Bronchial

  • (adj): Relating to or associated with the bronchi.
    Example: "Bronchial tubes"; "bronchial pneumonia"

Some articles on bronchial:

Pulmonary Hygiene - Applications
... Pulmonary bronchial hygiene is used for preventing infections such as pneumonia ... For people with chronic lung diseases, bronchial hygiene is used to prevent infections and lung abscesses ... Bronchial hygiene is also used to prevent acute respiratory distress syndrome after chest trauma ...
Bronchial Artery - Pathology
... The bronchial arteries are typically enlarged and tortuous in chronic pulmonary thromboembolic hypertension ... The bronchial arteries are usually not reconnected following lung transplantation Aneurysms of the bronchial artery may mimic aortic aneurysms ...
Bronchial Challenge Test
... A bronchial challenge test is a medical test used to assist in the diagnosis of asthma ... Whereas histamine causes nasal and bronchial mucus secretion and bronchoconstriction via the H1 receptor, methacholine utilizes the M3 receptor for ... positives and negatives are possible in the bronchial challenge test ...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Cause - Other Risk Factors
... Bronchial hyperresponsiveness, is a characteristic of asthma and refers to the increased sensitivity of the airways in response to an inhaled constrictor agonist ... In COPD, the presence of bronchial hyperresponsiveness predicts a worse course of the disease ... It is not known if bronchial hyperresponsiveness is a cause or a consequence of COPD ...
Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness
... Bronchial hyperresponsiveness (or other combinations with airway or hyperreactivity) is a state characterised by easily triggered bronchospasm (contraction of the bronchioles or small airways) ... Bronchial hyperresponsiveness can be assessed with a bronchial challenge test ... individuals as well, but people with bronchial hyperresponsiveness have a lower threshold ...