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  • The aim of this new edition is to present information about neurological disorders in a structured and succinct way, following a "trickle down" principle: beginning with overviews and then moving on to specific disease categories. The latter address clinical features (i.e., information accessed by history-taking and physical examination), investigations, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Cross-references to the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database have been given where relevant. --Preface excerpt.
  • A Brief Introduction to the History of the β-Amyloid Protein (Aβ) of Alzheimer's Disease / David Small and Colin Barrow -- The Aβcentric Pathway of Alzheimer's Disease / Victor Villemagne, Roberto Cappai, Kevin Barnham, Robert Cherny, Carlos Opazo, Kathy Novakovic, Christopher Rowe and Colin Masters -- The Function of the Amyloid Precursor Protein Family / Roberto Cappai, B. Elise Needham and Giuseppe Ciccotosto -- The Involvement of Aβ in the Neuroinflammatory Response / Piet Eikelenboom, Willem van Gool, Annemieke Rozemuller, Wiep Scheper, Rob Veerhuis and Jeroen Hoozemans -- Amyloid β-Peptide(1-42), Oxidative Stress, and Alzheimer's Disease / D. Butterfield -- Amyloid Toxicity, Synaptic Dysfunction, and the Biochemistry of Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease / Judy Ng, Marie-Isabel Aguilar and David Small -- Aβ Variants and Their Impact on Amyloid Formation and Alzheimer's Disease Progression / Laszlo Otvos -- Copper Coordination by β-Amyloid and the Neuropathology of Alzheimer's Disease / Cyril Curtain and Kevin Barnham -- Cholesterol and Alzheimer's Disease / Joanna Cordy and Benjamin Wolozin -- Amyloid β-Peptide and Central Cholinergic Neurons: Involvement in Normal Brain Function and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology / Satyabrata Karn, Z. Wei, David MacTavish, Doreen Kabogo, Mee-Sook Song and Jack Jhamandas -- Physiologic and Neurotoxic Properties of Aβ Peptides / Gillian Gregory, Claire Shepherd and Glenda Halliday -- Impact of β-Amyloid on the Tau Pathology in Tau Transgenic Mouse and Tissue Culture Models / Jürgen Götz, Della David and Lars Ittner -- Glial Cells and Aβ Peptides in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis / Gilbert Siu, Peter Clifford, Mary Kosciuk, Venkat Venkataraman and Robert Nagele -- The Role of Presenilins in Aβ-Induced Cell Death in Alzheimer's Disease / Maria Ankarcrona -- Immunotherapeutic Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease / Josef Karkos -- Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease / Dwight German.
  • Acute neuronal injury 2010, Springer
  • This book provides recommendations for evaluation and therapy in the area of acute pediatric neurology; these are presented didactically with frequent use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters in the first part of the book discuss presenting symptoms of acute neurological conditions. The second part of the book covers major areas of acute pediatric neurology and each of these chapters has three key elements: description of presenting symptoms; recommended assessments; and recommended interventions. Acute Pediatric Neurology provides an accessible, clinically focused guide to assist physicians in the emergency ward or intensive care unit in decisions on diagnosis and therapeutic interventions in all major acute pediatric neurological diseases.
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  • Ch. 1. Approach to the patient with neurologic disease -- Ch. 2. Imaging, electrophysiologic, and laboratory techniques for neurologic diagnosis -- Ch. 3. Motor paralysis -- Ch. 5. Ataxia and disorders of cerebellar function -- Ch. 6. Tremor, myoclonus, focal dystonias, and tics -- Ch. 7. Disorders of stance and gait -- Ch. 10. Headache and other craniofacial pains -- Ch. 11. Pain i n the back, neck, and extreities -- Ch. 12. Disorders of smell and taste -- Ch. 13. Disturbances of vision -- Ch. 14. Disorders of ocular movement and pupillary function -- Ch. 15. Deafness, dizziness, and disorders of equilibrium -- Ch. 16. Epilepsy and other seizure disorders -- Ch. 17. Coma and related disorders of consciousness -- Ch. 18. Faintness and syncope -- Ch. 19. Sleep and its abnormalities -- Ch. 20. Delirium and other acute confusional states.
  • Addiction neuroethics. 1st ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
    What is addiction neuroethics and why does it matter? -- Brain Imaging in Addiction -- Molecular Neuroscience and Genetics -- Treating Opioid Dependence with Opioids: Exploring the Ethics -- Addiction Neuroscience and Tobacco Control -- Emerging Neurobiological Treatments of Addiction: Ethical and Public Policy Considerations -- Technical, Ethical and Social Issues in the Bioprediction of Addiction Liability and Treatment Response -- Autonomy, Responsibility and the Oscillation of Preference -- Consent and Coercion in Addiction Treatment -- Toward a Lay Descriptive Account of Identity in Addiction Neuroethics -- The Impact of Changes in Neuroscience and Research Ethics on the Intellectual History of Addiction Research -- The Diction of Addiction at the Intersection of Law and Neuroscience -- Social Epistemology: Communicating Neuroscience -- Population Approaches to Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs: Effectiveness, Ethics and Interplay with Addiction Neuroscience -- Legal Regulation of Addictive Substances and Addiction -- Investment and Vested Interests in Neuroscience Research of Addiction: Ethical Research Requires More than Informed Consent -- Private and Public Approaches to Addiction Treatment: Evidence and Beliefs.
  • Adenosine 2013, Springer
    Adenosine and Metabolism--A Brief Historical Note / Bertil B. Fredholm -- Adenosine Metabolism, Adenosine Kinase, and Evolution / Jaoek Park and Radhey S. Gupta -- Adenosine and Energy Metabolism--Relationship to Brain Bioenergetics / Xuesong Chen, Liang Hui and Jonathan D. Geiger -- Adenosine and Autocrine Metabolic Regulation of Neuronal Activity / Masahito Kawamura Jr. and David N. Ruskin -- Physiologic and Metabolic Regulation of Adenosine: Mechanisms / Chris G. Dulla and Susan A. Masino -- The Double-Edged Sword: Gaining Adenosine at the Expense of ATP. How to Balance the Books / Stephanie zur Nedden, Alexander S. Doney and Bruno G. Frenguelli -- Downstream Pathways of Adenosine / Ana M. Sebastião, Sofia Cristóvão-Ferreira and Joaquim A. Ribeiro -- Astrocytic ATP Release / Dustin J. Hines and Philip G. Haydon -- Role of Striatal A2A Receptor Subpopulations in Neurological Disorders / Sergi Ferré, César Quiroz, Marco Orrú, Xavier Guitart and Seema Gulyani, et al. -- Sleep and Adenosine: Human Studies / Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen -- Adenosine and Other Purinergic Products in Circadian Timing / Christine Muheim and Steven A. Brown -- Adenosine in the Immune System / György Hask, Balázs Koscsó́ and Balázs Csóka -- The Bioenergetic Network of Adenosine in Hibernation, Sleep, and Thermoregulation / Kelly L. Drew and Tulasi R. Jinka -- Adenosine and Stroke / Felicita Pedata, Anna Maria Pugliese, Francesca Corti and Alessia Melani -- The Many Roles of Adenosine in Traumatic Brain Injury / Patrick M. Kochanek, Jonathan D. Verrier, Amy K. Wagner and Edwin K. Jackson -- Therapeutic Perspectives of Adenosine Receptor Compounds in Functional Restitution After Spinal Cord Injury / Kwaku D. Nantwi -- Adenosine and Pain / Jana Sawynok -- Symptomatic and Neuroprotective Effects of A2A Receptor Antagonists in Parkinson's Disease / Annalisa Pinna, Nicola Simola, Lucia Frau and Micaela Morelli -- Adenosine Receptors and Alzheimer's Disease / David Blum, Ursula Sandau, Cyril Laurent, Vânia Batalha and Antoine Leboucher, et al. -- Adenosine Receptors in Huntington's Disease / David Blum, Alberto Martire, Sylvie Burnouf, Bernard Sablonnière and Pierre Krystkowiak, et al. -- Adenosine and Multiple Sclerosis / Maria Victoria Sánchez-Gómez, Estibaliz González-Fernández, Rogelio O. Arellano and Carlos Matute -- Adenosinergic Perspectives on Schizophrenia: Opportunity for an Integrative Synthesis / Benjamin K. Yee, Philipp Singer and Detlev Boison -- The Role of Adenosine in the Ventral Striatal Circuits Regulating Behavioral Activation and Effort-Related Decision Making: Importance for Normal and Pathological Aspects of Motivation / John D. Salamone, Merce Correa, Patrick A. Randall, Eric J. Nunes and Marta Pardo, et al. -- Adenosine and Autism: Physiological Symptoms and Metabolic Opportunities / Julia Svedova, Inge-Marie Eigsti and Susan A. Masino -- Stress, Brain Adenosine Signaling, and Fatigue-Related Behavioral Processes / Traci N. Plumb, Sarah R. Sterlace, Kelly A. Cavanaugh and Thomas R. Minor -- Disruption of Adenosine Homeostasis in Epilepsy and Therapeutic Adenosine Augmentation / Detlev Boison -- Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy: The Role of Adenosine / Jong M. Rho, Beth Zupec-Kania and Susan A. Masino -- Silk: A Biocompatible and Biodegradable Biopolymer for Therapeutic Adenosine Delivery / Eleanor M. Pritchard, Detlev Boison and David L. Kaplan -- Anatomical Distribution of Nucleoside System in the Human Brain and Implications for Therapy / Zsolt Kovács and Arpád Dobolyi.
  • Adrenergic receptors 2006, Springer
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Diagnostic assessment -- 3. Diagnostic instruments -- 4. Treatment -- 5. Treatment: coaching adults with ADHD -- 6. Setup and organization of a specialist department.
  • The subject matter of the ADPD conferences is unique in that it deals not only with issues related individually to Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, but also with the integration of these and other related diseases. The most up-to-date techniques and research findings are illustrated in this volume.
  • "Preface This book brings together a wide-ranging set of contributed articles that address emerging practices and future trends in cognitive engineering and neuroergonomics. Both aim to harmoniously integrate human operator and computational system, the former through a tighter cognitive fit and the latter a more effective neural fit with the system. The chapters in this book uncover novel discoveries and communicate new understanding and the most recent advances in the areas of workload and stress, activity theory, human error and risk, and neuroergonomic measures, as well as associated applications.--Provided by publisher.
  • Within our knowledge, the series of the International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics (ICCN) is the only conference series dedicating to cognitive neurodynamics. This volume is the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics held in 2009, which reviews the progress in this field since the 1st ICCN -2007. The topics include: Neural coding and realistic neural network dynamics, Neural population dynamics, Firing Oscillations and Patterns in Neuronal Networks, Brain imaging, EEG, MEG, Sensory and Motor Dynamics, Global cognitive function, Multi-scalar Neurodyn
  • This book contains the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics held in Japan, June 9-13, 2011. It reviews the progress in this field since the first ICCN in 2007. The participants were treated to an exciting and stimulating conference that left everyone with an enthusiastic vision for the future. The discussed topics in this book include: Neural coding and realistic neural network dynamics, Neural population dynamics, Firing Oscillations and Patterns in Neuronal Networks, Brain imaging, EEG, MEG, Sensory and Motor Dynamics, Global cognitive function, Multi-scalar Neurodynamics - from Physiology to Systems Theory, Neural computing, Emerging Technologies for Brain Computer Interfaces, Neural dynamics of brain disorders.
  • Pt. 1. Methodologies to measure cognition in natural medicine trials -- pt. 2. Vitamins and nutrients -- pt. 3. Essential fatty acids and neurocognition -- pt. 4. Herbal medicines, nutraceuticals and neurocognition.
  • Advances in neuroendocrine tumor management / Kjell Öberg -- Classification of digestive neuroendocrine neoplasm / Guido Rindi & Frediano Inzani -- Molecular profile and diagnosis / Christos Toumpanakis -- Surgical approach / Rossella Bettini & Massimo Falconi -- Somatostatin analogs / Wouter W. de Herder -- Combinational chemotherapy and radiotherapy / Emilio Bajetta, Emilio Bombardieri, Laura Catena, Monica Valente & Nadia Bianco -- Which therapy for which patient? / Kjell Öberg.
  • Physical implementation of the memristor at industrial scale sparked the interest from various disciplines, ranging from physics, nanotechnology, electrical engineering, neuroscience, to intelligent robotics. As any promising new technology, it has raised hopes and questions; it is an extremely challenging task to live up to the high expectations and to devise revolutionary and feasible future applications for memristive devices. The possibility of gathering prominent scientists in the heart of the Silicon Valley given by the 2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks held in San Jose, CA, has offered us the unique opportunity of organizing a series of special events on the present status and future perspectives in neuromorphic memristor science. This book presents a selection of the remarkable contributions given by the leaders of the field and it may serve as inspiration and future reference to all researchers that want to explore the extraordinary possibilities given by this revolutionary concept.
  • Advances in animal models of relapse for addiction research / Friedbert Weiss -- Application of chronic extracellular recording method to studies of cocaine self-administration : method and progress / Laura L. Peoples, Alexai V. Kravitz, and Karine Guillem -- Neurochemistry of addiction : monitoring essential neurotransmitters of addiction / Stefan G. Sandberg and Paul A. Garris -- Alcohol craving and relapse prediction : imaging studies / Andreas Heinz ... [et al.] -- Integrating behavioral and molecular approaches in mouse : self-administration studies / Danielle L. Graham and David W. Self -- Neuroeconomics : implications for understanding the neurobiology of addiction / Michael L. Platt ... [et al.].
  • Advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of glioblastoma multiforme / Michael Prados -- Pathogenesis, molecular characteristics and prognostic factors for survival / Keith L. Ligon -- Standard treatment approaches for newly diagnosed glioblastoma / Soon-Tae Lee & Patrick Y. Wen -- Targeted therapeutic strategies for relapsed disease / John F. de Groot & Howard Colman -- Genes, viruses, toxins and vaccines as therapeutic modalities / Tal Shahar, Manish K. Aghi & Zvi Ram -- Drug delivery strategies for glioblastoma / Pin-Yuan Chen, Dali Yin, John Forsayeth & Krystof S. Bankiewicz -- Index.
  • Alexia 2014, Springer
    This book is a comprehensive review of the main acquired disorders of reading: hemianopic, pure and central alexia. The authors review the diagnostic criteria for each of the different types of disorder, and the efficacy of the therapeutic studies that have attempted to remediate them. The different theoretical models of adult reading, which largely rest on how the reading system responds to injury, are also discussed and evaluated. Focal brain injury caused by stroke and brain tumors are discussed in depth as are the effects of dementia on reading. This book starts with a chapter on normal reading, followed by chapters on hemianopic alexia, pure alexia and central alexia, each structured in the same way, with: a description of the condition; a historical review of cases to date; psychophysics; consideration of the causative lesions; evidence from functional imaging studies on patients and, most importantly, a review of the evidence base for treating each condition. Finally, there is a chapter on how patient data has informed how we think about reading.
  • Relations between asthma and psychological distress: an old idea revisited -- Brain and asthma: what are the linkages? -- Stress-related programming of autonomic imbalance: role in allergy and asthma -- Role of parasympathetic nerves and muscarinic receptors in allergy and asthma -- Developmental programming of allergic diseases -- Mind-body interrelationship in DNA methylation -- Neurotrophins in chronic allergic airway inflammation and remodeling -- Pathways underlying afferent signaling of bronchopulmonary immune activation to the central nervous system -- Allergen-induced neuromodulation in the respiratory tract -- Role of microbiome in regulating the HPA axisd and its relevance to allergy -- Autonomic regulation of anti-inflammatory activities from salivary glands -- Mast cell-nerve functional unit: a key component of physiologic and pathophysiologic responses -- Neural and behavioral correlates of food allergy -- Neuroendocrine-immune connection regulates chronic inflammatory disease in allergy -- Itch and the brain.
  • Alzheimer's disease 2007, Springer
  • Alzheimer's disease 2012, Karger
    The global impact of Alzheimer's disease / M.C. Carrillo, W. Thies, L.J. Bain -- The genetics of Alzheimer's disease / M.C. Schu ... [et al.] -- Current conceptual view of Alzheimer's disease / K. Herrup -- Neuropathological basis of Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease diagnosis / J.A. Schneider ... [et al.] -- Diagnostic tools : fluid biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease / H. Zetterberg, H. Hampel, K. Blennow -- MRI-and PET-based imaging markers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease / S. Teipel ... [et al.] -- Changing diagnostic concepts of Alzheimer's disease / G.M. McKhann, M.S. Albert, R.A. Sperling -- Pharmacological treatment of Alzheimer's disease / L.S. Schneider -- Regulatory requirements on clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease / K. Broich ... [et al.] -- Perspectives on Alzheimer's disease : past, present and future / Z.S. Khachaturian.
  • Contemporary Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia / Erik D. Roberson -- Preparing Synthetic Aβ in Different Aggregation States / W. Blaine Stine, Lisa Jungbauer, Chunjiang Yu, Mary Jo LaDu -- Isolation of Low-n Amyloid β-Protein Oligomers from Cultured Cells, CSF, and Brain / Ganesh M. Shankar, Alfred T. Welzel, Jessica M. McDonald, Dennis J. Selkoe, Dominic M. Walsh -- Detecting Aβ*56 Oligomers in Brain Tissues / Mathew A. Sherman, Sylvain E. Lesné -- Assessing Aβ Aggregation State by Atomic Force Microscopy / Justin Legleiter -- Measuring APP Carboxy-Terminal Fragments / Luke A. Esposito -- Detection of APP Intracellular Domain in Brain Tissue / Sanjay W. Pimplikar, Anupama Suryanarayana -- Cell-Based Assays for Regulators of Tau Biology / Umesh K. Jinwal, Chad A. Dickey -- Split GFP Complementation Assay for Quantitative Measurement of Tau Aggregation In Situ / Wanjoo Chun, Geoffrey S. Waldo, Gail V. Johnson -- Apolipoprotein E Expression and Purification / Yvonne Newhouse, Karl H. Weisgraber -- Aβ Toxicity in Primary Cultured Neurons / Adriana Ferreira, Roxana C. Sinjoanu, Alexandra Nicholson, Sara Kleinschmidt -- Manipulation of Gene Expression in the Central Nervous System with Lentiviral Vectors / Binggui Sun, Li Gan -- Selecting a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease / Jeannie Chin -- Monitoring Spatial Learning and Memory in Alzheimer's Disease Mouse Models Using the Morris Water Maze / Kimberly Scearce-Levie -- Step-by-Step In Situ Hybridization Method for Localizing Gene Expression Changes in the Brain / Jorge J. Palop, Erik D. Roberson, Inma Cobos -- Real-Time Visualization of Axonal Transport in Neurons / Yasuko Osakada, Bianxiao Cui -- Quantifying Biomarkers of Cognitive Dysfunction and Neuronal Network Hyperexcitability in Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease: Depletion of Calcium-Dependent Proteins and Inhibitory Hippocampal Remodeling / Jorge J. Palop, Lennart Mucke, Erik D. Roberson -- Epigenetic Changes in the Brain: Measuring Global Histone Modifications / Gavin Rumbaugh, Courtney A. Miller.
  • The emergence of electrophysiology as an aid to neurology /Mary A.B. Brazier --Electrophysiologic equipment and electrcial safety /John A. Cadwell and Richard A. Villarreal --Electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography.Electroencephalography: general principles and clinical applications /Michael J. Aminoff --Neonatal and pediatric electroencephalography /Jin S. Hahn --Electroencephalographic artifacts and benign variants /Jeffrey W. Britton --Video-EEG monitoring for epilepsy /John M. Stern and Jerome Engel, Jr. --Invasive clinical neurophysiology in epilepsy and movement disorders /William J. Marks, Jr and Kenneth D. Laxer --Topographic mapping, frequency analysis, and other quantitative techniques in electroencephalography /Marc R. Nuwer and Pedro Coutin-Churchman --Intraoperative electroencephalographic monitoring during carotid endarterectomy and cardiac surgery /Gregory D. Cascino and Frank W. Sharbrough, III --Magnetoencephalography /William W. Sutherling --Electromyography, nerve conduction studies, and related techniques.Clinical electromyography /Michael J. Aminoff --Quantitative electromyography /Mark B. Bromberg --Nerve conduction studies /Jasper R. Daube and Devon I. Rubin --Microneurography and its potential clinical applications /David Burke --Nerve excitability: a clinical translation /Matthew C. Kiernan and Cindy Shin Yi Lin --Neuromuscular ultrasound as a complement to the electrodiagnostic evaluation /Francis O. Walker and Michael S. Cartwright --Electrophysiologic study of disorders of neuuromuscular transmission /Donald B. Sanders --H-reflex and F-response studies /Morris A. Fisher --The blink reflex and other cranial nerve reflexes /Josep Valls-Sole --Electrophysiologic evaluation of movement disorders /Mark Hallett --Evaluation of the autonomic nervous system /Michael J. Aminoff --Evoked potentials and related techniques.Visual evoked potentials, electroretinography, and other diagnostic approaches to the visual system /Ari J. Green --Visual evoked potentials in infants and children /Eileen E. Birch and Vidhya Subramanian --Brainstem auditory evoked potentials: methodology, interpretation, and clinical application /Alan D. Legatt --Brainstem auditory evoked potentials in infants and children /Terence W. Picton, margot J. Taylor, and Andree Durieux-Smith --Somatosensory evoked potentials /Michael J. Aminoff and Andrew Eisen --Somatosensory evoked potentials in infants and children /Michael J. Aminoff --Diagnostic and therapeutic role of magnetic stimulation in neurologuy /Robert Chen and Nicolae Petrescu --Event-related potentials /Douglas S. Goodin --Intraoperative monitoring by evoked potential techniques /Ronald G. Emerson and David C. Adams --Bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction. electrophysiologic evaluation of sacral function /Simon Podnar and David B. Vodusek --Tests of vestibular function. Vestibular laboratory testing /Joseph M. Furman and Floris L. Wuyts --Electrophysiologic evaluation in special situations. Polysomnographic evaluation fo sleep disroders /Vivien C. Abad and Christian Guilleminault --Electrophysiologic evaluation of patients in the intensive care unit /G. Bryan Young and Charles F. Bolton --Electrophysiologic evaluation of brain death: a critical appraisal /Thomas P. Bleck --Electrophysiologic techniques in the evaluation of patients with suspected neurotoxic disorders /Michael J. Aminoff and James W. Albers.
  • Part I: Basic Spike Train Statistics -- 1 Stochastic Models of Spike Trains -- 2 Estimating the Firing Rate -- 3 Analysis and Interpretation of Interval and Count Variability in Neural Spike Trains -- 4 Processing of Phase-Locked Spikes and Periodic Signals -- Part II: Pairwise Comparison of Spike Trains -- 5 Pair-Correlation in the Time and Frequency Domain -- 6 Dependence of Spike-Count Correlations on Spike-Train Statistics and Observation Time Scale -- 7 Spike Metrics -- 8 Gravitational Clustering -- Part III: Multiple-Neuron Spike Patterns -- 9 Spatio-Temporal Patterns -- 10 Unitary Event Analysis -- 11 Information Geometry of Multiple Spike Trains -- 12 Higher-Order Correlations and Cumulants -- Part IV: Population-Based Approaches -- 13 Information Theory and Systems Neuroscience -- 14 Population Coding -- 15 Stochastic Models for Multivariate Neural Point Processes: Collective Dynamics and Neural Decoding -- Part V: Practical Issues -- 16 Simulation of Stochastic Point Processes with Defined Properties -- 17 Generation and Selection of Surrogate Methods for Correlation Analysis -- 18 Bootstrap Tests of Hypotheses -- 19 Generating Random Numbers -- 20 Practically Trivial Parallel Data Processing in a Neuroscience Laboratory -- Index.
  • Development and developmental disorders -- Neuroembryology -- Regional anatomy and related syndromes -- Peripheral nerves -- Plexuses -- Nerve roots and spinal nerves -- Spinal cord -- Brainstem -- Cranial nerves -- Cerebellum -- Thalamus -- Hypothalamus -- Basal ganglia -- Limbic system -- Cerebral cortex -- System-based anatomy and differential diagnosis -- Somatosensory system -- Visual system -- Auditory system -- Ocular motor system -- Motor system -- Autonomic nervous system -- Consciousness -- Fluid-system anatomy and function -- Vascular system -- Cerebrospinal fluid.
  • This book is a major update of novel targets in angiogenesis modulation, including pro- and anti-angiogenesis. There is in-depth coverage of preclinical and clinical methods and models, investigational status, and clinical applications. The impact of nanotechnology in advancing the applications of pro-and anti-angiogenesis strategies is also highlighted, along with stem cell and biotechnologies in research and development of angiogenesis modulating targets.
  • Conceptual Issues -- The Different Facets of Anhedonia and Their Associations with Different Psychopathologies -- Understanding Anhedonia: The Role of Perceived Control -- Circadian Fluctuation of Reward Response and Synchronization to Reward -- Anhedonia in Children and Adolescents -- Musical Anhedonia and Visual Hypoemotionality: Selective Loss of Emotional Experience in Music and Vision -- Projecting Oneself into the Future, an Intervention for Improving Pleasure in Patients with Anhedonia -- Neurobiological Advances -- Translational Models of Dopaminergic Mechanisms for Motivational Deficits in Anhedonic Patients -- Brain Systems for the Pleasure of Food and Other Primary Rewards -- Neurogenetics and Neurobiology of Dopamine in Anhedonia -- The Neuroendocrinology of Anhedonia -- Electrophysiological Signatures of Reward Processing in Anhedonia -- Anhedonia in Mouse Models of Methamphetamine-Induced Drug Seeking Behavior -- Neural Basis of Anhedonia Associated with Stress-Induced Eating Disorders -- Brain Imaging Correlates of Anhedonia.
  • Anhedonia in Psychotic Disorders -- Anhedonia in Schizophrenia: A Brief History and Overview of the Construct -- Measuring Anhedonia in Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders: A Selective Update -- Hedonic Capacity and Related Factors in Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder -- Anhedonia as an Indicator of Genetic Vulnerability to Schizophrenia -- Anhedonia in Schizophrenia: A Deficit in Translating Reward Information into Motivated Behavior -- Anhedonia in Mood and Personality Disorders -- Neural Correlates of Anhedonia as a Trait Marker for Depression -- Anhedonia in Trauma Related Disorders: The Good, the Bad, and the Shut-Down -- Anhedonia and Anorexia Nervosa: A Neurocognitive Perspective -- Anhedonia and Negative Symptom Schizotypy -- Anticipatory and Consummatory Anhedonia in Individuals with Schizotypal Traits -- Anhedonia and Risk of Suicide: An Overview -- Anhedonia in Neurological and Physical Disorders -- Anhedonia and Epilepsy -- Anhedonia in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders -- Anhedonia in Heart Disease -- Cerebrovascular Diseases: Post-stroke Depression and Anhedonia.
  • Animal models of dementia 2011, Springer Protocols
    General introduction to animal models of human conditions / Peter Paul De Deyn and Debby Van Dam -- Animal models of dementia : ethical considerations / I. Anna S. Olsson and Peter Sandøe -- The role of rodent models in the drug discovery pipeline for dementia / Debby Van Dam and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Species, strain, and gender issues in the development and validation of animal models of dementia / Annemie Van Dijck, Debby Van Dam, and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Transgenic and gene targeted models of dementia / Ronald A. Conlon -- Transgenic animals and intellectual property concerns / Susan L. Stoddard and James A. Rogers III -- Pathological validation of animal models of dementia / Daniel Pirici, Christine Van Broeckhoven, and Samir Kumar-Singh -- Behavioral validation in animal models of dementia / Debby Van Dam, Annemie Van Dijck, and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Pharmacological validation in animal models of dementia / Hugo Geerts -- Validation of animal models of dementia : neurochemical aspects / Giancarlo Pepeu and Maria Cristina Rosi -- Validation of dementia models employing neuroimaging techniques / Greet Vanhoutte, Adriaan Campo, and Annemie Van der Linden -- Drosophila melanogaster as a model organism for dementia / Maria E. Giannakou and Damian C. Crowther -- Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism for dementia / Tjakko J. Van Ham and Ellen A.A. Nollen -- Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model organism for dementia / Rob Willemsen ... [et al.] -- Spontaneous vertebrate models of Alzheimer dementia : selectively bred strains (SAM strains) / Renã A. Sowell and D. Allan Butterfield -- Lesion-induced vertebrate models of Alzheimer dementia / Adolfo Toledano and Maria Isabel Álvarez -- A[Beta] infusion and related models of Alzheimer dementia / Patricia A. Lawlor and Deborah Young -- APP-based transgenic models : the PDAPP model / Jacob M. Basak and David M. Holtzman -- APP-based transgenic models : the Tg2576 model / Robert M.J. Deacon -- APP-based transgenic models : the APP23 model / Debby Van Dam and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Presenilin-based transgenic models of Alzheimer's dementia / Yuji Yoshiike and Akihiko Takashima -- APOE-based models of "pre-dementia" / Patrick M. Sullivan -- TAU models / Nicolas Sergeant and Luc Buée -- The 3xTg-AD mouse model : reproducing and modulating plaque and tangle pathology / Michael Sy, Masashi Kitazawa, and Frank LaFerla -- Cognitive dysfunction in genetic mouse models of parkinsonism / Sheila M. Fleming, J. David Jentsch, and Marie-Françoise Chesselet -- Mouse models of metachromatic leukodystrophy and adrenoleukodystrophy / Patrick Aubourg, Caroline Sevin, and Nathatie Cartier -- Animal models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Ludo Van Den Bosch -- Animal models of frontotemporal dementia / Hana N. Dawson and Daniel T. Laskowitz -- CADASIL : molecular mechanisms and animal models / Karl J. Fryxell -- Spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) : an animal model of vascular brain disorder / Francesco Amenta and Daniele Tomassoni -- Animal models of normal pressure hydrocephalus / Petra M. Klinge -- Animal models of traumatically-induced dementia / Jennifer E. Slemmer, Mohammad Z. Hossain, and John T. Weber -- Animal models of alcohol-induced dementia / Angela Maria Ribeiro and Silvia R. Castanheira Pereira -- Animal models of metallic dementia / Luigi F. Rodella.
  • Animal models of drug addiction 2011, Springer Protocols
    Intracranial self-stimulation /Styliani Vlachou and Athina Markou --Stimulant self-administration /Leigh V. Panlilio --Opiate self-administration /Francesco Leri --Nicotine self-administration / Robert E. Sorge and Paul B.S. Clarke --Alcohol self-administration /Friedbert Weiss --Place conditioning /Christopher L. Cunningham, Peter A. Groblewski, and Charlene M. Voorhees --Sensitization /Jessica A. Loweth and Paul Vezina --Animal models of eating disorders /Stephanie D. Hancock and Mary C. Olmstead --Acquisition of drug self-administration /Marilyn E. Carroll and Richard A. Meisch --Escalation of drug use /Serge H. Ahmed --Environmental modulation of drug taking /Aldo Badiani ... [et al.] --Craving /Jeffrey W. Grimm --Habit formation and compulsion /David Belin ... [et al.] --Impulsivity /Andrea Bari, Trevor W. Robbins, and Jeffrey W. Dalley --Binge drug taking / Herbert E. Covington, III and Klaus A. Miczek --Withdrawal /Alasdair M. Barr, Heidi N. Boyda, and Ric M. Procyshyn --Relapse /Suzanne Erb and Franca Placenza.
  • Animal models of epilepsy 2009, Springer Protocols
    The nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, as an emerging model for investigating epilepsy / Cody J. Locke, Kim A. Caldwell, and Guy A. Caldwell -- The genetics and molecular biology of seizure susceptibility in drosophila / Juan Song and Mark A. Tanouye -- The albino Xenopus laevis tadpole as a novel model of developmental seizures / D. Sesath Hewapathirane and Kurt Haas -- Zebrafish as a simple vertebrate organism for epilepsy research / Scott C. Baraban -- Modeling tuberous sclerosis complex: brain development and hyperexcitability / Devin C. Ess -- BK potassium channel mutations affecting neuronal function and epilepsy / David Petrik, Qing H. Chen, and Robert Brenner -- Mouse models of benign familial neonatal convulsions (BFNC): mutations in KCNQ (Kv7)genes / Nanda A. Singh ... [et al.] -- Interneuron loss as a cause of seizures: lessons from interneuron-deficient mice / Dorothy Jones-Davis, Maria-Elisa Calcagnotto, and Joy Y. Sebe -- Imaging seizure propagation in vitro / Andrew J. Trevelyan and Rafael Yuste -- Complexity untangled: large-scale realistic computational models in epilepsy / Robert J. Morgan and Ivan Soltesz -- Organotypic hippocampal slice cultures as a model of limbic epileptogenesis / Suzanne B. Bausch -- Seizure analysis and detection in vivo / Javier Echauz, Stephen Wong, and Brian Litt -- Viral vector gene therapy for epilepsy / Stacey B. Foti, Shelley J. Russek, Amy R. Brooks-Kayal, and Thomas J. McCown -- Neural stem cells in experimental mesial temporal lobe epilepsy / Michelle M. Kron and Jack M. Parent.
  • Antiepileptic Drug Interactions: A Clinical Guide, Second Edition provides a pocket-sized, systematic description of the most clinically relevant drug interactions that occur between AEDs and also between AEDs and non-AEDs. AEDs are presented alphabetically and by drug class in three sections for easy access: Drug interactions between AEDs; Drug interactions between AEDs and non-AEDs: Interactions affecting AEDs; and Drug interactions between AEDs and non-AEDs: Interactions affected by AEDs. Antiepileptic Drug Interactions: A Clinical Guide, Second Edition should help physicians make more rational choices when polytherapy regimens are indicated and should be of interest to all who treat patients with epilepsy: neurologists and neurosurgeons, trainees at all levels, general practitioners and epilepsy nurse specialists.
  • Culling together excerpts from a wide range of writings by Dr. Kewal K. Jain on biotechnology topics as they relate to disorders of the nervous system, Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology covers a variety of applications for those working in life sciences and the pharmaceutical sciences, particularly those developing diagnostics and therapeutics for the nervous system. This detailed volume delves into areas such as neurobiotechnology, like neurogenomics and neuroproteomics, molecular diagnostics, various methods of improving systemic administration of drugs for targeted delivery to the nervous system, including the use of nanobiotechnology, biotechnology-based strategies and products for neuroprotection, as well as chapters on neurosurgery and personalized neurology.
  • Applied attention theory 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Single channel theory and automaticity theory -- Attention control -- Visual attention control, scanning & information sampling -- Visual search -- Spatial attention and displays -- Resources and effort -- Time sharing and multiple resource theory -- Executive control: attention switching, interruptions, and task-management -- Individual differences in attention -- Cognitive neurosciences and neuroergonomics.
  • Ataxic disorders 2012, ScienceDirect
  • Atlas of Brain and Spine Oncology Imaging presents a comprehensive visual review of pathologic disease variations of cancers of the brain and spine through extensive radiologic images. The focus of the book is on algorithmic strategies for identifying neoplastic pathologies commonly found in brain and spinal tumors through a visual representation of the variety of appearances that each neoplasm takes, within both benign and malignant manifestations.
  • Developmental disorders / Suresh Kotagal ... [et al.] -- Genetic diseases of the nervous system / Thomas D. Bird and Suman Jayadev -- Neuroendocrine disorders / Earl A. Zimmerman -- Critical care neurology / Marek A. Mirski ... [et al.] -- Cerebrovascular disease / David M. Greer ... [et al.] -- Dementias / Thomas J. Grabowski Jr. -- Behavioral neurology / Daniel Tranel and Thomas J. Grabowski, Jr. -- Neuro-oncology / Karen L. Fink and Elisabeth J. Rushing -- Movement disorders / Stanley Fahn ... [et al.] -- The epilepsies / Paul C. Van Ness -- Neuromuscular disease / Gil I. Wolfe ... [et al.] -- Infectious diseases of the nervous system / Burk Jubelt -- Neuroimmunology / Michael R. Swenson -- Neurotoxic disorders / Leon Prockop, Charles Brock, and Peter S. Spencer -- Headache / Marc E. Lenaerts.
  • Normal Sleep Stages --Normal Electroencephalography Variants in Sleep --Nonepileptiform Abnormalities --Epileptiform Abnormalities --Artifacts.
  • Atlas of epilepsies 2010, Springer
  • Introduction. Headache disorders -- Epidemiology and burden -- Barriers to care -- Purpose of the atlas of headache disorders -- Methods. Questionnaire development -- Identification of respondents -- Data collection -- Data management and analysis -- Results. Data quality. Representativeness -- Limitations -- Data organization and presentation -- Themes. Epidemiology -- Impact on society, and national data -- Health-care utilization -- Diagnosis and assessment -- Treatment -- Professional training -- National professional organizations -- Issues -- The way forward.
  • v. 2, 2003 CRCnetBASE
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    v. 5, 2008 CRCnetBASE
    v. 1. The spinal cord from gestational week 4 to the fourth postnatal month -- v. 2. The human brain during the third trimester -- v. 3. The brain during the second trimester -- v. 4. The brain during the late first trimester -- v. 5. The brain during the early first trimester.
  • In recent years, sonography of the peripheral nervous system has gained widespread acceptance. New diagnostic applications have emerged, and the field of ultrasound-guided interventions has expanded significantly: regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, and similar techniques are now frequently performed under ultrasound guidance by anesthesiologists and pain physicians alike. This atlas of peripheral nerve ultrasound is designed to meet the daily needs of both radiologists and clinicians by allowing rapid review of typical features, knowledge of which is important for successful diagnosis and intervention.
  • The number of surgical procedures performed on the brain, head, neck, and spine has increased markedly in recent decades. As a result, postoperative changes are being encountered more frequently on neuroradiological examinations and constitute an important part of the workflow. However, the imaging correlates of postsurgical changes can be unfamiliar to neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons and are sometimes difficult to interpret. This book is written by experts in the field and contains an abundance of high-quality images and concise descriptions, which should serve as a useful guide to postsurgical neuroradiology. It will familiarize the reader with the various types of surgical procedure, implanted hardware, and complications. Indeed, this work represents the first text dedicated to the realm of postoperative neuroimaging. Topics reviewed include imaging after facial cosmetic surgery; orbital and oculoplastic surgery; sinus surgery; scalp and cranial surgery; brain tumor treatment; psychosurgery, neurodegenerative surgery, and epilepsy surgery; skull base surgery including transsphenoidal pituitary resection; temporal bone surgery including various ossicular prostheses; orthognathic surgery; surgery of the neck including the types of dissection and flap reconstruction; CSF diversion procedures and devices; spine surgery; and vascular and endovascular neurosurgery.
  • Atoms of mind 2011, Springer
    1. The Quest -- 2. Thinking About Thinking -- 3. Kinds of Thought -- 4. Carriers and Repositories of Thought -- 5. Examples of Specific Ways of Thinking -- 6. Global Interactions -- 7. On the Nature of Consciousness -- 8. Theories of Consciousness -- 9. Conclusions.
  • Historical aspects of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Roscoe A. Dykman -- Scanning the genome for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Aiveen Kirley -- Dopamine knockouts and behavior / Davide Viggiano, Daniela Vallone, Lucia A. Ruocco, and Adolfo G. Sadile -- The SHR as a model of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Vivienne Ann Russell -- The roles of Norepinephrine and Serotonin in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Roberd D. Oades -- Intermittent hypoxia during sleep as a model of environmental (nongenetic) contributions to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Barry W. Row and David Gozal -- The psychological evaluation of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in school-aged children: a clinical approach based on recent practice guidelines / Dean W. Beebe -- Executive function / Martha Bridge Denckla -- The neuropsychology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: validity of the executive function hypothesis / Eric G. Willcutt, Kimberly Brodsky, Nomita Chhabildas, Michelle Shanahan [et al.] -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disabilities / Stephen R. Hooper and Emily A. Williams -- Selective attention deficits in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a review of behavioral and electrophysiological studies / Lisa M. Jonkman -- Working memory in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Jack Stevens -- Developmental underpinnings of the association of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and its subtypes to neuropsychological and academic weaknesses / Tuija Aro, Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Anne-Mari Lapvetelainen, and Heikki Lyytinen -- Social functioning of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Gaba Tur-Kaspa -- Reading disabilities in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Juliana S. Bloom, Carlin J. Miller, Mauricio A. Garcia, and George W. Hynd -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and the brain: evidence from electrophysiological studies / Alexandra P. Fonaryova-Key, Melissa Ferguson, and Dennis L. Molfese -- Anatomical and functional neuroimaging studies of children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Jonathan C. Pfeifer, Melissa DelBello, and Scott Holland -- State regulation and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Jaap van der Meere -- Sleep and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Louise M. O'Brien and David Gozal -- Neurophysiological performance in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Lisa Lee Weyandt -- Psychostimulants in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: theoretical and practical issues for the community practitioner / Daniel F. Connor -- Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic drug interactiions: methylphenidate, amphetamine or atomoxetine in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / John S. Markowitz and Kennerly S. Patrick.
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults : an overview / P.H. Wender, D.A. Tomb -- Family and twin studies in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / C.M. Freitag, W. Retz -- Molecular genetics of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / W. Retz, C.M. Freitag -- Neurophysiology of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / C.G. Baehne, A.J. Fallgatter -- Brain imaging in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / M. Schneider, M. Rösler, W. Retz -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults : diagnosis and prevalence / R.-D. Stieglitz -- Comorbidity in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / R.G. Klein, S. Mannuzza -- Adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder : functional impairment, conduct problems, and criminality / M. Rösler -- Psychotherapy in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / A. Philipsen ... [et al.] -- Psychopharmacological treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults / G.-E. Trott.
  • This book provides an overview of attentional impairments in brain-damaged patients from both clinical and neuroscientific perspectives, and aims to offer a comprehensive, succinct treatment of these topics useful to both clinicians and scholars. A main focus of the book concerns left visual neglect, a dramatic but often overlooked consequence of right hemisphere damage, usually of vascular origin, but also resulting from other causes such as neurodegenerative conditions. The study of neglect offers a key to understand the brain's functioning at the level of large-scale networks, and not only based on discrete anatomical structures. Patients are often unaware of their deficits (anosognosia), and often obstinately deny being hemiplegic. Diagnosis is important because neglect predicts poor functional outcome in stroke. Moreover, effective rehabilitation strategies are available, and there are promising possibilities for pharmacological treatments. Attention Disorders After Right Brain Damage is aimed at clinical neurologists, medics in physical medicine and rehabilitation, clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists. It will also be useful for graduate students and medical students who wish to understand the topic of attention systems and improve their knowledge of the neurocognitive mechanisms of attentional deficits. In addition, clinical researchers in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience will find in this book an up to date overview of current research dealing with the attention systems of the human brain.
  • Attention. 1st ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
  • What is an atypical parkinsonian disorder? / Irene Litvan -- Historical issues and atypical parkinsonian disorders / Christopher G. Goetz -- Epidemiology of progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy / Adam Zermansky and Yoav Ben-Shlomo -- Neuropathology of atypical parkinsonian disorders / Ian R.A. Mackenzie -- Animal models of tauopathies / Jada Lewis and Michael Hutton -- Neurodegenerative[alpha]-synucleinopathies / Michel Goedert and Maria Grazia Spillantini -- Computer modeling in basal ganglia disorders / José Luis Contreras-Vidal -- Atypical parkinsonian disorders: neuropathology and nosology / Charles Duyckaerts -- Genetics of atypical parkinsonism: implications for nosology / Thomas Gasser -- Medical history and physical examination in parkinsonian syndromes: how to examine a parkinsonian syndrome / Marie Vidailhet, Frédéric Bourdain, and Jean-Marc Trocello -- Role of neuropsychiatric assessment in diagnosis and research / Dag Aarsland, Uwe Ehrt, and Clive Ballard -- Added value of the neuropsychological evaluation for diagnosis and research of atypical parkinsonian disorders / Bruno Dubois and Bernard Pillon -- Role of praxis in diagnosis and assessment / Ramón Leiguarda -- Role of visuospatial cognition assessment in the diagnosis and research of atypical parkinsonian disorders / Paolo Nichelli and Anna Magherini -- Role of ocular motor assessment in diagnosis and research / R. John Leigh and David S. Zee --Characterizing and assessing speech and language disturbances / Carol Frattali and Joseph R. Duffy -- Quality of life assessment in atypical parkinsonian disorders / Anette Schrag and Caroline E. Selai -- Progressive supranuclear palsy / Irene Litvan -- Corticobasal degeneration: the syndrome and the disease / Bradley F. Boeve -- Multiple system atrophy / Feliz Geser and Gregor K. Wenning -- Clinical diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies / David J. Burn, Urs P. Mosimann, and Ian G. McKeith -- Clinical diagnosis of familial atypical parkinsonian disorders / Yoshio Tsuboi, Virgilio H. Evidente, and Zbigniew K. Wszolek -- Clinical diagnosis of vascular parkinsonism and nondegenerative atypical parkinsonian disorders / Madhavi Thomas and Joseph Jankovic -- Role of electrophysiology in diagnosis and research in atypical parkinsonian disorders / Josep Valls-Solé -- Role of CT and MRI in diagnosis and research / Mario Savoiardo and Marina Grisoli -- Role of functional magnetic neuroimaging in diagnosis and research / Hartwig Roman Siebner and Günther Deuschl -- PET and SPECT imaging in atypical parkinsonian disorders / Alexander Gerhard and David J. Brooks -- Current and future therapeutic approaches / Elmyra V. Encarnacion and Thomas N. Chase -- Rehabilitation of patients with atypical parkinsonian disorders / Daniel K. White ... [et al.] -- Overview and future research / Andrew Lees.
  • Auditory cortex 2011, Springer
  • Autism 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Type, topography, and sequelae of neuropathological changes shaping clinical phenotype of autism / Jerzy Wegiel ... [et al.] -- Evidence for oxidative damage in the autistic brain / Teresa A. Evans ... [et al] -- Oxidative stress and neurotrophin signaling in autism / Elizabeth M. Sajdel-Sulkowska -- Genetics of autism / W. Ted Brown -- The phenotypic expression of autism, maternal depression, and the monoamine oxidase-a gene / Ira L. Cohen -- Paraoxonase 1 status, environmental exposures, and oxidative stress in autism spectrum disorders / Maria Dronca and Sergiu P. Pasca -- The redox/methylation hypothesis of autism : a molecular mechanism for heavy metal-induced neurotoxicity / Richard C. Deth -- Autism and oxidative stress : evidence from an animal model / Michelle A. Cheh ... [et al.] -- Neurotoxic brainstem impairment as proposed threshold event in autistic regression / Woody R. McGinnis ... [et al.] -- Abnormalities in membrane lipids, membrane-associated proteins, and signal transduction in autism / Ved Chauhan and Abha Chauhan -- Mitochondrial component of calcium signaling abnormality in autism / J. Jay Gargus --Inflammation and neuroimmunity in the pathogenesis of autism : neural and immune network interactions / Carlos A. Pardo-Villamizar and Andrew W. Zimmerman -- Possible impact of innate immunity on autism / Harumi Jyonouchi -- Autism, gastrointestinal disturbance, and immune dysfunction : what is the link? / Paul Ashwood, Amanda Enstrom, and Judy van de Water -- Possible mechanism involving intestinal oxytocin, oxidative stress, and signaling pathways in a subset of autism with gut symptoms / Martha G. Welch and Benjamin Y. Klein -- Cytokine polymorphisms in autism : their role in immune alterations / Fabián Crespo ... [et al.] -- Autism, teratogenic alleles, HLA-DR4, and immune function / William G. Johnson ... [et al.] -- Autism : the centrality of active pathophysiology and the shift from static to chronic dynamic encephalopathy / Martha R. Herbert -- A re-evaluation of the state of autism treatment : the need for a biopsychosocial perspective / Eric London.
  • Autism 2008, Springer
    ENGRAILED2 and cerebellar development in the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders / Ian T. Rossman and Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom -- Teratogenic alleles in autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders / William G. Johnson ... [et al.] -- Cholesterol deficit in autism : insights from Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome / Alka Aneja and Elaine Tierney -- Autism in genetic intellectual disability : insights into idiopathic autism / Walter E. Kaufmann ... [et al.] -- Serotonin dysfunction in autism / Mary E. Blue ... [et al.] -- Excitotoxicity in autism : the role of glutamate in pathogenesis and treatment / Martin Evers and Eric Hollander -- Prenatal [beta]₂-adrenergic receptor signaling and autism : dysmaturation and retained fetal function / Susan L. Connors -- A role for fetal testosterone in human sex differences : implications for understanding autism / Bonnie Auyeung and Simon Baron-Cohen -- Interaction between genetic vulnerability and neurosteroids in purkinje cells as a possible neurobiological mechanism in autism spectrum disorders / Flavio Keller, Roger Panteri, and Filippo Biamonte -- Insulin-like growth factors : neurobiological regulators of brain growth in autism? / Raili Riikonen -- Oxidative stress and the metabolic pathology of autism / S. Jill James -- The immune system in autism : is there a connection? / Luke Heuer, Paul Ashwood, and Judy Van de Water -- Maternal immune activation, cytokines, and autism / Paul H. Patterson ... [et al.] -- Maternal antibodies and the placental-fetal IgG transfer theory / Christina M. Morris ... [et al.] -- Can neuroinflammation influence the development of autism spectrum disorders? / Carlos A. Pardo-Villamizar -- The significance of minicolumnar size variability in autism : a perspective from comparative anatomy / Manuel F. Casanova -- Imaging evidence for pathological brain development in autism spectrum disorders / Stephen R. Dager ... [et al.] -- Information processing, neural connectivity, and neuronal organization / Nancy J. Minshew, Diane L. Williams, and Kathryn McFadden -- Evidence for environmental susceptibility in autism : what we need to know about gene x environment interactions / Isaac N. Pessah and Pamela J. Lein -- An expanding spectrum of autism models : from fixed developmental defects to reversible functional impairments / Martha R. Herbert and Matthew P. Anderson.
  • Time-frequency analysis : wavelet transforms -- Chaos theory -- Classifier designs -- Electroencephalograms and epilepsy -- Analysis of EEGs in an epileptic patient using wavelet transform -- Wavelet-chaos methodology for analysis of EEGs and EEG sub-bands -- Mixed-band wavelet-chaos neural network methodology -- Principal component analysis-enhanced cosine radial basis function neural network -- Alzheimer's disease and models of computation : imaging, classification, and neural models -- Alzheimer's disease : models of computation and analysis of EEGs -- A spatio-temporal wavelet-chaos methodology for EEG-based diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease -- Spiking neural networks : spiking neurons and learning algorithms -- Improved spiking neural networks with application to EEG classification and epilepsy and seizure detection -- A new supervised learning algorithm for multiple spiking neural networks -- Applications of multiple spiking neural networks : EEG classification and epilepsy and seizure detection.
  • Autonomic nervous system 2013, ScienceDirect
    Autonomic Nervous System provides an introduction to the latest science and detailed chapters on advances in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of autonomic system disorders. The autonomic nervous system controls all involuntary actions within the human nervous system. Core body functions regulated by the autonomic system include breathing, heartbeat, blood pressure, body temperature, perspiration, and bowel, bladder and sexual function. Our understanding of the neurotransmitters associated with the autonomic nervous system has expanded over the past 15 years associated with current research efforts and are now impacting the diagnosis and treatment of autonomic nervous system disorders by clinical neurologists. This volume is a valuable companion for neuroscience and clinical neurology researchers and practitioners. A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, which has an unparalleled reputation as the world's most comprehensive source of information in neurologyInternational list of contributors, including the leading workers in the fieldDescribes the advances that have occurred in clinical neurology and the neurosciences and their impact on the understanding of neurological disorders and on patient care.
  • Barrel cortex 2008, ebrary
  • Basal ganglia IX 2009, Springer
  • Basal ganglia VIII 2005, Springer
    Oscillations in the basal ganglia -- Cholinergic mechanisms in the striatum -- Pharmacological and receptor studies of the basal ganglia -- Disorders of basal ganglia function I: studies in animal models -- Disorders of basal ganglia function II: clinical studies -- Physiological and anatomical studies of the functional organisation of the basal ganglia.
  • Basic aspects of hearing 2013, Springer
    Peripheral processing -- Mosaic evolution of the mammalian auditory periphery -- A computer model of the auditory periphery and its application to the study of hearing -- A probabilistic account of absolute auditory thresholds and its possible physiological basis -- Cochlear compression: Recent insights from behavioural experiments -- Improved psychophysical methods to estimate peripheral gain and compression -- Contralateral efferent regulation of human cochlear tuning: Behavioural observations and computer model simulations -- Modeling effects of precursor duration on behavioral estimates of cochlear gain -- Is overshoot caused by an efferent reduction in cochlear gain? -- Accurate estimation of compression in simultaneous masking enables the simulation of hearing impairment for normal-hearing listeners -- Modelling the distortion produced by cochlear compression -- Temporal fine structure and pitch -- How independent are the pitch and the interaural-time-difference mechanisms that rely on temporal fine structure information? -- On the limit of neural phase-locking to fine-structure in humans -- Effects of sensorineural hearing loss on temporal coding of harmonic and inharmonic tone complexes in the auditory nerve -- A glimpsing account of the role of temporal fine structure information in speech recognition -- Assessing the possible role of frequency-shift detectors in the ability to hear out partials in complex tones -- Pitch perception: Dissociating frequency from fundamental-frequency discrimination -- Pitch perception for sequences of impulse responses whose scaling alternates at every cycle -- Putting the tritone paradox into context: insights from neural population decoding and human psychophysics -- Enhancement and perceptual compensation -- Spectral and level effects in auditory enhancement -- Enhancement of increments in spectral amplitude: further evidence for a mechanism based on central adaptation -- Differential sensitivity to appearing and disappearing objects in complex acoustic scenes -- Perceptual compensation when isolated test words are heard in room reverberation -- A new approach to sound source identification -- Binaural processing -- Maps of ITD in the Nucleus Laminaris of the Barn Owl --The influence of the envelope waveform on binaural tuning of neurons in the inferior colliculus and its relation to binaural perception -- No evidence for ITD-specific adaptation in the frequency following response -- Interaural time difference thresholds as a function of frequency -- Interaural time processing when stimulus bandwidth differs at the two ears -- Neural correlates of the perception of sound source separation -- When and how envelope "rate-limitations" affect processing of interaural temporal disparities conveyed by high-frequency stimuli -- The sound source distance dependence of the acoustical cues to location and their encoding by neurons in the inferior colliculus: implications for the Duplex theory -- Cochlear contributions to the precedence effect -- Off-frequency BMLD: the role of monaural processing -- Measuring the apparent width of auditory sources in normal and impaired hearing -- Psychophysics of human echolocation -- Speech and temporal processing -- Formant-frequency variation and its effects on across-formant grouping in speech perception -- Do we need STRFs for cocktail parties? - On the relevance of physiologically motivated features for human speech perception derived from automatic speech recognition -- Modeling speech intelligibility in adverse conditions -- Better temporal neural coding with cochlear implants in awake animals -- Effects of auditory nerve refractoriness and adaptation on auditory perception -- Robust cortical encoding of slow temporal modulations of speech -- Wideband monaural envelope correlation perception -- Detection thresholds for amplitude modulations of tones in budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) -- Phase discrimination ability in Mongolian gerbils provides evidence for possible processing mechanism of mistuning detection -- Auditory cortex and beyond -- Stimulus-specific adaptation beyond pure tones -- Mapping tonotopy in human auditory cortex -- Cortical activity associated with the perception of temporal asymmetry in ramped and damped noises -- Cortical representation of the combination of monaural and binaural unmasking -- Processing of short auditory stimuli: The Rapid Audio Sequential Presentation paradigm (RASP) -- Integration of auditory and tactile inputs in musical meter perception -- A dynamic system for the analysis of the acoustic features and valence of aversive sounds in the human brain -- Auditory scene analysis -- Can comodulation masking release occur when frequency changes would promote perceptual segregation of the on-frequency and flanking bands? -- Illusory auditory continuity despite neural evidence to the contrary -- High-acuity spatial stream segregation -- How early aging and environment interact in everyday listening: From brainstem to behaviour through modeling -- Energetic and informational masking in a simulated restaurant environment -- A computational model for the dynamic aspects of primitive auditory scene analysis -- A naturalistic approach to the cocktail party -- Temporal coherence and the streaming of complex sounds.
  • Basic neurochemistry. 6th ed. 1999, NCBI Bookshelf
  • A comprehensive, state-of-the-art contribution to a field that is rapidly developing, The Behavioral Consequences of Stroke provides a broad overview of the cognitive and neurobehavioral effects of stroke. As attention to paralysis and the more obvious physical disabilities stroke patients incur expands, greater attention is being paid today to the cognitive and neurobehavioral complications that impact stroke morbidity and even functional neurological recovery in patients. Written by an international panel of experts and edited by a neurosurgeon and by a cognitive neuroscientist, this unique title addresses the full range of issues relevant to the field, including epidemiology, general treatment, sensorimotor control after stroke, post-stroke aphasia, memory loss after stroke, post-stroke depression, the role of imaging after a stroke, and an update on some stroke clinical trials, to name just some of the areas covered. Illuminative and an influential addition to the literature, The Behavioral Consequences of Stroke will serve as an invaluable resource for neurologists, neurosurgeons, physiatrists and other physicians, as well as physical, speech and occupational therapists, nurses, psychologists, and other professionals.
  • Part I. Mechanistic Aspects Underlying Alcoholism -- Theoretical Frameworks and Mechanistic Aspects of Alcohol Addiction: Alcohol Addiction as a Reward Deficit Disorder / George F. Koob -- Synaptic Effects Induced by Alcohol / David M. Lovinger and Marisa Roberto -- Signaling Pathways Mediating Alcohol Effects / Dorit Ron and Robert O. Messing -- Neurocircuitry Involved in the Development of Alcohol Addiction: The Dopamine System and its Access Points / Bo Söderpalm and Mia Ericson -- What is in that Drink: The Biological Actions of Ethanol, Acetaldehyde, and Salsolinol / Gerald A. Deehan Jr., Mark S. Brodie and Zachary A. Rodd -- Part II. Genetics -- Modeling the Diagnostic Criteria for Alcohol Dependence with Genetic Animal Models / John C. Crabbe, Kenneth S. Kendler and Robert J. Hitzemann -- Non-Human Primate Models of Alcohol-Related Phenotypes: The Influence of Genetic and Environmental Factors / Christina S. Barr -- Genetically Selected Alcohol Preferring Rats to Model Human -- Alcoholism / Roberto Ciccocioppo -- Advanced Transgenic Approaches to Understand Alcohol-Related Phenotypes in Animals / Ainhoa Bilbao -- Part III. Clinical Phenotypes and Preclinical Models Thereof Modeling Alcohol Self-Administration in the Human Laboratory / Ulrich S. Zimmermann, Sean O'Connor and Vijay A. Ramchandani -- Animal Models of Excessive Alcohol Consumption in Rodents / Howard C. Becker -- Modeling Relapse Situations in the Human Laboratory / Rajita Sinha -- Modeling Relapse in Animals / Rémi Martin-Fardon and Friedbert Weiss -- Invertebrate Models of Alcoholism / Henrike Scholz and Julie A. Mustard -- Part IV. Novel Insights from Brain Imaging The Dopamine System in Mediating Alcohol Effects in Humans / K. Charlet, A. Beck and A. Heinz -- Stimulant and Sedative Effects of Alcohol / Reuben A. Hendler, Vijay A. Ramchandani, Jodi Gilman and Daniel W. Hommer -- Chronic Alcohol Consumption, Abstinence and Relapse: Brain Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Studies in Animals and Humans / Dieter J. Meyerhoff, Timothy C. Durazzo and Gabriele Ende -- Part V. Translational Aspects and Medication Development -- Translational Approaches to Medication Development / Selena Bartlett and Markus Heilig -- New Pharmacological Treatment Strategies for Relapse Prevention / Rainer Spanagel and Valentina Vengeliene -- The Challenge of Studying Parallel Behaviors in Humans and Animal Models / David N. Stephens, Hans S. Crombag and Theodora Duka -- A Translational Approach to Novel Medication Development for Protracted Abstinence / Barbara J. Mason and Amanda E. Higley -- New Approaches to Addiction Treatment Based on Learning and Memory / Falk Kiefer and Christina Dinter -- Adolescent Substance Misuse: Neurobiology and Evidence-Based Interventions / Nicola C. Newton, Maeve O'Leary-Barrett and Patricia J. Conrod -- Deep Brain Stimulation as a Therapy for Alcohol Addiction / Thomas F. Münte, Hans-Jochen Heinze and Veerle Visser-Vandewalle.
  • Course and Outcome of Bipolar Disorder /Philip B. Mitchell, Dusan Hadzi-Pavlovic, and Colleen K. Loo -- Genetics of Bipolar Disorder / Jens R. Wendland and Francis J. McMahon -- Understanding Bipolar Disorder: The Epigenetic Perspective / Tarang Khare, Mrinal Pal, and Arturas Petronis -- Clinical Endophenotypes for Bipolar Disorder / David C. Glahn and Katherine E. Burdick -- Strategies for the Development of Animal Models for Bipolar Disorder: New Opportunities and New Challenges / Haim Einat -- Partial Rodent Genetic Models for Bipolar Disorder / Guang Chen, Ioline D. Henter, and Husseini K. Manji -- The Role of the Aminergic Systems in the Pathophysiology of Bipolar Disorder / Espen Walderhaug, Monica Varga, Michelle San Pedro, Jian Hu, and Alexander Neumeister -- The Neurobiology of Bipolar Disorder: From Circuits to Cells to Molecular Regulation / Francine M. Benes -- Signal Transduction Pathways in the Pathophysiology of Bipolar Disorder / Jeremy W. Gawryluk and L. Trevor Young -- Synaptic Plasticity in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder / Jing Du, Rodrigo Machado-Vieira, and Rushaniya Khairova -- Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Bipolar Disorder / Tadafumi Kato -- Neuroimaging and Neuropathological Findings in Bipolar Disorder / Jonathan Savitz and Wayne C. Drevets Functional Neuroimaging Research in Bipolar Disorder / Benjamin N. Blond and Hilary P. Blumberg -- Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Abnormalities in the Pathophysiology of Bipolar Disorder / Jessica Levenson and Ellen Frank --Pharmacological Treatments for Bipolar Disorder: Present Recommendations and Future Prospects / Charles L. Bowden -- Nonpharmacotherapeutic Somatic Treatments for Bipolar Disorder (ECT, DBS, rTMS) / Colleen Loo, Benjamin Greenberg, and Philip Mitchell -- Potential Novel Therapeutics for Bipolar Disorders / Rodrigo Machado-Vieira, Husseini K. Manji, and Carlos A. Zarate Jr. -- Bipolar Disorder: A Neurobiological Synthesis / Husseini K. Manji, Ioline D. Henter, and Carlos A. Zarate -- Index.
  • Cognition and emotions in eating disorders --Personality and tempermentLisa Rachelle Riso Lilenfeld --Cognitions and emotions in eating disorders /Nicolette Siep, Anita Jansen, Remco Havermans, and Anne Roefs --Neural circuits, neurotransmitters, and behavior --Neurocircuitry of eating disorders /Walter H. Kaye, Angela Wagner, Julie L. Fudge, and Martin Paulus --Serotonin: imaging findings in eating disorders /Ursula F. Bailer and Walter H. Kaye --Dopamine-based reward circuitry responsivity, genetics and overeating /Eric Stice, Sonja Yokum, David Zald, and Alain Dagher --Reward and neurocomputational processes /Guido K. W. Frank --Cognitive-behavioral flexibility in anorexia nervosa /Hans-Christoph Friederich and Wolfgang Herzog --Neural circuits, neurotransmitters and behavior /Howard Steiger, Kenneth R. Bruce, and Patricia Groleau --Genetics, gender and heritability --The heritability of eating disorders: methods and current findings /Laura M. Thornton, Suzanne E. Mazzeo, and Cynthia M. Bulik --The genetics of eating disorders /Sietske G. Helder and David A Collier --The influence of gender and puberty on the heritablility of disordered eating symptons /Kristen M. Culbert, Sarah E. Racine, and Kelly L. Klump --Neuroendocrinology and animal research --New frontiers in endocrinology of eating disorders /Palmiero Monteleone --Animal models of eating disorder traits /Martien J. H. Kas and Roger A. H. Dan --Neurobiology driving hyperactivity in activity-based anorexia /R. A. H. Adan, J. J. G. Hillebrand, U. N. Dammer, S. Cardona Cano, M. J. H. Kas, and L. A. W. Verhagen --Translational approach to treatment --Translating experimental neuroscience into treatment of eating disorders: two examples /Ulrike Schmidt, Anna Oldershaw, and Annemarie van Elburg --Cognitive remediation therapy for eating disorders; development, refinement and future directions /Kate Tchanturia and James Lock --Incorporating dispositional traits into the treatment of anorexia nervosa /Nancy L. Zucker, David Herzog, Ashley Moskovich, Rhonda Merwin, and Tammy Lin.
  • Front Matter -- Diagnosis and Revision of the Classification Systems / Assen Jablensky -- Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia / Peter Falkai, Andrea Schmitt, Tyrone D Cannon -- Neurocognition, Social Cognition and Functional Outcome in Schizophrenia / William P Horan, Philippe-Olivier Harvey, Robert S Kern, Michael F Green -- The Genetics of Schizophrenia / James T R Walters, Michael O'Donovan, Michael J Owen, Wolfgang Gaebel -- Early Recognition and Prevention of Schizophrenia / Patrick D McGorry, Sherilyn Goldstone -- Pharmacological Treatment / Jonathan E Sherin, Stephen R Marder -- Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions / Suzanne Jolley, Philippa Garety -- Management, Rehabilitation, Stigma / Wulf R̲ssler -- Index.
  • ADHD in children and adults: diagnosis and prognosis / Renata Kieling and Luis A. Rohde -- ADHD: volumetry, motor, and oculomotor functions / E. Mark Mahone -- Neurodevelopmental abnormalities in ADHD / Chandan J. Vaidya -- Intraindividual variability in ADHD and its implications for research of causal links / Jonna Kuntsi and Christoph Klein -- Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis function in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / Graeme Fairchild -- Brain processes in discounting : consequences of adolescent methylphenidate exposure / Walter Adriani, Francesca Zoratto, and Giovanni Laviola -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorders / Oscar G. Bukstein -- Linking ADHD, impulsivity, and drug abuse : a neuropsychological perspective / Gonzalo P. Urcelay and Jeffrey W. Dalley -- Obesity and ADHD : clinical and neurobiological implications / Samuele Cortese and Brenda Vincenzi -- Face processing in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Daniel P. Dickstein and F. Xavier Castellanos -- Quantitative and molecular genetics of ADHD / Philip Asherson and Hugh Gurling -- Rodent models of ADHD / Xueliang Fan, Kristy J. Bruno, and Ellen J. Hess -- Rat models of ADHD / Terje Sagvolden and Espen Borgå Johansen -- Epigenetics: genetics versus life experiences / Josephine Elia ... [et al.] -- Sexual differentiation of the brain and ADHD: what is a sex difference in prevalence telling us? / Jaylyn Waddell and Margaret M. McCarthy -- ADHD : current and future therapeutics / David J. Heal, Sharon L. Smith, and Robert L. Findling -- Four causes of ADHD: a framework / Peter R. Killeen, Rosemary Tannock, and Terje Sagvolden.
  • Angiogenesis plays a key role in human physiology and pathophysiology. While necessary for tissue growth and development, uncontrolled angiogenesis plays a role in the progression of certain tumors as well as atherosclerosis. Lack of angiogenesis may be the basis of myocardial ischemia and stroke. Knowledge on the mechanisms of angiogenesis is growing very rapidly, and may lead to important drugs for therapy of a variety of clinical disorders. Experts from around the world have contributed a vast array of data on different aspects of angiogenesis in this volume edited by Professors Mehta and Dhalla. This information will be of immense help to basic scientists, clinicians and those involved in drug development.
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Coghill, D., Rohde, L.A., Banaschewski, T. -- Autism / Moura, P.J., Lombroso, P.J., Mercadante, M.T. -- Brain model for pediatric bipolar disorder / Pavuluri, M.N., Bogarapu, S.P. -- Neurobiology of depression in childhood and adolescence / Bark, C., Resch, F. -- The neurobiological basis of anxiety in children and adolescents / Grados, M.A. -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder in childhood / Rosário, M.C. ... [et al.] -- Neurobiological background of tic disorders / Roessner, V., Rothenberger, A. -- Schizophrenia in children and adolescents / Remschmidt, H. -- Eating disorders / Fleitlich-Bilyk, B., Lock, J. -- Conduct disorder / Popma, A., Vermeiren, R. -- Substance use disorders in adolescence / Szobot, C.M., Bukstein, O. -- Molecular genetics in child psychiatry / Stringaris, A.K., Asherson, P. -- Recent developments in neuropsychological models of childhood psychiatric disorders / Willcutt, E.G. ... [et al.] -- Electrophysiology in child psychiatric disorders / Banaschewski, T., Brandeis, D. -- Neuroimaging in child psychiatry / Durston, S.
  • Blood-brain and other neural barriers 2011, Springer Protocols
    Morphology and properties of brain endothelial cells -- Morphology and properties of pericytes -- Morphology and properties of astrocytes -- The blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier: Structure and functional significance -- The blood-retinal barrier: Structure and functional significance -- The blood-nerve barrier: Structure and functional significance -- Detection of multiple proteins in intracerebral vessels by confocal microscopy -- Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging and repeated measurements of blood-brain barrier permeability to contrast agents -- Detection of brain pathology by magnetic resonance imaging of iron oxide micro-particles -- Measuring the integrity of the human blood-brain barrier using magnetic resonance imaging -- Assessing blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier permeability in the rat embryo -- Detection of blood-nerve barrier permeability by magnetic resonance imaging -- Isolation of human brain endothelial cells and characterization of lipid raft-associated proteins by mass spectroscopy -- Analysis of mouse brain microvascular endothelium using laser capture microdissection coupled with proteomics -- Molecular and functional characterization of P-glycoprotein in vitro -- Methods to study glycoproteins at the blood-brain barrier using mass spectrometry -- Novel models for studying the blood-brain and blood-eye barriers in drosophila -- Zebrafish model of the blood-brain barrier: Morphological and permeability studies -- Methods to assess pericyte-endothelial cell interactions in a coculture model -- Isolation and properties of an in vitro human outer blood-retinal barrier model -- Isolation and properties of endothelial cells forming the blood-nerve barrier -- Treatment of focal brain ischemia with viral vector-mediated gene transfer -- Blood-brain barrier disruption in the treatment of brain tumors -- Integrated platform for brain imaging and drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier -- Targeting the choroid plexus-CSF-brain nexus using peptides identified by phage display.
  • BOLD fMRI 2010, Springer
    Principles of functional MRI -- fMRI scanning methodologies -- Experimental design and data analysis for fMRI -- Challenges in fMRI and its limitations -- Clinical challenges of fMRI -- Brain mapping for neurosurgery and cognitive neuroscience -- fMRI of memory in aging and dementia -- fMRI of language systems: methods and applications -- fMRI Wada test: prospects for presurgical mapping of language and memory -- Cognitive neuroscience applications -- Neuroanatomical atlas.
  • Boundaries of consciousness 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Brain aging 2007, CRCnetBASE
    Changes in cognitive function in human aging / Elizabeth Glisky -- Successful versus unsuccessful cognitive aging in Rhesus monkeys / Mark B. Moss ... [et al.] -- Neuropsychology of cognitive aging in rodents / Joshua S. Rodefer -- Design-based stereology in brain aging research / Cristoph Schmitz -- The effects of normal aging on nerve fibers and neuroglia in the central nervous system / Alan Peters -- Neurogenesis in the adult and aging brain / David R. Riddle -- Expression profile analysis of brain aging / Steve Ginsberg -- Subtle alterations in glutamatergic synapses underlie the aging-related declines in hippocampal function / Lei Shi, Michelle Adams, and Judy Brunso-Bechtold -- Assessment of second messenger function in the hippocampus of aged rats with cognitive impairment / Michelle M. Nicolle, H. Zhang, Jennifer L. Bizon -- Neurophysiology of old neurons and synapses / Ashok Kumar and Thomas C. Foster -- Imaging cognition in the aging human brain / Trey Hedden -- Regulation of cerebrovascular aging / William Sonntag, Jeremy Ingraham, and Delrae Eckman -- Stress and glucocorticoid contributions to normal and pathological aging / Ki A. Goosens and Robert Sapolsky -- Altered calcium homeostasis in old neurons / Emil Toescu -- Oxidative stress in aging / Jennifer Vila and Paula C. Bickford.Changes in cognitive function in human aging / Elizabeth L. Glisky -- Successful vs. unsuccessful aging in the Rhesus monkey / Mark B. Moss ... [et al.] -- Neuropsychology of cognitive aging in rodents / Joshua S. Rodefer and Mark G. Baxter -- Design-based stereology in brain aging research / Cristoph Schmitz and Patrick R. Hof -- The effects of normal aging on nerve fibers and neuroglia in the central nervous system / Alan Peters -- Neurogenesis in the adult and aging brain / David R. Riddle and Robin J. Lichtenwalner -- Expression profile analysis of brain aging / Stephen D. Ginsberg -- Subtle alterations in glutamatergic synapses underlie the aging-related decline in hippocampal function / Lei Shi, Michelle Adams, and Judy K. Brunso-Bechtold -- Assessment of second messenger function in the hippocampus of aged rats with cognitive impairment / Michelle M. Nicolle, Hai-Yan Zhang, and Jennifer L. Bizon -- Neurophysiology of old neurons and synapses / Ashok Kumar and Thomas C. Foster -- Imaging cognition in the aging human brain / Trey Hedden -- Regulation of cerebrovascular aging / William E. Sonntag ... [et al.] -- Stress and glucocorticoid contributions to normal and pathological aging / Ki A. Goosens and Robert M. Sapolsky -- Altered calcium homeostasis in old neurons / Emil C. Toescu -- Oxidative stress and the aging brain: from theory to prevention / Carmelina Gemma ... [et al.].
  • Brain Aging: A Critical Reappraisal / Mahendra K. Thakur, Arpita Konar, Akash Gautam -- Base Excision DNA Repair: The House Keeping Guardian for Genomic Stability in the Brain / Umakanta Swain, Kalluri Subba Rao -- Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor as a Modulator of Synaptic Plasticity / Yasuyuki Ishikawa, Masami Kojima -- Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Sporadic Alzheimer's Disease: Mechanisms, Consequences and Interventions / Sasanka Chakrabarti, Maitrayee Sinha -- Brain Aging: Influence of Early-Life Events on Late-Life Brain Disorders / Debomoy K. Lahiri -- The Importance of the Environment in Brain Aging: Be Happy, Live Longer! / Mónica De la Fuente, Lorena Arranz -- Consequences of Altered Mortalin Expression in Control of Cell Proliferation and Brain Function / Renu Wadhwa, Sunil C. Kaul -- Age- Induced Alterations in Biological Clock: Therapeutic Effects of Melatonin / Anita Jagota -- Neurolipofuscin in Aging and Aluminum-Induced Aging: Possible Therapeutic Interventions / Mahdi Hasan, Sandeep Tripathi, Abbas A. Mahdi -- Dietary Restriction as a Potential Intervention to Retard Age-associated Impairment of Brain Functions / Gurcharan Kaur, Sukhwinder S. Lakhman -- Understanding Mechanism of Action of Herbal Drugs in Age Related Degenerative Brain Disorders / Maheep Bhatnagar, Ayushi Jain, Neha Jaiswal -- Neurodegeneration in Hypoxia: Implications in Aging / Kalpana Barhwal Hota, Sunil Kumar Hota -- Stress and Memory: from Mechanisms to Long-Lasting Consequences / Harmen J. Krugers, Marian Joels -- Estrogen-Mediated Neuroprotection: Hope to Combat Neuronal Degeneration and Synaptic Plasticity Post-menopause / Raj D. Mehra, Mukesh K. Varshney, Pavan Kumar -- Potential Therapeutic Targets for Improving Memory Impairments and Dementia: Clues Obtained from Memory-Enhanced Mice / Shogo Endo -- Potential Beneficial Effects of a Diet with Walnuts in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease / Abha Chauhan, Ved Chauhan -- Smart Dietary Interventions and Prevention of Cognitive Decline with Aging / S. Asha Devi -- Herbal Cognitive Enhancers: New Developments and Challenges for Therapeutic Applications / Andrea Zangara, Keith A. Wesnes.
  • Brain and its self 2005, Springer
  • Brain cancer 2010, Springer
  • Brain cuttings 2010, ebrary
    The human brain has long been a mystery, but twenty-first century science is beginning to reveal some of its inner workings. With microscopes and brain scans, with psychological experiments and breakthroughs in genetics, neuroscientists are developing new theories about every aspect of our minds--from the nature of consciousness to the causes of disorders like autism and schizophrenia. In Brain Cuttings, award-winning science writer Carl Zimmer takes readers on fascinating explorations of the frontiers of research, shedding light on our innermost existence--the speed of thought, our perception o.
  • The development of the Drosophila larval brain -- Anteroposterior regionalization of the brain: genetic and comparative aspects -- Dorsoventral patterning of the brain: a comparative approach -- Dissection of the embryonic brain using photoactivated gene expression -- Design of the larval chemosensory system -- Development of the Drosophila olfactory system -- The olfactory sensory map in drosophila -- Optic lobe development -- Clonal unit architecture of the adult fly brain.
  • This book describes the latest research on neurodegenerative disease and metal-binding proteins. It lays strong emphasis on biochemistry and cell biology. The diseases covered in the book include Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, prion disease, and ALS. The chapters separately examine such issues as mechanisms of metal binding, metal-induced structural changes in proteins, alterations in cellular metal metabolism in disease, and attempts at a therapeutic approach based on protein metal binding.
  • Brain dynamics 2007, Springer
  • Brain dynamics. 2nd ed. 2008, Springer
  • Brain edema XV 2013, Springer
    Historical review -- Ischemia & hemorrhage -- Trauma (experimental) -- Trauma (clinical) -- Cerebral Hemorrhage -- Tumor -- Hydrocephalus & intracranial pressure (ICP) -- Neuromonitoring & neuroimaging -- Treatments -- Blood brain barrier, miscellaneous.
  • Brain edema. XIII 2006, Springer
  • Brain edema. XIV 2010, Springer
  • Brain imaging 2008, Thieme Book
    Trauma -- Cerebral contusion -- Diffuse axonal injury -- Subdural hematoma (SDH) -- Epidural hematoma -- Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Cerebral edema -- Herniation syndromes -- Skull fracture -- Inflammation -- Multiple sclerosis (MS) -- Postinfectious encephalomyelitis (ADEM) -- Herpes simplex encephalitis -- Cerebral abscess - Meningitis -- Cerebral vasculitis -- Toxoplasmosis -- Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) -- Tuberculosis of the CNS -- CNS cysticercosis -- Aneurysms -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) -- Saccular aneurysm -- Fusiform aneurysm --Vascular malformations -- Cavernous hemangioma -- Venous dysplasia -- Capillary telangiectasia -- Pial arteriovenous malformation (AVM) -- Cranial dural arteriovenous fistula -- Variants of vascular anatomy -- Vascular compression syndromes -- Stroke -- Ischemic brain infarction -- Cerebral microangiopathy -- Primary intracerebral hemorrhage --- Amyloid angiopathy -- Vascular dissection -- Impaired venous drainage -- Diffuse hypoxic brain damage -- Tumors -- Meningioma - Higher grade gliomas -- Brain metastasis -- Low-grade astrocytoma -- Primary CNS lymphoma -- Sellar masses -- Nerve sheath tumors -- Oligodendroglioma -- Pilocytic astrocytoma -- Medulloblastoma -- Pineal tumors -- Epidermoid -- Embryonal tumors -- Ependymoma -- Glioneuronal tumors -- Hemangioblastoma -- Gilomatosis cerebri --Choroid plexus papilloma -- Cysts -- Arachnoid cyst -- Virchow-Robin spaces -- Pineal cyst -- Colloid cyst -- Rathke cleft cyst -- Choroid plexus cyst -- Meninges -- Meningeal carcinomatosis -- Reactive memingeal enhancement -- CNS sarcoidosis -- Ventricles and cisterns -- Obstructive hydrocephalus -- Idiopathic normal-pressure hyudrocephalus -- Pseudotumor cerebri -- Leukoencephalopathies -- Wallerian degeneration -- Alzheimer disease -- Central pontine myelinolysis -- Toxic leukoencephalopathies -- Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy -- Multiple system atrophy -- Wilson Disease -- Hepatic encephalopathy -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- Wernicke encephhalopathy -- Superficial siderosis of the brain -- Congenital malformations -- Chiari malformations -- Defective migration -- Anomalies of the corpus callosum -- Dandy-Walker complex -- Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) -- Neurofibromatosis type 1 (Von Recklinghausen Disease) -- Neurofibromatosis type II -- Tuberous sclerosis (Bourneville-Pringle Disease) -- Sturge-Weber Syndrome -- Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome -- Holoprosencephaly -- Artifacts in MRI -- Postoperative changes.
  • Brain imaging in behavioral medicine and clinical neuroscience: an introduction -- Basic MR physics: considerations for behavioral medicine and neurophysiology -- Functional magnetic resonance imaging -- Diffusion-tensor imaging and behavioral medicine -- Perfusion MRI -- Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy: a practical guide for the clinical neuroscientist -- Functional near-infrared spectroscopy -- Methodological considerations for using bold fMRI in the clinical neurosciences -- Application of functional neuroimaging to examination of nicotine dependence -- Relationship between mood, stress, and tobacco smoking -- Imaging substance use and misuse: psychostimulants -- Eating disorders -- Structural and functional neuroimaging in obesity -- Neuropsychology and neuroimaging in metabolic dysfunction -- Neuroimaging of cardiovascular disease -- Exercise and the brain -- Neuroimaging of pain: a psychosocial perspective -- Neuroimaging in acute ischemic stroke -- Neuroimaging of Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, and other dementias -- Application of neuroimaging methods to define cognitive and brain abnormalities associated with HIV -- Neuroimaging and cognitive function in multiple sclerosis -- Neuroimaging of fatigue -- Brain imaging in behavioral medicine and clinical neuroscience: synthesis.
  • The Cytokine System --The Discovery of the Brain Immunomodulators --Brain Neuroendocrine Immune System: Neurosecretion of Interleukins and New Cytokines Produced by NSO and NPV of Hypothalamus --Antibacterial and Antiviral Activity of PRP-1 (Galarmin) and Some Immunological Mechanisms of its Action --Treatment and Prophylaxis of Anthrax by Galarmin: Receptor Tyrosine Kinases is a Target of Galarmin --Prophylaxis and Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infection with Proline-Rich Polypeptides Galarmin and Its Structural Analogues in an Experimental Murine Model --Treatment of Clostridium Perfringens-induced Gas Gangrene by New Cytokines of Brain --Hypothalamic, Proline-Rich Polypeptide (Galarmin) has Protective and Immunogenic Activity on Experimental Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection --Brain-Bone Marrow Neurohumoral Axis: Galarmin Controls Differentiation, Proliferation and Mobilization of Bone Marrow Progenitor cells --Antioxidant-Antiradical and Electron Donating Function of Galarmin and Gx-NH2 --Discussion --Summary.
  • pt. 1.What educators need to know about the brain --1.Introduction and conceptual foundations --2.General principles of microstructure and microfunction --3.General principles of macrostructure and macrofunction --4.General principles of brain development --pt. 2.Linking brain research to literacy research --5.Building a reading brain neurologically --6.Building a writing brain neurologically --7.Building a computing brain neurologically --pt. 3.Linking literacy research to brain research --8.Building a reading brain pedagogically --9.Building a writing brain pedagogically --10.Building a computing brain pedagogically --pt. 4.Educational applications of brain-literacy links --11.Implications for educational policy --12.Implications for classroom practice.
  • Making the lifetime connection between brain and machine for restoring and enhancing function -- Out of the frying pan into the fire: the P300-based BCI faces real-world challenges -- Toward a whole-body neuroprosthetic -- Biocompatible multichannel electrodes for long-term neurophysiological studies and clinical therapy: novel concepts and design -- Deep brain stimulation: BCI at large, where are we going to? -- Deep brain stimulation: emerging indications -- Development of neuromodulation treatments in a large animal model: Do neurosurgeons dream of electric pigs? -- Few examples of the contribution of animal research in rodents for clinical application of deep brain stimulation -- Cochlear implants: matching the prosthesis to the brain and facilitating desired plastic changes in brain function -- Multimodal, longitudinal assessment of intracortical microstimulation -- Functional consequences of chronic, physiologically effective intracortical microstimulation -- Reducting surface area while maintaining implant penetrating profile lowers the brain foreign body response to chronically implanted planar silicon microelectrode arrays -- Can histology solve the riddle of the nonfunctioning electrode? Factors influencing the biocompatibility of brain machine interfaces -- Changes in CNS structures after spinal cord lesions: implications for BMI -- Modeling the potentiality of spinal-like circuitry for stabilization of a planar arm system -- Advances in the use of electrical stimulation for the recovery of motor function -- Intraspinal microstimulation for the recovery of function following spinal cord injury -- Interfacing neurons with carbon nanotubes: (re)engineering neuronal signaling -- Nanomodified surfaces and neurite outgrowth -- Direct local polymerization of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) in rat cortex.
  • Brain mapping 2011, Springer
  • Brain mapping. 2nd ed. 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Brain metastases 2007, Springer
  • Molecular and biochemical basis of brain injury following heart surgery: interventions for the future -- Cardiopulmonary bypass circuit and the brain -- Neurological and cognitive sequelae of cardiac surgery -- Neurocognitive decline following cardiac surgery: incidence, risk factors, prevention, and outcomes -- Neuropathology of brain injury in cardiac surgery -- Biochemical markers of brain injury -- Pitfalls of neuropsychometric assessment and alternative investigative approaches -- Imaging of the brain in cardiac surgery as a tool in brain protection studies -- Current techniques of emboli detection and their utility in brain protection studies -- Intraoperative brain monitoring in cardiac surgery -- Near-infrared spectroscopy monitoring in cardiac surgery: theory, practice, and utility -- The design and methodology of clinical studies on neuroprotection in cardiac surgery -- Temperature and brain protection in cardiac surgery -- Studies of nonpharmacological interventions to reduce brain injury -- Pharmacological studies to reduce brain injury in cardiac surgery -- Off-pump and on-pump coronary artery surgery and the brain -- Experimental basis and clinical studies of brain protection in pediatric heart surgery -- Experimental basis and clinical studies of brain protection in aortic arch surgery -- The future of brain protection in cardiac surgery.
  • Front Matter -- Colour Plates -- Descriptive Aspects. Concept of Schizophrenia: Past, Present, and Future / Nancy C Andreasen -- The Schizophrenia Construct: Symptomatic Presentation / Celso Arango, William T Carpenter -- Child and Adolescent Schizophrenia / Chris Hollis, Judith Rapoport -- Late-Onset Schizophrenia / Robert Howard, Dilip Jeste -- The Schizophrenia Spectrum Personality Disorders / Eran Chemerinski, Larry J Siever -- The Prodrome of Schizophrenia / Jean Addington, Sh̥n W Lewis -- Course and Outcome / Wolfram an der Heiden, Heinz H̃fner -- Neurocognitive Impairments in Schizophrenia: Their Character and Role in Symptom Formation / Terry E Goldberg, Anthony David, James M Gold -- Biological Aspects. The Secondary Schizophrenias / Thomas M Hyde, Maria A Ron -- Schizophrenia: The Epidemiological Horizon / Assen Jablensky, James B Kirkbride, Peter B Jones -- Environmental Risk Factors for Schizophrenia / John J McGrath, Robin M Murray -- Classical Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia / Brien Riley, Kenneth S Kendler -- Genetic Associations in Schizophrenia / Michael C O'Donovan, Michael J Owen -- Intermediate Phenotypes in Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia / Michael F Egan, Tyrone D Cannon -- Electrophysiology of Schizophrenia / Georg Winterer, Robert W McCarley -- Structural Brain Imaging in Schizophrenia and Related Populations / Stephen M Lawrie, Christos Pantelis -- Functional Brain Imaging in Schizophrenia / Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, Edward T Bullmore -- Neuropathology of Schizophrenia / Paul J Harrison, David A Lewis, Joel E Kleinman -- Neurodevelopmental Origins of Schizophrenia / Daniel R Weinberger, Pat Levitt -- Dopamine and Schizophrenia / Anissa Abi-Dargham, Anthony A Grace -- Contributions of Glutamate and GABA Systems to the Neurobiology and Treatment of Schizophrenia / John H Krystal, Bita Moghaddam -- Animal Models of Schizophrenia / Barbara K Lipska, Joseph A Gogos -- Physical Treatments. Pharmacology and Neuroscience of Antipsychotic Drugs / John L Waddington, Colm M P O'Tuathaigh, Gary J Remington -- Principles of Pharmacological Treatment in Schizophrenia / Thomas R E Barnes, Stephen R Marder -- Comparative Efficacy and Effectiveness in the Drug Treatment of Schizophrenia / John R Geddes, T Scott Stroup, Jeffrey A Lieberman -- Approaches to Treatment-Resistant Patients / Stephan Leucht, Christoph U Correll, John M Kane -- Neurological Complications of Antipsychotic Drugs / Peter M Haddad, Venkata S Mattay -- Metabolic Adverse Effects Associated with Antipsychotic Medications / John W Newcomer, Stefan Leucht -- Psychosocial Aspects. Schizophrenia and Psychosocial Stresses / Paul E Bebbington, Elizabeth Kuipers -- Mental Health Services for Patients with Schizophrenia / Tom Burns, Bob Drake -- Societal Outcomes in Schizophrenia / Iain Kooyman, Elizabeth Walsh -- Psychological Treatment of Psychosis / Gillian Haddock, Will Spaulding -- Economics of the Treatment of Schizophrenia / Nancy H Covell, Susan M Essock, Linda K Frisman -- Index.
  • Brain repair 2006, Springer
    Cell cycle activation in neurons: the final exit of brain-morpho-dysregulation / Thomas Arendt -- Paved with good intentions: the link between cell cycle and cell death in the mammalian central nervous system / Yan Yang and Karl Herrup -- The role of presenilins in the cell cycle and apoptosis / Mervyn J. Monteiro -- Cell cycle activation and cell death in the nervous system / Zsuzsanna Nagy -- Cell cycle and chromosome segregation defects in Alzheimer's disease / Huntington Potter -- Alzheimer disease: a new beginning or a final exit? / Mark E. Obrenovich ... [et al.] -- From cell cycle activation to the inhibition of the Wnt pathway: a hypothesis of how neurons die in response to b-Amyloid / Agata Copani ... [et al.].
  • The field of brain stimulation is expanding rapidly, with techniques such as DBS, TMS, and tDCS moving from the research community into clinical diagnosis and treatment. Clinical applications include treating disorders such as Parkinson's disease, dystonia, and even depression. The chapters of Brain Stimulation are written by leading international researchers and clinical specialists include coverage of techniques, modes of action and applications in physiology and therapeutics. The combination of research and clinical coverage will be of interest to neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and health care workers. A comprehensive introduction and overview of deep brain stimulation (DBS)Coverage of DBS, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)Details the basic science and research utility of DBS and clinical application.
  • Brain Theory From A Circuits And Systems Perspective offers a theory of human consciousness as a natural result of pulsating neurons and synapses within a complex circuit. The book summarizes the electrical, as opposed to the chemical, nature of a brain, and so moves away from customary molecular biology- and biochemistry-focused explanations for consciousness. The book goes beyond the usual structures of artificial neural networks; employing first principles, a particular physical system is synthesized for conscious short term memory, as well as for associative (subconsciously edited) long term memory. It pursues the search for deeper computational power: Where ordinary concepts of logic fail to explain inspired choices concerning artistic appraisal, truth judgment, and understanding, pulsating qubit logic unleashes a fresh avenue for connectivity. Neuroquantology is discussed, including electron tunneling as a regulator of neural actions, and proposed quantum computing within microtubules. This thought provoking work led the author to reveal neurons with qubit properties, or simulated qubits. Simulated qubits do not require a coherent quantum system, and so remain robust for massively parallel controlled toggling and probabilistic computations. Brain Theory From A Circuits And Systems Perspective is supported with physical circuit examples, end-of-chapter exercises, and neuron simulation experiments, and will be valuable to anyone interested in neuro-circuits, neuro-systems and qubits.
  • Brain tumors 2005, Springer
    Epidemiology of brain tumors / Randa El-Zein, Melissa Bondy, and Margaret Wrensch -- Molecular genetics of tumors of the central nervous system / C. David James -- Molecular pathology of nervous system tumors / Catherine L. Nutt ... [et al.] -- Genetic modeling of glioma formation in mice / Martin Begemann ... [et al.] -- Biology of brain metastasis / Minsoo Kang ... [et al.] -- Analysis of neural precursor cells in the context of origin of brain tumors, their treatment, and repair of treatment-associated damage / Mark Noble and Joerg Dietrich -- Biology of primitive neuroectodermal tumors / John R. Hill, Shoichiro Ohta, and Mark A. Israel -- Molecular and cellular biology of the blood-brain barrier and its characteristics in brain tumors / Helga E. de Vries ... [et al.] -- Immune regulation in the brain : lessons from autoimmunity and implications for brain tumor therapy / Lois A. Lampson -- Genetic pathways in the evolution of gliomas / Hiroko Ohgaki and Paul Kleihues -- DNA damage and repair in the therapeutic response of tumors of the central nervous system / Henry S. Friedman, M. Eileen Dolan, and Francis Ali-Osman -- Role of urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor in human glioma invasion / Sanjeeva Mohanam and Jasti S. Rao -- Regulation of the cell cycle and apoptosis in human brain tumors / Juan Fueyo, Candelaria Gomez-Manzano, and Timothy J. McDonnell -- Systemic chemotherapy for metastatic tumors of the central nervous system / Charles A. Conrad and W.K. Alfred Yung -- Radiation biology and therapy of tumors of the central nervous system / Nalin Gupta ... [et al.] -- Advances in the management of cerebral metastases / Fadi Hanbali and Raymond Sawaya -- Immunotherapy of central nervous system tumors: contemporary cancer research / Amy B. Heimberger ... [et al.] -- Targeting drugs to tumors of the central nervous system / Maciej S. Lesniak, James Frazier, and Henry Brem -- Rational design and development of targeted brain tumor therapeutics / Francis Ali-Osman ... [et al.].
  • Brain tumors. 3rd ed. / 2011, ScienceDirect
    Meet the increasing need for effective brain tumor management with the highly anticipated revision of Brain Tumors by Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws. Over the past decade, enormous advances have been made in both the diagnosis and the surgical and radiotherapeutic management of brain tumors. This new edition guides you through the latest developments in the field, including hot topics like malignant gliomas, functional brain mapping, neurogenetics and the molecular biology of brain tumors, and biologic and gene therapy. You'll also have easy access to the complete contents online, with links to PubMed and a downloadable image library, at www.expertconsult.com. Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws, globally recognized experts in the field of neurosurgery, as well as many other world authorities.
  • Brain's eye. 1st ed. 2002, ScienceDirect
    Sect. ISaccadic eye movements /section editor, D.P. Munoz --1.Vying for dominance: dynamic interactions control visual fixation and saccadic initiation in the superior colliculus --2.Neural control of saccades --3.The latency of saccades toward auditory targets in humans --4.Contribution of the primate prefrontal cortex to the gap effect --5.Influence of stimulus characteristics on the latency of saccadic inhibition --6.Commentary: Saccadic eye movements: overview of neural circuitry --Sect. II.Change blindness and transsaccadic integration /section editor, J. Hyönä --7.Converging evidence for the detection of change without awareness --8.Blinks, blanks and saccades: how blind we really are for relevant visual events --9.Multiple-object permanence tracking: limitation in maintenance and transformation of perceptual objects --10.What information survives saccades in the real world? --11.Transsaccadic memory of position and form --12.Transsaccadic memory for visual object detail --13.Commentary: Changes --Sect. III.Smooth pursuit eye movements /section editors, W. Heide and D.P. Munoz --14.Non-target influences on the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements --15.Integration of motion cues for the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements --16.The role of expectancy and volition in smooth pursuit eye movements --19Commentary: Smooth pursuit eye movements: from low-level to high-level vision --Sect. IV. Eye-hand coordination /section editor, R. Radach --20.Cortical frames of reference for eye-hand coordination --21.Neuropsychological perspectives on eye-hand coordination in visually-guided reaching --22.Visuomotor transformations for eye-hand coordination --23.Implications of distracter effects for the organization of eye movements, hand movements, and perception --24.Visual short-term memory and motor planning --25.Commentary: Coordination of eye and hand in time and space --Sect. V.Clinical aspects of eye movement research /section editor, W. Heide --26.Visual search in long-term cannabis users with early age of onset --27.Visual search in patients with left visual hemineglect --28.Saccadic adaptation in neurological disorders --29.Saccade sequences as markers for cerebral dysfunction following mild closed head injury --30.Cognition and the inhibitory control of saccades in schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease --31.Control of volitional and reflexive saccades in Tourette's syndrome --32.Oculomotor control in a group of very low birth weight (VLBW) children --33.A new framework for investigating both normal and abnormal eye movements --34.Commentary: Eye movement research with clinical populations --Subject index.
  • 1. Posttranslational histone modifications and the neurobiology of psychosis -- 2. Epigenetic regulation of GABAergic targets in psychiatry -- 3. Possible roles of DNA methylation in bipolar disorder -- 4. The epigenetics of depression and suicide -- 5. Epidemiology research adn epigenetics: translational epidemiology of schizophrenia -- 6. Environmental studies as a tool for detecting epigenetic mechanisms in schizophrenia -- 7. Imprinting, inactivation and the behavioural genetics of the X chromosomes -- 8. The strategies of the genes: genomic conflicts, attachment theory, and development of the social brain -- 9. Genomic imprinting effects on brain and behavior: future directions -- 10. Epigenetic influence of the social environment -- 11. Toward an understanding of the dynamic interdependence of genes and environment in the regulation of phenotype -- 12. Histone deacetylase inhibitors: a novel therapeutic approach for cognitive disorders -- 13. Epigenetic mechanisms of memory consolidation -- 14. Epigenetic methanisms in memory formation.
  • 1. Brain structures and consciousness -- 2. Binding problem of consciousness -- 3.Consciousness and functional connectivity -- 4. Binding problem and dissociated mind -- 5. The unconscious mind -- 6. Mind and space -- 7. The universe within.
  • A. Introduction / Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, and Stanley Finger -- Chronology / C.U.M. Smith -- B. Background. Introduction / The editors -- Brain and mind in the 'long' eighteenth century / C.U.M. Smith -- Enlightening neurosciences : microscopes and microscopy in the eighteenth century / Brian J. Ford -- Corpus curricula : medical education and the voluntary hospital movement / Jonathan Reinarz -- Some thoughts on the medical milieu in the last quarter of the eighteenth century as reflected in the life and activities of James Parkinson (1755-1824) / Christopher Gardner-Thrope --C. The nervous system. Introduction / The editors -- John Hunter's contribution to neuroscience / James L. Stone, James T. Goodrich, and George R. Cybulski -- William Cullen (1710-1790) and Robert Whytt (1714-1766) on the nervous system / Julius Rocca -- 1710 : the introduction of experimental nervous system physiology and anatomy by François Pourfour du Petit / Lawrence Kruger and Larry W. Swanson -- Irritable glue: the Haller-Whytt controversy on the mechanism of muscle contraction / Eugenio Frixione -- The taming of the electric ray : from an wonderful and dreadful "art" to "animal electricity" and "electric battery" / Marco Piccolino -- Luigi Galvani, physician, surgeon, physicist: from animal electricity to electro-physiology / Miriam Focaccia and Raffaella Simili -- D. Brain and behavior. Introduction / The editors -- The vision of William Porterfield / Nicholas J. Wade -- David Hartley's neural vibrations and psychological associations / Robert B. Glassman and Hugh W. Buckingham -- Charles Bonnet's neurophilosophy / Harry A. Whitaker and Yves Turgeon -- Swedenborg and localization theory / Ulf Norrsell --E. Medical theories and applications. Introduction / The editors -- Neuroscience in the work of Boerhaave and Haller / Peter J. Koehler -- Apoplexy : changing concepts in the eighteenth century / Catherine E. Storey -- Benjamin Franklin and the electrical cure for disorders of the nervous system / Stanley Finger -- Gentleman's magazine, the advent of medical electricity, and disorders of the nervous system / Hannah Sypher Locke and Stanley Finger -- Therapeutic attractions: early applications of electricity to the art of healing / Paola Bertucci -- John Wesley on the estimation and cure of nervous disorders / James G. Donat -- Franz Anton Mesmer and the rise and fall of animal magnetism : dramatic cures, controversy, and ultimately a triumph for the scientific method / Douglas J. Lanska and Joseph T. Lanska -- Hysteria in the eighteenth century / Diana Faber --F. Cultural consequences. Introduction / The editors -- Technological metaphors and the anatomy of representations in eighteenth-century French materialism and dualist mechanism / Timo Kaitaro -- Explorations of the brain, mind and medicine in the writings of Jonathan Swift / Marjorie Perlman Lorch -- Temperament and the long shadow of nerves in the eighteenth century / George Rousseau.
  • Chapter 1. Nerve cells and synapses -- Chapter 2. Central nervous system basics- the brain and spinal cord -- Chapter 3. A map of the brain -- Chapter 4. Peripheral nerves -- Chapter 5. Command and control- the motor systems -- Chapter 6. Gathering information- the sensory systems -- Chapter 7. The human cerebral cortex -- Chapter 8. Higher level functions consciousness, learning, memory, and emotions -- Chapter 9. When things go wrong- brain disease and injury -- Chapter 10. The development of the brain and spinal cord -- Chapter 11. Techniques for studying the brain.
  • Brainstem disorders 2011, Springer
  • Brainwashed 2013, ProQuest Safari
    In recent years, the advent of MRI technology seems to have unlocked the secrets of the human mind, revealing the sources of our deepest desires, intentions, and fears. In this book, the authors argue that the explanatory power of brain scans in particular and neuroscience more generally has been vastly overestimated. Although acknowledging its tremendous potential, they believe that the overzealous application of the burgeoning field of brain science has put innocent people in jail, prevented addicts from healing themselves, and undermined notions of free will and responsibility.
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  • Overview -- Diagnostic studies -- Neurologic symptoms -- Direct complications of cancer -- Indirect complications of cancer -- Complications of cancer therapy -- Neurologic complications of specific malignancies.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome 2007, Springer
  • Cat primary visual cortex 2002, ScienceDirect
    The concept of cat primary visual cortex / Bertram R. Payne and Alan Peters -- Optical imaging of functional architecture in cat primary visual cortex / Mark Hubener and Tobias Bonhoeffer -- 2-Deoxyglucose architecture of cat primary visual cortex / Siegrid Lowel -- Functional mapping in the cat primary visual cortex using high magnetic fields / Dae-Shik Kim, Timothy Q. Duong, Kamil Ugurbil, and Seong-Gi Kim -- Relationships of LGN afferents and cortical efferents to cytochrome oxidase blobs / Joanne A. Matsubara and Jamie D. Boyd -- Influence of topography and ocular dominance on the functional organization of callosal connections in cat striate cortex / Jaime F. Olavarria -- Essential and sustaining LGN inputs to cat primary visual cortex / Theodore G. Weyand -- Integration of thalmic inputs to cat primary visual cortex / R. Clay Reid, Jose-Manuel Alonso, and W. Martin Usrey -- The emergence of direction selectivity in cat primary visual cortex / Allen L. Humphrey and Alan B. Saul -- Long-range intrinsic connections in cat primary visual cortex / Kerstin E. Schmidt and Siegrid Lowell -- Pharmacological studies on receptive field architecture / Ulf T. Eysel -- Orientation selectivity and its modulation by local and long-range connections in visual cortex / David Somers, Valentin Dragoi, and Mriganka Sur -- Response synchronization, gamma oscillations, and perceptual binding in cat primary visual cortex / Wolf Singer -- The special relationship between B Retinal ganglion cells and cat primary visual cortex / Bertram R. Payne and R. Jarrett Rushmore -- Primary visual cortex within the cortico-cortico-thalmic network / Jack W. Scannell and Malcolm P. Young -- Behavioral analyses of the contributions of cat primary visual cortex to vision / Donald E. Mitchell -- Index.
  • Methodological considerations in the evaluation of cell cycle in the central nervous system / Richard A. Prayson -- Neural stem cells / Philippe Taupin -- Progenitors and precursors of neurons and glial cells / Monika Bradl -- Vaculogenesis and angiogenesis / Gerald A. Grant and Damir Janigro -- Neuronal migration and malformation of cortical development / Giorgio Battaglia and Stefania Bassanini -- Genome-wide expression profiling of neurogenesis in relation to cell cycle exit / P. Roy Walker ... [et al.] -- Neurogenesis and apoptotic cell death / Klaus van Leyen ... [et al.] -- Ion channels and cell cycle / Annarosa Arcangeli and Andrea Becchetti -- Nonsynaptic GABAergic communication and postnatal neurogenesis / Xiuxin Liu, Anna Bolteus, and Angélique Bordey -- Critical roles of Ca2+ and K+ homeostasis in apoptosis / Shan Ping Yu -- Mammalian neural stem-cell renewal / Yvan Arsenijevic -- Methods of determining apoptosis in neuro-oncology: review of the literature / Brian T. Ragel ... [et al.] -- Cell cycle, neurological disorders, and reactive gliosis / Kerri L. Hallene and Damir Janigro -- Potassium channels, cell cycle and tumorigenesis in the central nervous system / Gabriele Dini, Erin V. Ilkanich, and Damir Janigro -- Enhanced neurogenesis following neurological disease / Philippe Taupin -- Endothelial injury and cell cycle re-entry / Ljiliana Krizanac-Bengez -- The contribution of bone marrow-derived cells to cerebrovascular formation and integrity / David Kobiler and John Glod -- Microvessel remodeling in cerebral ischemia / Danica B. Stanimirovic, Maria J. Moreno, and Arsalan S. Haqqani -- Vascular and neuronal effects of VEGF in the nervous system: implications for neurological disorders / Lieve Moons, Peter Carmeliet, and Mieke Dewerchin -- Epidermal growth factor receptor in the adult brain / Carmen Estrada and Antonio Villalobo -- Neurodegeneration and loss of cell cycle control in postmitotic neurons / Randall D. York, Samantha A. Cicero, and Karl Herrup -- Cell cycle activation and the amyloid-[beta] protein in Alzheimer's disease / Katarzyna A. Gustaw ... [et al.] -- Neuronal precursor proliferation and epileptic malformations of cortical development / Jorge A González-Martínez, William E. Bingaman, and Imad M. Najm -- Vascular differentiation and cell cycle / Luca Cucullo -- Adult neurogenesis and central nervous system cell cycle analysis: novel tools for exploration of the neural causes and correlates of psychiatric disorders / Amelia J. Eisch and Chitra D. Mandyam -- Neurogenesis and Alzheimer's disease: compensation, crisis, or chaos? / Gemma Casadesus ... [et al.] -- P53 and multidrug resistance transporters in the central nervous system / Shirley Teng and Micheline Piquette-Miller -- Signaling modules in glial tumors and implications for molecular therapy / Gurpreet S. Kapoor and Donald M. O'Rourke -- Detection of proliferation in gliomas by positron emission tomography imaging / Alexander M. Spence ... [et al.] -- Transition of normal astrocytes into a tumor phenotype / Sean E. Aeder and Isa M. Hussaini -- Mechanisms of gliomagenesis / Wei Zhang and Howard A. Fine -- Cell cycle of encapsulated cells / Roberto Dal Toso and Sara Bonsiegna -- Viral vector delivery to dividing cells / Yoshinaga Saeki -- Electrical stimulation and angiogenesis: electrical signals have direct effects on endothelial cells / Min Zhao -- Development and potential therapeutic aspects of mammalian neural stem cells / L. Bai, S.L. Gerson, and R.H. Miller -- Mammalian Sir2 proteins: a role in epilepsy and ischemia / Barbara Aumayr and Damir Janigro.
  • Current views of the embryonic and neural stem cell : cell replacement or molecular repair? / Roya Sabetrasekh ... [et al.] -- Developing novel cell sources for transplantation in Parkinson's disease / Nicolaj S. Christophersen ... [et al.] -- Neural transplantation in the nonhuman primate model of Parkinson's disease / Kimberly B. Bjugstad and John R. Sladek, Jr. -- Cell-based therapy for Huntington's disease / Claire M. Kelly, Stephen B. Dunnett, and Anne E. Rosser -- Use of bone marrow stem cells as therapy for behavioral deficits in rodent models of Huntington's disease / Gary L. Dunbar, Justin D. Oh-Lee, and Laurent Lescaudron -- Human neuroteratocarcinoma cells as a neural progenitor graft source for cell transplantation in stroke / Cesario V. Borlongan ... [et al.] --Therapeutic applications of bone marrow-derived stem cells in neurologic injury and disease / C. Dirk Keene ... [et al.] -- Cell therapy for models of pain and traumatic brain injury / Mary Eaton and Jacqueline Sagen -- The use of sertoli cells in neural transplantation / Dwaine F. Emerich, Cesario V. Borlongan, and Craig Halberstadt -- The choroids plexus : a novel graft source for neural transplantation / Cesario V. Borlongan ... [et al.] -- Progress and challenges in immunoisolation for CNS cell therapy / Christopher G. Thanos and Dwaine F. Emerich -- Evidence-based methodology for advancing neural reconstruction / Stephen Polgar -- Hematopoietic cell therapy for brain repair / Martina Vendrame and Alison E. Willing -- Stem cells and regenerative medicine : commercial and pharmaceutical implications / L. Eduardo Cruz and Silvia P. Azevedo.
  • Stroke remains one of the main causes of death and disability worldwide. Effective therapy for stroke recovery remains an unmet need. Much hope and promises are placed on cell-based therapies. The aim of this book is to provide focused yet comprehensive reviews on the current state of cell-based approaches in the treatment of stroke. The topics covered include experimental data on functional outcome after intravascular and intracerebral delivery of cells in stroke animals, followed by translational chapters which will rely heavily on the use of different imaging modalities in the tracking of cells. The last and most challenging part will describe the early phase of clinical studies, providing guidelines for future research and clinical applications. Clearly and concisely written, this text will be a useful resource for neurologists, radiologists, and neuroscientists interested in cell transplantation as a therapeutic strategy for stroke patients.
  • Age-related macular degeneration: clinical findings, histopathology, and imaging techniques / Zarbin, M.A.; Casaroli-Marano, R.P.; Rosenfeld, P.J. -- General pathophysiology in retinal degeneration / Wert, K.J.; Lin, J.H.; Tsang, S.H. -- Juvenile-onset macular degeneration and allied disorders / North, V.; Gelman, R.; Tsang, S.H. -- Diagnosis and complementary examinations / Menghini, M.; Duncan, J.L. -- Stem cells for retinal repair / Stern, J.; Temple, S. -- Differentiation of pluripotent stem cells into retinal pigmented epithelium / Croze, R.H.; Clegg, D.O. -- Neural retinal regeneration with pluripotent stem cells / Ramsden, C.M.; Powner, M.B.; Carr, A.-J.F.; Smart, M.J.K.; da Cruz, L.; Coffey, P.J. -- Stem cells, retinal ganglion cells and glaucoma / Sluch, V.M.; Zack, D.J. -- Stem cells : immunology and immunomodulation / Tena, A.; Sachs, D.H. -- Biochemical restoration of aged human Bruch's membrane : experimental studies to improve retinal pigment epithelium transplant survival and differentiation / Sugino, I.K.; Sun, Q.; Cheewatrakoolpong, N.; Malcuit, C.; Zarbin, M.A. -- Approaches to cell delivery : substrates and scaffolds for cell therapy / Kundu, J.; Michaelson, A.; Baranov, P.; Young, M.J.; Carrier, R.L. -- Microdevice-based cell therapy for age-related macular degeneration / Lu, B.; Tai, Y.-C.; Humayun, M.S. -- Cell and gene therapy / Rao, R.C.; Zacks, D.N. -- Cellular manufacturing for clinical applications / Sheu, J.; Klassen, H.; Bauer, G. -- Regulatory issues in cell-based therapy for clinical purposes / Casaroli-Marano, R.P.; Tabera, J.; Vilarrodona, A.; Trias, E.
  • Cell cycle activation in neurons: the final exit of brain-morpho-dysregulation / Thomas Arendt -- Paved with good intentions: the link between cell cycle and cell death in the mammalian central nervous system / Yan Yang and Karl Herrup -- The role of presenilins in the cell cycle and apoptosis / Mervyn J. Monteiro -- Cell cycle activation and cell death in the nervous system / Zsuzsanna Nagy -- Cell cycle and chromosome segregation defects in Alzheimer's disease / Huntington Potter -- Alzheimer disease-a new beginning or a final exit? / Mark E. Obrenovich ... [et al.] -- From cell cycle activation to the inhibition of the WNT pathway: a hypothesis of how neurons die in response to B-Amyloid / Agata Copani ... [et al.].
  • Cellular and Molecular Control of Neuronal Migration provides an up-to-date collection of reviews on the molecular and cellular principles of neuronal migration in the mammalian brain. Over the last decades a rich catalogue of signaling molecules controlling neuronal migration has been compiled, and within this book an international panel of experts provides up-to-date discussions of the state of knowledge how these distinct signaling pathways regulate various aspects of neuronal migration. This book introduces the reader to the latest discoveries and concepts of neuronal migration enabled through the application of most sophisticated methods and cutting edge experimental approaches. Cellular and Molecular Control of Neuronal Migration also provides an update on the underlying cellular and molecular basis of neurodevelopmental migration disorders in human patients for all interested neuroscientists and clinicians.
  • The genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms of neural development are essential for understanding evolution and disorders of neural systems. Recent advances in genetic, molecular, and cell biological methods have generated a massive increase in new information, but there is a paucity of comprehensive and up-to-date syntheses, references, and historical perspectives on this important subject. The Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience series is designed to fill this gap, offering the most thorough coverage of this field on the market today and addressing all aspects of how the nervous system and its components develop. Particular attention is paid to the effects of abnormal development and on new psychiatric/neurological treatments being developed based on our increased understanding of developmental mechanisms. Each volume in the series consists of review style articles that average 15-20pp and feature numerous illustrations and full references. Volume 2 offers 56 high level articles devoted mainly to Formation of Axons and Dendrites, Migration, Synaptogenesis, Developmental Sequences in the Maturation of Intrinsic and Synapse Driven Patterns. Series offers 144 articles for 2904 full color pages addressing ways in which the nervous system and its components developFeatures leading experts in various subfields as Section Editors and article AuthorsAll articles peer reviewed by Section Editors to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and scholarshipVolume 2 sections include coverage of mechanisms which regulate: the formation of axons and dendrites, cell migration, synapse formation and maintenance during development, and neural activity, from cell-intrinsic maturation to early correlated patterns of activity.
  • Respiration is one of the most basic motor activities crucial for survival of the individual. It is under total control of the central nervous system, which adjusts respiratory depth and frequency depending on the circumstances the individual finds itself. For this reason this volume not only reviews the basic control systems of respiration, located in the caudal brainstem, but also the higher brain regions, that change depth and frequency of respiration. Scientific knowledge of these systems is crucial for understanding the problems in the many patients suffering from respiratory failure.
  • "The field of critical care medicine is in the midst of a dramatic change. Technological and scientific advances during the last decade have resulted in a fundamental change in the way we view disease processes, such as sepsis, shock, acute lung injury, and traumatic brain injury. Pediatric intensivists have been both witness to and active participants in bringing about these changes and it is imperative that all physicians caring for critically ill children in this new era have a thorough understanding of the applicability of these modern developments to the care of patients at the bedside and to keep up with the rapidly evolving field of critical care medicine. Neurologic emergencies are a common reason for admission to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). A thorough understanding of the diseases and disorders affecting the pediatric central nervous system is vital for any physician or health care provider working in the PICU. The Central Nervous System in Pediatric Critical Illness and Injury has been written by an international panel of experts to provide readers with an in-depth discussion on the resuscitation, stabilization, and ongoing care of the critically ill or injured child with central nervous system dysfunction. This book is therefore absolutely crucial for anyone working in the PICU, from physicians, residents and fellows in critical care, neurology, and pediatrics to specialist nurses and support personnel on the PICU and all medical professionals who are involved in the management of these patients."--Publisher's website.
  • The Essentials in Cytopathology book series fulfills the need for an easy-to-use and authoritative synopsis of site specific topics in cytopathology. These guide books fit into the lab coat pocket and are ideal for portability and quick reference. Each volume is heavily illustrated with a full color art program, while the text follows a user-friendly outline format. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology covers the full spectrum of benign and malignant conditions of the CNS with emphasis on common disorders. The volume is heavily illustrated and contains useful algorithms that guide the reader through the differential diagnosis of common and uncommon entities encountered in the field of intraoperative neuro-cytopathology. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology is a valuable quick reference for pathologists, cytopathologists, and fellows and trainees dealing with this exigent field.
  • Introduction to brain metastasis /Diane Palmieri --Molecular biology of brain metastasis /Stephan Woditschka ... [et al.] --Brain microenvironment /Mami Noda --Vascular permeability within brain metastases /Chris E. Adkins ... [et al.] --Imaging experimental brain metastases /Amanda M. Hamilton and Paula J. Foster --Possibilities of targeted therapies for brain metastasis /Frank Winkler --Surgery for brain metastasis /Douglas L. Stofko, Robert J. Weil, and Steven A. Toms --Is there a role for systemic chemotherapy in the treatment of brain metastases /Marc C. Chamberlain --Radiation therapy of CNS metastases /DeeDee Smart --Leptomeningeal metastasis /Priscilla K. Brastianos, Charilaos H. Brastianos, and April F. Eichler --Quality of life with CNS metastasis /Lauren A. Chandler and Kathleen L. Fuchs.
  • Cerebellar learning 2014, ScienceDirect
    Progress in Brain Research is the most acclaimed and accomplished series in neuroscience, firmly established as an extensive documentation of the advances in contemporary brain research. The volumes, some of which are derived from important international symposia, contain authoritative reviews and original articles by invited specialists. The rigorous editing of the volumes assures that they will appeal to all laboratory and clinical brain research workers in the various disciplines: neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, neuroendocrinology, neuropathology, basic neurology, biologi
  • This revised and enlarged edition of Cerebral Angiography, which includes new angiographic studies and illustrative drawings, offers detailed guidance on diagnostic use of the procedure. The first part of the book describes the normal anatomy of the cerebral arteries and veins, with attention to morphological aspect, embryological development, function, and vascular territories. The intraorbital and extracranial vascularization is also considered. The reader will gain a sound knowledge of normal vascular anatomy and its variations that will serve as a basis for the correct interpretation of pathological processes and their clinical significance, as covered in the second part of the book. Among the pathologies considered are vascular abnormalities, including angiomas, fistulas and aneurysms; atherosclerotic and non-atherosclerotic stenosis and occlusion of the cerebral vessels; venous thrombosis; intraorbital and extracranial vascular malformations. Pathogenesis, morphological and dynamic aspects, responsible for clinical symptoms and influencing the therapy are described. While the emphasis throughout is on the diagnostic value of cerebral angiography, many examples of endovascular treatment in different pathological situations are also presented, with discussion of indications, risks and results.
  • Historical Perspectives in Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury and in Situating Disruption in CBF in the Pathotrajectory of Head Trauma / Christopher Betrus and Christian W. Kreipke -- Situating Cerebral Blood Flow in the Pathotrajectory of Head Trauma / Justin Graves, Christopher Betrus and Jose A. Rafols -- Modeling of Traumatic Brain Injury and its Implications in Studying the Pathology of Repeated Mild Impacts to the Head / Michael J. Kane, Mariana Angoa Pérez, Denise I. Briggs, David C. Viano and Christian W. Kreipke, et al. -- The Presence of Venous Damage and Microbleeds in Traumatic Brain Injury and the Potential Future Role of Angiographic and Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging / E. M. Haacke, Waqar Raza, Bo Wu and Zhifeng Kou -- Situating the Endothelin System in the Pathotrajectory of TBI-Induced Changes in Hemodynamics / Anthony Kropinski, Paula Dore-Duffy and Christian W. Kreipke -- Age and Sex Differences in Cerebral Blood Flow and Autoregulation after Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury / William M. Armstead and Monica S. Vavilala -- New Frontiers in Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury / Christian W. Kreipke, Anthony Kropinski, Justin Graves, David Tiesma and Michael Kaufman, et al.
  • Cerebral hemorrhage 2008, Springer
  • Cerebral palsy 2005, Springer
  • Cerebral palsy in infancy 2014, ScienceDirect
    This is a thought-provoking book which introduces a new way of thinking on the development and use of interventions. Relevant to current practice, it advocates early, targeted activity that is focused on increasing muscle activation, training basic actions and minimizing (or preventing) mal-adaptive changes to muscle morphology and function. The authors present recent scientific findings in brain science, movement sciences (developmental biomechanics, motor control mechanisms, motor learning, exercise science) and muscle biology. This knowledge provides the rationale for active intervention, underpinning the need for an early referral to appropriate services. The book features methods for promoting relatively intensive physical activity in young infants without placing a burden on parents which include assistive technologies such as robotics, electronic bilateral limb trainers and baby treadmills. This book begins by specifying the guidelines for training and exercise, outlining the rationale for such intervention. It goes on to cover the fundamentals of neuromotor plasticity and the development and negative effects of limited motor activity on brain organization and corticospinal tract development. Neuromuscular adaptations to impairments and inactivity are discussed along with the General Movement assessment that can provide early diagnosis and prognosis, facilitating very early referral from paediatric specialists to training programs. The book ends with a section featuring various methods of training with the emphasis on preventing/minimizing muscle contracture, stimulating biomechanically critical muscle activity and joint movement.
  • Cerebral vasospasm 2013, Springer
    The book contains 48 articles presented at the 11th International Conference on Cerebral Vasospasm held in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, in July 2011. This collection of papers represents a cross-section of the enormous progress that has been made towards a thorough understanding and effective treatment of neurovascular events following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, including cerebral vasospasm. It is of interest to clinicians who wish to apply state-of-the-art knowledge to their management of this devastating condition and to basic scientists wishing to expand their understanding of cerebrovascular and neural pathophysiology related to subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  • Changing brains. 1st ed. 2013, ScienceDirect
    Part 1. Brain plasticity across the lifespan. Chapter 1. Balancing plasticity/stability across brain development / Anne E. Takesian, Takao K. Hensch. Chapter 2. Brain plasticity in the developing brain / Bryan Kolb, Richelle Mychasiuk, Arif Muhammad, Robbin Gibb. Chapter 3. Cortical plasticity, excitatory-inhibitory balance, and sensory perception / Iona Carcea, Robert C. Froemke. Chapter 4. Changes in plasticity across the lifespan : cause of disease and target for intervention / Lindsay Oberman, Alvaro Pascual-Leone. Chapter 5. What does it take to show that a cognitive training procedure is useful? : a critical evaluation / Nori Jacoby, Merav Ahissar. Chapter 6. Principles of neuroplasticity-based rehabilitation / Mor Nahum, Hyunkyu Lee, Michael M. Merzenich -- Part 2. Brain plasticity-based therapies for the treatment of developmental disorders. Chapter 7. Fast ForWord® : the birth of the neurocognitive training revolution / Paula Tallal. Chapter 8. Music training for the development of reading skills / Adam Tierney, Nina Krauss. Chapter 9. Mechanisms of plasticity in the developing and adult visual cortex / Mriganka Sur, Ikue Nagakura, Naiyan Chen, Kiroki Sugihard. Chapter 10. Brain mechanisms of plasticity in response to treatments for core deficits in autism / Pamela E. Ventola, Devon Oosting, Laura C. Anderson, Kevin A. Pelphrey -- Part 3. Brain plasticity-based therapeutics for the treatment of clinical indications in the adult brain. Chapter 11. Targeting plasticity with vagus nerve stimulation to treat neurological disease / Seth A. Hays, Robert L. Rennaker, Michael P. Kilgard. Chapter 12. Computerized cognitive training targeting brain plasticity in schizophrenia / Bruno Biagianti, Sophia Vinogradov. Chapter 13. The nonspacial side of spacial neglect and related approaches to treatment / Thomas M. Van Vleet, Joseph M. DeGutis. Chapter 14. A cognitive framework for understanding and improving interference resolution in the brain / Jyoti Mishra, Joaquin A. Anguera, David A. Ziegler, Adam Gazzaley. Chapter 15. Constraint-induced movement therapy : a method for harnessing neuroplasticity to treat motor disorders / Gitendra Uswatte, Edward Taub/ Chapter 16. Novelty interventions to enhance broad cognitive abilities and prevent dementia : synergistic approaches for the facilitation of positive plastic change / Patrick Fissler, Olivia Küster, Winfried Schlee, Iris-Tatjana Kolassa. Chapter 17. Decoding speech for understanding and treating aphasia / Brian N. Pasley ; Robert T. Knight.
  • Missing Links in the Evolution of Language -- Consciousness as a Decision to Engage -- Thinking About Brain and Consciousness -- The Global Neuronal Workspace Model of Conscious Access: From Neuronal Architectures to Clinical Applications -- Disorders of Consciousness: What Do We Know? -- When Thoughts Become Actions: Imaging Disorders of Consciousness -- Rhythmic Neuronal Synchronization Subserves Selective Attentional Processing -- Studying Consciousness Using Direct Recording from Single Neurons in the Human Brain -- Intrinsic Activity and Consciousness -- Beyond Libet: Long-Term Prediction of Free Choices from Neuroimaging Signals --Subliminal Motivation of the Human Brain -- From Conscious Motor Intention to Movement Awareness.
  • Genius and dilettantism often go hand in hand. Nowhere is this truer than in the life of Charles-Edouard Brown-Sequard, the bilingual physician and neurologist who succeeded Claude Bernard as the Chair of Experimental Medicine at the College de France in Paris after having practiced in Paris, London and in the USA, especially in Harvard. For most men, making one discovery of global importance would have sufficed to satisfy their curiosity and self-image. Not so Brown-Sequard. His explanation of the neurological disparity following the hemi-section of the spinal cord was a unique achievement that added his name to the syndrome and made him immortal. Yet, the demons of his mind tormented him in his endless search for medical truths and drove him to explore other phenomena, seeking to explain and remedy them. This unique biography shows for the first time the conflict between his professional and personal life, and should appeal to all students of medical history and psychology.
  • "Written for Pain Management Practitioners, Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Pharmacologists, and Primary Care Practitioners, as well as students in these fields, this reference provides insight into chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain cancer survivors suffer. It reviews the basic and clinical research into the normal physiology of pain transmission pathways, neuropathic pain pathology, the chemotherapeutic drug mechanisms of action and adverse effects, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, and drug discovery efforts for treatment. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this reference covers both basic science and clinical research, providing a unique insight into drug discovery efforts"--Provided by publisher.
  • Chiari malformations 2013, Springer
    "Once an uncommon clinical finding, the Chiari malformations are now frequently seen with the advent of more sophisticated imaging modalities. With more than one hundred years of experience with these entities, medicine currently has a much better understanding of the embryology and pathophysiology of the disorder. Long-term outcome studies are becoming more prevalent and patients are commonly operated on with generally favorable results. Comprehensive in design, the The Chiari malformations focuses on the two most common forms of hindbrain herniation, the Chiari I and II malformations. Since the original description and classification of hindbrain hernias more than one hundred and twenty years ago, the Chiari malformations have revealed much of their pathophysiology and have become easily diagnosed radiologically. Indeed with the availability of MRI, more and more patients are being labeled with the diagnosis but without symptoms or appropriate symptoms. Timely and an invaluable addition to the literature, The Chiari malformations thoroughly details the progress that has been made with our understanding of these conditions, their radiologic definition, details of operative intervention and prediction of outcome"-- From publisher's website.
  • Inherited metabolic diseases of the nervous system / John H. Menkes and William R. Wilcox -- Mitochondrial encephalomyopathies / Harvey B. Sarnat and John H. Menkes -- Heredodegenerative diseases / John H. Menkes -- Chromosomal anomalies and contiguous-gene syndromes / John H. Menkes and Rena E. Falk -- Neuroembryology, genetic programming, and malformations of the nervous system / Harvey B. Sarnat ... [et al.] -- Perinatal asphyxia and trauma / John H. Menkes and Harvey B. Sarnat -- Infections of the nervous system / Bernard L. Maria, James F. Bale, Jr., and G. Ellis Ziel -- Autoimmune and postinfectious diseases / Agustin Legido ... [et al.] -- Postnatal trauma and injuries by physical agents / John H. Menkes and Richard G. Ellenbogen -- Toxic and nutritional disorders / John H. Menkes -- Tumors of the nervous system / Bernard L. Maria and John H. Menkes -- Neurocutaneous syndromes / Bernard L. Maria and John H. Menkes -- Cerebrovascular disorders / Cesar C. Santos and E. Steve Roach -- Paroxysmal disorders / Raman Sankar ... [et al.] -- Headaches and nonepileptic episodic disorders / A. David Rothner and John H. Menkes -- Diseases of the motor unit / John H. Menkes and Harvey B. Sarnat -- Neurologic manifestations of systemic illness / S. Robert Snodgrass -- Disorders of mental development / Marcel Kinsbourne and Frank Wood.
  • During the past decade, significant advances have been made in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders, resulting in a considerable impact on conceptualization, diagnostics, and practice. The second edition of Child Neuropsychology: Assessment and Interventions for Neurodevelopmental Disorders brings readers up to speed clearly and authoritatively, offering the latest information on neuroimaging technologies, individual disorders, and effective treatment of children and adolescents. Starting with the basics of clinical child neuropsychology and functional anatomy, the authors present a transactional framework for assessment, diagnosis, and intervention. The book carefully links structure and function - and behavioral and biological science - for a more nuanced understanding of brain development and of pathologies as varied as pervasive developmental disorders, learning disabilities, neuromotor dysfunction, seizure disorders, and childhood cancers. This volume features a range of salient features valuable to students as well as novice and seasoned practitioners alike, including: overview chapters that discuss the effects of biogenic and environmental factors on neurological functioning; new emphasis on multicultural/cross-cultural aspects of neuropsychology and assessment; brand new chapters on interpretation, neuropsychological assessment process, and report writing; an integrative model of neurological, neuroradiological, and psychological assessment and diagnosis; balanced coverage of behavioral, pharmacological, and educational approaches to treatment; case studies illustrating typical and distinctive presentations and successful diagnosis, treatment planning, and intervention; and important practice updates, including the new HIPAA regulations. Child Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition, is vital reading for school, clinical child, and counseling psychologists as well as neuropsychologists.
  • It is only natural for someone in pain to attend to the body part that hurts. Yet this book tells the story of persistent pain having negative effects on brain function. The contributors, all leading experts in their respective fields of pain electrophysiology, brain imaging, and animal models of pain, strive to synthesize compelling and, in some ways, connected hypotheses with regard to pain-related changes in the brain. Together, they contribute their clinical, academic, and theoretical expertise in a comprehensive overview that attempts to define the broader philosophical context of pain (disentangling sensical from nonsensical claims), list the changes known to take place in the brains of individuals with chronic pain and animal models of pain, address the possible causes and mechanisms underlying these changes, and detail the techniques and analytical methods at our disposal to "visualize" and study these changes. Philosophical and social concepts of pain; testimonials of chronic-pain patients. Clinical data from pain patients' brains. Advances in noninvasive brain imaging for pain patients. Combining theoretical and empirical approaches to the analysis of pain-related brain function. Manipulation of brain function in animal models. Emerging neurotechnology principles for pain diagnostics and therapeutics.
  • Cilia are tiny microtubule-based organelles projecting from the plasma membrane of practically all cells in the body. In the past 10 years a flurry of research has indicated a crucial role of this long-neglected organelle in the development and function of the central nervous system. A common theme of these studies is the critical dependency of signal transduction of the Sonic hedgehog, and more recently, Wnt signaling pathways upon cilia to regulate fate decisions and morphogenesis. Both primary and motile cilia also play crucial roles in the function of the nervous system, including the primary processing of sensory information, the control of body mass, and higher functions such as behavior and cognition, serving as 'antennae' for neurons to sense and process their environment. In this book we describe the structure and function of cilia and the various tissues throughout the brain and spinal cord that are dependent upon cilia for their proper development and function.
  • Circuits in the brain 2009, Springer
  • Surface anatomy of the back and vertebral levels of clinically important structures / Barclay W. Bakkum -- General characteristics of the spine / Gregory D. Cramer -- General anatomy of the spinal cord / Susan A. Darby -- Muscles that influence the spine / Barclay W. Bakkum, Gregory D. Cramer -- The cervical region / Gregory D. Cramer -- The thoracic region / Gregory D. Cramer -- The lumbar region / Gregory D. Cramer -- The sacrum, sacroiliac joint, and coccyx / Gregory D. Cramer, Chae-Song Ro -- Neuroanatomy of the spinal cord / Susan A. Darby, Robert J. Frysztak -- Neuroanatomy of the autonomic nervous system / Susan A. Darby -- Pain of spinal origin / Gregory D. Cramer, Susan A. Darby, Robert J. Frysztak -- Development of the spine and spinal cord / Barclay W. Bakkum, William E. Bachop -- Unique anatomic features of the pediatric spine / Gregory D. Cramer -- Microscopic anatomy of the zygapophysial joints, intervertebral discs, and other major tissues of the back / Gregory D. Cramer, Barclay W. Bakkum.
  • Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 - The Lower Body discusses the theory and practice of the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially with regards to the soft tissues of the lower body.
  • Clinical functional MRI 2007, Springer
  • General aspects of epilepsies -- Epileptic seizures and their classification -- Status epilepticus -- Imitators of epileptic seizures -- Epileptic syndromes and their classification -- EEG and brain imaging -- Principles of therapy in the epilepsies -- Neonatal epileptic seizures and neonatal epileptic syndromes -- Idiopathic epileptic seizures and syndromes in infancy -- Epileptic encephalopathies in infancy and early childhood -- Severe neocortical epileptic syndromes in infancy and childhood -- Benign childhood focal seizures and related epileptic syndromes -- Idiopathic generalised epilepsies -- Familial (autosomal dominant) focal epilepsies -- Symptomatic and cryptogenic (probably symptomatic) focal epilepsies -- Reflex seizures and related epileptic syndromes -- Diseases frequently associated with epileptic seizures -- Pharmacopoeia.
  • Part I. Overview -- Defining insomnia / H.P. Attarian and M.L. Perlis -- Epidemiology of insomnia / Ritu Grewal and Karl Doghramji -- Physiological basis of insomnia / Michael H. Bonnet and Donna L. Arand -- Differential diagnosis of insomnia / Michael Saletu and Bernd Saletu -- Insomnia in primary care practice with a special focus for the midlevel practitioner / Nancy I. Resi -- Part II. Insomnia in special populations -- Behavioral insomnias of childhood: assessment and treatment / Daniel S. Lewin and Edward Huntley -- Insomnia in teens / John Garcia -- Insomnia during pregnancy / Beth Ann Ward -- Menopausal insomnia / Tarja Saaresranta, Päivi Polo-Kantola, and Olli Polo -- Sleep and aging: insomnia in the geriatric population / Clifford Singer and Francine Nanda -- Part III. The primary insomnias -- Psychophysiological insomnia / Mary B. O'Malley and Edward B. O'Malley -- Idiopathic insomnia / Garrick Applebee -- Paradoxical insomnia / Hrayr Attarian -- Sleep hygiene / Hrayr Attarian -- Part IV. The secondary insomnias -- Insomnia caused by medical disorders / Kenneth Plotkin -- Insomnia in neurological diseases and disorders / Federica Provini, Carolina Lombardi, and Elio Lugaresi -- Insomnia in psychiatric disorders / Samy S. Karaz -- Circadian rhythms and insomnia / Leon C. Lack and Helen R. Wright -- Insomnia secondary to sleep-related breathing disorders / Brooke G. Judd -- Insomnia as a presenting symptom of sleep-related movement disorders, hypersomnias and parasomnias / Keith J. Nagle -- Insomnia and pain disorders / Catherine C. Schuman and Melissa M. Clark -- Part V. Treatments -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia / M.L. Perlis, M.T. Smith, C. Jungquist, S. Nowakowski, H. Orff, and J. Soeffing -- Pharmacological treatment of insomnia / Paula K. Schweitzer, Denise Troy Curry, Rhody D. Eisenstein, and James K. Walsh -- Part VI. Appendix. Contents/directory.
  • Clinical neuroanatomy 2013 (27th ed.)., AccessMedicine
  • Clinical neuroanatomy 2008, Springer
  • "Connections define the functions of neurons: information flows along connections, as well as growth factors and viruses, and even neuronal death may progress through connections. Knowledge of how the various parts of the brain are interconnected to form functional systems is a prerequisite for the proper understanding of data from all fields in the neurosciences. Clinical Neuroanatomy: Brain Circuitry and Its Disorders bridges the gap between neuroanatomy and clinical neurology. It emphasizes human and primate data in the context of disorders of brain circuitry which are so common in neurological practice. In addition, numerous clinical cases demonstrate how normal brain circuitry may be interrupted and to what effect. Following an introduction into the organization and vascularisation of the human brain and the techniques to study brain circuitry, the main neurofunctional systems are discussed, including the somatosensory, auditory, visual, motor, antonomic and limbic systems, the cerebral cortex and complex cerebral functions."--Publisher's website.
  • Clinical neuroembryology 2006, Springer
    1. Overview of the development of the human brain and spinal cord / Hans J. ten Donkelaar and Ton van der Vliet -- 2. Mechanisms of development / Hans J. ten Donkelaar -- 3. Causes of congenital malformations / Martin Lammens, Hans J. ten Donkelaar, John M.G. van Vugt, Gerard van Noort, Michèl Willemsen and Ben Hamel -- 4. Neurulation and neural tube defects / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Reinier A. Mullaart, Akira Hori and Kohei Shiota -- 5. The Neural crest and craniofacial malformations / Hans J. ten Donkelaar and Christl Vermeij-Keers -- 6. Development and developmental disorders of the spinal cord / Hans J. ten Donkelaar and Akira Hori -- 7. Development and developmental disorders of the brain stem / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Martin Lammens, Johannes R.M. Cruysberg and Cor W.J.R. Cremers -- 8. Development and developmental disorders of the human cerebellum / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Martin Lammens, Pieter Wesseling and Akira Hori -- 9. Development and developmental disorders of the forebrain / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Martin Lammens, Johannes R.M. Cruysberg, Akira Hori, Kohei Shiota and Berit Verbist -- 10. Development and developmental disorders of the cerebral cortex / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Martin Lammens, Willy Renier, Ben Hamel, Akira Hori and Berit Verbist.
  • Clinical neuroimmunology 2011, Springer
    MS: Pathology and Immunology -- MS: Epidemiology and Genetics -- MS: Clinical Features, Symptom Management, and Diagnosis -- Advances in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Multiple Sclerosis -- Disease Modifying Agents in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis -- Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis -- Is Multiple Sclerosis a Vascular Disease? -- Multiple Sclerosis: The Next 20 Years -- Introduction to Neuroimmunology -- Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis -- Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders -- The Neuroimmunology of Cancer -- Infections of the Central Nervous System -- The Neuroimmunology of Cortical Disease (Dementia, Epilepsy, and Autoimmune Encephalopathies) -- Autoimmune Movement Disorders -- CNS Vasculitis -- Principles of Immunotherapy -- Immunologic Disorders of Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle -- Autoimmune Neuropathies -- Systemic Autoimmune Diseases with Neurological Manifestations.
  • Clinical neurology (Appleton & Lange) 2012 (8th ed.), AccessMedicine
  • Clinical neurotherapy 2014, ScienceDirect
    Neurotherapy, sometimes called EEG biofeedback and/or neurobiofeedback involves techniques designed to manipulate brain waves through non-invasive means and are used as treatment for a variety of psychological and medical disorders. The disorders covered include ADHD, mood regulation, addiction, pain, sleep disorders, and traumatic brain injury. This book introduces specific techniques, related equipment and necessary training for the clinical practitioner. Sections focus on treatment for specific disorders and which individual techniques can be used to treat the same disorder and examples.
  • From the Publisher: The new Sixth Edition of this award-winning classic prepares its users for delivering expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stroke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders, and peripheral neuropathies. This edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes case studies, community nursing sections throughout, and increased coverage of normal pressure hydrocephalus, inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and Creutzfeld-Jacob disease.
  • Mechanisms of functional recovery after stroke / Ko, S.-B.; Yoon, B.-W -- Diagnostic approach to functional recovery : functional magnetic resonance imaging in stroke / Havsteen, I. ... [et al.] -- Diagnostic approach to functional recovery : diffusion-weighted imaging and tractography / Raffin, E.; Dyrby, T -- Compensatory development of the contralateral pyramidal tract after experimental cerebral ischemia / Takatsuru, Y.; Nakamura, K.; Nabekura, J -- Compensatory contribution of the contralateral pyramidal tract after stroke / Otsuka, N. ... [et al.] -- Regeneration of neuronal cells following cerebral injury / Dailey, T. ... [et al.] -- Translational challenge for cell therapy following stroke / Kuroda, S.; Houkin, K. -- Experimental and clinical challenge for neuroregeneration following stroke / Kasahara, Y.; Ihara, M.; Taguchi, M. -- Therapeutic drug approach to stimulate clinical recovery after brain injury / Krieger, D.W. -- Rehabilitation and plasticity / Luft, A.R. -- A brain-computer interface to support functional recovery / Kjaer, T.W.; Sorensen, H.B. -- Novel methods to study aphasia recovery after stroke / Hartwigsen, G.; Siebner, H.R. -- Role of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in stroke rehabilitation / Pinter, M.M.; Brainin, M. -- Influence of therapeutic hypothermia on regeneration after cerebral ischemia / Yenari, M.A.; Han, H.S. -- Reasonable suppression of body weight with high-voltage electric potential therapy in humans: a translational study to increase brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in the brain / Hiroji, Y. ... [et al.] -- Prevention of post-stroke disuse muscle atrophy with a free radical scavenger / Naritomi, H.
  • Carbamazepine -- Felbamate -- Gabapentin -- Lamotrigine -- Levetiracetam -- Oxcarbazepine -- Phenobarbital, primidone -- Phenytoin -- Pregabalin -- Tiagabine -- Topiramate -- Valproic -- Zonisamide.
  • CNS cancer 2009, Springer
    Covers three areas of research in brain tumors: a) animal models for brain tumors, including spontaneous occurrence of brain tumors in mammals, transgenic models in rodents and transplant models; b) Prognostic factors and biomarkers; c) Therapeutic targets and targeting approaches to brain tumors.
  • CNS infections 2014, Springer
    "This clinically oriented book covers selected infections of the central nervous system which are of considerable current interest. Aspects that are less well documented, such as spinal cord infections, central nervous system infections in patients with cancer, tropical infections, healthcare-associated ventriculitis or meningitis, and immunological problems in the international traveler are also discussed, as these are all problems relevant to daily practice."--Publisher's website.
  • This new graduate level textbook, Cognition and Acquired Language Disorders: An Information Processing Approach, addresses the cognitive aspects of language and communication. It assembles the most recent information on this topic, addressing normal cognitive processing for language in adults, the cognitive impairments underlying language disorders arising from a variety of neurologic conditions, and current assessment and treatment strategies for the management of these disorders. The text is organized using an information processing approach to acquired language disorders, and thus can be set apart from texts that rely upon a more traditional, syndrome-based approach (e.g., stroke, dementia, and traumatic brain injury). This approach facilitates the description and treatment of acquired language disorders across many neurologic groups when particular cognitive deficits are identified. Other useful features of the text include assessment and treatment protocols that are based on current evidence. These protocols provide students and clinicians a ready clinical resource for managing language disorders due to deficits in attention, memory, linguistic operations, and executive functions. Unique process-oriented approach organizes content by cognitive processes instead of by syndromes so you can apply the information and treatment approaches to any one of many neurologic groups with the same cognitive deficit. Cognitive domains are described as they relate to communication rather than separated as they are in many other publications where they are treated as independent behaviors. A separate section on normal processing includes five chapters providing a strong foundation for understanding the factors that contribute to disordered communication and its management. The evidence-based approach promotes best practices for the most effective management of patients with cognitive-communication disorders. Coverage of the cognitive aspects of communication helps you meet the standards for certification in speech-language pathology. A strong author team includes two lead authors who are well known and highly respected in the academic community, along with expert contributors, ensuring a comprehensive, advanced clinical text/reference.
  • Cognitive enhancement 2013, Springer
    Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement --Pharmacological Neuroenhancement: Substances and Epidemiology /Andreas G. Franke, Klaus Lieb --Psychopharmacological Neuroenhancement: Evidence on Safety and Efficacy /Dimitris Repantis --A Bubble of Enthusiasm: How Prevalent Is the Use of Prescription Stimulants for Cognitive Enhancement? /Bradley Partridge --Modeling the Effects of Modafinil on Selective Attention Electroencephalographic Neural Correlates /Carlos Trenado --Behavioral Neuroenhancement /Martin Dresler --The Influence of Sports on Cognitive Task Performance - A Critical Overview /Pavel Dietz --The Human Experiment: How We Won't Win the Rat Race. What Can We Learn from Brain Stimulation in Humans and Rats About Enhancing the Functional Neurobiology of Higher Cognitive Functions? /Colleen A. Dockery --Philosophical and Ethical Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement --Better Brains or Bitter Brains? The Ethics of Neuroenhancement /Kirsten Brukamp --Cognitive Enhancement - To What End? /Michael Hauskeller --Nano-bionic Devices for the Purpose of Cognitive Enhancement: Toward a Preliminary Ethical Framework /Frédéric Gilbert --Cognitive-Enhancing Drugs, Behavioral Training and the Mechanism of Cognitive Enhancement /Emma Peng Chien --What Is Cognitive Enhancement and Is It Justified to Point Out This Kind of Enhancement Within the Ethical Discussion? /Roland Kipke --No Pain, No Gain? Objections to the Use of Cognitive Enhancement on the Basis of Its Potential Effects on the Value of Achievement /Lisa Forsberg --Does the Cognitive Enhancement Debate Call for a Renewal of the Deliberative Role of Bioethics? /Cynthia Forlini, Eric Racine --Sociological, Political and Legal Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement --The Biopolitics of Cognitive Enhancement /Peter B. Reiner --Are We Heading Towards an 'Enhancement Society'? /Armin Grunwald --Leveling the Playing Field: Fairness in the Cognitive Enhancement Debate /Greta Wagner --My Mind Is Mine!? Cognitive Liberty as a Legal Concept /Jan-Christoph Bublitz --Cognitive Enhancement and Criminal Behavior /Elizabeth Shaw --Enhanced Control and Criminal Responsibility /John Danaher.
  • 1. History of Cognitive Rehabilitation -- 2. The Role of Assessment in Treatment Planning -- 3. Treatment Strategies -- 4. Cognitive Remediation with NeurXercise -- 5. Treatment Generalization and Ecological Validity -- 6. A NeurXercise Casebook -- 7. Conclusions -- Appendicies A-N.
  • Cognitive systems 2006, ScienceDirect
    Self-organization in the nervous system / David Willshaw -- Large-scale, small-scale systems / Jim Austin ... [et al.] -- Representation / Vincent Walsh and Simon Laughlin -- Sensory processing / Lionel Tarassenko and Mike Denham -- Speech and language / William D. Marslen-Wilson -- Action / Philip Barnard and Peter Redgrave -- Social cognition / Uta Frith and Sarah-Jayne Blakemore -- Motivation, planning and interaction / Nicholas R. Jennings and Anthony G. Cohn ... [et al.] -- Learning and memory / Richard Morris ... [et al.] -- Memory, reasoning and learning / Kieron O'Hara ... [et al.] -- Advanced neuroscience technologies / Bashir Ahmed ... [et al.] -- Applications and impact / Bill Sharpe.
  • Describes the COMPASS model for working with preschool and elementary age students with autism spectrum disorders. This book offers a framework for individualized assessment and program planning based in students' life experiences along with family and teacher input. At the same time, its two-tiered consultation/coaching strategy is designed to minimize the setbacks that occur even in optimal family and classroom situations. Featured in the text: theory and rationale behind COMPASS; self-evaluation tools for assessing core skills and competencies; guidelines for writing effective Individual Education Programs and the COMPASS Action Plan; detailed instructions for implementing Action Plans and monitoring progress; case studies of the COMPASS program in real-life situations; a complete kit of forms, scales, and checklists.
  • One of the challenges the field of clinical neuropsychology faces is to develop an assessment process that is relevant and responsive to the needs of patients. This book describes developments in methods of neuropsychological assessment feedback that involve patients in an open exchange of information and results.
  • Basic elements of the nervous system -- Spinal cord and spinal nerves -- Brain stem and cranial nerves -- Cerebellum -- Diencephalon -- Telencephalon -- Cerebrovascular and ventricular sytstems -- Autonomic nervous system -- Functional systems -- The eye -- The ear.
  • Color atlas of neurology 2004, Thieme Book
  • Behavioral Assessment and Diagnosis of Disorders of Consciousness /Caroline Schnakers and Steve Majerus --Prognosis of Patients with Altered State of Consciousness /Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Didier Ledoux, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Olivia Gosseries and Aurore Thibaut, et al. --Functional Imaging and Impaired Consciousness /Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Melanie Boly, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Olivia Gosseries and Athena Demertzi, et al. --Multivariate Pattern Recognition Analysis: Brain Decoding /Jessica Schrouff and Christophe L. M. Phillips --Spectroscopy and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Disorders of Consciousness /Jean-Flory Luaba Tshibanda, Athena Demertzi and Andrea Soddu --Electrophysiology and Disorders of Consciousness /Quentin Noirhomme and Rémy Lehembre --Brain-Computer Interface: A Communication Aid? /Camille Chatelle, Zulay Lugo, Quentin Noirhomme, Bettina Sorger and Dorothee Lulé --Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Measure Cerebral Connectivity in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness /Melanie Boly, Olivia Gosseries, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Mario Rosanova and Marcello Massimini --Sleep in Disorders of Consciousness /Victor Cologan and Manuel Schabus --Sensory Stimulation Program /Haibo Di and Caroline Schnakers --Feasibility of Oral Feeding in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness /Audrey Maudoux, Ingrid Breuskin, Olivia Gosseries, Caroline Schnakers and Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse --Pharmacological Treatments /Olivia Gosseries, Marie Thonnard and Steven Laureys --Deep Brain Stimulation /Marie Thonnard --The Ethics of Managing Disorders of Consciousness /Athena Demertzi, Olivia Gosseries, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Caroline Schnakers and Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, et al. --Future Perspectives of Clinical Coma Science /Steven Laureys and Caroline Schnakers.
  • Coma science 2009, ScienceDirect
  • What is dementia? -- Signposts : what to look for and when to seek help -- Finding help -- Preparing for a visit to the doctor -- Making the most of the doctor's visit -- The seven common senses of dementia care -- Caring for the caregiver -- Dementia medications -- Alternative therapies in dementia -- Alcohol and other substances -- Mood issues in dementia -- Psychosis -- Dealing with problem behaviors in dementia -- Legal and financial matters -- Selecting level of care -- Looking ahead : the later stages.
  • This volume, 'Computational Models of the Auditory System', will have as its unifying theme a systems approach where the focus will be on studies whose intent is to contribute to the big picture of hearing.
  • Computational neuroscience 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Pt. 1. Pharmacological-based models of addiction -- pt. 2. Neurocomputational models of addiction -- pt. 3. Economic-based models of addiction.
  • Functional Genomics and Molecular Networks Gene Expression Regulations in Complex Diseases: Down Syndrome as a Case Study /Marie-Claude Potier and Isabelle Rivals --Reconstructing Models from Proteomics Data /Lysimachos Zografos, Andrew J. Pocklington and J. Douglas Armstrong --Using Chemical Kinetics to Model Neuronal Signalling Pathways /Lukas Endler, Melanie I. Stefan, Stuart J. Edelstein and Nicolas Le Novère --Breakdown of Mass-Action Laws in Biochemical Computation /Fidel Santamaria, Gabriela Antunes and Erik De Schutter --Spatial Organization and Diffusion in Neuronal Signaling /Sherry-Ann Brown, Raquell M. Holmes and Leslie M. Loew --The Performance (and Limits) of Simple Neuron Models: Generalizations of the Leaky Integrate-and-Fire Model /Richard Naud and Wulfram Gerstner --Multi-compartmental Models of Neurons /Upinder S. Bhalla --Noise in Neurons and Other Constraints /A. Aldo Faisal --Methodological Issues in Modelling at Multiple Levels of Description /Kevin Gurney and Mark Humphries --Virtues, Pitfalls, and Methodology of Neuronal Network Modeling and Simulations on Supercomputers /Anders Lansner and Markus Diesmann --Co-operative Populations of Neurons: Mean Field Models of Mesoscopic Brain Activity /David T. J. Liley, Brett L. Foster and Ingo Bojak --Cellular Spacing: Analysis and Modelling of Retinal Mosaics /Stephen J. Eglen --Measuring and Modeling Morphology: How Dendrites Take Shape /Todd A. Gillette and Giorgio A. Ascoli --Axonal Growth and Targeting /Duncan Mortimer, Hugh D. Simpson and Geoffrey J. Goodhill --Encoding Neuronal Models in SBML /Sarah M. Keating and Nicolas Le Novère --NeuroML /Padraig Gleeson, Volker Steuber, R. Angus Silver and Sharon Crook --XPPAUT /Bard Ermentrout --NEST by Example: An Introduction to the Neural Simulation Tool NEST /Marc-Oliver Gewaltig, Abigail Morrison and Hans Ekkehard Plesser.
  • Computing dendrite 2014, Springer
    Neuronal dendritic trees are complex structures that endow the cell with powerful computing capabilities and allow for high neural interconnectivity. Studying the function of dendritic structures has a long tradition in theoretical neuroscience, starting with the pioneering work by Wilfrid Rall in the 1950s. Recent advances in experimental techniques allow us to study dendrites with a new perspective and in greater detail. The goal of this volume is to provide a rsum of the state-of-the-art in experimental, computational, and mathematical investigations into the functions of dendrites in a variety of neural systems. Thebook firstlooks at morphological properties of dendrites and summarizes the approaches to measure dendrite morphology quantitatively and to actually generate synthetic dendrite morphologies in computer models. This morphological characterization ranges from the study of fractal principles to describe dendrite topologies, to the consequences of optimization principles for dendrite shape. Individual approaches are collected to study the aspects of dendrite shape that relate directly to underlying circuit constraints and computation. The second main theme focuses on how dendrites contribute to the computations that neurons perform. What role do dendritic morphology andthe distributions of synapses and membrane properties over the dendritic tree have in determining the output of a neuron in response to its input? A wide range of studies is brought together, with topics ranging from general to system-specific phenomenasome having a strong experimental component, and others being fully theoretical. The studies come from many different neural systems and animal species ranging from invertebrates to mammals. With this broad focus, an overview is given of the diversity of mechanisms that dendrites can employ to shape neural computations.
  • Concussion 2014, Karger
    Cerebral concussion : a historical perspective / Maroon, J.C -- Biomechanics of concussion / B.D. Stemper, F.A. Pintar -- The neurophysiology of concussion / D.A. Hovda -- Chronic traumatic encephalopathy / B. Omalu -- Cumulative effects of repetitive mild traumatic brain injury / J.E. Bailes, M.L. Dashnaw, A.L. Petraglia, R.C. Turner -- Understanding concussive injuries using investigational imaging methods / L.C. Henry -- Neurometabolic, electrophysiological, and imaging abnormalities / E. Chamard, M. Lassonde, H. Théoret -- Detection of white matter injury in concussion using high-definition fiber tractography / S.S. Shin, S. Pathak, N. Presson, W. Bird, L. Wagener, W. Schneider, D.O. Okonkwo, J.C. Fernandez-Miranda -- Magnetoencephalography in the diagnosis of concussion / R.R. Lee, M. Huang -- Evidence-based management of sport-related concussion / M. McCrea, K. Guskiewicz -- In-office management of sport-related concussion / E. Reynolds, M.W. Collins -- Treating prolonged symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury : neuropharmacology / K. Lercher, C. Camiolo Reddy -- Rehabilitation from postconcussion syndrome : nonpharmacological treatment / A.L. Nelson Sheese, T.A. Hammeke -- Concussion in ice hockey / C.M. Bonfield, D.A. Wecht, L.D. Lunsford -- Management of concussion in the professional football player / E.M. Pieroth, C. Hanks -- Developing an interdisciplinary community-based sports concussion management program / A. LoGalbo, C.M. Salinas, M. Dougherty, M. Field -- The multidisciplinary concussion management program / D.M. Panczykowski, J.E. Pardini -- Vulnerability in speed of visuomotor ability / A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards, S.E. Radloff, V.J. Whitefield-Alexander -- Detecting eye movement abnormalities from concussion / J. Maruta, J. Ghajar -- Neurodegenerative changes after mild traumatic brain injury / S. Fakhran, L. Alhilali -- Future directions in brain injury research / T.A. Gennarelli.
  • Concussions in athletics 2014, Springer
    Consequences of Ignorance and Arrogance for Mismanagement of Sports-Related Concussions: Short- and Long-Term Complications -- Neuropsychological Testing in Sports Concussion Management: An Evidence-Based Model when Baseline Is Unavailable -- Feasibility of Virtual Reality for Assessment of Neurocognitive, Executive, and Motor Functions in Concussion -- Feasibility of Electroencephalography for Direct Assessment of Concussion -- The Relevance of Assessing Cerebral Metabolic Recovery for a Safe Return to Play Following Concussion -- The Biomechanics of Concussion: 60 Years of Experimental Research -- Acute and Lingering Impairments in Post-concussion Postural Control -- Biomechanical Studies of Impact and Helmet Protection -- Neuropathology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Relationship to Structural Neuroimaging Findings -- Metabolic Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury -- Advanced Neuroimaging of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury -- Biomarkers for Concussion -- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury -- Predicting Postconcussive Symptoms After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children and Adolescents -- Long-Term Effects of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury -- Neuropsychological Assessment of Sports-Related Concussion: Pediatric Challenges -- Management of Collegiate Sport-Related Concussions -- Sports-Related Subconcussive Head Trauma -- The Role of the Quantitative EEG in the Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of the Traumatic Brain Injured Patients -- Current Understanding of Concussion: Treatment Perspectives -- Post-concussion Syndrome, Persistent Symptomatic Concussion, Related Sequelae, and Treatment of Mild Closed Head Injury.
  • "Continuing the tradition of the bestselling first edition, this second edition provides comprehensive coverage of neurobehavioral disorders in children and adults following impact and acceleration accidents. Completely revised and updated, the book includes comprehensive coverage of consciousness including normal, acute, and persistent alterations. Drawing on his training, education, and experience in human physiology, neuroanatomy, and endocrinology, the author not only gives readers a solid foundation for understanding, diagnosing, and treating concussive brain trauma, but also gives them tools to increase standards of care"--Provided by publisher.
  • Consciousness 2005, Springer
  • Correlations of cellular activities in the nervous system : Physiological and methodological considerations -- Synchronization between sources : Emerging methods for understanding large-scale functional networks in the human brain -- Approaches to the detection of direct directed interactions in neuronal networks -- The phase oscillator approximation in neuroscience : An analytical framework to study coherent activity in neural networks -- From synchronisation to networks : Assessment of functional connectivity in the brain -- The size of neuronal assemblies, their frequency of synchronization, and their cognitive function -- Synchrony in neural networks underlying seizure generation in human partial epilepsies -- Detection of phase synchronization in multivariate single brain signals by a clustering approach -- Denoising and averaging techniques for electrophysiological data -- Dissection of synchronous population discharges in vitro -- Time-frequency methods and brain rhythm signal processing -- Complex network modeling : A new approach to neurosciences.
  • Cortical areas 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Cortical connectivity 2012, Springer
    The study and modulation of cortical connections is a rapidly growing area in neuroscience. This unique book by prominent researchers in the field covers recent advances in this area. The first section of the book describes studies of cortical connections, modulation of cortical connectivity and changes in cortical connections with activities such as motor learning and grasping in primates. The second section covers the use of non-invasive brain stimulation to study and modulate cortical connectivity in humans. The last section describes changes in brain connectivity in neurological and psychiatric diseases, and potential new treatments that manipulate brain connectivity. This book provides an up-to-date view of the study of cortical connectivity, and covers its role in both fundamental neuroscience and potential clinical applications.
  • Schizophrenia genes: searching for common features, functions, and mechanisms -- Towards a molecular classification of illness: effects of schizophrenia susceptibility loci on clinical symptoms and cognitive function -- Homer: a genetic factor in schizophrenia? -- Neuroregulin-erbB signaling and the pathogenesis of schizophrenia -- Nicotinic cholinergic cortical dysfunction in schizophrenia -- Role for glutamate receptors, transporters, and interacting proteins in cortical dysfunction in schizophrenia -- Cortical circuit dysfunction in the NMDA receptor hypofunction model for the psychosis of schizophrenia -- Alterations in hippocampal function in schizophrenia: its genetic associations and systems implications -- Identifying novel target genes in psychotic disorder network association analyses -- Alterations in cortical GABA neurotransmission in schizophrenia: causes and consequences -- Increased cortical excitability as a critical element in schizophrenia pathophysiology.
  • Cortical function 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Development of the cerebellum -- Structural cerebellar plasticity -- Cell physiological cerebellar plasticity -- Imaging of cerebellar activity -- Oscillations and synchrony in cerebellar cortex and inferior olive -- Cerebellar motor control -- Cerebellar neuro-anatomical organization -- Excitability in cerebellar cortex -- Cerebellar pathology -- Epilogue.
  • Cultural neuroscience 2009, ScienceDirect
  • Cultural neuroscience combines brain imaging techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging and event-related brain potentials with methods of social and cultural psychology to investigate whether and how cultures influence the neural mechanisms of perception, attention, emotion, social cognition, and other human cognitive processes. The findings of cultural neuroscience studies improve our understanding of the relation between human brain function and sociocultural contexts and help to reframe the 'big question' of nature versus nurture.blications and an overview on his outstanding life.
  • Current clinical neurology v. 44-, 2005-13 ; 2013-, Springer
  • ch. 1. Neuroanatomical Methods -- ch. 2. Imaging -- ch. 3. Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience -- ch. 4. Gene Cloning, Expression, and Mutagenesis -- ch. 5. Molecular Neuroscience -- ch. 6. Neurophysiology -- ch. 7. Neurochemistry/Neuropharmacology -- ch. 8. Behavioral Neuroscience -- ch. 9. Preclinical Models of Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders -- ch. 10. Human Neuroscience -- Appendix 1. Molecular Biology Techniques -- Appendix 2. Stock Solutions, Equipment, and Laboratory Guidelines -- Appendix 3. Commonly Used Techniques -- Appendix 4. Animal Techniques -- Appendix 5. Databases -- Suppliers.
  • The Peripheral Nerve and Cutaneous Neural Tumors: Introduction, Definitions, and Classification -- Special Techniques for the Study of Cutaneous Neural Tumors -- Nonneoplastic and Hamartomatous Lesions of the Cutaneous Peripheral Nerve -- Benign Cutaneous Neoplasms with Peripheral Nerve Differentiation -- Malignant Cutaneous Neoplasms with Peripheral Nerve Differentiation -- Cutaneous Proliferations with Putative Neural Differentiation -- Cutaneous Neuroblastic and Ganglion Cell Proliferations -- Cutaneous Glial and Meningothelial Proliferations -- Appendix: Practical Approach to Neural Tumors? Flowcharts and Differential Diagnostic Table.
  • Neurocysticercosis (neural infection by larvae of Taenia solium) occurs when humans become intermediate hosts of the tapeworm Taenia solium after ingesting its eggs, usually directly from a Taenia carrier. Nowadays, the disease is the most common helminthic infection of the nervous system in humans, and a major cause of acquired epilepsy. It has long been endemic in developing countries of Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Southeast Asia. Recently, however, mass migration from endemic to non-endemic areas and growth in overseas travel have resulted in an increase in the prevalence of cysticercosis in countries where it was formerly considered exotic. The introduction of modern neuroimaging and serologic techniques has improved the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis, and the development of potent cysticidal drugs has changed the prognosis of most affected patients. Nevertheless, much remains to be learned about this parasitic disease. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the various aspects of cysticercosis of the nervous system that will be of interest to all who are involved in the care of patients with the disease. Epidemiology, neuropathology, immunopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management are all thoroughly discussed based on current evidence and practice.
  • Cytokines and the brain 2008, ScienceDirect
  • Decision making 2013, ScienceDirect
    This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields.This volume explores interdisciplinary research on decision making taking a neural and behavioural approach *Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research *Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered *All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist.
  • Deep brain stimulation 2012, Springer
    Basic Principles of Deep Brain Stimulation /F. L. H. Gielen and G. C. Molnar --Neural Circuits Affected by Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders /Suzanne N. Haber and Benjamin D. Greenberg --Mechanisms of Action of Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders /J. Luis Lujan and Cameron C. McIntyre --Deep Brain Stimulation in the Ventral Capsule/Ventral Striatum for the Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Role of the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis /Loes Gabriëls and Bart Nuttin --Deep Brain Stimulation in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Targeted at the Nucleus Accumbens /Pelle P. de Koning, Pepijn van den Munckhof, Martijn Figee, Rick Schuurman and Damiaan Denys --What is the Role of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? Elements and Insights from Deep Brain Stimulation Studies /William I. A. Haynes and Luc Mallet --Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in Animals /Christine Winter --Subcallosal Cingulate Cortex Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Refractory Mood Disorders: Evidence and Challenges /Peter Giacobbe, Nir Lipsman and Andres M. Lozano --Deep Brain Stimulation of the Human Reward System as a Putative Treatment for Refractory Major Depression /T. E. Schlaepfer, V. A. Coenen and B. H. Bewernick --Depression in Humans: The Ventral Capsule/Ventral Striatum /Mayur Pandya, Andre Machado and Donald Malone --Deep Brain Stimulation in Animal Models of Depression /Brian W. Scott, José N. Nobrega and Clement Hamani --Deep Brain Stimulation in Tourette Syndrome /L. Ackermans, I. Neuner, J. Kuhn and V. Visser-Vandewalle --Surgical Treatments for Drug Addictions in Humans /Bomin Sun and Wei Liu --Manipulating Addictive Behaviour in Animal Models /Rolinka M. C. Schippers, Tommy Pattij and Taco J. De Vries --Neuropsychiatric Side Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's Disease /Christine Daniels and Jens Volkmann --Psychiatric Aspects of Parkinson's Disease in Animal Models of Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus /S. K. H. Tan, H. Hartung, V. Visser-Vandewalle, T. Sharp and Y. Temel --Scientific Recordings in Deep Brain Stimulation /Michael X. Cohen --Neurotransmitter Release During Deep Brain Stimulation /Osama A. Abulseoud, Emily J. Knight and Kendall H. Lee --The Potential Role of Nonneuronal Cells in the Deep Brain Stimulation Mechanism: What Are Glia? What Are Their Functions? Could They Be Players in Deep Brain Stimulation? /Vinata Vedam-Mai, Michael S. Okun and Elly M. Hol --Animal Studies in Deep Brain Stimulation Research /Matthijs G. P. Feenstra and Damiaan Denys --Neuroimaging Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Disorders /Martijn Figee, Pepijn van den Munckhof, Rick Schuurman and Damiaan Denys --Optogenetic Strategies for the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Circuit-Function Analysis and Clinical Implications /Daniel L. Albaugh and Garret D. Stuber --Next-Generation Electrodes for Steering Brain Stimulation /H. C. F. Martens, M. M. J. Decré and E. Toader --Future Applications: Nanotechniques /Russell J. Andrews, Jessica E. Koehne and Meyya Meyyappan --Ethical Guidance for the Use of Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Trials and Emerging Uses: Review and Reflections /Emily Bell and Eric Racine --History of "Psychiatric" Deep Brain Stimulation: A Critical Appraisal /Marwan I. Hariz.
  • Introduction -- Overview of the nervous system -- The neurologic history -- The general physical examination -- General outline of the neurologic examination -- Gross and microscopic anatomy of the cerebral hemispheres -- Functions of the central cortex and regional cerebral diagnosis -- The mental status examination -- Disorders of speech and language -- Agnosia, apraxia, and related disorders of higher cortical function -- An overview of brainstem and cranial nerve anatomy -- The olfactory nerve -- The optic nerve -- The ocular motor nerves -- The trigeminal nerve -- The facial nerve -- The acoustic (vestibulocochlear) nerve -- The glossopharyngeal and vagus nerves -- The spinal accessory nerve -- The hypoglossal nerve -- Brainstem and multiple cranial nerve syndromes -- Overview of the motor system -- The motor unit level -- The spinal cord level -- The corticospinal (pyramidal) level -- The extrapyramidal level -- Motor strength and power -- Muscle tone -- Muscle volume and contour -- Abnormalities of movement -- Overview of the sensory system -- The exteroceptive sensations -- The proprioceptive sensations -- The interoceptive, or visceral, sensations -- Cerebral sensory functions -- Sensory localization -- Introduction to the reflexes -- The deep tendon or muscle stretch reflexes -- The superficial (cutaneous) reflexes -- Pathologic reflexes -- Postural and righting reflexes -- Associated movements -- Cerebellar function -- Gait and station -- The autonomic nervous system -- Peripheral neuroanatomy and focal neuropathies -- Neck and back pain -- Other musculoskeletal disorders -- The blood supply of the brain -- The ventricular system and the cerebrospinal fluid -- The examination in coma -- Miscellaneous neurologic signs -- Diagnostic reasoning and neurologic differential diagnosis.
  • Clinical investigations in primary care / de Souza, L.C. ... [et al.] -- The concept of mild cognitive impairment : relevance and limits in clinical practice / Michon, A. -- Pathological substrates of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease / Giannakopoulos, P. ... [et al.] -- Functional imaging in mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer's disease : is it pertinent? / Ibáñez, V.; Deiber, M.-P. -- Electrophysiological markers of rapid cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment / Giannakopoulos, P. ... [et al.] -- The future : new methods of imaging exploration in Alzheimer's disease / Nordberg, A. -- Pharmacological interventions in primary care : hopes and illusions / Assal, F.; van der Meulen, M. -- Investigations in primary care / Poggesi, A.; Pantoni, L. -- The concept of vascular cognitive impairment / Erkinjuntti, T.; Gauthier, S. --Defining the neuropathological background of vascular and mixed dementia and comparison with magnetic resonance imaging findings / Gold, G. -- Is it possible to treat vascular dementia? / Zekry, D. -- Dementia with Lewy bodies : clinical diagnosis and therapeutic approach / Gold, G. -- Significance of brain lesions in Parkinson disease dementia and Lewy body dementia / Jellinger, K.A. -- Delineating dementia with Lewy bodies : can magnetic resonance imaging help? / von Gunten, A.; Meuli, R. -- Pharmacotherapy of Parkinson disease dementia and Lewy body dementia / Gauthier, S. -- Clinical features and diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia / Kertesz, A. -- Neuropathological spectrum of frontal lobe dementias / Kövari, E. -- Frontotemporal dementia neuroimaging : a guide for clinicians / Seeley, W.W. -- Frontotemporal dementia : therapeutic interventions / Mendez, M.F.
  • This concise, pragmatic, pocket-sized book addresses neurological contributions to the diagnosis and management of dementia through a longitudinal examination of the work undertaken in a dedicated neurological dementia clinic. It covers the use of cognitive and non-cognitive screening instruments and their diagnostic utility and the use of other diagnostic investigations: neuroimaging, neurophysiology and neuropathology. The diagnostic mix is discussed in terms of both neuropsychological syndromes and neurological diagnoses, as is the use of conventional treatments for dementia and the impact of national directives (e.g. NICE, National Dementia Strategy) on day-to-day clinical practice. Dementia in Clinical Practice: A Neurological Perspective, Second Edition is an illustrated, practical resource for medical professionals involved in the assessment and management of dementia patients. It is of particular benefit to neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, primary care practitioners and those working in the fields of neuropsychology, psychology, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and nursing.
  • Dementias 2008, ScienceDirect
  • Dentate gyrus 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Development of the dopamine systems in zebrafish / Jørn Schweitzer and Wolfgang Driever -- Dopamine systems in the forebrain / John W. Cave and Harriet Baker -- The role of Otx genes in progenitor domains of ventral midbrain / Antonio Simeone ... [et al.] -- Terminal differentiation of mesodiencephalic dopaminergic neurons : the role of Nurr1 and Pitx3 / Marten P. Smidt and J. Peter H. Burbach -- Foxa1 and Foxa2 transcription factors regulate differentiation of midbrain dopaminergic neurons / Siew-Lan Ang -- Transcriptional regulation of their survival : the engrailed homeobox genes / Horst H. Simon and Kambiz N. Alavian -- Neurotrophic support of midbrain dopaminergic neurons / Oliver von Bohlen und Halbach and Klaus Unsicker -- TGF in dopamine neuron development, maintenance, and neuroprotection / Eleni Roussa, Oliver von Bohlen und Halbach, and Kerstin Krieglstein -- Axon guidance in the dopamine system / Asheeta A. Prasad and R. Jeroen Pasterkamp -- Protocols for generating ES-cell-derived dopamine neurons / Sonja Kriks and Lorenz Studer -- Molecular and cellular determinants for generating ES-cell-derived dopamine neurons for cell therapy / -- Jan Pruszak and Ole Isacson.
  • Section I. Neuronal network formation. Neuronal network formation in human cerebral cortex -- Section II. Molecular and cell biological mechanisms of neuronal network development and synapse formation. Regulation of dendritic growth by calcium and neurotrophin signaling. Dynamics and pathology of dendritic spines. Introduction to the sixteenth C.U. Ariens Kappers lecture. Mechanisms of retinotopic map developments: Ephs, ephrins, and spontaneous correlated retinal activity. Biologically plausible models of neurite outgrowth. Competition in neurite outgrowth and the development of nerve connections -- Section III. Synapse rearrangement. Molecular substrates of plasticity in the developing visual cortex. Excitatory-inhibitory balance and critical period plasticity in the developing visual cortex. Structural plasticity in the developing visual system. Mechanisms controlling the formation of retinal mosaics. Laminar circuit formation in the vertebrate retina -- Section IV. Structure and dynamics in neurons and neuronal networks. Dynamics and plasticity in developing neuronal networks in vitro. Learning in ex-vivo developing networks of cortical neurons. Role of synaptic inhibition in spatiotemporal patterning of cortical activity. Synaptic mechanisms that shape visual signaling at the inner retina. The involvement of glutamate-gated channels in negative feedback from horizontal cells to cones. Compensatory physiological responses to chronic blockade of amino acid receptors during early development in spontaneously active organotypic cerebral cortex explants cultured in vitro -- Section V. Dynamics in neural circuits in cognition. A visual salience map in the primate frontal eye field. Chronic multiunit recordings in behaving animals: advantages and limitations -- Section VI. Deficient circuitry and cognitive/behavioral pathology. Physiological studies of information processing in the normal and Parkinsonian basal ganglia: pallidal activity in Go/No-Go task and following MPTP treatment. Rho proteins, mental retardation and the neurobiological basis of intelligence. Neurodevelopment, neuroplasticity, and new genes for schizophrenia. The impact of seizures on developing hippocampal networks. Alzheimer's disease as a disorder of dynamic brain self-organization.
  • Diabetes and the brain 2009, Springer
  • Historical aspects of diabetic neuropathies -- The epidemiology of diabetic neuropathy -- Genomics of diabetic neuropathy -- Transgenic and gene knockout analysis -- Hyperglycemia-initiated mechanisms in diabetic neuorpathy -- Effectors-sonic hedgehog and p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase -- Neuronal and Schwann cell death in diabetic neuropathy -- Metabolic-functional-structural correlations in somatic neuropathies in the spontaneously type 1 and type 2 diabetic BB-rats -- Experimental diabetic autonomic neuropathy -- Spinal cord: structure and function in diabetes -- Diabetic encephalopathy -- Microangiopathy, diabetes -- Pathogenesis of human diabetic neuropathy -- Clinical features of diabetic polyneuropathy -- Micro- and macrovascular disease in diabetic neuropathy -- Clinical diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy -- Punch skin biopsy in diabetic neuropathy -- Aldose reductase inhibitors for the treatment of diabetic neuropathy -- Other therapeutic agents for the treatment of diabetic neuropathy -- Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain -- Treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy -- Focal and multifocal diabetic neuropathy -- Hypoglycemia and the autonomic nervous system -- Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy -- Postural hypotension and anhidrosis -- Gastrointestinal syndromes due to diabetes mellitus -- Genitourinary complications -- Management of diabetic foot complications.
  • Consensus, disagreement, and diagnostic labels -- Cerebrovascular diseases -- Dementias and behavioral disorders -- Demyelinating disorders -- Disorders of consciousness and brain death -- Epilepsy -- Genetic syndromes -- Headache -- Immune-based disorders -- Infectious diseases -- Movement disorders -- Neuromuscular disorders -- Pain, fatigue, and trauma -- Sleep disorders.
  • Smear technique -- Smear patterns -- Reactive lesions -- Infectious diseases -- Infiltrative gliomas -- Other glial tumors -- Neural and primitive tumors -- Hematological tumors -- Extra-axial tumors -- Regional tumors -- Metastatic tumors -- Miscellanea.
  • This practical, pocket-sized, quick reference book is for those who need to manage movement disorder patients without the immediate help of a movement disorder neurologist. Only the most pertinent information is covered. This book is divided into five chapters covering the common phenomenology of movement disorders and includes tremor, dystonia, chorea, myoclonus, and tics. The etiology, pathophysiology, symptoms and treatments of these conditions are briefly reviewed, with the emphasis on the most common practical challenges encountered with these patients. Differential Diagnosis of Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice is aimed at postgraduates training in neurology, emergency care physicians, internists and primary care providers. Medical students will also find this book particularly helpful during their neurology rotations.
  • Diffusion MRI. 1st ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
    Introduction to diffusion MRI -- Introduction to diffusion MR -- Pulse sequences for diffusion-weighted MRI -- Gaussian modeling of the diffusion signal -- Multiple fibers : beyond the diffusion tensor -- Diffusion MRI for quantitative measurement -- White matter structure : a microscopist's view -- Biological basis of diffusion anisotropy -- Inferring microstructural information of white matter from diffusion MRI -- Cross-subject comparison of local diffusion MRI parameters -- Diffusion MRI in neurological disorders -- DTI in development and aging -- Individual differences in white matter microstructure in the healthy brain -- Diffusion tensor imaging and its application to schizophrenia and related disorders -- Diffusion MRI for in vivo neuroanatomy -- Classic and contemporary neural tract tracing techniques -- Human connectome: linking structure and function in the human brain -- MR diffusion tractography -- Validation of tractography -- Connectivity fingerprinting of gray matter -- Connectional anatomy of language: recent contributions from diffusion tensor tractography -- Tractography for surgical targeting -- Comparing brain connections in differenct species using diffusion weighted imaging -- Imaging structure and function.
  • Disorders of consciousness 2008, ScienceDirect
  • Dopamine 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Progress in Brain Research is a well-established international series examining major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume, concentrates on state-of-the-art of dopamine research: from basic science to clinical applications. It covers topics including thalamostriatal synapses as a substrate for dopamine action; the multilingual nature of dopamine neurons; ethanol-mechanisms along the mesolimbic dopamine system, and much more. Progress in Brain Research is the most acclaimed and accomplished series in neuroscience, firmly established as an extensive documentation of the advances in contemporary brain research. The volumes, some of which are derived from important international symposia, contain authoritative reviews and original articles by invited specialists. The rigorous editing of the volumes assures that they will appeal to all laboratory and clinical brain research workers in the various disciplines: neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, neuroendocrinology, neuropathology, basic neurology, biological psychiatry, and the behavioral sciences.The most acclaimed and accomplished series in neuroscienceThis volume looks at dopamine researchin the light of the newest scholarly discoveries and insights.
  • Therapeutic approaches in the improvement of cognitive performance in Down syndrome: past, present, and future / R. de la Torre and M. Dierssen -- Genomic determinants in the phenotypic variability of Down syndrome / A. Letourneau and S.E. Antonarakis -- Intellectual disabilities, neuronal posttranscriptional RNA metabolism, and RNA-binding proteins: three actors for a complex scenario / B. Bardoni ... [et al.] -- Aberrant epigenetic landscape in intellectual disability / J.V. Sanchez-Mut, D. Huertas and M. Esteller -- Pathways to cognitive deficits in Down syndrome / X. Sturgeon ... [et al.] -- Neurological phenotypes for Down syndrome across the life span / I.T. Lott -- Human and mouse model cognitive phenotypes in Down syndrome: implications for assessment / J.O. Edgin ... [et al.] -- Perturbation of dendritic protrusions in intellectual disability / J. Levenga and R. Willemsen -- The in vivo Down syndrome genomic library in mouse / Y. Herault ... [et al.] -- Discoveries in Down syndrome: moving basic science to clinical care -- A.M. Kleschevnikov ... [et al.] -- A Sonic hedgehog (Shh) response deficit in trisomic cells may be a common denominator for multiple features of Down syndrome / D.G. Currier, R.C. Polk and R.H. Reeves -- Gene therapy for Down syndrome / C. Fillat and X. Altafaj.
  • Elements of the nervous system -- Somatosensory system -- Motor system -- Brainstem -- Cerebellum -- Diencephalon and autonomic nervous system -- Limbic system -- Basal ganglia -- Cerebrum -- Coverings of the brain and spinal cord: cerebrospinal fluid and ventricular system -- Blood supply and vascular disorders of the central nervous system.
  • Elements of the nervous system -- Somatosensory system -- Motor system -- Brainstem -- Cerebellum -- Diencephalon and autonomic nervous system -- Limbic system -- Basal ganglia -- Cerebrum -- 1Coverings of the brain and spinal cord; cerebrospinal fluid and ventricular system -- Blood supply and vascular disorders of the central nervous system.
  • Dynamic brain imaging 2009, Springer Protocols
    Dynamic imaging of brain function / Fahmeed Hyder -- Fractal characterization of complexity in dynamic signals : application to cerebral hemodynamics / Peter Herman, Laszlo Kocsis, and Andras Eke -- Wide-field and two-photon imaging of brain activity with voltage- and calcium-sensitive dyes / Ryota Homma ... [et al.] -- Two-photon imaging of capillary blood flow in olfactory bulb glomeruli / Pascale Tiret ... [et al.] -- Astrocytic calcium signaling : mechanism and implications for functional brain imaging / Xiaohai Wang, Takahiro Takano, and Maiken Nedergaard -- Using the light scattering component of optical intrinsic signals to visualize in vivo functional structures of neural tissues / Uma Maheswari Rajagopalan, Kazushige Tsunoda, and Manabu Tanifuji -- Methods for studying functional interactions among neuronal populations / Nandakumar S. Narayanan and Mark Laubach -- Magnetoencephalography (MEG) / Andreas A. Ioannides -- Functiional neuroimaging of spike-wave seizures / Joshua E. Motelow and Hal Blumenfeld -- Tactile and non-tactile sensory paradigms for fMRI and neurophysiologic studies in rodents / Basavaraju G. Sanganahalli ... [et al.] -- Using fMRI for elucidating dynamic interactions / Yul-Wan Sung and Seiji Ogawa -- Resting-state functional connectivity in animal models : modulations by exsanguination / Bharat B. Biswal and Sridhar S. Kannurpatti -- Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging of cerebral blood flow using arterial spin labeling / Afonso C. Silva and Fernando F. Paiva -- Dynamic MRI of small electrical activity / Allen W. Song, Trong-Kha Truong, Marty Woldorff -- Advanced in vivo heteronuclear MRS approaches for studying brain bioenergetics driven by mitochondria / Xiao-Hong Zhu ... [et al.]
  • Dynamic Structure of NREM Sleep is a concise guide to Cyclic Alternating Pattern (CAP) phenomenology and slow wave homeostasis. It presents an original approach to a specialized aspect of sleep neuroscience in a concise and easy-to-read format. The authors are specialists in the field of sleep neuroscience and lend a new perspective to the benefits of slow wave activity during sleep. The main feature of this discussion is that slow wave activity increases as a function of previous wakefulness and it gradually decreases in the course of sleep. Alongside developing this idea, this book covers the entire range of sleep issues from basic structure to function in comprehensive detail. Dynamic Structure of NREM Sleep is valuable reading for neurologists, sleep neuroscientists and those with an interest in the field.
  • Dynamic synapse 2006, CRCnetBASE
    Methods for uncovering the mechanisms of AMPA receptor trafficking / Sophie Restituito and Edward B. Ziff -- Long-term plasticity at inhibitory synapses: a phenomenon that has been overlooked / Jean-Luc Gaiarsa and Yehezkel Ben-Ari -- New tricks for an old dog: proteomics of the PSD / Bryen A. Jordan ... [et al.] -- Phosphorylation site-specific antibodies as research tools in studies of native GABA[subscript A] receptors / Jasmina Jovanovic -- Protein palmitoylation by DHHC protein family / Yuko Fukata, David S. Bredt, Masaki Fukata --RNAi and applications in neurobiology / Tija C. Jacob -- Transfecting and transducing neurons with synthetic nucleic acids and biologically active macromolecules / Josef T. Kittler, Jonathan G. Hanley, John T.R. Isaac -- Acute in vivo expression of recombinant proteins in rat brain using Sindbis virus / Hélène Marie & Robert C. Malenka -- Lentivirus-based genetic manipulations in neurons in vivo / Pavel Osten, Tanjew Dittgen, and Pawel Licznerski -- AMPA receptor phosphorylation in synaptic plasticity : insights from knockin mice / Hey-Kyoung Lee -- Genomic and post-genomic tools for studying synapse biology / Josef T. Kittler and Peter L. Oliver.Studying the localization, surface stability and endocytosis of neurotransmitter receptors by antibody labelling and biotinylation approaches / I. Lorena Arancibia-Cárcamo ... [et al.] -- Visualisation of AMPAR trafficking and surface expression / Pavel V. Perestenko and Jeremy M. Henley -- Neurotransmitter dynamics / Sabine Lévi and Antoine Triller -- Receptor dynamics at the cell surface studied using functional tagging / Philip Thomas and Trevor G. Smart --
  • Dynamic-clamp 2009, Springer
  • More than 40 articles provide an extensive coverage of advances over the last three years of research on subarachnoid hemorrhage-induced brain injuries and cerebral vasospasm. Early brain injury, the new frontier of subarachnoid hemorrhage research, which may be a key contributor to the high mortality and morbidity, promotes collaborative efforts from neurosurgery, neurology, neuro-ICU into other interrelated fields and basic neurosciences. For the first time, subarachnoid hemorrhage research is almost equally divided by early brain injury and cerebral vasospasm, mechanistic investigations and therapeutic approaches, demonstrating a translational feature of the future direction.
  • EEG-fMRI 2010, Springer
  • Understanding migraine and pregnancy -- Safety rating systems for drugs used in pregnancy and lactation -- Non-pharmacological headache treatments -- Acute treatment options for the pregnant headache patient -- Acute treatment options for the lactating headache patient -- Preventive treatment options for the pregnant headache patient -- Preventive treatment options for the lactating headache patient -- Urgent care/emergency treatment of the acute, severe headache in pregnant and lactating patients -- Work-up for headache during pregnancy and lactation -- Patient headache resources.
  • Drug use and abuse continues to thrive in contemporary society worldwide and the instance and damage caused by addiction increases along with availability. The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Human Nervous System presents objective, state-of-the-art information on the impact of drug abuse on the human nervous system, with each chapter offering a specific focus on nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA, sedative-hypnotics, and designer drugs. Other chapters provide a context for drug use, with overviews of use and consequences, epidemiology and risk factors, genetic.
  • An introduction to electrochemical methods in neuroscience / Laura M. Borland and Adrian C. Michael -- Rapid dopamine release in freely moving rats / Donita L. Robinson and R. Mark Wightman -- Presynaptic regulation of extracellular dopamine as studied by continuous amperometry in anesthetized animals / Marianne Benoit-Marand, Marie-Francoise Suaud-Chagny, and François Gonon -- Fast scan cyclic voltammetry of dopamine and serotonin in mouse brain slices / Carrie E. John and Sara R. Jones -- High-speed chronoamperometry to study kinetics and mechanisms for serotonin clearance in vivo / Lynette C. Daws and Glenn M. Toney -- Using high-speed chronoamperometry coupled with local dopamine application to assess dopamine transporter function / Joshua M. Gulley, Gaynor A. Larson, and Nancy R. Zahniser --Determining serotonin and dopamine uptake rates in synaptosomes using high-speed chronoamperometry / Xiomara A. Perez, Amanda J. Bressler, and Anne Milasincic Andrews -- Using fast-scan cyclic voltammetry to investigate somatodendritic dopamine release / Sarah Threlfell and Stephanie J. Cragg -- From interferant anion to neuromodulator : ascorbate oxidizes its way to respectability / George V. Rebec -- Biophysical properties of brain extracellular space explored with ion-selective microelectrodes, integrative optical imaging and related techniques / Sabina Hrabetová and Charles Nicholson -- Hydrogen peroxide as a diffusible messenger : evidence from voltammetric studies of dopamine release in brain slices / Margaret E. Rice, Marat V. Avshalumov, and Jyoti C. Patel --In vivo voltammetry with telemetry / Paul A. Garris ... [et al.] -- Oxidative stress at the single cell level / Christian Amatore and Stephane Arbault -- Electrochemistry at the cell membrane/solution interface / Nathan Wittenberg ... [et al.] -- The patch amperometry technique : design of a method to study exocytosis of single vesicles / Gregor Dernick, Guillermo Alvarez de Toledo, and Manfred Lindau -- Amperometric detection of dopamine exocytosis from synaptic terminals / Roland G.W. Staal, Stephen Rayport, and David Sulzer -- Scanning electrochemical microscopy as a tool in neuroscience / Albert Schulte and Wolfgang Schuhmann --Principles, development and applications of self-referencing electrochemical microelectrodes to the determination of fluxes at cell membranes / Peter J.S. Smith, Richard H. Sanger, and Mark A. Messerli -- Second-by-second measures of L-glutamate and other neurotransmitters using enzyme-based microelectrode arrays / Kevin N. Hascup ... [et al.] -- Telemetry for biosensor systems / David A. Johnson and George S. Wilson -- The principles, development and application of microelectrodes for the in vivo determination of nitric oxide / Michael J. Serpe and Xueji Zhang -- In vivo fast-scan cyclic voltammetry of dopamine near microdialysis probes / Hua Yang and Adrian C. Michael.
  • Approach to Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography -- Anatomy and Neurophysiology -- Basic Nerve Conduction Studies -- Late Responses -- Blink Reflex -- Repetitive Nerve Stimulation -- Anomalous Innervations -- Artifacts and Technical Factors -- Basic Statistics for Electrodiagnostic Studies -- Routine Upper Extremity, Facial, and Phrenic Nerve Conduction Techniques -- Routine Lower Extremity Nerve Conduction Techniques -- Basic Overview of Electromyography -- Anatomy for Needle Electromyography -- Basic Electromyography: Analysis of Spontaneous Activity -- Basic Electromyography: Analysis of Motor Unit Action Potentials -- Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations: Overview and Common Patterns -- Median Neuropathy at the Wrist -- Proximal Median Neuropathy -- Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow -- Radial Neuropathy -- Peroneal Neuropathy -- Femoral Neuropathy -- Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome -- Facial and Trigeminal Neuropathy -- Polyneuropathy -- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and its Variants -- Atypical Motor Neuron Disorders -- Radiculopathy -- Brachial Plexopathy -- Proximal Neuropathies of the Shoulder and Arm -- Lumbosacral Plexopathy -- Sciatic Neuropathy -- Neuromuscular Junction Disorders -- Myopathy -- Myotonic Muscle Disorders and Periodic Paralysis Syndromes -- Approach to Electrodiagnostic Studies in the Intensive Care Unit -- Approach to Pediatric Electromyography -- Basics of Electricity and Electronics for Electrodiagnostic Studies -- Electrical Safety and Iatrogenic Complications of Electrodiagnostic Studies.
  • Field Potential Generation and Current Source Density Analysis / L. Stan Leung -- Current Source Density Analysis of Ongoing Neural Activity: Theory and Application / Yonghong Chen, Mukesh Dhamala, Anil Bollimunta, Charles E. Schroeder, Mingzhou Ding -- The Juxtacellular Recording-Labeling Technique / Didier Pinault -- Neural Recording Using Digital Telemetry / André A. Fenton, Kathryn J. Jeffery, James G. Donnett -- Large-Scale Neural Ensembles in Mice: Methods for Recording and Data Analysis / Hui Kuang, Joe Z. Tsien -- Behavioral Correlates of Neuronal Activity Recorded as Single-Units: Promises and Pitfalls as Illustrated by the Rodent Head Direction Cell Signal / Robert W. Stackman -- Event-Related Potentials of the Cerebral Cortex / Steven L. Bressler -- Multisite Spike-Field Coherence, Theta Rhythmicity, and Information Flow Within Papez's Circuit / Zimbul Albo, Gonzalo Viana Prisco, Robert P. Vertes -- Cognitively Relevant Recoding in Hippocampus: Beneficial Feedback of Ensemble Codes in a Closed Loop Paradigm / Robert E. Hampson, John D. Simeral, Theodore W. Berger, Dong Song, Rosa H. Chan, Vasilis Z. Marmarelis, Sam A. Deadwyler -- An Intact Septo-Hippocampal Preparation for Investigating the Mechanisms of Hippocampal Oscillation / Romain Goutagny, Jesse Jackson, Sylvain Williams -- Targeted Modulation of Neural Circuits: A New Treatment Strategy for Neuropsychiatric Disease / Helen S. Mayberg, Paul E. Holtzheimer.
  • ch. 1. Introductory orientation -- ch. 2. The Conformation of informational macromolecules -- ch. 3. Information processing in cells -- ch. 4. Molecular evolution -- ch. 5. Manipulating biomolecules -- ch. 6. Genomics -- ch. 7. Biomembranes -- ch. 8. G-protein-coupled receptors -- ch. 9. Pumps -- ch. 10. Ligand-gated ion channels -- ch. 11. Voltage-gated channels -- ch. 12. Resting potentials and cable conduction -- ch. 13. Sensory transduction -- ch. 14. The Action potential -- ch. 15. The Neuron as a secretory cell -- ch. 16. Neurotransmitters and neuromodulators -- ch. 17. The Postsynaptic cell -- ch. 18. Developmental genetics of the brain -- ch. 19. Epigenetics of the brain -- ch. 20. Memory -- ch. 21. Some pathologies.
  • Emergency neurology 2012, Springer
    1.Headache in the Emergency Department /Carrie E. Robertson, David F. Black and Jerry W. Swanson --2.Low Back Pain Emergencies /Luis A. Serrano, Tim Maus and J.D. Bartleson --3.Dizziness and Vertigo Presentations in the Emergency Department /Kevin A. Kerber and Robert W. Baloh --4.Syncope /Mark D. Carlson --5.Acute Visual Loss /Cédric Lamirel, Nancy J. Newman and Valérie Biousse --6.Diplopia, Third Nerve Palsies, and Sixth Nerve Palsies /Janet C. Rucker --7.Facial Nerve Palsy /James M. Gilchrist --8.Acute Stroke Evaluation and Management /Ty Tiesong Shang, Dileep R. Yavagal, Jose G. Romano and Ralph L. Sacco --9.Intracerebral Hemorrhage /Pratik Vishnu Patel, Lucas Elijovich and J. Claude Hemphill --10.Seizures and Status Epilepticus /Sandipan Pati and Joseph I. Sirven --11.Central Nervous System Infections /Karen L. Roos --12.Weakness (Guillain-Barré Syndrome) /Mengjing Huan and A. Gordon Smith --13.Spinal Cord Compression and Myelopathies /William F. Schmalstieg and Brian G. Weinshenker --14.Movement Disorder Emergencies /Robert L. Rodnitzky --15.Encephalopathy /Steven L. Lewis --16.Acute Respiratory Failure in Neuromuscular Disorders /Cynthia L. Bodkin and Robert M. Pascuzzi --17.Coma and Brain Death /Robert E. Hoesch and Romergryko G. Geocadin --18.Neurotoxicology Emergencies /Laura M. Tormoehlen --19.Substance Abuse, Somatization, and Personality Disorders /Ronald Kanner.
  • Emergency neuroradiology 2006, Springer
  • Neuro-oncology is one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving areas of oncology. In recent years there has been a remarkable increase in activity in the field, from basic science through to the clinic. This is reflected by advances in the understanding of the biology of CNS malignancies which have informed the development of novel and successful therapies. In this environment it is essential to facilitate communication and understanding of new ideas and concepts. Emerging Concepts in Neuro-Oncology is written with this in mind: to encourage collaboration across traditional boundaries and promote translational research for patient benefit. The book moves from concepts in the scientific basis of neuro-oncology in part one, through models of brain cancer in part two, to emerging concepts in clinical practice in part three, with a focus on translational research. This book will be an essential read for neuroscience researchers, cancer researchers, neurosurgeons and clinical oncologists as well as anyone with an interest in this exciting, dynamic field.
  • Subject Classification: -- Addiction -- Animal Models of Behavior -- Behavioral Genetics -- Brain Aging -- Brain Structure and Function -- Cognitive Neuroscience -- Disease and Dysfunction -- Developmental Biology -- Emotion and Emotional Behavior -- Ethology and Neuroethology -- Evolution and Comparative Biology -- History -- Language and Communication -- Learning and Memory -- Molecular Neurobiology -- Motivation and Reward -- Motor Systems and Motor Control -- Neuroplasticity -- Psychoneuroendocrinology -- Reproductive , Parental and Sexual behavior -- Sensation and Perception -- Sleeping, Waking and Arousal -- Social Behavior/Cognition -- Stress.
  • v. 1. A-C -- v. 2. D-K -- v. 3. L-P -- v. 4. Q-Z.
  • Encyclopedia of neuroscience 2009, ScienceDirect
    "Explores all areas of the discipline in its focused entries on a wide variety of topics in neurology, psychiatry and other related areas of neuroscience"--About page.
  • People with advancing neurological disease face increasing physical symptoms, along with psychosocial and spiritual issues affecting both themselves and their families and carers. There is increasing awareness that the end of life in neurological disease can be anticipated and recognised, taking into account certain key features of disease progression, and the associated issues can be addressed. The individual can prepare for future changes in their health, and be in a stronger position to influence or direct the care they receive. End of Life Care in Neurological Disease encourages health and social care professionals to become closely involved in the care of these people and their families, to maintain and maximise quality of life and plan ahead. This book addresses the principles and practice of end of life care for neurological disease, is written with a clinical, multidisciplinary focus, and is enriched with detailed case studies. This book is an accessible text for the multidisciplinary team in specialist palliative care, and will also be of interest to healthcare professionals in neurological services, including neurologists and neurology specialist nurses, rehabilitation services, general practitioners and community nurses. As care professionals, we are in a powerful position to help those who are living with advanced neurological disease and improve their quality of life and death.
  • Endocannabinoids and monoamines: modulating the modulators -- Endocannabinoid-mediated synaptic plasticity -- Current cannabinoid receptor nomenclature and pharmacological principles -- Cue-elicited craving for cannabis activates the reward neurocircuitry associated with the neuropathology of addiction -- Cannabinoid modulation of dopaminergic circuits in neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders -- Pathophysiology of mood disorders and mechanisms of action of antidepressants and mood stabilizers -- Anatomical, biochemical and behavioral evidence for cannabinoid modulation of noradrenergic circuits: role of norepinephrine in cannabinoid-induced aversion -- Gender Disparity of Depression: The Role of Endocannabinoids and Noradrenergic Function -- Endocannabinoids, Monoamines and Stress -- Chronic effects of cannabinoid drugs on monoaminergic systems and the role of endocannabinoids and cannabinoid receptors in human brain disorders -- Endocannabinoid Signaling and the Regulation of the Serotonin System -- Modulation of serotonin firing activity through CB1 agonists and FAAH inhibitors -- Involvement of serotonergic system in cannabinoid analgesia -- Cannabinoids, monoamines, COMT and schizophrenia: pathobiological mechanisms in psychosis.
  • EndoCANNABINOIDS 2013, Springer
    Part 1.Overview of Non-Cannabinoid Receptors --Overview of Nonclassical Cannabinoid Receptors /Grzegorz Godlewski and George Kunos --Overview of Non-CB1/CB2 Cannabinoid Receptors: Chemistry and Modeling /Evangelia Kotsikorou and Patricia Reggio --Part 2.G-Protein Coupled Receptors --GPR55 in the CNS /Hui-Chen Lu, Jane E. Lauckner, John W. Huffman and Ken Mackie --The Role of GPR55 in Bone Biology /Lauren S. Whyte and Ruth A. Ross --The Role of GPR55 in Cancer /Clara Andradas, María M. Caffarel, Eduardo Pérez-Gómez, Manuel Guzmán and Cristina Sánchez --GPR18 and NAGly Signaling: New Members of the Endocannabinoid Family or Distant Cousins? /Douglas McHugh and Heather B. Bradshaw --Cannabinoid Signaling Through Non-CB1R/Non-CB2R Targets in Microglia /Neta Rimmerman, Ewa Kozela, Rivka Levy, Zvi Vogel and Ana Juknat --Part 3.Ion Channels --Temperature-Sensitive Transient Receptor Potential Channels as Ionotropic Cannabinoid Receptors /Vincenzo Di Marzo and Luciano De Petrocellis --Nonpsychoactive Cannabinoid Action on 5-HT3 and Glycine Receptors /Li Zhang and Wei Xiong --Part 4.Transcription Factors --Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors and Inflammation /James Burston and David Kendall --Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Nuclear Receptors and Drug Addiction /Paola Mascia, Gianluigi Tanda, Sevil Yasar, Stephen J. Heishman and Steven R. Goldberg --Part 5.Conclusions/Therapeutic Potential --Conclusions: Therapeutic Potential of Novel Cannabinoid Receptors /Mary E. Abood, Roger G. Sorensen and Nephi Stella.
  • Memory Enhancement Strategies: What Works Best for Obtaining Memory Goals? -- Mental and Physical Exercise as a Means to Reverse Cognitive Aging and Enhance Well-Being -- Consumer-Based Brain Fitness Programs -- Synapse: A Clinical Trial Examining the Impact of Actively Engaging the Aging Mind -- Meditation, Mindfulness, Cognition, and Emotion: Implications for Community-Based Older Adult Programs -- Keys to a Sharp Mind: Providing Choice and Quality Programming in a Retirement Community -- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Montana: A Model of Successful University and Community Partnerships -- Closing the Generation Gap: Using Discussion Groups to Benefit Older Adults and College Students -- A Practical Guide to Senior Odyssey -- Spelling Clubs and Competitions for Older Adults: Language Boosting Within a Social Context -- Oral Life Review in Older Adults: Principles for the Social Service Professional -- Creative Writing Groups: A Promising Avenue for Enhancing Working Memory and Emotional Well-Being -- Peer-Led Memory Training Programs to Support Brain Fitness -- Cognitive Wellness for Diverse Populations -- The Role of Physical Activity in Cognitive Fitness: A General Guide for Community Programs -- Nutrition and Nutritional Supplements to Promote Brain Health -- Enhancing Healthy Cognitive Aging Through Theater Arts -- Coming Alive: Kairos Dance Theatre's Dancing Heart[TM] - Vital Elders Moving in Community -- Art, Museums, and Culture -- The Songwriting Works[TM] Model: Enhancing Brain Health and Fitness Through Collaborative Musical Composition and Performance -- Supporting Cognition and Well-Being in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Intervention -- Early Memory Loss Clubs: A Novel Approach for Stimulating and Sustaining Cognitive Function -- Implementing the "I'm Still Here"[TM] Approach: Montessori-Based Methods for Engaging Persons with Dementia -- Kirtan Kriya Meditation: A Promising Technique for Enhancing Cognition in Memory-Impaired Older Adults -- Brain Brightening: Neurotherapy for Enhancing Cognition in the Elderly -- Neurons in Neighborhoods: How Purposeful Participation in a Community-based Intergenerational Program Enhanced Quality of Life for Persons Living with Dementia -- Experience Corps®: A Civic Engagement-Based Public Health Intervention in the Public Schools.
  • pt. 2 ScienceDirect
    Pt. I / (xii, 312 p.) -- Pt. II / (x, 278 p.).
  • The capacity of the epigenome to interpret both internal and external stimuli and alter expression programs is a critical component in normal development, aging, and disease pathogenesis. In the past decade, we have witnessed an explosion of unprecedented research on and support for epigenetics, epigenomics, and their interface with human health and disease. In this volume, Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease - Epigenetics and Complex Diseases, a number of leading investigators in the field of epigenetics discuss patterns of epigenomic modifications in normal cells, and how environmentally-induced changes in them are associated with disease pathogenesis. The authors comprehensively review the epigenetic adaptations that occur in human embryonic stem cells, as well as in differentiating cells and organs such as the brain when exposed to environmental factors, and discuss the legal and ethical implications of such alterations. The overall purpose of this volume and its companion, Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease - Epigenetics and Disease Origins, is to give readers an overview of how environmental exposures during early development can influence disease formation by disrupting epigenetic programming.
  • Behavioral Epigenetics is the study of how environmental factors affect alterations in behavior, addressing the fundamental mechanisms that shape development and individual vulnerability/resilience to adverse behavioral outcome. With an understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in epigenetic modulation, researchers believe it will be possible to develop targeted therapies for those individuals in whom it malfunctions. This volume will address current understanding of the roles of epigenetic processes at the molecular/cellular level, their impact on neural development and behavior.
  • "What lies at the heart of neuronal plasticity? Accumulating evidence points to epigenetics. This word originally indicated potentially heritable modifications in gene expression that do not involve changes in DNA sequence. Today this definition is much less strict, and epigenetic control is thought to include DNA methylation, histone modifications, histone variants, microRNA metabolic pathways and non-histone proteins modifications. Thus, while neuronal plasticity is rightly thought to be intimately associated to genomic control, it is critical to appreciate that there is much more to the genome than DNA sequence. Recent years have seen spectacular advances in the field of epigenetics. These have attracted the interest of researchers in many fields and evidence connecting epigenetic regulation to brain functions has been accumulating. Neurons daily convert a variety of external stimuli into rapid or long-lasting changes in gene expression. A variety of studies have centered on the molecular mechanisms implicated in epigenetic control and how these may operate in concert. It will be critical to unravel how specificity is achieved. Importantly, specific modifications seem to mediate both developmental processes and adult brain functions, such as synaptic plasticity and memory. Many aspects of the research in neurosciences and endocrinology during the upcoming decade will be dominated by the deciphering of epigenetic control. This book constitutes a compendium of the most updated views in the field"--Publisher.
  • Epilepsy 2014, Wiley
  • Epilepsy 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Section I. Scientific Foundations -- Chapter 1. Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Seizures and Epilepsy / Carl E. Stafstrom -- Chapter 2. Blood-Brain Barrier, Blood Flow, Neoplasms and Epilepsy / Luca Cucullo, Nicola Marchi, Vincent Fazio, Minh-Tri Nguyen, Damir Janigro -- Chapter 3. Metabolic Regulation of Seizures and Epileptogenesis / Manisha Patel -- Chapter 4. Brain Inflammation and Epilepsy / Teresa Ravizza, Silvia Balosso, Eleonora Aronica, Annamaria Vezzani -- Chapter 5. Drug Resistance in Epilepsy and Status Epilepticus / Jaideep Kapur, Edward H. Bertram -- Chapter 6. Epilepsy with Complex Genetics / Asuri N. Prasad, Chitra Prasad -- Chapter 7. Pathophysiology of Developmental Epilepsies / Judith L. Z. Weisenberg, Michael Wong -- Section II. Antiepileptic Drugs -- Chapter 8. Mechanisms of Antiepileptic Drug Action / Timothy A. Simeone -- Chapter 9. Epilepsy and Disease Modification: Animal Models for Novel Drug Discovery / H. Steve White -- Chapter 10. Pharmacogenetics of AED Development / Russell J. Buono, Thomas N. Ferraro, Dennis J. Dlugos, Karen S. Wilcox -- Chapter 11. Neuroprotective Strategies Using Antiepileptic Drugs / Patrick G. Sullivan, Ryan D. Readnower -- Chapter 12. Posttraumatic Seizures and Epileptogenesis / Christopher C. Giza -- Chapter 13. Possible Roles of Nonsynaptic Mechanisms in Synchronization of Epileptic Seizures / F. Edward Dudek, Li-Rong Shao, John E. Rash -- Chapter 14. A Mechanistic Approach to Antiepileptic Drug Interactions / Gail D. Anderson -- Section III. Epilepsy Surgery -- Chapter 15. Advances in Structural and Functional Neuroimaging / Hyunmi Kim, A. LeBron Paige, Robert C. Knowlton -- Chapter 16. Magnetoencephalography in Clinical Epilepsy / Jerry J. Shih, Michael P. Weisend -- Chapter 17. What Have We Learned from Resective Surgery in Pediatric Patients with Cortical Dysplasia? / Carlos Cepeda, Gary W. Mathern -- Chapter 18. Nonsurgical Ablation for Epilepsy / Erich O. Richter, Marina V. Abramova, William A. Friedman, Steven N. Roper -- Chapter 19. Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy / Francisco Velasco, Ana Luisa Velasco, Luisa Rocha, Marcos Velasco, Jose D. Carrillo-Ruiz, Manoela Cuellar, Guillermo Castro, Fiacro Jimenez, David Trejo -- Chapter 20. Optical Imaging Techniques in Pediatric Neocortical Epilepsy / Daryl W. Hochman, Michael M. Haglund -- Chapter 21. High-Frequency Oscillations in Epileptic Brain / S. Matt Stead, Mark Bower, Greg Worrell -- Section IV. Alternative Therapies -- Chapter 22. Special Treatments in Epilepsy / Kevin Chapman, James W. Wheless -- Chapter 23. Herbs and Botanicals Steven C. Schachter -- Chapter 24. The Ketogenic Diet / Kristopher J. Bough, Carl E. Stafstrom -- Chapter 25. Vagus Nerve Stimulation / Matthew M. Troester, Dean K. Naritoku -- Chapter 26. Antiinflammatory Treatments for Seizure Syndromes and Epilepsy / Stéphane Auvin, Raman Sankar -- Section V. Other Modulators of the Epileptic State -- Chapter 27. Impact of Neuroendocrine Factors on Seizure Genesis and Treatment / Pavel Klein, Jaromir Janousek -- Chapter 28. Neurosteroid Replacement Therapy for Catamenial Epilepsy / Doodipala S. Reddy, Michael A. Rogawski -- Chapter 29. Chronobiology and Sleep / Mark Quigg -- Chapter 30. Pediatric Epilepsy / Rochelle Caplan -- Section VI. The Future of Epilepsy Therapy -- Chapter 31. Novel Mechanisms of Drug Delivery / Vijay Ivaturi, James Cloyd -- Chapter 32. Early Seizure Detection / Christophe C. Jouny, Piotr J. Franaszczuk, Gregory K. Bergey -- Chapter 33. Gene and Stem Cell Therapies for Treating Epilepsy / Janice R. Naegele, Xu Maisano -- Chapter 34. Arresting Epileptogenesis / Philip A. Schwartzkroin.
  • "Although epilepsy is one of the nation's most common neurological disorders, public understanding of it is limited. Many people do not know the causes of epilepsy or what they should do if they see someone having a seizure. Epilepsy is a complex spectrum of disorders that affects an estimated 2.2 million Americans in a variety of ways, and is characterized by unpredictable seizures that differ in type, cause, and severity. Yet living with epilepsy is about much more than just seizures; the disorder is often defined in practical terms, such as challenges in school, uncertainties about social situations and employment, limitations on driving, and questions about independent living. The Institute of Medicine was asked to examine the public health dimensions of the epilepsies, focusing on public health surveillance and data collection; population and public health research; health policy, health care, and human services; and education for people with the disorder and their families, health care providers, and the public. In Epilepsy Across the Spectrum, the IOM makes recommendations ranging from the expansion of collaborative epilepsy surveillance efforts, to the coordination of public awareness efforts, to the engagement of people with epilepsy and their families in education, dissemination, and advocacy for improved care and services. Taking action across multiple dimensions will improve the lives of people with epilepsy and their families. The realistic, feasible, and action-oriented recommendations in this report can help enable short- and long-term improvements for people with epilepsy. For all epilepsy organizations and advocates, local, state, and federal agencies, researchers, health care professionals, people with epilepsy, as well as the public, Epilepsy Across the Spectrum is an essential resource"--Publisher's description.
  • Epilepsy and sleep 2001, ScienceDirect
  • Epilepsy case studies 2014, Springer
    Written by expert epilepsy clinicians from the Mayo Clinic, Epilepsy Case Studies: Pearls for Patient Care presents a wide variety of case histories drawn from real life experiences in people with seizures. Designed to stimulate the same deductive reasoning that is commonly used when seeing epilepsy patients in the clinic, this practical book presents the clinical scenario and then poses a range of stimulating questions to organize the reader's thoughts to address each case. Questions that revolve around each case include common ones such as "How does this test help us with the diagnosis" and "What is the precise relationship of the patient's seizures to their overall neurological condition". The most poignant questions include "How does this information help us to devise a treatment plan?" and "What do we know about the anticipated course and prognosis?" The questions raised in each section incorporate the clinical course and evaluation. Where possible, the discussion relies upon the latest medical evidence to support the responses and includes up-to-date techniques used for patients with and without seizure control. At the end of each case a few salient citations are referenced, as are a few of the more pertinent articles that the reader can reference to obtain an overview of the topic.
  • Epilepsy Part II Treatment 2012, ScienceDirect
    Epilepsy, Part II, Treatment, Volume 108, provides a full description of epilepsy pathology and etiology, antiepileptic drug treatment, the approach to surgical evaluation and alternative procedures to be considered, in both children and adults, as well as brain stimulation and diet treatment. Economic and psychosocial issues such as stigma are fully covered. The special problems of epilepsy treatment in the developing world are described. Chapters are authored by internationally respected neurologists with varied perspectives insuring depth to the content. Epilepsy, Part I, Basic Principles and Diagnosis, Volume 107, establishes the scientific and practical diagnosis of epilepsy. The volumes will be a very important resource for basic scientists, clinical investigators, and all health professionals treating patients with epilepsy. *A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, which has an unparalleled reputation as the world's most comprehensive source of information in neurology. *International list of contributors including the leading workers in the field. *Describes the advances which have occurred in clinical neurology and the neurosciences, their impact on the understanding of neurological disorders and on patient care.
  • pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. Generalized seizures -- pt. 3. Partial epilepsies -- pt. 4. Miscellaneous epilepsies -- pt. 5. Medical treatment -- pt. 6. Surgical epilepsy treatment -- pt. 7. Other aspects of epilepsy.
  • "Integrating the studies of epilepsy, neurosciences, computational neurosciences, mathematics, physics, engineering, and medicine, this volume provides the first means to a clear, structured, and enriching multidisciplinary perspective for developing students, researchers, and clinicians in the field of epilepsy. The text gives up to date information on the state of current research, possible future research, and clinical directions in the fields of epilepsy and seizure dynamics. Clear illustrations that illustrate the patterns of brain electrophysiology and behavioral manifestations are provided to aid comprehension. The authors include extensive references in each chapter to enhance further study"--Provided by publisher.
  • EEG generation and measurement -- Signal processing in EEG analysis -- Classifying the EEG -- Seizure detection -- Modeling for epilepsy -- On the predictability of seizures.
  • 1. History and Biology of Erythropoietin in Hematopoietic and Non-Neural Tissues / Giorgia Melli, Sanjay Keswani and Ahmet Höke, p. 1-13 -- 2. Expression of Erythropoietin and Its Receptor in the Central Nervous System / Hugo Marti and Christian Bauer, p. 15-31 -- 3. Erythropoietin and Neuroprotection in the Central Nervous System: Intracellular Signaling Pathways / Murat Digicaylioglu, p. 33-48 -- 4. Regulation of Erythropoietin Expression in the Nervous System: The Hypoxia Inducible Factor / Juan Chavez and JoAnn Gensert, p. 49-67 -- 5. Erythropoietin Neuroprotection in the Term and Preterm Infant: Safety and Efficacy / Eric Demers and Sandra Juul, p. 69-98 -- 6. Erythropoietin for the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Preclinical Rationale / Michael Renzi, Linda Jolliffe, Francis Farrell and Kenneth Rhodes, p. 99-112 -- 7. Erythropoietin Neuroprotection in the Retina / Gundula Rohde, Mathias Bähr and Jochen Weishaupt, p. 113-126 -- 8. Erythropoietin for Treatment of Human Brain Disease: Experience from Proof-of-Concept Trials / Hannelore Ehrenreich and Anna-Leena Sirén, p. 127-145 -- 9. Erythropoietin in Spinal Cord Injury Challenges for a Novel Neuroprotective Strategy / Michael Brines and Anthony Cerami, p. 147-164 -- 10. Erythropoietin and Neuroprotection in the Peripheral Nervous System: In Vivo Studies / W. Campana, p. 165-177 -- 11. An Endogenous Pathway Preventing Axonal Degeneration Mediated by Schwann Cell-Derived Erythropoietin / Sanjay Keswani and Ahmet Höke, p. 179-190 -- 12. Role of Erythropoietin in Inflammatory Pathologies of the CNS/ Pietro Ghezzi, Paolo Bigini and Manuela Mengozzi, p. 191-209 -- 13. Development of Non-Erythropoietic Erythropoietin Variants for Neuroprotection / Lars Torup and Marcel Leist, p. 211-219.
  • Essence of memory 2008, ScienceDirect
  • Neuromodulation is an emerging field that explores the use of electrical, chemical, and mechanical interventions to heal neurological deficits. Such neurostimulation has already shown great promise with disorders and diseases such as chronic pain, epilepsy, and Parkinson's disease. This is the first concise reference covering all of the basic principles of neuromodulation in a single affordable volume for neuro-residents, fellows, and basic clinical practitioners, edited by two prominent clinical experts in the field. This volume emphasizes essential observations from all of the important clinical phases involved in any neuromodulation: targeting, intraoperative assessment, programming, complications, and complication avoidance. There are commonalities to all neuromodulation procedures that must be brought to the forefront to form a cohesive presentation of neuromodulation, and such emphasis will give readers a more solid grounding in the fundamentals needed to embrace this field as a cohesive clinical entity.
  • 1. Normal sleep / James A. Rowley and M. Safwan Badr -- 2. Pharmacology of sleep / Susmita Chowdhuri -- 3. Obstructive sleep apnea: diagnosis with polysomnography and portable monitors / Chunbai Zhang, Stefanos N. Kales, and Atul Malhotra -- 4. Approach to hypersomnia / James A. Rowley -- 5. Obstructive sleep apnea: epidemiology of sleep apnea / Jessie P. Bakker, Atul Malhotra, and Sanjay R. Patel -- 6. Obstructive sleep apnea: clinical features and adverse consequences / Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho and Pedro Rodrigues Genta -- 7. Assessments of driving risk in sleep apnea / Kingman P. Strohl -- 8. Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CNAP) treatment / Srinivas Bhadriraju and Nancy Collop -- 9. Obstructive sleep apnea: oral appliances / Peter A. Cistulli, Kate Sutherland, and Andrew S.L. Chan -- 10. Obstructive sleep apnea: surgery / Ryan J. Soose and Patrick J. Strollo -- 11. Sleep and lung disease / Charles W. Atwood, Jr. -- 12. Central sleep apnea / M. Safwan Badr -- 13. Insomnia: etiology, clinical manifestations, and morbidity / Clare E. Gargaro, Thomas Roth, and Christopher L. Drake -- 14. Management of insomnia / Luisa Bazan, Thomas Roth, and Christopher L. Drake -- 15. Circadian disorders / Brandon S. Lu, Jeff Kwon, and Phyllis C. Zee -- 16. Narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia / Imran Ahmed and Michael Thorpy -- 17. Parasomnias / Hrayr Attarian -- 18. Movement disorders / Nidhi S. Undevia -- 19. Perioperative care of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome / Haven R. Malish and Peter C. Gay -- 20. Sleep and critical illness / Nimesh Patel and Sairam Parthasarathy.
  • Advances in our understanding of the brain and rapid advances in the medical practice of neurology are creating questions and concerns from an ethical and legal perspective. Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology provides a detailed review of various general aspects of neuroethics, and contains chapters dealing with a vast array of specific issues such as the role of religion, the ethics of invasive neuroscience research, and the impact of potential misconduct in neurologic practice. The book focuses particular attention on problems related to palliative care, euthanasia, dementia, and neurogenetic disorders, and concludes with examinations of consciousness, personal identity, and the definition of death. This volume focuses on practices not only in North America but also in Europe and the developing world. It is a useful resource for all neuroscience and neurology professionals, researchers, students, scholars, practicing clinical neurologists, mental health professionals, and psychiatrists. A comprehensive introduction and reference on neuroethicsIncludes coverage of how best to understand the ethics and legal aspects of dementia, palliative care, euthanasia and neurogenetic disorders. Brings clarity to issues regarding ethics and legal responsibilities in the age of rapidly evolving brain science and related clinical practice.
  • With the aging population ever growing, healthcare for persons suffering from stroke and related illnesses is increasingly important. Evidence-Based Nursing Care in Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions provides a comprehensive and practical guide for novice, experienced and advanced practice nurses working with patients suffering from stroke and other neurovascular conditions. With a focus specifically on neurovascular disorders, this highly detailed text offers easy-to-find information on evidence-based care guidelines.
  • From tetrapods to primates : conserved developmental mechanisms in diverging ecological adaptations / F. Aboitiz and J.F. Montiel -- Genetic correlates of the evolving primate brain / E.J. Vallender -- Cerebral cortical development in rodents and primates / Z. Molnár and G. Clowry -- Embracing covariation in brain evolution : large brains, extended development, and flexible primate social systems / C.J. Charvet and B.L. Finlay -- The evolution of neocortex in primates / J.H. Kaas -- Lateralization of the human brain / M.C. Corballis -- The insular cortex : a review / R. Nieuwenhuys -- The missing link : evolution of the primate cerebellum / C. MacLeod -- Human prefrontal cortex : evolution, development, and pathology / K. Teffer and K. Semendeferi -- Minicolumn size and human cortex / D.P. Buxhoeveden -- Human brain evolution writ large and small / C.C. Sherwood ... [et al.] -- Hominin paleoneurology : where are we now? / D. Falk -- Evolution of hominin cranial ontogeny / C.P.E. Zollikofer -- Hominins and the emergence of the modem human brain / A. de Sousa and E. Cunha -- Neuronal scaling rules for primate brains : the primate advantage / S. Herculano-Houzel -- Self-organization and interareal networks in the primate cortex / H. Kennedy and C. Dehay -- Neural wiring optimization / C. Cherniak -- Design principles of the human brain : an evolutionary perspective / M.A. Hofman -- Primate encephalization / L. Lefebvre -- Evolution of the brain and intelligence in primates / G. Roth and U. Dicke -- Evolution of human emotion : a view through fear / J.E. LeDoux -- Evolution of brain and language / P.T. Shoenemann.
  • Evolving brain 2007, Springer
  • Section D2. The pathogenesis of canine distemper virus induced demyelination: a biphasic process.
  • Part I. Philosophy and History -- 1. Materialism's Eternal Return: Recurrent Patterns of Materialistic Explanations of Mental Phenomena / Saulo de Freitas Araujo -- 2. The Major Objections from Reductive Materialism Against Belief in the Existence of Cartesian Mind-Body Dualism / Robert Almeder -- 3. Psychic Phenomena and the Mind-Body Problem: Historical Notes on a Neglected Conceptual Tradition / Carlos S. Alvarado -- Part II. Physics -- 4. No-Collapse Physics and Consciousness / Chris Clarke -- 5. The "Quantum Soul": A Scientific Hypothesis / Stuart Hameroff and Deepak Chopra -- Part III. Functional Neuroimaging -- 6. The Neurobiological Correlates of Meditationand Mindfulness / Jesse Edwards, Julio Peres, Daniel A. Monti, and Andrew B. Newberg -- 7. Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Emotional -- Self-Regulation and Spiritual Experiences / Mario Beauregard -- Part IV. Human Experiences as Promising lines of Investigation of Mind-Brain Relationship -- 8. Can Near Death Experiences Contribute to the Debate on Consciousness? / Peter Fenwick -- 9. Death, End of Life Experiences, and Their Theoretical and Clinical Implications for the Mind-Brain Relationship / Franklin Santana Santos and Peter Fenwick -- 10. Research on Mediumship and the Mind-Brain Relationship / Alexander Moreira-Almeida -- 11. Cases of the Reincarnation Type and the Mind-Brain Relationship / Erlendur Haraldsson -- 12. Conclusion / Alexander Moreira-Almeida and Franklin Santana Santos.
  • Exploring the thalamus 2001, ScienceDirect
    Introduction --The nerve cells of the thalamus --The afferent axons to the thalamus --Intrinsic cell properties --Synaptic properties --Function of burst and tonic response modes in the thalamocortical relay --Maps in the brain --Two types in thalamic relay --Drivers and modulators --Overview.
  • Febrile seizures 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Female brain. 2nd ed. 2009, CRCnetBASE
    "The book addresses the question of structural and functional differences between the female brain and the male brain. Are there differences? How good is the evidence? Where do the differences lie? Are there differences in the neuroanatomy of females, and if so, where? Do females and males process information differently, and if so, how? The author puts the relative lack of information on the female brain into historical perspective and reviews empirical evidence relevant to the different aspects of brain structure and function."--Jacket.
  • 1. Paroxysmal disorders -- 2. Altered states of consciousness -- 3. Headache -- 4. Increased intracranial pressure -- 5. Psychomotor retardations and regression -- 6. The hypotonic infant -- 7. Flaccid limb weakness in childhood -- 8. Cramps, muscles stiffness, and exercise intolerance -- 9. Sensory and autonomic disturbances -- 10. Ataxia -- 11. Hemiplegia -- 12. Paraplegia and quadriplegia -- 13. Monoplegia -- 14. Movement disorders -- 15. Disorders of ocular motility -- 16. Disorders of the visual system -- 17. Lower brainstem and cranial nerve dysfunction -- 18. Disorders of cranial volume and shape.
  • Fibromyalgia 2011, Springer
    Fibromyalgia definition and epidemiology -- Pathophysiology of fibromyalgia -- Assessment and diagnosis -- Headache -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- Irritable bowel syndrome -- Sleep disturbance -- Depression and anxiety -- Obesity and metabolic syndrome -- Published recommendations -- Medication treatments -- Non-medication treatments -- Nutritional supplements -- Clinical handouts -- Fibromyalgia and pregnancy -- Fibromyalgia in seniors -- Gender and ethnic issues.
  • Ch. 1. Split-brain, the right hemisphere, and art: fact and fiction -- Ch. 2. Visual artistic creativity and the brain -- Ch. 3. Artistic creativity, artistic production, and aging -- Ch. 4. Focal cerebral lesions and painting abilities -- Ch. 5. Artistic creativity and dementia -- Ch. 6. Deceiving the brain, pictures and visual perception -- Ch. 7. Experience of art, insights from neuroimaging -- Ch. 8. On the electrophysiology of anesthetic processing -- Ch. 9. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, exploring neuroscience, nature, and nurture in the novel and the films -- Ch. 10. Perception of emotion in abstract artworks, a multidisciplinary approach -- Ch. 11. Art and brain, the relationship of biology and evolution to art -- Index.
  • Part 1. Early artistic contributions to the neurosciences -- part 2. Neuroscientists with artistic talents and artists on the neurosciences -- part 3. Some great artists and their neurological disorders.
  • Folding for the synapse 2011, Springer
    Folding for the Synapse addresses the current view on how protein folding and misfolding, controlled by molecular chaperones, contribute to synapse function and dysfunction. Molecular chaperones have been studied in relation to de novo protein folding, but there is increasing awareness that chaperone function is required for the regulation of protein dynamics when functioning physiologically as an isolated moiety or part of a protein complex. This book will introduce both important concepts of folding machineries and give examples of the biological relevance of further chaperone functions.
  • Following Charcot 2011, Karger
    Birth of modern psychiatry and the death of alienism : the legacy of Jean-Martin Charcot / Bogousslavsky, J.; Moulin, T. -- Jean-Martin Charcot's house officers at la Salpêtrière Hospital / Walusinski, O. -- The chair of mental and brain diseases : Charcot's pupils--Benjamin Ball, Alix Joffroy, and Gilbert Ballet / Tiberghien, D. -- Édouard Brissaud, Fulgence Raymond and the succession of Charcot / Tatu, L. -- Great careers : Cornil, Bouchard, Bourneville, and Proust / Paciaroni, M.; Cittadini, E.; Bogousslavsky, J. -- Keeping the fire burning : Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Paul Richer, Charles Féré, and Alfred Binet / Walusinski, O. -- Renewing the fire : Joseph Babinski / Poirier, J.; Philippon, J. -- Paul Sollier : the first clinical neuropsychologist / Bogousslavsky, J.; Walusinski, O. -- Pierre Janet, Sigmund Freud, and Charcot's psychological and psychiatric legacy / Pérez-Rincón, H. -- Jules Bernard Luys in Charcot's penumbra / Parent, M.; Parent, A. -- Hysteria after Charcot : back to the future / Bogousslavsky, J. -- Jules Joseph Déjerine versus Pierre Marie / Paciaroni, M.; Bogousslavsky, J. -- Neurology outside Paris following Charcot / Moulin, T. ... [et al.] -- Birth and death of Charcot's scientific journals / Poirier, J.; Ricou, P.; Leroux-Hugon, V.
  • Carollia perspicillata, a tropical species, is the only bat that has essentially been domesticated and can be maintained and propagated in a research environment utilizing simple, inexpensive husbandry procedures. This atlas contains the first quality treatment of a bat species, and is unique in its use of NeuN staining. The NeuN preparations used selectively stain neurons in a sharp black coloration that fills not only the cell body but extends a short distance along the proximal dendrites. Thus, as distinct from the traditional nissl stains, the NeuN generates a quasi Golgi-like image of the neurons, providing a more intimate view of the neurons than can be obtained from nissl staining. In addition, the background is essentially white, facilitating high-contrast photography and allowing for gray-tone illustration without any loss of information. The NeuN procedure does not stain axons, and since it does not stain glial cells or their nuclei, the noise ordinarily generated in nissl stains by the presence of glial cells among the neurons and in the white matter is entirely eliminated. The Forebrain Atlas of the Short-tailed Fruit Bat also includes nissl stained sections for comparison. Since it is known that NeuN is not expressed in certain neurons, such as Purkinje cells, olfactory bulb mitral cells, and the cells of the paraventricular and supraoptic nuclei, the nissl stained sections are also included to provide complementary views of such structures.
  • Introduction -- Risks, responsibilities and liabilities -- Cytology of the CNS -- Cell and tissue reactions -- Methods in forensic neuropathology -- Basic principles of mechanical trauma -- Injuries of the brain's coverings -- Open brain injuries -- Closed brain injuries -- Injuries of spine and spinal cord -- Injuries of peripheral nerves -- Special physical trauma -- Hypoxia, ischemia (hypoglycemia) -- Forensic types of ischemia and asphyxia -- Permanent global ischemia -- Introductory remarks -- Specific types of neurotoxins -- Alcohol, organic solvents, and aerosols -- Illegal drugs and drug dependence -- Basic principles -- Fetal neuropathology -- Perinatal CNS injury -- Postnatal natural CNS death -- Postnatal mechanical brain injury (MBI) -- Physical abuse -- Basic principles -- Seizures and epilepsy -- Vascular diseases -- Inflammatory diseases -- Nutritional and metabolic insults -- Aging and brain pathology.
  • I. Foundations of Injury in Athletics -- Classification of Injuries in Athletics, p. 3-23 -- Science of Training and Injury in Athletics, p. 25-43 -- Balance as a Risk Factor for Athletic Injuries, p. 45-75 -- Fatigue-Related Injuries in Athletes, p. 77-95 -- Nutrition as a Risk Factor for Injury in Elite Athletes, p. 97-109 -- II. Coaches and Athletes' Perspectives of Injury -- Injury in Athletics: Coaches' Point of View, p. 113-146 -- Injury from Athletes' Perspectives, p. 147-159 -- Interviews with Injured Athletes, p. 161-195 -- Overuse Injuries: Students' Points of View, p. 197-216 -- Fitness Assessment in Athletes, p. 217-239 -- III. Psychological Traumas in Athletes -- Psychological Trauma: Unfortunate Experience in Athletics, p. 243-267 -- Fear as Adaptive or Maladaptive Form of Emotional Response, p. 269-287 -- Fear of Injury, Kinesiophobia & Perceived Risk, p. 289-309 -- Multiple Facets of Pain due to Injury, p. 311-330 -- Psychological Trauma: Case Studies, p. 331-355 -- Psychological Trauma: Age & Gender Factors, p. 357-374 -- IV. Concussion in Athletes -- Concussion: Why Bother?, p. 377-398 -- Concussion Classification: Historical Perspectives and Current Trends, p. 399-414 -- Evaluation of Concussion: Signs and Symptoms, p. 415-445 -- Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children, p. 447-466 -- V. Injury Rehabilitation -- Integrated Injury Rehabilitation, p. 469-491 -- EEG & Neurofeedback in Rehabilitation, p. 493-513 -- Virtual Reality in Injury Rehabilitation, p. 515-540.
  • Clinical Neurological Phenotype of FXTAS / Maureen A. Leehey, Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, Christopher G. Goetz and Randi J. Hagerman -- The Epidemiology of FXTAS / Deborah A. Hall and Sebastien Jacquemont -- FXTAS: Neuropsychological/Neuropsychiatric Phenotypes / Jim Grigsby, Angela G. Brega, Andreea L. Seritan and James A. Bourgeois -- Radiological Findings in FXTAS / Susan M. Rivera, Glenn T. Stebbins and Jim Grigsby -- The Pathology of FXTAS / Claudia M. Greco, Michael R. Hunsaker and Robert F. Berman -- The Molecular Biology of FXTAS / Flora Tassone and Paul J. Hagerman -- Genotype/Phenotype Relationships in FXTAS / Emily Allen, Maureen A. Leehey, Flora Tassone and Stephanie Sherman -- Animal Models for FXTAS / Rob Willemsen, Yujing Li, Robert F. Berman, Judith R. Brouwer and Ben A. Oostra, et al. -- Treatment and Management of FXTAS / Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, Deborah A. Hall, Maureen A. Leehey and Randi J. Hagerman -- Genetic Counseling for FXTAS and FMR1-Associated Disorders / Louise W. Gane, Katherine Howard and Liane Abrams.
  • From action to cognition 2007, ScienceDirect
    Pt. I. The structuring of the brain -- Unaltered development of the archi- and neocortex in prematurely born infants: genetic control dominates in proliferation, differentiation and maturation of cortical neurons / H. Ábrahám ... [et al.] -- Subcortical regulation of cortical development: some effects of early, selective deprivations / G.M. Innocenti -- The mirror-neurons system: data and models / L. Craighero ... [et al.] -- Apraxia: a review / B. Petreska ... [et al.] -- Pt. II. The early development of perception and action -- Effects of early visual deprivation on perceptual and cognitive development / D. Maurer, C.J. Mondloch, T.L. Lewis -- Visual tracking and its relationship to cortical development / K. Rosander -- Visual and visuocognitive development in children born very prematurely / J. Atkinson, O. Braddick -- Development of brain mechanisms for visual global processing and object segmentation / O. Braddick, J. Atkinson -- How face specialization emerges in the first months of life / F. Simon ... [et al.] -- The early development of visual attention and its implications for social and cognitive development / S. Hunnius -- Pt. III. The development of action and cognition -- Visual constraints in the development of action / G. Savelsbergh ... [et al.] -- Object and event representation in toddlers / R. Keen, K. Shutts -- Learning and development in infant locomotion / S.E. Berger, K.E. Adolph -- Core Systems in human cognition / K.D. Kinzler, E.S. Spelke -- Taking an action perspective on infant's object representations / G. Gredebäck, C. von Hofsten -- Pt. IV. The development of action and social cognition -- Infants' perception and production of intentional actions / P. Hauf -- The role of behavioral cues in understanding goal-directed actions in infancy / S. Biro, G. Csibra, G. Gergely -- Seeing the face through the eyes: a developmental perspective on face expertise / T. Gliga, G. Csibra -- Past and present challenges in theory of mind research in nonhuman primates / J. Call -- Infancy and autism: progress, prospects, and challenges / M. Elasbbagh, M.H. Johnson -- Children-robot interaction: a pilot study in autism therapy / H. Kozima, C. Nakagawa, Y. Yasuda -- Pt. V. The development of artificial systems -- Sensorimotor coordination in a "baby" robot: learning about objects through grasping / L. Natale ... [et al.] -- Emergence and development of embodied cognition: a constructivist approach using robots / Y. Kuniyoshi ... [et al.].
  • From brains to systems 2011, Springer
    Introduction: From Brains to the Machines of the Future / Ricardo Sanz, Carlos Hernández and Jaime Gómez-Ramirez -- Emergent Feature Sensitivity in a Model of the Auditory Thalamocortical System / Martin Coath, Robert Mill, Susan L. Denham and Thomas Wennekers -- STDP Pattern Onset Learning Depends on Background Activity / James Humble, Steve Furber, Susan L. Denham and Thomas Wennekers -- Emergence of Small-World Structure in Networks of Spiking Neurons Through STDP Plasticity / Gleb Basalyga, Pablo M. Gleiser and Thomas Wennekers -- Coupling BCM and Neural Fields for the Emergence of Self-organization Consensus / Mathieu Lefort, Yann Boniface and Bernard Girau -- Alpha and Theta Rhythm Abnormality in Alzheimer's Disease: A Study Using a Computational Model / Basabdatta Sen Bhattacharya, Damien Coyle and Liam P. Maguire -- Oscillatory Neural Network for Image Segmentation with Biased Competition for Attention / Tapani Raiko and Harri Valpola -- Internal Simulation of Perceptions and Actions / Magnus Johnsson and David Gil -- Building Neurocognitive Networks with a Distributed Functional Architecture / Marmaduke Woodman, Dionysios Perdikis, Ajay S. Pillai, Silke Dodel and Raoul Huys, et al. -- Reverse Engineering for Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures: A Critical Analysis / Andreas Schierwagen -- Competition in High Dimensional Spaces Using a Sparse Approximation of Neural Fields / Jean-Charles Quinton, Bernard Girau and Mathieu Lefort -- Informational Theories of Consciousness: A Review and Extension / Igor Aleksander and David Gamez -- Hippocampal Categories: A Mathematical Foundation for Navigation and Memory / Jaime Gómez-Ramirez and Ricardo Sanz -- The Role of Feedback in a Hierarchical Model of Object Perception / Salvador Dura-Bernal, Thomas Wennekers and Susan L. Denham -- Machine Free Will: Is Free Will a Necessary Ingredient of Machine Consciousness? / Riccardo Manzotti -- Natural Evolution of Neural Support Vector Machines / Magnus Jändel -- Self-conscious Robotic System Design Process - From Analysis to Implementation / Antonio Chella, Massimo Cossentino and Valeria Seidita -- Simulating Visual Qualia in the CERA-CRANIUM Cognitive Architecture / Raúl Arrabales, Agapito Ledezma and Araceli Sanchis -- The Ouroboros Model, Selected Facets / Knud Thomsen.
  • From molecules to networks 2004, ScienceDirect
    Cellular components of nervous tissue / Patrick R. Hof, Bruce D. Trapp, Jean De Vellis, Luz Claudio and David R. Colman -- Subcellular organization of the nervous system : organelles and their functions / Scott T. Brady, David R. Colman and Peter J. Brophy -- Brain energy metabolism / Pierre J. Magistretti -- Electrotonic properties of axons and dendrites / Gordon M. Shepherd -- Membrane potential and action potential / David A. McCormick -- Molecular properties of ion channels / Lily Yeh Jan and Yuh Nung Jan -- Dynamical properties of excitable membranes / Douglas A. Baxter, Carmen C. Canavier and John H. Byrne -- Release of neurotransmitters / Robert S. Zucker, Dimitri M. Kullmann and Thomas L. Schwarz -- Pharmacology and biochemistry of synaptic transmission : classic transmitters / Ariel Y. Deutch and Robert H. Roth -- Nonclassic signaling in the brain / Ariel Y. Deutch and James L. Roberts -- Neurotransmitter receptors / M. Neal Waxham -- Intracellular signaling / Howard Schulman -- Regulation of neuronal gene expression and protein synthesis / James L. Roberts and James R. Lundblad -- Mathematical modeling and analysis of intracellular signaling pathways / Paul D. Smolen, John H. Byrne and Douglas A. Baxter -- Cell-cell communication : an overview emphasizing gap junctions / David C. Spray, Eliana Scemes, Renato Rozental and Rolf Dermietzel -- Postsynaptic potentials and synaptic integration / John H. Byrne -- Information processing in complex dendrites / Gordon M. Shepherd -- Learning and memory : basic mechanisms / Thomas H. Brown, John H. Byrne, Kevin S. LaBar, Joseph E. LeDoux, Derick H. Lindquist, Richard F. Thompson and Timothy J. Teyler.
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Electroneurography, Electromyography, and Statistics -- 3. Tremor, Polymyography, and Spectral Analysis -- 4. Epilepsia, Electroencephalography, Filtering, and Feature Extraction -- 5. Multiple Sclerosis, Evoked Potentials, and Enhancing Signal-to-Noise Ratio -- 6. Cortical Myoclonus, EEG-EMG, Back-Averaging, and Coherence Analysis -- 7. Psychogenic Movement Disorders, Bereitschaftspotential, and Event-Related Potentials -- 8. Brain Tumor, Preoperative Function Localization, and Source Localization -- 9. Neuromuscular Diseases, Ultrasound, and Image Analysis -- 10. Cerebrovascular Disease, Ultrasound, and Hemodynamical Flow Parameters -- 11. Spinal Dysfunction, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, and Motor Evoked Potentials.
  • From neuroscience to neurology 2005, ScienceDirect
    1. Seeing the brain so we can save it: the evolution of magnetic resonance imaging as a clinical tool -- 2. Advances in the acute treatment and secondary prevention of stroke -- 3. Preserving function in acute nervous system injury -- 4. Slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis -- 5. The Emergence of neurosurgical approaches to the treatment of epilepsy -- 6. The Neurobiology of migraine and transformation of headache therapy -- 7. Botulinum toxins: transformation of a toxin into a treatment -- 8. Prospects for slowing the progression of Parkinson's disease -- 9. Current neurosurgical treatments for Parkinson's disease: where did they come from? --10. Treatable peripheral neuropathies: plasma exchange, intravenous immunoglobulin, and other emerging therapies -- 11. Molecular pharmacology and the treatment of Tourette's syndrome and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder -- 12. Neuroscience, molecular medicine, and new approaches to the treatment of depression and anxiety -- 13. Genomics, proteomics, and neurology -- 14. Neuroprotection: where are we going? -- 15. Prospects for gene therapy for central nervous system disease -- 16. Therapeutics development for hereditary neurological diseases -- 17. Inherited channelopathies of the CNS: lessons for clinical neurology -- 18. Inherited channelopathies of muscle: implications for therapy -- 19. Transcriptional channelopathies of the nervous system: new targets for molecular medicine --20. New molecular targets for the treatment of neuropathic pain -- 21. Therapeutic transfer and regeneration of neural progenitors or neurons in gray matter of the adult brain -- 22. Cellular plasticity of the adult human brain -- 23. Harnessing endogenous stem cells for central nervous system repair -- 24. Neuropathies-translating causes into treatments -- 25. Therapeutic potential of neurotrophic factors -- 26. Promoting the regeneration of axons within the central nervous system -- 27. Alzheimer's disease: clinical features, neuropathological and biochemical abnormalities, genetics, models, and experimental therapeutics -- 28. Behavioral intervention and recovery from CNS damage -- 29. What functional brain imaging will mean for neurology.
  • In vivo imaging of cellular transplants / Justin Chan ... [et al.] -- Culture and manipulation of neural stem cells / Jennifer Katz, Bryan Keenan, and Evan Y. Snyder -- Animal models of neurological disease / Amol Shah ... [et al.] -- Stem cell transplantation methods / Kimberly D. Tran, Allen L. Ho and Rahul Jandial -- Stem cell origin of brain tumors / Dawn Waters, Ben Newman, and Michael L. Levy -- The tumor microenvironment / Lissa Baird and Alexey Terskikh -- Exploitation of genetically modified neural stem cells for neurological disease / Allen L. Ho, Sassan Keshavarzi, and Michael L. Levy -- Biological horizons for targeting brain malignancy / Samuel A. Hughes .. [et al.] -- Stem cells in the treatment of stroke / Klaudia Urbaniak Hunter, Chester Yarbrough, and Joseph Ciacci -- Gene- and cell-based approaches for neurodegenerative disease / Klaudia Urbaniak Hunter, Chester Yarbrough, and Joseph Ciacci.
  • Introduction -- Where to start -- Nonneoplastic flags -- Cerebral parenchymal lesions: I. Metastatic neoplasms -- Cerebral parenchymal lesions: II. Primary tumors -- Dural-based tumors -- Intraventricular lesions -- Cerebellar lesions -- Pituitary gland and sellar lesions -- Pineal gland lesions -- Spinal cord lesions.
  • The sleep-wakefulness cycle -- Revision of the publications describing the anatomical connections and effects of lesions and electrical stimulation of brain structures on the sleep-wakefulness cycle -- Functional anatomy of wakefulness.
  • This book presents a comprehensive overview of current state-of-the-art clinical physiological imaging of brain tumors.? It focuses on the clinical applications of various modalities as they relate to brain tumor imaging, including techniques such as blood oxygen level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging, diffusion tensor imaging, magnetic source imaging/magnetoencephalography, magnetic resonance perfusion imaging, magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging, amide proton transfer imaging, high angular resolution diffusion imaging, sodium imaging, and molecular imaging. Featuring contributions from renowned experts in functional imaging, this book examines the diagnosis and characterization of brain tumors, details the application of functional imaging to treatment planning and monitoring of therapeutic intervention, and explores future directions in physiologic brain tumor imaging. Intended for neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, residents, and medical students, Functional Brain Tumor Imaging is a unique resource that serves to advance patient care and research in this rapidly developing field.
  • Part 1.Theoretical Background, Animal Models, and Basic Sciences --Exercise and the Brain: Neurogenesis, Synaptic Plasticity, Spine Density, and Angiogenesis /Zejun Wang and Henriette van Praag --Molecular Mechanisms for the Ability of Exercise Supporting Cognitive Abilities and Counteracting Neurological Disorders /Fernando Gómez-Pinilla and Cameron Feng --Opioids and Exercise: Animal Models /Rod K. Dishman and Philip V. Holmes --The Monoaminergic System in Animal Models of Exercise /Romain Meeusen and Vinciane Fontenelle --Part 2.Methods for Human Neuroimaging in Exercise and Sport Sciences: Theoretical Background and Practical Aspects --Methods for Measurement of Physical Fitness and Training Recommendations in Studies on Humans /Wildor Hollmann, Helge Knigge, Axel Knicker and Heiko K. Strüder --Psychological Assessments in Physical Exercise /Marcel Daamen and Markus Raab --Assessing Somatosensory Profiles and Autonomic Nervous System Responses in Physical Exercise Studies /Michael Valet, Till Sprenger, Lukas Scheef and Henning Boecker --Humoral Factors in Humans Participating in Different Types of Exercise and Training /Sandra Rojas Vega, Wildor Hollmann and Heiko K. Strüder --EEG: Theoretical Background and Practical Aspects /Stefan Schneider and Heiko K. Strüder --NIRS: Theoretical Background and Practical Aspects /Matthias Kohl-Bareis --Theoretical Background of MR Imaging /Lukas Scheef and Frank Träber --Functional and Structural MRI: Theoretical Background and Practical Aspects /Lukas Scheef and Henning Boecker --PET: Theoretical Background and Practical Aspects /Isabelle Miederer and Henning Boecker --Part 3.Effects of Exercise on Brain Perfusion, Metabolism, and Structure --NIRS for Measuring Cerebral Hemodynamic Responses During Exercise /Stéphane Perrey --PET Studies of Brain Metabolism in Exercise Research /Manabu Tashiro, Toshihiko Fujimoto, Mohammad Mehedi Masud, Sabina Khondkar and Shoichi Watanuki, et al. --Physical Exercise and the Resting Brain /Christina E. Hugenschmidt, Paul J. Laurienti and Jonathan H. Burdette --Structural Plasticity Induced by Physical Exercise /Destiny L. Miller, Andrea M. Weinstein and Kirk I. Erickson --Part 4.Effects of Exercise on Cognitive Processing --The Relation of ERP Indices of Exercise to Brain Health and Cognition /Charles H. Hillman, Keita Kamijo and Matthew B. Pontifex --Relationship Between Exercise and Cognitive Processing Studied by MRI in Elderly People /Kirk I. Erickson, Sarah E. Banducci and Stephanie L. Akl --Cross-sectional Studies on the Influence of Exercise on Brain Structure, Functional Activation, and Cognition in Health and Disease /Agnes Flöel and Stefan Knecht --Part 5.Effects of Exercise on Affective Processing --The Effects of Exercise on Brain Cortical Function and Its Implication on Mental Health and Mood /Stefan Schneider and Heiko K. Strüder --Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Mood and Human Opioidergic Activation Measured by Positron Emission Tomography /Henning Boecker, Thomas R. Tölle, Michael Valet and Till Sprenger.
  • Pt. 1. Diffusion and perfusion imaging -- Pt. 2. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy -- Pt. 3. Multi modality functional neuroradiology -- Pt. 4. BOLD functional MRI : physical principles -- Pt. 5. BOLD functional MRI : clinical applications -- Pt. 6. Diffusion tensor imaging -- Pt. 7. Beyond proton imaging -- Pt. 8. Functional spine and CSF imaging -- Pt. 9. Neuroanatomical brain atlas.
  • Fundamentals of neurology 2006, Thieme Book
    The clinical interview in neurology -- The neurological examination -- Ancillary tests in neurology -- Topical diagnosis and differential diagnosis of neurologic syndromes -- Diseases of the brain and meninges -- Diseases of the spinal cord -- Multiple sclerosis and other myelinopathies -- Epilepsy and its differential diagnosis -- Polyradiculopathy and polyneuropathy -- Diseases of the cranial nerves -- Diseases of the spinal nerve roots and peripheral nerves -- Painful syndromes -- Diseases of muscle (myopathies) -- Diseases of the autonomic nervous system.
  • Fundamentals of sleep medicine 2012, ScienceDirect
    Sleep stages and basic sleep monitoring -- Technology of sleep monitoring: differential amplifiers, digital polysomnography, and filters -- Sleep staging in adults -- Biocalibration, artifacts, and common variants of sleep -- Sleep staging in infants and children -- Sleep architecture parameters, normal sleep, and sleep loss -- Neurobiology of sleep -- Monitoring respiration: technology and techniques -- Monitoring respiration: event definitions and examples -- Sleep and respiratory physiology -- Cardiac monitoring during polysomnography -- Monitoring of limb movements and other movements during sleep -- Polysomnography, portable monitoring, and actigraphy -- Subjective and objective measures of daytime sleepiness -- Obstructive sleep apnea syndromes: definitions, epidemiology, diagnosis, and variants -- Pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnea -- Consequences of obstructive sleep apnea and the benefits of treatment -- Obstructive sleep apnea treatment overview and medical treatments -- Positive airway pressure treatment -- Oral appliance and surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea -- Central sleep apnea and hypoventilation syndromes -- Sleep and obstructive lung disease -- Restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movements in sleep, and the periodic limb movement disorder -- Hypersomnias of central origin -- Insomnia -- Circadian rhythm sleep disorders (CRSD) -- Clinical EEG and nocturnal epilepsy -- Parasomnias -- Psychiatry and sleep -- Sleep and non-respiratory physiology -- Sleep and neurological disorders.
  • Section I. Overview of sleep medicine -- Section II. Anatomy and physiology -- Section III. Sleep disorders and disorders that affect sleep -- Section IV. Patient care and assessment -- Section V. Polysomnography -- Section VI. Interventions and therapeutics -- Section VII. Ancillary procedures -- Section VIII. Pediatrics -- Section IX. Sleep center management -- Section X. Appendix.
  • Basal ganglia macrocircuits / J. M. Tepper, E. D. Abercrombie and J. P. Bolam -- GABA: homeostatic and pharmacological aspects / A. Schousboe and H. S. Waagepetersen -- GABA [subscript A] receptors: structure and function in the basal ganglia / T. Goetz ... [et al.] -- GABA [subscript B] receptors: structure and function / P. C. Emson -- The cellular, molecular and ionic basis of GABA [subscript A] receptor signalling / M. Farrant and K. Kaila -- GABAergic inhibition in the neostriatum / C. J. Wilson -- Globus pallidus external segment / H. Kita -- Globus pallidus internal segment / A. Nambu -- The pars reticulata of the substantia nigra: a window to basal ganglia output / J. M. Deniau ... [et al.] -- GABAergic control of the subthalamic nucleus / M. D. Bevan, N. E. Hallworth and J. Baufreton -- GABAergic control of substantia nigra dopaminergic neurons / J. M. Tepper and C. R. Lee -- GABAergic output of the basal ganglia / O. Hikosaka -- Localization of GABA receptors in the basal ganglia / J. Boyes and J. P. Bolam -- Presynaptic modulation of GABA release in the basal ganglia / U. Misgeld, G. Drew and Y. Yanovsky -- Development of striatal fast-spiking GABAergic interneurons / M.-F. Chesselet ... [et al.] -- Co-localization of GABA with other neuroactive substances in the basal ganglia / J. F. McGinty -- GABAergic circuits in the basal ganglia and movement disorders / A. Galvan and T. Wichmann -- Simulation of GABA function in the basal ganglia: computational models of GABAergic mechanisms in basal ganglia function / J. R. Wickens, G. W. Arbuthnott and T. Shindou.
  • Gasotransmitters 2012, Springer
    "The gases termed gasotransmitters play an increasingly important role in understanding how signalling into and between cells is modulated and fine-tuned. The advent of gasotransmitters has profoundly changed our way of thinking about biosynthesis, liberation, storage and action mechanisms in cellular signaling. In recent years an impressive amount of new data, distributed throughout the existing literature, has been generated. For this book the editors have recruited distinguished colleagues in the field to summarize and review important biological, pharmacological and medical functions and their implications, as well as methods for the detection of gasotransmitters."--P. [4] of cover.
  • How does the genome, interacting with the multi-faceted environment, translate into the development by which the human brain achieves its astonishing, adaptive array of cognitive and behavioural capacities? Why and how does this process sometimes lead to neurodevelopmental disorders with a major, lifelong personal and social impact? This volume of Progress in Brain Research links findings on the structural development of the human brain, the expression of genes in behavioural and cognitive phenotypes, environmental effects on brain development, and developmental processes in perception, action.
  • Overview. Overview of the field / Tetsuo Ashizawa and Robert D. Wells -- Myotonic dystrophy. Myotonic dystrophies: an overview / Tetsuo Ashizawa and Peter S. Harper. The RNA-mediated disease process in myotonic dystrophy / Charles A. Thornton, Maurice S. Swanson, and Thomas A. Cooper. cis Effects of CTG expansion in myotonic dystrophy type 1 / Sita Reddy and Sharan Paul. Normal and pathophysiological significance of myotonic dystrophy protein kinase / Derick G. Wansink, René E.M.A. van Herpen, and Bé Wieringa. Biochemistry of myotonic dystrophy protein kinase / Ram Singh and Henry F. Epstein. Clinical and genetic features of myotonic dystrophy type 2 / Jamie M. Margolis, Laura P.W. Ranum, and John W. Day. Myotonic dystrophy type 2: clinical and genetic aspects / Ralf Krahe, Linda L. Bachinski, and Bjarne Udd. The subtelomeric D4Z4 repeat instability in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy / Silvére van der Maarel, Rune R. Frants, and George W. Padberg -- Fragile X syndrome. Fragile X syndrome and fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome / Randi J. Hagerman and Paul J. Hagerman. Animal models of fragile X syndrome: mice and flies / Ben A. Oostra and David L. Nelson. Chromosomal fragile sites: mechanisms of cytogenetic expression and pathogenic consequences / Robert I. Richards -- Kennedy's disease. Clinical features and molecular biology of Kennedy's disease / CheunJu Chen and Kenneth H. Fischbeck -- Huntington's disease. Molecular pathogenesis and therapeutic targets in Huntington's disease / John S. Bett, Gillian P. Bates, and Emma Hockly. Molecular pathogenesis of Huntington's disease: the role of excitotoxicity / Mahmoud A. Pouladi ... [et al.] Huntington's disease-like 2 / Russell L. Margolis ... [et al.] -- Friedreich's ataxia. Friedreich's ataxia / Massimo Pandolfo. Experimental therapeutics for Friedreich's ataxia / Robert B. Wilson. Evolution and instability of the GAA triplet-repeat sequence in Friedreich's ataxia / Irene De Biase, Astrid Rasmussen, and Sanjay I. Bidichandani. Mouse models for Friedreich's ataxia / Hélène Puccio. Triplexes, sticky DNA, and the (GAA-TTC) trinucleotide repeat associated with Friedreich's ataxia / Leslie S. Son and Robert D. Wells -- Spinocerebellar ataxias. Phosphorylation of ataxin-1: a link between basic research and clinical application in spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 / Kerri M. Carlson and Harry T. Orr. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 / Stefan M. Pulst. Machado-Joseph disease/spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 / Henry Paulson. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 / Hidehiro Mizusawa and Kinya Ishikawa. Pathogenesis of spinocerebellar ataxia type 7: new insights from mouse models and ataxin-7 function / Dominique Helmlinger and Didier Devys. Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7: clinical features to cellular pathogenesis / Gwenn A. Garden ... [et al.] Molecular genetics of spinocerebellar ataxia type 8 / Yoshio Ikeda ... [et al.] Spinocerebellar ataxia type 10: a disease caused by an expanded (ATTCT)n pentanucleotide repeat / Tetsuo Ashizawa. DNA structures and genetic instabilities associated with spinocerebellar ataxia type 10 (ATTCT)n·(AGAAT)n repeats suggest a DNA amplification model for repeat expansion / Vladimir N. Potman ... [et al.] Spinocerebellar ataxia type 12 / Susan E. Holmes ... [et al.] Spinocerebellar ataxia 17 and Huntington's disease-like 4 / Giovanni Stevanin and Alexis Brice -- Other polyamino acid repeats. Polyalanine and polyglutamine diseases: possible common mechanisms? / Aida Abu-Baker and Guy A. Rouleau -- Biophysics of polyQ. Chemical and physical properties of polyglutamine repeat sequences / Ronald Wetzel -- In vivo instability studies. Somatic mosaicism of expanded CAG·CTG repeats in humans and mice: dynamics, mechanisms, and consequences / Peggy F. Shelbourne and Darren G. Monckton. Transgenic mouse models of unstable trinucleotide repeats: toward an understanding of disease-associated repeat size mutation / Mário Gomes-Pereira, Laurent Foiry, and Geneviève Gourdon -- Insect models. Drosophila models of polyglutamine disorders / George R. Jackson, Tzu-Kang Sang, and J. Paul Taylor -- Instability mechanisms in vivo and in vitro. Involvement of genetic recombination in microsatellite instability / Ruhee Dere, Micheal L. Hebert, and Marek Napierala. Bending the rules: unusual nucleic acid structures and disease pathology in the repeat expansion diseases / Karen Usdin. Replication of expandable DNA repeats / Sergei M. Mirkin. Error-prone repair of slipped (CTG)·(CAG) repeats and disease-associated expansions / Gagan B. Panigrahi ... [et al.] DNA repair models for understanding triplet repeat instability / Yuan Liu, Rajendra Prasad, and Samuel H. Wilson. Models of repair underlying trinucleotide DNA expansion / Irina V. Kovtun and Cynthia T. McMurray. Transcription and triplet repeat instability / Yunfu Lin, Vincent Dion, and John H. Wilson. Structural characteristics of trinucleotide repeats in transcripts / Wlodzimierz J. Krzyzosiak, Krzysztof Sobczak, and Marek Napierala -- Mutations in flanking sequences. Gross rearrangements caused by long triplet and other repeat sequences / Albino Bacolla [et al.] -- Cancer and genetic instability. Microsatellite instability in cancer / Michael J. Siciliano.
  • Genetic models of schizophrenia 2009, ScienceDirect
  • Since 2009, a revolution has been witnessed in Alzheimer's Disease genetics. New genetic links are being discovered at an unprecedented pace and our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration have taken a quantum leap forward. This book provides a thorough description of the genes that have been implicated in the aetiology of late-onset Alzheimer's disease (LOAD) based on evidence of genetic association. These "AD susceptibility genes" are described both in their genomic and cellular context, as well as with respect to their known or suspected molecular functions. Although these genes are not sufficient to explain all of the genetic contributions to LOAD, they represent the best replicated set of genes to date. Undoubtedly the list will grow as more advanced genomic approaches towards the identification of novel LOAD genes progresses.
  • Genetics of movement disorders 2003, ScienceDirect
  • Complex behaviours are the product of intercellular signalling events, but their intracellular effectors are present in most cell types. The best-studied example of such architecture is the circadian clock, which directs all diurnal behaviour and physiology, and whose central mechanism is present in most body cells. We present below a method to look at its properties via transcriptional reporters virally delivered to primary cells. By studying primary fibroblasts cultivated from skin biopsies in different human subjects, we have been able to analyse the molecular underpinnings of variance in human daily behaviour. Similar methodologies could be applied to other signalling pathways.
  • Glial cell function. 1st ed. 2001, ScienceDirect
  • Glioma 2012, Springer
    Molecular biology of glioma / Tomotoshi Marumoto and Hideyuki Saya -- Recent surgical management of gliomas / Nader Sanai and Mitchel S. Berger -- Recent medical management of glioblastoma / Derek R. Johnson and Susan M. Chang -- Basic concepts in glioma immunology / Ian F. Parney -- Mechanisms of immune evasion by gliomas / Cleo E. Rolle, Sadhak Sengupta, and Maciej S. Lesniak -- Glioma antigen / Masahiro Toda -- Cytokine therapy / Masasuke Ohno, Atsushi Natsume, and Toshihiko Wakabayashi -- Immunotherapeutic approach with oligodeoxynucleotides containing CpG motifs (CpG ODN) in malignant glioma / Renata Ursu and Antoine F. Carpentier -- Adoptive cell transfer therapy for malignant gliomas / Eiichi Ishikawa ... [et al.] -- Monoclonal antibody therapy for malignant glioma / Kevin S. Chen and Duane A. Mitchell -- Animal models for vaccine therapy / Dong-Sup Chung, Chang-Hyun Kim, and Yong-Kil Hong -- Immunogene therapy / Terry Lichtor and Roberta P. Glick -- Peptide vaccine / Shuichi Izumoto -- Active immunotherapy : oncolytic virus therapy using HSV-1 / Tomoki Todo -- Dendritic cell vaccines / Ryuya Yamanaka and Koji Kajiwara -- Antigen-receptor gene-modified T cells for treatment of glioma / Hiroaki Ikeda and Hiroshi Shiku -- Glioma stem cell research for the development of immunotherapy / Qijin Xu, Xiangpeng Yuan, and John S. Yu.
  • Glioma signaling 2013, Springer
  • Glutamate receptors 2008, Springer
  • Pt. I. General concepts. 1. Glutamate receptors in peripheral tissues: distribution and implications for toxicology / Santokh Gill and Olga Pulido -- 2. Glutamate receptor pharmacology: lessons learned from the last decade of stroke trials / Daniel L. Small and Joseph S. Tauskela -- 3. Expression of non-organelle glutamate transporters to support peripheral tissue function / James C. Matthews -- 4. Anticancer effects of glutamate antagonists / Wojciech Rzeski, Lechoslaw Turski, and Chrysanthy Ikonomidou -- 5. Glutamate receptors and their role in acute and inflammatory pain / Susan M. Carlton -- Pt. II. Specific target tissues, organs, and systems. 6. The vertebrate retina / Victoria P. Connaughton -- 7. Glutamate receptors in taste receptor cells / Albertino Bigiani -- 8. Glutamate recepts in endocrine tissues / Tania F. Gendron and Paul Morley --9. Adrenal glutamate receptors: a role in stress and drug addiction? / Daniela Jezova and Marek Schwendt -- 10. Glutamate receptors in the stomach and their implications / Li Hsueh Tsai and Jang-yen Wu -- 11. Glutamate toxicity in lung and airway disease / Sami I. Said -- 12. Glutamate: teaching old bones new tricks - implications for skeletal biology / Gary J. Spencer, Ian S. Hitchcock, and Paul G. Genever -- 13. Expression and function of metabotrophic glutamate receptors in liver / Marianna Storto ... [et al.] -- 14. Neuroexcitatory signaling in immune tissues / Helga S. Haas and Konrad Schauenstein -- 15. Platelet glutamate receptors as a window into psychiatric disorders / Michael Berk -- Pt. III. Non-mammalian organisms. 16. Analysis of glutamate receptor genes in plants: progress and prospects / Joanna C. Chiu ... [et al.].
  • Golgi apparatus 2009, Springer
  • Apathy and related disorders of diminished motivation -- Delirium -- Cognitive impairment -- Global cognitive impairment : the dementias -- Disturbances of mood, affect, and emotion -- Anxiety -- Psychosis in neuropsychiatric disorders -- Nonepileptic seizures -- Parkinsonian movement disorders -- Hyperkinetic movement disorders -- Changes in personality -- Pain -- Sleep disorders -- Unexplained neuropsychiatric symptoms -- Intellectual disabilities of developmental onset -- Agitation and aggression -- Forensic neuropsychiatry -- Rational approach to brain imaging and electrophysiology.
  • Whole brain imaging -- Animal behavior -- Stereotaxic surgeries and in vivo techniques -- Electrophysiology -- Microscopy -- Visualizing nervous system structure -- Visualizing nervous system function -- Identifying genes and proteins of interest -- Molecular cloning and recombinant DNA technology -- Gene delivery strategies -- Making and using transgenic organisms -- Manipulating endogenous genes -- Cell culture techniques -- Biochemical assays and intracellular signaling.
  • Evidence-based medicine for neurosurgeons: introduction and methodology / M.E. Linskey -- Evaluation of epidemiologic evidence for primary adult brain tumor risk factors using evidence-based medicine / J.L. Fisher ... [et al.] -- Benign adult brain tumors: an evidence-based medicine review / M. Aghi, F.G. Barker, II -- Pediatric neurosurgery / C.O. Maher, A.A. Cohen-Gadol, C. Raffel -- Cerebrovascular-endovascular / K.M. Cockroft, R.H. Rosenwasser -- Evidence-based guidelines in lumbar spine surgery / D.K. Resnick, M.C. Groff -- Spine: minimally invasive techniques / P.C. Gerszten, W.C. Welch -- An evidence-based medicine review of stereotactic radiosurgery / B.E. Pollock -- Evidenced-based guidelines for traumatic brain injuries / D.W. Marion -- Treatment of chronic pain with neurostimulation / J.K. Birknes, A. Sharan, A.R. Rezai.
  • Hallucinations 2012, Springer
  • Part A: The Basal Ganglia System and its Evolution -- Chapter 1. The Neuroanatomical Organization of the Basal Ganglia / Charles R. Gerfen, J. Paul Bolam -- Chapter 2. The Conservative Evolution of the Vertebrate Basal Ganglia / Anton Reiner -- Chapter 3. Cell Types in the Different Nuclei of the Basal Ganglia / Dorothy E. Oorschot -- Chapter 4. Neurotransmitter Receptors in the Basal Ganglia / Piers C. Emson, Henry J. Waldvogel, Richard L.M. Faull -- Part B: Anatomy and Physiology of the Striatum -- Chapter 5. The Striatal Skeleton: Medium Spiny Projection Neurons and their Lateral Connections / Dietmar Plenz, Jeffery R. Wickens -- Chapter 6. D1 and D2 Dopamine Receptor Modulation of Glutamatergic Signaling in Striatal Medium Spiny Neurons / D. James Surmeier, Michelle Day, Tracy Gertler, Savio Chan, Weixing Shen -- Chapter 7. The Cholinergic Interneurons of the Striatum: Intrinsic Properties Underlie Multiple Discharge Patterns / Joshua A. Goldberg, Charles J. Wilson -- Chapter 8. GABAergic Interneurons of the Striatum / James M. Tepper -- Chapter 9. Endocannabinoid Signaling in the Striatum / David M. Lovinger, Margaret I. Davis, Rui M. Costa -- Chapter 10. Nitric Oxide Signaling in the Striatum / Anthony R. West -- Chapter 11. Role of Adenosine in the Basal Ganglia / Micaela Morelli, Nicola Simola, Patrizia Popoli, Anna R. Carta -- Chapter 12. Regulation of Corticostriatal Synaptic Plasticity in Physiological and Pathological Conditions / Massimiliano Di Filippo, Paolo Calabresi -- Part C: Anatomy and Physiology of Globus Pallidus, Subthalamic Nucleus and Substantia Nigra -- Chapter 13. Organization of the Globus Pallidus / Hitoshi Kita -- Chapter 14. Projections from Pallidum to Striatum / Pieter Voorn -- Chapter 15. The Subthalamic Nucleus: From In Vitro to In Vivo Mechanisms / Stephane Charpier, Corinne Beurrier, Jeanne T. Paz -- Chapter 16. Neurophysiology of Substantia Nigra Dopamine Neurons: Modulation by GABA / James M. Tepper -- Chapter 17. Regulation of Extracellular Dopamine: Release and Reuptake / David Sulzer, Hui Zhang, Marianne Benoit-Marand, Francois Gonon -- Part D: Network Integration -- Chapter 18. Organization of Corticostriatal Projection Neuron Types / Anton Reiner --Chapter 19. Gating of Cortical Input to the Striatum / Jeffery R. Wickens, Gordon W. Arbuthnott -- Chapter 20. Organization of Prefrontal-Striatal Connections / Henk J. Groenewegen, Harry B.M. Uylings -- Chapter 21. Gating of Limbic Input to the Ventral Striatum / Patricio O'Donnell -- Chapter 22. Anatomical and Functional Organization of the Thalamostriatal Systems / Yoland Smith, Adriana Galvan, Dinesh Raju, Thomas Wichmann -- Chapter 23. Subcortical Connections of the Basal Ganglia / Philip Winn, David I.G. Wilson, Peter Redgrave -- Chapter 24. Integrative Networks Across Basal Ganglia Circuits / Suzanne N. Haber -- Chapter 25. Synchronous Activity in Basal Ganglia Circuits / Judith R. Walters, Debra A. Bergstrom -- Part E: Molecular Signaling in the Basal Ganglia -- Chapter 26. Second-Messenger Cascades / Stephanie E. Bronson, Christine Konradi -- Chapter 27. Neurotransmitter Regulation of Basal Ganglia Gene Expression / Kristen A. Keefe, Kristen A. Horner -- Chapter 28. D1 Dopamine Receptor Supersensitivity in the Dopamine-Depleted Striatum: Aberrant ERK1/2 Signaling / Charles R. Gerfen -- Chapter 29. Psychostimulant-Induced Gene Regulation in Corticostriatal Circuits / Heinz Steiner -- Chapter 30. Chromatin Remodeling: Role in Neuropathologies of the Basal Ganglia / Jocelyne Caboche, Emmanuel Roze, Karen Brami-Cherrier, Sandrine Betuing -- Part F: Basal Ganglia Function and Dysfunction -- Chapter 31. Phasic Dopamine Signaling and Basal Ganglia Function / Peter Redgrave, Veronique Coizet, John Reynolds -- Chapter 32. Role of Basal Ganglia in Habit Learning and Memory: Rats, Monkeys, and Humans / Mark G. Packard -- Chapter 33. Drug Addiction: the Neural and Psychological Basis of a Compulsive Incentive Habit / David Belin, Barry J. Everitt -- Chapter 34. Parkinson's Disease: Cross-Talk Between Environmental Factors and Gene Defects / Gloria E. Meredith, Susan Totterdell -- Chapter 35. Alterations in Corticostriatal Synaptic Function in Huntington's and Parkinson's Diseases / Carlos Cepeda, Nigel S. Bamford, Véronique M. André, Michael S. Levine -- Chapter 36. Molecular Mechanisms of l-DOPA-Induced Dyskinesia / M. Angela Cenci -- Chapter 37. Compensatory Mechanisms in Experimental and Human Parkinsonism: Potential for New Therapies / Erwan Bezard, Grégory Porras, Javier Blesa, José A. Obeso -- Chapter 38. Pathological Synchrony of Basal Ganglia-Cortical Networks in the Systemic MPTP Primate Model of Parkinson's Disease / Hagai Bergman, Adam Zaidel, Boris Rosin, Maya Slovik, Michal Rivlin-Etzion, Shay Moshel, Zvi Israel -- Chapter 39. Deep-Brain Stimulation for Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders / Thomas Wichmann, Mahlon R. DeLong.
  • Fully revised and updated, the Handbook serves as a practical guide to endovascular methods and as a concise reference for neurovascular anatomy and published data about cerebrovascular disease from a neurointerventionalist's perspective. Divided into three parts, the book covers:* Fundamentals of neurovascular anatomy and basic angiographic techniques; * Interventional Techniques and endovascular methods, along with useful device information and tips and tricks for daily practice; * Specific Disease States, with essential clinical information about commonly encountered conditions.New features in the 2nd Edition include:* Global Gems that illuminate aspects of the field outside the United States;* Angio-anatomic and angio-pathologic image correlates;* Newly released clinical study results influencing neurointerventional practice;* Information on emerging technologies in this rapidly advancing field.The Handbook is a vital resource for all clinicians involved in neurointerventional practice, including radiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, cardiologists, and vascular surgeons.
  • Foundations and current issues -- Development of neuropsychology as a professional psychological specialty: history, training, and credentialing -- Development of the child's brain and behavior -- Development of cerebral lateralization in children -- Development of higher brain functions: birth through adolescence -- Neuropsychology of child psychopathology -- Neurodevelopmental malformations: etiology and clinical manifestations -- Pediatric brain injury: mechanisms and amelioration -- Neuropsychological basis of learning disabilities -- Measurement and statistical problems in neuropsychological assessment of children -- Models of inference in evaluating brain-behavior relationships in children -- Neuropsychological diagnosis -- Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Batteries for Children -- Nebraska Neuropsychological Children's Battery -- Applications of the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, 2nd edition in neuropsychological assessment -- Utilizing a neuropsychological paradigm for understanding common educational and psychological tests -- Assessment of behavior and personality in the neuropsychological diagnosis of children -- Psychophysiological evaluation of neuropsychological disorders in children -- Assessment of the Hispanic child -- Techniques of intervention -- Neurocognitive interventions for childhood and adolescent disorders: a transactional model -- Brain injury rehabilitation of children and youth: neurodevelopmental perspectives -- Neuropsychology of pediatric epilepsy and antiepileptic drugs -- Neuropsychological effects of stimulant medication on children's learning and behavior -- Nonstimulant psychotropic medication: desired and adverse cognitive events -- Special topics in clinical child neuropsychology -- Child clinical neuropsychology of drug abuse -- Neuropsychological aspects of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Neurobehavioral and neurodevelopmental sequelae associated with pediatric HIV infection -- Neuropsychological sequelae of chronic medical disorders in children and youth -- Coping and adjustment of children with neurological disorder -- Child forensic neuropsychology: a scientific approach -- Neuropsychology and coma management -- Neuropsychological aspects of pervasive developmental and autism spectrum disorders -- Using the Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, Successive (PASS) theory within a neuropsychological context.
  • Handbook of clinical neurology v. 79-, 2003-, ScienceDirect
  • Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke is a comprehensive reference on nutrition for the multidisciplinary team caring for stroke patients. Targeting physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical dietitians, and advanced allied health and medical students, this volume provides an introduction on the different types of stroke, associated risk factors, and uniquely featured global perspectives on stroke. In addition to discussing stroke risk factors, the book expands upon treatment and management from the acute care setting through rehabilitation, captures the lifespan of patients affected by stroke.
  • Handbook of episodic memory 2008., ScienceDirect
    Perspectives on episodic and semantic memory retrieval /Lee Ryan, Siobhan Hoscheidt and Lynn Nadel --Exploring episodic memory /Martin A. Conway --Episodic memory and mental time travel /Thomas Suddendorf and Michael C. Corballis --Episodic memory : reconsolidation /Lynn Nadel ... [et al.] --Attributes of episodic memory processing /Michael R. Hunsaker and Raymond P. Kesner --Cognitive and neural bases of flashbulb memories /Patrick S.R. Davidson --From the past into the future : the development origins and trajectory of episodic future thinking /Cristina M. Atance --Emotion and episodic memory /Philip A. Allen, Kevin P. Kaut and Robert R. Lord --Current status of cognitive time travel research in animals /William A. Roberts --Animal episodic memory /Ekrem Dere ... [et al.] --New working definition of episodic memory : replacing "when" and "which" /Alexander Easton and Madeline J. Eacott --Episodic-like memory in food-hoarding birds /Gesa Feenders and Tom V. Smulders --Representing past and future events /Thomas R. Zentall --Functional neuroanatomy of remote, episodic memory /Morris Moscovitch ... [et al.] --Medial temporal lobe : visual perception and recognition memory /Yael Shrager and Larry R. Squire --Toward a neurobiology of episodic memory /Howard Eichenbaum ... [et al.] --Spatio-temporal context and object recognition memory in rodents /Mark Good --Role of the prefrontal cortex in episodic memory /Matthias Brand and Hans J. Markowitsch --Basal forebrain and episodic memory /Toshikatsu Fujii --Role of the precuneus in episodic memory /Michael R. Trimble and Andrea E. Cavanna --Multiple roles of dopaminergic neurotransmission in episodic memory /Björn H. Schott and Emrah Düzel --Neural coding of episodic memory /Joe Z. Tsien --Primate hippocampus and episodic memory /Edmund T. Rolls --Hippocampal neuronal activity and episodic memory /Emma R. Wood and Livia de Hoz --Hippocampus, context processing and episodic memory /David M. Smith --Memory and perceptual impairments in amnesia and dementia /Kim S. Graham, Andy C.H. Lee and Morgan D. Barense --Using hippocampal amnesia to understand the neural basis of diencephalic amnesia /John P. Aggleton, Richard C. Saunders and Seralynne D. Vann --Structure-function correlates of episodic memory in aging /Jonas Persson and Lars Nyberg --Memory and cognitive performance in preclinical Alzheimer's disease and preclinical vascular disease /Brent J. Small ... [et al.] --Transgenic mouse models of Alzheimer's disease and episodic-like memory /David R. Borchelt and Alena V. Savonenko --Episodic memory in the context of cognitive control dysfunction : the case of Huntington's disease /Francois Richer, Martin Lemay and Martin LaPage --Adrenal steroids and episodic memory : relevance to mood disorders /Hamid A. Alhaj and R. Hamish McAllister-Williams.
  • pt. 1. Introduction / Sanford E. Gerber. Some background -- What is the problem? -- Some language -- Some information -- pt. 2. Delineation of genetic components of communicative disorders / Glenn E. Green and Richard J. H. Smith. Historical aspects -- Genetic inheritance patterns -- Identification of genetic components -- Identification of Loci and Genes -- Medical significance -- pt. 3. Prenatal and postnatal craniofacial development / Sylvan E. Stool. Phylogenetic aspects and embryology -- Postnatal craniofacial growth and development -- Functions of the human craniofacial complex -- pt. 4. Morphogenesis and genetics of inner ear development and malformation / Dorothy A. Frenz, Juan Represa, and Thomas R. Van De Water. Morphogenesis of the inner ear -- Genetic patterning of inner ear development -- pt. 5. Genetic deafness / Robert J. Ruben. Nosology -- Syndromic hearing impairment -- pt. 6. Genetic language disorders / Julie Williams and Jim Stevenson. Specific language impairment -- The genetics of specific reading disability -- Conclusions -- pt. 7. Genetics in craniofacial disorders and clefting : Then and now / Robert J. Shprintzen. The genetics of clefting : Its evolution over the past 30 years -- How might mutant genes cause cleft lip, cleft plate, and craniofacial anomalies? -- Syndromes of clefting -- Sequences and associations -- When to be suspicious -- The predictive power of understanding causation -- Integration of genetics into the interdisciplinary team -- Syndromes commonly seen in cleft palate centers -- Does it really make a difference? -- Has there been an effect on research? -- Conclusion -- pt. 8. Stuttering and genetics : Our past and our future / Susan Felsenfeld and Dennis Drayna. Introduction -- Stuttering and genetics : An abridged historical timeline -- Gene finding : The 'today' and 'tomorrow' of stuttering research -- The human face of the molecular genetics revolution -- Concluding remarks -- pt. 9. Concepts in behavioral genetics and their application to developmental and learning disorders / Jeffrey W. Gilger. Introduction to the basic model of human behavioral genetics -- molecular work and human behavioral genetics -- Toward the future -- pt. 10. Genetic privacy and ethical, legal, and social issues / Sharon Davis. Genetic testing -- Genetic discrimination -- Genetic privacy -- Conclusion -- pt. 11. Treatment and prevention / Sanford E. Gerber. Introduction -- Treatment -- Prevention.
  • Handbook of headache 2011, Springer
  • General models of individual differences in cognition -- Individual differences in cognition: in search of a general model of behaviour control / Philip J. Corr -- Individual differences in cognition: new methods for examining the personality-cognition link / William Revelle, Joshua Wilt, Allen Rosenthal -- The relationship between intelligence and Pavolovian temperament traits: the role of gender and level of intelligence / Magdalena Kaczmarek, Jan Strelau, Agnieszka Miklewska -- General models of individual differences in cognition: the commentaries / Philip Corr, William Revelle, Joshua Wilt, Allen Rosenthal -- Individual differences in cognition from a neurophysiological perspective -- Neuroscientific approaches to the study of individual differences in cognition and personality / Aljoscha C. Neubauer, Andreas Fink -- Cognitive neuroscience approaches to individual differences in working memory and executive control: conceptual and methodological issues / Tal Yarkoni, Todd S. Braver -- Emotional intelligence and gender: a neurophysiological perspective / Norbert Jausovec, Ksenija Jausovec -- Learned irrelevance revisited: pathology-based individual differences, normal variation and neural correlates / Aleksandr Gruszka, Adam Hampshire, Adrian M. Owen -- Post-Soviet psychology and individual differences in cognition: a psychophysiological perspective / Almira Kustubayeva -- Individual differences in cognition from a neurophysiological perspective: the commentaries / Todd S. Braver, Tal Yarkoni, Aleksandra Gruszka, Adam Hampshire, Adrian M. Owen, Norbert Jausovec, Almira Kustubayeva, Aljoscha C. Neubauer, Andreas Fink --Individual differences in attentional mechanisms -- Psychopathology and individualized differences in latent inhibition: schizophrenia and schizotypality / R. E. Lubow, Oren Kaplan -- Attentional control theory of anxiety: recent developments / Michael W. Eysenck -- Task engagement, attention, and executive control / Gerald Matthews, Joel S. Warm, Lauren E. Reinerman, Lisa K. Langheim, Dyani J. Saxby -- Individual differences in resource allocation policy / Blazej Szymura -- The relationship of attention and intelligence / Karl Schweizer -- Intelligence and cognitive control / Adam Chuderski, Edward Necka -- Individual differences in attention: the commentaries / Michael W. Eysenck, Gerald Matthews, Edward Necka, Adam Chuderski, Karl Schweizer, Blazej Szymura -- Individual differences in working memory functioning and higher-order processing -- Trait and state differences in working memory capacity / Malgorzata Ilkowska, Randall W. Engle -- Adrift in the stream of thought: the effects of mind wandering on executive control and working memory capacity / Jennifer C. McVay, Michael J. Kane -- The unique cognitive limitation in subclinical depression: the impairment of mental model construction / Grzegorz Sedek, Aneta Brzezicka, Ulrich von Hecker -- Working memory capacity and individual differences in higher-level cognition / Jaroslaw Orzechowski -- Motivation towards closure and cognitive resources: an individual differences approach / Malgorzata Kossowska, Edward Orehek, Arie W. Kruglanski -- Mood as information: the regulatory role of personality / Magdalena Marszal-Wisniewska, Dominika Zajusz -- Autobiographical memory: individual differences and developmental course / Mary L. Courage, Mark L. Howe -- Individual differences in working memory and higher-ordered processing: the commentaries / Mary L. Courage, Mark L. Howe, Malgorzata Ilkowska, Randall W. Engle, Malgorzata Kossowska, Edward Orehek, Arie W. Kruglanski, Jennifer C. McVay, Michael J. Kane, Magdalena Marszal-Wisniewska, Dominika Zajusz, Jaroslaw Orzechowski, Grzegorz Sedek, Aneta Brzezicka -- The state of art in research on individual differences in executive control and cognition / Gerald Matthews, Aleksandra Gruszka, Blazej Szymura.
  • Vocalization as an ethnotransmitter : an introduction to the Handbook of mammalian vocalization / Stefan M. Brudzynski -- Laryngeal muscles as highly specialized organs in airway protection, respiration and phonation / Joseph F.Y. Hoh -- Evolution of the communication brain in control of mammalian vocalization / John D. Newman -- Evolution of the infant separation call : rodent ultrasonic vocalization / Myron A. Hofer -- Understanding the evolutionary origin and diversification of bat echolocation calls / Alanna Maltby, Kate E. Jones and Gareth Jones -- A frequency scaling rule in mammalian vocalization / Neville H. Fletcher -- Elephant ultrasounds : long-range communication / Michael Garstang -- Rat ultrasonic vocalization : short-range communication / Stefan M. Brudzynski and Neville H. Fletcher -- Ultrasonic calls of wild and wild-type rodents / Gillian D. Sales -- Vocal repertoire in mouse pups : strain differences / Maria Luisa Scattoni and Igor Branchi -- Subcortical responses to species-specific vocalizations / Josef Syka -- Activation of limbic system structures by replay of ultrasonic vocalization in rats / Markus Wöhr and Rainer K.W. Schwarting -- Selective perception and recognition of vocal signals / Günter Ehret and Simone Kurt -- Cortical processing of vocal sounds in primates / Christopher I. Petkov, Christoph Kayser and Nikos K. Logothetis -- Vocalization as a social signal in defensive behavior / Yoav Litvin, D. Caroline Blanchard and Robert J. Blanchard -- Effect of altricial pup ultrasonic vocalization on maternal behavior / Markus Wöhr, Diego Oddi and Francesca R. D'Amato -- Vocalization as a specific trigger of emotional responses / Koji Kuraoka and Katsuki Nakamura -- Vocalizations as tools for influencing the affect and behavior of others / Drew Rendall and Michael J. Owren -- Brain mechanisms for processing perceived emotional vocalizations in humans / Sophie K. Scott, Disa Sauter and Carolyn McGettigan -- Emotional causes and consequences of social-affective vocalization / Jaak Panksepp -- Frequency modulated 50 kHz ultrasonic vocalizations reflect a positive emotional state in the rat : neural substrates and therapeutic implications / Jeffrey Burgdorf and Joseph R. Moskal -- Vocal expression of emotion in a nocturnal prosimian primate group, mouse lemurs / Elke Zimmermann -- Rat infant isolation vocalizations and their modulation by social cues as a model of expression of infantile emotionality / Jeff Muller, Susan Brunelli and Harry Shair -- Limbic, hypothalamic and periaqueductal gray circuitry and mechanisms controlling rage and vocalization in the cat / Allan Siegel, ... [et al.] -- The polyvagal hypothesis : common mechanisms mediating autonomic regulation, vocalizations and listening / Steven W. Porges and Gregory F. Lewis -- Medial cholinoceptive vocalization strip in the cat and rat brains : initiation of defensive vocalizations / Stefan M. Brudzynski -- Hypothalamic control of pain vocalization and affective dimensions of pain signaling / George S. Borszcz and Catherine A. Spuz -- Responses of limbic, midbrain and brainstem structures to electrically-induced vocalizations / Francisco Gonzalez-Lima -- Adult house mouse (Mus musculus) ultrasonic calls : hormonal and pheromonal regulation / John G. Nyby -- Role of the periaqueductal gray in expressing vocalization / Eva Gruber-Dujardin -- Localization of the central pattern generator for vocalization / Steffen R. Hage -- Neuronal networks involved in the generation of vocalization / Steffen R. Hage -- Central pattern generators for orofacial movements and speech / Steven M. Barlow, ... [et al.] -- Functions of larynx in breathing, vocalization and airway protective reflexes / Keisuke Shiba -- Vocal-respiratory interactions in the parabrachial nucleus / Michael Smotherman, Christine Schwartz and Walter Metzner -- Audio-vocal interactions in the mammalian brain / Hanjun Liu, Roozbeh Behroozmand and Charles R. Larson -- Vocal control in echolocating bats / Walter Metzner and Gerd Schuller -- Functions of the larynx and production of sounds / Gerald S. Berke and Jennifer L. Long -- Structure and oscillatory function of the vocal folds / Camille Finck and Lionel Lejeune -- Mechanisms and evolution of roaring-like vocalization in mammals / Roland Frey and Alban Gebler -- Generation of sound in marine mammals / Joy S. Reidenberg and Jeffrey T. Laitman -- Control of gestures and vocalizations in primates / Eva Maria Eberl -- The generation of functionally referential and motivational vocal signals in mammals / Marta B. Manser -- Auditory categories in the non-human primate / Yale E. Cohen, ... [et al.] -- Recognition of individuals within the social group : signature vocalizations / Ari Daniel Shapiro -- Evolution of mammalian vocal signals : development of semiotic content and semantics of human language / Klaus Zuberbühler.
  • The recent surge of interest in the neuroscience of autism, HIV/AIDS, cancer, Alzheimers, and other disorders has brought with it an increasing awareness of the effects of medical conditions on the brain and behavior-an awareness extending through the research and practice arenas, among those working with pediatric and adult clients alike. Comprehensive in scope and highly detailed in its coverage, the Handbook of Medical Neuropsychology is organized to give readers knowledge of the field, whether one needs to understand a clinical evaluation, design a research study, or gain a deeper understanding of disease processes and corresponding behaviors. Featuring the most up-to-date information on cognitive neuroscience to enhance the work of the practitioner, the student, or the researcher, the book handles theory, historical background, practical considerations, and controversial areas with clear explanations, clinical expertise, and real-world insight, and critiques diagnostic and assessment tools specific to disorders. The wide selection of commonly seen and rarely encountered diagnoses covered includes: . Primary nervous system disease and injury. . Vascular system disease. . Developmental, genetic, and structural disorders. . Dementia and normal aging. . Immune-related disorders. . Endocrine disease. . Metabolic conditions. . Plus a chapter on current and emerging approaches to rehabilitation. Opening out a specialty as it grows in importance, the Handbook of Medical Neuropsychology is an essential resource for the neuropsychology clinician, researcher, or graduate student. It will be stimulating and relevant reading for years to come.
  • Over the past 30 years there have been significant advances in our understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) due to the use of MRIs to better visualize the disease and because of the introduction of new ameliorating drugs. However, MS is still an incurable disease and diagnosis remains challenging for many physicians; for instance symptoms often mimic MS and there is not a specific test for the disease. To ensure optimal patient care there is a need for physicians to remain up to date with new drugs on the market, disease detection, diagnosis, and latest management options. The Handbook of Multiple Sclerosis (Second Edition) provides a concise, easily assessable guide for all healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and management of this condition, including standard therapies, as well as more novel treatments. The book includes comprehensive evaluations of the pharmacological treatments available, including novel investigational agents currently in development.
  • Physiology and metabolism of the brain and spinal cord / Ira S. Kass -- Effects of anesthesia on cerebral and spinal cord physiology / Rosemary Hickey -- Neurophysiologic monitoring / M. Sean Kincaid and Arthur M. Lam -- Cerebral protection and resuscitation / Myrna I. Morales, Janet Pittman, and James E. Cottrell -- Management of pain in the neurosurgical patient / Timothy R. Deer -- Anesthetic management of head trauma / Takefumi Sakabe and Audrée A. Bendo -- Anesthesia for supratentorial tumors / Nicolas J. Bruder and Patrick A. Ravussin -- Anesthesia for posterior fossa surgery / Deborah J. Culley and Gregory Crosby -- Anesthetic management of intracranial aneurysms / Philippa Newfield and Audrèe A. Bendo -- Ischemic cerebrovascular disease / Ian A. Herrick, Miquel F. Arango, and Adrian W. Gelb -- Neuroendocrine tumors: pathophysiology / David L. Schreibman and M. Jane Matjasko -- Epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, awake craniotomy for tumor surgery, and intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging / Pirjo Hellen Manninen and Jee Jian See --Spinal cord: injury and procedures / Gary R. Stier ... [et al.] -- Pediatric neuroanesthesia / Philippa Newfield, Lawrence H. Feld, and Rukaiya K.A. Hamid -- Neurosurgery in the pregnant patient / David J. Wlody and Lela D. Weems -- Anesthetic management of therapeutic interventional neuroradiologic procedures / Shailendra Joshi, Sundeep Mangla, and William L. Young -- Anesthetic management of diagnostic neuroradiology / Deborah M. Whelan, Melissa A. Laxton, and Patricia H. Petrozza -- Complications in the postanesthesia care unit / Jean G. Charchaflieh and Samrat H. Worah -- Respiratory care of the neurosurgical patient / Irene Rozet and Karen B. Domino -- Cardiovascular therapy / Steven J. Allen and C. Lee Parmley -- Fluid management / Concezione Tommasino -- Nutritional support in the critically ill patient / John M. Taylor and Linda Liu -- Traumatic brain injury, stroke, and brain death / Seth Manoach and Jean G. Charchaflieh.
  • Nerve Growth Factor and Related Proteins / J. Regino Perez-Polo -- Signaling Through the Neurotrophin Receptors / Yu Pong Ng, Kin Yip Lo, Zelda H. Cheung and Nancy Y. Ip -- CNTF and Related Neurokines / S. W. Halvorsen and N. Kaur -- GDNF and Related Proteins / H. Peterziel and J. Strelau -- Fibroblast Growth Factors in Brain Functions / K. Unsicker, B. Reuss and O. von Bohlen und Halbach -- Transforming Growth Factor-βs in the Brain / K. Krieglstein -- IGF-1 in Brain Growth and Repair Processes / C. Bondy, C. Cheng, J. Zhong and W.-H. Lee -- Erythropoietin Signaling Pathways in Neuroprotection / M. Digicaylioglu -- TNF-α in CNS: Physiologic and Pathologic Roles / R. N. Saha and K. Pahan -- Glia Maturation Factor in Brain Function / R. Lim and A. Zaheer -- Nitric Oxide Synthases in Brain Function / S. Murphy and T. Coughlan -- 14-3-3 Proteins in Brain function / Y. Takahashi -- Heat Shock Proteins in Brain Function / P. Csermely -- GFAP and Astrocyte Intermediate Filaments / M. Pekny and U. Wilhelmsson -- GAP-43 in Neural Development and Plasticity / N. I. Perrone-Bizzozero and D. C. Tanner -- Protein Attractants and Repellants in Axonal Guidance / Y. Zou -- Opioid Receptor Genes and Their Regulation / L-N. Wei and H. H. Loh -- Opioid Receptor Signaling and Regulation / P-Y Law and H. H. Loh -- CGRP: a Multifunctional Neuropeptide / A. F. Russo and I. M. Dickerson -- Substance P and the Tachykinins / M. R. Howard, K. Haddley, T. Thippeswamy, S. Vasiliou and J. P. Quinn -- Secretin Superfamily: PACAP, VIP, and Related Neuropeptides / T. Mustafa and L. E. Eiden -- Hypocretins/Orexins in Brain Function / J. G. Sutcliffe and L. de Lecea -- Neuropeptide Y in Brain Function / A. Thorsell and C. L. Ehlers -- Cholecystokinin Peptides in Brain Function / F. Noble and B. P. Roques -- Oxytocin and Vasopressin: Genetics and Behavioral Implications / H. K. Caldwell and W. S. Young -- Corticotropin-Releasing Factor in Brain Function / F. Noble and B. P. Roques -- Angiotensins in Brain Function / F. Noble and B. P. Roques -- Leptin in Brain Function / J. Harvey.
  • Alterations of Neurotransmitter Receptors in Schizophrenia: Evidence from Postmortem Studies / L. V. Kristiansen, R. M. Cowell, M. Biscaia, R. E. McCullumsmith and J. H. Meador-Woodruff -- An Overview and Current Perspective on Family Studies of Schizophrenia / L. E. DeLisi -- Auditory Cortex Anatomy and Asymmetry in Schizophrenia / J. F. Smiley -- Cholinergic Mechanisms in Schizophrenia / T. J. Raedler and R. Freedman -- Cortical Dopamine in Schizophrenia / A. Abi-Dargham -- Dysbindin-1 and Its Protein Family With Special Attention to the Potential Role of Dysbindin-1 in Neuronal Functions and the Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia / K. Talbot, W.- Y. Ong, D. J. Blake, J. Tang and N. Louneva, et al. -- Early-Stage Visual Processing Deficits in Schizophrenia / P. D. Butler -- Event-Related Potentials (ERPs) in the Study of Schizophrenia: How Preclinical ERP Studies have Contributed to our Understanding of Schizophrenia / J. M. Phillips, C. R. Maxwell, R. S. Ehrlichman and S. J. Siegel -- G72/G30 in Neuropsychiatric Disorders / J. Shi, L. Cheng, E. S. Gershon and C. Liu -- Glutamatergic Approaches to the Conceptualization and Treatment of Schizophrenia / J. Kantrowitz and D. C. Javitt -- Hippocampus / S. Heckers -- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy / P. Milev, S. Miranowski and K. O. Lim -- Neuregulin 1 and Schizophrenia / Y.-J. J. Chen, L. W. Role and D. A. Talmage -- Redox Dysregulation in Schizophrenia: Genetic Susceptibility and Pathophysiological Mechanisms / K. Q. Do, P. Bovet, J. H. Cabungcal, P. Conus and R. Gysin, et al. -- Synaptic Vesicle Associated Proteins and Schizophrenia / H. T. Kao and B. Porton -- The Neurobiology of Negative Symptoms and the Deficit Syndrome / B. A. Fischer, B. Kirkpatrick and W. T. Carpenter -- The Role of Prefrontal Abnormalities in Schizophrenia / M. J. Hoptman and K. A. Nolan.
  • Establishing and organizing a neuroscience critical care unit -- Electrolyte and metabolic derangements -- Fever and infections -- Cerebral blood flow and metabolism: physiology and monitoring -- Multimodality monitoring in acute brain injury -- Cerebral edema and intracranial hypertension -- Cardiac dysfunction, monitoring, and management -- Airway management and mechanical ventilation in the NCCCU -- Blood pressure management -- Nutrition in neurocritical care -- Sedation, analgesia, and neuromuscular paralysis -- Postoperative care -- Care following neurointerventional procedures -- Ethical issues and withdrawal of life-sustaining therapies -- Collaborative nursing practice in the neurosciences critical care unit -- Coma and disorders of consciousness -- Acute encephalopathy -- Traumatic brain injury -- Acute myelopathy -- Ischemic stroke -- Intracerebral hemorrhage -- Intraventricular hemorrhage -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Brain injury following cardiac arrest -- Meningitis and encephalitis -- Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis -- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, malignant hyperthermia, and serotonin syndrome -- Brain tumors -- Hydrocephalus -- Neuromuscular disorders -- Status epilepticus -- Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism -- Neurocritical illness during pregnancy and puerperium -- Brain death and organ donation.
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    Acute ischemic stroke / Christopher Bladin and Stephen Davis -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage / Nader Pouratian, Aaron S. Dumont, and Neal F. Kassell -- Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage / Michael D. Hill -- Traumatic brain injury / Wayne M. Alves and Lawrence F. Marshall -- Acute seizures and status epilepticus / Susan Herman -- Clinical trials in neuro-ophthalmology / Madhura Tamhankar and Laura Balcer -- Brain resuscitation / Edwin Nemoto and Charles C. King -- Clinical trials in brain injury after cardiac arrest / Romergryko G. Geocadin and Daniel F. Hanley -- Efficient dose-response finding strategies for acute neuroemergency treatments / Tom Parke ... [et al.] -- Biostatistical issues in neuroemergency clinical trials / Wayne M. Alves -- Data safety and monitoring board: role in acute neurological trials / Brett E. Skolnick -- Role of a project medical officer in acute neuroemergency clinical trials / Joseph A. Kwentus -- Ethical considerations in neuroemergency clinical trials / Wayne M. Alves -- Industry perspective on drug development / Thomas C. Wessel and Christopher Gallen -- Regulatory perspective / Lisa L. Travis.
  • Neuroendocrinology, the discipline concerned with how the nervous system controls hormonal secretion and how hormones control the brain, is pivotal to physiology and medicine. Neuroendocrinology has disclosed and underpins fundamental physiological, molecular biological and genetic principles such as the regulation of gene transcription and translation, the mechanisms of chemical neurotransmission and intracellular and systemic feedback control systems. Reproduction, growth, stress, aggression, metabolism, birth, feeding and drinking and blood pressure are some of the bodily functions that are triggered and/or controlled by neuroendocrine systems. In turn, neuroendocrine dysfunction due to genetic or other deficits can lead, for example, to infertility, impotence, precocious or delayed puberty, defective or excessive growth, obesity and anorexia, Cushing's Syndrome, hypertension or thyroid disorders. These as well as neuroendocrine tumors are some of the themes covered in the 36 chapters of the Handbook. Drafted by internationally acknowledged experts in the field, the Handbook chapters feature detailed up-to-date bibliographies as well as "how do we know?" call out sections that highlight the experimental or technical foundations for major concepts, principles, or methodological advances in each area. Aimed at senior undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty in neuroscience, medicine, endocrinology, psychiatry, psychology and cognate disciplines, the Handbook of Neuroendocrinology satisfies an unmet need that will prove useful at the laboratory bench as well as in the office.
  • Neuroprotection has been placed on a firm scientific basis during the past decade due to an improved understanding of the molecular basis of neurological diseases and the knowledge that treatment of neurological disorders should not be merely symptomatic but preventative against the progression of the underlying disease, as well as regenerative. The Handbook of Neuroprotection serves as a comprehensive review of neuroprotection based on knowledge of the molecular basis of neurological disorders. Neuroprotective effects of older, established drugs, as well as new drugs in development, are well documented in this detailed volume, featuring the most cutting-edge and innovative methods currently in use. In-depth and authoritative, The Handbook of Neuroprotection features a compendium of vital knowledge aimed at providing researchers with an essential reference for this key neurological area of study.
  • v. 1. Neuropsychological endophenotypes and biomarkers -- v. 2. Neuroanatomical and neuroimaging endophenolypes and biomarkers -- v. 3. Metabolic and peripheral biomarkers -- v. 4. Molecular genetic and genomic markers.
  • Introduction -- The burden of non-motor symptoms -- Assessing non-motor symptoms: an overview of scales and questionnaires -- An in-depth look at the Non-Motor Symptom Scale -- Neuropsychiatric symptoms -- Sleep-related symptoms -- Bladder dysfunction -- Sensory symptoms -- Sexual symptoms -- Gastrointestinal symptoms -- Other symptoms.
  • "When Handbook of Normative Data for Neuropsychological Assessment was originally published in 1999, it was the first book to provide neuropsychologists with summaries and critiques of normative data for neuropsychological tests." "Locator tables guide the reader to the sets of normative data that are best suited to each individual case, depending on the demographic characteristics of the patient, and highlight the advantages associated with using data for comparative purposes. Those using the book have the option of reading the authors' critical review of the normative data for a particular test, or simply turning to the appropriate data locator table for a quick reference to the relevant data tables in the Appendices." "The second edition includes reviews of 15 new tests. The way the data are presented has been changed to make the book easier to use. Meta-analysis tables of predicted values for different ages (and education, where relevant) are included for nine tests that have a sufficient number of homogeneous datasets." "No other reference offers such an effective framework for the critical evaluation of normative data for neuropsychological tests. Like the first, the second edition will be welcomed by practitioners, researchers, teachers, and graduate students as a unique and valuable contribution to the practice of neuropsychology."--BOOK JACKET.
  • Part 1. Monkey Anatomical and Electrophysiological Studies on Reward and Decision Making -- Part 2. fMRI Studies on Reward and Decision Making -- Part 3. Brain Disorders Involving Dysfunctions of Reward and Decision Making Processes -- Part 4. Genetic and Hormonal Influences on the Reward System -- Part 5. Computational Models of the Reward System and Decision Making.
  • Populations at risk for sleep disturbances / Phyllis C. Zee and Alon Y. Avidan -- Sleep-disordered breathing / Suzette Sewell-Scheuermann and Barbara A. Phillips -- Insomnia / Ruth M. Benca -- Hypersomnia and narcolepsy / Timothy F. Hoban and Ronald D. Chervin -- Motor disorders of sleep and parasomnias / Alon Y. Avidan -- Circadian rhythm sleep disorders / Brandon S. Lu, Prasanth Manthena, and Phyllis C. Zee -- Sleep disorders in children / Judith Anne Owens and Katherine Finn Davis.
  • Pt. 1. The Neurobiology of stress -- pt. 2. Stress: integrative and clinical aspects.Contents of pt. 2: Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in postnatal life / D.M. Vázquez and S. Levine -- Early-life environmental manipulations in rodents and primates : potential animal models in depression research / C.R. Pryce ... [et al.] -- Gene targeted animals with alterations in corticotropin pathways : new insights into allostatic control / S.C. Coste, S.E. Murray and M.P. Stenzel-Poore -- Rat strain differences in stress sensitivity / B.A. Ellenbroek, E.J. Geven and A.R. Cools -- Glucocorticoid hormones, individual differences, and behavioral and dopaminergic responses to psychostimulant drugs / M. Marinelli and P.V. Piazza -- Social hierarchy and stress / R.R. Sakai and K.L.K. Tamashiro -- Stress-induced hyperthermia / B. Olivier ... [et al.] -- Cytokine activation of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis / A.J. Dunn -- Glucocorticoids and the immune response / G.J. Wiegers ... [et al.] -- The molecular basis of fever / T. Cartmell and D. Mitchell -- Animal models of posttraumatic stress disorder / I. Liberzon, S. Khan and E.A. Young -- Neuroendocrine aspects of PTSD / R. Yehuda -- Depression and effects of antidepressant drugs on the stress systems / S. Modell and F. Holsboer -- A contemporary appraisal of the role of stress in schizophrenia / R.R.J. Lewine -- Atypical antipsychotic drugs and stress / C.E. Marx ... [et al.] -- The role of stress in opiate and psychostimulant addiction : evidence from animal models / L. Lu and Y. Shaham -- Stress and drug abuse / R. Sinha -- Stress and dementia / E. Ferrari ... [et al.] -- CRF antagonists as novel treatment strategies for stress-related disorders / T. Steckler -- Nonpeptide vasopressin V1b receptor antagonists / G. Griebel and C. Serradeil-Le Gal -- Substance P (NK1 receptor) antagonists / N.M.J. Rupniak -- Glucocorticoid antagonists and depression / J.S. Andrews.
  • Systematic clinical assessment -- Historical evaluation of key signs and symptoms -- General medical review -- General examination -- Neurologic examination -- Approach to the comatose patient -- Laboratory evaluation -- Differential diagnosis made easy: general approach -- Temporal profile of ischemic cerebrovascular diseases -- Telephone interview and triage -- Management of acute stroke in critically ill patients -- Transient ischemic attack and minor cerebral infarction: general evaluation and treatment -- Major cerebral infarction: general evaluation and treatment -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage: general evaluation and treatment -- Intracerebral hemorrhage: general evaluation and treatment -- Four major categories of ischemic cerebrovascular disease: identification and treatment -- Five major categories of hemorrhagic disease: treatment of specific underlying mechanisms -- Cerebral venous thrombosis -- Other cerebrovascular syndromes --Vascular disease of the spinal cord -- Cerebrovascular disease in children and young adults -- Cerebrovascular disease in pregnant patients -- Cerebrovascular disease genetics -- Modifiable lifestyle and environmental factors -- Asymptomatic carotid and vertebral stenosis -- Hypertension -- Dyslipidemia -- Other host factors -- Unruptured intracranial aneurysms -- Unruptured intracranial vascular malformations -- Hematologic disease -- Carotid or vertebral artery occlusive disease -- Transient ischemic attack -- Cerebral infarction -- Intracerebral hemorrhage -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Physical therapy -- Speech therapy -- Other chronic complications of stroke -- Family and patient education.
  • Section 1: Functional anatomy of the serotonergic system -- Evolution of serotonin : sunlight to suicide / Efrain C. Azmitia -- Genetic organisation of the serotonergic system / Ursula M. D'Souza and Ian W. Craig -- The neuronatomy of the serotonergic system / Jean-Pierre Hornung -- Ultrastructure of the serotonin innervation in mammalian central nervous system / Laurent Descarries, Mustapha Riad and Martin Parent -- Classification and signaling characteristics of 5-HT receptors / Joel Bockaert, Sylvie Claeysen, Aline Dumuis and Philippe Marin -- Distribution of 5-HT receptors in the central nervous system / Guadalupe Mengod, Roser Cort s, M. Teresa Vilar and Daniel Hoyer -- Measuring serotonin activity in vivo in the brains of animals and humans / Charles A Marsden -- Section 2: The neurophysiology of serotonin -- Activity of brain serotonergic neurons in relation to physiology and behavior / Barry L. Jacobs and Casimir A. Fornal -- Electrophysiology of serotonin receptors / Gerard J. Marek -- Tryptophane hydroxylase and serotonin synthesis regulation / Hiroyuki Hasegawa and Kazuhiro Nakamura -- The degradation of serotonin : role of MAO / Marco Bortolato, Kevin Chen and Jean C Shih -- Cellular effects of serotonin in the CNS / Rodrigo Andrade and Sheryl G. Beck -- Serotonergic feedback control / Trevor Sharp -- Tryptophan depletion and serotonin release : a critical reappraisal / Matthijs G.P. Feenstra and Geoffrey van der Plasse -- Serotonin interaction with other transmitter systems / Albert Adell, Anal a Bortolozzi, Llorenc D iaz-Mataix, Noem Santana, Pau Celada, and Francesc Artigas -- Serotonergic regulation of rhythmical activity of the brain, concentrating on the hippocampus / Robert P. Vertes -- 5-HT neurons and central CO 2 chemoreception / Carolin I. Dohle and George B. Richerson --Section 3: Serotonin and behavioural control -- Serotonin and development / Patricia M. Whitaker-Azmitia -- Serotonin and basal sensory : motor control / Robert J. Carey -- Role of the serotonergic system in appetite and ingestion control / Michelle D. Lee and Peter G. Clifton -- Serotonin and sexual behavior / Lynda Uphouse and Jutatip Guptarak -- Serotonin in mood and emotion / Julie G. Hensler -- Serotonin and the neurobiology of anxious states / Christopher A. Lowry and Matthew W. Hale -- Role of Serotonin in Brain Reward and Regulation of Alcohol Drinking Behavior / W. J. McBride -- Role of central serotonin in impulsivity and compulsivity : Comparative studies in experimental animals and humans / TW Robbins & MJ Crockett -- Experimental studies on the role(s) of serotonin in learning and memory functions / Jean-Christophe Cassel -- Social behavior and serotonin / Elif Aysimi Duman and Turhan Canli -- Serotonin in pain and pain control / Claudia Sommer -- Section 4: Serotonin in disease conditions --The Impact of Stress on Serotonergic Neurotransmission / Astrid C.E. Linthorst and Johannes M.H.M. Reul -- Role for serotonin in depression / Gregory V. Carr and Irwin Lucki -- The role of serotonin in drug addiction / Christian P. M ller, Martin E. Pum, Gunter Schumann and Joseph P. Huston -- The serotonergic system in obsessive compulsive disorders / Addy van Dijk, Andre Klompmakers, and Damiaan Denys --The role of serotonin in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) / Robert D. Oades -- Serotonin and schizophrenia / Boris B. Quednow, Mark A. Geyer, and Adam L. Halberstadt -- Serotonin and serotonin receptors in hallucinogen action / Adam L. Halberstadt and David E. Nichols -- The role of serotonin in cortical development : implications for Autism Spectrum Disorder [ASD] / Christine F. Hohmann and Mary E. Blue -- Serotonin in panic and anxiety disorders / Francisco Silveira Guimar es, H lio Zangrossi Jr., Cristina Marta Del Ben and Frederico Guilherme Graeff -- Serotonin and agression / Isabel M. Quadros, Aki Takahashi and Klaus A. Miczek -- Altered serotonin function in anorexia and bulimia nervosa / Vikas Duvvuri, Ursula F Bailer and Walter H Kaye -- Genetic, epigenetic, and environmental factors in serotonin associated disease conditions / Eva Friedel & Andreas Heinz -- The Behavioral Genetics of Serotonin : Relevance to Anxiety and Depression / Olivia F. O'Leary and John F. Cryan -- Functional pharmacogenetics of serotonin receptors in psychiatric drug action / Olga O. Yevtushenko, Gavin P. Reynolds.
  • sec. 1. Cerebellar development -- sec. 2. Anatomy, connections and neuroimaging of the cerebellum -- sec. 3. Neurotransmission, neuromodulation, physiology -- sec. 4. Computational models of cerebellar function -- sec. 5. Animal models to study cerebellar function -- sec. 6. Symptoms of cerebellar disorders in humans -- sec. 7. Cerebellar disorders
  • Animal models of cervical artery dissection / Okamoto, T., Miyachi, S., Yoshida, J. -- Epidemiology of cervical artery dissection / Schievink, W.I., Roiter, V. -- Association of cervical artery dissection with connective tissue abnormalities in skin and arteries / Brandt, T., Morcher, M., Hausser, I. -- Genetic approaches in the study of risk factors for cervical artery dissection / Grond-Ginsbach, C., Debette, S., Pezzini, A. -- Environmental factors and cervical artery dissection / Caso, V., Paciaroni, M., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Traumatic cervical artery dissection / Nedeltchev, K., Baumgartner, R.W. -- Vasodilation in spontaneous cervical artery dissection / Lucas, C., Leys, D. -- Clinical manifestations of carotid dissection / Baumgartner, R.W., Bogousslavsky, J. --Clinical manifestations of vertebral artery dissection / Arnold, M., Bousser, M.-G. -- Ultrasound assessment of cervical artery dissection / Benninger, D.H., Caso, V., Baumgartner, R.W. -- Magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance and catheter angiography for diagnosis of cervical artery dissection / Paciaroni, M., Caso, V., Agnelli, G. -- Computed tomography angiography for the evaluation of carotid artery dissections / Taschner, C.A. ... [et al.] -- Prognosis of cervical artery dissection / Touz, E. ... [et al.] -- Thrombolysis in cervical artery dissection / Georgiadis, D., Baumgartner, R.W. -- Antithrombotic therapy for cervical artery dissection / Engelter, S., Lyrer, P. -- Intracranial dissections / Chen, M., Caplan, L.
  • Anatomy of cerebral veins and sinuses -- Epidemiology of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Agnelli, G., Verso, M. -- Risk factors of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / de Freitas, G.R., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Thrombophilia and cerebral vein thrombosis / Iorio, A. ... [et al.] -- Clinical presentations of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Paciaroni, M., Palmerini, F., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Headache and cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Alberti, A., Venti, M., Biagini, S. -- Radiological diagnosis of cerebral venous thrombosis / Selim, M., Caplan, L.R. -- Role of ultrasound in diagnosis and management of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Stolz, E.P. -- Cerebral venous thrombosis in newborns, infants and children / Yager, J.Y. ... [et al.] -- Treatment of cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis / Masuhr, F. -- Interventional neuroradiology in the treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis / Caso, V., Billeci, A.M.R., Leys, D. -- Complications of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Ferro, J.M., Canhao, P. -- Long-term prognosis of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis / Lindgren, A.
  • Physical and technical principles / Evans, D.H. -- Arterial wall imaging / Devuyst, G., Piechowski-Jóźwiak, B., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Endothelial function testing / Csiba, L. -- Atherosclerotic carotid stenosis and occlusion / Sitzer, M. -- Ultrasound diagnostics of the vertebrobasilar system / von Büdingen, H.-C., Staudacher, T., von Büdingen, H.J. -- Ultrasound diagnosis of cervical artery dissection / Benninger, D.H., Baumgartner, R.W. -- Intracranial dural arteriovenous and carotid-cavernous fistulae and paragangliomas / Gandjour, J., Baumgartner, R.W. -- Takayasu and temporal arteritis / Schmidt, W.A. -- Transcranial insonation / Baumgartner, R.W. -- Intracranial stenoses and occlusions, and circle of Willis collaterals / Baumgartner, R.W. -- Acute stroke: perfusion imaging / Seidel, G., Meyer-Wiethe, K. -- Sonothrombolysis: experimental evidence / Daffertshofer, M., Hennerici, M. --Acute stroke: therapeutic transcranial Doppler sonography / Mikulik, R., Alexandrov, A.V. -- Acute stroke: therapeutic transcranial color duplex sonography / Eggers, J. -- Cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations / Klötzsch, C., Harrer, J.U. -- Cerebral veins and sinuses / Stolz, E. -- Detection of microembolic signals with transcranial Doppler ultrasound / Georgiadis, D., Siebler, M. -- Contrast-enhanced transcranial Doppler ultrasound for diagnosis of patent foramen ovale / Nedeltchev, K., Mattle, H.P. -- Cerebral autoregulation and vasomotor reactivity / Aaslid, R. -- Cerebral circulation monitoring in carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting / Ackerstaff, R.G.A. -- Syncope / Nirkko, A.C., Baumgartner, R.W. -- Functional transcranial Doppler sonography / Lohmann, H., Ringelstein, E.B., Knecht, S. -- Future developments in neurovascular ultrasound / Meairs, S., Hennerici, M.
  • Headache 2011, ScienceDirect
    Chapter 1. Epidemiology of headache / Gian Camillo Manzoni, Lars Jacob Stovner -- Chapter 2. The social impact and burden of headache / Richard B. Lipton, Marcelo E. Bigal -- Chapter 3. Biological sciences related to headache / Toshihiko Shimizu, Norihiro Suzuki -- Chapter 4. Pharmacology / Hayrunnisa Bolay, Paul Durham -- Chapter 5. Biological science of headache channels / Daniela Pietrobon -- Chapter 6. Genetics of headaches / Arn M.J.M. Van Den Maagdenberg, Gisela M. Terwindt, Joost Haan, Rune R. Frants, Michel D. Ferrari -- Chapter 7. The neurobiology of migraine / Andrew Charles, K.C. Brennan -- Chapter 8. Experimental models of migraine / M.G. Buzzi, C. Tassorelli -- Chapter 9. Management of headache patients / Grazia Sances, Teresa Catarci -- Chapter 10. Headache diaries and calendars / Paola Torelli, Rigmor Jensen -- Chapter 11. Implementing the International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd edition (ICHD-II) / Timothy J. Steiner, Jes Olesen -- Chapter 12. Triggers of migraine and tension-type headache / Christian Wöber, Çiçek Wöber-Bingöl -- Chapter 13. Acute headache in the emergency department / Dominique Valade, Anne Ducros -- Chapter 14. Therapeutic guidelines for headache / Starr H. Pearlman, David W. Dodick -- Chapter 15. The role of prevention / Stewart J. Tepper -- Chapter 16. Managing migraine associated with sensitization / Rami Burstein, Moshe Jakubowski -- Chapter 17. Botulinum neurotoxin in the treatment of headache disorders / Alexander Mauskop -- Chapter 18. The approach to the difficult patient / Elizabeth Loder -- Chapter 19. Ethical issues in headache management / Timothy J. Steiner -- Chapter 20. The role of lay associations / Audrey Craven -- Chapter 21. Migraine: general aspects / Michael A. Moskowitz, M. Gabriella buzzi -- Chapter 22. Pathophysiology of migraine / Sheena K. Aurora, Vijaya Nagesh -- Chapter 23. Migraine - clinical neurophysiology / Anna Ambrosini, Delphine Magis, Jean Schoenen -- Chapter 24. Migraine: clinical diagnostic criteria / F. Michael Cutrer, Vincent T. Martin -- Chapter 25. Migraine and reproductive life / Rossella E. Nappi, Sarah L. Berga -- Chapter 26. Acute treatment of migraine / J.L. Brandes, T.M. Buchanan, K.M.A. Welch -- Chapter 27. Migraine: preventive treatment / Stephen D. Silberstein -- Chapter 28. Tension-type headache: introduction and diagnostic criteria / Peter Kropp, Georg Egli, Peter S. Sándor -- Chapter 29. Tension-type headache: mechanisms / L. Bendtsen, A. Fumal, J. Schoenen -- Chapter 30. The clinical neurophysiology of tension-type headache / Giorgio Sandrini, Paolo Rossi -- Chapter 31. Treatment of tension-type headache / Rigmor Jensen, Paola Torelli -- Chapter 32. Cluster headache and trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias: general aspects / Giuseppe Nappi, Michael A. Moskowitz --Chapter 33. Pathophysiology of cluster headache and other trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias / Elisabet Waldenlind, Christina Sjöstrand -- Chapter 34. Neuroimaging and clinical neurophysiology in cluster headache and trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias / Lars Friberg, Giorgio Sandrini, Armando Perrotta -- Chapter 35. Cluster headache and other trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias: diagnostic criteria / Ninan T. Mathew -- Chapter 36. Acute and preventive treatment of cluster headache and other trigeminal autonomic cephalgias / Gennaro Bussone, Alan Rapoport -- Chapter 37. Neurostimulation therapy in intractable headaches / Jean Schoenen, Marta Allena, Delphine Magis -- Chapter 38. Other primary headaches - general aspects / Giuseppe Nappi, Giorgio Sandrini -- Chapter 39. Primary stabbing headache / Juan A. Pareja, Ottar Sjaastad -- Chapter 40. Primary cough headache, primary exertional headache, and primary headache associated with sexual activity / Julio Pascual, Andrés González-Mandly, Agustín Oterino, Rubén Martín -- Chapter 41. Hypnic headache / Raffaele Manni, Natascia Ghiotto -- Chapter 42. Primary thunderclap headache / F.H.H. Linn -- Chapter 43. Hemicrania continua / Fabio Antonaci, Ottar Sjaastad -- Chapter 44. New daily persistent headache / Todd D. Rozen -- Chapter 45. Secondary headaches: introduction / Giuseppe Nappi, Michael A. Moskowitz -- Chapter 46. Headache attributed to head or neck trauma / Miguel J.A. Láinez, Anna Piera, Giorgio Bono -- Chapter 47. Headache attributed to stroke, TIA, intracerebral haemorrhage, or vascular malformation / Antonio Carolei, Simona Sacco -- Chapter 48. Headache attributed to arteritis, cerebral venous thrombosis, and other vascular intracranial disturbances / Antonio Carolei, Simona Sacco -- Chapter 49. Headache attributed to carotid or vertebral artery pain / Stefan Evers, Martin Marziniak -- Chapter 50. Headache attributed to non-vascular intracranial disorder / Hans-Christoph Diener, U. Johansson, David W. Dodick -- Chapter 51. Headache attributed to a substance or its withdrawal / Hans-Christoph Diener, Zaza Katsarava, Volker Limmroth -- Chapter 52. Headache attributed to infections: nosography and differential diagnosis / E. Marchioni, L. Minoli -- Chapter 53. Headache attributed to disorders of homeostasis / David W. Dodick, Carlos A. Bordini -- Chapter 54. Headache or facial pain attributed to disorders of cranium, neck, eyes, ears, nose, sinuses, teeth, mouth, or other facial or cranial structures / Steven B. Graff-Radford -- Chapter 55. Headache attributed to psychiatric disorders / Vincenzo Guidetti, Federica Galli, Fred Sheftell -- Chapter 56. Cranial neuralgias / G. Cruccu, L.H. Bonamico, J.M. Zakrzewska -- Chapter 57. Surgical treatment of cranial neuralgias / Angelo Franzini, Paolo Ferroli, Giuseppe Messina, Giovanni Broggi -- Chapter 58. Central pain in the face and head / Jörgen Boivie -- Chapter 59. Chronobiological correlates of primary headaches / Sara Gori, Luigi Murri -- Chapter 60. Headache: endocrinological aspects / Mario Fernando Prieto Peres, Marcelo Moraes ValenÇa -- Chapter 61. Headache in children / Vincenzo Guidetti, Federica Galli, Cristiano Termine -- Chapter 62. Vestibular migraine / Michael Strupp, Maurizio Versino, Thomas Brandt -- Chapter 63. Pharmacological migraine provocation: a human model of migraine / Messoud Ashina, Jakob MØller Hansen -- Chapter 64. Neuroimaging in headache / Margarita Sánchez del Rio, Juan Alvarez-Linera -- Chapter 65. Current and emerging therapies for migraine prevention and treatment / Christian Waeber, Richard Hargreaves.
  • Heat shock proteins: expression and functional roles in nerve cells and glia -- Small heat shock proteins and the cytoskeleton: their role in inclusion body formation in glial cells / Christiane Richter-Landsberg and Olaf Goldbaum -- The role of HSPs in neuronal differentiation and development / Kate Reed Herbert, Afshin Samali and Adrienne Gorman -- Possible roles of HSPs in neuronal differentiation and development of the nervous system -- Heme oxygenase as a therapeutic funnel in nutritional redox homeostasis and cellular stress response: role of acetylcarnitine / Vittorio Calabrese ... [et al.] -- Heat shock proteins and the regulation of apoptosis / Una FitzGerald, Adrienne M. Gorman and Afshin Samali -- Assembly of protein aggregates in neurodegeneration: mechanisms linking the ubiquitin/proteasome pathway and chaperones / Sha-Ron Pierre ... [et al.] -- The role of heat shock proteins during neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease / Andreas Wyttenbach and Andre Patrick Arrigo -- Heat shock proteins in multiple sclerosis / Celia F. Brosnan, Luca Battistini and Krzysztof Selmaj.
  • High field brain MRI 2006, Springer
  • Anatomy of the hippocampal formation / Schultz, C.; Engelhardt, M. -- Structure and vascularization of the human hippocampus / Tatu, L.; Vuillier, F. -- Coordinated network activity in the hippocampus / Draguhn, A.; Keller, M.; Reichinnek, S. -- What animals can teach clinicians about the hippocampus / Lavenex, P.; Banta Lavenex, P.; Favre, G. -- Memory function and the hippocampus / Opitz, B. -- Neuropsychological measures of hippocampal function / Wicking, M.; Nees, F.; Steiger, F. -- Conventional and diffusion-weighted MRI of the hippocampus / Szabo, K.; Forster, A.; Gass, A. -- Functional MRI studies of the hippocampus / Nees, F.; Pohlack, S.T. -- The hippocampus in neurodegenerative disease / Moodley, K.K.; Chan, D. -- Stress, memory, and the hippocampus / Wingenfeld, K.; Wolf, O.T. -- Epilepsy and the hippocampus / Chatzikonstantinou, A. -- Transient global amnesia / Szabo, K. -- Hippocampal stroke / Szabo, K.
  • History of neurology 2010, ScienceDirect
  • HIV and the brain 2009, Springer
    Neurocognitive changes in AIDS: evolution of treatment of HIV infection / Erna Milunka Kojic and Charles C.J. Carpenter -- Global incidence and epidemiology of the AIDS pandemic, distribution of HIV subtypes, and epidemiology of hepatitis C infection among HIV-positive individuals / Karen T. Tashima and Aadia I. Rana -- New insights into HIV neuropathogenesis / Tory P. Johnson and Avindra Nath -- Neuropathological findings associated with long-term HAART / Iain C. Anthony and Jeanne E. Bell -- Biomarkers of HIV-related central nervous system disease / Bruce James Brew and Scott Letendre -- Neuroimaging among HIV-infected patients: current knowledge and future directions / David F. Tate ... [et al.] -- The assessment of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders: new challenges in the HAART era / Lucette A. Cysique and Bruce J. Brew -- The changing face of HIV-associated cognitive and neuropsychiatric disturbance / Ron Cohen -- Youth with HIV/AIDS: neurobehavioral consequences / Susannah Allison, Pamela L. Wolters, and Pim Brouwers -- Co-occurrence of HIV, hepatitis C, and substance use disorders: effects on brain functioning / Raul Gonzalez, Phillip J. Quartana, and Eileen M. Martin -- The functional impact of HIV-associated neuropsychological decline / Matthew J. Wright ... [et al.] -- Adjunctive therapy for long-term support of cognitive impairment / Joshua T. Dearborn ... [et al.] -- HIV-1 genetic diversity and its biological significance / Michael M. Thomson -- Opportunistic infections in the brain in developing countries / Marcus Tulius T. Silva and Beatriz Grinsztejn -- Impact of Clade diversity on neuropsychological outcomes / Robert Paul ... [et al.] -- The effects of aging on HIV disease / Robert C. Kalayjian and Lena Al-Harthi -- Neuropsychology of healthy aging / Molly E. Zimmerman and Adam M. Brickman -- Interactions between advanced age and HIV cognitive impairment / Victor Valcour and Aaron M. McMurtray.
  • Hormones and the brain 2005, Springer
  • Neural membranes: a Pandora's box of lipid mediators -- Interplay among glycerophospholipid, sphingolipid, and cholesterol-derived lipid mediators in brain: a matter of life and death -- Janus face of phospholipase A₂: role of phospholipase A₂ in neural cell survival and death -- Glycerophospholipid metabolism in the nucleus: cross talk among phospholipase A₂, phospholipase C and phospholipase D -- Ether glycerophospholipids: the workhorse lipids of neural membranes -- Excitotoxicity-mediated neurochemical changes in neurological disorders -- Recent developments on kainate-mediated neurotoxicity and their association with generation of lipid mediators -- Beneficial effects of docosahexaenoic acid on health of the human brain -- Effects of statins and n-3 fatty acids on heart and brain tissues: the clash of the titans -- Apoptosis and necrosis in brain: contribution of glycerophospholipid, sphingolipid, and cholesterol-derived lipid mediators -- Perspective and directions for future developments on glycerophospholipid-, sphingolipid-, and cholesterol-derived lipid mediators.
  • Hormonal control of metabolism by the hypothalamus-autonomic nervous system-liver axis / Kalsbeek, A.; Bruinstroop, E.; Yi, C.-X.; Klieverik, L.; Liu, J.; Fliers, E. -- The blood-brain barrier as a regulator of the gut-brain axis / Schaeffer, M.; Hodson, D.J.; Mollard, P. -- The brain modulates insulin sensitivity in multiple tissues / Parlevliet, E.T.; Coomans, C.P.; Rensen, P.C.N.; Romijn, J.A. -- The important role of sleep in metabolism / Copinschi, G.; Leproult, R. ; Spiegel, K. -- Metabolic interplay between gut bacteria and their host / Duca, F.; Giard, P.; Covasa, M.; Lepage, P. -- The brain-stomach connection / Folgueira, C.; Seoane, L.M.; Casanueva, F.F. -- Prader-Willi syndrome as a model of human hyperphagia / Tauber, M.; Diene, G.; Mimoun, E.; Aabal-Berthoumieu, S.; Mantoulan, C.; Molinas, C.; Muscatelli, F.; Salles, J.P. -- Interactions between the gut, the brain and brown adipose tissue function / van den Beukel, J.C.; Grefhorst, A. -- Gut sweet taste receptors and their role in metabolism / Meyer-Gerspach, A.C.; Wilnerhanssen, B.; Beglinger, C. -- What is the role of metabolic hormones in taste buds of the tongue / Cai, H.; Maudsley, S.; Martin, B. -- Protein PYY and its role in metabolism / Price, S.L.; Bloom, S.R. -- Nutropioids regulate the gut-brain circuit controlling food intake / Mithieux, G. -- Should we consider des-acyl ghrelin as a separate hormone and if so, what does it do? / Delhanty, P.J.D.; Neggers, S.J.; van der Lely, A.J. -- Obestatin : is it really doing something? / Trovato, L.; Gallo, D.; Settanni, F.; Gesmundo, I.; Ghigo, E.; Granata, R.
  • Ophthalmoscope, the fundus oculi, and central and peripheral vision -- Loss of vision -- The abnormal retina -- Eye movements, diplopia, and cranial nerves 3, 4, and 6 -- Ptosis and the pupils: myasthenia gravis and other diseases of the eye and eyelid muscles -- Nystagmus -- Conjugate gaze palsies and forced conjugate deviation -- Cranial nerves 1, 5, and 7 -- Cranial nerves 8-12 -- The upper limb -- The lower limb -- Stance, gait, and balance -- Reflexes -- Sensation -- The cerebellum -- The corticospinal system -- Higher cortical functions: intelligence and memory -- Disorders of speech -- Neurological examination instruments.
  • Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability throughout the world. Intravenous lytics and endovascular stroke treatment were demonstrated to be highly beneficial in clinical trials and in achieving net cost savings. However, time is of the essence in the management of stroke as for every minute that stroke is left untreated, an estimated 1.9 million neurons are destroyed. An optimized stroke pathway can dramatically impact patient outcome. Every medical service will differ.This book offers a concise and practical guide on how to set up and efficiently run an acute stroke service tailored to the needs of the individual center as a provider of primary, secondary, or tertiary care. It documents the essential knowledge on current imaging and treatment options and offers guidance in organizing a site-specific stroke pathway that will ensure the quickest possible provision of treatment, thereby optimizing benefit to the patient and maximizing cost-effectiveness. The authors played an integral part in the development and operation of one of Europe's most successful early stroke centers and also have experience of the factors that can undermine the creation of world-class stroke units. On this basis, they address the key aspects of the stroke pathway and explain how organizing this can reduce the number of severe outcomes by ensuring that appropriate steps are taken during the early moments after stroke when intervention can make a profound difference. The challenging, multidisciplinary nature of care is emphasized, and this handbook will be an invaluable source for every member of the stroke team, including doctors, nurses, stroke coordinators, emergency and rehabilitation providers as well as hospital administrators.
  • Hughes Syndrome: Highways and Byways is a handy and easy-to-read guide to the main features of Hughes syndrome. There has been worldwide interest in this 'new' syndrome (first described in 1983). A clotting tendency which can potentially affect any organ in the body, it is: responsible for 1 in 5 recurrent miscarriages (now successfully treated with aspirin and heparin) responsible for 1 in 5 young (under 45) strokes a major cause of early heart attacks responsible for 1 in 5 deep vein thromboses an important cause of migraine.
  • Human brain function. 2nd ed. 2004, ScienceDirect
    Sensory, Motor and Plasticity -- Vision and Visual Perception -- Higher Cognitive Functions -- Emotion and Memory -- Language and Semantics -- Computational Neuroanatomy -- Modeling -- Inference -- Functional Integration.
  • Mammalian cerebral cortex: embryonic development and cytoarchitecture -- Human motor cortex: development and cytoarchitecture -- The mammalian pyramidal neuron: development, structure, and function -- Human motor cortex first lamina: development and cytoarchitecture -- Human motor cortex excitatory-inhibitory neuronal systems: development and cytoarchitecture -- Human cerebral cortex intrinsic microvascular system: development and cytoarchitecture -- Human motor cortex first lamina and gray matter special astrocytes: development and cytoarchitecture -- New developmental cytoarchitectonic theory and nomenclature -- Cat motor cortex: development and cytoarchitecture -- The rapid Golgi reaction: a personal quest.
  • Orientation -- Development -- Gross anatomy -- Blood supply, meninges and cerebrospinal fluid circulation -- Brain slices -- Topography of spinal cord, brain stem and cerebellum -- Diencephalon: introduction and epithalamus -- Diencephalon: dorsal thalamus -- Diencephalon: ventral thalamus or subthalamus -- Diencephalon: hypothalamus -- Telencephalon: introduction and olfactory system -- Telencephalon: hippocampus and related structures -- Telencephalon: amygdala and claustrum -- Telencephalon: basal ganglia -- Telencephalon: neocortex -- General sensory systems and taste -- Vestibular system -- Auditory system -- Visual system -- Cerebellum -- Motor systems -- Reticular formation and the monoaminergic and cholinergic cell groups -- Greater limbic system.
  • Human haptic perception 2008, Springer
  • This new edition, like previous ones, offers a precise description of the anatomy of the human hippocampus based upon neurosurgical progress and the wealth of medical imaging methods available. The first part describes the fine structures of the hippocampus and is illustrated with new original figures. A survey is then provided of current concepts explaining the functions of the hippocampus, and the external and internal hippocampal vascularization is precisely described. The last and main part of the book presents serial sections in coronal, sagittal, and axial planes; each section is accompanied by a drawing to explain the MR 3T images. The new edition is also enriched by several MRI views of major hippocampal diseases. This comprehensive atlas of human hippocampal anatomy will be of interest to all neuroscientists, including neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and neurologists.
  • Human nervous system. 3rd ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
  • Cognitive neuroscience of sleep / Gina R. Poe, Christine M. Walsh, Theresa E. Bjorness -- Measurement of sleep / Bob Kemp -- Measurement of cognition in studies of sleep deprivation / Paul Whitney, John M. Hinson -- Sleep, memory and emotion / Matthew P. Walker -- How treatment affects cognitive deficits in patients with sleep disorders: methodological issues and results / Stephany Fulda, Hartmut Schulz -- Total sleep deprivation, chronic sleep restriction and sleep disruption / Amy C. Reynolds, Siobhan Banks -- Effects of sleep deprivation on cognition / William D.S. Killgore -- Circadian rhythms and cognition / Jim Waterhouse -- The effects of napping on cognitive functioning / Nicole Lovato, Leon Lack -- Sleep, intelligence and cognition in a developmental context: differentiation between traits and state-dependent aspects / Anja Geiger, Peter Achermann, Oskar G. Jenni -- Do sleep complaints contribute to age-related cognitive decline? / Ellemarije Altena, Jennifer R. Ramautar, Ysbrand D. Van Der Werf, Eus J.W. Van Someren.
  • There is a critical, bidirectional relationship between sleep and cognition, yet the literature in this area is scattered and it is surprisingly difficult to find a comprehensive overview of the basic principles, latest discoveries, and outstanding challenges. This issue of Progress in Brain Research is spilt over 2 volumes bringing together cutting-edge research on the topic in the basic, clinical and applied sciences. The 2 volumes review current knowledge and understanding, provide a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and build a platform for further research.
  • "Hydatid disease, a zoonotic infection caused by a tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus, has been encountered in various organs in humans. In spite of all the advances in imaging techniques and therapeutic methods, hydatidosis of the central nervous system is still a life-threatening condition in infested areas of the world. Geographical regions affected include the Middle East, Mediterranean countries, South America, Central and Eastern Europe, South Africa, India, and Australia. This is the first comprehensive reference book on hydatidosis of the central nervous system. It is written and edited by leading international authorities from infested areas and provides an in-depth review of diagnosis and management of the disease. Clinical and neuroradiological findings are extensively documented with the aid of numerous original photographs, and the role of surgical intervention and chemotherapy is carefully appraised. In addition to the provision of detailed current evidence, future avenues and innovative therapeutic philosophies are discussed. This book will serve as an ideal source of up-to-date information for all with an interest in this debilitating disease."--Publisher's website.
  • Hydrocephalus 2012, Springer
    I Importance of the Work of Professor Marmarou -- 5<sup>th</sup> International Hydrocephalus Workshop, Crete, Greece, May 20-23, 2010: Themes and Highlights -- Modelling of CSF Dynamics -- Legacy of Professor Anthony Marmarou -- II Importance of Data, Especially from Randomized Controlled Trials -- Ethical Considerations in Hydrocephalus Research that Involves Children and Adults -- Conservative versus Surgical Management of Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: a prospective randomized controlled double blind trial; study protocol -- Ten Years of Clinical Experience in the Use of Fixed-Pressure vs. Programmable Valves: A Retrospective Study of 159 Patients -- III Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Powerful Tool -- Changes of fractional anisotropy (FA) and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus -- Virchow-Robin spaces in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: A surrogate imaging marker for co-existing microvascular disease? -- Quantification of normal CSF flow through the aqueduct using PC-Cine MRI at 3T -- Correlation between tap test and CSF aqueductal stroke volume in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus -- IV Basic Science: The Aquaporin Story -- Overview of the CSF dual outflow system -- Hydrocephalus and aquaporins. The role of aquaporin-1 -- Hydrocephalus and aquaporins. The role of aquaporin-4 -- Acetazolamide-induced Decrease of Apical Fluid Flow in Choroid Plexus is Associated with Nonessential Changes in Aquaporin-1 Expression -- V Experimental Studies: Hydrocephalus -- Physical phantom of cranio-spinal hydrodynamics -- Programmable Shunt Assistant tested in Cambridge Shunt Evaluation Laboratory -- Simulation of existing and future electromechanical shunt valves in combination with a model for brain fluid dynamics -- Examination of deposits in Cerebrospinal Fluid shunt valves using Scanning Electron Microscopy -- Microstructural alterations of silicone catheters in an animal experiment: histopathology and SEM-findings -- Expression analysis of High Mobility Group Box-1 Protein (HMGB-1) in the cerebral cortex , hippocampus , cerebellum of the congenital hydrocephalus rat (H-Tx rat) -- Brain Localization of Leucine-Rich SaB2 Glycoprotein and its Role -- Role of artificial cerebrospinal fluid as perfusate in neuroendoscopic surgery: A basic investigation -- Subdural or intraparenchymal placement of long-term telemetric ICP- measurement-devices? -- VI Clinical Studies: Hydrocephalus -- A twelve-year hospital outcome on patients with idiopathic hydrocephalus -- What is the appropriate shunt system for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus? -- Indications for endoscopic third ventriculostomy in normal pressure hydrocephalus -- The Role of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in the Treatment of Selected Patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus -- Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in obstructive hydrocephalus. Surgical technique and pitfalls -- Benign cerebral aqueduct stenosis in an adult -- Efficacy and versatility of the 2-micron continuous wave laser in neuroendoscopic procedures -- Complications of endoscopic third ventriculostomy. A meta-analysis -- Syndrome of inappropriately low-pressure acute hydrocephalus (silpah)* (* previously known as negative-pressure hydrocephalus) -- Lhermitte-Duclos disease presenting with hydrocephalus -- Atypical meningioma in the posterior fossa associated with colpocephaly and agenesis of the corpus callosum -- The management of the intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm infant with low birth weight -- Pathophysiology of Brain Stem Lesions Due to Overdrainage -- Dynamics of CSF flow in slit ventricle syndrome -- Quality and safety of home ICP monitoring compared to in-hospital monitoring.-
  • Pathophysiology of hyperkinetic movement disorders -- Huntington disease and other choreas -- Dystonia -- Tourette syndrome and the spectrum of neurodevelopmental tic disorders -- Myoclonus -- Paroxysmal dyskinesias -- Psychogenic movement disorders -- Drug-induced hyperkinetic movement disorders -- Hyperkinetic disorders in childhood -- Surgery for hyperkinetic movement disorders.
  • Hyperkinetic movement disorders 2011, ScienceDirect
  • Hypocretins 2005, Springer
  • Adult neurogenesis has been questioned for many years. In the early 1900s, a dogma was established that denied new neuron formation in the adult brain. Adult neural stem cells are undifferentiated cells that are present in the adult brain and are capable of dividing and differentiating into glia and new neurons.
  • The scalp and cortex lie like pages of an open book on which the cortex enciphers vast quantities of information and knowledge. They are recorded and analyzed as temporal and spatial patterns in the electroencephalogram and electrocorticogram. This book describes basic tools and concepts needed to measure and decipher the patterns extracted from the EEG and ECoG. This book emphasizes the need for single trial analysis using new methods and paradigms, as well as large, high-density spatial arrays of electrodes for pattern sampling. The deciphered patterns reveal neural mechanisms by which brains process sensory information into percepts and concepts. It describes the brain as a thermodynamic system that uses chemical energy to construct knowledge. The results are intended for use in the search for the neural correlates of intention, attention, perception and learning; in the design of human brain-computer interfaces enabling mental control of machines; and in exploring and explaining the physicochemical foundation of biological intelligence.
  • This atlas is a detailed guide to the imaging appearances of gliomas following treatment with neurosurgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Normal and pathological findings are displayed in detailed MR images that illustrate the potential modifications due to treatment. Particular emphasis is placed on characteristic appearances on the newer functional MR imaging techniques, including MR spectroscopy, diffusion-weighted imaging, and perfusion imaging. These techniques are revolutionizing neuroradiology by going beyond the demonstration of macroscopic alterations to the depiction of preceding metabolic changes at the cellular and subcellular level, thereby allowing earlier and more specific diagnosis. A key section comprising some 40 clinical cases and more than 500 illustrations offers an invaluable clinical and research tool not only for neuroradiologists but also for neurosurgeons, radiotherapists, and medical oncologists.
  • Epidemiology, histologic classification, and clinical course of brain tumors -- Imaging modalities in brain tumors -- Molecular abnormalities in gliomas -- The clinical applicability of fMRI and DTI in patients with brain tumors -- Low-grade gliomas -- High-grade gliomas -- Pineal tumors -- Embryonal tumors -- Tumors of the cranial nerves -- Meningeal tumors -- Central nervous lymphomas and hemopoietic neoplasms -- Masses of the sellar and junxtasellar region -- Brain metastasis -- Scintigraphy for brain tumors.
  • "Modern imaging techniques have allowed researchers to non-invasively peer into the human brain and investigate, among many other things, the acute effects and long-term consequences of drug abuse. Here, we review the most commonly used and some emerging imaging techniques in addiction research, explain how the various techniques generate their characteristic images and describe the rational that researchers use to interpret them. In addition, examples of seminal imaging findings are highlighted that illustrate the contribution of each imaging modality to the expansion in our understanding of the neurobiological bases of drug abuse and addiction, and how they can be parlayed in the future into clinical and therapeutic applications"--Provided by publisher.
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    Approach to the patient with seizures / Robert T. Wechsler and Robert S. Fisher -- Electroencephalography in the diagnosis of nonepileptic and epileptic conditions / Warren T. Blume -- Anatomical-clinical localization of ictal behavior / Barbara C. Jobst and Peter D. Williamson -- Curious epileptic seizures that don't resemble seizures / Monisha Goyal, Paul Zarkowski, and Barbara E. Swartz -- Convulsive nonepileptic seizures / Don W. King -- The role of serum prolactin in epileptic seizure diagnosis / Paul B. Pritchard III --Hyperventilation syndrome / Randolph W. Evans -- Psychiatric aspects of nonepileptic seizures: psychogenic NES / John R. Gates -- Coexisting epilepsy and nonepileptic seizures / Allan Krumholz and Tricia Ting -- Panic attacks and panic disorders: the great imitators / Meghan M. Grady and Stephen Stahl.Nonepileptic spells in neonates and infants / Linda Laux and Douglas R. Nordli -- Nonepileptic seizures and similar phenomena in children and adolescents / J.B.P. Stephenson and Sameer Zuberi --Paroxysmal disturbances resembling epileptic seizures in the elderly / A. James Rowan -- -- Migraine and epilepsy / Audrey Halpern and Stephen D. Silberstein -- Strange tastes, smells, sounds, visions and feelings: nonepileptic events that mimic simple partial seizures / Ross Finesmith, Eric B. Geller, and Orrin Devinsky -- Dizziness or vestibular problems resembling seizures / Martin Gizzi and Sidney P. Diamond -- Movement disorders that imitate epilepsy / Ann Helms and Lisa Shulman -- Hyperekplexia and other disorders of startle: differential diagnosis with epilepsy / Frederick Andermann and Eva Andermann -- Encephalopathy as a mimic of seizures / Michael Benatar and Frank Drislane -- Neuroendocrine, metabolic, and toxic imitators of epilepsy / Robin Gilmore -- Parasomnias, sleep disorders, and narcolepsy--sleep-time imitators of epilepsy / Carl W. Bazil -- Cerebrovascular imitators of epilepsy / Louis R. Caplan --
  • Acute neuropathies / Bromberg, M.B. -- Chronic neuropathies : chronic inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy and its variants / Ramchandren, S., Lewis, R.A. -- Nonsystemic vasculitic neuropathy : update on diagnosis, classification, pathogenesis, and treatment / Collins, M.P., Periquet-Collins, I. -- Dysimmune neuropathy / Kwan, J.Y. -- Autoimmune autonomic ganglionopathy / Winston, N., Vernino, S. -- Myasthenia gravis with anti-acetylcholine receptor antibodies / Meriggioli, M.N. -- Muscle-specific receptor tyrosine kinase antibody-positive and seronegative myasthenia gravis / Muppidi, S., Wolfe, G.I. -- Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome / Pourmand, R. -- Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies / Dimachkie, M.M., Barohn, R.J. -- Stiff person syndrome / Duddy, M.E., Baker, M.R.
  • Immune-neuroendocrine circuitry 2003, ScienceDirect
  • Recent research has revealed the importance of immunological mechanisms and inflammation in delaying damage and/or promoting repair after an acute injury to the central nervous system. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the role of immunological mechanisms and therapies for treating acute neurological injuries such as cerebral ischemia, hemorrhage, and brain and spinal cord trauma. In several sections, the contributing authors provide a review of immunological mechanisms involved in neurological injury and of various translational and clinical research aimed at harnessing those mechanisms for better patient outcomes.
  • In vitro neurotoxicology 2004, Springer Protocols
  • Optical imaging of brain activity in vivo using genetically encoded probes / Matt Wachowiak and Thomas Knöpfel -- Two-photon functional imaging of neuronal activity / Fritjof Helmchen -- In vivo two-photon laser scanning microscopy with concurrent plasma-mediated ablation : principles and hardware realization / Philbert S. Tsai and David Kleinfeld -- MPScope 2.0 : a computer system for two-photon laser scanning microscopy with concurrent plasma-mediated ablation and electrophysiology / Quoc-Thang Nguyen ... [et al.] -- In vivo observations of rapid scattered light changes associated with neurophysiological activity / David M. Rector ... [et al.] -- Imaging the brain in action : real-time voltage-sensitive dye imaging of sensorimotor cortex of awake-behaving mice / Isabelle Ferezou, Ferenc Matyas, and Carl C.H. Petersen -- Flavoprotein fluorescence imaging of experience-dependent cortical plasticity in rodents / Katsuei Shibuki ... [et al.] -- Functional imaging with mitochondrial flavoprotein autofluorescence : theory, practice, and applications / T. Robert Husson and Naoum P. Issa -- Visualizing adult cortical plasticity using intrinsic signal optical imaging / Ron D. Frostig and Cynthia H. Chen-Bee -- Fourier approach for functional imaging / Valery A. Kalatsky -- Optical imaging of neuronal activity in the cerebellar cortex using neutral red / Timothy J. Ebner, Gang Chen, and Wangcai Gao -- Quantitative in vivo imaging of tissue absorption, scattering, and hemoglobin concentration in rat cortex using spatially modulated structured light / David J. Cuccia ... [et al.] -- Intraoperative optical imaging / K.C. Brennan and Arthur W. Toga -- Noninvasive imaging of cerebral activation with diffuse optical tomography / Theodore J. Huppert, Maria Angela Franceschini, and David A. Boas -- Fast optical signals : principles, methods, and experimental results / Gabriele Gratton and Monica Fabiani.
  • Indwelling neural implants 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Overview of wound healing in different tissue types / John D. Stroncek and William M. Reichert -- Considerations for chronically implanted electrodes for brain interfacing / Warren M. Grill -- Thermal considerations for the design of an implanted cortical brain-machine-interface / Patrick D. Wolf -- In vitro models for neuroelectrodes: a paradigm for studying tissue-materials interactions in the brain / Vadim Polikov ... [et al.] -- In vivo solute diffusivity in brain tissue surrounding indwelling neural implants -- Michael J. Bridge and Patrick A. Tresco -- A molecular perspective on understanding and modulating the performance of chronic CNS recording electrodes / Wei He and Ravi V. Bellamkonda -- Soft, fuzzy, and bioactive conducting polymers for improving the chronic performance of neural prosthetic devices / Dong-Hwan Kim ... [et al.] -- Strategies for regeneration and repair in the injured CNS / Molly S. Shoichet ... [et al.].
  • Inferior colliculus 2005, Springer
  • Inflammatory diseases of the CNS are playing an increasingly important role in the clinical practice of neuroradiology. Neuroimaging contributes greatly to the differentiation of infectious (e.g., viral encephalitis and pyogenic brain abscess) and noninfectious (e.g., multiple sclerosis) inflammatory brain diseases and to the distinction between brain inflammation and other brain diseases, e.g., neoplastic or ischemic. This second, updated edition of Inflammatory Diseases of the Brain provides a comprehensive overview of the field from a neuroradiological point of view. In order to ensure a standardized approach throughout the book, each disease-oriented chapter is again subdivided into three principal sections: epidemiology, clinical presentation, and therapy; imaging; and differential diagnosis. A separate chapter addresses technical and methodological issues and imaging protocols. An important focus of the book is the current role of advanced MR imaging techniques, such as diffusion and perfusion MRI and MR spectroscopy, in the differentiation of inflammatory and other brain diseases. All of the authors are recognized experts, and the numerous high-quality and informative illustrations include some not contained in the first edition. This book will be of great value not only to neuroradiologists but also to neurologists, neuropediatricians, and general radiologists.
  • Endothelial cell-leukocyte interactions during CNS inflammation / J. Steven Alexander and Alireza Minagar -- Interactions of the CNS and immune system / Monica J. Carson, Crystal S. Anglen, and Corinne Ploix -- Cytokines and brain : health and disease / Tammy Kielian and Paul D. Drew -- Chemokines and central nervous system disorders / William J. Karpus -- Circulating cell-derived microparticles in thrombotic and inflammatory disorders / Wenche Jy ... [et al.] -- Multiple sclerosis : clinical features, immunopathogenesis, and clinical management / William A. Sheremata -- Neuroprotective effects of interferon-b in multiple sclerosis / Fabrizio Giuliani, Rana Zabad, and V. Wee Yong -- Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis / Sean J. Pittock and Dean M. Wingerchuk -- Ingested type interferon in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis / Staley A. Brod --Neuromyelitis optica / Dean M. Wingerchuk -- Transverse myelitis : clinical manifestations, pathogenesis, and management / Douglas A. Kerr ... [et al.] -- Optic neuritis : pathogenesis, immunology, and clinical management / Rohit Bakshi and Robert Zivadinov -- Central nervous system vasculitis : pathogenesis, immunology, and clinical management / Shariq Mumtaz ... [et al.] -- Neurosarcoidosis : pathogenesis, immunology, and clinical management / Dakshinamurty Gullapalli and Lawrence H. Phillips II -- Neuropsychiatric SLE : pathogenesis, immunology, and clinical management / Deborah Aleman-Hoey and Robin Brey -- Gene expression in HIV-associated dementia / Paul Shapshak ... [et al.] -- Human T-lymphotropic virus-associated neurological disorders : pathogenesis, immunology, and clinical treatment / Michael Lairmore ... [et al.] -- West Nile virus infection of the nervous system : pathogenesis, immunology, and clinical management / Douglas J. Lanska.
  • Inflammatory myopathies 2009, Springer
    Evaluation of the patient -- Classification of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies -- Inflammatory milieu: cells and cytokines -- Juvenile dermatomyositis: an update on clinical and laboratory findings -- Inclusion body myositis -- Role of muscle biopsy in the diagnosis of inflammatory myopathy -- Electromyography -- Magnetic resonance imaging of myopathies and myositis -- Ultrasound in the evaluation of the inflammatory myopathies -- Serological findings -- Antisynthetase syndrome -- Pulmonary manifestations of inflammatory myopathy -- Dermatological manifestations of dermatomyositis -- Differential diagnosis of inflammatory myopathy -- Outcomes and assessment for inflammatory muscle disease -- Muscle strength and exercise in patients with inflammatory myopathies -- Risk of malignancy in patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis -- Treatment.
  • Pathology and diagnosis of muscular dystrophies / Carmen Navarro, Susana Teijeira, Beatriz San Millan.-- Standards of care for Duehenne muscular dystrophy: brief treat-NMD recommendations / Thomas Sejerson, Kate Bushby on behalf of the TREAT-EU Network of Excellence.-- Genetics and pahtogenesis of distal muscular dystrophies / Bjarne Udd.-- Phenotype variations in early onset Pompe disease: Diagnosis and treatment results with Myozyme [RTM] / Samuel Ignacio Pascual Pascual.-- Diseases of the human mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation system / Julio Montoya, Ester Lopez-Gallardo, Maria Dolores Herrero-Martin, Inigo Martinze-Romero, Aurora Gomez-Duran, Daivd Pacheu, Magdalena Garreras, Carme Diez-Sanchez, Manuel J. Lopez-Perez, Eduardo Ruiz-Pesini.-- Mitochondrial diseases: a cross-talk between mitrochondrial and nuclear genomes / Antonella Spinazzola, Massimo Zeviani.-- Mitochondrial disorders due to nuclear OXPHOS gene defects / Cristina Ugalde, Maria Moran, Alberto Blazquez, Joaquin Arenas, Miguel A. Martin.-- Coenzyme Q10 deficiencies in neuromuscular diseases / Rafael Artuch, Leonardo Salviati, Sandra Jackson, Michio Hirano, Placido Navas.-- The role of mitochondrial network dynamics in the pathogenesis of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease / Francese Palau, Anna Estela, David Pla-Martin, Maribel Sanchez-Piris.-- Pathogenesis and treatment of mitochondrial disorders / Salvatore DiMauro, Michio Hirano.-- Biology of peripheral inherited neuropathies: Schwann cell axonal interactions / Michael E. Shy.-- Phenotype and clinical evolution of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A duplication / Jose Berciano, Antonio Garcia, Elena Gallardo, Cesar Ramon, Onofre Combarros.-- Genotypes & sensory pheotypes in 2 new X-linked neuropathies (CMTX3 and dSMAX) and dominant CMT/HMN overlap syndromes.-- Natural history and treatment of peripheral inherited neuropathies / Davide Pareyson, Chiara Marchesi.-- Spinal muscular atrophy during human development: where are the early pathogenic findings / Eduardo Tizzano.-- Spinal muscular atrophy / Jeremie Vitte, Ruben Attali, Nasim Warwar, Irena Gurt, Judith Melki.-- Friedreich ataxia: an update on animal models, frataxin function and therapies / Pilar Gonzalez-Cabo, Jose Vicente Llorens, Francesc Palau, Maria Dolores Molto.-- Genetics and pathogenesis of inherited ataxias and spastic paraplegias / Carmen Espinos, Francesc Palau.
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  • Cerebral ischemia from cardiac arrest, stroke, and subarachnoid and intracerebral hemorrhage, together with trauma, epilepsy, and other CNS pathologies, continue to impose immense burdens of morbidity and mortality the world over. Despite many decades of research aimed at understanding the genetic and molecular basis of these pathologies, therapeutics developed on the basis of blocking 'known' injury mechanisms can actually claim few clinical successes. The field of CNS "preconditioning" was born from the preclinical finding more than 20 years ago that intentional activation of innate, cytoprotective factors could provide robust protection, or "tolerance" against cerebral ischemic injury. Herein, up-to-date summaries on all aspects of preconditioning for CNS disease, including the emerging topics of postconditioning and remote pre- and post-conditioning, are provided by the leading scientists in the field. The translational potential of both preclinical and clinical advances is underscored throughout, with the hope of accelerating the bench-to-bedside success of endogenous cytoprotection as a therapeutic strategy. Jeffrey M. Gidday PhD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Washington University School of Medicine, has been working in the field of CNS preconditioning for 18 years, and has numerous publications on preconditioning-induced protection in the setting of several different cerebral and retinal pathologies. Miguel A. Perez-Pinzon PhD is Professor of Neurology/Neuroscience, Vice-Chair for Basic Science of Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He began studies of ischemic preconditioning in 1995 and for many years prior to that worked in the field of anoxia tolerance, publishing close to 50 peer-reviewed articles and many book chapters on these topics. John H. Zhang MD PhD is Professor of Neurosurgery, Anesthesiology, and Physiology, and Vice-Chair of the Basic Science Department at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine. His research interests include stroke and medical gases, and he has published papers related to pre-, post- and remote-conditioning in subarachnoid hemorrhage, focal cerebral ischemia, and neonatal brain injury.
  • This book follows a successful symposium organized in June 2009 at the Human Brain Mapping conference. The topic is at the crossroads of two domains of increasing importance and appeal in the neuroimaging/neuroscience community: multi-modal integration, and social neuroscience. Most of our social interactions involve combining information from both the face and voice of other persons: speech information, but also crucial nonverbal information on the person's identity and affective state. The cerebral bases of the multimodal integration of speech have been intensively investigated; by contrast only few studies have focused on nonverbal aspects of face-voice integration. This work highlights recent advances in investigations of the behavioral and cerebral bases of face-voice multimodal integration in the context of person perception, focusing on the integration of affective and identity information. Several research domains are brought together. Behavioral and neuroimaging work in normal adult humans included are presented alongside evidence from other domains to provide complementary perspectives: studies in human children for a developmental perspective, studies in non-human primates for an evolutionary perspective, and studies in human clinical populations for a clinical perspective.
  • Since the early 1940s, when first identified as childhood psychosis and autistic psychopathy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has continued to burgeon into a major focus of inquiry and interest among researchers, practitioners, and the public alike. With each passing decade, the number of scholarly articles addressing ASD and related disabilities continues to soar. Today, thousands of papers on autism are published annually across various disciplines and journals, making it challenging if not impossible to keep pace with, let alone synthesize, all the latest developments. Based on a solid historical foundation of autism theory and research, the International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders integrates the broad scholarly base of literature with a trenchant analysis of the state of the field in nosology, etiology, assessment, and treatment. Its expert contributors examine recent findings and controversies (e.g., how prevalent autism actually is), along with longstanding topics of interest as well as emerging issues. Coverage includes: A survey of diagnostic criteria and assessment strategies. Genetic, behavioral, biopsychosocial, and cognitive models. Psychiatric disorders in persons with ASD. Theory of mind and facial recognition. Diagnostic instruments for assessing core features and challenging behaviors. Evidence-based psychosocial, pharmacological, and integrative treatments. Interventions specifically for adults with ASD. Training issues for professionals and parents. A review of findings of successful and promising therapies, coupled with guidance on how to distinguish between dubious and effective treatments. The International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders is an indispensable resource for researchers, professors, graduate students, and allied practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, child and adolescent psychiatry, education, social work, rehabilitation, pediatric medicine, and developmental psychology.
  • Intervening in the brain 2007, Springer
  • This volume acquaints the non-neuropathologist with the advantages of clinical-radiologic-pathologic correlation in neuropathology specimens, particularly in the intra-operative environment. This volume covers the enormous and sometimes insurmountable artifacts involed with freezing tissue, especially central nervous system tissue and how a good cytology preparation can add to, or even supply in isolation, a diagnosis. The text presents how to perform, and stain the cytologic preparations, and how to interpret them. The advantages and disadvantages of both frozen sections and cytologic preparations of various kinds are discussed. The presentation and format is very visual with diagrams, tables (including pearls and pitfalls), and many figures (therefore easy reading).An introductory chapter presents the pros and cons of supplemental cytology, the advantages and disadvantages of frozen sections, and the artifacts in both. Also included is an argument for knowing what the scans reveal and the impact of relevant patient history. The volume uses a case-based approach to show correlation between scan, history, frozen section and cytologic preparations.With the combination of extensive correlation of scans, cytology and frozen section with differential diagnosis, and analysis of the information crucial to the neurosurgeon in a case-based approach and with a special chapter written by a neuroradiologist, this volume is unique in presentation and utility and will be of great value to the trainee in pathology (residents/fellows), and practicing pathologists who include neuropathology in their practice, but do not have formal fellowship training in neuropathology.
  • The volume includes 75 papers which were presented at the Third International Conference on Intracerebral Hemorrhage, held in Rancho Mirage, California, in March 2010. The topics treated include animal models, pathophysiology of cerebral hemorrhage, experimental treatment for cerebral hemorrhage, cerebral hemorrhage clinical manifestations, prognosis of cerebral hemorrhage, and clinical management. The articles represent the recent advances in hemorrhagic brain injury research presented by highly respected laboratories around the world.
  • Digitised ICP over Three Decades --Latency Relationships Between Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Intracranial Pressure --The Linear Relationship Between Transcranial Doppler Pulsatility Indices and Intracranial Pressure Is Influenced by Traumatic Brain Injury and Vasospasm --Time Constant of the Cerebral Arterial Bed --Pulse Amplitude and Lempel-Ziv Complexity of the Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure Signal --Association Between ICP Pulse Waveform Morphology and ICP B Waves --Computerized Data Analysis of Neuromonitoring Parameters Identifies Patients with Reduced Cerebral Compliance as Seen on CT --Early Warning of EUSIG-Defined Hypotensive Events Using a Bayesian Artificial Neural Network --Trigger Characteristics of EUSIG-Defined Hypotensive Events --Go Green! Reusing Brain Monitoring Data Containing Missing Values: A Feasibility Study with Traumatic Brain Injury Patients --Investigation of the Relationship Between Transcranial Impedance and Intracranial Pressure --Bioinformatics Analysis of Mortality Associated with Elevated Intracranial Pressure in Children --A Versatile Software for Assessment of CSF Dynamics --Modified Brainstem Auditory Evoked Responses in Patients with Non-brainstem Compressive Cerebral Lesions --Analysis of Intracranial Pressure Time Series Using Wavelets (Haar Basis Functions) --Stationarity in Neuromonitoring Data --Is ICP Solid or Fluid? In Vitro Biomechanical Model Using a Fluid-Saturated Gel --Implantable ICP Monitor for Improved Hydrocephalus Management --Intracranial Pressure Telemetry: First Experience of an Experimental In Vivo Study Using a New Device --Telemetric ICP Measurement with the First CE-Approved Device: Data from Animal Experiments and Initial Clinical Experiences --The New ICP Minimally Invasive Method Shows That the Monro-Kellie Doctrine Is Not Valid --Non-Invasively Estimated ICP Pulse Amplitude Strongly Correlates with Outcome After TBI.Realization of a Comprehensive Non-invasive Detection of Intracranial Pressure Analyzer Based upon FVEP and TCD --Electrophysiological Monitoring of Cochlear Function as a Non-invasive Method to Assess Intracranial Pressure Variations --Autoregulatory Model Comparison and Optimisation Methodology --Assessment of Cerebral Autoregulation from Respiratory Oscillations in Ventilated Patients After Traumatic Brain Injury --Monitoring of the Association Between Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Intracranial Pressure --How Does Moderate Hypocapnia Affect Cerebral Autoregulation in Response to Changes in Perfusion Pressure in TBI Patients? --Correlation of Clinical Outcome and Angiographic Vasospasm with the Dynamic Autoregulatory Response After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage --Comparison of a New Brain Tissue Oxygenation Probe with the Established Standard --Comparing Brain Tissue Oxygen Measurements and Derived Autoregulation Parameters from Different Probes (Licox vs. Raumedic) --Experimental Comparison of the Measurement Accuracy of the Licox® and Raumedic® Neurovent-PTO Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitors --Is PbrO2 Pressure Reactivity Index (ORx) Dependent on the Type of Oxygen Probe? An In Vivo Study --Continuous Quantitative Monitoring of Cerebral Oxygen Metabolism in Neonates by Ventilator-Gated Analysis of NIRS Recordings --Near Infrared Spectroscopy as Possible Non-invasive Monitor of Slow Vasogenic ICP Waves --Drift of the Bowman Hemedex® Cerebral Blood Flow Monitor Between Calibration Cycles --Quantification of Pulsatile Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow within the Prepontine Cistern --Delta-ADC (Apparent Diffusion Coefficient) Analysis in Patients with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus --Evidence for Altered Spinal Canal Compliance and Cerebral Venous Drainage in Untreated Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension --Automated Extraction of Decision Rules for Predicting Lumbar Drain Outcome by Analyzing Overnight Intracranial Pressure --Lack of Correlation of Overnight Monitoring Data and Lumbar Infusion Data in iNPH Patients.Shunt-Dependent Hydrocephalus Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Correlates with Increased S100B Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Serum --Normal Hypocretin-1 (Orexin A) Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Patients with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension --Frontal and Temporal Horn Ratio: A Valid and Reliable Index to Determine Ventricular Size in Paediatric Hydrocephalus Patients? --Intraventricular Cooling During CSF Infusion Studies --An Uncommon Case of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with Diagnostic Pitfalls --Micro-fabricated Shunt to Mimic Arachnoid Granulations for the Treatment of Communicating Hydrocephalus --On the Method of a Randomised Comparison of Programmable Valves with and Without Gravitational Units: The SVASONA Study --Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Results of a Prospective Cohort of 236 Shunted Patients --Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH) and Co-Morbidity: An Outcome Analysis of 134 Patients --Intracranial Pressure Measurement in Infants Presenting with Progressive Macrocephaly and Enlarged Subarachnoid Spaces --Treatment Options for Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts: A Retrospective Study of 69 Patients --A Microdialysis Study of Oral Vigabatrin Administration in Head Injury Patients: Preliminary Evaluation of Multimodality Monitoring --The Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Does Not Serve Osmoregulation but Predicts Outcome Following Brain Injury --Bedside Study of Cerebral Critical Closing Pressure in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Transcranial Doppler Study --Traumatic Brain Injury in the Elderly: A Significant Phenomenon --Fixed, Dilated Pupils Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Historical Perspectives, Causes and Ophthalmological Sequelae --Why Mortality Is Still High with Modern Care of 613 Evacuated Mass Lesions Presented as Severe Head Injuries 1999-2009 --Late Decompressive Craniectomy as Rescue Treatment for Refractory High Intracranial Pressure in Children and Adults --CT Angiography as a Confirmatory Test in Brain Death.The Imaging Diagnosis and Prognosis Assessment of Patients with Midbrain Injury in the Acute Phase of Craniocerebral Injury --The Effect of Intraventricular Thrombolysis in Combination with Low-Frequency Head Motion After Severe Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Interim Analysis of Safety, Clot Clearance Rate and Delayed Cerebral Ischemia --Early CT Perfusion Measurement After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Screening Method to Predict Outcome? --Cerebrospinal Fluid Lactate Concentration After Withdrawal of Metabolic Suppressive Therapy in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage --Effect of Increased ICP and Decreased CPP on DND and Outcome in ASAH --Prior Statin Use Has No Effect on Survival After Intracerebral Hemorrhage in a Multiethnic Asian Patient Cohort --The Impact of Silver Nanoparticle-Coated and Antibiotic-Impregnated External Ventricular Drainage Catheters on the Risk of Infections: A Clinical Comparison of 95 Patients --Dependence of Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure and Volume on the Changes in Serum Osmolarity in Cats --The Effect of Body Position on Intraocular and CSF Pressures in the Lateral Ventricle, and in Cortical and Lumbar Subarachnoid Spaces in Cats --Pressure Reactivity Index Correlates with Metabolic Dysfunction in a Porcine Model of Intracerebral Hemorrhage --Evidence of Spreading Depolarizations in a Porcine Cortical Intracerebral Hemorrhage Model --Spontaneous Cortical Spreading Depression and Intracranial Pressure Following Acute Subdural Hematoma in a Rat --The Peptide AF-16 and the AF Protein Counteract Intracranial Hypertension --Influence of Isoflurane on Neuronal Death and Outcome in a Rat Model of Traumatic Brain Injury --Correlation of the Intracranial Pressure to the Central Venous Pressure in the Late Phase of Acute Liver Failure in a Porcine Model --Visualisation of Cortical pO2 During an Epidural Mass Lesion in Rodents --Development of an Experimental Model to Study the Pathophysiology of Cerebral Salt Wasting Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
  • Intraoperative imaging 2011, Springer
    From vision to reality: the origins of intraoperative MR imaging -- Development of intraoperative MRI: a personal journey -- Lows and highs: 15 years of development in intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging -- Intraoperative imaging in neurosurgery: where will the future take us? -- Development and design of low field compact intraoperative MRI for standard operating room -- Low field intraoperative MRI in glioma surgery -- Intraoperative MRI (ioMRI) in the setting of awake craniotomies for supratentorial glioma resection -- Glioma extent of resection and ultra-low-field iMRI: interim analysis of a prospective randomized trial -- Impact of a low-field intraoperative MRI on the surgical results for high-grade gliomas -- Intraoperative MRI and functional mapping -- Information-guided surgical management of gliomas using low-field-strength intraoperative MRI -- Implementation of the ultra low field intraoperative MRI PoleStar N20 during resection control of pituitary adenomas -- Intraoperative MRI for stereotactic biopsy -- The evolution of iMRI utilization for pediatric neurosurgery: a single center experience -- Implementation and preliminary clinical experience with the use of ceiling mounted mobile high field intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging between two operating rooms -- High-field iMRI in glioblastoma surgery: improvement of resection radicality and survival for the patient? -- Image guided aneurysm surgery in a Brainsuite ioMRI Miyabi 1.5 T environment -- From intraoperative angiography to advanced intraoperative imaging: the Geneva experience -- Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging -- 3 T ioMRI: the Istanbul experience -- Intraoperative 3.0 T magnetic resonance imaging using a dual-independent room: long-term evaluation of time-cost, problems, and learning-curve effect -- Multifunctional surgical suite (MFSS) with 3.0 T iMRI: 17 months of experience -- Intraoperative MRI at 3.0 Tesla: a movable magnet -- One year experience with 3.0 T intraoperative MRI in pituitary surgery -- Intraoperative computed tomography -- Intraoperative CT in spine surgery -- O-arm guided balloon kyphaplasty: preliminary experience of 16 consecutive patients -- Intraoperative imaging with 3D ultrasound in neurosurgery -- Intraoperative 3-dimensional ultrasound for resection control during brain tumor removal: preliminary results of a prospective randomized study -- Advantages and limitations of intraoperative 3D ultrasound in neurosurgery: technical note -- Integrated intraoperative room design -- Multimodal navigation integrated with imaging -- Multimodality imaging suite: neo-futuristic diagnostic imaging operating suite marks a significant milestone for innovation in medical technology -- Improving patient safety in the intraoperative MRI suite suing an on-duty safety nurse, safety manual and checklist -- Operating room integration and telehealth -- Intraoperative robotics: NeuroArm -- Clinical requirements and possible applications of robot assisted endoscopy in skull base and sinus surgery -- Robotic technology in spine surgery: current applications and future developments -- Microscope integrated indocyanine green video-angiography in cerebrovascular surgery -- Application of intraoperative indocyanine green angiography for CNS tumors: results on the first 100 cases -- A technical description of the brain tumor window model: an in vivo model for the evaluation of intraoperative contrast agents.
  • Introduction to epilepsy 2006, NCBI Bookshelf
  • Invariants of behavior 2011, Springer
    pt. 1. Invariants of behavior -- pt. 2. Neurodynamics of embodied behavior.
  • Beyond the cellular alphabet of learning and memory in invertebrates / Randolf Menzel and Paul R. Benjamin -- Action selection / M. Heisenberg -- Cognitive components of insect behavior / Martin Giurfa and Randolf Menzel --Exploring brain connectivity in insect model systems of learning and memory / Jürgen Rybak -- 'Decision making' in larval Drosophila / Michael Schleyer, Sören Diegelmann, Birgit Michels, Timo Saumweber and Bertram Gerber -- Optophysiological approaches to learning and memory in Drosphila melanogaster / Thomas Riemensperger and André Fiala -- Computational analyses of learning networks / Douglas A. Baxter, Enrico Cataldo and John H. Byrne -- Issues in invertebrate learning raised by robot models / Barbara Webb -- Mechanosensory learning and memory in Caenorhabditis elegans / Andrea H. McEwan and Catharine H. Rankin -- Molecular and cellular circuits underlying Caenorhabditis elegans olfactory plasticity / Joy Alcedo and Yun Zhang -- Thermosensory learning in Caenorhabditis elegans / Hirouyuki Sasakura and Ikue Mori -- Age-dependent modulation of learning and memory in Caenorhabditis elegans / Shin Murakami -- Salt chemotaxis learning in Caenorhabditis elegans / Yuichi Iino -- A systems analysis of neural networks underlying gastropod learning and memory / Paul R. Benjamin -- Comparison of operant and classical conditioning of feeding behavior in Aplysia / Riccardo Mozzachiodi, Douglas A. Baxter and John H. Byrne -- Mechanisms of short-term and intermediate-term memory in Aplysia / Robert D. Hawkins, Igor Antonov and Iksung Jin -- Synaptic mechanisms of induction and maintenance of long-term sensitization memory in Aplysia / David L. Glanzman -- Roles of protein kinase C and protein kinase M in Aplysia learning / Margaret Hastings, Carole A. Farah adn Wayne S. Sossin -- Multisite cellular and synaptic mechanisms in Hermissenda Pavlovian conditioning / Terry Crow and Nan Ge Jin -- Molecular and cellular mechanisms of classical conditioning in the feeding system of Lymnaea / Gyorgy Kemenes -- Operant conditioning of respiration in Lymnaea / Ken Lukowiak and Sarah Dalesman -- Associative memory mechanisms in terrestrial slugs and snails / Alan Gelperin -- Observational and other types of learning in Octopus / Piero Amodio and Graziano Fiorito -- The neurophysiological basis of learning and memory in advanced vertebrates / Binyamin Hochner and Tal Shomrat -- Learning, memory, and brain plasticity in cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) / Ludovic Dickel, Anne-Sophie Darmaillacq, Christelle Joset-Alves and Cécile Bellanger -- A multidisciplinary approach to learning and memory in the crab Neohelice (Chasmagnathus) granulata / Daniel Tomsic and Arturo Romano -- Drosphila memory research through four eras / Seth M. Tomchik and Ronald L. Davis -- Visual learning and decision making in Drosphila melanogaster / Aike Guo, Huimin Lu, Ke Zhang, Qingzhong Rena nd Yah-num Chiang Wong -- In search of the engram in the honeybee brain / Randolf Menzel -- Neural correlates of olfactory learning in the primary olfactory center of teh honeybee brain / Jean-Christophe Sanidoz -- Mermory phases and signaling cascades in honeybees / Uli Muller -- Pheremones acting as social signals modulate learning in honeybees / Elodie Urlacher, Jean-Marc Devaud and Alison R. Mercer -- Extinction learning and memory formation in the honeybee / Dorothea Eisenhardt -- Glutamate neurotransmission and appetitive olfactory conditioning in the honeybee / Gérard Leboulle -- Cellular mechanisms of neuronal plasticity in the honeybee brain / Bernd Grünlatt -- Behavioral and neural analyses of punishment learning in honeybees / Stevanus Rio Tedjakumala and Martin Giurfa -- Breain aging and performance plasticity in honeybees / Daniel Munch and Gro V. Amdam -- Learning and recognitionof identity in ants / Patrizia D'ettorre -- Bounded plasticity in the desert ant's navigational tool kit / Rüdiger Wehner and Wolfgagn Rössler -- Learning and decision making in a social context / Nigel R. Franks and Ana B. Sendova-Franks -- Olfactory and visual learning in cockroaches and crickets / Makoto Mitzunami, Yukihisa Matsumoto, Hidehiro Watanabe and Hiroshi Nishino -- Individual recognition and the evolution of learning and memory in Polistes paper wasps / Elizabeth A. Tibbetts and Michael J. Sheehan.
  • Completely revised in response to the new format of the ABPN certifying exam, Kaufman's Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists is the ideal reference to enhance your mastery of the neurology knowledge needed for the Psychiatry Board exam. Nearly 2,000 multiple-choice practice questions, in print and online, assess your familiarity with the latest topics in the field! Enhance your mastery of the material with the help of abundant line drawings, CTs, MRIs, and EEGs that demonstrate key clinical findings to facilitate diagnosis.Fully understand each condition's relevant history, neurologic and psychiatric features, easily performed office and bedside examinations, appropriate tests, differential diagnosis, and management options.
  • Kernicterus 2011, Springer
    Prologue: World Health Concerns -- History of Bilirubin -- Biochemistry and Physiology of Bilirubin -- Premature Birth -- Erythroblastosis Fetalis -- The Gunn Rat Model -- Crigler-Najjar Syndrome -- Neuropathology of Kernicterus -- Bilirubin and Energy Metabolism -- Jaundice and Other Biochemical Changes -- Breast Milk Jaundice -- Jaundice in Malaria -- Jaundice in Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis -- Phototherapy for Hyperbilirubinemia -- Non-phototherapy Treatment -- Hyperbilirubinemia Revisited -- Auditory Brainstem Response -- Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis -- Kernicterus in Older Children and Adults -- Cerebral Palsy and Counseling -- Neurological Sequelae from Jaundice -- Neurobehavioral Teratology -- Gene Therapy for Hyperbilirubinemia -- Epilogue: Comments and Future Directions.
  • v. 1. Concept and surgical technique.
  • Kindling. 6 2005, Springer
    Developmental temporal lobe epilepsy in amygdala kindled kittens: an update -- Prenatal betamethasone exposure suppresses kindling epileptogenesis in immature rats -- Development of kindling in immature fast and slow kindling rats -- Neonatal heat-induced convulsions affect behaviours in neonatal, juvenile and adult rats -- Experimental absence versus amygdaloid kindling -- Pentylenetetrazol-induced kindling as a model of absence and convulsive forms of epilepsy -- Sodium current properties in different models of epilepsy -- Kindling the gabaergic phenotype of the glutamatergic granule cells -- Hippocampal kindling and GABA receptor functions -- Altered interaction between the entorhinal cortex and hippocampus in amygdala kindled rats -- Nature and consequences of seizures originating in the brainstem --Involvement in the claustrum and ventromedial thalamus in epileptogenesis -- From ultrastructure to networks: kindling-induced changes in neocortex -- Kindling as a tool for studying the role of subcortical structures in limbic seizures -- Kindling, epilepsy, and the plasticity of network synchronization -- Electrophysiological and anatomical differences, behavioral comorbidities and gene expression in fast and slow kindling rat strains -- Gene expression changes in kindling -- A proteomic approach to the molecular analysis of kindling -- Amygdala metabotropic glutamate receptors and kindling -- Induction of B₁ bradykinin receptors in the kindled brain -- Galanin and kindling -- Kindling, neurotrophins and axon-guidance factors -- Conditional deletion of TRKB prevents epileptogenesis in the kindling model -- Neuropeptide Y and its receptors in kindling epileptogenesis -- Contribution of pre kindling affective state to hemispheric differences in the effects on anxiety of basolateral amygdala kindling -- Effects of kindling on spatial memory: characteristics and mechanisms -- A potential role for the hippocampus in the expression of kindling-induced fear --Does inadvertent conditioning contribute to the major features of kindling? -- Contingent tolerance and cross tolerance to anticonvulsant effects in amygdala-kindled seizures: mechanistic and clinical implications -- Mechanisms of pharmacoresistance in the phenytoin-resistant kindled wistar rat -- Development of new anticonvulsants using the kindling model -- Cannabinoids and kindling -- Low frequency sine wave stimulation decreases the incidence of kindled seizures -- Predisposed susceptibility in primate epileptogenesis and anti-epileptogenesis -- Natural history of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis: how does kindling compare with other commonly used animal models -- Clinical evidence of epilepsy-related plasticity -- Pathological sensitization of the dopamine system in experimental epileptogenesis: implication for the mechanism of epileptic psychosis.
  • Language and the brain 2000, ScienceDirect
  • Learning neuroimaging 2012, Springer
  • Anatomy and physiology of the leptomeninges and CSF space / Neil Barshes, Alexis Demopoulos and Herbert H. Engelhard -- Leptomeningeal neoplasia: epidemiology, clinical presentation, CSF analysis and diagnostic imaging / Roelien H. Enting -- Leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumors (Meningeal carcinomatosis) / Michiko Kimura Bruno and Jeffrey Raizer -- Leptomeningeal metastases from leukemias and lymphomas / Craig P. Nolan and Lauren E. Abrey -- Leptomeningeal metastasis of primary central nervous system (CNS) neoplasms / Herbert H. Engelhard and Luke A. Corsten -- Leptomeningeal cancer in the pediatric patient / Kathleen A. Neville and Susan M. Blaney -- Neurosurgical interventions for leptomeningeal tumor / Jeffrey P. Greenfield and Mark H. Bilsky -- Current treatment of leptomeningeal metastases: systemic chemotherapy, intrathecal chemotherapy and symptom management / Stacey L. Berg and Marc C. Chamberlain -- Radiation therapy for leptomeningeal cancer / Minesh Mehta and Kristin Bradley -- Animal models of leptomeningeal cancer / Ali Raja and Herbert H. Engelhard -- Improving the outcome of patients with leptomeningeal cancer: new clinical trials and experimental therapies / Kurt Jaeckle.
  • "Lipid Mediators and Their Metabolism in the Brain presents readers with cutting edge and comprehensive information not only on the synthesis and degradation of glycerophospholipid-, sphingolipid-, and cholesterol-derived lipid mediators, but also their involvement in neurological disorders. It is hoped that this monograph will be useful not only to postgraduate student and their teachers, but also to research scientists and physicians, who are curious about the generation and roles of lipid mediators in the brain."--Publisher's website.
  • Literary medicine 2013, Karger
    Madness in Blaise Cendrars' novels : Moravagine and company / Tatu, L., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Balzac's Louis Lambert : schizophrenia before Kraepelin and Bleuler / Dieguez, S. -- Hysteria in fin de sicle French novels / Walusinski, O. -- The Nadja case / Bogousslavsky, J. -- The Great neurosis of Dr. Joseph Gerard / Lefrère, J.-J., Rouillon, F. -- Psychopathic characters in fiction / Piechowski-Jozwiaka, B., Bougousslavsky J. -- Misidentifications in Pirandello's plays and short stories / Paciaroni, M., Kilcline, T. -- Doubles everywhere : literary contributions to the study of the bodily self / Dieguez, S. -- Van Gogh's disease in light of his correspondence / Voskuil, P.H.A. -- Migraine and methaphor / Haan, J. -- Stranger than fiction : literary and clinical amnesia / Dieguez, S., Annoni J.-M. -- Alcoholism between fiction and reality / Carota, A., Calabrese P. -- Protagonists with Parkinson's disease / Haan, J. -- Some movement disorders / Perkin, G.D. -- Epilepsy in Dostoevsky's novels / Voskuil, P.H.A. -- Theater in Professor Charcot's Galaxy / Poirier J., Philippon, J. -- Doctors in Balzac's work / Moulin T. -- Dotor Chekhov's doctors / Crommelynck I. -- Marcel Proust's fictional diseases and doctors / Bogousslavsky J.
  • This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume on the neurosciences, neurology, and literature vividly shows how science and the humanities can come together --- and have come together in the past. Its sections provide a new, broad look at these interactions, which have received surprisingly little attention in the past. Experts in the field cover literature as a window to neurological and scientific zeitgeists, theories of brain and mind in literature, famous authors and their suspected neurological disorders, and how neurological disorders and treatments have been described in literature. In addition, a myriad of other topics are covered, including some on famous authors whose important connections to the neurosciences have been overlooked (e.g., Roget, of Thesaurus fame), famous neuroscientists who should also be associated with literature, and some overlooked scientific and medical men who helped others produce great literary works (e,g., Bram Stoker's Dracula). There has not been a volume with this coverage in the past, and the connections it provides should prove fascinating to individuals in science, medicine, history, literature, and various other disciplines. This book looks at literature, medicine, and the brain sciences both historically and in the light of the newest scholarly discoveries and insights.
  • This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume on the neurosciences, neurology, and literature vividly shows how science and the humanities can come together --- and have come together in the past. Its sections provide a new, broad look at these interactions, which have received surprisingly little attention in the past. Experts in the field cover literature as a window to neurological and scientific zeitgeists, theories of brain and mind in literature, famous authors and their suspected neurological disorders, and how neurological disorders and treatments have been described in literature. In addition, a myriad of other topics are covered, including some on famous authors whose important connections to the neurosciences have been overlooked (e.g., Roget, of Thesaurus fame), famous neuroscientists who should also be associated with literature, and some overlooked scientific and medical men who helped others produce great literary works (e,g., Bram Stoker's Dracula). There has not been a volume with this coverage in the past, and the connections it provides should prove fascinating to individuals in science, medicine, history, literature, and various other disciplines. This book looks at literature, medicine, and the brain sciences both historically and in the light of the newest scholarly discoveries and insights.
  • The neuropsychology referral and answering the referral question /Mike R. Schoenberg and James G. Scott --Deconstructing the medial chart /Alan J. Lerner and Mike R. Schoenberg --Neuroanatomy primer : structure and function of the human nervous system /Mike R. Schoenberg, Patrick J. Marsh, and ALan J. Lerner --Components of the neuropsychological evaluation /James G. Scott --Arousal : the disoriented, stuporous, agitated or somnolent patient /James G. Scott --Attention/concentration : the distractible patient /James G. Scott --Language problems and assessment : the aphasic patient /James G. Scott and Mike R. Schoenberg --Memory and learning : the forgetful patient /James G. Scott and Mike R. Schoenberg --Deficits in visuospatial/visuoconstructional skills and motor praxis /James G. Scott and Mike R. Schoenberg --Frontal lobe/executive functioning /James G. Scott and Mike R. Schoenberg --Affect, emotions and mood /James G. Scott and Mike R. Schoenberg --Aphasia syndromes /Mike R. Schoenberg and James G. Scott --Cerebrovbascular disease and stroke /Cathy Sila and Mike R. Schoenberg --Dementias and mild cognitive impairment in adults /Mike R. Schoenberg and Kevin Duff --Episodic neurologic symptoms /Heber Varela and Selim R. Benbadis --Epilepsy and seizures /Mike R. Schoenberg, Mary Ann Werz, adn Daniel L. Drane --Neuropsychology of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures /Dainel L. Drane [and others] --Somatoform disorders, factitious disorder, and malingering /Kyle Boone --Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders /Steven A. Gunzler [and others] --Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating disorders /Julie A. Bobholz and SHelley Gremley --Moderate and severe traumatic brain injury /Grant L. Iverson and Rael T. Lange --Mild traumatic brain injury /Grant L. Iverson and Rael T. Lange --Sport-related concussion /Grant L. Iverson --Post-concussion syndrome /Grant L. Iverson and Rael T. Lange --Pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) : overview /Cathy Catroppa and Vicki A. Anderson --Brain tumors /Kyle E. Ferguson, Grant L. Iverson, and Mike R. Schoenberg --Neurotoxicity in neuropsychology /Raymond Singer --Cognitive decline in childhood or young adulthood /Mike R. Schoenberg and James G. Scott --Application of motivational interviewing to neuropsychology practice : a new frontier for evaluations and rehabilitation /Mariann Suarez --Reliability and validity in neuropsychology /Elisabeth M.S. Sherman [and others] --Psychometric foundations for the interpretation of neuropsychological test results /Brian L. Brooks .. [et al.] --Improving accuracy for identifying cognitive impairment /Grant L. Iverson and Brian L. Brooks.
  • General principles of neurologic localization -- Peripheral nerves -- Cervical, brachial, and lumbosacral plexi -- Spinal nerve and root -- Spinal cord -- Cranial nerve I (the olfactory nerve) -- Visual pathways -- The localization of lesions affecting the ocular motor system -- Cranial nerve V (the trigeminal nerve) -- Cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) -- Cranial nerve VIII (the vestibulocochlear nerve) -- Cranial nerves IX and X (the glossopharyngeal and vagus nerves) -- Cranial nerve XI (the spinal accessory nerve) -- Cranial nerve XII (the hypoglossal nerve) -- Brainstem -- The cerebellum -- The localization of lesions affecting the hypothalamus and pituitary gland -- The anatomic localization of lesions in the thalamus -- Basal ganglia -- The localization of lesions affecting the cerebral hemispheres -- Vascular syndromes of the forebrain, brainstem, and cerebellum -- The localization of lesions causing coma.
  • General principles of neurologic localization -- Peripheral nerves -- Cervical, brachial, and lumbosacral plexi -- Spinal nerve and root -- Spinal cord -- Cranial nerve I (the olfactory nerve) -- Visual pathways -- Localization of lesions affecting the ocular motor system -- Cranial nerve V (the trigeminal nerve) -- Cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) -- Cranial nerve VIII (the vestibulocochlear nerve) -- Cranial nerve IX and X (the glossopharyngeal and vagus nerves) -- Cranial nerve XI (the spinal accessory nerve) -- Cranial nerve XII (the hypoglossal nerve) -- Brainstem -- Cerebellum -- Localization of lesions affecting the hypothalamus and pituitary gland -- Anatomic localization of lesions in the thalamus -- Basal ganglia -- Localization of lesions affecting the cerebral hemispheres -- Localization of lesions in the autonomic nervous system -- Vascular syndromes of the forebrain, brainstem, and cerebellum -- Localization of lesions causing coma.
  • Long term effects of stroke 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Lost self 2005, MyiLibrary
    The self as a problem in philosophy and neurobiology / John R. Searle -- The cognitive neuroscience of the self: insights from functional neuroimaging of the normal brain / Seth J. Gillihan and Martha J. Farah -- Neural hierarchies and the self / Todd E. Feinberg -- The frontal lobes and self-awareness / Donald T. Stuss ... [et al.] -- Autobiographical disorders / Esther Fujiwara and Hans J. Markowitsch -- Body image and the self / Georg Goldenberg -- Right-hemisphere pathology and the self: delusional misidentification and reduplication / Todd E. Feinberg ... [et al.].The mirror sign delusional misidentification symptom / Karen Spangenberg Postal -- Disorders of the self in dementia / William W. Seeley and Bruce L. Miller -- Autism -- "Autos": literally, a total focus on the self? / Simon Baron-Cohen -- Recognizing the sensory consequences of one's own actions and delusions of control / Sarah-Jayne Blakemore.The neural correlates of depersonalization: a disorder of self-awareness / Hedy Kober ... [et al.] -- The self in dreams / Antti Revonsuo -- Psychoactive agents and the self / Roy J. Mathew -- Meditation and the self / Hans C. Lou and Troels W. Kjaer -- The enduring self: a first-person account of brain insult survival / J. Allan Hobson.
  • The Nature of Radicular Pain and Related Conditions -- Imaging Techniques for the Lumbar Spine: Conventional Radiology, Computed Tomography; Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- Normal Anatomy -- Pathologic Anatomy and Mechanisms of Nerve Root Compression -- Spinal Imaging in Relation to Surgical Therapy: Pre-and Post-Operative.
  • Sexual Differentiation of the Brain: Genetic, Hormonal and Trophic Factors / Hugo F. Carrer and María J. Cambiasso -- Life at the Interface Between a Dynamic Environment and a Fixed Genome: Epigenetic Programming of Stress Responses by Maternal Behavior / Ian C. G. Weaver -- Effects of Early Life Seizures and Anti-epileptic Drug Treatment on Human Brain Development in Human Models / Eric D. Marsh and Amy R. Brooks-Kayal -- Prenatal Development of the Human Blood-Brain Barrier / Luca Cucullo -- Seizure Propensity and Brain Development: A Lesson from Animal Models / Jana Velíšková, Annamaria Vezzani and Astrid Nehlig -- Seizures and Antiepileptic Drugs: Does Exposure Alter Normal Brain Development in Animal Models? / Aristea S. Galanopoulou, Libor Velíšek and Solomon L. Moshé -- Overview of Neural Mechanisms in Developmental Disorders / Ayush Batra, Erin Carlton and Kathleen Franco -- Drug Permeation Across the Fetal Maternal Barrier / Chaitali Ghosh and Nicola Marchi -- In Vivo Imaging of Brain Development: Technologies, Models, Applications, and Impact on Understanding the Etiology of Mental Retardation / Vicko Gluncic -- Congenital, Non-inheritable Chromosomal Abnormalities Responsible for Neurological Disorders / Riccardo Bianchi and Patrizia D'Adamo.
  • Cellular heterogeneity of the neonatal SVZ and its contributions to forebrain neurogenesis and gliogenesis / Steven W. Levison and James E. Goldman -- Extrinsic and intrinsic factors modulating proliferation and self-renewal of multipotential CNS progenitors and adult neural stem cells of the subventricular zone / Sara Gil-Perotin and Patrizia Casaccia-Bonnefil -- Birth, migration and function of SVZ derived neurons in the adult brain / Minoree Kohwi, Rui Pedro Galvão and Arturo Alvarez-Buylla -- Contributions of the neocortical SVZ to human brain development / Nada Zecevic ... [et al.] -- Responses of the adult SVZ to neuronal death and injury / Jason G. Emsley and Jeff D. Macklis -- Resonses of the SVZ to radiation and chemotherapy / Ami M. Karkar, Radoslaw Rola and John R. Fike -- The subventricular zone responds dynamically to mechanical brain injuries / Maria L.V. Dizon and Francis G. Szele -- Responses of the SVZ to hypoxia and hypoxia/ischemia / Ryan J. Felling ... [et al.] -- Responses of the SVZ to demyelinating diseases / B. Nait-Oumesmar ... [et al.] -- Auxiliary proliferative zones in the developing and adult central nervous system: lessons from studies on the effects of ethanol / Michael W. Miller and Marla B. Bruns.
  • Headache for history buffs -- When is a headache more than "just a headache?": the secondary headaches -- The primary headache syndromes: when is a headache "just a headache?" -- The pharmacologic treatment of migraine -- Nonpharmacologic treatment of migraine -- Your visit to the doctor -- What to expect -- Append. Grant's migraine -- Migraine myths -- Baseline headache questionnaire -- Headache diary -- Medications previously tried for migraine: treatment.
  • Brave new world : the intrauterine environment as the biological foundation for the lifespan -- In the beginning -- Maternal influences on the developing fetus -- Implications of maternal programming for fetal neurodevelopment -- Maternal thyroid function during pregnancy: effects on the developing fetal brain -- Obstetric factors related to perinatal brain injury -- Activation of the maternal immune system as a risk factor for neuropsychiatric disorders -- Prenatal infections and schizophrenia in later life: focus on toxoplasma gondii -- Maternally acting alleles in autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders: the role of HLA-DR4 within the major histocompatibility complex.
  • Mathematical neuroscience 2014, ScienceDirect
    Mathematical Neuroscience is a book for mathematical biologists seeking to discover the complexities of brain dynamics in an integrative way. It is the first research monograph devoted exclusively to the theory and methods of nonlinear analysis of infinite systems based on functional analysis techniques arising in modern mathematics. Neural models that describe the spatio-temporal evolution of coarse-grained variables-such as synaptic or firing rate activity in populations of neurons -and often take the form of integro-differential equations would not normally reflect an integrative approach. This book examines the solvability of infinite systems of reaction diffusion type equations in partially ordered abstract spaces. It considers various methods and techniques of nonlinear analysis, including comparison theorems, monotone iterative techniques, a truncation method, and topological fixed point methods. Infinite systems of such equations play a crucial role in the integrative aspects of neuroscience modeling. The first focused introduction to the use of nonlinear analysis with an infinite dimensional approach to theoretical neuroscience. Combines functional analysis techniques with nonlinear dynamical systems applied to the study of the brain. Introduces powerful mathematical techniques to manage the dynamics and challenges of infinite systems of equations applied to neuroscience modeling.
  • Passive isopotential cell -- Differential equations -- Active isopotential cell -- Quasi-active isopotential cell -- Passive cable -- Fourier series and transforms -- Passive dendritic tree -- Active dendritic tree -- Reduced single neuron models -- Probability and random variables -- Synaptic transmission and quantal release -- Neuronal calcium signaling -- Singular value decomposition and applications -- Quantification of spike train variability -- Stochastic processes -- Membrane noise -- Power and cross spectra -- Natural light signals and phototransduction -- Firing rate codes and early vision -- Models of simple and complex cells -- Stochastic estimation theory -- Reverse-correlation and spike train decoding -- Signal detection theory -- Relating neuronal responses and psychophysics -- Population codes -- Neuronal networks -- Solutions to selected exercises.
  • Tremor is intimately linked to the numerous interactions of the central and peripheral nervous system components tuning motor control, from the cerebral cortex up to the peripheral effectors. Activities of central generators, reflex loop delays, inertia, stiffness and damping are all factors influencing features of tremor. This book discusses the pathophysiology of tremor including membrane mechanisms and rodent models, the advances in genetics and the musculoskeletal models pertinent to body oscillations. The main forms of tremor encountered during clinical practice are considered, taking into account neuroimaging aspects. The book covers recent advances in methodologies and techniques of assessment, and provides practical informations for the daily management. In addition to pharmacological treatments, neurosurgical approaches such as deep brain stimulation (DBS) and thalamotomy are discussed. Emerging techniques under development are also introduced. Future challenges are also presented.
  • Mechanisms of memory. 2nd ed. 2010, ScienceDirect
    This book represents the first step at beginning to put together the complex puzzle of the molecular basis of memory. Sweatt creates a framework of thinking about synaptic plasticity and memory at the molecular level; one which recognizes and begins to incorporate this extreme biochemical complexity into our thinking about memory.
  • Medicolegal neuropathology 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • The book aims to cover basic physiologic functions of melatonin, and its therapeutic applications in humans for a variety of clinically relevant disorders. This bookcontains chapters on the recent aspects of melatonin physiology, its receptors and their role in mitochondrial function, its immunomodulatory role and importance in seasonal dependent diseases, role in human reproduction, role in sleep, circadian rhythm and sleep disorders, role in neurologic disorders such as Parkinsons disease, Alzheimers disease. Additionally, melatonins therapeutic use in neurobehavioral disorders in children, migraine and tension headache is also covered in this book. Melatonins antioxidant role in Duchennes muscular dystrophy and in glaucoma have also been discussed in short chapters. Two major melatonin agonists, ramelteon and agomelatine are discussed extensively on their current clinical application and ongoing research. Two chapters on agomelatonin and its role in mood disorders, particularly depressive disorders, are an important feature of this book. The chapters are written by experts from the global academia recognized for their original research and published work in the field of melatonin science.
  • The book is structured in five sections, each containing several chapters written by experts and major contributors to particular topics. The volume starts with a historical perspective and fundamental principles of membrane potential imaging and continues to cover the measurement of membrane potential signals from dendrites and axons of individual neurons, measurements of the activity of many neurons with single cell resolution, monitoring of population signals from the nervous system, and concludes with the overview of new approaches to voltage-imaging. The book is targeted at all scientists interested in this mature but also rapidly expanding imaging approach.
  • The Neuroanatomy And Neuropsychology Of Declarative And Nondeclarative Memory -- Dynamics Of Hippocampal-cortical Interactions During Memory Consolidation: Insights From Functional Brain Imaging -- From Molecule To Memory System: Genetic Analyses In Drosophila -- Towards A Molecular And Cellular Understanding Of Remote Memory -- Post-activation State: A Critical Rite Of Passage Of Memories -- Reactivation-dependent Amnesia: Disrupting Memory Reconsolidation As A Novel Approach For The Treatment Of Maladaptive Memory Disorders -- The Organizing Principles Of Real-time Memory Encoding: Neural Clique Assemblies And Universal Neural Codes -- Making And Retaining New Memories: The Role Of The Hippocampus In Associative Learning And Memory -- Entorhinal Grid Cells And The Representation Of Space -- The Prefrontal Cortex: Categories, Concepts, And Cognitive Control -- Molecules That Disrupt Memory Circuits In Alzheimer's Disease: The Attack On Synapses By Aβ Oligomers (addls).
  • Memory 2005, NAP
    What is memory? -- Memories of the here and now -- The early development of memory -- Ordinary forgetting -- Amnesia -- False memory -- Emotional learning and memory -- Language -- Mechanisms of memory -- The future of memory.
  • Memory and brain dynamics 2004, CRCnetBASE
    Memory itself is inseparable from all other brain functions and involves distributed dynamic neural processes. This book bridges the disciplines of neurophysiology, cognitive psychology, and EEG-brain dynamics to understand how the brain represents mental events that are interwoven with memory. The text presents a new study-framework that links oscillatory brain activity with the concept of dynamic memory, leading to dynamic-APLR alliance and all brain functions.
  • Meningiomas 2009, Springer
  • Metabolic encephalopathy 2009, Springer
  • Metabolic syndrome 2013, Springer
    The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of common pathologies: abdominal obesity linked to an excess of visceral fat, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and hypertension. At the molecular level, metabolic syndrome is accompanied not only by dysregulation in the expression of adipokines, cytokines, and chemokines but also by alterations in insulin and leptin signaling, oxidative stress, and chronic low grade inflammation. These changes affect immune responses and mediate chronic inflammation leading to alterations in the hypothalamic 'bodyweight/appetite/satiety set point'. It is becoming increasingly evident that metabolic syndrome is a risk factor for neurological disorders such as stroke, depression, and Alzheimer disease (AD). Family history, age, environmental and lifestyle factors (diet and physical inactivity, and exposure to toxins) are closely associated with predisposition for the development of metabolic syndrome as well as neurological disorders. The incidences of stroke are 2 to 4-fold higher in patients with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases compared to normal subjects of the same age. Similarly, patients with metabolic syndrome have a 2 to 3-fold increased risk for developing dementia and AD. Metabolic syndrome doubles the risk of depression. The molecular mechanism underlying the mirror relationship between metabolic syndrome and neurological disorders is not fully understood. However, biochemical alterations observed in metabolic syndrome like induction of chronic inflammation and oxidative stress, impairment of endothelial cell function, induction of insulin and leptin resistance, hyperglycemia-related increase in advanced glycation end-products, and micro-vascular injury may represent a pathological bridge between metabolic syndrome and neurological disorders. It is hoped that Metabolic Syndrome: An important risk factor for stroke, Alzheimer disease, and depression will be useful to postgraduate students, faculty, research scientists, pharmacologists, nutritionists, and physicians, who are curious about the molecular mechanisms that link metabolic syndrome with stroke, Alzheimer disease, and depression.
  • "Metabolic Syndrome and Neurological Disorders brings together information on the cluster of common pathologies which cause metabolic syndrome - abdominal obesity linked to an excess of visceral fat, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and hypertension - to provide a comprehensive and cutting edge exploration of the link between metabolic syndrome and neurological disorders. Metabolic syndrome is recognized to play a role in neurological disorders such as stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and depression. For the first time in book form, Metabolic Syndrome and Neurological Disorders covers the molecular mechanisms thought to underlie this mirror relationship, as well as how lifestyle and other factors such as oxidative stress and inflammation may play a role in the disease. Grounded in a series of epidemiological studies of metabolic-cognitive syndrome, this book will be a valuable reference for researchers, dietitians, nutritionists, and physicians"--Provided by publisher.
  • Metal ion in stroke 2012, Springer
    This book illustrates remarkable roles of metal ions in the neuropathophysiology of stroke, which is a major cause of death and disability worldwide. Metal ions have unique chemical properties that allow them to play diverse roles in the brain. They regulate excitability and function as co-factors in cellular and genetic signaling pathways and therefore, have important roles ranging from essential to toxic. For the first time, the dyshomeostasis and pathophysiological actions of these metals in stroke are discussed systematically in thirty-six chapters in one volume. Highlighted metal ions include:Aluminum (Al)Arsenic (As)Cadmium (Cd)Calcium (Ca)Copper (Cu)Iron (Fe)Magnesium (Mg)Manganese (Mn)Mercury (Hg)Nickel (Ni)Potassium (K)Selenium (Se)Sodium (Na)Zinc (Zn).
  • Metal ions in the brain are a necessity as well as a poison. The presence of metal ions in the active sites of biological catalysts or metalloproteins and in the biological functioning of nucleic acids is very well documented and they are required for brain activity. On the other hand, metals are very effective in generating oxidative stress. This effect does not only play a role in immunology but also is the root of practically all neurodegenerative disorders by inducing disease via the death of neurons. Managing metal ions in the brain could therefore be an important strategy in the search for therapeutic agents used in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. This new title gives an overview to key topics in the area of metal ions in the brain. It focuses on the role of metal ions in neurological systems by describing their advantageous functions as well as their poisonous features. It is therefore of interest for scientists in biochemistry and biophysics, physiology, toxicology as well as for physicians focused on this topic.
  • Chronic recording during learning / Aaron J. Sandler -- Defining global brain states using multielectrode field potential recordings / Shih-Chieh Lin and Damien Gervasoni -- Multielectrode recording in behaving monkeys / R.E. Crist and M.A. Lebedev -- Neural ensemble recordings from central gustatory-reward pathways in awake and behaving animals / Albino J. Oliveira-Maia, Sidney A. Simon, and Miguel A.L. Nicolelis -- Building brain-machine interfaces to restore neurological functions / Mikhail A. Lebedev, Roy E. Crist, and Miguel A.L. Nicolelis -- Conceptual and technical approaches to human neural ensemble recordings / Dennis A. Turner, Parag G. Patil, and Miguel A.L. Nicolelis.State-of-the-art microwire array design for chronic neural recordings in behaving animals / Gary Lehew and Miguel A.L. Nicolelis -- Surgical techniques for chronic implantation of microwire arrays in rodents and primates / Laura M.O. Oliveira and Dragan Dimitrov -- Technology for multielectrode microstimulation of brain tissue / Timothy Hanson, Nathan Fitzsimmons, and Joseph E. O'Doherty -- Strategies for neural ensemble data analysis for brain-machine interface (BMI) applications / Miriam Zacksenhouse and Simona Nemets -- Chronic recordings in transgenic mice / Kafui Dzirasa -- Multielectrode recordings in the somatosensory system / Michael Wiest, Erik Thomson, and Jim Meloy --
  • Methods in pain research 2001, CRCnetBASE
  • DSU Title III 2002-2012.
  • The mhGAP-IG has been developed through an intensive process of evidence review. A WHO Guideline Development Group of international experts conducted systematic reviews to develop evidence-based recommendations. The recommendations were then converted into clearly presented stepwise interventions and then circulated among a wider range of reviewers across the world to include all the diverse contributions. The mhGAP-IG is based on the mhGAP Guidelines on interventions for mental, neurological and substance use disorders (http:// www.who.int/mental_health/mhgap/evidence/en/). Both documents will be reviewed and updated in 5 years. Any revision and update before that will be made to the online version of the document.--(excerpt, p. 1).
  • Middle ear 2013, Springer
    The middle ear plays a vital role in the sense and sensitivity of hearing. Of the various characteristics that distinguish mammals from other vertebrates, several pertain specifically to the middle-ear system, such as the presence of three middle-ear bones and the four-layer composite structure of the tympanic membrane. The Middle Ear attempts to elucidate the role this system plays in sound transmission, as viewed from both scientific and clinical perspectives.
  • Pt. 1. Mitochondrial function and genetics -- pt. 2. Mitochondrial dysfunction : causes and effects? -- pt. 3. Functional consequences of mitochondrial dysfunction -- pt. 4. Modeling mitochondrial contribution to neurodegerative diseases -- pt. 5. The future.
  • Introduction: Reminiscing on Models and Modeling / Robert B. Denman -- Probing Astrocyte Function in Fragile X Syndrome / Shelley Jacobs, Connie Cheng and Laurie C. Doering -- Neural Stem Cells / Maija Castrén -- Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein (FMRP) and the Spinal Sensory System / Theodore J. Price and Ohannes K. Melemedjian -- The Role of the Postsynaptic Density in the Pathology of the Fragile X Syndrome / Stefan Kindler and Hans-Jürgen Kreienkamp -- Behavior in a Drosophila Model of Fragile X / Sean M. McBride, Aaron J. Bell and Thomas A. Jongens -- Molecular and Genetic Analysis of the Drosophila Model of Fragile X Syndrome / Charles R. Tessier and Kendal Broadie -- Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein and Stem Cells / Abrar Qurashi, Xuekun Li and Peng Jin -- Manipulating the Fragile X Mental Retardation Proteins in the Frog / Marc-Etienne Huot, Nicolas Bisson, Thomas Moss and Edouard W. Khandjian --Exploring the Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata as a Novel Animal Model for the Speech-Language Deficit of Fragile X Syndrome / Claudia Winograd and Stephanie Ceman -- Neuroendocrine Alterations in the Fragile X Mouse / Abdeslem El Idrissi, Xin Yan, William L'Amoreaux, W. Ted Brown and Carl Dobkin -- Taking STEPs Forward to Understand Fragile X Syndrome / Susan M. Goebel-Goody and Paul J. Lombroso -- Fmr-1 as an Offspring Genetic and a Maternal Environmental Factor in Neurodevelopmental Disease / Bojana Zupan and Miklos Toth -- Mouse Models of the Fragile X Premutation and the Fragile X Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome / Michael R. Hunsaker, Gloria Arque, Robert F. Berman, Rob Willemsen and Renate K. Hukema -- Clinical Aspects of the Fragile X Syndrome / W. Ted Brown -- Fragile X Syndrome: A Psychiatric Perspective / Michael R. Tranfaglia -- Fragile X Syndrome and Targeted Treatment Trials / Randi Hagerman, Julie Lauterborn, Jacky Au and Elizabeth Berry-Kravis -- The Fragile X-Associated Tremor Ataxia Syndrome / Flora Tassone and Randi Hagerman -- Vignettes: Models in Absentia / Robert B. Denman.
  • Models of brain and mind 2008, ScienceDirect
    How to separate conceptual issues from empirical ones in the study of consciousness / M. Velmans -- The disunity of consciousness / S. Zeki -- Consciousness: the radical plasticity thesis / A Cleeremans -- A higher order Bayesian decision theory of consciousness / H. C. Lau -- Subjective measures of unconscious knowledge / Z. Dienes -- Interdependence of attention and consciousness / N. Srinivasan -- Computational studies of consciousness / I. Aleksander, H. Morton -- Identification of neuroanatomical substrates of set-shifting ability: evidence from patients with focal brain lesions / P. Mukhopadhyay ... [et. al] -- Thinking is believing / R. Kasturirangan -- The emergence of mind and brain: and evolutionary, computational, and philosophical approach / K. Mainzer -- Dynamic geometry, brain function modeling, and consciousness / S. Roy, R. Llinás -- Understanding the mind of a worm: hierarchial network structure underlying nervous system function in C. elegans / N. Chatterjee, S. Sinha -- Neural network modeling / B.K. Chakrabarti, A. Basu -- Retinomorphic image processing / K. Ghosh, K. Bhaumik, S. Sarker -- Modeling the sub-cellualer signaling pathways involved in reinforcement learning at the straitum / S.M. Wanjerkhede, R.S. Bapi -- Rythmic structure of Hindi and English: new insights from a computational analysis / T. Das, L. Singh, N.C. Singh -- Empirical perspectives from the self-model theory of subjectivity: a brief summary with examples / T. Metzinger -- Vipassana: the Buddha's tool to probe mind and body / D.V. Chavan -- Buddha and the bridging relations / R. Banerjee.
  • There are five different types of eye movements: saccades, smooth pursuit, vestibular ocular eye movements, optokinetic eye movements, and vergence eye movements. The purpose of this book is focused primarily on mathematical models of the horizontal saccadic eye movement system and the smooth pursuit system, rather than on how visual information is processed. A saccade is a fast eye movement used to acquire a target by placing the image of the target on the fovea. Smooth pursuit is a slow eye movement used to track a target as it moves by keeping the target on the fovea. The vestibular ocular movement is used to keep the eyes on a target during brief head movements. The optokinetic eye movement is a combination of saccadic and slow eye movements that keeps a full-field image stable on the retina during sustained head rotation. Each of these movements is a conjugate eye movement, that is, movements of both eyes together driven by a common neural source. A vergence movement is a non-conjugate eye movement allowing the eyes to track targets as they come closer or farther away. In this book, early models of saccades and smooth pursuit are presented. The smooth pursuit system allows tracking of a slow moving target to maintain its position on the fovea. Models of the smooth pursuit have been developed using systems control theory, all involving a negative feedback control system that includes a time delay, controller and plant in the forward loop, with unity feedback. The oculomotor plant and saccade generator are the basic elements of the saccadic system. The oculomotor plant consists of three muscle pairs and the eyeball. A number of oculomotor plant models are described here beginning with the Westheimer model published in 1954, and up through our 1995 model involving a 4th order oculomotor plant model. The work presented here is not an exhaustive coverage of the field, but focused on the interests of the author. In Part II, a state-of-art model of the saccade system is presented, including a neural network that controls the system.
  • There are five different types of eye movements: saccades, smooth pursuit, vestibular ocular eye movements, optokinetic eye movements, and vergence eye movements. The purpose of this book is focused primarily on mathematical models of the horizontal saccadic eye movement system and the smooth pursuit system, rather than on how visual information is processed. A saccade is a fast eye movement used to acquire a target by placing the image of the target on the fovea. Smooth pursuit is a slow eye movement used to track a target as it moves by keeping the target on the fovea. The vestibular ocular movement is used to keep the eyes on a target during brief head movements. The optokinetic eye movement is a combination of saccadic and slow eye movements that keeps a full-field image stable on the retina during sustained head rotation. Each of these movements is a conjugate eye movement, that is, movements of both eyes together driven by a common neural source. A vergence movement is a non-conjugate eye movement allowing the eyes to track targets as they come closer or farther away. In this book, a 2009 version of a state-of-the-art model is presented for horizontal saccades that is 3rd-order and linear, and controlled by a physiologically based time-optimal neural network. The oculomotor plant and saccade generator are the basic elements of the saccadic system. The control of saccades is initiated by the superior colliculus and terminated by the cerebellar fastigial nucleus, and involves a complex neural circuit in the mid brain. This book is the second part of a book series on models of horizontal eye movements.
  • Models of seizures and epilepsy 2006, ScienceDirect
  • "This book brings together leading international experts to discuss recent advances in the regulation of presynaptic voltage-gated Ca2+ channels (VGCCs), key signal transducers that represent one of the most widely modulated proteins in the body. It is now commonly accepted that presence of the VGCC complex defines an excitable cell. At a basic level, VGCCs transduce membrane potential change to chemical neurotransmitter release at presynaptic terminals. However, on-going scientific research, presented here, in areas including neuroscience, electrophysiology, pharmacology, biochemistry and, increasingly, proteomics, has revealed the widespread nature of modulation of the presynaptic VGCC complex. This book reviews and discusses the following topics: The fundamental role of the VGCC pore-forming CaVa subunit, and some of their binding partners, in presynaptic function and synaptic plasticity. Modulation of presynaptic CaVa subunits by auxiliary CaVb and a2d subunits and by their major interaction partners, such as active zone scaffolding proteins, synaptic proteins, G proteins and small GTPases, which, together, contribute to the VGCC proteome. Work at the cutting edge of research, including how direct electrophysiology recordings from presynaptic terminals and introduction of synthetic CaVa peptides into presynaptic terminals has expanded our knowledge of VGCC function. Evidence emerging over the last decade demonstrating that VGCC subunits represent bona fide molecular targets for therapeutic drug discovery. This development is illustrated by the introduction of the CaV2.2 blocker ziconotide, which represents an important proof-of-concept, but is best exemplified by the emergence of gabapentinoids, which bind the VGCC auxiliary a2d subunit, as first-line treatments for chronic neuropathic pain. Throughout, chapters are accompanied with illustrative Tables and Figure providing a useful and comprehensive summary of the current state-of-play in this area of significant therapeutic interest. Work described here also provides a solid basis for future research in this important area." -- Back cover.
  • Preface -- Mouse mutagenesis and disease models for Neuropsychiatric disorders. -- Drosophila as a model organism for the study of neuropsychiatric disorders -- Transgenic animal models of Huntington{u2019}s Disease -- Molecular genetic models related to schizophrenia and psychotic illness: heuristics and challenges -- Animal Models of Depression: Molecular Perspectives.-Animal models of ADHD -- Mouse Models of Autism: Testing Hypotheses about Molecular Mechanisms -- Advances in animal models of drug addiction -- When the serotonin transporter gene meets adversity: The contribution of animal models to understanding epigenetic mechanisms in affective disorders and resilience -- Functional and Pharmacological MRI in understanding brain function at a systems level -- The pig as model animal for studying cognition and neurobehavioral disorders.
  • Pt. 1. Experimental models of synaptogenesis -- Pt. 2. Roles of cell adhesion and secreted molecules in synaptic differentiation -- Pt. 3. Transport of synaptic proteins -- Pt. 4. Synaptic cytoskeleton and morphogenic signaling -- Pt. 5. Synaptic plasticity in learning and memory -- Pt. 6. Synaptogenesis and brain disorders.
  • Humans are biologically programmed to seek out pleasurable experiences. These experiences are processed in the mesolimbic system, also referred to as the "reward center" of the brain, where a number of chemical messengers work in concert to provide a net release of dopamine in the Nucleus Accumbens. In some genetically predisposed individuals, addiction occurs when the mechanisms of the mesolimbic system are disrupted by the use of various drugs of abuse. Since Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in 1935, it's 12 step program of spiritual and character development has helped countless alcoholics and drug addicts curb their self-destructive behaviors. However, the program was developed at a time when comparatively little was known about the function of the brain and it has never been studied scientifically. This is the first book to take a systematic look at the molecular neurobiology associated with each of the 12 steps and to review the significant body of addiction research literature that is pertinent to the program.
  • Molecular pain 2007, Springer
    Genes, neurons and neurotransmission -- Glutamate, excitatory transmission and pain -- Neuropeptides, ATP, retrograde messengers and opioids -- Inhibitory transmission and plasticity -- Postsynaptic signaling and gene regulation -- Peripheral nociceptor, amygdala and fear -- Spinal plasticity, reorganization and chronic pain -- Cortical plasticity, reorganization and amputation -- Endogenous analgesia and other form of analgesia -- Models for studying pain and searching for pain killers.
  • Moral brain 2009, Springer
    The immoral brain / Andrea L. Glenn and Adrian Raine -- "Extended attachment" and the human brain : internalized cultural values and evolutionary implications / Jorge Moll and Ricardo de Oliveira-Souza -- Neuro-cognitive systems involved in moral reasoning / James Blair -- Empathy and morality : integrating social and neuroscience approaches / Jean Decety and C. Daniel Batson -- Moral judgment and the brain : a functional approach to the question of emotion and cognition in moral judgment integrating psychology, neuroscience and evolutionary biology / Kristin Prehn and Hauke R. Heekeren -- Moral dysfunction : theoretical model and potential neurosurgical treatments / Dirk De Ridder ... [et al.] -- Does it pay to be good? Competing evolutionary explanations of pro-social behaviour / Matthijs van Veelen -- How can evolution and neuroscience help us understand moral capacities? / Randolph M. Nesse -- Runaway soical selection for displays of partner value and altruism / Randolph M. Nesse -- The evolved brain : understanding religious ethics and religious violence / John Teehan -- An evolutionary and cognitive neuroscience perspective on moral modularity / Jelle De Schrijver.
  • Mortalin biology 2012, Springer
    Part 1.Structure and Function of Mortalin /Birth of Mortalin: Multiple Names, Niches and Functions Connecting Stress, Senescence and Cancer /Renu Wadhwa and Sunil C. Kaul --Mortalin's Machinery /Custer C. Deocaris, Sunil C. Kaul and Renu Wadhwa --The Role of Mortalin in Iron Homeostasis /Wen-I Luo and James A. Cowan --Functional Characteristics of Mortalin /Walter A. Baseler, Tara L. Croston and John M. Hollander --Part 2.Mortalin in Evolution2 Deocaris /Mortalin and Drosophila DmHsp22: Two Mitochondrial Chaperones Regulating Aging and Carcinogenesis /Marie Le Pécheur, Geneviève Morrow and Robert M. Tanguay --Mortalin in Invertebrates and The Induction of Apoptosis by Wild-Type p53 Following Defeat of Mortalin-Based Cytoplasmic Sequestration in Cancerous Clam Hemocytes /Charles W. Walker, Ben Low and S. Anne Böttger --Mortalin and Stem Cells: A Study from Planarians /Renata Batistoni --Part 3.Mortalin in Health and Disease /Mortalin in Cell Protection from Immune Attack /Moran Saar, Oren Moskovich and Zvi Fishelson --Mortalin in Neurological Diseases /Jinghua Jin, Jing Zhang, Travis J. Cook and Jake G. Hoekstra --Loss of Mortalin Function in Parkinson's Disease-Supporting the Mitochondrial Pathway of Neurodegeneration /Lena F. Burbulla and Rejko Krüger --Hsp75/mortalin and Protection from Ischemic Brain Injury /Robin E. White, Yi-Bing Ouyang and Rona G. Giffard --Catecholamine Regulated Protein (CRP40), A Splice Variant of Mortalin-2: Functional Role in CNS Disorders /Joseph P. Gabriele, Sarah E. Groleau, Ritesh P. Daya, Zdenek B. Pristupa and Ram K. Mishra --Chaperonopathies: Diseases in Which Mortalin and Other Hsp-Chaperones Play a Role in Etiology and Pathogenesis /Alberto J. L. Macario, Francesco Cappello and Everly Conway de Macario --Part 4.Mortalin and Cancer /Many Faces of Mortalin and Tid1 /Ohad Iosefson and Abdussalam Azem --Mortalin: A Positive Regulator of Centrosome Duplication and Amplification /Masayuki Kanai and Kenji Fukasawa --Mortalin Expression in Normal and Neoplastic Tissues /Angheliki Nomikos, Sinclair R. Dundas and Graeme I. Murray --Mortalin-p53 Interaction as a Target for Liver Cancer Therapy /Wen-Jing Lu, Nikki P. Lee, Renu Wadhwa and John M. Luk --Mortalin Targeting Gadgets for Cancer Therapy /Chae-Ok Yun and Renu Wadhwa --Part 5.Mortalin Based Technologies /Cell Internalizing Anti-Mortalin Antibody for Generation of Illuminating MSCs for Long-Term In vitro and In vivo Tracking /Toshimasa Uemura, Masanori Nishi, Sunil C. Kaul and Renu Wadhwa --Mortalin Staining Pattern as a Reporter for Cell Based Anti-Cancer Drug Screening /Ran Gao, Zeenia Kaul, Tomoko Yaguchi and Renu Wadhwa --Cell Internalizing Anti-mortalin Antibody as a Nanocarrier /Zeenia Kaul, Tomoko Yaguchi, Renu Wadhwa and Sunil C. Kaul.
  • Mosaicism in human skin 2014, Springer
    Mosaicism is a powerful biologic concept, originally developed from the study of plants and animals, and is the necessary basis for the explanation of numerous human skin disorders. This lavishly illustrated book presents, for the first time, a comprehensive overview of the strikingly manifold patterns and peculiarities of mosaic skin disorders. It is structured in a straightforward, reader-friendly way that will help the dermatologist to understand the underlying molecular mechanisms of skin disorders in order to further improve the treatment outcome. The first two parts of the book are devotedto the mechanisms and patterns of cutaneous mosaicism, with explanation of genomic and epigenetic mosaicism and description of the six archetypal patterns, including the lines of Blaschko, as well as less well defined or as yet unclassifiable patterns. In the third part, the various mosaic skin disorders are examined in depth, including nevi, allelic and non-allelic didymosis, other binary genodermatoses, mosaic manifestations of autosomal dominant skin disorders, and nevoid skin disorders. The book concludes with a note on neoplastic skin lesions, examining models of tumorigenesis.
  • Mouse nervous system 2012, ScienceDirect
    The Mouse Nervous System provides a comprehensive account of the central nervous system of the mouse. The book is aimed at molecular biologists who need a book that introduces them to the anatomy of the mouse brain and spinal cord, but also takes them into the relevant details of development and organization of the area they have chosen to study. The Mouse Nervous System offers a wealth of new information for experienced anatomists who work on mice. The book serves as a valuable resource for researchers and graduate students in neuroscience. * Visualization of brain white matter anatomy via 3D diffusion tensor imaging contrasts enhances relationship of anatomy to function * Systematic consideration of the anatomy and connections of all regions of brain and spinal cord by the authors of the most cited rodent brain atlases * A major section (12 chapters) on functional systems related to motor control, sensation, and behavioral and emotional states, * Full segmentation of 170120+ brain regions more clearly defines structure boundaries than previous point-and-annotate anatomical labeling, and connectivity is mapped in a way not provided by traditional atlases A detailed analysis of gene expression during development of the forebrain by Luis Puelles, the leading researcher in this area. * Full coverage of the role of gene expression during development, and the new field of genetic neuroantomy using site-specific recombinases * Examples of the use of mouse models in the study of neurological illness.
  • A Brief Introduction to Movement Disorders /Steven J. Frucht --Acute Parkinsonism /Hubert H. Fernandez and Joseph H. Friedman --Parkinsonism-Hyperpyrexia Syndrome in Parkinson's Disease /Daniel E. Huddleston and Stewart A. Factor --Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome /Stanley N. Caroff, Stephan C. Mann, Kenneth A. Sullivan and E. Cabrina Campbell --Malignant Catatonia /Stephan C. Mann, Stanley N. Caroff, Henry R. Bleier and E. Cabrina Campbell --Psychosis and Parkinson's Disease /Christina L. Vaughan and Jennifer G. Goldman --Abductor Paresis in Shy-Drager Disease /Eiji Isozaki --Movement Disorder Emergencies of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract /Lesley Childs, Scott Rickert, Boris Bentsianov, Ajay Chitkara and Anthony Cultrara, et al. --Dystonic Storm /Melissa J. Nirenberg and Blair Ford --Pseudodystonic Emergencies /Jong-Min Kim and Beom S. Jeon --Tardive and Neuroleptic-Induced Emergencies /Paul E. Greene and Steven J. Frucht --Hemiballism-Hemichorea /Ronald B. Postuma and Anthony E. Lang --Sydenham's Chorea, PANDAS, and Other Post-streptococcal Neurological Disorders /Roser Pons --Emergencies in Huntington's Disease /Kathleen M. Shannon --Acute Spinal Rigidity /P. D. Thompson --Tic Emergencies /Vanessa K. Hinson and Christopher G. Goetz --Malignant Phonic Tics /Joseph Jankovic --Serotonin Syndrome /Mark Forrest Gordon and Adena N. Leder --Risks and Dangers from Hyperekplexia and Other Startle Disorders /Frederick Andermann and Eva Andermann --Perioperative Emergencies Associated with Deep Brain Stimulation /Takashi Morishita, Adam P. Burdick and Michael S. Okun --Psychogenic Movement Disorders /Daniel Schneider and Daniel T. Williams --Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis and Other Autoimmune and Paraneoplastic Movement Disorders /Jessica Panzer and Josep Dalmau --Wilson's Disease /George J. Brewer --Dopa-Responsive Dystonia /Yoshiaki Furukawa, Mark Guttman, Shinichiro Nakamura and Stephen J. Kish --Whipple's Disease /Eoin Mulroy, John Lynch and Tim Lynch --Driving Risk in Patients with Movement Disorders /Ergun Y. Uc --Genetics and Genetic Counseling Related Issues /Martha A. Nance --Suicide Risk in Parkinson's Disease /Valerie Voon.
  • Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Parkinsonism: Parkinson's disease -- Ch. 3. Parkinsonism: Parkinson's plus -- Ch. 4. Surgery for Parkinson's disease -- Ch. 5. Tremor -- Ch. 6. Dystonia -- Ch. 7. Chorea -- Ch. 8. Tics and related disorders -- Ch. 9. Myoclonus -- Ch. 10. Movement disorders during sleep -- Ch. 11. Drug-induced movement disorders -- Ch. 12. Paediatric movement disorders -- Ch. 13. Psychogenic movement disorders -- Ch. 14. Other dyskinesias.
  • "This book focuses on extrapyramidal signs and symptoms of all types of dementia, and addresses the issue of the artificial boundary between dementias and Parkinsonism, which represent the two most common symptoms found in degenerative central nervous system diseases. In Movement Disorders in Dementias, movement disorder specialists from around the world write on topics generally restricted to dementia experts. Important motor issues related to either medication in demented patients (drug-induced movement disorders) or manifestations common to all forms of dementia, regardless of underlying cause (gait disorders, falls, fear of falling), is followed by analysis of the relationship between motor and cognitive symptoms, from their common pathogenesis to specific medical treatments. Movement Disorders in Dementias is aimed at general neurologists, dementia specialists, movement disorders specialists, neuropsychologists and geriatricians."--Publisher's website.
  • Moyamoya disease update 2010, Springer
  • Introduction -- The Developing Human Brain: Differences from Adult Brain -- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Basics -- Metabolites of Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Normal Age-Dependent Changes -- Challenges in Pediatric Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- Pathologies -- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Pediatric Brain Tumors -- Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas -- Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion -- Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Applications in Neonatal Medicine -- Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Application in Non-Accidental Trauma -- Leukodystrophies -- Metabolic Disorders -- Phenylketonuria -- Infection and Encephalitis -- Hepatic Encephalopathy in Children -- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Epilepsy -- ¹H Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of the Brain During Adolescence: Normal Brain Development and Neuropsychiatric Disorders -- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Studies of Autistic Spectrum Disorders -- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Studies of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of the Fetal Brain -- MRS of the Neonatal Brain: Abnormal Development and Neonatal Pathology.
  • MRI in epilepsy 2013, Springer
    MRI can play an important role in identifying and localizing epileptogenic foci. This book aims to provide the clinical and imaging information required in order to decide whether an MRI scan is appropriate and whether it is likely to be sufficient to detect a lesion. The first part of the book presents background information on epilepsy patients and explains how to perform an MRI examination. Detailed attention is paid to functional MRI and post-processing, and the examination of subcategories of patients is also discussed. The second part of the book then documents the MRI findings obtained.
  • In theoretical terms, sex differences in brain and behavior offer the possibility of fascinating scientific studies on a range of molecular phenomena such as DNA methylation, chromatin protein modification, non-coding DNA, resulting in important neuroanatomical and neurochemical effects. However, this general subject has been treated with much hyperbole. Historically, sex differences were assumed to be present where they did not really exist, e.g. with respect to mathematics, executive leadership, etc. etc. Under what circumstances do we really care about sex differences in brain and behavior? These circumstances concern human maladies whose diagnoses are much different between boys and girls, or between women and men. Prominent examples to be discussed today will include autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorders and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. The meeting will end with a consideration of effects of estrogenic hormones on the injured brain, and their roles as protective agents.
  • Multiple sclerosis 2005, Springer
    Signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis / Stanley van den Noort -- Differential diagnosis, clinical features, and prognosis of multiple sclerosis / Michael J. Olek -- Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and prognosis of multiple sclerosis / Robert Zivadinov and Rohit Bakshi -- Cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis / Darcy Cox and Laura Julian -- Multiple sclerosis, genetics, and autoimmunity / Michael Demetriou -- B-cell immunology in multiple sclerosis / Yufen Qin and Pierre Duquette -- Multiple sclerosis : a case for early treatment / Alex C. Tselis and Omar A. Khan -- Pregnancy and multiple sclerosis / Christina Caon -- Treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis / Norman Wang -- Cyclophosphamide therapy for multiple sclerosis / Derek R. Smith -- Repair and neuroprotective strategies in multiple sclerosis / Fernando Dangond -- Future therapies / Michael J. Olek.
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is generally understood to be an inflammatory autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. While we still are not certain of the root cause of MS, research results suggest that unknown environmental factors and the presence of specific genes seem the most probable targets. MS causes an inflammatory response in the central nervous system leading to neurodegeneration, oligodendrocyte death, axonal damage, and gliosis. Over the past five years ongoing research has greatly expanded our understanding of the pathogenesis of MS, detailed insight into the epidemiology.
  • Structure, molecular organization, and function of myelinated axons -- Neuronal concomitants of demyelination -- Multiple sclerosis as a neurodegenerative disease -- Measurement of neuronal changes in the clinical domain -- Cellular and molecular mechanisms of axonal degeneration in multiple sclerosis -- Other aspects of neuronal injury in multiple sclerosis -- Lessons from the peripheral nervous system -- Prognosis, reparative mechanisms, and therapeutic approaches.
  • "This edited handbook provides a comprehensive resource to inform and guide health and rehabilitation practitioners as they engage in the rehabilitation process with multiple sclerosis patients. The text provides a broad-based perspective on multiple sclerosis, how it influences everyday life, and the strategies that can be employed by rehabilitation practitioners to enable people with MS to fully engage in everyday life. The first section offers an overview of MS basics; the next two sections describe MS rehabilitation to manage impairments and to enhance activity and participation among MS patients; and the final section presents contextual factors that may influence MS rehabilitation efforts"--Provided by publisher.
  • Multiple system atrophy 2014, Springer
    This textbook provides a comprehensive monography on multiple system atrophy (MSA), a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disorder that presents with autonomic failure and either parkinsonism (MSA-P) or cerebellar ataxia (MSA-C).The underlying neuropathology of MSA is characterized by striatonigral degeneration (SND), olivopontocerebellar atrophy (OPCA) and unique oligodendroglial cytoplasmic alpha-synuclein inclusions. MSA is therefore classified among the alpha-synucleinopathies such as Parkinson's disease, pure autonomic failure and dementia with Lewy bodies. Over the last decade there have been important advances in early diagnosis, pathogenesis research and clinical trial activity. The monography will cover the entire spectrum ranging from molecular and genetic work to symptomatic and interventional therapies. The book is written for movement disorder clinicians and basic neuroscientists interested in degenerative movement disorders.
  • Multisensory imagery 2013, Springer
    Is a pear sweeter than a peach? Which of Mona Lisa's hands is crossed over the other? What would the Moonlight Sonata sound like played by a brass band? Although these are questions that appeal to mental imagery in a variety of sensory modalities, mental imagery research has been dominated by visual imagery. With the emergence of a well-established multisensory research community, however, it is time to look at mental imagery in a wider sensory context. Part I of this book provides overviews of unisensory imagery in each sensory modality, including motor imagery, together with discussions of multisensory and cross-modal interactions, synesthesia, imagery in the blind and following brain damage, and methodological considerations. Part II reviews the application of mental imagery research in a range of settings including individual differences, skilled performance such as sports and surgical training, psychopathology and therapy, through to stroke rehabilitation. This combination of comprehensive coverage of the senses with reviews from both theoretical and applied perspectives not only complements the growing multisensory literature but also responds to recent calls for translational research in the multisensory field.
  • Corticocortical connectivity subserving different forms of multisensory convergence / M. Alex Meredith and H. Ruth Clemo -- Computational modeling of multisensory object perception / Constantin Rothkopf, Thomas Weisswange, and Jochen Triesch -- Methodological considerations : electrophysiology of multisensory interactions in humans / Marie-Hélène Giard and Julien Besle -- Cortical oscillations and multisensory interactions in humans / Jochen Kaiser and Marcus J. Naumer -- Multisensory functional magnetic resonance imaging / Marcus J. Naumer ... [et al.] -- Audiovisual temporal integration for complex speech, object-action, animal call, and musical stimuli / Argiro Vatakis and Charles Spence -- Imaging cross-modal influences in auditory cortex / Christoph Kayser, Christopher I. Petkov, and Nikos K. Logothetis -- The default mode of primate vocal communication and its neural correlates / Asif A. Ghazanfar -- Audio-visual perception of everyday natural objects - hemodynamic studies in humans / James W. Lewis -- Single-trial multisensory learning and memory retrieval / Micah M. Murray and Holger F. Sperdin -- Multisensory texture perception / Roberta L. Klatzky and Susan J. Lederman -- Dorsal and ventral cortical pathways for visuo-haptic shape integration revealed using fMRI / Thomas W. James and Sunah Kim -- Visuo-haptic perception of objects and scenes / Fiona N. Newell -- Haptic face processing and its relation to vision / Susan J. Lederman, Roberta L. Klatzky, and Ryo Kitada -- The ontogeny of human multisensory object perception : a constructivist account / David J. Lewkowicz -- Neural development and plasticity of multisensory representations / Mark T. Wallace, Juliane Krueger, and David W. Royal -- Large-scale brain plasticity following blindness and the use of sensory substitution devices / Andreja Bubic, Ella Striem-Amit, and Amir Amedi.
  • Muscle pain 2010, Springer
    Introduction / Siegfried Mense and Robert D. Gerwin -- Functional anatomy of muscle : muscle, nociceptors, and afferent fibers / Siegfried Mense -- Peripheral mechanisms of muscle pain : response behavior of muscle nociceptors and factors eliciting local muscle pain / Siegfried Mense -- Central nervous mechanisms of muscle pain : ascending pathways, central sensitization, and pain-modulating systems / Siegfried Mense -- Referral of musculoskeletal pain / Thomas Graven-Nielsen and Siegfried Mense -- Increased muscle tone as a cause of muscle pain / Siegfried Mense and Alfonse T. Masi -- Reorganized motor control due to muscle pain / Thomas Graven-Nielsen and Lars Arendt-Nielsen.
  • Neuromuscular junction physiology and pathophysiology / Eroboghene E. Ubogu and Robert L. Ruff -- Acetylcholine receptor structure / Jon M. Lindstrom -- Immunopathogenesis of myasthenia gravis / Bianca M. Conti-Fine ... [et al.] -- Epidemiology and genetics of myasthenia gravis / Jeremiah W. Lanford, Lawrence H. Phillips -- Clinical presentation and epidemiology of myasthenia gravis / Jan B.M. Kuks -- Ocular myasthenia / Robert B. Daroff and Michael Benatar -- Thymoma-associated paraneoplastic myasthenia gravis / Philipp Ströbel, Wen-Yu Chuang, and Alexander Marx -- Electrodiagnosis of neuromuscular junction disorders / Bashar Katirji -- Autoantibody testing in the diagnosis and management of autoimmune disorders of neuromuscular transmission and related diseases / Mark A. Agius, David P. Richman, and Angela Vincent -- Treatment of myasthenia gravis / Henry J. Kaminski -- Neurocritical care of myasthenic crisis / J. Americo Fernandes Filho and Jose I. Suarez -- Thymectomy for non-thymomatous MG / Alfred Jaretzki III and Joshua R. Sonett -- Lambert-Eaton syndrome / Charles M. Harper, Vanda A. Lennon -- Acquired neuromyotonia -- Angela Vincent and Ian Hart -- Congenital myasthenic syndromes / David Beeson -- Toxic neuromuscular transmission disorders / James F. Howard, Jr. -- The impact of myasthenia gravis on mood, cognitive function, and quality of life / Robert H. Paul, Larry L. Mullins, and James M. Gilchrist -- Myasthenia gravis : classification and outcome measurements / Gil I. Wolfe and Richard J. Barohn.
  • Myelin biology and disorders 2004, ScienceDirect
    v. 1. Biology -- v. 2. Disorders.
  • Development of Oligodendrocytes in the Vertebrate CNS / Robert H. Miller -- Demyelination and Remyelination in Multiple Sclerosis / Lars Bø, Margaret Esiri, Nikos Evangelou and Tanja Kuhlmann -- Microglial Function in MS Pathology / Trevor J. Kilpatrick and Vilija G. Jokubaitis -- Endogenous Remyelination in the CNS / Robin J. M. Franklin, Chao Zhao, Catherine Lubetzki and Charles ffrench-Constant -- Exogenous Cell Myelin Repair and Neuroprotection in Multiple Sclerosis / Ian D. Duncan and Yoichi Kondo -- A Peripheral Alternative to Central Nervous System Myelin Repair / V. Zujovic and A. Baron Van Evercooren -- Immune Modulation and Repair Following Neural Stem Cell Transplantation / Tamir Ben-Hur, Stefano Pluchino and Gianvito Martino -- Axonal Protection with Sodium Channel Blocking Agents in Models of Multiple Sclerosis / Joel A. Black, Kenneth J. Smith and Stephen G. Waxman -- Effects of Current Medical Therapies on Reparative and Neuroprotective Functions in Multiple Sclerosis / Jack P. Antel and Veronique E. Miron -- Imaging of Demyelination and Remyelination in Multiple Sclerosis / Douglas L. Arnold, Catherine M. Dalton, Klaus Schmierer, G. Bruce Pike and David H. Miller -- Designing Clinical Trials to Test Neuroprotective Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis / P. Connick, M. Kolappan, A. Compston and S. Chandran.
  • N-acetylaspartate 2006, Springer
  • Narcolepsy 2010, Springer
    Etiology -- Narcolepsy: genetic predisposition and pathophysiology -- Animal models of narcolepsy: development, findings and perspectives -- Neuroimaging of narcolepsy -- Clinical considerations -- Epidemiology of narcolepsy -- Narcolepsy in childhood -- Narcolepsy in the older adult -- Diurnal and nocturnal sleep in narcolepsy with cataplexy -- Hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis -- REM sleep behavior disorder in narcolepsy with cataplexy -- Narcolepsy and other comorbid medical illnesses -- Humor processing in human narcolepsy with cataplexy -- Dreams in patients with narcolepsy -- Psychoanalysis and narcolepsy -- Symptomatic narcolepsy or hypersomnia, with and without hypocretin (orexin) deficiency -- Hypersomnias other than narcolepsy: differential diagnosis -- Psychosocial considerations -- Psychosocial impact of narcolepsy in children and adolescents -- Quality of life and psychosocial issues in narcolepsy -- Narcolepsy, intimacy and sexuality -- Narcolepsy, driving and traffic safety -- Memory and cognition in narcolepsy -- Medico-legal aspects of disability in narcolepsy -- Narcolepsy and mental health -- Management -- Overview of management of narcolepsy -- Modes of action of drugs related to narcolepsy: pharmacology of wake-promoting compounds and anticataplectics -- Modafinil/Armodafinil in the treatment of narcolepsy -- Sodium oxybate in the treatment of narcolepsy -- Emerging treatments for narcolepsy -- Non-pharmacologic treatments of narcolepsy.
  • Cranial ultrasonography is the most important, accessible, patient friendly, and cheapestneuroimaging technique on the neonatal ward. It provides important information on brain maturation in the (preterm) neonate and enables the detection of frequently occurring brain anomalies. In this second edition of Neonatal Cranial Ultrasonography, the focus is on the basics of the technique, from patient preparation through to screening strategies and the classification of abnormalities. Many new ultrasound images have been included to reflect the improvements in image quality since the first edition. Essential information is provided about both the procedure itself and the normal ultrasound anatomy. Standard technique is described and illustrated, but emphasis is also placed on the value of supplementary acoustic windows. The compact design of the book makes it an ideal and handy reference that will guide the novice but also provide useful information for the more experienced practitioner
  • Neonatal neurology. 4th ed. 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Neonatal pain 2008, Springer
  • Nerve-driven immunity 2012, Springer
    Dopamine in the Immune System: Dopamine Receptors in Immune Cells, Potent Effects, Endogenous Production and Involvement in Immune and Neuropsychiatric Diseases --Nerve Driven Immunity: Noradrenaline and Adrenaline --Acetylcholine and Cholinergic Modulation of Immune Responses --Glutamate in the Immune System: Glutamate Receptors in Immune Cells, Potent Effects, Endogenous Production and Involvement in Disease --GABA Is an Effective Immunomodulatory Molecule in the Brain and in the Periphery --The Effects of Opioids on Immune Cells, Functions and Diseases --The Effects of Somatostatin on Immune Cells, Functions and Diseases --Neuropeptide Y: The Story, the Players, the Outcomes --Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide: Immune Mediator and Potential Therapeutic Agent --Nerve-Driven Immunity: The Effects of Neurotransmitters on Immune Cells, Functions and Disease --CGRP --The Effects of Cannabinoids on Immune Cells, Responses and Diseases.
  • Section 1. Circuit development -- section 2. Cognitive development -- section 3. Diseases.
  • Defining neural stem cells and their role in normal development of the nervous system / Sally Temple -- Embryonic stem cells and neurogenesis / Robin L. Wesselschmidt -- The cellular and molecular properties of multipotent neural stem cells / Scott R. Hutton and Larysa H. Pevny -- Multipotent stem cells in the embryonic nervous system / Chian-Yu Peng ... [et al.] -- Neural crest formation and diversification / Marcos S. Simões-Costa ... [et al.] -- Glial nature of adult neural stem cells : neurogenic competence in adult astrocytes / William W. Hwang, Arturo Alverez-Buylla and Daniel A. Lim -- Neural stem cell death regulation in nervous system development and disease / K.C. Walls and Kevin A. Roth -- Stem cells of adult olfactory epithelium / James E. Schwob, Woochan Jang and Eric H. Holbrook -- Retinal stem cells / Carolina B. Del Debbio ... [et al.] -- Transdifferentiation in the nervous system / Ying Liu and Mahendra S. Rao -- Neural and dopaminergic differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells / Olga Momcilovic and Xianmin Zeng -- Mobilization of neural stem cells in the adult central nervous system / Harish Babu, Theo D. Palmer and Fred H. Gage -- Stem cell pathways in brain tumors / Justin D. Lathia ... [et al.].
  • Neural engineering 2005, Springer
  • Introduction to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Methods /Allen W. Song --Hardware Requirements for In Vivo Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Neural Metabolism /Hellmut Merkle, Phil Lee and In-Young Choi --Diffusion Sensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Central Nervous System /Jeffrey J. Neil and Joseph J. H. Ackerman --Tools to Enhance the Contrast in MR Images: From Lanthanide Complexes and Iron Oxide Particles to MEMRI /Annemie Van der Linden, Vincent Van Meir, Dario Longo and Silvio Aime --Principles of 1H NMR Spectroscopy In Vivo /Robin A. de Graaf --In Vivo Cerebral 31P Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy /Ernest B. Cady --In Vivo13C Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Metabolic Modeling: Methodology /Pierre-Gilles Henry, Dinesh K. Deelchand, Isabelle Iltis, Malgorzata Marjanska and Gülin Öz, et al. --13C NMR Spectroscopy as a Tool in Neurobiology /Asta Haberg, Ursula Sonnewald, Janniche Hammer, Torun Melø and Haytham Eloqayli --Overview of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Methodologies /Paul Cumming and Guido Böning --Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) /Andrei G. Vlassenko and Mark A. Mintun --Neuroreceptor Imaging /Habib Zaidi and Miho Shidahara --Optical Approaches to Study Metabolic Consequences of Spreading Depression In Vivo /C. William Shuttleworth --Microdialysis and Microfiltration: Technology and Cerebral Applications for Energy Substrates /Kirsten Huinink, Jakob Korf and Jan Bert Gramsbergen --Part 2.In vivo assessment of neural activity via neurovascular coupling /The Coupling of Cerebral Metabolic Rate of Glucose and Cerebral Blood Flow In Vivo /Steen G. Hasselbalch and Olaf B. Paulson --Neuronal Basis of Non-Invasive Functional Imaging: From Microscopic Neurovascular Dynamics to BOLD fMRI /Anna Devor, David A. Boas, Gaute T. Einevoll, Richard B. Buxton and Anders M. Dale --Imaging of Brain Function Using Deoxyhemoglobin and Magnetic Fields /Kâmil Uğurbil --FMRI Using Exogenous Agents and Cerebral Blood Volume Contrast /Joseph B. Mandeville.FMRI in Mice: Functional Phenotyping of Transgenic Mouse Lines Based on Hemodynamic Readouts /Thomas Mueggler, Christof Baltes, Simone C. Bosshard, Felicitas L. Princz-Kranz and David Ratering, et al. --In Vivo Studies of Brain Oxygen Metabolism and Oxidative Phosphorylation /Xiao-Hong Zhu and Wei Chen --Cerebral Glucose Transport and Homeostasis /João M. N. Duarte and Rolf Gruetter --Glucose Metabolism During Neural Activation /Marianne Fillenz --Measurements of Glycogen Metabolism in the Living Brain /Rolf Gruetter --Functions of Glycogen in the Central Nervous System /Richard D. Evans, Angus M. Brown and Bruce R. Ransom --Pyruvate Transport and Metabolism in the Central Nervous System /Tiago B. Rodrigues, Alejandra Sierra, Paloma Ballesteros and Sebastián Cerdán --Blood-Brain Barrier Transport of Lactate /Gitte Moos Knudsen --Cerebral Acetate Metabolism: Towards Its In Vivo Assessment /Basil Künnecke --Brain Fatty Acid Uptake /James A. Hamilton, Kellen Brunaldi, Richard P. Bazinet and Paul A. Watkins --The Ketogenic Diet and Brain Metabolism /Marc Yudkoff, Yevgeny Daikhin, Oksana Horyn, Ilana Nissim and Itzhak Nissim --Redox Shuttles in the Brain /Beatriz Pardo and Laura Contreras --Mitochondria in Neurodegeneration /Russell H. Swerdlow --Part 4.In vivo assessment of metabolic compartmentation between neurons and astrocytes /Studies of Brain Metabolism: A Historical Perspective /Arne Schousboe --Glutamate-Glutamine Cycle and Anaplerosis /Gülin Öz, David A. Okar and Pierre-Gilles Henry --Brain Metabolic Compartmentalization, Metabolism Modeling, and Cerebral Activity-Metabolism Relationship /Michel Merle and Jean-Michel Franconi --Radiotracer Perspective on Cerebral Compartmentation /Bruno Weber, Renaud Jolivet, Matthias T. Wyss and Alfred Buck --Nitrogen Metabolism In Vivo /Keiko Kanamori and Brian D. Ross --Part 5.Cerebral metabolism of antioxidants, osmolytes and others in vivo /Glutathione (GSH) Synthesis and Metabolism /Maike M. Schmidt and Ralf Dringen --Brain Ascorbate: Protective, Yet Permissive for Redox Signaling /Margaret E. Rice --N-Acetyl-Aspartate (NAA) Metabolism /Kishore K. Bhakoo --In Vivo GABA Metabolism /In-Young Choi and Jun Shen --1H-Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Cerebral Phenylalanine Content and its Transport at the Blood-Brain Barrier /Roland Kreis --Measurement of Brain Creatine Metabolism In Vivo: Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Studies of Transgenic Animals /Arend Heerschap, Christine I. H. C. Nabuurs, Hermien E. Kan, Bé Wieringa and Dirk Isbrandt.
  • Neural stem cells 2002, Springer Protocols
  • Neural stem cells. 2nd ed. 2008, Springer Protocols
    Definitions and criteria for stem cells / Leslie P. Weiner -- Neural stem cells and the future treatment of neurological diseases : raising the standard / Jaime Imitola and Samia J. Khoury -- Neural differentiation of human embryonic stem cells / Mirella Dottori and Martin F. Pera -- Generating neurons from stem cells / Andreas Androutsellis-Theotokis ... [et al.] -- Isolation of neural stem and precursor cells from rodent tissue / Yuanyuan Wu ... [et al.] -- Adult rodent spinal cord-derived neural stem cells : isolation and characterization / Lamya S. Shihabuddin -- Adult neural stem cells / Rossella Galli, Angela Gritti, and Angelo L. Vescovi -- Olfactory ensheathing cells : isolation and culture from the neonatal olfactory bulb / Susan C. Barnett and A. Jane Roskams -- Culturing olfactory ensheathing cells from the mouse olfactory epithelium / Miranda Richter, Kathryn Westendorf, and A. Jane Roskams -- Production and characterization of immortal human neural stem cell line with multipotent differentiation property / Seung U. Kim ... [et al.] -- Preparation of neural progenitors from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood / Shijie Song and Juan Sanchez-Ramos --Production of neurospheres from CNS tissue / Gregory P. Marshall II ... [et al.] -- Nuclear transfer to study the nuclear reprogramming of human stem cells / Shigeo Saito ... [ et al.] -- Clonal analyses and cryopreservation of neural stem cell cultures / Angela Gritti, Rossella Galli, and Angelo L. Vescovi -- Telomere neurobiology / Mark P. Mattson, Peisu Zhang, and Aiwu Cheng -- Chromosomal mosaicism in neural stem cells / Suzanne E. Peterson ... [et al.] -- In vitro assays for neural stem cell differentiation : induction of dopaminergic phenotype / Marcel M. Daadi -- In vitro migration assays of neural stem cells / Pascale Durbec .. [et al.] -- Measuring apoptosis in neural stem cells / Brett T. Lund and Eve E. Kelland -- Markers of adult neural stem cells / Eric Wexler -- Differential gene expression in ES-derived neural stem cells by using RT-PCR / Nicole Slawny, Crystal Pacut, and Theresa E. Gratsch -- Microfluidic devices for high-throughput gene expression profiling of single hESC-derived neural stem cells / Yan Chen and Jiang F. Zhong --Electroporation strategies for genetic manipulation and cell labeling / Terence J. Van Raay, Rhonda T. Lassiter, and Michael R. Stark -- Novel and immortalization-based protocols for the generation of neural CNS stem cell lines for gene therapy approaches / Luciano Conti and Elena Cattaneo -- Identification of newborn cells by BrdU labeling and immunocytochemistry in vivo / Sanjay S. Magavi and Jeffrey D. Macklis -- Immunocytochemical analysis of neuronal differentiation / Sanjay S. Magavi and Jeffrey D. Macklis -- Neuroanatomical tracing of neuronal projections with Fluoro-Gold / Lisa A. Catapano, Sanjay S. Magavi, and Jeffrey D. Macklis -- Labeling stem cells in vitro for identification of their differentiated phenotypes after grafting into the CNS / Qi-lin Cao, Stephen M. Onifer, and Scott R. Whittemore -- Optimizing stem cell grafting into the CNS / Scott R. Whittemore ... [et al.] -- Routes of stem cell administration in the adult rodent / Alison E. Willing ... [et al.]
  • Rapid advances in understanding neural-immune interactions have far reaching impact on research in many areas of neuroscience. It is becoming increasingly clear that neuroimmune factors modulate a wide range of brain functions and play an important role in development, normal brain function, and CNS dysfunctions, including neurodegenerative diseases, neuropsychiatric disorders and addiction. "Neural.Immune Interaction in Brain Function and Alcohol Related Disorders" integrates emerging knowledge on neural-immune interactions with related key discoveries in alcohol research to provide a comprehensive overview of neuroimmune system in brain function and behavior associated with alcohol use disorders. Readers will benefit from cutting edge insights provided by outstanding, active researchers in the fields of neuroimmune research and alcohol use disorders.
  • Electrical stimulation of the somatosensory system / K.A. Richardson and J.J. Collins -- Phase synchronization : from periodic to chaotic and noisy / L. Schimansky-Geier, V.S. Anishchenko and A. Neiman -- Fluctuations in neural systems : from subcellular to network levels / P. Århem and H. Liljenström -- Detecting unstable periodic orbits in biological systems / K. Dolan, M.L. Spano and F. Moss -- The topology and organization of unstable periodic orbits in Hodgkin-Huxley models of receptors with subthreshold oscillations / R. Gilmore and X. Pei -- Controlling cardiac arrhythmias : the relevance of nonlinear dynamics / D.J. Christini ... [et al.] -- Controlling the dynamics of cardiac muscle using small electrical stimuli / D.J. Gauthier, S. Bahar and G.M. Hall -- Intrinsic noise from voltage-gated ion channels : effects on dynamics and reliability in intrinsically oscillatory neurons / J.A. White and J.S. Haas -- Phase synchronization : from theory to data analysis / M. Rosenblum ... [et al.] -- Statistical analysis and modeling of calcium waves in healthy and pathological astrocyte syncytia / P. Jung ... [et al.] -- Neurones as physical objects : structure, dynamics and function / C. Meunier and I. Segev -- A framework for spiking neuron models : the spike response model / W. Gerstner -- An introduction to stochastic neural networks / H.J. Kappen -- Statistical mechanics of recurrent neural networks I - Statics / A.C.C. Coolen -- Statistical mechanics of recurrent neural networks II - Dynamics / A.C.C. Coolen -- Topologically ordered neural networks / J.A. Flanagan -- Geometry of neural networks : natural gradient for learning / K. Fukumizu -- Theory of synaptic plasticity / J.L. van Hemmen -- Information coding in higher sensory and memory areas / A. Treves -- Population coding : efficiency and interpretation of neuronal activity / C.C.A.M. Gielen -- Mechanisms of synchrony of neural activity in large networks / D. Golomb, D. Hansel and G. Mato -- Emergence of feature selectivity from lateral interactions in the visual cortex / U. Ernst, M. Tsodyks and K. Pawelzik -- Information transfer between sensory and motor networks / M. Lappe.
  • Neuro-oncology Part I-II pt. I-II, 2012., ScienceDirect
    pt. II ScienceDirect
  • Neuro-ophthalmology 2007, Karger
    Anatomy of the oculomotor system / Büttner-Ennever, J.A. -- Eye movement recordings : methods / Eggert, T. -- Vestibulo-ocular reflex / Fetter, M. -- Neural control of saccadic eye movements / Catz, N., Thier, P. -- Smooth pursuit eye movements and optokinetic nystagmus / Büttner, U., Kremmyda, O. -- Disconjugate eye movements / Straumann, D. -- The eyelid and its contribution to eye movements / Helmchen, C., Rambold, H. -- Mechanics of the orbita / Demer, J.L. -- Current models of the ocular motor system / Glasauer, S. -- Therapeutic considerations for eye movement disorders / Straube, A.
  • Neuro-ophthalmology 2011, ScienceDirect
    Anatomy and physiology of the afferent visual system / S. Prasad and S.L. Galetta -- The anatomy and physiology of the ocular motor system / A.K.E. Horn and R.J. Leigh -- The neuro-ophthalmological examination / J.C. Rucker, C. Kennard, and R.J. Leigh -- Retinal disorders / K. Landau and M. Kurz-Levin -- Abnormalities of the optic disc / A.A. Sadun and M.Y. Wang -- Lesions of the optic nerve / E.J. Atkins, N.J. Newman and V. Biousse -- The optic chiasm / D. Kidd -- Disorders of the optic tract, radiation, and occipital lobe / J.A. Fraser, N.J. Newman and V. Biousse -- Disorders of higher visual processing / J.J.S. Barton -- Rehabilitative techniques / S. Trauzettel-Klosinski -- Infranuclear ocular motor disorders / C.J. Lueck -- Nuclear, internuclear, and supranuclear ocular motor disorders / C. Pierrot-Deseilligny -- Nystagmus and saccadic intrusions / M.J. Thurtell and R.J. Leigh -- Disorders of higher gaze control / C. Kennard -- Normal and abnormal lid function / J.C. Rucker -- Disorders of the pupil / H. Wilhelm -- Neuro-ophthalmology of orbital disease / G.E. Rose and D.H. Verity -- Functional neuro-ophthalmology / N.R. Miller.
  • The neuro-ophthalmic examination -- Funduscopic examination -- Visual fields -- Ancillary testing commonly used in neuro-ophthalmology -- Visual loss : an overview -- Transient visual loss -- Retinal vascular diseases -- Optic neuropathies -- Disc edema -- Disorders of higher cortical function -- Abnormal visual perceptions : hallucinations and illusions -- The pupil -- Diplopia -- Orbital syndrome -- Cavernous sinus and orbital vascular disorders -- Nystagmus and other ocular oscillations -- Disorders of the eyelid -- Nonorganic neuro-ophthalmic symptoms and signs -- Diagnosis of headache and facial pain -- Disorders commonly encountered in neuro-ophthalmology.
  • Morphology of Lewy pathology -- The evolving distribution pattern of Lewy pathology associated with sPD renders neuropathological staging possible -- Stage 1 -- Stage 2 -- Stage 3 -- Stage 4 -- Stages 5 and 6 -- Progression of the cortical lesions mimics the pattern of myelination in reverse order -- The staging hypothesis: assumptions, challenges, potential.
  • Pt. 1. Essential organization of the central nervous system -- pt. 2. The systems -- pt. 3. The non-nervous elements -- pt. 4. ATLAS.
  • Neuroanatomy of Language Regions of the Human Brain is a richly illustrated, practical reference for any scientist interested in the study of brain and language, providing insight into the pathways for certain aspects of language processing and covering both classic work and modern discoveries. Anatomical research now shows neural pathways linking language comprehension regions to speech regions, and others pathways linking parietal areas involved in writing and reading with those essential for motor control and language production.
  • Chapter 1. A History of Behavior Genetics / Stephen C. Maxson -- Chapter 2. Developmental Neurobehavioral Genetics: Development as Explanation / Gilbert Gottlieb -- Chapter 3. Some Basics, Mendelian Traits, Polygenic Traits, Complex Traits / Byron C. Jones -- Chapter 4. An Introduction to Quantitative Genetics / Wim E. Crusio -- Chapter 5. From QTL Detection to Gene Identification / Marie-Pierre Moisan -- Chapter 6. Gene Expression / Richard A. Radcliffe -- Chapter 7. Bioinformatics of Behavior / Elissa J. Chesler -- Chapter 8. Congenic and Consomic Strains / Lorraine Flaherty and Valerie Bolivar -- Chapter 9. Animal Resources in Behavioral Neurogenetics / Jean-Michel Lassalle -- Chapter 10. Sample Size Requirements for Experiments on Laboratory Animals / Douglas Wahlsten -- Chapter 11. The Role of Association Studies in Psychiatric Disorders / Nicolas Ramoz and Philip Gorwood -- Chapter 12. Family and Twin Methods / Keith E. Whitfield and Tracy L. Nelson -- Chapter 13. Gene-Environment Interactions / Byron C. Jones and Leslie C. Jones -- Chapter 14. And Now it Starts to Get Interesting: Gene-Gene Interactions / Yamima Osher -- Chapter 15. Schizophrenia: Study of a Genetically Complex Phenotype / Michael F. Pogue-Geile and Irving I. Gottesman -- Chapter 16. Genetics of Major Affective Disorders / Wade Berrettini -- Chapter 17. Pedigree Analyses and the Study of Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) Personality and Subjective Well-Being / Alexander Weiss and James E. King -- Chapter 18. The Elusive World of Personality Genes: Cherchez le Phenotype / Richard P. Ebstein, Rachel Bachner-Melman, Jonathan Benjamin, and Robert H. Belmaker -- Chapter 19. Aggression: Concepts and Methods Relevant to Genetic Analyses in Mice and Humans / Stephen C. Maxson and Andrew Canastar -- Chapter 20. Genetic Analysis of Emotional Behaviors Using Animal Models / André Ramos and Pierre Mormède -- Chapter 21. Genetic Analysis of Food Search Behavior in the Fruit Fly (Drosophila melanogaster) / Amsale T. Belay and Marla B. Sokolowski -- Chapter 22. Genetic and Molecular Analyses of Drosophila
  • Neurobiology of attention 2005, ScienceDirect
  • "The importance of the regulation of salt is of clinical relevance given its relation to the "epidemic" of high blood pressure and that virtually all foods throughout the EU and USA will be mandated to reduce their salt content. This book covers virtually all aspects of the innate drives of thirst and salt, including transduction, sensory mechanism, afferent systems, organization, CNS integrative circuitry, and efferent pathways and effectors systems. It also covers the addition aspects of salt appetites and the orexigenic aspects, as well as other emerging topics in this field"--Provided by publisher.
  • "Brain development, whether typical or atypical, provides the foundation for all behavior and possible psychopathology. This volume takes a comprehensive and translational approach in describing how basic neuronal patterning occurs, organizes into systems, and forms functional and inter-connected networks. The role that hormones and genes play in influencing brain development is also described. The resultant emotional, cognitive, reward, and social systems show how typical development proceeds. The second part of the book describes when the process of development goes awry. Here, a number of childhood disorders are covered. Autism, ADHD, emotional syndromes of bipolar disorder and depression, oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder, and sleep and schizophrenia are included in this volume. Written by leading experts in their respective fields, this volume will be a valuable resource to mental health professionals as well as preclinical investigators hoping to gain additional understanding about the neurobiology of the developing brain."--Publisher's website.
  • This issue of Progress in Brain Research reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery. Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist.
  • Creation, art, and the brain /Jean-Pierre Changeux --Did evolution fix moral values? /Camilo J. Cela-Conde --Homo homini lupus? : morality, the social instincts, and our fellow primates /Frans B.M. de Waal --Disorders of social conduct following damage to the prefrontal cortices /Hanna Damasio --The neurobiological grounding of human values /Antonio Damasio --Emotion and cognition in moral judgment : evidence from neuroimaging /Joshua Greene --Neural substrates of affective style and value /Richard J. Davidson --Cognitive psychology of moral intuitions /Daniel Kahneman, Cass R. Sunstein --Mirror neuron : a neurological approach to empathy /Giacomo Rizzolatti, Laila Craighero --How does the brain know when it is right? /Wolf Singer --Cerebral basis of human errors /Oliver Houdé --How a primate brain comes to know some mathematical truths /Stanilas Dehaene.
  • Neurobiology of hyperthermia 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Neurobiology of olfaction 2010, CRCnetBASE
    From odors to behaviors in Caenorhabditis elegans / Anne C. Hart and Michael Y. Chao -- Odor coding in insects / C. Giovanni Galizia and Silke Sachse -- Olfactory information processing in moths / S. Shuichi Haupt ... [et al.] -- Olfactory coding in larvae of the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis / Ivan Manzini and Detlev Schild -- Development of the olfactory system / Helen B. Treloar ... [et al.] -- Pheromones and mammalian behavior / Peter Brennan -- Odorant receptors / Bettina Malnic, Daniela C. Gonzalez-Kristeller, and Luciana M. Gutiyama -- Signal transduction in vertebrate olfactory cilia / Simone Pifferi, Anna Menini, and Takashi Kurahashi -- Multiple olfactory subsystems convey various sensory signals / Minghong Ma -- Feedback regulation of neurogenesis in the mammalian olfactory epithelium : new insights from genetics and systems biology / Kimberly K. Gokoffski ... [et al.] -- Neurogenesis in the adult olfactory bulb / Angela Pignatelli and Ottorino Belluzzi -- Active sensing in olfaction / Matt Wachowiak -- Temporal coding in olfaction / Brice Bathellier, Olivier Gschwend, and Alan Carleton -- Cortical activity evoked by odors / Donald A. Wilson and Robert L. Rennaker -- Memory and plasticity in the olfactory system : from infancy to adulthood / Anne-Marie Mouly and Regina Sullivan -- New perspectives on olfactory processing and human smell / Gordon Shepherd.
  • Experience changes the brain -- Functional and dysfunctional aspects of cerebral cortex -- Sensory deprivation of the brain -- Looking Into the "Black Box" -- Language and speech -- Mastication in man -- Occlusion and mastication -- Applied neurophysiological concepts in orthodontics -- Clinical brain function -- Orthodontic avenues to neuroplasticity.
  • "This new volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology presents a comprehensive review of the fundamental science and clinical treatment of psychiatric disorders. Advances in neuroscience have allowed for dramatic advances in the understanding of psychiatric disorders and treatment. Brain disorders, such as depression and schizophrenia, are the leading cause of disability worldwide. It is estimated that over 25% of the adult population in North America are diagnosed yearly with at least one mental disorder and similar results hold for Europe. Now that neurology and psychiatry agree that all mental disorders are in fact, "brain diseases," this volume provides a foundational introduction to the science defining these disorders and details best practices for psychiatric treatment."--Publisher's website.
  • Altered histone deacetylase activity and iNOS expression in cells isolated from induced sputum of COPD patients treated with tiotropium -- Involvement of NF-[kappa]B and muscle specific E3 ubiquitin ligase MuRF1 in cigarette smoke-induced catabolism in C2 myotubes -- Siglec-8 in induced sputum of COPD patients -- Essential amino acid leucine and proteasome inhibitor MG132 attenuate cigarette smoke induced catabolism in C2 myotubes -- Smoking denial in cardiovascular disease studies -- Differential effects of kainic acid lesions in medullary raphe on cough and sneeze in anesthetized rabbits -- Detection of Chlamydophila pneumoniae antigens in patients with chronic cough -- Antioxidant activity of herbal polysaccharides and cough reflex -- Cytoglobin and neuroglobin in the human brainstem and carotid body -- Flow cytometry in the diagnosis of influenza -- Accuracy of rapid influenza detection test in diagnosis of influenza A and B viruses in children less than 59 months old -- Virological monitoring of influenza activity and influenza-like illness in the epidemic season 2011-2012 in Poland -- Incidence of Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection in children during 2007-2010 -- Clinical features and outcomes of influenza A and B infections in children -- Respiratory complications in children hospitalized with Varicella -- Hyponatremia in children hospitalized due to pneumonia -- In vitro sensitivity of Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa to carbapenems among intensive care unit patients -- Prevalence of acute respiratory tract diseases among soldiers deployed for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan --In vitro susceptibility of Staphylococci and Enterococci to vancomycin and teicoplanin -- Sinusitis in people living in the Medieval Ages -- Immunization coverage against capsular bacteria in splenectomized patients -- Umbilical cord blood gas content, postnatal state of neonates, and lactation after caesarean and natural childbirth -- Respiratory function in pregnant women -- Lung function in patients with gastro-esophageal reflux disease and respiratory symptoms -- Efficacy of noninvasive mechanical ventilation in obese patients with chronic respiratory failure -- Near-infrared hemoencephalography for monitoring blood oxygenation in prefrontal cortical areas in diagnosis and therapy of developmental dyslexia -- Occlusal stabilization splint therapy in orofacial pain and tension-type headache -- Dynamics of upper airways during the Müller maneuver in healthy subjects: a cine MRI study -- EMG analysis of human inspiratory muscle resistance to fatigue during exercise -- Assessment of temporomandibular joint disease -- Spirometry Day: a means to enhance social knowledge on respiratory diseases -- Lung function in divers -- Influence of traffic-related air pollutants on lung function -- Fractional exhaled nitric oxide in clinical trials: an overview -- Real-time breath analysis in type 2 diabetes patients during cognitive effort -- Exhaled nitric oxide in specific inhalation challenge -- Integration of simulated multipotential signals: the role of integration window width and of the number of spikes --Functional and topographic concordance of right atrial neural structures inducing sinus tachycardia -- Occurrence of disseminated intravascular coagulation in 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin-induced pneumonia in the rat -- Implementation of non-invasive methods in the diagnosis of diisocyanate-induced asthma -- Evaluation of a 4-steps-1-day whole body challenge protocol for the diagnosis of occupational asthma due to diisocyanates -- Occupational allergic respiratory diseases in garbage workers: relevance of molds and actinomycetes -- Th1, Th2, Th17, and regulatory cytokines in children with different clinical forms of allergy -- Soluble receptor for urokinase plasminogen activator in community-acquired pneumonia in children -- Hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to metalworking fluids: how to find the antigens -- Angiogenic axis angiopoietin-1 and angiopoietin-2/tie-2 in non-small cell lung cancer: a bronchoalveolar lavage and serum study -- Cancer incidence in pulmonary vasculitis -- Influence of delays in diagnosis and treatment on survival in small cell lung cancer -- Familial idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis -- High resolution computed tomography in 2-year follow-up of stage I sarcoidosis -- Altruistic aptitude: age-dependent influence of temperament and emotional intelligence -- Effect of socio-economic status on quality of life in people affected with respiratory allergy -- Exposure to paracetamol and antibiotics in early life and elevated risk of asthma in childhood -- Health behaviors and quality of life among patients with chronic respiratory disease -- Attitudes toward euthanasia among Polish physicians, nurses and people who have no professional experience with the terminally ill -- Death as a result of violent asphyxia in autopsy reports -- Respiratory and systemic infections in children with severe aplastic anemia on immunosupressive therapy.
  • Neuroblastoma 2012, Springer
  • Neurodegeneration in Neural Trauma, Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Neuropsychiatric Disorders -- Neurochemical Aspects of Ischemic Injury -- Potential Neuroprotective Strategies for Ischemic Injury -- Neurochemical Aspects of Spinal Cord Injury -- Potential Neuroprotective Strategies for Experimental Spinal Cord Injury -- Neurochemical Aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury -- Potential Neuroprotective Strategies for Traumatic Brain Injury -- Neurochemical Aspects of Neurodegenerative Diseases -- Potential Therapeutic Strategies for Neurodegenerative Diseases -- Perspective and Direction for Future Developments on Neurotraumatic and Neurodegenerative Diseases.
  • The dopamine transporter and addiction / William M. Meil and John W. Boja -- Neurochemistry of nicotine dependence / Darlene H. Brunzell -- Neurochemical substrates of habitual tobacco smoking / Irina Esterlis, Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, and Julie K. Staley -- Neurochemical and neurobehavioral consequences of methamphetamine abuse / Colin N. Haile -- Neurochemical adaptations and cocaine dependence / Kelly P. Cosgrove and Julie K. Staley -- Neuropsychiatric consequences of chronic cocaine abuse / Deborah C. Mash -- Neurobiology of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or "ecstasy") / Michael H. Baumann and Richard B. Rothman.
  • Neurocritical care 2010, Springer
    Brain Injury and Dysfunction: The Critical Role of Primary Management / M. D. Dominic Bell -- Monitoring the Injured Brain / Simon Davies and Andrew Lindley -- The Secondary Management of Traumatic Brain Injury / Dominic Bell and John P. Adams -- Critical Care Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / Audrey C. Quinn and Simon P. Holbrook -- Central Nervous System Infections / Abigail Walker and Miles Denton -- Cervical Spine Injuries / John P. Adams, Jake Timothy and Justin McKinlay -- Recent Advances in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke / Ahamad Hassan -- Seizures on the Adult Intensive Care Unit / Morgan Feely and Nicola Cooper -- Non-Neurological Complications of Brain Injury / John P. Adams -- Acute Weakness in Intensive Care / Louise Barnes and Michael Vucevic -- Coma, Confusion, and Agitation in Intensive Care / Matthew Clark and Justin McKinlay -- Death and Donation in Critical Care: The Diagnosis of Brainstem Death / Paul G. Murphy -- Death and Donation in Critical Care: Management of Deceased Organ Donation / Paul G. Murphy -- Imaging the Brain-Injured Patient / Tony Goddard and Kshitij Mankad -- Ethical Dilemmas Within Intensive Care / M. D. Dominic Bell.
  • This book gives an overview of the current knowledge on the most common neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and additional neurodegenerative diseases. Different aspects of each disease are reviewed, including clinical issues, treatments, basic discoveries (genetics and molecular biology), and translation of basic research into biomarkers for early diagnosis. In addition, emerging data indicate that neurodegeneration seems to also be present in classically non-degenerative disorders. Therefore, a chapter about overlapping mechanisms between dementias and psychiatric disorders is included, as well as a description of the role of neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis. Neurodegenerative Diseases is aimed at clinicians, particularly those working in academic hospitals. This multidisciplinary book will also be of interest to basic researchers in medical fields.
  • The economic burden of dementia was estimated as being US$ 604 billion in 2010. Now it is time for new guidelines in handling of neurodegenerative disorders. Optimistic versus Pessimistic Prognosis depends much on diagnostic and treatment approaches which healthcare will preferably adopt in the near future. Current dramatic situation can be significantly improved by the implementation of appropriate early diagnostic, targeted preventive measures and therapies tailored to the person advancing healthcare and enhancing the patient life quality. Neurodegenerative Diseases are pathologies of multi-factorial nature involving interplay of epi/genetic and environmental risk factors. Insights into molecular pathomechanisms will enable to create the most effective neuro-protective strategies and individualised treatment before manifest pathology. Utilization of the advanced integrative medical approach could enable a significant portion of population to reach the 100-year age limit remaining vibrant in excellent physical and mental health as actively contributing members of the society. The crucial role of the integrative approach by PPPM has been acknowledged as priorities by World Health Organization, United Nations and the European Union among others. Extensive efforts of international consortia are essential in the field to consolidate the accumulated expertise and to create population screening, robust diagnostic approaches, effective prevention in groups at high risk and targeted treatments. This book volume "Neurodegenerative Diseases: Integrative PPPM Approach as the Medicine of the Future" is intended to serve as a reference source for basic researchers and healthcare industry involved in the field of neurosciences with a special emphasis on mental health promotion and innovations intended to delay or even prevent neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis / Joy B. Parrish and E. Ann Yeh -- Age related macular degeneration / Sam Khandhadia, Jocelyn Cherry, and Andrew John Lotery -- Arachnoid cysts / Thomas Westermaier, Tilmann Schweitzer, and Ralf Ingo Ernestus -- Autism spectrum disorders : information for pediatricians supporting families of young children on the spectrum / Stephanie Patterson, Veronica Smith, and Michaela Jelen -- Autosomal recessive charcot marie tooth neuropathy / Carmen Espinós ... [et al.] -- Creutzfeldt Jakob disease / Beata Sikorska ... [et al.] -- Epigenetics in autism and other neurodevelopmental diseases / Kunio Miyake ... [et al.] -- Epilepsy and epileptic syndrome / Tomonori Ono and Aristea S. Galanopoulou -- Frontotemporal lobar degeneration / Enrico Premi, Alessandro Padovani, and Barbara Borroni -- Gerstmann Straussler Scheinker disease / Pawe P. Liberski -- Juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses / Shiyao Wang -- Kuru : the first prion disease / Pawe P. Liberski, Beata Sikorska, and Paul Brown -- Leukodystrophies / Seth J. Perlman and Soe Mar -- Machado Joseph disease and other rare autosomal dominant spinocerebellar ataxias / Antoni Matilla Dueñas --Neurodegenerations induced by organophosphorous compounds / Alan J. Hargreaves -- Mitochondrial importance in Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's diseases / Sonia C. Correia ... [et al.] -- Multiple Sclerosis / Elbieta Miller -- Myotonic dystrophy type 1 or Steinert's disease / Vincenzo Romeo -- Neurodegeneration in diabetes mellitus / Hiroyuki Umegaki -- Neurofibromatoses / Erik J. Uhlmann and Scott R. Plotkin -- Oxidative stress in developmental brain disorders / Masaharu Hayashi, Rie Miyata, and Naoyuki Tanuma -- Oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction in Down syndrome / Giovanni Pagano and Giuseppe Castello -- Pick's disease / Naoya Takeda, Yuki Kishimoto, and Osamu Yokota -- Premature aging syndrome / Fabio Coppedè -- The Savant syndrome and its possible relationship to epilepsy / John R. Hughes -- Sjogren Larsson syndrome / Lívia Almeida Dutra ... [et al.] -- The spinocerebellar ataxias : clinical aspects and molecular genetics / Antoni Matilla Dueñas ... [et al.] -- Tourette syndrome / Andrea E. Cavanna and Cristiano Termine.
  • Common Themes in the Pathogenesis of Neurodegeneration -- Advances in Diagnostics for Neurodegenerative Disorders -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Dementia and Cerebrovascular Disease -- Parkinson's Disease -- Frontotemporal Dementia -- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis -- Huntington's Disease -- Parkinsonism Plus Syndromes -- Prion Diseases -- Medical Mimics of Neurodegenerative Diseases -- Managing Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Neurodegenerative Diseases -- Symptomatic Management and Palliative Care in Neurodegenerative Disease.
  • This title provides a comprehensive reference on the neurobiology of decision making, and is suitable as an advanced undergraduate or graduate textbook, as well as a reference for active researchers. Subject coverage includes reinforcement learning, risk, inter-temporal choice, drift-diffusion models, game theory, and prospect theory.
  • Deals with endocrine regulation of the behavioral state control. This title addresses a wide spectrum of sleep/wakefulness phenomena (both animals and humans), including pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management. It provides a summary of important issues in the neuroendocrine correlates of sleep/wakefulness.
  • Neuroendocrine tumors 2011, Springer
    Global epidemiology of neuroendocrine tumors -- Pathology -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia -- Other genetic syndromes -- Imaging of neuroendocrine tumors -- Surgical management of sporadic gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors -- Management of neuroendocrine tumor hormonal syndromes -- Management of metastatic carcinoid tumors -- Medical management of islet cell carcinoma -- Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine tumors -- Hereditary and sporadic medullary thyroid carcinoma -- Adrenocortical carcinoma -- Pheochromocytoma -- Merkel cell carcinoma.
  • Glucocorticoid-induced apoptosis of healthy and malignant lymphocytes / L.K. Smith, J.A. Cidloski.-- Impact of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal/gonadal axes on trajectory of age-related cognitive decline / C.D. Conrad, H.A. Biomonte-Nelson.-- Menopause and mitochondria: windows into estrogen effects on Alzheimer's disease risk and therapy / V.W. Henderson, R. Diaz Brinton.-- DHEA, important source of sex steroids in men and even more in women / F. Labrie.-- Neuroendocrinology of post-traumatic stress disorder / P. Pervanidou, G.P. Chrousos.-- Assisted reproduction and its neuroendocrine impact on the offspring / C. Kanaka-Gantenbein, S. Sakka, G.P. Chrousos.-- Sex hormone and neuroendocrine aspects of the metobolic syndrome / H. Nawata, T. Watanabe, T. Yanase, M. Nomura, K. Ashida, L. Min, W. Fan.-- Ghrelin's role as a major regulator of appetitie and its other functions in neuroendocrinology / C.T. Lim, B. Kola, M. Korbonits, A.B. Grossman.-- Pathogenesis of pituitary tumors / R. Yu, S. Melmed.-- Molecular genetics of the AIP gene in familial pituitary tumorigenesis / A. Tahir, H.S. Chahal, M. Korbonits.-- Somatostatin and somatostatin receptors: from basic concepts to clinical applications / M.C. De Martino. J.J. Hofland, S.W.J. Lamberts.-- Somatostatin analogues: treatment of pituitary and neuroendocrine tumors / A. Colao, A. Faggiano, R. Pivonello.-- The MENX syndrome and p27: relationships with multiple endocrine neoplasia / S. Molatore, N.S. Pellegata.-- Hormonal therapy of prostate cancer / F. Labrie.-- Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma / V. Kantorovich, K. Pacak.
  • ch. 1.Cellular signalling : peptide hormones and growth factors /Barry I. Posner and Stephane A. Laporte --ch. 2.Neuroendocrine control of energy homeostasis : update on new insights /Satya P. Kalra and Pushpa S. Kalra --ch. 3.Reproductive behaviors : new developments in concepts and in molecular mechanisms /Zachary M. Weil, Gen Murakami and Donald W. Pfaff --ch. 4.Interactions betwen the immune and neuroendocrine systems /Serge Rivest --ch. 5.Physiological roles of the kisspeptin/GPR54 system in the neuroendocrine control of reproduction /Rafael Pineda, ... [et al.] --ch. 6.Regulation of complex pulsatile and rhythmic neuroendocrine systems : the male gonadal axis as a prototype /Johannes D. Veldhuis, Daniel M. Keenan and Steven M. Pincus --ch. 7.Physiological significance of the rhythmic section of hypothalamic and pituitary hormones /Earn-Hui Gan and Richard Quinton --ch. 8.Melatonin : a multitasking molecule /Russel J. Reiter, Dun-Xian Tan and Lorena Fuentes-Broto --ch. 9.Modulation of steroid hormone receptor activity /Vladimir Stanišić, David M. Lonard and Bert W. O'Malley --ch. 10.The intracrine sex steroid biosynthesis pathways /Van Luu-The and Fernand Labrie --ch. 11.Steroidogenic enzymes in the brain : morphological aspects /Georges Pelletier --ch. 12.The multiple roles of estrogens and the enzyme aromatase /Wah Chin Boon, Jenny D. Y. Chow and Evan R. Simpson --ch. 13.ER[beta] in CNS : new roles in development and function /Xiaotang Fan, ... [et al.] --ch. 14.Interactions of estradiol and insulin-like growth factor-I signalling in the nervous system : new advances /Luis M. Garcia-Segura, María-Angeles Arévalo and Iñigo Azcoitia --ch. 15.A hormonal contraceptive for men : how close are we? /Ilpo Huhtaniemi.
  • Current and future management strategies for intracranial aneurysms and carotid artery stenosis / E.M. Deshaies, A.S. Boulos -- The use of stents in the management of neurovascular disease: a historical and present status review / M.B. Horowitz, P.D. Purdy -- Carotid angioplasty with stenting and carotid endarterectomy: both are here to stay / R.A. Hanel ... [et al.] -- Endovascular treatment of acute ischemic embolic stroke / C.C. Ionita ... [et al.] -- Intracranial stenting / M.R. Harrigan ... [et al.] -- Angioplasty for repair of intracranial arterial stenosis / A.J. Ringer -- Endovascular therapy for intracranial aneurysms: a historical and present perspective / M.B. Horowitz ... [et al.] --Endovascular management of wide-necked aneurysms / M. Horowitz, E.I. Levy -- Liquid embolic agents in the treatment of intracranial arteriovenous malformations / J.U. Howington ... [et al.] -- Management of arteriovenous malformations using liquid agents / B.M. Ozgur, D.I. Levy -- Treatment of dural arteriovenous fistulas / L. Feng, P.M. Meyers, R.T. Higashida -- Tumor embolization / E.I. Levy ... [et al.] -- Acute and chronic venous sinus thrombosis / M.B. Horowitz ... [et al.] -- Vein of galen aneurysms: a review and current perspective / M.B. Horowitz ... [et al.] -- Petrosal sinus sampling for Cushing's disease / M.B. Horowitz ... [et al.].
  • Neuroengineering 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Comparing electrodes for use as cortical control signals : tiny tines, tiny wires, or tiny cones on wires : which is best? / Philip R. Kennedy -- Neuromotor prosthetics : design and future directions / Mijail D. Serruya, Sung-Phil Kim, and John P. Donoghue -- Transcutaneous FES for ambulation : the parastep system / Daniel Graupe -- Development of a multifunctional 22-channel functional electrical stimulator for paraplegia / Ross Davis ... [et al.] -- An implantable bionic network of injectable neural prosthetic devices : the future platform for functional electrical stimulation and sensing to restore movement and sensation / Joseph Schulman ... [et al.] --History and overview of neural engineering / Daniel DiLorenzo and Robert E. Gross -- Cellular mechanisms of action of therapeutic brain stimulation / Zelma Kiss and Trent Anderson -- Neuromodulation : current trends in interfering with epileptic seizures / Ana Luisa Velasco ... [et al.] -- Responsive neurostimulation for epilepsy--neurosurgical experience : patient selection and implantation technique / Kostas N. Fountas and Joseph R. Smith -- Responsive neurostimulation for epilepsy : RNS technology and clinical studies / Thomas K. Tcheng and Martha Morrell -- Deep brain stimulation for pain management / Donald E. Richardson --Spinal cord stimulation for pain management / Allen W. Burton and Phillip C. Phan -- Motor cortex stimulation for pain management / Shivanand P. Lad, Kevin Chao, and Jaimie M. Henderson -- Deep brain stimulation for obsessive compulsive disorder / Wael F. Asaad and Emad N. Eskandar -- Cochlear prostheses : an introduction / Donald K. Eddington -- Visual prostheses / Robert J. Greenberg -- General clinical issues relevant to brain-computer interfaces / Eric C. Leuthardt ... [et al.] -- Implantable brain-computer interfaces : neurosurgical experience and perspective / Roy A.E. Bakay --Tapping into the spinal cord for restoring function after spinal cord injury / Lisa Guevremont and Vivian K. Mushahwar -- Theory and physiology of electrical stimulation of the central nervous system / Warren M. Grill -- Transient optical nerve stimulation : concepts and methodology of pulsed infrared laser stimulation of the peripheral nerve in vivo / Jonathan D. Wells ... [et al.] -- Transcranial magnetic stimulation of deep brain regions / Yiftach Roth and Abraham Zangen -- Application of neural plasticity for vision restoration after brain damage / Imelda Pasley ... [et al.].
  • Neuroexam.com Website
    Demonstrates how to perform a complete neurologic examination. It is intended for medical students, residents, and other students in the health care professions.
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1 2012, Springer
    Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), caused by mutational inactivation of the NF1 tumour suppressor gene, is one of the most common dominantly inherited human disorders, affecting 1 in 3000 individuals worldwide. This book presents in concise fashion, but as comprehensively as possible, our current state of knowledge on the molecular genetics, molecular biology and cellular biology of this tumour predisposition syndrome. Written by internationally recognized experts in the field, the 44 chapters that constitute this edited volume provide the reader with a broad overview of the clinical features of the disease, the structure and expression of the NF1 gene, its germ line and somatic mutational spectra and genotype-phenotype relationships, the structure and function of its protein product (neurofibromin), NF1 modifying loci, the molecular pathology of NF1-associated tumours, animal models of the disease, psycho-social aspects and future prospects for therapeutic treatment.Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Molecular and Cellular Biology will be of great value to medical geneticists, molecular and cellular biologists, oncologists, dermatologists, neurologists, genetic counsellors and general practitioners alike.
  • Neurogenesis in the Adult Mammalian Brain: How Much Do We Need, How Much Do We Have? /Ilias Kazanis --Neurogenesis and Hippocampal Plasticity in Adult Brain /Yan Gu, Stephen Janoschka, Shaoyu Ge --Adult-Born Neurons in the Olfactory Bulb: Integration and Functional Consequences /Gilles Gheusi, Gabriel Lepousez, Pierre-Marie Lledo --Network, Cellular, and Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Long-Term Memory Formation /Mariana Carasatorre, Víctor Ramírez-Amaya --Neurotrophins and Synaptic Plasticity /Andrea Gómez-Palacio-Schjetnan, Martha L. Escobar --Differential Effects of Stress and Glucocorticoids on Adult Neurogenesis /Timothy J. Schoenfeld, Elizabeth Gould --Effects of Environmental Enrichment Exposure on Synaptic Transmission and Plasticity in the Hippocampus /Michael J. Eckert, Wickliffe C. Abraham --All About Running: Synaptic Plasticity, Growth Factors and Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis /Carmen Vivar, Michelle C. Potter, Henriette van Praag --The Effect of Systemic Chemotherapy on Neurogenesis, Plasticity and Memory /Peter Wigmore --Novel Insights into Depression and Antidepressants: A Synergy Between Synaptogenesis and Neurogenesis? /Francis Rodriguez Bambico, Catherine Belzung --Deficient Plasticity in the Hippocampus and the Spiral of Addiction: Focus on Adult Neurogenesis /Juan J. Canales --Prolonged Running, not Fluoxetine Treatment, Increases Neurogenesis, but does not Alter Neuropathology, in the 3xTg Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease /Michael W. Marlatt, Michelle C. Potter --Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Ageing /Sébastien Couillard-Després --Repair of the CNS Using Endogenous and Transplanted Neural Stem Cells /R. C. Trueman, A. Klein, H. S. Lindgren, M. J. Lelos.
  • Neurogenetics 2002, Springer Protocols
  • Neurogenetics 2006, CRCnetBASE
  • Neuroimaging in dementia 2011, Springer
  • Within the field of neuroscience, the past few decades have witnessed an exponential growth of research into the brain mechanisms underlying both normal and pathological states of consciousness in humans. The development of sophisticated imaging techniques (above all fMRI and PET) to visualize and map brain activity in vivo has opened new avenues in our understanding of the pathological processes involved in common neuropsychiatric disorders affecting consciousness, such as epilepsy, coma, vegetative states, dissociative disorders, and dementia. This book presents the state of the art in neuroimaging exploration of the brain correlates of the alterations in consciousness across these conditions, with a particular focus on the potential applications for diagnosis and management. Although the book has a practical approach and is primarily targeted at neurologists, neuroradiologists, and psychiatrists, a wide range of researchers and health care professionals will find it an essential reference that explains the significance of neuroimaging of consciousness for clinical practice. Within the field of neuroscience, the past few decades have witnessed an exponential growth of research into the brain mechanisms underlying both normal and pathological states of consciousness in humans. The development of sophisticated imaging techniques (above all fMRI and PET) to visualize and map brain activity in vivo has opened new avenues in our understanding of the pathological processes involved in common neuropsychiatric disorders affecting consciousness, such as epilepsy, coma, vegetative states, dissociative disorders, and dementia. This book presents the state of the art in neuroimaging exploration of the brain correlates of the alterations in consciousness across these conditions, with a particular focus on the potential applications for diagnosis and management. Although the book has a practical approach and is primarily targeted at neurologists, neuroradiologists, and psychiatrists, a wide range of researchers and health care professionals will find it an essential reference that explains the significance of neuroimaging of consciousness for clinical practice.
  • Introduction to Neuroimaging / Christian LoRe Stanton, Pradip M. Pattany -- Morphometric Analyses in Movement Disorders / Bogdan Draganski, Ettore A. Accolla -- Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Its Applications in Movement Disorders / Jiun-Jie Wang, Yau-Yau Wai -- PET/SPECT Imaging During Dynamic Motor Control / Kazumi Iseki, -- Transcranial Ultrasonography in Movement Disorders / Stefanie Behnke, Daniela Berg -- Applications of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Movement Disorders / Masahito Mihara -- Structural MRI in Idiopathic Parkinson Disease and Parkinsonism / Christoph Mueller, Klaus Seppi, Werner Poewe -- Dopamine Imaging in Idiopathic Parkinson Disease and Other Parkinsonisms / Yen F. Tai, Nicola Pavese, -- Functional MRI in Idiopathic Parkinson Disease and Parkinsonism / Tao Wu, Mark Hallett -- Neuromelanin Imaging in Parkinson Disease / Makoto Sasaki -- Neuroimaging of Dystonia / Silvina G. Horovitz, Mark Hallett -- Neuroimaging in Essential Tremor / Corneliu C. Luca -- Imaging in Huntington's Disease and Other Choreas / Andrew McGarry, Kevin M. Biglan -- Neuroimaging of Ataxias / Anelyssa D' Abreu, Fernando Cendes -- Other Gait Disorders / Joseph C. Masdeu -- Neuroimaging of Basal Ganglia Calcifications / Norbert Brüggemann, Johann Hagenah.
  • The main purpose of this book is to present emerging neuroimaging data in order to define the role of primary and secondary structural and hemodynamic disturbances in different phases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to analyze the potential of diffusion tensor MRI, tractography and CT perfusion imaging in evaluating the dynamics of TBI. The authors present a new MRI classification of brain stem and hemispheric cortical/subcortical damage localization that is of significant prognostic value. New data are provided regarding the pathogenesis and dynamics of diffuse and focal brain injuries and qualitative and quantitative changes in the brain white matter tracts. It is shown that diffuse axonal injury can be considered a clinical model of multidimensional "split brain" with commissural, association and projection fiber disorders. The book will be of interest for neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists and others with an interest in the subject.
  • Neuroimmune pharmacology 2007, Springer
  • Neuroimmunology of sleep 2007, Springer
  • Neuroinflammation. 1st ed. 2011, ScienceDirect
    1. Multiple Sclerosis: Pathophysiology, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Management / Amir-Hadi Maghzi, Aimee Borazanci, Jeanie McGee, J. Steven Alexander, Eduardo Gonzalez-Toledo, Alireza Minagar -- 2. Epstein-Barr Virus and Multiple Sclerosis: Wrong Place, Wrong Time? / Amir-Hadi Maghzi, Monica Marta, Isabel Bosca, Mohammad-Reza Savoj, Masoud Etemadifar, Gavin Giovannoni, Ute-Christiane Meier -- 3. Neutralizing Antibodies and Multiple Sclerosis / Amy C. Rauchway -- 4. Animal Models of Multiple Sclerosis / Fumitaka Sato, Seiichi Omura, Nicholas E. Martinez, Ikuo Tsunoda -- 5. Neuroimaging of Multiple Sclerosis: An Update / Alexandra Lopez-Soriano, Robert Zivadinov -- 6. Role of IL-12/IL-23 in the Pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis / Yuhong Yang, Amy E. Lovett-Racke, Michael K. Racke -- 7. Spinal Cord Injury and its Relationship to the Development or Worsening of Clinical Multiple Sclerosis / Peter O. Behan, Abhijit Chaudhuri -- 8. Clinical Development and Benefit-Risk Profile of Natalizumab / Eileen M. O'Connor, Rae Ann Maxwell -- 9. Remyelination in Multiple Sclerosis / Martin Stangel, Refik Pul, Thomas Skripuletz, Corinna Trebst, Elke Voss, Viktoria Gudi -- 10. Transverse Myelitis / Amir-Hadi Maghzi, Masoud Etemadifar, Mohammad-Reza Savoj, J. Steven Alexander, Eduardo Gonzalez-Toledo, Alireza Minagar -- 11. Neuromyelitis Optica / Natalie Cornay, Robin Davis, Meghan Harris, Brian Rabin, Karen Small, Edward Johnson, Eduardo Gonzalez-Toledo, Stephen Jaffe, Alireza Minagar -- 12. Optic Neuritis: Pathophysiology, Clinical Features, and Management / Clare Fraser, Gordon T. Plant -- 13. Ischemic Demyelination / Tiffany Chang, Roger E. Kelley -- 14. Inflammatory Mechanisms in Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease / Mutsumi Nagai, D. Neil Granger -- 15. Protection Against Neuroinflammation by Promoting Co-activation of G Protein-Growth Factor Signaling and Metabolic Flexibility in the Brain / Donard S. Dwyer, Parrin Patterson -- 16. Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Inflammation, and Neurodegenerative Diseases / Behrouz Nikbin, Yadollah Shakiba, Mandana Mohyeddin Bonab, Alireza Minagar, Stephen Jaffe -- 17. Inflammatory Mediators in Obstructive Sleep Apnea / David E. McCarty, Andrew L. Chesson Jr. -- 18. The Role of Neuroinflammation in Parkinson's Disease / Xi Chen, Malú G. Tansey -- 19. Neuroinflammation and Pediatric Lupus / Marisa Klein-Gitelman, Hermine Brunner -- 20. Central Nervous System Vasculitis / Ludovico D'Incerti, Francesco Deleo, Gabriele Di Comite -- 21. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Vasculopathy/Vasculitis, Susac Syndrome, and Myasthenia Gravis / Magdalena Olszanecka-Glinianowicz, Antoni Hrycek, Pawel Cieélik -- 22. Inflammatory Mechanisms in Guillain-Barré Syndrome / Robert N. Schwendimann -- 23. Neurologic Manifestations of Herpes Zoster / Maria A. Nagel, Don Gilden, Ravi Mahalingam, Randall J. Cohrs.
  • Neuroinformatics 2007, Springer Protocols
    Managing knowledge in neuroscience / Chiquito J. Crasto and Gordon M. Shepherd -- Interoperability across neuroscience databases / Luis Marenco ... [et al.] -- Database architectures for neuroscience applications / Prakash Nadkarni and Luis Marenco -- XML for data representation and model specification in neuroscience / Sharon M. Crook and Fred W. Howell -- Creating neuroscience ontologies / Douglas M. Bowden, Mark Dubach, and Jack Park -- Model structure analysis in NEURON / Michael L. Hines, Tom M. Morse, and N.T. Carnevale -- Constructing realistic neural simulations with GENESIS / James M. Bower and David Beeman -- Simulator for neural networks and action potentials / Douglas A. Baxter and John H. Byrne -- Data mining through simulation / William W. Lytton and Mark Stewart -- Computational exploration of neuron and neural network models in neurobiology / Astrid A. Prinz -- Brain atlases and neuroanatomic imaging / Allan MacKenzie-Graham, Jyl Boline, and Arthur W. Toga -- Brain mapping with high-resolution fMRI technology / Nian Liu -- Brain spatial normalization / William Bug ... [et al.] -- Workflow-based approaches to neuroimaging analysis / Kate Fissell -- Databasing receptor distributions in the brain / Rolf Kötter ... [et al.] -- An informatics approach to systems neurogenetics / Glenn D. Rosen -- Computational models of dementia and neurological problems / Włodzisław Duch -- Integrating genetic, functional genomic, and bioinformatics data in a systems biology approach to complex diseases : application to Schizophrenia / F.A. Middleton ... [et al.] -- Alzforum / June Kinoshita and Timothy Clark.
  • Current neuroinformatics applications and infrastructure -- Neuroinformatics for neuropsychology -- Obstacles and aids to neuroinformatics in neuropsychology -- International Society for Neuroinformatics in Neuropsychology.
  • Neurokinetics 2011, Springer
  • Neurologic diagnosis 2012, Springer
    The Neurologic Diagnosis: A Practical Bedside Approach is an introductory text that simplifies the often unwieldy method of making a neurologic diagnosis. Medical students are often intimidated by a deluge of data, extensive differential diagnoses, and have no organizational structure to follow. Diagnostic techniques of general medicine are not applicable. Neurology is a unique specialty since it requires the intermediary step of an anatomic diagnosis prior to proffering a differential diagnosis. Yet the required knowledge of neuroanatomy need not be profound for the student who will specialize in any field other than neurology and neurosurgery. This text is directed to medical students and residents who will all be regularly faced with numerous patients who have neurologic symptomatology. Typical one-month neurology rotations out of four years of medical school is clearly inadequate training to make a cogent neurologic diagnosis, especially since subsequent instruction is commonly provided by upper level residents who have the same background and numerous misconceptions. This is not a comprehensive text. The emphasis in this concise and practical title is on establishing a neuroanatomic diagnosis before formulating a differential diagnosis. In addition, treatment is seldom discussed since it is likely to change radically over time. Focused and succinct, The Neurologic Diagnosis: A Practical Bedside Approach is an invaluable resource for medical students and residents interested in the practice of neurological diagnosis.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Inflammatory muscle diseases -- Vasculitides -- Other conditions with neurologic involvement.
  • Neural principles of neurological and psychiatric disorders / Frank I. Tarazi and Marc J. Kaufman -- Pharmacotherapeutic principles of neurological and psychiatric disorders / John A. Schetz -- Alzheimer's disease / Mark P. Mattson -- Huntington's disease / Susan E. Browne -- Parkinson's disease / Thomas Wichmann -- Schizophrenia / Stephan Heckers and Sabina Berretta -- Autism spectrum disorders / Evdokia Anagnostou and Eric Hollander -- Tourette's syndrome / James E. Swain, Robert A. King, and James F. Leckman -- Obsessive/compulsive disorder / David S. Husted, Nathan A. Shapira, and Wayne K. Goodman -- Unipolar depression / Julie A. Blendy and Irwin Lucki -- Bipolar disorder / Leonardo Tondo ... [et al.] -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Kehong Zhang, Eugen Davids, and Ross J. Baldessarini.
  • Timely diagnosis and management of neurological diseases during pregnancy poses major therapeutic challenges to neurologists and other non-neurologist health care providers. Pregnancy is a unique period in life associated with significant hormonal and other physiologic changes in female patients, which may trigger or alter the course of neurological and psychiatric disorders. In addition, many diagnostic procedures that can be performed in non-pregnant women are prohibited during pregnancy for safety reasons. Therapeutic decisions and management of a pregnant patient with neurological disorders heavily depends on the issue of the reasonable balance between the risks of no treatment versus active treatment for the mother and her fetus. This book provides a review of the latest findings in this field, giving the neurologist and non-neurologist the information they need to determine the best treatment. Neurological disorders covered include multiple sclerosis, stroke and epilepsy. Discusses how neurological disorders should be managed in a pregnant patient Includes contributions from leading authorities.
  • Painting after right-hemisphere stroke : case studies of professional artists / Bazner, H. Hennerici, M.G. -- I and me : self-portraiture in brain damage / Blanke, O. -- Lovis Corinth : integrating hemineglect and spatial distortions / Bazner, H., Hennerici, M.G. -- Visconti and Fellini : from left social neorealism to right-hemisphere stroke / Dieguez, S., Assal, G., Bogousslavsky, J.-- De novo artistic behaviour following brain injury / Pollak, T.A., Mulvenna, C. M., Lythgoe, M.F. -- Marcel Proust's diseases and doctors : the neurological story of a life / Bogousslavsky, J. -- Heinrich Heine and syphilis / auf der Horst, C. -- Baudelaire's aphasia : from poetry to cursing / Dieguez, S., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Memory and the creation of art : the syndrome, as in de Kooning, of 'Creating in the Midst of Dementia' / Espinel, C. H. -- Persisting aphasia, cerebral dominance, and painting in the famous artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd / Colombo-Thuillard, F., Assal, G. -- Mozart in the neurological department : who has the tic? / Kammer, T. -- Hans von Bulow : creativity and neurological disease in a famous pianist and conductor / Wöhrle, J. C., Haas, F. -- Synaesthesia, the arts and creativity : a neurological connection / Mulvenna, C. M. -- The hallucinating art of Heinrich Füssli / Baumann, C., Lentzsch, F., Regard, M., Bassetti, C.
  • Guillaume Apollinaire, the lover assassinated / Bogousslavsky, J. -- Guy de Maupassant and Friedrich Nietzsche / Hayden, D. -- The one-man band of pain / Dieguez, S., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Gustave Flaubert's hidden sickness / Jallon, P., Jallon, H. -- Edgar Allan Poe: substance abuse versus epilepsy / Bazil, C.W. -- Dostoevsky and epilepsy: an attempt to look through the frame / Rossetti, A.O., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Immanuel Kant: evolution from a personality 'disorder' to a dementia / Guard, O., Boller, F. -- Valery Larbaud / Boller, F. -- Alajouanine's painter: Paul-Elie Gernez / Boller, F. -- Carolus Horn: when the images in the brain decay: evidence of backward-development of visual and cognitive functions in Alzheimer's disease / Maurer, K., Prvulovic, D. -- Major depression and stroke in Caspar David Friedrich / Dahlenburg, B., Spitzer, C. -- Understanding Van Gogh's night: bipolar disorder / Carota, A. ... [et al.] -- The terminal illness and last compositions of Maurice Ravel / Baeck, E. -- The decay and death of Modest Musorgsky / Baeck, E. -- Georg Friedrich Händel's strokes / Bäzner, H., Hennerici, M -- The subcortical vascular encephalopathy of Joseph Haydn: pathographic illustration of the syndrome / Bäzner, H.; Hennerici, M. -- Music and the brain: Gershwin and Shebalin / Ruiz, E.; Montás, P. -- Robert Schumann's focal dystonia / Altenmüller, E.
  • Coma -- Delirium -- Dizziness and vertigo -- Facial weakness (Bell's Palsy) -- Giant cell arteritis/temproal arteritis -- Guillain-Barrè Syndrome -- Headache -- Head injury -- Meningitis and encephalitis -- Multiple sclerosis (exacerbation) -- Myasthenia gravis -- Neck and back pain -- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) -- Postherpetic neuralgia -- Pseudotumor cerebri -- Seizures and status epilepticus -- Spinal cord compression -- Stroke and TIA -- Syncope -- Transient global amnesia (TGA) -- Visual impairments -- Appendices.
  • Herpes viruses -- Myxoviruses -- Picornaviruses -- Arboviruses -- Togaviruses -- Rhabdoviruses -- Adenoviruses -- Arenaviruses -- Orthopoxviruses -- Retroviruses -- Neurological consequences of antiretroviral treatment -- Papovaviruses -- Bacterial meningitis -- Focal bacterial infections and parameningeal infections -- Streptococcus pyogenes -- Bordetella petussis -- Shigella species -- Campylobacter species -- Brucella species -- Clostridium tetani -- Clostridium botulinum -- Corynebacterium diphtheriae -- Bartonella species -- Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- Mycobacterium leprae -- Rickettsia rickettsii -- Ehrlichia and Anaplasma species -- Borrelia burgdorferi -- Treponema pallidum -- Candida species -- Cryptococcus neoformans -- Histoplasma capsulatum -- Coccidiodes species -- Phaeohyphomycoses -- Protozoal infections -- Babesia species -- Helminth infections -- Neurological disease and primary immunodeficiency -- Basic principles of selective neurological treatments.
  • Neurological rehabilitation 2013, ScienceDirect
    Section 1: Translational Neuroscience -- -- Neural plasticity and its contribution to functional recovery / N. Sharma, J. Classen, and L.G. Cohen -- Plasticity of cerebral functions / R.J. Nudo and D. McNeal -- Neuroplasticity in the spinal cord / A.N. Kusiak and M.E. Selzer -- Neural tissue transplantation, repair, and rehabilitaion / S.B. Dunnett -- Clinical trials in neurorehabilitation / A.L. Behrman, M.G. Bowden, and D.K. Rose -- Brain-computer interfaces / J.R. Wolpaw -- -- Section 2: Basic Principles -- -- Epidemiology of neurologically disabling disorders / A. Tennant -- Motor learning principles for neurorehabilitation / T. Kitago and J.W. Krakauer -- Outcome measures in stroke rehabilitation / P. Woods Duncan -- Organization of rehabilitation services / L.A. Graham -- Functional neuroimaging / N.S. Ward -- -- Section 3: Management of Functional Problems -- -- Gait disorder / V. Dietz -- The diagnosis and management of adults with spasticity / S. Balakrishnan and A.B. Ward -- Neurorehabilitation approaches to facilitate motor recovery / V. Hömberg -- Neuropathic pain / E. Kerstman ... [et al.] -- Balance / A.M. Bronstein and M. Pavlou -- Neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction / J.N. Panicker, M. de Sèze, and C.J. Fowler -- Neurogenic bowel / M. Coggrave and C. Norton -- Neurological rehabilitation : Sexuality and reproductive health / M.L. Aisen -- Autonomic dysfunction : Recognition, diagnosis, investigation, management, and autonomic neurorehabilitation / C.J. Mathias, V. Iodice, and D. Low -- Dysphagia / G. Malandraki and J. Robbins -- Disorders of communication : Dysarthria / P. Enderby -- Rehabilitation robotics / H.I. Krebs and B.T. Volpe -- Neurogenic respiratory failure / C.R.K. Hind -- Chronic fatigue syndrome / R. Moss-Morris, V. Deary, and B. Castell -- Other physical consequences of disability / J. Macfarlane -- -- Section 4: Rehabilitation of Cognitive, Behavioral, and Emotional Problems -- -- Rehabilitation of aphasia / A. Basso, M. Forbes, and F. Boller -- Apraxia : Neural mechanisms and functional recovery / A.L. Foundas -- Rehabilitation of spatial neglect / A.R. Riestra and A.M. Barrett -- Memory deficits / B.A. Wilson -- Rehabilitation and management of executive function disorders / P.J. Eslinger, C.V. Flaherty-Craig, and F. M. Chakara -- Neurobehavioral disorders / N.D. Zasler, M.F. Martelli, and H.E. Jacobs -- Emotional disorders in neurological rehabilitation / A. House and C. Hosker -- -- Section 5: Specific Disorders -- -- Traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury / A. Giustini, C. Pistarini, and C. Pisoni -- Traumatic spinal cord injury / H. Binder -- Stroke / H. Rodgers -- Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson disease / N. Archibald, N. Miller, and L. Rochester -- Cerebral palsy / R.M. Kent -- Multiple sclerosis / J. Zajicek -- Rehabilitation of the muscular dystrophies / P.H. Pangilinan and J.E. Hornyak -- Rehabilitation of motor neuron disease / Z. Simmons -- Rehabilitation of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve disorders / K.R. Scott ... [et al.].
  • Neurological syndromes 2013, Springer
    Neurological Syndromes: A Clinical Guide to Symptoms and Diagnosis offers a concise, invaluable resource for understanding how a group of neurologic symptoms or signs collectively characterize a disease or disorder. Intended as a quick reference guide to the better known and some less familiar syndromes of neurological interest and developed by a renowned pediatric neurologist with more than 40 years experience in treating children, adolescents, and young adults, this handy title provides a definition of each syndrome that includes diagnostic characteristics and abnormalities, a differential diagnosis, genetic considerations, and a short list of references. To those readers who can recall the name of a syndrome, the alphabetical presentation should facilitate a review of the major diagnostic characteristics. The original reference is provided for historical interest, and review articles are included to show recent advances in etiology and treatment. The index is arranged in alphabetical order of the named syndromes and also according to the involvement of various organs in addition to the nervous system. A unique contribution to the literature, Neurological Syndromes: A Clinical Guide to Symptoms and Diagnosis will be of great interest to the wide variety of clinicians treating patients with neurologic disease.
  • Neurology 2012, Springer
  • Neurology at the bedside 2013, Springer
    This book teaches readers the clinical skills residents in neurology have to acquire in the course of their training, and approaches neurology like a doctor approaches a patient: first there is a chapter on how to perform an efficient neurological history according to neuroanatomical key features, then a chapter on the bedside examination, followed by chapters on differential diagnosis, diagnostic procedures and lastly, the treatment. Aims to provide readers with a personal clinical mentor. It takes them by the hand and guides them through the whole patient encounter from the history to the treatment, at each step pointing out what is essential and what is not. Extensive differential diagnostic flow charts and detailed treatment suggestions make it a perfect coat pocket reference for the wards. In addition, more than 50 unique case histories cover the entire spectrum of the field. Neurology at the Bedside is written for neurologists in training: residents as well as senior house officers. Also medical students, general practitioners and others with an interest in neurology will find invaluable information here that is difficult to look up in traditional textbooks or online references.
  • v. 1. Principles of diagnosis and management -- v. 2. The neurological disorders.
  • Section I. Basics -- Section II. Waking, Sleep and Anaesthesia -- Section III. Coma and Related Conditions -- Section IV. Seizures, Splits, Neglects and Assorted Disorders.
  • Test description -- Study approach and test-taking strategies -- Clinical vignettes: emergencies -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Epilepsy -- Neuromuscular disease -- Herniation syndromes -- Infectious disease -- Spinal cord disease -- Movement disorders -- Toxic-metabolic -- Clinical vignettes: general neurology -- Behavioral neurology -- Cerebrovascular disorders -- Pain syndromes -- Neuromuscular disorders -- Movement disorders -- Epilepsy -- Neuroimmunology -- Sleep disorders -- Infectious disorders -- Neoplastic disorders -- Vestibular disorders -- Pediatric neurology.
  • Neurology study guide 2005, Springer
  • Cerebral circulation and hypotension in the premature infant : diagnosis and treatment / Claire W. McLean ... [et al.] -- Intraventricular hemorrhage and white matter injury in the preterm infant / Toshiki Takenouchi, Jeffrey M. Perlman -- Posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus management strategies / Andrew Whitelaw -- The use of hypothermia to provide neuroprotection for neonatal hypoxic-Ischemic brain injury / Abbot R. Laptook -- General supportive management of the term infant with neonatal encephalopathy following intrapartum hypoxia-ischemia / Ericalyn Kasdorf, Jeffrey M. Perlman -- Perinatal stroke / Eliza H. Myers, Laura R. Ment -- Diagnosis and treatment of neonatal seizures / Mark S. Scher -- Glucose and perinatal brain injury : questions and controversies / Jerome Y. Yager -- Hyperbilirubinemia and the risk for brain injury / Steven M. Shapiro -- Neonatal meningitis : current treatment options / David Kaufman -- Neonatal herpes simplex virus and congenital cytomegalovirus infections / David W. Kimberlin -- Pain and stress : potential impact on the developing brain / Lisa Eiland -- Neonatal hypotonia and neuromuscular disorders / Jahannaz Dastgir, Keung-kit Chan, Basil T. Darras -- Amplitude-integrated EEG and its potential role in augmenting management within the NICU / M.C. Toet, Linda de Vries -- Magnetic resonance imaging's role in the care of the infant at risk for brain injury / Gregory A. Lodygensky, Caroline Menache, Petra S. Huppi -- Long-term follow-up of very low-birth-weight infants / Betty R. Vohr.
  • Neurology. 4th ed. 2004, Thieme Book
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  • Neuromedia 2012, Springer
    Neural Development -- Visual Perception -- Tactile Perception -- Skin And Environment -- Conclusion: Neuromedia: Talking into the Future.
  • Neuromethods v. 1-, 1985-, Springer Protocols
  • Neuromodulation. 1st ed. v. 1-2, 2009., ScienceDirect
    v. 1. Section I. An introduction to neuromodulation -- Section II. Fundamentals of neuromodulation -- Section IIA. Fundamentals of neuromodulation: mechanisms -- Section III. Biomedical engineering considerations -- Section IV. Neuromodulation for chronic pain -- Section IVA. Periphery and spinal cord electrical stimulation for non-visceral pain -- Section IVB. Infusional therapies for pain -- Section IVC. Brain stimulation for painv. 2. Section V. Neuomodulation for movement disorders -- Section VI. Neurostimulation for epilepsy -- Section VII. Neuromodulation for psychiatric disorders -- Section VIII. Neuromodulation for functional restoration -- Section IX. Neuromodulation of body organs -- Section IXA. Neuromodulation for cardiovascular disorders -- Section IXB. Neuromodulation for gastrointestinal disorders -- Section IXC. Neuromodulation for urogenital disorders -- Section X. Neuromodulation for emerging applications -- Section XI. Neuromodulation device implant techniques.
  • Neuromuscular disease 2006, Springer
    Basic principles of epidemiology and biostatistics -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Prognosis -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Cervical spondylosis -- Lumbar spondylosis -- Polyneuropathy -- Paraproteinemic neuropathies -- Vasculitic neuropathy -- Guillain-Barré syndrome -- Chronic-inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy -- Multifocal motor neuropathy -- Inherited neuropathies -- Carpal tunnel syndrome -- Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow -- Myasthenia gravis -- Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome -- Inflammatory myopathy -- Idiopathic hyper-CK-emia -- Statin-associated myopathy -- Metabolic myopathy -- Critical illness weakness -- Myotonic dystrophy -- Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.
  • Part I Approach to neuromuscular diseases: principles and basics -- Clinical assessment in neuromuscular disorders -- Nerve and muscle: basic concepts -- Part II Approach to neuromuscular diseases: neuromuscular investigations -- Serum muscle enzymes in neuromuscular disease -- Autoantibody testing in peripheral neuropathy -- Autoantibody testing in autoimmune neuromuscular junction, hyperexcitability, and muscle disorders -- Forearm exercise testing -- Clinical electromyography (neve conduction studies and needle electromyography) -- Single-fiber EMG -- Quantitative EMG analysis -- Testing of autonomic function -- Quantitative sensory testing -- Nerve and muscle biopsies -- Skin biopsy -- Molecular diagnosis and genetic testing -- Part III Approach to neuromuscular diseases: assessment and treatment of neurologica disorders -- Outcome measures and clinical assessment instruments in neuromuscular disease -- Physical management of patients with neuromuscular diseases -- Immunotherapy in the treatment of autoimmune neuromuscular diseases -- Critical and respiratory care in neuromuscular disorders -- Part IV Neuromuscular disorders: neuronopathies (motor neuron and dorsal root ganglion disorders) -- Poliomyelitis and post-poliomyelitis syndrome -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Spinal muscular atrophies -- Atypical motor neuron disorders -- Dorsal root ganglion disorders -- Part V Neuromuscular disorders: Peripheral neuropatahies -- Approach to peripheral nerve disorders -- Approach to small fiber neuropathy -- Charcot-Marie-Tooth diseases -- Inherited metabolic neruopathies -- Guillain-Barre Syndrome and related disorders -- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy and related disorders -- Diabetic neuropathies -- Nutritional and alcoholic neuropathies -- Metabolic and endocrine neuropathies -- Environmental toxic neuropathies --Drug-induced toxic neuropathies -- Vasculitic neuropathies and neuropathies of connective tissue disease -- Nonvasculitic ischemic neuropathies -- Infectious and granulomatous peripheral neuropathies -- Peripheral nerve injury -- Compressive and entrapment neuropathies of the upper extremity -- Compressive and entrapment neuropathies of the lower extremity -- Cranial nerve palsies -- Peripheral nerve tumors -- Cervical radiculopathy -- Lumbosacral and thoracic radiculopathies -- Brachial plexopathies -- Lumbosacral plexopathies -- Part VI Neuromuscular disorders: neuromuscular junction disorders -- Myasthenia Gravis -- Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome -- Botulism -- Toxic neuromuscular transmission disorders -- Part VII Neuromuscular disorders: muscle ion channel disorders -- Disorders of skeletal muscle membrane excitability: myotonia congenita, paramyotonia congenita, periodic paralysis, and related syndromes -- Malignant hyperthermia -- Part VIII Neuromuscular disorders: myopathies -- Approach to myopathies -- Dystrophinopathies -- Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies -- Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy -- The myotonic dystrophies -- Oculpharyngeal muscular dystrophy -- Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy -- Congenital myopathies -- Metabolic myopathies -- Mitochondrial myopathies -- Inflammatory myopathies -- Paraspinous myopathies: the dropped head and bent spine syndromes -- Endocrine myopathies -- Toxic myopathies -- Infectious and granulomatous myopathies -- Part IX Neuromuscular disorders: miscellaneous neuromuscular disorders and syndromes -- Myokymia and neuromyotonia -- Muscle cramps and fasciculations -- Stiff-man syndrome -- Tetanus -- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome -- Paraneoplastic neuromuscular disorders -- Acute neuromuscular weakness in the intensive care unit -- Floppy infant -- Rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuria -- Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, eosinophilic fascitiitis, and related fasciitis disorders -- Neuropathis pain and other chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions.
  • Neuromuscular imaging 2013, Springer
    This book is a groundbreaking radiological and neurological overview of current methods and applications of imaging--including aspects of neuroimaging and musculoskeletal imaging--in patients with inherited, metabolic, and inflammatory muscle diseases. Imaging features are discussed in the context of clincial presentation, histopathology, therapeutic options and differential diagnosis.
  • "How the brain accomplishes many of its more complex tasks can only be properly understood via the study of neuronal network control mechanisms and the interactions among networks. Large networks can undergo major changes, resulting in substantial alterations of brain function, affecting everything from learning to the potential for epilepsy and other CNS disorders ... the volume serves to advance the understanding of how the brain carries out important tasks via networks, how these networks interact in normal brain function, major mechanisms that control network activity, and the interaction of the normal networks to produce more complex behaviors. The chapters also show how brain disorders can result from adnormal network interactions, and how therapy of these disorders can be advanced through this network approach"--Page 4 of cover.
  • Neuronal noise 2012, Springer
  • "Neuroparasitology and Tropical Neurology, a new volume in The Handbook of Clinical Neurology, provides a comprehensive and contemporary reference on parasitic infections of the human nervous system. Parasitic infections are varied and some are resolved by the host's immune system, other infections may become established even though unnoticed, and some cause severe disease and death. In our modern world, neuroparasitoses are no longer geographically isolated and these infections now appear worldwide. Outside of a very few well understood pathologies, most parasitic infections have been neglected in the neurological literature and most neurologists have never diagnosed such an infection. This volume details how, with the advent of modern neuroimaging techniques, improved diagnostic applications of molecular biology, more accurate immunodiagnosis, and minimally invasive neurosurgery, human nervous system parasitoses are now diagnosed and treated, with increasing frequency. The book is divided into six sections, and begins with an introduction to the mechanisms of infection, diagnosis, and pathology of parasitic diseases. Subsequent chapters detail protozoan diseases and a section covering each of the major classes of human-infecting helminths: nematodes (roundworms), trematodes (flukes), and cestodes (tapeworms). The final section contains chapters on other important areas of tropical clinical medicine including the neurological complications of venomous bites and tropical nutritional deficiencies. Neuroparasitology and Tropical Neurology will be of interest to neurologists, neurosurgeons and other health professionals encountering patients with parasitic infections"--Publisher's description.
  • Neuropeptide techniques 2008, Springer Protocols
  • "Preface: Over the past four decades, the number of peptides identified as neurotransmitters or neuromodulators in the central and peripheral nervous systems has significantly increased. These compounds, known as neuropeptides, have been recognized for playing an important role in the communication between cells in a variety of neuronal networks. Although, a considerable number of neuropeptides have been characterized so far, their quantity is limited compared to the number of precursor proteins that are actually found to be expressed in cells of the nervous system. Numerous studies have confirmed that neuropeptides are involved in a number of biological activities. These include modulation of brain reward, pain processing, and immune response, as well as neuroendocrine regulations, control of neurovegetative functions, and trophic effects. In recent years, it has become evident that the role of neuropeptides as fast-acting neurotransmitters is challenged by the observation that many of them may act as growth factors by stimulating cell proliferation and slow-acting mitogenesis. It has thus been demonstrated that a number of neuroactive peptides, such as pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP), adrenocorticotrophin (ACTH), opioid peptides, somatostatin, and substance P, may modulate proliferation and cell viability. Some peptides act as stimulatory factors on brain circuits involved in cognition, whereas others may act as inhibitory factors. Accordingly, many neuropeptide systems appear as important targets for neuroprotective drugs and drugs that promote neuroregeneration"--Provided by publisher.
  • Neurophysiology in neurosurgery 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Neuroplasticity 2011, Springer
    Neuroplasticity - A New Approach to the Pathophysiology of Depression --Glutamate-Mediated Neuroplasticity Deficits in Mood Disorders --Regulation of Cellular Plasticity in Mood Disorders: The Role of the AMPA Receptor --Cellular Plasticity and the Pathophysiology of Depression --Clinical Consequences of the Role of Glutamate and Neuroplasticity in Depressive Disorder.
  • Neuroprotection and Regeneration of the Spinal Cord comprehensively covers the most recent research in the field of spinal cord injury. The first part of this book focuses on the latest animal models and clinically oriented work, providing extensive information on morphological factors and, biomechanical analysis, in addition to the mechanism of functional recovery. The book goes on to provide information on clinical relevance introducing analysis of spinal cord injuries using MRI and PET. Edited by renowned experts in the field, this book will provide clinical physicians, basic researchers, and postgraduate students with valuable insight into the cutting-edge research and progress in the field of spinal cord injury, treatment, and repair.
  • Neuroprotection methods and protocols 2007, Springer Protocols
    Neuronal death and neuroprotection : a review / Mariaelena Repici, Jean Mariani, and Tiziana Borsello -- The use of propidium iodide to assess excitotoxic neuronal death in primary mixed cortical cultures / Anthony C. Lau, Hong Cui, and Michael Tymianski -- A modified silver technique (de Olmos Stain) for assessment of neuronal and axonal degeneration / Tatyana I. Tenkova and Mark P. Goldberg -- Model of acute injury to study neuroprotection / Michal Schwartz and Jonathan Kipnis -- Organotypic entorhino-hippocampal slice cultures : a tool to study the molecular and cellular regulation of axonal regeneration and collateral sprouting in vitro / Domenico Del Turco and Thomas Deller -- Role of Nrf2-dependent ARE-driven antioxidant pathway in neuroprotection / Jiang Li ... [et al.] -- Biochemical methods to assess the coupling of brain energy metabolism in control and disease states / Jennifer Zechel, W. David Lust, and Michele Puchowicz -- A method for isolating prosurvival targets of NF-[kappa]B/rel transcription factors / Christian Kuntzen ... [et al.] -- Functional cloning of genes regulating apoptosis in neuronal cells / Roberta Visconti and Luciano D'Adamio -- Characterization of mRNA expression in single neurons / David M. Lin ... [et al.] -- Brain on a chip : a method to detect novel neuroprotective candidate targets / Yang Tang and Myriam Bernaudin -- Intracerebral infusion of neurotrophic factors / Theo Hagg -- Synthesis of cell-penetrating peptides and their application in neurobiology / Gunnar P.H. Dietz and Mathias Bähr -- The stem cells as a potential treatment for neurodegeneration / Ferrari Daniela, Angelo Luigi Vescovi, and Daniele Bottai -- In vivo tomographic imaging studies of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection : a review / Rikki N. Waterhouse and Jun Zhao.
  • Part I. Introduction -- Part II. Neuropsychiatric Syndromes -- Part III. Seizure Disorders -- Part IV. Traumatic Brain Injury -- Part V. Vascular and Inflammatory Disorders -- Part VI. Neurodegenerative Disorders.
  • Part 1.Multiple sclerosis: general clinical aspects --Introduction /Silvia Romano, Carlo Caltagirone and Ugo Nocentini --Epidemiology /Silvia Romano, Carlo Caltagirone and Ugo Nocentini --Clinical Presentation /Silvia Romano, Carlo Caltagirone and Ugo Nocentini --Etiopathogenesis /Silvia Romano, Carlo Caltagirone and Ugo Nocentini --Neuropathology /Silvia Romano, Carlo Caltagirone and Ugo Nocentini --The Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis /Simona Bonavita and Gioacchino Tedeschi --Assessment Instruments /Silvia Romano, Carlo Caltagirone and Ugo Nocentini --Neuroimaging in Multiple Sclerosis /Gioacchino Tedeschi, Renato Docimo, Alvino Bisecco and Antonio Gallo --Therapy of Multiple Sclerosis /Alessandro d'Ambrosio and Simona Bonavita --Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis /Ugo Nocentini and Carlo Caltagirone --Part 2.Disturbances in multiple sclerosis --Depression and Anxiety /Alberto Siracusano, Cinzia Niolu, Lucia Sacchetti and Michele Ribolsi --Bipolar Disorder and Mania /Alberto Siracusano, Cinzia Niolu, Michele Ribolsi and Lucia Sacchetti --Mood Dysfunctions in MS and Neuroimaging /Antonio Gallo, Rosaria Sacco and Gioacchino Tedeschi --Psychosis /Patrizia Montella, Manuela de Stefano, Daniela Buonanno and Gioacchino Tedeschi --Euphoria, Pathological Laughing and Crying /Silvia Romano and Ugo Nocentini --Emotions and Multiple Sclerosis /Ugo Nocentini --Part 3.Cognitive dysfunctions and multiple sclerosis --Cognitive Dysfunctions in Multiple Sclerosis /Ugo Nocentini, Silvia Romano and Carlo Caltagirone --Conclusions.
  • Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of the neuropsychiatry of stroke, by active authorities in the field, with an emphasis on diagnostic and management issues. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases includes critical appraisal of the methodological aspects and limitations of the current research on the neuropsychiatry of stroke and on unanswered questions/controversies. Pharmacological aspects of management are discussed, to provide robust information on drug dosages, side effects and interaction, in order to enable the reader to manage these patients more safely. Illustrative cases provide real life scenarios that are clinically relevant and engaging to read. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases is aimed at neurologists, stroke physicians and psychiatrists, and will also be of interest to intensive care doctors, psychologists ad neuropsychologists, research and specialist nurses, clinical researchers and methodologists.
  • Once viewed as a somewhat vague metaphysical construct, not suitable for behavioral inquiry, attention is now recognized as a core cognitive function, essential to the brain's processing of outside stimuli. Not surprisingly in an era of advanced information technologies--and rising rates of ADD--attention has also emerged as a significant area of study within neuropsychology. The Second Edition of Neuropsychology of Attention reflects this evolution, integrating fruitful lines of inquiry from disciplines as varied as psychology, medicine, and cognitive science, and synthesizing the current state of attention-related theory, conceptualization, findings, and therapy. Focusing on cognitive, behavioral, and neural processes, mechanisms, and disorders, this reference expands on previous models of brain structures and function in light of the latest theoretical and technological advances. Imaging, clinical, and experimental data locate attention in the context of executive functioning and track the attentional effects of specific conditions from depression to TBI to Alzheimer's disease. And the book's updated clinical chapters offer state of the art methods for the assessment and treatment of attention disturbances, providing possibilities for addressing these and other real-life concerns. Included in the coverage: Phenomenology, history and evolution of the neuropsychology of attention. Behavioral and cognitive manifestations and processes of attention. Relationships of attention to consciousness, awareness and memory. Neural substrates of attention. Functional brain systems underlying attention. Impact on attention of specific neurological, psychiatric, and medical illnesses. Current methods for assessing attentional disorders. Effective behavioral treatments and pharmacotherapy. Neural, behavioral, and physical constraints on attention. New directions from neuroimaging and computational neuroscience. The Second Edition of Neuropsychology of Attention brings a variety of professionals up to speed, including neuropsychologists, cognitive neuroscientists, health psychologists, primary care physicians, and educators.
  • Neuropsychology of women 2009, Springer
    Introduction to the neuropsychology of women /Elaine Fletcher-Janzen ... [et al.] --Brain development : evidence of gender differences /Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison and Amy Nelson --Neuroimaging in women /Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Jodene Goldenring Fine, and Jesse Bledsoe --Women and traumatic brain injury /Elaine Clark and Janiece L. Pompa --Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder /Nancy L. Nussbaum and Katherine N. Shepard --The neuropsychology of dyslexia : differences by gender /Amy Nelson and Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison --Sex and gender differences in the assessment, treatment, and management of epilepsy /Elaine Fletcher-Janzen --Critical issues in chronic illnesses of women /LeAdelle Phelps --Neuropsychology of eating disorders /Catherine P. Cook-Cottone --Aging and gender /Jennifer J. Dunkin.
  • Neuropsychology toolkit 2012, Springer
    Part 1.NEURULES: GUIDELINES FOR IMPROVING ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING --Pre-Test --Interacting with Others --Managing Environmental Considerations --Obtaining and Reporting Background Information --Selecting Tests and Categorizing Performance --Testing, Interpreting, and Reporting Results --Reporting Conclusions, Diagnoses, and Recommendations --Writing Effectively --Controlling Quality --Post-Test --Part 2.FORMATS: QUESTIONNAIRES AND REPORTS --Self-Report Questionnaire --Family Report Questionnaire --Short Report Format --Long Report Format --Part 3.LANGUAGE --Validity --Test Results --Conclusions --Recommendations.
  • This quick reference guide for medical students and residents presents over sixty clinical case studies of major neurological conditions and their associated neuroimaging characteristics. A primer on the fundamental physics which underlie neuroimaging techniques is also provided. The content is organized by pathology type and the structure of every topic is similar to help the reader develop his or her thinking process in a stepwise fashion and to provide a rational approach to imaging interpretation. Neuroradiology in Clinical Practice is aimed at medical students and residents doing their rotations in neurology, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and family medicine, but will also be useful for allied health professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other primary medical care providers.
  • Introduction: rationale for robot use -- Part I: Basic framework -- Part II: How do we apply technology (robots) for treatment challenges and limitations: a theoretical framework -- Part III: Robots for upper extremity recovery in stroke/spinal cord injury: technological aspects -- Part IV: Robots for upper extremity recovery in stroke/spinal cord injury: clinical applications -- Part V: Robotics for lower extremity (locomotion): technological aspects -- Part VI: Robotics for lower extremity (locomotion): clinical applications -- Part VII: Specifics aspects of neurorehabilitation technology: robots versus passive systems -- Part VIII: Specifics aspects of neurorehabilitation technology: lower extremity robots -- Part IX: Specifics aspects of neurorehabilitation technology: restoration of bladder function after stroke/spinal cord injury -- Epilogue: what lies ahead.
  • Edited and authored by a wealth of international experts in neuroscience and related disciplines, the aim behind this key new resource is to offer medical students and graduate researchers around the world a comprehensive introduction and overview of modern neuroscience. Neuroscience research is certain to prove a vital element in combating mental illness in its various incarnations, a strategic battleground in the future of medicine, as the prevalence of mental disorders is becoming better understood each year. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are affected by mental, behavioral, neurological and substance use disorders. The World Health Organization estimated in 2002 that 154 million people globally suffer from depression and 25 million people from schizophrenia; 91 million people are affected by alcohol use disorders and 15 million by drug use disorders. A more recent WHO report shows that 50 million people suffer from epilepsy and 24 million from Alzheimer's and other dementias. Because neuroscience takes the etiology of disease--the complex interplay between biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors--as its object of inquiry, it is increasingly valuable in understanding an array of medical conditions. A recent report by the United States' Surgeon General cites several such diseases: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, early-onset depression, autism, attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, anorexia nervosa, and panic disorder, among many others. Not only is this volume a boon to those wishing to understand the future of neuroscience, it also aims to encourage the initiation of neuroscience programs in developing countries, featuring as it does an appendix full of advice on how to develop such programs. With broad coverage of both basic science and clinical issues, comprising 106 chapters from a diversity of international authors and including complementary video components, Neuroscience in the 21st Century will serve as a comprehensive resource to students and researchers alike.
  • Part I: The Basics of Hallucinations -- An Epistemological Approach: History of Concepts and Ideas About Hallucinations in Classical Psychiatry -- Hallucinatory Experiences in Non-clinical Populations -- Hallucinations and Other Sensory Deceptions in Psychiatric Disorders -- Hallucinations Associated with Neurological Disorders and Sensory Loss -- Standardized Assessment of Hallucinations -- Part II: Cognitive Models of Hallucinations -- The "Bottom-Up" and "Top-Down" Components of the Hallucinatory Phenomenon -- Speech Processing and Auditory Hallucinations -- The Role of Memory Retrieval and Emotional Salience in the Emergence of Auditory Hallucinations -- Misattributions Models (I): Metacognitive Beliefs and Hallucinations -- Misattribution Models (II): Source Monitoring in Hallucinating Schizophrenia Subjects -- Time Perception and Discrimination in Individuals Suffering from Hallucinations -- Part III: Neurobiological and Computational Models of Hallucinations -- A Neurodevelopmental Perspective on Hallucinations -- Candidate Genes Involved in the Expression of Psychotic Symptoms: A Focus on Hallucinations -- Animal Models and Hallucinogenic Drugs -- Cannabis and Hallucinations: Studies in Human Subjects -- Computational Models of Hallucinations -- Part IV: Brain-Imaging Insight into Hallucinations -- Electrophysiological Exploration of Hallucinations (EEG, MEG) -- Structural Imaging of the "Hallucinating" Brain in Schizophrenia -- Functional Brain Imaging of Auditory Hallucinations: From Self-Monitoring Deficits to Co-opted Neural Resources -- Functional Brain Imaging of Hallucinations: Symptom Capture Studies -- Brain Functioning When the Voices Are Silent: Aberrant Default Modes in Auditory Verbal Hallucinations -- Connectivity Issues of the 'Hallucinating' Brain -- Part V: Innovative Therapeutic Approaches of Hallucinations -- Beyond Monotherapy: The HIT Story -- The Psychopharmacology of Hallucinations: Ironic Insights into Mechanisms of Action -- Neuromodulation Techniques to Treat Hallucinations -- The Future of Brain Stimulation to Treat Hallucinations -- Perspectives in Brain Imaging and Computer-Assisted Technologies for the Treatment of Hallucinations -- Conclusion: Key Issues for Future Research in the Neuroscience of Hallucinations.
  • The neurobiology of preferences / Mkael Symmonds and Raymond J. Dolan -- Models of value and choice / Peter Dayan -- Predicting emotional reactions: mechanisms, bias and choice / Tali Sharot -- The evolution of our preferences: insights from non-human primates / Venkat Lakshminarayanan and Laurie R. Santos -- The effect of context on choice and value / Benedetto de Martino -- Preference change through choice / Petter Johansson, Lars Hall and Nick Chater -- Set-size effects and the neural representation of value / Kenway Louie and Paul W. Glimcher -- Social factors and preference change / Daniel Campbell-Meiklejohn and Chris D. Frith -- Social and emotional factors in decision-making: appraisal and value / Elizabeth A. Phelps and Peter Sokol-Hessner -- Auditory preferences and aesthetics: music, voices, and everyday sounds / Josh H. McDermott -- The flexibility of chemosensory preferences / Géraldine Coppin and David Sander -- Dynamic preference formation via gaze and memory / Hsin-I Liao and Shinsuke Shimojo -- Choice sets as percepts / Andrew Caplin -- Preferences and their implication for policy, health and wellbeing / Ivo Vlaev and Ara Darzi.
  • "Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality presents a variety of perspectives by leading thinkers on contemporary research into the brain, the mind and the spirit. This volumes aims at combining knowledge from neuroscience with approaches from the experiential perspective of the first person singular in order to arrive at an integrated understanding of consciousness. Individual chapters discuss new areas of research, such as near death studies and neuroscience research into spiritual experiences, and report on significant new theoretical advances. From Harald Walach's introductory essay, "Neuroscience, Consciousness, Spirituality--Questions, Problems and Potential Solutions," to the concluding chapter by Robert K. C. Foreman entitled "An Emerging New Model for Consciousness: The Consciousness Field Model," this book represents a milestone in the progress towards an integrated understanding of spirituality, neuroscience and consciousness. It is the first in a series of books that are dedicated to this topic."--Publisher's website.
  • Neurostereology 2013, Wiley
    The power and promise of neurostereology / Peter R. Mouton -- Stereological estimation of brain volume and surface area from MR images / Niyazi Acer and Mehmet Turgut -- Cell proliferation in the brains of adult rats exposed to traumatic brain injury / Sandra A. Acosta, Naoki Tajiri, Paula C. Bickford, and Cesar V. Borlongan -- Age-effects in substantia nigra of Asian Indians / Phalguni Anand Alladi -- Design-based stereology in the brain bank setting / Mark Burke -- Practical stereology for preclinical neurotoxicology / Mark T. Butt -- An overabundance of prefrontal cortex neurons underlies early brain overgrowth in autism / Eric Courchesne and Peter R. Mouton -- Order in chaos : stereological studies of nervous tissue / Peter Dockery -- Comparative stereology studies of brains from marine mammals / Nina Eriksen and Bente Pakkenberg -- Quantitative assessment of hippocampus architecture using the optical disector / Shozo Jinno -- The possible applications (and pitfalls!) of stereological analysis in post-mortem brain research / Ahmad A. Khundakar and Alan J. Thomas -- Visualisation of blood vessels in two-dimensional and three-dimensional environments for vascular stereology in the brain / Zerina Lokmic -- Blood flow analysis in epilepsy using a novel stereological approach / Rocio Leal-Campanario, Luis Alarcon-Martinez, Susana Martinez-Conde, Michael Calhoun, and Stephen Macknik -- AD-type neuron loss in transgenic mouse models / Kebreten F. Manaye and Peter R. Mouton -- Quantification in populations of non-uniformly distributed cells in the human cerebral cortex / William L. Maxwell -- The effects of high-fat diet on the mouse hypothalamus : a stereological study / Mohammad Reza Namavar, Samira Raminfard, Zahra Vojdani Jahromi, and Hassan Azari -- 2-D and 3-D morphometric analyses comparing three rodent models / JiHyuk Park and S. Omar Ahmad -- A stereologic perspective on autism neuropathology / Neha Uppal and Patrick R. Hof.
  • While steroids from the periphery have profound effects on the nervous system, the nervous system also produces its own steroids de novo ("neurosteroids"). The physiological importance of neurosteroids is beginning to be understood. These steroids potentially have roles in sedative/hypnotic behavior, anxiety, learning, and memory. At the cellular level, neurosteroids affect neuronal excitability, synaptic plasticity and cell proliferation and survival. Early findings hold promise for future strategies to treat specific psychological conditions and neurological diseases. This Brief will focus on the current state of understanding of brainderived neurosteroids.
  • Neurostimulation 2013, Wiley
    Deep brain stimulation (DBS) mechanisms of action / Erwin B. Montgomery Jr. -- Overview of DBS components / Sam Eljamel -- DBS in Parkinson's disease (PD) : subthalamic nucleus (STN) DBS / Manish Ranjan and Christopher R. Honey -- Pallidal (GPi) DBS / Yasuaki Harasaki and Steven Ojemann -- DBS of the pedunculopontine nucleus (PPN) for PD / Aviva Abosch and Amit Goyal -- DBS in tremor / Antonios Mammis and Michael Schulder -- Deep brain stimulation in dystonia / Ludvic Zrinzo -- DBS in epilepsy / Michael G. Kaplitt -- DBS in obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD) / David Christmas and Loes Gabriëls -- DBS in treatment of refractory major depression (TRMD) / Clement Hamani and Paul E. Holtzheimer -- DBS in pain syndromes / Alexander Green -- DBS in cluster headache / Giovanni Broggi, Giuseppe Messina, Angelo Franzini -- Mechanism of action and overview of VNS technology / Sam Eljamel -- VNS in epilepsy / Ian Morrison -- VNS in TRMD / Christine Matthews, Serenella Tolomeo, Keith Matthews -- Mechanism of action and overview of MCS components / Sam Eljamel -- MCS in refractory pain / Giovanni Broggi ... [et al.] -- Mechanism of action and overview of SCS components / Sam Eljamel -- SCS in failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) / Gail Gillespie and Pravin Dandegaonkar -- SCS in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) / Eduardo Goellner & Konstantin Slavin -- SCS in other indications / Konstantin V. Slavin and Sam Eljamel -- PNS in head and face pain / Konstantin V. Slavin, Serge Y. Rasskazoff, Sami Al-Nafi -- PNS in pain of the body and extremities / Konstantin V. Slavin, Sami Al-Nafi, Serge Y. Rasskazoff.
  • Neurosurgery 2010, Springer
  • "The book is devoted to the neurosurgical management of spasticity. Starting with a chapter on the anatomical and physiological foundations of spasticity and a short history of its neurosurgical treatment, it describes the neurosurgical methods currently available. As management differs between adults and children, the book is also structured accordingly, including evaluation, decision-making, Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy (ITB), botulinum toxin therapy, and surgery. Beyond ITB, the neurosurgical options covered include procedures focusing on the peripheral nerves, dorsal roots, Dorsal Root Entry Zone and spinal cord. Based on surgical experience collected with more than a thousand patients, the book gathers the most important aspects of our present understanding, presented using a practical, educational approach. It stresses the importance of a multidisciplinary approach, including neurologists, pediatricians and rehabilitation specialists. Close collaboration with other surgical disciplines like orthopedic surgery and neuro-urology are also outlined."--Publisher's website.
  • Neurotherapy 2009, ScienceDirect
  • Neurotrauma 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Neurotrophic factors 2014, Springer
    This book provides critical reviews of the role of neurotrophins and their receptors in a wide variety of diseases including neurodegenerative diseases like Huntington's syndrome, cognitive function, psychiatric disorders such as clinical depression, Rett syndrome, motoneurone disease, spinal cord injury, pain, metabolic disease and cardiovascular disease. It also contains contributions from leaders in the field dealing with the basic biology, transcriptional and post-translational regulation of the neurotrophins and their receptors. The present book will review all recent areas of progress in the study of neurotrophins and their biological roles.
  • The use of neurovascular ultrasound is of increasing importance in neurological practice, both for radiologists and increasingly by neurologists themselves. Written by the world's most renowned expert, this book explainsultrasound examination of a stroke patient scanning protocols interpretation of the results Case examples (with a standard template presentation correlating presentation to waveform output) reinforce the book's practical nature. Illustrated with photos of the tests, explanations, and with actual waveforms, images, and resu
  • Neurovascular imaging 2010, Springer
    Intracranial arterial system: the main trunks and major arteries of the cerebrum -- Intracranial arterial system: basal perforating arteries -- Intracranial arterial system: infratentorial arteries -- Perforating branches of the anterior communicating artery: anatomy and infarction -- Cerebral arterial variations and anomalies diagnosed by MR angiography -- Regional MR perfusion topographic map of the brain using arterial spin labeling at 3 Tesla -- Normal anatomy of intracranial veins: demonstration with MR angiography, 3D-CT angiography and microangiographic injection study -- Mapping superficial cerebral veins on the brain surface -- Preoperative visualization of the lenticulostriate arteries associated with insulo-opercular gliomas using 3-T magnetic resonance imaging -- Ischemic complications associated with resection of opercular gliomas -- Imaging and tissue characterization of artherosclerotic carotid plaque using MR imaging -- MR imaging of cerebral aneurysms -- MR imaging of vascular malformations -- Cerebral venous malformations -- Thrombosis of the cerebral veins and dural sinuses -- Vessels of the spine and spinal cord: normal anatomy -- MDCT of the artery of Adamkiewicz -- Magnetic resonance angiography of the spinal cord blood supply -- Magnetic resonance imaging of spinal vascular lesions.
  • This volume focuses on focal and diffuse neurovascular disease in addition to systemic conditions in which cognition and behavior have been uniquely associated with different pathologic states.
  • Neuroviral infections : a historical perspective -- Neuroviral infections and immunity -- Controlling neuroinflammation : lessons from rabies virus -- Laboratory diagnosis of CNS viral infections -- New trends in antiviral therapy of CNS infections -- Animal models of viral encephalitis -- Herpes simplex virus and human CNS infections -- CNS, neurological infections caused by the herpes virus Varicella zoster virus (VZV) and models of VZV-neurotropism -- Epstein- Barr virus and CNS infections -- Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection -- Human herpesvirus 6A, 6B, and 7 encephalitis -- The human polyomavirus JC and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy.
  • Alphavirus neurovirulence -- Neurological chikungunya : lessons from recent epidemics, animal models, and other alphavirus family members -- Arenaviruses and neurovirology -- Bunyaviruses -- Human coronaviruses : respiratory pathogens revisited as infectious neuroinvasive, neurotropic, and neurovirulent agents -- Non-polio enteroviruses, polioviruses, and human CNS infections -- Neurovirulence of West Nile Virus -- Murray Valley encephalitis virus -- Japanese encephalitis virus and human CNS infection -- Tick Borne Encephalitis Virus (TBEV) infection -- Saint Louis encephalitis -- Powassan virus infection -- Neurological Dengue -- Influenza virus and CNS infections -- Human paramyxoviruses and infections of the central nervous system -- Rabies virus neurovirulence -- Rubella virus infections -- Human T-lymphotropic virus -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) neuropathogenesis.
  • Neurovirology 2014, ScienceDirect
    This volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series provides a complete review of the history, science and current state of neurovirology. It covers the science and clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of viruses of the brain and central nervous system, and is a trusted resource for scholars, scientists, neuroscientists, neurologists, virologists, and pharmacologists working on neurovirology. Neurovirology has been significantly bolstered by modern technologies such as PCR and MRI with direct impact on isolating viruses and advancing therapeutics based on molecular medicine. These advances are particularly important today with the introduction of emerging and re-emerging diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Nipah encephalitis and the appearance of West Nile encephalitis in the western hemisphere.
  • Theoretical considerations on animal models / Poindron, P., Callizot, N., Piguet, P. -- Mouse models with motor neuron defects as a tool for deciphering amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Applications, limits, and future challenges / Echaniz-Laguna, A. ... [et al.] -- A chronic relapsing animal model for multiple sclerosis. Myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein induced experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in dark agouti rats / Kinter, J., Zeis, T., Schaeren-Wiemers, N. -- Occlusion of the middle cerebral artery in rats. Refinement of an animal model for human stroke / Cam, E. ... [et al.] -- Pyridoxine-induced peripheral neuropathy. Animal models and uses / Callizot, N., Poindron, P. -- A dopamine-sensitive inherited motor syndrome linked to the frissonnant mutation / Callizot, N., Guenet, J.-L., Poindron, P.
  • The purpose of the book is to advance in the understanding of brain function by defining a general framework for representation based on category theory. The idea is to bring this mathematical formalism into the domain of neural representation of physical spaces, setting the basis for a theory of mental representation, able to relate empirical findings, uniting them into a sound theoretical corpus. The innovative approach presented in the book provides a horizon of interdisciplinary collaboration that aims to set up a common agenda that synthesizes mathematical formalization and empirical procedures in a systemic way. Category theory has been successfully applied to qualitative analysis, mainly in theoretical computer science to deal with programming language semantics. Nevertheless, the potential of category theoretic tools for quantitative analysis of networks has not been tackled so far. Statistical methods to investigate graph structure typically rely on network parameters. Category theory can be seen as an abstraction of graph theory. Thus, new categorical properties can be added into network analysis and graph theoretic constructs can be accordingly extended in more fundamental basis. By generalizing networks using category theory we can address questions and elaborate answers in a more fundamental way without waiving graph theoretic tools. The vital issue is to establish a new framework for quantitative analysis of networks using the theory of categories, in which computational neuroscientists and network theorists may tackle in more efficient ways the dynamics of brain cognitive networks. The intended audience of the book is researchers who wish to explore thevalidity of mathematical principles in the understanding of cognitive systems. All the actors in cognitive science: philosophers, engineers, neurobiologists, cognitive psychologists, computer scientists etc. are akin to discover along its pages new unforeseen connections through the development of concepts and formal theories described in the book. Practitioners of both pure and applied mathematics e.g., network theorists, will be delighted with the mapping of abstract mathematical concepts in the terra incognita of cognition.
  • Hippocampal slice cultures / Förster, E., Bartos, M., Zhao, S. -- Protocol for the primary culture of cortical neurons / Gonthier, B. ... [et al.] -- A new technique to control the architecture of neuronal networks in vitro / Wyart, C. ... [et al.] -- Organotypic cultures of the rat retina / Hofmann, H.-D. ... [et al.] -- Cerebellar slice cultures / Kapfhammer, J.P. -- Culture of dissociated hippocampal neurons / Rigato, F. -- Improved methods for culturing rat and mouse motor neurons. Their applications / Guettier-Sigrist, S. ... [et al.] -- Characterization of long-term cultured cell lines of murine microglia called MAMI. The case for MAMI-96 cell line / Laporte, V. ... [et al.].
  • New Techniques for Thoracic Outlet Syndromes presents in a comprehensive format an up-to-date, state of the art reference that physicians can use in consultation to properly treat patients using the resources that modern medicine offers. This book offers the newer surgical approaches that have been developed during the past 30 years. Some of these techniques are modification of operations that were proposed previously but were not fully affective and left many patients suffering with permanent disability. This textbook is a compendium of the proper management of these patients that cannot be found in isolated reports of literature. The neurogenic-arterial thoracic outlet syndrome section covers how to diagnosis the illness using the proper tests, therefore eliminating the use of expensive, uncomfortable and inconvenient tests. The text is organized in three basic sections that cover all the aspects of the thoracic outlet syndromes. The first section addresses the neurogenic-arterial type, with the pertinent subsections: symptoms, diagnosis. A list of the useful tests is provided to make a correct diagnosis of this syndrome. This is followed by the sections on treatment, using the surgical approaches with historical aspects and evolution of the operations proposed. The second section involves the venous thoracic outlet syndrome divided into the corresponding subsections comprising: symptoms and physical findings, etiology, diagnosis. This section also includes a list of the usual tests to make the proper diagnosis. The last section of this text is dedicated to the presence of cervical ribs and their classification of the different types that occur, and also the proper surgical treatment when fusion of the upper ribs is present. New Techniques for Thoracic Outlet Syndromes offers the current, acceptable and most effective methods to handle thoracic outlet syndromes. It will be of great value to thoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists as well as fellows and residents in training for cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.
  • I. Growth factors and cell signaling -- II. Growth factors, progenitor cells and cell survival -- III. Neurotrophins and CNS -- IV. Neurotrophins, PNS and peripheral tissues -- V. Neurotrophins and the immune system -- VI. Neurotrophins and neuro-inflammatory responses -- Neurotrophic factors and potential therapeutic applications -- VIII. Overview and conclusion.
  • "This edition has several new features, reflective of the changes that have occurred in our field over the last 5 years since the fifth edition. More and more, the field of digital recording has expanded; however, in order to understand some of the shortcomings and pitfalls of digital EEG, people need to still address the issues of basic analog recording principles. With an increased use of digital recording, laboratories have collected new and different "technical artifacts." We present here an attempt to start a database for such artifacts in a hopes that future editions will continue to expand upon this and offer a fairly complete library for beginning individuals interested in our field. As noted in the fifth edition, epilepsy monitoring units (EMU's) have continued to mushroom. Similar growth has occurred in the use of EEG monitoring in newborn, cardiac, trauma, and post-operative intensive care units. With the significant advances in wireless communication and easy access to the Internet, such recordings can also be viewed and transmitted locally virtually instantaneously and can allow for well-trained clinical neurophysiologists to see and opine about patients' conditions on a very time-relevant basis. Hopefully, as future generations may show, this ability will significantly influence our patients' outcomes. Similarly, the field of intraoperative clinical neurophysiology for spinal cord function, cranial nerve function, and cranial vascular therapies has continued to evolve along with the wireless and iInternet communications. This has allowed for close monitoring of neurologic function during critical periods of operations, again with a time course that allows for corrective actions to be taken on a meaningful time frame"--Provided by publisher.
  • Gross anatomy of the brain -- Neurons and associated cells -- Basic neurophysiology -- Blood circulation and imaging -- Meninges, ventricles, and cerebrospinal fluid -- Development and growth of the nervous system -- The spinal cord -- Reflexes and muscle tone -- Pain and temperature -- Discriminative general senses, crude touch, and proprioception -- Motoneutrons and motor pathways -- Lesions of the spinal nerves and spinal cord -- Brainstem : medulla, pons, and midbrain -- Cranial nerves and chemical senses -- Neurotransmitters as the chemical messengers of certain circuits and pathways -- Auditory and vestibular systems -- Lesions of the brainstem -- Cerebellum -- The visual system -- Autonomic nervous system -- Hypothalamus -- The reticular formation and the limbic system -- Thalamus -- Basal ganglia and extrapyramidal system -- Cerebral cortex.
  • Noise and the brain 2014, ScienceDirect
    In our industrialized world, we are surrounded by occupational, recreational, and environmental noise. Very loud noise damages the inner-ear receptors and results in hearing loss, subsequent problems with communication in the presence of background noise, and, potentially, social isolation. There is much less public knowledge about the noise exposure that produces only temporary hearing loss but that in the long term results in hearing problems due to the damage of high-threshold auditory nerve fibers. Early exposures of this kind, such as in neonatal intensive care units, manifest themselves at a later age, sometimes as hearing loss but more often as an auditory processing disorder. There is even less awareness about changes in the auditory brain caused by repetitive daily exposure to the same type of low-level occupational or musical sound. This low-level, but continuous, environmental noise exposure is well known to affect speech understanding, produce non-auditory problems ranging from annoyance and depression to hypertension, and to cause cognitive difficulties. Additionally, internal noise, such as tinnitus, has effects on the brain similar to low-level external noise. Noise and the Brain discusses and provides a synthesis of the underlying brain mechanisms as well as potential ways to prvent or alleviate these aberrant brain changes caused by noise exposure. Authored by one of the preeminent leaders in the field of hearing research. Emphasizes direct and indirect changes in brain function as a result of noise exposure. Provides a comprehensive and evidence-based approach. Addresses both developmental and adult plasticityIncludes coverage of epidemiology, etiology, and genetics of hearing problems; effects of non-damaging sound on both the developing and adult brain; non-auditory effects of noise; noise and the aging brain; and more.
  • Overview of cerebrovascular disease -- Overview of various noninvasive cerebrovascular techniques -- Duplex scanning of the carotid arteries -- The role of color duplex scanning in diagnosing diseases of the aortic arch branches and carotid arteries -- Vertebral artery ultrasonography -- Transcranial Doppler sonography -- Ultrasonic characterization of carotid plaques -- Carotid plaque echolucency measured by grayscale median identifies patients at increased risk of stroke during carotid stenting: the imaging in carotid antioplasty and risk of stroke study -- Duplex ultrasound in the diagnosis of temporal arteritis -- Duplex ultrasound velocity criteria for carotid stenting patients -- Use of transcranial Doppler in monitoring patients during carotid artery stenting -- Use of an angle-independent Doppler system for intraoperative carotid endarterectomy surveillance -- Clinical implications of the vascular laboratory in the diagnosis of cerebrovascular insufficiency.
  • Nutritional neuroscience 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • Object recognition.Occlusion awaits disclosure /Gijs Plomp, Cees van Leeuwen --Functional MRI evidence for neural plasticity at early stages of visual processing in humans /Sophie Schwartz --Pattern recognition in direct and indirect view /Hans Strasburger, Ingo Rentschler --Part based strategies for visual categorisation and object recognition /Martin Juttner --Recent psychophysical and neural research in shape recognition /Irving Biederman --Object recognition in humans and machines /ChristianWallraven, Heinrich H. Bulthoff --Prior knowledge and learning in 3D object recognition /Markus Gschwind, Hans Brettel, Ingo Rentschler --Neural representation of faces in human visual cortex : the roles of attention, emotion, and viewpoint /Patrik Vuilleumier --Attention.Object recognition : attention and dual routes /Volker Thoma, Jules Davidoff --Interactions between shape perception and egocentric localization /Hiroyuki Sogo, Naoyuki Osaka --Feature binding in visual working memory /Jun Saiki --Biased competition and cooperation : a mechanism of mammalian visual recognition? /Gustavo Deco, Martin Stetter, Miruna Szabo --Action.Influence of visual motion on object localisation in perception and action /Hiroshi Ashida --Neural substrates of action imitation studied by fMRI /Shigeki Tanaka --Two types of anticipatory timing mechanisms in synchronization tapping /Yoshihiro Miyake, Yohei Onishi, Ernst Poppel.
  • This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume explores interdisciplinary research on invertebrate and vertebrate models of odor memory and perception, as well as human odor memory and perception. This book brings together a collection of authors that cut across model systems, techniques, levels of analysis and questions to highlight important and exciting advances in the area of olfactory memory and perception.
  • Omega-6/omega-3 essential fatty acids : biological effects / Simopoulos, A.P. -- Depression, suicide, and deficiencies of omega-3 essential fatty acids in modern diets / Hibbeln, J.R. -- Serial structural magnetic resonance imaging analysis and proton and 31-phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy to the investigation of cerebral fatty acids in major depressive disorder, Huntington's disease (chorea), and myalgic encephalomyelitis (chronic fatigue syndrome), and in forensic schizophrenic patients / Puri, B.K.; Tsaluchidu, S.; Treasaden, I.H. -- Omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid is the precursor of neuroprotectin D1 in the nervous system / Niemoller, T.D.; Stark, D.T.; Bazan, N.G. -- Docosahexaenoic acid and amyloid-[beta] peptide signaling in Alzheimer's disease / Lukiw, W.J. -- Administration of docosahexaenoic acid, uridine, and choline increases levels of synaptic membranes and dendritic spines in rodent brain / Wurtman, R.J. ... [et al.] -- An assessment of dietary docosahexaenoic acid requirements for brain accretion and turnover during early childhood / Hadley, K.B. ... [et al.] -- Variation in lipid-associated genes as they relate to risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration / SanGiovanni, J.P., Mehta, S., Mehta, S.
  • Operative neuromodulation v. 1-2, 2007., Springer
    v. 2, 2007 Springer
    v. 1. Functional neuroprosthetic surgery -- v. 2. Neural networks surgery.
  • Optogenetics is a fast-growing field concerning the invention, and use, of molecules that are genetically expressed in cells, and then either report on cellular physiology in optical form, or enable control of specific pathways in cells when actuated by light. This book reviews the current state, as well as the underlying principles and future directions, of a diversity of optogenetic tools of importance for observing and controlling cellular signaling and physiology. These tools are already revolutionizing neuroscience, and are starting to have impact on fields ranging from metabolism to
  • Orexin/hypocretin system 2006, Springer
  • This issue of Progress in Brain Research reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery. Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist.
  • Orofacial pain 2014, Springer
    1. The Neurobiology of Orofacial Pain -- 2. Oral Health Related Quality of Life and Facial Pain -- 3. Classification and Epidemiology of Orofacial Pain -- 4. Nociceptive Chemical Mediators In Oral Inflammation -- 5. Dental Sleep Medicine and the Use of Oral Devices -- 6. Local Anesthesia in the Orofacial Region -- 7. Analgesics and adjuvants for the management of orofacial pain across age groups -- 8. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Pain Management -- 9. Management of Oral Ulcers and Burning Mouth Syndrome -- 10. Hypnosis and Biofeedback for Orofacial Pain Management -- 11. Headaches, Migraine and Cluster Headache -- 12. Management of Orofacial Neuropathic Pain -- 13. Preemptive Analgesia and Multimodal Pain Management for Temporomandibular Total Joint Replacement Surgery.
  • Oxidative neural injury 2009, Springer
  • Palliative neurology 2006, ebrary
    Section I. Palliative management -- Introduction to palliation -- Characteristics of palliation -- Nodal points in decision-making -- Common deficiencies in palliative management -- Common themes in palliation practice -- Section II. Major discomforts in advanced neurological illness -- Fatigue -- Problems with muscles and movement -- Bulbar symptoms -- Respiratory symptoms -- Gastrointestinal symptoms -- Urological symptoms -- Pain -- Cognitive, behavioural and psychological symptoms -- Miscellaneous symptoms -- Section III. Major neurological conditions requiring palliation -- Cerebrovascular diseases : stroke -- Demyelinating diseases -- Parkinson's disease and related disorders -- Dementia -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (motor neurone disease) -- Incurable infections of the nervous system -- Muscular dystrophy -- Neuropathies -- Huntington's disease -- Cerebral neoplasms -- Sequelae of traumatic brain injury -- Section IV. Ethical Issues -- Consent and decision-making -- Advance directives -- Proxy decision-making -- Ethical issues in states of disordered consciousness -- Terminal sedation -- Euthanasia -- Section V. Appendices.
  • Part I. Overview -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology of parasomnias -- Classification of parasomnias -- Diagnosing parasomnias -- Part II. Clinical characteristics of arousal disorders -- Sleepwalking and its variants in adults -- Sleepwalking in children and adolescents -- Sleep terrors and confusional arousals in adults -- Sleep terrors and confusional arousals in children and adolescents -- Part III. Clinical characteristics of sleep-wake transition disorders -- Sleep starts and sleep talking -- Part IV. Clinical characteristics of parasomnias associated with REM sleep -- Physiology and content of dreams -- Nightmare disorders in adults -- Nightmare disorders in children -- Recurrent isolated sleep paralysis (RISP) -- Sleep-related hallucinations -- REM behavior disorder in adults -- REM behavior disorder in children -- Part V. Other parasomnias -- Nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia -- Sleep related dissociative disorders -- Sleep bruxism -- Nocturnal enuresis -- Sleep-related eating disorders: a separate entity or part of the NES clinical spectrum? -- Parasomnia overlap disorder -- Part VI. Neurological, psychiatric and medical disorders presenting as parasomnias -- Neurological conditions associated with parasomnias -- Psychiatric disorders presenting with parasomnias -- Medical disorders presenting with parasomnias -- Parasomnias caused by other conditions -- Part VIII. Interventions for parasomnias -- Treatment of parasomnias -- Use of alternative medicines in parasomnias for adults and children -- Part VIII. Medioclegal aspects -- Sexxomnia: a medicolegal case-based approach in analyzing potential sleep-related abnormal sexual behaviors -- Forensic aspects of the parasomnias.
  • Parkinson's disease 2001, Springer Protocols
  • Part I: Overview -- Part II: Epidemiology -- Part III: Genetics -- Part IV: Clinical Features of Parkinson's Disease -- Part V: Pathophysiology of Parkinson's Disease -- Part VI: Theories of Pathogenesis -- Part VII: Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease.
  • Patch-clamp analysis. 2nd ed. 2007, Springer Protocols
  • Section 1. Induction and patterning of the CNS and PNS -- section 2. Generation of neuronal diversity -- section 3. Development of glia, blood vessels, choroid plexus, immune cells in the nervous system.
  • Between the growing numbers of children and adolescents playing sports and the increased attention to head injuries by the larger sports community and the general public, pediatric concussions are emerging as a major concern. And as practitioners are seeing more young clients with head injuries, questions arise about age-appropriate assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and return to activity. Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion: Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes offers evidence-based guidelines where few previously existed. This comprehensive volume clearly explains the effects of traumatic injury on the developing brain in sports- and non-sports-related contexts, and establishes a framework for immediate and long-term management, especially the crucial first 24 hours. Chapters provide a basic grounding in its subject with a history of concussion as a medical entity and a review of definitional and classification issues, take the reader through the steps of a neuropsychological evaluation, pinpoint post-injury issues, and offer strategies for the prevention of further or future injury. Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion: Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes serves as both educational resource and practical framework for a wide array of professionals, including neuropsychologists, sports medicine physicians, child psychologists and psychiatrists, pediatric and family physicians, athletic trainers, social workers, and educators.
  • Section I. The Respiratory System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section II. The Cardiovascular System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section III. The Central Nervous System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section IV. The Gastrointestinal System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section V. The Endocrine System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VI. The Renal System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VII. The Hematologic System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VIII. Oncologic Disorders in the PICU -- Section IX. The Immune System in Critical Illness and Injury.
  • The contributions in this volume cover recent advances and changing concepts on diagnosis and treatment of resistant epilepsy in children. Topics treated are new insights on mechanisms of epileptogenesis in developing brain, multimodality imaging in pediatric intractable epilepsy, pediatric intractable epilepsy syndromes, pediatric temporal lobe epilepsy surgery, critical review of palliative surgical techniques for intractable epilepsy, treatment modalities for intractable epilepsy in hypothalamic hemartomas, contemporary management of epilepsy in tuberous sclerosis.
  • "Neurogastroenterology is devoted to studying "the interface of all aspects of the digestive system with the different branches of the nervous system." Over the past 15 years, advances in this field have greatly improved our understanding in primary functional and motility disorders in children. Neurogastroenterology has also begun to revolutionize our vision of "organic" diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, and diabetes, as well as microbial-host interactions. Major advances have also been achieved during these years in the knowledge of mechanisms of development of the enteric nervous system at the molecular level, allowing a better understanding of diseases related to developmental anomalies and opening perspectives to new treatments with stem cells. * Pediatric Neurogastroenterology: Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Disorders in Children is dedicated to reporting the most accurate and recent knowledge in the field. Written by the world-renown experts, the book covers the field by providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review and practical guide to pediatric gastrointestinal motility and functional disorders for pediatricians, pediatric gastroenterologists, adult gastroenterologists and all professionals involved in the treatment of children with such disorders"--Publisher's description.
  • Techniques and methods in pediatric neuroimaging / Christopher P. Hess and A. James Barkovich -- Normal development of the neonatal and infant brain, skull and, spine / A. James Barkovich and Pratik Mukherjee -- Metabolic, toxic, and inflammatory brain disorders / A. James Barkovich and Zoltan Patay -- Brain and spine injuries in infancy and childhood / Erin Simon Schwartz and Jim Barkovich -- Congenital malformations of the brain and skull / A. James Barkovich and Charles A. Raybaud -- The phakomatoses / Gilbert Vezina and A. James Barkovich -- Intracranial, orbital, and neck masses of childhood / Charles Raybaud and A. James Barkovich -- Hydrocephalus / A. Raybaud and A. James Barkovich -- Congenital anomalies of the spine / Erin Simon Schwartz and A. James Barkovich -- Neoplasms of the spine / A. James Barkovich -- Infections of the developing and mature nervous system / Gary Hedlund and A. James Barkovich -- Anomalies of cerebral vasculature: diagnostic and endovascular considerations / Philip M. Meyers, Van V. Halbach, and A. James Barkovich.
  • Suggestions for history and physical examination -- Headache -- School problems and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Abnormal movements -- Behavioral and sleep problems -- Seizures, epilepsy, and related disorders -- Dizziness, fainting, and loss of balance -- Delay or regression of motor development associated with low muscle tone -- Autism and language disorders -- Cerebral palsy (static encephalopathy) and related problems -- Abnormalities of cranial size and shape, hydrocephalus, and spinal dysraphism -- Common neurological complications of trauma -- Stroke, acute paraparesis, and other serious disorders of acute and subacute onset -- Other important neurological syndromes.
  • Pediatric neurology. Part I-III 2013, ScienceDirect
    pt. II ScienceDirect
    Pt. III ScienceDirect
    The child is neither an adult miniature nor an immature human being: at each age, it expresses specific abilities that optimize adaptation to its environment and development of new acquisitions. Diseases in children cover all specialties encountered in adulthood, and neurology involves a particularly large area, ranging from the brain to the striated muscle, the generation and functioning of which require half the genes of the whole genome and a majority of mitochondrial ones. Human being nervous system is sensitive to prenatal aggression, is particularly immature at birth and development may be affected by a whole range of age-dependent disorders distinct from those that occur in adults. Even diseases more often encountered in adulthood than childhood may have specific expression in the developing nervous system. The course of chronic neurological diseases beginning before adolescence remains distinct from that of adult pathology - not only from the cognitive but also motor perspective, right into adulthood, and a whole area is developing for adult neurologists to care for these children with persisting neurological diseases when they become adults. Just as pediatric neurology evolved as an identified specialty as the volume and complexity of data became too much for the general pediatician or the adult neurologist to master, the discipline has now continued to evolve into so many subspecialties, such as epilepsy, neuromuscular disease, stroke, malformations, neonatal neurology, metabolic diseases, etc., that the general pediatric neurologist no longer can reasonably possess in-depth expertise in all areas, particularly in dealing with complex cases. Subspecialty expertise thus is provided to some trainees through fellowship programmes following a general pediatric neurology residency and many of these fellowships include training in research. Since the infectious context, the genetic background and medical practice vary throughout the world, this diversity needs to be represented in a pediatric neurology textbook. Taken together, and although brain malformations (H. Sarnat & P. Curatolo, 2007) and oncology (W. Grisold & R. Soffietti) are covered in detail in other volumes of the same series and therefore only briefly addressed here, these considerations justify the number of volumes, and the number of authors who contributed from all over the world. Experts in the different subspecialties also contributed to design the general framework and contents of the book. Special emphasis is given to the developmental aspect, and normal development is reminded whenever needed - brain, muscle and the immune system. The course of chronic diseases into adulthood and ethical issues specific to the developing nervous system are also addressed. *A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, which has an unparalleled reputation as the world's most comprehensive source of information in neurology. *International list of contributors including the leading workers in the field. *Describes the advances which have occurred in clinical neurology and the neurosciences, their impact on the understanding of neurological disorders and on patient care.
  • Pediatric neuropathology 2007, Springer
  • Pediatric neuroradiology 2005, Springer
    v. 1. Brain -- v. 2. Head and neck, spine.
  • Perception-action cycle 2011, Springer
    The perception-action cycle is the circular flow of information that takes place between the organism and its environment in the course of a sensory-guided sequence of behaviour towards a goal. Each action causes changes in the environment that are analyzed bottom-up through the perceptual hierarchy and lead to the processing of further action, top-down through the executive hierarchy, toward motor effectors. These actions cause new changes that are analyzed and lead to new action, and so the cycle continues. The Perception-action cycle: Models, architectures and hardware book provides focused.
  • Peripheral and cerebrovascular disease / Vijay Nambi and Deepak L. Bhatt -- Lower extremity intervention / Samir K. Shah and Daniel G. Clair -- Critical limb ischemia / Raghotham Patlola and Craig Walker -- Renal and mesenteric intervention / Ramy A. Badawi and Christopher J. White -- Subclavian and upper extremity interventions / Khung Keong Yeo and John R. Laird -- Carotid and vertebral intervention / Douglas E. Drachman, Nicholas J. Ruggiero II and Kenneth Rosenfield -- Intracranial intervention / Muhammad Shazam Hussain and Rishi Gupta -- Abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms / Aravinda Nanjundappa ... [et al.] -- Venous intervention / Andrew B. McCann and Robert M. Schainfeld.
  • Peripheral nerve disorders 2013, ScienceDirect
    "Disorders of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) are the cause of prominent neurological symptoms including weakness, sensory loss, pain and autonomic dysfunction associated with deficits, morbidity and mortality. These disorders may be primary hereditary or cryptogenic neurologic disorders confined to the PNS or part of the pathology of both the central nervous system and the PNS. Most PNS disorders are secondary to other system disorders and may be responsive to treatment of the primary disease. Important advances have been obtained in several areas including molecular genetics, biochemistry, immunology, morphology and physiology that have enhanced our understanding of the causes and consequences of damage to peripheral nerve. Understanding of both these groups of PNS diseases has greatly expanded over recent years and has led to important advances of treatment both to protect and to repair damages of peripheral nerve. This volume provides an overview of the state-of-the-art of examination, diagnosis and treatment of these very diverse disorders and will be of interest to both the research and clinical neuroscience and neurology communities"--Publisher's description.
  • The Peripheral Nervous System: Anatomy and Function -- Reactions to Injury -- Regeneration and Recovery of Function -- Clinical Aspects of Nerve Injury -- Operating on Peripheral Nerves.
  • History of peripheral nerve stimulation / Slavin, K.V. -- Central Mechanisms of Peripheral nerve stimulation in headache disorders / Bartsch, T., Goadsby, P.J. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation for chronic neurogenic Pain / Al-Jehani, H., Jacques, L. -- Percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation / Al, K.M., Abramova, M.V., Richter, E.O. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of truncal pain / Cairns, K.D., McRoberts W.P., Deer, T. -- Peripheral subcutaneous stimulation for intractable abdominal pain / Barolat, G. -- Subcutaneous occipital region stimulation for intractable headache syndromes / Weiner, R.L. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation for occipital neuralgia: surgical leads / Kapural, L., Sable, J. -- Occipital nerve stimulation: technical and surgical aspects of implantation / Trentman, T.L., Zimmerman, R.S., Dodick, D.W. -- Peripheral neuromodulation for migraine headache / Ellens, D.J., Levy, R.M. -- Occipital neuromodulation for refractory headache in the chiari malformation population / Vadivelu, S., Bolognese, P., Milhorat, T.H., Mogilner, A.Y. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation in chronic custer headache / Magis, D., Schoenen, J. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation for fibromyalgia / Plazier, M. ... [et al.] -- Hybrid neurostimulator : simultaneous use of spinal cord and peripheral nerve field stimulation to treat low back and leg pain / Lipov, E.G. -- Stimulation of the peripheral nervous system for the painful extremity / McRoberts, W.P., Cairns, K.D., Deer, T. -- Sphenopalatine ganglion interventions: technical aspects and application / Oluigbo, C.O. ... [et al.] -- Spinal nerve root stimulation / Kellner, C.P., Kellner, M.A., Winfree, C.J. -- Technical aspects of peripheral nerve stimulation: hardware and complications / Slavin, K.V. -- Peripheral nerve stimulation: definition / Abejcentn, D., Perez-Cajaraville, J. -- The future of peripheral nerve stimulation / Stanton-Hicks, M. ... [et al.].
  • PET and SPECT of Neurobiological Systems combines the expertise of renowned authors whose dedication to the development of novel probes and techniques for the investigation of neurobiological systems has achieved international recognition. Various aspects of neurotransmission in the brain are discussed, such as visualization and quantification of (more than 20 different) neuroreceptors, neuroinflammatory markers, transporters, and enzymes as well as neurotransmitter synthesis, -amyloid deposition, cerebral blood flow, and the metabolic rate of glucose. The latest results in probe development are also detailed. Most chapters are written jointly by radiochemists and nuclear medicine specialists to ensure a multidisciplinary approach. This state of the art compendium will be valuable to anyone in the field of clinical or preclinical neuroscience, from the radiochemist and radiologist/nuclear medicine specialist to the interested neurobiologist and general practitioner. It is the second volume of a trilogy on PET and SPECT imaging in the neurosciences. Other volumes focus on PET and SPECT in psychiatry and PET and SPECT in "neurology".
  • Although more than 10 new antiepileptic drugs have been developed in the past decade, epilepsy remains resistant to drug therapy in about one-third of patients, many of whom struggle with the disease their entire lives. Managing these patients is a challenge and requires a structured multidisciplinary approach. The book includes chapters on all issues related to pharmacoresistance in epilepsy, and describes recent developments in the pathogenesis and treatment of this disorder. It addresses abnormalities in inhibitory mechanisms, epilepsy-related changes to the immune system, development of pharmacoresistance caused by chronic exposure to antiepileptic drugs, and novel therapeutic strategies for preventing or slowing down the progression of the disease. Clinicians and basic scientists alike will find up-to-date information on the development of pharmacoresistance, as well as reviews of mechanisms associated with epilepsy that may help them consider novel strategies for preventing the development of pharmacoresistance in the first place. The book also features information on new therapeutic strategies for control of epilepsy, such as transcutaneous electrical stimulation and virtual screening of new antiepileptic drugs. Pharmacoresistance in Epilepsy: From Genes and Molecules to Promising Therapies is useful to anyone working in the field, whether they're studying epilepsy in the lab or treating it in a doctor's office.
  • pt. 1. Foundations of phase response analysis -- pt. 2. Estimation of phase response curves -- pt. 3. Cellular mechanisms of neuronal phase response properties -- pt. 4. Prediction of network activity with phase response curves.
  • Phosphoinositides I 2012, Springer
    The Phosphatidylinositol 4-Kinases: Don't Call it a Comeback /Shane Minogue and Mark G. Waugh --PIP Kinases from the Cell Membrane to the Nucleus /Mark Schramp, Andrew Hedman, Weimin Li, Xiaojun Tan and Richard Anderson --The Phospholipase C Isozymes and Their Regulation /Aurelie Gresset, John Sondek and T. Kendall Harden --Phosphoinositide 3-Kinases-A Historical Perspective /Alex Toker --PI3Ks-Drug Targets in Inflammation and Cancer /Matthias Wymann --Phosphoinositide 3-Kinases in Health and Disease /Alessandra Ghigo, Fulvio Morello, Alessia Perino and Emilio Hirsch --Phosphoinositide Phosphatases: Just as Important as the Kinases /Jennifer M. Dyson, Clare G. Fedele, Elizabeth M. Davies, Jelena Becanovic and Christina A. Mitchell --The PTEN and Myotubularin Phosphoinositide 3-Phosphatases: Linking Lipid Signalling to Human Disease /Nicholas R. Leslie, Elizabeth M. Davies, David A. Sheffield, Priyanka Tibarewal and Clare G. Fedele, et al.
  • Phosphoinositides II 2012, Springer
    Phosphoinositides play a major role in cellular signaling and membrane organization. During the last three decades we have learned that enzymes turning over phosphoinositides control vital physiological processes and are involved in the initiation and progression of cancer, inflammation, neurodegenerative, cardiovascular, metabolic disease and more. In two volumes, this book elucidates the crucial mechanisms that control the dynamics of phosphoinositide conversion. Starting out from phosphatidylinositol, a chain of lipid kinases collaborates to generate the oncogenic lipid phosphatidylinositol.
  • Part I. Overview of Chloride Transporters and Channels -- Part II. Current Methods for Studying Chloride Regulation -- Part III. From Cloning to Structure, Function and Regulation of Chloride Transporters and Channels -- Part IV. Cation-Chloride Cotransporters in Neural Function and Dysfunction -- Part V. Cation-Chloride Cotransport in Choroid Plexus and Blood-Brain Barrier.
  • Effect of Lifestyle, Aging, and Phytochemicals on the Onset of Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (n-9 Fatty Acids) on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Flaxseed Oil (n-3 Fatty Acids) on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Flavonoids on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Green Tea Catechins on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Curcumin on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Resveratrol on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Ginkgo biloba in Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Garlic Components on Neurological Disorders --Beneficial Effects of Propolis on Neurological Disorders --Perspective and Direction for Future Research on Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders.
  • Plasticity in the adult brain 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Neck pain and shooting arm pain -- Shoulder pain -- Elbow pain -- Wrist and hand pain -- Low back pain, hip pain, and shooting leg pain -- Knee pain -- Ankle pain -- Foot pain.
  • Population neuroscience 2013, Springer
    Terms and Concepts --History of the Key Disciplines --Enviromics --Genomics --Epigenomics --Molecular Phenomics --Systems Phenomics --Cohorts --Challenges --Personalized Preventive Medicine.
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder: definition, prevalence, and risk factors / Terence M. Keane, Brian P. Marx, and Denise M. Sloan -- The amygdala and the neural pathways of fear / Jacek Dębiec and Joseph LeDoux -- Physiology of the amygdala: implications for PTSD / Donald G. Rainnie and Kerry J. Ressler -- Counteracting molecular pathways regulating the reduction of fear: implications for the treatment of anxiety diseases / Andre Fischer and Li-Huei Tsai -- Memory in PTSD: a neurocognitive approach / Mieke Verfaellie and Jennifer J. Vasterling -- Toward animal models of post-traumatic stress disorder / Hagit Cohen and Gal Richter-Levin -- PTSD: from neurons to networks / Rajnish P. Rao ... [et al.] -- Arousal neurons in the brain / Priyattam J. Shiromani and Carlos Blanco-Centurion -- Hyperarousal and post-traumatic stress disorder: a role for the hypocretin system / Matt Carter and Luis de Lecea -- The locus coeruleus-noradrenergic system and stress: implications for post-traumatic stress disorder / Craig W. Berridge -- Effect of stress on sleep and its relationship to post-traumatic stress disorder / L.D. Sanford and X. Tang -- Stress hormones and PTSD / Rachel Yehuda -- Low basal cortisol and startle responding as possible biomarkers of PTSD: the influence of internalizing and externalizing comorbidity / Mark W. Miller, Erika J. Wolf, Laura Fabricant, and Nathan Stein -- Functional neuroimaging in post-traumatic stress disorder / Israel Liberzon and Sarah N. Garfinkel -- The amygdala in post-traumatic stress disorder / Lisa M. Shin -- Pharmacologic treatment of PTSD / Murray A. Raskind -- Guided imagery as a therapeutic tool in post-traumatic stress disorder / Jennifer L. Strauss, Patrick S. Calhoun, and Christine E. Marx -- Virtual reality exposure therapy for combat-related PTSD / Albert Rizzo ... [et al.].
  • Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies covers in-depth surgical techniques for managing disorders of this crucial nerve complex so that you can most effectively treat injuries in patients of any age. Drs. Kevin Chung, Lynda Yan, and John McGillicuddy present a multidisciplinary approach to pediatric brachial plexus injury treatment and rehabilitation, obstetric considerations, and other hot topics in the field. With access to the full text and surgical videos online at expertconsult.com, you'll have the dynamic, visual guidance you need to manage injuries to the brachial plexus. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with surgical videos demonstrating how to perform key procedures. See cases as they present in practice through color illustrations, photos, and diagrams that highlight key anatomical structures and relationships. Apply multidisciplinary best practices with advice from internationally respected authorities in neurosurgery, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, and other relevant fields. Hone your technique with coverage that emphasizes optimizing outcomes with pearls and discussions of common pitfalls. Prepare for collaborating with other physicians thanks to a multidisciplinary approach that covers medical and legal aspects in addition to surgery. Find information quickly and easily with a full-color layout.
  • Machine generated contents note: SECTION I Techniques and Safety -- 1.History and Introduction -- 2.Performing a Cerebral Arteriogram -- 3.Spinal Angiography: Technical Aspects -- 4.Pediatric Neuroangiography: Technical Aspects -- 5.Safety and Complications -- 6.Radiation Risks and Safety -- SECTION II Anatomy -- 7.Embryology of the Cranial Circulation -- 8.Aortic Arch -- 9.The Circle of Willis -- 10.The Internal Carotid Artery -- 11.The Anterior Cerebral Artery -- 12.The Middle Cerebral Artery -- 13.The Posterior Cerebral Artery -- 14.The Extradural Vertebral Arteries -- 15.The Arteries of the Posterior Fossa -- 16.The Venous System -- 17.The External Carotid Artery and Extracranial Circulation -- SECTION III Vascular Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment -- 18.Intracranial Aneurysms, Diagnosis and Treatment -- 19.Vascular Malformation of the Brain -- 20.Cranial Dural Vascular Malformations -- 21.Vascular Malformations of the Spine -- 22.Pediatric Ischemic Stroke and Arteriopathy --Contents note continued: 23.Carotid-Cavernous Fistulas -- 24.Nonaneurysmal Perimesencephalic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- 25.ENT Bleeding and Tumor Embolization -- 26.Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome -- 27.Vasculitides Involving the Central Nervous System -- 28.Bow Hunter's Stroke -- 29.Dural Sinus Occlusive Disease -- 30.Cerebral Vasospasm -- 31.Angioplasty and Stenting of Atherosclerotic Disease -- 32.Endovascular Treatment of Ischemic Stroke -- 33.Vein of Galen Malformations.
  • Emotional, behavioral, and neuropsychiatric conditions are common in individuals with intellectual disabilities (IDs), most notably epilepsy, aggression, self-injurious behaviors, and bipolar and other mood disorders. Despite the prevalence of such problems, there is a scarcity in the literature of reliable information on medical treatments for those with IDs. A Practitioner's Guide to Prescribing Antiepileptics and Mood Stabilizers for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities provides a detailed framework for prescribing for this challenging population. Featuring the most up-to-date information on factors that inform prescribing, the Guide addresses basic issues and controversies (e.g., the rift between evidence-based and personalized medicine) in treating adults with cognitive deficits. Clients' specific needs are emphasized in developing appropriate and effective pharmacological intervention for improved outcomes and quality of life. Drugs discussed in the Guide include carbamazepine, clonazepam, diazepam, ethosuximide, felbamate, gabapentin, lacosamide, lamotrigine, levetiracetam, lithium, lorazepam, oxcarbazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, pregabalin, primidone, rufinamide, Â tiagabine, topiramate, valproate, and zonisamide. For each of these compounds, the guidelines cover:Indications for use; relative and absolute contraindications. Assessment during treatment; therapeutic drug monitoring; warning signs and symptoms for caretakers. Dosage: administration; initial and maximum recommended dosage; modifications associated with drug-drug interactions, personal characteristics, and (where appropriate) genetic variations. Adverse drug reactions: common, relatively uncommon, and potentially lethal, plus risk of metabolic syndrome. Guidelines for discontinuation. References, tables, and drug utilization reviews. A Practitioner's Guide to Prescribing Antiepileptics and Mood Stabilizers for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities is an indispensable decision-making reference for psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, psychopharmacologists, neurologists, internists, and clinical psychologists.
  • Prefrontal cortex. 4th ed. 2008, ScienceDirect
    Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Anatomy of the Prefrontal Cortex -- Chapter 3. Chemical Neurotransmission -- Chapter 4. Animal Neuropsychology -- Chapter 5. Human Neuropsychology -- Chapter 6. Neurophysiology -- Chapter 7. Neuroimaging -- Chapter 8. Overview of Prefrontal Functions: The Temporal Organization of Action.
  • Prevention of stroke 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Sleep disorders in primary care : evidence-based clinical practice / James F. Pagel -- Epidemiology of sleep / Lauren Hale -- Assessment of insomnia / Edward J. Stepanski -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy approaches for insomnia / Edward J. Stepanski -- Pharmacological treatment of insomnia / James M. Parish -- Determinants and measurements of daytime sleepiness / Neil S. Freedman -- Central sleep apnea : implications for the failing heart / Virend K. Somers -- Obstructive sleep apnea : clinical presentation / Charles W. Atwood, Jr. -- Obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome : epidemiology and pathogenesis / Brian A. Boehlecke -- Evidence and mechanisms linking obstructive sleep apnea to cardiovascular disease / Virend K. Somers -- Treatment for obstructive sleep apnea : surgical and alternative treatments / James M. Parish -- Positive airway pressure therapy for obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome / Neil S. Freedman -- Oral appliances for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea / Donald A. Falace -- Medicolegal aspects of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome / Brian A. Boehlecke -- Overview of the treatment of obesity / Neil S. Freedman -- Sleep in patients with pulmonary disease / Susan M. Harding -- Pediatric sleep I : normal sleep and nonrespiratory sleep complaints, infancy through adolescence / David M. Hiestand -- Pediatric sleep II: pediatric sleep-disordered breathing / David M. Hiestand -- Sleep and sleep disorders in women / Fiona C. Baker, Kathryn A. Lee, and R. Manber -- Parasomnia in adults / Ruth M. Benca -- Clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of narcolepsy / Lois E. Krahn -- Mental disorders associated with disturbed sleep / Lois E. Krahn -- Sleep and the esophagus / Susan M. Harding -- Circadian rhythm disorders / Lois E. Krahn -- Bruxism / Donald A. Falace -- Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements / Michael J. Thorpy -- Introduction to polysomnography / Bashir A. Chaudhary -- Portable monitoring / Charles W. Atwood, Jr. -- Correct CPT coding, billing, and documentation in sleep medicine / Barbara A. Phillips.
  • Epidemiology and risk factors -- Molecular pathogenesis -- Cellular origins of malignant glioma: the cancer stem cell polemic -- Principles of supportive care -- Principles of clinical trial design and response assessment -- Complications of therapy -- Neuropsychological function and quality of life -- Low-grade gliomas -- High-grade astrocytomas -- Anaplastic oligodendrogliomas and mixed gliomas -- Ependymomas -- Uncommon gliomas in adults: brainstem gliomas, pilocytic astrocytomas, and pleomorphic xanthastrocytomas -- Pediatric tumors -- Primary central nervous system lymphoma -- Meningiomas -- Pituitary adenomas -- Vestibular schwannomas -- Medulloblastomas -- Pineal region tumors -- Genetic syndromes -- Rare tumors -- Spinal tumors.
  • Primate visual system 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • Immunology for the Non-immunologist --Neurology for the Non-neurologist --Neuroimmunology for the Non-neuroimmunologist --The Prototypic Neuroimmunological CNS Disease: Multiple Sclerosis, a Precis --Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis --Multiple Sclerosis Mimics --Multiple Sclerosis Therapy --Experimental Models of MS --Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) and Other Immune-Mediated Neuropathies --Neuromuscular Neuroimmunological Diseases: Myasthenia Gravis --The Prototypic Neuroimmunological Muscle Disease: Dermatomyositis --A Introduction to Neurological Infections: Neuro-infectious Disease as Part of Neuroimmunology --Neurological Manifestations of Systemic Chronic Inflammatory Disease --The Neuroimmunology of Cancer: Paraneoplastic Syndromes and Primary CNS Lymphoma --Neuroimmunology of Degenerative Diseases and Stroke --Important Rare Neuroimmunological Diseases --Neuroimmunological Molecules and Translational Medicine --Neuroimmunological Diagnostic Tests --Therapy in Neuroimmunological Disease.
  • Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders provides the complete, expert guidance you need to diagnose and manage these challenging conditions. Drs. Stanley Fahn, Joseph Jankovic and Mark Hallett explore all facets of these disorders, including the latest rating scales for clinical research, neurochemistry, clinical pharmacology, genetics, clinical trials, and experimental therapeutics. This edition features many new full-color images, additional coverage of pediatric disorders, updated Parkinson information, and many other valuable updates. An accompanying Expert Consult website makes the content fully searchable and contains several hundred video clips that illustrate the manifestations of all the movement disorders in the book along with their differential diagnoses. Get just the information you need for a clinical approach to diagnosis and management, with minimal emphasis on basic science. Find the answers you need quickly and easily thanks to a reader-friendly full-color format, with plentiful diagrams, photographs, and tables.
  • The molecular basis of intervertebral disc degeneration / Leo, B.M.; Walker, M.H.; Anderson, D.G. -- Genetics of degenerative disc disease / Kurpad, S.N.; Lifshutz, J. -- Gene therapy for degenerative disc disease / Kim, J.; Gilbertson, L.G.; Kang, J.D. -- Bone morphogenetic proteins: spinal fusion applications / Bomback, D.A.; Grauer, J.N. -- Cellular and gene therapy approaches to spinal cord injury / Steinmetz, M.P.; Liu, J.K.; Boulis, N.M. -- Neural stem cell transplantation for spinal cord repair / Iwanami, A. ... [et al.] -- Contemporary applications of functional and stereotactic techniques for molecular neurosurgery / Couldwell, W. -- Xeno-neurotransplantation / Schumacher, J.M. -- Molecular mechanisms of epilepsy and gene therapy / Telfeian, A.; Celix, J.; Dichter, M. -- Adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors for clinical gene therapy in the brain / Samulski, R.J. --Molecular mechanisms of epilepsy and gene therapy / Telfeian, A.; Celix, J.; Dichter, M. -- Emerging treatment of neurometabolic disorders / Brady, R.O.; Brady, R.O. Jr. -- Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease / Hadaczek, P.; Daadi, M.; Bankiewicz, K. -- Simplifying complex neurodegenerative diseases by gene chip analysis / Scherzer, C.R.; Gullans S.R.; Jensen, R.V. -- Molecular pathology of dementia: emerging treatment strategies / Gouras, G.K. -- Expanding the role of deep brain stimulation from movement disorders to other neurological disorders / Leone, M. ... [et al.] -- Molecular mediators of pain / Chaudhary P.; Burchiel, K. -- Gene transfer in the treatment of pain / Fink, D.; Mata, M.; Glorioso, J.C. -- Gene discovery underlying stroke / Barone, F.C.; Read, S.J. -- Molecular mediators of hemorrhagic stroke / Macdonald, R.L. -- Advances towards cerebrovascular gene therapy / Watanabe, Y.; Heistad, D.D. -- Ex vivo gene therapy and cell therapy for stroke / Kondziolka, D.; Sheehan, J.; Niranjan, A. -- Neurosurgical applications for polymeric drug delivery systems / Wang, P.P.; Brem, H. -- Immunotherapy strategies for treatment of malignant gliomas / Harshyne, L.; Flomenberg, P.; Andrews, D.W. --'Glioma-genesis': signaling pathways for the development of molecular onco-therapy / Kapoor, G.S.; O'Rourke, D.M. -- Oncolytic viral therapy for glioma / Lamfers, M.L.M.; Visted, T.; Chiocca, E.A. -- Molecular neurosurgery in the pituitary gland: gene transfer as adjunctive treatment strategy -- Castro, M.G. ... [et al.] -- Stem cells for targeting CNS malignancy / Yip, S.; Sidman, R.L.; Snyder, E.Y.
  • Principles of neural coding 2013, CRCnetBASE
    Understanding how populations of neurons encode information is the challenge faced by researchers in the field of neural coding. Focusing on the many mysteries and marvels of the mind has prompted a prominent team of experts in the field to put their heads together and "fire up" a book on the subject. Simply titled Principles of Neural Coding, this book covers the complexities of this discipline. It centers on some of the major developments in this area and presents a complete assessment of how neurons in the brain encode information. The book's collaborators contribute various chapters that describe results in different systems (visual, auditory, somatosensory perception, etc.) and different species (monkeys, rats, humans, etc.). The introductory chapters concentrate on the recording and analysis of the firing of single and multiple neurons as well as the analysis and recording of other integrative measures of network activity and network states, such as local field potentials or current source densities. The book then moves forward with a description of the principles of neural coding for different functions and in different species and concludes with theoretical and modeling works describing how information processing functions are implemented. The text not only contains the most important experimental findings, but gives an overview of the main methodological aspects for studying neural coding. In addition, the book describes alternative approaches based on simulations with neural networks and in silico modeling in this highly interdisciplinary topic. It can serve as an important reference to students and professionals.
  • Part 1.General Overview . Landmarks in the History of Neurosurgery / James Tait Goodrich ; Clinical Evaluation of the Nervous System / Gerald A. Grant, Richard G. Ellenbogen ; Principles of Modern Neuroimaging / Kathleen R. Tozer Fink, Michael R. Levitt, James R. Fink ; Principles of Surgical Positioning / Genèvieve Lapointe, Joanna Kemp, Govind Rajan, Grace Elisabeth Walter, Saleem I. Abdulrauf. -- Part 2.Pediatric Neurosurgery. Spinal Dysraphism and Tethered Spinal Cord / Leslie N. Sutton, Joel A. Bauman, Luke J. Macyszyn ; Hydrocephalus in Children and Adults / Alia Hdeib, Alan R. Cohen ; Developmental Anomalies: Arachnoid Cysts, Dermoids, and Epidermoids / David F. Jimenez, Jennifer Gentry Savage, Mical Samuelson ; Diagnosis and Surgical Options for Craniosynostosis / Mitchel Seruya, Suresh N. Magge, Robert F. Keating ; The Chiari Malformations and Syringohydromyelia / R. Shane Tubbs, Todd C. Hankinson, John C. Wellons, III ; Posterior Fossa and Brainstem Tumors in Children / Adrienne Weeks, Aria Fallah, James T. Rutka ; Causes of Nontraumatic Hemorrhagic Stroke in Children: Pediatric Moyamoya Syndrome / Edward R. Smith, R. Michael Scott. -- Part 3.Vascular Neurosurgery. Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease and Carotid Surgery / Geoffrey Appelboom, Matthew Piazza, E. Sander Connolly, Jr. ; Intracranial Aneurysms / Christopher S. Eddleman, Christopher C. Getch, Bernard R. Bendok, H. Hunt Batjer ; Vascular Malformations (Arteriovenous Malformations and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas) / Ghaus M. Malik, Sandeep S. Bhangoo ; Cavernous Malformations Management Strategies / Aimee Two, Ali K. Ozturk, Murat Gunel ; Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage / Alan Hoffer, Justin Singer, Nicholas C. Bambakidis, Warren Selman ; Endovascular Neurosurgery / Sabareesh K. Natarajan, Adnan H. Siddiqui, L. Nelson Hopkins, Elad I. Levy ; Cerebral Revascularization for Giant Aneurysms of the Transitional Segment of the Internal Carotid Artery / Jonathon J. Lebovitz, Jorge L. Eller, Justin M. Sweeney, Deanna Sasaki-Adams, Aneela Darbar, Sheri K. Palejwala, Anja-Maria Radon, Saleem I. Abdulrauf. -- Part 4.Trauma. Intracranial Hypertension / Ryan Morton, Richard G. Ellenbogen ; Closed Head Injury / Clifford M. Houseman, Shawn A. Belverud, Raj K. Narayan ; Penetrating Brain Injury / Michael Cirivello, Randy S. Bell, Rocco A. Armonda ; Traumatic Skull and Facial Fractures / Fred H. Geisler, Eduardo Rodriguez, Paul N. Manson. -- Part 5.Spine. Injuries to the Cervical Spine / M. Yashar S. Kalani, Aristotelis S. Filippidis, Nicholas Theodore ; Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures / Edward M. Marchan, George M. Ghobrial, James S. Harrop ; Intradural Extramedullary and Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors. / Michaël Bruneau, Florence Lefranc, Danielle Balériaux, Jacques Brotchi ;Treatment of Spinal Metastatic Tumors / Ilya Laufer, Marcella A. Madera, Daniel Sciubba, Ziya L. Gokaslan ; Spinal Cord Injury / David W. Cadotte, Michael G. Fehlings ; Syringomyelia / Spyros Sgouros ; Craniovertebral Junction: A Reappraisal / Atul Goel ; Degenerative Spine Disease / James K.C. Liu, Edward C. Benzel ; Pediatric and Adult Scoliosis / David W. Polly, Jr., A. Noelle Larson (Part I) Frank Schwab, Benjamin Blondel, Virginie Lafage (Part II) ; Acute Nerve Injuries / Lynda J-S Yang ; Entrapment Neuropathies / Mikhail Gelfenbeyn, Henry Marsh. -- Part 6.Tumors. Low-Grade and High-Grade Gliomas / Nader Sanai, Mitchel S. Berger ; Metastatic Brain Tumors / Juanita M. Celix, Daniel L. Silbergeld ; Meningiomas / Federico Landriel, Peter Black ; Tumors of the Pineal Region / Christian Matula ; Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors / Madjid Samii, Venelin M. Gerganov ; Craniopharyngiomas and Suprasellar Tumors / Juraj ten¿o ; Pituitary Tumors: Diagnosis and Management / Carrie R. Muh, Nelson M. Oyesiku ; Endoscopic Approaches to Ventricular Tumors and Colloid Cysts / Scott D. Wait, Charles Teo ; Microsurgical Approaches to the Ventricular System / Timothy H. Lucas, II, Richard G. Ellenbogen ; Skull Base Approaches / Salvatore Di Maio, Laligam N. Sekhar ; Endoscopic Approaches to Skull Base Lesions, Ventricular Tumors, and Cysts / Nancy McLaughlin, Daniel M. Prevedello, Daniel Kelly, Ricardo L. Carrau, Amin B Kassam, Scott D. Wait, Charles Teo, Aneela Darbar, Sheri K. Palejwala. -- Part 7.Radiosurgery. Application of Current Radiation Delivery Systems and Radiobiology / Jay Loeffler, Helen Shih, Melin Khandekar ; Radiosurgery of Central Nervous System Tumors / Douglas Kondziolka, Ajay Niranjan, L. Dade Lunsford, John C. Flickinger ; Stereotactic Radiosurgery of Vascular Malformation / Chun Po Yen, Chris Cifarelli, David Schlesinger, Jason P. Sheehan. -- Part 8.Functional/Pain. Trigeminal Neuralgia / Gerald A. Grant, John D. Loeser ; Surgical Therapy for Pain / Giovanni Broggi, Francesco Acerbi, Morgan Broggi, Giuseppe Messina / Spasticity: Classification, Diagnosis, and Management / Michael R. Levitt, Samuel R. Browd ; Surgery for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy / Jeffrey G. Ojemann, Carlo Giussani, Carlo Marras ; Extratemporal Procedures and Hemispherectomy for Epilepsy / Gwyneth Hughes, William Bingaman ; Basic Principles of Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, and New Frontiers / Alexander S. Taghva, Chima O. Oluigbo, Ali R. Rezai. -- Online only: E44 Minimal Access Skull Base Approaches / Paolo Cappabianca, Isabella Esposito, Luigi Maria Cavallo, Felice Esposito, Vita Stagno.
  • 1. Introduction to the Operating Room -- 2. Anatomy of Intraoperative Monitoring -- 3. Cellular Neurophysiology -- 4. Electrophysiology and Bioinstrumentation -- 5. Anesthesiology and Intraoperative Electrophysiological Monitoring -- 6. Somatosensory Evoked Potential Monitoring -- 7. Motor Evoked Potentials -- 8. Electromyography (EMG) -- 9. Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials -- 10. Electroencephalography -- 11. The H-Reflex and F-Response -- 12. Monitoring Procedures of the Spine -- 13. Intraoperative Monitoring for Surgery of the Spinal Cord and Cauda Equina -- 14. Monitoring Posterior Fossa Craniotomies -- 15. Intraoperative Monitoring for Carotid Endarterectomy -- 16. Monitoring for ENT Procedures -- 17. Peripheral Nerve Monitoring -- 18. Intraoperative Cortical Mapping: Basic Concepts, Indications, and Anesthesia Considerations -- 19. Neurological Assessment and Correlation in Spinal Cord Nerve Root Pathology -- 20. Electrophysiological Assessment of Spinal Cord Pathology in Pain Medicine -- 21. Spinal Cord Stimulation: Principles and Applications -- 22. New Vistas: Small-Pain-Fibers Method of Testing for Spinal Cord Assessment in Pain States.
  • Introduction and theoretical foundations / Sara A. Lawless, Julie K. Ries, and Antolin M. Llorente -- American population estimates, trends in American immigration, and neuropsychology : influences on assessment and inferential processes with Hispanic populations / Antolin M. Llorente -- Hispanic populations : special issues in neuropsychology / Antolin M. Llorente -- Intellectual abilities : theoretical and applied assessment considerations / Christian von Thomsen, Lori Gallup, and Antolin M. Llorente -- Language : development, bilingualism, and abnormal states / Christine French and Antolin M. Llorente -- The neuropsychological assessment of the Hispanic client / Antolin M. Llorente and Deborah Weber -- Hispanics and cultural bias : test development and applications / Peter Smith, Eric Lane, and Antolin M. Llorente -- Rehabilitation / Julie K. Ries, Brian Potter, and Antolin M. Llorente.
  • Prions 2006, CRCnetBASE
  • Prions 2005, Springer
  • Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE), now broadly known as prion diseases, have been recognized for nearly 300 years in animals and almost 100 years in humans. However, the nature of the transmissible agent had largely remained a mystery until Stanley Prusiner discovered the infectious isoform of the prion protein (PrP), named prion or scrapie PrP (PrPSc), in 1982. The subsequent modern studies with protein chemistry and molecular biology in cell culture, transgenic animals, and cell-free systems, including the revolutionary protein-misfolding cyclic amplification (PMCA), have greatly advanced our understanding of the pathogenesis of prion diseases and facilitated the identification of new prion diseases in animals and humans. In Prions and Prion Diseases, more than 60 leading researchers and clinicians worldwide provide an up-to-date development in many aspects of these unique infectious pathogens and their associated diseases.Volume I highlights the association of the cellular prion protein (PrPC) with copper and zinc, the potential roles of PrPC in Alzheimer's disease and cancers, insoluble PrPC, PMCA, molecular and cellular mechanisms of PrPSc formation and clearance, possible co-factors involved in the conversion of PrPC into PrPSc, infectious and pathogenic forms of PrP, cell biology of prions, prion strains and their interference, as well as yeast prions and their inheritable and structural traits. This unique volume covers history from the high Middle Ages to the TSE era of Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, followed by the prion era of Stanley Prusiner whose extraordinary discovery opened a new chapter in prion research. Volume I will take you through the fascinating chronicle of prions in mammals, yeast, and fungi.
  • Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE), now broadly known as prion diseases, have been recognized for nearly 300 years in animals and almost 100 years in humans. However, the nature of the transmissible agent had largely remained a mystery until Stanley Prusiner discovered the infectious isoform of the prion protein (PrP), named prion or scrapie PrP (PrPSc), in 1982. The subsequent modern studies with protein chemistry and molecular biology in cell culture, transgenic animals, and cell-free systems, including the revolutionary protein-misfolding cyclic amplification (PMCA), have greatly advanced our understanding of the pathogenesis of prion diseases and facilitated the identification of new prion diseases in animals and humans. In Prions and Prion Diseases, more than 60 leading researchers and clinicians worldwide provide an up-to-date development in many aspects of these unique infectious pathogens and their associated diseases.Volume II features a variety of animal and human prion diseases, including the newly-identified atypical forms of bovine spongiform encephalopathy and scrapie in animals, and variably protease-sensitive prionopathy in humans, prions in the environment, Tau pathology in human prion disease, transmission of the disease by blood transfusion, mammalian and non-mammalian models, conventional and advanced diagnoses, prion-specific antibodies, as well as decontamination of prions and development of therapeutics of prion diseases, such as the application of immunomodulation. This volume provides up-to-date knowledge about the etiology, pathogenesis, classification, histopathological, and clinical aspects of the highly publicized animal and human prion diseases.
  • The recent advances in Programming Somatic Cell (PSC) including induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPS) and Induced Neuronal phenotypes (iN), has changed the experimental landscape and opened new possibilities. The advances in PSC have provided an important tool for the study of human neuronal function as well as neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental diseases in live human neurons in a controlled environment. For example, reprogramming cells from patients with neurological diseases allows the study of molecular pathways particular to specific subtypes of neurons such as dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson.s Disease, Motor neurons for Amyolateral Sclerosis or myelin for Multiple Sclerosis. In addition, because PSC technology allows for the study of human neurons during development, disease-specific pathways can be investigated prior to and during disease onset. Detecting disease-specific molecular signatures in live human brain cells, opens possibilities for early intervention therapies and new diagnostic tools. Importantly, it is now feasible to obtain gene expression profiles from neurons that capture the genetic uniqueness of each patient. Importantly, once the neurological neural phenotype is detected in vitro, the so-called "disease-in-a-dish" approach allows for the screening of drugs that can ameliorate the disease-specific phenotype. New therapeutic drugs could either act on generalized pathways in all patients or be patient-specific and used in a personalized medicine approach. However, there are a number of pressing issues that need to be addressed and resolved before PSC technology can be extensively used for clinically relevant modeling of neurological diseases.
  • Model-based and model-free mechanisms of human motor learning /Adrian M. Haith, John W. Krakauer --The molecular basis of experience-dependent motor system development /Robert G. Kalb, Weiguo Zhou, Lei Zhang --Neurocognitive mechanisms of error-based motor learning /Rachael D. Seidler ... [et al.] --Plasticity in the motor network following primary motor cortex lesion /Numa Dancause --The mirror system in monkeys and humans and its possible motor-based functions /Leonardo Fogassi, Luciano Simone --A molecular basis for intrinsic muscle properties : implications for motor control /Kiisa C. Nishikawa ... [et al.] --Theoretical and methodological issues in serial correlation analysis /Didier Delignières, Vivien Marmelat --On the control of unstable objects : the dynamics of human stick balancing /Ramesh Balasubramaniam --Intermittent motor control : the "drift-and-act" hypothesis /John G. Milton.
  • Progressive multiple sclerosis places a huge burden on individuals, carers and society and treatment options are currently limited. However, there have been significant recent advances in understanding progressive disease and this book draws the field together into a single, accessible, clinically focused text. Progressive Multiple Sclerosis sets out the basic science, pathology, epidemiology and treatment possibilities in progressive multiple sclerosis. The biological processes underlying disease progression are elucidated as are specific pathophysiological mechanisms. The basic science of axonal degeneration and the clinical understanding of progressive multiple sclerosis are discussed in the context of emerging and future therapies for disease progression as are trials which might be conducted for progressive multiple sclerosis. An overview of biomarkers for the disease is included and existing symptomatic therapies for progressive multiple sclerosis are covered in detail. Each chapter addresses specific aspects of progressive multiple sclerosis providing an extensive review of the current literature and a discussion of the likely mechanisms of tissue injury relevant to the disease. Progressive Multiple Sclerosis is ideal for both general neurologists and those with a specialist interest in multiple sclerosis. It will also be of interest to neurologists in training and other medical professionals treating this common disease. Dr Alastair Wilkins is Senior Lecturer in Neurology, University of Bristol, and Consultant Neurologist at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK. He researches axonal injury in multiple sclerosis and related disorders.
  • Proteases in the brain 2005, Springer
  • Protein folding and misfolding, relevance to disease, and biological function / Massimo Stefani -- Alzheimer's disease / Charlotte E. Teunissen and Tischa J.M. van der Cammen -- Improving cholinergic transmission -- Cholinergic transmission and acetylcholine release enhancers / Pierre Francotte, Pascal de Tullio, and Bernard Pirotte -- AChE and its inhibition / Jure Stojan -- AChE inhibitors and their clinical assessment / Pierre Francotte, Pascal de Tullio, and Bernard Pirotte -- Reduction in plaque formation -- Secretase and APP processing / Christian Czech, Helmut Jacobsen, and Celine Adessi -- Mechanism of plaque formation and A[B] aggregation inhibitors / Christian Czech, Helmut Jacobsen, and Celine Adessi -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs / Bruno P. Imbimbo and Francesca Speroni -- 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors / Dario Cattaneo -- A[B] polymerization reduction / Harry LeVine III and Corrine E. Augelli-Szafran -- Carbonic anhydrase activators as potential anti-Alzheimer's disease agents / Claudiu T. Supuran and Andrea Scozzafava -- Detection and reduction of neurofibrillary lesions / Jeff Kuret -- Protein misfolding in Alzheimer disease : pathogenic or protective? / Rudy J. Castellani ... [et al.] -- Enhancement of brain retinoic acid levels / Ann B. Goodman ... [et al.] -- Parkinson's disease : what is it? what causes it? and how can it be cured? / Tom Foltynie, Andrew W. Michell, and Roger A. Barker -- Restoring dopamine levels / P. Nuno Palma .. [et al.] -- Huntington's disease / Claire-Anne Gutekunst and Fran Norflus -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (motor neuron disease) / Teresa Sanelli ... [et al.] -- Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies / Michael D. Geschwind and Giuseppe Legname -- Overview / H. John Smith, Robert D.E. Sewell, and Claire Simons.
  • The health of the proteome depends upon protein quality control to regulate the proper synthesis, folding., translocation, and clearance of proteins. The cell is challenged constantyl by environmental and physiological stress, aging, and the chronic expressions of disease associated misfolded proteins. Substantial evidence supports the hypothesis that the expression of damaged proteins initiates a cascade of molecular events that leads to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington's disease, and other diseases of protein conformation.
  • The misfolding and aggregation of specific proteins is an early and obligatory event in many of the age-related neurodegenerative diseases of humans, and appears to occur many years before the onset of clinical symptoms. The initial cause of this pathogenic cascade and the means whereby disease spreads through the nervous system, remain uncertain. A recent surge of research, first instigated by pathologic similarities between prion disease and Alzheimer's disease, has increasingly implicated corruptive protein templating, or seeding, as a prime factor in the neurodegenerative process. The prion-like corruption of proteins also characterizes such clinically and etiologically diverse neurological disorders as Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and frontotemporal lobar degeneration. Understanding the misfolding, aggregation, trafficking and pathogenicity of affected proteins thus could reveal universal principles and common therapeutic targets for some of the most devastating and intractable human brain disorders.
  • Neurosphere and Neural Colony-Forming Cell Assays / Sharon A. Louis, Brent A. Reynolds -- Directed Neuronal Differentiation of Embryonic and Adult-Derived Neurosphere Cells / Marcos R. Costa, Ravi Jagasia, Benedikt Berninger -- Culture and Differentiation of Human Neural Stem Cells / Soojung Shin, Mohan Vemuri -- Neural Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells / Mirella Dottori, Alice Pébay, Martin F. Pera -- Isolation and Culture of Primary Human CNS Neural Cells / Manon Blain, Veronique E. Miron, Caroline Lambert, Peter J. Darlington, Qiao-Ling Cui, Philippe Saikali, V. Wee Yong, Jack P. Antel -- Bioengineering Protocols for Neural Precursor Cell Expansion / Behnam A. Baghbaderani, Arindom Sen, Michael S. Kallos, Leo A. Behie -- Intracellular Calcium Assays in Dissociated Primary Cortical Neurons / Navjot Kaur, David V. Thompson, David Judd, David R. Piper, Richard G. Del Mastro -- Dissociated Hippocampal Cultures / Francine Nault, Paul Koninck -- Primary Sensory and Motor Neuron Cultures / Andrea M. Vincent, Eva L. Feldman -- Retinal Cell and Tissue Culture / Francisco L.A.F. Gomes, Michel Cayouette -- Preparation of Normal and Reactive Astrocyte Cultures / Jean Vellis, Cristina A. Ghiani, Ina B. Wanner, Ruth Cole -- Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cell Culture / Akiko Nishiyama, Ryusuke Suzuki, Hao Zuo, Xiaoqin Zhu -- Isolation of Microglia Subpopulations / Makoto Sawada, Hiromi Suzuki -- Microglia from Progenitor Cells in Mouse Neopallium / Sergey Fedoroff, Arleen Richardson -- Primary Schwann Cell Cultures / Haesun A. Kim, Patrice Maurel -- Primary Dissociated Astrocyte and Neuron Co-culture / Shelley Jacobs, Laurie C. Doering -- Cerebellar Slice Cultures / Josef P. Kapfhammer -- Hippocampal Slice Cultures / Jesse E. Hanson, Adrienne L. Orr, Silvia Fernandez-Illescas, Ricardo A. Valenzuela, Daniel V. Madison -- Molecular Substrates for Growing Neurons in Culture / Saulius Satkauskas, Arnaud Muller, Morgane Roth, Dominique Bagnard -- Guidance and Outgrowth Assays for Embryonic Thalamic Axons / Alexandre Bonnin -- Detection of Cell Death in Neuronal Cultures / Sean P. Cregan -- Live Imaging of Neural Cell Functions / Sabine Bavamian, Eliana Scemes, Paolo Meda -- Tissue Culture Procedures and Tips / Arleen Richardson, Sergey Fedoroff.
  • Epidemiology of psychiatric symptoms in Parkinson's Disease -- Depression, apathy and anxiety disorders -- Apathy in Parkinson's Disease -- Disorders of visual perception in Parkinson's Disease and other Lewy body disorders -- Psychosis and Parkinson's Disease -- Sleep in Parkinson's Disease and dementia with Lewy bodies -- Sexual problems in Parkinson's Disease -- An update on impulse control disorders in Parkinson's Disease -- Neuropsychological features of early cognitive impairment in Parkinson's Disease -- Parkinson's Disease with dementia -- Somatoform disorders in Parkinson's Disease and dementia with Lewy bodies evidence underlying psychotic traits -- Drug-induced Parkinsonism and abnormal involuntary movements.
  • Psychosurgery 2014, Springer
    Psychosurgery, or the surgical treatment of mental disorders, has enjoyed a spectacular revival over the past ten years as new brain stimulation techniques have become available. Neuromodulation offers new possibilities for the treatment of psychiatric disorders such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), addiction, eating disorders and autism. This work presents the history of this unique specialty and investigates current techniques and ethical challenges. With a wealth of illustrations and detailed anatomical diagrams, it provides essential information for medical practitioners, as well as anyone else interested in the fascinating advances being made in neuroscience today.
  • Introduction -- Early History of Purinergic Signalling -- Purinergic Cotransmission -- Mechanisms of ATP Release and Inactivation -- Receptors for Purines and Pyrimidines -- Evolution of Purinergic Signalling -- Peripheral Nervous System -- Purinergic Signalling in the Central Nervous System -- Sensory Nerves -- Special Senses -- Ontogeny of Purinergic Neurotransmission.
  • Orofacial pain : a challenge and chance (not only) for dentistry / Turp, J.C., Hugger, A., Sommer, C. -- Characteristics of muscle nociception / Mense, S. -- Nociceptors of the joint with particular reference to silent nociceptors / Schaible, H.-G. -- Inflammatory mediators in temporomandibular joint pain / Kopp, S., Sommer, C. -- The role of reproductive hormones in orofacial pain / LeResche, L. -- Pathophysiology of orofacial pain / Sessle, B. -- Dental pain : pathophysiology and management / Khan, A.A., Hargreaves, K.M. -- Myofascial temporomandibular disorder pain : pathophysiology and management / Schindler, H.J., Svensson, P. -- Painful arthrogenous temporomandibular disorders : pathophysiology, diagnosis, management and prognosis / Steenks, M.H., Hugger, A., de Wijer, A. -- Neuralgic and idiopathic facial pain : pathophysiology and management / Sommer, C. -- Burning mouth syndrome : pathophysiology and management / Zakrzewska, J., Renton, T. -- Psychosocial impact of orofacial Pain / Dworkin, S.F. -- A rationale for the classification of orofacial pain / Woda, A. -- Orofacial pain: past and future / Greene, C.S. -- The end of an era: orofacial pain enters the genomic age : implications and opportunities for research and the care of patients / Stohler, C.S.
  • Key methodological issues -- Distress/protection vulnerability model of quality of life impairment syndrome -- Role of dopamine in pleasure, reward and subjective responses to drugs -- Neuroendocrine functions,mood and quality of life -- In the mind of the beholder neuronal mediators for the effect of emotional experience on quality of life -- Cross-cultural quality of life research in mental health -- Measuring the value of health-related quality of life -- Comparison of instruments for measuring the quality of life impairment syndrome in severe mental disorders -- Integrative bottom-up approach to HRQQL measurement -- Quality of life impairment syndrome in severe mental disorders -- Health related quality of life in subjects at risk for a first episode of psychosis -- Quality of life impairment syndrome in schizophrenia -- Insight and quality of life in schizophrenia spectrum disorders -- Quality of life and major depression -- Quality of life impairment in bipolar disorder -- Quality of life impairment in anxiety disorders -- Quality of life in obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Treatment and rehabilitation issues -- Antipsychotic medications, schizophrenia and the issue of quality of life -- Quality of life outcomes of ECT -- Quality of life in mental health services -- Subjective quality of life in relation to psychiatric rehabilitation and daily life -- Cost-utility analysis.
  • Neural anatomy -- Passive membranes -- Active membranes -- Propagation -- Neural branches -- Synapses -- Networks of neurons -- Extracellular recording and stimulation -- The neural code -- Applications.
  • Rat nervous system. 3rd ed. 2004, ScienceDirect
  • Section I. Animal models of PD -- Chapter 1. What have we learned from Drosophila models of Parkinson's disease? / Ming Guo -- Chapter 2. Neurotoxic in vivo models of Parkinson's disease: recent advances / Jason R. Cannon, J. Timothy Greenamyre -- Chapter 3. Behavioral analysis of motor and non-motor symptoms in rodent models of Parkinson's disease / Stephen B. Dunnett, Mariah Lelos -- Chapter 4. Genetic mouse models of Parkinson's disease: The state of the art / Iddo Magen, Marie-Françoise Chesselet -- Chapter 5. Viral vector-mediated overexpression of α-synuclein as a progressive model of Parkinson's disease / Ayse Ulusoy, Mickael Decressac, Deniz Kirik, Anders Björklund -- Chapter 6. Modeling neuroinflammatory pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease / Christopher J. Barnum, Malú G. Tansey -- Chapter 7. The MPTP-lesioned non-human primate models of Parkinson's disease. Past, present, and future / Susan H. Fox, Jonathan M. Brotchie -- Section II. Exploring PD with brain imaging. -- Chapter 8. Abnormal metabolic brain networks in Parkinson's disease: from blackboard to bedside / Chris C. Tang, David Eidelberg -- Chapter 9. Imaging the nigrostriatal system to monitor disease progression and treatment-induced complications / Renju Kuriakose, A. Jon Stoessl -- Chapter 10. Brain imaging after neural transplantation / Marios Politis, Paola Piccini -- Chapter 11. Imaging non-motor aspects of Parkinson's disease / David J. Brooks, Nicola Pavese -- Section III. Frontiers in PD treatment -- Chapter 12. Gene therapy for dopamine replacement / Tomas Björklund, Erik Ahlm Cederfjäll, Deniz Kirik -- Chapter 13. Neurotrophic factor therapy for Parkinson's disease / Suresh Babu Rangasamy, Katherine Soderstrom, Roy A.E. Bakay, Jeffrey H. Kordower -- Chapter 14. Neural grafting in Parkinson's disease: Problems and possibilities / Patrik Brundin, Roger A. Barker, Malin Parmar -- CHAPTER 15. Neural grafting in Parkinson's disease: unraveling the mechanisms underlying graft-induced dyskinesia / Emma L. Lane, Anders Björklund, Stephen B. Dunnett, Christian Winkler -- Chapter 16. Deep brain stimulation: state of the art and novel stimulation targets / Francisco A. Ponce, Andres M. Lozano -- Chapter 17. The challenge of non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease / K. Ray Chaudhuri, Per Odin.
  • Section I. Genetic and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration in PD -- Chapter 1. Identifying PD-causing genes and genetic susceptibility factors: Current approaches and future prospects / Thomas Gasser -- Chapter 2. The impact of genetic research on our understanding of Parkinson's disease / Ian Martin, Valina L. Dawson, Ted M. Dawson -- Chapter 3. Unravelling the role of defective genes / Mark R. Cookson -- Chapter 4. What causes the death of dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson's disease? / D. James Surmeier, Jaime N. Guzman, Javier Sanchez-Padilla, Joshua A. Goldberg -- Chapter 5. Intracellular signalling pathways in dopamine cell death and axonal degeneration / Robert E. Burke -- Chapter 6. Control of mitochondrial integrity in Parkinson's disease / Cristofol Vives-Bauza, Maja Tocilescu, Rosa L.A. deVries, Dana M. Alessi, Vernice Jackson-Lewis, Serge Przedborski -- Chapter 7. Role of post-translational modifications in modulating the structure, function and toxicity of α-synuclein: Implications for Parkinson's disease pathogenesis and therapies / Abid Oueslati, Margot Fournier, Hilal A. Lashuel -- Section II. Cellular and system-level pathophysiology of the basal ganglia in PD -- Chapter 8. The role of dopamine in modulating the structure and function of striatal circuits / D. James Surmeier, Weixing Shen, Michelle Day, Tracy Gertler, Savio Chan, Xianyong Tian, Joshua L. Plotkin -- Chapter 9. Assemblies of glutamate receptor subunits with post-synaptic density proteins and their alterations in Parkinson's disease / Fabrizio Gardoni, Veronica Ghiglieri, Monica di Luca, Paolo Calabresi -- Chapter 10. Pathophysiological roles for purines: Adenosine, caffeine and urate / Micaela Morelli, Anna R. Carta, Anil Kachroo, Michael A. Schwarzschild -- Chapter 11. Maladaptive striatal plasticity in l-DOPA-induced dyskinesia / M. Angela Cenci, Christine Konradi -- Chapter 12. Effects of GPi and STN inactivation on physiological, motor, cognitive and motivational processes in animal models of Parkinson's disease / Christelle Baunez, Paolo Gubellini -- Chapter 13. Computational physiology of the basal ganglia in Parkinson's disease / Michal Rivlin-Etzion, Shlomo Elias, Gali Heimer, Hagai Bergman -- Chapter 14. Neurocomputational models of motor and cognitive deficits in Parkinson's disease / Thomas V. Wiecki, Michael J. Frank.
  • Frontiers of spinal cord and spine repair : experimental approaches for repair of spinal cord injury / Choya Yoon and Mark H. Tuszynski -- Stem cell based strategies for spinal cord injury repair / Alexa Reeves and Hans S. Keirstead -- Strategies for endogenous spinal cord repair : HPMA hydrogel to recruit migrating endogenous stem cells / Araceli Espinosa-Jeffrey ... [et al.] -- Stem cells and spinal cord injury repair / Soheila Karimi-Abdolrezaee and Eftekhar Eftekharpour -- Chronic pain following spinal cord injury / Radi Masri and Asaf Keller -- Repair of radiation damage and radiation injury to the spinal cord / Timothy E. Schultheiss -- Malignancies of the spinal cord / J. Dawn Waters, Encarnacion Maria Navarro Peran, and Joseph Ciacci -- Molecular basis of intervertebral disc degeneration / Dipika Gopal ... [et al.] -- Bioceramics for osteogenesis, molecular and cellular advances / Hande Demirkiran -- Cell-based therapies for spinal fusion / Ronke Olabisi -- Clinical efficacy of stem cell mediated osteogenesis and bioceramics for bone tissue engineering / Josh Neman ... [et al.] -- Progenitor cells : role and usage in bone tissue engineering approaches for spinal fusion / Lonnissa H. Nguyen ... [et al.].
  • Introduction -- Adaptation and contraction theory for the synchronization of complex neural networks -- Temporal coding is not only about cooperation, it is also about competition -- Using non-oscillatory dynamics to disambiguate pattern mixtures -- Functional constraints on network topology via generalized sparse -- Evolution of time in neural networks, from the present to the past, and forward to the future -- Synchronization of coupled pulse-type hardware neuron models for CPG model -- A univesal abstract-time platform for real-time neural networks -- Solving complex control tasks via simple rule(s), using chaotic dynamics in a recurrent neural network model -- Time scale analysis of neuronal ensemble data used to feed neural network models -- Simultaneous EEG-fMRI, integrating spatial and temporal resolution -- Erratum to: Time scale analysis of neuronal ensemble data used to feed neural network models.
  • Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) treatment is increasingly being used in the management of patients with depression. Since the approval of one rTMS device in the United States in 2008, clinical services using this equipment have become relatively common there, and services are also being developed in a variety of other countries. However, considerable ignorance exists about the treatment in general psychiatric practice. This concise clinical guide will serve as a reference and practical tool for clinicians working with or learning about this treatment technique. The opening chapters provide basic information on the history and development of rTMS treatment and its mechanism of action. Use of the treatment in depression is then addressed in detail, with explanation of the evidence base and discussion of clinical issues such as selection of patients and type of treatment, dose, and treatment duration. Side-effects of treatment are explored, and careful consideration is given to various practical issues concerning the establishment of rTMS treatment programs and the training of clinicians. The final chapters will provides a brief overview of potential rTMS applications in other psychiatric conditions and some background on the use of related treatments, such as transcranial direct current stimulation.
  • Representation and brain 2007, Springer
  • The RNA infrastructure : an introduction to ncRNA networks / Lesley J. Collins -- RNA interactions / Manja Marz and Peter F. Stadler -- Plant RNA silencing in viral defence / Vitantonio Pantaleo -- Micrornas as post-transcriptional machines and their interplay with cellular networks / Sarath Chandra Janga and Swathi Vallabhaneni -- Spatiotemporal aspects of microRNA-mediated gene regulation / Joris Pothof and Dik C. van Gent -- Spliceosomal RNA infrastructure : the network of splicing components and their regulation by miRNAs / Lesley J. Collins -- Construction, structure, and dynamics of post-transcriptional regulatory network directed by RNA binding proteins / Sarath Chandra Janga and Nitish Mittal -- Safe keeping the message : mRNP complexes tweaking after transcription / Said Hafidh, Věra Čapková, and David Honys -- Unexpected functions of tRNA and tRNA processing enzymes / Rebecca L. Hurto -- Programmed DNA elimination in tetrahymena : a small RNA mediated genome surveillance mechanism / Kensuke Kataoka and Kazufumi Mochizuki -- Long noncoding RNA and epigenomics / Chandrasekhar Kanduri -- Promoter associated long noncoding RNAs repress transcription through a RNA binding protein TLS / Riki Kurokawa -- RNA networks in prokaryotes I :CRISPRs and riboswitches / Patrick J. Biggs and Lesley J. Collins -- RNA networks in prokaryotes II : tRNA processing and small RNAs / Lesley J. Collins and Patrick J. Biggs -- Localization of the bacterial RNA infrastructure / Kenneth C. Keiler -- Small RNA discovery and characterisation in eukaryotes using high throughput approaches / Helio Pais ... [et al.] -- How old are RNA networks? / Toni Daly, X. Sylvia Chen, and David Penny.
  • Coma, head trauma, and spinal cord injury / Galen V. Henderson -- Epilepsy / Edward B. Bromfield and Barbara A. Dworetzky -- Dizziness / Robert W. Baloh -- Back and neck pain / Allan H. Ropper -- Sleep disorders / Milena Pavlova -- Neurooncology / Patrick Y. Wen and Santosh Kesari -- Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases / Maria K. Houtchens and David M. Dawson -- Motor neuropathies and peripheral neuropathies / Anthony A. Amato -- Neuromuscular junction disorders and myopathies / Anthony A. Amato -- Chronic pain / Robert D. Helme -- Headache and facial pain / Elizabeth Loder and Paul Rizzoli -- Stroke and cerebrovascular disorders / Steven K. Feske -- Movement disorders / Lewis Sudarsky -- Behavioral neurology and dementia / Kirk R. Daffner and David A. Wolk -- Neuroophthalmology / Marc J. Dinken and Don C. Bienfang -- Toxic and metabolic disorders / Martin A. Samuels -- Infections of the central nervous system / Tracey A. Cho.
  • Scientific neurological basis for assessment -- Introductory scientific history to neuropsychological assessment -- Nature of science -- Theoretical foundation of neurological assessment -- Neuropsychological basis of assessment -- Brain-function analysis -- Formal analytic methodology -- Neuropsychological battery patterns -- Justification of formal procedures -- Fundamental psychometric status of neuropsychological batteries -- Justification of neuropsychological batteries -- Accuracy of formal neuropsychological methods -- Application to forensics -- Admissibility of neuropsychological expert testimony under the Daubert and Frye evidentiary standards -- Usefulness of a validated neuropsychological test battery is scientifically supporting and communicating forensic evaluation results -- Formal neuropsychological methods -- In defense of the Halstead-Reitan Battery: a critique of Lezak's review -- In defense of the Halstead-Reitan Battery: revisited -- Norming subjects for the Halstead-Reitan Battery -- Major Halstead-Reitan Battern norm sets.
  • Presentation and pathophysiology of seizures in the critical care environment: an overview -- Diagnosing and monitoring seizures in the ICU: the role of continuous EEG for detection and management of seizures in critically ill patients -- Stroke and critical care seizures -- Traumatic brain injury and seizures in the ICU -- Brain tumors and ICU seizures -- Global hypoxia-ischemia and critical care seizures -- Seizures in fulminant hepatic failure, multiorgan failure, and endocrine crisis -- Seizures in organ transplant recipients -- Extreme hypertension, eclampsia and critical care seizures -- Infection or inflammation and ICU seizures -- Electrolyte disturbances and critical care seizures -- Alcohol-related seizures in the intensive care unit -- Drug-induced seizures in critically ill patients -- Critical care seizures related to illicit drugs and toxins -- Management of status epilepticus and critical care seizures.
  • Sensory nerves 2009, Springer
  • Sensory perception 2012, Springer
    "Sensory perception : mind and matter aims at a deeper understanding of the many facets of sensory perception and their relations to brain function and cognition. It is an attempt to promote the interdisciplinary discourse between the neurosciences and psychology, which speaks the language of cognitive experiences, and philosophy, which has been thinking about the meaning and origin of consciousness since its beginning. Leading experts contribute to such a discourse by informing the reader about exciting modern developments, both technical and conceptual, and by pointing to the big gaps still to be bridged. The various chapters provide access to scientific research on sensory perception and the mind from a broad perspective, covering a large spectrum of topics which range from the molecular mechanisms at work in sensory cells to the s