By Carin A. Hagberg MD

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Also, the plain x-ray film can be obtained quickly at the patient’s bedside in any loca­ tion in the hospital. , barium swallow to evaluate deglutition, intravenous pyelogram to assess renal function, vascular studies). B. Computed Tomography After the discovery of x-rays, it became apparent that images of the internal structures of the human body could yield important diagnostic information. However, the usefulness of x-ray studies is limited because they project a three-dimensional (3-D) object onto a twodimensional display.

Anaesth Intensive Care 22:165–169, 1994. 20. Mathru M, Esch O, Lang J, et al: Magnetic resonance imaging of the upper airway: Effects of propofol anesthesia and nasal continuous positive airway pressure in humans. Anesthesiology 84:273–279, 1996. 21. Hudgel DW: The role of upper airway anatomy and physiology in obstructive sleep apnea. Clin Chest Med 13:383–398, 1992. 22. Ayappa I, Rapoport DM: The upper airway in sleep: Physiology of the pharynx. Sleep Med Rev 7:9–33, 2003. 23. Patil SP, Schneider H, Schwartz AR, Smith PL: Adult obstructive sleep apnea: Pathophysiology and diagnosis.

When the muscle layer contracts, the arteries can maintain forward flow to the Figure 1-23 Diagram showing formation of peribronchial space by invagination of the visceral pleura. (From Horsfield K: The relation between structure and function of the airways of the lung. ) CHAPTER 1 Functional Anatomy of the Airway 19 Ta 2. Relationship Between Structure and Function Pa Tm Tb Pb Figure 1-24 Vector diagram showing transmural forces influencing airway caliber: Pa, Alveolar gas pressure; Pb, barometric pressure; Ta, alveolar elastic forces; Tb, bronchial elastic forces; Tm, bronchial muscular forces.

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