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Bronchial Asthma

Emerging Therapeutic Strategies

Asthma remains a serious health concern for millions of people globally. Despite continuing research interest, there have been few advancements that impact clinically on patient care, potentially because asthma has been treated as a homogeneous entity, rather than the heterogeneous condition it is. This book introduces cutting-edge research, which targets specific phenotypes of asthma, highlighting the differences that are present within this disease, and the varying approaches that are utilized to understand it.

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Bronchial AsthmaEmerging Therapeutic StrategiesEdited by Elizabeth Sapey

Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1077

ISBN: 978-953-51-0140-6

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1. The Natural History of Asthma

By Elizabeth Sapey and Duncan Wilson

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2. Bronchial Challenge Testing

By Lutz Beckert and Kate Jones

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3. Determination of Biomarkers in Exhaled Breath Condensate: A Perspective Way in Bronchial Asthma Diagnostics

By Kamila Syslová, Petr Kačer, Marek Kuzma, Petr Novotný and Daniela Pelclová

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4. Immune Mechanisms of Childhood Asthma

By T. Negoro, Y. Yamamoto, S. Shimizu, A. H. Banham, G. Roncador, H. Wakabayashi, T. Osabe, T. Yanai, H. Akiyama, K. Itabashi and Y. Nakano

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5. Allergic Asthma and Aging

By Gabriele Di Lorenzo, Danilo Di Bona, Simona La Piana, Vito Ditta and Maria Stefania Leto-Barone

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6. Airway Smooth Muscle: Is There a Phenotype Associated with Asthma?

By Gautam Damera and Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr.

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7. Fluoride and Bronchial Smooth Muscle

By Fedoua Gandia, Sonia Rouatbi, Badreddine Sriha and Zouhair Tabka

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8. Management of Asthma in Children

By Abdulrahman Al Frayh

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9. Mechanisms of Reduced Glucocorticoid Sensitivity in Bronchial Asthma

By Yasuhiro Matsumura

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10. Antioxidant Strategies in the Treatment of Bronchial Asthma

By Martin Joyce-Brady, William W. Cruikshank and Susan R. Doctrow

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11. Rehabilitation and Its Concern

By Ganesan Kathiresan

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