Methods for the detection of seizure bursts in epilepsy

 

In this study, Seer’s Pip Karoly, Dr. Dean Freestone, and Prof. Mark Cook explore seizure clusters and “bursts”.

Background

Seizure clusters and “bursts” are of clinical importance. Clusters are reported to be a marker of antiepileptic drug resistance. Additionally, seizure clustering has been found to be associated with increased morbidity and mortality. However, there are no statistical methods described in the literature to delineate bursting phenomenon in epileptic seizures.

Authors

Udaya Seneviratne, Philippa Karoly, Dean R. Freestone, Mark J. Cook, and Ray C. Boston.

Published on 27 February 2019

Frontiers in Neurology

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