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Medicine - Surgery | Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Akalan, Nejat, Di Rocco, Concezio (Eds.)

2012, VI, 214 p.

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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.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » developing brain - epilepsy - epilepsy surgery

Related subjects » Surgery

Table of contents 

Advances:  H. Kubova, K. Lukasiuk, A. Pitkänen: New Insight on the Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis in the Developing Brain. – P. Follett, N. Vora, J.H. Cross: Paediatric Intractable Epilepsy Syndromes: changing concepts in diagnosis and management. – K.K. Oguz: Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Epilepsy.
Technical Standards: N. Akalan, B. Bilginer: Pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy surgery, resection based on etiology and anatomical location. – J.-U. Choi, D.-S. Kim: Treatment Modalities for Intractable Epilepsy in Hypothalamic Hamartoma. – F. Novegno, L. Massimi, C. Di Rocco: Epilepsy in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. – S. Fauser, J. Zentner: Critical review of palliative surgical techniques for intractable epilepsy.

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