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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
Yes.: To an extent, all surgery is dangerous. Surgery on the lungs has inherent risks. These risks are related to age, other illnesses (like heart disease), your overall conditioning, lung function, and the exact procedure planned. These factors are best addressed with a physician familiar with you, your condition, and the possible treatments. ...Read more
Wow: This is a tough issue. It will need the discussion of several lung specialists to find the right option. Vats bullectomy and watchful waiting with bronchodilators are options. Stay away from er, they tend to put in chest tubes because they think this is a pneumothorax. In asymptomatic patients it is best to not perform surgery. You must see a lung doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ct chest no contrast says hyperinflation. Dr says CT was normal & long torso is the reason lungs look big. Would air trapping & bullous show up in ct?
Hi, my husband has been diagnosed with bullous on the lung. He is in so much pain, the doctor has put him on celebrex (celecoxib) & oxycontin .He is getting wors?
How important is a small amount of MRSA in your lung? Can it be considered normal as is regular s. Aureus?
HOW MUCH TIME does advair 250/50 take to show improvement in S.O.B symptoms from oxygen trapping(170%) in lungs?
1 week: withen 1st week on averageGet a more detailed answer ›
Colorado: The best western lung specialists are at the jewish respiratory center in denver colorado. ...Read more
Lungs: There are variations between humans, but on average the right lung weighs about 625 grams and the left lung weighs about 567 grams (it is smaller because of the heart). Weight variances are due to the amount of blood or fluid that is in the lung. Males have heavier lungs than females; weight proportionally to the weight of the rest of the body is 1:37 in males, and 1:42 in females. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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