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Wyllie's Treatment of Epilepsy Principles and Practice

ISBN-10: 1582559376
ISBN-13: 9781582559377
Edition: 5th 2011 (Revised)
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Description: In one convenient source, this book provides a broad, detailed, and cohesive overview of seizure disorders and contemporary treatment options. For this Fifth Edition, the editors have replaced or significantly revised approximately 30 to 50 percent  More...

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Book details

List price: $208.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/28/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1040
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.644
Language: English

In one convenient source, this book provides a broad, detailed, and cohesive overview of seizure disorders and contemporary treatment options. For this Fifth Edition, the editors have replaced or significantly revised approximately 30 to 50 percent of the chapters, and have updated all of them. Dr. Wyllie has invited three new editors: Gregory Cascino, MD, at Mayo Clinic, adult epileptologist with special expertise in neuroimaging; Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, pediatric epileptologist with basic laboratory research background; and Barry Gidal, PharmD, RPh, at University of Wisconsin, a pharmacologist with phenomenal expertise in antiepileptic medications. A fully searchable companion website will include the full text online and supplementary material such as seizure videos, additional EEG tracings, and more color illustrations.

Pathologic Substrates & Mechanisms Of Epileptogenesis
Epidemiology & Natural History of Epilepsy: Epidemiologic Aspects of Epilepsy
Natural History of Seizures & SUDEP
Epileptogenesis, Genetics & Epilepsy Substrates: Experimental Models of Seizures & Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis
Genetics of the Epilepsies
Pictorial Atlas of Epilepsy Substrates
Basic Principles Of Eeg: Neurophysiologic Basis of the EEG
Localization & Field Determination in EEG
EEG in Diagnosis of Epilepsy
EEG Atlas of Epileptiform Abnormalities
Epileptic Seizures & Syndromes
Epileptic Seizures: Classification of Seizures
Epileptic Auras
Focal Seizures w/Impaired Consciousness
Focal Motor Seizures, Epilepsia Partialis Continua & Supplementary Sensorimotor Seizures
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Absence Seizures
Atypical Absence, Myoclonic, Tonic & Atonic Seizures
Epileptic Spasms
Epilepsy Conditions: Diagnosis & Treatment: Classification of the Epilepsies
Idiopathic & Benign Partial Epilepsies of Childhood
Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy Syndromes of Childhood & Adolescence
Progressive & Infantile Myoclonic Epilepsies
Encephalopathic Generalized Epilepsy & Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
Continuous Spike Wave of Slow Sleep & Landau Kleffner Syndrome
Epilepsy w/Reflex Seizures
Rasmussen's Encephalitis (Chronic Focal Encephalitis)
Hippocampal Sclerosis & Dual Pathology
Malformations of Cortical Development
Brain Tumors & Epilepsy
Posttraumatic Epilepsy
Epilepsy in the Setting of Cerebrovascular Disease
Neurocutaneous Syndromes
Inherited Metabolic & Mitochondrial Disorders
Diagnosis & Treatment of Seizures in Special Clinical Settings: Neonatal Seizures
Febrile Seizures
Seizures Associated w/Nonneurologic Medical Conditions
Epilepsy in Patients w/Multiple Handicaps
Epilepsy in the Elderly
Status Epilepticus
Differential Diagnosis of Epilepsy: Psychogenic Nonepileptic Attacks
Other Nonepileptic Paroxysmal Disorders
Antiepileptic Medications
General Principles of Antiepileptic Drug Therapy: AED Development & Experimental Models
Pharmacokinetics & Drug Interactions
Initiation & Discontinuation of AEDs
Hormones, Catamenial Epilepsy, Sexual Function & Reproductive Health in Epilepsy
Treatment of Epilepsy During Pregnancy
Bone Health & Fractures in Epilepsy
Treatment of Epilepsy in the Setting of Renal & Liver Disease
Monitoring for Adverse Effects of AEDs
Pharmacogenetics of Antiepileptic Medications
Specific Antiepileptic Medications & Other Therapies: Carbamazepine & Oxcarbazepine
Valproate
Phenytoin & Fosphenytoin
Phenobarbital & Primidone
Ethosuximide
Benzodiazepines
Gabapentin & Pregabalin
Lamotrigine
Topiramate
Zonisamide
Levetiracetam
Tiagabine
Felbamate
Vigabatrin
Rufinimide
Lacosamide
Adrenocorticotropin & Steroids
Newer Drugs
Less Commonly Used Drugs
The Ketogenic Diet
Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Epilepsy Surgery
Identifying Surgical Candidates & Defining the Epileptogenic Zone: Issues of Medical Intractability for Surgical Candidacy
The Epileptogenic Zone
MRI
Video-EEG Monitoring
Nuclear Imaging (PET, SPECT)
Magnetoencephalography
Diffusion Tensor Imaging & EEG-Correlated fMRI
Mapping Eloquent Cortex: Eloquent Cortex & the Role of Plasticity
Functional MRI
Intracarotid Amobarbital Testing
Intracranial EEG & Localization Studies
Strategies for Epilepsy Surgery: Temporal Resection
Focal & Multilobar Resection
Hemispherectomy
Multifocal Resections
Nonlesional Cases
Hypothalamic Hamartoma
Corpus Callosotomy & Multiple Subpial Transsections
Special Considerations in Children
Outcome & Complications of Epilepsy Surgery
Electronic Stimulation for Medically Refractory Seizures
Psychosocial Aspects Of Epilepsy (Abbreviated Toc)

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