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Canine and Feline EpilepsyCabi

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Code EAN 13 : 9781780641096
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Epilepsy is one of the most familiar chronic neurological diseases and is a common yet challenging presentation in veterinary surgeries. This book covers seizure pathogenesis, classifications, diagnostic investigations, emergency treatments and longer term treatments, with a large section on pharmacological intervention. Filling a considerable gap in the veterinary literature, it includes tables and charts for quick reference during emergencies. Seizures can be very distressing to animals and owners, yet not all seizures are the result of epilepsy, a neurological condition. This book discusses how to distinguish between epileptic and non-neurological seizures, and provides case studies to illustrate different occurrences of epilepsy.

Table of contents :
Preface
1. Pathophysiology of seizures 
2. Pathophysiology of refractory seizures 
3. Classification of seizures and epilepsies 
4. Reactive seizures 
5. Symptomatic (structural) epilepsy 
6. Idiopathic epilepsy and genetics of canine epilepsy 
7. Epidemiology of seizure disorders in dogs 
8. Epidemiology of seizure disorders in cats 
9. Mimics of seizure activity: disorders confused with epilepsy 
10. Clinical and diagnostic investigation of the seizure patient 
11. Electroencephalography 
12. Principles of antiepileptic treatment


13. Phenobarbitone 
14. Bromide 
15. Zonisamide 
16. Levetiracetam 
17. Gabapentin & Pregabalin 
18. Felbamate 
19. Topiramate 
20. Lacosamide, Brevitiracetam & Rufinamide 
21. Benzodiazepines 
22. Imepitoin 
23. Pathophysiology and Management of cluster seizures 
24. Pathophysiology and Management of status epilepticus 
25. Novel and adjunctive treatments



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