Clinical Value of Ciliary Assessment inBronchiectasis

  title={Clinical Value of Ciliary Assessment inBronchiectasis},
  author={FRCP Kenneth W. Tsang and PhD George Tipoe and MB JuneSun and FRCP Kathryn C. Tan and Raymond Leung BSc and RN ChristinaYan and Colin Ko MSc and FRCR Gaik C. Ooi and James C. Ho MRCP and FRCP Wah K. Lam},
Although ciliary dysfunction and numerous ultrastructural defects have been described, and these could be etiologically important in the development of bronchiectasis, their correlation with relevant clinical parameters have not been systematically evaluated. We have prospectively evaluated the prevalence and clinical significance of ciliary beat frequency… CONTINUE READING