Testing ciliary activity in patients with chronic and recurrent infections of the upper airways: experiences in 68 cases.

@article{Burgersdijk1986TestingCA,
  title={Testing ciliary activity in patients with chronic and recurrent infections of the upper airways: experiences in 68 cases.},
  author={F J Burgersdijk and John C. M. J. de Groot and Kees Graamans and Louk H. P. M. Rademakers},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1986},
  volume={96 9 Pt 1},
  pages={1029-33}
}
The clinical use of various tests of ciliary activity is uncertain and the purpose of this study is to assess the practical significance of the most current methods. Therefore, biopsy specimens of the nasal mucosa were investigated by means of phase contrast microscopy in 68 patients with chronic and recurrent infections of the upper airways. In 19 cases an… CONTINUE READING