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Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Peripheral Nerve Disorders Author Gérard Said
ISBN-10 9780444633552
Release 2013-08-17
Pages 1008
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Disorders of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) are the cause of prominent neurological symptoms including weakness, sensory loss, pain and autonomic dysfunction associated with deficits, morbidity and mortality. These disorders may be primary hereditary or cryptogenic neurologic disorders confined to the PNS or part of the pathology of both the central nervous system and the PNS. Most PNS disorders are secondary to other system disorders and may be responsive to treatment of the primary disease. Important advances have been obtained in several areas including molecular genetics, biochemistry, immunology, morphology and physiology that have enhanced our understanding of the causes and consequences of damage to peripheral nerve. Understanding of both these groups of PNS diseases has greatly expanded over recent years and has led to important advances of treatment both to protect and to repair damages of peripheral nerve. This volume provides an overview of the state-of-the-art of examination, diagnosis and treatment of these very diverse disorders and will be of interest to both the research and clinical neuroscience and neurology communities. Covers both hereditary and cryptogenic neurologic disorders Includes advances in the basic science of PNS from molecular genetics, biochemistry, immunology, morphology and physiology Detailed coverage of neuropathy in connective tissue disorders, infectious disorders, metabolic disorders and malignancy

Peripheral Neuropathies in Clinical Practice

Peripheral Neuropathies in Clinical Practice Author Steven Herskovitz
ISBN-10 9780195183269
Release 2010-02-11
Pages 382
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"Peripheral Neuropathies in Clinical Practice is a revamped and updated version of Disorders of Peripheral Nerves, published in 1992. The current edition begins with basic concepts and anatomic classifications of the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) and its disorders." "The anatomic complexities, varied presentations, and innumerable etiologies of peripheral neuropathies present substantial challenges for the practicing clinician. Comprehensive and concise in approach, Peripheral Neuropathies in Clinical Practice is a thorough review of the neurologic literature written by expert clinicians, each of whom are leaders in the field. Its aim is to assist neurologists, trainees in neurology and related fields, and all practitioners who see these patients to better understand, evaluate, and manage peripheral nerve disorders."--BOOK JACKET.

Peripheral Nerve Diseases

Peripheral Nerve Diseases Author Jun Kimura
ISBN-10 9780444513588
Release 2006
Pages 972
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A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology series on peripheral neuropathies. The ultimate reference source for clinical neurophysiologists on peripheral neuropathies. Volume in a prestigious series published in association with the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. International contributor list drawn from around the world.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Peripheral Nerve Disorders Author P. Bouche
ISBN-10 9780128078501
Release 2013-08-17
Pages 1008
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Peripheral nerve entrapments are frequent. They usually appear in anatomical tunnels such as the carpal tunnel. Nerve compressions may be due to external pressure such as the fibular nerve at the fibular head. Malignant or benign tumors may also damage the nerve. For each nerve from the upper and lower limbs, detailed clinical, electrophysiological, imaging, and therapeutic aspects are described. In the upper limbs, carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar neuropathy at the elbow are the most frequent manifestations; the radial nerve is less frequently involved. Other nerves may occasionally be damaged and these are described also. In the lower limbs, the fibular nerve is most frequently involved, usually at the fibular head by external compression. Other nerves may also be involved and are therefore described. The clinical and electrophysiological examination are very important for the diagnosis, but imaging is also of great use. Treatments available for each nerve disease are discussed.

Diabetes and the Nervous System

Diabetes and the Nervous System Author Douglas W. Zochodne
ISBN-10 9780444635419
Release 2014-11-05
Pages 640
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This is a unique compilation, by experts worldwide, addressing how diabetes impacts the nervous system. For example, diabetic polyneuropathy, a disorder more common than MS, Parkinson’s disease, and ALS combined, is a major source of disability to diabetic persons worldwide. This book addresses diabetic polyneuropathy and how diabetes alters other parts of the nervous system. Offers a unique emphasis on the neurological manifestations of diabetes Provides thorough coverage of the clinical, experimental, mechanistic, therapeutic, peripheral, and central aspects of diabetic neuropathy Edited work with chapters authored by leaders in the field around the globe – the broadest, most expert coverage available

Autoimmune Neurology

Autoimmune Neurology Author
ISBN-10 9780444634467
Release 2016-03-11
Pages 568
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Autoimmune Neurology presents the latest information on autoimmune neurologic disease, the immune response to the body where organs run wild, causing the immune system to attack itself. Autoimmunity is a main element in numerous nervous system diseases and can target any structure within the central or peripheral nervous system. Over the past 20 years, significant advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of autoimmune disorders, including the use of biomarkers has led to new diagnosis and treatment options. Neurologic conditions associated with autoimmune reactions include dementia, neuromuscular disease, epilepsy, sleep disorders, diabetes, and other common neurologic disorders and disease. This current tutorial-reference will be a must-have title for clinical neurologists, research neurologists, neuroscientists, and any medical professional working with autoimmune disease and disorders. Includes comprehensive coverage of autoimmune neurology Details the latest techniques for the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders, including dementia, neuromuscular disease, epilepsy, and sleep disorders Presents a focused reference for clinical practitioners and the clinical neurology and neurology research communities

Neurologic Aspects of Systemic Disease

Neurologic Aspects of Systemic Disease Author José Biller
ISBN-10 9780702044335
Release 2014-01-09
Pages 736
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Systemic disease involves several parts of the body or the complete system. Neurologic Aspects of Systemic Disease, a two-part volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, focuses on the specific neurologic aspects of systemic disease. Part 2 includes coverage of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary, endocrinologic, and metabolic diseases, as well as nutritional, environmental, and hematologic disorders. Each chapter provides a complete introduction to the neurologic aspect and provides the best known diagnostic and treatment practices. The collection is a valuable and trusted resource for clinical neurologists, research neurologists, neuroscientists, and general medical professionals: a first stop for a focused review of the state of the art for understanding the neurologic impact of each covered disease. A comprehensive introduction and overview of the neurologic aspects of systemic disease Part 2 covers of gastrointestinal/hepatobiliary, endocrinologic, and metabolic diseases and nutritional, environmental, and hematologic disorders Each chapter focuses on the neurologic aspects related to a specific disease presentation

Neurology of Sexual and Bladder Disorders

Neurology of Sexual and Bladder Disorders Author David B. Vodusek
ISBN-10 9780444632548
Release 2015-05-21
Pages 516
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The neurology of sex and bladder disorders requires specialized knowledge and represents a challenge for clinical neurologists focused on the neurological condition. Sex and bladder disorders are often related to more general neurological disorders like Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis, and often the sex and bladder disorders are passed to specialists in urology. Neurology of Sexual and Bladder Disorders: Handbook of Clinical Neurology is a focused, yet comprehensive overview that provides complete tutorial reference to the science, diagnosis and treatment of sex and bladder disorders from a neurologic perspective. Comprehensive coverage of the neurology of sex and bladder disorders Details the latest techniques for the study, diagnosis and treatment of sex and bladder dysfunction from a neurological perspective A focused reference for clinical practitioners and neurology research communities

Handbook of Peripheral Neuropathy

Handbook of Peripheral Neuropathy Author Mark B. Bromberg
ISBN-10 9780824754327
Release 2005-08-12
Pages 728
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Providing a detailed study of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of peripheral nerves, this reference provides a clear approach to the evaluation, characterization, and treatment of peripheral neuropathies-reviewing each major class of these disorders with authoritative discussions of clinical characteristics, electrodiagnostic features, examination findings, and treatment options and outcomes.

Textbook of Clinical Neurology

Textbook of Clinical Neurology Author Christopher G. Goetz
ISBN-10 9781416036180
Release 2007
Pages 1364
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The textbook's original structure has not changed. It remains anchored in the methods that neurologists utilize on a daily basis to approach, diagnose, and treat patients.

The Human Auditory System

The Human Auditory System Author Gastone G. Celesia
ISBN-10 9780444626295
Release 2015-03-06
Pages 722
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The Human Auditory System: Fundamental Organization and Clinical Disorders provides a comprehensive and focused reference on the neuroscience of hearing and the associated neurological diagnosis and treatment of auditory disorders. This reference looks at this dynamic area of basic research, a multidisciplinary endeavor with contributions from neuroscience, clinical neurology, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive science communications disorders, and psychology, and its dramatic clinical application. A focused reference on the neuroscience of hearing and clinical disorders Covers both basic brain science, key methodologies and clinical diagnosis and treatment of audiology disorders Coverage of audiology across the lifespan from birth to elderly topics

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Peripheral Nerve Disorders Author Arthur K. Asbury
ISBN-10 9780128078327
Release 2013-08-17
Pages 1008
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A Physiological Approach to Clinical Neurology

A Physiological Approach to Clinical Neurology Author James W. Lance
ISBN-10 9781483163161
Release 2013-10-22
Pages 258
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A Physiological Approach to Clinical Neurology deals with the mechanism of various neurological symptoms and signs in terms of disordered physiology. Topics covered by this book include pain and other sensations; weakness; the tendon jerk and the stretch reflex; and disordered control of motor neurons. The disorders of basal ganglia and cerebellum are also considered, along with consciousness and unconsciousness; the mechanism of epilepsy; and the relationship between brain and mind. This book is comprised of 11 chapters and begins by introducing the reader to the clinical analysis of sensory and motor disorders. The discussion then turns to the perception of pain and other kinds of sensation; the clinical approach to the problem of weakness; and the clinical significance of the tendon jerk. In the chapters that follow, appraisal of a neurophysiological thought is applied to common neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, hemiballismus, epilepsy, and developmental anomalies like platybasia. The last chapter explores the phenomena of mind and its connection to the brain as well as its influence on the body, paying particular attention to perception, memory, and emotion. This monograph is intended for those who are proceeding into the clinical years of a medical course, to those who are studying for senior qualifications in internal medicine or neurology, and to those who are merely curious about the cause of neurological phenomena that they observe daily in their patients.

Oxford Handbook of Neurology

Oxford Handbook of Neurology Author Hadi Manji
ISBN-10 9780199601172
Release 2014-02
Pages 656
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The Oxford Handbook of Neurology is a practical and concise guide for use on the ward and in clinical settings. It covers the entire breadth of neurology, including sections on neuroanatomy, neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurophysiology. It also provides information on neurological assessment, neurological presentations and disorders.

Examination of Peripheral Nerve Injuries An Anatomical Approach

Examination of Peripheral Nerve Injuries  An Anatomical Approach Author Stephen Russell
ISBN-10 9781626230392
Release 2015-04-17
Pages 240
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Examination of Peripheral Nerve Injuries, Second Edition, is an updated version of an anatomically based guide that teaches neurosurgeons how to properly examine a patient with a suspected focal neuropathy. This new edition contains unique, full-color illustrations that, along with high-quality photographs, help readers master the details of performing specific procedures and examinations on patients with peripheral nerve injuries. Key Features: More than 80 new full-color illustrations guide the reader through each technique Photographs illustrate muscular examination techniques Anatomical relationships are emphasized throughout the book Focuses on the most common anatomical variations, using both schematic figures and simplified text descriptions to facilitate learning Neurosurgeons and neurologists, as well as residents in these specialties, will read this book cover to cover and refer to it whenever they are preparing to examine patients with complex peripheral nerve injuries.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Peripheral Nerve Disorders Author Andrea M. Vincent
ISBN-10 9780128078655
Release 2013-08-17
Pages 1008
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More than half of all patients with diabetes develop neuropathic disorders affecting the distal sensory and/or motor nerves, or autonomic or cranial nerve functions. Glycemic control can decrease the incidence of neuropathy but is not adequate alone to prevent or treat the disease. This chapter introduces diabetic neuropathy with a morphological description of the disease then describes our current understanding of metabolic and molecular mechanisms that contribute to neurovascular dysfunctions. Key mechanisms include glucose and lipid imbalances and insulin resistance that are interconnected via oxidative stress, inflammation, and altered gene expression. These complex interactions should be considered for the development of new treatment strategies against the onset or progression of neuropathy. Advances in understanding the combined metabolic stressors and the novel study of epigenetics suggest new therapeutic targets to combat this morbid and intractable disease affecting millions of patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Peripheral Nerve Disorders Author Yeşim Parman
ISBN-10 9780128078792
Release 2013-08-17
Pages 1008
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Recessively transmitted predominantly motor neuropathies are rare and show a severe phenotype. They are frequently observed in populations with a high rate of consanguineous marriages. At least 15 genes and six loci have been found to be associated with autosomal recessive CMT (AR-CMT) and X-linked CMT (AR-CMTX) and also distal hereditary motor neuronopathy (AR-dHMN). These disorders are genetically heterogeneous but the clinical phenotype is relatively homogeneous. Distal muscle weakness and atrophy predominating in the lower extremities, diminished or absent deep tendon reflexes, distal sensory loss, and pes cavus are the main clinical features of this disorder with occasional cranial nerve involvement. Although genetic diagnosis of some of subtypes of AR-CMT are now available, rapid advances in the molecular genetics and cell biology show a great complexity. Animal models for the most common subtypes of human AR-CMT disease provide clues for understanding the pathogenesis of CMT and also help to reveal possible treatment strategies of inherited neuropathies. This chapter highlights the clinical features and the recent genetic and biological findings in these disorders based on the current classification.