ACNS 2012 Terminology

Rhythmic or Periodic Patterns > main term #1

main term #1
  • Generalized (G; for this purpose, the term “generalized” refers to any bilateral, bisynchronous and symmetric pattern, even if it has a restricted field [e.g. bifrontal])
  • Lateralized (L; includes unilateral and bilateral synchronous but asymmetric; includes focal, regional and hemispheric patterns)
  • Bilateral Independent (BI; refers to the presence of 2 independent [asynchronous] lateralized patterns, one in each hemisphere)
  • Multifocal (Mf; refers to the presence of at least three independent lateralized patterns with at least one in each hemisphere)