exhalation

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exhalation

[‚eks·ə′lā·shən]
(geophysics)
The process by which radioactive gases escape from the surface layers of soil or loose rock, where they are formed by decay of radioactive salts.
(physiology)
The giving off or sending forth in the form of vapor; expiration.
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Lest we think that MDx of exhaled breath is limited to DNA, a study by Mehta et al (6) examined mRNA expression ratios of two markers (GATA6 and NKX2-1) in EBC from lung cancer and control populations.
Currently, there is no commercially available device to collect exhaled breath condensate and measure its glucose level, the company said.
Instead of sending patients for invasive biopsy procedures when a suspicious lung mass is identified, our study suggests that exhaled breath could identify which patients may be directed for an immediate intraoperative biopsy and resection," said Dr.
The colorimetric sensor array continually monitored the chemicals exhaled from the breath of the subjects, resulting in sensor changes that accurately distinguished the breath of people with lung cancer from the controls.
A significant source of exhaled NO is epithelial cells in the upper airways, which are associated with eosinophilic inflammation (Barnes et al.
in adults with chronic asthma showed no change in exacerbations or in inflammation as determined by sputum eosinophils among patients whose corticosteroid dose was adjusted in a stepwise fashion on the basis of either exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) measurements or an algorithm based on conventional guidelines.
We need to be able to pick up the disease before it has had an impact on lung function, and that's what exhaled nitric oxide measurement can do," he said.
A study comparing both tests showed that both had good sensitivity and specificity, but exhaled nitric oxide measurements were easier and quicker to perform (Am.
Nitric oxide (NO) in exhaled breath is produced primarily by the upper respiratory airway mucosa.
Oddly enough, on that relaxed exhaled breath, I thought of Larry Kramer.
2]O in exhaled air exceed those in the atmosphere, although no studies have been published related to [N.