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

A S Clay, M Behnia, K K Brown

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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.;
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)634 - 648
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2001


  • Mitochondrial Myopathies/*diagnosis, Mitochondrial Myopathies/*therapy, Adult, Humans, Mitochondrial Myopathies/genetics, Pulmonary Medicine


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