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Clinical Neuroimmunology

Clinical Neuroimmunology

Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders


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07This introduction to neuroimmunology and immunotherapy is a comprehensive guide to immune-mediated disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system and other disorders with a major neuroimmunologic component. Special emphasis paid to multiple sclerosis.16This book will serve as a very useful resource for physicians dealing with, and interested in, this very complex and evolving branch of neurology.The book will provide an introduction to basic neuroimmunology and principles of immunotherapy. It will also serve as a comprehensive guide to immune-mediated disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system and other systemic disorders with a significant neuroimmunologic component. Special emphasis will be given to multiple sclerosis and related disorders. The chapters will be written by experts in their fields and will include the most up to date scientific information. The book will target neurologists, residents and fellows, internists, and general practitioners who treat patients with neurologic disorders and other systemic autoimmune diseases. An attempt will be made to simplify complex immunological mechanisms and to focus on practical patient related issues.04Table of contentsChapter 1: Introduction to NeuroimmunologyPatricia K CoyleChapter 2: Principles of ImmunotherapyJen Jocelyn and Lloyd KasperMultiple Sclerosis Chapter 3: ImmunopathogenesisPatricia K CoyleChapter 4: Epidemiology and GeneticsRobert H. Gross M and Philip L. DejagerChapter 5: Clinical Features, Symptom Management and DiagnosisJames M. Stankiewicz,and Guy J. BuckleChapter 6: Advances in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Multiple SclerosisRobert ZivadinovChapter 7: Disease modifying agents in the Treatment of Multiple SclerosisSyed A. RizviChapter 8: Multiple Sclerosis in ChildrenLauren Krupp, Yashma Patel, MD, Vikram Bhise,Chapter 9: Is Multiple Sclerosis a Vascular Disease?Mahesh V. Jayaraman and Syed A. RizviChapter 10: Multiple Sclerosis: the next 20 yearsHoward L. WeinerOther CNS inflammatory disordersChapter 11: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelits (ADEM)Patricia K CoyleChapter 12: Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorde04rsDean M. WingerchukChapter 13: Neuroimmunology of CancerEnrico C. Lallana, William F. Hickey, Camilo E. Fadul,Chapter 14: Central Nervous System InfectionsNajam Zaidi, Melissa Gaitanis, John Gaitanis, Karl Meisel and Syed A. RizviChapter 15: The Neuroimmunology of Cortical Disease (Dementia, Epilepsy and Autoimmune Encephalopathies)Julie L. Roth, Brian R. Ott, John N. Gaitanis, Andrew S. BlumChapter 16: Immunological aspects of Movement disordersVictoria C. ChangChapter 17: CNS VasculitisDavid S Younger , Adam PJ YoungerPeripheral Nervous System DisordersChapter 18: Immunologic disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction and MuscleKara A. Chisholm, James M. Gilchrist, John E. DonahueChapter 19: Autoimmune NeuropathiesGeorge SachsSystemic DisordersChapter 20: Systemic Autoimmune Diseases with Neurological ManifestationsRichard Choi, Valerie Gendron, Mac McLaughlin, Jonathan Cahill, Fathima Qadeer andSyed A. Rizvi13From the reviews:"This book covers the broad scope of modern neuroimmunology with the most up-to-date studies as reference. ... The authors, leaders in the field of neuroimmunology, write the book with practicing neurologists or subspecialist neuroimmunologists in mind. ... This is an excellent update for practicing clinical neurologists as there are numerous ongoing and upcoming advances in this field." (Greg Thaera, Doody's Book Reviews, August, 2012)"Clinical Neuroimmunology: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders covers most clinically relevant areas of neuroimmunology. ... provides an overview of clinically relevant topics, which will be of high educational value to neurology residents and fellows, as well as serving as an update on current concepts for neurologists engaged in clinical practice." (Andrew McKeon, Neurology: Clinical Practice , 2012)