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Pediatric Montages in Clinical Practice

San Juan, Daniel O.*; Ordóñez, Mario Ulises Ávila; Montufar, Juan Pablo Muñoz; Hortiales, Sabino Suárez; Anschel, David J.§

Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology: September 2019 - Volume 36 - Issue 5 - p 345–348
doi: 10.1097/WNP.0000000000000551
Invited Review
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Summary: The montages in clinical EEG recordings in neonates, infants, and children follow some basic principles of adolescent or adult EEG recordings; however, special considerations are needed to obtain optimal diagnostic yield in pediatric patients. The aim of this review is to summarize the pediatric montages recommended in clinical practice in the standard clinical neurophysiology laboratory and in special situations.

*Clinical Neurophysiology Department, Manuel Velasco Suárez National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Mexico City, Mexico;

Clinical Neurophysiology Department, High Specialty Marine Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico;

Clinical Neurophysiology Department, Pediatric Hospital, XXI Century National Medical Center, Mexican Social Security Institute, Mexico City, Mexico; and

§Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Long Island, St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson, New York, U.S.A.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Daniel San Juan, MD, Av. Insurgentes Sur 3877, Col. La Fama, Tlalpan, Ciudad de México, México 14269; e-mail: pegaso31@yahoo.com.

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.

© 2019 by the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society