MRI in epilepsy diagnostic imaging /

MRI can play an important role in identifying and localizing epileptogenic foci. This book aims to provide the clinical and imaging information required in order to decide whether an MRI scan is appropriate and whether it is likely to be sufficient to detect a lesion. The first part of the book pres...

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Other Authors: Urbach, Horst., SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2013]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 270 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series: Medical radiology (Series)
Table of Contents:
  • Epileptic Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Classification of Epileptic Seizures
  • Localization of Focal Seizures
  • Epilepsy Syndromes
  • The Term "Epileptogenic Lesion" and How to Use it
  • What To Do After a First Seizure?
  • How to Perform MRI
  • MRI of Children
  • Functional MRI
  • The Wada Test
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Chronic Epilepsy
  • SPECT and PET
  • Morphometric MRI Analysis
  • Metallic Implants
  • Hippocampal Sclerosis
  • Limbic Encephalitis
  • Epilepsy Associated Tumors And Tumor-Like Lesions
  • Malformations of Cortical Development
  • Neurocutaneous Diseases (Phakomatoses)
  • Trauma
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Ischemia
  • Infection and Inflammation
  • Rasmussen Encephalitis
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Other Epilepsy-Associated Diseases and Differential Diagnoses
  • Postsurgical MRI.