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05.Research Progress in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. Volume 1
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08.Focus on Epilepsy Research
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Editors: Benjamin, Shawn M.
Book Description:
Epilepsy, also called seizure disorder, is a condition of the brain marked by a susceptibility to recurrent seizures. Epilepsy affects 1% to 2% of the population. In about half the cases of epilepsy, the cause is unknown. However, some possible causes of epilepsy include: birth trauma, perinatal infection, anoxia, infectious diseases, ingestion of toxins, tumors of the brain, inherited disorders or degenerative disease, head injury or trauma, metabolic disorders, cerebrovascular accident and alcohol withdrawal. This volume presents international research on the prevention, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy.

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Chapter 1 - Prevention Of Epilepsy (pp. 1-21)
Authors / Editors: Valencia, Ignacio and Legido, Agustín (Drexel University College of Medicine, PA)

Chapter 2 - The Importance Of Age In The Development Of Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (pp. 23-58)
Authors / Editors: Galanopoulo, Aristea S. , Kyrozis, Andreas, Giorgi, Filippo S. , and Moshé, Solomon L. (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY)

Chapter 3 - Physiopathology Of Epilepsy: What Could The Participation Ofglia Be In The Constitution Of Human Temporal Lobe Epilepsy? (pp. 59-78)
Authors / Editors: Crespel, Arielle, Baldy-Moulinier, Michel and Lerner-Natoli, Mireille (Hôpital Gui de Chauliac, France)

Chapter 4 - Pathophysiology Of West Syndrome –Consideration From Sleep Studies (pp. 79-104)
Authors / Editors: Kohyama, Jun (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)

Chapter 5 - Mitochondrial Dysfunction And Oxidative Stress In Epilepsy (pp. 105-137)
Authors / Editors: Cock, Hannah R. (St Georges Hospital Medical School, London, UK)

Chapter 6 - Ictogenesis And Epileptogenesis In Epileptic Mutant El Mice (pp. 139-198)
Authors / Editors: Murashima,Yoshiya L. , Suzuki, Jiro, Yoshii, Mitsunobu (Tokyo Institute of Psychiatry, Japan)

Chapter 7 - The Role Of The Efflux Transporter P-Glycoprotein (P-Gp) On The Disposition Of Antiepileptic Drugs: Implications For Drug Interactions (pp. 199-220)
Authors / Editors: Benedetti, M. Strolin (UCB Pharma, France); Whomsley, R. , Espié, P. and Baltes, E. (UCB Pharma, Belgium)

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2004
   ISBN: 1-59454-087-X
   Status: AV
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