3 edition of Epilepsy syndromes found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[edited by] Mary Ann Werz, Ignacio L. Pita-Garcia.|
|Contributions||Werz, Mary Ann., Pita-Garcia, Ignacio L.|
|LC Classifications||RC372 .E67275 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009053173|
Classification of Epilepsy by Etiology Electroclinical syndromes (idiopathic) i.e. Childhood absence, West syndrome, Familial temporal lobe epilepsy, Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy Distinctive Constellations i.e. Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy with Hippocampal Sclerosis (MTLE with HS) Secondary to specific metabolic or structural. Some types of epilepsy are considered syndromes because they have specific signs and symptoms. Doctors may consider the type of seizures, age of onset, gender, behavioural issues, as well as the results of medical investigations and sometimes genetic testing.
Types of Epilepsy Syndromes. Autosomal Dominant Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy (ADNFLE) Childhood Absence Epilepsy; Childhood Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes aka Benign Rolandic Epilepsy; Doose Syndrome; Dravet Syndrome; Early Myoclonic Encephalopathy (EME) Epilepsy in Infancy with Migrating Focal Seizures; Epilepsy with Eyelid Myoclonia (Jeavons Syndrome). Epilepsy Syndromes. Epilepsy syndromes are defined by a specific constellation of several factors, including the patient’s age at onset, the patient’s family history, seizure type and frequency, anatomic and pathophysiologic features, the patient’s response to medication, medications of choice, and prognosis.
People with epilepsy may be classified into different syndromes based on specific clinical features. These features include the age at which seizures begin, the seizure types, and EEG findings, among others. Identifying an epilepsy syndrome is useful as it helps determine the underlying causes as well as deciding what anti-seizure medication should be tried. PURPOSE OF REVIEW Epilepsy syndromes are an important clinical construct in pediatric epilepsy, as they encompass recognizable patterns seen in patients with epilepsies, whether of the more benign variety or associated with encephalopathy.. RECENT FINDINGS Syndromes may be organized by age of onset: neonatal, infantile, childhood, or adolescent. The assignment of a syndrome has specific.
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Drs. Mary Ann Werz and Ignacio L. Pita present Epilepsy Syndromes, a unique book with companion DVD that guides you through the difficult diagnostic challenges associated with this disorder.
It is. Drs. Mary Ann Werz and Ignacio L. Pita present Epilepsy Syndromes, a unique book that guides you through the difficult diagnostic challenges associated with this disorder. It is organized by epilepsy syndromes for easy reference, and includes patient videPages: Syndromes in infancy and early childhood: Benign neonatal and infantile seizures and epilepsy - Severe neonatal and infantile seizures and epilepsies - Infantile spasms - Febrile seizures, GEFS+ and epilepsies with seizures triggered by fever - Dravet syndrome - Idiopathic myoclonic epilepsies in infancy and early childhood.
A disorder which affects 4 percent of children and percent of the general population, epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders. The original edition of C.P. Panayiotopoulos’ guide proved to be the only one of its kind, covering many important aspects of diagnosis and treatment.
This new book, The Epilepsies, details the most recent advances in epileptic seizures, epileptic syndromes and their management. It is based on the International League Against Epilepsy syndromes book (ILAE) classification, and practice parameter and guidelines issued.
Books on Epilepsy. There has been a steady increase in the number of books published that are relevant to epilepsy that members of the League will likely find useful for their practice or research.
However, keeping up with the books that are available is no easy task. This listing is provided as a service to our membership, where publishers or members can provide information on epilepsy-related books. A disorder which affects 4 percent of children and percent of the general population, epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders.
The original edition of C.P. Panayiotopoulos’ guide proved to be the only one of its kind, covering many important aspects of diagnosis and treatment. Due to the continued advances being made in the subject, a second edition.
The Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment provides a practical pathfinder for treating epilepsy based on published evidence in the elderly, in women, in epilepsy syndromes and in those with special needs and requirements; by one of the leading figures in clinical epilepsy today This stylishly written book serves its purpose admirably.
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Diagnostic Manual's goal is to assist clinicians who look after people with epilepsy to diagnose the epilepsy syndrome and (if possible) the etiology of the epilepsy.
Arriving at the correct epilepsy syndrome and/or etiology allows better decision-making about treatment and improves patient care. CDC School Practices for Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders; Books on Epilepsy. Epilepsy in Children: What Every Parent Needs to Know () written by Orrin Devinsky, MD, Erin Conway, MS, RN, CPNP, and Courtney Schnabel Glick, MS, RD, CDN.
Epilepsy Syndromes. Drs. Mary Ann Werz and Ignacio L. Pita present Epilepsy Syndromes, a unique book that guides you through the difficult diagnostic challenges associated with this disorder.
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The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Seizures and Epilepsy Syndromes by NetCE, Kelley Anderson | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due Author: Netce. What is a syndrome. A syndrome is a group of signs and symptoms that, added together, suggest a particular medical condition.
In epilepsy, examples of these signs and symptoms would be things like the age at which seizures begin, the type of seizures, whether the child is male or female and whether they experience difficulties with learning. Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy Syndromes. Childhood absence epilepsy typically begins at ages 4–8 years with frequent absence seizures, which may not initially be recognized; tonic-clonic seizures occur in approximately 40%, often beginning near puberty.
Development is typically normal, and EEG is characterized by 3 Hz spike-wave. The Comorbidities of Epilepsy offers an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of all comorbidities of epilepsy (somatic, neurological and behavioral), by international authorities in the field of clinical epileptology, with an emphasis on epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management.
This book includes also a critical appraisal of the. An epilepsy syndrome is defined by a group of features usually occuring together. The features in a syndrome may include types of seizures commonly seen, age when seizures commonly begin, part of the brain involved, usual course, genetic information, and much more.
Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards The Treatment of Epilepsy, fourth edition, is a comprehensive reference and clinical guide to the pharmacological, medical and surgical options available in the treatment of epilepsy.
The text is compiled by a group of internationally renowned editors and contributors and is now in full color and extensively illustratedFormat: Hardcover. Lennox Gastaut Syndrome is one of the most severe of the childhood epilepsy syndromes.
It accounts for anywhere between % of all childhood epilepsies and usually develops between the age of 3 and 5 years. About 20% of all cases develop from previous West’s Syndrome.
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