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Peripheral Neuropathies
A Practical Approach

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  • Date Published: April 2018
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107092181

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  • Do you find the evaluation of a patient presenting clinical symptoms of distal extremity numbness and weakness daunting and complex? Are you unsure of the diagnostic processes and best-practices in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy? This invaluable guide presents a practical approach to the diagnosis and successful management of patients with peripheral neuropathies. Starting with a structured series of patient queries for symptoms and examination signs, the diagnostic process emphasizes the role of electrodiagnostic tests in defining the neuropathy. Specific neuropathies are presented with their epidemiology, causative pathology, diagnostic and laboratory factors, alongside advised treatments and overall management strategies. This leading resource will assist non-neuromuscular neurologists, physiatrists, neurology and physiatry residents, and will also be useful to electromyographers, proving an ideal aid for busy clinic schedules.

    • Presents a full clinical characterization of symptoms and signs of a neuropathy
    • Shows correlations between electrodiagnostic findings and underlying pathology
    • Classifies neuropathies by type
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    • Date Published: April 2018
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107092181
    • length: 218 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 192 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.66kg
    • contains: 47 b/w illus. 54 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Approach to the Evaluation of Peripheral Neuropathies:
    1. Peripheral nerve anatomy
    2: Peripheral nerve pathology
    3: Clinical approach
    4. Electrodiagnostic evaluation
    5. Diagnostic testing
    Part II. Proximal Peripheral Neuropathy:
    6. Radiculopathies
    7. Plexopathies
    Part III. Mononeuropathies:
    8. Median nerve neuropathies
    9. Ulnar nerve neuropathies
    10. Radial nerve neuropathies
    11. Fibular/peroneal nerve neuropathies
    12. Sciatic nerve neuropathies
    13. Femoral nerve neuropathies
    14. Tibial nerve neuropathies
    15. Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve neuropathies
    16. Sural nerve neuropathies
    17. Saphenous nerve neuropathies
    Part IV. Acute Immune Neuropathies:
    18. Guillain-Barré syndrome: general features
    19. Acute immune demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    20. Acute motor sensory axonal neuropathy
    21. Acute motor axonal neuropathy
    22. Fisher syndrome and Bickerstaff encephalitis
    23. Vasculitic neuropathy
    Part V. Chronic Immune Neuropathies:
    24. Chronic immune demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    25. Chronic immune demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy variants and syndromes
    26. Chronic immune-mediated motor and sensory neuropathy with conduction block
    Part VI. Length-Dependent Neuropathies:
    27. Length-dependent neuropathies: general features
    28. Diabetic neuropathies
    29. Acquired amyloid neuropathies
    30. Neuropathy associated with bariatric surgery
    31. Neuropathy associated with critical illness
    32. Neuropathy associated with environmental toxins
    33. Neuropathy associated with drugs
    34. Neuropathy associated with human immunodeficiency virus
    35. Leprous neuropathy
    36. Neuropathy associated with nutritional deficiencies
    37. Paraneoplastic sensory neuropathy
    38. Small fiber neuropathy
    39. Uremic neuropathy
    40. Neuropathy associated with gluten sensitivity
    41. Neuropathy associated with Lyme neuroborreliosis
    Part VII. Hereditary Neuropathies:
    42. Hereditary neuropathies (Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathies)
    43. Neuropathy associated with porphyria
    44. Hereditary amyloid neuropathy
    45. Neuropathy associated Fabry disease
    Part VIII. Neuropathies Associated with Rare Conditions and Uncertain Associations:
    46: Neuropathies associated with rare conditions and uncertain associations
    Part IX. Management of Peripheral Neuropathies:
    47. General management
    48. Pharmacologic management.

  • Author

    Mark B. Bromberg, University of Utah
    Mark B. Bromberg is Professor and Director of the Neuromuscular Program at the Department of Neurology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. He directs the Motor Neurone Disease/ALS clinic and co-directs the Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic at the University of Utah. He has contributed to the literature on the clinical aspects of neuropathies and electrodiagnostic techniques with over 100 articles, 50 chapters and edited books and journal issues, and has received the American Academy of Neuromuscular Electrodiagnostic Medicine's Distinguished Researcher award.

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