The Handbook of Clinical Neurology series has an international reputation as the ultimate reference tool for neurologists involved in clinical research and for neuroscience research workers. It offers comprehensive coverage of the whole field of neurology written by an international list of contributors including the leading workers in the field.Table of Contents: Section 5: Treatment of Parkinson's diseasePhysical therapy in Parkinson’s disease. Neuroprotection in Parkinson’s disease: clinical trials. Levodopa. Dopamine agonists. Monoamine oxidase A and B inhibitors in Parkinson’s disease. Anticholinergic medications. Antiglutamatergic drugs in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Investigational drugs. The importance of patients groups and collaborationSection 6: Complications of therapyMotor and non-motor fluctuations. Levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson’s disease. Treatment induced mental changes in Parkinson’s disease.Section 7 Surgical treatmentAblative surgery for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Deep brain stimulation. Transplantation. Gene therapy approaches for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.Section 8: Other parkinsonian disease syndromesMultiple system atrophy. Progressive supranuclear palsy. Corticobasal degeneration. Infectious basis to the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease. Toxic causes of Parkinson’s disease. Drug induced parkinsonism. Vascular parkinsonism. Old age and Parkinson’s disease. Other degenerative processes. Hydrocephalus and structural lesions. Calcification of the basal ganglia. Trauma and Parkinson’s disease. Psychogenic parkinsonism. Parkinsonism and dystonia. Dementia with Lewy bodies. Myoclonus and parkinsonism.
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Titolo: Parkinson' s Disease and Related Disorders - Part II
Autori: Koller - Melamed
Editore: Elsevier - Eng
Collana: A Handbook of Clinical Neurology
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 21x27 cm