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By Robert C. Griggs and Anthony A. Amato (Eds.)

ISBN-10: 0072975210

ISBN-13: 9780072975215

ISBN-10: 0080450318

ISBN-13: 9780080450315

This quantity presents clinicians and scientists with the most recent info in regards to the muscular dystrophies, paying specific recognition to the best way developments in molecular and cellphone biology, biochemistry, and different organic sciences supply complete insights right into a staff of issues that experience merely been studied for the prior twenty years.

Information on either pathogenesis and customers for therapy are coated, with an emphasis on scientific implications, either now and within the foreseeable destiny. scientific knowledge is mixed with helpful views from the main hugely skilled physicians, specialists, and scientists to carry an authoritative and whole exam of the muscular dystrophies, their prognosis, and coverings protocols. Insights from this instruction manual will either improve and ahead efforts for practitioners who deal with, and deal with, sufferers with this team of disorders.

* useful insights into the muscular dystrophies, together with remedy, analysis, and care and sufferer management
* A finished compilation of the mixed knowledge of the main very hot physicians, specialists, and scientists learning the muscular dystrophies
* An overview of how advances in molecular and mobilephone biology, biochemistry, and different organic sciences proceed to increase the learn of those problems

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