bronchiolitis obliterans


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bronchiolitis obliterans

[‚bräŋ·kē·ō′līd·əs ō′blid·ə‚ranz]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the bronchioles with the formation of an exudate and fibrous tissue that obliterate the lumen.
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Clinical bronchiolitis obliterans in workers at a microwave-popcorn plant.
A review of the Bronchiolitis Obliterans products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
Vatuvei contracted bronchiolitis obliterans as a result of his exposure to diacetyl and he was left with only 40% of his lung function.
airway hyper-reactivity (asthma), bronchiectasis and bronchiolitis obliterans or reduced (restrictive lung function) with pathologies that involve the lung parenchyma (ILD), the pleura or the thoracic cage.
Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia and idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia: comparison of eosinophil number and degranulation by immunofluorescence staining for eosinophil-derived major basic protein.
Chronic rejection, also termed bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS), is quite common and probably develops in all transplant patients given sufficient time.
Lung transplant patients infected with RSV are at risk for both acute rejection and a bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS).
The most common diseases that lead to lung transplantation are cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, bronchiolitis obliterans and interstitial lung disease.
The new diagnostic tool to predict bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) will allow doctors to intervene earlier and, ultimately, to provide life-saving treatments.
29,80-83,85-89,91-93) It has been reported to cause posttransplantation bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome.
Although the FEV1 is the traditionally accepted parameter, we at Stanford University Hospital have done a study, which has been repeated, showing that the FEF25-75 is actually much more effective in the early detection of bronchiolitis obliterans.
The theory behind the surgery is that gastroesophageal reflux disease contributes to lung injury and the development of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS), an Achilles heel for long-term survival of lung transplant patients.
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