bronchoalveolar


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Related to bronchoalveolar: Bronchoalveolar Carcinoma, Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid

bron·cho·ve·sic·u·lar

(brong'kō-vĕ-sik'yū-lăr),
Relating to the bronchi and alveoli in the lungs, especially as regards lung sound heard by auscultation.
Synonym(s): bronchoalveolar

bronchoalveolar

/bron·cho·al·ve·o·lar/ (brong″ko-al-ve´o-ler) pertaining to a bronchus and alveoli.

bronchoalveolar

[-alvē′ələr]
Etymology: Gk, bronchos, windpipe; L, alveolus, little hollow
pertaining to the terminal air sacs at the ends of the bronchioles.

bron·cho·ve·sic·u·lar

(brong'kō-vĕ-sik'yū-lăr)
Relating to the bronchioles and alveoli in the lungs.
Synonym(s): bronchoalveolar.

bronchoalveolar,

adj referring to both the bronchia and alveoli of the lungs.

bronchoalveolar

pertaining to alveoli and bronchi.
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Bronchoalveolar lavage cytology in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
4] In our patient, nocardiosis diagnosis was confirmed after typical gram-positive, beaded, branching filaments in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid specimen were shown in the sixth day.
Bronchoalveolar lavage followed by a differential cell count that demonstrates lymphocytosis greater than 40% should prompt additional work-up for hypersensitivity pneumonia, which can be seen in approximately 10% of patients with UIP x-ray findings.
Its histopathological designation is based on the World Health Organization classification system, with 4 cell types responsible for most deaths: adenocarcinoma (including bronchoalveolar carcinoma), squamous cell carcinoma, large cell (undifferentiated) carcinoma and small cell carcinoma.
The researchers measured nickel content in the lung, liver, heart, spleen, and whole blood; determined presence of inflammation and oxidative damage using serum analyses, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid analyses, and assessment of mitochondrial DNA damage; and examined the ascending aorta for plaque formation and the lungs for tissue changes.
Hepatitis C virus RNA has been detected in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) from patients with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis (16) meaning that the virus is also present in airway secretions, which gives some support to the above postulates.
4'-dihydroxyphenyl) ethyl-O-[alpha]-L-rhamnopyranosyl(l (1 [right arrow] 3)-[beta]-D-(4-0-caffeoyl)-glucopyranoside] from their ethylacetate fractions, respectively, and evaluated their anti-asthmatic effects on the aerosolized ovalbumin (OA) challenge in the OA-sensitized guinea-pigs measuring the specific airway resistance (sRaw) during the immediate-phase response (IAR) and late-phase response (LAR), and also measured recruitment of leukocytes and chemical mediators on the bronchoalveolar lavage fluids (BALF) in LAR, as well as histopathological survey.
An international group of pediatric bronchoscopists discuss technical aspects in preparation for and performance of the procedure, from common to specialized applications like bronchoalveolar lavage, bronchial biopsy, interventional bronchoscopy, and total-lung lavage; potential alternatives such as rigid and virtual bronchoscopy; the bronchoscopic appearance of the normal upper and lower airways and congenital and acquired abnormalities; and application to conditions like asthma, atelectasis and plastic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis and other chronic suppurative lung diseases, endobronchial tuberculosis, chronic cough, lung transplantation, and immunosuppression.
19) Briefly, 23 patients satisfied the following major criteria: (1) exclusion of other known causes of interstitial lung diseases such as certain drug toxicities; no history of exposure to asbestos, silica, and any other inorganic dusts; and no evidence of arthritis, myalgia, skin eruption, or serum autoantibodies suggestive of collagen vascular diseases; (2) abnormal pulmonary function studies that include evidence of restriction; (3) bibasilar reticular abnormalities with minimal ground glass opacities on high-resolution computed tomography scans; and (4) transbronchial lung biopsy or bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) showing no features to support an alternative diagnosis.