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.
- Offers expert guidance on the best treatment options from authorities in the field.
- Delivers expert guidance on drug therapies, physical therapies, and surgical interventions.
- Discusses conditions such as depression · hallucinations · cognition · and sleep disorders.
- Explores neuroprotection in Parkinson's disease.
- Provides insights into future therapies.
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
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2005
- 26th September 2005
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University od Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
Chairman and Professor, Derpatment of Neurology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY