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Table 1 Clinical findings

From: Optimizing statistical parametric mapping analysis of 18F-FDG PET in children

   All (n= 71) Pseudo-control group (n= 24) Patient group (n= 47)
Age range (years) (mean ± SD)   2.5 to 17.9 (10.2 ± 3.6) 4.5 to 17.9 (10.6 ± 3.1) 2.5 to 17.2 (9.9 ± 3.1)
Sex Females 38 15 23
Males 33 9 24
MRI Negative 51 24 27
Positive 20 0 20
EEG Scalp 71 24 47
Intracranial 15 3 12
SOZ lateralization Right 28 7 21
Left 30 10 20
Undetermined 13 7 6
SOZ location Frontal 21 9 12
Central 19 6 13
FT 5 1 4
Temporal 14 4 10
TPO 7 3 4
Occipital 2 0 2
Undetermined 3 1 2
Epilepsy surgery Performed 21 4 17a
Follow-up >1 year 17 3 14b
  Seizure free at 1 year follow-up 13 1 12b
  1. aFive patients required a second operation to complete the resection; bafter the last operation. SD, standard deviation; y, years; EEG, electroencephalogram; SOZ, seizure onset zone; FT, fronto-temporal; TPO, temporo-parieto-occipital.