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Epilepsy Towards the Next Decade

New Trends and Hopes in Epileptology

  • Pasquale Striano

Part of the Contemporary Clinical Neuroscience book series (CCNE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Antonietta Coppola, Maurizio Elia
    Pages 1-14
  3. Massimo Mantegazza, Raffaella Rusconi, Sandrine Cestèle
    Pages 15-34
  4. Alessandro Consales, Paolo Nozza, Maria Luisa Zoli, Giovanni Morana, Armando Cama
    Pages 47-70
  5. Laura Papetti, Francesco Nicita, Stella Maiolo, Vincenzo Leuzzi, Alberto Spalice
    Pages 71-99
  6. Edoardo Ferlazzo, Domenico Italiano, Sara Gasparini, Giovanbattista Gaspare Tripodi, Tiziana D’Agostino, Umberto Aguglia
    Pages 101-107
  7. F. Caranci, F. D’Arco, A. D’Amico, C. Russo, F. Briganti, M. Quarantelli et al.
    Pages 109-137
  8. Laura Mumoli, Angelo Labate, Antonietta Coppola, Giovambattista De Sarro, Emilio Russo, Antonio Gambardella
    Pages 163-182
  9. Vincenzo Belcastro, Alberto Verrotti
    Pages 183-199
  10. Alberto Verrotti, Giovanni Prezioso, Claudia D’Egidio, Vincenzo Belcastro
    Pages 201-211
  11. Pantaleo Romanelli, Alfredo Conti
    Pages 213-230
  12. Pantaleo Romanelli, Alberto Bravin, Erminia Fardone, Giuseppe Battaglia
    Pages 231-236
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 237-238

About this book

Introduction

      A comprehensive collection of the most recent knowledge on the biological bases of various kinds of epilepsies and modern clinical approaches to their treatment. Epilepsy affects about 0.5-1% of the world's population (about 50,000,000 individuals) and the main goal of its treatment is to eliminate seizures without creating side effects.

      Despite numerous advances in the treatment of epilepsy and the approval of several new antiepileptic drugs, about 30% of patients continue to experience recurrent seizures which are medically, physically, and/or socially disabling. The editor of this volume hopes that by bridging the gap between the fundamental biology of epilepsy and its clinical implications he might spur further research and treatment options.

Keywords

biology classification diagnosis epilepsy etiology treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • Pasquale Striano
    • 1
  1. 1.DINOGMIUniversity of GenoaGenovaItaly

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