2 edition of Physiopathogenesis of the epilepsies. found in the catalog.
Physiopathogenesis of the epilepsies.
|Statement||Edited by Henri Gastaut [and others]|
|Contributions||Gastaut, Henri, ed., International Institute of Advanced Studies in Human Electroencephalography (2nd : 1966 : Marseille, France)|
|LC Classifications||RC372 .P46|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 316 p.|
|Number of Pages||316|
|LC Control Number||69016881|
epilepsy [ep´ĭ-lep″se] paroxysmal transient disturbances of nervous system function resulting from abnormal electrical activity of the brain. Epilepsy is not one specific disease, but rather a group of symptoms that are manifestations of any of a number of conditions involving overstimulation of nerve cells of the brain. The estimated incidence is 0. Focal (anatomical, topographical, or localization-related) epilepsies are defined by seizures that emanate from an epileptogenic focus anywhere within the brain. These may be idiopathic, symptomatic, and cryptogenic (synonym: probably symptomatic). Ictal symptoms, particularly at onset, are determined by localization and not by etiology. Anatomical origins of some epilepsies are difficult to.
Book Review JASPER’S BASIC MECHANISMS OF THE EPILEPSIES, 4TH EDITION edited by Jeffrey L. Noebels, Massimo Avoli, Michael A. Rogawski, Richard W. Olsen, and Antonio V. Delgado-Escueta, 1, pp., Oxford University Press, , $ Since the publication of the first edition of Jasper’s Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies in , this book. clinical guideline 20) stated that the annual estimated cost of established epilepsies was £2billion (direct and indirect costs). Newer and more expensive AEDs are .
Bancaud, J.: Physiopathogenesis of generalized epilepsies of organic : Gastaut, H., et al. (eds.), The physiopathogenesis of the epilepsies, pp. – Cited by: The epilepsies in childhood that remit in adolescence are benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy, childhood absence epilepsy (pure), early onset occipital epilepsy (Panayiotopoulos syndrome), benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes, Landau-Kleffner syndrome, epilepsy with continuous spike and wave during slow sleep and some generalized and.
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Summarizes presentations and discussions of the sessions on generalized epilepsies held during the 2d International Institute of Advanced Studies in Human Electroencephalography, Marseilles.
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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 /5(2).
This new book, The Epilepsies, details the most recent advances in epileptic seizures, epileptic syndromes and their management. It is based on the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) classification, and practice parameter and guidelines issued by the ILAE and other recognised medical authorities.
Seizures and syndromes are explored in their scientific context and also include newly. Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods of vigorous shaking.
These episodes can result in physical injuries, including occasionally broken bones. In epilepsy, seizures have a tendency to recur and, as a rule, have no immediate underlying Specialty: Neurology. Rev Neurol (Paris).
Sep;(3) [Physiopathogenesis of reflex epilepsies. (Apropos of an epilepsy of the supplementary motor area)].Cited by: Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Henri Gastaut books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers from the Second Palm Desert International Conference on the Surgical Treatment of the Epilepsies, held in. The Epilepsies is a one-of-a-kind reference that will be of interest to specialists and basic scientists involved in the study of epilepsy, adult and pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, residents and fellows in these areas, and pediatricians who frequently encounter children with neurological problems.
This major work brings together the. This revised edition is indispensable reading for all those who care for patients with epileptic seizures. Building on the sell-out success of the first edition this thorough revision reflects the latest report of the ILAE classification core group and the significant progress made in the diagnosis, classification and treatment of the epilepsies.
Book reviewed in this article: Das myoklonisch‐astatische Petit Mal. Eine Verlaufsform kleiner epileptischer Anfälle des Kindesalters (Monographien aus dem Gesamtgebiete der Neurologie und Psychiatrie, No.
), by R. Kruse, with an introduction by D. Janz EEG Technology, by R. Cooper, J. Osselton and J. Shaw The Physiopathogenesis of the Epilepsies, by H. Gastaut, H. Jasper, J. In keeping with the goals, the book is now of practical importance to the clinical neurologist and epileptologist as the progress of research in molecular genetics and modern efforts to design antiepileptic drugs, cures and repairs in the epilepsies converge and impact clinical care.
Purchase. Views: Last Updated: J By Kate Riney, MD, PhD. Although there is much information on the internet about epilepsy and seizures, there is a glaring absence of a single source of information that aligns with the international classification and provides an organized presentation of the many seizure types.
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. The Epilepsies: Seizures, Syndromes and Management is the latest work from one of the world's leading experts and offers an exhaustive account of the classification and management of epileptic disorders.
In thirteen chapters, Dr Panayiotopoulos gives clear and didactic guidance on the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management of the full Author: C.P.
Panayiotopoulos. Two life-threatening conditions associated with the epilepsies are status epilepticus and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP).
Status Epilepticus Status epilepticus is a potentially life-threatening condition in which a person either has an abnormally prolonged seizure or does not fully regain consciousness between recurring seizures. epilepsy (ĕp′ə-lĕp′sē) n.
epilepsies Any of various neurological disorders marked by sudden recurring attacks of motor, sensory, or cognitive dysfunction, with or without convulsive seizures or loss of consciousness. Also called seizure disorder. [French épilepsie, from Latin epilēpsia, from Greek epilēpsis, from epilambanein.
The book also includes new clinical applications of genomics and advanced generation gene sequencing in the diagnosis of inherited metabolic epilepsies.
This readable, well-illustrated reference concludes with an updated clinical algorithm to aid physicians in screening and identifying suspected metabolic disorders and a collection of resources. Current understanding of genetics of the epilepsies The reorganisation of the epilepsies promulgated in by the ILAE Commission on Classification and Terminology was predicated on the belief that genetic information in the epilepsies was informing a new understanding based on biological discovery underpinning clinical pattern recognition4.
Ongoing efforts to refine the classification of the epilepsies have been made by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) almost since its inception in and gained special momentum in the early s when new concepts of classification were proposed by Henri Gastaut.
Intense debate and acquisition of new knowledge in the next two decades led to the landmark ILAE Cited by:. EPILEPSIES BY ETIOLOGY. In recent years there has been a significant expansion in our understanding of the underlying etiologies of the epilepsies, underpinned by advances in modern neuroimaging and genetic testing.
As such terminology such as 'idiopathic'. Many AEDs are indicated for other conditions, such as neuropathic pain syndromes, migraine, and psychiatric disorder including anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
29,  [ The Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies workshops, which was held in Yosemite National Park, March, enabled planning for the fifth edition of the textbook to be published in print and electronic form.
The book will be hosted online .