The diagnosis of mucociliary insufficiency

THE DIAGNOSIS OF MUCOCILIARY INSUFFICIENCY V. N. Solopov, I. V. Lunichkina Summary The data on the diagnosis of mucociliary insufficiency (MCI) are reviewed for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. MCI is characterized as the condition of more rapid accumulation of bronchial secretion in comparison to its evacuation, the residual secretion being the cause of …

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Mucociliary Function in Chronic Bronchitis

MUCOCILIARY FUNCTION IN CHRONIC BRONCHITIS V. N. Solopov, I. V. Lunichkina Summary A study of mucociliary transport in patients with chronic bronchitis (nonobstructive, obstructive, purulent and pyo-obstructive forms) has demonstrated that the mucociliary transport rate differs significantly between different groups of patients. The pattern of bronchial excretion of the indicator substance (patients endogenic hemoglobin), inhaled …

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