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This three-volume work is the most comprehensive, current, and authoritative text and reference on epilepsy. The distinguished editorial team has assembled a roster of more than 150 recognized experts to create a balanced, fluent text covering all contemporary ideas and issues in the evaluation and management of seizure disorders.The 289 chapters of this work address all aspects of epilepsy, from basic mechanisms at the subcellular level to clinical syndromes and psychiatric issues. Coverage includes state-of-the-art information on neurogenetics, neuroimaging, new drugs on the market, and new surgical options for the treatment of epilepsy. Most chapters are written by more than one author from different medical centers to ensure a balanced presentation and represent a consensus.
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To classify postoperative outcomes for epilepsy surgery, Jerome Engel proposed the following scheme, the Engel Epilepsy Surgery Outcome Scale, which has become the de facto standard when reporting results in the medical literature:
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