|Forlag||World Scientific Publishing Co|
|Emne||Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Pathology|
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Om Neuropathology of Epilepsy
The multi-authored book intends to describe the neuropathological appearances associated with epilepsy in childhood and in adults and is based on personal experience of authors working at institutions in the UK and USA who have a strong commitment with epilepsy. The literature on the subject is reviewed. Special emphasis is given to correlations between physical signs and symptoms, radiological presentation, suitability to various operative procedures and pathological findings. The book will include chapters by physicians, physiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, all with special interest in the field of epilepsy. The description of the pathological features will include immunohistochemical data as well as results of morphometric analysis.Contents:Epilepsy: Epidemiology, Presentation and Classification (D R Fish)Pathophysiology of Experimental Epilepsies (J G R Jefferys & R B Traub) Neuroradiology in Epilepsy (J M Stevens)The Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy (W Harkness & K Veerasarn)Pathology of Epilepsy in Childhood (D D Armstrong & E M Mizrahi)The Neuropathology of Epilepsy in Adults (M Thom & F Scaravilli)Rasmussen's Syndrome (M Honavar)Hippocampal Sclerosis (W van Paesschen & T Révész)Readership: Neuropathologists, physicians, physiologists, neurosurgeons and radiologists.Key Features:New methodologies developed and used quantitatively describe the biological formThe need to relate the observed biological shape to the underlying processes that determine the shapeThe tremendous diversity of disciplines actively involved in the characterization and analysis of biological shapes. These range from physical anthropology, anatomy, genetics, botany, entomology, forensics, applied mathematics, etc.