Burst suppression in sleep in a routine outpatient EEG

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Kheder, Ammar; Bianchi, Matt T.; Westover, M. Brandon;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports,volume 2,pages71-74 (issn: 2213-3232, eissn: 2213-3232)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4308090, doi: 10.1016/j.ebcr.2014.01.003
  • Subject: Sleep | Burst suppression | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Case Report | Disconnection hypothesis

Burst suppression (BS) is an electroencephalogram (EEG) pattern that is characterized by brief bursts of spikes, sharp waves, or slow waves of relatively high amplitude alternating with periods of relatively flat EEG or isoelectric periods. The pattern is usually associ... View more
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