Aminoff's Electrodiagnosis in Clinical Neurology

6th Edition

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Authors: Michael J. Aminoff
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455703081
eBook ISBN: 9780323245074
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th March 2012
Page Count: 890

Description

Appropriately select, implement, and interpret electrodiagnostic tests to identify a full range of central and peripheral nervous system disorders with Aminoff’s Electrodiagnosis in Clinical Neurology! Covering everything from basic principles to the latest advances in electrodiagnosis, this medical reference book helps you make optimal use of this powerful but complex diagnostic modality in compliance with regulatory and professional standards, so you can diagnose patients accurately and initiate effective treatment and management strategies.

Key Features

  • Deepen your understanding of the principles, scope, limitations, diagnostic importance, prognostic relevance, and complications for each technique.
  • Visually grasp the technical and practical aspects of electrodiagnostic tests with almost 800 charts, figures, and tables.
  • Rely on the knowledge, experience, and perspective of renowned expert Dr. Michael J. Aminoff and an international team of contributors comprised of a virtual "who’s who" of clinical neurophysiology.

Table of Contents

Contents

Section I: Introduction

1. The Emergence of Electrophysiology as an Aid to Neurology 3

MARY A. B. BRAZIER

2. Electrophysiologic Equipment and Electrical Safety 15

JOHN A. CADWELL and RICHARD A. VILLARREAL

Section II: Electroencephalography and Magnetoencephalography

3. Electroencephalography: General Principles and Clinical Applications 37

MICHAEL J. AMINOFF

4. Neonatal and Pediatric Electroencephalography 85

JIN S. HAHN

5. Electroencephalographic Artifacts and Benign Variants 129

JEFFREY W. BRITTON

6. Video-EEG Monitoring for Epilepsy 143

JOHN M. STERN and JEROME ENGEL, Jr

7. Invasive Clinical Neurophysiology in Epilepsy and Movement Disorders 165

WILLIAM J. MARKS, Jr, and KENNETH D. LAXER

8. Topographic Mapping, Frequency Analysis, and Other Quantitative Techniques

in Electroencephalography 187

MARC R. NUWER and PEDRO COUTIN-CHURCHMAN

9. Intraoperative Electroencephalographic Monitoring During Carotid

Endarterectomy and Cardiac Surgery 207

GREGORY D. CASCINO and FRANK W. SHARBROUGH, III

10. Magnetoencephalography 219

WILLIAM W. SUTHERLING

Section III: Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, and Related Techniques

11. Clinical Electromyography 233

MICHAEL J. AMINOFF

12. Quantitative Electromyography 261

MARK B. BROMBERG

Contents

Section I: Introduction

1. The Emergence of Electrophysiology as an Aid to Neurology 3

MARY A. B. BRAZIER

2. Electrophysiologic Equipment and Electrical Safety 15

JOHN A. CADWELL and RICHARD A. VILLARREAL

Section II: Electroencephalography and Magnetoencephalography

3. Electroencephalography: General Principles and Clinical Applications 37

MICHAEL J. AMINOFF

4. Neonatal and Pediatric Electroencephalography 85

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Details

No. of pages:
890
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323245074
eBook ISBN:
9781455726769
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455703081

About the Author

Michael J. Aminoff

Dr. Michael Aminoff was born and educated in England, graduating from University College London in 1962 and as a physician from University College Hospital Medical School in 1965. He subsequently trained in neurology and neurophysiology at The National Hospital (Queen Square) in London, and in 1974 moved to UCSF where he has been Professor of Neurology since 1982. He was Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratories at UCSF until 2004, when he became Executive Vice Chair of the department of neurology, and also directs the Parkinson’s Disease Clinic and Research Center, a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence. He is the author of more than 230 published medical or scientific articles, as well as the author or editor of some 29 books. His published scientific contributions led to the award of a Doctorate in Science, an advanced doctorate in the Faculty of Science, by the University of London in 2000. He is the one of the two editors-in-chief of the four-volume Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2nd Edition, Academic Press, 2014), and one of the series editors of the multi-volume Handbook of Clinical Neurology (Elsevier). He was Editor-in Chief of the journal Muscle & Nerve from 1998 to 2007 and serves on numerous other editorial boards. He was a director of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology for 8 years, and chair of the board in 2011. Dr. Aminoff has received numerous prizes including the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine in 2006 and the A.B. Baker Award of the American Academy of Neurology for life-time achievements and contributions to medical education in 2007. In 2010, he was awarded the title of “Distinguished Professor” at the University of California, San Francisco. He is married and has three children, one a pediatric rheumatologist, another a federal defense attorney, and the third an assistant district attorney.

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA