5 edition of Epilepsy as a Dynamic Disease found in the catalog.
January 17, 2003
Written in English
|Contributions||John Milton (Editor), Peter Jung (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||449|
1. INTRODUCTION. The history of seizures and epilepsy may date back to prehistoric times, perhaps as early as the late Paleolithic period. Beliefs on the causes of seizures coincided with the prevailing concept of religion and medicine of that era, with ideas changing over time from a magical to scientific explanation. 1 The purpose of this review is to provide the reader with a history on the Author: Puja Patel, Solomon L. Moshé. Epilepsy, one of the most prevalent neurological disorders, affects approximately 1% (greater than 60 million) of the world's population. In an estimated 20 million of these patients, seizures are not controlled even by multiple anti-seizure drugs, and are extremely difficult to predict. Epilepsy: The Intersection of Neurosciences, Biology, MathemaCited by:
Students with epilepsy are at increased risk for academic underachievement, particularly in the basic skills of reading, language, and arithmetic. Many students with epilepsy are found to be significantly behind their peers in academic achievement levels, ranging from 16% below their grade in reading to 50% in general Size: KB. Advances in our technical abilities, computational resources, and knowledge of the epileptic brain are providing us with exciting opportunities to understand how best to treat and prevent epilepsy. The dynamic nature of the disease, its many manifestations, and the variety of triggers of the disease have made epilepsy a difficult disease to by:
“As a parent of a young child with epilepsy, I recommend this book as a starting point for families living with epilepsy.” — Warren Lammert hairman and Co-Founder of the Epilepsy Therapy Project and Park Avenue South New York, NY $ Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide, 3rd Edition, is a. Comprising some 30 contributions, experts from around the world present and discuss recent advances related to seizure prediction in epilepsy. The book covers an extraordinarily broad spectrum, starting from modeling epilepsy in single cells or networks of a few cells to precisely-tailored seizure prediction techniques as applied to human data.
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This book firmly places Epilepsy as a dynamic illness with chaotic, often unpredictable characteristics and sets in motion ideas for a cortical integrated defibrillatory device. Let's hope we innovate and obtain one soon for clinical trials.
Read more. One person found this helpful.5/5(1). Epilepsy as a Dynamic Disease Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering Biological and medical physics series, ISSN Physics and astronomy online library: Author: John Milton: Editors: John Milton, Peter Jung: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media, ISBN:Length.
A "brain defibrillator" may be closer than we think. An epileptic seizure involves a paroxysmal change in the activity of millions of neurons. Feedback control of seizures would require an implantable device that could predict seizure occurrence and then deliver a stimulus to abort it.
To examine. Request PDF | Epilepsy as a Dynamic Disease | One of the most difficult questions facing epileptologists involved in the surgical treatment of epilepsy is the identification of brain areas.
The first book to bring together experts in epilepsy, bio-engineering and dynamical systems theory, to discuss the possibility of treating epilepsy by controlling mechanisms that cause seizures.
It includes a unique reference database with more than references, including hard-to-access references in the Russian literature. Read the latest chapters of Handbook of Clinical Neurology atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.
To examine the feasibility of building such a device, this text brings together experts in epilepsy, bio-engineering, and dynamical systems theory. Topics include the development of epileptic systems, seizure prediction, neural synchronization, wave phenomena in excitable media, and the control of complex neural dynamics using brief electrical.
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Epilepsy as a Dynamic Disease. [John Milton; Peter Jung] -- A "brain defibrillator" may be closer than we think.
An epileptic seizure involves a paroxysmal change in the activity of millions of neurons. Feedback control of seizures would require an. This book firmly places Epilepsy as a dynamic illness with chaotic, often unpredictable characteristics and sets in motion ideas for a cortical integrated defibrillatory device.
Let's hope we innovate and obtain one soon for clinical trials.5/5(1). Is epilepsy a dynamic disease. The hallmark of a dynamic disease is a change in the qualitative dynamics of some variable as one or more parameters are changed.
As the onset of an epileptic seizure is typically abrupt, it is tempting to regard seizure occurrence within the framework of a Cited by: Epilepsy requires careful management and monitoring through a woman’s life Epilepsy is a complex disease.
The hormonal changes women experience, both day-to-day menstrual fluctuations and the longer waxes and wanings of a reproductive lifetime, make the management of epilepsy even more complicated. Abstract. In William R. Gowers published his seminal book “Epilepsy and Other Chronic Convulsive Disorders” .
Since that time a major emphasis in clinical epileptology has been determining the site of origin of the epileptic by: 8.
Epilepsy as a dynamic disease: A tutorial of the past with an eye to the future Article Literature Review in Epilepsy & Behavior 18() May with 63 Reads How we measure 'reads'.
Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate epileptic seizures, and by the neurobiologic, cognitive, psychological, and social consequences of this condition. The definition of epilepsy requires the occurrence of at. Roughly 70% of persons with epilepsy are successfully treated with drugs, and many people with the disease lead normal lives.
Repeated seizures that lead to unconsciousness, however, appear to be associated with damage to the hippocampus in the brain and sudden unexpected death. T1 - Dynamic seizure imaging in patients with extratemporal lobe epilepsy. AU - Lu, Yunfeng. AU - Yang, Lin. AU - Worrell, Gregory A. AU - Brinkmann, Benjamin.
AU - Nelson, Cindy. AU - He, Bin. PY - Y1 - N2 - Epilepsy is a common neurological disease that affects about 50 million people by: 1. Epilepsy, Part I, Basic Principles and Diagnosis, Volumein the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series offers a comprehensive review of our knowledge of the field today, including epidemiology, basic mechanisms, animal models, and topics of increasing interest such as the role of inflammation in provides a comprehensive approach to description of the clinical, Pages: Epilepsy can also develop as a result of brain damage from other disorders including brain tumors, alcoholism, Alzheimer's disease, strokes, and heart attacks.
Epilepsy is also associated with a variety of developmental and metabolic disorders. Other. Epilepsy isn't one disease or condition. There are many kinds of epilepsy with different symptoms and patterns.
It's important to know what kind you have. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.Epilepsy is a general term for the tendency to have seizures.
Epilepsy is usually diagnosed only after a person has had more than one seizure. When identifiable, the causes of epilepsy usually.