Parkinsonism and Related Disorders

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This overview of neurological movement disorders studies not only the etiology and pathophysiology of the signs and symptoms of these disorders but also the diagnostic procedures, differential diagnostic problems, and, above all, pharmaco-therapeutical and neurosurgical strategies. A practical resource for medical and allied health professionals, this book provides the essential tools for recognizing and understanding various disorders in daily practice, discussing and interpreting clinical manifestations, and selecting adequate therapeutical strategies. A CD-ROM showing the clinical manifestations of many of the detailed movement disorders is also included.


E. Ch. Wolters is a neurologist at the VU Medical Centre in Amsterdam and the chairman of the research group Parkinsonism and Related Disorders of the World Federation of Neurology. T. van Laar is a coauthor of Effects of Cholinesterase Inhibitors in Parkinson's Disease Dementia: A Review of Clinical Data. H. W. Berendse is the head of the movement disorders service at the VU University Medical Centre, a member of the Research Advisory Panel of the Dutch Parkinson’s Disease Society, and a coauthor of Diagnostic Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease: A Pathogenetically Based Approach.