Epileptic Disorders


Aicardi's Diseases of the Nervous System in Childhood; 4th Edition Volume 20, issue 6, December 2018

Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, UK

Jean Aicardi is a name synonymous with modern child neurology. Single-handedly, he wrote the first edition of the book, which bears his name and was published in 1995. The fourth edition, 23 years later, is edited by four eminent child neurologists and written by 47 authors. Recent advancement in areas of neuroimaging, molecular biology, and molecular genetics have unravelled many of the mysteries that challenged paediatric neurologists over the years, leading to a better understanding of many disease [...]