What is Video EEG Monitoring Test (VEEG)?

Category: Procedures


The Video Electroencephalography (EEG) Monitoring Test is a specialized form of an EEG test in which the patient is continuously monitored and recorded with a video camera and an electroencephalograph for a period of time, typically days to weeks.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 13

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Video EEG Monitoring Test (VEEG)

Side effect Patients
Anticipatory anxiety 1
Blurry vision 1
Boredom 1
Chronic pain syndrome 1
Discomfort in neck 1
Electric shock sensations 1

Show all 19 reported side effects


Based on patients currently having Video EEG Monitoring Test (VEEG)

Dosage Patients
as needed 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 9
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 11
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1 patient evaluation for Video EEG Monitoring Test (VEEG)

Mar 8, 2013 (Started Feb 18, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (skin lesions, anticipatory anxiety, chronic pain syndrome, itchy under adhesive, discomfort in neck, mobility limited by distance, boredom, withdrawal effects, increased insomnia)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: Take books, lap top, phone, chargers, clothing that zips or buttons and is very comfortable for hospital environment. Changing temperatures were significant! Get out of bed and play with rec therapist when available to help boredom.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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