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BMC Pulmonary Medicine

BMC Pulmonary Medicine 1/2019

Ausgabe 1/2019

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 261 Artikel )

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Poor lung ultrasound score in shock patients admitted to the ICU is associated with worse outcome

Wanhong Yin, Tongjuan Zou, Yao Qin, Jing Yang, Yi Li, Xueying Zeng, Yan Kang, Chinese Critical Ultrasound Study Group (CCUSG)

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between dynamic lung volume and peak oxygen uptake in a healthy general population: the HUNT study

Øystein Rasch-Halvorsen, Erlend Hassel, Arnulf Langhammer, Ben M. Brumpton, Sigurd Steinshamn

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Real-time molecular optical micro-imaging of EGFR mutations using a fluorescent erlotinib based tracer

Maxime Patout, Florian Guisier, Xavier Brune, Pierre Bohn, Anthony Romieu, Nasrin Sarafan-Vasseur, Richard Sesboüé, Pierre-Yves Renard, Luc Thiberville, Mathieu Salaün

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

TB sequel: incidence, pathogenesis and risk factors of long-term medical and social sequelae of pulmonary TB – a study protocol

Andrea Rachow, Olena Ivanova, Robert Wallis, Salome Charalambous, Ilesh Jani, Nilesh Bhatt, Beate Kampmann, Jayne Sutherland, Nyanda E. Ntinginya, Denise Evans, Knut Lönnroth, Stefan Niemann, Ulrich E. Schaible, Christof Geldmacher, Ian Sanne, Michael Hoelscher, Gavin Churchyard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A phase I, randomized, observer-blinded, single and multiple ascending-dose study to investigate the safety, pharmacokinetics, and immunogenicity of BITS7201A, a bispecific antibody targeting IL-13 and IL-17, in healthy volunteers

Tracy L. Staton, Kun Peng, Ryan Owen, David F. Choy, Christopher R. Cabanski, Alice Fong, Flavia Brunstein, Kathila R. Alatsis, Hubert Chen

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Progressive plasterer’s pneumoconiosis complicated by fibrotic interstitial pneumonia: a case report

Fumio Kurosaki, Tamiko Takemura, Masashi Bando, Tomonori Kuroki, Toshio Numao, Hiroshi Moriyama, Koichi Hagiwara

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour in children with bronchiectasis: a cross-sectional study

Barbara Joschtel, Sjaan R. Gomersall, Sean Tweedy, Helen Petsky, Anne B. Chang, Stewart G. Trost

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intrapulmonary metastasis from primary pulmonary meningioma presenting as multiple cystic lesions: a case report

Xin Wang, Pengfei Li, Ping Zhou, Yiyun Fu, Yutian Lai, Guowei Che

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of surfactant administration on outcomes of adult patients in acute respiratory distress syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Shan-Shan Meng, Wei Chang, Zhong-Hua Lu, Jian-Feng Xie, Hai-Bo Qiu, Yi Yang, Feng-Mei Guo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictive factors for relapse of cryptogenic organizing pneumonia

Zenya Saito, Yugo Kaneko, Tsukasa Hasegawa, Masahiro Yoshida, Kyuto Odashima, Tsugumi Horikiri, Akira Kinoshita, Keisuke Saitoh, Kazuyoshi Kuwano

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Characterizing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients using US Medicare-advantage health plan claims data

Kathleen Mortimer, Nadine Hartmann, Christine Chan, Heather Norman, Laura Wallace, Cheryl Enger

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Safe and effective use of nivolumab for treating lung adenocarcinoma associated with sporadic lymphangioleiomyomatosis: a rare case report

Johan Pluvy, Solenn Brosseau, Sandrine Stelianides, Claire Danel, Marina Nguenang, Antoine Khalil, Bruno Crestani, Gérard Zalcman, Valérie Gounant

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health-related quality of life as predictor for mortality in patients treated with long-term mechanical ventilation

Heidi Markussen, Sverre Lehmann, Roy M. Nilsen, Gerd K. Natvig

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Are there differences among operators in false-negative rates of endosonography with needle aspiration for mediastinal nodal staging of non-small cell lung cancer?

Sukyeon Kim, Beomsu Shin, Hyun Lee, Jick Hwan Ha, Kyungjong Lee, Sang-Won Um, Hojoong Kim, Byeong-Ho Jeong

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis induced by pertussis: the first case report

Kuniaki Hirai, Tetsuya Homma, Fumihiro Yamaguchi, Munehiro Yamaguchi, Shintaro Suzuki, Akihiko Tanaka, Tsukasa Ohnishi, Hironori Sagara

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diagnostic yield and risk/benefit analysis of trans-bronchial lung cryobiopsy in diffuse parenchymal lung diseases: a large cohort of 699 patients

Claudia Ravaglia, Athol U. Wells, Sara Tomassetti, Carlo Gurioli, Christian Gurioli, Alessandra Dubini, Alberto Cavazza, Thomas V. Colby, Sara Piciucchi, Silvia Puglisi, Marcello Bosi, Venerino Poletti

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bacteriologically confirmed extra pulmonary tuberculosis and treatment outcome of patients consulted and treated under program conditions in the littoral region of Cameroon

Teyim Pride Mbuh, Irene Ane-Anyangwe, Wandji Adeline, Benjamin D. Thumamo Pokam, Henry Dilonga Meriki, Wilfred Fon Mbacham

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development and validation of a simple-to-use clinical nomogram for predicting obstructive sleep apnea

Huajun Xu, Xiaolong Zhao, Yue Shi, Xinyi Li, Yingjun Qian, Jianyin Zou, Hongliang Yi, Hengye Huang, Jian Guan, Shankai Yin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An evaluation of methods for the isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria from patients with cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis and patients assessed for lung transplantation

D. Stephenson, A. Perry, M. R. Appleby, D. Lee, J. Davison, A. Johnston, A. L. Jones, A. Nelson, S. J. Bourke, M. F. Thomas, A. De Soyza, J. L. Lordan, J. Lumb, A. E. Robb, J. R. Samuel, K. E. Walton, J. D. Perry

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A single-institution study of concordance of pathological diagnoses for interstitial lung diseases between pre-transplantation surgical lung biopsies and lung explants

Tanmay S. Panchabhai, Andrea Valeria Arrossi, Kristin B. Highland, Debabrata Bandyopadhyay, Daniel A. Culver, Marie M. Budev, Carol F. Farver

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

CyFiT telehealth: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of an online outpatient physiotherapy service for children with cystic fibrosis

Ray Lei Lang, Christine Wilson, Kellie Stockton, Trevor Russell, Leanne Marie Johnston

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A prospective study of salvational intervention with ICS/LABA for reducing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation under severe air pollution (SIRCAP) in Beijing: protocol of a multi-center randomized controlled trial

Tianyu Zhou, Yijue Zhong, Jiping Liao, Guangfa Wang, Xueying Li, Xiaosen Qian, Pingchao Xiang, Xinsheng Chen, Zhenyang Xu, Fengzhen Zhang, Xiaoguang Wang, Senlin Wang, Xiangxin Li, Chunxiao Yu, Yongxiang Zhang, Guoguang Xia, Li Dai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of AMP and adenosine induced dyspnea sensation to large and small airways dysfunction in asthma

Claire A. Cox, Ilse M. Boudewijn, Sebastiaan J. Vroegop, Siebrig Schokker, Anne J. Lexmond, Henderik W. Frijlink, Paul Hagedoorn, Judith M. Vonk, Martijn P. Farenhorst, Nick H. T. ten Hacken, Huib A. M. Kerstjens, Maarten van den Berge

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Airway smooth muscle as an underutilised biomarker: a case report

Joy Sha, Steuart Rorke, David Langton

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A severe case of Streptococcal pyogenes empyema following influenza A infection

Nobuhiro Asai, Hiroyuki Suematsu, Daisuke Sakanashi, Hideo Kato, Mao Hagihara, Hiroki Watanabe, Arufumi Shiota, Yusuke Koizumi, Yuka Yamagishi, Hiroshige Mikamo

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

IgG4-related disease can present as recurrent spontaneous hemothorax: a case report

Junping Fan, Ruie Feng, Xiaomeng Hou, Ji Li, Xuefeng Sun, Jinglan Wang, Juhong Shi, Mengzhao Wang, Yan Xu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Increased expression of lung TRPV1/TRPA1 in a cough model of bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in Guinea pigs

Yali Guo, Sun Ying, Xuehui Zhao, Jian Liu, Yuguang Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Oxygen desaturation during the 6-min walk test as a risk for osteoporosis in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis

Hung-Yu Huang, Te-Fang Sheng, Chang-Wei Lin, Ting-Wen Wang, Chun-Yu Lo, Fu-Tsai Chung, Lan-Yan Yang, Yu-Bin Pan, Chun-Hua Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

CD147 increases mucus secretion induced by cigarette smoke in COPD

Qiao Yu, Danhui Yang, Xi Chen, Qiong Chen

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Severe thoracic trauma caused left pneumonectomy complicated by right traumatic wet lung, reversed by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support—a case report

Feng Yun Wang, Bin Fang, Zhi Hui Yu, Jing Song Shao, Wei Biao Wen, Li Xin Zhou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

TRAIL signals through the ubiquitin ligase MID1 to promote pulmonary fibrosis

Adam M. Collison, Junyao Li, Ana Pereira de Siqueira, Xuejiao Lv, Hamish D. Toop, Jonathan C. Morris, Malcolm R. Starkey, Philip M. Hansbro, Jie Zhang, Joerg Mattes

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health-related quality of life varies in different respiratory disorders: a multi-case control population based study

Veronica Cappa, Alessandro Marcon, Gianfranco Di Gennaro, Liliya Chamitava, Lucia Cazzoletti, Cristina Bombieri, Morena Nicolis, Luigi Perbellini, Silvia Sembeni, Roberto de Marco, Francesco Spelta, Marcello Ferrari, Maria Elisabetta Zanolin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Long-term follow-up of self-expandable metallic stents in benign tracheobronchial stenosis: a retrospective study

Xiao-feng Xiong, Li Xu, Li-li Fan, De-yun Cheng, Bi-xia Zheng

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm causing massive hemoptysis in hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome: a case report

Aaron Hakim, Isabel S. Bazan, Mamadou L. Sanogo, Edward P. Manning, Jeffrey S. Pollak, Geoffrey L. Chupp

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ligustrazin increases lung cell autophagy and ameliorates paraquat-induced pulmonary fibrosis by inhibiting PI3K/Akt/mTOR and hedgehog signalling via increasing miR-193a expression

Ming-wei Liu, Mei-xian Su, Deng-yun Tang, Li Hao, Xiang-Han Xun, Yun-qiao Huang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bronchoscopy to assess patients with hemoptysis: which is the optimal timing?

Michele Mondoni, Paolo Carlucci, Giuseppe Cipolla, Alessandro Fois, Stefano Gasparini, Silvia Marani, Stefano Centanni, Giovanni Sotgiu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic values of the Berlin definition criteria, blood lactate level, and fibroproliferative changes on high-resolution computed tomography in ARDS patients

Tetsuro Kamo, Sadatomo Tasaka, Takeshi Suzuki, Takanori Asakura, Shoji Suzuki, Kazuma Yagi, Ho Namkoong, Makoto Ishii, Hiroshi Morisaki, Tomoko Betsuyaku

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Age distribution and seasonality in acute eosinophilic pneumonia: analysis using a national inpatient database

Koshi Ota, Yusuke Sasabuchi, Hiroki Matsui, Taisuke Jo, Kiyohide Fushimi, Hideo Yasunaga

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

NK and NKT cells in the diagnosis of diffuse lung diseases presenting with a lymphocytic alveolitis

Oksana Sokhatska, Eva Padrão, Bernardo Sousa-Pinto, Marília Beltrão, Patrícia Caetano Mota, Natália Melo, Luís Delgado, António Morais

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Asthma and atopy prevalence are not reduced among former tuberculosis patients compared with controls in Lima, Peru

Anthony L. Byrne, Ben J. Marais, Carole D. Mitnick, Frances L. Garden, Leonid Lecca, Carmen Contreras, Yaninna Yauri, Fanny Garcia, Guy B. Marks

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Atypical bronchial carcinoid with postobstructive mycobacterial infection: case report and review of literature

Abdulrahman Hakami, Evita Zwartkruis, Teodora Radonic, Johannes M. A. Daniels

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Aerosol drug delivery to the lungs during nasal high flow therapy: an in vitro study

Martin Wallin, Patricia Tang, Rachel Yoon Kyung Chang, Mingshi Yang, Warren H. Finlay, Hak-Kim Chan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of leaks and ventilation parameters on the efficacy of humidifiers during home ventilation for tracheostomized patients: a bench study

Noémie Haziot, Mohamed Ibrahim, Kaixian Zhu, Charles-Philippe Thevenin, Sebastien Hardy, Jésus Gonzalez-Bermejo

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Postpneumonectomy-like syndrome due to bronchial carcinoid: a unique case report

Athanasios K. Konstantinidis, Vlasios V. Vitsas, Konstantinos Tatsis, Thomas Vadivoulis, Apostolos Kittas, Christos Chronis, Vanesa Bellou, Ioannis N. Vamvakaris, Rodoula Tringidou, Grigoris K. Stratakos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A spatial analysis of geographic variation and factors associated with hospitalization for bacterial pneumonia in Korea

Agnus M. Kim, Sungchan Kang, Jong Heon Park, Tae Ho Yoon, Yoon Kim

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis with concomitant disseminated nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in a patient with AIDS from a nonendemic region (California)

Julian Choi, Kia Nikoomanesh, Jusleen Uppal, Sharon Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic significance of crazy paving ground grass opacities in non-HIV Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia: an observational cohort study

Shogo Kumagai, Machiko Arita, Takashi Koyama, Takao Kumazawa, Daiki Inoue, Atsushi Nakagawa, Yusuke Kaji, Kenjiro Furuta, Motonari Fukui, Keisuke Tomii, Yoshio Taguchi, Hiromi Tomioka, Tadashi Ishida

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of early diagnosis on the prognosis of extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma with massive lung involvement: a case report

Tomohiro Yabushita, Satoshi Yoshioka, Takeru Furumiya, Momoko Nakamura, Daisuke Yamashita, Yukihiro Imai, Takayuki Ishikawa

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hypoxia due to intrapulmonary vascular dilatation in a toddler with a congenital portacaval shunt: case report

Mohammed T. Alsamri, Mohamed A. Hamdan, Mohamed Sulaiman, Hassib Narchi, Abdul-Kader Souid

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

REgistry-based randomized controlled trial of treatment and Duration and mortality in long-term OXygen therapy (REDOX) study protocol

Josefin Sundh, Anna Bornefalk-Hermansson, Zainab Ahmadi, Anders Blomberg, Christer Janson, David C. Currow, Christine F. McDonald, Nikki McCaffrey, Magnus Ekström

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Utility of bronchoalveolar lavage in the management of immunocompromised patients presenting with lung infiltrates

Randall Choo, Naser Salman Hamza Naser, Nivedita Vikas Nadkarni, Devanand Anantham

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A longitudinal study of cannabis use increasing the use of asthma medication in young Norwegian adults

Jørgen G. Bramness, Tilmann von Soest

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of hyperoxia on mortality in critically ill patients: a systematic review and meta analysis

Yue-Nan Ni, Yan-Mei Wang, Bin-Miao Liang, Zong-An Liang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The economic burden of bronchiectasis – known and unknown: a systematic review

Pieter C. Goeminne, Francisco Hernandez, Roland Diel, Anna Filonenko, Rowena Hughes, Fabian Juelich, George M. Solomon, Alex Upton, Kamonthip Wichmann, Weiwei Xu, James D. Chalmers

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical significance of long non-coding RNA HOTTIP in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer

Alfons Navarro, Jorge Moises, Sandra Santasusagna, Ramon M. Marrades, Nuria Viñolas, Joan J. Castellano, Jordi Canals, Carmen Muñoz, José Ramírez, Laureano Molins, Mariano Monzo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Transbronchial biopsy from the upper pulmonary lobes is associated with increased risk of pneumothorax – a retrospective study

Vladimir Herout, Michaela Heroutova, Zdenek Merta, Ivan Cundrle Jr, Kristian Brat

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of a long-term home-based exercise training programme using minimal equipment vs. usual care in COPD patients: a study protocol for two multicentre randomised controlled trials (HOMEX-1 and HOMEX-2 trials)

Anja Frei, Thomas Radtke, Kaba Dalla Lana, Julia Braun, Ramona M. Müller, Milo A. Puhan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Limited overlap in significant hits between genome-wide association studies on two airflow obstruction definitions in the same population

Diana A. van der Plaat, Judith M. Vonk, Lies Lahousse, Kim de Jong, Alen Faiz, Ivana Nedeljkovic, Najaf Amin, Cleo C. van Diemen, Guy G. Brusselle, Yohan Bossé, Corry-Anke Brandsma, Ke Hao, Peter D. Paré, Cornelia M. van Duijn, Dirkje S. Postma, H. Marike Boezen

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Detection of early lung cancer among military personnel (DECAMP) consortium: study protocols

Ehab Billatos, Fenghai Duan, Elizabeth Moses, Helga Marques, Irene Mahon, Lindsey Dymond, Charles Apgar, Denise Aberle, George Washko, Avrum Spira, on behalf of the DECAMP investigators

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Tuberculosis and other bacterial co-infection in Cambodia: a single center retrospective cross-sectional study

Engi F. Attia, Yaty Pho, Somary Nhem, Chandara Sok, Borady By, Dariven Phann, Huy Nob, Sovanndeth Thann, Sinath Yin, Rachael Noce, Chamrouensann Kim, Joanne Letchford, Thomas Fassier, Sarin Chan, T. Eoin West

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Combined-modality therapy for pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in a remote setting: a case report

Dacia S. K. Boyce, John W. Lee, Phalgoon Shah, Judy H. Freeman, Matthew C. Aboudara, David C. Hostler

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reduced forced vital capacity is independently associated with ethnicity, metabolic factors and respiratory symptoms in a Caribbean population: a cross-sectional study

Sateesh Sakhamuri, Fallon Lutchmansingh, Donald Simeon, Liane Conyette, Peter Burney, Terence Seemungal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of frailty in primary care patients with COPD: the Greek UNLOCK study

Despo Ierodiakonou, Maria Kampouraki, Ioannis Poulonirakis, Polyvios Papadokostakis, Eleftheria Lintovoi, Dimitris Karanassos, Kyriakos Maltezis, Maria Chorti, Evangelos Petrovitsos, Sofia Dimopoulou, Sam Hamind, Ioannis Gialamas, Polyxeni Athanasiou, Vasiliki Bempi, Irene Lambraki, Ioanna Tsiligianni

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Korean childhood asthma study (KAS): a prospective, observational cohort of Korean asthmatic children

Dong In Suh, Dae Jin Song, Hey-Sung Baek, Meeyong Shin, Young Yoo, Ji-Won Kwon, Gwang Cheon Jang, Hyeon-Jong Yang, Eun Lee, Hwan Soo Kim, Ju-Hee Seo, Sung-Il Woo, Hyung Young Kim, Youn Ho Shin, Ju Suk Lee, Jisun Yoon, Sungsu Jung, Minkyu Han, Eunjin Eom, Jinho Yu, Woo Kyung Kim, Dae Hyun Lim, Jin Tack Kim, Woo-Sung Chang, Jeom-Kyu Lee

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Case report: new development of fibrosing interstitial lung disease triggered by HIV-related pneumocystis pneumonia

Tetsuya Suzuki, Yukiko Shimoda, Katsuji Teruya, Hiroyuki Gatanaga, Yoshimi Kikuchi, Shinichi Oka, Koji Watanabe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Elevated serum OX40L is a biomarker for identifying corticosteroid resistance in pediatric asthmatic patients

Su-Li Ma, Lei Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The patient experience of pulmonary hypertension: a large cross-sectional study of UK patients

Iain Armstrong, Catherine Billings, David G. Kiely, Janelle Yorke, Carl Harries, Shaun Clayton, Wendy Gin-Sing

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of acute exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associated with biomass smoke compared with tobacco smoke

Jaeyoung Cho, Chang-Hoon Lee, Seung-sik Hwang, Ki Uk Kim, Sang Haak Lee, Hye Yun Park, Seoung Ju Park, Kyung Hoon Min, Yeon-Mok Oh, Kwang Ha Yoo, Ki-Suck Jung, on behalf of the KOLD and KOCOSS Investigators

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Are there differences among operators in false-negative rates of endosonography with needle aspiration for mediastinal nodal staging of non-small cell lung cancer?

Sukyeon Kim, Beomsu Shin, Hyun Lee, Jick Hwan Ha, Kyungjong Lee, Sang-Won Um, Hojoong Kim, Byeong-Ho Jeong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reduced transient receptor potential vanilloid 2 expression in alveolar macrophages causes COPD in mice through impaired phagocytic activity

Hiroaki Masubuchi, Manabu Ueno, Toshitaka Maeno, Koichi Yamaguchi, Kenichiro Hara, Hiroaki Sunaga, Hiroki Matsui, Masahiro Nagasawa, Itaru Kojima, Yuko Iwata, Shigeo Wakabayashi, Masahiko Kurabayashi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Combination of clinical symptoms and blood biomarkers can improve discrimination between bacterial or viral community-acquired pneumonia in children

Mejbah U. Bhuiyan, Christopher C. Blyth, Rachel West, Jurissa Lang, Tasmina Rahman, Caitlyn Granland, Camilla de Gier, Meredith L. Borland, Ruth B. Thornton, Lea-Ann S. Kirkham, Andrew Martin, Peter C. Richmond, David W. Smith, Adam Jaffe, Thomas L. Snelling

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protective effect of bevacizumab on chemotherapy-related acute exacerbation of interstitial lung disease in patients with advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

Shohei Hamada, Hidenori Ichiyasu, Tokunori Ikeda, Megumi Inaba, Kosuke Kashiwabara, Tomoki Sadamatsu, Nahoko Sato, Kimitaka Akaike, Hiroko Okabayashi, Koichi Saruwatari, Yusuke Tomita, Sho Saeki, Naomi Hirata, Takeshi Yoshinaga, Kazuhiko Fujii

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of emphysema on surgical outcomes of early-stage lung cancer: a retrospective study

Seijiro Sato, Masaya Nakamura, Yuki Shimizu, Tatsuya Goto, Terumoto Koike, Hiroyuki Ishikawa, Masanori Tsuchida

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of bench test results measuring the accuracy of peak flow meters

Cristiano VanZeller, Andrew Williams, Ian Pollock

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol: exploring the efficacy of cyclophosphamide added to corticosteroids for treating acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center phase III trial (EXAFIP)

Jean-Marc Naccache, Melissa Montil, Jacques Cadranel, Marine Cachanado, Vincent Cottin, Bruno Crestani, Dominique Valeyre, Benoit Wallaert, Tabassome Simon, Hilario Nunes

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Use of ivacaftor in late diagnosed cystic fibrosis monozygotic twins heterozygous for F508del and R117H-7T – a case report

Matthias Welsner, Svenja Straßburg, Christian Taube, Sivagurunathan Sutharsan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Supporting medication adherence for adults with cystic fibrosis: a randomised feasibility study

Daniel Hind, Sarah J. Drabble, Madelynne A. Arden, Laura Mandefield, Simon Waterhouse, Chin Maguire, Hannah Cantrill, Louisa Robinson, Daniel Beever, Alexander J. Scott, Sam Keating, Marlene Hutchings, Judy Bradley, Julia Nightingale, Mark I. Allenby, Jane Dewar, Pauline Whelan, John Ainsworth, Stephen J. Walters, Alicia O’Cathain, Martin J. Wildman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Negative impact of anorexia and weight loss during prior pirfenidone administration on subsequent nintedanib treatment in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Satoshi Ikeda, Akimasa Sekine, Tomohisa Baba, Takuma Katano, Erina Tabata, Ryota Shintani, Shinko Sadoyama, Hideaki Yamakawa, Tsuneyuki Oda, Ryo Okuda, Hideya Kitamura, Tae Iwasawa, Tamiko Takemura, Takashi Ogura

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hospital-acquired influenza in an Australian tertiary Centre 2017: a surveillance based study

Nikita Parkash, Wendy Beckingham, Patiyan Andersson, Paul Kelly, Sanjaya Senanayake, Nicholas Coatsworth

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The multiple systemic artery to pulmonary artery fistulas resulting in severe irreversible pulmonary arterial hypertension in patient with previous history of pneumothorax

Wojciech Jacheć, Andrzej Tomasik, Marcin Kurzyna, Radosław Pietura, Adam Torbicki, Jan Głowacki, Ewa Nowalany-Kozielska, Celina Wojciechowska

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic impact of the ratio of the main pulmonary artery to that of the aorta on chest computed tomography in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Ji Soo Choi, Sang Hoon Lee, Ah. Young Leem, Joo Han Song, Kyung Soo Chung, Ji Ye Jung, Young Ae Kang, Moo Suk Park, Young Sam Kim, Joon Chang, Song Yee Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Employment of an algorithm of care including chest physiotherapy results in reduced hospitalizations and stability of lung function in bronchiectasis

Jordan Powner, Andrew Nesmith, Denay P. Kirkpatrick, Jessica K. Nichols, Brent Bermingham, George M. Solomon

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Thyroid Rosai-Dorfman disease with infiltration of IgG4-bearing plasma cells associated with multiple small pulmonary cysts

Pietro Gianella, Nicolas Dulguerov, Grégoire Arnoux, Marc Pusztaszeri, Jörg D. Seebach

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gastroesophageal reflux and antacid therapy in IPF: analysis from the Australia IPF Registry

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pulmonary rehabilitation after exacerbation of bronchiectasis: a pilot randomized controlled trial

James D. Chalmers, Megan L. Crichton, Gill Brady, Simon Finch, Mike Lonergan, Thomas C. Fardon

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social determinants of pulmonary tuberculosis in Brazil: an ecological study

Alessandra Isabel Zille, Guilherme Loureiro Werneck, Ronir Raggio Luiz, Marcus Barreto Conde

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Anticholinergics aggravate the imbalance of the autonomic nervous system in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Wei Yuan, Shan Nie, Haoyan Wang, Qiufen Xu, Nan Jia

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Robotic assisted-bronchoscopy: technical tips and lessons learned from the initial experience with sampling peripheral lung lesions

Septimiu Dan Murgu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Annual decline in forced expiratory volume and airway inflammatory cells and mediators in a general population-based sample

Natalia Kononova, Liv Ingunn Bjoner Sikkeland, Faiza Mahmood, Maria Vistnes, Johny Kongerud, Gunnar Einvik, Vidar Søyseth

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A four-year trend in pulmonary bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis case detection in Kampala-Uganda

Nicholas Sebuliba Kirirabwa, Derrick Kimuli, Carol Nanziri, Denis Sama, Syrus Ntudhu, Daniel Ayen Okello, Raymond Byaruhanga, Deus Lukoye, Samuel Kasozi

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using an endobronchial valve to treat a huge emphysematous bullae: a case report

Eung gu Lee, Chin Kook Rhee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Circulating microRNAs as biomarkers for Sepsis secondary to pneumonia diagnosed via Sepsis 3.0

Wenping Zhang, Jianchao Jia, Zi Liu, Dan Si, Lijun Ma, Guojun Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors and reproducibility of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in cold air

Melanie Dreßler, Theresa Friedrich, Natali Lasowski, Eva Herrmann, Stefan Zielen, Johannes Schulze

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and management of chronic breathlessness in COPD in a tertiary care center

H. Carette, M. Zysman, C. Morelot-Panzini, J. Perrin, E. Gomez, A. Guillaumot, P. R. Burgel, G. Deslee, P. Surpas, O. Le Rouzic, T. Perez, A. Chaouat, N. Roche, F. Chabot, on behalf of the Initiatives BPCO (bronchopneumopathie chronique obstructive) Scientific Committee and Investigators

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Health coaching to improve self-management and quality of life for low income patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Beatrice Huang, Rachel Willard-Grace, Denise De Vore, Jessica Wolf, Chris Chirinos, Stephanie Tsao, Danielle Hessler, George Su, David H. Thom

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Omega-3 fatty acid intake and prevalent respiratory symptoms among U.S. adults with COPD

Chantal M. Lemoine S, Emily P. Brigham, Han Woo, Corrine K. Hanson, Meredith C. McCormack, Abigail Koch, Nirupama Putcha, Nadia N. Hansel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Outcomes of stereotactic body radiotherapy versus lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a propensity score matching analysis

Qingren Lin, Xiaojiang Sun, Ning Zhou, Zhun Wang, Yaping Xu, Yuezhen Wang

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for the Wessex AsThma CoHort of difficult asthma (WATCH): a pragmatic real-life longitudinal study of difficult asthma in the clinic

Adnan Azim, Heena Mistry, Anna Freeman, Clair Barber, Colin Newell, Kerry Gove, Yvette Thirlwall, Matt Harvey, Kimberley Bentley, Deborah Knight, Karen Long, Frances Mitchell, Yueqing Cheng, Judit Varkonyi-Sepp, Wolfgang Grabau, Paddy Dennison, Hans Michael Haitchi, S. Hasan Arshad, Ratko Djukanovic, Tom Wilkinson, Peter Howarth, Ramesh J. Kurukulaaratchy

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mycobacterium abscessus ssp. abscessus infection progressing to empyema from vertebral osteomyelitis in an immunocompetent patient without pulmonary disease: a case report

Naoki Kadota, Tsutomu Shinohara, Hiroyuki Hino, Yuichiro Goda, Yoshiro Murase, Satoshi Mitarai, Fumitaka Ogushi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors affecting survival in patients with endobronchial malignant mass after flexible Bronchoscopic cryotherapy: a cohort study

Fu-Tsai Chung, Chun-Liang Chou, Yu-Lun Lo, Chih-Hsi Kuo, Tsai-Yu Wang, Chun-Hwa Wang, Hung-Yu Huang, Horng-Chyuan Lin, Chih-Hao Chang, Chung-Shu Lee, Hao-Cheng Chen, Shu-Min Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Anhui Province, China: a population-based survey

Zhenqiu Zha, Ruixue Leng, Wei Xu, Heling Bao, Yeji Chen, Liwen Fang, Zhirong Liu, Dongqing Ye

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ursolic acid alleviates airway-vessel remodeling and muscle consumption in cigarette smoke-induced emphysema rats

Li Lin, Gang Hou, Dan Han, Yan Yin, Jian Kang, Qiuyue Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bronchial Dieulafoy’s disease: a retrospective analysis of 73 cases

Xin Qian, Qiong Du, Na Wei, Meifang Wang, Hansheng Wang, Yijun Tang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patients with overlapping diagnoses of asthma and COPD: is livestock exposure a risk factor for comorbidity and coexisting symptoms and infections?

Christos Baliatsas, Lidwien A. M. Smit, Michel L. A. Dückers, Christel E. van Dijk, Dick Heederik, C. Joris Yzermans

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Lumacaftor/ Ivacaftor improves exercise tolerance in patients with Cystic Fibrosis and severe airflow obstruction

Peter A. B. Wark, Kim Cookson, Theeba Thiruchelvam, John Brannan, Douglas J. Dorahy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Characteristics of patients admitted to emergency department for asthma attack: a real-LIFE study”

Laura Losappio, Enrico Heffler, Rossella Carpentiere, Monica Fornero, Cosimo Damiano Cannito, Francesco Guerrera, Francesca Puggioni, Riccardo Monti, Stefania Nicola, Giovanni Rolla, Luisa Brussino

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Combined serum biomarkers in the noninvasive diagnosis of complicated parapneumonic effusions and empyema

Kuo-An Wu, Chih-Ching Wu, Yu-Ching Liu, Pei-Chun Hsueh, Chia-Yin Chin, Chih-Liang Wang, Chi-Ming Chu, Li-Jane Shih, Chia-Yu Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validation of the Multi-INdependence Dimensions (MIND) questionnaire for prolonged mechanically ventilated subjects

Joao C. Winck, Hélène Gilet, Peter Kalin, Javier Murcia, Fabian Plano, Antoine Regnault, Michael Dreher, Michele Vitacca, Nicolino Ambrosino

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Increased extracellular vesicle miRNA-466 family in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid as a precipitating factor of ARDS

Sotaro Shikano, Yasuhiro Gon, Shuichiro Maruoka, Tetsuo Shimizu, Yutaka Kozu, Yuko Iida, Mari Hikichi, Mai Takahashi, Shinichi Okamoto, Kota Tsuya, Asami Fukuda, Kenji Mizumura, Shu Hashimoto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diagnostic accuracy of a velcro sound detector (VECTOR) for interstitial lung disease in rheumatoid arthritis patients: the InSPIRAtE validation study (INterStitial pneumonia in rheumatoid ArThritis with an electronic device)

A. Manfredi, G. Cassone, S. Cerri, V. Venerito, A. L. Fedele, M. Trevisani, F. Furini, O. Addimanda, F. Pancaldi, G. Della Casa, R. D’Amico, R. Vicini, G. Sandri, P. Torricelli, I. Celentano, A. Bortoluzzi, N. Malavolta, R. Meliconi, F. Iannone, E. Gremese, F. Luppi, C. Salvarani, M. Sebastiani, on behalf of GISEA (Gruppo Italiano Studio Early Arthritis)

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationship between the respiratory microbiome and the severity of airflow limitation, history of exacerbations and circulating eosinophils in COPD patients

Laura Millares, Sergi Pascual, Concepción Montón, Marian García-Núñez, Cristina Lalmolda, Rosa Faner, Carme Casadevall, Laia Setó, Silvia Capilla, Amàlia Moreno, Ady Angélica Castro-Acosta, Carlos José Alvarez-Martinez, Oriol Sibila, Germán Peces-Barba, Borja G. Cosio, Alvar Agustí, Joaquim Gea, Eduard Monsó

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute exacerbation of chronic fibrosing interstitial pneumonia in patients receiving antifibrotic agents: incidence and risk factors from real-world experience

Kodai Kawamura, Kazuya Ichikado, Hidenori Ichiyasu, Keisuke Anan, Yuko Yasuda, Moritaka Suga, Takuro Sakagami

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diagnostic role of interleukin -33 in the differentiation of pleural effusions especially tuberculous and malignant effusions

Abdel-sadek Hamed Al-aarag, Mohammad Hussein Kamel, Eman Ramadan Abdelgawad, Shaimaa Magdy Abo-Youssef, Hany Hussein Moussa, Marwa Elsayed Elnaggar, Rasha Mohammad Hendy, Koot Ahmad Diab

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diagnostic and prognostic values of serum activin-a levels in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Jee-min Kim, Jung-Kyu Lee, Sun Mi Choi, Jinwoo Lee, Young Sik Park, Chang-Hoon Lee, Jae-Joon Yim, Chul-Gyu Yoo, Young Whan Kim, Sung Koo Han, Sang-Min Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Application of the community health worker model in adult asthma and COPD in the U.S.: a systematic review

Trisha M. Parekh, Carla R. Copeland, Mark T. Dransfield, Andrea Cherrington

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hemoptysis requiring bronchial artery embolization in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease

Su Hwan Lee, Jin Hwa Lee, Jung Hyun Chang, Soo Jung Kim, Hee-Young Yoon, Sung Shine Shim, Min Uk Kim, Sun Young Choi, Yon Ju Ryu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of respiratory viral assay panel on antibiotic prescription patterns at discharge in adults admitted with mild to moderate acute exacerbation of COPD: a retrospective before- after study

Mayanka Tickoo, Robin Ruthazer, Amit Bardia, Shira Doron, Gabriela M. Andujar-Vazquez, Bradley J. Gardiner, David R. Snydman, Sebastian G. Kurz

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Case report of severe bronchial web-like stenoses after ‘surviving the unsurvivable’

Thomas Crowhurst, Joshua Lightfoot, Aeneas Yeo, Benjamin Reddi, Phan Nguyen, Helen Whitford, Chien-Li Holmes-Liew

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features show better survival and less exacerbations compared to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Jeong Uk Lim, Bo Mi Gil, Hye Seon Kang, Jongyeol Oh, Yong Hyun Kim, Soon Seog Kwon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is incentive spirometry beneficial for patients with lung cancer receiving video-assisted thoracic surgery?

Chin-Jung Liu, Wen-Chen Tsai, Chia-Chen Chu, Chih-Hsin Muo, Wei-Sheng Chung

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Case report of a 28-year-old man with aortic dissection and pulmonary shadow due to granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Lei Pan, Jun-Hong Yan, Fu-Quan Gao, Hong Li, Sha-Sha Han, Guo-Hong Cao, Chang-Jun Lv, Xiao-Zhi Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Asthma severity in four countries of Latin America

Hugo Neffen, Felipe Moraes, Karynna Viana, Valentina Di Boscio, Gur Levy, Claudia Vieira, Gabriela Abreu, Claudia Soares

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Frequency and patterns of second-line resistance conferring mutations among MDR-TB isolates resistant to a second-line drug from eSwatini, Somalia and Uganda (2014–2016)

David Patrick Kateete, Rogers Kamulegeya, Edgar Kigozi, Fred Ashaba Katabazi, Deus Lukoye, Sindani Ireneaus Sebit, Hergeye Abdi, Peter Arube, George William Kasule, Kenneth Musisi, Myalo Glen Dlamini, Derrick Khumalo, Moses L. Joloba

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Safety and complications of medical thoracoscopy in the management of pleural diseases

Yun-Yan Wan, Cong-Cong Zhai, Xin-Shan Lin, Zhou-Hong Yao, Qing-Hua Liu, Ling Zhu, De-Zhi Li, Xi-Li Li, Ning Wang, Dian-Jie Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of low-dose computed tomography on lung cancer screening: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis

Kai-Lin Huang, Shih-Yuan Wang, Wan-Chen Lu, Ya-Hui Chang, Jian Su, Yen-Ta Lu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Randomized controlled trials of pharmacological treatments to prevent COPD exacerbations: applicability to real-life patients

Laurie Pahus, Pierre-Régis Burgel, Nicolas Roche, Jean-Louis Paillasseur, Pascal Chanez, on behalf of Initiatives BPCO scientific committee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Side lying during nebulisation can significantly improve apical deposition in healthy adults and adults with mild cystic fibrosis lung disease: a randomised crossover trial

Ruth L. Dentice, Mark R. Elkins, Jordan Verschuer, Stefan Eberl, Genevieve Dwyer, Peter T. P. Bye

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Application of structured statistical analyses to identify a biomarker predictive of enhanced tralokinumab efficacy in phase III clinical trials for severe, uncontrolled asthma

Mattis Gottlow, David J. Svensson, Ilya Lipkovich, Monika Huhn, Karin Bowen, Peter Wessman, Gene Colice

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of patients with familial idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (f-IPF)

Ekaterina Krauss, Godja Gehrken, Fotios Drakopanagiotakis, Silke Tello, Ruth C. Dartsch, Olga Maurer, Anita Windhorst, Daniel von der Beck, Matthias Griese, Werner Seeger, Andreas Guenther

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of outcome of noninvasive ventilation in severe COPD exacerbation

Alexandru T. Steriade, Shirin Johari, Nicoleta Sargarovschi, Daniela Necula, Cornelia E. Tudose, Diana Ionita, Miron A. Bogdan, Dragos Bumbacea

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Multiplex PCR of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in children enhances the rate of pathogen detection

Eva Tschiedel, Arkadius Goralski, Jörg Steinmann, Peter-Michael Rath, Margarete Olivier, Uwe Mellies, Tanja Kottmann, Florian Stehling

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A case of early diagnosis of pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis in a worker with exposure to silica

Chang Dong Yeo, Deokjae Han, Jongmin Lee, Woo-Baek Chung, Jung Im Jung, Kyo-Young Lee, Tae-Jung Kim, Woori Jang, Myungshin Kim, Ji Young Kang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Asthma rehabilitation at high vs. low altitude: randomized parallel-group trial

Stéphanie Saxer, Simon R. Schneider, Paula Appenzeller, Patrick R. Bader, Mona Lichtblau, Michael Furian, Ulan Sheraliev, Bermet Estebesova, Berik Emilov, Talant Sooronbaev, Konrad E. Bloch, Silvia Ulrich

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Primary ciliary dyskinesia in Japan: systematic review and meta-analysis

Atsushi Inaba, Masanori Furuhata, Kozo Morimoto, Mahbubur Rahman, Osamu Takahashi, Minako Hijikata, Michael R. Knowles, Naoto Keicho

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

High prevalence of bronchiectasis on chest CT in a selected cohort of children with severe Asthma

David Lo, Amit Maniyar, Sumit Gupta, Erol Gaillard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Increased IFN-γ-producing Th17/Th1 cells and their association with lung function and current smoking status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Weihan Xu, Ruimin Li, Yongchang Sun

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Caffeine is associated with improved alveolarization and angiogenesis in male mice following hyperoxia induced lung injury

Vikramaditya Dumpa, Lori Nielsen, Huamei Wang, Vasantha H. S. Kumar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Progression of erectile function in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cohort study

Eui Geum Oh, Jae Yong Yoo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence, incidence, and mortality of nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in Korea: a nationwide population-based study

Seon Cheol Park, Min Jin Kang, Chang Hoon Han, Sun Min Lee, Cheong Ju Kim, Jung Mo Lee, Young Ae Kang

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia: two case reports and literature review

Jingjing Lu, Qi Yin, Yunlan Zha, Shuangshuang Deng, Jianhao Huang, Zhongliang Guo, Qiang Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of C/EBPα overexpression on alveolar epithelial type II cell proliferation, apoptosis and surfactant protein-C expression after exposure to hyperoxia

Hongyan Lu, Xiaoqing Chen, Yanmin Lu, Haitao Zhu, Wei Tang, Qiuxia Wang

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Procalcitonin and lung ultrasonography point-of-care testing to decide on antibiotic prescription in patients with lower respiratory tract infection in primary care: protocol of a pragmatic cluster randomized trial

Loïc Lhopitallier, Andreas Kronenberg, Jean-Yves Meuwly, Isabella Locatelli, Julie Dubois, Joachim Marti, Yolanda Mueller, Nicolas Senn, Valérie D’Acremont, Noémie Boillat-Blanco

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Severe exacerbations in moderate-to-severe asthmatics are associated with increased pro-inflammatory and type 1 mediators in sputum and serum

Michael A. Ghebre, Pee Hwee Pang, Dhananjay Desai, Beverley Hargadon, Chris Newby, Joanne Woods, Laura Rapley, Suzanne E. Cohen, Athula Herath, Erol A. Gaillard, Richard D. May, Chris E. Brightling

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Aerosol therapy in relation to retinopathy of prematurity in mechanically ventilated preterm infants

Mei-Chin Yang, Hsiu-Feng Hsiao, Hsiu-Li Tseng, Ya-Wen Chiu, Yi-Hao Weng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient-reported outcomes in patients with cystic fibrosis with a G551D mutation on ivacaftor treatment: results from a cross-sectional study

Scott C. Bell, Jochen G. Mainz, Gordon MacGregor, Susan Madge, Julie Macey, Moshe Fridman, Ellison D. Suthoff, Siva Narayanan, Nils Kinnman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of pneumonia among 2–59 months old children at Debre Markos referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a case-control study

Sefinew Getaneh, Girma Alem, Maru Meseret, Yihun Miskir, Tilahun Tewabe, Gebeyaw Molla, Yihalem Abebe Belay

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy effects on pulmonary functions: a prospective cohort study

Amir Hadanny, Tal Zubari, Liat Tamir-Adler, Yair Bechor, Gregory Fishlev, Erez Lang, Nir Polak, Jacob Bergan, Mony Friedman, Shai Efrati

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors and clinical characteristics of lung cancer in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a retrospective cohort study

Hongseok Yoo, Byeong-Ho Jeong, Myung Jin Chung, Kyung Soo Lee, O. Jung Kwon, Man Pyo Chung

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Histoplasmosis in an elderly Polish tourist – a case report

Krzysztof Specjalski, Karolina Kita, Krzysztof Kuziemski, Beata Tokarska, Lucyna Górska, Jolanta Szade, Alicja Siemińska, Marta Chełmińska, Ewa Jassem

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bronchoscopic management of solitary bronchial myelolipoma: a case report

Hyun Sung Chung, Kyu Min Lee, Jung Seop Eom, Insu Kim, Seyeon Park, Jihyun Ahn, Ahrong Kim, Chang Hun Lee, Geewon Lee, Min Ki Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Toxicity related to standard TB therapy for pulmonary tuberculosis and treatment outcomes in the REMoxTB study according to HIV status

Conor D. Tweed, Angela M. Crook, Rodney Dawson, Andreas H. Diacon, Timothy D. McHugh, Carl M. Mendel, Sarah K. Meredith, Lerato Mohapi, Michael E. Murphy, Andrew J. Nunn, Patrick P. J. Phillips, Kasha P. Singh, Melvin Spigelman, Stephen H. Gillespie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The acoustic characteristics of fine crackles predict honeycombing on high-resolution computed tomography

Toshikazu Fukumitsu, Yasushi Obase, Yuji Ishimatsu, Shota Nakashima, Hiroshi Ishimoto, Noriho Sakamoto, Kosei Nishitsuji, Shunpei Shiwa, Tomoya Sakai, Sueharu Miyahara, Kazuto Ashizawa, Hiroshi Mukae, Ryo Kozu

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A case of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis complicated with a similar condition to IgG4 related lung disease

Li Zhou, Fen Cao, Songqing Fan, Ping Chen, Shuizi Ding, Guiqian Liu, Ruoyun Ouyang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A pragmatic application of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: a single institution experience

Nicola Bailey, Zoe Krisnadi, Raena Kaur, Siobhain Mulrennan, Martin Phillips, Neli Slavova-Azmanova

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nintedanib allows retreatment with atezolizumab of combined non-small cell lung cancer/idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after atezolizumab-induced pneumonitis: a case report

Hideaki Yamakawa, Tomohiro Oba, Hiroki Ohta, Yuta Tsukahara, Gen Kida, Emiri Tsumiyama, Tomotaka Nishizawa, Rie Kawabe, Shintaro Sato, Keiichi Akasaka, Masako Amano, Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Hidekazu Matsushima

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Temporal echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary hypertension in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients treated with nintedanib with or without oxygen therapy

Masahiro Tahara, Keishi Oda, Kei Yamasaki, Takako Kawaguchi, Konomi Sennari, Shingo Noguchi, Noriho Sakamoto, Toshinori Kawanami, Hiroshi Mukae, Kazuhiro Yatera

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Expression of eosinophil β chain-signaling cytokines receptors, outer-membrane integrins, and type 2 inflammation biomarkers in severe non-allergic eosinophilic asthma

Virginija Kalinauskaite-Zukauske, Andrius Januskevicius, Ieva Janulaityte, Skaidrius Miliauskas, Kestutis Malakauskas

01.12.2019 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Lung ultrasound in infants with bronchiolitis

Danilo Buonsenso, Anna Maria Musolino, Antonio Gatto, Ilaria Lazzareschi, Antonietta Curatola, Piero Valentini

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serial ultrasound assessment of diaphragmatic function and clinical outcome in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Riccardo Fantini, Roberto Tonelli, Ivana Castaniere, Luca Tabbì, Maria Rosaria Pellegrino, Stefania Cerri, Francesco Livrieri, Francesco Giaroni, Marco Monelli, Valentina Ruggieri, Nicola Fini, Jessica Mandrioli, Enrico Clini, Alessandro Marchioni

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Multidisciplinary approach to connective tissue disease (CTD) related pleural effusions: a four-year retrospective evaluation

Hugh Ip, Parthipan Sivakumar, Eugene Ace McDermott, Sangita Agarwal, Boris Lams, Alex West, Liju Ahmed

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Microbiological analysis of endotracheal aspirate and endotracheal tube cultures in mechanically ventilated patients

Lijuan Shen, Fei Wang, Junfeng Shi, Weixin Xu, Tingting Jiang, Huifang Tang, Xiuwen Yu, Hao Yin, Shanyou Hu, Xiao Wu, Siu Kit Chan, Jie Sun, Qing Chang

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Laryngo-tracheal stenosis in a woman with ablepharon macrostomia syndrome

Paola Ciriaco, Angelo Carretta, Giampiero Negri

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of clonally-related Burkholderia contaminans strains in two patients attending an Italian cystic fibrosis centre: a case report

Daniela Savi, Serena Quattrucci, Maria Trancassini, Claudia Dalmastri, Riccardo V. De Biase, Marta Maggisano, Paolo Palange, Annamaria Bevivino

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

DNA-PKcs modulates progenitor cell proliferation and fibroblast senescence in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

David M. Habiel, Miriam S. Hohmann, Milena S. Espindola, Ana Lucia Coelho, Isabelle Jones, Heather Jones, Richard Carnibella, Isaac Pinar, Freda Werdiger, Cory M. Hogaboam

01.12.2019 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bronchoscopic management of peripheral pulmonary lesions: robotic approach paves the way to the future

Michele Mondoni, Giovanni Sotgiu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Borderline pulmonary hypertension is associated with exercise intolerance and increased risk for acute exacerbation in patients with interstitial lung disease

Kenji Nemoto, Shuji Oh-ishi, Tatsuya Akiyama, Yuki Yabuuchi, Hitomi Goto, Mizu Nonaka, Yuika Sasatani, Hiroaki Tachi, Naoki Arai, Hiroaki Ishikawa, Kentaro Hyodo, Isano Hase, Yukiko Miura, Takio Takaku, Kenji Hayashihara, Takefumi Saito

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Atypical diagnosis for typical lung carcinoid

Roberto Piro, Roberto Tonelli, Sofia Taddei, Alessandro Marchioni, Giovanni Musci, Enrico Clini, Nicola Facciolongo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

PD-L1, FGFR1, PIK3CA, PTEN, and p16 expression in pulmonary emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with resected lung squamous cell carcinoma

Ken Arimura, Yasuo Sekine, Kenzo Hiroshima, Satoru Shimizu, Noriyuki Shibata, Mitsuko Kondo, Kiyoshi Takeyama, Etsuko Tagaya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antifibrotic treatment response and prognostic predictors in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and exposed to occupational dust

Valeria Casillo, Stefania Cerri, Andrea Ciervo, Mariarita Stendardo, Lamberto Manzoli, Maria Elena Flacco, Maurizio Manno, Marialuisa Bocchino, Fabrizio Luppi, Piera Boschetto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Circadian rhythm of COPD symptoms in clinically based phenotypes. Results from the STORICO Italian observational study

Nicola Scichilone, Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi, Francesco Blasi, Pietro Schino, Giuseppina Cuttitta, Alessandro Zullo, Alessandra Ori, Giorgio Walter Canonica, on behalf of STORICO study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

LncRNA PLAC 2 downregulated miR-21 in non-small cell lung cancer and predicted survival

Huan Xia, Ming Xiu, Jinying Gao, Hongyu Jing

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and clinical associations of wheezes and crackles in the general population: the Tromsø study

J. C. Aviles-Solis, C. Jácome, A. Davidsen, R. Einarsen, S. Vanbelle, H. Pasterkamp, H. Melbye

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

High hemoglobin is associated with increased in-hospital death in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic kidney disease: a retrospective multicenter population-based study

Libin Xu, Yuanhan Chen, Zhen Xie, Qiang He, Shixin Chen, Wenji Wang, Guohui Liu, Yuanjiang Liao, Chen Lu, Li Hao, Jin Sun, Wei Shi, Xinling Liang, on behalf of China collaborative study on AKI (CCS-AKI)

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“I did not know it was so important to take it the whole time” − self-reported barriers to medical treatment among individuals with asthma

Tove Hedenrud, Annika Jakobsson, Hanan El Malla, Helle Håkonsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Efficacy of mepolizumab for patients with severe asthma and eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis

Takanori Numata, Katsutoshi Nakayama, Hirofumi Utsumi, Kenji Kobayashi, Haruhiko Yanagisawa, Mitsuo Hashimoto, Shunsuke Minagawa, Takeo Ishikawa, Hiromichi Hara, Jun Araya, Kazuyoshi Kuwano

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in non-small cell lung cancer: impact on survival and acute exacerbation

Sung Woo Moon, Moo Suk Park, Young Sam Kim, Joon Jang, Jae Ho Lee, Choon-Taek Lee, Jin-Haeng Chung, Hyo Sup Shim, Kyung Won Lee, Seung-Seob Kim, Sang Hoon Lee, Ho Il Yoon

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Novel genetic variant of HPS1 gene in Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome with fulminant progression of pulmonary fibrosis: a case report

Martina Doubková, Jakub Trizuljak, Zuzana Vrzalová, Anna Hrazdirová, Ivona Blaháková, Lenka Radová, Šárka Pospíšilová, Michael Doubek

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Severe community-acquired pneumonia in general medical wards: outcomes and impact of initial antibiotic selection

Phunsup Wongsurakiat, Napat Chitwarakorn

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between e-cigarette use and asthma among never combustible cigarette smokers: behavioral risk factor surveillance system (BRFSS) 2016 & 2017

Albert D. Osei, Mohammadhassan Mirbolouk, Olusola A. Orimoloye, Omar Dzaye, S. M. Iftekhar Uddin, Zeina A. Dardari, Andrew P. DeFilippis, Aruni Bhatnagar, Michael J. Blaha

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its associated factors among adults in Abeshge District, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Gashaw Garedew Woldeamanuel, Alemu Basazin Mingude, Teshome Gensa Geta

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nutritional status of tuberculosis patients, a comparative cross-sectional study

Berhanu Elfu Feleke, Teferi Elfu Feleke, Fantahun Biadglegne

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diaphragmatic ultrasound findings correlate with dyspnea, exercise tolerance, health-related quality of life and lung function in patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease

Pauliane Vieira Santana, Leticia Zumpano Cardenas, André Luis Pereira de Albuquerque, Carlos Roberto Ribeiro de Carvalho, Pedro Caruso

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Functional variations of the TLR4 gene in association with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pulmonary tuberculosis

Zhongqi Li, Xuhua Mao, Qiao Liu, Huan Song, Biyu He, Peiyi Shi, Qun Zhang, Xiaona Li, Jianming Wang

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diffuse alveolar haemorrhage associated with subsequent development of ANCA positivity and emphysema in three young adults

Anna Stainer, Alex Rice, Anand Devaraj, Joseph Luke Barnett, Jacqueline Donovan, Maria Kokosi, Andrew Gordon Nicholson, Tom Cairns, Athol Umfrey Wells, Elisabetta Augusta Renzoni

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between inflammatory bowel disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Gonzalo Labarca, Lauren Drake, Gloria Horta, Michael A. Jantz, Hiren J. Mehta, Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy, Erik Folch, Adnan Majid, Michael Picco

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perception of asthma control among asthmatics seen inChest Clinic at Tertiary Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tewodros H. Gebremariam, Charles B. Sherman, Neil W. Schluger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exhaled nitric oxide is not a biomarker for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension or for treatment efficacy

Majid Malekmohammad, Gert Folkerts, Babak Sharif Kashani, Parisa Adimi Naghan, Zahra Habibi Dastenae, Batoul Khoundabi, Johan Garssen, Esmaeil Mortaz, Ian M. Adcock

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Healthcare utilization, medical expenditure, and mortality in Korean patients with pulmonary hypertension

In-Chang Hwang, Goo-Yeong Cho, Hong-Mi Choi, Yeonyee E. Yoon, Jin Joo Park, Jun-Bean Park, Seung-Pyo Lee, Hyung-Kwan Kim, Yong-Jin Kim, Dae-Won Sohn

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of transmission via medical employees and importance of routine infection-prevention policy in a nosocomial outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS): a descriptive analysis from a tertiary care hospital in South Korea

Hyun Kyun Ki, Sang Kuk Han, Jun Seong Son, Sang O Park

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

IgG4-related disease with tracheobronchial miliary nodules and asthma: a case report and review of the literature

Xiuling Wang, Jun Wan, Ling Zhao, Jiping Da, Bin Cao, Zhenguo Zhai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Demographic and clinical predictors of progression and mortality in connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease: a retrospective cohort study

Chrystal Chan, Christopher J. Ryerson, James V. Dunne, Pearce G. Wilcox

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Radial endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial biopsy for peripheral pulmonary malignancy: biopsy- or brushing-first?

Chun-Ta Huang, Yi-Ju Tsai, Chao-Chi Ho, Chong-Jen Yu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognosis of pulmonary fibrosis presenting with a usual interstitial pneumonia pattern on computed tomography in patients with myeloperoxidase anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-related nephritis: a retrospective single-center study

Toshikazu Watanabe, Tomoyuki Minezawa, Midori Hasegawa, Yasuhiro Goto, Takuya Okamura, Yosuke Sakakibara, Yoshikazu Niwa, Atsushi Kato, Masamichi Hayashi, Sumito Isogai, Masashi Kondo, Naoki Yamamoto, Naozumi Hashimoto, Kazuyoshi Imaizumi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Treatment beyond four cycles of first line Platinum and Etoposide chemotherapy in real-life patients with stage IV Small Cell Lung Cancer: a retrospective study of the Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer network

Mostafa Sallam, Helen Wong, Carles Escriu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ulinastatin treatment for acute respiratory distress syndrome in China: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Xiangyun Zhang, Zhaozhong Zhu, Weijie Jiao, Wei Liu, Fang Liu, Xi Zhu

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Exhaled nitric oxide is not a biomarker for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension or for treatment efficacy

Majid Malekmohammad, Gert Folkerts, Babak Sharif Kashani, Parisa Adimi Naghan, Zahra Habibi Dastenae, Batoul Khoundabi, Johan Garssen, Esmaeil Mortaz, Ian M. Adcock

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of mild hypothermia on lung injury after cardiac arrest in swine based on lung ultrasound

Chunshuang Wu, Jiefeng Xu, Xiaohong Jin, Qijiang Chen, Zilong Li, Mao Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical outcomes of metallic Y-shaped covered stents for bronchopleural fistula around upper carina after lobectomy

Yonghua Bi, Xiaoyan Zhu, Zepeng Yu, Gang Wu, Xinwei Han, Jianzhuang Ren

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Treatment outcomes of tuberculous meningitis in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ming-Gui Wang, Lan Luo, Yunxia Zhang, Xiangming Liu, Lin Liu, Jian-Qing He

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Delay in diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis increases the risk of pulmonary cavitation in pastoralist setting of Ethiopia

Fentabil Getnet, Meaza Demissie, Alemayehu Worku, Tesfaye Gobena, Rea Tschopp, Michael Girmachew, Gebeyehu Assefa, Berhanu Seyoum

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of β2-adrenergic receptor gene polymorphisms (rs1042713, rs1042714, rs1042711) with asthma risk: a systematic review and updated meta-analysis

Songlin Zhao, Wei Zhang, Xiuhong Nie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patterns of brain structural alteration in COPD with different levels of pulmonary function impairment and its association with cognitive deficits

Minmin Yin, Haibao Wang, Xianwei Hu, Xiaoshu Li, Guanghe Fei, Yongqiang Yu

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Primary bronchial myeloid sarcoma mimicking bronchogenic carcinoma: a case report

Wang Wang, Hesheng He, Xingwu Chen, Chenhong Zhang

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Implantation of 125I radioactive seeds via c-TBNA combined with chemotherapy in an advanced non-small-cell lung carcinoma patient

Ai-Gui Jiang, Hui-Yu Lu, Zhong-Qi Ding

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quantitative lung morphology: semi-automated measurement of mean linear intercept

George Crowley, Sophia Kwon, Erin J. Caraher, Syed Hissam Haider, Rachel Lam, Prag Batra, Daniel Melles, Mengling Liu, Anna Nolan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

RETRACTED ARTICLE: Bronchial blocker versus double-lumen endobronchial tube in minimally invasive cardiac surgery

Chuncheng Zhang, Jing Yue, Mingyue Li, Wei Jiang, Yu Pan, Zhimin Song, Cailian Shi, Weixuan Fan, Zhenxiang Pan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reference value for expiratory time constant calculated from the maximal expiratory flow-volume curve

Takamitsu Ikeda, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Kanji Uchida, Koji Oba, Takahide Nagase, Yoshitsugu Yamada

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

EGFR, KRAS, BRAF, ALK, and cMET genetic alterations in 1440 Sardinian patients with lung adenocarcinoma

Maria Colombino, Panagiotis Paliogiannis, Antonio Cossu, Davide Adriano Santeufemia, Maria Cristina Sini, Milena Casula, Grazia Palomba, Antonella Manca, Marina Pisano, Valentina Doneddu, Giuseppe Palmieri, Sardinian Lung Cancer (SLC) Study Group

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spontaneous remission of advanced progressive poorly differentiated non-small cell lung cancer: a case report and review of literature

Hee-Young Yoon, Heae Surng Park, Min Sun Cho, Sung Shin Shim, Yookyung Kim, Jin Hwa Lee

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Longitudinal profiling of gut microbiome among tuberculosis patients under anti-tuberculosis treatment in China: protocol of a prospective cohort study

Wenpei Shi, Yi Hu, Xubin Zheng, Zhu Ning, Meiying Wu, Fan Xia, Stefanie Prast-Nielsen, Yue O. O. Hu, Biao Xu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Role of ethambutol and rifampicin in the treatment of Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease

Hyung-Jun Kim, Jong Sik Lee, Nakwon Kwak, Jaeyoung Cho, Chang-Hoon Lee, Sung Koo Han, Jae-Joon Yim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Possible value of antifibrotic drugs in patients with progressive fibrosing non-IPF interstitial lung diseases

Sebastiano Emanuele Torrisi, Nicolas Kahn, Julia Wälscher, Nilab Sarmand, Markus Polke, Kehler Lars, Monika Eichinger, Claus Peter Heussel, Stefano Palmucci, Francesca Maria Sambataro, Gianluca Sambataro, Domenico Sambataro, Carlo Vancheri, Michael Kreuter

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diagnoses from lung specimen collected through flexible bronchoscopy from patients in a tertiary hospital in Dar es Salaam Tanzania: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Deus A. Ndilanha, Grace A. Shayo, Ramadhan Hassan, Moses Byomuganyizi, Leonard E. K. Lema

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute exacerbations of fibrosing interstitial lung disease associated with connective tissue diseases: a population-based study

Mengshu Cao, Jian Sheng, Xiaohua Qiu, Dandan Wang, Dongmei Wang, Yang Wang, Yonglong Xiao, Hourong Cai

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A tricky and rare cause of pulmonary eosinophilia: myeloid/lymphoid neoplasm with eosinophilia and rearrangement of PDGFRA

Magda Zanelli, Maxwell Smith, Maurizio Zizzo, Angelo Carloni, Riccardo Valli, Loredana De Marco, Moira Foroni, Andrea Palicelli, Giovanni Martino, Stefano Ascani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Contemporary portable oxygen concentrators and diverse breathing behaviours -- a bench comparison

Dion C. Martin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of secreted Hsp90α in HDM-induced asthmatic airway epithelial barrier dysfunction

Cuiping Ye, Chaowen Huang, Mengchen Zou, Yahui Hu, Lishan Luo, Yilan Wei, Xuan Wan, Haijin Zhao, Wei Li, Shaoxi Cai, Hangming Dong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical and radiographic predictors of successful therapeutic bronchoscopy for the relief of malignant central airway obstruction

Coral X. Giovacchini, Edward R. Kessler, Christopher M. Merrick, Junheng Gao, Xiaofei Wang, Momen M. Wahidi, Scott L. Shofer, George Z. Cheng, Kamran Mahmood

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Using photo-elicitation to explore perceptions of physical activity among young people with cystic fibrosis

S. Denford, D. M. Hill, K. A. Mackintosh, M. A. McNarry, A. R. Barker, C. A. Williams, On behalf of Youth Activity Unlimited – A Strategic Research Centre of the UK Cystic Fibrosis Trust

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Atypical bronchial carcinoid with postobstructive mycobacterial infection: case report and review of literature

Abdulrahman Hakami, Evita Zwartkruis, Teodora Radonic, Johannes M. A. Daniels

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gender differences at presentation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Sweden

Dimitrios Kalafatis, Jing Gao, Ida Pesonen, Lisa Carlson, C. Magnus Sköld, Giovanni Ferrara

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Baseline characteristics and comorbidities in the CAnadian REgistry for Pulmonary Fibrosis

J. H. Fisher, M. Kolb, M. Algamdi, J. Morisset, K. A. Johannson, S. Shapera, P. Wilcox, T. To, M. Sadatsafavi, H. Manganas, N. Khalil, N. Hambly, A. J. Halayko, A. S. Gershon, C. D. Fell, G. Cox, C. J. Ryerson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

High positive end expiratory pressure levels affect hemodynamics in elderly patients with hypertension admitted to the intensive care unit: a prospective cohort study

Lili Zhou, Guoen Cai, Zhihui Xu, Qinyong Weng, Qinyong Ye, Cunrong Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pulmonary artery involvement in Takayasu’s arteritis: diagnosis before pulmonary hypertension

Jing Yang, Min Peng, Juhong Shi, Wenjie Zheng, Xuezhong Yu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The economic burden of systemic sclerosis related pulmonary arterial hypertension in Australia

Kathleen Morrisroe, Wendy Stevens, Joanne Sahhar, Gene-Siew Ngian, Nava Ferdowsi, Dylan Hansen, Shreeya Patel, Catherine L. Hill, Janet Roddy, Jennifer Walker, Susanna Proudman, Mandana Nikpour

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

miR-34a in serum is involved in mild-to-moderate COPD in women exposed to biomass smoke

Yadira Velasco-Torres, Victor Ruiz-López, Oliver Pérez-Bautista, Ivette Buendía-Roldan, Alejandra Ramírez-Venegas, Julia Pérez-Ramos, Ramcés Falfán-Valencia, Carlos Ramos, Martha Montaño

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of disease progression subgroups in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

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

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Tuberculosis infectious pool and associated factors in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia

Mulusew Andualem Asemahagn, Getu Degu Alene, Solomon Abebe Yimer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with systemic sclerosis

Ralf Ewert, Till Ittermann, Dirk Habedank, Matthias Held, Tobias J. Lange, Michael Halank, Jörg Winkler, Sven Gläser, Horst Olschewski, Gabor Kovacs

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessing effects of personal behaviors and environmental exposure on asthma episodes: a diary-based approach

Ta-Chien Chan, Tsuey-Hwa Hu, Yen-Hua Chu, Jing-Shiang Hwang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Indwelling pleural catheters for malignancy-associated pleural effusion: report on a single centre’s ten years of experience

Nikolaj Frost, Martin Brünger, Christoph Ruwwe-Glösenkamp, Matthias Raspe, Antje Tessmer, Bettina Temmesfeld-Wollbrück, Dirk Schürmann, Norbert Suttorp, Martin Witzenrath

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Major comorbidities lead to the risk of adverse cardiovascular events in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients using inhaled long-acting bronchodilators: a case-control study

Yen-Fu Chen, Yi-Ching Cheng, Chien-Hong Chou, Chung-Yu Chen, Chong-Jen Yu

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A case report of exogenous lipoid pneumonia associated with avocado/soybean unsaponifiables

Jacques BOUTROS, Marine MUZZONE, Jonathan BENZAQUEN, Michael LEVRAUT, Charles-Hugo MARQUETTE, Fanny ROCHER, Yann DIASCORN, Bernard PADOVANI, Véronique HOFMAN, Sylvie LEROY

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Circadian rhythm of COPD symptoms in clinically based phenotypes. Results from the STORICO Italian observational study

Nicola Scichilone, Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi, Francesco Blasi, Pietro Schino, Giuseppina Cuttitta, Alessandro Zullo, Alessandra Ori, Giorgio Walter Canonica, on behalf of STORICO study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of exogenous surfactant on Paediatric Bronchoalveolar lavage derived macrophages’ cytokine secretion

Lyné van Rensburg, Johann M. van Zyl, Johan Smith, Pierre Goussard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spontaneous breathing in patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome receiving prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Jingen Xia, Sichao Gu, Min Li, Donglin Liu, Xu Huang, Li Yi, Lijuan Wu, Guohui Fan, Qingyuan Zhan

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

PedCAPNETZ – prospective observational study on community acquired pneumonia in children and adolescents

Martin Wetzke, Matthias Volkmar Kopp, Jürgen Seidenberg, Christian Vogelberg, Tobias Ankermann, Christine Happle, Gesche Voigt, Holger Köster, Thomas Illig, Christiane Lex, Antje Schuster, Marcus Panning, Grit Barten, Gernot Rohde, Tobias Welte, Gesine Hansen, pedCAPNETZ Study Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of bone mineral density with lung function in a Chinese general population: the Xinxiang rural cohort study

Xiang Zeng, Dongling Liu, Xiangmei Zhao, Ling Chao, Yuchun Li, Huijun Li, Wen Li, Lihui Gui, Weidong Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Analgosedation during flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy: comparing the clinical effectiveness and safety of remifentanil versus midazolam/propofol

Hyun Lee, Yeong Hun Choe, Seungyong Park

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of asthma phenotypes in OVA-induced mice challenged via inhaled and intranasal routes

Dong Im Kim, Mi-Kyung Song, Kyuhong Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The predictive value of PaO2/FIO2 and additional parameters for in-hospital mortality in patients with acute pulmonary embolism: an 8-year prospective observational single-center cohort study

Yan Wang, He Yang, Lisong Qiao, Zheng Tan, Jin Jin, Jingjing Yang, Li Zhang, Bao Min Fang, Xiaomao Xu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Robot-assisted bronchoscopy for pulmonary lesion diagnosis: results from the initial multicenter experience

Udit Chaddha, Stephen P. Kovacs, Christopher Manley, D. Kyle Hogarth, Gustavo Cumbo-Nacheli, Sivasubramanium V. Bhavani, Rohit Kumar, Manisha Shende, John P. Egan III, Septimiu Murgu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

IPF patients are limited by mechanical and not pulmonary-vascular factors – results of a derivation-validation cohort study

Benjamin D. Fox, Yael Shostak, Barak Pertzov, Baruch Vainshelboim, Shimon Itzhakian, Irit Terner, Mordechai R. Kramer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Severe but not moderate hyperoxia of newborn mice causes an emphysematous lung phenotype in adulthood without persisting oxidative stress and inflammation

Anke Kindermann, Leonore Binder, Jan Baier, Beate Gündel, Andreas Simm, Roland Haase, Babett Bartling

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

LncRNA LUADT1 sponges miR-15a-3p to upregulate Twist1 in small cell lung cancer

Dingxue Wang, Wenyu Wu, Wenqi Huang, Jinghui Wang, Li Luo, Dongxin Tang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical significance of self-reported cough intensity and frequency in patients with interstitial lung disease: a cross-sectional study

Ryuhei Sato, Tomohiro Handa, Hisako Matsumoto, Takeshi Kubo, Toyohiro Hirai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Anemia and red blood cell transfusion practice in prolonged mechanically ventilated patients admitted to a specialized weaning center: an observational study

Alessandro Ghiani, Alexandros Sainis, Georgios Sainis, Claus Neurohr

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Efficacy of glucocorticoids for the treatment of macrolide refractory mycoplasma pneumonia in children: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Hwan Soo Kim, In Suk Sol, Donghe Li, Miyoung Choi, Yun Jung Choi, Kyung Suk Lee, Ju Hee Seo, Yong Ju Lee, Hyeon-Jong Yang, Hyun Hee Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Metagenomic next-generation sequencing for mixed pulmonary infection diagnosis

Jiahui Wang, Yelei Han, Jing Feng

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A web-based intervention to promote physical activity in adolescents and young adults with cystic fibrosis: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Narelle S. Cox, Beverley Eldridge, Sarah Rawlings, Julianna Dreger, Jennifer Corda, Jennifer Hauser, Brenda M. Button, Jennifer Bishop, Amanda Nichols, Anna Middleton, Nathan Ward, Tiffany Dwyer, Owen W. Tomlinson, Sarah Denford, Alan R. Barker, Craig A. Williams, Michael Kingsley, Paul O’Halloran, Anne E. Holland, On behalf of Youth Activity Unlimited – A Strategic Research Centre of the UK Cystic Fibrosis Trust

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Asthma and treatment with inhaled corticosteroids: associations with hospitalisations with pneumonia

Emil Ekbom, Jennifer Quint, Linus Schöler, Andrei Malinovschi, Karl Franklin, Mathias Holm, Kjell Torén, Eva Lindberg, Deborah Jarvis, Christer Janson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validation of the King’s Brief Interstitial Lung Disease questionnaire in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Thomas Skovhus Prior, Ole Hilberg, Saher Burhan Shaker, Jesper Rømhild Davidsen, Nils Hoyer, Surinder S. Birring, Elisabeth Bendstrup

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Targeted therapy in pulmonary veno-occlusive disease: time for a rethink?

Qin Luo, Qi Jin, Zhihui Zhao, Qing Zhao, Xue Yu, Lu Yan, Yi Zhang, Changming Xiong, Zhihong Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Early-life exposure to humidifier disinfectant determines the prognosis of lung function in children

Hyun-Ju Cho, So Yeon Lee, Donguk Park, Seung-Hun Ryu, Jisun Yoon, Sungsu Jung, Eun Lee, Song-I Yang, Soo-Jong Hong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Circulating tumor cells prior to initial treatment is an important prognostic factor of survival in non-small cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis and system review

Sha-Sha Jiang, Bo Deng, Yong-Geng Feng, Kai Qian, Qun-You Tan, Ru-Wen Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The overexpression of peroxiredoxin-4 affects the progression of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Tetsuya Hanaka, Takashi Kido, Shingo Noguchi, Sohsuke Yamada, Hirotsugu Noguchi, Xin Guo, Aya Nawata, Ke-Yong Wang, Keishi Oda, Tsutomu Takaki, Hiroto Izumi, Hiroshi Ishimoto, Kazuhiro Yatera, Hiroshi Mukae

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Airway inflammation after inhalation of nano-sized zinc oxide particles in human volunteers

Christian Monsé, Monika Raulf, Olaf Hagemeyer, Vera van Kampen, Benjamin Kendzia, Vitali Gering, Eike-Maximilian Marek, Birger Jettkant, Jürgen Bünger, Rolf Merget, Thomas Brüning

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Chronic periodontitis and community-acquired pneumonia: a population-based cohort study

Seon-Jip Kim, Kyuwoong Kim, Seulggie Choi, Jooyoung Chang, Sung Min Kim, Sang Min Park, Hyun-Jae Cho

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Size-adjusted muscle power and muscle metabolism in patients with cystic fibrosis are equal to healthy controls – a case control study

Katharina Ruf, Meinrad Beer, Herbert Köstler, Andreas Max Weng, Henning Neubauer, Alexander Klein, Kathleen Platek, Kristina Roth, Ralph Beneke, Helge Hebestreit

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The predictive value of diaphragm ultrasound for weaning outcomes in critically ill children

Yang Xue, Zhen Zhang, Chu-Qiao Sheng, Yu-Mei Li, Fei-Yong Jia

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