Controversies In Caring For Women With Epilepsy: Sorting Through The Evidence by Mona SazgarControversies In Caring For Women With Epilepsy: Sorting Through The Evidence by Mona Sazgar

Controversies In Caring For Women With Epilepsy: Sorting Through The Evidence

byMona SazgarEditorCynthia L. Harden

Paperback | May 27, 2018

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This text presents difficult management issues surrounding women with epilepsy in a unique format. The Editors provide several controversial cases in adolescence, pre-conception, pregnancy and menopause with invited experts offering their differing opinions.  The Editors compare the clinical approaches and build a consensus based on the best available evidence.  Professionals charged with managing this challenging patient group will be given insights on providing the best possible care based on current available data and expert opinion.

Mona Sazgar, MDProfessor of Clinical NeurologyComprehensive Epilepsy Program, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USACynthia L. Harden, MDSystem Director of Epilepsy Services, Mount Sinai Health SystemMount Sinai Beth Israel Phillips Ambulatory Care Center10 Union Square East, Suite 5DNew York, NY 10003Phone 212-844-8888 Fax ...
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Title:Controversies In Caring For Women With Epilepsy: Sorting Through The EvidenceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:173 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inShipping dimensions:23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:May 27, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319805088

ISBN - 13:9783319805085

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Table of Contents


I. Adolescence 
1. New Onset Primary Generalized Epilepsy in Adolescence

2. New Onset Partial Epilepsy in Adolescence

3. Catamenial Epilepsy in Adolescence

4. Contraception Choice in Adolescence

II. Pre-Conception Counseling
5. Folic Acid Supplementation

6. Risk of Seizure during Pregnancy

7. Seizure Medications and Teratogenicity

8. Valproic Acid and Pregnancy: Failed Other Medications

9. Valproic Acid and Pregnancy: Not Tried Other Medications

10. Epilepsy Inheritance

11. Infertility and Menstrual Disorders: Seizure Medications vs. Seizures

12. Ever Advise Against Pregnancy?

III. Pregnancy/Breast Feeding
13. New Onset Seizures during Pregnancy

14. Valproic Acid and Pregnancy

15. Lamictal and Pregnancy

16. What is Your Advice to Pregnant Women with Epilepsy Regarding Breast Feeding?

IV. Menopause
17. Change in Seizure Pattern and Menopause

18. Peri-Menopausal Symptoms in Women with Epilepsy

19. Bone Health in Women with Epilepsy