A Study to Detect Non-convulsive Seizures with Single-channel Electroencephalogram (EEG)


About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess how accurately a portable single-channel EEG device (Epilog™ by Epitel) detects generalized non-convulsive seizures, and to determine the feasibility of use of this device in an acute setting such as the Emergency Department (ED).

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:

  • Patients admitted with encephalopathy concerning for non-convulsive seizures or NCSE who can also undergo conventional multi-lead EEG monitoring.
  • ≥ 18 years of age.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients who have dermatologic contraindication to the adhesive by which the portable EEG device is attached.
  • < 18 years of age.


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

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Alejandro Rabinstein, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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