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Interictal spiking increases with sleep depth in temporal lobe epilepsy.

Authors
  • Malow, B A
  • Lin, X
  • Kushwaha, R
  • Aldrich, M S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Epilepsia
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1998
Volume
39
Issue
12
Pages
1309–1316
Identifiers
PMID: 9860066
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Processes underlying the deepening of NREM sleep, including progressive hyperpolarization in thalamocortical projection neurons, may contribute to IED activation in partial epilepsy. Time from sleep onset and NREM versus REM sleep also influence IED occurrence.

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