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An instrument that measures electrical potentials on the scalp and generates a record of the electrical activity of the brain. Also called encephalograph.

e·lec′tro·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ic adj.
e·lec′tro·en·ceph′a·log′ra·phy (-lŏg′rə-fē) n.
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A diagnostic method of examining the electrical impulses of the brain using electrodes attached to the head and to a recording device to make an electroencephalogram.
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n. electroencefalografía, gráfico descriptivo de la actividad eléctrica desarrollada en el cerebro.
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electroencephalography (EEG)

n electroencefalografía (EEG)
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Arun Murugesan, from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and colleagues prospectively assessed video electroencephalography, plethysmography, capillary oxygen saturation, and electrocardiography for 49 patients enrolled in a study of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
The OHRC team toured the hospital premises and learnt about the diagnostic services such as electroencephalography, psychological processes measurement, ultrasound waves system, CT and X-ray, drug addiction treatment, detoxification and alcoholism addiction treatment.
In traditional medical practices, the diagnosis of brain tumors usually involves the use of electroencephalography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and computed tomography (CT) scans.
Using electroencephalography (EEG), the team at Trinity College has been able to capture second to second changes in electrical signalling, and have identified specific groups (or networks) of nerves that behave abnormally in MND.
To get the images they needed, the team used both electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).
The 2018 IRI Achievement Award was presented to Tan Le for her work developing portable, user-friendly electroencephalography technology to advance the understanding of the human brain; in recognition of her contributions to the field of bioinformatics; for her work as an innovation leader; and for her tireless effort to bring new technological advances to humankind.
During the study, conducted at the University Munich, electroencephalography readings were taken as 24 participants performed a visual working memory task while at rest and during the exercise involving different postures: seated on or pedalling a stationary bicycle, as well as standing or walking on a treadmill.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have developed a new technique to decode motor intention of humans from electroencephalography. This technique is motivated by the well documented ability of the brain to predict sensory outcomes of self-generated and imagined actions utilizing so called forward models.
The team assessed the electroencephalography (EEG) response to consuming 48 g of dark chocolate (70 per cent cacao) after an acute period of time (30 minutes) and after a chronic period of time (120 minutes), on modulating brain frequencies 0-40Hz, specifically beneficial gamma frequency (25-40Hz).
Since the 1950s, electroencephalography (EEG) has been used extensively in Neurocritical Care Units (NCUs).
In these studies, patients with NCSE were diagnosed with electroencephalography (EEG) and treated with IV diazepam or standard antiepileptics.