Pathological accumulation of air in tissues

Known as: Emphysema, -- Emphysema, Emphysema, NOS 
A pathological accumulation of air in tissues or organs.

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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Elastic fibers are components of the extracellular matrix and confer resilience. Once laid down, they are thought to remain… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Lung-volume-reduction surgery has been proposed as a palliative treatment for severe emphysema. Effects on mortality… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Emphysema due to cigarette smoking is characterized by a loss of alveolar structures. We hypothesize that the disappearance of… (More)
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2000
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2000
Pulmonary emphysema, a significant global health problem, is characterized by a loss of alveolar structures. Because VEGF is a… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by the presence of airflow obstruction caused by emphysema or… (More)
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2000
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2000
Cigarette smoke exposure is the major cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, only a minority of smokers… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
A new gene, termed klotho, has been identified that is involved in the suppression of several ageing phenotypes. A defect in… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
To determine which proteinases are responsible for the lung destruction characteristic of pulmonary emphysema, macrophage… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
We used a computed tomography (CT) scanner program ("density mask") that highlights voxels within a given density range to… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Cigarette smoke contains two very different populations of free radicals, one in the tar and one in the gas phase. The tar phase… (More)
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