Search for dissertations about: "tracheobronchial clearance"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words tracheobronchial clearance.

  1. 1. Deposition and clearance of inhaled particles in patients with obstructive airway diseases

    Author : Katharina Svartengren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : bronchial asthma; chronic bronchitis; immotile-cilia syndrome; tracheobronchial clearance; mucus; cough; particle deposition; laryngoscopy; lung function;

    Abstract : A large part of the population (at least 10%) suffers from asthma or chronic bronchitis. Knowledge of deposition and clearance of inhaled particles in the respiratory tract in this group of patients is essential for estimating environmental health hazards, as well as optimal effects of therapeutic aerosols. READ MORE

  2. 2. Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy : studies on methods for the diagnosis of carcinoma of the lung, bronchial mucosal damage and haemodynamic effects

    Author : Rune Lundgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy; bronchial carcinoma; brush biopsy; respiratory mucosal damage; regeneration; mucociliary clearance; haemodynamic effects; hypoxemia;

    Abstract : The diagnostic accuracy attained with the use of transbronchial fine needle aspiration biopsy, aspiration of bronchial secretion, bronchial washing, brush biopsy and forceps biopsy via a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope was compared in patients with carcinoma of the lung. In endoscopic visible tumours the sensitivity of forceps biopsy was higher than that of the other methods. READ MORE