Clinical neurophysiology of motor neuron diseases

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, Boston .

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Subjects:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Pathophysiology,
  • Motor Neuron Disease -- diagnosis,
  • Motor Neuron Disease -- physiopathology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementvolume editor, Andrew Eisen.
SeriesHandbook of clinical neurophysiology ;, v. 4, Handbook of clinical neurophysiology (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ;, v. 4.
ContributionsEisen, Andrew, 1936-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC406.A24 C56 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3310674M
ISBN 100444513590
LC Control Number2004060911

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Advances in understanding basic biology of motor neuron disorders and degenerative dementias have opened new possibilities for therapeutic development. This book is a review of basic physiology, pathophysiology, clinical symptoms and diagnostic methods with emphasis on electrophysiology in disorders of muscle and neuromuscular junction, including book is divided in three main parts.

The firstPages: We explorethe pathophysiology of motor neuron disease,stress, anxiety, depression, epilepsy andParkinson’s applied human studies encompass: (i)autonomicnervous system function in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders; (ii) sleep impairment in. There are around patients in the UK living with Motor Neuron Disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), and many others shouldering the burden of their care.

This fatal neurodegenerative disease leads to progressive muscle weakness and wasting, and there is. Clinical Neurophysiology covers epilepsy, developmental clinical neurophysiology, psychophysiology and psychopathology, motor control and movement disorders, somatosensory disorders including pain, motor neuron diseases, neuromuscular diseases, neuropathies, sleep and disorders of consciousness, auditory and vestibular disorders, aging.

Motor neuron disorders can be separated into ALS, PLS, PMA, SMA, and SBMA. Each has a unique phenotype and prognosis. Motor neuron disease and ALS are considered synonymous terms.

ALS ALS is the most common of all the motor neuron disorders. Pathologically it can be. Conventionally, motor neuron disease (MND) comprises a clinical spectrum that ranges from exclusively lower motor neuron (LMN) disease (progressive muscular atrophy) to purely upper motor neuron (UMN) disease (primary lateral sclerosis, PLS).

In the broad middle exists ALS, which affects both UMNs and LMNs. PLS, therefore by definition Cited by: This edition presents expanded coverage of neurophysiology and motor neurone disease. Authored and edited by leading figures in neurology, this book is an indispensable introduction to the field of clinical neurology, for use in training and study as well as in the clinical setting.

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The program is approved to enroll two Fellows each year: one position in an EEG-predominant track (EEG Section) and one position in an EMG-predominant. Abstract. Although radiculopathies and motor neuron disorders have vastly different underlying mechanisms and clinical presentations, the electrodiagnostic examination for these disorders demonstrate remarkable by: 2.

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Clinical neurophysiology is in a phase of rapid change, involving major alterations in its role in neurological research. Its clinical applications have scarcely changed in a generation, and there is a danger that much of contemporary clinical neurophysiology will rapidly become obsolete.

ALS, a relentlessly progressive disorder of upper and lower motor neurons and the most common form of motor neuron disease, is examined here as a model for the electrodiag-nosis of all motor neuron disease.

Electrodiagnostic testing in ALS should be guided by the clinical manifestations noted on physical by: He subspecializes in neuromuscular medicine, clinical neurophysiology and clinical neuromuscular pathology. His clinical interests include motor neuron disease/amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), myasthenia gravis, myopathies, muscular dystrophies, electromyography, neuromuscular ultrasound and medical education.

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The Neurophysiological Index (NI) consists of a mathematical derivation of three standardised neurophysiological measurements. Since these measurements are part of routine practice in any clinical neurophysiology laboratory, calculation of the NI is within the capability of any laboratory.

The NI is derived from the CMAP, the DML and the F‐wave frequency Cited by: Motor neuron disease (MND) is a group of neurodegenerative disorders characterized by death of upper motor neurons (UMN) and lower motor neurons(LMN).

Clinical study of UMN loss is limited, but electrodiagnostic studies can be used readily to assess the functional state of LMN. Motor neuron disease (MND), also commonly known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is a chronic neurodegenerative disorder of the motor system in adults, characterised by the loss of motor neurons in the cortex, brain stem and spinal cord.

Motor neuron diseases or motor neurone diseases (MNDs) are a group of rare neurodegenerative disorders that selectively affect motor neurons, the cells which control voluntary muscles of the body.

They include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), progressive bulbar palsy (PBP), pseudobulbar palsy, progressive muscular atrophy (PMA), primary lateral Specialty: Neurology. Overview: Our ACGME-approved fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology is designed to provide the Neurologist with expertise in electrodiagnosis of central and peripheral disorders of the nervous system.

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Figure 1: Schematic representation of a motor unit. The alpha motor neuron with its cell body, its myelinated axon and the peripheral nerve endings is shown. The muscle fibres innervated by this alpha motor neuron are shown in white. (Note that the muscle fibres from one motor unit are intermin-gled with motor fibres from other motor units).File Size: KB.

Summary: Neuromuscular ultrasound is an emerging technology for the evaluation of conditions affecting nerve and muscle, with most of the research focusing on focal neuropathies.

Despite this focus, researchers have also investigated the ultrasonographic changes that occur in the nerves and muscles of those with more diffuse polyneuropathies and motor neuron diseases, and.

Progressive bulbar palsy (PBP) is a medical belongs to a group of disorders known as motor neuron diseases. PBP is a disease that attacks the nerves supplying the bulbar muscles.

These disorders are characterized by the degeneration of motor neurons in the cerebral cortex, spinal cord, brain stem, and pyramidal specifically involves the glossopharyngeal Specialty: Neurology.This atlas serves as a comprehensive working reference for a wide range of clinicians practicing in the field of clinical neurophysiology, including adult and pediatric neurologists.

Introduction. Motor neuron disease (MND) is the third commonest adult onset neurodegenerative disorder, with an annual incidence of two per and prevalence of five to seven per MND leads to progressive muscle weakness and atrophy, with a mixture of upper and lower motor neuron signs, due to degeneration of pyramidal neurons in the motor cortex, cranial motor Cited by:

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