This review examines the effects of tobacco smoke on the production and clearance of lower airway secretions, in healthy smokers and smokers with chronic bronchitis. Cigarette smoke shows to have a profound effect on airway mucociliary function, producing structural and functional changes in the mucosa.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||European Journal of Respiratory Diseases|
|Issue number||SUPPL. 139|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine