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Disorders of Voluntary Muscle

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ISBN-10: 052187629X

ISBN-13: 9780521876292

Edition: 8th 2010

Authors: George Karpati, David Hilton-Jones, Kate Bushby, Robert C. Griggs

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Book details

List price: $505.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/21/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 536
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.532
Language: English

Kate Bushby is Professor of Neuromuscular Genetics at the Institute of Human Genetics, International Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Preface
Foreword
The Scientific Basis of Muscle Disease
Structure and function of muscle fibres and motor units
Myogenic precursor cells
Biochemical and molecular basis of muscle disease
Investigation of Muscle Disease
Electromyography and related techniques
Histopathology and immunoanalysis of muscle
Ultrastructural study of muscle
Diagnostic imaging of muscle
Description of Muscle Disease
General Aspects:
The clinical assessment and a guide to classification of the myopathies
The principles of molecular therapies for muscle diseases
Specific Diseases:
Dystrophinopathies
Muscular dystrophies presenting with proximal muscle weakness
Dystrophies and myopathies of early childhood onset
Congenital myopathies
Muscle diseases with prominent muscle contractures
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
Distal myopathies
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
Myotonic dystrophy
Mitochondrial myopathies and related disorders
Metabolic myopathies
Muscle ion channelopathies and related disorders
Inflammatory and dysimmune myopathies
Myasthenia gravis and myasthenic syndromes [autoimmune and genetic]
Endocrine and toxic myopathies
Myofibrillar myopathy
Hereditary inclusion body myopathies
Other myopathies