Myology / Edition 3

Myology / Edition 3

by Andrew G. Engel
     
 

ISBN-10: 007137180X

ISBN-13: 9780071371803

Pub. Date: 04/30/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The most comprehensive reference on neuromuscular diseases and disorders!

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5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"This text is an excellent resource for muscle diseases and disorders with utility for students, as well as research and clinical investigators and practitioners in neurology, neuroscience, medicine, and exercise physiology....Myology

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The most comprehensive reference on neuromuscular diseases and disorders!

A Doody's Core Title

5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"This text is an excellent resource for muscle diseases and disorders with utility for students, as well as research and clinical investigators and practitioners in neurology, neuroscience, medicine, and exercise physiology....Myology will continue to be considered the most reliable and comprehensive resource on the topic of muscle diseases and disorders."—Doody's Review Service

Edited by the world’s leading authority, this is the reference of choice for neurologists who a need a complete, authoritative work on muscle diseases and disorders. Features over 100 color illustrations of clinical, pathological, and imaging studies in myology. Includes important information on muscular dystrophy and inflammatory disease as well as a better understanding of mitochondrial diseases and the genetic basis of inherited diseases.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071371803
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/30/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1800
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 3.75(d)

Table of Contents

1Embryonic origins of skeletal muscles3
2Assembly of the skeletal muscle cell45
3Satellite and stem cells in muscle regeneration66
4The diversity of muscle fiber types and its origin during development87
5The structure and function of motor units104
6Extraocular muscles119
7Molecular structure of the sarcomere129
8Mammalian muscle myosin167
9Molecular physiology of the cross-bridge cycle187
10Ion channels and electrical properties of skeletal muscle203
11The membrane systems of muscle cells232
12Excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle257
13Activation of the contractile mechanism by calcium281
14The proteins of the sarcotubular system307
15The neuromuscular junction325
16Neuromuscular transmission373
17Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors : structure, function, and antigenicity397
18Function and molecular structure of acetylcholinesterase423
19aThe cytoskeleton : maintenance of muscle fiber integrity443
19bThe muscle fiber cytoskeleton : the dystrophin system455
20The extracellular matrix471
21The muscle spindle489
22Microcirculation in muscle511
23Protein and amino acid metabolism in muscle535
24Lysosomal metabolism and its relevance to skeletal muscle565
25The clinical examination599
26Electrodiagnosis of muscle disorders619
27Muscle imaging655
28Functional evaluation of metabolic myopathies665
29The muscle biopsy681
30Basic reactions of muscle691
31Ultrastructural changes in diseased muscle749
32Immune mechanisms in muscle diseases889
33The tools of molecular genetics and their application to the study of muscle diseases915
34Dystrophinopathies961
35Emery-dreifuss muscular dystrophy1027
36Myotonic dystrophy1039
37The limb-girdle muscular dystrophies1077
38Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy and scapuloperoneal disorders1123
39Bethlem myopathy1135
40Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy1147
41X-linked vacuolar myopathies1163
42Distal myopathies1169
43Myofibrillar myopathies1187
44The congenital muscular dystrophies1203
45Cardiomyopathies associated with muscular dystrophies1239
46Nondystrophic myotonias and periodic paralyses1257
47Generalized peripheral nerve hyperexcitability (neuromyotonia)1301
48Hereditary inclusion body myopathies1311
49The polymyositis and dermatomyositis syndromes1321
50Inclusion body myositis1367
51Virus-related muscle diseases1389
52Parasitic myositis1419
53Other inflammatory myopathies1445
54Congenital myopathies1473
55Nonlysosomal glycogenoses1535
56Acid maltase deficiency1559
57Disorders of lipid metabolism1587
58Mitochondrial encephalomyopathies1623
59Malignant hyperthermia1663
60Myoglobinura1677
61Myopathies due to drugs, toxins, and nutritional deficiency1693
62Endocrine myopathies1713
63Muscle pain, cramps, and fatigue1739
64Acquired autoimmune myasthenia gravis1755
65The Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome1791
66Congenital myasthenic syndromes1801
67Spinal muscular atrophies1845
68Adult and juvenile amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and related motor neuron diseases1865
69Disease of peripheral nerves1889
70Congenital deformities1931

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