The Neurology of HIV Infection - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444638496

The Neurology of HIV Infection, Volume 152

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: Bruce James Brew
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444638496
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 500
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to HIV-infection and HIV-neurology

2. HIV neuropathology

3. Neuropathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus infection

4. Animal Models of HIV-associated Disease of the Central Nervous System

5. Neuroradiology

6. Neuro-pharmacology

7. Neurologic sequelae of primary HIV infection

8. HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder

9. Neuro-AIDS in children

10. Central nervous system infection with toxoplasma gondii

11. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

12. Cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS

13. Other central nervous system opportunistic infections: Cytomegalovirus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Treponema pallidum

14. CNS-immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

15. Primary CNS lymphoma in HIV infection

16. HIV infection and stroke

17. Neuromuscular complications of HIV infection

18. HIV and spinal cord disease

19. Global developments in HIV-neurology

 


Description

The Neurology of HIV Infection, Volume 153, covers all aspects of nervous system involvement and pathology in HIV-infected individuals. Specialists in this field cover epidemiology, global aspects, pathology and pathogenesis of nervous system disease in HIV-infection. All complications, including the pathology caused by HIV itself and all opportunistic infections of the nervous system are reviewed in detail. Both central nervous and peripheral nervous system complications, including neuropathies and myopathies, are discussed. Key chapters on global developments, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders, IRIS, stroke and neuro-aids in children complete this volume.

Key Features

  • Covers all aspects of nervous system involvement and pathology in HIV-infected individuals
  • Includes the pathology caused by HIV and all opportunistic infections of the nervous system
  • Presents key chapters that focus on global developments, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders, IRIS, stroke and neuro-aids in children

Readership

Neurologists, neuro-pathologists, neuropsychologists, neurovirologists, infectious disease specialists, pediatric neurologists, neuroradiologists


Details

No. of pages:
500
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444638496

About the Series Volume Editors

Bruce James Brew Series Volume Editor

Dr. Bruce James Brew is from the St. Vincent's Centre for Applied Medical Research, Department of Neurology, and St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Affiliations and Expertise

St. Vincent's Centre for Applied Medical Research, Department of Neurology, and St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia