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Topographic Brain Mapping of EEG and Evoked Potentials

  • Konrad Maurer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. State of the Art

  3. Methodological Aspects

  4. Clinical Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. D. Samson-Dollfus, C. Delmer, Y. Vaschalde, E. Dreano, D. Fodil
      Pages 185-191
    3. B. M. Reuter, D. B. Linke
      Pages 192-196
    4. R. H. Jindra, R. Vollmer
      Pages 197-200
    5. E. Koerner, E. Ott, P. Kaiserfeld, R. Wolf, H. Lechner, G. Pfurtscheller et al.
      Pages 209-218
    6. B. Gueguen, P. Etevenon, D. Plancon, J. Gaches, J. De Recondo, P. Rondot
      Pages 219-225
    7. J. Gaches, B. Gueguen
      Pages 249-255
    8. E. J. Hammond, C. P. Barber, B. J. Wilder
      Pages 265-272
    9. H. M. Olbrich, J. Fritze, E. Lodemann, H. E. Nau
      Pages 273-277
    10. H. Poimann, K. Maurer, T. Dierks
      Pages 278-284
    11. C. Sebban, K. Le Roch, G. Benkemoun, C. Debouzy, P. Baud
      Pages 288-295
  5. Psychophysiological Aspects

  6. Evoked Potential Mapping

About these proceedings

Introduction

Imaging procedures have been used for many years and are becoming increasingly important in a number of medical disciplines. This is due to recent technological advances, primarily computerization. The meth­ ods employed in CNS diagnostics are collectively referred to as "neu­ roimaging" and include procedures for investigating both cerebral morphology and cerebral function, such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomogra­ phy (PET), and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT). Topographic mapping of electroencephalograms (EEG) and evoked potentials represents one of the functional procedures and per­ mits topographic imaging of EEG, evoked potentials, and magnetic fields. The latter application includes not only magnetic fields evoked by stimuli relating to different sensory modalities, but also endogenous and motor fields resulting from spontaneous brain magnetic activity, as recorded by magnetoencephalograms (MEG), the magnetic comple­ ment of the EEG. The advantage of recording electric and magnetic fields over other neuroimaging procedures is that these techniques are completely noninvasive and have extremely short analysis times (in the millisecond range). The aim of this book is to clarify the current state of this emerging technology, to assess its potential for substantive contributions to brain research, to delineate areas for further research and, over all, to envis­ age clinical applications in disciplines such as psychiatry, neurology, and neuropsychology.

Keywords

brain electroencephalography (EEG) neurophysiology physiology stress

Editors and affiliations

  • Konrad Maurer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-72658-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-72660-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-72658-3
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