From Clinical Misdiagnosis to Electrophysiological Diagnosis: Two Male Asystole Cases


Guveli B. T. , Gurses C. , Ozde C., Caglar I. M. , Cabalar M., KOLUKISA M., ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL EEG AND NEUROSCIENCE, cilt.46, ss.230-234, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/1550059413518920
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL EEG AND NEUROSCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.230-234

Özet

Differential diagnosis of epilepsy and syncope may be difficult. Arrhythmias such as asystole, or ventricular fibrillation, may lead to cerebral hypoperfusion mimicking partial or secondary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. While performing an electroencephalogram (EEG) for epilepsy diagnosis, simultaneous electrocardiogram (ECG) recording may detect cardiac pathology. In this article, through 2 cases, who had cardiac asystole during the EEG, we demonstrate the importance of ECG during EEG. To rule out cardiac pathology in syncope cases, all necessary investigations must be done.