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Why is emphysema expiration more difficult than inspiration?

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Pathophysiology of emphysema. ... It is not clear why patients who are categorized clinically as "chronic bronchitics" are more likely to respond to an ...
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Men are more likely than women to develop emphysema, ... of secretions can prove difficult. ... airways with trapping of alveolar gas in expiration; ...
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Obstructive - airway resistance is increased above normal; ↑FRC, ↑RV, ↓ERV, more difficult to empty lung, FEV₁/VC < 80% Restrictive - lung ...
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... the airways making breathing more difficult, ... expiration difficult as the loss of elastic ... sufferers than those of emphysema.
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Today twice as many people have breathing problems as in 1979. ... then why are most major cities covered with smog many days ... breathing is more difficult.
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This damage to the alveoli makes it more difficult for the transfer of oxygen and ... Emphysema is more common in men than it is in ... Why Do We Breathe ...
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