Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine, 1st Edition

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Edited by Shannon Kasperbauer, MD and Rachel Thomson, MBBS Grad Dip (Clin Epi) PhD, FRACP,
In this issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine, guest editors Drs. Shannon Kasperbauer and Rachel Thomson bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease. Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (N ...view more
In this issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine, guest editors Drs. Shannon Kasperbauer and Rachel Thomson bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease. Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) is a challenging infection which is becoming increasingly prevalent, particularly in the elderly, for reasons which are unknown. In this issue, top experts discuss topics such as environmental sources and transmission of nontuberculous mycobacteria; global epidemiology; host susceptibility; investigation and management of bronchiectasis in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease; and more. 
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9780323939119
Publication Date :
26-10-2023
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In this issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine, guest editors Drs. Shannon Kasperbauer and Rachel Thomson bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease. Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) is a challenging infection which is becoming increasingly prevalent, particularly in the elderly, for reasons which are unknown. In this issue, top experts discuss topics such as environmental sources and transmission of nontuberculous mycobacteria; global epidemiology; host susceptibility; investigation and management of bronchiectasis in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease; and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 15 practice-oriented topics including novel antimicrobial agents in nontuberculous pulmonary disease; host directed therapy in nontuberculous pulmonary disease; cystic fibrosis related nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease; surgical resection in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 


Author Information
Edited by Shannon Kasperbauer, MD, Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections, National Jewish Health and Rachel Thomson, MBBS Grad Dip (Clin Epi) PhD, FRACP,, Gallipoli Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Greenslopes Private Hospital