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Dr. Keith Diaz
Dr. Keith Diaz
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Delivery and safety of inhaled interferon-Î³ in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv., Apr;25(2):79-87 (2012)
Quantifying exposure risk: surgical masks and respirators.
Am J Infect Control., Sep;38(7):501-8 (2010)
6mm nodule left lung base pleural surface and faint 6mm nodule on left lower sub pleural lobe found from CT. Enlarged heart found on right side. Also very slight alveolitis found in right upper lobe. ? In brief: NoduleCT SCANSee 1 more answer
A 6mm nodule is a relatively common finding.
Can you tell me how to know if I got pulmonary aspiration I choked on chips!!? In brief: Aspiration
Usually aspiration results in severe persistent coughing, shortness of breath and can develop wheezing.
This usually results in inflammation within the lung which can be seen on a chest xray
Can you tell me how could chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affect your gas exchange? In brief: COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is mainly a problem that results in difficulty exhaling air due to airway narrowing.
I'm wondering can the breathing exercises, performed during pulmonary function test, be done routinely? In brief: Breathing exercisesEXERCISE OR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PULMONARY FUNCTION TEST SPIROMETRY
The maneuvers that are used during a pulmonary function test are designed to test certain parameters of how well parts of the lung work.
When i was 8yrs old, my pulmonary valve was removed, not replaced, from stenosis. How common is this? In brief: IncidencePULMONARY VALVE VALVE
This anomaly occurs in about 8 of every 10,000 people (live births).
Could you explain what is interracial pulmonary disease? In brief: ILD
I believe you mean interstitial lung disease.
This means that there is some sort of inflammatory process occurring within the tissue if the lung.
How to know if I get enough oxygen what if I'm about to get a pulmonary embolism and die? In brief: Pulmonary embolismBLOOD CLOT IN LUNG EMBOLUS OXYGEN PULMONARY EMBOLISMSee 2 more answers
There are tests that can test the amount of oxygen in the blood.
Dear doctor, i'm suffering from fatigue, could it be from pulmonary regurgitation? In brief: FatigueSee 1 more answer
This could potentially cause fatigue, but more commonly it causes shortness of breath not necessarily fatigue.
Of course it would depend on how severe the regurgitation is.FATIGUE LETHARGY PULMONARY REGURGITATION REGURGITATION OF FOOD OR LIQUID
Please tell me anything you knoq about pulmonary hemorrhage? In brief: Pulmonary hemorrhageHEAVY BLEEDING HEMORRHAGE
This is a condition when the small blood vessels in the lungs leak blood into the air sacs called alveoli.
Is it true that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is curable? In brief: COPDSee 1 more answer
Unfortunately this is not true.