Continuous estimation of respiratory system compliance and airway resistance during pressure-controlled ventilation without end-inspiration occlusion
Assessing mechanical properties of the respiratory system (Cst) during mechanical ventilation necessitates an end-inspiration flow of zero, which requires an end-inspiratory occlusion maneuver. This lung model st... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 20, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yuqing Chen, Yueyang Yuan, Qing Chang, Hai Zhang, Feng Li and Zhaohui Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Monitoring COPD patients: systemic and bronchial eosinophilic inflammation in a 2-year follow-up
High blood eosinophils seem to predict exacerbations and response to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) treatment in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of our study was to prospecti... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 19, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Patrizia Pignatti, Dina Visca, Martina Zappa, Elisabetta Zampogna, Laura Saderi, Giovanni Sotgiu, Rosella Centis, Giovanni Battista Migliori and Antonio Spanevello Tags: Research Source Type: research

NGEF is a potential prognostic biomarker and could serve as an indicator for immunotherapy and chemotherapy in lung adenocarcinoma
Neuronal guanine nucleotide exchange factor (NGEF) plays a key role in several cancers; however, its role in lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of NG... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 19, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Xin Chen, Tao Zhang, Yan-qiu He, Ti-wei Miao, Jie Yin, Qian Ding, Mei Yang, Fang-ying Chen, Hong-ping Zeng, Jie Liu and Qi Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predictive value of radiomic features extracted from primary lung adenocarcinoma in forecasting thoracic lymph node metastasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The application of radiomics in thoracic lymph node metastasis (LNM) of lung adenocarcinoma is increasing, but diagnostic performance of radiomics from primary tumor to predict LNM has not been systematically ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 18, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ting Wu, Chen Gao, Xinjing Lou, Jun Wu, Maosheng Xu and Linyu Wu Tags: Systematic Review Source Type: research

Longitudinal changes in serum immunoglobulin G testing in patients with fibrotic avian hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Evaluation of the antigen responsible for fibrotic hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is challenging. Serum immunoglobulin (Ig) G testing against HP-associated antigens is performed. Although single-serum IgG t... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 18, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ryo Okuda, Tamiko Takemura, Toshihiro Misumi, Akimasa Sekine, Eri Hagiwara and Takashi Ogura Tags: Research Source Type: research

A prospective, open-label, randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of remimazolam in patients undergoing EBUS-TBNA: REST trial design
Remimazolam is safe and effective for moderate sedation during flexible bronchoscopy, but its safety and efficacy during endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) remains und... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 17, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hee Yun Seol, Kyung Soo Hong, Jong Geol Jang, Seong Mi Moon, Sun-Hyung Kim, Jun Yeun Cho, Bumhee Yang, Seonok Kim, Chang-Min Choi, Wonjun Ji and June Hong Ahn Tags: Study Protocol Source Type: research

Domiciliary monitoring of exhaled nitric oxide in the management of asthma: a pilot study
Whether asthma patients could benefit from home monitoring for fractional exhaled nitric oxide (flow of 50 mL/s, FeNO50) is unknown. We explore the application value of home monitoring FeNO50 in daily asthma mana... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 17, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Hongwen Li, Jiangtao Lin, Qing Zhang, Jingru Wang and Chunxiao Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Associations between immune cell phenotypes and lung cancer subtypes: insights from mendelian randomization analysis
Lung cancer is a common malignant tumor, and different types of immune cells may have different effects on the occurrence and development of lung cancer subtypes, including lung squamous cell carcinoma (LUSC) ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 16, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Jin-Min Zheng, Chen-Xi Lou, Yu-Liang Huang, Wen-Tao Song, Yi-Chen Luo, Guan-Yong Mo, Lin-Yuan Tan, Shang-Wei Chen and Bai-Jun Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genetic variations in anti-diabetic drug targets and COPD risk: evidence from mendelian randomization
Previous research has emphasized the potential benefits of anti-diabetic medications in inhibiting the exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), yet the role of anti-diabetic drugs on COPD ... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 15, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Yue Su, Youqian Zhang and Jinfu Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical significance of pleural fluid lactate dehydrogenase/adenosine deaminase ratio in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion
Pleural fluid is one of the common complications of thoracic diseases, and tuberculous pleural effusion (TPE) is the most common cause of pleural effusion in TB-endemic areas and the most common type of exudat... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 15, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tingting Zhao, Jianhua Zhang, Xiufeng Zhang and Cheng Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Biodegradable tracheal stents: our ten-year experience with adult patients
Biodegradable (BD) stents made from polydioxanone have been used only in human airways. These stents combine the advantages of classical tracheal stents, and fewer side effects are expected due to their biocom... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 15, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Ludek Stehlik, Debarya Guha, Sheetal Anandakumar, Alice Taskova and Martina Koziar Vasakova Tags: Research Source Type: research

Implications of GCLC in prognosis and immunity of lung adenocarcinoma and multi-omics regulation mechanisms
Ferroptosis is an iron-dependent type of regulated cell death, and has been implicated in lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD). Evidence has proved the key role of glutamate-cysteine ligase catalytic subunit (GCLC) in f... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 15, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Zhong Huang, Feifei Liang, Jiangtao Wu, Zichong Huang, Yinglian Li, Xiaoyuan Huang and Zhenyu Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Immediate cardiopulmonary responses to consecutive pulmonary embolism: a randomized, controlled, experimental study
Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) induces ventilation-perfusion mismatch and hypoxia and increases pulmonary pressure and right ventricular (RV) afterload, entailing potentially fatal RV failure within a short tim... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 14, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Mads Dam Lyhne, Jacob Gammelgaard Schultz, Christian Schmidt Mortensen, Anders Kramer, Jens Erik Nielsen-Kudsk and Asger Andersen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction: Effect of doxofylline on pulmonary inflammatory response and oxidative stress during mechanical ventilation in rats with COPD
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Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 14, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Zhi-yuan Chen, Yu-mei Lin, Jian-hua Wu, Xiao-qi Zhang, Yi Zhang, Wen-xi Xie, Shu-qiang Chu and Yan Li Tags: Editorial Expression of Concern Source Type: research

Aerobic exercise training engages the canonical wnt pathway to improve pulmonary function and inflammation in COPD
We studied whether the exercise improves cigarette smoke (CS) induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in mice through inhibition of inflammation mediated by Wnt/ β-catenin-peroxisome proliferator-a... (Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine)
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - May 14, 2024 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Peijun Li, Xiaoyu Han, Jian Li, Yingqi Wang, Yuanyuan Cao, Weibing Wu and Xiaodan Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research