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Exposure to crude brevetoxins caused immediate bronchoconstriction in the sheep as evidenced by a twofold increase in airway constriction.
Our purpose is to review for otolaryngologists the various techniques used to establish the airway in the severely retrognathic child and to make them more aware of LMA and its application.
When the team simulated the constriction of the smooth muscles surrounding the airway tubes, they found some airflow resistance.
To address this problem, we initially studied the airway responses to inhaled PbTxs in a sheep model of asthma (Abraham et al.
Yet there is controversy over the best way to manage airway obstruction in these patients.
Family and twin studies indicate a genetic factor i n airway hyperreactivity and asthma.
Clinically, there is a wide variation in the manifestation of airway obstruction.
Growing Ageing Population and Rise in Surgical Procedures to Drive Demand for Airway Management Devices
Knowledge of upper airway mechanics provides a map to help guide dogma.
Bronchial Thermoplasty involves the delivery of precisely controlled thermal energy to the airway wall, to reduce the amount of airway smooth muscle, and lessen these muscles' ability to narrow the airway.
It was recently demonstrated that inspiratory effort in the face of increased upper airway resistance could result in transient arousal despite the maintenance of normal ventilation and oxygenation.