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BMC Pulmonary Medicine

BMC Pulmonary Medicine 1/2018

Ausgabe 1/2018

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 197 Artikel )

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Annexin A1 in plasma from patients with bronchial asthma: its association with lung function

Sun-Hye Lee, Pureun-Haneul Lee, Byeong-Gon Kim, Hyun-Jeong Seo, Ae-Rin Baek, Jong-Sook Park, June-Hyuk Lee, Sung-Woo Park, Do-Jin Kim, Choon-Sik Park, An-Soo Jang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Thin-section computed tomography-determined usual interstitial pneumonia pattern affects the decision-making process for resection in newly diagnosed lung cancer patients: a retrospective study

Naozumi Hashimoto, Akira Ando, Shingo Iwano, Koji Sakamoto, Shotaro Okachi, Asuka Matsuzaki, Yu Okada, Kenji Wakai, Kohei Yokoi, Yoshinori Hasegawa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The use of an alternate side lying positioning strategy during inhalation therapy does not prolong nebulisation time in adults with Cystic Fibrosis: a randomised crossover trial

Ruth L. Dentice, Mark R. Elkins, Genevieve M. Dwyer, Peter T. P. Bye

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors of postoperative pulmonary complications in patients with asthma and COPD

Takanori Numata, Katsutoshi Nakayama, Satoko Fujii, Yoko Yumino, Nayuta Saito, Masahiro Yoshida, Yusuke Kurita, Kenji Kobayashi, Saburo Ito, Hirofumi Utsumi, Haruhiko Yanagisawa, Mitsuo Hashimoto, Hiroshi Wakui, Shunsuke Minagawa, Takeo Ishikawa, Hiromichi Hara, Jun Araya, Yumi Kaneko, Kazuyoshi Kuwano

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Management and attitudes about IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) among physicians from Latin America

Iván Cherrez-Ojeda, Vincent Cottin, Juan Carlos Calderón, César Delgado, Erick Calero, Daniel Simanca-Racines, Silvia Quadrelli, Annia Cherrez

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Miliary tuberculosis with co-existing pulmonary cryptococcosis in non-HIV patient without underlying diseases: a case report

Toyomitsu Sawai, Takumi Nakao, Satoru Koga, Shotaro Ide, Sumako Yoshioka, Nobuko Matsuo, Hiroshi Mukae

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for acute respiratory infections in children under five years attending the Bamenda Regional Hospital in Cameroon

Alexis A. Tazinya, Gregory E. Halle-Ekane, Lawrence T. Mbuagbaw, Martin Abanda, Julius Atashili, Marie Therese Obama

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is sweat testing for cystic fibrosis feasible in patients with down syndrome?

Katharina Ruf, Antonia Demerath, Helge Hebestreit, Steffen Kunzmann

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Barriers to timely diagnosis of interstitial lung disease in the real world: the INTENSITY survey

Gregory P. Cosgrove, Pauline Bianchi, Sherry Danese, David J. Lederer

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The associations between weight-related anthropometrics during childhood and lung function in late childhood: a retrospective cohort study

Kristine Kjer Byberg, Ingvild Bruun Mikalsen, Geir Egil Eide, Michele R. Forman, Pétur Benedikt Júlíusson, Knut Øymar

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chronic airflow obstruction in Tanzania – a cross-sectional study

Thomas Zoller, Elirehema H. Mfinanga, Tresphory B. Zumba, Peter J. Asilia, Edwin M. Mutabazi, David Wimmersberger, Florian Kurth, Francis Mhimbira, Frederick Haraka, Klaus Reither

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The mortality risk factor of community acquired pneumonia patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a retrospective cohort study

Ruo-Xuan Dai, Qing-Hua Kong, Bei Mao, Wen Xu, Ru-Jia Tao, Xiao-Ru Wang, Qing-Yao Kong, Jin-Fu Xu

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Long-term progression-free survival in an advanced lung adenocarcinoma patient harboring EZR-ROS1 rearrangement: a case report

Liang Dong, Jingwen Xia, Jing Zhang, Yuanyuan Zhang, Ning Zhu, Peng Zhang, Youzhi Zhang, Xiujuan Zhang, Shengqing Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of nasal highflow in hypercapnic COPD patients is flow and leakage dependent

Jens Bräunlich, Friederike Mauersberger, Hubert Wirtz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Secondary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: a single-center retrospective study (a case series and literature review)

Dongmei Zhang, Xinlun Tian, Ruie Feng, Xiaobei Guo, Peng Wang, Yusen Situ, Yi Xiao, Kai-Feng Xu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Burden of asthma and COPD overlap (ACO) in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study

Sumitra Shantakumar, Raoh-Fang Pwu, Liesel D’Silva, Keele Wurst, Yao-Wen Kuo, Yen-Yun Yang, Yi-Chen Juan, K. Arnold Chan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Exacerbations and healthcare resource utilization among COPD patients in a Swedish registry-based nation-wide study

Gunnar Johansson, Vasili Mushnikov, Tobias Bäckström, Andreas Engström, Javaria Mona Khalid, Jennifer Wall, Fabian Hoti

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of one-year mortality after hospitalization for an exacerbation of COPD

Cristóbal Esteban, Ady Castro-Acosta, Carlos Jose Alvarez-Martínez, Alberto Capelastegui, José Luis López-Campos, Francisco Pozo-Rodriguez

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Disease progression in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with mild physiological impairment: analysis from the Australian IPF registry

Helen E. Jo, Ian Glaspole, Yuben Moodley, Sally Chapman, Samantha Ellis, Nicole Goh, Peter Hopkins, Greg Keir, Annabelle Mahar, Wendy Cooper, Paul Reynolds, E. Haydn Walters, Christopher Zappala, Christopher Grainge, Heather Allan, Sacha Macansh, Tamera J. Corte

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Successful eradication of newly acquired MRSA in six of seven patients with cystic fibrosis applying a short-term local and systemic antibiotic scheme

Alexander Kiefer, Christian Bogdan, Volker O. Melichar

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Chyloptysis with chylopericardium, a rare case and mini-review

Xuming Luo, Zhuhua Zhang, ShiQiang Wang, XianDong Gu, Xiongbiao Wang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence and characteristics of COPD among pneumoconiosis patients at an occupational disease prevention institute: a cross-sectional study

Yating Peng, Xin Li, Shan Cai, Yan Chen, Weirong Dai, Wenfeng Liu, Zijing Zhou, Jiaxi Duan, Ping Chen

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

High incidence and early onset of nivolumab-induced pneumonitis: four case reports and literature review

N. Koyama, O. Iwase, E. Nakashima, K. Kishida, T. Kondo, Y. Watanabe, H. Takahashi, Y. Umebayashi, Y. Ogawa, H. Miura

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A model for predicting bacteremia in patients with community-acquired pneumococcal pneumonia: a retrospective observational study

Yasuyoshi Washio, Akihiro Ito, Shogo Kumagai, Tadashi Ishida, Akio Yamazaki

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Emphysematous change with scleroderma-associated interstitial lung disease: the potential contribution of vasculopathy?

Hideaki Yamakawa, Tamiko Takemura, Tae Iwasawa, Yumie Yamanaka, Satoshi Ikeda, Akimasa Sekine, Hideya Kitamura, Tomohisa Baba, Shinichiro Iso, Koji Okudela, Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Takashi Ogura

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence, burden and risk factors associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Commonwealth of Independent States (Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan): results of the CORE study

Damilya Nugmanova, Yuriy Feshchenko, Liudmyla Iashyna, Olga Gyrina, Kateryna Malynovska, Eljan Mammadbayov, Irada Akhundova, Nadezhda Nurkina, Luqman Tariq, Janina Makarova, Averyan Vasylyev

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Heterogeneous pattern of differences in respiratory parameters between elderly with either good or poor FEV1

Stefan Karrasch, Jürgen Behr, Rudolf M. Huber, Dennis Nowak, Annette Peters, Stefan Peters, Rolf Holle, Rudolf A. Jörres, Holger Schulz, KORA Study Group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The relationship between high-dose corticosteroid treatment and mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome: a retrospective and observational study using a nationwide administrative database in Japan

Takashi Kido, Keiji Muramatsu, Takeshi Asakawa, Hiroki Otsubo, Takaaki Ogoshi, Keishi Oda, Tatsuhiko Kubo, Yoshihisa Fujino, Shinya Matsuda, Toshihiko Mayumi, Hiroshi Mukae, Kazuhiro Yatera

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Nerve ablation after bronchial thermoplasty and sustained improvement in severe asthma

N. Facciolongo, A. Di Stefano, V. Pietrini, C. Galeone, F. Bellanova, F. Menzella, N. Scichilone, R. Piro, G. L. Bajocchi, B. Balbi, L. Agostini, P. P. Salsi, D. Formisano, M. Lusuardi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

N-acetylcysteine exposure is associated with improved survival in anti-nuclear antibody seropositive patients with usual interstitial pneumonia

Justin M. Oldham, Leah J. Witt, Ayodeji Adegunsoye, Jonathan H. Chung, Cathryn Lee, Scully Hsu, Lena W. Chen, Aliya Husain, Steven Montner, Rekha Vij, Mary E. Strek, Imre Noth

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of a partially supervised conditioning programme in cystic fibrosis: an international multi-centre randomised controlled trial (ACTIVATE-CF): study protocol

Helge Hebestreit, Larry C. Lands, Nancy Alarie, Jonathan Schaeff, Chantal Karila, David M. Orenstein, Don S. Urquhart, Erik H. J. Hulzebos, Lothar Stein, Christian Schindler, Susi Kriemler, Thomas Radtke, the ACTIVATE-CF Study Working Group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Test-retest repeatability of child’s respiratory symptoms and perceived indoor air quality – comparing self- and parent-administered questionnaires

Jussi Lampi, Sari Ung-Lanki, Päivi Santalahti, Juha Pekkanen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of inappropriate and excessive use of reliever medications in asthma: a 16-year population-based study

Hamid Tavakoli, J. Mark FitzGerald, Larry D. Lynd, Mohsen Sadatsafavi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Automated chart review utilizing natural language processing algorithm for asthma predictive index

Harsheen Kaur, Sunghwan Sohn, Chung-Il Wi, Euijung Ryu, Miguel A. Park, Kay Bachman, Hirohito Kita, Ivana Croghan, Jose A. Castro-Rodriguez, Gretchen A. Voge, Hongfang Liu, Young J. Juhn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Implementation of a successful eradication protocol for Burkholderia Cepacia complex in cystic fibrosis patients

Bryan A. Garcia, Jacque L. Carden, Dana L. Goodwin, Tim A. Smith, Amit Gaggar, Kevin Leon, Veena B. Antony, Steven M. Rowe, George M. Solomon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patterns of pleural pressure amplitude and respiratory rate changes during therapeutic thoracentesis

Monika Zielinska-Krawczyk, Elzbieta M. Grabczak, Marcin Michnikowski, Krzysztof Zielinski, Piotr Korczynski, Anna Stecka, Tomasz Golczewski, Rafal Krenke

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Tuberculosis treatment outcome and predictors in northern Ethiopian prisons: a five-year retrospective analysis

Kelemework Adane, Mark Spigt, Geert-Jan Dinant

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The cutoff point of clinical chronic obstructive pulmonary disease questionnaire for more symptomatic patients

Yong Suk Jo, Sangshin Park, Deog Kyeom Kim, Chul-Gyu Yoo, Chang-Hoon Lee

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pulmonary actinomycosis mimicking a lung metastasis from esophageal cancer; a case report

Munemasa Nagao, Akihisa Fukuda, Takeshi Matsumura, Toshiyuki Kimura, Hiroshi Seno

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial of exercise training in pulmonary hypertension (ExTra_PH)

Norman R. Morris, Menaka Louis, Wendy Strugnell, Julie Harris, Aaron Lin, John Feenstra, Helen Seale

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Eplerenone attenuates pathological pulmonary vascular rather than right ventricular remodeling in pulmonary arterial hypertension

Mario Boehm, Nadine Arnold, Adam Braithwaite, Josephine Pickworth, Changwu Lu, Tatyana Novoyatleva, David G. Kiely, Friedrich Grimminger, Hossein A. Ghofrani, Norbert Weissmann, Werner Seeger, Allan Lawrie, Ralph T. Schermuly, Baktybek Kojonazarov

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

RNAseq analysis of bronchial epithelial cells to identify COPD-associated genes and SNPs

Jiyoun Yeo, Diego A. Morales, Tian Chen, Erin L. Crawford, Xiaolu Zhang, Thomas M. Blomquist, Albert M. Levin, Pierre P. Massion, Douglas A. Arenberg, David E. Midthun, Peter J. Mazzone, Steven D. Nathan, Ronald J. Wainz, Patrick Nana-Sinkam, Paige F. S. Willey, Taylor J. Arend, Karanbir Padda, Shuhao Qiu, Alexei Federov, Dawn-Alita R. Hernandez, Jeffrey R. Hammersley, Youngsook Yoon, Fadi Safi, Sadik A. Khuder, James C. Willey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Morbidity and mortality related to pneumonia and TRACHEOBRONCHITIS in ICU after lung transplantation

Sebastien Tanaka, Claire Geneve, Gianpiero Tebano, Nathalie Grall, Pascal Piednoir, Régis Bronchard, Mathieu Godement, Enora Atchade, Pascal Augustin, Herve Mal, Yves Castier, Philippe Montravers, Mathieu Desmard

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Elevated α-defensin levels in plasma and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from patients with myositis-associated interstitial lung disease

Noriho Sakamoto, Hiroshi Ishimoto, Tomoyuki Kakugawa, Minoru Satoh, Tomoko Hasegawa, Shin Tanaka, Atsuko Hara, Shota Nakashima, Hirokazu Yura, Takuto Miyamura, Hanako Koyama, Towako Morita, Seiko Nakamichi, Yasushi Obase, Yuji Ishimatsu, Hiroshi Mukae

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of pre-transplant anti-HLA antibodies and their impact on outcomes in lung transplant recipients

Ji Eun Park, Chi Young Kim, Moo Suk Park, Joo Han Song, Young Sam Kim, Jin Gu Lee, Hyo Chae Paik, Song Yee Kim

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interventional bronchoscopy in malignant central airway obstruction by extra-pulmonary malignancy

Beomsu Shin, Boksoon Chang, Hojoong Kim, Byeong-Ho Jeong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

CC16 levels correlate with cigarette smoke exposure in bronchial epithelial cells and with lung function decline in smokers

David Chi-Leung Lam, Hoi-Hin Kwok, Wai-Cho Yu, Fanny Wai-San Ko, Cheuk-Yin Tam, Arthur Chun-Wing Lau, Daniel Yee-Tak Fong, Mary Sau-Man Ip

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinical and economic impact of a one-year treatment with omalizumab in patients with severe allergic asthma within a drug programme in Poland

Karina Jahnz-Różyk, Joanna Lis, Marta Warchoł, Aleksandra Kucharczyk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The relation between air pollution and respiratory deaths in Tehran, Iran- using generalized additive models

Azizallah Dehghan, Narges Khanjani, Abbas Bahrampour, Gholamreza Goudarzi, Masoud Yunesian

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pulmonary interstitial emphysema in fatal asthma: case report and histopathological review

Thais Mauad, Felipe B. P. do Nascimento, Marisa Dolhnikoff, Milena C. M. Picka, Paulo H. N. Saldiva, on behalf of BIAS

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

IFNΛ3/4 locus polymorphisms and IFNΛ3 circulating levels are associated with COPD severity and outcomes

Adrian Egli, Jyotshna Mandal, Desiree M. Schumann, Michael Roth, Brad Thomas, D. Lorne Tyrrell, Francesco Blasi, Kostantinos Kostikas, Wim Boersma, Branislava Milenkovic, Alicia Lacoma, Katharina Rentsch, Gernot G. U. Rohde, Renaud Louis, Joachim G. Aerts, Tobias Welte, Antoni Torres, Michael Tamm, Daiana Stolz

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Serum (1→3)-β-D-glucan and galactomannan levels in patients with cystic fibrosis: a retrospective cohort study

Johannes Träger, Volker Otto Melichar, Renate Meyer, Manfred Rauh, Christian Bogdan, Jürgen Held

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A case of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis successfully treated with mepolizumab

Takeshi Terashima, Taro Shinozaki, Eri Iwami, Takahiro Nakajima, Tatsu Matsuzaki

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The association between circulating adiponectin levels, lung function and adiposity in subjects from the general population; data from the Akershus Sleep Apnea Project

Nina F. Caspersen, Helge Røsjø, Allan Flyvbjerg, Mette Bjerre, Anna Randby, Harald Hrubos-Strøm, Torbjørn Omland, Gunnar Einvik

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Aspergillus fumigatus during COPD exacerbation: a pair-matched retrospective study

Xunliang Tong, Anqi Cheng, Hongtao Xu, Jin Jin, Yimeng Yang, Sainan Zhu, Yanming Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Malignant pleural mesothelioma: diagnostic value of medical thoracoscopy and long-term prognostic analysis

Li-Li Xu, Yuan Yang, Zhen Wang, Xiao-Juan Wang, Zhao-Hui Tong, Huan-Zhong Shi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparative bench study evaluation of different infant interfaces for non-invasive ventilation

Giorgio Conti, Giorgia Spinazzola, Cesare Gregoretti, Giuliano Ferrone, Andrea Cortegiani, Olimpia Festa, Marco Piastra, Luca Tortorolo, Roberta Costa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of endogenous sex hormones on lung function and symptom control in adolescents with asthma

Mark D. DeBoer, Brenda R. Phillips, David T. Mauger, Joe Zein, Serpil C. Erzurum, Anne M. Fitzpatrick, Benjamin M. Gaston, Ross Myers, Kristie R. Ross, James Chmiel, Min Jie Lee, John V. Fahy, Michael Peters, Ngoc P. Ly, Sally E. Wenzel, Merritt L. Fajt, Fernando Holguin, Wendy C. Moore, Stephen P. Peters, Deborah Meyers, Eugene R. Bleecker, Mario Castro, Andrea M. Coverstone, Leonard B. Bacharier, Nizar N. Jarjour, Ronald L. Sorkness, Sima Ramratnam, Anne-Marie Irani, Elliot Israel, Bruce Levy, Wanda Phipatanakul, Jonathan M. Gaffin, W. Gerald Teague

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

MDA-5 associated rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease with recurrent Pneumothoraces: a case report

Safi Alqatari, Peter Riddell, Sinead Harney, Michael Henry, Grainne Murphy

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Is daily physical activity affected by dynamic hyperinflation in adults with cystic fibrosis?

Daniela Savi, Marcello Di Paolo, Nicholas J. Simmonds, Chiara Pascucci, Serena Quattrucci, Paolo Palange

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Factors associated with asthma control: MOSAR study (Multicenter Observational Study of Asthma in Rabat-Morocco)

Imane Ghanname, Ahmed Chaker, Abha Cherkani Hassani, Laila Herrak, Serge Arnaul Ebongue, Mustapha Laine, Khalid Rahhali, Abdelhak Zoglat, Aida Maria Benitez Rexach, Samir Ahid, Yahia Cherrah

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Improved heart hemodynamics after draining large-volume pleural effusion: a prospective cohort study

Zheng Wang, Qi-Zhe Cai, Cheng-Jun Ban, Duo Chen, Li-Li Xu, Xiao-Juan Wang, Zhen Wang, Yuan Yang, Xiu-Zhang Lv, Huan-Zhong Shi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-fibrotic effects of pirfenidone and rapamycin in primary IPF fibroblasts and human alveolar epithelial cells

M. Molina-Molina, C. Machahua-Huamani, V. Vicens-Zygmunt, R. Llatjós, I. Escobar, E. Sala-Llinas, P. Luburich-Hernaiz, J. Dorca, A. Montes-Worboys

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Delays to treatment initiation is associated with tuberculosis treatment outcomes among patients on directly observed treatment short course in Southwest Ethiopia: a follow-up study

Abyot Asres, Degu Jerene, Wakgari Deressa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinical utility of blood neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in Japanese COPD patients

Kaori Sakurai, Shotaro Chubachi, Hidehiro Irie, Akihiro Tsutsumi, Naofumi Kameyama, Takashi Kamatani, Hidefumi Koh, Takeshi Terashima, Hidetoshi Nakamura, Koichiro Asano, Tomoko Betsuyaku

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Potential effect of household environment on prevalence of tuberculosis in India: evidence from the recent round of a cross-sectional survey

S. K. Singh, Gyan Chandra Kashyap, Parul Puri

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations are associated with active pulmonary tuberculosis in hospitalised HIV infected patients in a low income tropical setting: a cross sectional study

Cuthbert Musarurwa, Lynn Sodai Zijenah, Doreen Zvipo Mhandire, Tsitsi Bandason, Kudakwashe Mhandire, Maria Mary Chipiti, Marshall Wesley Munjoma, Witmore Bayayi Mujaji

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Prevalence of asthma among the adult general population of five Middle Eastern countries: results of the SNAPSHOT program

Hesham Tarraf, Omur Aydin, Dilsad Mungan, Mohammad Albader, Bassam Mahboub, Adam Doble, Aaicha Lahlou, Luqman Tariq, Fayaz Aziz, Abdelkader El Hasnaoui

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Underlying and immediate causes of death in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Miia Kärkkäinen, Hanna Nurmi, Hannu-Pekka Kettunen, Tuomas Selander, Minna Purokivi, Riitta Kaarteenaho

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Management of acute respiratory failure in interstitial lung diseases: overview and clinical insights

Paola Faverio, Federica De Giacomi, Luca Sardella, Giuseppe Fiorentino, Mauro Carone, Francesco Salerno, Jousel Ora, Paola Rogliani, Giulia Pellegrino, Giuseppe Francesco Sferrazza Papa, Francesco Bini, Bruno Dino Bodini, Grazia Messinesi, Alberto Pesci, Antonio Esquinas

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Telerehabilitation versus traditional centre-based pulmonary rehabilitation for people with chronic respiratory disease: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Narelle S. Cox, Christine F. McDonald, Jennifer A. Alison, Ajay Mahal, Richard Wootton, Catherine J. Hill, Janet Bondarenko, Heather Macdonald, Paul O’Halloran, Paolo Zanaboni, Ken Clarke, Deidre Rennick, Kaye Borgelt, Angela T. Burge, Aroub Lahham, Bruna Wageck, Hayley Crute, Pawel Czupryn, Amanda Nichols, Anne E. Holland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Sleep-disordered breathing in patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer

Michael Dreher, Stefan Krüger, Susanne Schulze-Olden, András Keszei, Jan Hendrik Storre, Holger Woehrle, Michael Arzt, Tobias Müller

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Radiological pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis associated to limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis: a case report

D. Hassoun, S. Dirou, P. P. Arrigoni, C. Durant, M. Hamidou, A. Néel, C. Agard

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relationship between pulmonary function and peripheral vascular function in older Chinese: Guangzhou biobank cohort study-CVD

Jing Pan, Lin Xu, Tai Hing Lam, Chao Qiang Jiang, Wei Sen Zhang, Feng Zhu, Ya Li Jin, G. Neil Thomas, Kar Keung Cheng, Peymane Adab

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Occupational risk factors for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Southern Europe: a case-control study

Giulia Paolocci, Ilenia Folletti, Kjell Torén, Magnus Ekström, Marco Dell’Omo, Giacomo Muzi, Nicola Murgia

01.12.2018 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bronchiectasis: an emerging global epidemic

Sanjay H. Chotirmall, James D. Chalmers

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The first case of multiple pulmonary granulomas with amyloid deposition in a dental technician; a rare manifestation as an occupational lung disease

Taizou Hirano, Tadahisa Numakura, Hiroshi Moriyama, Ryoko Saito, Yutaka Shishikura, Jun Shiihara, Hisatoshi Sugiura, Masakazu Ichinose

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Symptom prevalence of patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease: a systematic literature review

Sabrina Carvajalino, Carla Reigada, Miriam J. Johnson, Mendwas Dzingina, Sabrina Bajwah

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pathogenesis, imaging and clinical characteristics of CF and non-CF bronchiectasis

Jürgen Schäfer, Matthias Griese, Ravishankar Chandrasekaran, Sanjay H. Chotirmall, Dominik Hartl

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Patient information, education and self-management in bronchiectasis: facilitating improvements to optimise health outcomes

Katy L. M. Hester, Julia Newton, Tim Rapley, Anthony De Soyza

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“The missing ingredient”: the patient perspective of health related quality of life in bronchiectasis: a qualitative study

Emily K. Dudgeon, Megan Crichton, James D. Chalmers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Outcomes of lung transplantation in adults with bronchiectasis

Jodie Birch, Syba S. Sunny, Katy L. M. Hester, Gareth Parry, F. Kate Gould, John H. Dark, Stephen C. Clark, Gerard Meachery, James Lordan, Andrew J. Fisher, Paul A. Corris, Anthony De Soyza

01.12.2018 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Geographic variation in the aetiology, epidemiology and microbiology of bronchiectasis

Ravishankar Chandrasekaran, Micheál Mac Aogáin, James D. Chalmers, Stuart J. Elborn, Sanjay H. Chotirmall

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Viruses in bronchiectasis: a pilot study to explore the presence of community acquired respiratory viruses in stable patients and during acute exacerbations

Alicia B. Mitchell, Bassel Mourad, Lachlan Buddle, Matthew J. Peters, Brian G. G. Oliver, Lucy C. Morgan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Profiling non-tuberculous mycobacteria in an Asian setting: characteristics and clinical outcomes of hospitalized patients in Singapore

Albert Y. H. Lim, Sanjay H. Chotirmall, Eric T. K. Fok, Akash Verma, Partha P. De, Soon Keng Goh, Ser Hon Puah, Daryl E. L. Goh, John A. Abisheganaden

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

NonTuberculous Mycobacteria infection and lung transplantation in cystic fibrosis: a worldwide survey of clinical practice

Adrien Tissot, Matthew F. Thomas, Paul A. Corris, Malcolm Brodlie

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The lung microbiome in children with HIV-bronchiectasis: a cross-sectional pilot study

Refiloe Masekela, Solize Vosloo, Stephanus N. Venter, Wilhelm Z. de Beer, Robin J. Green

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Six underlying health conditions strongly influence mortality based on pneumonia severity in an ageing population of Japan: a prospective cohort study

Sugihiro Hamaguchi, Motoi Suzuki, Kota Sasaki, Masahiko Abe, Takao Wakabayashi, Eiichiro Sando, Makito Yaegashi, Shimpei Morimoto, Norichika Asoh, Naohisa Hamashige, Masahiro Aoshima, Koya Ariyoshi, Konosuke Morimoto, on behalf of The Adult Pneumonia Study Group – Japan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effect of altering breathing frequency on maximum voluntary ventilation in healthy adults

Eric V. Neufeld, Brett A. Dolezal, William Speier, Christopher B. Cooper

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The level of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein is elevated in adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Yinfeng Kong, Zhijun Li, Tingyu Tang, Haiyan Wu, Juan Liu, Liang Gu, Tian Zhao, Qingdong Huang

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Stability of gene expression by primary bronchial epithelial cells over increasing passage number

Stephen R. Reeves, Kaitlyn A. Barrow, Maria P. White, Lucille M. Rich, Maryam Naushab, Jason S. Debley

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mixed pneumonic plague and nosocomial MDR-bacterial infection of lung: a rare case report

Voahangy Andrianaivoarimanana, Eric Bertherat, Rojo Rajaonarison, Tiana Rakotondramaro, Christophe Rogier, Minoarisoa Rajerison

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of a standardized electronic admission order set for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Sachin R. Pendharkar, Maria B. Ospina, Danielle A. Southern, Naushad Hirani, Jim Graham, Peter Faris, Mohit Bhutani, Richard Leigh, Christopher H. Mody, Michael K. Stickland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Delayed isolation of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in a Japanese acute care hospital

Sho Nishiguchi, Shusaku Tomiyama, Izumi Kitagawa, Yasuharu Tokuda

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Global lung function initiative 2012 reference values for spirometry in Asian Americans

Jingzhou Zhang, Xiao Hu, Xinlun Tian, Kai-Feng Xu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Risk factors for interstitial lung disease: a 9-year Nationwide population-based study

Won-Il Choi, Sonila Dauti, Hyun Jung Kim, Sun Hyo Park, Jae Seok Park, Choong Won Lee

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pulmonary sequestration in adults: a retrospective review of resected and unresected cases

Mohammad Alsumrain, Jay H. Ryu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Physical activity and sedentary time are related to clinically relevant health outcomes among adults with obstructive lung disease

Shilpa Dogra, Joshua Good, Matthew P. Buman, Paul A. Gardiner, Jennifer L. Copeland, Michael K. Stickland

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acute effects of combined exercise and oscillatory positive expiratory pressure therapy on sputum properties and lung diffusing capacity in cystic fibrosis: a randomized, controlled, crossover trial

Thomas Radtke, Lukas Böni, Peter Bohnacker, Marion Maggi-Beba, Peter Fischer, Susi Kriemler, Christian Benden, Holger Dressel

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comparison of peak inspiratory flow rate via the Breezhaler®, Ellipta® and HandiHaler® dry powder inhalers in patients with moderate to very severe COPD: a randomized cross-over trial

Pablo Altman, Luis Wehbe, Juergen Dederichs, Tadhg Guerin, Brian Ament, Miguel Cardenas Moronta, Andrea Valeria Pino, Pankaj Goyal

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Activation and polarization of circulating monocytes in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

William D. Cornwell, Victor Kim, Xiaoxuan Fan, Marie Elena Vega, Frederick V. Ramsey, Gerard J. Criner, Thomas J. Rogers

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Earlier smoking after waking and the risk of asthma: a cross-sectional study using NHANES data

Arielle S. Selya, Sunita Thapa, Gaurav Mehta

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

“Velcro-type” crackles predict specific radiologic features of fibrotic interstitial lung disease

Giacomo Sgalla, Simon L. F. Walsh, Nicola Sverzellati, Sophie Fletcher, Stefania Cerri, Borislav Dimitrov, Dragana Nikolic, Anna Barney, Fabrizio Pancaldi, Luca Larcher, Fabrizio Luppi, Mark G. Jones, Donna Davies, Luca Richeldi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Heparin-binding protein in sputum as a marker of pulmonary inflammation, lung function, and bacterial load in children with cystic fibrosis

Gisela Hovold, Victoria Palmcrantz, Fredrik Kahn, Arne Egesten, Lisa I. Påhlman

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Obliterative bronchiolitis associated with rheumatoid arthritis: analysis of a single-center case series

Erica Lin, Andrew H. Limper, Teng Moua

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pulmonary arterial hypertension in Latin America: epidemiological data from local studies

Ana Beatriz Valverde, Juliana M. Soares, Karynna P. Viana, Bruna Gomes, Claudia Soares, Rogerio Souza

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of inhaler technique and achievement and maintenance of mastery of budesonide/formoterol Spiromax® compared with budesonide/formoterol Turbuhaler® in adult patients with asthma: the Easy Low Instruction Over Time (ELIOT) study

David B. Price, Vicky Thomas, P. N. Richard Dekhuijzen, Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Nicolas Roche, Federico Lavorini, Priyanka Raju, Daryl Freeman, Carole Nicholls, Iain R. Small, Erika Sims, Guilherme Safioti, Janice Canvin, Henry Chrystyn

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effects of vitamin D supplementation on the outcomes of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hong-xia Wu, Xiao-feng Xiong, Min Zhu, Jia Wei, Kai-quan Zhuo, De-yun Cheng

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Asthma exacerbations in a subtropical area and the role of respiratory viruses: a cross-sectional study

Lusmaia Damaceno Camargo Costa, Paulo Augusto Moreira Camargos, Paul L. P. Brand, Fabíola Souza Fiaccadori, Menira Borges de Lima Dias e Souza, Divina das Dôres de Paula Cardoso, Ítalo de Araújo Castro, Ruth Minamisava, Paulo Sérgio Sucasas da Costa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The prevalence, burden and risk factors associated with bronchial asthma in commonwealth of independent states countries (Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan): results of the CORE study

Damilya Nugmanova, Lyudmila Sokolova, Yuriy Feshchenko, Liudmila Iashyna, Olga Gyrina, Katerina Malynovska, Ilgar Mustafayev, Gulzar Aliyeva, Janina Makarova, Averyan Vasylyev, Luqman Tariq

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

NOX4 expression and distal arteriolar remodeling correlate with pulmonary hypertension in COPD

Xiaotong Guo, Yuchun Fan, Jieda Cui, Binwei Hao, Li Zhu, Xiao Sun, Jinxi He, Jiali Yang, Jianda Dong, Yanyang Wang, Xiaoming Liu, Juan Chen

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy and pulmonary veno-occlusive disease in a woman with cervical cancer treated with cediranib and durvalumab

Dante A. Suffredini, Jung-Min Lee, Cody J. Peer, Drew Pratt, David E. Kleiner, Jason M. Elinoff, Michael A. Solomon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Do airway inflammation and airway responsiveness markers at the start of apprenticeship predict their evolution during initial training? A longitudinal study among apprentice bakers, pastry makers and hairdressers

Valérie Demange, Denis Zmirou-Navier, Abraham Bohadana, Pascal Wild

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Association between six-minute walk test parameters and the health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease

Kazuma Yagi, Takanori Asakura, Ho Namkoong, Shoji Suzuki, Takahiro Asami, Satoshi Okamori, Tatsuya Kusumoto, Yohei Funatsu, Hirofumi Kamata, Tomoyasu Nishimura, Makoto Ishii, Tomoko Betsuyaku, Naoki Hasegawa

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cell distribution and cytokine levels in induced sputum from healthy subjects and patients with asthma after using different nebulizer techniques

Sinem Koc-Günel, Ralf Schubert, Stefan Zielen, Martin Rosewich

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Relative lymphocyte count as an indicator of 3-year mortality in elderly people with severe COPD

Domenico Acanfora, Pietro Scicchitano, Mauro Carone, Chiara Acanfora, Giuseppe Piscosquito, Roberto Maestri, Annapaola Zito, Ilaria Dentamaro, Marialaura Longobardi, Gerardo Casucci, Raffaele Antonelli-Incalzi, Marco Matteo Ciccone

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Comorbidities and COPD severity in a clinic-based cohort

Chantal Raherison, El-Hassane Ouaalaya, Alain Bernady, Julien Casteigt, Cecilia Nocent-Eijnani, Laurent Falque, Frédéric Le Guillou, Laurent Nguyen, Annaig Ozier, Mathieu Molimard

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of the association between lung function and exercise capacity in healthy Norwegian men

Amir Farkhooy, Johan Bodegård, Jan Erik Erikssen, Christer Janson, Hans Hedenström, Knut Stavem, Andrei Malinovschi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Anti-IL-5 therapy in patients with severe eosinophilic asthma – clinical efficacy and possible criteria for treatment response

Nora Drick, Benjamin Seeliger, Tobias Welte, Jan Fuge, Hendrik Suhling

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Early life vitamin D status and asthma and wheeze: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Song-Ying Shen, Wan-Qing Xiao, Jin-Hua Lu, Ming-Yang Yuan, Jian-Rong He, Hui-Min Xia, Xiu Qiu, Kar Keung Cheng, Kin Bong Hubert Lam

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Fatal interstitial lung disease associated with Crizotinib pathologically confirmed by percutaneous lung biopsy in a patient with ROS1-rearranged advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: a case report

Shibo Wu, Kaitai Liu, Feng Ren, Dawei Zheng, Deng Pan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Agreement in reporting of asthma by parents or offspring – the RHINESSA generation study

Ingrid N. Kuiper, Cecilie Svanes, Bryndis Benediktsdottir, Randi J. Bertelsen, Lennart Bråbäck, Shyamali C. Dharmage, Mathias Holm, Christer Janson, Rain Jögi, Andrei Malinovschi, Melanie Matheson, Jesús Martínez Moratalla, Francisco Gómez Real, José Luis Sánchez-Ramos, Vivi Schlünssen, Signe Timm, Ane Johannessen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Characterization, localization and comparison of c-Kit+ lung cells in never smokers and smokers with and without COPD

Alejandra López-Giraldo, Tamara Cruz, Laureano Molins, Ángela Guirao, Adela Saco, Sandra Cuerpo, Josep Ramirez, Álvar Agustí, Rosa Faner

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The features of AECOPD with carbon dioxide retention

Xia Wei, Nan Yu, Qi Ding, Jingting Ren, Jiuyun Mi, Lu Bai, Jianying Li, Min Qi, Youmin Guo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Albuminuria in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cross-sectional study in an African patient cohort

Festo K. Shayo, Janet Lutale

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Unilateral diaphragm paralysis: a dysfunction restricted not just to one hemidiaphragm

Mayra Caleffi-Pereira, Renata Pletsch-Assunção, Letícia Zumpano Cardenas, Pauliane Vieira Santana, Jeferson George Ferreira, Vinícius Carlos Iamonti, Pedro Caruso, Angelo Fernandez, Carlos Roberto Ribeiro de Carvalho, André Luís Pereira Albuquerque

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Real-world treatment patterns for patients 80 years and older with early lung cancer: a nationwide claims study

Kyungjong Lee, Hye Ok Kim, Hee Kyoung Choi, Gi Hyeon Seo

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Lymphatic vessel density as a prognostic indicator in Asian NSCLC patients: a meta-analysis

Shuanglan Xu, Jiao Yang, Shuangyan Xu, Yun Zhu, Chunfang Zhang, Liqiong Liu, Hao Liu, Yunlong Dong, Zhaowei Teng, Xiqian Xing

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Altered deposition of inhaled nanoparticles in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Jonas K F Jakobsson, H Laura Aaltonen, Hanna Nicklasson, Anders Gudmundsson, Jenny Rissler, Per Wollmer, Jakob Löndahl

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Inhibition of Shp2 ameliorates monocrotaline-induced pulmonary arterial hypertension in rats

Yusheng Cheng, Min Yu, Jian Xu, Mengyu He, Hong Wang, Hui Kong, Weiping Xie

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Intratracheal administration of adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells alleviates chronic asthma in a mouse model

Ranran Dai, Youchao Yu, Guofeng Yan, Xiaoxia Hou, Yingmeng Ni, Guochao Shi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

EGFR mutation status in Tunisian non-small-cell lung cancer patients evaluated by mutation-specific immunohistochemistry

Zohra Mraihi, Jihen Ben Amar, Hend Bouacha, Soumaya Rammeh, Lamia Hila

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Outcomes of community-based and home-based pulmonary rehabilitation for pneumoconiosis patients: a retrospective study

Eric W. Tsang, Henry Kwok, Aidan K. Y. Chan, Kah Lin Choo, Kin Sang Chan, Kam Shing Lau, Chetwyn C. H. Chan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Survival after repeated surgery for lung cancer with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a retrospective study

Seijiro Sato, Yuki Shimizu, Tatsuya Goto, Akihiko Kitahara, Terumoto Koike, Hiroyuki Ishikawa, Takehiro Watanabe, Masanori Tsuchida

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Incidence and prevalence of neuroendocrine tumors of the lung: analysis of a US commercial insurance claims database

Michael S. Broder, Beilei Cai, Eunice Chang, Maureen P. Neary

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Diagnostic value of cardiopulmonary ultrasound in elderly patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Daozheng Huang, Huan Ma, Zhiyuan Xiao, Michael Blaivas, Ying Chen, Jianyi Wen, Weixin Guo, Jun Liang, Xiaolong Liao, Zhonghua Wang, Hanbiao Li, Jie Li, Yangong Chao, Xiao ting Wang, Yan Wu, Tiehe Qin, Ke Su, Shouhong Wang, Ning Tan

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Radial probe endobronchial ultrasound using a guide sheath for peripheral lung lesions in beginners

Jung Seop Eom, Jeong Ha Mok, Insu Kim, Min Ki Lee, Geewon Lee, Hyemi Park, Ji Won Lee, Yeon Joo Jeong, Won-Young Kim, Eun Jung Jo, Mi Hyun Kim, Kwangha Lee, Ki Uk Kim, Hye-Kyung Park

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Effectiveness of clarithromycin in patients with yellow nail syndrome

Sachi Matsubayashi, Manabu Suzuki, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Ayako Shiozawa, Konomi Kobayashi, Satoru Ishii, Motoyasu Iikura, Shinyu Izumi, Koichiro Kudo, Haruhito Sugiyama

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Balloon pulmonary angioplasty – efficient therapy of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in the patient with advanced sarcoidosis – a case report

Andrzej Labyk, Dominik Wretowski, Sabina Zybińska-Oksiutowicz, Aleksandra Furdyna, Katarzyna Ciesielska, Dorota Piotrowska-Kownacka, Olga Dzikowska –Diduch, Barbara Lichodziejewska, Andrzej Biederman, Piotr Pruszczyk, Marek Roik

01.12.2018 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The all age asthma cohort (ALLIANCE) - from early beginnings to chronic disease: a longitudinal cohort study

Oliver Fuchs, Thomas Bahmer, Markus Weckmann, Anna-Maria Dittrich, Bianca Schaub, Barbara Rösler, Christine Happle, Folke Brinkmann, Isabell Ricklefs, Inke R. König, Henrik Watz, Klaus F. Rabe, Matthias V. Kopp, Gesine Hansen, Erika von Mutius, the ALLIANCE Study Group as part of the German Centre for Lung Research (DZL)

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Impact of multidrug-resistant bacteria on outcome in patients with prolonged weaning

Johannes Bickenbach, Daniel Schöneis, Gernot Marx, Nikolaus Marx, Sebastian Lemmen, Michael Dreher

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pulmonary nocardiosis mimicking small cell lung cancer in ectopic ACTH syndrome associated with transformation of olfactory neuroblastoma: a case report

Keigo Kobayashi, Takanori Asakura, Makoto Ishii, Soichiro Ueda, Hidehiro Irie, Hiroyuki Ozawa, Kohei Saitoh, Isao Kurihara, Hiroshi Itoh, Tomoko Betsuyaku

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The influence of anemia on one-year exacerbation rate of patients with COPD-PH

Wei Xiong, Mei Xu, Bigyan Pudasaini, Xuejun Guo, Jinming Liu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Fractal analysis of low attenuation clusters on computed tomography in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Naoya Tanabe, Shigeo Muro, Susumu Sato, Tsuyoshi Oguma, Atsuyasu Sato, Toyohiro Hirai

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Latent class analysis to define radiological subgroups in pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease

Steven A. Cowman, Joseph Jacob, Sayed Obaidee, R. Andres Floto, Robert Wilson, Charles S. Haworth, Michael R. Loebinger

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinical updates of approaches for biopsy of pulmonary lesions based on systematic review

Chuan-Jiang Deng, Fu-Qiang Dai, Kai Qian, Qun-You Tan, Ru-Wen Wang, Bo Deng, Jing-Hai Zhou

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Mobile health applications in self-management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of their efficacy

Fen Yang, Yuncui Wang, Chongming Yang, Hui Hu, Zhenfang Xiong

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Regional heterogeneity in response of airway epithelial cells to cigarette smoke

Hario Baskoro, Tadashi Sato, Keiko Karasutani, Yohei Suzuki, Aki Mitsui, Naoko Arano, Fariz Nurwidya, Motoyasu Kato, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Yuzo Kodama, Kuniaki Seyama, Kazuhisa Takahashi

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The long-term rate of change in lung function in urban professional firefighters: a systematic review

Flynn Slattery, Kylie Johnston, Catherine Paquet, Hunter Bennett, Alan Crockett

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Acute effects of ambient air pollution on outpatient children with respiratory diseases in Shijiazhuang, China

Jie Song, Mengxue Lu, Liheng Zheng, Yue Liu, Pengwei Xu, Yuchun Li, Dongqun Xu, Weidong Wu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Solid part size is an important predictor of nodal metastasis in lung cancer with a subsolid tumor

Jun Yeun Cho, Cho Sun Leem, Youlim Kim, Eun Sun Kim, Sang Hoon Lee, Yeon Joo Lee, Jong Sun Park, Young-Jae Cho, Jae Ho Lee, Choon-Taek Lee, Ho Il Yoon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Change in the prevalence asthma, rhinitis and respiratory symptom over a 20 year period: associations to year of birth, life style and sleep related symptoms

Christer Janson, Ane Johannessen, Karl Franklin, Cecilie Svanes, Linus Schiöler, Andrei Malinovschi, Thorarinn Gislason, Bryndis Benediktsdottir, Vivi Schlünssen, Rain Jõgi, Deborah Jarvis, Eva Lindberg

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Evaluation of continuous constant current and continuous pulsed current in sweat induction for cystic fibrosis diagnosis

Carla Cristina Souza Gomez, Fernando Augusto Lima Marson, Maria Fátima Servidoni, Antônio Fernando Ribeiro, Maria Ângela Gonçalves Oliveira Ribeiro, Veruska Acioli Lopes Gama, Eduardo Tavares Costa, José Dirceu Ribeiro, Francisco Ubaldo Vieira Junior

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Lower mortality after early supervised pulmonary rehabilitation following COPD-exacerbations: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Camilla Koch Ryrsø, Nina Skavlan Godtfredsen, Linette Marie Kofod, Marie Lavesen, Line Mogensen, Randi Tobberup, Ingeborg Farver-Vestergaard, Henriette Edemann Callesen, Britta Tendal, Peter Lange, Ulrik Winning Iepsen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Bronchial thermoplasty reduces gas trapping in severe asthma

David Langton, Alvin Ing, Kim Bennetts, Wei Wang, Claude Farah, Matthew Peters, Virginia Plummer, Francis Thien

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Efficacy of regional arterial embolization before pleuropulmonary resection in 32 patients with tuberculosis-destroyed lung

Gang Chen, Fang-Ming Zhong, Xu-Dong Xu, Guo-Can Yu, Peng-Fei Zhu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Oxygen versus air-driven nebulisers for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomised controlled trial

George Bardsley, Janine Pilcher, Steven McKinstry, Philippa Shirtcliffe, James Berry, James Fingleton, Mark Weatherall, Richard Beasley

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Genome-wide association study identifies loci and candidate genes for non-idiopathic pulmonary hypertension in Eastern Chinese Han population

Caiyong Yin, Kai Li, Yanfang Yu, Huijie Huang, Youjia Yu, Zhongqun Wang, Jinchuan Yan, Yan Pu, Zheng Li, Ding Li, Peng Chen, Feng Chen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The effect of body position on pulmonary function: a systematic review

Shikma Katz, Nissim Arish, Ariel Rokach, Yacov Zaltzman, Esther-Lee Marcus

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pleural infection: a retrospective study of clinical outcome and the correlation to known etiology, co-morbidity and treatment factors

Christian Niels Meyer, Karin Armbruster, Michael Kemp, Trine Rolighed Thomsen, Ram Benny Dessau, for The Danish Pleural Empyema group

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A modified risk score in one-year survival rate assessment of group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension

Wei Xiong, Yunfeng Zhao, Mei Xu, Bigyan Pudasaini, Xuejun Guo, Jinming Liu

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Successful lung transplantation in an HIV seropositive patient with desquamative interstitial pneumonia: a case report

Shaun Ong, Robert D Levy, John Yee, Nilu Partovi, Andrew Churg, Philippe Roméo, Jean Chalaoui, Roland Nador, Alissa Wright, Hélène Manganas, Christopher J Ryerson

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Adherence to inhaled therapy and its impact on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Magdalena Humenberger, Andreas Horner, Anna Labek, Bernhard Kaiser, Rupert Frechinger, Constanze Brock, Petra Lichtenberger, Bernd Lamprecht

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Interleukin-3 plays a vital role in hyperoxic acute lung injury in mice via mediating inflammation

Zhijian Huang, Wei Zhang, Jian Yang, Feiyu Sun, Hongwei Zhou

01.12.2018 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Correction to: The all age asthma cohort (ALLIANCE) - from early beginnings to chronic disease: a longitudinal cohort study

Oliver Fuchs, Thomas Bahmer, Markus Weckmann, Anna-Maria Dittrich, Bianca Schaub, Barbara Rösler, Christine Happle, Folke Brinkmann, Isabell Ricklefs, Inke R. König, Henrik Watz, Klaus F. Rabe, Matthias V. Kopp, Gesine Hansen, Erika von Mutius, the ALLIANCE Study Group as part of the German Centre for Lung Research (DZL)

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Self-reported walking and associated factors in the Spanish population with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Pedro Barbolla Benito, Germán Peces-Barba Romero

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Circulating serotonin levels in COPD patients: a pilot study

Pietro Pirina, Elisabetta Zinellu, Panagiotis Paliogiannis, Alessandro G. Fois, Viviana Marras, Salvatore Sotgia, Ciriaco Carru, Angelo Zinellu

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epidemiology of pulmonary disease due to nontuberculous mycobacteria in Southern China, 2013–2016

Yaoju Tan, Biyi Su, Wei Shu, Xingshan Cai, Shaojia Kuang, Haobin Kuang, Jianxiong Liu, Yu Pang

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Paraneoplastic syndrome as the presentation of limited stage small cell carcinoma

Kia Nikoomanesh, Julian Choi, Sarkis Arabian

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Microscopic polyangiitis secondary to Mycobacterium abscessus in a patient with bronchiectasis: a case report

C. Addy, G. Doran, A. L. Jones, G. Wright, S. Caskey, D. G. Downey

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Erlotinib versus gefitinib for brain metastases in Asian patients with exon 19 EGFR-mutant lung adenocarcinoma: a retrospective, multicenter study

Ye Jiang, Jing Zhang, Juanjuan Huang, Bo Xu, Ning Li, Lei Cao, Mingdong Zhao

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Marked deterioration in the quality of life of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis during the last two years of life

K. Rajala, J. T. Lehto, E. Sutinen, H. Kautiainen, M. Myllärniemi, T. Saarto

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Screening obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome in hypertensive patients: a comparative study of the efficiency of the Epworth sleepiness scale

Florent Seguro, Vincent Bard, Kamila Sedkaoui, Maya Riche, Alain Didier, Béatrice Bouhanick

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Initiation of LPS-induced pulmonary dysfunction and its recovery occur independent of T cells

Eva Verjans, Stephanie Kanzler, Kim Ohl, Annette D. Rieg, Nadine Ruske, Angela Schippers, Norbert Wagner, Klaus Tenbrock, Stefan Uhlig, Christian Martin

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Diaphragmatic parameters by ultrasonography for predicting weaning outcomes

Pongdhep Theerawit, Dararat Eksombatchai, Yuda Sutherasan, Thitiporn Suwatanapongched, Charn Kiatboonsri, Sumalee Kiatboonsri

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

The usefulness of pleural fluid presepsin, C-reactive protein, and procalcitonin in distinguishing different causes of pleural effusions

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pirfenidone improves survival in IPF: results from a real-life study

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Role of TLR4-p38 MAPK-Hsp27 signal pathway in LPS-induced pulmonary epithelial hyperpermeability

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Role of medical Thoracoscopy in the Management of Multiloculated Empyema

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

2′-5′-Oligoadenylate synthetase 1 polymorphisms are associated with tuberculosis: a case-control study

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01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

A rare case report of polyangiitis overlap syndrome: granulomatosis with polyangiitis and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Metallic small y stent placement at primary right carina for bronchial disease

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Degree of control of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Spain: SINCON study

Adolfo Baloira, José Miguel Rodriguez Gonzalez-Moro, Estefanía Sanjuán, Juan Antonio Trigueros, Ricard Casamor

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Epidemiology of asthma and associated factors in an urban Pakistani population: adult asthma study-Karachi

Shama Razzaq, Asaad Ahmed Nafees, Unaib Rabbani, Muhammad Irfan, Shahla Naeem, Muhammad Arslan Khan, Zafar Fatmi, Peter Burney

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Recurrence of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis after adjunctive surgery for aspergilloma: a case report with long-term follow-up

Kohei Horiuchi, Takanori Asakura, Naoki Hasegawa, Fumitake Saito

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Predictors of positive airway pressure therapy termination in the first year: analysis of big data from a German homecare provider

Holger Woehrle, Michael Arzt, Andrea Graml, Ingo Fietze, Peter Young, Helmut Teschler, Joachim H. Ficker

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Lung hyperinflation and functional exercise capacity in patients with COPD – a three-year longitudinal study

Linn T. Aalstad, Jon A. Hardie, Birgitte Espehaug, Einar Thorsen, Per S. Bakke, Tomas M. L. Eagan, Bente Frisk

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Elevated Hsp90-beta contributes to differential diagnosis of pleural effusion caused by lung cancer and correlates with malignant biological behavior of lung cancer

Rong Biaoxue, Li Min, Fu Tian, Gao Wenlong, Liu Hua

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

WISP1 mediates lung injury following hepatic ischemia reperfusion dependent on TLR4 in mice

Yao Tong, Zhuang Yu, Renlingzi Zhang, Xibing Ding, Zhixia Chen, Quan Li

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

National survey: current prevalence and characteristics of home mechanical ventilation in Hungary

Luca Valko, Szabolcs Baglyas, Janos Gal, Andras Lorx

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of pneumonia in children with acute bronchiolitis

Carlotta Biagi, Luca Pierantoni, Michelangelo Baldazzi, Laura Greco, Ada Dormi, Arianna Dondi, Giacomo Faldella, Marcello Lanari

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the utility of suction and inner-stylet of EBUS-TBNA for mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy

Xiaoxiao Lin, Min Ye, Yuping Li, Jing Ren, Qiyan Lou, Yangyang Li, Xiaohui Jin, Ko-Pen Wang, Chengshui Chen

01.12.2018 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Pulmonary carcinosarcoma showing an obvious response to pazopanib: a case report

Azusa Tanimoto, Shinji Takeuchi, Hiroshi Kotani, Kaname Yamashita, Tadaaki Yamada, Koushiro Ohtsubo, Hiromichi Ebi, Hiroko Ikeda, Seiji Yano

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Automated computed tomographic scoring of lung disease in adults with primary ciliary dyskinesia

Trieu-Nghi Hoang-Thi, Marie-Pierre Revel, Pierre-Régis Burgel, Laurence Bassinet, Isabelle Honoré, Thong Hua-Huy, Charlotte Martin, Bernard Maitre, Guillaume Chassagnon

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Guideline adherence in hospital recruited and population based COPD patients

Bahareh Jouleh, Marta Erdal, Tomas Mikal Eagan, Per Bakke, Amund Gulsvik, Rune Nielsen

01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

Clinical expression of cystic fibrosis in a large cohort of Italian siblings

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01.12.2018 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2018 Open Access

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