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Exact title of the book
Mitochondrial Medicine: A Primer for Health Care Providers and Translational Researchers
Book author
Pankaj Prasun
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
138 pages
Published
June 4th 2019 by Academic Press
File size (in PDF)
552 kB
Mitochondrial Medicine: A Primer for Health Care Providers and Translational Researchers

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Mitochondrial Medicine: A Primer for Health Care Providers and Translational Researchers is an applied, holistic resource that addresses the evolving and multidisciplinary area of mitochondrial disease. The book discusses the fundamentals of mitochondrial medicine in humans, as well as the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of mitochondrial diseases. Three all-inclusive sections examine the role of mitochondria in common medical conditions, such as diabetes, heart failure and the full range of inherited mitochondrial diseases.

Sections cover the genetic and biochemical basis of both mitochondrial DNA deletion syndromes and point mutation syndromes, their clinical presentation, treatment plans, genetic counseling, prenatal testing, and ongoing research. While providing a solid foundation in its topic area, each chapter in the book is written in an accessible format with illustrative case studies, thus making it a quick bedside or clinical laboratory reference. Includes a basic introduction to mitochondria and their misfunctions in human disease Presents current practice and research in mitochondrial medicine, with an emphasis on clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, genetic counseling and prenatal testing Features short, accessible chapters with illustrative case studies for quick reference Provides thorough coverage of inherited mitochondrial disorders, as well as the role of mitochondria in common medical conditions.