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Airway mucus

basic mechanisms and clinical perspectives

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Published by Birkhauser in Basel, Boston .
Written in English

  • Airway (Medicine) -- Secretions.,
  • Mucus.,
  • Airway (Medicine) -- Pathophysiology.,
  • Bronchial Diseases -- physiopathology.,
  • Mucus -- physiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by D.F. Rogers, M.I. Lethem.
    SeriesRespiratory pharmacology and pharmacotherapy
    ContributionsRogers, D. F. 1953-, Lethem, M. I. 1957-
    LC ClassificationsQP123 .A35 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 388 p. :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL662549M
    ISBN 10376435691X, 081765691X
    LC Control Number97008040

    The cytokines IL-4 and IL-5 have recently been shown to effect airway epithelial mucus production. Transgenic mice that overexpress IL-4 or IL-5 in the lung each showed a marked increase in mucus in the airway epithelium (7, 8). It is unclear if IL-4 and/or IL-5 act directly on the airway epithelium or if these cytokines are some of many. Airway Mucin Genes and Gene Products -- 4. The Microanatomy of Airway Mucus Secretion -- 5. Mechanisms Controlling Airway Ciliary Activity -- 6. Rheological Properties and Hydration of Airway Mucus -- 7. Goblet Cells: Physiology and Pharmacology -- 8. Airway Submucosal Glands: Physiology and Pharmacology -- 9. Mucus -- Bacteria Interactions --

    Warm fluids: Drinking warm (not hot) liquids can help loosen thickened mucus by warming your chest temperature. Options include tea, warm broth, or hot water with lemon. Steam: You can use a device such as a cool-mist humidifier or steam vaporizer to breath in warm air. Alternately, you can take a hot shower or breathe in vapors from a pot of simmering water. Mucus: Examinations of airway secretions in healthy smokers have not been carried out, primarily because these subjects do not have a productive r, mucous hypersecretion has been clearly demonstrated in the airways of several animal species exposed to cigarette smoke for long periods of time; biochemical analysis has revealed the presence of serum proteins that might have.

    Airway Mucus: Composition and Regulation of its Secretion by Neuropeptides in vitro Stephen J. Coles Department of Pathology, Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts , USA.   Mucus hypersecretion is a phenotype associated with multiple obstructive lung diseases. However, in spite of its nefarious reputation under pathologic conditions, there are significant benefits to having low levels of mucus present in the airways at baseline, such as the ability to trap and eliminate inhaled particles and to prevent desiccation of airway surfaces.

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Chapter Airway Secretion Clearance “Out, damned mucus (spot). Out, I say!” – Lady Macbeth Written with gratitude to my Co-Author, Marion Mackles, BS, PT, LMT Everyone has mucus. It is one of the many defense mechanisms in our body’s arsenal that protect us against infection and other un-pleasantries.

In fact, if Lady Macbeth were aContinue reading "BOOK – Chapter Airway. Mucus accumulation, related to excess mucus production and secretion in proximal and distal airways, is an established characteristic in the airways of patients with COPD.

Chronic bronchitis, a consequence of cigarette smoking that can be found in smokers with or without COPD, is a disabling symptom and has been associated with increased rates of exacerbations and hospitalisations in Author: Pierre-Régis Burgel.

Production of airway mucus is a vital homeostatic mechanism that protects the respiratory tract from a barrage of inhaled insult. However, abnormal Airway mucus book of mucus can contribute to respiratory disease.

Airway obstruction by mucus is a common feature of a number of severe respiratory conditions, including asthma and COPD. Download Airway Mucus Basic Mechanisms And Clinical Perspectives books, Conceptually unsavoury, airway mucus is vital to homeostasis in the respiratory tract.

In contrast, when abnormal, mucus contributes significantly to the pathophysiology of a number of severe bronchial diseases, including asthma, chronic bronchitis and cystic fibrosis.

In contrast, when abnormal, mucus contributes significantly to the pathophysiology of a number of severe bronchial diseases, including asthma, chronic bronchitis and cystic fibrosis. This volume provides wide ranging and in-depth coverage of the scientific and clinical aspects of airway mucus.

Because mucus transport by airflow and mucus deposition are higher in larger airways than in peripheral airways and the airway generations from 3 to 23 are far less than 1 cm, only the airway.

Airway mucus is a viscoelastic gel containing water, carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids. It is the secretory product of Airway mucus book mucous cells (the goblet cells of the airway surface epithelium and the submucosal glands).

Mucus is transported from the lower respiratory tract into the pharynx by air flow and mucociliary clearance. Introduction.

As a protective respiratory reflex, cough clears mucus from the respiratory tract and keeps it clean and unobstructed. A normal cough has four phases 1 –the airways are irritated by foreign matter; then, the inspiration phase is conducted by the diaphragm and larynx muscles contracting, which is followed by the compression phase that combines closing the glottis and.

The mechanisms by which cigarette smoking impairs airway mucus clearance are not well understood. We recently established a ferret model of cigarette smoke-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exhibiting chronic bronchitis.

We investigated the effects of cigarette smoke on mucociliary transport (MCT). Adult ferrets were exposed to cigarette smoke for 6 months, with in vivo. Mucus accumulation was graded endoscopically (mucus grades [MGs] 1–5), and airway inflammation was evaluated by bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) cytology before (0 hours) and during (6, 24, 48 hours) environmental challenge.

Large amounts of mucus (MG 4–5) were specific for heaves‐affected horses in this study. List of 38 causes for Mucus buildup and Partial obstruction of upper airway, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories, and much more.

In health, mucins comprise up to 2% by weight of the airway mucus [23].In the airways, mucins are produced by goblet cells in the epithelium [24] and sero-mucous glands in the submucosa [25], which in respiratory diseases such as asthma and COPD may increase in number (hyperplasia) and size (hypertrophy) respectively (Fig.

).Mucins are long, thread-like, complex glycoconjugates. airway mucus up and out of the lung [10]. In addition to providing a favorable environment for ciliary activity, the periciliary layer prevents compression from the overlying mucus gel layer, and provides a water reservoir to control water distribution [11].

Airway mucus is a hydrogel that functions as. Conceptually unsavoury, airway mucus is vital to homeostasis in the respiratory tract. In contrast, when abnormal, mucus contributes significantly to the pathophysiology of a number of severe bronchial diseases, including asthma, chronic bronchitis and cystic fibrosis.

This volume provides wide. This superior single-source reference provides in-depth, up-to-date information on the cellular, molecular, morphological, and physiological aspects of airway secretion, in addition to the biochemistry, rheology, and gene expression of airway : Hardcover.

Read "Airway Mucus: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Perspectives" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Conceptually unsavoury, airway mucus is vital to homeostasis in the respiratory tract. In contrast, when abnormal, mucus Brand: Birkhäuser Basel.

Introduction. Airway mucus hypersecretion is an important pathophysiological and clinical manifestation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchial asthma (asthma), bronchiectasis, pulmonary cystic fibrosis, and other chronic airway inflammatory diseases.

1 Recent studies have shown that inflammation and oxidative stress are involved in the pathogenesis of chronic airway. Airway mucus hypersecretion is a feature of a number of severe respiratory diseases, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and cystic fibrosis (CF).

However, each disease has a different airway inflammatory response, with consequent, and presumably linked, mucus hypersecretory phenotype. Thus, it is possible that optimal treatment of the mucus. In healthy airway mucus, water accounts for about 98% of the mass, mucins for about %, and salts and small amounts of other macromolecules for the rest.

The mucus layer lies atop a denser periciliary layer containing membrane-tethered glycoconjugates, including glycosaminoglycans and membrane-spanning mucins (Muc 1, 4, and 16) (4 – 6). There are a number of airway clearance devices that you can use to help clear up excess sputum (the combination of mucus and saliva).

They take several different forms (a mouthpiece, a mask, a vest, etc.) and use air pressure, oscillation, or high-frequency sound waves to get the job done. Two types of airway cells play a vital role in this process: mucus cells, which secrete mucus to trap harmful particles, and ciliated cells, which use their finger-like projections to sweep the mucus-engulfed particles up to the back of the throat, where they can be cleared out of the lungs.Mucus Hypersecretion and Its Role in the Airway Obstruction of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease / U.

M. Wells and P. S. Richardson. Mucus and Airway Epithelium Alterations in Cystic Fibrosis / E. Puchelle, J.-M. Zahm and S. de Bentzmann [et al.] Drug-Mucus Interactions / B. Abdul-Haq, G. P. Martin and C. Marriott Mucus (/ ˈ m j uː k ə s / MEW-kəs) is a slippery aqueous secretion produced by, and covering, mucous is typically produced from cells found in mucous glands, although it may also originate from mixed glands, which contain both serous and mucous cells.

It is a viscous colloid containing inorganic salts, antimicrobial enzymes (such as lysozymes), immunoglobulins, and.