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Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice

Katirji, Bashar, Kaminski, Henry J., Ruff, Robert L. (Eds.)

2nd ed. 2014, XXV, 1565 p. 476 illus., 113 illus. in color. In 2 volumes, not available separately.

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  • Comprehensive, thoroughly updated second edition covering all disorders of the peripheral nervous system
  • Highly clinical in design, with each chapter organized into etiology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, evaluation and diagnosis, treatment and management, and prognosis
  • Written by renowned leaders in their fields
Comprehensive, thoroughly updated, and expanded, Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice, Second Edition encompasses all disorders of the peripheral nervous system, covering all aspects of neuromuscular diseases from diagnosis to treatment.  Mirroring the first book, this two-volume edition is divided into two parts.  Part one discusses the approach to neuromuscular disorders, covering principles and basics, neuromuscular investigations, and assessment and treatment of neurological disorders.  Part two then addresses the complete range of specific neuromuscular diseases: neuronopathies, peripheral neuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders, muscle ion channel disorders, myopathies, and miscellaneous neuromuscular disorders and syndromes.  Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice, Second Edition is intended to serve as a comprehensive text for both novice and experienced practitioners.  General neurologists as well as specialists in neuromuscular medicine and trainees in neuromuscular medicine, clinical neurophysiology and electromyography should find this book inclusive, comprehensive, practical and highly clinically focused.  Additionally, specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, rheumatology, neurosurgery, and orthopedics will find the book of great value in their practice.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Human Genetics - Internal Medicine - Neurology - Rheumatology

Table of contents 

Part 1.  Approach to Neuromuscular diseases

Section 1.  Principles and Basics

1. Clinical Assessment in Neuromuscular Disorders
Bashar Katirji

2. Nerve and Muscle: Basic Concepts
Francisco H. Andrade

Section 2.  Neuromuscular Investigations

3. Serum Muscle Enzymes in Neuromuscular Disease
Rahila Ansari, Bashar Katirji

4. Autoantibody Testing in Peripheral Neuropathy
Alan Pestronk

5. Autoantibody Testing of Autoimmune Neuromuscular Junction, Hyperexcitability, and Muscle Disorders
Elham Bayat, Henry J. Kaminski

6. Forearm Exercise Testing
Eugene Dulaney, Bashar Katirji

7. Clinical Electromyography (Nerve Conduction Studies and Needle Electromyography)
Barbara E. Shapiro, Bashar Katirji, David C. Preston

8. Single Fiber EMG
James M. Gilchrist, Dinesh G. Nair

9. Quantative EMG Analysis
Sanjeev D. Nandedkar, Paul E. Barkhaus 

10. Testing of Autonomic Function
Kamal R. Chémali, Thomas C. Chelimsky

11. Quantitative sensory testing
Pariwat Thaisetthawatkul

12. Nerve and Muscle Biopsies
J. Douglas Miles, Mark L. Cohen

13. Skin Biopsy
Lan Zhou

14. Molecular Diagnosis & Genetic Testing
Eric P. Hoffman, Lauren P. Hache, Rose B. McGee 

Section 3.  Assessment and treatment of Neurological Disorders

15. Outcome Measures and Clinical Assessment Instruments in Neuromuscular Disease
Jeffrey Rosenfeld ,Carlayne E. Jackson

16. Physical Management of Patients with Neuromuscular Diseases
 John R. Bach

17. Immunotherapy in the treatment of Autoimmune Neuromuscular Diseases
Vibhav Bansal, Matthew N. Meriggioli

18. Critical and Respiratory Care in Neuromuscular Disorders
Osama O. Zaidat, Rana Hejal, Jose I. Suarez

Part 2.  Neuromuscular Disorders

Section 1.  Neuronopathies (Motor neuron and Dorsal root ganglion disorders)

19. Poliomyelitis and Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome
 Kanokwan Boonyapisit

20. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Roisin Lonergin, Hiroshi Mitsumoto, and Brian Murray

21. Spinal Muscular Atrophies
Bakri H. Elsheikh, John T. Kissel

22. Atypical Motor Neuron Disorders
J. Amenico M Fernandes Filho, Eroboghene E. Ubogu

23. Dorsal Root Ganglion Disorders
Ales Hlubocky, Benn E. Smith

Section 2.  Peripheral Neuropathies

24. Approach to Peripheral Nerve Disorders
David N. Herrmann, Eric L. Logigian

25. Approach to Small Fiber Neuropathy
Giuseppe Lauria, Ingemar SJ Merkies, Stephen G. Waxman, Catharina G. Farber

26. Charcot-Marie Tooth Diseases
Florian P. Thomas, Velina Guergueltcheva, Francisco A. A. Gondim, Albena Jordanova

27. Inherited Metabolic Neuropathies
Perry K. Richardson, Scott T. Demarest

28. Guillian-Barre Syndrome and Related Disorders
Ezequiel Agustin Piccione, Karim Salame, Bashar Katirji

29. Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculneuropathy and Related Disorders
Eduardo Nobile-Orazio, Francesca Gallia, Elda Judica

30. Dysproteinemic Neuropathies
Elham Bayat, John J. Kelly

31. Diabetic Neuropathies
Shawn J. Bird, Mark J. Brown, 

32. Nutritional and Alcoholic Neuropathies
Robert W. Shields, Jr

33. Metabolic and Endocrine Neuropathies
Beth Murinson, Vinay Chaudhry

34. Environmental Toxic Neuropathies
Michael T. Pulley, Alan R. Berger

35. Drug-Induced Toxic Neuropathies
Kevin  R. Hargrave, Gregory J. Ferenz, Milind J. Kothari

36. Vasculitic Neuropathies and Neuropathies of Connective Tissue Disorder
Michael P. Collins, John T. Kissel

37. Vasculitic Neuropathies and Neuropathies of Connective Tissue Diseases
Bryan E. Tsao, Mark A. Ferrante, Asa J Wilbourn

38. Infectious and Granulomatous Peripheral Neuropathies
Susan C. Shin, Sonja Schütz, Anthony P. Geraci, Enrique A. Wulff,
David M. Simpson

39. Peripheral Nerve Injury
Amparo Gutierrez, John D. England

40. Compressive and Entrapment Neuropathies of the Upper Extremities
David C. Preston

41. Compressive and Entrapment Mononeuropathies of the Lower Extremity
Bashar Katirji

42. Cranial Nerve Palsies
Vita Grynova Kesner and Christina Fournier

43. Peripheral Nerve Tumors
Loyola V. Gressot, Kim IlSup, David G. Kline, Daniel H. Kim

44. Cervical Radiculopathy
Kerry H. Levin

45. Lumbosacral and Thoracic Radiculopathies
Elizabeth M. Raynor, Scott Boruchow, Rachel Nardin, Galit Kleiner-Fisman

46. Brachial Plexopathies
Michael A. Ferrante and Bryan E. Tsao

47. Lumbosacral Plexopathies
Seward B. Rutkove and Tracy W. Sax

Section 3.  Neuromuscular Junction Disorders

48. Myasthenia Gravis
Henry J. Kaminski

49. Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
Jan Verschuuren, Maarten Titulaer, Paul Maddison
50. Botulism
Mark Keezer , Ruba Benini,  Colin Chalk

51. Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes
Andrew G. Engel

52. Toxic Neuromuscular Transmission Disorders
James F. Howard, Jr

Section 4.  Muscle Ion channel disorders

53. Disorders of Skeletal Muscle Membrane Excitability: Myotonia Congenita, Paramyotonia Congenita, Periodic Paralysis and Related Syndromes
Robert L. Ruff, Barbara E. Shapiro

54. Malignant Hypothermia
Tulio E. Bertorini

Section 5.  Myopathies

55. Approach to Myopathies
Bjorn Oskarsson

56. Dystrophinopathies
Zarife Sahenk & Louise R. Rodino-Klapac

57. Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies
Stanley Jones P Iyadurai, Darine Kassar

58. Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
Rabi Tawil

59. The Myotonic Dystrophies
Pichet Termasarasab, Wadih Baajour, Thananan Thammongkolchai, Bashar Katirji

60. Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy
Bernard Brais, Nicolas Chrestian, Nicolas Dupré, Jean-Pierre Bouchard, Guy Rouleau

61. Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy
Luciano Merlini, Nadir Mario Maraldi

62. Congenital Myopathies
John B. Bodensteiner

63. Metabolic Myopathies
Salvatore Di Mauro, Hasan O. Akman, Carmen Paradas

64. Mitochondrial Myopathies
            Salvatore Di Mauro, Ichizo Nishino, Michio Hirano

65. Inflammatory Myopathies
Namita Goyal, David A. Chad

66. Paraspinous Myopathies: The Dropped Head and Bent Spine Syndromes
Numthip Chitravas, Bashar Katirji

67. Endocrine Myopathies
Michael R. Douglas, Zaki Hassan-Smith, Robert L. Ruff
68. Toxic Myopathies
Ralph W. Kuncl, Gary J. Romano

69. Infectious and Granulomatous Myopathies
Kanokwan Boonyapisit

Section 6. Miscellaneous Neuromuscular disorders and syndromes

70. Myokymia and Neuromyotonia
Anne Josiah, Laurie Gutmann,

71. Muscle Cramps and Fasciculations
James B. Caress, Bandhu Paudyal

72. Stiff Man Syndrome
Franco Folli, Annamaria Prioletta, Angelo Quattrini, Giuseppe Galardi

73. Tetanus
Jayashri Srinivasan,Thomas D. Sabin 

74. Neuropletic Malignant Syndrome
Prachi Mehndiratta, Yonatan Spolter, Blessing Igboeli, Martha Sajatovic, Peter F. Buckley

75. Paraneoplastic Neuromuscular Disorders
Betul Gundogdu, Myrna R. Rosenfeld, Stacy A. Rudnicki

76. Acute Neuromuscular Weakness in the Intensive Care Unit
David Lacomis & Ahmed El-Dokla, MD

77. Floppy Infant
Bassam A. Bassam

78. Rhabdomyolyis and Myoglobinuria
Devanshi Jadhav, Henry J. Kaminski

79. Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome, Eosinophilic Fasciitis, and Related Fasciitis Disorders
Jeffrey A Allen, John Varga

80. Neuropathic Pain and other Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions
Steven N. Sykes, Said R. Beydoun

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