editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Every physician who treats children with epilepsy will welcome this new Third Edition of Dr. Aicardi's internationally acclaimed text. Now coauthored by three distinguished experts - Alexis Arzimanoglou, MD, Renzo Guerrini, MD, and Jean Aicardi, MD, FRCP - this edition has been completely revised to reflect the past ten years' advances in diagnosis and therapy. The book describes in detail the types of seizures occurring during infancy, childhood, and adolescence and explains the key principles of diagnosis, prognosis, and medical and surgical treatment. This edition provides up-to-the-minute information on anticonvulsant drugs and the genetics of epilepsy and includes a new chapter on epileptic encephalopathies.