Parkinson's Disease, Second Edition

Parkinson's Disease, Second Edition

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In recent years, considerable advances have been made in our knowledge and understanding of Parkinson's disease (PD). In particular, there has been an explosion of information regarding genetic contributions to the etiology of PD and an increased awareness of the importance of the non-motor features of the disease. Theories regarding the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of PD have also been refined, and new treatment modalities and advances implemented. Reflecting these changes, this second edition features new chapters devoted to genetic aspects of PD, non-motor features of the disease, and aspects of the pathophysiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of PD.TABLE 49.3 Criteria for Possible MSA A sporadic, progressive, adult(agt;30 years)- onset disease characterized by a€c Parkinsonism ... MSA, multiple system atrophy; DSM-IV, diagnosticand statistical manual of mental disorders, Fourth Edition.

Title:Parkinson's Disease, Second Edition
Author:Ronald F. Pfeiffer, Zbigniew K. Wszolek, Manuchair Ebadi
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-10-09


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