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Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis
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Editors: Chiyo Yoshida and Ami Ito
Book Description:
Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder and is caused by degeneration and dysfunction of dopaminergic neurons in substantia nigra. The disease usually clinically starts at age 54-60 and the mean duration from diagnosis to death is about 15 years. In this book, the authors study the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of Parkinson's disease. Topics include palliative care in Parkinson's disease; therapeutic interventions based on the modulation of cellular degradative systems in Parkinson's physiopathology; Parkinson's disease related changes of oscillatory activity in discrimination tasks; Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and Parkinson's disease; and the genetic aspects for diagnosis of Parkinson's disease in different populations. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Chapter 1 - Therapeutic Intervention at Cellular Clearance Mechanisms: Significance to Parkinsonís Disease (pp. 1-34)
Authors / Editors: (Daniela M. Arduino, A. Raquel Esteves, Diogo Martins-Branco, Daniel Santos, Diana F.F. Silva, Sandra M. Cardoso, CNCĖCenter for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)

Chapter 2 - Parkinsonís Disease Related Changes of Oscillatory Activity in Discrimination Tasks (pp. 35-66)
Authors / Editors: (Juliana Dushanova, Institute of Neurobiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria)

Chapter 3 - New Insights into the Mechanism of Slowing of Voluntary Movements in Parkinsonís Disease (pp. 67-98)
Authors / Editors: (Tateo Warabi, Kikuro Fukushima, Peter M. Olley, Clinical Brain Research Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Sapporo Yamanoue Hospital, Sapporo, Japan)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 4 - The Relevance of the Neural Code in the Basal Ganglia for the Treatment of Parkinsonís Disease: Beyond the Rate and Pattern Models - Implications for the Understanding and Application of DBS (pp. 99-120)
Authors / Editors: (Daniela Andres, Daniel Cerquetti, Marcelo Merello, Movements Disorders Section, Raul Carrea Institute for Neurological Research, Fundaciůn para la Lucha contra las Enfermedades Neurolůgicas de la Infancia (FLENI), Argentina, and others)

Chapter 5 - Genetic Aspects for Diagnosis of Parkinsonís Disease in Different Populations (pp. 121-146)
Authors / Editors: (Myeong-Sang Cheon, Lilian Chan, Dennis Cordato, Daniel Kam Yin Chan, Department of Aged Care & Rehabilitation, University of New South Wales, Bankstown Hospital Bankstown, Australia, and others)

Chapter 6 - Role of Executive Dysfunction in the Unawareness of Dyskinetic Movements (pp. 147-164)
Authors / Editors: (Sara Palermo, Martina Amanzio, Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy)

Chapter 7 - Treatment of Parkinsonís Disease and Parkinsonism in the Elderly (pp. 165-178)
Authors / Editors: (Fulvio Lauretani, Marcello Maggio, Anna Nardelli, Gian Paolo Ceda, Geriatric Unit and Laboratory of Movement Analysis, Geriatric and Rehabilitation Department, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy, and others)

Chapter 8 - Gait Velocity, Attention and Exercise in Parkinsonís Disease (pp. 179-190)
Authors / Editors: (Lilian Teresa BuckenGobbi, Rodrigo Vitůrio, Claudia Teixeira-Arroyo, Ellen Lirani-Silva, Natalia Madalena Rinaldi, Fabio Augusto Barbieri, Marcelo Pinto Pereira, Paulo Cezar Rocha Santos, Rosangela Alice Batistela,PROPARKI Group, S„o Paulo State University, UNESP, Brazil)

Chapter 9 - Palliative Care in Parkinsonís Disease (pp. 191-200)
Authors / Editors: (Johan LŲkk, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society, Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 10 - Relationship between Dysphagia and Depressive States in Patients with Parkinson's Disease (pp. 201-208)
Authors / Editors: (Meng Han, Hirofumi Ohnishi, Michio Nonaka, Rika Yamauchi, Takayoshi Hozuki, Takashi Hayashi, Masaki Saitoh, Shin Hisahara, Tomihiro Imai, Shun Shimohama, Mitsuru Mori, Department of Hygiene, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan, and others)

Chapter 11 - Neuroprotective Effects of the Methanolic Extract of Hibiscus Asper Leaves against a 6-Hydroxydopamine-Induced Rodent Model of Parkinsonís Disease (pp. 209-216)
Authors / Editors: (L. Hritcu, H.S. Foyet, Department of Biology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania, and others)

Chapter 12 - Constipation with Low Myocardial Metaiodobenzylguanidine Uptake are the Initial Features of Parkinsonís Disease (pp. 217-222)
Authors / Editors: (Ryuji Sakakibara, Yohei Tsuyuzaki, Fuyuki Tateno, Masahiko Kishi, Tomoyuki Uchiyama, Tatsuya Yamamoto, Neurology, Internal Medicine, SakuraMedicalCenter, TohoUniversity, Sakura, Japan, and others)

   Series:
      Neurodegenerative Diseases - Laboratory and Clinical Research
      Neurology - Laboratory and Clinical Research Developments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-July
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R) 232pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-830-0
   Status: AV
  
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