrini; Raffaele Rocchi; Sandra Bracco; Rosaria Buccoliero; Antonio Federico
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1294-9361     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891853     Medline TA:  Epileptic Disord     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Neurological, Behavioural and Neurosurgical Sciences, Section of Neurological Sciences.
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