La tomografía craneal computadorizada por emisión de un solo fotón en el diagnóstico diferencial de los eventos clínicos paroxísticos en el recién nacido

I. Alfonso

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Abstract

Conventional computerized cranial tomography by single photon emission (TLCESF) is a nuclear medicine technique which makes use of a radioactive chemical complex to obtain a qualitative image of cerebral, cerebellar and brain-stem vascularization. This technique shows the changes in vascularization which occur between (decrease) and during (increase) the clinical events of paroxysmal epilepsy (ECP) in the area of origin. This technique is indicated in neonates with ECP which does not disappear on etiological treatment, where a non-epileptic cause cannot be ruled out on clinical grounds and where there are no associated encephalographic epileptic changes during the ECP.

Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)1408-1410
Number of pages3
JournalRevista de neurologia
Volume24
Issue number135
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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