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Neuromuscular Disorders A Comprehensive Review with Illustrative Cases 2018 Edition

Neuromuscular Disorders A Comprehensive Review with Illustrative Cases 2018 Edition PDF

Neuromuscular Disorders A Comprehensive Review with Illustrative Cases 2018 Edition ebook

Neuromuscular Disorders A Comprehensive Review with Illustrative Cases 2018 Edition

This book provides a concise overview of the diagnosis and therapy of a wide variety of neuromuscular disorders, in tabulated form and with illustrative cases.

Treating neuromuscular disorders calls for a sound, step-by-step clinical approach based on differential diagnosis and laboratory investigations. Yet to date, there has been no single, compact book that offers all the relevant information related to the management of these disorders.

This book fills that gap, presenting the state of the art in the field and addressing practical problems together with their solutions. Each chapter covers disorder characteristics, clinical differentiating points, relevant investigations, and their interpretation, available genetic testing, best management approaches, and counseling. Illustrative cases provide valuable insights, while extensive tables and illustrations mean that information can be rapidly found.

About the Author

Prof. Dr. Satish V. Khadilkar is one of the first few Indian neurologists to have pursued the subspecialty of neuromuscular disorders, a field in which he has made a mark in India and beyond. He was the first to describe a new clinical sign, the “hip abduction sign,” which has since been included in international books. He contributed the first Indian accounts of sarcoglycanopathies and dysferlinopathies and was instrumental in finding the founder gene in calpainopahties in Agarwal community and the founder mutation in GNE myopathy in inhabitants of Rajasthan. He presently represents India at the Asian Oceanian Myology Center.

He has twice been honored with the best teacher award by Grant Medical College. His lecture series for MD students has been very popular and has been converted into digital teaching material, which is distributed free of charge. He has produced over 150 publications, and has written four and edited one neurology book. He has also been active in social work, serving as the trustee and secretary of the muscular dystrophy society and as the national Vice President of the multiple sclerosis societies of India. He has received prestigious fellowships from the Indian Academy of Neurology, Indian College of Physicians and National Academy of Medical Sciences.

Product details

  • File Size: 9506 KB
  • Print Length: 534 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2018 edition (December 28, 2017)
  • Publication Date: December 28, 2017
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B078NR7G8G

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