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Title Motor neuron disease : biology and management / edited by P.N. Leigh and M. Swash
Published London ; New York : Springer-Verlag, 1995


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Description xviii, 468 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Motor Neuron Disease: The Clinical Syndrome / M. Swash and M. S. Schwartz -- 2. Epidemiology of Motor Neuron Disease / K. Kondo -- 3. Familial Motor Neuron Disease / J. de Belleroche, P. N. Leigh and F. Clifford Rose -- 4. Pathology of Motor System Disorder / S. M. Chou -- 5. The Pathology of Motor Neuron Disease / J. E. Martin and M. Swash -- 6. Alternative Approaches to the Pathology of Motor Neuron Disease / J. E. Martin and M. Swash -- 7. The Molecular Pathology of Motor Neuron Disease / P. N. Leigh and O. Garofalo -- 8. Neurochemistry of Motor Neuron Disease / S. Malessa and P. N. Leigh -- 9. Calcium and Aluminium in the Chamorro Diet: Unlikely Causes of Alzheimer-Type Neurofibrillary Degeneration on Guam / J. C. Steele and D. B. Williams -- 10. Toxicology of Motor Systems / P. B. Nunn -- 11. Theories of Causation / S. H. Appel, J. I. Engelhardt, R. G. Smith and E. Stefani -- 12. Neurotrophic Factors and Neurodegeneration / J. E. Martin
13. Somatic Motoneurons and Descending Motor Pathways, Limbic and Non-limbic Components -- 14. Neurophysiological Changes in Motor Neuron Disease / M. S. Schwartz and M. Swash -- 15. Clinical Pharmacology of Motor Neurons / R. J. Guiloff -- 16. The Management of Motor Neuron Disease / R. Langton Hewer -- 17. Clinical Trial Methodology / T. L. Munsat, D. Hollander and L. Finison -- 18. New Therapeutic Approaches: Rationale and Results / H. Mitsumoto -- 19. Living with Motor Neuron Disease
Analysis Humans Central nervous system Diseases
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Motor neurons -- Diseases.
Motor Neuron Disease.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Author Leigh, P. Nigel.
Swash, Michael.
LC no. 94014875
ISBN 0387196854 (acid-free paper)