TITLE

EEG (ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY)

AUTHOR(S)
TATUM IV, WILLIAM O.; KAPLAN, PETER W.; JALLON, PIERRE
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Epilepsy A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia;2009, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "EEG (electroencephalography)" is presented. It states that EEG has played a significant role in the evaluation of seizures and is composed of an amplified electrical signal derived from cerebral neuronal activity. It notes that EEG also offers information on the classification of the seizure type and syndrome as well as the characterization of seizures for the purposes of epilepsy surgery.
ACCESSION #
43828986

 

Related Articles

  • Nonlinear dynamics in EEG from epileptic patients: Is it possible to predict seizures? Winterhalder, M.; Schelter, B.; Maiwald, T.; Aschenbrenner-Scheibe, R.; Brandt, A.; Schulze-Bonhage, A.; Timmer, J. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2004, Vol. 742 Issue 1, p216 

    Several concepts and analysis techniques originating from Nonlinear Dynamics have been applied to electroencephalography recordings of epilepsy patients to predict seizures. An early prediction of an upcoming seizure would dramatically increase the therapeutic possibilities for this common...

  • Some Highlights on Epileptic EEG Processing. Wang, Jing; Xu, Guanghua // Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering;Jan2009, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p48 

    Abstract: Epilepsy is one of the most serious neurological diseases, second only to stroke, with a prevalence of approximately 1% of the world's population. Electroencephalogram (EEG), a summation of electrical activities generated by cortical neurons, was first recorded in 1924 by Hans Berger....

  • WAVEFORM WINDOW.  // American Journal of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology;Dec2005, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p279 

    The article presents the EEG findings for a patient with complex partial seizure. The characteristics of a typical seizure are enumerated. The potential causes of mesial temporal sclerosis are also listed.

  • Classification Control for Discrimination between Interictal Epileptic and Non -- Epileptic Pathological EEG Events. Papavlasopoulos, Sozon H.; Poulos, Marios S.; Bokos, George D.; Evangelou, Angelos M. // International Journal of Biomedical Sciences;2006, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p34 

    In this study, the problem of discriminating between interictal epileptic and non- epileptic pathological EEG cases, which present episodic loss of consciousness, investigated. We verify the accuracy of the feature extraction method of autocross-correlated coefficients which extracted and...

  • A Glossary of Terms Used for PLEDs (Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges) and Related EEG Patterns. Sazgar, Mona; Westmoreland, Barbara F.; Sharbrough, Frank W.; Klass, Donald W. // American Journal of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology;Sep2003, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p185 

    Since the term periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges (PLEDs) was first coined by Chatrian et al. in 1964, there has been an evolution of terms used to describe variants of this EEG pattern. This article is an attempt to collect and define various terms used to describe these patterns.

  • Analysis of wavelet-filtered tonic-clonic electroencephalogram recordings. Rosso, O. A.; Figliola, A.; Creso, J.; Serrano, E. // Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing;Jul2004, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p516 

    EEG signals obtained during tonic-clonic epileptic seizures can be severely contaminated by muscle and physiological noise. Heavily contaminated EEG signals are hard to analyse quantitatively and also are usually rejected for visual inspection by physicians, resulting in a considerable loss of...

  • An investigation of the phase locking index for measuring of interdependency of cortical source signals recorded in the EEG. Sazonov, Andrei V.; Chin Keong Ho; Bergmans, Jan W. M.; Arends, Johan B. A. M.; Griep, Paul A. M.; Verbitskiy, Evgeny A.; Cluitmans, Pierre J. M.; Boon, Paul A. J. M. // Biological Cybernetics;Feb2009, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p129 

    The phase locking index (PLI) was introduced to quantify in a statistical sense the phase synchronization of two signals. It has been commonly used to process biosignals. In this article, we investigate the PLI for measuring the interdependency of cortical source signals (CSSs) recorded in the...

  • INTRACRANIAL EEG. TATUM IV, WILLIAM O.; KAPLAN, PETER W.; PIERRE, JALLON // Epilepsy A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia;2009, p178 

    An encyclopedia entry for "intracranial encephalography" (EEG) or "electrocorticography" is presented. It is used primarily for epilepsy surgical planning and for functional cortical mapping. Intracranial EEG is also used in the surgical evaluation of patients with intractable LRE only after...

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS.  // American Journal of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology;Sep2005, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p213 

    Presents schedules of activities related to medical imaging and electroencephalography practice in the U.S. until October 2006.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics