editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Written by leading international experts in all relevant clinical and basic science disciplines, "Dystonia 4" is a state-of-the-art review of recent progress in the understanding and treatment of the dystonias. It provides a comprehensive update on the many breakthroughs that have occurred in the five years since the highly acclaimed "Dystonia 3" was published. The therapeutics section features detailed discussions on botulinum toxin treatment and current surgical procedures. The book also includes a major section on recent advances in understanding the genetics of the dystonias. Other sections focus on pathophysiology, Oppenheim's dystonia, PET and biochemical studies, and musician's and other focal dystonias.