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Acute Encephalopathy and Encephalitis in Infancy and Its Related Disorders

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ISBN: 978-0-323-53090-3

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Acute Encephalopathy and Encephalitis in Infancy and Its Related Disorders

By Hideo Yamanouchi, Solomon L. Moshé, MD and Akihisa Okumura

350 pages
Copyright 2018
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Stay current with recent progress in the field of acute encephalopathy and encephalitis in infants with this practical resource by Drs. Hideo Yamanouchi, Solomon L. Moshé, and Akihisa Okumura. This practical resource covers key information relevant to physicians, surgeons, and nurses who often must take prompt action in the everyday clinical care of patients with these disorders.

Key Features

  • Features a wealth of information for all health care professionals who encounter these complex conditions.
  • Covers diagnostic strategy, subtypes of acute encephalopathy, and management of acute encephalopathy and encephalitis.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance on acute encephalopathy and encephalitis in infancy, in addition to related disorders, into one convenient resource.

Table of Contents

SECTION I
INTRODUCTION

1 Overview and Definitions
2 Classification and Epidemiology of Acute Encephalopathy

SECTION II
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

3 Translational Studies of Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathies
4 Ictogenic and Epileptogenic Mechanisms of Neuroinflammation: Insights From Animal Models
5 Neuroinflammation in the Pathogenesis of Early Life Epileptic Encephalopathies
6 Genetic Background of Encephalopathy

SECTION III
DIAGNOSTIC STRATEGY

7 Neuroimaging on Pediatric Encephalopathy in Japan
8 Electroencephalography in Children With Acute Encephalitis/Encephalopathy
9 Electroencephalographic Approach for Early Diagnosis of Acute Encephalopathy and Encephalitis
10 Biomarkers for the Diagnosis and Evaluation in Acute Encephalopathy
11 Differential Diagnosis

SECTION IV
SUBTYPES OF ACUTE ENCEPHALOPATHY

12 Acute Necrotizing Encephalopathy
13 Acute Encephalopathy With Febrile Convulsive Status Epilepticus (AEFCSE)
14 Acute Mitochondrial Encephalopathy
15 Genetic-Metabolic Disorders Presenting as Acute, but Reversible, Severe Epilepsies
16 Acute Encephalopathy in Infants With Sulfite Oxidase Deficiency and Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency

SECTION V
SUBTYPES OF ACUTE ENCEPHALITIS

17 Autoimmune Encephalitis: Overview of Clinical Recognition, Autoantibody Diagnostic Markers, and Treatment of Autoimmune Encephalitis
18 Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
19 Epidemiology of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
20 Autoimmune-Mediated Encephalitis With Antibodies to NMDA-Type GluRs: Early Clinical Diagnosis
21 Clinical Features of HHV-6B Encephalitis: Difference Between Primary Infection and Reactivation
22 Bacterial, Fungal, and Parasitic Encephalitis

SECTION VI
ENCEPHALOPATHY / ENCEPHALITIS WITH REFRACTORY EPILEPTIC STATUS: RIMA NABBOUT

23 Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome
24 Acute Encephalitis With Refractory, Repetitive Partial Seizures
25 Children With Encephalitis/Encephalopathy-Related Status Epilepticus and Epilepsy-A Global View of Postencephalitic Epilepsy

SECTION VII
MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE ENCEPHALOPATHY AND ENCEPHALITIS

26 Intensive Care Management of Acute Encephalopathy and Encephalitis
27 Strategy for the Treatment of Intractable Epilepsy Secondary to Acute Encephalopathy and Encephalitis
28 The Pros and Cons of Therapeutic Hypothermia for Acute Encephalitis and Refractory Status Epilepticus
29 Therapeutic Hypothermia as Potential Intervention on Acute Encephalopathy
30 Neurosurgical Interventions for Encephalitis-Related Seizures and Epilepsy
31 Rehabilitation After Acute Encephalopathy in Childhood

Author Information

By Hideo Yamanouchi; Solomon L. Moshé, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA and Akihisa Okumura

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