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By Oguz Cataltepe, George I. Jallo

Written through the world over famous specialists in pediatric epilepsy
surgery, this state of the art ebook presents crucial information regarding the
preoperative overview of and surgical ways to the therapy of epilepsy
in young ones. The publication opens with an outline of pediatric epilepsy by means of
four major sections detailing preoperative evaluate, surgical methods and
techniques, results, and up to date promising advances. The authors current
numerous techniques for dealing with temporal lobe epilepsy and extratemporal lobe
epilepsy and consultant clinicians via numerous surgical concepts for
hemispherectomy, disconnection systems, neuromodulation, and more.

Highlights:

  • Complete insurance of the choice of surgical
    applicants, together with younger sufferers with congenital or early lesions
  • Detailed dialogue of the newest surgical innovations
    corresponding to hippocampal transection, cortical and deep mind stimulation and
    radiosurgery
  • Comprehensive presentation of all significant
    hemispherectomy and hemispherotomy thoughts
  • More than a hundred illustrations, together with eighty five in
    full-color, to clarify key concepts

Ideal for pediatric neurosurgeons,
epilepsy surgeons and pediatric epileptologists, this authoritative textual content can be
a precious reference for clinicians, citizens, and fellows in neurology,
neuroradiology, neuropsychology, and neurophysiology with an curiosity in pediatric epilepsy surgery.

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Epileptic Disord 2000;2(1):3–13 26. Helmstaedter C. Neuropsychological aspects of epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy Behav 2004;5(suppl 1):S45–S55 27. Hamer HM, Wyllie E, Stanford L, Mascha E, Kotagal P, Wolgamuth B. Risk factors for unsuccessful testing during the intracarotid amobarbital procedure in preadolescent children. Epilepsia 2000;41(5):554–563 28. Patil SG, Cross JH, Kling Chong W, et al. Is streamlined evaluation of children for epilepsy surgery possible? Epilepsia 2008;49(8): 1340–1347 29.

Is epilepsy surgery warranted for the given seizure type or epilepsy syndrome? 4. Is the epilepsy truly refractory, or are other therapies indicated before any consideration of surgery? 5. What is the possibility of remission? 6. Are the child and family prepared for surgery, including the psychological aspects of the invasive monitoring, the resection, or even its failure? 3) Abbreviations: electroencephalogram, EEG. and MEG. 2,3,7,8 Possible surgical procedures include multifocal cortical resection, hemispherectomy, corpus callosotomy, and multiple subpial transection (MST).

International League Against Epilepsy, Subcommission for Paediatric Epilepsy Surgery; Commissions of Neurosurgery and Paediatrics. Proposed criteria for referral and evaluation of children for epilepsy surgery: recommendations of the Subcommission for Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery. Epilepsia 2006;47(6):952–959; Berg AT, Vickrey BG, Testa FM, et al. How long does it take for epilepsy to become intractable? A prospective investigation. Ann Neurol 2006;60(1):73–79; Camfield PR, Camfield CS. Antiepileptic drug therapy: when is epilepsy truly intractable?

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