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Author Sechi, Gianpietro
Title Drug Related Encephalopathies
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2008
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Note Intro -- DRUG RELATED ENCEPHALOPATHIES -- DRUG RELATED ENCEPHALOPATHIES -- Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data -- Contents -- Preface -- About the Editor -- Introduction -- References -- Chapter 1: Drug-Related Hyperthermic Encephalopathies -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology of Thermoregulation -- Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome -- Epidemiology -- Genetic Predisposition -- Pathophysiology -- Clinical Characteristics -- NMS vs Malignant Hyperthermia -- Drugs and Hyperthermic Encephalopathies -- Treatment of NMS -- Conclusions -- Parkinsonism-Hyperpyrexia Syndrome -- Pathogenesis -- Treatment -- Serotonin Syndrome -- Triggering Factors and Neurochemistry -- Differential Diagnosis -- Anticholinergic Intoxication -- Baclofen Withdrawal Syndrome -- Strychnine Poisoning -- Cocaine Intoxication -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 2: Encephalopathies Related to Antiepileptic Drugs -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- "Old" Antiepileptic Drugs -- Succinimides -- "New" Antiepileptic Drugs -- Transient Lesions in the Splenium of Corpus Callosum and Antiepileptic Drugs -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: Ethanol-Related Encephalopathies -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Responsible Brain Regions for Alcohol-Related Cognitive Impairment -- Mechanisms of Alcohol-Induced Brain Damage -- Importance of the Use of Human Alcoholic Brain Tissue and Non-Hypothesis Driven, High-throughput Analysis -- Neuroproteomics of Human Alcoholic Brain -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 4: Antimicrobial Agent-Induced Encephalopathy -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Antibacterial Agents -- 3. Antiprotozoal and Antibacterial Agents -- 4. Other Encephalopathies Associated with Antimicrobial Agents -- 5. Antiviral Agents -- Acknowledgment -- References
Chapter 5: Encephalopathies Related to Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Categories of Abused Substances -- Encephalopathy Linked to Abuse of Drugs -- Diagnosis and Therapy of Encephalopathy -- Cocaine Abuse and Encephalopathy -- Amphetamine Abuse and Encephalopathy -- Methcathinone -- Hallucinogens -- Narcotics -- Inhalants -- Anesthetics -- Designer Drugs of the Future -- Designer Drugs of the Future -- References -- Chapter 6: Cancer Chemotherapy-Related Encephalopathy -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Neuro-Toxic Effects of External Beam Radiation Therapy -- Neurotoxicity and the Cancer Chemotherapeutic Drugs -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Drug-Related Posterior Leukoencephalopathy -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Risk Factors -- Clinical Features -- Imaging -- Other Laboratory Findings -- Differential Diagnosis -- Pathophysiology -- Treatment -- Prognosis -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 8: Steroid Encephalopathy: Steroid Psychosis and Dementia -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Frequency and Character of Behavioral Symptoms -- Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome -- Steroid Dementia Syndrome -- Potential Etiologic Mechanisms -- Prevention and Treatment of Steroid-Induced Psychopathology -- References -- Chapter 9: Encephalopathies Related to Exogenous or Endogenous Benzodiazepines -- Abstract -- Introduction -- 1. GABA-A Receptor Structure and Function -- 2. The Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptor (PBR) -- 3. GABA-A Benzodiazepine Binding Site: Agonists, Antagonists and Inverse Agonists -- 4. Clinical Effects of Benzodiazepines -- 5. Laboratory Assessment of Benzodiazepine-Related Encephalopathies -- 6. Management of Benzodiazepine-Related Encephalopathies -- 7. Role of „Endozepines‟ in other Brain Disorders -- 8. Endozepine Stupor: Where is it Now? -- 9. Conclusion -- References
Chapter 10: Encephalopathies Related to Unconventional Therapies -- Abstract -- Introduction -- CAM and Encephalopathy -- 1. Encephalopathy Due to Heavy Metal Toxicity or Poisoning -- 2. Encephalopathy Secondary to Adverse Effects of Herbal Medicine Use -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 11: Approach to Reye and Reye-like Syndromes -- Abstract -- 1. Background -- 2. Diagnosis of RS -- 3. Clinical Presentation of Reye Syndrome -- 4. Pathophysiology -- 5. Etiology of Reye Syndrome -- 6. Metabolic Diseases That Can Mimic Reye Syndrome -- 7. Genetics of Reye Syndrome -- 8. The Role of Exogenous Chemicals and Toxic Factors in Reye Syndrome -- 9. Aspirin and Reye Syndrome - Epidemiological Studies -- 10. Aspirin and Reye Syndrome - Mechanisms -- 11. Aspirin, Reye Syndrome, and Allergic Diseases -- 12. Diagnostic Algorithm for Reye Syndrome and Reye-like Syndrome -- 13. Prognosis of Reye Syndrome -- 14. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 12: Neuroimaging in Drug-Related Encephalopathies -- Introduction -- Neuro-Imaging Modalities -- Neuroimaging Characteristics of Various Drug Related Encephalopathies -- Summary -- References -- Index
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Link Print version: Sechi, Gianpietro Drug Related Encephalopathies Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2008 9781604567458
Subject Neurotoxicology.;Brain -- Diseases -- Etiology
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