Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice / Edition 1

Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice / Edition 1

by Bashar Katirji
     
 

Inclusive and authoritative, this outstanding text encompasses all disorders of the peripheral nervous system in one easy to use volume. Unlike other texts that deal separately with motor neuron diseases, peripheral neuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders and myopathies, this unique reference cover all aspects of neuromuscular disorders from diagnosis to… See more details below

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Inclusive and authoritative, this outstanding text encompasses all disorders of the peripheral nervous system in one easy to use volume. Unlike other texts that deal separately with motor neuron diseases, peripheral neuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders and myopathies, this unique reference cover all aspects of neuromuscular disorders from diagnosis to treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750671699
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/04/2002
Pages:
1416
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 3.02(d)

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION; Clinical Assessment in Neuromuscular Disorders; Nerve and Muscle: Basic Concepts; NEUROMUSCULAR INVESTIGATIONS; Laboratory Investigations; Serum Muscle Enzymes in Neuromuscular Disease; Autoantibodies and Immune Polyneuropathies; Autoantibody Testing of Autoimmune Neuromuscular Junction, Hyperexcitability, and Muscle Disorders; Ischemic Forearm Exercise Test; Clinical Neurophysiology; Clinical Electromyography; Single-Fiber Electromyography; Quantitative Electromyographic Analysis; Quantitative Sensory Testing; Autonomic Testing; Somatosensory Evoked Potentials; Neuropathology; Nerve and Muscle Biopsy; Imaging; Imaging of Spine; Imaging of Peripheral Nerve; Imaging of Muscle; Genetics; Molecular Analysis and Genetic Testing; ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS; Quantitative Assessment and Outcome Measures in Neuromuscular Disease; Rehabilitation Management and Care of Patients with Neuromuscular Diseases; Immunotherapies in the Treatment of Neuromuscular Disorders; Critical and Respiratory Care in Neuromuscular Diseases; NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS; Neuronopathies (Motor Neuron and Dorsal Root Ganglion Disorders); Poliomyelitis and Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Spinal Muscular Atrophies; Atypical Motor Neuron Diseases; Dorsal Root Ganglion Disorders; Peripheral Neuropathies; Approach to Peripheral Nerve Disorders; Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease and Related Disorders; Inherited Metabolic Neuropathies; Guillian-Barré Syndrome (Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy) and Related Disorders; Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy and Related Disorders; Dysproteinemic Neuropathies; Diabetic Neuropathies; Nutritional and Alcoholic Neuropathies; Metabolic and Endocrine Neuropathies; Toxic Neuropathies: Environmental; Toxic Neuropathies: Drugs; Vasculitic Neuropathies and Neuropathies of Connective Tissue Disorders; Nonvasculitic Ischemic Neuropathies; Infectious and Granulomatous Neuropathies; Peripheral Nerve Injury; Compressive and Entrapment Neuropathies of the Upper Extremity; Compressive and Entrapment Neuropathies of the Lower Extremity; Cranial Neuropathies; Peripheral Nerve Tumors; Cervical Radiculopathies; Lumbosacral and Thoracic Radiculopathies; Brachial Plexopathies; Lumbosacral Plexopathies; Neuromuscular Junction Disorders; Myasthenia Gravis; Lambert-Eaton Syndrome; Botulism; Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes; Neurotoxicology of Neuromuscular Transmission; Muscle Ion Channel Disorders; Disorders of Skeletal Muscle Membrane Excitability: Myotonia Congenita, Paramyotonia Congenita, Periodic Paralysis, and Related Disorders; Malignant Hyperthermia; Myopathies; Dystrophinopathies; Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy and Related Disorders; Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy; Myotonic Dystrophies; Distal Myopathies; Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy; Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy; Congenital Myopathies; Metabolic Myopathies; Mitochondrial Myopathies; Inflammatory Myopathies; Paraspinous Myopathies: Dropped Head and Bent Spine Syndromes; Endocrine Myopathies; Toxic Myopathies; Infectious and Granulomatous Myopathies; Nerve Hyperexcitability Syndromes; Myokymia and Neuromyotonia Syndromes; Muscle Cramps, Benign Fasciculations, and Cramp-Fasciculation-Myalgia Syndromes; Central Nervous System Disorders with Neuromuscular Manifestations; Stiff-Man Syndrome; Tetanus; Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome; Spinocerebellar Ataxias; Familial Spastic Paraplegia; Miscellaneous Neuromuscular Syndromes; Neuromuscular Weakness in the Intensive Care Unit; Floppy Infant; Rhabdomyolysis and Myoglobinuria; Restless Leg Syndrome; Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome, Eosinophilic Fasciitis, and Related Fasciitis Disorders; Syndromes Associated with Fatigue and Pain; Neuropathic Pain; Polymyalgia Rheumatica; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Fibromyalgia

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