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Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
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Clinical Neuroimmunology: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders serves as an indispensable resource for physicians interested in, and dealing with, this very complex and evolving branch of neurology.  This comprehensive title provides an introduction to basic neuroimmunology and principles of immunotherapy and also serves as a thorough guide to immune-mediated disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system, as well as other systemic disorders with a significant neuroimmunologic component.  The chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific information. This volume is made to simplify complex immunological mechanisms and to focus on practical patient-related issues.  Clinical Neuroimmunology: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders is an invaluable addition to the literature and will be of significant interest to neurologists, residents and fellows, internists, and general practitioners who treat patients with neurologic disorders and other systemic autoimmune diseases.


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Cutting edge treatment concepts.

Comprehensive up-to-date handbook on autoimmune diseases.

 Clear explanation of the scientific and clinical issues in neuroimmunology.


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Clinical Neuroimmunology: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders serves as an indispensable resource for physicians interested in, and dealing with, this very complex and evolving branch of neurology.  This comprehensive title provides an introduction to basic neuroimmunology and principles of immunotherapy and also serves as a thorough guide to immune-mediated disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system, as well as other systemic disorders with a significant neuroimmunologic component.  The chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific information. This volume is made to simplify complex immunological mechanisms and to focus on practical patient-related issues.  Clinical Neuroimmunology: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders is an invaluable addition to the literature and will be of significant interest to neurologists, residents and fellows, internists, and general practitioners who treat patients with neurologic disorders and other systemic autoimmune diseases.


Contents:

Table of contents

 

 

Chapter 1: Introduction to Neuroimmunology                 

                 

                  Patricia K Coyle

 

Chapter 2: Principles of Immunotherapy                        

                     

                     Jen Jocelyn and Lloyd Kasper

 

Multiple Sclerosis

 

Chapter 3: Immunopathogenesis                                     

                 

                  Patricia K Coyle

 

Chapter 4: Epidemiology and Genetics                          

                 

                 Robert H. Gross M and Philip L. Dejager

 

Chapter 5: Clinical Features, Symptom Management and Diagnosis                    

                      James M. Stankiewicz,and Guy J. Buckle

Chapter 6: Advances in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Multiple Sclerosis

                 Robert Zivadinov

Chapter 7: Disease modifying agents in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

                  Syed A. Rizvi

Chapter 8: Multiple Sclerosis in Children

                  Lauren Krupp, Yashma Patel, MD, Vikram Bhise,

Chapter 9: Is Multiple Sclerosis a Vascular Disease?

                  Mahesh V. Jayaraman and Syed A. Rizvi

Chapter 10: Multiple Sclerosis: the next 20 years

                   Howard L. Weiner

Other CNS inflammatory disorders

Chapter 11: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelits (ADEM)

                    Patricia K Coyle

Chapter 12: Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders

                    Dean M. Wingerchuk

Chapter 13: Neuroimmunology of Cancer

                   Enrico C. Lallana, William F. Hickey, Camilo E. Fadul,

 

Chapter 14: Central Nervous System Infections

                    Najam Zaidi, Melissa Gaitanis, John Gaitanis, Karl Meisel and Syed A. Rizvi  

Chapter 15: The Neuroimmunology of Cortical Disease (Dementia, Epilepsy and Autoimmune Encephalopathies)

                         Julie L. Roth, Brian R. Ott, John N. Gaitanis, Andrew S. Blum

Chapter 16: Immunological aspects of Movement disorders

                    Victoria C. Chang

Chapter 17: CNS Vasculitis

                         David S Younger , Adam PJ Younger

Peripheral Nervous System Disorders

Chapter 18: Immunologic disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle

                    Kara A. Chisholm, James M. Gilchrist, John E. Donahue

Chapter 19: Autoimmune Neuropathies

                    George Sachs

Systemic Disorders

Chapter 20: Systemic Autoimmune Diseases with Neurological Manifestations

              Richard Choi, Valerie Gendron, Mac McLaughlin, Jonathan Cahill, Fathima Qadeer and

                         Syed A. Rizvi

 

                  

               

                 

                 

 

          


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781603278607
Publisher: Springer (Humana Press)
Publication date: September, 2011
Pages: 418

Subcategories: Immunology, Neurology