Mucociliary Clearance

Known as: Transports, Mucociliary, Mucociliary Transport, Transport, Mucociliary 
A non-specific host defense mechanism that removes MUCUS and other material from the LUNGS by ciliary and secretory activity of the tracheobronchial… (More)
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1966-2018
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2001
2001
The increased susceptibility of the elderly to lower respiratory tract infection cannot be fully explained. Although mucociliary… (More)
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1998
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1998
The nasal mucociliary clearance system transports the mucus layer that covers the nasal epithelium towards the nasopharynx by… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVE To examine the hypothesis that diverse ties to friends, family, work, and community are associated with increased host… (More)
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1996
1996
In patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), dehydration of airway secretions leads to a decrease in mucociliary clearance (MCC). We… (More)
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1996
1996
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is characterized by abnormal airway epithelial electrolyte transport leading to viscous airway secretions… (More)
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1994
1994
The aim of this study was to establish reference values for mucociliary clearance and mucociliary clearance reserve capacity as… (More)
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1994
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1994
The aim of this study was to examine baseline mucociliary clearance (MCC) in patients with cystic fibrosis (n = 30; mean +/- SEM… (More)
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1992
1992
Severe impairment of mucociliary clearance (MC) in hospitalized asthmatics has recently been demonstrated in peripheral and… (More)
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1986
1986
Despite the in vitro ciliotoxicity of tobacco smoke and the abnormal mucociliary clearance found in smoking related chronic… (More)
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1983
1983
We applied the tagged-particle method or the saccharin method or both to the nasal mucociliary clearance. There was no effect of… (More)
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