Chest physiotherapy and mathematical modelling

Submitted by Insmi on Sat, 07/02/2016 - 14:39
Lung of a child
Fig 1 :  This 3D-reconstruction of the lungs of a 6 years old child was performed thanks to images produced by a scanner.

Chest physiotherapy is a practise-based discipline. It is difficult to tell how the pressures performed on the chest by the practitionner actually affect the pulmonary secretions.