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The epilepsies. Part I

Author: Harry Meinardi
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier Science Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Handbook of clinical neurology, v. 72.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Meinardi
ISBN: 0444828109 9780444828101 0444904042 9780444904041
OCLC Number: 43311140
Notes: Revised and updated from: The epilepsies, 1974 (Handbook of clinical neurology ; v. 15).
"A combined Subject Index of both Parts I and II will appear in Part II, Vol. 73 (29)"--Page 439.
Description: xii, 439 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword. List of contributors. 1. The classification of epileptic seizures and the epilepsies (F.E. Dreifuss # ). 2. Epidemiology (P. Jallon). I. Basic Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis. 3. Pathophysiology of epilepsy (F.H. Lopes da Silva, W.J. Wadman). 4. Neurotransmission and neurochemistry in epilepsy (L. Velisek, S.L. Moshe). 5. Neuropathology of epilepsy (A. Mouritzen Dam, H.-J. Meencke). II. Aetiological Factors. 6. Genetics, degenerative disorders, and malformations (D. Lindhout). 7. Viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections associated with seizure disorders (P.R.M. De Bittencourt, J.W. Sander, S. Mazer). 8. Brain tumours and epilepsy (D.D. Maudgil, S.D. Shorvon). 9. Trauma as an aetiological factor in epilepsy (A. Martins da Silva). 10. Vascular causes of epilepsy (E. Ben-Menachem). 11. Diagnostic guidelines in inherited metabolic disorders and epilepsy (N.J. Brandt, F. Skovby). 12. Epileptic seizures caused by intoxication (R.J.M. Lane). III. Differential Diagnosis. 13. Organic brain disorders mimicking epilepsy (A.J. Rowan). 14. Extracerebral causes of non-epileptic paroxysmal brain dysfunction (A.J. Rowan). 15. Psychogenic epileptiform behavior (J. Kuyk, F. Leijten). IV. Auxiliary Diagnostic Procedures. 16. Electroencephalography (C.D. Binnie, D.S. Holder). 17. Magnetoencephalography (H. Stefan, C. Hummel). 18. CT and MRI in epilepsy (L.C. Meiners). 19. Functional imaging with PET and SPECT in the epilepsies (G. Franck, B. Sadzot, P. Maquet). 20. Psychological assessment (A.P. Aldenkamp, W.C.J. Alpherts). 21. Psychosocial assessment (C.B. Dodrill, L.W. Batzel). V. Outcome Measurements in Epilepsy Care. . 22. Outcome measurement in epilepsy care (J.A. Cramer). Subject Index. will appear in Part II, Volume 73 (29).
Series Title: Handbook of clinical neurology, v. 72.
Responsibility: volume editor, H. Meinardi.
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