IAN Reviews in Neurology 2022: Epilepsy-Innovations and Advances

by PN Sylaja

This book focuses on IAN Reviews in Neurology 2022: Epilepsy-Innovations and Advances. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders worldwide, a condition associated with stigma, psychiatric comorbidity and high cost. The key to the successful management of epilepsy is early diagnosis and timely institution of appropriate treatment, guided by recent advances in the field. This book consists of 26 chapters, which mainly focus on new seizure and epilepsy classifications, infantile epileptic spasms syndrome, medical management of drug-resistant epilepsies, the comorbidities of epilepsy, developmental and epileptic encephalopathies, basics of presurgical planning in epilepsy, indication of stereoelectroencephalography, neuromodulation in epilepsy, epilepsy management, and rescue therapy in epilepsy. The book chapters are comprehensive, well-written, and carry information with special emphasis on Indian scenario. It is well documented that prevalence, presentations, genetics, and treatment response of various neurological diseases have significant regional variation. This book offers useful insights into the challenges that beset the clinical management of epilepsy, and in addition, dwells upon status epilepticus, pediatric epilepsy and the important question of treatment withdrawal.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Sylaja PN Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
ISBN 9789354659041
Speciality Neurology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18589
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2023
Pages 238
Book Type Professional


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