Focusing specifically on the inter-relationship between the nose and the lungs, this reference examines the structural connections between the upper and lower airways and explores the microscopic and gross anatomy of the respiratory tract. Considering functional relationships, as well as human and animal models of disease, this source delivers arti

chapter 1|52 pages

Comparative Anatomy of the Nasal and Tracheal/ Bronchial Airways

ByFuad M. Baroody, Brendan J. Canning

chapter 2|34 pages

The Impact of Nasal Function and Dysfunction on the Lower Airways

ByAlkis Togias, Hugh Windom

chapter 3|18 pages

Upper Airway Reflexes and Involvement of the Lower

ByAirway Ronald Eccles

chapter 4|34 pages

Epidemiological Evidence for the Relationship Between Upper and Lower Airway Diseases

ByUpper and Lower Airway Diseases Isabella Annesi-Maesano

chapter 5|36 pages

Comparative Pathogenesis of Upper and Lower Airway Allergic Disease

ByK. Rajakulasingam, Stephen R. Durham

chapter 6|12 pages

Pathogenetic Links Between Rhinitis and Asthma

ByJean Bousquet, A. Maurizo Vignola, Pascal Demoly

chapter 7|36 pages

Viral Infections: Effects on Nasal and Lower Airway Functions

ByImran R. Hussain, Sebastian L. Johnston

chapter 8|28 pages

Experimental Animal Models of Upper–Lower Airways Interactions

ByCharles G. Irvin

chapter 9|24 pages

Diagnostic Evaluation of Sinusitis in Patients with Asthma

BySheldon Speclor, Michael Diament, Dale Rice

chapter 10|22 pages

Management of Allergic Rhinitis in Patients with Asthma

ByJonathan Corren, Jean Bousquet

chapter 11|24 pages

Medical Management of Sinusitis in Patients with Asthma

ByLarry Borish, James A. Wilde, William K. Dolen, Chester Stafford, Raymond Slavin

chapter 13|34 pages

Manifestations of Aspirin Sensitivity in the Upper and Lower Airways

ByDonald D. Stevenson

chapter 14|20 pages

Effects of Sleep on Upper and Lower Airways

ByRobert D. Ballard

chapter 15|12 pages

Vocal Cord Dysfunction

ByKenneth B. Newman

chapter 16|20 pages

Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis in the Upper and Lower Airways

ByPeter Macguire, Robert Bocian, Judy Palmer, Dale T. Umetsu

chapter 17|22 pages

The Sinobronchial Syndrome and Diffuse Panbronchiolitis

ByYukihiko Sugiyama, Shoji Kudoh

chapter 19|32 pages

Manifestation of Sarcoidosis in the Upper and Lower Airways

ByDavid R. Moller, Irina Petrache

chapter 20|18 pages

Manifestations of Immune Deficiency Syndromes in the Upper and Lower Airways

ByJeffrey L. Kishiyama, Daniel C. Adelman