Epilepsy: The Intersection of Neurosciences, Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, and Physics, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Epilepsy

The Intersection of Neurosciences, Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, and Physics, 1st Edition

Edited by Ivan Osorio, Hitten P. Zaveri, Mark G. Frei, Susan Arthurs

CRC Press

578 pages

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Description

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, Mathema

Table of Contents

Foundations of Epilepsy. Foundations of Engineering, Math, and Physics. The Challenge of Prediction. The State of Seizure Prediction: Seizure Prediction and Detection. The State of Seizure Prediction: Seizure Generation. The State of Seizure Prediction: Seizure Control. The State of Seizure Prediction: Technology. Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy: A Paradigm for Seizure Prediction?

About the Editors

Hitten P. Zaveri is an Associate Research Scientist within the Department of Neurology at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience