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Handbook of Dystonia
by Mark A. Stacy

Handbook of Dystonia provides a wide-ranging overview of the latest research and developments regarding the pathogenesis, evaluation, and management of the disease.

Provides detailed coverage of every available treatment option for dystonia including four categorized sections on:

  1. medical management
  2. botulinum toxin injections
  3. phenol or neurolytic therapy
  4. surgical intervention
Handbook of Dystonia summarizes what is known about the disorder and dramatically improves the recognition and understanding of this debilitating disease.

Handbook of Dystonia features:

  • reviews the genetic factors of dystonia, as well as supplies in-depth coverage of the neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuropathology of the disease
  • reviews secondary causes of dystonia including drug-induced and psychogenic presentations
  • devotes a chapter to non-motor symptoms relating to movement disorders
  • contains three chapters focusing on botulinum toxin in the treatment of dystonic disorders
  • analyzes surgical approaches for treatment including deep brain stimulation for various types of dystonia
  • contains clinical descriptions of idiopathic and task-specific dystonias

Contents

  1. Introduction to Dystonia
  2. Epidemiology of Primary and Secondary Dystonia
  3. Genetic Evaluation in Primary Dystonia
  4. Functional Anatomy of the Basal Ganglia
  5. Physiology of Primary Dystonia
  6. Pathologic Features of the Dystonias
  7. Neuroimaging in Dystonia
  8. Primary Generalized Dystonia
  9. Cranial Dystonia
  10. Cervical Dystonia
  11. Limb Dystonia
  12. Spasmodic Dysphonia
  13. Embouchure and Other Task-Specific Musician's Dystonias
  14. Sports-Related Task-Specific Dystonia: The Yips. Dopa-Responsive Dystonia
  15. Secondary Dystonias
  16. Drug-Induced Dystonia
  17. Psychogenic Dystonia
  18. Non-Motor Symptoms in Dystonia
  19. Medical Therapy for Dystonia
  20. Anatomic Principles for Botulinum Toxin Injection
  21. Botulinum Toxin: From Molecule to Clinic
  22. Botulinum Toxins in the Treatment of Dystonia
  23. Phenol Injections in Dystonia
  24. Selective Denervation in Cervical Dystonia
  25. Brain Surgery for Dystonia

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Handbook of Dystonia
by Mark A. Stacy
2006 440 pages $248.95 + shipping
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