Airway Smooth Muscle in Asthma and COPD: Biology and by Kian Fan Chung

By Kian Fan Chung

During this publication, prime researchers in drugs and molecular pharmacology clarify the mobile mechanisms that keep an eye on airway gentle muscle. The skill during which those are disrupted in disorder, and the pharmacologic recommendations in which they are changed are mentioned and destiny healing interventions are identified. Aimed at experts in pulmonology, this quantity offers the clinician with the hottest info on one of many middle physiological techniques in airway sickness, and provides insights into present and destiny methods to management. Authoritative replace on key mechanisms of airway constriction in bronchial asthma and COPDRelates newest examine to bronchodilator therapyMulti-contributed textual content, co-coordinated by way of of the prime specialists within the box.

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