bronchodilation

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Related to bronchodilatation: Bronchoconstriction, bronchodilator, vasoconstriction

bronchodilation

[¦bräŋ·kō‚dī′lā·shən]
(physiology)
Widening of the air passages in bronchi and bronchioles.
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1) is a sympathyomimetic agonist at both Alpha - and b-adrenergic receptors, which determine an increase of cardiac rate and contractility, peripheral vasoconstriction, bronchodilatation and central nervous system (CNS) stimulation [14].
Ipratropium bromide (IB) is an anticholinergic agent that produces bronchodilatation within 20-30 minutes.
Salbutamol provides effective bronchodilatation and it is warranted in the treatment of acute attacks characterized by expiratory obstruction in infants and young children.
Is concluded that psammotherapy has preferable non-specific antiinflammatory and bronchodilatation effect that is accompanied by reliable decrease of exudative-inflammatory updates in bronchi and bronchiolae, an increase of respiration motions, normalization of main indices of inflammatory process activity.
In other forms of exertion, such as physical exercise, caffeine actually has a positive effect, producing bronchodilatation and increasing cardiac output.
Anticholinergic agents produce as much bronchodilatation as short-acting beta-agonists