The Neuropathology of Dementia / Edition 1

The Neuropathology of Dementia / Edition 1

by Margaret M. Esiri
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521433118

ISBN-13: 9780521433112

Pub. Date: 04/01/1997

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Completely rewritten and updated, this new edition is almost twice the size of its predecessor. Illustrated in colour throughout, and with contributions from the world's leading authorities, it is the definitive reference on the neuropathology of dementia. It gives practical guidance to pathologists, describes the contribution of neuroimaging to diagnosis, and surveys…  See more details below

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Completely rewritten and updated, this new edition is almost twice the size of its predecessor. Illustrated in colour throughout, and with contributions from the world's leading authorities, it is the definitive reference on the neuropathology of dementia. It gives practical guidance to pathologists, describes the contribution of neuroimaging to diagnosis, and surveys the clinical features of dementia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521433112
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

1Definition, clinical features and neuroanatomical basis of dementia1
2Important anatomical landmarks in the brain in dementia34
3Practical approach to pathological diagnosis48
4Morphometric methods and dementia75
5Safety precautions in laboratories involved with dementia diagnosis and research82
6Molecular diagnosis of dementia91
7Neuropathology of the ageing brain113
8Neuroimaging Alzheimer's disease128
9Alzheimer's disease161
10Down's syndrome and Alzheimer's disease207
11Sporadic tauopathies : Pick's disease, corticobasal degeneration, progressive supranuclear palsy and argyrophilic grain disease227
12Hereditary tauopathies and idiopathic frontotemporal dementias257
13Vascular dementias289
14Familial and sporadic cerebral amyloid angiopathies associated with dementia and the BRI dementias330
15Parkinson's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, multiple system atrophy and the spectrum of diseases with [alpha]-synuclein inclusions353
16Huntington's disease376
17Human prion diseases402
18Alcoholism and dementia427
19Hydrocephalus and dementia442
20Head injury and dementia457
21Infectious (and inflammatory) diseases causing dementia472
22Schizophrenia and its dementia497
23Other diseases that cause dementia509
24Transgenic mouse models of neurodegenerative disease533
AppDementia brain banks558

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