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Pediatric epilepsy [electronic resource] : diagnosis and therapy / editors John M. Pellock, Blaise F.D. Bourgeois, W. Edwin Dodson ; associate editors, Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., Raman Sankar.

Contributor(s): Pellock, John M | Bourgeois, Blaise F. D | Dodson, W. Edwin | Nordli, Douglas R | Sankar, Raman.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Demos Medical Pub., c2008Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 895 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781934559864 (electronic bk.); 1934559865 (electronic bk.); 1933864168; 9781933864167.Subject(s): Epilepsy in children | Epilepsy | Child | Epilepsy -- therapy | Infant | MEDICAL -- Pediatrics | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's HealthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pediatric epilepsy.DDC classification: 618.92/853 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Basic Mechanisms -- Pathophysiology of Seizures and Epilepsy in the Immature Brain : Cells, Synapses, and Circuits / Libor Velisek and Solomon L. Moshe -- Ion Channels, Membranes, and Molecules in Epilepsy and Neuronal Excitability / Laxmikant S. Deshpande and Robert J. DeLorenzo -- Channel Mutations in Epilepsy : a Neurodevelopmental Perspective / Edward C. Cooper -- Metabolic and Pharmacologic Consequences of Seizures / Michael V. Johnson and John W. McDonald -- Neuropathologic Substrates of Epilepsy / Caroline R. Houser and Harry V. Vinters -- Epileptogenic Cerebral Cortical Malformations / Annapurna Poduri, Bernard S. Chang, and Christopher A. Walsh -- Genetic Influences on the Risk for Epilepsy / Asuri N. Prasad and Chitra Prasad -- Classification, Epidemiology, Etiology, and Diagnosis -- Classification of Epilepsies in Childhood / Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. -- Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Children / W. Allen Hauser and P. Nina Banerjee -- An Approach to the Child with Paroxysmal Phenomena with Emphasis on Nonepileptic Disorders / Arthur L. Prensky and Amir Pshytycky -- Evaluating the Child with Seizure / Sejal Jain and Lawrence D. Morton -- The Use of Electroencephalography in the Diagnosis of Epilepsy in Childhood / Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. and Timothy A. Pedley -- Basics of Neuroimaging in Pediatric Epilepsy / James M. Johnston, Matthew D. Smyth, and Robert C. McKinstry -- Age-Related Syndromes -- Neonatal Seizures / Eli M. Mizrahi -- Severe Encephalopathic Epilepsy in Early Infancy / Shunsuke Ohtahara and Yasuko Yamatogi -- Severe Encephalopathic Epilepsy in Infants : Infantile Spasms (West Syndrome) / Richard A. Hrachovy and James D. Frost, Jr. -- Myoclonic Epilepsies in Infancy and Early Childhood / Pierre Genton -- Partial Epilepsies in Infancy / Kazuyoshi Watanabe -- Febrile Seizures / Shlomo Shinnar and Tracy A. Glauser -- Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus (GEFS+) / Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. and John M. Pellock -- Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome / Diego A. Morita and Tracy A. Glauser -- Childhood Absence Epilepsies / Phillip L. Pearl and Gregory L. Holmes -- Benign Focal Epilepsies of Childhood / Colin D. Ferrie, Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., and Chrysostomos P. Panayiotopoulos -- The Landau-Kleffner Syndrome and Epilepsy with Continuous Spike-Waves during Sleep / James J. Riviello Jr. and Stavros Hadjiloizou -- Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy of Adolescence / Reza Behrouz and Selim R. Benbadis -- Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsies / Samuel F. Berkovic -- Localization-Related Epilepsies : Simple Partial Seizures, Complex Partial Seizures, and Rasmussen Syndrome / Prakash Kotagal -- Selected Disorders Associated with Epilepsy / Lawrence D. Morton -- General Principles of Therapy -- Treatment Decisions in Childhood Seizures / Shlomo Shinnar and Christine O'Dell -- Comparative Anticonvulsant Profile and Proposed Mechanisms of Action of Antiepileptic Drugs / H. Steve White and Karen S. Wilcox -- Evidence-Based Medicine Issues Related to Drug Selection / Tracy A. Glauser and Diego A. Morita -- Combination Drug Therapy : Monotherapy Versus Polytherapy / Blaise F. D. Bourgeois -- Adverse Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs / L. James Willmore, James W. Wheless, and John M. Pellock -- Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures / David J. Leszczyszyn and John M. Pellock -- The Female Patient and Epilepsy / Mark S. Yerby -- Teratogenic Effects of Antiepileptic Medications / Torbj�orn Tomson and Dina Battino -- Pharmacokinetic Principles of Antiepileptic Therapy in Children / W. Edwin Dodson -- Dosage Form Considerations in the Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy / William R. Garnett and James C. Cloyd -- Principles of Drug Interactions : Implications for Treatment with Antiepileptic Drugs / Barry E. Gidal -- Antiepileptic Drugs And Ketogenic Diet -- ACTH and Steroids / Rajesh RamachandranNair and O. Carter Snead, III -- Benzodiazepines / Kevin Farrell and Aspasia Michoulas -- Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepine / W. Edwin Dodson -- Ethosuximide, Methsuximide, and Trimethadione / Blaise F. D. Bourgeois -- Felbamate / Blaise F. D. Bourgeois -- Gabapentin and Pregabalin / Gregory L. Holmes and Philip L. Pearl -- Lamotrigine / John M. Pellock -- Levetiracetam / Raman Sankar and W. Donald Shields -- Barbiturates and Primidone / Robert S. Rust -- Phenytoin and Related Drugs / W. Edwin Dodson -- Sulthiame / Dietz Rating, Nicole Wolf, and Thomas Bast -- Tiagabine / Shlomo Shinnar, Richard Civil, and Kenneth W. Sommerville -- Topiramate / Tracy A. Glauser -- Valproate / Blaise F. D. Bourgeois -- Vigabatrin / G�unter Kr�amer and Gabriele Wohlrab -- Vitamins, Herbs, and Other Alternative Therapies / Orrin Devinsky, Daniel Miles, and Josiane LaJoie -- Zonisamide / John F. Kerrigan and John M. Pellock -- The Ketogenic Diet / Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. and Darryl C. De Vivo -- Inflammation, Epilepsy, and Anti-Inflammatory Therapies / St�ephane Auvin and Raman Sankar -- Antiepileptic Drugs in Development / John R. Pollard and Jacqueline A. French -- Epilepsy Surgery and Vagus Nerve Stimulation -- Surgical Evaluation / Michael Duchowny -- Advanced Neuroimaging : PET-MRI Fusion and Diffusion Tensor Imaging / Noriko Salamon -- Surgical Treatment of Therapy-Resistant Epilepsy in Children / Gary W. Mathern and Olivier Delalande -- Outcome of Epilepsy Surgery in Childhood / Shekhar Patil, J. Helen Cross, and William Harkness -- Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy in Pediatric Patients : Use and Effectiveness / James W. Wheless -- Psychosocial Aspects -- Economics of Pediatric Epilepsy / Charles E. Begley -- Quality of Life in Children with Epilepsy / Joan K. Austin and Nancy Santilli -- Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, and IQ / W. Edwin Dodson -- Academic Deficits and Interventions in Pediatric Epilepsy / Caroline E. Bailey and Rochelle Caplan -- Cognitive Side Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs / David E. Mandelbaum and Christine L. Trask.
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Part I. Basic Mechanisms -- Pathophysiology of Seizures and Epilepsy in the Immature Brain : Cells, Synapses, and Circuits / Libor Velisek and Solomon L. Moshe -- Ion Channels, Membranes, and Molecules in Epilepsy and Neuronal Excitability / Laxmikant S. Deshpande and Robert J. DeLorenzo -- Channel Mutations in Epilepsy : a Neurodevelopmental Perspective / Edward C. Cooper -- Metabolic and Pharmacologic Consequences of Seizures / Michael V. Johnson and John W. McDonald -- Neuropathologic Substrates of Epilepsy / Caroline R. Houser and Harry V. Vinters -- Epileptogenic Cerebral Cortical Malformations / Annapurna Poduri, Bernard S. Chang, and Christopher A. Walsh -- Genetic Influences on the Risk for Epilepsy / Asuri N. Prasad and Chitra Prasad -- Part II. Classification, Epidemiology, Etiology, and Diagnosis -- Classification of Epilepsies in Childhood / Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. -- Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Children / W. Allen Hauser and P. Nina Banerjee -- An Approach to the Child with Paroxysmal Phenomena with Emphasis on Nonepileptic Disorders / Arthur L. Prensky and Amir Pshytycky -- Evaluating the Child with Seizure / Sejal Jain and Lawrence D. Morton -- The Use of Electroencephalography in the Diagnosis of Epilepsy in Childhood / Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. and Timothy A. Pedley -- Basics of Neuroimaging in Pediatric Epilepsy / James M. Johnston, Matthew D. Smyth, and Robert C. McKinstry -- Part III. Age-Related Syndromes -- Newborns and Early Infancy -- Neonatal Seizures / Eli M. Mizrahi -- Severe Encephalopathic Epilepsy in Early Infancy / Shunsuke Ohtahara and Yasuko Yamatogi -- Infancy -- Severe Encephalopathic Epilepsy in Infants : Infantile Spasms (West Syndrome) / Richard A. Hrachovy and James D. Frost, Jr. -- Myoclonic Epilepsies in Infancy and Early Childhood / Pierre Genton -- Partial Epilepsies in Infancy / Kazuyoshi Watanabe -- Febrile Seizures / Shlomo Shinnar and Tracy A. Glauser -- Generalized Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus (GEFS+) / Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. and John M. Pellock -- Childhood -- Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome / Diego A. Morita and Tracy A. Glauser -- Childhood Absence Epilepsies / Phillip L. Pearl and Gregory L. Holmes -- Benign Focal Epilepsies of Childhood / Colin D. Ferrie, Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., and Chrysostomos P. Panayiotopoulos -- The Landau-Kleffner Syndrome and Epilepsy with Continuous Spike-Waves during Sleep / James J. Riviello Jr. and Stavros Hadjiloizou -- Late Childhood and Adolescence -- Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy of Adolescence / Reza Behrouz and Selim R. Benbadis -- Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsies / Samuel F. Berkovic -- Variable Age of Onset -- Localization-Related Epilepsies : Simple Partial Seizures, Complex Partial Seizures, and Rasmussen Syndrome / Prakash Kotagal -- Selected Disorders Associated with Epilepsy / Lawrence D. Morton -- Part IV. General Principles of Therapy -- Treatment Decisions in Childhood Seizures / Shlomo Shinnar and Christine O'Dell -- Comparative Anticonvulsant Profile and Proposed Mechanisms of Action of Antiepileptic Drugs / H. Steve White and Karen S. Wilcox -- Evidence-Based Medicine Issues Related to Drug Selection / Tracy A. Glauser and Diego A. Morita -- Combination Drug Therapy : Monotherapy Versus Polytherapy / Blaise F. D. Bourgeois -- Adverse Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs / L. James Willmore, James W. Wheless, and John M. Pellock -- Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures / David J. Leszczyszyn and John M. Pellock -- The Female Patient and Epilepsy / Mark S. Yerby -- Teratogenic Effects of Antiepileptic Medications / Torbj�orn Tomson and Dina Battino -- Pharmacokinetic Principles of Antiepileptic Therapy in Children / W. Edwin Dodson -- Dosage Form Considerations in the Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy / William R. Garnett and James C. Cloyd -- Principles of Drug Interactions : Implications for Treatment with Antiepileptic Drugs / Barry E. Gidal -- Part V. Antiepileptic Drugs And Ketogenic Diet -- ACTH and Steroids / Rajesh RamachandranNair and O. Carter Snead, III -- Benzodiazepines / Kevin Farrell and Aspasia Michoulas -- Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepine / W. Edwin Dodson -- Ethosuximide, Methsuximide, and Trimethadione / Blaise F. D. Bourgeois -- Felbamate / Blaise F. D. Bourgeois -- Gabapentin and Pregabalin / Gregory L. Holmes and Philip L. Pearl -- Lamotrigine / John M. Pellock -- Levetiracetam / Raman Sankar and W. Donald Shields -- Barbiturates and Primidone / Robert S. Rust -- Phenytoin and Related Drugs / W. Edwin Dodson -- Sulthiame / Dietz Rating, Nicole Wolf, and Thomas Bast -- Tiagabine / Shlomo Shinnar, Richard Civil, and Kenneth W. Sommerville -- Topiramate / Tracy A. Glauser -- Valproate / Blaise F. D. Bourgeois -- Vigabatrin / G�unter Kr�amer and Gabriele Wohlrab -- Vitamins, Herbs, and Other Alternative Therapies / Orrin Devinsky, Daniel Miles, and Josiane LaJoie -- Zonisamide / John F. Kerrigan and John M. Pellock -- The Ketogenic Diet / Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. and Darryl C. De Vivo -- Inflammation, Epilepsy, and Anti-Inflammatory Therapies / St�ephane Auvin and Raman Sankar -- Antiepileptic Drugs in Development / John R. Pollard and Jacqueline A. French -- Part VI. Epilepsy Surgery and Vagus Nerve Stimulation -- Surgical Evaluation / Michael Duchowny -- Advanced Neuroimaging : PET-MRI Fusion and Diffusion Tensor Imaging / Noriko Salamon -- Surgical Treatment of Therapy-Resistant Epilepsy in Children / Gary W. Mathern and Olivier Delalande -- Outcome of Epilepsy Surgery in Childhood / Shekhar Patil, J. Helen Cross, and William Harkness -- Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy in Pediatric Patients : Use and Effectiveness / James W. Wheless -- Part VII. Psychosocial Aspects -- Economics of Pediatric Epilepsy / Charles E. Begley -- Quality of Life in Children with Epilepsy / Joan K. Austin and Nancy Santilli -- Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, and IQ / W. Edwin Dodson -- Academic Deficits and Interventions in Pediatric Epilepsy / Caroline E. Bailey and Rochelle Caplan -- Cognitive Side Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs / David E. Mandelbaum and Christine L. Trask.

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