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“Current Advances in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis” ed. by Alvaro G. Estévez
InTeOpP | 2013 | ISBN: 9535111955 9789535111955 | 263 pages | PDF | 5 MB

 

This book present a series of reviews from experts in different aspects of the disease focus on these hypotheses. There are also a few review chapters providing clear examples of these new observations that make the field to reanalyze previous conclusions. 

Our understanding of the pathology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a continuously changing field. New hypotheses are generated with each new discovery; they are abandoned to be reanalyzed after some time under the light of new observations. 

Contents
Chapter 1 Pathophysiology of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Chapter 2 Multiple Routes of Motor Neuron Degeneration in ALS
Chapter 3 Genetics of ALS and Correlations Between Genotype and Phenotype in ALS — A Focus on Italian Population
Chapter 4 The Neuroinflammation in the Physiopathology of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Chapter 5 Superoxide Dismutase and Oxidative Stress in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Chapter 6 The Use of Human Samples to Study Familial and Sporadic Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: New Frontiers and Challenges
Chapter 7 The Role of the Statistical Method of Motor Unit Number Estimation (MUNE) to Assess the Potential Therapeutic Benefits of Riluzole on Patients with Pre-symptomatic Familia Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Chapter 8 Changes in Motor Unit Loss and Axonal Regeneration Rate in Sporadic and Familiar Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) — Possible Different Pathogenetic Mechanisms?
Chapter 9 Eye-Gaze Input System Suitable for Use under Natural Light and Its Applications Toward a Support for ALS Patients

 

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