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Asthma

Biological Evidences

Edited by Celso Pereira

Coimbra University

Asthma is a prevalent disease in all age groups that results from different pathogenic mechanisms, cells, and mediators engaged in innumerous clinical phenotypes and endotypes. This book exhaustively and didactically explores the biological expression of numerous cells and mediators involved in bronchial inflammation. The information provided aims at identifying the diversity and complexity of the interrelationships between the different players, drawing attention to critical mechanisms in asthma. It also highlights the requirement of new tools to identify strong biomarkers absolutely critical for managing asthma.

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AsthmaBiological EvidencesEdited by Celso Pereira

Published: October 2nd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.80155

ISBN: 978-1-78984-316-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-315-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-246-5

Copyright year: 2019

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2193 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Childhood and Adult Asthma: Phenotype- and Endotype-Based Biomarkers

By Joy N. Eze and Samuel N. Uwaezuoke

215

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2. Clinical Applications of Impulse Oscillometry

By Constantine Saadeh and Nicole Davey-Ranasinghe

350

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3. Role of Airway Smooth Muscle Cells in Asthma Pathology

By Wenchao Tang

248

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4. Endothelial Cells in Asthma

By Andrew Reichard and Kewal Asosingh

221

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5. The Role of Platelets in Allergic Inflammation and Asthma

By Mirjana Turkalj and Ivana Banic

183

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6. Eosinophilic Asthma

By Bushra Mubarak, Huma Shakoor and Fozia Masood

280

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7. Role of Various Mediators in Inflammation of Asthmatic Airways

By Poonam Arora and S.H. Ansari

260

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8. Pathogenic Roles of MicroRNA in the Development of Asthma

By Xiaoyan Dong and Nanbert Zhong

276

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9. Nutritional Recommendations in Asthmatic Patients

By Marzie Zilaee and Seyed Ahmad Hosseini

162

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