Dynamic Changes in the Bronchial Tree Under Conditions of Quiet Respiration or Coughing

  • Machiel Adriaan de Kock


In order to understand the changes observed in the airways, it is appropriate here to consider briefly the forces applied to the bronchial tree.


Main Bronchus Bronchial Tree Elastic Recoil Cricoid Cartilage Large Airway 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Machiel Adriaan de Kock
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  1. 1.University of Stellenbosch Medical School and Tygerberg HospitalTygerbergSouth Africa
  2. 2.Disease Research Group of the South African Medical Research CouncilTygerbergSouth Africa

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