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The role of eeg brain mapping in quantification of brain damage in hypertensive disease associated with pregnancy.
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PMID:  23077894     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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AIM: To evaluate the spatial distribution of electroneuro-pathological aspects of brain activity at pregnant women with hypertensive disease by BEAM (Brain Electrical Activity Mapping).
MATERIAL AND METHODS: Twenty pregnant women (week 20 to 39) with hypertensive disease were recruited. Healthy pregnant women were also recruited control group. Maternal monitoring included spectral multichannel EEG analysis (brain mapping), repeated clinical examinations and laboratory investigations.
RESULTS: The major EEG changes observed were focal slowing of the background activity (14 patients)--occipital lobes especially, and intermittent spike and sharp wave transients (5 patients).
CONCLUSIONS: Our finding's indicate that EEG brain mapping are probably sensitive in detecting the extent of the pathology in the brain in women with in hypertensive disease associated with pregnancy.
Authors:
C Ilea; D Zaharia; Demetra Socolov; Cristina David; Ivona Anghelache Lupaşcu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista medico-chirurgicală̆ a Societă̆ţ̜ii de Medici ş̧i Naturaliş̧ti din Iaş̧i     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0048-7848     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi     Publication Date:    2012 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413735     Medline TA:  Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi     Country:  Romania    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Medicine and Pharmacy, "Grigore T. Popa", Iaşi.
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