By Valerie Askanas, W. King Engel
The getting older of society is resulting in many demanding situations throughout all parts of drugs. the issues of muscle getting older have resulted in an increase within the occurrence of much less universal stipulations, which although now not terminal are debilitating and regularly revolutionary, and sometimes underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed. Written via a staff of overseas specialists, this landmark booklet will examine the overall medical difficulties linked to muscle getting older earlier than interpreting inclusion-body myositis and myopathies, a bunch of the extra vital ailments of muscle getting older. With case vignettes to help prognosis to make sure right administration of an affliction, here's a necessary reference for pros and scholars.
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Muscle Aging, Inclusion-Body Myositis and Myopathies by Valerie Askanas, W. King Engel