Multiple Sclerosis, Volume 27

2nd Edition

Blue Books of Practical Neurology Series, Volume 27

Print ISBN: 9780750673488
eBook ISBN: 9780702038730
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 17th January 2003
Page Count: 400


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.

Key Features

  • Concentrates on selected topics where advances in research have affected clinical practice.
  • Provides a practical approach to diagnosis and management of the different forms of the disease.

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


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