Atlas of EEG & Seizure Semiology

1st Edition

Text with DVD

Authors:

  • Bassel Abou-Khalil
  • Karl Misulis
    • Not Applicable ISBN 9780750675130

    Key Features

    • DVD allows viewing of EEG tracing in action - during the seizure - alongside video of patient during inter-ictal phase (while seizure is occurring)
    • Adult and pediatric patients
    • Emphasizes the clinical applications of EEG and its diagnostic capabilities.
    • Edited and written by experts who discuss the principles, scope, limitations, diagnostic importance, prognostic relevance, and complications for each interpretation

    Table of Contents

    DVD DISK CONTENTS:

    Introduction

    Seizures and Epilepsy

    Definitions

    Classifications

    Glossary of Seizure Signs and Symptoms (linked to video examples)

    Classifications of Seizures (linked to video and EEG examples)

    Classifications of Epilepsies

    Differential Diagnosis (linked to Video and EEG examples)

    Semiology of Temporal Lobe Epilepsies

    Semiology of Frontal Lobe Epilepsies

    Semiology of Parietal and Occipital Lobe Epilepsies

    Semiology of Other Seizure Types and Syndromes

    Semiology of Generalized Seizure Types

    Role of EEG in Diagnosis and Management

    Routine EEG

    EEG-video Monitoring (other indications for EEG; most appropriate EEG and EEG
    monitoring studies)

    EEG Technology

    Electrodes

    Digital EEG Machines

    Amplifiers

    Filters

    Technical Standards

    Electrode Placement – Nomenclature

    Scalp and Sphenoidal

    Montages

    Localization

    Invasive and Semi-Invasive Electrodes

    I. Clinical EEG

    The normal adult EEG

    Artifacts

    Abnormalities

    Non-Epileptiform

    Slow Abnormalities

    Focal

    Generalized

    Amplitude Abnormalities

    Focal

    Generalized

    Periodic Patterns

    EEG in Coma and Electrocerebral Silence

    Other Non-Epileptic Abnormalities

    Benign Variants

    Interictal epileptiform

    Focal

    Generalized

    Electrographic Sei

    Details

    No. of pages:
    240
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Not Applicable ISBN:
    9780750675130

    About the authors

    Bassel Abou-Khalil

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Neurology and Director, Epilepsy Lab and Clinical Neurophysiology Training Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

    Karl Misulis

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Professor of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN; Neurologist, Semmes-Murphey Neurological and Spine Institute, Jackson, TN