Medicine » Infectious Diseases

Bronchitis

Edited by Ignacio Martin-Loeches MD, PhD, ISBN 978-953-307-889-2, 200 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published August 23, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/714

Lung parenchyma has been extensively investigated. Nevertheless, the study of bronchial small airways is much less common. In addition, bronchitis represents, in some occasions, an intermediate process that easily explains the damage in the lung parenchyma. The main target of this book is to provide a bronchial small airways original research from different experts in the field.

Dr. Ignacio Martín-Loeches

Dr. Ignacio Martin-Loeches received his medical degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain and trained in Intensive Care Medicine from Doctor Negrín University Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Dr Martin-Loeches completed an additional year of fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin. He was appointed Consultant Intensivist in St James University Hospital, Dublin after he return to Spain. He completed a PhD through the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain on genetics and severe Community Acquired pneumonia in 2008. He is currently working as a Consultant Intensivist at Parc Taulí Hospital-Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain. He has published several articles in international journals and chapters in scientific books, and serves as a reviewer for peer–reviewed journals of intensive care medicine, amongst others. His interests are critically ill infection, sepsis and translational medicine.

Fields of Research

Edited Books

  • Bronchitis

    Lung parenchyma has been extensively investigated. Nevertheless, the study of bronchial small airways is much less common. In addition, bronchitis represents, in some occasions, an intermediate process that easily explains the damage in the lung parenchyma. The main target of this book is to provide a bronchial small airways original research from different experts in the field.

Publications

  • Book Chapter Ventilator Associated Tracheobronchitis
    by Ignacio Martin-Loeches, Sara Rosich, Elisabeth Papiol, Pau Castell, Angel Pobo and Alejandro Rodriguez in the book "Bronchitis" edited by Ignacio Martin-Loeches MD, PhD, ISBN 978-953-307-889-2, InTech, August 8, 2011