Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Epilepsy

Edited by Zaid Afawi

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

This book on Epilepsy was conceived and produced as a source of information on wide range of issues in epilepsy. We hope that it will help health care providers in daily practices and increase their understanding on diagnosis and treatment of epilepsies. The book was designed as an update for neuroscientists who are interested in epilepsy, primary care physicians and students in health care professions.

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Clinical and Genetic Aspects of EpilepsyEdited by Zaid Afawi

Published: September 15th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1138

ISBN: 978-953-307-700-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6489-0

Copyright year: 2011

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27070 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

42 Dimensions Citations


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1. A Functional Role for Microglia in Epilepsy

By Martine M. Mirrione and Stella E. Tsirka


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2. The Blood-Brain Barrier in Epilepsy

By Björn Bauer, Juli Schlichtiger, Anton Pekcec and Anika M.S. Hartz


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3. New Tools for Understanding Epilepsy

By Fatima Shad Kaneez and Faisal Khan


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4. Epilepsy: Selenium and Aging

By Caroline Rocourt, Ying Yu and Wen-Hsing Cheng


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5. The Molecular Genetics of the Benign Epilepsies of Infancy

By Sarah E. Heron and John C. Mulley


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6. Audiogenic Seizures - Biological Phenomenon and Experimental Model of Human Epilepsies

By Inga I. Poletaeva, Irina B. Fedotova, Natalia M. Sourina and Zoya A. Kostina


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7. Ionic Imbalance

By John Robert Cressman, Christine Drown and Monica Gertz


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8. Antiepileptic Medicinal Plants used in Traditional Medicine to Treat Epilepsy

By E. Ngo Bum, G.S. Taiwe, F.C.O. Moto, G.T. Ngoupaye, R.R.N. Vougat, V.D. Sakoue, C. Gwa, E.R. Ayissi, C. Dong, A. Rakotonirina and S.V. Rakotonirina


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9. The Potential Role of ATP-sensitive Potassium Channels in Treating Epileptic Disorders

By Chin-Wei Huang


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