Clinical Neurophysiology of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

Clinical Neurophysiology of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

By Gregory L. Holmes, MD, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Director, Division of Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; Solomon Moshe, MD, Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York; Department of Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York; and H. Royden Jones, Jr., MD, Clinical Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Jaime Ortiz-Patino Chair of Neurology, Lahey Hitchcock Medical Center, Burlington; Director of EMG Laboratory, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA


SECTION I

Basic Principles and Maturational Change


1. Basic Principles of Electroencephalography

2. Electroencephalography of the Newborn: Normal Features

3. Visual Analysis of the Neonatal Electroencephalogram

4. Normal Development of the Electroencephalogram: Infancy Through
Adolescence

5. Visual Analysis of the Pediatric Electroencephalogram

6. Clinical Neurophysiology of the Motor Unit in Infants and Children


7. Maturational Changes vis--vis Neurophysiology Markers and the
Development of Peripheral Nerves

8. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics?Normal

9. Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics?Normal

10. Visual Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics?Normal


SECTION II

Disorders of Cerebral Function


11. Age-Specific Seizure Disorders

12. Neurophysiology of Language and Behavioral Disorders in Children

13. Neonatal Electroencephalography: Abnormal Features

14. Drug Effects on the Human Electroencephalogram

15. Electroencephalography and Structural Disease of the Brain

16. Manifestations of Metabolic, Toxic, and Degenerative Diseases

17. Infectious Diseases

18. Head Trauma

19. Childhood Sleep-Wake Disorders

20. The Diagnosis of Brain Death

21. Ambulatory Electroencephalography

22. Electroencephalography in Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgery in Children

23. Long-Term Electroencephalogram and Video Monitoring

24. Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring Using Evoked Potentials


Abnormal Evoked Potentials


25. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics?Abnormal

26. Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics?Abnormal

27. Visual Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics?Abnormal


SECTION III

Neuromuscular Disorders


28. The Floppy Infant

29. Facial and Bulbar Weakness

30. Spinal Muscular Atrophies and Other Disorders of the Anterior Horn Cell

31. Plexopathies and Nerve Root Lesions

32. Focal Neuropathies in Children

33. Clinical Neurophysiology of Pediatric Polyneuropathies

34. Autonomic Testing in Childhood

35. Neuromuscular Transmission Defects

36. Muscle Disorders in Children: Neurophysiologic Contributions to
Diagnosis and Management

37. Neuromuscular Problems of the Critically Ill Neonate, Child, and Adolescent

38. The Interrelation of DNA Analysis with Clinical Neurophysiology in the Diagnosis of
Chronic Neuromuscular Disorder of Childhood


SECTION IV

Other Neurophysiologic Techniques

39. Magnetoencephalography (MEG)

40. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: An Overview

41. Sphincter Dysfunction


Index