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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About the editors

W. McDonald

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Institute of Neurology, University of London, UK

John Noseworthy

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rocherster, MN