Study of the Incidence of Electrographic Status Epilepticus and Seizures of PICU Patients at National Children’s Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam.


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  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 18-004907
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 18-004907

About this study

The purpose of the study is:

  1. To determine the incidence of subclinical electrographic seizures and electrographic status epilepticus in children admitted to the PICU for head trauma, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and/or child abuse at National Children’s Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam.

  2. To determine whether a correlation exists between length of stay, morbidity, and mortality with incidence of subclinical SE and seizures.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients aged between 0-17 years old who are diagnosed with encephalopathy will be included in the study.  Diagnosis of encephalopathy will be made by the patient’s physician and will be based upon clinical findings.  The type of encephalopathy will also be recorded and based on the physician’s determination.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Pediatric patients with pre-existing brain impairments of cognitive or developmental etiologies and patients with contraindication for EEG will be excluded. 

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Yves Ouellette, M.D., Ph.D.

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Contact information:

Yves Ouellette M.D., Ph.D.


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