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Neurology and neurophysiology in cala Egos

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Rest is as crucial as nourishment and hydration. Maintaining a consistent sleep-wake pattern is imperative for long-term mental well-being. Nearly one out of every three adults reports experiencing sleep disturbances or daytime drowsiness. The factors contributing to this issue are diverse and often require evaluation in a sleep laboratory. Our facilities offer daytime examinations following overnight sleep deprivation.

To conduct a comprehensive sleep analysis, we capture biological signals from the body. This involves measuring brain waves (EEG = electroencephalogram), eye movements (EOG = electrooculogram), muscle tension (EMG = electromyogram), oxygen saturation, heartbeat (ECG), and posture. These assessments provide valuable insights into the intricacies of sleep patterns, enabling a thorough understanding of sleep-related concerns.

The World of Neurology

Neurology is the medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the nervous system. This includes the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. At European Medical Center in Cala Egos, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive neurology services to address a wide range of conditions.

Understanding Neurological Disorders

Neurological disorders can have a profound impact on the quality of life. Conditions such as stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and neuropathy require specialized care and treatment. Our team of neurologists is experienced in diagnosing and managing these conditions, striving to improve the lives of our patients.

Treatments and Services

Explore advanced treatments and services offered at our neurology center in Cala Egos. From electroencephalography (EEG) for epilepsy monitoring to Botox therapy for certain neurological conditions, we provide a wide range of interventions tailored to individual needs.

Diagnostic Capabilities

Our neurology services include cutting-edge diagnostic capabilities, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and electromyography (EMG), allowing for precise and accurate assessments to guide treatment plans.

Specialized Treatments at European Medical Center

Our neurology center in Cala Egos offers a spectrum of specialized treatments for neurological conditions. From neurorehabilitation programs to deep brain stimulation (DBS) for movement disorders, we strive to provide innovative and effective solutions to enhance the well-being of our patients.

Conditions We Address

At European Medical Center, our neurology team specializes in addressing conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, headaches and migraines, and more. We are committed to delivering compassionate and expert care for our patients.

At European Medical Center, we always provide the best service. If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please contact us.

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neurophysiology

With The Dr. José Luís Chulilla Campanales

Our extensive two-decade experience in Clinical Neurophysiology in Cala Egos has driven the expansion of our medical departments. Our primary goal is to deliver the highest quality healthcare. Our consultations are meticulously organized to handle the most relevant clinical cases in Neurophysiology. We provide excellent patient care and attention, ensuring top-notch service.

SLEEP UNIT

Sleep is equally vital as eating and drinking, playing a crucial role in maintaining overall well-being. Establishing a consistent sleep-wake cycle is essential for long-term mental fitness. A significant number of adults, nearly one in three, report issues such as sleep disorders or daytime sleepiness. Identifying the diverse causes behind these problems often requires a comprehensive examination in a sleep laboratory.

At our facilities, we conduct thorough daytime sleep analyses, especially after a night of sleep deprivation. During sleep analysis, we record various biological signals from the body to measure brain waves (via electroencephalogram), eye movements (using electrooculogram), muscle tension (via electromyogram), oxygen saturation, heartbeat (ECG), and posture. These evaluations contribute to a comprehensive understanding of sleep patterns and aid in addressing potential sleep-related issues.

International Classification of Sleep Disorders (Classification of Sleep Disorders or ICSD)

DYSOMNIAS

Innate Sleep Disorders: Unraveling the Varieties

  1. Psychophysiological Insomnia: Sleep struggles influenced by psychological factors.
  2. Idiopathic Insomnia: Chronic inability to sleep without a discernible cause.
  3. Narcolepsy: Uncontrollable daytime sleepiness and sudden sleep attacks.
  4. Recurrent or Idiopathic Hypersomnia: Excessive daytime sleepiness without a clear origin.
  5. Post-traumatic Hypersomnia: Prolonged and intensified sleep after trauma.
  6. Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Pauses in breathing during sleep, disrupting rest.
  7. Disorder of Periodic Movements of the Legs: Rhythmic leg movements affecting sleep.
  8. Restless Legs Syndrome: Uncomfortable sensations in the legs, urging movement during rest.

External Sleep Disorders: Navigating the Influences

  1. Inadequate Sleep Hygiene: Poor sleep practices affecting the quality of rest.
  2. Environmental Sleep Disorder: Disruptions caused by external factors in the sleep environment.
  3. Altitude Insomnia: Sleep disturbances triggered by high altitudes.
  4. Sleep Disorder due to Lack of Adaptation: Struggles arising from difficulty adapting to sleep changes.
  5. Association Disorder in the Establishment of Sleep: Difficulty establishing a regular sleep pattern.
  6. Food Allergy Insomnia: Sleep disruption linked to allergic reactions to food.
  7. Syndrome of Nocturnal Ingestion of Food or Drink: Consuming food or drinks during sleep.
  8. Sleep Disorders Secondary to the Ingestion of Alcohol, Drugs, or Medications: Sleep challenges resulting from substance use.

Circadian Sleep Rhythm Disorders: Balancing the Body’s Internal Clock

  1. Rapid Time Zone Change Syndrome (Transoceanic Syndrome): Disruptions due to quick shifts across time zones.
  2. Sleep Disorder in the Night Worker: Challenges faced by those working night shifts.
  3. Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome: Inability to fall asleep until late at night.
  4. Sleep Phase Advance Syndrome: Falling asleep and waking up earlier than desired.
  5. Sleep-Wake Cycle Disorder Other Than 24 Hours: Irregular sleep-wake patterns deviating from the typical 24-hour cycle.

PARASOMNIAS

  1. Confusional Awakening:

    This condition involves instances where individuals experience a state of bewilderment and disorientation upon waking. These moments may be characterized by a temporary struggle to grasp their surroundings or a sense of mental fog, gradually resolving as wakefulness fully sets in.

  2. Sleepwalking (Somnambulism):

    Sleepwalking refers to a phenomenon where individuals engage in various activities typically performed while awake, despite being in a state of sleep. This behavior can range from simple actions like walking around to more complex tasks, all occurring during the sleep state.

  3. Night Terrors (Nocturnal Terrors):

    Night terrors are episodes marked by intense fear or distress during the night. These occurrences can be accompanied by physical manifestations such as a rapid heart rate, sweating, and other autonomic responses. Unlike nightmares, individuals experiencing night terrors may have limited recollection of the frightening events upon waking.

Understanding these awakening disorders involves exploring the distinct characteristics and manifestations associated with each condition

Sleep-wake transition disorders involve various conditions that occur during the shift from sleep to wakefulness. These include:

Rhythmic Movement Disorders:
This disorder encompasses repetitive, stereotyped movements that occur predominantly during the transition from wakefulness to sleep or during the arousal periods between sleep cycles.
Speech Disorders at Night:
Speech disorders during the sleep-wake transition involve disruptions in normal speech patterns as individuals move between sleep and wakefulness, leading to atypical vocalizations during the night.
Night Cramps in the Legs:
Nocturnal leg cramps during the sleep-wake transition involve sudden and involuntary contractions of leg muscles, causing discomfort or pain.
Parasomnias commonly associated with REM sleep, a distinct stage of the sleep cycle, include:

Nightmares:
Intense, disturbing dreams that evoke strong emotional reactions, often causing awakening from sleep.
Sleep Paralysis:
A temporary inability to move or speak while falling asleep or waking up, often accompanied by vivid hallucinations.
Erections Related to Sleep Disorders:
Involuntary erections during sleep, which can be associated with various sleep disorders.
Painful Erections Related to Sleep:
Painful or uncomfortable erections occurring during sleep, potentially linked to underlying sleep-related issues.
Cardiac Arrhythmias Related to REM Sleep:
Irregular heart rhythms during REM sleep, posing potential cardiovascular implications.
REM Sleep Behavior Disorders:
Abnormal behaviors, including physical movements and vocalizations, during REM sleep, often associated with vivid dreams.
Other parasomnias include:

Night Bruxism:
Involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth during sleep, which can lead to dental issues.
Nocturnal Enuresis:
Involuntary bedwetting during the night, often observed in children.
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dystonia:
Episodes of abnormal movements or behaviors during sleep, typically characterized by sudden arousal and motor activity.

SLEEP DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH MEDICAL OR PSYCHIATRIC PROCESSES

Conditions associated with sleep disorders can be linked to various mental, neurological, and other medical factors. These associations include:

  1. Associated with Mental Disorders:
    • Depression: Sleep disorders may coexist with depression, contributing to disrupted sleep patterns and overall well-being.
  2. Associated with Neurological Disorders:

     

    • Degenerative Brain Disorders: Progressive disorders affecting the brain’s structure and function, which can impact sleep regulation.
    • Parkinson’s Disease: A neurodegenerative disorder that may lead to sleep disturbances, including insomnia and fragmented sleep.
    • Deadly Familial Insomnia: A rare genetic disorder causing severe insomnia and other neurological symptoms.
    • Sleep-Related Epilepsy: Epileptic seizures that specifically occur during sleep, affecting sleep continuity.
    • Sleep-Related Headaches: Headaches triggered or worsened by sleep, potentially associated with various neurological conditions.
  3. Associated with Other Medical Processes:

     

    • Sleeping Sickness (African Trypanosomiasis): A parasitic infection affecting sleep-wake cycles and causing fatigue.
    • Nocturnal Cardiac Ischemia: Reduced blood flow to the heart during sleep, potentially leading to cardiovascular issues.
    • Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease: Respiratory conditions, such as COPD, can impact sleep quality and contribute to sleep disorders.
    • Sleep-Related Asthma: Asthma symptoms that worsen during sleep, affecting respiratory patterns.
    • Sleep-Related Gastroesophageal Reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux events that disrupt sleep due to acid regurgitation.
    • Peptic Ulcer Disease: Ulcers affecting the gastrointestinal tract, potentially causing discomfort during sleep.
    • Fibrositis Syndrome: A condition characterized by musculoskeletal pain and tenderness, which may impact sleep.

PSG Night Polysomnography sleep laboratory

We will conduct daytime polysomnographic examinations and nighttime polysomnography (PSG) for the diagnostic evaluation of: Epilepsy. Various sleep disturbances, such as: Dysomnias: inherent sleep issues (insomnia and hypersomnia), external sleep problems, and disturbances in circadian rhythms. Parasomnias: disorders during arousal, sleep-wake transition problems, and parasomnia linked with REM sleep. Sleep problems linked with medical or psychological conditions. Within our sleep unit, we will perform diagnostic PSG examinations for Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome (OSAHS) and explore treatment options, including a therapeutic trial with a CPAP ventilator.

ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC STUDIES, EVOCATED POTENTIALS AND ELECTRORRETINOGRA

EMG electromyography

Electromyography (EMG) is a technique used in neurophysiology to study the electrical activity of muscles and the nerves that control them. EMG records the electrical activity generated by muscle cells (called muscle fibers) during muscle contraction.

In the electromyography process, electrodes are placed on the skin over the muscle of interest. These electrodes capture the electrical signals produced by muscle cells when they are activated. The recorded electrical activity translates into wave patterns that provide information about muscle function and nervous control.

EMG is used in various applications, including:

  1. Medical Diagnosis: It helps evaluate and diagnose neuromuscular disorders such as neuropathies, myopathies, and peripheral nerve injuries.

  2. Scientific Research: It allows the study of muscle function and patterns of nerve activation, providing valuable information about biomechanics and the physiology of movement.

  3. Rehabilitation: It is used to assess the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs and aid in the recovery of muscle or nerve injuries.

  4. Evaluation of Muscle Activity During Exercise: It enables the analysis of how muscles are activated during different physical activities.

In summary, electromyography is a crucial tool in the field of neurophysiology that provides detailed information about the electrical activity of muscles and nerves. This information is essential for the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders and for understanding muscle function and the nervous system.

 

Electroneurography ENG

Electroneurography (ENG) is a diagnostic technique within the realm of neurophysiology that focuses on assessing the electrical activity of nerves. Unlike electromyography (EMG), which primarily examines muscle activity, ENG specifically targets the electrical signals transmitted along nerves.

In the context of electroneurography, electrodes are strategically placed to capture and record the electrical impulses generated by nerve cells during their conduction. This technique is valuable in evaluating the health and functionality of peripheral nerves, aiding in the diagnosis of various neurological conditions.

Applications of electroneurography include:

  1. Nerve Conduction Studies: ENG is utilized to measure the speed and strength of electrical impulses as they travel along nerves. This helps diagnose conditions such as nerve compression, neuropathies, and nerve injuries.

  2. Localization of Nerve Damage: By analyzing the conduction patterns of electrical signals, electroneurography assists in pinpointing the location and extent of nerve damage.

  3. Monitoring Nerve Function during Surgery: In some medical procedures, electroneurography is employed to monitor nerve function in real-time, helping to prevent damage during surgeries that may involve proximity to nerves.

  4. Research in Neurophysiology: ENG plays a crucial role in scientific investigations, contributing to our understanding of nerve function and providing valuable insights into the mechanisms underlying various neurological disorders.

In summary, electroneurography is a specialized neurophysiological technique that focuses on assessing the electrical activity of nerves, offering diagnostic capabilities for a range of neurological conditions and contributing to both clinical practice and scientific research.

 

Electroneurography ENG

Electroneurography (ENG) is a diagnostic technique within the realm of neurophysiology that focuses on assessing the electrical activity of nerves. Unlike electromyography (EMG), which primarily examines muscle activity, ENG specifically targets the electrical signals transmitted along nerves.

In the context of electroneurography, electrodes are strategically placed to capture and record the electrical impulses generated by nerve cells during their conduction. This technique is valuable in evaluating the health and functionality of peripheral nerves, aiding in the diagnosis of various neurological conditions.

Applications of electroneurography include:

  1. Nerve Conduction Studies: ENG is utilized to measure the speed and strength of electrical impulses as they travel along nerves. This helps diagnose conditions such as nerve compression, neuropathies, and nerve injuries.

  2. Localization of Nerve Damage: By analyzing the conduction patterns of electrical signals, electroneurography assists in pinpointing the location and extent of nerve damage.

  3. Monitoring Nerve Function during Surgery: In some medical procedures, electroneurography is employed to monitor nerve function in real-time, helping to prevent damage during surgeries that may involve proximity to nerves.

  4. Research in Neurophysiology: ENG plays a crucial role in scientific investigations, contributing to our understanding of nerve function and providing valuable insights into the mechanisms underlying various neurological disorders.

In summary, electroneurography is a specialized neurophysiological technique that focuses on assessing the electrical activity of nerves, offering diagnostic capabilities for a range of neurological conditions and contributing to both clinical practice and scientific research.

 

EP evoked potentials

Auditory Brainstem Evoked Potentials (PEATC): Utilized for the objective evaluation of hearing capabilities, these potentials represent the brain’s responses to auditory stimuli. They provide insights into the auditory pathway across the brain stem. Key clinical applications of PEATC include evaluating the integrity of the retro-cochlear auditory pathway and serving as an objective measure for assessing hearing impairment.

Visual Evoked Potentials (PEV): These potentials offer information about optic pathways and are particularly valuable in examining the optic nerve. PEV-Pattern: Employed to appraise the conduction of the visual pathway from the optic nerve to the occipital cerebral cortex, the alternating pattern-checkerboard technique involves stimulation through a monitor displaying a chessboard of black and white squares. Notably sensitive in multiple sclerosis, PEV-Pattern also proves useful in ischemic optic neuropathy and other optic nerve injuries. PEV-Flash: Triggered by flashes of light, PEV-Flash evaluates the persistence, not of the visual pathway itself.

Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (PESS): Applied for assessing somatosensory conduction along the posterior spinal cords, these potentials involve stimulation of a mixed nerve trunk, such as the median or posterior tibial nerve. They prove beneficial in evaluating the conduction of thick sensory fibers in peripheral nerve lesions, especially in segments not amenable to conventional EMG techniques. Conditions such as Guillain-Barré syndrome, PNP polyneuropathies, multineuropathies and mononeuropathies, distal axonopathies, brachial plexopathies, radiculopathies, melopathies due to spondyloarthrosis, focal thalamic and brain stem lesions, myoclonia, multiple sclerosis, and other demyelinating diseases can be assessed through PESS.

ERG electroretinogram

The electroretinogram (ERG) is a crucial tool in the field of visual neurophysiology, used to assess the electrical function of the retina, the photosensitive layer located at the back of the eye. This procedure records the electrical responses generated by the photoreceptor cells of the retina in response to visual stimuli.

During an ERG, electrodes are placed on the surface of the eye to measure the electrical activity generated by the retina cells when stimulated by flashes of light. This electrical activity is translated into a graphical recording that reflects the electrical function of different layers of the retina and its ability to respond to visual stimuli.

The ERG is valuable in various applications:

  1. Diagnosis of Eye Diseases: It aids in the identification and evaluation of eye conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, and other diseases affecting retinal function.

  2. Monitoring Treatments: It is used to monitor the progression of eye diseases and assess the effectiveness of specific treatments.

  3. Scientific Research: It contributes to understanding the electrical processes taking place in the retina, playing a crucial role in visual neurophysiology research.

In summary, the ERG provides valuable information about the electrical function of the retina, essential for the diagnosis of eye diseases and advancing our understanding of visual neurophysiology.

EMG records Botulinum toxin

Electromyography (EMG) is a valuable technique in neurophysiology that can be employed to assess the effects of Botulinum Toxin, a neurotoxin commonly used in medical and cosmetic applications. Botulinum Toxin works by inhibiting the release of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter, at the neuromuscular junction, leading to temporary muscle paralysis.

EMG records can provide insights into the impact of Botulinum Toxin on muscle activity. By placing electrodes on the skin over the treated muscles, EMG can detect changes in the electrical signals generated by muscle fibers during contraction. This allows clinicians and researchers to observe the reduction in muscle activity induced by the toxin.

Applications of EMG recording in the context of Botulinum Toxin include:

  1. Treatment Monitoring: EMG can be used to monitor the effectiveness of Botulinum Toxin injections over time. By assessing changes in muscle activity, healthcare professionals can optimize treatment plans for conditions such as muscle spasms, dystonia, or cosmetic procedures.

  2. Research on Neuromuscular Function: EMG records contribute to research aimed at understanding the neuromuscular effects of Botulinum Toxin. This research is crucial for advancing knowledge in neurophysiology and improving the safety and efficacy of Botulinum Toxin applications.

In summary, Electromyography is a valuable tool for evaluating the impact of Botulinum Toxin on muscle activity, aiding in treatment monitoring and contributing to the broader understanding of neuromuscular function in the field of neurophysiology.

Single Fiber EMG JITTER / SFEMG

JITTER/SFEMG is a specialized technique within neurophysiology used to assess pre and post-synaptic disorders of neuromuscular transmission. This includes conditions such as Myasthenia Gravis and Eaton Lambert SDR. By examining single muscle fibers, JITTER/SFEMG provides insights into the functionality of neuromuscular junctions.

Quantitative EMG-EMG-Q/MULTI-MUP and Turns-Amplitude Studies for Myopathic Diagnosis:

For diagnosing myopathic processes, Quantitative EMG-EMG-Q and MULTI-MUP techniques, along with turns-amplitude studies, are employed. These methods offer a quantitative approach to evaluate muscle activity, aiding in the identification and understanding of myopathic conditions.

Blink Reflex (BR) for Trigeminal-Facial Pathway Study:

The Blink Reflex (BR) is utilized as an electrophysiological tool to study the trigeminal-facial pathway. This diagnostic approach is particularly useful in examining peripheral facial neuropathies. By assessing the reflexive blink response, BR contributes to the comprehensive evaluation of facial nerve function.

These electrophysiological methods play a crucial role in advancing our understanding of neuromuscular disorders and aid in the accurate diagnosis of various conditions, contributing to effective treatment strategies.

Sympathetic-cutaneous response  RSC

The Sympathetic-Cutaneous Response (RSC) refers to a physiological reaction involving the sympathetic nervous system and the skin. This specialized response is a subject of study in neurophysiology and is particularly significant in understanding the interaction between the sympathetic nervous system and cutaneous (skin-related) functions.

This response, also known as the somato-sympathetic reflex, is employed in various diagnostic studies, especially for assessing peripheral fine fiber neuropathies. Conditions like diabetes and uremia may impact this reflex, making it a valuable tool in the diagnostic arsenal for neuropathic conditions affecting the fine fibers of the peripheral nervous system.

In essence, the Sympathetic-Cutaneous Response (RSC) serves as a key element in the investigation and diagnosis of neuropathies, providing insights into the intricate relationship between the sympathetic nervous system and cutaneous functions.

 

R-R interval

The R-R interval (or RR interval) has implications in neurophysiology, specifically concerning the autonomic nervous system, which regulates cardiac activity. The autonomic nervous system comprises the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches, both exerting control over the heart, influencing heart rate, and other aspects of cardiac function.

The R-R interval reflects the time between two consecutive ventricular contractions of the heart, directly correlating with heart rate. In practice, it is used to assess Heart Rate Variability (HRV), an indicator of the autonomic nervous system’s capacity to modulate cardiac activity.

Heart Rate Variability is commonly associated with the parasympathetic nervous system. An increase in variability indicates greater parasympathetic influence, reflecting enhanced cardiovascular adaptability to environmental demands. Conversely, a decrease in variability may be related to increased sympathetic activity and has been linked to various medical conditions.

In clinical neurophysiology, assessing R-R interval variability can be part of autonomic studies, providing insights into the state of the autonomic nervous system, especially in contexts such as dysautonomias and neurological disorders. In summary, the R-R interval is intricately connected with neurophysiology by offering information about autonomic regulation of heart rate, influenced by the nervous system.

 

VIDEO ELECTRO ENPHALOGRAPHY V-EEG

Consult Video Electroencephalographyand monitoring (V-EEG)

 

The electroencephalogram (EEG) serves as a visual representation of the recorded electrical activity in the brain over a specified period. A primary application is in Video-EEG (V-EEG), particularly for epilepsy diagnosis. This diagnostic study delves into the brain’s bioelectric activity, examining irritative patterns during critical and inter-critical phases. It aids in identifying EEG foci, distinguishing slow and expressive initiations, and evaluating potential electro-clinical correlations, crucial in pre-surgical epilepsy assessments. The V-EEG proves indispensable for diagnosing, classifying, and prognosticating epilepsies.

Baseline V-EEG recordings occur during wakefulness and with partial sleep deprivation, enhancing performance across adult, neonatal, and infant patients. These recordings, including waking basal V-EEG videos and those involving partial sleep deprivation, provide valuable insights into potential lesions, distribution, and nature of epileptiform graph elements. This comprehensive understanding is pivotal for precise diagnosis, classification, and prognosis of epileptic conditions.

Long-term V-EEG / LTM monitoring

The extended monitoring of wakefulness and sleep through Video-EEG / LTM (Long-Term Monitoring) is a diagnostic procedure in Clinical Neurophysiology. It involves simultaneously recording the patient’s symptoms via video and capturing electroencephalography (EEG) activity over a variable duration. This method is invaluable for documenting clinical episodes, such as epileptic seizures, and analyzing the V-EEG recordings during wakefulness, critical moments, and intercritical periods of NREM / REM sleep.

The applications of Video-EEG / LTM monitoring in cases of epilepsy include:

  1. Differential Diagnosis: Distinguishing between epileptic and non-epileptic seizures.
  2. Detection, Characterization, and Quantification: Identifying the type of seizure and epilepsy.
  3. Assessment of Triggers: Understanding factors that may trigger seizures.
  4. Circadian Pattern Determination: Analyzing the seizure pattern throughout the day and assessing the impact of drugs on changes in seizure patterns and behavior.
  5. Documentation of Epileptiform Patterns: Recording and evaluating epileptiform patterns during NREM / REM sleep.
  6. Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgery: Pre-surgical assessment of candidates for epilepsy surgery.

This comprehensive monitoring approach provides crucial insights into various aspects of epilepsy, aiding in accurate diagnosis, characterization, and treatment planning.

EVOKED POTENTIALS

Auditory Evoked Potentials (AEP): objective assessment of hearing ability.
Visual Evoked Potentials (VEP): assessment of visual conduction from the optic nerve to the occipital cortex.
Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (SEEP): assessment of somatosensory conduction through posterior medullary cords.

ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAMS

  • Basal video-EEG of wakefulness.
  • Video-EEG with sleep deprivation.
  • V-EEG/LTM: Long duration V-EEG/LTM video monitoring (8-12 h, 24 h, etc…).
  • Useful for assessment of brain bioelectrical activity, study of critical and intercritical brain irritative activity, ruling out focal signs and comicality.
  • Multiple Latencies Test (TLM): for the diagnosis of Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia.

NOCTURNAL POLYSOMNOGRAPHY (PSG)

Nocturnal polysomnographic examinations (PSG) for the diagnostic study of epilepsy and different sleep disorders, such as dyssomnias: intrinsic sleep disorders (insomnia and hypersomnia), extrinsic sleep disorders and circadian rhythm disorders, parasomnias: awakening disorders, sleep-wake transition disorders and parasomnias associated with REM sleep and sleep disorders associated with medical or psychiatric disorders.
In our sleep unit we perform PSG diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome (OSAHS) and treatment, therapeutic trial with CPAP respirator.

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