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Title Motor neuron disorders [electronic resource] / edited by Pamela J. Shaw and Michael J. Strong
Imprint Philadelphia, Pa. : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2003
book jacket
Descript xvi, 569 p. [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Blue books of practical neurology ; 28
Blue books of practical neurology ; 28
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
SECTION 1: KEY PRINCIPLES IN THE CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS, PATHOLOGY, AND INVESTIGATION OF MOTOR NEURON DISORDERS -- Clinical principles in the diagnosis of motor neuron disorders / Michael Swash -- Pathology of motor neuron disorders / Steven Wharton, Paul G. Ince -- Neurophysiological investigation of motor neuron disorders / Kerry R. Mills -- Neuroimaging in motor neuron disorders / Erik P. Pioro -- SECTION 2: AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS/MOTOR NEURON DISEASE -- Clinical aspects of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease / Lewis P. Rowland -- Cognitive impairment in the motor neuron disorders / Michael J. Strong, Catherine Lomen-Hoerth, Wenchang Yang -- Epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease / Carmel Armon -- Genetic aspects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease / Peter M. Andersen -- Cellular biological effects of copper/zinc superoxide dismutase mutations / Andrew J. Grierson, Pamela J. Shaw -- Excitotoxicity and oxidative stress in pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease / Philip Van Damme, Ludo Van Den Bosch, Wim Robberecht -- Mitochondrial dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Clare A. Wood-Allum, Pamela J. Shaw -- Cytoskeletal abnormalities in amyotrohpic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease / Janice Robertson, Jean-Pierre Julien -- Role of microglia in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Michael J. Strong, Weiyan Wen -- Cell death pathways in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Serge Przedborski, Peter G.H. Clarke -- Factors underlying the selective vulnerability of motor neurons to neurodegeneration / Heather D. Durham -- SECTION 3: OTHER MOTOR NEURON DISORDERS -- Spinal muscular atrophy / Kevin Talbot, Kay E. Davies -- Kennedy's disease / Charlotte J. Sumner, Kenneth H. Fischbeck -- Hereditary spastic paraparesis / Christohper J. McDermott, Pamela J. Shaw -- SECTION 4: THERAPEUTICS OF MOTOR NEURON DISORDERS -- Quality of life and psychosocial aspects of care of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Deborah F. Gelinas, Robert G. Miller -- Symptom control in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease / Johanna Anneser, Gian Domenico Borasio -- Disease-modifying therapies in motor neuron disorders: the present position and potential future developments / Martin R. Turner, P. Nigel Leigh
Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on May 15, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Link Original 0750674423 9780750674423 (DLC) 2003043693 (OCoLC)51764672
Subject Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Motor neurons -- Diseases
Motor Neuron Disease
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Shaw, Pamela J
Strong, Michael J
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