Neuromuscular Disorders, 2nd Edition
Provides comprehensive coverage of evaluation and diagnosis, treatments, and outcomes, including the latest management tools and targeted therapeutic strategies.
Includes the latest updates in the field: genetic causes of hereditary disease, new autoimmune diseases, promising new therapies such as antisense oligonucleotides and gene therapies, and more.
Features numerous drug tables, treatment algorithms, and clinical images throughout to aid in diagnosis and treatment.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
1 Introduction: Evaluation of Patients with Neuromuscular Disorders
2 Respiratory Complications in Neuromuscular Disorders
3 Cardiac Complications of Neuromuscular Disorders
4 Gastrointestinal Complications of Neuromuscular Disorders
5 Autonomic Dysfunction in Neuromuscular Disorders
6 A Practical Approach to the Treatment of Painful Polyneuropathies
7 Principles and Guidelines of Immunotherapy in Neuromuscular Disorders
8 Rehabilitation in Neuromuscular Disorders
9 Orthopedic Surgery in Neuromuscular Disorders
10 Perioperative Management of Patients with Neuromuscular Disorder
11 Molecular and Genetic Therapies
12 Treatment and Management of Adult Motor Neuron Diseases
13 Treatment and Management of Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Congenital Myopathies
14 Treatment and Management of Hereditary Neuropathies
15 Treatment and Management of Autoimmune Neuropathies
16 Treatment and Management of Infectious, Granulomatous, and Toxic Neuromuscular Disorders
17 Treatment and Management of Segmental Neuromuscular Disorders
18 Treatment and Management of Disorders of Neuromuscular Hyperexcitability and Periodic Paralysis
19 Treatment and Management of Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction
20 Treatment and Management of Muscular Dystrophies
21 Neuromuscular Manifestations of Acquired Metabolic, Endocrine, and Nutritional Disorders
22 Treatment and Management of Autoimmune Myopathies
23 Treatment and Management of Hereditary Metabolic Myopathies
Tulio E. Bertorini, MD, Professor of Neurology and Pathology, University of Tennessee, Center for Health Science Center, Memphis; Chief of Neurology, Methodist University Hospital; Director, Wesley Neurology Clinic and Muscular Dystrophy and ALS Clinic, Memphis, TN, USA