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Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Bronchi: Bronchi carry air in and out of the lungs.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Bronchi: Bronchi conduct gas to gas exchanging part of lungs called alveoli.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weintraub
35 years experience Pulmonology
An airway : Bronchi are the major passageways through which air passes in and out of the lung. The bronchi divide into smaller passageways to distribute air throu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Lung lining cells: The larger bronchiole tubes and upper system are lined with cells with little, moving hairs called cilia, which constantly sweep stuff out of the lung ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Bronchus pain: Bronchi do not normally cause pain unless they are badly inflammed - in this instance the pain is related to breathing. Please see your doctor.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Bronchial epithelium: Bronchial epithelium is a structure made of several layers of cells, that have different shapes and functions, such as making mucus, and clearing mucu ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Increased importance: All the air being breathed is vented into the left lung, which is physically separated from the right side. The first concern is that the right sided ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest xray: Often a physician can tell by examining a patient's chest whether bronchitis or pneumonia is present by listening to the lung sounds as the patient br ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Picture: See this http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/file:alveoli_diagram.Png.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Minimal: Since alveoli are connected to the bronchi/bronchioles the sputum in these locations are similar. Infection can occur in either location.
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