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Disorders of voluntary muscle

Disorders of voluntary muscle

Author: George Karpati; David Hilton-Jones; Robert C Griggs
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats

The seventh edition of Disorders of Voluntary Muscle comes rewritten and redesigned with the clinician and clinical scientist in mind. It contains up-to-date scientific and clinical information on  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Karpati; David Hilton-Jones; Robert C Griggs
ISBN: 0521650623 9780521650625
OCLC Number: 45899141
Description: xiv, 775 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / Lord Walton of Detchant --
Pt. I. The Scientific Basis of Muscle Disease. 1. The structure and function of motor units / Robert E. Burke. 2. Developmental biology of skeletal muscle / Jeffrey B. Miller. 3. The molecular and cellular biology of muscle / Susan C. Brown, Frank S. Walsh and George Dickson. 4. The molecular basis of muscle disease / Louise V. B. Anderson. 5. Mitochondria / Eric A. Shoubridge. 6. The sarcotubular system / Kimby N. Barton and David H. MacLennan. 7. The extracellular matrix of skeletal muscle / Paul C. Holland and Salvatore Carbonetto. 8. Aspects of skeletal muscle biochemistry in health and disease / John M. Land. 9. The neuromuscular junction and neuromuscular transmission / Angela Vincent. 10. The pathophysiology of excitation in skeletal muscle / Robert L. Barchi. 11. Animal models of human muscle disease / Barry J. Cooper --
Pt. II. Methods of Investigation of Muscle Disease. 12. Applied physiology of muscle / Eric L. Logigian and Richard L. Barbano. 13. Histochemistry and immunocytochemistry of muscle in health and disease / Caroline A. Sewry and Victor Dubowitz. 14. Muscle pathology on semithin resin sections / Stirling Carpenter. 15. Electron microscopy in the study of normal and diseased muscle / Stirling Carpenter. 16. Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy of muscle / Doris J. Taylor, James L. Fleckenstein and Raffaele Lodi --
Pt. III. Description of Muscle Disease. 17. The examination and investigation of the patient with muscle disease / David Hilton-Jones and John T. Kissel. 18. The classification of muscle diseases / Michael H. Brooke. 19. Dystrophinopathies / Eric P. Hoffman. 20. Limb girdle muscular dystrophies / Jean-Claude Kaplan, Jacques S. Beckmann and Michel Fardeau. 21. Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy / Rabi Tawil and Robert C. Griggs. 22. Distal myopathies / Richard J. Barohn and Robert C. Griggs. 23. Emery-Dreifuss dystrophy / Kiichi Arahata. 24. Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy / Bernard Brais. 25. Congenital muscular dystrophies / Thomas Voit. 26. Congenital myopathies / Hans H. Goebel. 27. Myotonic dystrophy / Peter S. Harper. 28. The metabolic myopathies / Richard T. Moxley III, Patrick Chinnery and Douglas Turnbull. 29. Oxidative phosphorylation diseases of muscle / John M. Shoffner and Eric A. Shoubridge. 30. Ion channel disorders of muscle / Louis J. Ptacek and Said Bendahhou. 31. Inflammatory myopathies / Marinos C. Dalakas and George Karpati. 32. Myasthenia gravis and myasthenic syndromes: autoimmune and genetic disorders / John Newsom-Davis and David Beeson. 33. Toxic and latrogenic myopathies and neuromuscular transmission disorders / Zohar Argov, Henry J. Kaminski and Ali Al-Mudallal / [et al.]. 34. Painful muscle syndromes / Russell Lane --
Pt. IV. The Principles of Management of Muscle Disease. 35. Genetic counselling in muscle disease / Kate Bushby. 36. The principles of treatment, prevention and rehabilitation and perspectives on future therapies / Giovanni Meola, George Karpati and Robert C. Griggs.
Responsibility: edited by George Karpati, David Hilton-Jones, and Robert C. Griggs ; foreword by Lord Walton of Detchant.
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