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Imaging in Movement Disorders: Imaging in Other Movement Disorders and Dementia International Review of Neurobiology Series, Vol. 143

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateur : Politis Marios

Couverture de l’ouvrage Imaging in Movement Disorders: Imaging in Other Movement Disorders and Dementia

Imaging in Movement Disorders: Imaging in Other Movement Disorders and Dementia, Volume 163 provides an up-to-date textbook on the use of imaging modalities across the spectrum of movement disorders and dementias. The book brings together lessons learned from neuroimaging tools in the content of movement disorders, including idiopathic and sporadic forms of Parkinson?s disease, Huntington?s disease, Atypical Parkinsonism, Dystonia, Essential Tremor, and more. Specific chapters cover Neuroimaging Applications in Dystonia, Neuroimaging Applications in Essential Tremor, Neuroimaging applications in Restless Leg Syndrome, Neuroimaging Application in Tourette's Syndrome and TIC Disorders, Neuroimaging Applications in Functional Movement Disorders, and Neuroimaging Applications in Cerebellar Disorders.

Addition sections cover Molecular Imaging of Parkinson's Disease Cognitive Impairment, Structural MRI in Parkinson's Disease Cognitive Impairment, Functional MRI in Parkinson's Disease Cognitive Impairment, Molecular Imaging of Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Structural and Functional MRI of Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Transcranial Sonography in Movement Disorders, Imaging transplantation in Movement Disorders, Hybrid PET-MRI Applications in Movement Disorders, amongst other topics.



  • Offers a complete review of the application of neuroimaging tools in Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Restless Leg Syndrome, Tourette?s syndrome, and Tic and Movement Disorders
  • Covers the role of neuroimaging research in movement disorder dementias
  • Presents the importance of imaging techniques as biomarkers of disease progression and treatment response in therapeutic trials

Section 1: IMAGING APPLICATIONS IN OTHER MOVEMENT DISORDERS 1. Neuroimaging Applications in Dystonia Kristina Simonyan 2. Neuroimaging Applications in Essential Tremor Angelo Antonini 3. Neuroimaging applications in Restless Leg Syndrome Giovanni Rizzo and Giuseppe Plazzi 4. Neuroimaging Application in Tourette's Syndrome and TIC Disorders Davide Martino 5. Neuroimaging Applications in Functional Movement Disorders Mark Edwards 6. Neuroimaging Applications in Cerebellar Disorders Mario Mascalchi and Alessandra Vella

Section 2: MOVEMENT DISORDER DEMENTIA 7. Molecular Imaging of Parkinson's Disease Cognitive Impairement James Rowe 8. Structural MRI in Parkinson's Disease Cognitive Impairement Simon Lewis 9. Functional MRI in Parkinson's Disease Cognitive Impairement Carme Junque and Hugo C. Baggio 10. Molecular Imaging of Dementia with Lewy Bodies Alexander Drzezga 11. Structural and Functional MRI of Dementia with Lewy Bodies Irena Rektorova

Section 3: MISCELLANEOUS 12. Transcranial Sonogrpahy in Movement Disorders Rezzak Yilmaz and Daniela Berg 13. Imaging transplantation in Movement Disorders Marios Politis 14. Hybrid PET-MRI Applications in Movement Disorders Gennaro Pagano 15. Imaging Brain Networks in Movement Disorders David Eidelberg and Martin Niethammer 16. Neuroimaging of RBD Jean-Francois Gagnon

Professor Marios Politis (MD MSc DIC PhD FRCP FEAN) is a Professor of Neurology & Neuroimaging, Consultant Neurologist, and the Director of Neurodegeneration Imaging Group at King’s College London and King’s College Hospital. He is a Visiting Professor at University of Exeter Medical School.

His research involves the use of molecular (PET), functional (fMRI) and structural imaging as a method of investigating aetiology, pathophysiology, and effects and complications of novel therapies in Neurodegenerative disorders. His high-quality research has led to a body of scientific work investigating the pathophysiology of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease and to publications in high impact scientific journals including Nature, Lancet, and Science journals, and also in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Annals of Neurology, Brain, Neurology and JAMA Neurology. Professor Politis is a recipient of fellowships from and grant project awards from the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research, CHDI Foundation, Medical Research Council, European Union, Lily and Edmond J. Safra Foundation, Parkinson’s UK, National Institute of Health Research UK, Biomedical Research Centre UK and Alzheimer’s Disease Association UK.

Professor Politis graduated in Medicine from the University of Athens, Greece, and he obtained an MSc and the Diploma of Imperial College in Integrative Neuroscience. He holds a PhD in Clinical Neuroscience from Imperial College London. He has previously worked as a clinical research fellow at University College London (UCL) and Imperial College London. He is a former Research Investigator of Hammersmith’s’ Cyclotron PET Unit. Before moving to King’s College London, he was an Academic Principal Investigator in the Neurology Imaging Unit at Imperial College London. He has significant industry experience by serving as a clinical investigator, consultant and principal investigator in several collaborations with indust

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