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What surrounds the affected portion of airway is atmospheric pressure in extrathoracic obstruction and intrapleural pressure in intrathoracic obstruction. The second key factor that determines the abnormality on flow volume loop is the dynamic behavior of airway wall (and therefore overall airway lumen) in response to changes in transmural pressure with maximum inspiration and expiration. In ﬁxed obstruction, there is no change in the cross-sectional area of airways, whereas in variable obstruction, the airway lumen changes in response to changes in transmural pressure differences generated during forced inspiratory and expiratory maneuvers.
The characteristic abnormalities on flow volume loop depend on two major factors . First is the anatomic location of maximal airway narrowing. The obstruction is extrathoracic when it is located above the thoracic inlet and intrathoracic when it is located below this level. What surrounds the affected portion of airway is atmospheric pressure in extrathoracic obstruction and intrapleural pressure in intrathoracic obstruction. The second key factor that determines the abnormality on flow volume loop is the dynamic behavior of airway wall (and therefore overall airway lumen) in response to changes in transmural pressure with maximum inspiration and expiration.
TBM is due to the weakness or destruction of cartilage of central airways. On bronchoscopy, it may be classiﬁed as crescent-type TBM when anterior wall is weakened, saber sheath trachea when lateral walls are collapsing into the lumen or circumferential type when both anterior and lateral walls are collapsing, as seen in RP . Some investigators suggest performing bronchoscopy under noninvasive positive pressure ventilation 1 Diseases of Central Airways: An Overview 45 Fig. 41 The degree of endoluminal occlusion as visualized on flexible bronchoscopy as a 90 %, b 75 %, c 50 %, and d 25 %.