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Electromagnetic source imaging in presurgical workup of patients with epilepsy: A prospective study

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title = "Electromagnetic source imaging in presurgical workup of patients with epilepsy: A prospective study",
abstract = "OBJECTIVE: To determine the diagnostic accuracy and clinical utility of electromagnetic source imaging (EMSI) in presurgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy.METHODS: We prospectively recorded magnetoencephalography (MEG) simultaneously with EEG and performed EMSI, comprising electric source imaging, magnetic source imaging, and analysis of combined MEG-EEG datasets, using 2 different software packages. As reference standard for irritative zone (IZ) and seizure onset zone (SOZ), we used intracranial recordings and for localization accuracy, outcome 1 year after operation.RESULTS: We included 141 consecutive patients. EMSI showed localized epileptiform discharges in 94 patients (67%). Most of the epileptiform discharge clusters (72%) were identified by both modalities, 15% only by EEG, and 14% only by MEG. Agreement was substantial between inverse solutions and moderate between software packages. EMSI provided new information that changed the management plan in 34% of the patients, and these changes were useful in 80%. Depending on the method, EMSI had a concordance of 53% to 89% with IZ and 35% to 73% with SOZ. Localization accuracy of EMSI was between 44% and 57%, which was not significantly different from MRI (49%-76%) and PET (54%-85%). Combined EMSI achieved significantly higher odds ratio compared to electric source imaging and magnetic source imaging.CONCLUSION: EMSI has accuracy similar to established imaging methods and provides clinically useful, new information in 34% of the patients.CLASSIFICATION OF EVIDENCE: This study provides Class IV evidence that EMSI had a concordance of 53%-89% and 35%-73% (depending on analysis) for the localization of epileptic focus as compared with intracranial recordings-IZ and SOZ, respectively.",
author = "Lene Duez and Hatice Tankisi and Hansen, {Peter Orm} and Per Sidenius and Anne Sabers and Pinborg, {Lars H} and Martin Fabricius and Gy{\"o}rgy R{\'a}sonyi and Guido Rubboli and Birthe Pedersen and Anne-Mette Leffers and Peter Uldall and Bo Jespersen and Jannick Brennum and Henriksen, {Otto M{\o}lby} and Anders Fuglsang-Frederiksen and S{\'a}ndor Beniczky",
note = "Copyright {\textcopyright} 2019 The Author(s). Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology.",
year = "2019",
doi = "10.1212/WNL.0000000000006877",
language = "English",
volume = "92",
pages = "e576--e586",
journal = "Neurology",
issn = "0028-3878",
publisher = "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins",
number = "6",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Electromagnetic source imaging in presurgical workup of patients with epilepsy

T2 - A prospective study

AU - Duez, Lene

AU - Tankisi, Hatice

AU - Hansen, Peter Orm

AU - Sidenius, Per

AU - Sabers, Anne

AU - Pinborg, Lars H

AU - Fabricius, Martin

AU - Rásonyi, György

AU - Rubboli, Guido

AU - Pedersen, Birthe

AU - Leffers, Anne-Mette

AU - Uldall, Peter

AU - Jespersen, Bo

AU - Brennum, Jannick

AU - Henriksen, Otto Mølby

AU - Fuglsang-Frederiksen, Anders

AU - Beniczky, Sándor

N1 - Copyright © 2019 The Author(s). Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology.

PY - 2019

Y1 - 2019

N2 - OBJECTIVE: To determine the diagnostic accuracy and clinical utility of electromagnetic source imaging (EMSI) in presurgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy.METHODS: We prospectively recorded magnetoencephalography (MEG) simultaneously with EEG and performed EMSI, comprising electric source imaging, magnetic source imaging, and analysis of combined MEG-EEG datasets, using 2 different software packages. As reference standard for irritative zone (IZ) and seizure onset zone (SOZ), we used intracranial recordings and for localization accuracy, outcome 1 year after operation.RESULTS: We included 141 consecutive patients. EMSI showed localized epileptiform discharges in 94 patients (67%). Most of the epileptiform discharge clusters (72%) were identified by both modalities, 15% only by EEG, and 14% only by MEG. Agreement was substantial between inverse solutions and moderate between software packages. EMSI provided new information that changed the management plan in 34% of the patients, and these changes were useful in 80%. Depending on the method, EMSI had a concordance of 53% to 89% with IZ and 35% to 73% with SOZ. Localization accuracy of EMSI was between 44% and 57%, which was not significantly different from MRI (49%-76%) and PET (54%-85%). Combined EMSI achieved significantly higher odds ratio compared to electric source imaging and magnetic source imaging.CONCLUSION: EMSI has accuracy similar to established imaging methods and provides clinically useful, new information in 34% of the patients.CLASSIFICATION OF EVIDENCE: This study provides Class IV evidence that EMSI had a concordance of 53%-89% and 35%-73% (depending on analysis) for the localization of epileptic focus as compared with intracranial recordings-IZ and SOZ, respectively.

AB - OBJECTIVE: To determine the diagnostic accuracy and clinical utility of electromagnetic source imaging (EMSI) in presurgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy.METHODS: We prospectively recorded magnetoencephalography (MEG) simultaneously with EEG and performed EMSI, comprising electric source imaging, magnetic source imaging, and analysis of combined MEG-EEG datasets, using 2 different software packages. As reference standard for irritative zone (IZ) and seizure onset zone (SOZ), we used intracranial recordings and for localization accuracy, outcome 1 year after operation.RESULTS: We included 141 consecutive patients. EMSI showed localized epileptiform discharges in 94 patients (67%). Most of the epileptiform discharge clusters (72%) were identified by both modalities, 15% only by EEG, and 14% only by MEG. Agreement was substantial between inverse solutions and moderate between software packages. EMSI provided new information that changed the management plan in 34% of the patients, and these changes were useful in 80%. Depending on the method, EMSI had a concordance of 53% to 89% with IZ and 35% to 73% with SOZ. Localization accuracy of EMSI was between 44% and 57%, which was not significantly different from MRI (49%-76%) and PET (54%-85%). Combined EMSI achieved significantly higher odds ratio compared to electric source imaging and magnetic source imaging.CONCLUSION: EMSI has accuracy similar to established imaging methods and provides clinically useful, new information in 34% of the patients.CLASSIFICATION OF EVIDENCE: This study provides Class IV evidence that EMSI had a concordance of 53%-89% and 35%-73% (depending on analysis) for the localization of epileptic focus as compared with intracranial recordings-IZ and SOZ, respectively.

U2 - 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006877

DO - 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006877

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 30610090

VL - 92

SP - e576-e586

JO - Neurology

JF - Neurology

SN - 0028-3878

IS - 6

ER -

ID: 56115542