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bronchial

 [brong´ke-al]
pertaining to or affecting one or more bronchi.
bronchial challenge test a pulmonary function test in which an aerosol such as methacholine, histamine, or an allergen is administered to provoke bronchospasm; used in diagnosis of asthma.

bron·chi·al

(brong'kē-ăl),
Relating to the bronchi.

bronchial

(brŏng′kē-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the bronchi, the bronchia, or the bronchioles.

bron′chi·al·ly adv.

bronchial

adjective Pertaining to a bronchus or bronchi.

bron·chi·al

(brong'kē-ăl)
Relating to the bronchi.

bronchial

Pertaining to any part of the branching system of breathing tubes (the bronchial tree).

Bronchial

Relating to the air passages to and from the lungs including the bronchi and the bronchioles.
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Q. What’s the difference between bronchial asthma and cardiac asthma?

A. The term "cardiac asthma" refers to wheezing associated with congestive heart failure. It isn't true asthma. it's not an immune response but the wheezing caused by fluids build up in the lungs..

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In a study on biomass smoke-induced bronchial anthracofibrosis, 22.5% of patients were diagnosed as having an acute exacerbation of obstructive airways disease.
On bronchoscopic evaluation, diffuse anthracosis was found to be present in the right and left bronchial systems.
The interlobular septal thickening, bronchial wall thickening, and ground glass opacities likely reflect both pulmonary vein hypertension and engorged lymphatics.
This leads to the assumption that, in addition to fossil fuel emission, other factors such as genetics, chronic inflammatory reactions, balance of deposition and clearance of carbon particles, and/or chronic infections such as tuberculosis (TB) play a role in the development of bronchial anthracosis or anthracofibrosis.
Other problems to be considered: Bronchial mucous plug with associated hyper-aeration, extrinsic bronchial compression, agenesis/ hypoagensis of contralateral lung, bronchial hypoplasia with air trapping peripherally congenital cystic adenomatous malformation, pneumothorax.15,20
The rational of this study was to determine the frequency of detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in bronchial washing Gene Xpert in sputumscarce cases of suspected PTB.
Effects of yoga on pulmonary functions in bronchial asthmatics have varied across studies.
The bronchial variant of Dieulafoy's disease was initially reported in 1995, and it has been considered to be a rare disease.[1] The causes of Dieulafoy's disease of the bronchus remained uncertain.
[6] Imprint smears from bronchial biopsy has also been found to give a good diagnostic yield.
Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from March 2014 to March 2016, and comprised clinically-diagnosed adult patients of bronchial asthma referred from various hospitals of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
MONDAY, May 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Airway bioengineering appears feasible for tracheal and bronchial reconstruction, according to a study published online May 20 in the Journal of the American Medical Association to coincide with the American Thoracic Society's 2018 International Conference, held from May 18 to 23 in San Diego.