bronchiectasis


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bronchiectasis

[¦bräŋ·kē′ek·tə·səs]
(medicine)
Dilation of the bronchi and bronchioles following a chronic inflammatory process or an infection attended by pus formation.
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CT thorax may further delineate malrotation, and bronchiectasis if any, and other changes found in PCD (Barker, 2002).
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Bronchiectasis
The study investigated the association between the residential distance to a main road and the number of deaths in a group of 189 people with non- cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis between June 2006 and October 2012.
The session on shared care was a personal highlight, giving examples of wraparound services in spirometry, bronchiectasis and asthma education.
Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFBE) is a severe, chronic and rare disease characterized by abnormal dilatation of the bronchi and bronchioles, frequently associated with chronic lung infections.
Bronchiectasis is today considered an "Orphan Disease" seen only in the developing world, and evokes little commercial interest.
Factors associated with bronchiectasis in patients with moderate-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Knowing which bacteria are found in the airways of patients with bronchiectasis is important in defining empirical antibiotic guidelines for the management of acute infective exacerbations.
Two patients underwent lobectomy due to bronchiectasis and hemoptysis.
Major patterns of lung disease include upper airway disease with stenosis, tracheal and large airway diseases with inflammation and bronchiectasis, small airway diseases, and parenchymal lung diseases.
According to the company, the reduction in revenue occurred because it utilised in prior periods the full amount of Grifols-funded budget provided under the inhaled ciprofloxacin collaboration arrangement for funding its bronchiectasis programme.
Hemoptysis is a frightening symptom for patients and often is a manifestation of a significant underlying disease such as tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, and lung cancer.