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  1. Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) caused by drug-resistant pathogenic bacteria is a major problem in developing countries including Ethiopia. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the pathogenic ba...

    Authors: Hana Yohannes, Teshome Belachew, Muluneh Assefa, Eden Getaneh, Haymanot Zeray, Asamirew Kegne, Samre Angawu, Gizeaddis Belay, Sirak Biset and Abiye Tigabu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:197
  2. Analysis of the National Health Insurance data has been actively carried out for the purpose of academic research and establishing scientific evidences for health care service policy in asthma. However, there ...

    Authors: Hyonsoo Joo, Daeun Lee, Sang Haak Lee, Young Kyoon Kim and Chin Kook Rhee
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:196
  3. Acute respiratory infections (ARI) are a major cause of mortality and morbidity among under-five children worldwide, particularly in developing countries. Current evidence using nationally representative data ...

    Authors: Jesty Saira Varghese and T. Muhammad
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:195
  4. Intrauterine infection/inflammation can result in fetal and neonatal lung injury. However, the biological mechanisms of intrauterine infection/inflammation on fetal and neonatal lung injury and development are...

    Authors: Jiarong Pan, Canyang Zhan, Tianming Yuan, Weizhong Gu, Weiyan Wang, Yi Sun and Lihua Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:194
  5. Computed tomography is the standard method by which pulmonary nodules are detected. Greater than 40% of pulmonary biopsies are not lung cancer and therefore not necessary, suggesting that improved diagnostic t...

    Authors: Shahram Tahvilian, Joshua D. Kuban, David F. Yankelevitz, Daniel Leventon, Claudia I. Henschke, Jeffrey Zhu, Lara Baden, Rowena Yip, Fred R. Hirsch, Rebecca Reed, Ashley Brown, Allison Muldoon, Michael Trejo, Benjamin A. Katchman, Michael J. Donovan and Paul C. Pagano
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:193
  6. Interstitial lung diseases (ILD), such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and non-specific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are severe, progressive pulmonary ...

    Authors: Johan N. Siebert, Mary-Anne Hartley, Delphine S. Courvoisier, Marlène Salamin, Laura Robotham, Jonathan Doenz, Constance Barazzone-Argiroffo, Alain Gervaix and Pierre-Olivier Bridevaux
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:191
  7. The present study evaluates personality traits in adult patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and correlates these results with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and other clinical parameters indicative of d...

    Authors: Ute Niehammer, Svenja Straßburg, Sivagurunathan Sutharsan, Christian Taube, Matthias Welsner, Florian Stehling and Raphael Hirtz
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:190
  8. Historically, the oro-nasal mask has been the preferred interface to deliver Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV) in critically ill patients. To overcome the problems related to air leaks and disc...

    Authors: Giorgia Spinazzola, Giuliano Ferrone, Roberta Costa, Marco Piastra, Gianmarco Maresca, Marco Rossi, Massimo Antonelli and Giorgio Conti
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:189
  9. Recent research has focused on the role of immune cells and immune responses in the pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), but the exact mechanisms have not yet been elucidated. Previously, the key ...

    Authors: Yue Zhu, Lanlan Mi, Hongyan Lu, Huimin Ju, Xiaobo Hao and Suqing Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:188
  10. With the increasing use of low dose CT scans, numerous pulmonary nodules are detected. As majority of them are benign, development of efficient non-surgical diagnostic intervention is mandatory. Electromagneti...

    Authors: Benjamin Bondue, Olivier Taton, Fadi Tannouri, Nikita Van de Velde, Myriam Remmelink and Dimitri Leduc
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:185
  11. Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a major source of global morbidity and mortality. Latent infection has enabled it to spread to a quarter of the world's population. The late 1980s and early 1990s saw an increase...

    Authors: Harpreet Singh, Arashdeep Rupal, Omar Al Omari, Chinmay Jani, Alaaeldin Ahmed, Shoheera Khaliqdina, Alexander Walker, Joseph Shalhoub, Carey Thomson, Dominic C. Marshall and Justin D. Salciccioli
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:184
  12. To investigate the changes and clinical significance of vascular endothelial injury markers in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) complicated with pulmonary embolism (PE).

    Authors: Fan Li, Lianfang Yuan, Na Shao, Xiaokun Yang, Shaohua Yang, Linjia He, Jie Ding, Ming Ding, Shengzhe Yang, Wenwen Fu, Congcong Wang, Xiaochen Li and Qiling Cai
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:183
  13. For North Chinese lung cancer patients, there is limited study on the distribution of air pollution and smoking related features based on analyses of large-scale, high-quality population datasets. The aim of t...

    Authors: Daojuan Li, Jin Shi, Di Liang, Meng Ren and Yutong He
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:182
  14. Birt-Hogg-Dubé (BHD) syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by fibrofolliculomas, renal tumors, pulmonary cysts, and recurrent pneumothorax. Pulmonary cysts are the cause of recurrent pne...

    Authors: Su Min Cho, Eun Jin Chae, Jooae Choe, Sang Min Lee, Jin Woo Song and Kyung-Hyun Do
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:181
  15. Recent studies have drawn increasing attention to brain-lung crosstalk in critically ill patients. However, further research is needed to investigate the pathophysiological interactions between the brain and l...

    Authors: Sarah Wahlster, James A. Town, Denise Battaglini and Chiara Robba
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:180
  16. Most patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) complain of cough. IPF-associated cough is widely characterized as dry or non-productive. The aim of this study was to compare chronic cough in early stag...

    Authors: Eeva Saari, Minna Mononen, Hannele Hasala, Anne Lätti, Johanna Kaulamo, Hanna Nurmi, Riitta Kaarteenaho, Minna Purokivi and Heikki O Koskela
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:179
  17. Bronchoscopy is a useful technique adopted in the management of patients with COVID-19. 10–40% of COVID-19 survivors experience persistent symptoms. A comprehensive description of the utility and safety of bro...

    Authors: Michele Mondoni, Rocco Francesco Rinaldo, Jacopo Cefalo, Laura Saderi, Beatrice Vigo, Paolo Carlucci, Claudio Tirelli, Umberto Cariboni, Pierachille Santus, Stefano Centanni and Giovanni Sotgiu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:178
  18. This study aimed to investigate the longitudinal circulating eosinophil (EOS) data impacted by the COVID-19 vaccine, the predictive role of circulating EOS in the disease severity, and its association with T c...

    Authors: Zhuxian Zhu, Jixu Cai, Qiang Tang, Yin-yuan Mo, Tiantian Deng, Xiaoyu Zhang, Ke Xu, Beishou Wu, Haicheng Tang and Ziqiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:177
  19. Immunotherapy is currently applied in the first-line treatment regimens for numerous advanced cancers, especially advanced lung cancer. Immune-related adverse events (irAEs) resulting from immunotherapy can va...

    Authors: Yuanle Deng, Han Hu, Rong Jia, Wei Dai, Dengfeng Wang, Purong Zhang, Peng Zhang, Kai Cheng, Jianning Tang, Yan Wen, Xiang Zhou, Qiuling Shi, Zhujuan Xiong and Jin Zhou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:176
  20. Polycystin-2 (PC2), which is a transmembrane protein encoded by the PKD2 gene, plays an important role in kidney disease, but its role in lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced acute lung injury (ALI) is unclear. We...

    Authors: Fan Pan, Lina Bu, Kaixuan Wu, Aizhong Wang and Xiaotao Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:171
  21. Syphilis is a chronic disease that progresses in the primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary stages. Pulmonary manifestations of syphilis are rare, and their histological features have not been well-described.

    Authors: Ken Goda, Masahiro Katsurada, Takefumi Doi, Nobuyuki Saga, Yoshimasa Maniwa and Tsuneaki Kenzaka
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:170
  22. To investigate the GSDMD, CASP1, CASP4 and CASP5 expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of non-small cell lung cancer patients and analyze their clinical significance.

    Authors: Ruoyu Song, Yongbin Wu, Shijun He, Wanxin Chen, Huan Chen, Qianlu Wang, Shouman Wang, Lan Xiao, Sichuang Tan and Sipin Tan
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:174
  23. Dysglycemias have been associated with worse prognosis in critically ill patients with COVID-19, but data on the association of dysglycemia with COVID-19 in comparison with other forms of severe acute respirat...

    Authors: Rosângela Roginski Réa, Rafaella Stradiotto Bernardelli, Amanda Christina Kozesinski-Nakatani, Marcia Olandoski, Marcelo José Martins-Junior, Mirella Cristine Oliveira and Álvaro Réa-Neto
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:173
  24. Lung Adenocarcinoma (LUAD) is a major component of lung cancer. Endoplasmic reticulum stress (ERS) has emerged as a new target for some tumor treatments.

    Authors: Yang Wang, Jun Nie, Ling Dai, Weiheng Hu, Sen Han, Jie Zhang, Xiaoling Chen, Xiangjuan Ma, Guangming Tian, Di Wu, Ziran Zhang, Jieran Long and Jian Fang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:172
  25. Pulmonary benign metastasizing leiomyoma (PBML) is the most common extrauterine spread of uterine leiomyoma, and its biological behavior is traditionally thought to be hormone dependent. Studies on older PBML ...

    Authors: Hao Su, Rong Fan, Hua Yang, Yan You, Lan Zhu and Fengzhi Feng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:168
  26. Centrosomal protein 55 (CEP55) plays a significant role in specific cancers. However, comprehensive research on CEP55 is lacking in pan-cancer.

    Authors: Guo-Sheng Li, Wei Zhang, Wan-Ying Huang, Rong-Quan He, Zhi-Guang Huang, Xiang-Yu Gan, Zhen Yang, Yi-Wu Dang, Jin-Liang Kong, Hua-Fu Zhou and Gang Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:166
  27. Digital health technology (DHT) is a growing area in the treatment of chronic diseases. Study results on DHT’s effect on asthma control have been mixed, but benefits have been seen for adherence, self-manageme...

    Authors: Emma M. Genberg, Hilkka T. Viitanen, Mika J. Mäkelä, Hannu J. Kautiainen and Paula M. Kauppi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:165
  28. The study investigated the effects and underlying mechanisms of intestinal flora metabolite butyrate on inflammatory ILC2 cells (iILC2s)-mediated lung inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

    Authors: Min Jiang, Zhiwei Li, Fengbo Zhang, Zheng Li, Dan Xu, Jing Jing, Fengsen Li, Jing Wang and Jianbing Ding
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:163
  29. NSCLC is a malignant tumor with a high incidence. Ferroptosis presents an essential function in regulating carcinogenesis and tumor progression. However, the ferroptosis-associated prognostic model based on si...

    Authors: Xiaofei Cui, Chang Liu, Penghua Dong, Chao Liu and Yu Bai
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:162
  30. Robot-assisted bronchoscopy (RAB) is among the newest bronchoscopic technologies, allowing improved visualization and access for small and hard-to-reach nodules. RAB studies have primarily been conducted at ac...

    Authors: Faisal Khan, Joseph Seaman, Tina D. Hunter, Diogo Ribeiro, Balaji Laxmanan, Iftekhar Kalsekar and Gustavo Cumbo-Nacheli
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:161
  31. Anti-aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase (ARS) antibody-positive patients present with a variety of symptoms, including interstitial lung disease (ILD), which is termed anti-synthetase syndrome (ASS). But it is rare tha...

    Authors: Ippei Miyamoto, Tetsuo Shimizu, Ryo Kusahana, Masayuki Nomoto, Daishi Fujiwara, Tsukasa Nishizawa, Kentaro Hayashi, Yoshiko Nakagawa and Yasuhiro Gon
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:159
  32. We aimed to determine the clinical. outcomes of various immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) combinations for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EG...

    Authors: Jinfei Si, Yue Hao, Jingwen Wei, Jing Xiang, Chunwei Xu, Qiuping Shen and Zhengbo Song
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:158
  33. Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a relatively new and rare complication of COVID-19. This complication seems to develop after the infection rather than during the acute phase of COVID-1...

    Authors: Tidarat Sriboonyong, Poomiporn Katanyuwong and Jarin Vaewpanich
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:157
  34. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is an underrecognized genetic disorder associated mainly with pulmonary emphysema and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). All individuals with COPD regardless of...

    Authors: Abraham Alí-Munive, Prada Leidy, Nadia Juliana Proaños, John Pedrozo-Pupo, Angela Giraldo, Diana Cano, Claudia Diaz-Bossa, Ricardo Mosquera, Hector Paul, Mauricio Gonzalez-García, Carlos Aguirre-Franco, José Luis López-Campos and Alejandro Casas-Herrera
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:156
  35. The antifibrotic drug nintedanib is used for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). We analysed the effect of nintedanib on antifibrotic treatment outcome in real-world cohorts of Czech EMPIRE r...

    Authors: Marianna Štefániková, Martina Doubková, Petra Ovesná, Martina Šterclová, Ladislav Lacina, Monika Žurková, Martina Plačková, Vladimír Bartoš, Ivana Janíčková, Radka Bittenglová, Jan Anton, Ľubica Sýkorová, Vladimíra Lošťáková, Pavlína Musilová, Hana Šuldová, Radka Mokošová…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:154
  36. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) and bronchoscopic biopsy are the established methods for diagnosing and treating sputum crust. However, sputum crust in concealed locations can sometimes be missed or undiagnosed,...

    Authors: Kun Qian, Yiyong Wei, Xingkui Liu, Zhengfu Li, Song Cao, Dan Wen, Junhua Shi, Yu Zhang and Yinan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:153
  37. Long term macrolide treatment has been found beneficial in bronchiectasis (BE) -pathogical bronchial dilatation- possibly due to a combined anti-bacterial and immunomodulatory effect. The exact mechanism of in...

    Authors: L. C. Terpstra, J. Altenburg, H. J. Doodeman, Y. S. Sabogal Piñeros, R. Lutter, H. G. M. Heijerman and W. G. Boersma
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:151
  38. The purpose of this study was to collect pilot efficacy data on a novel treatment for refractory chronic cough (RCC), which we call cough desensitization treatment (CDT).

    Authors: Laurie J. Slovarp, Jane E. Reynolds, Sophia Tolbert, Sarah Campbell, Shannon Welby and Paige Morkrid
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:148
  39. Recent studies have indicated some differences in the prognosis of patients with stage III-N2 lung adenocarcinoma, and the prognosis of patients with skip N2 lymph node metastasis (SKN2) is good. This study gr...

    Authors: Shize Wang, Shaonan Xie, Yaqing Han, Maogang Gao, Xin Su and Qingyi Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:147
  40. Diabetes mellitus is a major cause of high mortality and poor prognosis in patients with pulmonary infections. However, limited data on the application of metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS) are avai...

    Authors: Siqin Zhang, Jing Ou, Yuxue Tan, Bin Yang, Yaoyao Wu and Lin Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:142

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