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Doctors Who Specialize In Lung Diseases And Cancer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
I have had three stress test 79 in aug to 53%. Now one doc says poss lung diseases and lung doc says no going for a 4th echo on heart what go it mean?
Ejection : The heart contractility is usually 55- 65% never 100% . You have several things going on. There are good lung tests. No smoking weight control control your thyroid cardiac rehab to get in monitored cardiac "shape" are some choices. Acid reflux and aspiration can hurt lungs also. Echo testing is noninvasive and can be done repetitively. ...Read more
Too broad an issue: The common symptoms of lung disease are cough, shortness of breath, sputum production and bleeding in sputum, weakness, cyanosis, clubbing of fingers, fever, pain in the chest etc. For lung cancer symptoms, see this site: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/lung-cancer/ds00038/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more
Yes: Some conditions are not particularly symptomatic until advanced, so if you are concerned, you should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Different: Non small cell lung cancer mainstay of therapy is surgical resection for appropiate lesions. 5yr survival for stage i nsclc after surgical resection is about 70%, stage ii about 30%. Chronic lung disease is emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, obviously a totally different diagnosis. Patients may develop lung cancer with or without chronic lung disease but more common in smokers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for a lung to grow back? My son when he was 3 months old was diagnosed with a lung disease, in which 2\3 of his lung was removed.Is it possible for his lung to grow back?I was told by a doctor in ann arbor it had..
Interstitium: Is that area between the walls of the air sacs or alveoli. Oxygen diffuses from the air sacs to the blood vessels located in the interstitial area. Ild is the presence of inflammation in that area making the distance for diffusion of the oxygen farther for the traveling or flowing blood to pick up. If the inflammation causes scarring it is pulmonary fibrosis. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
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