Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-lv
  2. Section 1: Definitions and Classifications of Epilepsies

    1. Anne T. Berg
      Pages 5-9
    2. Jerome Engel Jr.
      Pages 11-15
    3. Jeffrey R. Buchhalter
      Pages 17-22
  3. Section 2: Historical Aspects of Epilepsies

    1. Thalia Valeta
      Pages 23-25
    2. Peter F. Bladin, Mervyn J. Eadie
      Pages 27-33
    3. Peter Wolf
      Pages 35-43
  4. Section 3: Epidemiology of Epilepsies

    1. Anne T. Berg
      Pages 45-49
    2. Christine Linehan, Mike Kerr
      Pages 51-56
    3. Mouhamadou Diagana, Devender Bhalla, Edgard Ngoungou, Pierre-Marie Preux
      Pages 57-63
  5. Section 4: Etiology and Pathology of Epilepsies

    1. Sanjay M. Sisodiya
      Pages 65-68
    2. Kristien Verhaert, Rod C. Scott
      Pages 69-78
    3. Maria Thom
      Pages 95-105
    4. Christian M. Korff, Douglas R. Nordli Jr.
      Pages 107-110
    5. Fiona J. L. Arnold, Andrew W. McEvoy
      Pages 129-135

About this book

Introduction

Atlas of Epilepsies is a landmark, all-encompassing, illustrated reference work and hands-on guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of epilepsy in all its forms and across all age groups. The premier text in the field with over one thousand images, the Atlas’s highly illustrative approach tackles the difficult subject of epileptic seizures and epileptic syndromes, accompanied by sequential photographs of each management step. Intraoperative photographs are accompanied by detailed figure legends describing nuances, subtleties, and the thought processes involved in each step, providing a fuller understanding of each procedure. The Atlas draws on the expertise of over 300 internationally-renowned experts, and is liberally interspersed with clinical insights and personal vignettes that offer helpful tips, technical advice and critical knowledge to the clinician and scholar. The thorough and complete table of contents includes dedicated sections or chapters on important topics such as neonatal and pediatric seizures; imitators of epilepsy; EEG and neuroimaging; psychiatric and quality of life aspects of epilepsy; and a complete guide to treatment options including current and up-to-date chapters on pharmaceuticals, surgical procedures, and additional and alternative treatments. No other publication addresses epilepsies as thoroughly and completely as the Atlas of Epilepsies. Exhaustive and illustrative, convenient and current, this reference is sure to be the premier text on epilepsy for many years to come.

Keywords

epilepsies

Editors and affiliations

  • C. P. Panayiotopoulos
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Neurophysiology and EpilepsiesSt. Thomas' HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of NeurosciencesJohn Radcliffe HospitalOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84882-128-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84882-127-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84882-128-6
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