Neuroinflammation by Alireza MinagarNeuroinflammation by Alireza Minagar


byAlireza MinagarEditorAlireza Minagar

Hardcover | December 17, 2010

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Inflammation is a central mechanism in many neurological diseases, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, and brain trauma as well as meningitis and contributes to the generation of pain. We are now beginning to understand the impact of the immune system on different nervous system functions and diseases, ranging from damage through tolerance to modulation and repair.

This book discusses some of the more common neuro-inflammatory diseases. Topics covered include multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis and Susac syndrome.

  • Comprehensive review of the latest developments in neuroinflammation
  • Includes contributions from leading authorities
Dr. Minagar is a Professor of Neurology at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He's a certified Physician Investigator by Association of Clinical Research Professionals, member of the editorial board of Future Neurology, Neurological Research, and Alzheimer's Disease Research Board. Dr. Minagar is the author of 231 jou...
Title:NeuroinflammationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:540 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:December 17, 2010Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123849136

ISBN - 13:9780123849137

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Table of Contents

1. Multiple Sclerosis

2. Optic neuritis

3. Transverse myelitis

4. Ischemic demyelination

5. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

6. Neurosarcoidosis

7. Balo concentric sclerosis

8. Neuromyelitis optica (Devic's disease)

9. Necrotizing myelopathy

10. Susac syndrome

11. Central nervous system vasculitis

12. Neuropsychiatric SLE

13. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

14. Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome

15. Current treatments for multiple sclerosis