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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Author: Robert H Brown; Michael Swash; Piera Pasinelli
Publisher: Abingdon [England] : Informa Healthcare ; Boca Raton, FL : Distributed in North America by Taylor & Francis, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive, paralyzing illness that is invariably fatal. It has been neglected until recently because there was only a poor understanding of pathogenesis and no treatment. Physicians often experience a sense of helplessness and frustration in conveying the diagnosis truthfully to patients and in helping them to cope with advancing disability and the prospect of death. A review of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Brown; Michael Swash; Piera Pasinelli
ISBN: 9781841844633 1841844632
OCLC Number: 60965654
Notes: "First published in the United Kingdom in 2000 by Martin Dunitz Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: xxi, 370 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The Spectrum of Motor Neuron Disorders. Epidemiology of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Neuroimaging in ALS. Motor Unit Number Estimation in ALS. The corticomotoneuronal system in ALS. Conventional Neurophysiology in ALS. The Neuropsychology of ALS. Familial motor neuron diseases other than ALS. ALS Genetics with Mendelian Inheritance. Modifying Genes in ALS. From Genetic Defects to Molecular Pathogenesis of Memory and Movement Disorders. Transgenic Mouse and Mutagenesis Models. Apoptotic Cell Death Pathways in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Review. Ageing and Neurodegeneration. Neurotrophic Factors. Axonal transport and ALS. Mitochondrial dysfunction and energy metabolism in ALS. Therapeutic Trials in ALS: Past, Present and Future. Palliative care and quality of life with ALS

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