restrictive disease

restrictive disease

a respiratory disorder characterized by restriction of expansion of the lungs or chest wall, resulting in diminished lung volumes and capacities. Causes include impaired neuromuscular contraction, impaired lung expansion, thoracic deformities, and pleural-based diseases.
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In contrast the vital capacity with restrictive disease is reduced during both slow and fast manoeuvers.
In keeping with the interstitial nature of the disease, pulmonary function testing showed a predominantly restrictive disease pattern (Table 3).
CP is treated surgically with pericardial stripping, while restrictive disease is managed medically.
A retrospective review of the literature reveals that bypass has been needed more often in patients with a history of restrictive disease than with obstructive disease.
It is indicated to evaluate signs and symptoms of respiratory obstruction verses respiratory restrictive disease (see Table 1), measure the severity of the disease, determine the effect of medication on the disease, assess lung function pre-operatively, monitor the disease over time, and rule out other causes of wheezing (Miller et al.
On the basis of restrictive disease pattern of pulmonary function tests, we can conclude that52.
The diagnosis of restrictive disease is usually based on the presence of a reduced total lung capacity.
It's a very restrictive disease and the lifestyle I used to have - well, I just don't have that any more.
Graham said that at his clinic, "we are seeing dramatic improvement--literally the reversal in some children with restrictive disease.
Out of 30 patients 15 patients were having moderately severe restrictive disease contributing 50% of study population.
8 It has been suggested that tubercular insult to the heart may result in involvement of all three layers with varying severity and the hallmark of differentiation between constrictive and restrictive disease appears to be a diligent attempt at identification of a thickened pericardium.
The regions identified contain SNPs previously associated with the FEV1/FVC ratio, a calculated ratio crucial to the diagnosis of obstructive and restrictive diseases, as well as numerous genes that play a role in immunity response to infection and inflammation.