Noninvasive measurement of airway blood flow

Andres Hurtado, Adam Wanner

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Abstract

Airway blood flow has (i) physiologic roles, including nourishment of the mucosa, conditioning of inspired air, and anastomotic blood supply to the lung, (ii) pathophysiological roles in airway inflammation and tissue repair after lung transplantation, and (iii) therapeutic roles by regulating the clearance of inhaled airway drugs. For the understanding of this circulation’s physiological and clinical implications, the measurement of bronchial blood flow is crucial.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBronchial Vascular Remodeling in Asthma and COPD
PublisherCRC Press
Pages25-44
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781420018455
ISBN (Print)9780824729813
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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