Epilepsy as a Dynamic Disease - Jung, Peter / Milton, John (eds.)
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The first book to bring together experts in epilepsy, bio-engineering and dynamical systems theory, to discuss the possibility of treating epilepsy by controlling mechanisms that cause seizures. It includes a unique reference database with more than 1000 references, including hard-to-access references in the Russian literature.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The first book to bring together experts in epilepsy, bio-engineering and dynamical systems theory, to discuss the possibility of treating epilepsy by controlling mechanisms that cause seizures. It includes a unique reference database with more than 1000 references, including hard-to-access references in the Russian literature.
  • Produktdetails
  • Biological and Medical Physics Series
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin
  • 2003
  • Seitenzahl: 452
  • Erscheinungstermin: 27. November 2002
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 160mm x 32mm
  • Gewicht: 755g
  • ISBN-13: 9783540427629
  • ISBN-10: 3540427627
  • Artikelnr.: 10215884
Autorenporträt
Peter Jung, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA / John Milton, University of Chicago, IL, USA
Inhaltsangabe
1 Medically Intractable Epilepsy.- 2 Insights into Seizure Propagation from Axonal Conduction Times.- 3 Dynamic Epileptic Systems Versus Static Epileptic Foci?.- 4 Neuroglia, the Other Brain Cells.- 5 The Electroencephalogram (EEG): A Measure of Neural Synchrony.- 6 Electrocorticographic Coherence Patterns of Epileptic Seizures.- 7 Synchronization of Synaptically-Coupled Neural Oscillators.- 8 Controling Neural Synchrony with Periodic and Aperiodic Stimuli.- 9 Modeling Pattern Formation in Excitable Media: The Legacy of Norbert Wiener.- 10 Are Cardiac Waves Relevant to Epileptic Wave Propagation?.- 11 Pattern Formation in the Microbial World: Dictyostelium Discoideum.- 12 Predicting Epileptic Seizures.- 13 Comparison of Methods for Seizure Detection.- 14 Direct Deep Brain Stimulation: First Steps Towards the Feedback Control of Seizures.- 15 Seizure Control Using Feedback and Electric Fields.- 16 Aborting Seizures with a Single Stimulus: The Case for Multistability.- 17 Unstable Periodic Orbits (UPOs) and Chaos Control in Neural Systems.- 18 Prospects for Building a Therapeutic Cortical Stimulator.- 19 Brain Defibrillators: Synopsis, Problems and Future Directions.- Color Plates.- References.