Definition: pertaining to the lungs
Definition: pertaining to the lungs
Sentences Containing 'pulmonary'
His medical publications include Results of Resection for Pulmonary Tuberculosis, "Indian Journal of Tuberculosis" Vol.
The hospital also houses dedicated cardiology and pulmonary medicine departments, an ENT department with the largest audiology department in Denmark and a dermatology and allergy unit.
Extra production of plasmin caused by streptokinase breaks down unwanted blood clots, for example, in the lungs (pulmonary embolism).
In mid to late 1931, Mochizuki fell ill with pleurisy and pulmonary tuberculosis.
Stall died of complications from pulmonary disease on November 2, 2008 at his home in Sacramento, California.
She died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and pulmonary hypertension on December 3, 2010, aged 81.
His areas of expertise are pulmonary pathology and cardiovascular pathology.
He is active in multiple pathology societies and has served in leadership positions in several (United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Pulmonary Pathology Society).
He was President of the Pulmonary Pathology Society from 2004 to 2006.
Tazelaar was part of the team that described pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis (a disease that occurs almost exclusively in women) in a male patient.
On 26 December 2010, Gomez died due to cardiac and pulmonary arrest. He was 79 years old.
He died in Bamako in 2001 of pulmonary emphysema partially due to heavy lifelong smoking habits, and is survived by ten children.
The Duffy antigen is present in the normal pulmonary vascular bed.
It binds avidly to pulmonary surfactant, and therefore cannot be used in the treatment of pneumonia.
It is inactivated by pulmonary surfactants and is not indicated for the treatment of pneumonia.
Also, since there is a lack of a right ventricle there "must" be a way to pump blood into the pulmonary arteries, and this is accomplished by a ventricular septal defect (VSD).
Because the only way the pulmonary circulation receives blood is through the VSD, a patent ductus arteriosus usually also persists to increase pulmonary flow.
He died of pneumonia and pulmonary disease.
Arterial gas embolism and pulmonary barotrauma.
If the compressed air in a diver's lungs cannot freely escape during an ascent, particularly a rapid one, then the lung tissues may rupture, causing pulmonary barotrauma (PBT).
Arformoterol is a long acting beta-adrenoceptor agonist drug indicated for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
His death came after suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated by pneumonia.
Patients with limited cutaneous scleroderma have a good prognosis, with 10-year survival of 75%, although 10% develop pulmonary arterial hypertension after 10 to 20 years.
Death is most often from pulmonary, heart and kidney involvement, although survival has greatly improved with effective treatment for kidney failure.
"Limited Scleroderma" - mostly affects the skin of the face, neck and distal elbows and knees and late in the disease causes isolated pulmonary hypertension.
Diffuse scleroderma can cause musculoskeletal, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, renal and other complications.
Some impairment in lung function is almost universally seen in patients with diffuse scleroderma on pulmonary function testing; however, it does not necessarily cause symptoms, such as shortness of breath.
Some patients can develop pulmonary hypertension, or elevation in the pressures of the pulmonary arteries.
The earliest manifestation of this may be a decreased diffusion capacity on pulmonary function testing.
Other pulmonary complications in more advanced disease include aspiration pneumonia, pulmonary hemorrhage and pneumothorax.
Lung disease and pulmonary hypertension.
It can sometimes occur within a pulmonary bronchocele, and this tumor entity should be kept in mind after identification of a bronchocele with suspicious or non-prototypical imaging characteristics.
Differential diagnosis of MCACL includes secondary metastatic cystadenocarcinomatous lesions, particularly from the pancreas or ovary, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, and pulmonary mucinous bronchioloalveolar carcinoma.
In a review of 66 cystic pulmonary mucinous lesions, Gao and colleagues reported that p53 expression and a Ki-67 index exceeding 20% is characteristic of MCACL.
Acute chest syndrome (ACS) is defined by new pulmonary infiltrate with a manifestation of pulmonary symptoms like tachypnea and dyspnea.
Should the pulmonary infiltrate worsen or the oxygen requirements increase, simple blood transfusion or exchange transfusion is indicated.
Mary Jane Leader died March 15, 2011, due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Immediately upon his return to work in November 2003, he suffered a near-fatal pulmonary embolism and was again flown back to London for medical treatment.
He died in 1895 of a pulmonary disease after receiving the medal of a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur.
Effect of oxygen on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Many people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have a low partial pressure of oxygen in the blood.
When performed over the fifth intercostal space, it allows optimal access to the pulmonary hilum (pulmonary artery and pulmonary vein) and therefore is considered the approach of choice for pulmonary resection (pneumonectomy and lobectomy).
A study by Vaddi and Wei, demonstrated the effects of ammonium metavanadate on bovine pulmonary alveolar macrophages.
Chamberlin died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at her home in Arlington, Massachusetts on January 16, 2010.
He is widely recognized for his contributions in the field of tracheal surgery, esophageal surgery, pulmonary physiology, lung transplantation, and surgery for emphysema.
Inhalation causes a burning pain, sneezing, coughing, vomiting, and possibly pulmonary edema.
Some of the main respiratory diseases caused by air pollution include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and lung cancer.
He died in 2001 of a pulmonary embolism.
These improvements include sensory, motor and pulmonary function, with a decrease in spasticity and pain.
Pulmonary pathology is the subspecialty of surgical pathology which deals with the diagnosis and characterization of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lungs and thoracic pleura.
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