Reassessment of inflammation of airways in chronic bronchitis

Mullen, J. Brendan M.; Wright, Joanne L.; Wiggs, Barry R.; Pare, Peter D.; Hogg, James C.
November 1985
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/2/1985, Vol. 291 Issue 6504, p1235
Academic Journal
Focuses on the reassessment of inflammation of airways in chronic bronchitis in Canada. Association of chronic bronchitis with mucus hypersection; Condition for the terminology justification of chronic bronchitis; Consideration of chronic bronchitis as the causative factor of chronic productive cough.


Related Articles

  • Airway inflammation. Shelhamer, James H.; Levine, Stewart J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug95, Vol. 123 Issue 4, p288 

    Discusses diseases characterized by airway inflammation, excessive airway secretion and airway obstruction. Number of Americans suffering from asthma and chronic bronchitis; Progress made toward the understanding of mechanisms underlying chronic airway inflammation; Models for explaining how...

  • Resolution of bronchial inflammation is related to bacterial eradication following treatment of exacerbations of chronic bronchitis. White A J; Gompertz S; Bayley D L; Hill S L; O'Brien C; Unsal I; Stockley R A; White, A J; Gompertz, S; Bayley, D L; Hill, S L; O'Brien, C; Unsal, I; Stockley, R A // Thorax;Aug2003, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p680 

    Background: Recent studies of the role of bacteria in chronic bronchitis have shown that bacterial colonisation is associated with enhanced inflammation and that purulent acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis (AECB) are associated with bacteria and characterised by increased...

  • Mechanisms of Particle-Induced Pulmonary Inflammation in a Mouse Model: Exposure to Wood Dust. Määttä, Juha; Lehto, Maili; Leino, Marina; Tillander, Sari; Haapakoski, Rita; Majuri, Marja-Leena; Wolff, Henrik; Rautio, Sari; Welling, Irma; Husgafvel-Pursiainen, Kirsti; Savolainen, Kai; Alenius, Harri // Toxicological Sciences;Sep2006, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p96 

    Repeated airway exposure to wood dust has long been known to cause adverse respiratory effects such as asthma and chronic bronchitis and impairment of lung function. However, the mechanisms underlying the inflammatory responses of the airways after wood dust exposure are poorly known. We used a...

  • Efficacy of Supplemental Anti-Inflammatory Therapy with Fenspiride in Chronic Obstructive and Nonobstructive Bronchitis. Volkova, L.I.; Budkova, A.A.; Filonova, N.N.; Khristolyubova, E.I.; Kutuzova, E.B.; Koroleva, N.V.; Radzivil, T.T.; Aminova, Z.R.; Chuchalin, A.G. // Clinical Drug Investigation;2005, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p257 

    Objective: The objective of this randomised, nonblind study was to assess the efficacy of fenspiride as complementary anti-inflammatory therapy in combination with ipratropium bromide in patients with chronic bronchitis (CB). A comparison was made with ipratropium bromide alone, the generally...

  • Plastic bronchitis.  // GP: General Practitioner;3/31/2003, p65 

    Plastic bronchitis is a rare variant of bronchitis, being quite distinct from the catarrhal form of the disease. It is not the spreading of croupous inflammation from the larynx into the bronchi, but a distinct affectation of the middle-sized tubes, resulting in the formation of casts of their...

  • Telithromycin.  // Reactions Weekly;10/14/2006, Issue 1123, p21 

    The article presents a case study of a 54-year-old woman, who had a history of atopic dermatitis and a facial skin eruption after taking azithromycin, who began receiving a 7-day course of telithromycin for bronchitis. On the second day of treatment, she developed an erythematous, pruritic,...

  • -itis. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p440 

    An encyclopedia entry for "itis-" is presented. It is a suffix that means inflammation of. The suffix is a very common word ending in medicine since virtually every organ or tissue in the body can suffer inflammation. Examples of its use are bronchitis and hepatitis.

  • Better outcomes for high-risk patients with chronic bronchitis. O'Connor, Deborah l. // Patient Care;3/30/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p8 

    Presents information pertaining to the effectiveness of the selection of antibiotic therapy as it relates to the clinical course in the treatment of patients with chronic bronchitis. Information on the experiences those patients who received ciprofloxacin have; comments from Ronald Grossman,...

  • Trinidad Tales. Lundy, Emily // Malakoff News (TX);1/15/2010, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p4B 

    The article presents several events in Trinidad, Texas including issues regarding bronchitis, older men, and church membership.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics