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Update on Classification, Etiologies, Instrumental Diagnosis and Treatment

Edited by Sandro Misciagna

Ospedale di Belcolle

In the last two decades, there have been enormous advances in understanding epilepsy. Techniques such as electroencephalography, neuroimaging, neurosurgery, and neuropsychology are giving us a better understanding of the pathogenesis of epilepsy. Treatments such as antiepileptic drugs, surgery, and stem cell therapy are improving patient outcomes. This book presents the most current information on the physiopathology, diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy.

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EpilepsyUpdate on Classification, Etiologies, Instrumental Diagnosis and TreatmentEdited by Sandro Misciagna

Published: April 28th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87314

ISBN: 978-1-83962-289-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-288-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-290-8

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

1923 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Definition, Classification, and Burden of Epilepsy

By Joseph Nelson Siewe Fodjo


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2. Epileptic EEG Classification by Using Advanced Signal Decomposition Methods

By Ozlem Karabiber Cura and Aydin Akan


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3. Rolandic Epilepsy: Self-Limited Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes

By Ulviyya Guliyeva, Nana Nino Tatishvili and Rauan Kaiyrzhanov


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4. Review in Autism and Epilepsy

By Mashael AlKhateeb and Hesham AlDhalaan


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5. Cerebrovascular Disease; A Leading Cause of Epilepsy

By Kaoru Obata, Kazuaki Sato, Hiroya Ohara and Masako Kinoshita


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6. Clinical Applications of Brain Mapping in Epilepsy

By Sandro Misciagna


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7. Is EEG a Useful Examination Tool for Diagnosis of Epilepsy and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders?

By Hideki Azuma


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8. EEG Signal Denoising Using Haar Transform and Maximal Overlap Discrete Wavelet Transform (MODWT) for the Finding of Epilepsy

By Sasikumar Gurumoorthy, Naresh Babu Muppalaneni and G. Sandhya Kumari


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9. Epileptic Seizure Prediction

By Shaik Jakeer Hussain and Gurajapu Raja Sumant


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10. The Dynamic of EEG Characteristics in Epileptic Children during the Treatment with Valproic Acid

By Irma Khachidze


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11. Cognitive and Psychological Side Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs

By Katja Eva Brückner


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12. Challenges Related to Epilepsy Management in Sudan, an Example of Low-Middle Income Country

By Ismat Babiker, Awab Saad, Basil Ibrahim and Mohamed Abdelsadig


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13. Presurgical Evaluation of Epilepsy Surgery

By Tak Lap Poon


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14. Pyramid Exploration Intervention, Environmental Enrichment, Aerobic Swimming Exercise and Brain Neuroplasticity in the Kainate Rat Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

By Vasavi R. Gorantla, Sabyasachi Maity and Richard M. Millis


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15. Current Status and Potential Challenges of Cell-Based Therapy for Treating Status Epilepticus and Chronic Epilepsy

By Huifang Zhao and Zhiyuan Li


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