Seizure or syncope: the diagnostic value of serum creatine kinase and myoglobin levels


GÖKSU E., OKTAY C., Kilicaslan İ., KARTAL M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.16, no.2, pp.84-86, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mej.0b013e32830abe06
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.84-86
  • Keywords: creatine kinase, emergency department, myoglobin, seizure, syncope

Abstract

Objective To determine if the serum levels of creatine kinase and myoglobin can be used to differentiate the grandmal tonic-clonic seizure and syncope activities in the emergency department (ED).