Multiple Sclerosis: Bench to Bedside : Global Perspectives on a Silent Killer

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is one of the main causes of disability in young adult population. The estimated burden of the disease worldwide is about three million people. The pathogenic mechanism of MS involves both auto immune and degenerative processes. These two mechanisms are thought to determine a...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Asea, Alexzander A. A. (Editor), Geraci, Fabiana (Editor), Kaur, Punit (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
Series:Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is one of the main causes of disability in young adult population. The estimated burden of the disease worldwide is about three million people. The pathogenic mechanism of MS involves both auto immune and degenerative processes. These two mechanisms are thought to determine a combination of events leading to several clinical pattern of disease onset and course. Multiple Sclerosis: Global Perspectives on a Silent Killer provides the most up-to-date and concise reviews on the critical issues of multiple sclerosis from around the world. This book is written by leaders and experts in the field of multiple sclerosis research and is divided into easy to read sections. Section I focuses on basic science aspects of Multiple Sclerosis, including potential biomarkers, molecular biology, heat shock proteins, oxidative stress, genetic and epigenetics. Section II focuses on clinical and epidemiological aspects of Multiple Sclerosis, including remyelination therapy, neuroplasticity-based technologies and interventions. This is an important reference book and a must-read for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Scholars, Basic Science Researchers, Neurology Fellows, Neurology Residents and Neurologists in Clinical Practice
Physical Description:VIII, 188 p. 28 illus., 18 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319478616