Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Bhagat R

Bhagat R
Department of Neurology, College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur,

  • Research Article
    Clinical Pattern of Epilepsy and their Electroencephalogram Findings
    Author(s): Bhagat RBhagat R

    Background: Electroencephalogram (EEG) is a primary diagnostic tool for epilepsy in Nepal. There is virtually rare literature and published data on clinical pattern of epilepsy and their EEG finding in Nepal. Therefore, I attempted to study the clinical pattern of epilepsy and their EEG findings along with the effectiveness of EEG as a primary diagnostic tool for epilepsy and about its other better options. Methods: A descriptive retrospective study was conducted in tertiary care hospital, Chitwan, Nepal. Demographic profile, provisional diagnosis and EEG findings of epileptic patients between February 2011 to March 2014 were included and descriptive analysis was performed. Results: The incidence of epilepsy was higher in males than in females (57.2% vs. 48.8%). The majority of patients (54.7%) referred for EEG lie in th.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9562.1000335

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