pulmonary emphysema


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Synonyms for pulmonary emphysema

an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function

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Computed tomography (CT) provides an opportunity to assess pulmonary emphysema and changes in lung structure in vivo even among those with normal lung function.
Lung volume reduction surgery is able to improve HRQOL by improving lung function (forced expiratory volume in the first second and/or lung volumes), dyspnea, and exercise tolerance in selected patients with advanced pulmonary emphysema.
What has attracted increasing attention in recent years is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which used to be diagnosed as chronic bronchitis or pulmonary emphysema.
They include Polyglobin(R), Gamimune(R) N, and Gamunex(R) for the treatment of immunodeficiency disorders, and Prolastin(R) for the treatment of congenital pulmonary emphysema.
He told the inquest Mr Hartless''s death was caused by pulmonary emphysema and coronary artery atheroma - a common cause of heart disease.
For example, in pulmonary emphysema, alveolar septal destruction promotes the enlargement of alveoli, manifested as blebs and bullae.
Subjects with pulmonary emphysema are epidemiologically susceptible to PM (Dockery et al.
14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "About 123,000 patients with atopic dermatitis, rhinitis, and asthma and 32,000 patients with pulmonary emphysema, bronchiectasis, and pulmonary fibrosis have been cured.
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