Pulmonary Emphysema

Known as: lung emphysema, EMPHYSEMA PULMONARY, maxalat reot xasimatit 
Pulmonary emphysema is a disorder affecting the alveoli (tiny air sacs) of the lungs. The transfer of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs takes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The syndrome resulting from combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema has not been comprehensively described. The current authors… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Although inflammation and protease/antiprotease imbalance have been postulated to be critical in cigarette smoke-induced (CS… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The airflow limitation that defines chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the result of a prolonged time constant for… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
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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Review
2001
Review
2001
Traditionally, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been understood as a disease of the lungs, characterized by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
To determine which proteinases are responsible for the lung destruction characteristic of pulmonary emphysema, macrophage… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Pulmonary emphysema is a common disease1 in which destruction of the lung's gas-exchange structures (alveoli)2 leads to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Fifty-three patients with chronic obstructive airways disease and 19 age-matched controls were studied using computed tomography… (More)
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