Cone beam CT augmented fluoroscopy allows safe and efficient diagnosis of a difficult lung nodule
Detection of small peripheral lung nodules is constantly increasing with the development of low dose computed tomography lung cancer screening programs. A tissue diagnosis is often required to confirm malignit... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Roberto Piro, Matteo Fontana, Eleonora Casalini, Sofia Taddei, Marco Bertolini, Mauro Iori and Nicola Facciolongo Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Interventricular septal curvature as an additional echocardiographic parameter for evaluating chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: a single-center retrospective study
Noninvasive estimation of the actual systolic pulmonary artery pressure measured via right-sided heart catheterization (sPAPRHC) is vital for the management of pulmonary hypertension, including chronic thromboemb... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Akane Matsumura, Ayako Shigeta, Hajime Kasai, Hajime Yokota, Jiro Terada, Keiko Yamamoto, Toshihiko Sugiura, Takuma Matsumura, Seiichiro Sakao, Nobuhiro Tanabe and Koichiro Tatsumi Tags: Research Source Type: research

An initial evaluation of the safety of a disposable oscillating positive expiratory pressure device in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a sort-term pilot study
Handheld oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) devices have been a mainstay of treatment for patients with hypersecretory conditions such as cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary dis... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Kevin J. O ’Sullivan, Valerie Power, Barry Linnane, Deirdre McGrath, Hilda Fogarty, Martina Ryan, Rebecca White, Conor Noonan, Eithne Mulloy, Leonard W. O’Sullivan and Colum P. Dunne Tags: Research Source Type: research

Circular RNA NEK6 contributes to the development of non-small-cell lung cancer by competitively binding with miR-382-5p to elevate BCAS2 expression at post-transcriptional level
Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the commonest type of lung cancer, which is one of most deadly cancers that possess high morbidity and mortality all over the world. The function of circular RNA NIMA rela... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Fei Cao, Xiaoxia Wu, Yongfeng Shan, Binbin Zhang, Haonan Wang, Hui Liu and Hao Yu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association of the location and initial degree of malignant central airway stenosis with the risk of severe restenosis after interventional bronchoscopy
Therapeutic bronchoscopy is one of the effective methods in the treatment and management of malignant central airway stenosis (MCAS). However, restenosis after therapeutic bronchoscopy frequently occurs and se... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Saibin Wang, Renzhi Zhou, Siyao Zhu and Dan Yan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and pulmonary function testing for predicting the severity of CTEPH
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) and pulmonary function testing (PFT) are noninvasive methods to evaluate the respiratory and circulatory systems. This research aims to evaluate and monitor chronic thro... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hanqing Zhu, Xingxing Sun, Yuan Cao, Bigyan Pudasaini, Wenlan Yang, Jinming Liu and Jian Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Shape-sensing robotic-assisted bronchoscopy for pulmonary nodules: initial multicenter experience using the Ion ™ Endoluminal System
Traditional bronchoscopy provides limited approach to peripheral nodules. Shape-sensing robotic-assisted bronchoscopy (SSRAB, Ion ™ Endoluminal System) is a new tool for minimally invasive peripheral nodule bio... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Michael J. Simoff, Michael A. Pritchett, Janani S. Reisenauer, David E. Ost, Adnan Majid, Colleen Keyes, Roberto F. Casal, Mihir S. Parikh, Javier Diaz-Mendoza, Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy and Erik E. Folch Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prediction of readmission in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease within one year after treatment and discharge
To investigate the risk factors and construct a logistic model and an extreme gradient boosting (XGBoost) model to compare the predictive performances for readmission in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructi... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Lili Chen and Shiping Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multi-channel lung sounds intelligent diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic respiratory disease that seriously threatens people ’s health, with high morbidity and mortality worldwide. At present, the clinical diagnosis methods o... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hui Yu, Jing Zhao, Dongyi Liu, Zhen Chen, Jinglai Sun and Xiaoyun Zhao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Underdiagnosis of obstructive lung disease: findings from the French CONSTANCES cohort
The burden of undiagnosed obstructive lung disease (OLD) (mainly asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is not fully established, and targets for corrective action are yet to be identified. We asses... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Marie-Christine Delmas, Laetitia B énézet, Céline Ribet, Yuriko Iwatsubo, Marie Zins, Rachel Nadif, Nicolas Roche and Bénédicte Leynaert Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of counselling during pulmonary rehabilitation on self-determined motivation to be physically active for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a pragmatic RCT
Counselling is considered to be a promising approach to increasing physical activity (PA) in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of the current study was to investigate whether a ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Anne-Kathrin Rausch Osthoff, Swantje Beyer, David Gisi, Spencer Rezek, Ariane Schwank, Andr é Meichtry, Noriane A. Sievi, Thomas Hess and Markus Wirz Tags: Research Source Type: research

Innate lymphoid cells exhibited IL-17-expressing phenotype in active tuberculosis disease
Innate lymphoid cells (ILCs), as an important group of innate immunity, could respond rapidly to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infection. In this research, we studied the phenotypic changes of circulatory ILCs... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Linyue Pan, Xiaoli Chen, Xuanqi Liu, Wenjia Qiu, Yunhuan Liu, Weiping Jiang, Yang Zheng, Yan Mou, Wei Xu, Xiangyang Li, Haiyan Ge and Huili Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation of the Arabic Severe Respiratory Insufficiency Questionnaire
Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL) in patients with chronic respiratory insufficiency requiring Home Mechanical Ventilation (HMV) requires a valid measurement tool. The Severe Respiratory Insu... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 11, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Marwan F. Alawieh, Rania N. Bzeih, Mohamad F. El-Khatib, Abla M. Sibai, Lilian A. Ghandour and Salah M. Zeineldine Tags: Research Source Type: research

Differences in genetics and microenvironment of lung adenocarcinoma patients with or without TP53 mutation
Differences in genetics and microenvironment of LUAD patients with or without TP53 mutation were analyzed to illustrate the role of TP53 mutation within the carcinogenesis of LUAD, which will provide new concepts... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 11, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Dejun Zeng, Zhengyang Hu, Yanjun Yi, Besskaya Valeria, Guangyao Shan, Zhencong Chen, Cheng Zhan, Miao Lin, Zongwu Lin and Qun Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Phrenic nerve stimulation prevents diaphragm atrophy in patients with respiratory failure on mechanical ventilation
Diaphragm atrophy and dysfunction is a major problem among critically ill patients on mechanical ventilation. Ventilator-induced diaphragmatic dysfunction is thought to play a major role, resulting in a failur... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Michal Sot ák, Karel Roubík, Tomáš Henlín and Tomáš Tyll Tags: Research Source Type: research

Endobronchial closure of the bronchopleural fistula with the ventricular septal defect occluder: a case series
The ventricular septal defect (VSD) occluder has been reported to be a novel method for the closure of bronchopleural fistula (BPF). Our study was to confirm the use of VSD occluder in treating BPF after pneum... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 7, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yang Bai, Yishi Li, Jing Chi and Shuliang Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Outcomes of adjunctive surgery for nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease
Owing to the unsatisfactory results of antibiotic treatment alone, surgical resection is currently considered as adjunctive therapy in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD). How... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 6, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Joong-Yub Kim, Samina Park, In Kyu Park, Chang Hyun Kang, Young Tae Kim, Jaemoon Koh, Jae-Joon Yim and Nakwon Kwak Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of and risk factors for asthma among people aged 45 and older in China: a cross-sectional study
This study aimed to determine the updated prevalence of and risk factors for asthma among individuals aged 45 and older in mainland C... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 4, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jingxuan Wan, Qing Zhang, Chunxiao Li and Jiangtao Lin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Suppressor of variegation 3 –9 homologue 1 impairment and neutrophil-skewed systemic inflammation are associated with comorbidities in COPD
Systemic manifestations and comorbidities are characteristics of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and are probably due to systemic inflammation. The histone methyltransferase SUV39H1 controls the T... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tzu-Tao Chen, Sheng-Ming Wu, Kuan-Yuan Chen, Chien-Hua Tseng, Shu-Chuan Ho, Hsiao-Chi Chuang, Po-Hao Feng, Wen-Te Liu, Chia-Li Han, Erick Wan-Chun Huang, Yun-Kai Yeh and Kang-Yun Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitors in non-small cell lung cancer with uncommon histology: a propensity-score-matched analysis
Clinical efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with uncommon histology (uNSCLC) is unknown. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Koichi Miyashita, Masato Karayama, Yusuke Inoue, Hironao Hozumi, Yuzo Suzuki, Kazuki Furuhashi, Tomoyuki Fujisawa, Noriyuki Enomoto, Yutaro Nakamura, Masato Kono, Takashi Matsui, Mitsuru Niwa, Keigo Koda, Mikio Toyoshima, Sayomi Matsushima, Shun Matsuura Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation of rapid shallow breathing index displayed by the ventilator compared to the standard technique in patients with readiness for weaning
Rapid shallow breathing index (RSBI) is the most commonly used parameter for predicting weaning outcome. Measurement of RSBI by Wright spirometer (RSBIstandard) is the standard method in routine clinical practice... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - October 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Nuttapol Rittayamai, Natwipha Ratchaneewong, Pirat Tanomsina and Withoon Kongla Tags: Research Source Type: research

C-reactive protein or procalcitonin combined with rhinorrhea for discrimination of viral from bacterial infections in hospitalized adults in non-intensive care units with lower respiratory tract infections
Whether procalcitonin (PCT) or C-reactive protein (CRP) combined with certain clinical characteristics can better distinguish viral from bacterial infections remains unclear. The aim of the study was to assess... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Shengchen Duan, Xiaoying Gu, Guohui Fan, Fei Zhou, Guangfa Zhu and Bin Cao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics of patients with chronic cough in Guangdong, China: a multicenter descriptive study
The clinical characteristics of patients with chronic cough are reported only in single-center survey in China, being significantly different from that in western countries. Here, we performed a multicenter st... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Kefang Lai, Lianrong Huang, Haijin Zhao, Feng Wu, Guocui Zhen, Haiyan Deng, Wei Luo, Wen Peng, Mei Jiang, Fang Yi, Jianxin Sun, Pusheng Xu, Yuqi Zhou, Yinji Xu, Xiaoling Yuan, Yiju Zhao & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of depression and its associated factors in bronchiectasis: findings from KMBARC registry
With the emergence of bronchiectasis as a common respiratory disease, epidemiological data have accumulated. However, the prevalence and impact of psychological comorbidities were not sufficiently evaluated. T... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ji-Ho Lee, Won-Yeon Lee, Suk Joong Yong, Woo Jin Kim, Sooim Sin, Chang Youl Lee, Youlim Kim, Ji Ye Jung and Sang-Ha Kim Tags: Research Source Type: research

Endobronchial valve positioning for alveolar-pleural fistula following ICU management complicating COVID-19 pneumonia
The main clinical consequences of severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection are pneumonia and respiratory failure even requiring mechanical ventilation. In this context, the lung p... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Pierluigi Donatelli, Fabiana Trenatacosti, Maria Rosaria Pellegrino, Roberto Tonelli, Giulia Bruzzi, Alessandro Andreani, Gaia Francesca Cappiello, Dario Andrisani, Filippo Gozzi, Cristina Mussini, Stefano Busani, Gilda Valentina Cavaliere, Massimo Girard Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The cumulative dose-dependent effects of metformin on the development of tuberculosis in patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a well-known risk factor for tuberculosis (TB). Metformin, which is an essential anti-diabetic drug, has been shown to exhibit anti-TB effects in patients with DM. Its effect on preve... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 25, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Eunyoung Heo, Eunyoung Kim, Eun Jin Jang and Chang-Hoon Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ultrasound assessment of the rectus femoris in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease predicts poor exercise tolerance: an exploratory study
Reduced exercise tolerance is an important clinical feature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is associated with poor prognosis. The 6-min walk test (6MWT) is widely used to assess exercise c... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 25, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Mingming Deng, Chaonan Liang, Yan Yin, Jun Shu, Xiaoming Zhou, Qiuyue Wang, Gang Hou and Chen Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Lysophosphatidic acid species are associated with exacerbation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations are heterogenous and profoundly impact the disease trajectory. Bioactive lipid lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) has been implicated in airway inflammation ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Qingling Li, Weng Wong, Andrew Birnberg, Arindam Chakrabarti, Xiaoying Yang, David F. Choy, Julie Olsson, Erik Verschueren, Margaret Neighbors, Wendy Sandoval, Carrie M. Rosenberger, Michele A. Grimbaldeston and Gaik W. Tew Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Renaming COPD exacerbations: the UK respiratory nursing perspective
Patients with COPD experience acute worsenings, termed ‘exacerbations’. While other terms to describe these events have been proposed there is no consensus on terminology which has led to multiple terms being ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Christine Mwasuku, Joanne King, Richard E. K. Russell and Mona Bafadhel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Application of metagenomic next-generation sequencing in the diagnosis of severe pneumonia caused by Chlamydia psittaci
Psittacosis is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by the transmission of the bacterium Chlamydia psittaci (C. psittaci) from birds to humans. Infections in humans mainly present as community-acquired pneumonia ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Huan-huan Wu, Lan-fang Feng and Shuang-yan Fang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Normative data for the 6-min walk test in 11 –14 year-olds: a population-based study
The 6-min walk test (6MWT) has become an established measure for assessing exercise capacity in children with chronic diseases. However, little evidence has been provided regarding population-based normal data... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Mario Kasovi ć, Lovro Štefan and Vilko Petrić Tags: Research Source Type: research

Should the physiotherapy outcomes airway clearance, physical activity and fitness be recorded on the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Data Registry? A consensus approach
This study aimed to gather opinions from lea... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Angela Potter, Bhavita Pancholi, Lahni Smith and Carol Maher Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of urban air pollution on CRP and coagulation: a study on inpatients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) is an important event in the course of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that negatively affects patients ’ quality of life and leads to ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Lingling Tang, Suofang Shi, Bohan Wang, Li Liu, Ying Yang, Xianhong Sun, Zhenhua Ni and Xiongbiao Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and validation of a set of patient reported outcome measures to assess effectiveness of asthma prophylaxis
In the local setting, asthma control is assessed by symptoms and signs elicited by clinicians because of the limited availability of spirometry. Hence, we intended to develop a patient reported outcome measure... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yalini Guruparan, Thiyahiny S. Navaratinaraja, Gowry Selvaratnam, Nalika Gunawardena and Shalini Sri Ranganathan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Re-expansion pulmonary edema following a pneumothorax drainage in a patient with COVID-19
Re-expansion pulmonary edema is an uncommon complication following drainage of a pneumothorax or pleural effusion. While pneumothorax is noted to complicate COVID-19 patients, no case of COVID-19 developing re... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Kosaku Komiya, Ryosuke Hamanaka, Hisayuki Shuto, Hiroki Yoshikawa, Atsushi Yokoyama, Kazufumi Hiramatsu and Jun-ichi Kadota Tags: Case report Source Type: research

18F-FDG PET/CT predicts acute exacerbation in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after thoracic surgery
Acute exacerbation (AE) is the most lethal postoperative complication in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF); however, prediction before surgery is difficult. We investigated the role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose po... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hee-Young Yoon, Suk Hyun Lee, Sejin Ha, Jin-Sook Ryu and Jin Woo Song Tags: Research Source Type: research

DNA methylation and gene expression profiles to identify childhood atopic asthma associated genes
This study aimed to screen for the critical genes using DNA methylation/CpGs and miRNAs involved in childhood atopic a... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Rui Chen, Li-Zhen Piao, Ling Liu and Xiao-Fei Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A potential mechanism of the onset of immune-related pneumonitis triggered by anti-PD-1 treatment in a patient with advanced adenocarcinoma lung cancer: case report
In recent years, the application of immunotherapy combined with chemotherapy in the first-line lung cancer has showed significant benefit in improving long-term survival. Immunotherapy also has risks of immune... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yu Feng, Cuncun Chen, Liming Zhao, Xuyou Zhu, Xiaoping Zhu and Qiang Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Chronic cough caused by choledochoduodenal fistula: a case report
Chronic cough is characterized by cough as the only or main symptom, with a duration of more than 8 weeks and no obvious abnormality in chest X-ray examination. Its etiology is complex, including respiratory d... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jiaofei Cao, Yue Hu, Shaojun Jin, Fei Chen, Li Li and Huaqiong Huang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Opioids in patients with COPD and refractory dyspnea: literature review and design of a multicenter double blind study of low dosed morphine and fentanyl (MoreFoRCOPD)
Refractory dyspnea or breathlessness is a common symptom in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with a high negative impact on quality of life (QoL). Low dosed opioids have bee... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Marlies van Dijk, Kris J. M. Mooren, Jan-Willem K. van den Berg, Wendy J. C. van Beurden-Moeskops, Roxane Heller-Baan, Sander M. de Hosson, Wai Yee Lam-Wong, Liesbeth Peters, Karin Pool and Huib A. M. Kerstjens Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

High neutrophils and low lymphocytes percentages in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid are prognostic factors of higher in-hospital mortality in diffuse alveolar hemorrhage
Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) is a syndrome resulting from bleeding in the microcirculation of the lung, with a poor prognosis. The study aim was to identify prognostic factors of DAH, especially bronchoal... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Kensuke Kanaoka, Seigo Minami, Shoichi Ihara and Kiyoshi Komuta Tags: Research Source Type: research

First case of lung cancer with pneumoconiosis and endobronchial leiomyoma complicating the diagnosis
In the treatment of lung cancer, the presence or absence of mediastinal lymph node involvement has a significant bearing on the indication for surgery. In addition, if a tumor is found in the trachea during pr... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yutaka Takahara, Kouichi Yamamura, Nozomu Motono, Taku Oikawa, Hidetaka Uramoto and Shiro Mizuno Tags: Case report Source Type: research

LncRNA LINC00520 aggravates cell proliferation and migration in lung adenocarcinoma via a positive feedback loop
Lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) is the most common histological subtype of primary lung cancer. To identify the biomarker of diagnosis for LUAD is of great significance. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) were previous... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Wen Huang, Xinxing Wang, Fubing Wu and Fanggui Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hyperoxaemia and hypoxaemia are associated with harm in patients with ARDS
Oxygen therapy is routinely administered to mechanically ventilated patients. However, there remains uncertainty about the optimal oxygen titration target in patients with the acute respiratory distress syndro... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Andrew J. Boyle, David N. Holmes, Jonathan Hackett, Susanna Gilliland, Michael McCloskey, Cecilia M. O ’Kane, Paul Young, Stefania Di Gangi and Daniel F. McAuley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Circulating activated immune cells as a potential blood biomarkers of non-small cell lung cancer occurrence and progression
Treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has greatly improved in recent years. However, noninvasive early screening for carcinogenesis and progression unclear. The aim of this study was to explore the ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yingyi Wang, Na Zhou, Rui Zhu, Xiaoyuan Li, Zhao Sun, Yang Gao, Wei Liu, Changting Meng, Yuping Ge, Chunmei Bai, Taisheng Li and Hongsheng Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

A nomogram for predicting postoperative pulmonary infection in esophageal cancer patients
Although postoperative pulmonary infection (POI) commonly occurs in patients with esophageal cancer after curative surgery, a patient-specific predictive model is still lacking. The main aim of this study is t... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Shuang Li, Jingwen Su, Qiyu Sui and Gongchao Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cough hypersensitivity in patients with metabolic syndrome: a clinical finding and its possible mechanisms
To investigate the changes of cough sensitivity in patients with metabolic syndrome and its possible mechanisms. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jiafen Cheng, Zhuangli Xie, Shengyuan Wang, Siwan Wen, Shanshan Niu, Cuiqin Shi, Li Yu and Xianghuai Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical-radiological predictive model in differential diagnosis of small ( ≤ 20 mm) solitary pulmonary nodules
There is a lack of clinical-radiological predictive models for the small ( ≤ 20 mm) solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs). We aim to establish a clinical-radiological predictive model for differentiating malignant ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 5, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hai-Cheng Zhao, Qing-Song Xu, Yi-Bing Shi and Xi-Juan Ma Tags: Research Source Type: research

Candidate gene prioritization for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using expression information in protein –protein interaction networks
Identifying or prioritizing genes for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), one type of complex disease, is particularly important for its prevention and treatment. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 4, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Wan Li, Yihua Zhang, Yahui Wang, Zherou Rong, Chenyu Liu, Hui Miao, Hongwei Chen, Yuehan He, Weiming He and Lina Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pulmonary fibrosis in dyskeratosis congenita: a case report with a PRISMA-compliant systematic review
Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is a rare genetic disorder of poor telomere maintenance. Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) related to DC is rarely reported. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - September 3, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ping Wang and Zuojun Xu Tags: Case report Source Type: research