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Pulmonary Emphysema

"Pulmonary Emphysema" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Enlargement of air spaces distal to the TERMINAL BRONCHIOLES where gas-exchange normally takes place. This is usually due to destruction of the alveolar wall. Pulmonary emphysema can be classified by the location and distribution of the lesions.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pulmonary Emphysema" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Pulmonary Emphysema" was a major or minor topic of these publication.