By Prakash Kotagal; Hans Lüders
Large advances in our knowing of epilepsy have happened within the final 20 years. strategies akin to electroencephalography, neuroimaging, neurosurgery and neuropsychology are giving us a greater knowing of the pathogenesis of epilepsy. also significant breakthroughs are happening within the laboratories of scientists learning genetics, embryogenesis, neuropathology, neurochemistry and pharmacology. those advances offer a higher knowing of why sufferers boost epilepsy, reshaping the way the epileptic sufferer is cared for. This ebook offers the most up-tp-date info at the a variety of etiologies of epilepsy, their remedies, and their attainable prevention. Kotagal and Lüders have assembled eighty the world over recognized specialists to assemble this authoritative, entire, and well-rounded paintings. The Epilepsies is a different reference that would be of curiosity to experts and simple scientists interested by the research of epilepsy, grownup and pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, citizens and fellows in those parts, and pediatricians who often stumble upon young children with neurological difficulties. This significant paintings brings jointly the main up to date examine at the explanations of epilepsy and different linked illnesses which reason seizures. It provides info on infections, trauma, mesial temporal sclerosis, cerebral dysgenesis, mind tumors, vascular lesions, stroke, in addition to genetic, metabolic and poisonous motives of epilepsy. The booklet additionally seems to be at drug remedy and new surgical thoughts that experience confirmed necessary in assuaging epileptic and different comparable seizures. Key good points * greater than sixty five chapters are prepared into the next sections: * Cerebral Dysgenesis * Mesial Temporal Sclerosis * Postinfectious Epilepsy * Posttraumatic Epilepsy * Neoplastic motives of Epilepsy * Vascular explanations of Epilepsy * Non-Heriditary Myoclonic Epilepsy * Metabolic and poisonous motives of Epilepsy * Etiologies of Neonatal Seizures * Psychogenic Seizures * Genetic motives of Epilepsy. Read more...
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