Open Access Medical Books



Edited by Marianna D Gaça .

Open Access .
80 pages .

The aim of this book is to present some recent and interesting findings in the field of bronchitis, which will serve as a supplement to the book Bronchitis. In particular this volume focuses on the successful use and development of novel tools in the diagnostics and treatment of bronchitis. Contributions include clinical case studies, the impact of air pollution on bronchitis, the presentation and diagnosis of the respiratory disease eosinophilic bronchiolitis, primary ciliary dyskinesia, the development of a method for the swift detection of the infectious bronchitis virus and studies investigating the successful use of alternative medicines in the treatment of bronchitis.
The editor would like to thank the authors of the chapters who have contributed to this book and hopes that this will book not only supplement the book on Bronchitis, but may increase interest in the subject.

Marianna D Gaça
Group Research and Development Centre
British American Tobacco,


Part 1 of the Textbook : Diagnosis and Detection .

 1 Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia/Kartagener Syndrome - Clinical and Genetic Aspects 3 Masumi Akita

 2 Eosinophilic Bronchiolitis in Asthma - A Patient with Bronchial Asthma in whom Eosinophilic Bronchitis and Bronchiolitis Developed During Treatment 15 Yasutsugu Fukushima and Kuniyoshi Kamiya

 3 Air Pollution Impact on Asthma and Bronchitis in Porto, Portugal, During the Year 2005 23 Azevedo, J.M.F. and Gonçalves, F.L.T.

 4 Reverse Transcription Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for the Rapid Detection of Infectious Bronchitis Virus 35 Yong-sheng Liu

Part 2 of the Textbook : Treatment Using Alternative Medicines .

 5 Potential of the Phytomedicine Echinacea in the Treatment of Pulmonary Infections and Bronchitis 43 James Hudson

 6 EPs 7630, a Herbal Drug Preparation for Treating Acute Bronchitis in Children and Adults 53 H. Matthys and W. Kamin

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