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- ISBN: 9781842142882 | 1842142887
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 4/19/2006
Mitochondrial dysfunction is increasingly being recognized as the basis of a wide variety of human diseases. Emphasizing translational research, this pioneering book is primarily directed to a clinical audience interested in the diverse and diagnostically challenging clinical presentations of mitochondrial diseases and their pathophysiology. This text provides an authoritative update of our current knowledge on mitochondrial medicine, drawing together world authorities from various fields. In addition to a chapter on general therapeutic strategies, treatments presently available in the different specialties are discussed; as such, this book is essential reading for clinicians involved with the management of patients with mitochondrial diseases.