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The third most deadly disease in the U.S., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), appears to be partly driven by the action of immune cells circulating in the blood entering into the tissues of the lungs.
The world’s first artificial trachea transplant seeded with stem cells proved to be a success after being done on Andemariam Teklesenbet Beyene at the Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
Using computed tomography (CT), researchers have identified two types of structural changes in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that are associated with frequent exacerbations, or episodes when symptoms suddenly worsen.
Human stem cells administered intravenously can restore alveolar epithelial tissue to a normal function in a novel ex vivo perfused human lung after E coli endotoxin-induced acute lung injury (ALI), according to research from the University of California San Francisco.
Physiology is sometimes a crossroads where many different paths converge. Such is the case with acute respiratory distress syndrome, a severe and often fatal condition also known as adult respiratory distress syndrome or simply "shock lung."
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