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EEG – Electroencephalogram

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Electroencephalogram (EEG) is  an monitoring method to record the nerve activity of the brain. Based on the results of these records, further analysis and interpretation of normal and pathological brain activities for research and diagnostic purposes will be done.

Electroencephalography is a special neurophysiological method which registers the cerebral electrical activity through electrodes (probes) placed on the outside of the head (skull) or inside the of the brain (this method is used for preparation in patients with epilepsy).

The diagram of an electroencephalogram (EEG), is obtained as a result of a voltage change and with use of a computer, it converts the signal to digital which is showed on a list of paper.

EEG records brain waves which are separated according to frequency of:

  • delta waves (up to 4 hertz)
  • theta wave (4 to 8 Hz)
  • alpha waves (8 to 12 Hz)
  • beta waves (over 12 Hz)

Electroencephalography is applied in normal conditions (alertness, sleep) and pathological conditions (epilepsy, encephalopathy, stroke or other structural errors) and is used as necessary diagnostic method for testing and diagnosing epilepsy.

Unfortunately, EEG has its significant limitations. They are relate to the spatial (EEG electrical activity can observes on only 1/3 of the whole brain) and time (EEG under standard conditions can be used only for 20 minutes on one subject).

There are also some disadvantages. Unlike the PET and MRS, the electroencephalogram cannot recognize specific locations in the brain at which various neurotransmitters, drugs, etc. can be found. Also, EEG poorly measures the neural activity that take place below the upper layers of the brain (the cortex).

FAQ – a few helpful questions and answers.

We work with major medical institutions in Israel to get you the fastest possible appointments, usually within 24-48 hours.

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If you have the international health insurance – we will assist to handle the claim issues. In case you have not purchased international health insurance – only the method to cover the medical procedure or medical consultation is direct payment.