bronchoconstriction

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Related to Airway constriction: Bronchoconstriction, bronchoconstrictor
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bron·cho·con·stric·tion

n. broncoconstricción, reducción de calibre bronquial.

bronchoconstriction

n broncoconstricción f
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Noncardiac associated anomalies mainly included airway constriction in 45 patients (75%), esophageal stricture in 10 patients (16.
24 Our observation of reduced airway constriction and inhibited production of IL-5 in BALB/c mice could be attributed to these properties of MP (Figure-2).
Coughing can open airways and at least temporarily relieve the airway constriction and wheeze.
Professor at Sanford-Burnham said that they have identified a synthetic molecule, a sulfate monosaccharide that inhibits the signal that recruits T-cells to the lungs to start an asthma attack, and the molecule substantially lessened asthma symptoms such as inflammation, mucus production, and airway constriction.
9,10] It is believed that the airway constriction in COPD and decline in PFT are not reversible.
Asthma is a common chronic lung disease with two main causes: inflammation (swelling and excess mucus build-up in the airways) and airway constriction (tightening of the muscles surrounding the airways).
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is a novel outpatient procedure that delivers precisely controlled thermal energy to reduce excess airway smooth muscle that is associated with airway constriction in patients with asthma.
In adults with asthma, reduced vitamin D levels are associated with impaired lung function, increased airway constriction and a blunted response to steroids," lead author Dr.
Treatment results in clinical improvements in people with severe asthma by using thermal energy "to reduce the airway smooth muscle responsible for airway constriction in asthma patients, according to the device's manufacturer, Asthmatx.
The researchers found that the amount of methacholine required to provoke airway constriction did not change markedly in girls over that time period.
Hot air blasted through a tube in the nose or mouth is used to reduce the tissue that contributes to airway constriction.
During the out-patient investigative procedure, the Alair System, a bronchial thermoplasty therapy developed by Asthmatx, is used to deliver thermal energy to the airway walls to reduce the amount of airway smooth muscle, the tissue responsible for airway constriction and breathing difficulties in asthma patients.