Dr. Veena B Antony MD
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease2000 6th Ave S Pulmonary Clinic, 4t Birmingham AL, 35233
Dr. Veena Antony practices Pulmonology in Birmingham, AL. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Antony manages patients who need life support and mechanical ventilation, and is specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, and complicated chest infections.
Education and Training
Panjab University MD
Christian Medical College 1974
- Pathophysiology of pleural space infections.
- Helper T cell type 1 and 2 cytokines regulate C-C chemokine expression in mouse pleural mesothelial cells.
- Mycobacterium-induced transmesothelial migration of monocytes into pleural space: role of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 in tuberculous pleurisy.
- Inhibition of interleukin-8 reduces human malignant pleural mesothelioma propagation in nude mouse model.
- Pathogenesis of malignant pleural effusions and talc pleurodesis.
- Talc induces apoptosis in human malignant mesothelioma cells in vitro.
- Induction of acute pleural inflammation by Staphylococcus aureus. I. CD4+ T cells play a critical role in experimental empyema.
- Bacterial induction of pleural mesothelial monolayer barrier dysfunction.
- Management of malignant pleural effusions.
- Inflammatory cytokines mediate C-C (monocyte chemotactic protein 1) and C-X-C (interleukin 8) chemokine expression in human pleural fibroblasts.
- Induction of MCP-1 expression in airway epithelial cells: role of CCR2 receptor in airway epithelial injury.
- Drawing the line: differentiating transudates from exudates.
- Fibrinolysis in the pleural space: breaking the bonds that bind.
- Lung Problems
- Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center 1976
- Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati Program
- University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 1979
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