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Title Alpha-1-antitrypsin defieciency / edited by Pavel Strnad, Mark L. Brantly and Robert Bals
Published Sheffield : European Respiratory Society, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Series ERS Monograph Ser
ERS monograph.
Contents 1. Patient view 2. Serpinopathies 3. Genetics and epidemiology 4. Laboratory diagnosis 5. Mechanisms of lung disease 6. Clinical approach to diagnosis and assessment 7. Treatment of lung disease 8. Mechanisms of liver disease 9. Clinical approach to paediatric liver disease 10. Clinical approach to liver disease in adults 11. Rare manifestations 12. Genetic counselling 13. Registries: roles, objectives and registry data study outcomes 14. Future directions: diagnostic approaches and therapy with AAT
Summary This Monograph offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of AATD. It covers basic biology, genetics, laboratory diagnostics and the major organ manifestations; describes the clinical presentation of AATD in both adults and children; and features chapters on genetic counselling, patient views and future therapies. The content has been tailored to meet the needs of the physician, who takes care of lung and liver patients in daily practice, and the general practitioner, who is responsible for the medical guidance of these patients. -- publisher supplied
Subject Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency.
alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency.
Liver Diseases -- etiology.
Lung Diseases, Obstructive -- etiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Strnad, Pavel
Brantly, Mark L.
Bals, Robert, editor
ISBN 1849841098
9781849841092
OTHER TI α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency