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Author(s)John M Oxbury and Charles E Polkey and Michael Duchowny
Publish YearJuly 2000


"Intractable Focal Epilepsy" is a definitive multi author reference work covering the most difficult to treat epilepsies. The natural history, pathology and treatment, both medical and surgical, of the conditions underlying intractable seizures are fully described and illustrated. Including contributions from North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, the emphasis throughout is on clinical diagnosis and treatment both medical and surgical, and their respective outcomes. The text is enhanced by over 250 illustrations, and the clear modern design enables the reader to assimilate information quickly. In addition to clinical treatment, there is a section on the costs of persistent intractable focal epilepsy and the costs of surgical treatment. Drs Oxbury, Polkey and Duchowny have produced a book that will appeal to epileptologists, paediatric neurologists, and neurosurgeons. The books clinical strengths will make it an invaluable working tool.