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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The major sites of obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are small airways (<2 mm in diameter… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema are common destructive inflammatory diseases that are leading causes of death… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Although inflammation and protease/antiprotease imbalance have been postulated to be critical in cigarette smoke-induced (CS… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
  • P. J. Barnes
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 71470488
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common problem in the elderly. The disease is characterised by intermittent… Expand
Highly Cited
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… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) scans were obtained at 1 cm intervals in 63 subjects referred for surgical resection… Expand