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Pie

A Spanish measure of length approximately equivalent to 23.86 centimeters, or just under 11 inches. It is largely obsolete.
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The researchers shared their findings in their paper, entitled "(https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2747669) Association Between Long-term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Change in Quantitatively Assessed Emphysema and Lung Function ," published in the peer-reviewed journal JAMA.
Protease-induced emphysema models have a number of advantages, such as simple operation, inexpensive, and high efficiency.
Over 10 years on average, the study found long-term exposure was linked to an increased percentage of emphysema on a CT scan.
"To our knowledge, this is the first longitudinal study to assess the association between long-term exposure to air pollutants and progression of per cent emphysema in a large, community-based, multi-ethnic cohort," said Meng Wang, study's first author.
Emphysema, usually associated with cigarette smoking, is a chronic disease in which lung tissue is destroyed and unable to effectively transfer oxygen in the body.
We present the case of a patient with pneumomediastinum and diffuse subcutaneous emphysema, involving the neck, shoulder, and lateral chest wall following traumatic rib fracture secondary to a minor blunt chest trauma.
The program detects the areas of emphysema (low attenuation areas with a threshold of -950 HU) and allows the evaluation of the type and distribution of emphysema.
On follow-up examination the next day, the periorbital emphysema was substantially reduced and the globe could be examined (Figures 4, 5).
We present a rare case of a patient diagnosed with massive subcutaneous emphysema extending from the superior left eyelid to the diaphragm.
Collectively, chronic bronchitis, obstructive bronchitis, and emphysema are called COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.