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Neuroimaging in Epilepsy
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Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Harry Chugani, MD

Abstract

Perhaps the most important achievements in the field of epileptology in the past two decades have been in the neuroimaging and genetic breakthroughs as applied to patients with epilepsy. Indeed, neuroimaging has become a vital part in the study of epilepsy, affecting broad aspects of the disorder ranging from diagnosis and classification to treatment and prognosis. Neuroimaging in epilepsy encompasses many different approaches that have reached various levels of expertise across epilepsy centers worldwide. This book discusses every imaging modality used to gather information on epilepsy. Each ... More

Keywords: epileptology, epilepsy, diagnosis, classification, treatment, imaging, neuroimaging

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195342765
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342765.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harry Chugani, MD, editor
Department of Pediatric Neurology, Children's Hospital of Michigan, PET Center, Detroit, MI.

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Chapter 2 MRI: Overview of MR Techniques for Epilepsy

Vivek Gupta and Richard A. Bronen

Chapter 3 Malformations of Cortical Development

Renzo Guerrini and Francesco Zellini

Chapter 5 Functional MRI

William Davis Gaillard

Chapter 6 Diffusion MRI in Epilepsy

Rajkumar Munian Govindan and Harry T. Chugani

Chapter 12 Alpha-[11C]Methyl-L-Tryptophan Positron Emission Tomography

Carlos E. A. Batista, Diane C. Chugani, and Harry T. Chugani

Chapter 14 SPECT Scanning for Epileptic Seizures

R. Edward Hogan, Elson L. So, and Terence J. O’Brien

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