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By Cary D. Alberstone, Michael P. Steinmetz, Imad M. Najm, Edward C. Benzel

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Superbly written...Each anatomic constitution is mentioned intimately, but the language is concise and never overwhelming...accompanied through notable colour illustrations which are broad and original...the ideal resource.--AANS (American organization of Neurological Surgeons) younger Neurosurgeons' Newsletter

Anatomic foundation of Neurologic Diagnosis is a lavishly illustrated ebook that areas specified emphasis at the paramount value of signs for the exact prognosis of neurologic issues. It opens with a entire evaluate of neuroembryology, permitting readers to realize wisdom of ordinary fearful approach improvement and similar developmental issues. the second one portion of the booklet includes an simply obtainable presentation of the anatomy of neighborhood elements and to-the-point details at the cardinal manifestations of sickness. Separate chapters within the 3rd portion of the booklet current the anatomy of alternative useful structures and supply functional ways to diagnosing sufferers with procedure problems. a last bankruptcy covers the anatomy of the vascular procedure and cerebrospinal fluid.

• sensible association of chapters, in response to areas and practical structures, displays the clinician's method of sufferer care • Full-color illustrations offer an critical visible reduction to studying and reviewing clinically correct neurologic anatomy and pathways • quite a few tables summarize key points

Ideal for examining cover-to-cover, this ebook is key for citizens and scholars looking to absolutely comprehend the complexity of medical neuroanatomy. professional clinicians will locate the e-book a useful refresher.

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References 1. Dulac O, Plouin P, Schlumberger E. Infantile spasms. In: Wyllie E, ed. The treatment of epilepsy: principles and practice 2nd ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1996:540–72. 2. Jeavons PM, Livet MO. West syndrome: infantile spasms. In: Roger J, Bureau M, Dravet C, Dreiffus FE, Perret A, Wolf P, eds. Epileptic syndromes in infancy, childhood and adolescence 2nd ed. John Libbey; 1992:53–65. 17 Case 6 AN INFANT WITH PARTIAL SEIZURES AND INFANTILE SPASMS Catherine Chiron and Nathalie Villeneuve History A baby girl experienced infantile spasms with hypsarrhythmia at 6 months of age.

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Therefore, if results from non-invasive examinations are consistent with temporal lobe epilepsy but are not backed by MRI studies, the search for another possible seizure focus should continue and should always include the anterior cingulate gyrus. Further reading Devinsky O, Morrell M, Vogt BA. Contributions of anterior cingulate gyrus to behavior. Brain 1995;118:279–306. Grunwald Th, Kurthen M, Elger CE. Predicting surgical outcome in epilepsy: how good are we? In: Schmidt D, Schachter SC, eds.

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