Bronchitis, Chronic

Known as: Unspecified chronic bronchitis, Chronic bronchitis, Bronchitis, Chronic [Disease/Finding] 
A type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease characterized by chronic inflammation in the bronchial tree that results in edema, mucus production… (More)

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1936-2017
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD), comprised of pulmonary emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and structural and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE Viable bacteria are often isolated from airway secretions in clinically stable patients with chronic bronchitis. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Asthma and chronic bronchitis are inflammatory diseases with extracellular matrix (ECM) remodeling and collagen deposition… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Severe alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency is the only proven genetic risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We assessed whether transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta), a fibrogenic growth factor, may be involved in remodeling of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In order to determine whether the airway inflammatory cells of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are different from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
To examine the nature and the degree of leukocyte infiltration and to determine the state of activation of cells in bronchial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Eosinophils but not neutrophils may play a role in the airway inflammation of asthma. In chronic bronchitis (CB) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Sputum cell-counts were studied in 7 non-smokers with corticosteroid-responsive chronic cough productive of sputum and 8 smokers… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The distance covered in 12 minutes' walking was used to test exercise tolerance in chronic bronchitis. The distance covered bore… (More)
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