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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larvae in sensitized animals may produce a reaction that causes acute pulmonary emphysema (RAVIOLO et al.
Watt, "Computed tomography in pulmonary emphysema," Clinical Radiology, vol.
Subcutaneous and pulmonary emphysema as complications of bovine ephemeral fever.
Expiratory computed tomography for assessment of suspected pulmonary emphysema.
To our knowledge, however, there has been no direct assessment of the relationship of ambient air pollution to pulmonary emphysema in an epidemiologic study.
Pulmonary emphysema is characterized by vascular lesions with intimal proliferation, additionally narrowing the pulmonary arteries and veins.
His roommate poisoned the water dispenser in their room, which caused Huang to suffer from acute kidney failure and pulmonary emphysema in just a few days.
Chronic bronchitis and pulmonary emphysema comprise the disease classification known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the fourth leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease, cancer, and cerebrovascular disease.
Increased susceptibility to pulmonary emphysema among HIV-seropositive smokers.
Admission chest radiograph demonstrated pulmonary emphysema and left hilar infiltration, but no evidence of any fractured ribs, hemo/pneumothorax or any other pulmonary pathology (Figure 1).
In addition to improving survival, LVRS improves lung function, dyspnea, and exercise tolerance in selected patients with advanced pulmonary emphysema.
The office also listed hypertensive cardiovascular disease and pulmonary emphysema as "significant and contributing factors" to Turner's death.
When we think about the huge economical and human cost of pulmonary emphysema, early diagnosis of the disease is clearly the only effective way for changing its fatal progressive course.
Selective bronchial intubation for pulmonary emphysema.
Coroner Philip Richards gave the cause of death as hardening of the arteries and pulmonary emphysema.
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