Problem of the Preterm Lung: Definitions, History, and Epidemiology

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2017Anna Maria Hibbs and Marianne S. Muhlebach (eds.)Respiratory Outcomes in Preterm InfantsRespiratory Medicine10.1007/978-3-319-48835-6_1 The Problem of the Preterm Lung: Definitions, History, and Epidemiology Joseph M. Collaco1   and Sharon A. McGrath-Morrow1   (1) Eudowood Division…

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Lung Tumors

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(1) Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria   In this chapter, we will provide a short overview on carcinogenesis and epidemiology, as far as it is necessary to…

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Pneumonia

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(1) Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria   8.1 Alveolar Pneumonias (Lobar and Bronchopneumonia) The lung is constantly exposed to airborne infectious agents due to the large surface…

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Immunological Lung Diseases

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(1) Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria   9.1 Introduction into Interstitial Lung Diseases Most of the diseases discussed here present as interstitial lung diseases and thus are…

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Pediatric Diseases

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(1) Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria   3.1 Developmental and Inherited Lung Diseases Developmental and inherited lung diseases are rare events and therefore not many cases are…

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Airway Diseases

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(1) Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria   6.1 Tracheitis and Bronchitis Tracheitis and bronchitis are one of the most common diseases in all ages. Acute tracheobronchitis is…

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Diseases of the Pleura

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(1) Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria   21.1 Hemorrhage Hematothorax in most cases is caused by an injury such as street accidents. Either one side or both…

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Metastasis

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(1) Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria   Lung carcinomas are frequently metastasizing to other organs. Metastasis is the most common cause of death in lung cancer patients….

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