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The Treatment of Epilepsy, Third Edition by John M. Freeman, Jennifer B. Freeman, Millicent T. Kelly

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By John M. Freeman, Jennifer B. Freeman, Millicent T. Kelly

A useful referenceto the scientific and surgical procedure of epilepsy

The 3rd version of The remedy of Epilepsy has been completely up-to-date. it's a reference paintings, yet has a robust functional bias, and is designed to help neurologists, neurosurgeons and different clinicians in any respect degrees who're fascinated about the remedy of sufferers with epilepsy. it's a definitive resource of medical details to steer scientific perform and rational remedy.

Written and edited by way of major specialists, many actively concerned with the overseas League opposed to Epilepsy, this new version:

  • covers the new advances within the rules and ways to epilepsy remedy, the advent of recent medicinal drugs and the improvement of latest surgical innovations
  • contains 26 thoroughly new chapters and sixty one new individuals
  • includes pharmacological homes and prescribing details for all medications utilized in the remedy of epilepsy
  • features the $64000 contribution of a brand new editor Jerome Engel Jr, Professor of Neurology on the collage of California college of medication in l. a..

Chapter 1 Definitions and type of Epilepsy (pages 1–20): Christina A. Gurnett and W. Edwin Dodson
Chapter 2 Epidemiology and diagnosis of Epilepsy (pages 21–31): Lars Forsgren and Dale Hesdorffer
Chapter three Aetiology of Epilepsy (pages 33–53): Simon D. Shorvon
Chapter four Differential analysis of Epilepsy (pages 55–66): Mark Cook
Chapter five Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis (pages 67–79): Giuliano Avanzini and Silvana Franceschetti
Chapter 6 Antiepileptic Drug Discovery (pages 81–89): H. Steve White
Chapter 7 Mechanisms of Antiepileptic Drug motion (pages 91–108): Matthew C. Walker, Rainer Surges and Andrew Fisher
Chapter eight Mechanisms of Tolerance and Drug Resistance (pages 109–118): Wolfgang Loscher and Dieter Schmidt
Chapter nine normal rules of clinical administration (pages 119–139): Emilio Perucca
Chapter 10 administration of Newly clinically determined Epilepsy (pages 141–151): Yvonne M. Hart
Chapter eleven administration of power energetic Epilepsy in Adults (pages 153–162): Simon D. Shorvon
Chapter 12 administration of Epilepsy in Remission (pages 163–169): Patrick Kwan and Howan Leung
Chapter thirteen administration of Epilepsy in babies (pages 171–178): Catherine Chiron
Chapter 14 administration of formative years Epilepsy Syndromes (pages 179–194): Colin D. Ferrie
Chapter 15 administration of Epilepsies linked to particular ailments in little ones (pages 195–201): John H. Livingston
Chapter sixteen administration of Epilepsy within the aged (pages 203–217): Hiba Arif, Anil Mendiratta and Lawrence J. Hirsch
Chapter 17 administration of Epilepsy in individuals with studying Disabilities (pages 219–229): Eylert Brodtkorb
Chapter 18 Emergency therapy of Seizures and standing Epilepticus (pages 231–247): Matthew C. Walker and Simon D. Shorvon
Chapter 19 worrying mind damage and different dangers (pages 249–257): Marc Dichter and Nancy R. Temkin
Chapter 20 administration of scientific Co?morbidity linked to Epilepsy (pages 259–272): Gagandeep Singh
Chapter 21 Psychiatric gains of Epilepsy and their administration (pages 273–287): Brent Elliott, Meriem Amarouche and Simon D. Shorvon
Chapter 22 administration of Side?Effects of Antiepileptic medicines (pages 289–299): Gaetano Zaccara, Fabrizio Balestrieri and Aldo Ragazzoni
Chapter 23 Ketogenic Diets (pages 301–310): Eric H. Kossoff and Jennifer L. Dorward
Chapter 24 Non?pharmacological, Complementary and replacement remedies for Epilepsy (pages 311–322): Tom Whitmarsh
Chapter 25 Reproductive points of Epilepsy remedy (pages 323–333): Torbjorn Tomson
Chapter 26 Epilepsy Counselling (pages 335–340): Anthony Linklater, Doreen Patsika and Susan Usiskin
Chapter 27 Genetic Counselling in Epilepsy (pages 341–360): Federico Zara
Chapter 28 Drug Interactions (pages 361–377): Edoardo Spina
Chapter 29 clinical therapy of Epilepsy in occasions with restricted assets (pages 379–385): Gretchen L. Birbeck
Chapter 30 advent to the alternative of Antiepileptic medicines (pages 387–398): Emilio Perucca
Chapter 31 Acetazolamide (pages 399–410): Miri Y. Neufeld
Chapter 32 Adrenocorticotropic Hormone and Corticosteroids (pages 411–419): Federico Vigevano and Maria Roberta Cilio
Chapter 33 Benzodiazepines used basically for power therapy (Clobazam, Clonazepam, Clorazepate and Nitrazepam) (pages 421–430): Peter Camfield and Carol Camfield
Chapter 34 Benzodiazepines used basically for Emergency remedy (Diazepam, Lorazepam and Midazolam) (pages 431–446): Eugen Trinka
Chapter 35 Brivaracetam (pages 447–457): Philipp von Rosenstiel and Emilio Perucca
Chapter 36 Carbamazepine (pages 459–474): Matti Sillanpaa, Leena Haataja, Torbjorn Tomson and Svein I. Johannessen
Chapter 37 Carisbamate (pages 475–484): Gerald P. Novak and Martin J. Brodie
Chapter 38 Eslicarbazepine Acetate (pages 485–498): Luis Almeida, Meir Bialer and Patricio Soares?da?Silva
Chapter 39 Ethosuximide (pages 499–509): Tracy A. Glauser and Emilio Perucca
Chapter forty Felbamate (pages 511–518): Ilo E. Leppik and James R. White
Chapter forty-one Gabapentin (pages 519–526): Ernest R. Somerville and Andrew W. Michell
Chapter forty two Lacosamide (pages 527–534): Rajesh Sachdeo
Chapter forty three Lamotrigine (pages 535–558): Fumisuke Matsuo and Awais Riaz
Chapter forty four Levetiracetam (pages 559–573): Jacqueline A. French and Francoise Tonner
Chapter forty five Oxcarbazepine (pages 575–584): Edward Faught and Nita Limdi
Chapter forty six Phenobarbital, Primidone and different Barbiturates (pages 585–603): Roberto Michelucci, Elena Pasini and Carlo Alberto Tassinari
Chapter forty seven Phenytoin (pages 605–618): Mervyn J. Eadie
Chapter forty eight Piracetam (pages 619–625): Simon D. Shorvon
Chapter forty nine Pregabalin (pages 627–635): Sylvain Rheims and Philippe Ryvlin
Chapter 50 Retigabine (pages 637–646): Harry Mansbach and Michel Baulac
Chapter fifty one Rufinamide (pages 647–655): Victor Biton
Chapter fifty two Stiripentol (pages 657–661): Kai Eriksson and Tapani Keranen
Chapter fifty three Tiagabine (pages 663–672): Reetta Kalviainen
Chapter fifty four Topiramate (pages 673–683): J. Helen go and Catherine J. Riney
Chapter fifty five Valproate (pages 685–697): Blaise F. D. Bourgeois
Chapter fifty six Vigabatrin (pages 699–712): Gunter Kramer and Gabriele Wohlrab
Chapter fifty seven Zonisamide (pages 713–720): Stephen J. Wroe
Chapter fifty eight different medications infrequently Used (pages 721–731): Hartmut Meierkord and Martin Holtkamp
Chapter fifty nine Antiepileptic medications in Early medical improvement (pages 733–740): Philip N. Patsalos and Josemir W. Sander
Chapter 60 review of surgical procedure for Epilepsy (pages 741–756): Jerome Engel
Chapter sixty one Scalp EEG within the Epilepsy surgical procedure evaluate (pages 757–766): Christine Bower Baca and John M. Stern
Chapter sixty two Invasive EEG in Presurgical overview of Epilepsy (pages 767–798): Susan S. Spencer, Dang okay. Nguyen and Robert B. Duckrow
Chapter sixty three MEG in Presurgical review of Epilepsy (pages 799–804): Hermann Stefan, Stefan Rampp and Rudiger Hopfengartner
Chapter sixty four MRI within the Presurgical review (pages 805–820): Jorg Wellmer and Christian E. Elger
Chapter sixty five puppy and SPECT in Presurgical evaluate of Epilepsy (pages 821–828): Wim Van Paesschen, Karolien Goffin and Koen Van Laere
Chapter sixty six Experimental Neurophysiological recommendations (pages 829–849): Francois Mauguiere, Isabelle Merlet and Julien Jung
Chapter sixty seven Neuropsychological checking out in Presurgical evaluate (pages 851–863): Marilyn Jones?Gotman and Jelena Djordjevic
Chapter sixty eight Presurgical Psychiatric review (pages 865–874): Andres M. Kanner
Chapter sixty nine Mesial Temporal Lobe surgical procedure and different Lobar Resections (pages 875–885): James Leiphart and Itzhak Fried
Chapter 70 Resective surgical procedure of Neoplasms (pages 887–901): Nicholas Wetjen, Mithri R. Junna, Kurupath Radhakrishnan, Aaron Cohen?Gadol and Gregory D. Cascino
Chapter seventy one Resective surgical procedure of Vascular and Infective Lesions for Epilepsy (pages 903–924): Christopher E. Uff and Neil D. Kitchen
Chapter seventy two surgical procedure of Developmental Anomalies inflicting Epilepsy (pages 925–933): Joshua Chern and Youssef G. Comair
Chapter seventy three Hemispherectomy for Epilepsy (pages 935–942): Georg Dorfmuller, Christine Bulteau and Olivier Delalande
Chapter seventy four Corpus Callosotomy (pages 943–950): David W. Roberts
Chapter seventy five Hypothalamic Hamartoma and a number of Subpial Transection (pages 951–957): Michael C. Smith, Richard Byrne and Andres M. Kanner
Chapter seventy six wakeful surgical procedure for Epilepsy (pages 959–966): Christian B. Kaufman and Webster H. Pilcher
Chapter seventy seven Epilepsy surgical procedure in young ones (pages 967–974): Jason S. Hauptman and Gary W. Mathern
Chapter seventy eight Stereotactic surgical procedure for Epilepsy (pages 975–992): Andrew W. McEvoy and Fiona J. L. Arnold
Chapter seventy nine issues of Epilepsy surgical procedure (pages 993–1005): Charles E. Polkey
Chapter eighty Anaesthesia for Epilepsy surgical procedure (pages 1007–1016): Barbara Van de Wiele
Chapter eighty one Vagal Nerve Stimulation (pages 1017–1023): Steven C. Schachter
Chapter eighty two mind Stimulation (pages 1025–1033): Gregory ok. Bergey
Chapter eighty three Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Medically Intractable Epilepsy (pages 1035–1041): Isaac Yang, Edward F. Chang and Nicholas M. Barbaro
Chapter eighty four destiny Focal remedy ways to Epilepsy (pages 1043–1050): Hannah R. Cock and Karen E. Nilsen
Chapter eighty five Epilepsy surgical procedure in nations with restricted assets (pages 1051–1056): Andre Palmini

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SANAD Study group. The SANAD study of effectiveness of valproate, lamotrigine, or topiramate for generalised and unclassifiable epilepsy: an unblinded randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2007; 369: 1016–1026. xxxviii 90 Sternbach L. The story of the benzodiazepines. In: Priest RG, Vianna Filho U, Amrein R, Skreta M (eds). Benzodiazepines Today and Tomorrow. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Benzodiazepines in Rio de Janeiro, 28–30 September 1979. Lancaster, UK: MTP Press, 1980; 5–18.

Few neurological specialties had such a range of effective therapies. Furthermore, the establishment of specialized epilepsy units, of which the most celebrated was Lennox’s Seizure Unit in Boston, was an important step in raising the profile of the disorder. Similar units opened in the 1970s and 1980s in Europe. The example of the National Hospital at Queen Square in London illustrates this point well. In 1975, for instance, there was no particular epilepsy interest, no research and no specialized clinic.

Epilepsia 1993; 34: 177–183. ; SANAD Study group. The SANAD study of effectiveness of valproate, lamotrigine, or topiramate for generalised and unclassifiable epilepsy: an unblinded randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2007; 369: 1016–1026. xxxviii 90 Sternbach L. The story of the benzodiazepines. In: Priest RG, Vianna Filho U, Amrein R, Skreta M (eds). Benzodiazepines Today and Tomorrow. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Benzodiazepines in Rio de Janeiro, 28–30 September 1979. Lancaster, UK: MTP Press, 1980; 5–18.

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