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Treatment of Epilepsy : Principles and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0683092855

ISBN-13: 9780683092851

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Elaine Wyllie

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A reference on epilepsy, incorporating information from basic neuroscience, genetics, electroencephalography, pediatric and adult neurology, neuropharmacology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. Contains sections on basic mechanisms of epileptogenesis, principles of electroencephalography, clinical epileptology, medications, surgery, and psychosocial aspects. This second edition integrates material on new drugs, advances in neuroimaging such as MRI, and epilepsy surgery in infants, with expanded discussions of cortical anatomy illustrated with three-dimensional MRI images. For professionals and advanced students in medicine. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $149.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1188
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 8.096
Language: English

Contributing Authorsp. xiii
Forewordp. xxiii
Prefacep. xxv
Basic Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis
Cellular Aspects of Epileptogenesis
Basic Cellular Neurophysiologyp. 3
Neurotransmitters and Receptorsp. 25
Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis and Experimental Models of Seizuresp. 33
Neuronal Migration Disorders: Developmental and Neuroanatomic Aspects
Brain Developmental Milestones and Pathologic Correlationp. 45
Cerebral Dysgenesis and Epilepsyp. 65
Cortical Anatomy: Normal and Abnormal Sulcal and Gyral Patternsp. 79
Hippocampal Sclerosis: Neuroanatomic and Neurophysiologic Aspects
Normal Hippocampal and Temporal Anatomyp. 93
Hippocampal Sclerosis: Pathology, Electrophysiology, and Mechanisms of Epileptogenesisp. 105
Genetics and Epidemiology
Genetic Aspects of Epilepsyp. 115
The Epidemiology of Epilepsyp. 131
Remission, Intractability, Mortality, and Comorbidity of Seizuresp. 139
Basic Principles of Electroencephalography
Neurophysiologic Basis of the Electroencephalogramp. 149
Polarity, Localization, and Field Determination in Electroencephalographyp. 165
Clinical Use of the Electroencephalogram in the Diagnosis of Epilepsyp. 193
Computer-Assisted Data Collection and Analysisp. 209
Electroencephalographic Atlas of Epileptiform Abnormalitiesp. 225
Epileptic Seizures and Syndromes
Epileptic Seizures
Classification of Seizuresp. 287
Proposal for Revised Clinical and Electrographic Classification of Epileptic Seizures: Commission on Classification and Terminology of the International League Against Epilepsyp. 291
Epileptic Aurasp. 299
Complex Partial Seizuresp. 309
Focal Motor Seizures and Epilepsia Partialis Continuap. 329
Supplementary Sensorimotor Area Seizuresp. 345
Absence Seizuresp. 357
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizuresp. 369
Myoclonic Seizuresp. 395
Tonic and Atonic Seizuresp. 405
Infantile Spasmsp. 415
Epileptic Syndromes
Classification of the Epilepsiesp. 453
Proposal for Revised Classification of Epilepsies and Epileptic Syndromes: Commission on Classification and Terminology of the International League Against Epilepsyp. 457
Symptomatic Focal Epilepsiesp. 467
Idiopathic and Benign Partial Epilepsiesp. 475
Childhood and Juvenile Absence Epilepsiesp. 485
Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsyp. 491
The Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsiesp. 509
Symptomatic Generalized Epilepsy and Lennox-Gastaut Syndromep. 525
Epilepsy with Reflex Seizuresp. 537
Less Common Epilepsy Syndromesp. 551
Seizures in Special Clinical Settings
Neonatal Seizuresp. 577
Febrile Seizuresp. 601
Posttraumatic Epilepsyp. 609
Brain Tumors and Epilepsyp. 615
Epilepsy in the Setting of Neurocutaneous Syndromesp. 627
Epilepsy in the Setting of Inherited Metabolic and Mitochondrial Disordersp. 637
Seizures Associated with Nonneurologic Medical Conditionsp. 657
Catamenial Epilepsy and Issues of Fertility, Sexuality, and Reproductionp. 671
Status Epilepticusp. 681
Differential Diagnosis of Epilepsy
Psychogenic Seizuresp. 699
Other Nonepileptic Paroxysmal Disordersp. 705
Antiepileptic Medications
General Principles of Antiepileptic Drug Therapy
Antiepileptic Drug Developmentp. 719
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Antiepileptic Drugsp. 729
Pharmacokinetics in Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescencep. 741
Initiating Drug Therapyp. 759
Long-Term Therapy with Antiepileptic Drugsp. 769
Treatment of Epilepsy During Pregnancyp. 775
Treatment of Epilepsy in the Elderlyp. 787
Treatment of Epilepsy in the Setting of Renal and Liver Diseasep. 795
Discontinuting Antiepileptic Drug Therapyp. 811
Specific Antiepileptic Medications and Other Therapies
Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepinep. 821
Valproatep. 843
Phenytoin and Fosphenytoinp. 853
Phenobarbital and Primidonep. 869
Ethosuximidep. 881
Benzodiazepinesp. 893
Gabapentinp. 915
Lamotriginep. 933
Topiramatep. 939
Tiagabinep. 947
Felbamatep. 953
Vigabatrinp. 61
Adrenocorticotropin and Steroidsp. 969
Newer Antiepileptic Drugsp. 977
Less Commonly Used Antiepileptic Drugsp. 985
The Ketogenic Dietp. 1001
Vagus Nerve Stimulationp. 1007
Epilepsy Surgery
Identification of Candidates and Presurgical Evaluation
Recognition of Potential Surgical Candidates and Video Electroencephalography Evaluationp. 1019
MRI Techniques in the Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgeryp. 1031
The Intracarotid Amobarbital Procedurep. 1043
Metabolic and Functional Neuroimagingp. 1053
Intracranial Electroencephalography and Localization Studiesp. 1067
Epilepsy Surgery in Specifics Settings
Selection of Candidates for Temporal Resectionp. 1077
Selection of Candidates for Extratemporal Resectionp. 1095
Resection for Epilepsy in the Setting of a Focal Lesion on MRIp. 1115
Resection for Epilepsy in the Setting of a Nonlocalizing MRIp. 1135
Hemispherectomyp. 1147
Epilepsy Surgery in Infants and Childrenp. 1161
Corpus Callosotomy and Multiple Subpial Transectionp. 1175
New Techniques: Gamma Knifep. 1185
Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsyp. 1193
Outcome and Complications of Epilepsy Surgeryp. 1197
Psychosocial Aspects of Epilepsy
Cognitive Effects of Epilepsy and Antiepileptic Medicationsp. 1215
Psychiatric Aspects of Epilepsyp. 1227
Quality of Life with Epilepsyp. 1243
Legal Aspects of Epilepsyp. 1251
Indications for Antiepileptic Drugs Sanctioned by the United States Food and Drug Administrationp. 1257
Subject Indexp. 1259
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