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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2010) 80 (3): 190–197.
Published Online: 02 December 2009
... to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Emphysema Chronic bronchitis Hemoglobin The best known function of erythropoietin (Epo) is the regulation of red blood cell production in the bone marrow [ 1...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2009) 77 (3): 265–272.
Published Online: 01 March 2009
..., namely chronic asthma, chronic bronchitis and pulmonary emphysema, sometimes simultaneously present in the same subject. Objectives: The aim of our study was to compare sputum inflammatory markers in patients with different phenotypes of chronic airway obstruction. Methods: Forty-five subjects (forced...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1991) 58 (2): 91–94.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
... by chronic bronchitis, preselected for their mucociliary responsiveness to an inhaled β 2 -agonist, were divided into two groups (matched by number, sex, age and FEV 1 %) and orally treated with placebo or erdosteine (300 mg t.i.d.) for 8 days. Their MCT was assessed by the bronchofiberscopy technique just...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1990) 57 (1): 6–13.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...L. Trevisani; S. Sartori; P. Pazzi; A. Potena; A. Aleotti; E. Grandi; G. Stabellini In order to quantify and classify ciliary changes of bronchial epithelium in chronic bronchitis, an ultrastructural study on biopsy specimens of 30 patients submitted to bronchoscopy was performed. Fourteen patients...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1991) 58 (Suppl. 1): 43–46.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...S.W. Clarke Prevention is the key to eradicating chronic bronchitis. Smoking is the prime factor involved. Quitting smoking is difficult even with modern aids such as counselling, filters, substitutes, hypnosis and acupuncture, and the success rate is only 20%. Passive smoking is also injurious...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1992) 59 (Suppl. 1): 24–27.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...M. Luisetti; P.D. Piccioni; A.M. Donnetta; A. Bulgheroni; V. Peona The protease-antiprotease imbalance is thought to be involved in a variety of destructive lung diseases: pulmonary emphysema, chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis and adult respiratory distress syndrome. Bronchoalveolar lavage...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1992) 59 (Suppl. 1): 13–16.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
... smooth muscle particularly in medium sized bronchi. Three conditions contribute to COPD. In chronic bronchitis there is mucous hypersecretion with enlargement of tracheo-bronchial submucosal glands and a disproportionate increase of mucous acini. In small (peripheral) airways disease...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1991) 58 (Suppl. 1): 10–12.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...Gérard Huchon Among the risk factors for chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive lung disease, only smoking and α 1 -antitrypsin deficiency effects have been well demonstrated. Other factors, as air pollution, occupational exposure and childhood lung diseases may have an influence...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1992) 59 (2): 81–88.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...G.J. Wesseling; E.F.M. Wouters Impedance measurements of the respiratory system were performed by means of the technique of forced oscillations to study the mechanical characteristics of the respiratory system in 33 patients with chronic bronchitis without spirometric evidence of airway obstruction...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1992) 59 (Suppl. 3): 19–23.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...B. Emmerich; K. Pachmann; D. Milatovic; H.P. Emslander To clarify the mode of action of an oral bacterial extract (OM-85 BV) on local airway immunity pre- and posttherapeutic washings from bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid of 28 adult patients with nonobstructive chronic bronchitis were analysed...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1988) 53 (1): 37–43.
Published Online: 16 January 2009
...A. Fietta; C. Bersani; V. de Rose; F.A. Grassi; P. Mangiarotti; M. Uccelli; C. Grassi Seventy-six chronic bronchitis patients were studied in order to determine the possible presence of disorders in their systemic defense mechanisms. No significant difference in lymphocyte subsets, in serum...