Are all airways equal?


BRONCHOCONSTRICTION IS A CARDINAL feature of asthma. It involves airway narrowing, increase in airway resistance, impairment of breathing, and can in very severe cases even lead to death. The severe narrowing of the airway lumen during bronchoconstriction is caused by a shortening of the airway smooth muscle in response to agonists or vagal stimulation… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00253.2012


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