Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Delgado-Escueta, Antonio V.; Guerrini, Renzo; Medina, Marco T.; Genton, Pierre; Bureau, Michelle; Dravet, Charlotte
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This volume is the first comprehensive text and clinical reference on idiopathic myoclonic epilepsies of infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
The world's foremost experts describe the phenotypes and subtypes of myoclonic epilepsies and the underlying molecular defects and summarize cutting-edge advances in molecular genetics that shed new light on the etiologies of these syndromes. The book offers clinicians much-needed assistance in recognizing and diagnosing idiopathic myoclonic epilepsies and selecting appropriate treatment. Each chapter includes diagnostic and treatment algorithms to guide practitioners in clinical decision making.