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Title Restorative therapies in Parkinson's disease / Patrik Brundin, C. Warren Olanow, editors
Published New York : Springer, ©2006

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Restorative Therapies in a Historical Perspective -- Ethical Issues in the Approaches of Restorative Therapies for Parkinson's Disease -- Evolution of Parkinson's Disease and Treatment Requirements -- What New Treatments are Needed and the Role of Striatal Grafting -- Clinical Trial Design Issues -- Lessons Learnt from Early Clinical Neural Grafting in Parkinson's Disease -- Fetal Nigral Transplantation as a Therapy for Parkinson's Disease -- Imaging of the Parkinsonian Brain in Relation to Restorative Therapy -- Important Aspects of Surgical Methodology for Transplantation in Parkinson's Disease -- Histopathological and Clinical Criteria for Analyzing Transplanted Human Dopamine Cells in Parkinson's Disease -- Dyskinesias and Neural Grafting in Parkinson's Disease -- Porcine Neural Xenotransplantation: Current Status -- Adult-Derived Stem Cells for Transplantation in Parkinson's Disease -- Embryonic Stem Cells for Grafting in Parkinson's Disease -- Delivery of GDNF For Parkinson's Disease: Transition of a Neuroprotective Treatment Strategy from Basic Sciences to Clinical Application -- Genetically Modified Cells as a Source for Grafting in Parkinson'se Disease -- In Vivo Gene Therapy as a Potential Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Summary Describes different approaches to repairing the brains of people suffering from Parkinson's disease. This book gives an overview of the research for brain repair, what the challenges are, and an indication of what research can provide for the next generation of people with Parkinson's disease
Analysis biomedische wetenschappen
biomedicine
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Parkinson's disease -- Treatment
Parkinson's disease -- Chemotherapy.
Antiparkinsonian agents.
Intracerebral transplantation.
Stem cells -- Transplantation.
Parkinson Disease -- therapy
Antiparkinson Agents
Brain Tissue Transplantation
Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factors -- therapeutic use
Neurons -- transplantation
Neuroprotective Agents -- therapeutic use
Stem Cell Transplantation
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Alzheimer's & Dementia.
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Brain Tissue Transplantation.
Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factors -- therapeutic use.
Neurons -- transplantation.
Neuroprotective Agents -- therapeutic use.
Stem Cell Transplantation.
Parkinson's disease -- Treatment.
Parkinson's disease -- Chemotherapy.
Antiparkinsonian agents.
Parkinson Disease -- therapy.
Biomédecine.
Sciences de la vie.
Antiparkinsonian agents.
Parkinson's disease -- Chemotherapy.
Parkinson's disease -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Brundin, Patrik.
Olanow, C. W. (Charles Warren), 1941-
ISBN 9780387328232
0387328238
038729984X
9780387299846