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


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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

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

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

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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