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  • empyema
  • Although rare in modern times, can include spread of infection to other lung segments, bronchiectasis , empyema , and bacteremia with metastatic infection such as brain abscess . (wikipedia.org)
  • rupture
  • However, these are considered high-risk due to (1) severe fibrosis adhesion to adjacent organ systems, (2) intra-operative rupture of the intratumoral lung abscess by peeling adhesion, (3) poor intra-operative vision associated with the intratumoral lung abscess, or (4) the poor general condition of the patients. (biomedcentral.com)
  • injury
  • Mitogen-activated protein kinases have been implicated in ventilator-induced lung injury though their functional significance remains incomplete. (plos.org)
  • We characterize the role of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase/mitogen activated protein kinase kinase-3 and c-Jun-NH 2 -terminal kinase-1 in ventilator-induced lung injury and investigate novel independent mechanisms contributing to lung injury during mechanical ventilation. (plos.org)
  • C57/BL6 wild-type mice and mice genetically deleted for mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase-3 ( mkk-3 −/− ) or c-Jun-NH 2 -terminal kinase-1 ( jnk1 −/− ) were ventilated, and lung injury parameters were assessed. (plos.org)
  • Since jnk1 −/− mice were highly resistant to ventilator-induced lung injury, we performed comprehensive gene expression profiling of ventilated wild-type or jnk1 −/− mice to identify novel candidate genes which may play critical roles in the pathogenesis of ventilator-induced lung injury. (plos.org)
  • Functional characterization of MMP8 revealed that mmp8 −/− mice were sensitized to ventilator-induced lung injury with increased lung vascular permeability. (plos.org)
  • We demonstrate that mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways mediate inflammatory lung injury during ventilator-induced lung injury. (plos.org)
  • Ventilator-associated lung injury arises as a clinical complication of mechanical ventilation. (plos.org)
  • Animal models have been used extensively to model ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) yet the underlying mechanisms remain incompletely understood. (plos.org)
  • MAPK activation is associated with various forms of inflammatory lung injury. (plos.org)
  • cases
  • Lung biopsies in all cases showed diffuse interstitial infiltrations, consisting of mature lymphocytes and plasma cells. (annals.org)
  • trachea
  • Two tubes called bronchi lead from the trachea (windpipe) to the right and left lungs. (cancer.gov)
  • The lungs are part of the lower respiratory tract that begins at the trachea and branches into the bronchi and bronchioles , and which receive air breathed in via the conducting zone . (wikipedia.org)
  • The lungs stretch from close to the backbone in the rib cage to the front of the chest and downwards from the lower part of the trachea to the diaphragm. (wikipedia.org)
  • The medial surfaces of the lungs face towards the centre of the chest, and lie against the heart, great vessels, and the carina where the trachea divides into the two main bronchi. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1997
  • In 1931, John Haven Emerson (February 5, 1906 - February 4, 1997) introduced and improved upon a less expensive iron lung. (wikipedia.org)
  • thoracic
  • Pulmonary function was assessed according to the American Thoracic Society's (ATS) guidelines for baseline lung function parameters: peak expiratory flow (PEF) and tidal volume (TV) were measured in addition to FVC, FEV1, and forced expiratory flow (FEF25%-75%) - a measure taken between the start and finish of FVC. (cysticfibrosisnewstoday.com)
  • Lung hernia (Sibson hernia) is a protrusion of lung outside of thoracic wall. (wikipedia.org)
  • In pulmonary diseases such as asthma, frequent coughing can lead to high intra thoracic pressure, causing the lung to herniate out. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018
  • WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Lab-grown lungs have been successfully transplanted into pigs with no apparent medical complication for months after the procedure, researchers report. (webmd.com)
  • smokers
  • Journal of the American Medical Association put a dent in the arguments against Marijuana smoking today, with release of a new report showing casual pot smokers might even have stronger lungs than non smokers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A part of the increased capacity was put down to the way pot smokers usually take deep breaths when they smoke, but one joint per day is hardly giving your lungs great exercise. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • organs
  • The lungs are a pair of cone-shaped breathing organs in the chest. (cancer.gov)
  • The number of people who have developed severe lung injuries has increased worldwide, while the number of available transplantable organs have decreased," study author Joaquin Cortiella, a professor of pediatric anesthesia, said in a university news release. (webmd.com)
  • education and advocacy
  • Make a difference by delivering research, education and advocacy to those impacted by lung disease. (lung.org)
  • The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. (kidshealth.org)
  • tumors
  • For other lung tumors, see Lung tumor . (wikipedia.org)
  • Tumors in the top of the lung , known as Pancoast tumors , may invade the local part of the sympathetic nervous system , leading to Horner's syndrome (dropping of the eyelid and a small pupil on that side), as well as damage to the brachial plexus . (wikipedia.org)
  • fluid
  • The pleural cavity normally contains a small amount of fluid that helps the lungs move smoothly in the chest when you breathe. (cancer.gov)
  • Ongoing research in the area of fluid conservation and lung-protective ventilation strategies have demonstrated improvements in survival rate of patients. (tmrresearch.com)
  • When the lungs are formed the fetus is held in the fluid -filled amniotic sac and so they do not function to breathe. (wikipedia.org)
  • researchers
  • See some of the current topics American Lung Association funded researchers are investigating. (lung.org)
  • But the researchers said it may be possible to grow lungs to transplant into people within five to 10 years. (webmd.com)
  • diseases
  • A negative pressure ventilator, often referred to colloquially as an iron lung, is a nearly-obsolete mechanical respirator which enables a person to breathe on their own in a normal manner, when muscle control is lost, or the work of breathing exceeds the person's ability, as may result from certain diseases (e.g. poliomyelitis, botulism) and certain poisons (e.g. barbiturates, tubocurarine). (wikipedia.org)
  • survive
  • It has been observed that even in patients who survive acute lung injury, the quality of life is adversely affected in the long term. (tmrresearch.com)
  • As early as two weeks after being transplanted, the bioengineered lungs created a network of blood vessels they needed to survive, according to the study published Aug. 1 in the journal Science Translational Medicine . (webmd.com)
  • treatments
  • Faron Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. is at present engaged in the development of pharmacological treatments for acute lung injury with the help of a consortium consisting European Commission, Traumakine program (University College London Hospital (UCLH) and University of Torino and University of Turku). (tmrresearch.com)
  • communities
  • Obviously more research is needed, and it would be interesting to see results of lung tests in communities such as Jamaica and the Himalayas where smoking pot is endemic and done in larger daily volumes. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • debut
  • Lungs is the debut studio album by English indie rock band Florence and the Machine, released on 3 July 2009 on Island Records. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Lungs Tour was the first major headlining concert tour by English indie rock band Florence and the Machine, in support of their debut album, Lungs. (wikipedia.org)
  • For Your Lungs Only is the debut EP by the Chicago-based punk rock band Alkaline Trio, released May 26, 1998 through Asian Man Records. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heart
  • Providing global leadership in research, training, and education to prevent and treat heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders. (nih.gov)
  • In mammals and most other vertebrates , two lungs are located near the backbone on either side of the heart . (wikipedia.org)
  • The lungs are located in the chest on either side of the heart in the rib cage . (wikipedia.org)
  • The left lung shares space with the heart, and has an indentation in its border called the cardiac notch of the left lung to accommodate this. (wikipedia.org)
  • Three singles preceding the album's release, "Kiss with a Fist", "Dog Days Are Over", and "Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)", were included on Lungs, with the latter just missing the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hurricane Drunk" "Between Two Lungs" "Dog Days Are Over" "Howl" "Drumming Song" "Cosmic Love" "Blinding" "You've Got the Love" "Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)" Typical December setlist The setlist in Manchester was: "My Boy Builds Coffins" "Kiss with a Fist" "Are You Hurting The One You Love? (wikipedia.org)
  • Into Your Lungs, also referred to as Into Your Lungs (and around in your heart, and on through your blood) is the second studio album by Hey Rosetta! (wikipedia.org)
  • Heart and Lungs is an EP by the American rock band Truly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heart and Lungs" was featured in the 1992 film Singles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Heart and Lungs" - 4:20 "The Color Is Magic" - 4:26 "Truly Drowning" - 4:47 "Married in the Playground" - 3:30 Kurutz, Steve (1991-10-18). (wikipedia.org)
  • The cardiac impression is an indentation formed on the surfaces of the lungs where they rest against the heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • The FP-1201-lyo treatment for acute lung injury is now in the 3rd phase of clinical trials and is anticipated to obtain European marketing authorization in the near future. (tmrresearch.com)
  • MeSH
  • Ultimately, the majority of Welch's earlier self-penned compositions were rejected for the album, except "Kiss with a Fist" and "Between Two Lungs", because they did not mesh well with the album's themes. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Acute lung injury (ALI) remains an important cause of illness and mortality among the critically ill patient population. (tmrresearch.com)
  • research
  • Potential treatment methods such as statin therapy and nutritional strategies are also expected to gain more focus from research bodies operating in the area of treatment of acute lung injury. (tmrresearch.com)
  • This line of research on bioengineered lungs could eventually lead to more options for people who need a lung transplant , according to the team at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston. (webmd.com)
  • Review
  • The market intelligence report is a comprehensive review of the growth trail in terms of current, historical, and future scenarios of the global acute lung injury treatment market. (tmrresearch.com)
  • health
  • Questions about your lung health? (lung.org)
  • With marijuana use increasing and large numbers of people who have been and continue to be exposed, knowing whether it causes lasting damage to lung function is important for public-health messaging and medical use of marijuana. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • seen
  • In early tetrapods , air was driven into the lungs by the pharyngeal muscles via buccal pumping , a mechanism still seen in amphibians . (wikipedia.org)
  • Thank you for answering my question about my mild hyperinflated lungs, as seen on my CT scan. (medhelp.org)
  • Before being seen, Mink Lungs were signed to the Arena Rock Recording Co., appearing on the label's This Is Next Year: A Brooklyn-Based Compilation. (wikipedia.org)
  • lead
  • Kiss with a Fist" was released on 9 June 2008 as the lead single from Lungs, peaking at number 51 on the UK Singles Chart. (wikipedia.org)
  • album
  • In 2011, Black Lungs began recording their second album with producer Nick Blagona. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Livers & Lungs EP is a 2003 EP (or mini-album) by the Scottish rock band Aereogramme. (wikipedia.org)
  • Later that year, the Lungs released their first "mini-album", Cowabunga, under the watchful eye of Wills again, but this time on Ace Records' Big Beat label, with the nine-track album receiving some respectable reviews in the music press. (wikipedia.org)
  • Top of My Lungs is the eleventh studio album from contemporary Christian group Phillips, Craig and Dean. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Topography of the Lungs is an album by saxophonist Evan Parker, guitarist Derek Bailey and percussionist Han Bennink which was recorded in London on July 13, 1970 and became the first release on the Incus label. (wikipedia.org)
  • Float Along - Fill Your Lungs is the third studio album by Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard. (wikipedia.org)
  • near
  • Lung hernia may occur near the neck (cervical), between the ribs (intercostal), near the vertebrae (paravertebral) or near the sternum (parasternal). (wikipedia.org)
  • neck
  • The apex of the lung extends into the root of the neck, reaching shortly above the level of the sternal end of the first rib . (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • He continues that even at daily usage levels of one joint per day over seven years, people were not seeming to have any degradation of lung capacity or function. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • band
  • Lungs is the first EP by American post-hardcore band Big Black. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 19-year-old Steve Albini played nearly every instrument on Lungs, with "sax bleats" by Albini's college friend John Bohnen and drums being handled by "Roland," a drum machine that was credited as a member of the band. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mink Lungs were a Brooklyn-area band began in 1993. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Surfin' Lungs are a UK surf music band originally from Bracknell, Berkshire, who were formed in 1981 by Chris Pearce and Geoffo Knipe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upon
  • Upon its release, Lungs debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart and number 44 on the US Billboard 200 before eventually peaking at number one and 14, respectively. (wikipedia.org)