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Diaphragm plasticity in aging and disease: therapies for muscle weakness go from strength to strength

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dc.contributor.author Greising, Sarah M.
dc.contributor.author Ottenheijm, Coen A.C.
dc.contributor.author O’Halloran, Ken D.
dc.contributor.author Barreiro Portela, Esther
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-30T06:32:44Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Greising SM, Ottenheijm CAC, O'Halloran KD, Barreiro E. Diaphragm plasticity in aging and disease: therapies for muscle weakness go from strength to strength. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2018 Aug 1;125(2):243-53. DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01059.2017
dc.identifier.issn 0161-7567
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/41658
dc.description.abstract The diaphragm is the main inspiratory muscle and is required to be highly active throughout the life span. The diaphragm muscle must be able to produce and sustain various behaviors that range from ventilatory to nonventilatory such as those required for airway maintenance and clearance. Throughout the life span various circumstances and conditions may affect the ability of the diaphragm muscle to generate requisite forces, and in turn the diaphragm muscle may undergo significant weakness and dysfunction. For example, hypoxic stress, critical illness, cancer cachexia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, and age-related sarcopenia all represent conditions in which significant diaphragm muscle dysfunction exits. This perspective review article presents several interesting topics involving diaphragm plasticity in aging and disease that were presented at the International Union of Physiological Sciences Conference in 2017. This review seeks to maximize the broad and collective research impact on diaphragm muscle dysfunction in the search for transformative treatment approaches to improve the diaphragm muscle health during aging and disease.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher American Physiological Society
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Applied Physiology. 2018 Aug 1;125(2):243-53
dc.rights © 2018 the American Physiological Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.01059.2017
dc.subject.other Caquèxia
dc.title Diaphragm plasticity in aging and disease: therapies for muscle weakness go from strength to strength
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.01059.2017
dc.subject.keyword Cachexia
dc.subject.keyword Critical illness
dc.subject.keyword Hypoxia
dc.subject.keyword Sarcopenia
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion

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