Mucociliary and mucus secretory function

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Abstract

A variety of experimental studies suggest that mucociliary function in the lower airways is impaired by gastric acid aspiration, primarily through direct injury or secondary inflammation. The severity and duration of this impairment after aspiration remains to be demonstrated in humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)536-538
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Review of Respiratory Disease
Volume131
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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