By Gregory D. Cascino, Joseph I. Sirven
Designed to supply a finished yet available advent to epilepsy and seizure problems, grownup Epilepsy offers cutting-edge info in a concise structure beneficial to a large viewers, from neurology citizens to epilepsy fellows and practitioners. This illustrated consultant to the evaluation, prognosis, and remedy of epilepsy is a priceless source allowing clinicians to stick on best of the most recent suggestions for top perform.
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Oka, E. et al. (1992) Primary and secondary bilateral synchrony in epilepsy: differentiation by estimation of interhemispheric small time differences during short spike-wave activity. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol, 83, 93–103. 48 THE ROLE OF ROUTINE SCALP ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY 49. T. (1997) Consistent EEG focalities detected in subjects with primary generalized epilepsies monitored for two decades. Epilepsia, 38, 797–812. 50. S. V. (1996) Localization of temporal lobe foci by ictal EEG patterns.
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Severe head injuries have a significant relative risk (RR) of development of epilepsy over the course of one’s life with a commonly reported RR of 29 compared to a normal population of 1 . Moderate head injury has a RR of 4 and a mild head injury is equivocal with regards to seizure risk as compared to a normal-aged population . 24 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SEIZURE DISORDERS Neurocysticercosis deserves special mention due to its frequent nature in developing countries. This infection is caused by the taenia solium tapeworm by ingestion of uncooked pork.
Adult Epilepsy by Gregory D. Cascino, Joseph I. Sirven