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Cystic Fibrosis in the Light of New Research

Edited by Dennis Wat

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Cystic Fibrosis in the Light of New Research provides the latest research and clinical evidence that will be useful for clinicians, scientists and researchers to further their knowledge around this fascinating condition. The authors have brought along their expertise and wealth of knowledge to produce this book, including the basic science that underlies the disease, the burden of bacterial and viral infections, immunologic aspects of CF, a variety of clinical measurements to predict prognosis and novel therapies including gene therapy. This book will be invaluable and entertaining for anyone who is involved in the care of patients with cystic fibrosis.

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Cystic Fibrosis in the Light of New ResearchEdited by Dennis Wat

Published: August 24th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/59523

ISBN: 978-953-51-2152-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7248-2

Copyright year: 2015

Books open for chapter submissions

22719 Total Chapter Downloads

17 Crossref Citations

19 Web of Science Citations

31 Dimensions Citations


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1. Factors Affecting Prognosis and Prediction of Outcome in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease

By Cormac McCarthy, Orla O’Carroll, Alessandro N. Franciosi and Noel G. McElvaney


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2. Outcome Measures for Respiratory Physiotherapy in Cystic Fibrosis — Challenges and Advances

By Alda Marques, Joana Cruz, Cristina Jácome and Ana Oliveira


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3. Oxidative Stress in Cystic Fibrosis

By D. González Jiménez, J.J. Díaz Martín, R.P. Arias Llorente and C. Bousoño García


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4. Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes

By Paula Dyce, Gareth Huw Jones and Martin J Walshaw


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5. Cystic Fibrosis and Fertility

By Rosaria Casciaro, Federico Cresta, Federica Favilli and Laura Minicucci


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6. Medications to Enhance CFTR Activity

By Terry W. Chin


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7. Respiratory Virus in Cystic Fibrosis — A Review of the Literature

By Dennis Wat


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8. An Overview of Infections in Cystic Fibrosis Airways and the Role of Environmental Conditions on Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Formation and Viability

By Cameron T. McDaniel, Warunya Panmanee and Daniel J. Hassett


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9. New Molecular Diagnosis Approaches — From the Identification of Mutations to their Characterization

By Anne Bergougnoux, Magali Taulan-Cadars, Mireille Claustres and Caroline Raynal


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10. Emerging Roles of microRNAs in Cystic Fibrosis — From Pathogenesis to Development of New Therapies

By Sabrina Noel and Teresinha Leal


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11. New Research on the Importance of Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Function for Optimal Neutrophil Activity

By Michelle M. White, Fatma Gargoum, Niall Browne, Killian Hurley, Noel G. McElvaney and Emer P. Reeves


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12. Role of Non-coding RNAs in Cystic Fibrosis

By Jessica Varilh, Jennifer Bonini and Magali Taulan-Cadars


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13. Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Caused by Nonsense Mutations

By Roberto Gambari, Giulia Breveglieri, Francesca Salvatori, Alessia Finotti and Monica Borgatti


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14. Integrating Viral and Nonviral Vectors for Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy in the Airways

By Ashley L Cooney, Paul B McCray, Jr and Patrick L. Sinn


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15. In vivo Gene Correction of Cystic Fibrosis

By Michael Sebastian Daniel Kormann


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