Recommendations for Neurological Diagnostics

CORLOERecommendations
IIaC-LDSimultaneous monitoring of an electroencephalogram and hemodynamic parameters during tilt-table testing can be useful to distinguish among syncope, pseudosyncope, and epilepsy (151,158–160).
III: No BenefitB-NRMagnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography of the head are not recommended in the routine evaluation of patients with syncope in the absence of focal neurological findings or head injury that support further evaluation (161,162).
III: No BenefitB-NRCarotid artery imaging is not recommended in the routine evaluation of patients with syncope in the absence of focal neurological findings that support further evaluation (92,161–164).
III: No BenefitB-NRRoutine recording of an electroencephalogram is not recommended in the evaluation of patients with syncope in the absence of specific neurological features suggestive of a seizure (18,92,163–167).