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Motor Neuron Disorders

Blue Books of Practical Neurology Series

Clinical and scientific text on the current knowledge about motor neuron disorders, most especially amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Audience
Neurologists, Neurosurgeons

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Published: September 2003

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7442-3

Contents


  • Key Principles in the Clinical Diagnosis, Pathology & Investigation of Motor Neuron Disorders
    1
    Clinical Principles in the Differential Diagnosis of Motor Neuron Disorders
    2
    Pathology of Motor Neuron Disorders
    3
    Neurophysiological Investigation of Motor Neuron Disorders
    4
    Neuroimaging in Notor Neuron Disorders

    Motor Neuron Disease/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    5
    Clinical Aspects of ALS/MND
    6
    Cognitive Impairment in the Motor Neuron Disease
    7
    Epidemiology of ALS/MND
    8
    Genetic Aspects of ALS/MND
    9
    Cellular Bioligical Effects of SODI Mutations
    10
    Excitotoxicity & Oxidative Stress in the Pathogenesis of ALS/MND
    11
    Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    12
    Cyto skeletal Abnormatlities in ALS/MND
    13
    The role of Microglia in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    14
    Cell Death Pathways in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    15
    Factors Underlying the Selective Vulnerability of Motor Neurons to Neurodegeneration

    Other Motor Neuron Disorders
    16
    Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    17
    Kennedy's Disease
    18
    Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis

    Therapeutics of Motor Neuron Disorders
    19
    Quality of Life & Psychosocial Aspects of Care of Patients with ALS
    20
    Sympton Control in ALS/MND
    21
    Disease Modifying Therapies in Motor Neuron Disorders: The Present Position and Petential Future Developments
    FM

    Index




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