small airways

small airways

A term for membranaceous bronchioles–noncartilaginous conducting airways with a fibromuscular wall and respiratory bronchioles–airways in which the fibromuscular wall is partially alveolated. See Small airways disease.
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Tracheotomy removal of foreign body is rare but the surest method of removal of foreign body in children and adults in cases of small airways with larger, impacted foreign bodies or in cases of abnormally placed foreign bodies where endo-scopic removal intraorally is unsuccessful or impossible6-8.
This results in a blockage in the lung's small airways, which leads to breathing difficulties.
Among children younger than 1 year of age, RSV is the leading cause for bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the small airways in the lung, and pneumonia, an infection of the lungs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes.
Bronchiolitis is a viral infection that causes an inflammation of the small airways in the lungs.
The FEF 25-75% is believed to reflect frictional resistance of small airways particularly the diameter of small poorly supported airways.
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Because small airways are the main limiting point for airflow (14), we believe that the obstructive phenomenon is also frequent in adults with SCA and is not detected by the PFTs traditionally used in the assessment of pulmonary function.
3]/FVC) may be an indicator of distal airway obstruction and a promising measure to evaluate small airways dysfunction.
The small airways in asthma may or may not demonstrate basement membrane thickening, but will have goblet cell metaplasia and varying amounts of smooth muscle hyperplasia, which are not features of IBD-associated disease.
5) Gian LM et al in their study pointed that FEV1 and FEV 1% decreased by upto 25% in patients of allergic rhinitis and also pointed that this can be an early marker of small airways impairment in subjects of allergic rhinitis.
It is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the small airways in the lung) and pneumonia in children under one year of age.
The EasyOne Pro LAB offers all the testing capabilities of the EasyOne Pro plus multiple-breath nitrogen washout to obtain complete lung volumes, Functional Residual Capacity (FRC) and Lung Clearance Index (LCI) measurements that determine the capacity of the lungs to keep small airways open and perform critical gas exchange functions.

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