Epileptic syndromes in infancy, childhood and adolescence 6th edition
Descriptif détaillé : Epileptic syndromes in infancy, childhood and adolescence 6th edition
It has widened its scope but is still a tribute and witness to the Marseille School of epileptology.
It now includes all the modern approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsies. Advances in imaging and genetics have not significantly contested the syndromic perspective.
In the era of precision medicine, knowledge of epilepsy syndromes still ensures the best possible, most accurate diagnosis and management.
Both the young and the experienced international readers will find here an update on all the classical epilepsy syndromes they grew up with.
What is the content of Epileptic Syndromes in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence ?
Since 1984, the year of the publication of its first edition, the famous Blue Guide has been the international reference for paediatricians and neuropaediatricians with regard to epileptic syndromes in infants, children and adolescents.
This 6th edition reviews some of the most noteworthy developments in the field, particularly in epileptic syndromes, but also focuses on the genetic aspects of the syndromes and their development. Progress brought about by advances in neuroimaging is also discussed in addition to specific etiologies such as parasitic diseases and immune and autoimmune diseases.
The different backgrounds of the contributors - coordinators and authors ensure that the book s longstanding reputation for objectivity and seriousness, built over almost 35 years, remain well-deserved.
This book written by the current leading specialists is recognized worldwide as the international reference in epilepsy.
Who are the authors of Epileptic Syndromes in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence ?
Michelle Bureau Centre Saint-Paul, Henri-Gastaut Hospital, Marseille, France.
Pierre Genton Centre Saint-Paul, Henri-Gastaut Hospital, Marseille, France.
Charlotte Dravet Centre Saint-Paul, Henri-Gastaut Hospital, Marseille, France; Infantile Neuropsychiatric Unit, Fondazionze Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli,IRCCS, Catholic University Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.
Antonio V. Delgado-Escueta Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA; Epilepsy Genetics and Genomics Labs,Neurology and Research Services, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles, USA.
Renzo Guerrini Pediatric Neurology Unit and Laboratories, Children s Hospital A. Meyer-University of Florence, Italy.
Carlo Alberto Tassinari University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; Neurosciences Department, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Pierre Thomas Department of Neurology, Pasteur Hospital, Nice, France.
Peter Wolf Danish Epilepsy Centre Filadelfia, Dianalund, Denmark; Florianópolis, Brazil