Muscular Dystrophy: A Concise Guide

Muscular Dystrophy: A Concise Guide

by Raymond A. Huml (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319173610
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/21/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Raymond A. Huml, MS, DVM, RAC, is Executive Director, Strategic Drug Development, in the Biosimilars Center of Excellence at Quintiles. He was recently the author of the SpringerBrief, Pharmaceutical Competitive Intelligence for the Regulatory Affairs Professional. He has recruited several prominent MD's to contribute chapters to Muscular Dystrophy: A Concise Guide.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Muscular Dystrophy.- 2.Muscular Dystrophy: Historical Background and Types.- 3.FSHD: The Most Common Type of MD?.- 4.Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophies: Underlying Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms.- 5.An Overview of the Muscular Dystrophies: Underlying Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms.- 6.Transition from Childhood to Adult in Patients with Muscular Dystrophy.- 7.Overview of Current Treatments for Muscular Dystrophy.- 8.Physical Therapy and Orthotic Devices for Patients with Muscular Dystrophy.- 9.Orthopedic Care of Children with Muscular Dystrophy.- 10.Global Regulatory Landscape.- 11.Key Challenges to the Approval of Products to Treat Patients with Muscular Dystrophy.- 12.Pharmaceutical Products and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions as Potential Treatments for Patients with Muscular Dystrophy.- 13.US Patient Advocacy Groups.- 14.Global and National Patient Registries.- 15.Summary.- Index.

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