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Evaluation of the density spectral array in the Wada test: report of six cases

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dc.contributor.author Pacreu, Susana
dc.contributor.author Vilà, Esther
dc.contributor.author Moltó, Luis
dc.contributor.author Rocamora Zúñiga, Rodrigo Alberto
dc.contributor.author Fernández-Candil, Juan-Luis
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-03T07:04:15Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-03T07:04:15Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Pacreu S, Vilà E, Moltó L, Rocamora R, Fernández-Candil JL. Evaluation of the density spectral array in the Wada test: report of six cases. Braz J Anesthesiol. 2021;71(3):288-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.bjane.2021.02.050
dc.identifier.issn 0104-0014
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/48380
dc.description.abstract Wada test is an invasive procedure used in the preoperative evaluation for epilepsy surgery to determine language lateralization, postoperative risk of amnesia syndrome, and to assess the risk of memory deficits. It involves injection of amobarbital into internal carotid artery of the affected hemisphere followed by the healthy hemisphere to shut down brain function. We performed an observational study evaluating the density spectral array (DSA) of the bilateral bispectral index VISTA™ Monitoring System (BVMS) in 6 patients with drug-resistant epilepsy undergoing Wada test. DSA revealed the presence of bifrontal alpha waves in absence of loss of consciousness in all patients.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof Braz J Anesthesiol. 2021;71(3):288-91
dc.rights © 2021 Sociedade Brasileira de Anestesiologia. Published by Elsevier Editora Ltda. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-NDlicense (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.title Evaluation of the density spectral array in the Wada test: report of six cases
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjane.2021.02.050
dc.subject.keyword Alpha waves
dc.subject.keyword Amobarbital
dc.subject.keyword Density spectral array
dc.subject.keyword Epilepsy
dc.subject.keyword Loss of consciousness
dc.subject.keyword Wada test
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