News Results - emphysema

  • Emphysema - Mayo Clinic

    www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/emphysema/basics/.../CON-20014218 Emphysema — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of this serious lung disorder.
  • Emphysema – WebMD

    www.webmd.com/lung/emphysema Emphysema. Emphysema is a long-term (chronic) lung disease. In emphysema, the tiny air sacs (alveoli) at the end of the airways in the lungs are damaged.
  • Emphysema Definition, Symptoms, Causes & Life Expectancy

    www.emedicinehealth.com/emphysema/article_em.htm Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs that primarily causes shortness of breath due to over-inflation of the alveoli (air sacs in the lung).
    • Emphysema Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

      copd.about.com/od/whatisemphysema/a/emphysema.htm Emphysema is a common type of COPD in which the alveoli, or air sacs of the lungs, become damaged causing them to enlarge and burst. Because the air sacs ...
    • Stages of Emphysema - COPD Home Page

      copd.emedtv.com/emphysema/stages-of-emphysema.html The four stages of emphysema include: at-risk, mild emphysema, moderate emphysema, and severe emphysema. This eMedTV article provides an overview of these stages and ...
    • Emphysema – American Lung Association

      www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/emphysema Emphysema is one of the diseases that comprise the term COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Emphysema involves gradual damage of lung tissue, specifically ...