Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Inflammatory Disorders

Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Inflammatory Disorders

By: Andrew D. Goodman (editor), Lawrence Samkoff (editor)Paperback

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Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Inflammatory Disorders is a practical guide to effective care of patients with multiple sclerosis and other neuroimmunologic and CNS inflammatory disorders. It provides the scientific basis of multiple sclerosis including etiology, epidemiology, and pathogenesis. It covers the diagnostic process, the course of the disease and prognosis, and the use of MRI in diagnosis and disease monitoring. Disease-modifying treatment algorithms for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, switching therapy, and progressive multiple sclerosis treatment algorithms are all discussed in detail. It also addresses multiple sclerosis in childhood and pregnancy and includes assessment of alternative therapies. This new addition to the Neurology in Practice series contains practical guidance and learning features: Algorithms and guidelines Tips and Tricks boxes on improving outcomes Caution warning boxes to avoiding problems Science Revisited quick reminders of the basic science principles necessary for understanding Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Inflammatory Disorders is an ideal reference for neurologists in practice and training.

About Author

Lawrence M. Samkoff, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA Andrew D. Goodman, MD, Professor of Neurology, Chief of the Neuroimmunology Unit, and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center , Rochester, NY, USA


Contributors vii Series Foreword x Preface xi chapter 1 1 Etiology Sonya U. Steele and Ellen M. Mowry chapter 2 10 Immunopathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis Anne H. Cross and Laura Piccio chapter 3 18 Diagnostic Process Dalia Rotstein and Paul O Connor chapter 4 29 MRI in Diagnosis and Disease Monitoring Maria I. Gaitan and Daniel S. Reich chapter 5 45 Relapsing MS: Disease Staging and Therapeutic Algorithms Mohsen Khoshnam and Mark Freedman chapter 6 57 Progressive MS Treatment Algorithms Megan H. Hyland and Jeffrey A. Cohen chapter 7 67 Sex-Determined Issues in Multiple Sclerosis Callene Momtazee and Barbara Giesser chapter 8 77 Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Robert Thompson Stone and Brenda Banwell chapter 9 91 Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Risks and Benefits Allen C. Bowling chapter 10 102 Symptomatic Management of MS Jessica Robb, Lawrence M. Samkoff, and Andrew D. Goodman chapter 11 114 Invisible Symptoms of MS: Fatigue, Depression, and Cognition Leigh E. Charvet, Benzi Kluzer, and Lauren B. Krupp chapter 12 122 Rehabilitation Nesanet S. Mitiku, Alexius E. G. Sandoval, and George H. Kraft chapter 13 134 Psychosocial Adaptation to Multiple Sclerosis David J. Rintell chapter 14 144 Transverse Myelitis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Benjamin M. Greenberg chapter 15 153 Neuromyelitis Optica Marcelo Matiello and Brian G. Weinshenker chapter 16 163 Neurosarcoidosis Thomas F. Scott chapter 17 169 Lyme Neuroborreliosis Erica Patrick and Eric Logigian chapter 18 178 Neuro-Behcet Syndrome Aksel Siva and Sabahattin Saip Index 191

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  • ISBN13: 9780470673881
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780470673881
  • weight: 338
  • ISBN10: 0470673885

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