Friday, January 13, 2017

Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

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.
Table of contents : 
Front Matter....Pages i-v
Front Matter....Pages 1-1
New Insight on the Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis in the Developing Brain....Pages 3-44
Paediatric Intractable Epilepsy Syndromes: Changing Concepts in Diagnosis and Management....Pages 45-60
Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Epilepsy....Pages 61-83
Front Matter....Pages 85-85
Pediatric Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery: Resection Based on Etiology and Anatomical Location....Pages 87-116
Treatment Modalities for Intractable Epilepsy in Hypothalamic Hamartoma....Pages 117-130
Epilepsy in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex....Pages 131-163
Critical Review of Palliative Surgical Techniques for Intractable Epilepsy....Pages 165-194
Back Matter....Pages 195-213

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