Using Simple Diagrams to Explain Bronchiectasis Pathology

Lung diseases such as bronchiectasis can be difficult to understand if you don’t have a medical background. However, in this short educational video, Wasim Issa explains the disease using simple diagrams and easy-to-understand language.

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Issa explains some of the ways the airways can become obstructed, the diseases that can occur from the obstruction and the everyday symptoms of the conditions. He describes bronchiectasis as “a disease in which there is a permanent enlargement of parts of the airways of the lungs.”

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