Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

  • Nejat Akalan
  • Concezio Di Rocco

Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 39)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Advances

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Hana Kubova, Katarzyna Lukasiuk, Asla Pitkänen
      Pages 3-44
    3. Pamela L. Follett, Nitishkumar Vora, J. Helen Cross
      Pages 45-60
    4. Kader K. Oguz
      Pages 61-83
  3. Technical Standards

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Federica Novegno, Luca Massimi, Concezio Di Rocco
      Pages 131-163
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 195-213

About this book


The contributions in this volume cover recent advances and changing concepts on diagnosis and treatment of resistant epilepsy in children. Topics treated are new insights on mechanisms of epileptogenesis in developing brain, multimodality imaging in pediatric intractable epilepsy, pediatric intractable epilepsy syndromes, pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy surgery, critical review of palliative surgical techniques for intractable epilepsy, treatment modalities for intractable epilepsy in hypothalamic hamartomas, contemporary management of epilepsy in tuberous sclerosis.


developing brain epilepsy epilepsy surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Nejat Akalan
    • 1
  • Concezio Di Rocco
    • 2
  1. 1.Fac. Medicine, Dept. NeurosurgeryHacettepe UniversitySihhiye, AnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Ist. Neurochirurgia, Dipto. NeuroscienzeUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreRomaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Wien 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7091-1359-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-1360-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0095-4829
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