Essentials of Movement Disorders – A Problem-Based Approach

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Series: Neurology – Laboratory and Clinical Research Developments
BISAC: MED056000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/LZKL8282

This is a clinical and practical oriented textbook that will enable clinicians who have less expertise in the field of movement disorders to make a reasonably accurate diagnosis through a problem-oriented approach. This textbook includes a selective collection of topics that are relevant to practicing neurologists. Some of the best experts in the field of movement disorders from around the world have contributed to this book. Long discussions on pathology and genetics are limited in order to make the book simple, easy to comprehend, and practically useful for the day-to-day management of movement disorders.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. An Approach to Tremor
(Chandra Shekhar Rawat, Sanjay Pandey – Department of Neurology, Govind Ballabh Pant Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India)

Chapter 2. An Approach to Bradykinesia
(Rahul Yadav, Soaham Desai – Department of Neurology, Shree Krishna Hospital and Pramukhswami Medical College, Bhaikaka University, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat, India)

Chapter 3. Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Atypical Parkinsonism
(Sandeep M, Ravi Yadav, Pramod Kumar Pal – Department of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India)

Chapter 4. An Approach to Chorea
(Tripthi Sugumar, Rithvik Ramesh, Oksana Suchowersky – University of Alberta hospital, Edmonton, Canada, et al.)

Chapter 5. An Approach to Dystonia
(Narendrakumar Barad, Charulata Sankhla – Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad, et al.)

Chapter 6. Mystery of Dopa Responsive Dystonia (DRD), DRD-Plus and DRD Look-Alike Unraveled
(Naveen Kumar Paramasivan, Ajith Cherian, Divya K.P., Asish Vijayaraghavan – Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India)

Chapter 7. An Approach to Myoclonus
(Sachin Sureshbabu, Madhuri Behari – Department of Neurology, Meitra Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala, India, et al.)

Chapter 8. An Approach to Tics
(Harish Jayakumar, Vinay Goyal – Neurology, JK Institute of Neurology, Madurai, India, et al.)

Chapter 9. An Approach to Movement Disorders in Childhood
(Arushi Gahlot Saini – Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India)

Chapter 10. Approach to Paroxysmal Dyskinesias
(Pankaj Agarwal, Karan Desai – Department of Neurology, Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, et al.)

Chapter 11. Is it Wilson’s Disease? An Approach
(Kalyan Bhattacharya, Bindu Thankappan – Department of Neurology, MIOT Hospital, Chennai, et al.)

Chapter 12. Botulinum Neurotoxin in Movement Disorders
(Asish Vijayaraghavan, Divya K.P, Ajith Cherian, Krishna S – Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India)

Chapter 13. Is it Time for DBS? When to Consider DBS
(Sujith Ovallath, Jim Mathew, Noufal Basheer, Murali Krishnan, Jacob Alappatt – Director James Parkinson’s Movement Disorder Research Centre, Kannur Medical College, Visiting DBS Consultant Aster MIMS Calicut, Kerala, India, et al.)

Chapter 14. Deep Brain Stimulation: Adjustments and Troubleshooting
(Mirza Masoom Abbas, Nirmala Sankar, Ravi Gopal Varma – Department of Neuroscience Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)

Chapter 15. An Approach to Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
(Michelle Dsouza, Sujith Ovallath – Department of Neurology, James Parkinson’s Movement Disorder Research Centre, Kannur Medical College, India)

Chapter 16. An Approach to Ataxia
(Achal Kumar Srivastava, Divyani Garg, Mohammad Faruq – Department of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, et al.)

Chapter 17. Dopamine Receptor Blocking Agent-Induced Movement Disorders: Problem of the Past or Present Predicament?
(Shaina E. Schwartz, Sara A. Handkins, Nicole M. K. Mehan – Department of Clinical Sciences, High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, High Point, North Carolina, USA)

Chapter 18. Eye Movement Abnormalities in Movement Disorders
(Jaslovleen Kaur, CJ Suresh Chandran – Department of Neurology, Paras Hospitals, Panchkula, India, et al.)

Chapter 19. Imaging in Movement Disorders
(Devavrat Nene, Martin J McKeown – Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)

Chapter 20. Approach to Stiff Person Spectrum Disorders
(Meenakshisundaram Umaiorubahan, Sreenivas U Meenakshisundaram, Guhan Ramamurthy, Lakshmi Narasimhan Ranganathan – SRM Institutes for Medical Science, Chennai, & Senior Consultant Neurologist, Arunai Neuro Centre, Chennai, et al.)

Chapter 21. An Approach to Movement Disorders in Systemic Diseases
(Suvorit S Bhowmick, Kanchana S Pillai, Divya M Radhakrishnan, Aneesha Thomas – Movement Disorders Clinic, Vadodara Institute of Neurological Sciences, Vadodara, India, et al.)

Chapter 22. Functional Movement Disorders
(Nitish Kambley, Pramod Kumar Pal – Department of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Hosur Road, Bangalore, India)

Chapter 23. Apomorphine in Movement Disorder: Where Are We?
(Rajinder K. Dhamija, Alvee Saluja – Department of Neurology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India)

Chapter 24. Movement Disorders in Autoimmune Diseases
(Ruchika Tandon, Varsha Ambwani – Department of Neurology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India)

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