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Air pollution is a global environmental and health concern, contributing to onset and deterioration of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. As climate change and dependence on diminishing fossil fuel supplies have taken center stage in political and scientific debates, renewable carbon-neutral fuels like biodiesel receive increasing attention. The most common biodiesel within the European Union, rapeseed oil methyl ester (RME) is perceived to be a "green fuel", as it is sustainable and of biological origin, and therefore is often predicted to be less harmful to human health. Whilst replacing petrodiesel with biodiesel may have advantageous ecological impacts, consequences to respiratory health remained largely unexplored.
The purpose of the current study is to evaluate whether inhalation of 100% RME biodiesel exhaust would result in an acute airway inflammatory response in healthy human subjects, as shown previously following exposure to petrodiesel exhaust.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-02-24T23:53:23-0500
This study will evaluate the outcomes of bronchoscopy in Bome Marrow Transplant (BMT) patients who develop lung infiltrates suspicious for infections of the lungs. It will consist of two g...
The primary objective of this study is to isolate macrophages by using bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) for different in vitro experiments. Therefore, following a baseline BAL, allergen, endo...
Flexible bronchoscopy is one of the most widely performed procedures for diagnosis of various bronchopulmonary diseases. Most patients tolerate the procedure well although cough is often r...
This monocentric, non-interventional observational registry study was designed in order to obtain data of patients with the indication for a flexible bronchoscopy to control and optimize a...
This study evaluate the role of bronchoscopy in the pre-operative workup of ground glass pulmonary nodule. All patients perform pre-operative bronchoscopy，we observe the intra-bronchial ...
A 69-year-old woman underwent bronchoscopy because of a suspected lung tumour. Within 2 hours after bronchoscopy, the patient developed facial purpura. Based on clinical assessment and histopathologic...
Bronchoscopy is one of the most common diagnostic procedures in pulmonary practice. Data on the outcome of patients following a non-diagnostic bronchoscopy are sparse. Diagnostic yield depends on indi...
The objective of this research was to study the effectiveness and safety of proceduralist given sedation in pediatric flexible bronchoscopy. Flexible bronchoscopy was performed in all 267 patients. Al...
Flexible bronchoscopy is a commonly performed procedure in pulmonary medicine. The common complications following bronchoscopy include minor bleeding, transient hypoxaemia, pneumothorax and others. Pn...
Bronchoscopy is classified as an aerosol-generating procedure, but it is unclear what drives the elevated infection risk observed among healthcare personnel performing the procedure. The objective of ...
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the bronchi.
Inflammation of the PERIAPICAL TISSUE. It includes general, unspecified, or acute nonsuppurative inflammation. Chronic nonsuppurative inflammation is PERIAPICAL GRANULOMA. Suppurative inflammation is PERIAPICAL ABSCESS.
Inflammation of the lung parenchyma that is associated with PLEURISY, inflammation of the PLEURA.
Inflammation of the interstitial tissue of the kidney. This term is generally used for primary inflammation of KIDNEY TUBULES and/or surrounding interstitium. For primary inflammation of glomerular interstitium, see GLOMERULONEPHRITIS. Infiltration of the inflammatory cells into the interstitial compartment results in EDEMA, increased spaces between the tubules, and tubular renal dysfunction.
A reovirus infection, chiefly of sheep, characterized by a swollen blue tongue, catarrhal inflammation of upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts, and often by inflammation of sensitive laminae of the feet and coronet.
Asthma COPD Cystic Fibrosis Pneumonia Pulmonary Medicine Respiratory Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are any infection of the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. They're usually caused by viruses, but they can also ...
Biological therapy involves the use of living organisms, substances derived from living organisms, or laboratory-produced versions of such substances to treat disease. Some biological therapies for cancer use vaccines or bacteria to stimulate the body&rs...