Autonomic Failure: A Textbook of Clinical Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System

Hardcover | July 9, 2013

EditorChristopher J. Mathias, Roger Bannister

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This fifth edition of Autonomic Failure covers the many recent advances made in our understanding of the autonomic nervous system. There are numerous new chapters and extensive revisions of all other contributions. This book makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating theunderlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby allowing more effective treatment. This new edition continues to provide a rational guide to aid in the recognition and management of autonomic disorders for practitioners from a variety of fields, including neurology, cardiology, geriatricmedicine, diabetology and internal medicine.

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This fifth edition of Autonomic Failure covers the many recent advances made in our understanding of the autonomic nervous system. There are numerous new chapters and extensive revisions of all other contributions. This book makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating theunderlying anatomical and functional deficits, ther...

Christopher J. Mathias is wi the Neurovascular Medicine Unit, Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's Hospital, London, UK. Roger Bannister is Former Master, Pembroke College Oxford; Honorary Consultant Physician, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London; Hon...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:860 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.98 inPublished:July 9, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Roger Bannister and Christopher Mathias: IntroductionTilli Tansy: Historical perspectives on the autonomic nervous system1. Wilfrid Janig and Elspeth M. McLachlan: Neurobiology of the autonomic nervous system2. Stephen J. Peroutka: Molecular genetics and the autonomic nervous system3. Eduardo E. Benarroch: Neurotransmitters and neuromodulators in the CNS and cardiovascular regulation4. Mike Schachter: Adrenergenic and cholingeric receptors5. Geoffrey Burnstock: Structural and chemical organization of the autonomic nervous system with special reference to non-adrenergic, non-cholinergic transmission6. Michael A. Moskowitz, Melanie C. Sharp and Robert McFarlane: Autonomic and neurohormonal control of the cerebral circulation7. Hugo D. Critchley and Christopher J. Mathias: Functional neuroimaging of autonomic control8. Bill J. Yates and Adolfo Bronstein: Vestibular system influences on respiratory muscle activity and cardiovascular functions9. Peter J. Goadsby: Autoregulation and autonomic control of the cerebral circulation: implications and pathophysiology10. Kenneth J. Collins: Temperature regulation and the autonomic nervous system11. Ralf Baron and Wilfrid Janig: Mechanisms underlying complex regional pain syndrome: Role of the sympathetic nervous system12. Peter J. Barnes: Autonomic control of the airways13. Anne E. Bishop and Julia M. Polak: The gut and the autonomic nervous system14. Paul L. R. Andrews: Nausea, vomiting, and the autonomic nervous system15. Ian A. Macdonald: The influence of the autonomic nervous system on metabolic function16. Edward J. Johns: The kidney and the sympathetic nervous system17. William C. de Groat: Neural control of the urinary bladder18. Stacy Elliot: Investigation and treatment of sexual dysfunction in autonomic diseases19. Christopher J. Mathias, David Low, Valeria Iodice and Roger Bannister: Investigation of autonomic disorders20. Wouter Wieling and John M. Karemaker: Measurement of heart rate and blood pressure to evaluate disturbances in neurocardiovascular control21. G. Parati, M. Di Rienzo, P. Castiglioni and G. Mancia: Computer analysis of blood pressue and heart rate variability in subjects with normal and abnormal autonomic cardiovascular control22. J. F. R. Paton and K. M. Spyer: Central nervous control of cardiovascular system23. Antonio Claudio Lucas da Nobrega, David A Low and Christopher J. Mathias: Exercise-induced hypotension in autonomic disorders24. Christopher J. Mathias, Karen Jones and Roger Bannister and Karen Jones: Postprandial hypotension in autonomic disorders25. B. Gunnar Wallin: Intraneural recordings of normal and abnormal sympathetic activity in humans26. Fion D. Bremner and S. E. Smith: Pupil abnormality in autonomic disorders: detection and occurrence27. Sudhansu Chokroverty: Assessment of sleep disturbances in autonomic failure28. Phillip A. Low and Robert D. Fealey: Evaluation of sudomotor function29. Soumendra N. Datta and Clare J. Fowler: Investigation and treatment of bladder dysfunction in diseases affecting the autonomic nervous system30. Murray Esler and Gavin Lambert: Biochemical investigation of autonomic function: measurement of catecholamines and metabolites, and the use of spillover and allied techniques to determine regional sympathetic activation31. D. G. Thompson and D. L. Wingate: Autonomic function and the gastrointestinal tract32. Markus Naumann and Christopher Mathias: Treatment of hyperhidrosis33. Linda Luxon and Waheeda Pagarkar: Vestibular and autonomic interaction34. Timothy M. Young and Christopher J. Mathias: Cardiovascular effects of water ingestion35. Roger Bannister, Valeria Iodice, Ekawat Vichayanrat, and Christopher J. Mathias: Clinical features and evaluation of the primary chronic autonomic failure syndromes36. David J. Brooks: Neuroimaging in autonomic failure syndromes37. Margaret R. Matthews: Autonomic ganglia and preganglionic neurones in autonomic failure38. Roger Bannister, Valeria Iodice and Christopher J. Mathias: Management of postural hypotension39. Uday Muthane and Andrew J. Lees: Treatment of the motor disorders of multiple system atrophy40. Pietro Cortelli and Christopher J. Mathias: Parkinson's disease and autonomic failure41. Heiko Braak and Kelly Del Tredici: Development of Parkinson's disease-related pathology in the enteric and central nervous systems42. Janice L. Holton and Tamas Revesz: Neuropathology of multiple system atrophy43. Nadia Stefanova and Gregor K. Wenning: Experimental models to define multiple system atrophy and autonomic failure44. Felicia B. Axelrod: Familial dysautonomia45. Michael E. Edmonds: Autonomic failure in diabetes46. Christopher J. Mathias and Roger Bannister: Dopamine-beta-hydroxylase deficiency: with a note on other genetically determined causes of autonomic failure47. Michael Donaghy: Autonomic dysfunction in peripheral nerve disease48. Steven Vernino and Angela Vincent: Autoimmune and paraneoplastic autonomic neuropathies49. Sinead M. Murphy and Mary M. Reilly: Hereditary amyloid neuropathy50. Martin A. Samuels: Introduction to neurocardiology51. J. Gert van Dijk: Transient loss of consciousness52. Roger Hainsworth and Victoria E. Claydon: Syncope and fainting: classification and pathophysiological basis53. Rose Anne Kenny: Neurally mediated syncope54. John B. P. Stephenson: Paediatric aspects of neurally mediated syncope55. Wilfrid Janig: Pain and the sympathetic nervous system: pathophysiological mechanisms56. Krysztof Narkiewicz and Virend K. Somers: Sympathetic neural mechanisms in hypertension57. Philip A. Low: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome58. Niels H. Secher and Johannes J. van Lieshout: Circulatory shock59. Christopher J. Mathias and Hans L. Frankel: Autonomic disturbances in spinal cord lesions60. C. T. Paul Krediet and Wouter Wieling: Situational syncope61. Abhay Bajpai and A. John Camm: Cardiac causes of syncope62. Gary S. Francis and Jay N. Cohn: Cardiac failure and the autonomic nervous system63. Peter D. Drummond: Autonomic disorders affecting cutaneous blood flow64. Lars Lykke Thomsen and Jes Olesen: Autonomic aspects of migraine: pathophysiology and treatment65. Anne L. Tonkin and Derek B. Frewin: Drugs, chemicals, and toxins that alter autonomic function66. Lewis A. Lipsitz and Vera Novak: Ageing and the autonomic nervous system67. Omer Aziz, Marios Nicolaou, Ara W. Darzi: Surgery and the autonomic nervous system68. Sanjay Purkayastha, J. Anthony Firth, Ara W. Darzi: Autonomic Surgical Neuroanatomy69. Graeme Eisenhofer, Jacques W. M. Lenders, William M. Manger, Karel Pacak: Phaeochromocytoma: a clinical chameleon

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"This is an essential book . . . and would be useful in most medical libraries and to researchers working in the area of autonomic dysfunction." --JNNP 2003