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Respiratory Disease Series: Diagnostic Tools and Disease Managements

Clinical Relevance of Genetic Factors in Pulmonary Diseases

Editors: Kaneko, Takeshi (Ed.)

  • Describes the underlying genetic basis of common pulmonary diseases and discusses their pathogenesis and pathophysiology
  • Provide an essential basis for understanding different subtypes and phonotypes
  • Broadens the understanding of beginning and experienced researchers and clinicians engaged in the treatment of pulmonary diseases
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About this book

This book describes the underlying genetic basis of common pulmonary diseases and discusses their pathogenesis and pathophysiology. These insights provide the basis for understanding different subtypes and phonotypes, and will promote better treatment strategies and individualized medicine. The book provides new and valuable information for the development of the areas of study, as well as practical guidelines for clinicians engaged in treating pulmonary diseases.

This volume of the Respiratory Disease Series – Diagnostic Tools and Disease Managements will broaden the understanding of beginning and experienced researchers and clinicians who treat pulmonary diseases. Moreover, residents and clinicians engaged in medical oncology will find it a valuable guide to support them in their day-to-day work.

About the authors

Hiroyuki Nakamura, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Ibaraki Medical Center, Ibaraki, Japan

Kazutetsu Aoshiba, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Ibaraki Medical Center, Ibaraki, Japan

Takeshi Kaneko, 
Department of Pulmonology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Clinical Development of Genomic Medicine in Pulmonary Diseases: Are Genetic Factors Enough to Determine the Phenotype and Inheritance of Pulmonary Diseases?

    Hikichi, Mari (et al.)

    Pages 3-14

  • Approaches to Understanding the Genetic Basis of Complex Diseases: Overview—What Is the Rationale for the Genome-Wide Approach to Understand Complex Diseases, Its Application and Limitations

    Tamari, Mayumi (et al.)

    Pages 15-35

  • Bronchial Asthma: Is Asthma Inherited?

    Hizawa, Nobuyuki

    Pages 39-56

  • COPD: Hereditary (A1-AT) and Non-hereditary—What Are the Roles of Genetic Factors in the Pathogenesis of COPD?

    Horita, Nobuyuki

    Pages 57-75

  • Smoking Behavior and Cessation (Nicotine Addiction): Are Genetic Factors Involved in Smoking Behavior?

    Kubota, Tetsuya (et al.)

    Pages 77-91

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-8144-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-8143-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Clinical Relevance of Genetic Factors in Pulmonary Diseases
Editors
  • Takeshi Kaneko
Series Title
Respiratory Disease Series: Diagnostic Tools and Disease Managements
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8144-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8144-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8143-9
Series ISSN
2509-5552
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 344
Number of Illustrations and Tables
19 b/w illustrations, 36 illustrations in colour
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