emphysema


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Related to emphysema: chronic bronchitis, bronchitis, asthma
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Synonyms for emphysema

an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function

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has filed a premarket approval application with the US Food and Drug Administration for the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve (EBV), a minimally-invasive and removable device designed to treat severe emphysema, the company said.
Research and Markets have published a major paper titled "Emphysema - Global API Manufacturers, Marketed and Phase III Drugs Landscape, 2017" (hereon: "the Emphysema Report") that explores drug pipelines in the Phase III sector, a press release announced on Wednesday.
Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); it is an incurable lung disease marked by shortness of breath and increasingly difficult breathing.
He also first described how to pathologically differentiate emphysema from status asthmaticus and pneumoconiosis.
We present a case of bilateral pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema following laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy in a patient with recurrent ovarian mature teratoma.
Pulmonary edema superimposed on background centrilobular emphysema
The two companies will focus on a complete treatments for lung cancer and emphysema.
Benign surgical emphysema of the hand and upper limb: gas is not always gangrene--a report of two cases.
Keywords: Congenital lobar emphysema, Congenital malformation, Lung.
Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are the main pathological characteristics of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
She was conscious, and on examination, tachycardia and tachypnea was present along with subcutaneous emphysema over neck, thorax, and upper limbs.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Emphysema and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Our study attempts to suggest etiopathogenesis of CLE through bronchial cartilage abnormalities and evaluate the extent of emphysema by Radial Alveolar Count.
We believe that we have accumulated sufficient evidence of both physiologic impairment and structural damage to identify a discrete form of early onset COPD, commonly involving emphysema, which can be attributed to inhaled opiate use," the researchers wrote.
Cervicofacial and mediastinal emphysema following the use of dry air spray during dental procedures are rare complications and can result in deep neck infections or mediastinitis causing severe mortality and morbidity (1-4).