Clinical Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis Essentials and Current Updates,
Edition 1
Edited by Shitiz Sriwastava and Evanthia Bernitsas

Publication Date: 16 Jan 2024
Clinical Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis Essentials and Current Updates offers readers a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of multiple sclerosis (MS) and its related disorders, providing the latest research findings and insights to ensure readers are well informed. This book thoroughly examines the underlying genetic factors contributing to the development of the disease while emphasizing the significant role of vitamin D in both the pathogenesis and treatment of MS. Furthermore, this book provides essential information on current treatment guidelines for effectively managing MS during pregnancy. This includes a specific focus on optimizing outcomes and addressing the complexities involved, healthcare professionals are equipped to handle the challenges presented by this specific patient population. Overall, this book delivers meticulous, updated, and extensive information on all aspects of MS, from demographic features and etiopathogenesis to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. With a focus on delivering valuable knowledge and practical insights, Clinical Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis Essentials and Current Updates serves as an essential resource for healthcare professionals and researchers seeking a deeper understanding of MS.

Key Features

  • Explores the practical applications of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and OCT angiography (OCTA) in assessing MS.
  • Delves into utilizing advanced imaging modalities and corresponding radiological findings for the diagnosis and monitoring.
  • Includes cutting-edge technologies: 7 Tesla (7T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), positron emission tomography (PET), and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MR spectroscopy).
About the author
Edited by Shitiz Sriwastava, Division of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurology, McGovern Medical School (UT Health), University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA and Evanthia Bernitsas, Department of Neurology, Wayne State University, USA
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction of multiple sclerosis and its subtypes, including the new terms clinically isolated syndrome and radiologically isolated syndrome, and diagnostic criteria including McDonald 2017 updates
  2. Introduction to neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders
  3. Multiple sclerosis epidemiology, epigenetics, and causative factors
  4. Nonmultiple sclerosis demyelinating disorders and common mimickers and masquerading of multiple sclerosis
  5. Current and emerging therapies in multiple sclerosis and practice guidelines
  6. Pediatric multiple sclerosis and current guidelines on DMT therapy in pediatric MS
  7. Prepregnancy, pregnancy, and postpregnancy planning in patients with multiple sclerosis
  8. Rare variant of multiple sclerosis
  9. Imaging of multiple sclerosis, related disorders, and emerging concepts
  10. Application of optical coherence tomography and angiography in multiple sclerosis
  11. Cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis
Book details
ISBN: 9780323953436
Page Count: 402
Retail Price : £115.00
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