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Canine and feline epilepsy: diagnosis and management.

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The authors of this 591-paged book collaborated in order to provide information on multiple aspects of canine and feline seizures and epilepsy such as pathophysiology, classification, aetiologies and differential diagnoses, epidemiology, diagnostic investigations and emergency and maintenance treatment. Mechanism of action, metabolism and pharmacokinetics, pharmacokinetic interactions and adverse ...

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Chapter 20 (Page no: 463)

The new additions: lacosamide, brivaracetam and rufinamide.

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of three new drugs namely lacosamide, brivaracetam and rufinamide as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Pathophysiology of seizure activity. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 28) Pathophysiology of pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Author(s): Volk, H. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 39) Classification of seizures and epilepsies. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 54) Reactive seizures. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 101) Structural epilepsy. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 207) Idiopathic epilepsy and genetics. Author(s): Platt, S. Risio, L. de
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 219) Epidemiology of canine seizures. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 235) Epidemiology of feline seizures. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 244) Mimics of seizure activity: disorders confused with epilepsy. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 274) Clinical and diagnostic investigation of the seizure patient. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 325) Introduction to electroencephalography. Author(s): James, F.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 347) Principles of anti-epileptic treatment. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 374) Phenobarbital. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 397) Bromide. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 414) Zonisamide. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 425) Levetiracetam. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 439) Gabapentin and pregabalin. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 453) Felbamate. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 458) Topiramate. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 476) Benzodiazepines. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 496) Imepitoin (Pexion®). Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 503) Pathophysiology and management of cluster seizures. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 519) Pathophysiology and management of status epilepticus. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 537) Novel and adjunctive treatments. Author(s): Platt, S.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery Service, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2014
  • ISBN
  • 9781780641096
  • Record Number
  • 20143333699