Psychological Non Epileptic Seizures
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group

Video EEG monitoring: the “Gold Standard” when diagnosing psychogenic (psychological) non epileptic seizures

Can someone tell if the difference between a PNES spell and an epileptic seizure (ES) just by looking at the spell itself?  Answer: NO What is Video EEG Telemetry and how is it useful to make a PNES diagnosis? Newer technology allows doctors to monitor electrical activity in the patient’s brain during epileptic events.  In order to do this, 10-20 cables are attached (with special adhesives) to the patient’s...