Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizure

Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizure


Practical, easy-to-read text with a clinical focus
Written by internationally-renowned specialists, with an emphasis on the personal experience of the authors
Published in concurrent print and online versions to enhance the learning experience


400 pages; 10.9 x 8.6; ISBN13: 978-0-19-965904-3ISBN10: 0-19-965904-4


The book has a distinguished faculty with experts from five continents. The list of contents is as follows:

1. Neurophysiology of epilepsy: Florin Amzica
2. Neurogenetics of epilepsy: Renzo Guerrini and Elena Parrini
3. Neurochemistry of epilepsy: Edward Hogan, Lawrence Eisenman, and B. Keith Day
4. Developmental neurobiology, neuroanatomy, and neuropathology of epilepsy , Ingmar Blumcke
5. Definitions and epidemiology of epilepsy: Shichuo Li, Ding Ding, and Jianzhong Wu
6. The causes of epilepsy: Simon Shorvon
7. Classification, clinical symptoms, and syndromes: Renzo Guerrini and Carmen Barba
8. Differential diagnosis of epilepsy: Kristina Malmgren, Markus Reuber, and Richard Appleton
9. EEG in the investigation of epilepsy: Stephan U. Schuele, Adriana C. Bermeo, and Samden D. Lhatoo
10. Neuroimaging in the Investigation of epilepsy: Trevor T.-J. Chong and Mark Cook
11. The biochemical, haematological, histological, immunological, and genetic investigation of epilepsy: Simon Shorvon
12. Non-pharmacological therapy of epilepsy: Peter Wolf, Katia Lin, and Marina Nikanorova
13. Reproductive aspects of epilepsy: Michael R. Johnson and John J. Craig
14. Neonatal seizures and infantile onset epilepsies: Elia Pestana Knight and Ingrid E. B. Tuxhorn
15. Epileptic encephalopathies: Renzo Guerrini and Carla Marini
16. Principles of treatment of epilepsy in children and adolescents: Renzo Guerrini
17. Epilepsy in learning disability: Tom Berney and Shoumitro Deb
18. Epilepsy in the elderly: Trevor T.-J. Chong and Wendyl D’Souza
19. Psychiatric co-morbidity in epilepsy: Marco Mula
20. Epilepsy due to traumatic brain injury (TBI), cerebrovascular disease (CVD), central nervous system (CNS) infections and brain tumours: Gagandeep Singh, J. M. K. Murthy, and Ashalata Radhakrishnan
21. Epilepsy in renal, hepatic, and other conditions: Aidan Neligan
22. Management of patients with first seizure and early epilepsy: Zachary Grinspan and Shlomo Shinnar
23. The medical treatment of chronic active epilepsy: Simon Shorvon
24. Epilepsy in remission: Jerry J. Shih
25. Drug interactions: Philip N. Patsalos
26. The pharmacokinetics and clinical therapeutics of the antiepileptic drugs: Mark Cook and Simon Shorvon
27. Principles of epilepsy surgery: Samden D. Lhatoo
28. Resective surgery of temporal lobe epilepsy: Simon V. Liubinas, Andrew P. Morokoff, and Terence J. O’Brien
29. Resective surgery of extra-temporal epilepsy: Shahram Amina and Hans O. Luders
30. Vagal berve stimulation and deep brain stimulation in epilepsy: Paul A.J.M. Boon and Kristl E. Vonck
31. Other surgeries for epilepsy and new approaches: Kitti Kaiboriboon and Samden Lhatoo
32. Management of seizures and of epilepsy in the emergency department: Andrea O. Rossetti
33. The management of status epilepticus on the intensive care unit: Erich Schmutzhard and Bettina Pfausler
34. Epilepsy and employment: Ann Jacoby
35. Sexual and emotional behaviour in epilepsy: Sarah J. Wilson and Jessie Bendavid
36. Cognition and memory in adults: Sallie Baxendale
37. Legal aspects of epilepsy and epilepsy and driving: Morris Odell

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