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BMC Pulmonary Medicine

BMC Pulmonary Medicine 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 180 Artikel )

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute myocarditis developed in a previously healthy adult with influenza B

Hsu-Liang Chang, Jui-Feng Hsu, Ying-Ming Tsai, Shang-Yi Lin, Hsuan-Fu Kuo, Chih-Jen Yang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical and economic burden of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a retrospective cohort study

Karina Raimundo, Eunice Chang, Michael S. Broder, Kimberly Alexander, James Zazzali, Jeffrey J. Swigris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy of omalizumab (Xolair®) in patients with moderate to severe predominately chronic oral steroid dependent asthma in Taiwan: a retrospective, population-based database cohort study

Hao-Cheng Chen, Chien-Da Huang, Erin Chang, Han-Pin Kuo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Seeking and sharing: why the pulmonary fibrosis community engages the web 2.0 environment

Karen Albright, Tarik Walker, Susan Baird, Linda Eres, Tara Farnsworth, Kaitlin Fier, Dolly Kervitsky, Marjorie Korn, David J. Lederer, Mark McCormick, John F. Steiner, Thomas Vierzba, Frederick S. Wamboldt, Jeffrey J. Swigris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Survival with sildenafil and inhaled iloprost in a cohort with pulmonary hypertension: an observational study

Henning Gall, Natascha Sommer, Katrin Milger, Manuel J. Richter, Robert Voswinckel, Dirk Bandorski, Werner Seeger, Friedrich Grimminger, Hossein-Ardeschir Ghofrani

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between personal exposure to ambient metals and respiratory disease in Italian adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Maria José Rosa, Chiara Benedetti, Marco Peli, Filippo Donna, Marco Nazzaro, Chiara Fedrighi, Silvia Zoni, Alessandro Marcon, Neil Zimmerman, Rosalind Wright, Roberto Lucchini

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment patterns, resource use and costs of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Spain – results of a Delphi Panel

Ferran Morell, Dirk Esser, Jonathan Lim, Susanne Stowasser, Alba Villacampa, Diana Nieves, Max Brosa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Formoterol as reliever medication in asthma: a post-hoc analysis of the subgroup of the RELIEF study in East Asia

Qi Jian Cheng, Shao-Guang Huang, Yu Zhi Chen, Jiang-Tao Lin, Xin Zhou, Bao-Yuan Chen, Yu-Lin Feng, Xia Ling, Malcolm R. Sears, on behalf of the RELIEF Asia Study investigators

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Transient symptomatic hyperglycaemia secondary to inhaled fluticasone propionate in a young child

Mara Lelii, Nicola Principi, Susanna Esposito

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Qualitative European survey of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: patients’ perspectives of the disease and treatment

Anne-Marie Russell, Elena Ripamonti, Carlo Vancheri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Childhood asthma prevalence and risk factors in three Eastern European countries - the Belarus, Ukraine, Poland Asthma Study (BUPAS): an international prevalence study

Grzegorz Brozek, Joshua Lawson, Andrei Shpakou, Olga Fedortsiv, Leonid Hryshchuk, Donna Rennie, Jan Zejda

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of serious inhaler technique errors made by device-naïve patients using three different dry powder inhalers: a randomised, crossover, open-label study

Henry Chrystyn, David B. Price, Mathieu Molimard, John Haughney, Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Federico Lavorini, John Efthimiou, Dawn Shan, Erika Sims, Anne Burden, Catherine Hutton, Nicolas Roche

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biological quality control for cardiopulmonary exercise testing in multicenter clinical trials

Janos Porszasz, Susan Blonshine, Robert Cao, Heather A. Paden, Richard Casaburi, Harry B. Rossiter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Diagnosis of acute kidney injury and its association with in-hospital mortality in patients with infective exacerbations of bronchiectasis: cohort study from a UK nationwide database

Masao Iwagami, Kathryn Mansfield, Jennifer Quint, Dorothea Nitsch, Laurie Tomlinson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Expert opinion of mediastinal lymph node positions from an intrabronchial view

Kjetil Roth, Tomas Eagan, Jon Hardie

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lung cancer risk test trial: study design, participant baseline characteristics, bronchoscopy safety, and establishment of a biospecimen repository

E. L. Crawford, A. Levin, F. Safi, M. Lu, A. Baugh, X. Zhang, J. Yeo, S. A. Khuder, A. M. Boulos, P. Nana-Sinkam, P. P. Massion, D. A. Arenberg, D. Midthun, P. J. Mazzone, S. D. Nathan, R. Wainz, G. Silvestri, J. Tita, J. C. Willey

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Novel homozygous BMP9 nonsense mutation causes pulmonary arterial hypertension: a case report

Guoliang Wang, Rui Fan, Ruirui Ji, Wenxin Zou, Daniel J. Penny, Nidhy P. Varghese, Yuxin Fan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Graphic analysis of flow-volume curves: a pilot study

Jungsil Lee, Choon-Taek Lee, Jae Ho Lee, Young-Jae Cho, Jong Sun Park, Yeon-Mok Oh, Sang-Do Lee, Ho Il Yoon, KOLD Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mycobacteria infect different cell types in the human lung and cause species dependent cellular changes in infected cells

Dariimaa Ganbat, Sophie Seehase, Elvira Richter, Ekkehard Vollmer, Norbert Reiling, Kurt Fellenberg, Karoline I. Gaede, Christian Kugler, Torsten Goldmann

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Biopsy-proven IgG4-related lung disease

Xuefeng Sun, Hongrui Liu, Ruie Feng, Min Peng, Xiaomeng Hou, Ping Wang, Hanping Wang, Wenbing Xu, Juhong Shi

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Case report: Subjective loss of performance after pulmonary embolism in an athlete– beyond normal values

Daniel Dumitrescu, Felix Gerhardt, Thomas Viethen, Matthias Schmidt, Eckhard Mayer, Stephan Rosenkranz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluating the interstitial lung disease multidisciplinary meeting: a survey of expert centres

Helen E. Jo, Tamera J. Corte, Yuben Moodley, Kovi Levin, Glen Westall, Peter Hopkins, Daniel Chambers, Ian Glaspole

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Microbial yield from physiotherapy assisted sputum production in respiratory outpatients

Philip J. Langridge, Reyenna L. Sheehan, David W. Denning

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Isolated anterior mediastinal tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient

S. Maguire, S. H. Chotirmall, V. Parihar, L. Cormican, C. Ryan, C O’Keane, K. Redmond, C. Smyth

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial of supplemental oxygen versus medical air during exercise training in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: supplemental oxygen in pulmonary rehabilitation trial (SuppORT) (Protocol)

Jennifer A Alison, Zoe J McKeough, Sue C Jenkins, Anne E Holland, Kylie Hill, Norman R Morris, Regina WM Leung, Kathleen A Williamson, Lissa M Spencer, Catherine J Hill, Annemarie L Lee, Helen Seale, Nola Cecins, Christine F McDonald

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Later emergence of acquired drug resistance and its effect on treatment outcome in patients treated with Standard Short-Course Chemotherapy for tuberculosis

Jingtao Gao, Yan Ma, Jian Du, Guofeng Zhu, Shouyong Tan, Yanyong Fu, Liping Ma, Lianying Zhang, Feiying Liu, Daiyu Hu, Yanling Zhang, Xiangqun Li, Liang Li, Qi Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impaired nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 expression increases apoptosis of airway epithelial cells in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to cigarette smoking

Kazuhiro Yamada, Kazuhisa Asai, Fumihiro Nagayasu, Kanako Sato, Naoki Ijiri, Naoko Yoshii, Yumiko Imahashi, Tetsuya Watanabe, Yoshihiro Tochino, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Kazuto Hirata

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for COPD exacerbations in inhaled medication users: the COPDGene study biannual longitudinal follow-up prospective cohort

Robert Busch, MeiLan K. Han, Russell P. Bowler, Mark T. Dransfield, J Michael Wells, Elizabeth A. Regan, Craig P. Hersh, the COPDGene Investigators

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Corticosteroids in treatment of aspiration-related acute respiratory distress syndrome: results of a retrospective cohort study

Jiang-nan Zhao, Yao Liu, Huai-chen Li

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Simultaneous development of sarcoidosis and cutaneous vasculitis in a patient with refractory Crohn’s disease during infliximab therapy

Tadahisa Numakura, Tsutomu Tamada, Masayuki Nara, Soshi Muramatsu, Koji Murakami, Toshiaki Kikuchi, Makoto Kobayashi, Miho Muroi, Tatsuma Okazaki, Sho Takagi, Yoshinobu Eishi, Masakazu Ichinose

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Analysis of mitochondrial DNA alteration in new phenotype ACOS

G. E. Carpagnano, D. Lacedonia, M. Malerba, G. A. Palmiotti, G. Cotugno, M. Carone, M. P. Foschino-Barbaro

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Home Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV) treatment for COPD patients with a history of NIV-treated exacerbation; a randomized, controlled, multi-center study

Kasper Linde Ankjærgaard, Philip Tønnesen, Lars Christian Laursen, Ejvind Frausing Hansen, Helle Frost Andreassen, Jon Torgny Wilcke

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Knowledge and perceptions of asthma in Zambia: a cross-sectional survey

Emilia Jumbe Marsden, Somwe Wa Somwe, Chishala Chabala, Joan B. Soriano, Cesar Picado Vallès, Julio Anchochea

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship between serum fatty-acid binding protein 4 level and lung function in Korean subjects with normal ventilatory function

Hye-Jeong Park, Se Eun Park, Cheol-Young Park, Seong Yong Lim, Won-Young Lee, Ki-Won Oh, Sung-Woo Park, Eun-Jung Rhee

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol for an evaluation of the effectiveness of ‘care bundles’ as a means of improving hospital care and reducing hospital readmission for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

M. J. E. Chalder, C. L. Wright, K. J. P. Morton, P. Dixon, A. R. Daykin, S. Jenkins, J. Benger, J. Calvert, A. Shaw, C. Metcalfe, W. Hollingworth, S. Purdy

01.12.2016 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

BMC Pulmonary Medicine reviewer acknowledgement 2015

Dirk Krüger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Applicability of visceral adiposity index in predicting metabolic syndrome in adults with obstructive sleep apnea: a cross-sectional study

Gong-Ping Chen, Jia-Chao Qi, Bi-Ying Wang, Xin Lin, Xiao-Bin Zhang, Jian-Ming Zhao, Xiao Fang Chen, Ting Lin, Dong-Dong Chen, Qi-Chang Lin

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Administration of nintedanib after discontinuation for acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a case report

Satoshi Ikeda, Akimasa Sekine, Tomohisa Baba, Hideaki Yamakawa, Masato Morita, Hideya Kitamura, Takashi Ogura

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A mortality prediction rule for non-elderly patients with community-acquired pneumonia

Masato Tashiro, Kiyohide Fushimi, Takahiro Takazono, Shintaro Kurihara, Taiga Miyazaki, Misuzu Tsukamoto, Katsunori Yanagihara, Hiroshi Mukae, Takayoshi Tashiro, Shigeru Kohno, Koichi Izumikawa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The use of inhaled antibiotic therapy in the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia and tracheobronchitis: a systematic review

Christopher J. Russell, Mark S. Shiroishi, Elizabeth Siantz, Brian W. Wu, Cecilia M. Patino

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safety of indwelling pleural catheter use in patients undergoing chemotherapy: a five-year retrospective evaluation

Charleen Chan Wah Hak, Parthipan Sivakumar, Liju Ahmed

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomized, double-blinded, double-dummy efficacy and safety study of budesonide–formoterol Spiromax® compared to budesonide–formoterol Turbuhaler® in adults and adolescents with persistent asthma

J. Christian Virchow, Roberto Rodriguez-Roisin, Alberto Papi, Tushar P. Shah, Gokul Gopalan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Infection biomarkers in primary care patients with acute respiratory tract infections–comparison of Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein

Marc Meili, Alexander Kutz, Matthias Briel, Mirjam Christ-Crain, Heiner C. Bucher, Beat Mueller, Philipp Schuetz

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Knowledge and perceptions of asthma in Zambia: a cross-sectional survey

Emilia Jumbe Marsden, Somwe Wa Somwe, Chishala Chabala, Joan B. Soriano, Cesar Picado Vallès, Julio Ancochea

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early mortality in lung cancer: French prospective multicentre observational study

Michel Grivaux, Didier Debieuvre, Dominique Herman, Christine Lemonnier, Jean-Michel Marcos, Jacky Crequit, Sylvie Vuillermoz-Blas, Patricia Barre, Marie Saillour, Francis Martin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Detailed analysis of sputum and systemic inflammation in asthma phenotypes: are paucigranulocytic asthmatics really non-inflammatory?

Sophie Demarche, Florence Schleich, Monique Henket, Virginie Paulus, Thierry Van Hees, Renaud Louis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of thoracic pain in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and relationship with patient characteristics: a cross-sectional observational study

D. J. A. Janssen, E. F. M. Wouters, Y. Lozano Parra, K. Stakenborg, F. M. E. Franssen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The estimated prevalence of exposure to asthmagens in the Australian workforce, 2014

Lin Fritschi, Julie Crewe, Ellie Darcey, Alison Reid, Deborah C. Glass, Geza P. Benke, Tim Driscoll, Susan Peters, Si Si, Michael J. Abramson, Renee N. Carey

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ectopic expression of a small cell lung cancer transcription factor, INSM1 impairs alveologenesis in lung development

Chiachen Chen, Mary B. Breslin, Michael S. Lan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Extracellular microRNA-21 and microRNA-26a increase in body fluids from rats with antigen induced pulmonary inflammation and children with recurrent wheezing

Congshan Jiang, Hongchuan Yu, Qingzhu Sun, Wenhua Zhu, Jing Xu, Ning Gao, Rui Zhang, Li Liu, Xiaoying Wu, Xudong Yang, Liesu Meng, Shemin Lu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Role of CD248 as a potential severity marker in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Domokos Bartis, Louise E. Crowley, Vijay K. D’Souza, Lee Borthwick, Andrew J. Fisher, Adam P. Croft, Judit E. Pongrácz, Richard Thompson, Gerald Langman, Christopher D. Buckley, David R. Thickett

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Extra corporeal membrane oxygenation to facilitate lung protective ventilation and prevent ventilator-induced lung injury in severe Pneumocystis pneumonia with pneumomediastinum: a case report and short literature review

Husain Shabbir Ali, Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan, Saibu George

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Treatment of multiple-level tracheobronchial stenosis secondary to endobronchial tuberculosis using bronchoscopic balloon dilatation with topical mitomycin-C

Mohamed Faisal, Hafaruzi Harun, Tidi M. Hassan, Andrea Y. L. Ban, Sanjay H. Chotirmall, Jamalul Azizi Abdul Rahaman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Mean pulmonary arterial pressure as a prognostic indicator in connective tissue disease associated with interstitial lung disease: a retrospective cohort study

Kota Takahashi, Hiroyuki Taniguchi, Masahiko Ando, Koji Sakamoto, Yasuhiro Kondoh, Naohiro Watanabe, Tomoki Kimura, Kensuke Kataoka, Atsushi Suzuki, Satoru Ito, Yoshinori Hasegawa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Age of asthma onset and vulnerability to ambient air pollution: an observational population-based study of adults from Southern Taiwan

Tsung-Ju Wu, Chang-Fu Wu, Bing-Yu Chen, Yungling Leo Lee, Yue Leon Guo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of a 12-month multi-faceted mentoring intervention on knowledge, quality, and usage of spirometry in primary care: a before-and-after study

Samir Gupta, Dilshad Moosa, Ana MacPherson, Christopher Allen, Itamar E. Tamari

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The first reported case of Burkholderia contaminans in patients with cystic fibrosis in Ireland: from the Sargasso Sea to Irish Children

Rachel F. Power, Barry Linnane, Ruth Martin, Noelle Power, Peig Harnett, Brian Casserly, Nuala H. O’Connell, Colum P. Dunne

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lung functions among patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Dar es Salaam – a cross-sectional study

Mohamed Manji, Grace Shayo, Simon Mamuya, Rose Mpembeni, Ahmed Jusabani, Ferdinand Mugusi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of acute hemorrhage on intrapulmonary shunt in a pig model of acute respiratory distress-like syndrome

Nils Siegenthaler, Raphael Giraud, Delphine S. Courvoisier, Claes U. Wiklund, Karim Bendjelid

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Design of a prospective, multicenter, global, cohort study of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy

Erik E. Folch, Mark R. Bowling, Thomas R. Gildea, Kristin L. Hood, Septimiu D. Murgu, Eric M. Toloza, Momen M. Wahidi, Terence Williams, Sandeep J. Khandhar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of the Polish program for the treatment of severe allergic asthma with omalizumab: a single-center experience

Izabela Kupryś-Lipińska, Paweł Majak, Joanna Molinska, Piotr Kuna

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ultrathin bronchoscopy for solitary pulmonary lesions in a region endemic for tuberculosis: a randomised pilot trial

Daniel Franzen, Andreas H. Diacon, Lutz Freitag, Pawel T. Schubert, Colleen A. Wright, Macé M. Schuurmans

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship between exercise induced bronchial obstruction and health related quality of life in female and male adolescents from a general population

Henrik Johansson, Katarina Norlander, Christer Janson, Andrei Malinovschi, Leif Nordang, Margareta Emtner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Practice and knowledge about diagnosis and treatment of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency in Spain and Portugal

Cristina Esquinas, Miriam Barrecheguren, Maria Sucena, Esther Rodriguez, Sandra Fernandez, Marc Miravitlles

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of ipratropium bromide/albuterol compared with albuterol in patients with moderate-to-severe asthma: a randomized controlled trial

James F. Donohue, Robert Wise, William W. Busse, Sandra Garfinkel, Valentina B. Zubek, Mo Ghafouri, Raymond C. Manuel, Rozsa Schlenker-Herceg, Eugene R. Bleecker

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of a bronchial genomic classifier on clinical decision making in patients undergoing diagnostic evaluation for lung cancer

J. Scott Ferguson, Ryan Van Wert, Yoonha Choi, Michael J. Rosenbluth, Kate Porta Smith, Jing Huang, Avrum Spira

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Periostin levels and eosinophilic inflammation in poorly-controlled asthma

Jodie L. Simpson, Ian A. Yang, John W. Upham, Paul N. Reynolds, Sandra Hodge, Alan L. James, Christine Jenkins, Matthew J. Peters, Guiquan Jia, Cecile T. J. Holweg, Peter G. Gibson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A retrospective analysis to identify predictors of COPD-related rehospitalization

Melissa H. Roberts, Emmanuelle Clerisme-Beaty, Chris M. Kozma, Andrew Paris, Terra Slaton, Douglas W. Mapel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exposure to high endotoxin concentration increases wheezing prevalence among laboratory animal workers: a cross-sectional study

Amanda Souza Freitas, Christian Silva Simoneti, Erica Ferraz, Ericson Bagatin, Izaira Tincani Brandão, Celio Lopes Silva, Marcos Carvalho Borges, Elcio Oliveira Vianna

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing health-related quality of life in COPD: comparing generic and disease-specific instruments with focus on comorbidities

Margarethe E. Wacker, Rudolf A. Jörres, Annika Karch, Sarah Wilke, Joachim Heinrich, Stefan Karrasch, Armin Koch, Holger Schulz, Henrik Watz, Reiner Leidl, Claus Vogelmeier, Rolf Holle, for the COSYCONET-Consortium

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A case of Meigs’ syndrome with preceding pericardial effusion in advance of pleural effusion

Kenichi Okuda, Satoshi Noguchi, Osamu Narumoto, Masako Ikemura, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Goh Tanaka, Daiya Takai, Masashi Fukayama, Takahide Nagase

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pulmonary arterial hypertension in adult onset Still’s disease: a case report of a severe complication

L. Guilleminault, S. Laurent, A. Foucher, P. Poubeau, F. Paganin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency associates with susceptibility to tuberculosis in Pakistan, but polymorphisms in VDR, DBP and CYP2R1 do not

Kashaf Junaid, Abdul Rehman, David A. Jolliffe, Tahir Saeed, Kristie Wood, Adrian R. Martineau

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Phenotyping of difficult asthma using longitudinal physiological and biomarker measurements reveals significant differences in stability between clusters

T. Zaihra, C. J. Walsh, S. Ahmed, C. Fugère, Q. A. Hamid, R. Olivenstein, J. G. Martin, A. Benedetti

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The temporal relationship between poor lung function and the risk of diabetes

Suneela Zaigham, Peter M. Nilsson, Per Wollmer, Gunnar Engström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Radial endobronchial ultrasound with a guide sheath for diagnosis of peripheral cavitary lung lesions: a retrospective study

Manabu Hayama, Norio Okamoto, Hidekazu Suzuki, Motohiro Tamiya, Takayuki Shiroyama, Ayako Tanaka, Takuji Nishida, Takashi Nishihara, Nobuko Uehara, Naoko Morishita, Kunimitsu Kawahara, Tomonori Hirashima

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of the burden of vaccine preventable pneumococcal disease in UK adults

James D. Chalmers, James Campling, Alison Dicker, Mark Woodhead, Harish Madhava

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus acquisition in healthcare workers with cystic fibrosis: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Michelle E. Wood, Laura J. Sherrard, Kay A. Ramsay, Stephanie T. Yerkovich, David W. Reid, Timothy J. Kidd, Scott C. Bell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The significance of oral streptococci in patients with pneumonia with risk factors for aspiration: the bacterial floral analysis of 16S ribosomal RNA gene using bronchoalveolar lavage fluid

Kentaro Akata, Kazuhiro Yatera, Kei Yamasaki, Toshinori Kawanami, Keisuke Naito, Shingo Noguchi, Kazumasa Fukuda, Hiroshi Ishimoto, Hatsumi Taniguchi, Hiroshi Mukae

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of initiating extrafine-particle versus fine-particle inhaled corticosteroids as asthma therapy in the Netherlands

Thys van der Molen, Dirkje S. Postma, Richard J. Martin, Ron M. C. Herings, Jetty A. Overbeek, Victoria Thomas, Cristiana Miglio, Richard Dekhuijzen, Nicolas Roche, Theresa Guilbert, Elliot Israel, Wim van Aalderen, Elizabeth V. Hillyer, Simon van Rysewyk, David B. Price

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

CHI3L1 polymorphisms, cord blood YKL-40 levels and later asthma development

Jakob Usemann, Urs Frey, Ines Mack, Anne Schmidt, Olga Gorlanova, Martin Röösli, Dominik Hartl, Philipp Latzin

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Case report: a patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension transitioning from a PDE-5 inhibitor to Riociguat

David S. Poch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Interactive digital interventions to promote self-management in adults with asthma: systematic review and meta-analysis

Gary McLean, Elizabeth Murray, Rebecca Band, Keith R. Moffat, Peter Hanlon, Anne Bruton, Mike Thomas, Lucy Yardley, Frances S. Mair

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The MK2/HuR signaling pathway regulates TNF-α-induced ICAM-1 expression by promoting the stabilization of ICAM-1 mRNA

Ting Wu, Jia-Xin Shi, Shen Geng, Wei Zhou, Yi Shi, Xin Su

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“A year-long, fortnightly, observational survey in three European countries of patients with respiratory allergies induced by house dust mites: Methodology, demographics and clinical characteristics”

Pascal Demoly, Andrea Matucci, Oliviero Rossi, Carmen Vidal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Raised serum levels of IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-2 in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

J. Guiot, B. Bondue, M. Henket, J. L. Corhay, R. Louis

01.12.2016 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

From “traction bronchiectasis” to honeycombing in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A spectrum of bronchiolar remodeling also in radiology?

Sara Piciucchi, Sara Tomassetti, Claudia Ravaglia, Christian Gurioli, Carlo Gurioli, Alessandra Dubini, Angelo Carloni, Marco Chilosi, Thomas V Colby, Venerino Poletti

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of next generation sequencing, SNaPshot assay and real-time polymerase chain reaction for lung adenocarcinoma EGFR mutation assessment

Andrei-Tudor Cernomaz, Ina Iuliana Macovei, Ionut Pavel, Carmen Grigoriu, Mihai Marinca, Florent Baty, Simona Peter, Radu Zonda, Martin Brutsche, Bogdan- Dragos Grigoriu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Can fiberoptic bronchoscopy be applied to critically ill patients treated with noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory distress syndrome? Prospective observational study

Pervin Korkmaz Ekren, Burcu Basarik Aydogan, Alev Gurgun, Mehmet Sezai Tasbakan, Feza Bacakoglu, Stefano Nava

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Budesonide ameliorates lung injury induced by large volume ventilation

Ying-Nan Ju, Kai-Jiang Yu, Guo-Nian Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Efficacy of concurrent treatments in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients with a rapid progression of respiratory failure: an analysis of a national administrative database in Japan

Keishi Oda, Kazuhiro Yatera, Yoshihisa Fujino, Hiroshi Ishimoto, Hiroyuki Nakao, Tetsuya Hanaka, Takaaki Ogoshi, Takashi Kido, Kiyohide Fushimi, Shinya Matsuda, Hiroshi Mukae

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Miliary pulmonary nodules due to Mycobacterium xenopi in a steroid-induced immunocompromised patient successfully treated with chemotherapy: a case report

Yoshio Okano, Tsutomu Shinohara, Shino Imanishi, Naoki Takahashi, Nobuhito Naito, Takanari Taoka, Naoki Kadota, Fumitaka Ogushi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Humoral immune factors and asthma among American Indian children: a case–control study

Lyle G. Best, Rae A. O’Leary, Marcia A. O’Leary, Joseph M. Yracheta

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Eosinophils enhance WNT-5a and TGF-β1 genes expression in airway smooth muscle cells and promote their proliferation by increased extracellular matrix proteins production in asthma

Andrius Januskevicius, Simona Vaitkiene, Reinoud Gosens, Ieva Janulaityte, Deimante Hoppenot, Raimundas Sakalauskas, Kestutis Malakauskas

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of indacaterol/glycopyrronium (QVA149) on lung hyperinflation and physical activity in patients with moderate to severe COPD: a randomised, placebo-controlled, crossover study (The MOVE Study)

Henrik Watz, Claudia Mailänder, Monika Baier, Anne Kirsten

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Heart rate response during 6-minute walking testing predicts outcome in operable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Manuel Jonas Richter, Katrin Milger, Khodr Tello, Philipp Stille, Werner Seeger, Eckhard Mayer, Hossein A. Ghofrani, Henning Gall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Noninvasive ventilation for severely acidotic patients in respiratory intermediate care units

Precision medicine in intermediate care units
Juan F. Masa, Isabel Utrabo, Javier Gomez de Terreros, Myriam Aburto, Cristóbal Esteban, Enric Prats, Belén Núñez, Ángel Ortega-González, Luis Jara-Palomares, M. Jesus Martin-Vicente, Eva Farrero, Alicia Binimelis, Ernest Sala, José C. Serrano-Rebollo, Emilia Barrot, Raquel Sánchez-Oro-Gomez, Ramón Fernández-Álvarez, Francisco Rodríguez-Jerez, Javier Sayas, Pedro Benavides, Raquel Català, Francisco J. Rivas, Carlos J. Egea, Antonio Antón, Patricia Peñacoba, Ana Santiago-Recuerda, M. A. Gómez-Mendieta, Lidia Méndez, José J. Cebrian, Juan A. Piña, Enrique Zamora, Gonzalo Segrelles

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Intra-patient comparison of parietal pleural biopsies by rigid forceps, flexible forceps and cryoprobe obtained during medical thoracoscopy: a prospective series of 80 cases with pleural effusion

H. Wurps, N. Schönfeld, T. T. Bauer, M. Bock, C. Duve, R. Sauer, T. Mairinger, S. Griff

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vitamin D nutritional status and vitamin D regulated antimicrobial peptides in serum and pleural fluid of patients with infectious and noninfectious pleural effusions

Carlos A. Amado, María T. García-Unzueta, M. Carmen Fariñas, Francisca Santos, María Ortiz, Pedro Muñoz-Cacho, José A. Amado

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Burden of asthma with elevated blood eosinophil levels

Julian Casciano, Jerry A. Krishnan, Mary Buatti Small, Philip O. Buck, Gokul Gopalan, Chenghui Li, Robert Kemp, Zenobia Dotiwala

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Endobronchial ultrasound in real life: primary diagnosis and mediastinal staging of lung cancer in patients submitted to thoracic surgery

João Pedro Steinhauser Motta, Axel Tobias Kempa, Alexandre Pinto Cardoso, Marcos Eduardo Paschoal, Ronir Raggio Luiz, José Roberto Lapa e Silva, Franz Stanzel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Abediterol, a novel long-acting β2-agonist: bronchodilation, safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetic results from a single-dose, dose-ranging, active-comparator study in patients with COPD

Jutta Beier, Helena Pujol, Beatriz Seoane, Eulalia Jimenez, Carol Astbury, Eric Massana, Sandrine Ruiz, Gonzalo de Miquel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measurement of lipocalin-2 and syndecan-4 levels to differentiate bacterial from viral infection in children with community-acquired pneumonia

Susanna Esposito, Sonia Bianchini, Monia Gambino, Barbara Madini, Giada Di Pietro, Giulia Umbrello, Maria Lory Presicce, Luca Ruggiero, Leonardo Terranova, Nicola Principi

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol, rationale and recruitment in a European multi-centre randomized controlled trial to determine the efficacy and safety of azithromycin maintenance therapy for 6 months in primary ciliary dyskinesia

Helene E. Kobbernagel, Frederik F. Buchvald, Eric G. Haarman, Carmen Casaulta, Samuel A. Collins, Claire Hogg, Claudia E. Kuehni, Jane S. Lucas, Heymut Omran, Alexandra L. Quittner, Claudius Werner, Kim G. Nielsen

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Effectiveness of initiating extrafine-particle versus fine-particle inhaled corticosteroids as asthma therapy in the Netherlands

Thys van der Molen, Dirkje S. Postma, Richard J. Martin, Ron M. C. Herings, Jetty A. Overbeek, Victoria Thomas, Cristiana Miglio, Richard Dekhuijzen, Nicolas Roche, Theresa Guilbert, Elliot Israel, Wim van Aalderen, Elizabeth V. Hillyer, Simon van Rysewyk, David B. Price

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Re-biopsy by endobronchial ultrasound procedures for mutation analysis of non-small cell lung cancer after EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor treatment

Takehiro Izumo, Yuji Matsumoto, Christine Chavez, Takaaki Tsuchida

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Variable course of disease of rheumatoid arthritis-associated usual interstitial pneumonia compared to other subtypes

Hanna M. Nurmi, Minna K. Purokivi, Miia S. Kärkkäinen, Hannu-Pekka Kettunen, Tuomas A. Selander, Riitta L. Kaarteenaho

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

PROGRESS – prospective observational study on hospitalized community acquired pneumonia

Peter Ahnert, Petra Creutz, Markus Scholz, Hartwig Schütte, Christoph Engel, Hamid Hossain, Trinad Chakraborty, Michael Bauer, Michael Kiehntopf, Uwe Völker, Sven Hammerschmidt, Markus Loeffler, Norbert Suttorp, the PROGRESS study group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Value of peripheral blood eosinophil markers to predict severity of asthma

Julian Casciano, Jerry A. Krishnan, Mary Buatti Small, Philip O. Buck, Gokul Gopalan, Chenghui Li, Robert Kemp, Zenobia Dotiwala

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Time trends in leisure time physical activity, smoking, alcohol consumption and body mass index in Danish adults with and without COPD

Henrik Hansen, Nina Føns Johnsen, Stig Molsted

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adiposity influences airway wall thickness and the asthma phenotype of HIV-associated obstructive lung disease: a cross-sectional study

Julia H. Barton, Alex Ireland, Meghan Fitzpatrick, Cathy Kessinger, Danielle Camp, Renee Weinman, Deborah McMahon, Joseph K. Leader, Fernando Holguin, Sally E. Wenzel, Alison Morris, Matthew R. Gingo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A case–control study of innate immunity pathway gene polymorphisms in Puerto Ricans reveals association of toll-like receptor 2 +596 variant with asthma

Mario G. Ortiz-Martínez, Orquídea Frías-Belén, Sylvette Nazario-Jiménez, María López-Quintero, Rosa I. Rodríguez-Cotto, Braulio D. Jiménez-Vélez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sedation during bronchoscopy: data from a nationwide sedation and monitoring survey

Thomas Gaisl, Daniel J. Bratton, Ludwig T. Heuss, Malcolm Kohler, Christian Schlatzer, Marco P. Zalunardo, Martin Frey, Daniel Franzen

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Challenges in diagnosis and management of giant solitary fibrous tumour of pleura: a case report

Jessica H. Y. Tan, Anne A. L. Hsu

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum: Graphic analysis of flow-volume curves: a pilot study

Jungsil Lee, Choon-Taek Lee, Jae Ho Lee, Young-Jae Cho, Jong Sun Park, Yeon-Mok Oh, Sang-Do Lee, Ho Il Yoon, KOLD Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Changes in symptoms of asthma and rhinitis by sensitization status over ten years in a cohort of young Chilean adults

Vanessa Garcia-Larsen, James F. Potts, Stefano Del Giacco, Patricia Bustos, Patricia V. Diaz, Hugo Amigo, Manuel Oyarzun, Roberto J. Rona

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Serum B cell–activating factor (BAFF) level in connective tissue disease associated interstitial lung disease

Tsutomu Hamada, Takuya Samukawa, Tomohiro Kumamoto, Kazuhito Hatanaka, Go Tsukuya, Masuki Yamamoto, Kentaro Machida, Masaki Watanabe, Keiko Mizuno, Ikkou Higashimoto, Yoshikazu Inoue, Hiromasa Inoue

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors responsible for poor sleep quality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chih-Hao Chang, Li-Pang Chuang, Shih-Wei Lin, Chung-Shu Lee, Ying-Huang Tsai, Yu-Feng Wei, Shih-Lung Cheng, Jeng-Yuan Hsu, Ping-Hung Kuo, Chong-Jen Yu, Ning-Hung Chen

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pediatric cardiorespiratory failure successfully managed with venoarterial-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a case report

Michihito Kyo, Shinichiro Ohshimo, Yoshiko Kida, Tatsutoshi Shimatani, Yusuke Torikoshi, Kei Suzuki, Satoshi Yamaga, Nobuyuki Hirohashi, Nobuaki Shime

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coexistence of pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis and pulmonary angiomyolipoma

Xuefeng Sun, Ruie Feng, Ye Zhang, Juhong Shi, Kai-Feng Xu

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

e-Vita: design of an innovative approach to COPD disease management in primary care through eHealth application

E. P. W. A. Talboom-Kamp, N. A. Verdijk, C. M. G. Blom, L. M. Harmans, I. J. S. H. Talboom, M. E. Numans, N. H. Chavannes

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

e-Vita: design of an innovative approach to COPD disease management in primary care through eHealth application

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Aspergillus nodules; another presentation of Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis

Eavan G. Muldoon, Anna Sharman, Iain Page, Paul Bishop, David W. Denning

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cardiac autonomic function in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with and without ventricular tachycardia

Xingde Wang, Zhaohua Jiang, Bin Chen, Li Zhou, Zhibin Kong, Sheng Zuo, Hua Liu, Shaojun Yin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Receiver operating characteristics of impulse oscillometry parameters for predicting obstructive sleep apnea in preobese and obese snorers

Arikin Abdeyrim, Liang Tang, Arzugl Muhamat, Kelimu Abudeyrim, YongPing Zhang, NanFang Li, Yinchun Wang, Minghua Zhao

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term integrated telerehabilitation of COPD Patients: a multicentre randomised controlled trial (iTrain)

Paolo Zanaboni, Birthe Dinesen, Audhild Hjalmarsen, Hanne Hoaas, Anne E. Holland, Cristino Carneiro Oliveira, Richard Wootton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influence of weaning methods on the diaphragm after mechanical ventilation in a rat model

Christian S. Bruells, Thomas Breuer, Karen Maes, Ingmar Bergs, Christian Bleilevens, Gernot Marx, Joachim Weis, Ghislaine Gayan-Ramirez, Rolf Rossaint

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Drop-out rate among patients treated with omalizumab for severe asthma: Literature review and real-life experience

M. Caminati, G. Senna, G. Stefanizzi, R. Bellamoli, S. Longhi, F. Chieco-Bianchi, G. Guarnieri, S. Tognella, M. Olivieri, C. Micheletto, G. Festi, E. Bertocco, M. Mazza, A. Rossi, A. Vianello, on behalf of North East Omalizumab Network study group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Noninvasive versus invasive mechanical ventilation for immunocompromised patients with acute respiratory failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Tao Wang, Lixi Zhang, Kai Luo, Jianqiang He, Yong Ma, Zongru Li, Na Zhao, Qun Xu, Yi Li, Xuezhong Yu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Asthma control and severe exacerbations in patients with moderate or severe asthma in Jilin Province, China: a multicenter cross-sectional survey

Bing-di Yan, Shan-shan Meng, Jin Ren, Zheng Lv, Qing-hua Zhang, Jin-yan Yu, Rong Gao, Chang-min Shi, Chun-feng Wu, Chun-lin Liu, Jie Zhang, Zhong-sen Ma, Jing Liu

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dental technician pneumoconiosis mimicking pulmonary tuberculosis: a case report

Han Loong Tan, Mohamed Faisal, Chun Ian Soo, Andrea Y. L. Ban, Roslina Abdul Manap, Tidi M. Hassan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Baicalin attenuates bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis via adenosine A2a receptor related TGF-β1-induced ERK1/2 signaling pathway

Xiaoying Huang, Yicheng He, Yanfan Chen, Peiliang Wu, Di Gui, Hui Cai, Ali Chen, Mayun Chen, Caijun Dai, Dan Yao, Liangxing Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term outcome and health-related quality of life in difficult-to-wean patients with and without ventilator dependency at ICU discharge: a retrospective cohort study

P. Depuydt, S. Oeyen, S. De Smet, S. De Raedt, D. Benoit, J. Decruyenaere, E. Derom

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for development of pulmonary arterial hypertension in Australian systemic sclerosis patients: results from a large multicenter cohort study

Kathleen Morrisroe, Molla Huq, Wendy Stevens, Candice Rabusa, Susanna M. Proudman, Mandana Nikpour, the Australian Scleroderma Interest Group (ASIG)

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review of comparative studies of tiotropium Respimat® and tiotropium HandiHaler® in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: does inhaler choice matter?

Ronald Dahl, Alan Kaplan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hospitalizations due to respiratory failure in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and their impact on survival: a population-based cohort study

Federica Edith Pisa, Giancarlo Logroscino, Paolo Giacomelli Battiston, Fabio Barbone

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema: a retrospective analysis of clinical characteristics, treatment and prognosis

Lijuan Zhang, Chunling Zhang, Fushi Dong, Qi Song, Fangzhou Chi, Lu Liu, Yupeng Wang, Chunli Che

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acute exacerbation of IPF has systemic consequences with multiple organ injury, with SRA+ and TNF-α+ cells in the systemic circulation playing central roles in multiple organ injury

Iwao Emura, Hiroyuki Usuda

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Diffuse persistent pulmonary interstitial emphysema secondary to mechanical ventilation in bronchiolitis

Blanca Toledo del Castillo, Isabel Gordillo, Elena Rubio García, Sarah Nicole Fernández Lafever, Rafael Gonzalez Cortés, Javier Urbano Villaescusa, Jorge López González, María José Solana García, Jesús López-Herce Cid

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The evaluation of a remote support program on quality of life and evolution of disease in COPD patients with frequent exacerbations

Bernardino Alcazar, Pilar de Lucas, Joan B. Soriano, Alonso Fernández-Nistal, Antonia Fuster, Jose Miguel Rodríguez González-Moro, Aurelio Arnedillo, Patricia García Sidro, María José Espinosa de los Monteros

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Longitudinal trends in clinical characteristics and lung function of patients with severe asthma under treatment in Brazil

P. C. A. Almeida, E. V. Ponte, A. Souza-Machado, A. A. Cruz

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The bronchial epithelial cell bacterial microbiome and host response in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus

Marc A. Sze, Stella Xu, Janice M. Leung, Emily A. Vucic, Tawimas Shaipanich, Aida Moghadam, Marianne Harris, Silvia Guillemi, Sunita Sinha, Corey Nislow, Darra Murphy, Cameron Hague, Jonathon Leipsic, Stephen Lam, Wan Lam, Julio S. Montaner, Don D. Sin, S. F. Paul Man

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

External validation of multidimensional prognostic indices (ADO, BODEx and DOSE) in a primary care international cohort (PROEPOC/COPD cohort)

Maite Espantoso-Romero, Miguel Román Rodríguez, Ana Duarte-Pérez, Jaime Gonzálvez-Rey, Pedro A. Callejas-Cabanillas, Durdica Kasuba Lazic, Berta Anta-Agudo, Pere Torán Monserrat, Rosa Magallon-Botaya, Biljana Gerasimovska Kitanovska, Heidrun Lingner, Radost S. Assenova, Claudia Iftode, Francisco Gude-Sampedro, Ana Clavería, On behalf of the PROEPOC/COPD study group

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Successful treatment of severe Pneumocystis pneumonia in an immunosuppressed patient using caspofungin combined with clindamycin: a case report and literature review

Hongjuan Li, Haoming Huang, Hangyong He

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Acute effects of exercise on the inflammatory state in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension

Lars Harbaum, Emilia Renk, Sara Yousef, Antonia Glatzel, Nicole Lüneburg, Jan K. Hennigs, Tim Oqueka, Hans J. Baumann, Djordje Atanackovic, Ekkehard Grünig, Rainer H. Böger, Carsten Bokemeyer, Hans Klose

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Targeted high-throughput sequencing of candidate genes for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Hans Matsson, Cilla Söderhäll, Elisabet Einarsdottir, Maxime Lamontagne, Sanna Gudmundsson, Helena Backman, Anne Lindberg, Eva Rönmark, Juha Kere, Don Sin, Dirkje S. Postma, Yohan Bossé, Bo Lundbäck, Joakim Klar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rapid urine lipoarabinomannan assay as a clinic-based screening test for active tuberculosis at HIV diagnosis

Paul K. Drain, Elena Losina, Sharon M. Coleman, Janet Giddy, Douglas Ross, Jeffrey N. Katz, Ingrid V. Bassett

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of occupational exposures on exacerbation of asthma: a population-based asthma cohort study

Jeong-Lim Kim, Paul K. Henneberger, Susanna Lohman, Anna-Carin Olin, Anna Dahlman-Höglund, Eva Andersson, Kjell Torén, Mathias Holm

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Overexpression of programmed cell death 5 in a mouse model of ovalbumin-induced allergic asthma

Xiaolin Diao, Juan Wang, Hong Zhu, Bei He

01.12.2016 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Challenges on non-invasive ventilation to treat acute respiratory failure in the elderly

Raffaele Scala

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The regional association between bronchiectasis and lung cancer in chest CT

Yeon Wook Kim, Chang-Hoon Lee, Kwang-Nam Jin, Jung-Kyu Lee, Eun Young Heo, Sung Soo Park, Hee Soon Chung, Deog Kyeom Kim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk of asthma in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome: a retrospective cohort study

Te-Chun Shen, Hsuan-Ju Chen, Chang-Ching Wei, Chia-Hung Chen, Chih-Yen Tu, Te-Chun Hsia, Chuen-Ming Shih, Wu-Huei Hsu, Fung-Chang Sung, Da-Tian Bau

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Can severe asthmatic patients achieve asthma control? A systematic approach in patients with difficult to control asthma followed in a specialized clinic

Rodrigo Athanazio, Regina Carvalho-Pinto, Frederico Leon Arrabal Fernandes, Samia Rached, Klaus Rabe, Alberto Cukier, Rafael Stelmach

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are sleep disorders associated with increased mortality in asthma patients?

Kyu-Tae Han, Hong-Chul Bae, Sang Gyu Lee, Seung Ju Kim, Woorim Kim, Hyo Jung Lee, Yeong Jun Ju, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Combined ultrasound-guided cutting-needle biopsy and standard pleural biopsy for diagnosis of malignant pleural effusions

Jinlin Wang, Xinghua Zhou, Xiaohong Xie, Qing Tang, Panxiao Shen, Yunxiang Zeng

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Safety and efficacy of bridging to lung transplantation with antifibrotic drugs in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a case series

Isabelle Delanote, Wim A. Wuyts, Jonas Yserbyt, Eric K. Verbeken, Geert M. Verleden, Robin Vos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Home telemonitoring for patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial

Andrea Vianello, Massimo Fusello, Lorenzo Gubian, Claudia Rinaldo, Claudio Dario, Alessandra Concas, Claudio Saccavini, Laura Battistella, Giulia Pellizzon, Giuseppe Zanardi, Silvia Mancin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Swarna Gaddam, Sameer K. Gunukula, James W. Lohr, Pradeep Arora

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lower hypoxic ventilatory response in smokers compared to non-smokers during abstinence from cigarettes

Wulf Hildebrandt, Roland Sauer, Ulrich Koehler, Peter Bärtsch, Ralf Kinscherf

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Localization of bleeding sites in patients with hemoptysis based on their chest computed tomography findings: a retrospective cohort study

Hyun Ju Seon, Yun-Hyeon Kim, Yong-Soo Kwon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of serology and spirometry and the combination of both to complement microbiological isolation for earlier detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in children with cystic fibrosis

Ana Kotnik Pirš, Uroš Krivec, Saša Simčič, Katja Seme

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dietary patterns are associated with lung function among Spanish smokers without respiratory disease

Mar Sorli-Aguilar, Francisco Martin-Lujan, Gemma Flores-Mateo, Victoria Arija-Val, Josep Basora-Gallisa, Rosa Sola-Alberich, for the RESET Study Group investigators

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The performance of interferon-gamma release assay in nontuberculous mycobacterial diseases: a retrospective study in China

Mao-Shui Wang, Jun-Li Wang, Xin-Feng Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prognostic value of measurement of high-sensitive cardiac troponin T for mortality in a cohort of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Anke Neukamm, Gunnar Einvik, Arne Didrik Høiseth, Vidar Søyseth, Nils Henrik Holmedahl, Natalia Kononova, Torbjørn Omland

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is there any association between Sarcoidosis and infectious agents?: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Tiago Esteves, Gloria Aparicio, Vicente Garcia-Patos

01.12.2016 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Small lung lesions invisible under fluoroscopy are located accurately by three-dimensional localization technique on chest wall surface and performed bronchoscopy procedures to increase diagnostic yields

Chaosheng Deng, Xiaoming Cao, Dawen Wu, Haibo Ding, Ruixiong You, Qunlin Chen, Linying Chen, Xin Zhang, Qiaoxian Zhang, Yongquan Wu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Non-invasive mechanical ventilation after heart surgery in children

Sarah Fernández Lafever, Blanca Toledo, Miguel Leiva, Maite Padrón, Marina Balseiro, Angel Carrillo, Jesús López-Herce

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term clinical course of anti-glycyl tRNA synthetase (anti-EJ) antibody-related interstitial lung disease pathologically proven by surgical lung biopsy

Hajime Sasano, Eri Hagiwara, Hideya Kitamura, Yasunori Enomoto, Norikazu Matsuo, Tomohisa Baba, Shinichiro Iso, Koji Okudela, Tae Iwasawa, Shinji Sato, Yasuo Suzuki, Tamiko Takemura, Takashi Ogura

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinical, physiologic, and radiographic factors contributing to development of hypoxemia in moderate to severe COPD: a cohort study

J. Michael Wells, Raul San Jose Estepar, Merry-Lynn N. McDonald, Surya P. Bhatt, Alejandro A. Diaz, William C. Bailey, Francine L. Jacobson, Mark T. Dransfield, George R. Washko, Barry J. Make, Richard Casaburi, Edwin J. R. van Beek, Eric A. Hoffman, Frank C. Sciurba, James D. Crapo, Edwin K. Silverman, Craig P. Hersh, the COPDGene Investigators

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The balance between the serum levels of IL-6 and IL-10 cytokines discriminates mild and severe acute pneumonia

Rita de Cássia Coelho Moraes de Brito, Norma Lucena-Silva, Leuridan Cavalcante Torres, Carlos Feitosa Luna, Jaílson de Barros Correia, Giselia Alves Pontes da Silva

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sera from severe trauma patients with pneumonia and without infectious complications have differential effects on neutrophil biology

B. Relja, R. Taraki, M. P. J. Teuben, K. Mörs, N. Wagner, S. Wutzler, F. Hildebrand, M. Perl, I. Marzi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Immediate effect of CPAP titration on perceived health related quality of life: a prospective observational study

Serena Iacono Isidoro, Adriana Salvaggio, Anna Lo Bue, Salvatore Romano, Oreste Marrone, Giuseppe Insalaco

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Symptom profiles and inflammatory markers in moderate to severe COPD

Huong Q. Nguyen, Jerald R. Herting, Kenneth C. Pike, Sina A. Gharib, Gustavo Matute-Bello, Soo Borson, Ruth Kohen, Sandra G. Adams, Vincent S. Fan

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cystic fibrosis lung environment and Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection

Anjali Y. Bhagirath, Yanqi Li, Deepti Somayajula, Maryam Dadashi, Sara Badr, Kangmin Duan

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Atrial septostomy and disease targeting therapy in pulmonary hypertension secondary to neurofibromatosis

George Giannakoulas, Panagiotis Savvoulidis, Vasilios Grosomanidis, Sophia-Anastasia Mouratoglou, Haralambos Karvounis, Stavros Hadjimiltiades

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Change in Pseudomonas aeruginosa prevalence in cystic fibrosis adults over time

Mathew R. Crull, Kathleen J. Ramos, Ellen Caldwell, Nicole Mayer-Hamblett, Moira L. Aitken, Christopher H. Goss

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

FDG-PET parameters predicting mediastinal malignancy in lung cancer

M. Serra Fortuny, M. Gallego, Ll Berna, C. Montón, L. Vigil, M. J. Masdeu, A. Fernández-Villar, M. I. Botana, R. Cordovilla, R. García-Luján, E. Cases, E. Monsó

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

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