Myasthenia Gravis and Myasthenic Disorders: 81 (Contemporary by Andrew G. Engel

By Andrew G. Engel

Myasthenia Gravis and Myasthenic Disorders, moment Edition is a completely re-written and up-to-date model of the hugely winning first version released in 1999. the present variation starts off with an outline of the anatomy and molecular structure of the neuromuscular junction and the electrophysiologic analysis of its problems. The introductory chapters are by means of an in depth exposition of the pathogenesis, usual background, prognosis and remedy of the autoimmune myasthenias, the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, and the more and more advanced and interesting ailments jointly often called congenital myasthenic syndromes. The acetylcholine receptor is an immense aim of either autoimmune and inherited myasthenias and a separate bankruptcy experiences its structural and useful houses. The booklet additionally describes issues that frequently goal terminal nerve phase close to the neuromuscular junction-- the syndrome of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability and the Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Comprehensively written by way of leaders on the vanguard of study, let alone completely referenced all through and gorgeously illustrated, this re-creation of the vintage 1999 textual content will cement its position as the textual content on Myasthenia Gravis and similar problems for years to come.

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