PMID: 44110Nov 1, 1979

Emphysema and "emphysembronchitis" in the age and their treatment (author's transl)

Aktuelle Gerontologie
A Balogh


Short review about pathogenesis, morphology and pathophysiology of emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Critical remarks to the terminology. Following reference to the peculiarity oft both diseases, their mutual influence and the necessity of differential diagnosis. Both diseases are incurable but treatable. At last review about therapeutic possibilities.

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Pathogenic Aspects
Pulmonary Emphysema
Bronchitis, Chronic
Science of Morphology
Differential Diagnosis
Pathological Accumulation of Air in Tissues

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