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Title Duchenne muscular dystrophy : advances in therapeutics / edited by Jeffrey S. Chamberlain, Thomas A. Rando
Published New York : Taylor & Francis, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 461 pages) : illustrations
Series Neurological disease and therapy ; 79
Neurological disease and therapy ; v. 79.
Contents Front Cover; Preface; Contents; Introduction; 1. Clinical Overview of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy; 2. The Functional Biology of Dystrophin: Structural Components and the Pathogenesis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy; 3. The Functional Biology of Dystrophin: Associated Signaling Pathways and Potential Targets for Therapeutic Intervention; 4. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Becker Muscular Dystrophy: Diagnostic Principles; 5. Mutation Detection; 6. Protein Studies in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy; 7. Medical Management of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Summary Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is one of the most prevalent genetic disorders of childhood and currently stands as an incurable condition. This authoritative guide provides a clear overview of the latest current and experimental approaches to the treatment of DMD and examines the clinical, genetic, and pathophysiological aspects of the disease in the context of emerging therapeutic modalities. The only available source on the subject, this reference emphasizes the importance of accurate diagnosis, carrier detection, and genetic counseling, and supplies state-of-the-art contributions on phar
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Duchenne muscular dystrophy -- Treatment
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Orthopedics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Musculoskeletal.
MEDICAL -- Rheumatology.
Form Electronic book
Author Chamberlain, Jeffrey S
Rando, Thomas A
ISBN 0849374456