John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Letter to the Editor Volume 18, issue 3, September 2016

Author
Medical Faculty of Trakya University, Neurology,
Trakya U.Tip Fak. , Edirne 22100,
Turkey

Author responseTo the editor,We read with great interest the comments of Onder regarding our recent case report (Guldiken et al., 2015). He addressed that the cause-effect relationship of seizures and asystole has remained unclear in some previously published case reports where asystole preceded the onset of ictal activity on scalp EEG (Irsel Tezer and Saygi, 2011; Howell and Blumhardt, 1989). A primary cardiac pathology has been discussed as a probable cause of asystole in these patients. Ictal [...]