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Epilepsy Board Review

A Comprehensive Guide

  • Mohamad Z. Koubeissi
  • Nabil J. Azar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. The Normal EEG

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Susanta Bandyopadhyay, Mohamad Z. Koubeissi, Nabil J. Azar
      Pages 3-13
    3. Raed Azzam, Mohamad Z. Koubeissi, Nabil J. Azar
      Pages 33-53
    4. Kohilavani Velayudam, Ahsan N. V. Moosa
      Pages 55-69
    5. Back Matter
      Pages 71-80
  3. The Abnormal EEG

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Mohamad Z. Koubeissi, Nabil J. Azar
      Pages 83-91
    3. Nandakumar Bangalore-Vittal
      Pages 93-107
    4. Amir M. Arain
      Pages 109-113
    5. Pavel Klein
      Pages 115-125
    6. Mohamad Z. Koubeissi, Nabil J. Azar, Peter W. Kaplan
      Pages 127-137
    7. Back Matter
      Pages 139-152
  4. Specific Epilepsy Syndromes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Adam L. Hartman
      Pages 161-165
    3. Dewi Frances T. Depositario-Cabacar, Nabil J. Azar
      Pages 167-170
    4. Sara K. Inati
      Pages 171-176
    5. Back Matter
      Pages 187-200
  5. Management of Epilepsy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
    2. Hasan H. Sonmezturk, Mohamad Z. Koubeissi, Nabil J. Azar
      Pages 203-212
    3. Bassel Abou-Khalil
      Pages 213-223
    4. Bassel Abou-Khalil
      Pages 225-233
    5. Amy Kao
      Pages 235-240
    6. Amir M. Arain
      Pages 247-252
    7. Back Matter
      Pages 253-270
  6. Presurgical Evaluation and Epilepsy Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 271-271
    2. Anuradha Singh, Priyanka Sabharwal, Timothy Shepherd
      Pages 273-291
    3. Madison M. Berl, Leigh Sepeta
      Pages 293-299
    4. Gholam K. Motamedi
      Pages 309-315
    5. Gholam K. Motamedi
      Pages 317-335
    6. Ronald P. Lesser
      Pages 337-345
    7. Patsy J. Ramey, Mohamad Z. Koubeissi, Nabil J. Azar
      Pages 347-352
    8. Back Matter
      Pages 353-366
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 367-375

About this book

Introduction

This concise text mirrors the content of the Epilepsy Board as distributed by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Epilepsy diagnosis, classification and treatment are thoroughly covered, along with seizure classification, epidemiology, normal and abnormal EEG, and treatment with antiepileptic medications and other modalities. Formatted with multiple choice questions and explanations, this complete resource will prepare physicians and students for the Epilepsy Board examination and provide the latest clinical approaches.

Keywords

EEG, neuroimaging, epileptiform and encephalopathic patterns diet, nutrition, surgery, epilepticus epilepsy, seizure classification, neurology evaluation and screening, electrode monitoring, brain mapping imaging, genetics, neuropsychological testing, AEDs

Editors and affiliations

  • Mohamad Z. Koubeissi
    • 1
  • Nabil J. Azar
    • 2
  1. 1.Director, Epilepsy CenterGeorge Washington University Director, Epilepsy CenterWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Vanderbilt University Medical CenterIntra-operative Neuro-monitoring Program Vanderbilt University Medical CenterNashvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-6774-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-6772-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-6774-2
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