Human Prion Diseases, Volume 153 (Handbook of Clinical Neurology), 1e
by Maurizio Pocchiari, Jean Manson
- Hardcover: 512 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier; 1 edition (July 10, 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0444639454
- ISBN-13: 978-0444639455
- Amazon Price: $275.00
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- Format: Original Publisher PDF
- File Size: 84.6 MB
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Human Prion Diseases, Volume 153 is designed to update the reader on the latest advances and clinical aspects of prion diseases. The book is organized into five sections, including the pathophysiology of prions and a description of animal and human diseases. This is followed by detailed reports on recent advances in diagnosis strategies for the development of novel anti-prion molecules and possible designs of clinical trials in such a rare disease. An introductory chapter gives an extensive historical background of prion research, with a final chapter highlighting recent progress, and more importantly, unsolved problems. Offers an authoritative overview of prion diseases in humans, detailing the pathogenesis of the disease, clinical investigations, and the diagnosis of both the genetic and acquired formsProvides clarity and context by presenting prion diseases in relation to other neurodegenerative diseases in humansEmphasizes the unique properties of prion diseases and consequent problems they can cause, both clinically and in public health terms