BESA & EEGFocus: Clinical applications


Bast T, Wright T, Boor R, Harting I, Feneberg R, Rupp A, Hoechstetter K, Rating D, Baumgärtner U. Combined EEG and MEG analysis of early somatosensory evoked activity in children and adolescents with focal epilepsies. Clinical Neurophysiology 118(8):1721-35, 2007.

Siniatchkin M, Moeller F, Jacobs J, Stephani U, Boor R, Wolff S, Jansen O, Siebner H, Scherg M. Spatial filters and automated spike detection based on brain topographies improve sensitivity of EEG–fMRI studies in focal epilepsy. NeuroImage 37:834-43, 2007.


Ramantani G, Boor R, Paetau R, Ille N, Feneberg R, Rupp A, Boppel T, Scherg M, Rating D, Bast T. MEG Versus EEG: Influence of Background Activity on Interictal Spike Detection. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 23(6):498-508, 2006.

Salayev KA, Nakasato N, Ishitobi M, Shamoto H, Kanno A, Iinuma K. Spike orientation may predict epileptogenic side across cerebral sulci containing the estimated equivalent dipole. Clinical Neurophysiology 117(8):1836-43, 2006.


Bast T, Ramantani G, Boppel T, Metzke T, Oezkan O, Stippich C, Seitz A, Rupp A, Rating D, Scherg M. Source analysis of interictal spikes in polymicrogyria: Loss of relevant cortical fissures requires simultaneous EEG to avoid MEG misinterpretation. Neuroimag 25:1232-41, 2005.


Bast T, Oezkan O, Rona S, Stippich C, Seitz A, Rupp A, Fauser S, Zentner J, Rating D, Scherg M. EEG and MEG source analysis of single and averaged interictal spikes reveals intrinsic epileptogenicity in focal cortical dysplasia. Epilepsia 45:621-31, 2004.


Gallinat J, Mulert C, Bajbouj M, Herrmann WM, Schunter J, Senkowski D, Moukhtieva R, Kronfeldt D, Winterer G. Frontal and temporal dysfunction of auditory stimulus processing in schizophrenia. Neuroimage, 17:110-27, 2002

Hoechstetter K, Meinck HM, Henningsen P, Scherg M, Rupp A. Psychogenic sensory loss: magnetic source imaging reveals normal tactile evoked activity of the human primary and secondary somatosensory cortex. Neuroscience Letters, 323:137-40, 2002.

Restuccia D, Valeriani M, Grassi E, Gentili G, Mazza S, Tonali P, Mauguiere F. Contribution of GABAergic cortical circuitry in shaping somatosensory evoked scalp responses: specific changes after single-dose administration of tiagabine. Clinical Neurophysiology 113:656-71, 2002.

Santiago-Rodriguez E, Harmony T, Fernandez-Bouzas A, Hernandez A, Martinez-Lopez M, Graef A, Garcia JC, Silva-Pereyra J, Fernandez T. EEG source localization of interictal epileptiform activity in patients with partial complex epilepsy: comparison between dipole modeling and brain distributed source models. Clinical Electroencephalography 33:42-7, 2002.


Pozo M, Pascau J, Rojo P, Maldonado A, Gonzalez F, Desco M, Sola R. Correlation between FDG PET data and EEG dipole modeling. Clin Positron Imaging. 3:173, 2000.


Preuss UW, Frodl-Bauch T, Benda E, Soyka M, Moller H, Hegerl U. Late auditory evoked potentials (P300) do not discriminate between subgroups of alcohol-dependent patients defined by family history and antisocial personality traits. European Journal of Medical Research 4:114-20, 1999.

Scherg M, Bast T, Berg P. Multiple source analysis of interictal spikes: goals, requirements, clinical value. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology 16:214-24, 1999.


Manganotti P, Miniussi C, Santorum E, Tinazzi M, Bonato C, Polo A, Marzi CA, Fiaschi A, Dalla Bernardina B, Zanette G. Scalp topography and source analysis of interictal spontaneous spikes and evoked spikes by digital stimulation in benign rolandic epilepsy. Electroencephalography & Clinical Neurophysiology 107:18-26, 1998.


Assaf BA, Ebersole JS. Continuous source imaging of scalp ictal thythms in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia 38:1114-23, 1997.

Ebersole JS. Defining epileptogenic foci: past, present, future. J Clin Neurophysiol. 14:470-83, 1997.

Valeriani M, Restuccia D, Di Lazzaro V, Le Pera D, Tonali P. The pathophysiology of giant SEPs in cortical myoclonus: a scalp topography and dipolar source modelling study. Electroencephalography & Clinical Neurophysiology 104:122-31, 1997.


Ebersole JS. New applications of EEG/MEG in epilepsy evaluation. Epilepsy Res Suppl.11:227-37,1996.

Lantz G, Holub M, Ryding E, Rosen I. Simultaneous intracranial and extracranial recording of interictal epileptiform activity in patients with drug resistant partial epilepsy: patterns of conduction and results from dipole reconstructions. Electroencephalography & Clinical Neurophysiology 99:69-78, 1996.


Rodin EA, Rodin MJ. Dipole sources of the human alpha rhythm. Brain Topography 7:201-8, 1995.


Buchner H, Adams L, Knepper A, Ruger R, Laborde G, Gilsbach JM, Ludwig I, Reul J, Scherg M. Preoperative localization of the central sulcus by dipole source analysis of early somatosensory evoked potentials and three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Neurosurgery, 80:849-56, 1994.


Ebersole JS. EEG dipole modeling in complex partial epilepsy. Brain Topogr. 4:113-23, 1991.


Ebersole JS, Wade PB. Spike voltage topography and equivalent dipole localization in complex partial epilepsy. Brain Topogr. 3:21-34, 1990.

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