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BMC Pulmonary Medicine

BMC Pulmonary Medicine 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 167 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inhalation therapy with the synthetic TIP-like peptide AP318 attenuates pulmonary inflammation in a porcine sepsis model

Erik K Hartmann, Alexander Ziebart, Rainer Thomas, Tanghua Liu, Arno Schad, Martha Tews, Bernd Moosmann, Jens Kamuf, Bastian Duenges, Serge C Thal, Matthias David

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diffuse parenchymal lung disease as first clinical manifestation of GATA-2 deficiency in childhood

Tamara Svobodova, Ester Mejstrikova, Ulrich Salzer, Martina Sukova, Petr Hubacek, Radoslav Matej, Martina Vasakova, Ludmila Hornofova, Marcela Dvorakova, Eva Fronkova, Felix Votava, Tomas Freiberger, Petr Pohunek, Jan Stary, Ales Janda

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Low oxygen saturation and mortality in an adult cohort: the Tromsø study

Monica Linea Vold, Ulf Aasebø, Tom Wilsgaard, Hasse Melbye

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of asthma, chronic bronchitis and allergic rhinitis on all-cause hospitalizations and limitations in daily activities: a population-based observational study

Simone Accordini, Angelo Guido Corsico, Lucia Calciano, Roberto Bono, Isa Cerveri, Alessandro Fois, Pietro Pirina, Roberta Tassinari, Giuseppe Verlato, Roberto de Marco

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Poor sleep quality is associated with exercise limitation in precapillary pulmonary hypertension

Henning Tiede, Janet Rorzyczka, Rio Dumitrascu, Michael Belly, Frank Reichenberger, Hossein Ardeschir Ghofrani, Werner Seeger, Jörg Heitmann, Richard Schulz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

No evidence for altered intracellular calcium-handling in airway smooth muscle cells from human subjects with asthma

David Sweeney, Fay Hollins, Edith Gomez, Rajendra Mistry, Ruth Saunders, Robert Alfred John Challiss, Christopher Edward Brightling

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

IL-27 alleviates the bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis by regulating the Th17 cell differentiation

Zhaoxing Dong, Xin Lu, Yanni Yang, Tao Zhang, Yongxia Li, Yanlin Chai, Wen Lei, Changbo Li, Li Ai, Wenlin Tai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Immune targeting of the pleural space by intercostal approach

Georg F Weber

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment of acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with direct hemoperfusion using a polymyxin B-immobilized fiber column improves survival

Noriyuki Enomoto, Masashi Mikamo, Yoshiyuki Oyama, Masato Kono, Dai Hashimoto, Tomoyuki Fujisawa, Naoki Inui, Yutaro Nakamura, Hideo Yasuda, Akihiko Kato, Soichiro Mimuro, Matsuyuki Doi, Shigehito Sato, Takafumi Suda

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patient self-management in primary care patients with mild COPD – protocol of a randomised controlled trial of telephone health coaching

Manbinder S Sidhu, Amanda Daley, Rachel Jordan, Peter A Coventry, Carl Heneghan, Sue Jowett, Sally Singh, Jennifer Marsh, Peymane Adab, Jinu Varghese, David Nunan, Amy Blakemore, Jenny Stevens, Lee Dowson, David Fitzmaurice, Kate Jolly

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of a web-based asthma self-management system: a randomised controlled pilot trial

John M Wiecha, William G Adams, Denis Rybin, Maria Rizzodepaoli, Jeremy Keller, Jayanti M Clay

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Working with argan cake: a new etiology for hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Christophe Paris, Fabrice Herin, Gabriel Reboux, Emmanuelle Penven, Coralie Barrera, Cécile Guidat, Isabelle Thaon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hypoxia down-regulates expression of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor in bronchial epithelial cells via TGF-β1

Lisa I Påhlman, Annika Jögi, Magnus Gram, Michiko Mori, Arne Egesten

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the factors affecting the maximum standardized uptake value of metastatic lymph nodes in different histological types of non-small cell lung cancer on PET-CT

Yuehong Wang, Shanni Ma, Mengjie Dong, Yake Yao, Kanfeng Liu, Jianying Zhou

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

BMC Pulmonary Medicine reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Catia Cornacchia

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Albumin rather than C-reactive protein may be valuable in predicting and monitoring the severity and course of acute respiratory distress syndrome in critically ill patients with or at risk for the syndrome after new onset fever

Sandra H Hoeboer, Heleen M Oudemans-van Straaten, AB Johan Groeneveld

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How long do the Hong Kong Chinese expect their URTI to last? – Effects on antibiotic use

Tai Pong Lam, Kwok Fai Lam, Yuk Tsan Wun, Kai Sing Sun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of overnight oximetry to diagnose patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea

Liang-Wen Hang, Hsiang-Ling Wang, Jen-Ho Chen, Jiin-Chyr Hsu, Hsuan-Hung Lin, Wei-Sheng Chung, Yung-Fu Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ventilation inhomogeneities in children with congenital thoracic malformations

Payal H Mandaliya, Matthew Morten, Rajendra Kumar, Alan James, Aniruddh Deshpande, Vanessa E Murphy, Peter G Gibson, Bruce Whitehead, Paul Robinson, Joerg Mattes

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the global lung function initiative 2012 reference values for spirometry in a Swedish population sample

Helena Backman, Anne Lindberg, Anssi Sovijärvi, Kjell Larsson, Bo Lundbäck, Eva Rönmark

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pulmonary tularaemia: all that looks like cancer is not necessarily cancer – case report of four consecutive cases

Patrick Fachinger, Gabrielo Mauro Tini, Rainer Grobholz, Franco Gambazzi, Hans Fankhauser, Sarosh Irani

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Severe, chronic cough caused by pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in a patient with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia: case report

Etienne-Marie Jutant, Philippe Puyo, Mostafa El Hajjam, Sandra Blivet, Emmanuel Houdart, Michel Aubier, Pascal Lacombe, Thierry Chinet

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Important prognostic factors for survival in patients with malignant pleural effusion

Mauro Musa Zamboni, Cyro Teixeira da Silva Jr, Rodrigo Baretta, Edson Toscano Cunha, Gilberto Perez Cardoso

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Safety and performance analysis of acriflavine and methylene blue for in vivo imaging of precancerous lesions using fibered confocal fluorescence microscopy (FCFM): an experimental study

Bérengère Obstoy, Mathieu Salaun, Liana Veresezan, Richard Sesboüé, Pierre Bohn, François-Xavier Boland, Luc Thiberville

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lung function changes from childhood to adolescence: a seven-year follow-up study

Pavilio Piccioni, Roberta Tassinari, Aurelia Carosso, Carlo Carena, Massimiliano Bugiani, Roberto Bono

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Deleted in malignant brain tumors 1 (DMBT1) elicits increased VEGF and decreased IL-6 production in type II lung epithelial cells

Hanna Müller, Christian Nagel, Christel Weiss, Jan Mollenhauer, Johannes Poeschl

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are allergen batch differences and the use of double skin prick test important?

Gert F Thomsen, Vivi Schlünssen, Lars R Skadhauge, Tine Halsen Malling, David L Sherson, Øyvind Omland, Torben Sigsgaard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical spectrum of intrathoracic Castleman disease: a retrospective analysis of 48 cases in a single Chinese hospital

Jin mei Luo, Shan Li, Hui Huang, Jian Cao, Kai Xu, Ya lan Bi, Rui e Feng, Cheng Huang, Ying zhi Qin, Zuo jun Xu, Yi Xiao

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sudden death in young persons with uncontrolled asthma - a nationwide cohort study in Denmark

Anders Juul Gullach, Bjarke Risgaard, Thomas Hadberg Lynge, Reza Jabbari, Charlotte Glinge, Stig Haunsø, Vibeke Backer, Bo Gregers Winkel, Jacob Tfelt-Hansen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Phenotypes of severe asthma among children and adolescents in Brazil: a prospective study

Wenderson Clay Correia de Andrade, Laura Maria de Lima Belizário Facury Lasmar, Cristiane de Abreu Tonelli Ricci, Paulo Augusto Moreira Camargos, Álvaro A Cruz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparing new treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis – a network meta-analysis

Emma Loveman, Vicky R Copley, David A Scott, Jill L Colquitt, Andrew J Clegg, Katherine MA O’Reilly

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

HIV associated Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia: a clinical, histological and radiographic study from an HIV endemic resource-poor setting

Richard N van Zyl-Smit, Jashira Naidoo, Helen Wainwright, Quanita Said-Hartley, Malika Davids, Hillel Goodman, Sean Rogers, Keertan Dheda

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

BMI, waist circumference at 8 and 12 years of age and FVC and FEV1 at 12 years of age; the PIAMA birth cohort study

Marga B Bekkers, Alet H Wijga, Ulrike Gehring, Gerard H Koppelman, Johan C de Jongste, Henriette A Smit, Bert Brunekreef

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exercise training improves physical fitness in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials

Roselien Buys, Andrea Avila, Véronique A Cornelissen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of circulating irisin and cardiopulmonary exercise capacity in healthy volunteers: results of the Study of Health in Pomerania

Nils Kerstholt, Ralf Ewert, Matthias Nauck, Thomas Spielhagen, Tom Bollmann, Beate Stubbe, Stephan B Felix, Henri Wallaschofski, Sven Gläser, Nele Friedrich

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patients’ perspective of barriers and facilitators to taking long-term controller medication for asthma: a novel taxonomy

Sandra Peláez, Alexandrine J Lamontagne, Johanne Collin, Annie Gauthier, Roland M Grad, Lucie Blais, Kim L Lavoie, Simon L Bacon, Pierre Ernst, Hélène Guay, Martha L McKinney, Francine M Ducharme

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adherence to treatment in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis: a cross-sectional, multi-method study investigating the influence of beliefs about treatment and parental depressive symptoms

Nicola A Goodfellow, Ahmed F Hawwa, Alastair JM Reid, Rob Horne, Michael D Shields, James C McElnay

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is generalization of exhaled CO assessment in primary care helpful for early diagnosis of COPD?

Nicolas Molinari, Mathieu Abou-Badra, Grégory Marin, Chin-Long Ky, Noemi Amador, Anne Sophie Gamez, Isabelle Vachier, Arnaud Bourdin

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Objectives, design and enrollment results from the Infant Susceptibility to Pulmonary Infections and Asthma Following RSV Exposure Study (INSPIRE)

Emma K Larkin, Tebeb Gebretsadik, Martin L Moore, Larry J Anderson, William D Dupont, James D Chappell, Patricia A Minton, R Stokes Peebles Jr, Paul E Moore, Robert S Valet, Donald H Arnold, Christian Rosas-Salazar, Suman R Das, Fernando P Polack, Tina V Hartert, On Behalf of the INSPIRE Study

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inhaled β-agonist does not modify sympathetic activity in patients with COPD

Helge Haarmann, Cordula Mohrlang, Uta Tschiesner, David B Rubin, Thore Bornemann, Karin Rüter, Slavtcho Bonev, Tobias Raupach, Gerd Hasenfuß, Stefan Andreas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inhalation characteristics of asthma patients, COPD patients and healthy volunteers with the Spiromax® and Turbuhaler® devices: a randomised, cross-over study

Wahida Azouz, Philip Chetcuti, Harold Hosker, Dinesh Saralaya, Henry Chrystyn

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of microbial agents in dust and respiratory health in the Ecrhs

Christina Tischer, Jan-Paul Zock, Maria Valkonen, Gert Doekes, Stefano Guerra, Dick Heederik, Deborah Jarvis, Dan Norbäck, Mario Olivieri, Jordi Sunyer, Cecilie Svanes, Martin Täubel, Elisabeth Thiering, Giuseppe Verlato, Anne Hyvärinen, Joachim Heinrich

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and impact of Streptococcus pneumoniae in adult cystic fibrosis patients: a retrospective chart review and capsular serotyping study

Christina S Thornton, Erin L Brown, Joenel Alcantara, Harvey R Rabin, Michael D Parkins

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Oxidative stress and nitric oxide signaling related biomarkers in patients with pulmonary hypertension: a case control study

Shuai Zhang, Ting Yang, Xiaomao Xu, Meng Wang, Linye Zhong, Yuanhua Yang, Zhenguo Zhai, Fei Xiao, Chen Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of Montelukast on asthma control in infants: methodology of a French claims data study

Manon Belhassen, Gérard de Pouvourville, Laurent Laforest, Jacques Brouard, Jacques de Blic, Brigitte Fauroux, Valérie Laigle, Céline Chanut-Vogel, Liliane Lamezec, Eric Van Ganse

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A double blind randomized placebo control crossover trial on the effect of dietary nitrate supplementation on exercise tolerance in stable moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Paul Leong, Jane E Basham, Theresa Yong, Adrian Chazan, Paul Finlay, Sara Barnes, Phillip G Bardin, Donald Campbell

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Serological assessment of neutrophil elastase activity on elastin during lung ECM remodeling

Jacob H Kristensen, Morten A Karsdal, Jannie MB Sand, Nicholas Willumsen, Claudia Diefenbach, Birte Svensson, Per Hägglund, Diana J Oersnes-Leeming

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lung MRI and impairment of diaphragmatic function in Pompe disease

Stephan CA Wens, Pierluigi Ciet, Adria Perez-Rovira, Karla Logie, Elizabeth Salamon, Piotr Wielopolski, Marleen de Bruijne, Michelle E Kruijshaar, Harm AWM Tiddens, Pieter A van Doorn, Ans T van der Ploeg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prescribing of long-acting beta-2-agonists/inhaled corticosteroids after the SMART trial

Marietta Rottenkolber, Rainald Fischer, Luisa Ibáñez, Joan Fortuny, Robert Reynolds, Justyna Amelio, Roman Gerlach, Martin Tauscher, Petra Thürmann, Joerg Hasford, Sven Schmiedl

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A 12-month, moderate-intensity exercise training program improves fitness and quality of life in adults with asthma: a controlled trial

Andreas Meyer, Sabine Günther, Timm Volmer, Karin Taube, Hans J Baumann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between toll-like receptors 9 (TLR9) gene polymorphism and risk of pulmonary tuberculosis: meta-analysis

Zhi Chen, Wei Wang, Jianqin Liang, Jinhe Wang, Shisheng Feng, Guangyu Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anemia and hemoglobin serum levels are associated with exercise capacity and quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Marcello Ferrari, Lorenzo Manea, Kamel Anton, Paola Bruzzone, Mara Meneghello, Francesco Zamboni, Luigi Purgato, Lucia Cazzoletti, Pietro Ferrari, Renato Testi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between daily physical activity and aerobic fitness in adults with cystic fibrosis

Daniela Savi, Marcello Di Paolo, Nicholas Simmonds, Paolo Onorati, Mattia Internullo, Serena Quattrucci, Banya Winston, Pierantonio Laveneziana, Paolo Palange

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluating the effects of protective ventilation on organ-specific cytokine production in porcine experimental postoperative sepsis

Jesper Sperber, Miklós Lipcsey, Anders Larsson, Anders Larsson, Jan Sjölin, Markus Castegren

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sedentary behaviour and physical activity in bronchiectasis: a cross-sectional study

Judy M Bradley, Jason J Wilson, Kate Hayes, Lisa Kent, Suzanne McDonough, Mark A Tully, Ian Bradbury, Alison Kirk, Denise Cosgrove, Rory Convery, Martin Kelly, Joseph Stuart Elborn, Brenda O’Neill

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dual phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor therapy for refractory pulmonary arterial hypertension: a pilot study

Mai Kimura, Yuichi Tamura, Makoto Takei, Tsunehisa Yamamoto, Tomohiko Ono, Jun Fujita, Masaharu Kataoka, Masataka Kuwana, Toru Satoh, Keiichi Fukuda

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ventilatory abnormalities in patients with cystic fibrosis undergoing the submaximal treadmill exercise test

Paloma Lopes Francisco Parazzi, Fernando Augusto de Lima Marson, Maria Angela Gonçalves de Oliveira Ribeiro, Celize Cruz Bresciani de Almeida, Luiz Cláudio Martins, Ilma Aparecida Paschoal, Adyleia Aparecida Dalbo Contrera Toro, Camila Isabel Santos Schivinski, Jose Dirceu Ribeiro

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Whey peptide-based enteral diet attenuated elastase-induced emphysema with increase in short chain fatty acids in mice

Koichi Tomoda, Kaoru Kubo, Kazuo Dairiki, Taketo Yamaji, Yoshifumi Yamamoto, Yasue Nishii, Atsuhiro Nakamura, Masanori Yoshikawa, Kaoru Hamada, Hiroshi Kimura

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Delivery of heliox with a semi-closed circuit during spontaneous breathing: a comparative economic theoretical study

Ivana Jurickova, Karel Roubík, Martin Muller

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pilot safety study of intrabronchial instillation of bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells in patients with silicosis

Marcelo M. Morales, Sérgio A. L. Souza, Luiz Paulo Loivos, Marina A. Lima, Amir Szklo, Leandro Vairo, Taís H. K. Brunswick, Bianca Gutfilen, Miquéias Lopes-Pacheco, Alberto J. Araújo, Alexandre P. Cardoso, Regina C. Goldenberg, Patricia R. M. Rocco, Lea M. B. Fonseca, José R. Lapa e Silva

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical outcomes associated with Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa airway infections in adult cystic fibrosis patients

Heather G. Ahlgren, Andrea Benedetti, Jennifer S. Landry, Joanie Bernier, Elias Matouk, Danuta Radzioch, Larry C. Lands, Simon Rousseau, Dao Nguyen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The ameliorative effect of silibinin against radiation-induced lung injury: protection of normal tissue without decreasing therapeutic efficacy in lung cancer

Yeonghoon Son, Hae June Lee, Jin Kyung Rho, Soo Young Chung, Chang Geun Lee, Kwangmo Yang, Sung Ho Kim, Minyoung Lee, In Sik Shin, Joong Sun Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of clinical characteristics and outcomes between aspiration pneumonia and community-acquired pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Hideo Yasunaga, Hiroki Matsui, Wakae Hasegawa, Taisuke Jo, Kazutaka Takami, Kiyohide Fushimi, Takahide Nagase

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Role of bronchoalveolar lavage in the diagnosis of acute exacerbations of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a retrospective study

Frunze Petrosyan, Daniel A. Culver, Anita J. Reddy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Role of sedation for agitated patients undergoing noninvasive ventilation: clinical practice in a tertiary referral hospital

Takeshi Matsumoto, Keisuke Tomii, Ryo Tachikawa, Kojiro Otsuka, Kazuma Nagata, Kyoko Otsuka, Atsushi Nakagawa, Michiaki Mishima, Kazuo Chin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Transgenically-expressed secretoglobin 3A2 accelerates resolution of bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in mice

Yan Cai, Mitsuhiro Yoneda, Takeshi Tomita, Reiko Kurotani, Minoru Okamoto, Taketomo Kido, Hiroyuki Abe, Wayne Mitzner, Arjun Guha, Shioko Kimura

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Minimizing the evidence-practice gap – a prospective cohort study incorporating balance training into pulmonary rehabilitation for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Samantha L. Harrison, Marla K. Beauchamp, Kathryn Sibley, Tamara Araujo, Julia Romano, Roger S. Goldstein, Dina Brooks

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical impact of high-attenuation and cystic areas on computed tomography in fibrotic idiopathic interstitial pneumonias

Kiminobu Tanizawa, Tomohiro Handa, Sonoko Nagai, Toyohiro Hirai, Takeshi Kubo, Tsuyoshi Oguma, Isao Ito, Yutaka Ito, Kizuku Watanabe, Kensaku Aihara, Kohei Ikezoe, Toru Oga, Kazuo Chin, Takateru Izumi, Michiaki Mishima

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Immune response to Propionibacterium acnes in patients with sarcoidosis – in vivo and in vitro

Jonas Christian Schupp, Sandrine Tchaptchet, Niklas Lützen, Peggy Engelhard, Joachim Müller-Quernheim, Marina A Freudenberg, Antje Prasse

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of obstructive sleep apnea on lung volumes and mechanical properties of the respiratory system in overweight and obese individuals

Arikin Abdeyrim, Yongping Zhang, Nanfang Li, Minghua Zhao, Yinchun Wang, Xiaoguang Yao, Youledusi Keyoumu, Ting Yin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of asthma in Saudi adults: findings from a national household survey, 2013

Maziar Moradi-Lakeh, Charbel El Bcheraoui, Farah Daoud, Marwa Tuffaha, Hannah Kravitz, Mohammad Al Saeedi, Mohammed Basulaiman, Ziad A. Memish, Mohammad A. AlMazroa, Abdullah A. Al Rabeeah, Ali H. Mokdad

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparative investigation of respiratory tract involvement in granulomatosis with polyangiitis between PR3-ANCA positive and MPO-ANCA positive cases: a retrospective cohort study

Satoshi Ikeda, Machiko Arita, Kenta Misaki, Yumiko Kashiwagi, Yuhei Ito, Hirotaka Yamada, Machiko Hotta, Akihiro Nishiyama, Akihiro Ito, Maki Noyama, Takashi Koyama, Kenji Notohara, Tadashi Ishida

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Polymorphisms in interleukin 17A gene and coal workers’ pneumoconiosis risk in a Chinese population

Ruhui Han, Xiaoming Ji, Baiqun Wu, Ting Wang, Lei Han, Jingjin Yang, Baoli Zhu, Chunhui Ni

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Protocadherin-1 is a glucocorticoid-responsive critical regulator of airway epithelial barrier function

Yutaka Kozu, Yasuhiro Gon, Shuichiro Maruoka, Kuroda Kazumichi, Akiko Sekiyama, Hiroyuki Kishi, Yasuyuki Nomura, Minoru Ikeda, Shu Hashimoto

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Structural and functional correlations in a large animal model of bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis

Louise Organ, Barbara Bacci, Emmanuel Koumoundouros, Garry Barcham, Marjorie Milne, Wayne Kimpton, Chrishan Samuel, Ken Snibson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiorespiratory effects of recruitment maneuvers and positive end expiratory pressure in an experimental context of acute lung injury and pulmonary hypertension

Camille Doras, Morgan Le Guen, Ferenc Peták, Walid Habre

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diagnostic and prognostic utility of mid-expiratory flow rate in older community-dwelling persons with respiratory symptoms, but without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Gülmisal Güder, Susanne Brenner, Stefan Störk, Matthias Held, Berna DL Broekhuizen, Jan-Willem J Lammers, Arno W Hoes, Frans H Rutten

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of a telehealth program – management of asthma with supportive telehealth of respiratory function in pregnancy (MASTERY©)

Elida Zairina, Michael J. Abramson, Christine F. McDonald, Jonathan Li, Thanuja Dharmasiri, Kay Stewart, Susan P. Walker, Eldho Paul, Johnson George

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Y-27632 is associated with corticosteroid-potentiated control of pulmonary remodeling and inflammation in guinea pigs with chronic allergic inflammation

Patricia Angeli Pigati, Renato Fraga Righetti, Samantha Souza Possa, Beatriz Saraiva Romanholo, Adriana Palmeira Dias Rodrigues, Anelize Sartori Alves dos Santos, Débora Gonçalves Xisto, Mariana Alves Antunes, Carla Máximo Prado, Edna Aparecida Leick, Milton de Arruda Martins, Patrícia Rieken Macedo Rocco, Iolanda de Fátima Lopes Calvo Tibério

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ventilator-associated Pneumonia caused by commensal oropharyngeal Flora: a retrospective Analysis of a prospectively collected Database

Johannes B. J. Scholte, Johan I. M. van der Velde, Catharina F. M. Linssen, Helke A. van Dessel, Dennis C. J. J. Bergmans, Paul H. M. Savelkoul, Paul M. H. J. Roekaerts, Walther N. K. A. van Mook

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

GATA2 deficiency in children and adults with severe pulmonary alveolar proteinosis and hematologic disorders

Matthias Griese, Ralf Zarbock, Ulrich Costabel, Jenna Hildebrandt, Dirk Theegarten, Michael Albert, Antonia Thiel, Andrea Schams, Joanna Lange, Katazyrna Krenke, Traudl Wesselak, Carola Schön, Matthias Kappler, Helmut Blum, Stefan Krebs, Andreas Jung, Carolin Kröner, Christoph Klein, Ilaria Campo, Maurizio Luisetti, Francesco Bonella

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcome of corticosteroid administration in autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: a retrospective cohort study

Keiichi Akasaka, Takahiro Tanaka, Nobutaka Kitamura, Shinya Ohkouchi, Ryushi Tazawa, Toshinori Takada, Toshio Ichiwata, Etsuro Yamaguchi, Masaki Hirose, Toru Arai, Kentaro Nakano, Takahito Nei, Haruyuki Ishii, Tomohiro Handa, Yoshikazu Inoue, Koh Nakata

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Which field walking test should be used to assess functional exercise capacity in lung cancer? an observational study

Catherine L. Granger, Linda Denehy, Selina M. Parry, Joel Martin, Tim Dimitriadis, Maeve Sorohan, Louis Irving

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Radial endobronchial ultrasound in diagnosing peripheral lung lesions in a high tuberculosis setting

Adrian Chan, Anantham Devanand, Su Ying Low, Mariko Siyue Koh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Umeclidinium/vilanterol versus fluticasone propionate/salmeterol in COPD: a randomised trial

Dave Singh, Sally Worsley, Chang-Qing Zhu, Liz Hardaker, Alison Church

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Re-evaluation of diagnostic parameters is crucial for obtaining accurate data on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Jaana Kaunisto, K. Kelloniemi, E. Sutinen, U. Hodgson, A. Piilonen, R. Kaarteenaho, R. Mäkitaro, M. Purokivi, E. Lappi-Blanco, S. Saarelainen, H. Kankaanranta, A. Mursu, M. Kanervisto, E-R. Salomaa, M. Myllärniemi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Peak oxygen uptake and breathing pattern in COPD patients – a four-year longitudinal study

Bente Frisk, Jon A. Hardie, Birgitte Espehaug, Liv I. Strand, Rolf Moe-Nilssen, Tomas M. L. Eagan, Per S. Bakke, Einar Thorsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quantitative analysis of pathogens in the lower respiratory tract of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Huaying Wang, Xiao Gu, Yuesong Weng, Tao Xu, Zhongming Fu, Weidong Peng, Wanjun Yu

01.12.2015 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identification of new biomarkers for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome by expression-based genome-wide association study

Dmitry N. Grigoryev, Dilyara I. Cheranova, Suman Chaudhary, Daniel P. Heruth, Li Qin Zhang, Shui Q. Ye

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Study protocol: the effects of air pollution exposure and chronic respiratory disease on pneumonia risk in urban Malawian adults - the Acute Infection of the Respiratory Tract Study (The AIR Study)

Hannah Jary, Jane Mallewa, Mulinda Nyirenda, Brian Faragher, Robert Heyderman, Ingrid Peterson, Stephen Gordon, Kevin Mortimer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliever salbutamol use as a measure of exacerbation risk in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Christine R. Jenkins, Dirkje S. Postma, Antonio R. Anzueto, Barry J. Make, Stefan Peterson, Göran Eriksson, Peter M. Calverley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic value of extravascular lung water assessed with lung ultrasound score by chest sonography in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Zhen Zhao, Li Jiang, Xiuming Xi, Qi Jiang, Bo Zhu, Meiping Wang, Jin Xing, Dan Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of controlled diesel exhaust exposure on apoptosis and proliferation markers in bronchial epithelium – an in vivo bronchoscopy study on asthmatics, rhinitics and healthy subjects

Annelie F Behndig, Karthika Shanmuganathan, Laura Whitmarsh, Nikolai Stenfors, Joanna L Brown, Anthony J Frew, Frank J Kelly, Ian S Mudway, Thomas Sandström, Susan J Wilson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Different KCO and VA combinations exist for the same DLCO value in patients with diffuse parenchymal lung diseases

Jean Pastre, Laurent Plantier, Carole Planes, Raphaël Borie, Hilario Nunes, Christophe Delclaux, Dominique Israël-Biet

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dynamics of IL-4 and IL-13 expression in the airways of sheep following allergen challenge

Bahar Liravi, David Piedrafita, Gary Nguyen, Robert J. Bischof

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficiency of a phone coaching program on adherence to continuous positive airway pressure in sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome: a randomized trial

Kamila Sedkaoui, Ludivine Leseux, Sandrine Pontier, Nicole Rossin, Paul Leophonte, Jean-Louis Fraysse, Alain Didier

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The utility of Xpert MTB/RIF performed on bronchial washings obtained in patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis in a high prevalence setting

Dewald A. Barnard, Elvis M. Irusen, Johannes W. Bruwer, Danté Plekker, Andrew C. Whitelaw, Jacobus D. Deetlefs, Coenraad F. N. Koegelenberg

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: ‘Ventilator-associated Pneumonia caused by commensal oropharyngeal a retrospective Analysis of a prospectively collected Database’

Johannes B. J. Scholte, Johan I. M. van der Velde, Catharina F. M. Linssen, Helke A. van Dessel, Dennis C. J. J. Bergmans, Paul H. M. Savelkoul, Paul M. H. J. Roekaerts, Walther N. K. A. van Mook

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between obstructive sleep apnea and metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Shaoyong Xu, Yi Wan, Ming Xu, Jie Ming, Ying Xing, Fei An, Qiuhe Ji

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevention of exacerbations in patients with COPD and vitamin D deficiency through vitamin D supplementation (PRECOVID): a study protocol

Rachida Rafiq, Floor E. Aleva, Jasmijn A. Schrumpf, Yvonne F. Heijdra, Christian Taube, Johannes MA Daniels, Paul Lips, Pierre M. Bet, Pieter S. Hiemstra, André JAM van der Ven, Martin den Heijer, Renate T. de Jongh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical course and complications following diagnostic bronchoalveolar lavage in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients

R M Schnabel, K van der Velden, A Osinski, G Rohde, P M H J Roekaerts, D C J J Bergmans

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mycobacterium gordonae-induced humidifier lung

Harue Utsugi, Yutaka Usui, Fuyumi Nishihara, Minoru Kanazawa, Makoto Nagata

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Changes in PH in exhaled breath condensate after specific bronchial challenge test in patients with chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis: a prospective study

I. Ojanguren, M J Cruz, A. Villar, M. Sanchez-Ortiz, F. Morell, X. Munoz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

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

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

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plasma Chemokine signature correlates with lung goblet cell hyperplasia in smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Victor Kim, William D. Cornwell, Michelle Oros, Heba Durra, Gerard J. Criner, Thomas J. Rogers

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Real life management of community-acquired Pneumonia in adults in the Gulf region and comparison with practice guidelines: a prospective study

Bassam Mahboub, Ashraf Al Zaabi, Ola Mohamed Al Ali, Raees Ahmed, Michael S. Niederman, Rania El-Bishbishi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Circulating concentration of markers of angiogenic activity in patients with sarcoidosis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Dariusz Ziora, Dariusz Jastrzębski, Mariusz Adamek, Zenon Czuba, Jerzy Kozielski J., Alicja Grzanka, Alicja Kasperska-Zajac

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A case of failed eradication of cystic fibrosis-related sinus colonisation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Barry Linnane, Linda Kearse, Nuala H. O’ Connell, John Fenton, Miranda G. Kiernan, Colum P. Dunne

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parental smoke exposure and the development of nicotine craving in adolescent novice smokers: the roles of DRD2, DRD4, and OPRM1 genotypes

Marloes Kleinjan, Rutger C.M.E. Engels, Joseph R. DiFranza

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An international, multicentre evaluation and description of Burkholderia pseudomallei infection in cystic fibrosis

James B. Geake, David W. Reid, Bart J. Currie, Scott C. Bell, MelioidCF Investigators

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

More severe hypoxemia is associated with better subjective sleep quality in obstructive sleep apnea

Meng-Ni Wu, Chiou-Lian Lai, Ching-Kuan Liu, Li-Min Liou, Chen-Wen Yen, Sharon Chia-Ju Chen, Cheng-Fang Hsieh, Sun-Wung Hsieh, Feng-Cheng Lin, Chung-Yao Hsu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pulmonary artery enlargement in schistosomiasis associated pulmonary arterial hypertension

Susana Hoette, Claudia Figueiredo, Bruno Dias, Jose Leonidas Alves-Jr, Francisca Gavilanes, Luis Felipe Prada, Dany Jasinowodolinski, Luciana Tamie Kato Morinaga, Carlos Jardim, Caio Julio Cesar Fernandes, Rogério Souza

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patterns of heart rate variability and cardiac autonomic modulations in controlled and uncontrolled asthmatic patients

Mohamed Faisal Lutfi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Short-term effects of a nicotine-free e-cigarette compared to a traditional cigarette in smokers and non-smokers

Marco Ferrari, Alessandro Zanasi, Elena Nardi, Antonio Maria Morselli Labate, Piero Ceriana, Antonella Balestrino, Lara Pisani, Nadia Corcione, Stefano Nava

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anxiety and depression in adults with cystic fibrosis: a comparison between patients and the general population in Sweden and three other European countries

Lena Backström-Eriksson, Kimmo Sorjonen, Agneta Bergsten-Brucefors, Lena Hjelte, Bo Melin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

p-STAT6, PU.1, and NF-κB are involved in allergen-induced late-phase airway inflammation in asthma patients

Deimante Hoppenot, Kestutis Malakauskas, Simona Lavinskiene, Raimundas Sakalauskas

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ivacaftor in a young boy with the rare gating mutation S549R - use of lung clearance index to track progress: a case report

Nina Lenherr, Marco Lurà, Daniel Trachsel, Philipp Latzin, Juerg Hammer

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of exercise training in a weight loss lifestyle intervention on asthma control, quality of life and psychosocial symptoms in adult obese asthmatics: protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Patricia D. Freitas, Palmira G. Ferreira, Analuci da Silva, Sonia Trecco, Rafael Stelmach, Alberto Cukier, Regina Carvalho-Pinto, João Marcos Salge, Frederico LA Fernandes, Marcio C. Mancini, Milton A. Martins, Celso RF Carvalho

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Modification of additive effect between vitamins and ETS on childhood asthma risk according to GSTP1 polymorphism : a cross -sectional study

So-Yeon Lee, Bong-Seong Kim, Sung-Ok Kwon, Se-Young Oh, Hye Lim Shin, Young-Ho Jung, Eun Lee, Song-I Yang, Hyung Young Kim, Ju-Hee Seo, Hyo-Bin Kim, Ji-Won Kwon, Hae-Ran Lee, Soo-Jong Hong

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Successful resumption of tocilizumab for rheumatoid arthritis after resection of a pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex lesion: a case report

Ho Namkoong, Sadatomo Tasaka, Mitsuhiro Akiyama, Kazuma Yagi, Makoto Ishii, Katsuya Suzuki, Mitsutomo Kohno, Naoki Hasegawa, Tsutomu Takeuchi, Tomoko Betsuyaku

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognosis of nonspecific interstitial pneumonia correlates with perivascular CD4+ T lymphocyte infiltration of the lung

Ling Qin, WenZe Wang, HongRui Liu, Yi Xiao, MingWei Qin, WenJie Zheng, JuHong Shi

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An unusual case of acute respiratory failure in a patient with pulmonary veins stenosis late after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: a case report and the review of the literature

Savino Spadaro, Sara Saturni, Delia Cadorin, Maria V. Colamussi, Matteo Bertini, Roberto Galeotti, Riccardo Cappato, Franco Ravenna, Carlo A. Volta

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysis of heat shock protein 70 gene polymorphisms Mexican patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Arnoldo Aquino-Gálvez, Georgina González-Ávila, Martha Pérez-Rodríguez, Oswaldo Partida-Rodríguez, Miriam Nieves-Ramírez, Inocencio Piña-Ramírez, Gustavo Ramírez-Martínez, Manuel Castillejos-López, Marco Checa, Victor Ruiz, Francisco Urrea, Bettina Sommer, Joaquin Zúñiga, Moisés Selman

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Idiopathic lung fibrosis and anti myeloperoxidase glomerulonephritis: the tree that hides the forest

Marc Pineton de Chambrun, Hilario Nunes, Isabelle Brochériou, Alexandre Hertig

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of Mycobacterium lentiflavum in cystic fibrosis patients, France

Michael Phelippeau, Jean-Christophe Dubus, Martine Reynaud-Gaubert, Carine Gomez, Nathalie Stremler le Bel, Marielle Bedotto, Elsa Prudent, Michel Drancourt

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Thymidylate synthase expression as a predictive biomarker of pemetrexed sensitivity in advanced non-small cell lung cancer

Cristina Chamizo, Sandra Zazo, Manuel Dómine, Ion Cristóbal, Jesús García-Foncillas, Federico Rojo, Juan Madoz-Gúrpide

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The clinical features of respiratory infections caused by the Streptococcus anginosus group

Shingo Noguchi, Kazuhiro Yatera, Toshinori Kawanami, Kei Yamasaki, Keisuke Naito, Kentaro Akata, Ikuko Shimabukuro, Hiroshi Ishimoto, Chiharu Yoshii, Hiroshi Mukae

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A comparison of visual and quantitative methods to identify interstitial lung abnormalities

Corrine R. Kliment, Tetsuro Araki, Tracy J. Doyle, Wei Gao, Josée Dupuis, Jeanne C. Latourelle, Oscar E. Zazueta, Isis E. Fernandez, Mizuki Nishino, Yuka Okajima, James C. Ross, Raúl San José Estépar, Alejandro A. Diaz, David J. Lederer, David A. Schwartz, Edwin K. Silverman, Ivan O. Rosas, George R. Washko, George T. O’Connor, Hiroto Hatabu, Gary M. Hunninghake

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exogenous lipoid pneumonia caused by repeated sesame oil pulling: a report of two cases

Muneyoshi Kuroyama, Hiroyuki Kagawa, Seigo Kitada, Ryoji Maekura, Masahide Mori, Hiroshi Hirano

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of a physical activity counseling program after an exacerbation in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: a randomized controlled pilot study

Miek Hornikx, Heleen Demeyer, Carlos Augusto Camillo, Wim Janssens, Thierry Troosters

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of methods for the analysis of airway macrophage particulate load from induced sputum, a potential biomarker of air pollution exposure

Hannah Jary, Jamie Rylance, Latifa Patel, Stephen B. Gordon, Kevin Mortimer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Infection control knowledge, beliefs and behaviours amongst cystic fibrosis patients with epidemic Pseudomonas aeruginosa

R. Somayaji, B. Waddell, M. L. Workentine, M. G. Surette, N. P. Brager, H. R. Rabin, M. D. Parkins

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The relation between insulin resistance and lung function: a cross sectional study

Gul Sagun, Canan Gedik, Esra Ekiz, Engin Karagoz, Mumtaz Takir, Aytekin Oguz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plakoglobin expression in fibroblasts and its role in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Stephanie A. Matthes, Thomas J. LaRouere, Jeffrey C. Horowitz, Eric S. White

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bronchiectasis diagnosed after renal transplantation: a retrospective multicenter study

Sandra Dury, Charlotte Colosio, Isabelle Etienne, Dany Anglicheau, Elodie Merieau, Sophie Caillard, Joseph Rivalan, Eric Thervet, Marie Essig, François Babinet, Jean-François Subra, Olivier Toubas, Philippe Rieu, Claire Launois, Jeanne-Marie Perotin-Collard, François Lebargy, Gaëtan Deslée, on behalf of the Spiesser group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of allergic rhinitis on the management of asthma in a working population

Dorothée Provost, Yuriko Iwatsubo, Stéphanie Riviere, Maëlaïg Mevel, Alain Didier, Patrick Brochard, Ellen Imbernon, Chantal Raherison

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between pulmonologists’ tobacco use and their effort in promoting smoking cessation in Turkey: a cross-sectional study

Pinar Pazarli Bostan, Canan Karaman Demir, Osman Elbek, Şule Akçay

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Performance of noninvasive ventilation in acute respiratory failure in critically ill patients: a prospective, observational, cohort study

Thiago Domingos Corrêa, Paula Rodrigues Sanches, Lúbia Caus de Morais, Farah Christina Scarin, Eliézer Silva, Carmen Sílvia Valente Barbas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mortality and drug therapy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a network meta-analysis

David A Scott, Bethan Woods, Juliette C Thompson, James F Clark, Neil Hawkins, Mike Chambers, Bartolome R. Celli, Peter Calverley

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parents and adolescents preferences for asthma control: a best-worst scaling choice experiment using an orthogonal main effects design

Wendy J. Ungar, Anahita Hadioonzadeh, Mehdi Najafzadeh, Nicole W. Tsao, Sharon Dell, Larry D. Lynd

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A functional genomic model for predicting prognosis in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Yong Huang, Shwu-Fan Ma, Rekha Vij, Justin M. Oldham, Jose Herazo-Maya, Steven M. Broderick, Mary E. Strek, Steven R. White, D. Kyle Hogarth, Nathan K. Sandbo, Yves A. Lussier, Kevin F. Gibson, Naftali Kaminski, Joe G. N. Garcia, Imre Noth

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hypertonic saline (HS) for acute bronchiolitis: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Chin Maguire, Hannah Cantrill, Daniel Hind, Mike Bradburn, Mark L. Everard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nutritional parameters affecting severity of pneumonia and length of hospital stay in patients with pneumococcal pneumonia: a retrospective cross-sectional study

Nobuhiro Akuzawa, Hiroshi Naito

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Expression of YKL-40 and MIP-1a proteins in exudates and transudates: biomarkers for differential diagnosis of pleural effusions? A pilot study

Tonia Adamidi, Nikolaos Soulitzis, Eirini Neofytou, Savvas Zannetos, Andreas Georgiou, Kleomenis Benidis, Alexis Papadopoulos, Nikolaos M. Siafakas, Sophia E. Schiza

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between pulmonary exacerbations and daily physical activity in adults with cystic fibrosis

Daniela Savi, Nicholas Simmonds, Marcello Di Paolo, Serena Quattrucci, Paolo Palange, Winston Banya, Nicholas S. Hopkinson, Diana Bilton

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Incidental gastrointestinal 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose uptake associated with lung cancer

Juliette Vella-Boucaud, Dimitri Papathanassiou, Olivier Bouche, Alain Prevost, Thibault Lestra, Sandra Dury, Hervé Vallerand, Jeanne-Marie Perotin, Claire Launois, Louis Boissiere, Mathilde Brasseur, François Lebargy, Gaëtan Deslee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diagnostic accuracy of nasal nitric oxide for establishing diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia: a meta-analysis

Panayiotis Kouis, Stefania I. Papatheodorou, Panayiotis K. Yiallouros

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The use of corticosteroids in patients with COPD or asthma does not decrease lung squamous cell carcinoma

Zhi-Hong Jian, Jing-Yang Huang, Frank Cheau-Feng Lin, Oswald Ndi Nfor, Kai-Ming Jhang, Wen-Yuan Ku, Chien-Chang Ho, Chia-Chi Lung, Hui-Hsien Pan, Yu-Chiu Liang, Ming-Fang Wu, Yung-Po Liaw

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The care needs of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and their carers (CaNoPy): results of a qualitative study

Cathy Sampson, Ben Hope Gill, Nicholas Kim Harrison, Annmarie Nelson, Anthony Byrne

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ischemic heart disease among subjects with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – ECG-findings in a population-based cohort study

Ulf Nilsson, Bengt Johansson, Berne Eriksson, Anders Blomberg, Bo Lundbäck, Anne Lindberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Haemophilus influenzae induces steroid-resistant inflammatory responses in COPD

Borja G. Cosío, Andreas Jahn, Amanda Iglesias, Hanaa Shafiek, Xavier Busquets, Alvar Agustí

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Burkholderia cepacia complex: clinical course in cystic fibrosis patients

Tania Wrobel Folescu, Claudia Henrique da Costa, Renata Wrobel Folescu Cohen, Orlando Carlos da Conceição Neto, Rodolpho Mattos Albano, Elizabeth Andrade Marques

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Interstitial lung disease in clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis with and without anti-MDA-5 antibody: to lump or split?

Satoshi Ikeda, Machiko Arita, Mitsunori Morita, Satoshi Ikeo, Akihiro Ito, Fumiaki Tokioka, Maki Noyama, Kenta Misaki, Kenji Notohara, Tadashi Ishida

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Salford Lung Study protocol: a pragmatic, randomised phase III real-world effectiveness trial in asthma

Ashley Woodcock, Nawar Diar Bakerly, John P. New, J. Martin Gibson, Wei Wu, Jørgen Vestbo, David Leather

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical implications and characterization of Group A Streptoccoccus infections in adults with cystic fibrosis

Kate Skolnik, Austin Nguyen, Ranjani Somayaji, Christina S. Thornton, Barbara Waddell, Michael G. Surette, Harvey R. Rabin, Michael D. Parkins

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Survival in Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis acute exacerbations: the non-steroid approach

Spyros A Papiris, Konstantinos Kagouridis, Likurgos Kolilekas, Andriana I Papaioannou, Aneza Roussou, Christina Triantafillidou, Katerina Baou, Katerina Malagari, Stylianos Argentos, Anastasia Kotanidou, Anna Karakatsani, Effrosyni D Manali

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Incidence of new-onset wheeze: a prospective study in a large middle-aged general population

Mathias Holm, Kjell Torén, Eva Andersson

01.12.2015 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Biodegradable polydioxanone stents in the treatment of adult patients with tracheal narrowing

Ludek Stehlik, Vladislav Hytych, Jana Letackova, Petr Kubena, Martina Vasakova

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ethnic sensitivity assessment of fluticasone furoate/vilanterol in East Asian asthma patients from randomized double-blind multicentre Phase IIb/III trials

Annette S. Gross, Caroline Goldfrad, Soichiro Hozawa, Mark H. James, Christine S. Clifton, Yutaro Sugiyama, Loretta Jacques

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy of TB-PCR using EBUS-TBNA samples in patients with intrathoracic granulomatous lymphadenopathy

Jung Seop Eom, Jeong Ha Mok, Min Ki Lee, Kwangha Lee, Min Ji Kim, Sun Mi Jang, Hae Jung Na, Seung Eon Song, Geewon Lee, Eun-Jung Jo, Mi-Hyun Kim, Ki Uk Kim, Hye-Kyung Park

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Change in forced vital capacity and associated subsequent outcomes in patients with newly diagnosed idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

William M. Reichmann, Yanni F. Yu, Dendy Macaulay, Eric Q. Wu, Steven D. Nathan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterisation and prognosis of undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients at their first hospitalisation

Eva Balcells, Elena Gimeno-Santos, Jordi de Batlle, Maria Antonia Ramon, Esther Rodríguez, Marta Benet, Eva Farrero, Antoni Ferrer, Stefano Guerra, Jaume Ferrer, Jaume Sauleda, Joan A Barberà, Àlvar Agustí, Robert Rodriguez-Roisin, Joaquim Gea, Josep M Antó, Judith Garcia-Aymerich, the PAC-COPD Study Group

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Randomized double blind placebo-controlled study to demonstrate that antibiotics are not needed in moderate acute exacerbations of COPD – The ABACOPD Study

Gernot G U Rohde, Armin Koch, Tobias Welte, for the ABACOPD study group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

YKL-40 is correlated with FEV1 and the asthma control test (ACT) in asthmatic patients: influence of treatment

Tianwen Lai, Min Chen, Zaichun Deng, Yingying Lǚ, Dong Wu, Dongming Li, Bin Wu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Demographic, clinical, and laboratory parameters of cystic fibrosis during the last two decades: a comparative analysis

Fernando Augusto de Lima Marson, Tais Daiene Russo Hortencio, Katia Cristina Alberto Aguiar, Jose Dirceu Ribeiro, CYFIUC Group

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Prospective Non-Interventional DACCORD Study in the National COPD Registry in Germany: design and methods

Peter Kardos, Claus Vogelmeier, Roland Buhl, Carl-Peter Criée, Heinrich Worth

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of a countywide smoke-free workplace law on emergency department visits for respiratory diseases: a retrospective cohort study

Ivana T Croghan, Jon O Ebbert, J Taylor Hays, Darrell R Schroeder, Alanna M Chamberlain, Véronique L Roger, Richard D Hurt

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