A novel NCOR2-NTRK1 fusion detected in a patient of lung adenocarcinoma and response to larotrectinib: a case report
The identification of NTRK fusions in tumours has become critically important due to the actionable events predictive of response to TRK inhibitor. It is not clear whether the NTRK breakpoint location is diffe... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 17, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Lei Zhang, Huanhuan Liu, Ye Tian, Huina Wang and Xueying Yang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine for the prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia in the elderly with chronic respiratory diseases: a case –control study of a single center
The effectiveness of the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23) in preventing pneumococcal pneumonia has been controversial. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Toshihiro Masuda, Eiji Nakatani, Toshihiro Shirai, Taisuke Akamatsu, Kanami Tamura, Shingo Takahashi, Yuko Tanaka, Hirofumi Watanabe, Yoshinari Endo, Takahito Suzuki, Mika Saigusa, Akito Yamamoto, Satoru Morita, Yoko Sato and Kazuhiro Asada Tags: Research Source Type: research

Recovery of physical function in lung transplant recipients with sarcopenia
Lung transplant (LTX) can provide a survival benefit and improve physical function for selected patients with advanced pulmonary disease. Sarcopenia is a systemic muscle-failure that can be found in a variety ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Etsuhiro Nikkuni, Takashi Hirama, Kazuki Hayasaka, Sakiko Kumata, Shinichi Kotan, Yui Watanabe, Hisashi Oishi, Hiromichi Niikawa, Masahiro Kohzuki and Yoshinori Okada Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Chemotherapy in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and small-cell lung cancer with poor lung function
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic interstitial lung disease with unclear pathogenesis. IPF is considered as a risk factor for lung cancer. Compared to other lung cancers, small-cell lung cancer ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Xiyue Zhang, Wei Li, Chunyan Li, Jie Zhang and Zhenzhong Su Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Risk stratification scores for hospitalization duration and disease progression in moderate and severe patients with COVID-19
During outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), healthcare providers are facing critical clinical decisions based on the prognosis of patients. Decision support tools of risk stratification are needed ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jiaqi Huang, Yu Xu, Bin Wang, Ying Xiang, Na Wu, Wenjing Zhang, Tingting Xia, Zhiquan Yuan, Chengying Li, Xiaoyue Jia, Yifan Shan, Menglei Chen, Qi Li, Li Bai and Yafei Li Tags: Article Source Type: research

Development and validation of the Cystic Fibrosis Decisional Balance for Physical Activity scale (CF-DB-PA)
People with cystic fibrosis (pwCF) derive several physiological and psychological benefits from regular physical activity (PA), but the practice is lower than recommended. Knowledge about the facilitators of a... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Valentine Filleul, Rapha ëlle Ladune, Mathieu Gruet, Charlène Falzon, Amélie Fuchs, Laurent Mély, Meggy Hayotte, Jean-Marc Vallier, Philippe Giovannetti, Sophie Ramel, Anne Vuillemin, Karine Corrion and Fabienne d’Arripe-Longueville Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Association between elevated serum bilirubin levels with preserved lung function under conditions of exposure to air pollution
High serum bilirubin levels have been shown to be associated with an improved pulmonary function test results. Their potential ability to similarly benefit pulmonary function in an environment of polluted air ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 13, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Udi Shapira, Rafael Y. Brezinski, Ori Rogowski, David Zeltser, Shlomo Berliner, Itzhak Shapira, Shani Shenhar-Tsarfaty and Elizabeth Fireman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sputum smear conversion and associated factors among smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study
This study aimed at estimating sputum smear con... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Mulusew Andualem Asemahagn Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

The role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in critically ill patients with COVID-19: a narrative review
Extracorporeal life support treatments such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) have been recommended for the treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients with coronavirus ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Shiqian Huang, Shuai Zhao, Huilin Luo, Zhouyang Wu, Jing Wu, Haifa Xia and Xiangdong Chen Tags: Review Source Type: research

POU2F2 promotes the proliferation and motility of lung cancer cells by activating AGO1
To detect and investigate the expression of POU domain class 2 transcription factor 2 (POU2F2) in human lung cancer tissues, its role in lung cancer progression, and the potential mechanisms. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ronggang Luo, Yi Zhuo, Quan Du and Rendong Xiao Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

A solitary pulmonary nodule caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis var. BCG after intravesical BCG treatment: a case report
Intravesical instillation of bacillus Calmette –Guérin (BCG) as a treatment for superficial bladder cancer rarely causes pulmonary complications. While published cases have been pathologically characterized by ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 7, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Mariko Itai, Mari Yamasue, Shuichi Takikawa, Kosaku Komiya, Yukiko Takeno, Yuriko Igarashi, Yasushi Takeshita, Kazufumi Hiramatsu, Satoshi Mitarai and Jun-ichi Kadota Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Factors influencing physical activity in adults with cystic fibrosis
Physical activity (PA) is a well-documented and accepted adjunct therapy for the maintenance and improvement of long-term health in cystic fibrosis (CF). Although the benefits of PA for CF populations are well... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Nicola Hurley, Niall M. Moyna, Br óna Kehoe, Noel McCaffrey, Karen Redmond and Sarah J. Hardcastle Tags: Article Source Type: research

Household mold exposure interacts with inflammation-related genetic variants on childhood asthma: a case –control study
A number of studies have examined the association between mold exposure and childhood asthma. However, the conclusions were inconsistent, which might be partly attributable to the lack of consideration of gene... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yu Zhang, Li Hua, Quan-Hua Liu, Shu-Yuan Chu, Yue-Xin Gan, Min Wu, Yi-Xiao Bao, Qian Chen and Jun Zhang Tags: Article Source Type: research

Repeat pulmonary resection for lung malignancies does not affect the postoperative complications: a retrospective study
Although repeat pulmonary resection (RPR) for multiple lung cancer has been performed for non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic lung tumor, with the prognostic benefit detailed in several reports, the risk... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Nozomu Motono, Shun Iwai, Yoshihito Iijima, Katsuo Usuda and Hidetaka Uramoto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of atorvastatin on inflammatory markers in sulfur mustard gas induced bronchitis: a randomized double-blinded, placebo-control clinical trial
This study was performed to evaluate the anti-inflammatory effect of atorvastatin in patients with chronic bronchitis, exposed to sulfur mustard gas. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Behrooz Momeni, Saeed Nazer, Seyed Masoom Masoompour, Bita Geramizadeh and Seyed Vahid Sajadi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Insomnia in adults with cystic fibrosis: strong association with anxiety/depression and impaired quality of life
While sleep disruption is a common complaint among children with cystic fibrosis (CF), only a few studies have investigated insomnia in adults. The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with ins... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - April 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Pauline Mulette, Bruno Ravoninjatovo, Camille Guguen, Coralie Barbe, Julien Ancel, Sandra Dury, Antoine Dumazet, Dominique Perdu, Jeanne-Marie Perotin, Thomas Guillard, Fran çois Lebargy, Gaëtan Deslee and Claire Launois Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Response to pembrolizumab in a patient with primary lung adenocarcinoma originated from indium lung
Indium is a metal used as a compound called indium-tin oxide for liquid crystal display. Its inhalation causes lung toxicity, resulting in a new occupational lung disease called indium lung. Although the carci... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yasuharu Sekine, Hideo Ichimura, Sho Ueda, Keisuke Kobayashi, Takeshi Nawa, Atsuko Amata, Tatsuya Chonan, Akiko Sakata, Yoji Komatsu and Yukio Sato Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Early rehabilitation relieves diaphragm dysfunction induced by prolonged mechanical ventilation: a randomised control study
Prolonged mechanical ventilation (MV) induces diaphragm dysfunction in patients in the intensive care units (ICUs). Our study aimed to explore the therapeutic efficacy of early rehabilitation therapy in patien... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 29, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Zehua Dong, Ying Liu, Yubiao Gai, Pingping Meng, Hui Lin, Yuxiao Zhao and Jinyan Xing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Profile and preliminary results of Iranian sub cohort chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Shahrekord PERSIAN cohort in southwest Iran
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic and complex respiratory disorder associated with airflow limitation and increased inflammatory response of the lungs to harmful particles. The purpose ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 25, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Fatemeh Zeynab Kiani, Ali Ahmadi, Akbar Soleymani Babadi and Hamid Rouhi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An unexpected case of recurrence of pulmonary embolism in a patient recovered from COVID19 in full regimen dose of direct oral anticoagulant drug
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a pandemic affecting all countries in the world. Italy has been particularly afflicted by the health emergency, and since the peak phase has passed, major concern regardi... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 24, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Emilia D ’Elia, Mauro Gori, Aurelia Grosu, Annamaria Iorio, Ferdinando Luca Lorini, Anna Falanga, Fabiano Di Marco and Michele Senni Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Deep learning diagnostic and risk-stratification pattern detection for COVID-19 in digital lung auscultations: clinical protocol for a case –control and prospective cohort study
Lung auscultation is fundamental to the clinical diagnosis of respiratory disease. However, auscultation is a subjective practice and interpretations vary widely between users. The digitization of auscultation... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 24, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Alban Glangetas, Mary-Anne Hartley, Aymeric Cantais, Delphine S. Courvoisier, David Rivollet, Deeksha M. Shama, Alexandre Perez, Herv é Spechbach, Véronique Trombert, Stéphane Bourquin, Martin Jaggi, Constance Barazzone-Argiroffo, Alain Gervaix and Joh Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Time spent in prior hospital stay and outcomes for ventilator patients in long-term acute care hospitals
Long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) treat mechanical ventilator patients who are difficult to wean and expected to be on mechanical ventilator for a prolonged period. However, there are varying views on wh... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 24, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Berna Demiralp, Lane Koenig, Jing Xu, Samuel Soltoff and John Votto Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Nuclear factor-kappaB regulates the transcription of NADPH oxidase 1 in human alveolar epithelial cells
Acute lung injury (ALI) is characterized by inflammation and oxidative stress. Nuclear factor-kappaB (NF- κB) mediates the expression of various inflammation-related genes, including the NADPH oxidase family. T... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Weijing Wu, Li Li, Xiaoshan Su, Zhixing Zhu, Xiaoping Lin, Jiamin Zhang, Zesen Zhuang, Hongyi Cai and Wenjie Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) augmentation therapy in individuals with the PI*MZ genotype: a pro/con debate on a working hypothesis
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a significantly under-diagnosed genetic condition caused by reduced levels and/or functionality of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT), predisposing individuals to lung, liver or... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Igor Barjaktarevic and Marc Miravitlles Tags: Review Source Type: research

Detection of EGFR mutation of pulmonary adenocarcinoma in sputum using droplet digital PCR
This study aimed to examine EGFR mutations of primary lung adenoca... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tetsuya Isaka, Tomoyuki Yokose, Hiroyuki Ito, Haruhiko Nakayama, Yohei Miyagi, Haruhiro Saito and Munetaka Masuda Tags: Article Source Type: research

Electrocardiographic manifestations in a large right-sided pneumothorax
Pneumothorax is an extrapulmonary air accumulation within the pleural space between the lung and chest wall. Once pneumothorax acquires tension physiology, it turns into a potentially lethal condition requirin... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Satomi and Yoshiyasu Aizawa Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Radiological and functional lung sequelae of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes a wide spectrum of lung manifestations ranging from mild asymptomatic disease to severe respiratory failure. We aimed to clarify the characteristics of radiologic... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Matsuo So, Hiroki Kabata, Koichi Fukunaga, Hisato Takagi and Toshiki Kuno Tags: Article Source Type: research

Covid-19 and gender: lower rate but same mortality of severe disease in women —an observational study
Gender-related factors might affect vulnerability to Covid-19. The aim of this study was to describe the role of gender on clinical features and 28-day mortality in Covid-19 patients. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Federico Raimondi, Luca Novelli, Arianna Ghirardi, Filippo Maria Russo, Dario Pellegrini, Roberta Biza, Roberta Trapasso, Lisa Giuliani, Marisa Anelli, Mariangela Amoroso, Chiara Allegri, Gianluca Imeri, Claudia Sanfilippo, Sofia Comandini, England Hila, Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pulmonary infiltration as the initial manifestation of chronic lymphoproliferative disorder of natural killer cells: a case report and literature review
Chronic lymphoproliferative disorder of natural killer cells (CLPD-NK) is an extremely rare haematological disease. To the best of our knowledge, pulmonary infiltration in CLPD-NK has not been reported before.... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jinjing Zhang, Pingping Wang and Xiaojing Yan Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A retrospective study on the combined biomarkers and ratios in serum and pleural fluid to distinguish the multiple types of pleural effusion
Pleural effusion (PE) is a common clinical manifestation, and millions of people suffer from pleural disease. Herein, this retrospective study was performed to evaluate the biomarkers and ratios in serum and p... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Liyan Lin, Shuguang Li, Qiao Xiong and Hui Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of periodontal therapy on COPD outcomes: a systematic review
Latest evidence suggests that periodontitis is prevalent among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), while recent studies have also reported a potential benefit of periodontal treatment o... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ioulianos Apessos, Athanasios Voulgaris, Michalis Agrafiotis, Dimitrios Andreadis and Paschalis Steiropoulos Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Patients ’ and healthcare professionals’ perspectives on the idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis care journey: a qualitative study
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) highly impacts patients on several life dimensions and challenges healthcare practices in providing high-quality care. Consequently, it is crucial to establish integrated ca... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Anouk Delameillieure, Fabienne Dobbels, Sarah Vandekerkhof and Wim A. Wuyts Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Migration of ingested sharp foreign body into the bronchus: a case report and review of the literature
Foreign body ingestion is a common emergence in gastroenterology. Foreign bodies are most likely to be embedded in the esophagus. The sharp ones may penetrate the esophageal wall and lead to serious complicati... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 17, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yuanhua Qiu, Shan Xu, Yafang Wang and Enguo Chen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Distinct metabolic features in the plasma of patients with silicosis and dust-exposed workers in China: a case –control study
Silicosis is a progressive pneumoconiosis characterized by interstitial fibrosis following exposure to silica dust. The role of metabolic dysregulation in the pathogenesis of silicosis has not been investigate... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 17, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Changjiang Xue, Na Wu, Yali Fan, Jing Ma and Qiao Ye Tags: Article Source Type: research

Clinical features and long-term outcomes of interstitial lung disease with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody
Patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) are occasionally positive for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCAs). Differences between ILDs secondary to microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) and isolated ANC... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Xin Sun, Min Peng, Ting Zhang, Zongru Li, Lan Song, Mengtao Li and Juhong Shi Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

The clinical characteristics, treatment, and survival of portopulmonary hypertension in Japan
Portopulmonary hypertension (PoPH) refers to the simultaneous presentation of pulmonary arterial and portal hypertension. However, few reports have included the characteristics and treatments for patients with... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yukiko Takahashi, Keiko Yamamoto, Seiichiro Sakao, Takao Takeuchi, Rika Suda, Nobuhiro Tanabe and Koichiro Tatsumi Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Ultrasound and non-ultrasound imaging techniques in the assessment of diaphragmatic dysfunction
Diaphragm muscle dysfunction is increasingly recognized as an important element of several diseases including neuromuscular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diaphragm dysfunction in criticall... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Franco A. Laghi Jr., Marina Saad and Hameeda Shaikh Tags: Review Source Type: research

Association between plasma interleukin-33 level and acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
The role of interleukin (IL)-33 in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has not been well elucidated. The aim of this study is to analyze the association between plasma IL-33 level and ac... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hyonsoo Joo, Seoung Ju Park, Kyung Hoon Min and Chin Kook Rhee Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Joint association of cigarette smoking and PM2.5 with COPD among urban and rural adults in regional China
Cigarette smoking and PM2.5 are important risk factors of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). However, the joint association of cigarette smoking and PM2.5 with COPD is unknown. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jian Su, Qing Ye, Dandan Zhang, Jinyi Zhou, Ran Tao, Zhen Ding, Gan Lu, Jiannan Liu and Fei Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Thoracoscopic versus open resection for symptomatic congenital pulmonary airway malformations in neonates: a decade-long retrospective study
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the potential advantages of thoracoscopic versus open resection for symptomatic congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM) in neonates. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jintao Zheng, Huajian Tang, Huiyu Xu, Jiequan Li, Xiangming Mao and Guoqing Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cockroach exposure and perceived stress interact to predict clinical outcomes in childhood asthma
Nonpharmacologic interventions for asthma management rely on identification and mitigation of important asthma triggers. Cockroach exposure is strongly associated with asthma morbidity. It is also associated w... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Felicia A. Rabito, Derek Werthmann, Hua He, Aubrey S. Madkour, Whitney D. Arroyave, Michelle L. Sever and Thomas A. LaVeist Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Crazy ‐paving patterns as rare radiological manifestations of pulmonary cryptococcosis: a case report
Crazy-paving patterns are rarely reported as radiological manifestations of pulmonary cryptococcosis. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: He Yu, Kaige Wang, Dong Huang, Lu Wen, Ying Zhang, Ye Wang, Yongjiang Tang, Jiajia Dong and Zongan Liang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Feasibility and long-term safety of Ho:YAG laser lithotripsy in broncholithiasis patients
Treatment of broncholithiasis is complex, especially in the case of a large or transbronchial broncholith. Holmium-yttrium aluminum garnet (Ho:YAG) laser lithotripsy may be a useful treatment in broncholithias... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 10, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yuan Cheng, Guangfa Wang, Wei Zhang, Hong Zhang and Xi Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of percutaneous transcatheter embolization for pulmonary arteriovenous malformations
The purpose of this study was to assess the safety and efficacy of percutaneous transcatheter embolization (TCE) for the treatment of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs). (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: ZhengZhong Wu, JunQing Lin, WeiZhu Yang, Na Jiang, Ning Huang and Leonardo C. Clavijo Tags: Article Source Type: research

A feasibility study evaluating a reservoir storage system for continuous oxygen delivery for children with hypoxemia in Kenya
We present a novel medium p... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Dickson Otiangala, Nicholas O. Agai, Bernard Olayo, Steve Adudans, Chin Hei Ng, Ryan Calderon, Ella Forgie, Christine Bachman, Daniel Lieberman, David Bell, Michael Hawkes and Akos Somoskovi Tags: Article Source Type: research

The effects of ductal size on the severity of pulmonary hypertension in children with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA): a multi-center study
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a common acyanotic heart disease that presents with variable symptoms. (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Josephat M. Chinawa, Bartholomew F. Chukwu, Awoere T. Chinawa and Chika O. Duru Tags: Article Source Type: research

Bmi-1 alleviates adventitial fibroblast senescence by eliminating ROS in pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a life-threatening progressive disease with high mortality in the elderly. However, the pathogenesis of PH has not been fully understood and there is no effective therapy to reve... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 5, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Kai Li, Yan Li, Youjia Yu, Jingjing Ding, Huijie Huang, Chunyan Chu, Li Hu, Yanfang Yu, Yue Cao, Peng Xu, David Fulton and Feng Chen Tags: Article Source Type: research

An unusual case of reactivated latent pulmonary cryptococcal infection in a patient after short ‐term steroid and azathioprine therapy: a case report
Cryptococcus is one of the major fungal pathogens infecting the lungs. Pulmonary cryptococcal infection is generally considered a community-acquired condition caused by inhalation of dust contaminated with funga... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 4, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Wei-Gang Pan, Bao-Chung Chen, Yao-Feng Li, Rui-Xin Wu and Ching-Hsun Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The association between eosinophilic exacerbation and eosinophilic levels in stable COPD
Blood eosinophil count may predict treatment response in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during acute exacerbations (AE). However, the ability and thresholds of blood eosinophil coun... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hye Seon Kang, Sung Kyoung Kim, Yong Hyun Kim, Jin Woo Kim, Sang Haak Lee, Hyung Kyu Yoon and Chin Kook Rhee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prognostic value of the preoperative lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio for survival after lung cancer surgery
The aim of this study was to assess the effect of the lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio (LMR), neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio on overall survival and disease-free survival in patien... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - March 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ricard Ramos, Ivan Mac ía, Arturo Navarro-Martin, Carlos Déniz, Francisco Rivas, Anna Ureña, Cristina Masuet-Aumatell, Camilo Moreno, Ernest Nadal and Ignacio Escobar Tags: Article Source Type: research