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In emphysema, what releases trypsin?
What are three examples of COPDs?
2) Chronic Bronchitis
What is the difference in partial pressure of O
in "Pink Puffers" and "Blue Bloaters"?
, normal PaCO
, High PaCO
What is the Transmural Pressure (T
) in the lungs and airways in COPD patients?
: Positive Tp
: Negative Tp
Why does Dynamic Compression occur in COPD patients?
The transmural pressure becomes negative (Alveolar pressure less than arterial pressure)
What are the three Restrictive diseases? What are they?
Thickening of lungs
ball of matter in lungs, inflammation, other organs involved
curvature of spine
What is the diff b/t
curvature of spine to right
curvature of spine to left
In a flow-volume curve, is an increased lung volume effort-dependent/independent?
In a flow-volume curve, is an decreased lung volume effort-dependent/independent?
What happens to PERF, TLC and RV in the flow-volume curve in restrictive diseases?
moves right (Less VC)
moves right (Less RV)
What happens to PERF, TLC and RV in the flow-volume curve in COPD diseases?
moves left (increased compliance)
moves left (increased volume)
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What is the main problem of CF patients?
Persistent lung infections (>95% die this way)