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From Childhood Asthma to ACOS Phenotypes

Edited by Celso Pereira

Coimbra University

The clinical specificities developed in this book, particularly from those reported in the pediatric population to those reported in complex shapes at ACOS patients, emphasize the importance of identifying not only biomarkers but also critical aspects regarding the variability in pharmacogenomics responsible for the individual response to the different drugs on the therapeutic plan. The contribution of several well-known specialists with their profound knowledge inherent to this issue into different age groups and socio geographical contexts has resulted in this interesting book with relevant key contents in asthma.

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AsthmaFrom Childhood Asthma to ACOS PhenotypesEdited by Celso Pereira

Published: July 6th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61363

ISBN: 978-953-51-2442-9

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2441-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7283-3

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

13378 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. Allergen Control in Asthma

By Ayfer Ekim


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2. Non-invasive Biomarkers in Asthma: Promises and Pitfalls

By Helena Pite, Mário Morais-Almeida, Tjeert Mensinga and Zuzana Diamant


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3. Matrix Metalloproteinases in Asthma-Associated Airway Remodeling – Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde ?

By Katarzyna Grzela, Agnieszka Strzelak, Wioletta Zagórska and Tomasz Grzela


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4. Asthma in Preschool Children

By F. Muñoz-López


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5. Monitoring Asthma in Childhood: Still a Challenge

By Patricia W. Garcia-Marcos, Manuel Sanchez-Solis and Luis Garcia- Marcos


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6. Current and Future Asthma Treatments: Phenotypical Approach on the Path to Personalized Medicine in Asthma

By Irina Diana Bobolea, Carlos Melero and Jesús Jurado-Palomo


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7. Genetics of Allergic Asthma and Current Perspectives on Therapeutic Management

By Mina Youssef, Cynthia Kanagaratham, Mohamed I. Saad and Danuta Radzioch


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8. Managing Bronchial Asthma in Underprivileged Communities

By Yousser Mohammad and Basim Dubaybo


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9. Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome (ACOS): Current Understanding and Future Perspectives

By Irina Bobolea and Luis Alejandro Pérez de Llano


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10. Complementary Therapy with Traditional Chinese Medicine for Childhood Asthma

By Bei-Yu Wu, Chun-Ting Liu, Yu-Chiang Hung and Wen-Long Hu


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