interictal


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interictal

 [in″ter-ik´tal]
occurring between attacks or paroxysms.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·ter·ic·tal

(in'tĕr-ik'tăl),
The period between convulsions.
[inter- + L. ictus, stroke]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

interictal

adjective Occurring between seizures or convulsions.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

interictal

Neurology adjective Referring to an interval between seizures or convulsions
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·ter·ic·tal

(in'tĕr-ik'tăl)
The period between convulsions.
[inter- + L. ictus, stroke]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

interictal

Pertaining to the interval between seizures in EPILEPSY.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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While a variety of EEG abnormalities such as deterioration on the ground rhythm, various paroxysmal activities and normal interictal EEG, have been described in individuals with PDE, none is pathognomonic for this disorder.
Two of the authors (JH Chen and XQ Zhou) independently reviewed ictal and interictal VEEGs.
Interictal EEG baseline activity was 6-8 Hz, and very frequent paroxysmal bilateral temporal slow and sharp-slow waves were revealed.
EEG was done routinely for all patients in the interictal period.
Interictal burden attributable to episodic headache: findings from the Eurolight project J Headache Pain.
An interictal EEG can be helpful, but "there's no reliable test to differentiate the two."
For participants with epilepsy, additional inclusion criteria included the following: clinical manifestations compatible with epileptic seizures; at least one interictal electroencephalogram examination with epileptiform discharges; more than one seizure per month (either focal with or without generalization or generalized seizure) in the last 12 months; use of one or two antiepileptic medications.
The paper presented a comparison of various entropy methods used for the classification of normal, interictal, and ictal EEG signals.

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