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Muscular dystrophy : a concise guide

Author: Raymond A Huml
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This practical and concise guide offers an overview of muscular dystrophy's (MD) complicated features, treatment options and general resources. New treatments and a greater understanding of proteins and structures associated with MD are discussed along with long-term patient care. Also included are clinical and developmental challenges within the current regulatory landscape and recent scientific and clinical  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (GyWOH)har150342041
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond A Huml
ISBN: 9783319173610 3319173618
OCLC Number: 918796440
Description: xxiv, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to muscular dystrophy / Raymond A. Huml --
2. Muscular dystrophy: historical background and types / Raymond A. Huml --
3. FSHD: the most common type of muscular dystrophy? / Raymond A. Humlo and Daniel P. Perez --
4. Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies: underlying genetic and molecular mechanisms / Jean K. Mah --
5. An overview of the other muscular dystrophies: underlying genetic and molecular mechanisms / Jean K. Mah --
6. Transition from childhood to adult in patients with muscular dystrophy / Elba Yesi Gerena Maldonado and Kathyrn R. Wagner --
7. Overview of current treatments for muscular dystrophy / Zheng (Jane) Fan --
8. Physical therapy and orthotic devices / Laura E. Case --
9. Orthopedic management of the child with muscular dystrophy / Robert K. Lark and Elizabeth W. Hubbard --
10. Global regulatory landscape / Raymond A. Huml --
11. Key challenges to the approval of products to treat patients with muscular dystrophy / Raymond A. Huml --
12. Pharmaceutical products and non-pharmaceutical interventions as potential treatments for patients with muscular dystrophy / Raymond A. Huml --
13. US patient advocacy groups / Meredith L. Huml --
14. Global and national patient registries / Raymond A. Huml --
15. Summary / Raymond A. Huml.
Other Titles: Muscular dystrophy (Huml)
Responsibility: Raymond A. Huml, editor.

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Muscular Dystrophy offers clinicians, researchers, pharmaceutical executives and patient advocacy groups an easy-to-read reference that provides the necessary perspectives of the care giver and  Read more...

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