ABSTRACT

The most authoritative and comprehensive guide on RLS to date, this expertly written source examines the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of a condition affecting nearly 10% of the population. Ranging from basic science to therapeutics, Restless Legs Syndrome analyzes the many new and emerging medications impacting the management of this diso

chapter |14 pages

Section I: Basic Science

chapter 3|18 pages

Circadian Physiology

ByMauro Manconi, Luigi Ferini-Strambi

chapter 4|12 pages

Systemic Iron Regulation

ByJohn Beard

chapter 5|28 pages

The Physiology of Restless Legs Syndrome

ByStephany Fulda, Thomas-Christian Wetter

chapter 6|12 pages

Progress in the Animal Models of Restless Legs Syndrome

ByWeidong Le, Hongru Zhao, William G. Ondo

chapter 7|10 pages

Pathology of Restless Legs Syndrome

ByJames R. Connor, Xinsheng Wang

chapter 8|14 pages

Genetics of Restless Legs Syndrome

ByShaoqi Rao, Juliane Winkelmann, Qing K. Wang

chapter |14 pages

Section II: Clinical Diagnosis

chapter 10|8 pages

History of Restless Legs Syndrome

ByWayne A. Hening

chapter 11|12 pages

Restless Legs Syndrome: Diagnostic Criteria and Differential Diagnosis

ByShahul Hameed, E. K. Tan

chapter 12|12 pages

Occurrence of Restless Legs Syndrome

ByJan Ulfberg, Bjørn Bjorvatn

chapter 13|8 pages

Childhood-Onset Restless Legs Syndrome

BySuresh Kotagal, Michael H. Silber

chapter 14|20 pages

Periodic Limb Movements and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

ByMargaret Park, Cynthia L. Comella

chapter 15|6 pages

Restless Legs Syndrome Effects on Quality of Life

ByRichard P. Allen

chapter 16|6 pages

Restless Legs Syndrome: Personal Perspectives

ByGeorgianna Bell

chapter 18|10 pages

Restless Legs Syndrome and Renal Failure

ByKai Ming Chow, David Shu Cheong Hui

chapter 19|10 pages

Restless Legs Syndrome and Neuropathy/Myelopathy

ByBirgit Ho¨gl and Werner Poewe

chapter 20|8 pages

Restless Legs Syndrome in Pregnancy

ByLuigi Ferini-Strambi, Mauro Manconi

chapter 21|8 pages

Restless Legs Syndrome and Parkinson’s Disease

ByVandana Dhawan, K. Ray Chaudhuri

chapter 22|14 pages

Iatrogenic Restless Legs Syndrome

ByChangkook Yang, John W. Winkelman

chapter 23|6 pages

Other Restless Legs Syndrome Associations

ByIrfan Lalani, William G. Ondo

chapter 25|18 pages

Dopaminergic Therapy for Restless Legs Syndrome

ByPhilip M. Becker

chapter 28|10 pages

Iron Therapy in Restless Legs Syndrome

ByCharlene E. Gamaldo, Christopher J. Earley

chapter 29|10 pages

Other Therapies in Restless Legs Syndrome

ByJoohi Shahed, William G. Ondo