Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Neuroimmunologic Disorders.pdf

Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Neuroimmunologic Disorders.pdf


Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Neuroimmunologic Disorders is a practical guide to effective care of patients with multiple sclerosis and other neuroimmunologic disorders. It provides the scientific basis of multiple sclerosis, and its etiology, epidemiology and pathogenesis. It covers the diagnostic process, the course of the disease and prognosis, and the use of MRI in diagnosis and disease monitoring. Disease-modifying therapies, relapsing treatment algorithms, breakthrough RRMS, switching therapy, and progressive treatment algorithms are all discussed in detail. It also addresses multiple sclerosis in childhood and pregnancy, and includes assessment of 'alternative therapies'. This new addition to the Neurology in Practice series contains practical guidance and learning features: * Algorithms and guidelines * 'Tips and Tricks' boxes on improving outcomes * 'Caution' warning boxes to avoiding problems * 'Science Revisited' - quick reminders of the basic science principles necessary for understanding Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Neuroimmunologic Disorders is an ideal reference for neurologists in practice and training.

Lawrence M. Samkoff, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA Andrew D. Goodman, MD, Professor of Neurology, Chief of the Neuroimmunology Unit, and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center , Rochester, NY, USA

Contributors, xxx Series Foreword, xxx Preface, xxx 1 Etiology Sonya U. Steele and Ellen M. Mowry 2 Immunopathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis Anne H. Cross and Laura Piccio 3 Diagnostic Process Dalia Rotstein and Paul O'Connor 4 MRI in Diagnosis and Disease Monitoring Maria I. Gaitan and Daniel S. Reich 5 Relapsing MS: Disease Staging and Therapeutic Algorithms Mohsen Khoshnam and Mark Freedman 6 Progressive MS Treatment Algorithms Megan H. Hyland and Jeffrey A. Cohen 7 Sex-determined Issues in Multiple Sclerosis Callene Momtazee and Barbara Giesser 8 Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Robert Thompson Stone and Brenda Banwell 9 Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Risks and Benefits Allen C. Bowling 10 Symptomatic Management of MS Jessica Robb, Lawrence M. Samkoff and Andrew D. Goodman 11 Invisible Symptoms of MS: Fatigue, Depression and Cognition Leigh Charvet, Benzi Kluzer and Lauren B. Krupp 12 Rehabilitation Nesanet S. Mitiku, Alexius E. G. Sandoval and George H. Kraft 13 Psychosocial Adaptation to Multiple Sclerosis David J. Rintell 14 Transverse Myelitis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Benjamin M. Greenberg 15 Neuromyelitis Optica Marcelo Matiello and Brian Weinshenker 16 Neurosarcoidosis Thomas F. Scott 17 Lyme Neuroborreliosis Erica Patrick and Eric Logigian 18 Neuro-Behcet Syndrome Aksel Siva and Sabahattin Saip Index


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