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Atelectasis

Known as: Collapse, Lung, collapsed lungs, Pulmonary collapse 
Failure of the lung to expand (inflate) completely. This may be caused by a blocked airway, a tumor, general anesthesia, pneumonia or other lung… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Surgical resection for early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) offers the best chance of cure, but is… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Bronchiectasis in adults is a chronic disorder associated with poor quality of life and frequent exacerbations in many patients… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Pulmonary surfactant is essential for life as it lines the alveoli to lower surface tension, thereby preventing atelectasis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Objective To describe the mechanisms for anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female team handball. Study Design Descriptive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
UNLABELLED Perturbation of respiratory mechanics produced by general anesthesia and surgery is more pronounced in morbidly obese… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
1. We recorded single-unit and multi-unit activity in response to transient presentation of texture and grating patterns at 25… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
More than twenty years ago, Ashbaugh and coworkers, (1), in a now classic article, described. 12 patients whose striking but… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Twenty patients (23-76 yr) were studied with regard to lung tissue changes prior to and following induction of general anesthesia… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
Abstract The respiratory-distress syndrome in 12 patients was manifested by acute onset of tachypnœa, hypoxaemia, and loss of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1959
Highly Cited
1959
Recent observations suggest that a low surface tension may be an important attribute of the lining of the air passages of the… Expand
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