Structural and physiological age-associated changes in aging lungs.

@article{Miller2010StructuralAP,
  title={Structural and physiological age-associated changes in aging lungs.},
  author={Martin R Miller},
  journal={Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={
          521-7
        }
}
  • Martin R Miller
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine
The tissues of the lungs undergo changes with age that lead to an increase in alveolar size without any destruction of alveolar walls. This lowers the alveolar surface tension and so reduces the elastic recoil of the lungs, which in turn causes a reduction in maximum achievable flow in the airways during the breathing cycle. Muscle performance diminishes with age and the chest wall becomes stiffer, which together lead to an increased residual volume and also counter the possible increase in… Expand
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