Translation of emphysema in Spanish:

emphysema

enfisema, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɛmfəˈsimə//ˌɛmfɪˈsiːmə/

noun

  • 1

    enfisema masculine
    • The distribution of the two forms of emphysema in the lungs differs.
    • The great majority of these patients are cigarette smokers with advance upper lobe emphysema.
    • Chest computed tomography showed giant lung bullae and severe upper lobe emphysema.
    • If you have emphysema, your air sacs are damaged, and the smallest bronchial tubes collapse.
    • An additional fourth group included 10 patients with emphysema who underwent lung volume reduction surgery.
    • Remember asthma affects the lung tubes primarily and emphysema the air sacs.
    • But in emphysema patients, some lung tissue loses its elasticity.
    • Visit any ward full of lung cancer and emphysema patients fighting for breath.
    • Both macrophages and neutrophils are now clearly implicated in the development of smokers' emphysema.
    • Reports at this meeting showed convincingly that chronic tobacco smoke exposure produces emphysema in mice.
    • Other important causes of shortness of breath are asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, and clots to the lung.
    • Then we need to add chronic lung diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis to the list of smoking-caused illnesses.
    • Sometimes people with a chronic lung disease such as emphysema or bronchitis can take beta blockers.
    • A 49-year-old man with end-stage emphysema underwent bilateral sequential single lung transplantation.
    • He had developed emphysema and had a stroke to go along with his heart problems.
    • Patients with severe emphysema had severe airflow obstruction, hyperinflation, and air trapping.
    • About 90 % of people who get lung cancer are smokers, as are some 75 % of emphysema sufferers.
    • Pulmonary emphysema is a disease that is characterized, if not defined, by the destruction of lung parenchyma.
    • Whether this mechanism of matrix destruction is important to smokers' emphysema in humans, however, is still uncertain.
    • As adults, we know that smoking leads to life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease, emphysema and lung cancer.