Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases by B. Mark Keegan

By B. Mark Keegan

This quantity within the exclusive Advances in Neurology sequence makes a speciality of a number of sclerosis and similar demyelinating illnesses. a world team of specialists examines contemporary advancements in prognosis, therapy, and different features of scientific administration. the most recent state of the art examine at the reasons and mechanisms of those illnesses can be discussed.

Coverage comprises specified discussions on new diagnostic tools and the position of neuroimaging in analysis. Chapters current evidence-based remedy protocols and evaluation present scientific checking out of latest therapies.

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MS is not a transmissible disease, either in childhood or adulthood. Much of the information from genetic epidemiological studies is being incorporated into clinical practice with respect to genetic and reproductive counselling for MS families. This clearly shows the bridge between research and clinical practice. qxd 10/21/05 24 10:54 PM Page 24 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND DEMYELINATING DISEASES ACKNOWLEDGMENTS CCPGSMS was funded by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Research Foundation. Dr. Sadovnick is a Michael Smith Foundation Distinguished Scholar.

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