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Title Bioimaging in neurodegeneration / edited by Patricia A. Broderick, David N. Rahni, Edwin H. Kolodny
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 313 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary Neuroscience
Contemporary neuroscience.
Contents Parkinson's Disease -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Parkinson's Disease -- Positron Emission Tomography and Single-Photon Emission Tomography in the Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease -- Positron Emission Tomography in Parkinson's Disease -- [123I]-Altropane SPECT -- Positron Emission Tomography and Embryonic Dopamine Cell Transplantation in Parkinson's Disease -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Neurotoxicity of the Alzheimer's?-Amyloid Peptide -- Functional Imaging and Psychopathological Consequences of Inflammation in Alzheimer's Dementia -- Neurotoxic Oxidative Metabolite of Serotonin -- Predicting Progression of Alzheimer's Disease With Magnetic Resonance -- Stages of Brain Functional Failure in Alzheimer's Disease -- Epilepsy -- Neocortical Epilepsy -- Pediatric Cortical Dysplasia -- Bioimaging L-Tryptophan in Human Hippocampus and Neocortex -- In Vivo Intrinsic Optical Signal Imaging of Neocortical Epilepsy -- Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy -- Periodic Epileptiform Discharges Associated With Increased Cerebral Blood Flow -- Imaging White Matter Signals in Epilepsy Patients -- Leukodystrophy (White Matter) Diseases -- Overview of the Leukoencephalopathies -- Pyramidal Tract Involvement in Adult Krabbe's Disease -- Imaging Leukodystrophies -- Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Leukodystrophies -- Childhood Mitochondrial Disorders and Other Inborn Errors of Metabolism Presenting With White Matter Disease -- Mitochondrial Disease
Summary "Authoritative and state-of-the art, Bioimaging in Neurodegeneration offers both the physician and researcher a critical survey of the best new technologies for studying neurodegeneration, as well as describing their optimal use in the diagnosis and treatment of specific neurodegenerative diseases."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
In Springer e-books
Subject Brain -- Degeneration -- Imaging
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Diagnostic Imaging -- methods
Hereditary Central Nervous System Demyelinating Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Sciences de la vie.
Diagnostic imaging.
Nervous system -- Degeneration.
Genre/Form Methods (Music)
Form Electronic book
Author Broderick, Patricia A., 1949-
Rahni, David N
Kolodny, Edwin H
LC no. 2004026624
ISBN 1588293912