Epilepsy and Long-term
Routine and Sleep EEGs
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Around 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases globally.
It is estimated that up to 70% of people living with epilepsy could live seizure-free if properly diagnosed and treated.
The risk of premature death in people with epilepsy is up to three times higher than for the general population.1
Ninty-Five Thousand people are living with epilepsy in Ontario.2
Bringing the Diagnostic procedures to underserved population decreases the burden of Healthcare, and at the same time, it increases the community well being.
The urban diagnostic centers are already exhausted with long wait times. Traveling with types of equipment to rural primary care centers and transporting data to an interpreting physician in the urban centers make much sense.
At present, we provide EEG and EMG services while working with epileptologists in the Greater GTA area for interpretation
What we started doing is
Instead of mobilizing the patient,
Performing sizable no.of EEGs and accelerating diagnostic tests.
created the portability and connectivity of the EEG terminals.