By Prakash Kotagal; Hans Lüders
Super advances in our figuring out of epilepsy have happened within the final 20 years. recommendations comparable to electroencephalography, neuroimaging, neurosurgery and neuropsychology are giving us a greater realizing of the pathogenesis of epilepsy. also significant breakthroughs are happening within the laboratories of scientists learning genetics, embryogenesis, neuropathology, neurochemistry and pharmacology. those advances supply a stronger figuring out of why sufferers advance epilepsy, reshaping the way the epileptic sufferer is cared for. This e-book provides the most up-tp-date info at the a variety of etiologies of epilepsy, their remedies, and their attainable prevention. Kotagal and Lüders have assembled eighty the world over recognized specialists to bring together this authoritative, accomplished, and well-rounded paintings. The Epilepsies is a distinct reference that may be of curiosity to experts and easy scientists eager about the examine of epilepsy, grownup and pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, citizens and fellows in those parts, and pediatricians who usually stumble upon little ones with neurological difficulties. This significant paintings brings jointly the main updated examine at the motives of epilepsy and different linked ailments which reason seizures. It provides facts on infections, trauma, mesial temporal sclerosis, cerebral dysgenesis, mind tumors, vascular lesions, stroke, in addition to genetic, metabolic and poisonous motives of epilepsy. The ebook additionally appears at drug therapy and new surgical suggestions that experience confirmed worthwhile in assuaging epileptic and different similar seizures. Key beneficial properties * greater than sixty five chapters are equipped into the next sections: * Cerebral Dysgenesis * Mesial Temporal Sclerosis * Postinfectious Epilepsy * Posttraumatic Epilepsy * Neoplastic reasons of Epilepsy * Vascular reasons of Epilepsy * Non-Heriditary Myoclonic Epilepsy * Metabolic and poisonous factors of Epilepsy * Etiologies of Neonatal Seizures * Psychogenic Seizures * Genetic reasons of Epilepsy. Read more...
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The larger focus occupied the right parietal, temporal, and occipital regions with portions of absent glucose utilization and other portions of hypometabolism (arrowheads); this focus was resected and showed cortical dysplasia. A smaller focus is also seen in the left parietal cortex (arrows). ROLE OF P E T IN DETECTION OF CEREBRAL DYSGENESIS 31 FIGURE 4 Bilateral temporal lobe hypometabolism (arrowheads) in a child with a history of infantile spasms. The child continues to have seizures and meets the diagnostic criteria for autistic disorder.
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They may have scattered shallow surface pits and the density is generally more firm than adjacent normal gyri. Resemblance of these altered gyri to potato tubers explains the name given to this disorder. Aside from the gyral enlargement and increased tissue density, the tuberose gyri tend to be whiter than those that are unaffected (Fig. 9). Microscopic features are striking and consist of an increase in both the number and size of neurons and astrocytes all of which are disbursed throughout the cortex in a disorganized manner (Fig.