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Clinical magnetoencephalography and magnetic source imaging.


Clinical magnetoencephalography and magnetic source imaging.

Papanicolaou, Andrew C.

Cambridge U. Press


207 pages




Papanicolaou (U. of Texas Medical School, Houston), together with members of the International Society for the Advancement of Clinical Magnetoencephalography, have co-written this elegant and thorough guide to the field, with individual sections on each application currently in use, and a concluding section on the possible future applications. The early chapters describe basic concepts and methodology, including various source models and pragmatic features of the clinical use of MEG/MSI. The book's two central sections discuss testing of spontaneous brain activity and the recording of evoked magnetic fields. Chapters are included on contributions of MEG to the surgical management of epilepsy, pediatric nonlesional epilepsy surgery, and possible alternative techniques for evoked magnetic field data. The chapters are well illustrated with clinical and micro-photographs and drawings. Beautifully produced, this is a thoughtful guide to a technique that has promise for many fields of medicine, including psychiatry.

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Date:Dec 1, 2010
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