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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.

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BronchitisEdited by Ignacio Martín-Loeches

Published: August 23rd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/714

ISBN: 978-953-307-889-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6752-5

Copyright year: 2011

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48274 Total Chapter Downloads

32 Crossref Citations

37 Web of Science Citations

63 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Impact of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in COPD

By Francesco Sava, Francois Maltais and Paul Poirier


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2. The Importance of Chronic Bronchitis in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

By Elizabeth Sapey and Robert A Stockley


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3. In Vitro Models of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

By Jason Adamson, Linsey E Haswell, Gary Phillips and Marianna D Gaça


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4. Cigarette Smoking and Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

By Fernando Saldías and Orlando Díaz


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5. Bronchitis and Environment

By Ayse Emel Önal and Ahmet Abbasoglu


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6. Toxicity of Nanomaterials and Recent Developments in Lung Disease

By R. Asmatulu


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7. Ventilator Associated Tracheobronchitis

By Ignacio Martin-Loeches, Sara Rosich, Elisabeth Papiol, Pau Castell, Angel Pobo and Alejandro Rodriguez


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8. Recurrent Respiratory Infections in Children – Definition, Diagnostic Approach, Treatment and Prevention

By Milos Jesenak, Miriam Ciljakova, Zuzana Rennerova, Eva Babusikova and Peter Banovcin


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9. High Resolution Computed Tomography and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

By Prem Parkash Gupta


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10. Bronchodilator Activity in Traditional Medicines: Gift of God Kingdom

By Dinesh Kumar, Zulfiqar Ali Bhat, Ishtiaq Ahmad Chashoo, Ramesh S. Deoda, Satish C. Mudgade and Vijender Kumar


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