Call for Chapters:



ISBN 979-953-307-X-X

Book edited by:

Dr. Sarkis Morales-Vidal
Assistant Professor, Director of Telemedicine, Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center- Trinity Health, USA

1. Chapter Proposal submission (1-4 pages long): January 11, 2012
Expected Chapter Proposal review results: February 08, 2012

2. Full Chapter submission (16-20 pages long): April 16, 2012
Expected Full Chapter Review results: June 15, 2012
Expected publication date in August 2012

About the book

This book will be a self-contained collection of scholarly papers targeting an audience of practicing researchers, academics, PhD students and other scientists.

The contents of the book will be written by multiple authors and edited by experts in the field.


  • Encephalopathy
  • Etiology of encephalopathy
  • Epidemiology of encephalopathy
  • Pathophysiology of encephalopathy
  • Classification of encephalopathy
  • Hypoxic encephalopathy
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Uremic encephalopathy
  • Hashimoto's encephalopathy
  • Glycine encephalopathy
  • Wernicke's encephalopathy
  • Hypertensive encephalopathy
  • Lyme encephalopathy
  • Toxic encephalopathy
  • Toxic-metabolic encephalopathy
  • Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy
  • Neonatal encephalopathy
  • Diagnostic evaluation
  • Causes of encephalopathy
  • Medical imaging
  • Management of encephalopathy
  • Surgical treatment of encephalopathy
  • Complications
  • Lifestyle modification
  • Pharmacological therapy
  • Recent advances and future perspectives

Types of papers

We accept theoretical and applied scientific papers which can be presented as original research papers and review papers. The required length of the full chapters is 16-20 pages.

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Publishing process steps and dates

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InTech open access benefits

Open access enables higher visibility, usage, citation and impact of authors’ work.

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Additional benefits:

  • Opportunity to collaborate with international scholars
  • Readership statistics and chapter usage milestones
  • Authors retain copyright to their published chapter
  • Adherence to publishing standards and publication ethics (COPE) and iThenticate plagiarism check
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Open access Article Processing Charge

The Article Processing Charge (APC) is 640 EUR per chapter.
This is not a submission fee. Authors or their institutions/funding bodies will need to pay the APC only if the full chapter is accepted for publication. The APC covers:

  • Personal contact and support during the publishing process
  • Online manuscript tracking system to facilitate your work
  • English language polishing and copyediting - correction of grammatical, spelling, and other common errors
  • Indexing and listing across all major repositories
  • Discoverability - electronic citation and linking via DOI
  • XML Typesetting and pagination - web (PDF, HTML) and print files preparation
  • Permanent and unrestricted online access to your work

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