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Epidemiology and public health

Section edited by Giuseppe Verlato

This section concerns all aspects of the epidemiology of pulmonary disorders including but not limited to: cohort studies, genetic association studies, and prevalence studies.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Assessment of delays in seeking care and diagnosis of tuberculosis is essential to evaluate effectiveness of tuberculosis control programs, and identify programmatic impediments. Thus, this review of studies a...

    Authors: Fentabil Getnet, Meaza Demissie, Nega Assefa, Bizatu Mengistie and Alemayehu Worku

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:202

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    Excessive daytime sleepiness may be determined by a number of factors including personal characteristics, co-morbidities and socio-economic conditions. In this study we identified factors associated with exces...

    Authors: Ina van der Spuy, Chandima P. Karunanayake, James A. Dosman, Kathleen McMullin, Gaungming Zhao, Sylvia Abonyi, Donna C. Rennie, Joshua Lawson, Shelley Kirychuk, Judith MacDonald, Laurie Jimmy, Niels Koehncke, Vivian R. Ramsden, Mark Fenton, Gregory P. Marchildon, Malcolm King…

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:192

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. The study aimed to determine and compare the prevalence of COPD in the general population aged 45-74 years old accor...

    Authors: Edgardo Sobrino, Vilma E. Irazola, Laura Gutierrez, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Fernando Lanas, Matías Calandrelli, Jacqueline Ponzo, Nora Mores, Pamela Serón, Allison Lee, Jiang He and Adolfo L. Rubinstein

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:187

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Accumulating evidence suggests that high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is associated with pulmonary function and pulmonary disorders. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between HDL c...

    Authors: Ji Hye Park, Seyeon Mun, Dong Phil Choi, Joo Young Lee and Hyeon Chang Kim

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:190

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Equitable access to affordable medicines and diagnostic tests is an integral component of optimal clinical care of patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In Uganda, we lack cont...

    Authors: Davis Kibirige, Leaticia Kampiire, David Atuhe, Raymond Mwebaze, Winceslaus Katagira, Winters Muttamba, Rebecca Nantanda, William Worodria and Bruce Kirenga

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:179

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with increased cardiovascular risk. This study aim to assess differences in changes in arterial stiffness of two groups of patients, defined as having daytime sleepi...

    Authors: Maria Alexandra Mineiro, Pedro Marques da Silva, Marta Alves, Ana Luísa Papoila, Maria João Marques Gomes and João Cardoso

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:182

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Despite the recent increasing worldwide attention towards pulmonary hypertension (PH), its epidemiology remains poorly described in Africa. Accordingly, we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of PH...

    Authors: Jean Joel Bigna, Jean Jacques Noubiap, Jobert Richie Nansseu and Leopold Ndemnge Aminde

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:183

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) usually complain of sudden-onset dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. However, asymptomatic PSP has been incidentally detected on chest X-rays. In this study, ...

    Authors: Akihisa Mitani, Yukichika Hakamata, Megumi Hosoi, Masafumi Horie, Yoko Murano, Akira Saito, Shintaro Yanagimoto, Shoji Tsuji, Kazuhiko Yamamoto and Takahide Nagase

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:177

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Several studies have investigated the prevalence and risk factors of depression in subjects with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. However, few studies have investigated the prevalence and risk factors for obs...

    Authors: Matthieu Hein, Jean-Pol Lanquart, Gwenolé Loas, Philippe Hubain and Paul Linkowski

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:165

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Several studies have verified body fat distribution in association with pulmonary function (PF), mainly waist circumference, but few have used measures able to distinguish abdominal fat compartments. The prese...

    Authors: Paula Duarte de Oliveira, Fernando César Wehrmeister, Bernardo Lessa Horta, Rogelio Pérez-Padilla, Giovanny Vinícius Araújo de França, Denise P. Gigante, Fernando C. Barros, Ken K. Ong, Emanuella De Lucia Rolfe and Ana Maria Baptista Menezes

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:157

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  11. Content type: Research article

    With the exception of areas with high prevalence of tuberculosis, medical thoracoscopy is becoming the diagnostic modality of choice for exudative pleural effusions. The aims of this study were to determine th...

    Authors: Merlin Thomas, Wanis H. Ibrahim, Tasleem Raza, Kamran Mushtaq, Adeel Arshad, Mushtaq Ahmed, Salma Taha, Saber Al Sarafandi, Hanfa Karim and Hisham A. Abdul-sattar

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:151

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Main treatable Chronic Respiratory Diseases (CRDs) like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Bronchial Asthma (BA) and Allergic Rhinitis (AR) are underdiagnosed and undertreated worldwide. CORE study was...

    Authors: Yuriy Feshchenko, Liudmyla Iashyna, Damilya Nugmanova, Olga Gyrina, Maryna Polianska, Alexander Markov, Maryna Moibenko, Janina Makarova, Luqman Tariq, Marcelo Horacio S. Pereira, Eljan Mammadbayov, Irada Akhundova and Averyan Vasylyev

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:131

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:171

  13. Content type: Research article

    Pneumonia is the most common cause of death in patients with dementia, but the outcomes of patients with dementia hospitalized with pneumonia are poorly understood. We sought to illuminate the association betw...

    Authors: Taisuke Jo, Hideo Yasunaga, Yusuke Sasabuchi, Nobuaki Michihata, Kojiro Morita, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Wakae Hasegawa, Hideyuki Takeshima, Yukiyo Sakamoto, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi and Takahide Nagase

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:128

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) is used to assess of airway inflammation; diagnose asthma and monitor adherence to advised therapy. Reliable and accurate reference values for FENO are needed for both non-s...

    Authors: Kjell Torén, Nicola Murgia, Linus Schiöler, Björn Bake and Anna-Carin Olin

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:118

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Systemic inflammation has been associated with reduced pulmonary function in individuals with and without chronic medical conditions. Individuals with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) have clinical characteris...

    Authors: Jaime E. Hart, Rebekah Goldstein, Palak Walia, Merilee Teylan, Antonio Lazzari, Carlos G. Tun and Eric Garshick

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:113

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Asthma exacerbation may require a visit to the emergency room as well as hospitalization and can occasionally be fatal. However, there is limited information about the prognostic factors for asthma exacerbatio...

    Authors: Wakae Hasegawa, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Hideo Yasunaga, Hideyuki Takeshima, Yukiyo Sakamoto, Taisuke Jo, Yusuke Sasabuchi, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi and Takahide Nagase

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:108

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The role of air pollution in increasing susceptibility to respiratory tract infections in the cystic fibrosis (CF) population has not been well described. We recently demonstrated that chronic PM2.5 exposure is a...

    Authors: Kevin J. Psoter, Anneclaire J. De Roos, Jon Wakefield, Jonathan D. Mayer and Margaret Rosenfeld

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:106

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a strong risk factor for respiratory morbidity in children born preterm. Our aims were to evaluate lung function in adolescents born preterm with and without a history of BP...

    Authors: Petra Um-Bergström, Jenny Hallberg, Per Thunqvist, Eva Berggren-Broström, Martin Anderson, Gunilla Adenfelt, Gunnar Lilja, Giovanni Ferrara, C. Magnus Sköld and Erik Melén

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:97

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Inadequate housing, low family income, household smoking, personal smoking status, and poor schooling are some of the conditions that have been significantly associated with the prevalence and incidence of chr...

    Authors: Punam Pahwa, Chandima P. Karunanayake, Donna C. Rennie, Joshua A. Lawson, Vivian R. Ramsden, Kathleen McMullin, P. Jenny Gardipy, Judy MacDonald, Sylvia Abonyi, Jo-Ann Episkenew and James A. Dosman

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2017 17:95

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