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What makes the neuro-monitoring machine so special?

A number of very ill children admitted to Evelina London’s Intensive Care Unit need a special treatment called ECMO (Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation) to survive. Although it’s life-saving, ECMO is risky, because it means children are at risk of seizures that can lead to brain damage.

Currently the hospital monitors for seizures using EEG machines – which only run Monday to Friday and for a limited time each day.

The new machine would detect seizures constantly in ECMO patients and cardiac bypass children, who are also at risk, allowing them to be treated immediately – day or night.


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