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Title Multiple sclerosis : etiology, diagnosis, and new treatment strategies / edited by Michael J. Olek ; foreword by Howard L. Weiner
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 245 pages) : illustrations
Series Current clinical neurology
Current clinical neurology.
Contents Signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis / Stanley van den Noort -- Differential diagnosis, clinical features, and prognosis of multiple sclerosis / Michael J. Olek -- Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and prognosis of multiple sclerosis / Robert Zivadinov and Rohit Bakshi -- Cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis / Darcy Cox and Laura Julian -- Multiple sclerosis, genetics, and autoimmunity / Michael Demetriou -- B-cell immunology in multiple sclerosis / Yufen Qin and Pierre Duquette -- Multiple sclerosis : a case for early treatment / Alex C. Tselis and Omar A. Khan -- Pregnancy and multiple sclerosis / Christina Caon -- Treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis / Norman Wang -- Cyclophosphamide therapy for multiple sclerosis / Derek R. Smith -- Repair and neuroprotective strategies in multiple sclerosis / Fernando Dangond -- Future therapies / Michael J. Olek
Summary This is a synthesis of current concepts about the evaluation, treatment, and future directions in MS. On the evaluation side, the authors review the use of MRI, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, functional MRI, and three-dimensional MRI, and consider the rapidly developing body of pathologic information they have yielded. On the treatment side, the focus is on recently approved medications (Novantrone), new indications for medications (CHAMPS Trial), medications in development (Oral Interferon Tau, Oral Copaxone, and Oral Cellcept), immunosuppressive therapy for both progressive disease and sym
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Multiple sclerosis.
Multiple Sclerosis -- diagnosis.
Multiple Sclerosis -- etiology.
Multiple Sclerosis -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Olek, Michael J.
LC no. 2004020727
ISBN 1588290336
1592598552 (ebk.)
9781592598557 (ebk.)