Mitochondrial disease: a pulmonary and critical-care medicine perspective.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The clinical spectrum of mitochondrial diseases has expanded dramatically in the last decade. Abnormalities of mitochondrial function are now thought to participate in a number of common adult diseases, ranging from exercise intolerance to aging. This review outlines the common presentations of mitochondrial disease in ICUs and in the outpatient setting and discusses current diagnostic and therapeutic options as they pertain to the pulmonary and critical-care physician.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Clay, AS; Behnia, M; Brown, KK

Published Date

  • August 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 120 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 634 - 648

PubMed ID

  • 11502670

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-3692

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.120.2.634


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States