Focal Cortical Dysplasias

New advances for curing epilepsy

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A state of art in the latest advances in research, imaging and surgery

1. A clinician’s overview of the Focal Cortical Dysplasias 16,25 €
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2. Classifications for Focal Cortical Dysplasias: evolution of concepts and current knowledge 16,25 €
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3. Neuropathology of Focal Cortical Dysplasias: a practical approach for clinical use 16,25 €
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4. Genetics of Focal Cortical Dysplasias: an emerging scenario 16,25 €
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5. Focal Cortical Dysplasias and the mTORopathy spectrum 16,25 €
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6. Drug therapies in Focal Cortical Dysplasias: are they specific and why? 16,25 €
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7. Electroclinical phenotypes in Focal Cortical Dysplasias 16,25 €
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8. Focal Cortical Dysplasias in children: specific clinical findings and management 16,25 €
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9. In search of the epileptogenic neuron in Focal Cortical Dysplasias 16,25 €
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10. Intrinsic epileptogenicity of Focal Cortical Dysplasias: insights from ECoG 16,25 €
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11. Intrinsic epileptogenicity of Focal Cortical Dysplasias: insights from SEEG to scalp EEG 16,25 €
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12. The epileptogenic zone in Focal Cortical Dysplasias: SEEG patterns in FCD subtypes 16,25 €
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13. MEG and HR-EEG in Focal Cortical Dysplasias: non-invasive localization of the epileptogenic zone 16,25 €
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14. EEG-fMRI in Focal Cortical Dysplasias: mapping the epileptogenic networks 16,25 €
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15. The role of imaging in Focal Cortical Dysplasias: an overview 16,25 €
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16. Morphological and functional MRI for Focal Cortical Dysplasias in clinical practice 16,25 €
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17. Critical perspective of automatic detection of Focal Cortical Dysplasias: what should the clinician use? 16,25 €
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18. PET and SPECT: searching for Focal Cortical Dysplasias and identifying the epileptogenic zone 16,25 €
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19. Surgery for Focal Cortical Dysplasias: principles and outcome 16,25 €
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20. Surgery for Focal Cortical Dysplasias without invasive monitoring: the role of ECoG 16,25 €
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21. Surgery for Focal Cortical Dysplasias with invasive monitoring 16,25 €
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22. Surgery for Focal Cortical Dysplasias in eloquent cortex 16,25 €
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23. Surgery for Focal Cortical Dysplasias in children 16,25 €
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24. Long-term outcome after surgery for Focal Cortical Dysplasias 16,25 €
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Collection: Hors collection
Pages: 312
Format: 21 x 27 cm
ISBN : 978-2-7420-1705-8
ISBN élec : 978-2-7420-1729-4
Printed in: English
Publication date: 11/08/2022

The book marks the 50th anniversary of the first description of Taylor's focal cortical dysplasia, which revolutionized the world of epilepsy and traces the history of the evolution of concepts in the world of clinical and basic research.


A broad panel of experts in epileptology, neurophysiology, neuropathology, genetics, imaging and brain surgery who have been working on the subject for decades has put together this book, and take stock of the latest advances to better understand and treat epilepsies related to focal cortical dysplasias.



This book offers you:

  1. Concrete information on the best use of all available tools and the most effective medical care.
  2. The basis for possible targeted therapies developed from the latest advances in genetic and molecular research.


The + of the book


--> Dozens of illustrations : A selection of neuropathological slices, structural and functional imaging, surface and depth electroencephalographic recordings (SEEG), intraoperative views, explanatory diagrams and decision trees.


--> State-of-the-art techniques in multimodal imaging (high-field MRI, PET, SPECT, image post- processing), neurophysiology (SEEG, EEG-fMRI, MEG, EEG-HR) and neurosurgery (targeted resections in functional areas, alternative techniques) are detailed and clearly presented in a didactic approach.


--> It is written in English.



Francine Chassoux : neurologist, Hospital Lariboisière, Paris

Andre Palmini : neurologist, hospital department head, Hospital São Lucas da PUCRS, Brésil

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