Muscular Dystrophies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080450315, 9780444534897

Muscular Dystrophies, Volume 101

1st Edition

Editors: Robert Griggs Anthony Amato
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080450315
eBook ISBN: 9780444534897
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 24th May 2011
Page Count: 284
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Table of Contents

Series Editors

Handbook of Clinical Neurology 3rd Series

Foreword

Preface

List of Contributors

Chapter 1: Overview of the muscular dystrophies

Chapter 2: Dystrophinopathies

Chapter 3: Sarcoglycanopathies

Chapter 4: Congenital muscular dystrophies

Chapter 5: The collagen VI-related myopathies

Chapter 6: Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2A

Chapter 7: Dysferlinopathies

Chapter 8: Other limb-girdle muscular dystrophies

Chapter 9: Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2H and the role of TRIM32

Chapter 10: Caveolinopathies

Chapter 11: Myofibrillar myopathies

Chapter 12: Emery–Dreifuss muscular dystrophy

Chapter 13: Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy and scapuloperoneal syndromes

Chapter 14: Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy

Chapter 15: Myotonic dystrophy types 1 and 2

Chapter 16: Distal muscular dystrophies

Index


Description

Series Editors

Handbook of Clinical Neurology 3rd Series

Foreword

Preface

List of Contributors

Chapter 1: Overview of the muscular dystrophies

Chapter 2: Dystrophinopathies

Chapter 3: Sarcoglycanopathies

Chapter 4: Congenital muscular dystrophies

Chapter 5: The collagen VI-related myopathies

Chapter 6: Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2A

Chapter 7: Dysferlinopathies

Chapter 8: Other limb-girdle muscular dystrophies

Chapter 9: Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2H and the role of TRIM32

Chapter 10: Caveolinopathies

Chapter 11: Myofibrillar myopathies

Chapter 12: Emery–Dreifuss muscular dystrophy

Chapter 13: Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy and scapuloperoneal syndromes

Chapter 14: Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy

Chapter 15: Myotonic dystrophy types 1 and 2

Chapter 16: Distal muscular dystrophies

Index

Key Features

  • Valuable insights into the muscular dystrophies, including treatment, diagnosis, and care and patient management
  • A comprehensive compilation of the combined wisdom of the most highly regarded physicians, experts, and scientists studying the muscular dystrophies
  • An evaluation of the way advances in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, and other biological sciences continue to advance the study of these disorders

Details

No. of pages:
284
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780444534897
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080450315

About the Editors

Robert Griggs Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics; University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Rochester, New York

Anthony Amato Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Neuromuscular Division, Director, Clinical Neurophysiology, Laboratory, Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Neurologist and Neuromuscular Consultant, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA