Lisa Geisler

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165 CO2-response-curves of 74 young test persons without evidence of lung disease were analysed, most of them before and after application of a drug. The following results were obtained: — 1. The so called “excitability quotient” (EQ) — that means the slope of the excitability curve — of these 74 test persons (mean age 24.24 years) was 2.32±1.33 1/min/mm(More)
A case of pigeon breeder's lung with fibroid lung and cor pulmonale is described to illustrate the importance of early discovery of the specific antigen of the exogenous allergic alveolitis. It is possible to prove antibodies to pigeon serum and pigeon excreta in the serum of patients even quite a long time after they have ceased to be exposed to the(More)
α1-Antitrypsin deficiency only plays a subordinate role in the pathogenesis of the chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. The majority of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have an elevated α1-antitrypsin concentration in serum, which supports the hypothesis that protease-induced alterations in the sensitivity of the cholinergic receptors(More)