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Sound of Silence by Rebecca .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Jul 2008 7:13pm Sickness makes you quiet. When you’re first diagnosed with a serious condition, most likely you’ll fall into a stunned silence. The silence will thrum in your ears and in your brain. It will undo language; it will deconstruct the words and letters that give form to your thoughts. Imagine the straight line that anchors the loop of the lette ... Read on »
What are the causes of Pulmonary hypertension? by Jan Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 12:00am In the last citing I highlighted the diagnostic techniques that differentiate pulmonary hypertension and other associated diseases that show similar signs and symptoms that might confuse you and your physician. That I explained the diagnostics previously, you must be thinking of this important question that will be striking in your mind by now ... Read on »
The Pulmonary Function Test by rita359 Posted Sun 28 Apr 2013 9:28am If the doctor has sent to you to a pulmonary function test, and you are wondering what exactly it is, here is a short resume for your information. The pulmonary function test is rather a group of physical tests, which are performed to measure the ability of the lungs and airways to inhale and exhale, and the way they are able to intake oxyg ... Read on »
Asbestos and Pulmonary Fibrosis by Jan Posted Tue 22 Dec 2009 12:00am Our lungs get a lot of work because they are always working to trap oxygen to give to blood as well as remove carbon dioxide from the bloodstream as waste. Thus, when something happens to our lungs, it can be hugely detrimental. A lack of oxygen can make daily life difficult, and prolonged loss of air can even cause brain damage. When diseases ... Read on »
Asbestos and Pulmonary Fibrosis by Jan Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 6:15am Our lungs get a lot of work because they are always working to trap oxygen to give to blood as well as remove carbon dioxide from the bloodstream as waste. Thus, when something happens to our lungs, it can be hugely detrimental. A lack of oxygen can make daily life difficult, and prolonged loss of air can even cause brain damage. When diseases su ... Read on »
Food and Pulmonary Fibrosis by Jan Posted Sat 04 Dec 2010 9:05pm Alveolitis and Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary fibrosis is an end state of a number of chronic inflammatory lung diseases. This is a serious disease process and patients are given little hope when the diagnosis is made. Chronic inflammation is always an immune mediated process. The key questions are what antigens initiate the inflammation? What ... Read on »
Antioxidant therapy in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: hope is kindled by Jan Posted Sat 01 May 2010 12:00am A. U. Wells CORRESPONDENCE: A. U. Wells, Royal Brompton Hospital, Fulham Rd, London SW3 6HP, UKFax: . E-mail: a.wells@rbh.nthames.nhs.uk The new American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society classification of the idiopathic interstitial pneumonias 1 has redefined entities previously grouped as "idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis" ( ... Read on »
Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm What is Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis? The tissue which lines and supports the tiny air-sacs within the lung is called interstitium. When scar-tissue builds up (fibrosis) within the interstitium, lungs' ability to infuse oxygen into the bloodstream gets severely compromised. This condition is called Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). ... Read on »
VIDA Diagnostics Launches Apollo Pulmonary Analysis Software for Major Lung Disease by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 27 May 2011 10:24pm Vida Diagnostics Press Release VIDA Diagnostics, a leading developer of quantitative pulmonary imaging software, announced today the launch of its new Apollo™ Software for the evaluation of pulmonary disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and lung cancer, here at the 2011 International C ... Read on »
May 27, 2009 COPD & DLCO - Diffusion from lungs into blood by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Wed 27 May 2009 10:05pm Photo above is of a PFT - pulmonary function testing chamber. DLCO =diffusion is the on-line support groups hot topic: That is my problem (along with bullous emphysema��� diffusion below 60% at altitude causes some patient' s to require greater supplemental oxygen sooner, than at sea level. Note in reading, often folks with pure asthma or chroni ... Read on »