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  1. Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) commonly have coexisting comorbidities that contribute to higher exacerbation frequency, poorer health status, and increased all-cause mortality; howe...

    Authors: Na Li, Xiaoli Li, Minjie Liu, Yakang Wang and Junning Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:481
  2. The prevalence of respiratory viruses in children changed under strict infection control measures during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. In this study, we investigated the frequency of viral ...

    Authors: Tsuyoshi Sasada, Ken Hayashi, Ikuo Okafuji, Chisato Miyakoshi and Satoru Tsuruta
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:480
  3. Numerous studies have demonstrated the potential of pirfenidone to enhance the prognosis of patients afflicted with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Although N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is utilized as an antiox...

    Authors: Xiu-Li Zhang, Ying Cao and Bo Zheng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:479
  4. Accurate prediction of acute exacerbation helps select patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for individualized therapy. The potential of lymphocyte subsets to function as clinical predict...

    Authors: Shiyi He, Shiyu Wu, Tianwei Chen, Weina Huang, Aiping Yu and Chao Cao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:478
  5. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy has profound effects in obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS). Current therapy initiation focuses on upper airway patency rather than the assessment of alter...

    Authors: Szabolcs Baglyas, Luca Valkó, Vivien Móró, Eszter Podmaniczky, Dorottya Czövek, Gergely Makan, Zoltán Gingl, János Gál, Zoltán Hantos and András Lorx
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:477
  6. Acute heart failure (AHF) is often associated with diffuse insufficiency and arterial hypoxemia, requiring respiratory support for rapid and effective correction. We aimed to compare the effects of high-flow n...

    Authors: Liming Yan, Ye Lu, Mingming Deng, Qin Zhang, Yiding Bian, Xiaoming Zhou and Gang Hou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:476
  7. With the growing amount of COVID-19 cases, especially in developing countries with limited medical resources, it is essential to accurately and efficiently diagnose COVID-19. Due to characteristic ground-glass...

    Authors: Kush V. Parikh and Timothy J. Mathew
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:475
  8. Tofacitinib, a selective inhibitor of JAK1 and/or JAK3, is considered to alleviate the pulmonary condition of primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS)-associated interstitial lung disease (ILD) through its anti-inflam...

    Authors: Ronglin Gao, Jincheng Pu, Yanqing Wang, Zhenzhen Wu, Yuanyuan Liang, Jiamin Song, Shengnan Pan, Fang Han, Lufei Yang, Xianghuai Xu, Jianping Tang and Xuan Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:473
  9. COVID-19 is a pandemic disease affecting predominantly the respiratory apparatus with clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to respiratory failure. Chest CT is a crucial tool in diagnosing and eval...

    Authors: Cosimo Nardi, Andrea Magnini, Linda Calistri, Edoardo Cavigli, Anna Julie Peired, Vieri Rastrelli, Edoardo Carlesi, Giulia Zantonelli, Olga Smorchkova, Lorenzo Cinci, Martina Orlandi, Nicholas Landini, Edoardo Berillo, Chiara Lorini, Jessica Mencarini, Maria Grazia Colao…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:472
  10. The Center for Personalized Precision Medicine of Tuberculosis (cPMTb) was constructed to develop personalized pharmacotherapeutic systems for tuberculosis (TB). This study aimed to introduce the cPMTb cohort ...

    Authors: Woo Jung Seo, Hyeon-Kyoung Koo, Ji Yeon Kang, Jieun Kang, So Hee Park, Hyung Koo Kang, Hye Kyeong Park, Sung-Soon Lee, Sangbong Choi, Tae Won Jang, Kyeong-Cheol Shin, Jee Youn Oh, Joon Young Choi, Jinsoo Min, Young-Kyung Choi, Jae-Gook Shin…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:471
  11. The activated complement cascade is involved in asthmatic airway inflammation. Ficolins are essential for innate immunity and can activate the complement lectin pathway. Despite this, the significance of ficol...

    Authors: Pengfei Gao, Kun Tang, Yanjiao Lu, Meijia Wang, Wei Wang, Tongsheng Wang, Yuxia Sun, Jianping Zhao and Yimin Mao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:470
  12. Lower socioeconomic status has been identified as an emerging risk factor for health disparities, including lung cancer outcomes. Most research investigating these outcomes includes patients from formal lung c...

    Authors: Mateus Fernandes, Cristian Milla, Ahmed Gubran, Sandra Barrazueta, Brian Altonen, Anthony DiVittis and Stephen Kuperberg
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:469
  13. We analyzed the clinical characteristics of children with plastic bronchitis (PB) caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) and explored its risk factors.

    Authors: Lei Yang, Yuyan Zhang, Changqing Shen, Zhouhua Lu, Tongshu Hou, Fenghai Niu, Ruihan Liu, Jun Ning and Yuzhong Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:468
  14. In a cohort, observational prospective trial, we assessed the long-term dynamics of sleep-disordered breathing in patients with resistant hypertension after renal denervation and their association with blood p...

    Authors: Lyudmila S. Korostovtseva, Mikhail V. Ionov, Elizaveta A. Shcherbakova, Mikhail V. Bochkarev, Igor V. Emelyanov, Yulia S. Yudina, Svetlana A. Mironova, Dmitry A. Zverev, Dmitry S. Lebedev, Aleksandr D. Vakhrushev, Natalia G. Avdonina, Nadezhda E. Zvartau, Evgeny N. Mikhaylov, Yurii V. Sviryaev and Aleksandra O. Konradi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:467
  15. To investigate the prevalence of intensive care unit (ICU) admission and its predictors among hospitalized chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients.

    Authors: Abdallah Y Naser, Mohammad Saleh Dairi, Hassan Alwafi, Deema Sami Ashoor, Sami Qadus, Abdulelah M Aldhahir, Abdullah A Alqarni, Wael Aly Elrefaey, Sultan Qanash, Waleed Hafiz, Jaber S. Alqahtani, Rakan Ekram, Amjad Abuirmeileh, Anan S. Jarab and Omaima Ibrahim Badr
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:464
  16. Despite evidence that severe and poorly controlled asthma are associated with more clinical unmet needs and intensive utilization of healthcare resources, limited data is available on severe asthma expenditure...

    Authors: Xueer Yang, Tiantian Zhang, Xuanyi Yang, Jie Jiang, Yuwen He and Pei Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:463
  17. Factors predisposing to increased mortality with COVID-19 infection have been identified as male sex, hypertension, obesity, and increasing age. Early studies looking at airway diseases gave some contradictory...

    Authors: James Patrick Finnerty, A. B. M. Arad Hussain, Aravind Ponnuswamy, Hafiz Gulzeb Kamil and Ammar Abdelaziz
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:462
  18. Numerous studies have reported the association between tea intake and lung diseases. However, the probable relationship between tea consumption on lung diseases still remain controversial and it is unclear whe...

    Authors: Linjie Chen, Yaru Deng, Tiexu Wang, Xinyu Lin, Lukun Zheng, Xiaohong Chen and Tongsheng Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:461
  19. We report a rare case of Sjogren’s syndrome complicated with Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome (BHDS) not previously mentioned in the literature. Further, there is insufficient evidence linking the two diseases. Here, w...

    Authors: Yongkang Lin, Ting Guo, Cheng Lei, Binyi Yang, Danhui Yang, Hong Luo and Hong Peng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:460
  20. Several observational studies have reported an association between hand grip strength (HGS) and pulmonary function (PF). However, causality is unclear. To investigate whether HGS and PF are causally associated...

    Authors: Xianghu Zhao, Wenyuan Xu, Yanchao Gu, Zhanghua Li and Guiju Sun
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:459
  21. Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is a life-threatening pulmonary fungal infection that predominantly affects immunocompromised individuals, including kidney transplant recipients. Recent years have witnessed a ris...

    Authors: Guoping Li, Daxi Ji, Youcheng Chang, Zheng Tang and Dongrui Cheng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:458
  22. Cough and sputum are major symptoms in cystic fibrosis (CF) that contribute to the impairment of quality of life.

    Authors: Lucie Charon, Claire Launois, Jeanne-Marie Perotin, Bruno Ravoninjatovo, Pauline Mulette, Julien Ancel, Thomas Guillard, Anaëlle Muggeo, Valérian Dormoy, Muriel Griffon, Sophie Carré, François Lebargy, Gaëtan Deslée and Sandra Dury
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:457
  23. Despite a well-known relation between smoking tobacco and the tuberculosis epidemic, the factors associated with smoking cessation in tuberculosis patients are unclear. This study aims to examine the cascade o...

    Authors: Jiwon Lee, Chaeuk Chung, Sung Soo Jung, Hye Kyeong Park, Sung-Soon Lee, Ki Man Lee and Jinsoo Min
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:456
  24. There is a lack of real-world characterization of healthcare costs and associated cost drivers in patients with pulmonary hypertension secondary to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (PH-COPD).

    Authors: Tracey Weiss, Aimee M. Near, Xiaohui Zhao, Dena Rosen Ramey, Tania Banerji, Handing Xie and Steven D. Nathan
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:455
  25. To establish a preoperative model for the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant pulmonary nodules (PNs), and to evaluate the related factors of overdiagnosis of benign PNs at the time of imaging asses...

    Authors: Xirui Duan, Zhiqiang Ouyang, Shasha Bao, Lu Yang, Ailin Deng, Guangrong Zheng, Yu Zhu, Guochen Li, Jixiang Chu and Chengde Liao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:454
  26. Previous studies have declared that baseline lymphocyte count is associated with COVID-19-related death. However, whether dynamic lymphocyte change over time affects prognosis in COVID-19 patients is unknown. ...

    Authors: Gong Chen, Xiaofang Zhao, Xinglin Chen and Chengyun Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:453
  27. The objective of this study is to analyze the risk factors associated with bronchiectasis combined with non-tuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary disease(NTM-PD) and provide a basis for more effective prevention ...

    Authors: Yinping Feng, Jing Guo, Shuirong Luo and Zunjing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:451
  28. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) currently ranks as the third leading cause of mortality worldwide, imposing substantial burdens on societal and individual health. Amongst health research tools, wa...

    Authors: Peng Qiu, Mingxian Chen, Shuaibing Lv, Juanjuan Xie and Junyu Wu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:450
  29. High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) oxygen therapy is essentially a constant-flow, noninvasive respiratory support system similar to a noninvasive ventilator operating in constant-flow mode. The clinical outcome of...

    Authors: Enqi Zhao, Yilong Zhou, Chunwei He and Dedong Ma
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:449
  30. Acute exposures to high levels of air pollutants are thought to be associated with hospitalization of patients with lung infection, while relatively little is known about the association between air pollutants...

    Authors: Jing Chen, Aiming Liu, JunJie Dai, Yichen Li, Yu Zhang, Rongchang Chen and Fei Shi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:448
  31. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the inhaler skills of patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a hospital in western China after receiving one medication education by pharmac...

    Authors: Wei Wei, Dong Wang, Weiting Liu, Hui Du, Zhiye Zhang, Shengying Che, Rui Ding and YanBiao Yang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:447
  32. Lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography for high-risk populations is being implemented in the UK. However, inclusive identification and invitation of the high-risk population is a major challen...

    Authors: Grace McCutchan, Jean Engela-Volker, Philip Anyanwu, Kate Brain, Nicole Abel and Sinan Eccles
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:445
  33. This case presents a rare occurrence of re-expansion pulmonary edema following a drainage of pyo-pneumothorax in a 33-year-old patient. The diagnosis was established through a thoracic radiography, and the tre...

    Authors: Nahid Zaghba, Zakaria Laklaai, Khadija Chaanoun, Hanane Benjelloune and Najiba Yassine
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:444
  34. Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) are most frequently associated with patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronaviru...

    Authors: Marta Wałaszek, Piotr Serwacki, Zbigniew Cholewa, Alicja Kosiarska, Wioletta Świątek – Kwapniewska, Małgorza Kołpa, Elżbieta Rafa, Róża Słowik, Karolina Nowak, Anna Różańska and Jadwiga Wójkowska-Mach
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:443
  35. The SARS-CoV2 pandemic impacted many critically ill patients, causing sequelae, affecting lung function, and involving the musculoskeletal system. We evaluated the association between lung function and muscle ...

    Authors: Dulce González-Islas, Robinson Robles-Hernández, Laura Flores-Cisneros, Arturo Orea-Tejeda, Susana Galicia-Amor, Nadia Hernández-López, Mariana I. Valdés-Moreno, Rocío Sánchez-Santillán, Juan Carlos García-Hernández and Armando Castorena-Maldonado
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:442
  36. Little is known about the differences in medium to long-term recovery on spirometry, 6-minute walking distance (6MWD) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) between COVID-19 and SARS.

    Authors: Ken Ka Pang Chan, Susanna So Shan Ng, Grace Chung Yan Lui, Ho Sang Leung, Ka Tak Wong, Winnie Chiu Wing Chu, Tat On Chan, Karen Yee Shan Yiu, Eugene Yuk Keung Tso, Kin Wang To, Jenny Chun Li Ngai, Tommy Wing Ho Yip, Rachel Lai Ping Lo, Joyce Ka Ching Ng, Fanny Wai San Ko and David Shu Cheong Hui
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:441
  37. The combination of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and the type 2 cannabinoid receptor (CB2R) can activate various signal pathways, leading to distinct pathophysiological roles. This interaction has gained si...

    Authors: Xiao Wu, Lina Chen, Yiju Cheng, Yuquan Zhang, Wenting Yang, Lin Pan, Chenkun Fu, Honglan Zhu and Menglin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:440
  38. Our aims were to describe respiratory sequelae up to 12 months after discharge in COVID-19 patients with severe pneumonia requiring non-invasive respiratory support therapies.

    Authors: Saioa Eizaguirre, Gladis Sabater, Sònia Belda, Juan Carlos Calderón, Victor Pineda, Marc Comas-Cufí, Marc Bonnin and Ramon Orriols
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:439
  39. Programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) inhibitors has emerged as a first-line therapeutic strategy for advanced small cell lung cancer (SCLC), which can stimulate T-cell activation, thereby preventing tumor avoidan...

    Authors: Sisi Zhang, Jing Tian, Xinwei Wang and Chengxin Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:438
  40. Endostar is a strong angiogenesis inhibitor that is effective in treating non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but the effect of Endostar in the treatment of patients with EGFR-TKI-resistant NSCLC remains uncle...

    Authors: Bing Han, Yanrong Kang, Haiji Wang, Jian Wang, Rong Shen, Shuai Liu, Lu Lu, Zhigang Sun and Nan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:437
  41. Fucosyltransferases (FUTs) molecules have been identified to be involved in carcinogenesis of malignant tumors. Nevertheless, the biological function of fucosyltransferases-3 (FUT3) in lung adenocarcinoma (LUA...

    Authors: Lanlan Lin, Xiaohui Chen, Guofu Lin, Luyang Chen, Yuan Xu and Yiming Zeng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:436
  42. Sepsis is a common cause of mortality in critically ill patients, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common comorbidities in septic patients. However, the impact of COPD on pat...

    Authors: Yubiao Chen, Lifei Lu, Xicong Li, Baiyun Liu, Yu Zhang, Yongxin Zheng, Yuan Zeng, Ke Wang, Yaru Pan, Xiangning Liang, Zhongji Wu, Yutian Fu, Yongbo Huang and Yimin Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:435
  43. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) in COPD confers increased risk of exacerbations (ECOPD). Electrocardiogram (ECG) indicators of PH are prognostic both in PH and COPD. In the Beta-Blockers for the Prevention of Acut...

    Authors: R. Chad Wade, Takudzwa Mkorombindo, Sharon X. Ling, Erika. S. Helgeson, David M. MacDonald, Krystle Pew, Helen Voelker, Vera Bittner, Ken M. Kunisaki, Matthew R. Lammi and Mark. T. Dransfield
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:434
  44. Conventional quantitative or qualitative methodologies may not encompass the wide array of experiences of individuals living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). We used a novel approach – photov...

    Authors: Jennifer Sumner, Anjali Bundele, Ravi Shankar, Lin Siew Chong, Yanika Kowitlawakul and Amartya Mukhopadhyay
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:433

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