Antonio V. Delgado-Escueta, Renzo Guerrini MD, Marco T.'s Myoclonic epilepsies PDF

By Antonio V. Delgado-Escueta, Renzo Guerrini MD, Marco T. Medina MD, Pierre Genton MD, Michelle Bureau MD, Charlotte Dravet MD

ISBN-10: 0781752485

ISBN-13: 9780781752480

ISBN-10: 1469877384

ISBN-13: 9781469877389

This quantity is the 1st complete textual content and medical reference on idiopathic myoclonic epilepsies of infancy, early life, formative years, and maturity. The world’s most advantageous specialists describe the phenotypes and subtypes of myoclonic epilepsies and the underlying molecular defects and summarize state-of-the-art advances in molecular genetics that shed new gentle at the etiologies of those syndromes.

The booklet deals clinicians much-needed tips in spotting and diagnosing idiopathic myoclonic epilepsies and choosing applicable therapy. every one bankruptcy comprises diagnostic and remedy algorithms to lead practitioners in scientific determination making.

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