Proteus empyema as a rare complication from an infected renal cyst, a case report
The most commonly isolated organisms in a parapneumonic effusion include S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, and S. aureus. If unusual organisms are isolated from the pleural space, further investigation is warranted t... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 27, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Kranthikiran Earasi, Caitlin Welch, Adam Zelickson, Clinton Westover, Chintan Ramani, Cameron Sumner and Eric M. Davis Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case report of aspergillosis accompanied by saccular bronchodilation after bronchial thermoplasty in a 19-year-old woman
Fungal infections are rarely reported as a complication of bronchial thermoplasty (BT) in patients without immunosuppressive comorbidity. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 26, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Shinji Sasada, Kenshiro Ohmura, Tomoyo Oguri, Yutaro Fujimoto, Saori Murata, Yumi Tsuchiya, Kota Ishioka, Saeko Takahashi, Morio Nakamura and Masahiro Kaji Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Reversible lung fibrosis in a 6-year-old girl after long term nitrofurantoin treatment
Pulmonary side effects are well known, including lung fibrosis, in elderly patients treated with long-term nitrofurantoin to prevent urinary tract infections and secondary renal injury. However, pulmonary side... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 26, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Lise Fischer Mikkelsen and Sune Rubak Tags: Case report Source Type: research

CircRNA0001859, a new diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for COPD and AECOPD
Dysregulation of circRNAs has been reported to be functionally associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The present investigation elucidated the potential role of CircRNA0001859 in regulat... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 25, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Shuifang Chen, Yinan Yao, Shan Lu, Junjun Chen, Guangdie Yang, Lingfang Tu and Lina Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A phase Ib/IIa, randomised, double-blind, multicentre trial to assess the safety and efficacy of expanded Cx611 allogeneic adipose-derived stem cells (eASCs) for the treatment of patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia admitted to the intensive care unit
Community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) can lead to sepsis and is associated with high mortality rates in patients presenting with shock and/or respiratory failure and who require mechanical ventilation ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 25, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Pierre-Fran çois Laterre, Miguel Sánchez-García, Tom van der Poll, Olga de la Rosa, Kathy-Ann Cadogan, Eleuterio Lombardo and Bruno François Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Serum heme oxygenase-1 measurement is useful for evaluating disease activity and outcomes in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute exacerbation of interstitial lung disease
Oxidative stress plays an important role in acute lung injury, which is associated with the development and progression of acute respiratory failure. Here, we investigated whether the degree of oxidative stres... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 25, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ryo Nagasawa, Yu Hara, Kota Murohashi, Ayako Aoki, Nobuaki Kobayashi, Shigeto Takagi, Satoru Hashimoto, Akihiko Kawana and Takeshi Kaneko Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recurrence of SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid positive test in patients with COVID-19: a report of two cases
The recurrence of positive SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid test results in patients with COVID-19 is becoming more important and warrants more attention. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 23, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jian Wu, Juan Cheng, Xiaowei Shi, Jun Liu, Biao Huang, Xinguo Zhao, Yuanwang Qiu, Jiong Yu, Hongcui Cao and Lanjuan Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Role of fibrocytes and endothelial progenitor cells among low-differentiated CD34+ cells in the progression of lung sarcoidosis
Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic granulomatous disease with still unknown etiology. Our previous studies showed a significantly higher percentage of CD34  + cells in the peripheral blood in patients with sarcoido... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 20, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Rutkowska El żbieta, Kwiecień Iwona, Bednarek Joanna, Jahnz-Różyk Karina and Rzepecki Piotr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characteristics of non-small-cell lung cancer with interstitial pneumonia: variation in cancer location, histopathology, and frequency of postoperative acute exacerbations in interstitial pneumonia
Non –small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has been reported to develop in patients with interstitial pneumonia (IP); however, clinical, radiological, and pathological features remain to be elucidated. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 20, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Kazumasa Ogawa, Hironori Uruga, Takeshi Fujii, Sakashi Fujimori, Tadasu Kohno, Atsuko Kurosaki, Kazuma Kishi and Shinji Abe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

COVID-19 or clinical amyopathic dermatomyositis associated rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease? A case report
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has reach pandemic proportions globally. For patients with symptoms of fever and cough accompanied by rapid lung damage progression, COVID-19 needs to be distinguished from ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Mengke Cao, Shuangshuang Zhang, Dejie Chu, Ming Xiao, Xiaohong Liu, Lingling Yu, Jing Li, Yi Huang and Fang Fang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Polymorphisms in the airway epithelium related genes CDHR3 and EMSY are associated with asthma susceptibility
As a main line of defense of the respiratory tract, the airway epithelium plays an important role in the pathogenesis of asthma. CDHR3 and EMSY were reported to be expressed in the human airway epithelium. Althou... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Miaomiao Zhang, Guo Chen, Yu Wang, Shou-Quan Wu, Andrew J. Sandford and Jian-Qing He Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of STIP1 and GLCCI1 polymorphisms on the risk of childhood asthma and inhaled corticosteroid response in Chinese asthmatic children
Asthma is a common chronic lung disease in children. We aimed to determine the associations between stress-induced phosphoprotein 1 (STIP1) and glucocorticoid-induced transcript 1 (GLCCI1) polymorphisms and susce... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Juan Huang, Xiaolei Hu, Xiangrong Zheng, Jian Kuang, Chentao Liu, Xia Wang and Yongjun Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between sestrin2 expression and airway remodeling in COPD
Airway remodeling is a major pathological characteristic of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and has been shown to be associated with oxidative stress. Sestrin2 has recently drawn attention as an ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 16, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Da-Wei Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Wei, Shuang Ji and Guang-He Fei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rapidly progressive metastatic cholangiocarcinoma in a postpartum patient with cystic fibrosis: a case report
Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare gastrointestinal malignancy that arises within the intrahepatic, perihilar, and/or extrahepatic bile ducts. Individuals with cystic fibrosis are at increased risk for gastrointesti... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 16, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Sara W. Carson, Kelly E. Craven, David Nauen, Kristina Montemayor, Mark Yarchoan, William R. Burns, Christian A. Merlo and Natalie E. West Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical diagnosis of patients subjected to surgical lung biopsy with a probable usual interstitial pneumonia pattern on high-resolution computed tomography
Usual interstitial pneumonia can present with a probable pattern on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT), but the probability of identifying usual interstitial pneumonia by surgical lung biopsy in such c... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 16, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Regina Celia Carlos Tibana, Maria Raquel Soares, Karin Mueller Storrer, Gustavo de Souza Portes Meirelles, Katia Hidemi Nishiyama, Israel Missrie, Ester Nei Aparecida Martins Coletta, Rimarcs Gomes Ferreira and Carlos Alberto de Castro Pereira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Broncho-alveolar inflammation in COVID-19 patients: a correlation with clinical outcome
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) rapidly reached pandemic proportions. Given that the main target of SARS-CoV-2 are lungs leading to severe pneumonia with hyperactivation of the inf... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 16, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Laura Pandolfi, Tommaso Fossali, Vanessa Frangipane, Sara Bozzini, Monica Morosini, Maura D ’Amato, Sara Lettieri, Mario Urtis, Alessandro Di Toro, Laura Saracino, Elena Percivalle, Stefano Tomaselli, Lorenzo Cavagna, Emanuela Cova, Francesco Mojoli, Pa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Elevated serum matrix metalloprotease (MMP-2) as a candidate biomarker for stable COPD
The increasing trend of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in becoming the third leading cause of deaths by 2020 is of great concern, globally as well as in India. Dysregulation of protease/anti-prot... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 16, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Durga Mahor, Vandana Kumari, Kapil Vashisht, Ruma Galgalekar, Ravindra M. Samarth, Pradyumna K. Mishra, Nalok Banerjee, Rajnikant Dixit, Rohit Saluja, Sajal De and Kailash C. Pandey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extensive eye-oral-bronchial mucosal nodules with eosinopgillia: a rare case report and literature review
Mucosal nodules can be caused by infection, inflammation and neoplastic disease. Many noninfectious diseases, such as eosinophilia, amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, Wegener ’s granuloma, langerhans cell histiocytosis ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 12, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Lujin Wu, Qianru Leng, Yan Wang, Daowen Wang and Danlei Yang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case report of bronchial pleomorphic adenoma in a child in China
Paediatric cases of pleomorphic adenoma of the bronchus are rare in clinical practice, despite pleomorphic adenoma being the most common histological form of salivary gland neoplasm. To date, no such cases hav... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 11, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Haiqin Zhong, Silei Yan, Kung Jiang, Yijing Hu and Xiaoyan Dong Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: Silent hypoxia: higher NO in red blood cells of COVID-19 patients
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 10, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Esmaeil Mortaz, Majid Malkmohammad, Hamidreza Jamaati, Parisa Adimi Naghan, Seyed Mohamad Reza Hashemian, Payam Tabarsi, Maohammad Varahram, Hamidreza Zaheri, Efsun Gonca U ğur Chousein, Gert Folkerts and Ian M. Adcock Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Pulmonary benign metastasizing leiomyomas: a case series of 23 patients at a single facility
Pulmonary benign metastasizing leiomyoma (PBML) is a rare disease characterized by leiomyoma of benign histopathology existing in the lungs. Because of its rarity, limited literature with a single case or smal... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 10, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Rong Fan, Fengzhi Feng, Hua Yang, Kaifeng Xu, Shanqing Li, Yan You, Xirun Wan and Lan Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

New-onset nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease in bronchiectasis: tracking the clinical and radiographic changes
The close association between bronchiectasis and nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) is well-known. However, the clinical impact of subsequent new-onset NTM-PD in bronchiectasis patients ha... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 10, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Nakwon Kwak, Jong Hyuk Lee, Hyung-Jun Kim, Sung A. Kim and Jae-Joon Yim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The incidence, risk factors and prognosis of acute kidney injury in severe and critically ill patients with COVID-19 in mainland China: a retrospective study
The clinical correlates, prognosis and determinants of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) remain largely unclear. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 9, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ling Sang, Sibei Chen, Xia Zheng, Weijie Guan, Zhihui Zhang, Wenhua Liang, Ming Zhong, Li Jiang, Chun Pan, Wei Zhang, Jiaan Xia, Nanshan Chen, Wenjuan Wu, Hongkai Wu, Yonghao Xu, Xuesong Liu & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rare pulmonary barotrauma after explosive decompression: a case report
Pneumothorax as a consequence of pulmonary barotrauma during explosive decompression military crew training in a hypobaric chamber is an extremely rare and sparsely diagnosed complication. Extensive bilateral ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 9, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jakub Tlap ák, Boris Oniščenko, Petr Došel, Pavel Požár, Petr Chmátal and Michal Hájek Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Impact of emphysema on sputum culture conversion in male patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: a retrospective analysis
Although cigarette smoking may have a negative impact on the clinical outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), few studies have investigated the impact of smoking-associated lung diseases. Emphysema is a major... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 7, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Naoki Takasaka, Yoshitaka Seki, Ikumi Fujisaki, Shota Uchiyama, Sachi Matsubayashi, Akihito Sato, Yumie Yamanaka, Kyuto Odashima, Taisuke Kazuyori, Aya Seki, Hiroshi Takeda, Takeo Ishikawa and Kazuyoshi Kuwano Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Propionibacterium acnes-associated sarcoidosis complicated by acute bird-related hypersensitivity pneumonitis
The number of reports on sarcoidosis complicated by hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is limited, and most describe cases complicated by chronic bird-related HP. Here, we present for the first time a case with Pr... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 7, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Michiru Sawahata, Noritaka Sakamoto, Hideaki Yamasawa, Yuki Iijima, Hirotoshi Kawata, Tetsuo Yamaguchi, Keisuke Uchida, Yoshinobu Eishi, Masashi Bando and Koichi Hagiwara Tags: Case report Source Type: research

In-hospital mortality trends among patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in the United States between 2013-2017: a comparison of academic and non-academic programs
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating condition characterized by progressive lung function decline and early mortality. While early accurate diagnosis is essential for IPF treatment, data evalua... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 7, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Shehabaldin Alqalyoobi, Evans R. Fern ández Pérez and Justin M. Oldham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

OPTImising the implementation of pulMonary rehAbiLitation in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (the OPTIMAL study): mixed methods study protocol
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common respiratory condition characterised by dyspnoea during daily life. As the disease progresses, people with COPD can experience poor quality of life, redu... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - November 2, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Sarah Hug, Vinicius Cavalheri, Daniel F. Gucciardi, Richard Norman and Kylie Hill Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

New strategies of physical activity assessment in cystic fibrosis: a pilot study
Regular physical activity (PA) is a valued part of cystic fibrosis (CF) care. Although the accelerometer, SenseWear Armband (SWA), accurately measures habitual PA in CF, it is mostly used for research purposes... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 30, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Daniela Savi, Luigi Graziano, Barbara Giordani, Stefano Schiavetto, Corrado De Vito, Giuseppe Migliara, Nicholas J. Simmonds, Paolo Palange and J. Stuart Elborn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of semi-quantitative compared to quantitative cultures of tracheal aspirates for the yield of culturable respiratory pathogens – a cross-sectional study
Diagnosis of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) depends on the presence of clinical, radiological and microbiological findings. Endotracheal suction aspirate (ETSA) is the commonest respiratory sample s... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 29, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Salima Rattani, Joveria Farooqi, Ghazala Jabeen, Saeeda Chandio, Qaiser Kash, Aijaz Khan and Kauser Jabeen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between inhaled corticosteroids and upper respiratory tract infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
We aimed to assess the association between inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) and the risk of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 28, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hong Chen, Yulin Feng, Ke Wang, Jing Yang and Yuejun Du Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between MMP2 expression in lung cancer tissues and clinical parameters: a retrospective clinical analysis
Matrix metalloproteinase 2 (MMP2) has been found to be related to malignant tumors; the aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between MMP2 expression in lung cancer tissues and clinical paramete... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 28, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Liping Han, Baowei Sheng, Qingdi Zeng, Wei Yao and Qiufang Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lung function in obese children and adolescents without respiratory disease: a systematic review
Obesity in children and adolescents is associated with increased morbidity and mortality due to multisystemic impairment, including deleterious changes in lung function, which are poorly understood. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 28, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Mariana Sim ões Ferreira, Fernando Augusto Lima Marson, Vaneza Lira Waldow Wolf, José Dirceu Ribeiro and Roberto Teixeira Mendes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of toner-handling work on respiratory function, chest X-ray findings, and biomarkers of inflammation, allergy, and oxidative stress: a 10-year prospective Japanese cohort study
Exposure to toner, a substance used in photocopiers and printers, has been associated with siderosilicosis and other adverse effects. However, these findings are limited, and there is insufficient evidence on ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 27, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Niina Terunuma, Kazunori Ikegami, Hiroko Kitamura, Hajime Ando, Shizuka Kurosaki, Masashi Masuda, Takeshi Kochi, Nobuaki Yanagi, Yoshihisa Fujino, Akira Ogami and Toshiaki Higashi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A bioinformatics analysis to identify novel biomarkers for prognosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
Due to the fact that pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) is a highly infectious respiratory disease characterized by high herd susceptibility and hard to be treated, this study aimed to search novel effective biomark... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 24, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yahong Sun, Gang Chen, Zhihao Liu, Lina Yu and Yan Shang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cigarette smoke extract stimulates bronchial epithelial cells to undergo a SUMOylation turnover
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) characterized by the airway and lung inflammation, is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, especially among smokers over 40  years of age and indivi... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 23, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Haifeng Zhou, Lei Zhang, Yang Li, Guorao Wu, He Zhu, Huilan Zhang, Jia-Kun Su, Lei Guo, Qing Zhou, Fei Xiong, Qilin Yu, Ping Yang, Shu Zhang, Jibao Cai and Cong-Yi Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of lymphocytic infiltration in the bronchial glands of Sj ögren’s syndrome in transbronchial lung cryobiopsy
Sj ögren’s syndrome (SS) is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by deteriorated exocrine gland function with associated lymphocytic infiltration. However, there are few pathological studies on bronchial... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 23, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hiroko Okabayashi, Tomohisa Baba, Ryota Ootoshi, Ryota Shintani, Erina Tabata, Satoshi Ikeda, Takashi Niwa, Tsuneyuki Oda, Ryo Okuda, Akimasa Sekine, Hideya Kitamura, Shigeru Komatsu, Eri Hagiwara, Tamiko Takemura, Takuro Sakagami and Takashi Ogura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

IL-32 induces epithelial-mesenchymal transition by triggering endoplasmic reticulum stress in A549 cells
Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a key process in the onset and development of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) with unclear mechanisms. Our previous studies found that bleomycin and tunicamycin c... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 23, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ling Gong, Gang Liu, Honglan Zhu, Caihong Li, Pengmei Li, Changlu Liu, Hongbo Tang, Kaifeng Wu, Jie Wu, Daishun Liu and Xiaoping Tang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Haemoptysis as the first presentation of COVID-19: a case report
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is an ongoing pandemic that profoundly challenges healthcare systems all over the world. Fever, ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 22, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Elise Peys, Dieter Stevens, Yannick Vande Weygaerde, Thomas Malfait, Laurens Hermie, Philippe Rogiers, Pieter Depuydt and Eva Van Braeckel Tags: Case report Source Type: research

LncRNA SNHG10 is downregulated in non-small cell lung cancer and predicts poor survival
LncRNA SNHG10 has been reported to be an oncogenic lncRNA in liver cancer. However, its roles in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remains unknown. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 20, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Meng Liang, Linlin Wang, Chuanhua Cao, Shimao Song and Feng Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of sensitivity and specificity of CanPatrol ™ technology for detection of circulating tumor cells in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
The early diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer is of great significance to the prognosis of patients. However, traditional histopathology and imaging screening have certain limitations. Therefore, new diagn... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 20, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jingyao Li, Yi Liao, Yaling Ran, Guiyu Wang, Wei Wu, Yang Qiu, Jie Liu, Ningyu Wen, Tao Jing, Haidong Wang and Shixin Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Design of a randomized controlled trial to evaluate effectiveness of methotrexate versus prednisone as first-line treatment for pulmonary sarcoidosis: the PREDMETH study
Treatment of pulmonary sarcoidosis is recommended in case of significant symptoms, impaired or deteriorating lung function. Evidence-based treatment recommendations are limited and largely based on expert opin... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 19, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Vivienne Kahlmann, Montse Janssen Bon ás, Catharina C. Moor, Coline H. M. van Moorsel, Mirjam Kool, Raisa Kraaijvanger, Jan C. Grutters, Mayka Overgaauw, Marcel Veltkamp and Marlies S. Wijsenbeek Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Serum uric acid is associated with disease severity and may predict clinical outcome in patients of pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to connective tissue disease in Chinese: a single-center retrospective study
Previous studies have shown that serum uric acid (UA) levels are correlated with the severity of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH) and are predictors of disease prognosis. Still, few studies ha... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 19, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jingya Wang, Yuanyuan Wang, Xiaodi Li, Yingheng Huang, Xiaoxuan Sun, Qiang Wang and Miaojia Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Silent hypoxia: higher NO in red blood cells of COVID-19 patients
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread to almost 100 countries, infected over 31  M patients and resulted in 961 K deaths worldwi... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 16, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Esmaeil Mortaz, Majid Malkmohammad, Hamidreza Jamaati, Parisa Adimi Naghan, Seyed MohamadReza Hashemian, Payam Tabarsi, Maohammad Varahram, Hamidreza Zaheri, Efsun Gonca U ğur Chousein, Gert Folkerts and Ian M. Adcock Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Integrated genomics analysis highlights important SNPs and genes implicated in moderate-to-severe asthma based on GWAS and eQTL datasets
Severe asthma is a chronic disease contributing to disproportionate disease morbidity and mortality. From the year of 2007, many genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have documented a large number of asthma-... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 16, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Zhouzhou Dong, Yunlong Ma, Hua Zhou, Linhui Shi, Gongjie Ye, Lei Yang, Panpan Liu and Li Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Operative invasiveness does not affect the prognosis of patients with non-small cell lung cancer
The relationship between operative invasiveness and the prognosis in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who have undergone surgery has been controversial. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Nozomu Motono, Shun Iwai, Yoshihito Iijima, Katsuo Usuda and Hidetaka Uramoto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

LncRNA SNHG14 regulates the DDP-resistance of non-small cell lung cancer cell through miR-133a/HOXB13 pathway
Recently, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been reported to be involved in regulating chemo-resistance of NSCLC, however, the role of lncRNA SNHG14 in the DDP-resistance of NSCLC remains unexplored. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Li Xu, Yan Xu, Min Yang, Jia Li, Fang Xu and Bo-Lin Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of pulmonary rehabilitation on patients ’ health care needs and asthma control: a quasi-experimental study
Pulmonary rehabilitation offers potential benefits to people with asthma. It is however unknown if rehabilitation favourably affects patients ’ health care needs. We therefore examined if rehabilitation reduced... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Julia Salandi, Andrea Icks, Jalal Gholami, Stefan Hummel, Konrad Schultz, Christian Apfelbacher, Aziz Sheikh and Adrian Loerbroks Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimal specimen type for accurate diagnosis of infectious peripheral pulmonary lesions by mNGS
Reports on the application of metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS) to the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesions (PPLs) are scarce. There have been no studies investigating the optimal specimen typ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Qing Wang, Bo Wu, Donglin Yang, Chao Yang, Zhixian Jin, Jie Cao and Jing Feng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report of idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis with severe respiratory failure in pregnancy
Idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (IPPFE) is a rare lung disease that manifests as parenchymal fibrosis of the upper lung lobe and pleura. There have been no reports of IPPFE complicating pregnancy. ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 14, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Aiko Sekine, Kohei Seo, Satoshi Matsukura, Masaaki Sato, Aya Shinozaki-Ushiku, Takashi Ogura, Akihiko Kitami, Mitsutaka Kadokura, Satoshi Dohi, Kiyotake Ichizuka and Masaaki Nagatsuka Tags: Case report Source Type: research