Pathophysiology in the Lung

  • Chris WardEmail author
  • Rhys Jones
  • Mellissa Friel
  • Eoin Hunt
  • Des Murphy


This chapter discusses selected aspects of reflux, aspiration and pathophysiology in the lung. It is complimented by reviews that exist in this broad area dealing with adult [1–3] and paediatric patients [4–6].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Ward
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rhys Jones
    • 2
  • Mellissa Friel
    • 3
  • Eoin Hunt
    • 4
  • Des Murphy
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Cellular MedicineNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon TyneUK
  2. 2.Northern Oesophago-Gastric UnitRoyal Victoria InfirmaryNewcastle upon TyneUK
  3. 3.Department of Respiratory MedicineGalway University HospitalsGalwayIreland
  4. 4.Department of Respiratory MedicineCork University HospitalsCorkIreland

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