encephalogram


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encephalogram

an X-ray photograph of the brain, esp one (a pneumoencephalogram) taken after replacing some of the cerebrospinal fluid with air or oxygen so that the brain cavities show clearly

encephalogram

[en′sef·ə·lə‚gram]
(medicine)
A roentgenogram of the brain made in encephalography.
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His pediatric and neurological examination, routine laboratory blood tests, liver function tests, electro encephalogram (EEG1, cranial magnetic resonance (MR) and sleep EEG findings were normal.
A standard 12-lead encephalogram was obtained throughout the exercise test and recovery period.
NPH can be seen on encephalogram, but physicians frequently fail to order this test in elderly patients because cognitive symptoms resemble subcortical dementia, and the symptoms can take years to manifest, explained Dr.
I talked to a psychologist, who sent me to have an encephalogram.
In May 1991, after a wonk session at the Kennedy School at Harvard, Clinton went to "brainstorm" (why do they call it that, when the encephalogram on these occasions is the moral equivalent of flat?
aEEG was considered severely defective in presence of continuous low voltage, burst suppression and flat tracing on the background design of the encephalogram and it was considered moderately defective in presence of discontinuous normal voltage (18-21).
The system uses sensors and a monitor to record the patient's encephalogram (EEG) and bispectral index (BIS), a parameter without units that measures hypnotic state and relates this to the patient's level of consciousness.