Bronchiolitis

Common Name(s)

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection in young children and infants that causes congestion in the small airways of the lung, the bronchioles. It is almost always caused by a virus that spreads quickly during the winter months. Its symptoms are like those of common cold, but later progress to coughing, wheezing, and difficulty breathing. These can last anywhere from several days to a month. A very small percentage of children require hospitalization, but most get better with supportive care at home. If it is difficult to get your child to eat and his or her breathing becomes more rapid or labored, contact your child’s doctor.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Bronchiolitis" returned 787 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Thymic stromal lymphopoietin, IL-33, and periostin in hospitalized infants with viral bronchiolitis.
 

Author(s): María Luz García-García, Cristina Calvo, Ana Moreira, José Antonio Cañas, Francisco Pozo, Beatriz Sastre, Sergio Quevedo, Inmaculada Casas, Victoria Del Pozo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 May;96(18):e6787.

 

Much attention has recently been focused on thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP), IL-33, and periostin in allergic disease, but less is known about their role in viral bronchiolitis.The aim of the study was to investigate whether infants exhibit enhanced nasal airway secretion of TSLP, ...

Last Updated: 4 May 2017

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Prospective Multicentre Study on the Epidemiology and Current Therapeutic Management of Severe Bronchiolitis in Spain.
 

Author(s): Jose C Flores-González, Juan Mayordomo-Colunga, Iolanda Jordan, Alicia Miras-Veiga, Cristina Montero-Valladares, Marta Olmedilla-Jodar, Andrés J Alcaraz-Romero, Miren Eizmendi-Bereciartua, Francisco Fernández-Carrión, Carmen Santiago-Gutierrez, Esther Aleo-Luján, Sonia Pérez-Quesada, Cristina Yun-Castilla, Carmen Martín, Álvaro Navarro-Mingorance, Concha Goñi-Orayen

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():2565397.

 

Objective. To determine the epidemiology and therapeutic management of patients with severe acute bronchiolitis (AB) admitted to paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in Spain. Design. Descriptive, prospective, multicentre study. Setting. Sixteen Spanish PICUs. Patients. Patients ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2017

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Nasosorption as a Minimally Invasive Sampling Procedure: Mucosal Viral Load and Inflammation in Primary RSV Bronchiolitis.
 

Author(s): Ryan S Thwaites, Kazuhiro Ito, Jasmine M S Chingono, Matthew Coates, Hannah C Jarvis, Tanushree Tunstall, Lauren Anderson-Dring, Lindsey Cass, Garth Rapeport, Peter J Openshaw, Simon Nadel, Trevor T Hansel

Journal: J. Infect. Dis.. 2017 Apr;215(8):1240-1244.

 

Existing respiratory mucosal sampling methods are flawed, particularly in a pediatric bronchiolitis setting.

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2017

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The terms "Bronchiolitis" returned 99 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Complementary and alternative medicine for the treatment of bronchiolitis in infants: A systematic review.
 

Author(s): Kok Pim Kua, Shaun Wen Huey Lee

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Bronchiolitis is a common cause of hospitalization among infants. The limited effectiveness of conventional medication has prompted the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as alternative or adjunctive therapy for the management of bronchiolitis.

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2017

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How I treat bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
 

Author(s): Kirsten M Williams

Journal: Blood. 2017 Jan;129(4):448-455.

 

In past years, a diagnosis of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS) after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) conferred nearly universal mortality secondary to lack of consensus for diagnostic criteria, poorly understood disease pathogenesis, and very few studies of therapeutic ...

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2016

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Advancing our understanding of infant bronchiolitis through phenotyping and endotyping: clinical and molecular approaches.
 

Author(s): Kohei Hasegawa, Orianne Dumas, Tina V Hartert, Carlos A Camargo

Journal: Expert Rev Respir Med. 2016 Aug;10(8):891-9.

 

Bronchiolitis is a major public health problem worldwide. However, no effective treatment strategies are available, other than supportive care.

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2016

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Comparison Between 2l vs 3l in HFNC During the Initial Management of Severe Bronchiolitis in Infants
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Bronchiolitis

 

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2016

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High Flow Nasal Cannula vs Low Flow Oxygen Therapy in Bronchiolitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bronchiolitis

 

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2017

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Oxygen Saturation Monitoring in Bronchiolitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bronchiolitis

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2017

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