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bronchiole

any of the smallest bronchial tubes, usually ending in alveoli

bronchiole

[′bräŋ·kē‚ōl]
(anatomy)
A small, thin-walled branch of a bronchus, usually terminating in alveoli.
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Bringing advanced treatments such as bronchial thermoplasty as well as innovative biological therapies to the UAE means that people suffering from severe asthma are now able to receive the care they need closer to home, without disrupting their lives by travelling abroad," says Dr.
Bronchial asthma diagnosed for at least 1 year and vitamin D levels below 30 ng/ml, no history of smoking, intake of vitamin D 6 months before trial or other chronic diseases were included in the study.
The signs of stable vascular alteration of the respiratory tract in case of bronchial remodeling are determined by their hypertrophy and angiogenesis manifested by 2-3 times increased number of vessels in the area of small and middle-size bronchi.
Bronchial artery embolisation offers a minimally invasive procedure, is a treatment of choice in such patients.
The bronchial dilation test in all the patients was negative.
We report on two cases, including one after lung transplantation, presenting a proximal bronchial restenosis successfully treated by the SIS technique.
Massive hemoptysis is a life threatening respiratory emergency with high mortality and the bronchial artery (BA) is the most frequent source [1].
A procedure called bronchial thermoplasty (BT) has recently been validated in clinical trials and is now available in over 30 countries worldwide.
Bronchial anthracosis (BA) is a bronchoscopic finding described by the advancement of dim pigments on airways and bronchial mucosa leading to bronchial damage, metamorphosis and obliteration.
Carcinoid tumours arise from the neuroendocrine cells of the bronchial epithelium known as Kulchitsky cells and comprise 4% of all lung malignancies.
In addition to showing the lung parenchyma and airways, it allows the evaluation of the integrity of pulmonary, bronchial, and non-bronchial systemic arteries within the chest.