environmental lung disease

environmental lung disease

Pulmonary medicine The lung changes caused by exposure to environmental toxins Examples Asthma–acidic aerosols, nitrogen dioxide, photochemicals, COPD and emphysema–acidic aerosols, cigarettes, oxidant gases, lung cancer–cigarettes, radon, silica, volatile organic chemicals, mesothelioma-asbestos, ↓ lung capacity–acidic aerosols, tobacco, nitrogen dioxide, photochemicals, silicosis–silica Pathogenesis Environmental toxins induce bronchoconstriction, CA, fibrosis, inflammation. See COPD.
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Among the topics are transplant renal biopsies, the diagnostic electron microscopy of nerve, cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencyphalopathy, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, occupational and environmental lung disease, and virology.
Based in Albuquerque as a partnership of The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and the Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI), the NIEHS-funded center comprises major research cores in environmental cancer and oxidative stress, cardiovascular toxicology, environmental lung disease, and population health and epidemiology.
This manual is very well organized, having been broken into sections corresponding with the subdivisions of pulmonary medicine (infection, airway disease, environmental lung disease, malignancy, etc).
I have focused my research on the biology and genetics of environmental lung disease and host defense.
Schwartz's research has focused on the genetic and biological determinants of environmental lung disease and host defense.
* Environmental lung diseases most affect the least advantaged and most vulnerable groups in society, including poor women and children, the malnourished, disenfranchised workers, and slum dwellers.
Environmental lung diseases. In: Harrison's principles of Internal Medicine.
Pneumoconioses fall under the broad category of interstitial lung disease, and are also called occupational lung diseases or environmental lung diseases. They differ from another form of interstitial lung disease called hypersensitivity pneumonitis, caused by the inhalation of organic material.
Volume 2 covers all other major diseases, among them: COPD, respiratory failure, embolism, neoplasms, and occupational and environmental lung diseases. Page design is clear, and book production is high quality.

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