Evaluation and Treatment of Myopathies

Hardcover | June 11, 2014

byRobert Griggs, Emma Ciafaloni, Patrick Chinnery

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This new edition of Evaluation and Treatment of Myopathies is written for the clinician who sees patients with muscle disease, or the patient with complaints pain or weakness of muscle. Like the original, this new edition is divided in to 3 primary sections: Approach to the Patient with MuscleDisease Specific Myopathies, and General Strategies of Clinical Management provides practical guidance on eliciting key history and on how to demonstrate findings on examination. This new edition also provides guidance on the next steps in diagnosisas well as the latest information on pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment, in an integrated manner, so as to give trainees, practicing clinicians and others who see neuromuscular disease, perspective on how to evaluate and carefor patients. New and revised tables, figures and references are selected and organized to present information of clinical importance to provide the most up-to-date resource on the myopathies.

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This new edition of Evaluation and Treatment of Myopathies is written for the clinician who sees patients with muscle disease, or the patient with complaints pain or weakness of muscle. Like the original, this new edition is divided in to 3 primary sections: Approach to the Patient with MuscleDisease Specific Myopathies, and General St...

Robert C. Griggs, M.D., FAAN, Channelopathy and Muscle Study Projects at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Emma Ciafaloni, MD, is Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics in the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester. Patrick Francis Chinnery is Wellcome Senior Fellow in Clinical Science, Professor of N...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:June 11, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199873933

ISBN - 13:9780199873937

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Table of Contents

1. Structure and Function of Normal Muscle2. Evaluation of the Patient with Myopathy3. Genetic Evaluation of the Patient and Family4. The Muscular Dystrophies5. Myofibrillar Myopathies6. Congenital Myopathies7. Metabolic Myopathies8. Mitochondrial Myopathies9. Muscle Channelopathies10. Inflammatory Myopathies11. Myopathies of Systemic Disease12. Muscle Pain and Fatigue13. Prevention and Management of Systemic Complications of Myopathies