bronchial secretion

bronchial secretion

a substance produced in the bronchial tree that consists of mucus secreted by the goblet cells and mucous glands of the bronchi, protein salts released from disintegrating cells, plasma fluid, and proteins, including fibrinogen, that have escaped from pulmonary capillaries.
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tracheal suction kit for collection of bronchial secretion no risk of contamination, bottle collection 10 cc.
The original diagnoses were NSCLC favoring squamous cell carcinoma for the bronchial secretion specimen, SCLC for the transbronchial needle aspirate, and SCLC for the bronchial biopsy specimen.
Incidence and underlying etiologies of bronchial secretion in terminally ill cancer patients: A multicenter, prospective, observational study.
The parasympathetic agents induce bronchial muscle relaxation and also decrease bronchial secretion.
4] Fiberoptic bronchoscopy offers a mean of investigation whereby bronchial secretion and washing can be collected from the most likely abnormal site under direct vision.
In severe intoxications, profuse salivation, perspiration, bronchial secretion, and respiratory distress leading to cyanosis develop soon after ingestion.
For the first time, a bronchial secretion specimen was smear positive for AFB, and severe pulmonary TB was diagnosed.
Bronchoscopy is an important tool to collect bronchial secretions in patients of pneumonia with immunocompromised conditions, nosocomial pneumonias, atypical pneumonia, and also in patients who were not able to produce good quality sputum with tenacious secretions.
These traditionally small channels also restrict flow, hampering attempts to irrigate and suction the lungs of critical care patients with heavy bronchial secretions and clots.
7] G0 designates a negative airway examination; G1 mild edema and hyperemia, with or without carbon soot; G2 severe edema and congestion of the airway mucosa, with or without carbon soot; and G3 bronchial ulcers and/or necrosis with the absence of a cough reflex and bronchial secretions.
The Acetyl choline in the blood reaches two to three folds in the brain in organophosphorus toxicity leading to muscarinic signs like increased bronchial secretions, hypersalivation, excessive sweating, nausea, abdominal cramps and miosis.
On the third ICU day he developed fever and his respiratory function started to deteriorate: bronchial secretions increased and became purulent and diffuse bilateral infiltrates appeared on chest radiography.