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Images of the Respiratory System in Ancient Egypt: Trachea, Bronchi and Pulmonary Lobes

Examination of ancient Egyptians’ depictions of the respiratory tract, dating back to the 30th century BC, reveals their awareness of the pulmonary anatomy: reinforced with cartilaginous rings, the ... J Kwiecinski. Images of the respiratory system in ancient Egypt: Trachea, bronchi and pulmonary lobes. Can Respir J Images of the respiratory system in ancient Egypt: Trachea, bronchi and pulmonary

Evaluation of the SpO2/FiO2 ratio as a predictor of intensive care unit transfers in respiratory ward patients for whom the rapid response system has been activated

to the respiratory ward and detected using the rapid response system (RRS). Study outcomes included transfer to the intensive care unit (ICU) within 24 hours after RRS activation and in-hospital ... ]. Patients admitted respiratory ward are more likely to need the assistance of a rapid response system (RRS) due to their vulnerable health status, including frequent desaturation, which can become critical

A fully defined static suspension culture system for large-scale human embryonic stem cell production

system poses challenges to mass production of high-quality hESCs. Though scientists have made many attempts to establish a robust and economical hESC suspension culture system, there are existing ... ), respiratory epithelium (endoderm), and brain tissue (ectoderm) (Fig. 3e). Another hESC line, H7, could be observed with similar results in the system (Supplementary Fig. 5). These results indicated the capacity

Measuring the respiratory gas exchange by grazing cattle using an automated, open-circuit gas quantification system

instrument for this task is an automated, open-circuit gas quantification system (GQS; C-Lock, Inc., Rapid City, SD). The GQS is a head chamber that grazing cattle occasionally visit (3 to 8 min/visit; 3 to 6 ... respiratory activity of sheep during feeding . Aust. J. Agric. Res . 17 : 355 - 362 . doi: 10 .1071/Ar9660355 Zimmerman , P.R. 1993 . System for measuring metabolic gas emissions from animals . US Patent 5

An Expert Diagnostic System to Automatically Identify Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Clinical Settings

Respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), are affecting a huge percentage of the world’s population with mortality rates exceeding those of lung cancer and ... fuzzy based decision support system. Asaithambi et al.14 classified respiratory abnormalities using an adaptive ANN and FL inference system based only on spirometry (SPIR) or impulse oscillometry

Resveratrol as a potential therapeutic drug for respiratory system diseases

Resveratrol as a potential therapeutic drug for respiratory system diseases Xiao-dan Zhu, Xiao-ping Lei, Wen-bin Dong Department of Newborn Medicine, The Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical ... Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical University , Luzhou, Sichuan , People's Republic of China Respiratory system diseases are common and major ailments that seriously endanger human health. Resveratrol

Respiratory Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario: 1968 To 2013

first Chairman of the Department of Medicine. Moran Campbell, already a world figure in respiratory medicine and physiology, arrived at McMaster in September 1968, and he invited Norman Jones to be ... Can Respir J Respiratory medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario: 1968 to 2013 Norman L Jones FRCPC 0 Paul M O'Byrne MB FRCPC FRSC 0 0 Department of Medicine, Michael G DeGroote School

IVH scoring system

blood pressure, and respiratory signals model by Huvanandana J et al. [4] (sensitivity > 90%, specificity of 75%). In conclusion, there are many well-defined risk factors for IVH, and to delineate the ... Y , Isik S , Bayram T , Urgun K , Sakarya S , Akman I ( 2017 ) A clinical scoring system to predict the development of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in premature infants . Childs Nerv Syst . https

Research on Linkage and Path Selection of College Students’ Physical Health Quality Improvement System

’ physical health quality have yet to be discriminated.Purpose: This study was from the perspective of system linkage of “sports management and student management”, focused on the internal and external factors ... improve the quality of physical health. Keywords: physical health ,   system linkage ,   path selection   How to Cite: Shi, F.-. fang . (2018). Research on Linkage and Path Selection of

Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) sentinel surveillance in the country of Georgia, 2015-2017

inpatient sites. Nasopharyngeal swabs were tested for respiratory viruses and Mycoplasma pneumoniae using a multiplex diagnostic system. We present SARI case frequencies by demographic characteristics, co ... , 2, 3, 4, human metapneumovirus A/B, bocavirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) A/B, adenovirus, enterovirus, parechovirus, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. The CFX96™ Real-time PCR System (Bio-Rad

Dysregulation of the Renin-Angiotensin System and the Vasopressinergic System Interactions in Cardiovascular Disorders

of Review In many instances, the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) and the vasopressinergic system (VPS) are jointly activated by the same stimuli and engaged in the regulation of the same processes ... , acting on AT1R and V1aR, respectively, exert vasoconstriction, increase cardiac contractility, stimulate the sympathoadrenal system, and elevate blood pressure. At the same time, they act antagonistically

Chronic obstructive lung disease “expert system”: validation of a predictive tool for assisting diagnosis

Chronic obstructive lung disease "expert system": validation of a predictive tool for assisting diagnosis Fulvio Braido,1 Pierachille Santus,2 Angelo Guido Corsico,3 Fabiano Di Marco,4 Giovanni ... respiratory defect and analyzing the results of a combination of spirometry, bronchodilatation and bronchoprovocation tests, as well as Impulse Oscillometry System (IOS).6 In a similar study, 323 cases of COPD

Effect of imidacloprid ingestion on immune responses to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV). Piglets were randomized into groups based on diet and infection. Behavioral signs of illness were recorded. Urine IMI levels were measured by high performance liquid ... receptor (nAChR) agonists by binding to the insect nAChR19. Acetylcholine receptors are ligand-gated ion channels that are constitutively expressed in the central nervous system (CNS), muscle tissue, and

Association between the miRNA Signatures in Plasma and Bronchoalveolar Fluid in Respiratory Pathologies

The identification of new less invasive biomarkers is necessary to improve the detection and prognostic outcome of respiratory pathological processes. The measurement of miRNA expression through less ... samples may be associated with physiological condition in the respiratory system, although more studies are necessary to establish a functional role of these miRNAs. It was reported that 12 miRNAs (miR-17

The Coincidence of Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus with IgM Antibody Positivity to Enteroviruses and Respiratory Tract Viruses

study is to investigate the sero-epidemiological and molecular evidence on enteroviruses and respiratory viruses in patients with newly diagnosed T1DM during the cold season. Design. Forty children newly ... and respiratory viruses were studied using the indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) test, and no CBV4-specific RNA was detected in the children. The onset times of T1DM were classified into fall

The sympathetic nervous system: malignancy, disease, and novel functions

Liebig University Giessen , Aulweg 123, 35385 Giessen , Germany The sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system comprises cell types as diverse as sympathetic neurons, which control internal ... them. Neuroblastoma is the most common extra-cranial solid tumor of childhood. This neoplasm is associated with the developing sympathetic nervous system or the developing adrenal medulla. In contrast

Challenges To The Credibility Of The Investor-State Arbitration System

Investor-State Arbitration System," American University Business Law Review , Vol. 5, No. 3 (2018) . Available at: Part of the Commercial Law Commons; Comparative and Foreign Law Commons; International ... - MICHAEL NOLAN* INTRODUCTION Investor-state dispute settlement ("ISDS") has been put through the ringer in recent public comment as a system that "threatens domestic sovereignty by empowering foreign

Rh System and Intrauterine Growth. Interaction with Season of Birth

Pediatrics, University of Sassari, School of Medicine , Sassari , Italy 1 Chair of Preventive and Social Pediatrics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, School of Medicine , Rome , Italy Rhesus system; intra ... significant results. 4. Discussion Because of the clinical relevance of hemolytic disease of the newborn due to maternal-fetal incompatibility in Rh blood groups, studies on this system have been focused on

Xenopus: An alternative model system for identifying muco-active agents

The airway epithelium in human plays a central role as the first line of defense against environmental contaminants. Most respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD ... is an excellent alternative model system that provides an accessible source of tractable tissues for investigating the pathophysiology of human respiratory disorders [ 9, 11 ]. The goblet cells

Positive end-expiratory pressure selection based on best respiratory system compliance or collapse/hyperdistension curves in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: lack of correlation with alveolar recruitment

higher PEEP [ 2 ]. We hypothesized that measurement of Vrec may help in our decision of PEEP and thus conducted a study comparing the Vrec with PEEPEIT or PEEP selection based on best respiratory system ... . [ 5 ] was used to determine the degree of CH during decremental PEEP titration. The intersection between CH curves and PEEPEIT were determined (Fig. 1b). Respiratory system compliance (Crs) was