obstructive lung disease


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Related to obstructive lung disease: emphysema, asthma
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obstructive lung disease

n. obstrucción crónica del pulmón que impide la entrada libre del aire a causa de un estrechamiento físico o funcional del árbol bronquial.
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The study selected 225 Uygur COPD patients as the case group who fulfilled the following criteria: (1) the COPD diagnosis was according to the Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease guidelines;[9] (2) COPD is diagnosed by typical history, clinical manifestations, and chest X-ray or computed tomography (CT); (3) the index of pulmonary function, an indication of chronic airway obstruction, was defined as a forced expiratory volume in 1 (FEV1)/forced vital capacity (FVC) <70% after inhalation of 400 [micro]g salbutamol; (4) the patients can be checked only after ceasing the usage of the drug including the controlled release theophylline tablets for 24 h, [sz]2 receptor agonist for 12 h, and inhaled [sz]2-agonist and anticholinergic drugs for 4 h.
Patients of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - an obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow - are at an increased risk of developing co-morbid cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).
Five-year follow-up of participants diagnosed with chronic airflow obstruction in a SA Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) survey
We review the latest updates in recommendations from both the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) and the COPD Foundation, discuss the importance of personalized treatment goals for patients, and review how to address current unmet needs in patient management.
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Roach will lead the clinical development of Pulmatrix's innovative inhaled drugs for serious lung diseases, including allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and chronic obstructive lung disease.
Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is the third-leading cause of death in the United States (1) and a major cause of mortality and morbidity around the world.
COPD is a type of obstructive lung disease characterised by long-term poor airflow).
The Global Initiative for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) released revised and updated recommendations for assessing COPD, therapies, nonpharmacologic therapies and COPD and common comorbidities, its third revision since 2001.
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