Interictal epileptiform discharges on EEG readings had a positive predictive value of 77.3% and a negative predictive value of 70 %, with a sensitivity of detecting spikes prior to epilepsy of 85%.
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The NeurologyLive Epilepsy Clinical Focus page provides a hub for the latest clinical information pertaining to seizure disorders, with articles and videos closely covering the robust pipeline of new and emerging epilepsy therapies, as well as data from recent and ongoing clinical trials in the space. It serves as a well of information and news from relevant conferences and annual meetings hosted by neurological associations, and includes pivotal coverage right from the floor.

Among its offerings are videos featuring interviews with key opinion leaders and experts in epilepsy focused on best practices and key methods for recognizing and treating epilepsy symptoms, considering complex cases, applying novel therapies, addressing the issues and challenges of treating the disease, and much more.