Principles of Treatment in Parkinson's Disease


  • Anthony Schapira, DSc, MD, FRCP, FMedSci, University od Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
  • C. Warren Olanow, MD, Chairman and Professor, Derpatment of Neurology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Providing a balanced discussion of the relevant clinical trail data and offering expert opinion based on personal clinical experience, this timely review is an invaluable guide for the busy clinician under pressure to keep up with the latest developments.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5428-9

Table of Contents

Section 1 Drug Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 1 The Use of Levodopa and COMT Inhibitors

Chapter 2 Drug Therapy - Dopamine Agonists

Chapter 3 Other Drug Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

Chapter 4 Motor Complications in Parkinson's Disease: Biochemical Aspects

Chapter 5 Clinical Features, Pathophysiology and Management of Motor Complications in Parkinson’s Disease

Section 2 Overview of Drug Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 6 Overview

Section 3 Surgery for Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 7 Ablative Surgery for Parkinson’s Disease

Chapter 8 Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

Chapter 9 Transplantation for Parkinson's disease

Section 4 Overview of Surgical Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 10 Overview

Section 5 Non Motor Aspects of Parkinson’s Disease

Chapter 11 Depression, Psychosis and Cognitive Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease

Chapter 12 Gastrointestinal, Urological and Sleep Problems in Parkinson’s Disease

Section 6 Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 13 Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease

Section 7 Physical Therapies in Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 14 Physical Therapies in Parkinson's Disease

Section 8 Future Therapies for Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 15 Future Therapies for Parkinson's Disease