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a pathological condition of mind or body

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Small airways disease is likely to be the first change to occur in the development of COPD.
Miller doesn't expect 100% concordance with his results, but believes the DOD-funded research will validate Vanderbilt's findings of small airways disease.
The question is whether small VisoV changes in young people can be actually connected to increases in non-laminar or turbulent flow in damaged airways, and whether it can be used as an indication of the beginning of small airways disease in young smokers or in populations with chemical or air pollution exposure.
Also, smoking causes small airways disease, which reduces air speeds.
Small airways disease and mineral dust exposure: prevalence, structure and function.
Miller agrees that a lung biopsy is not the standard of care in this setting, but says they opted to use it "after seeing too many soldiers with the exact same story" To date, he's biopsied 66 soldiers, with 62 showing small airways disease, 3 sarcoid, and 1 normal.
A variant of spirometry which was commonly used thirty years ago to help diagnose beginning small airways disease is the helium iso-flow test which involves performing flow volume loop after the patient has taken three deep breaths of heliox which is 80% helium and 20% nitrogen.
Key words: air pollution, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, small airways disease.
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