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Related to intrapulmonary: intrapulmonary shunt, Intrapleural
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Adj.1.intrapulmonary - being or occurring within a lung
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Regional IP data (Table 1) showed a unique reaction of intrapulmonary flow to brief acute hypoxia in healthy subjects and patients with CB.
Numerous studies have demonstrated that TNF-[Alpha] upregulates intrapulmonary expression of ICAM-1 (intercellular adhesion molecule-1) (19), enhances adhesion of activated eosinophils to respiratory epithelial cells (20), and mediates recruitment of both neutrophils and eosinophils during airway inflammation (21).
For studying intrapulmonary gas distribution, we separated perpendicularly EIT image into 4 equal zones from ventral to dorsal.
The effort decreases intrapulmonary and intrathoracic pressures and expands pulmonary gas.
Furthermore, in localised forms of bronchoalveolar carcinoma, hypoxaemia may be due to intrapulmonary right-to-left shunt (4,5).
These include adenomatoid (2) and deciduoid (3) patterns or tumors composed of small cells (4) or mucin-positive cells, (5) as well as mesothelioma with lepidic intrapulmonary growth (6) and others.
Intrapulmonary solitary fibrous tumor with bronchial involvement: a rare case report in a child.
Siobal's excellent review of pulmonary vasodilators found that long-term use of calcium channel blockers (diltiazem and nifedipine) reduced pulmonary arterial pressure and improved survival over a 5-year period, but cautioned that oral calcium channel blockers use was limited by their dose-related systemic vasodilator effects, a potential for hypotension, worsening right-ventricular function, increased intrapulmonary shunt, and hypoxemia.