Multiple Sclerosis

Blue Books of Practical Neurology Series, Volume 27

Edited by

  • W. McDonald, PhD, FRACP, FRCP, Professor of Neurology, Institute of Neurology, University of London, UK
  • John Noseworthy, MD, Chair, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rocherster, MN

This practical resource presents key information on multiple sclerosis—from diagnosis and clinical features...through genetics and rehabilitation and the psychosocial consequences of the disease. Completely revised and updated, it examines the latest research and advances in patient management.
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Neurologists and Physical Medicine and Rehab Physicians


Book information

  • Published: January 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7348-8

Table of Contents

1. The Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

2. Clinical Features and Subtypes of MS

3. Natural History, Epidemiology and Prognosis

4. Etiology and Pathogenesis, Immunology and Experimental Models

5. Mechanisms of Symptom Production

6. Genetics of Multiple Sclerosis

7. Pathology and Pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis

8. Neuropsychiatry: Cognition and Mood Disorders

9. MRI Monitoring in Clinical Trails

10. Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy: Insights into the Pathology and Pathophysiology of Multiple Sclerosis

11. Treatment of Relapses and Relapsing – Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

12. Treatment of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

13. Conventional Immunosuppression and Multiple Sclerosis

14. Treatment of Catastrophic MS

15. Complications of MS: Fatigue, Spasticity, Ataxia, Pain, Bowel, Bladder and Sexual Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis

16. Treatment of Optic Neuritis and the Clinically Isolated Syndromes

17. Neuromyelistis Optica

18. Women's Issues in MS including Pregnancy

19. MS with Early and Late Disease Onset

20. Future Therapies

21. Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis

22. The Psychosocial Consequences of Multiple Sclerosis