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Nasal and systemic inflammatory profile after short term smoking cessation
(Respiratory Medicine, 2014-07-01) [Artigo]
Introduction: Smoking cessation promotes health benefits and, despite cigarette smoking be an important pro inflammatory stimulus, there are few studies concerning the nasal and systemic inflammation; as well as the ...
Effects of Cigarette Smoking Intensity on the Mucociliary Clearance of Active Smokers
(Respiration, 2013-04-19) [Artigo]
Background: Smoking impairs mucociliary clearance and increases respiratory infection frequency and severity in subjects with and without smoking-related chronic lung diseases. Objective: This study evaluated the effects ...
Viscoelastic properties of bronchial mucus after respiratory physiotherapy in subjects with bronchiectasis
(Respiratory Care, 2015-05-01) [Artigo]
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have evaluated the effectiveness of postural drainage (PD), percussion (PERC), the coughing technique (CT), and other types of coughing in subjects with bronchiectasis. However, the application ...
Nasal mucociliary clearance in subjects with COPD after smoking cessation
(Respiratory Care, 2015-03-01) [Artigo]
BACKGROUND: Exposure to cigarette smoke causes significant impairment in mucociliary clearance (MCC), which predisposes patients to secretion retention and recurrent airway infections that play a role in exacerbations of ...