pulmonary emphysema


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Noun1.pulmonary emphysema - an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory functionpulmonary emphysema - an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis; usually patients have been heavy cigarette smokers
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Nearly two years after her father's death, Martell is resubmitting two claims on his behalf, based on his Parkinson's diagnosis and evidence of pulmonary emphysema that was found in his lungs following an autopsy.
Transthoracic echocardiography is limited in patients with obesity, pulmonary emphysema, chest wall disorders, and mechanical ventilation.
Fourth, comorbid pulmonary diseases, such as pulmonary emphysema (20), also influence the quantification of the LPBV (21).
Bellina et al., "Relationship between extent of pulmonary emphysema by high-resolution computed tomography and lung elastic recoil in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol.
Therefore, the most frequent clinical complications of AATD are pulmonary emphysema and liver disease [10].
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pulmonary emphysema, together with asthma, are highly prevalent lung diseases worldwide [1, 2].
Atypical interstitial pneumonia (PIA) is described as an acute respiratory syndrome that affects cattle, generally above 2 years of age, and is characterized by edema and pulmonary emphysema (DOSTER, 2010).
It can cause severe debilitating conditions such as chronic liver disease but, most notably, pulmonary emphysema, which is a life-threatening disease.
PBI-4425, an analogue of PBI-4050, expected to enter clinical trials in late 2017, was shown to significantly reduce pulmonary emphysema and cutaneous hyperplasia in the tight-skin (TSK) mouse model for scleroderma.

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