کد مقاله کد نشریه سال انتشار مقاله انگلیسی ترجمه فارسی نسخه تمام متن
5628229 1406368 2017 3 صفحه PDF سفارش دهید دانلود کنید
عنوان انگلیسی مقاله
Brief CommunicationEpileptiform discharges in EEG and seizure risk in adolescent children of women with epilepsy
موضوعات مرتبط
علوم زیستی و بیوفناوری علم عصب شناسی علوم اعصاب رفتاری
پیش نمایش صفحه اول مقاله
Brief CommunicationEpileptiform discharges in EEG and seizure risk in adolescent children of women with epilepsy
چکیده انگلیسی


- EEG and seizure risk were prospectively monitored in 92 children of women with epilepsy.
- They had significantly more epileptiform discharges (odds ratio 4.02) than healthy children.
- There were 7 children who had one or more febrile seizures and 2 children (2.2%) with epilepsy.

We aimed to study the epileptiform discharges (ED) and seizure risk in EEG of 12-18-year-old children of women with epilepsy (WWE). Children of WWE who were prospectively followed up in the Kerala registry of epilepsy and pregnancy (KREP), aged 12-16 years (n = 92; males 48, females 44) underwent clinical evaluation and a 30-min digital 18-channel EEG. The EEG showed epileptiform discharges in 13 children (5 males and 8 females). The EDs were generalized in 9 and focal in 4 (occipital 2, frontal 1, and centroparietal 1). They had significantly higher risk of ED (odds ratio 4.02, 95% CI 1.04-15.51) when compared to published prevalence of ED in healthy children. There were 2 children with epilepsy (one with localization-related epilepsy and the other generalized epilepsy). The children under study had a trend towards higher prevalence of epilepsy (odds ratio 3.39, 95% CI 0.82-13.77) when compared to age specific prevalence of epilepsy from community surveys in same region. Children of WWE showed increased risk of ED in EEG and trend towards increased seizure risk when compared to healthy children.

ناشر
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect (ساینس دایرکت)
Journal: Epilepsy & Behavior - Volume 74, September 2017, Pages 73-75
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