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  1. We assessed the performance of Electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy (ENB) as a standalone diagnostic technique and the performance of different sampling tools used during the procedure.

    Authors: Javier Flandes, Francisco B. Martinez-Muñiz, Juan José Cruz-Rueda, Francisco J. Soto, Adnan Majid, Eduardo Tuta-Quintero and Luis F. Giraldo-Cadavid
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:432
  2. In recent years, the number of human adenovirus (HAdV)-related pneumonia cases has increased in immunocompetent adults. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in these patients is the predominant cause of ...

    Authors: Fengyu Lin, Qianhui Zhou, Wen Li, Wenchao Xiao, Sha Li, Ben Liu, Haitao Li, Yanhui Cui, Rongli Lu, Yi Li, Yan Zhang and Pinhua Pan
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:431
  3. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) due tocoronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection has a unique phenotype generating a growing need to determine the existing differences that can alter existing evidence...

    Authors: Paul Palacios-Moguel, Alejandra Esquivel-Pineda, Xavier A. Flores-Andrade, Janet S. Aguirre-Sanchez, Nancy N. Cruz-Arellanes, Julio C. Sauza-Sosa, Naybeth García-Gonzalez, Daniel Manzur-Sandoval, Enma Toledo-Aleman and Edgar García-Cruz
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:430
  4. The present study aimed to determine the effect and mechanical mechanism of spontaneous breathing during mechanical ventilation on oxygenation and lung injury using Beagles dogs mild or moderate acute respirat...

    Authors: Rui Yang, Leilei Zhou, Zongyu Chen, Shuang He, Siyu Lian, Yi Shen and Xianming Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:428
  5. Sarcoidosis and hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) are two distinct clinical entities that share granulomatous inflammation, although each of them has specific clinical, radiologic and pathologic profiles. Coex...

    Authors: Almerico Marruchella, Paola Faverio and Fabrizio Luppi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:427
  6. Mortality rates in patients with COVID-19 undergoing mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit are high. The causes of this mortality have been rigorously investigated. The aim of the present study is ...

    Authors: Henry M. Parada-Gereda, Janneth M. Avendaño, Johana E. Melo, Claudia I. Ruiz, Margarita I. Castañeda, Jorge Medina-Parra, Ricardo Merchán-Chaverra, Dinia Corzzo, Daniel Molano-Franco and Joan Ramón Masclans
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:425
  7. Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common disease leading to further morbidity and significant mortality, there is still limited data on screening for COPD. The purpose of this study wa...

    Authors: Wenhui Tang, Yan Rong, Hongmei Zhang, Wenji Lin, Wenmei Zeng and Wenhong Wu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:424
  8. Surfactant phospholipid (PL) composition plays an important role in lung diseases. We compared the PL composition of non-invasively collected exhaled breath particles (PEx) with bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) an...

    Authors: Per Larsson, Olaf Holz, Grielof Koster, Anthony Postle, Anna-Carin Olin and Jens M. Hohlfeld
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:423
  9. Recent studies have suggested that opium use may increase mortality from pulmonary diseases. However, there are limited comprehensive studies regarding the prevalence of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonar...

    Authors: Laleh Raeisy, Seyed Masoom Masoompour and Abbas Rezaianzadeh
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:419
  10. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease influenced by social factors rather than a simple infectious disease. In this study, we investigated the relationship between tuberculosis rates and socioeconomic status.

    Authors: Seong-Woo Choi, Jeong-Ja Im, Sang-Eun Yoon, Seo-Hee Kim, Jun-Hwi Cho, So-Jung Jeong, Kyung-Ae Park and Young-Sung Moon
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:418
  11. Chronic cough (CC) is associated with high healthcare resource utilization (HCRU) due to challenges in diagnosis and treatment and is anticipated to have a substantial economic impact. This systematic literatu...

    Authors: Vishal Bali, Ada Adriano, Aidan Byrne, Katherine G. Akers, Andrew Frederickson and Jonathan Schelfhout
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:416
  12. The incidence of multiple primary lung cancer (MPLC) has increased in recent years. The risk factors of MPLC are not well studied, especially in the Asian population. This case-control study investigated the a...

    Authors: Chen-Hui Ni, Mu-Ting Wang, Yan-Qi Lu, Wei Zheng, Chun Chen and Bin Zheng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:415
  13. Clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (CHIP), the age-related acquisition of somatic mutations that leads to an expanded blood cell clone, has been associated with development of a pro-inflammatory s...

    Authors: Aparna C. Swaminathan, Richard Barfield, Mengqi Zhang, Gundula Povysil, Cliburn Chen, Courtney Frankel, Francine Kelly, Matthew McKinney, Jamie L. Todd, Andrew Allen and Scott M. Palmer
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:414
  14. Prognostic factors and survival outcomes of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with Ipsilateral pulmonary metastasis (IPM) are not well-defined. Thus, this study intended to identify the prognostic factors for...

    Authors: Jiajun Zhang and Jin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:413
  15. To examine the characteristics of blood lymphocyte subsets in dermatomyositis-interstitial lung disease (DM-ILD) inflicted patients with positive anti-melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5 (anti-MDA5), as...

    Authors: Fang-Ping Ren, Qi Chen, Shan-Shan Yao, Lin Feng, Xin-Ying Xue, Wei-Chao Zhao, Dong Wang, Zhi-Ling Zhao, Si-Wei Gu, Ting Li, Ya-Wen Shen, Lan Gao, Xue-Lei Zang, Xin-Yu Bao and Zhao-Hui Tong
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:411
  16. Primary blast lung injury (PBLI) is the main cause of death in blast injury patients, and is often ignored due to the absence of a specific diagnosis. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) are becoming recognized as new re...

    Authors: Qianying Lu, Junfeng Li, Yanmei Zhao, Jianfeng Zhang, Mingyu Shi, Sifan Yu, Yangfan Liang, Haojun Fan and Xiangyan Meng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:410
  17. The COVID-19 pandemic has been linked to chronic pulmonary complications all over the world. Respiratory complications such as chronic cough, dyspnea, increased respiratory rate, and oxygen support demand are ...

    Authors: Abebaw Bekele Seyoum, Sisay Shine Tegegnework, Mahider Molla Mengistu, Tenbite Daniel Mekonnen, Abdurahman Mohammedamin Asabel, Alazar Gizate Dagnaw, Abenet Girma Deribe, Tadios Niguss Derese, Tsegaye Gebreyes Hundie, Bisrat Kassa Getahun and Dawit Kebede Huluka
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:409
  18. Risk factors of severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been previously reported; however, histological risk factors have not been defined thus far. The aim of this study was to clarify subclinical hid...

    Authors: Hiromichi Iwashita, Yoshinori Kawabata, Hiroyuki Hayashi, Shoichiro Matsushita, Tsuneo Yamashiro, Mai Matsumura, Yukihiro Yoshimura, Toshiaki Kataoka, Hideaki Mitsui, Takehisa Suzuki, Toshihiro Misumi, Tomonori Tanaka, Sosuke Ishijima, Junya Fukuoka, Tae Iwasawa, Takashi Ogura…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:408
  19. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive disorder with unknown etiology. To date, the identification of new diagnostic, prognostic and progression biomarkers of IPF turns out to be nece...

    Authors: Piera Soccio, Giorgia Moriondo, Giulia Scioscia, Valentina Leo, Pasquale Tondo, Luciana Salerno, Paolo Palange, Maria Pia Foschino Barbaro and Donato Lacedonia
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:407
  20. Lung function analysis in Parkinson's disease (PD) is often difficult due to the demand for adequate forced expiratory maneuvers. Respiratory oscillometry exams require onlyquiet tidal breathing and provide a ...

    Authors: Bruno Tavares Caldas, Fernando Carlos Vetromille Ribeiro, João Santos Pereira, Wilma Costa Souza, Agnaldo José Lopes and Pedro Lopes de Melo
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:406
  21. Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (LVR) could significantly improve pulmonary function and quality of life in patients with emphysema. We aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of bronchoscopic thermal vapo...

    Authors: Lijia Zhi, Liping Liao, Zhi Wu, Tiezhu Wang, Yuming Ye, Hao Li, Li Lin, Jia-Chao Qi and Liangji Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:405
  22. Antigen identification impacts diagnosis as well as prognosis in patients with hypersensitivity pneumonitis. An antigen may also be present in other etiologies of interstitial lung disease, however it is unkno...

    Authors: Margaret Kypreos, Kiran Batra, Craig S. Glazer and Traci N. Adams
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:404
  23. As a result of advances in the treatment of lung cancer, the life expectancy of lung cancer patients has improved significantly, but it remains the leading cause of cancer death worldwide. For decades, most of...

    Authors: Thomas Melzer, Caroline Maria Hackl, Julia Walter, Jürgen Behr, Amanda Tufman, Pontus Mertsch, Diego Erich Kauffmann-Guerrero and Kathrin Kahnert
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:403
  24. The immunity of patients with lung cancer decreases after treatment; thus, they are easily infected with pathogenic bacteria that causes pulmonary infections. Understanding the distribution characteristics of ...

    Authors: Yanyan Wang, Jia Li, Qinqin Wu, Qin Chang and Shuming Guo
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:402
  25. Lymph node dissection is essential for staging of pure solid lung adenocarcinoma and selection of treatment after surgical resection, particularly for stage I disease since the rate of lymph node metastasis ca...

    Authors: Yu Rong, Junfeng Liu, Nianqiao Han, Zhihua Shi, Tao Jiang, Nan Zhang, Xi’e Xu, Jinhuan Yin and Hui Du
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:401
  26. Tuberculous effusion varies from lymphocyte-dominant to neutrophilic effusion according to inflammation status. The criteria of adenosine deaminase (ADA) and lymphocyte/neutrophil (L/N) ratio have yet not been...

    Authors: Da Som Jeon, Sung-Hoon Kim, Jang Ho Lee, Chang-Min Choi and Hyung Jun Park
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:400

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:466

  27. The prevalence of COPD continues to rise. To address the challenges to provide high quality COPD care in rural and northern communities, leaders in one rural and northern community in Western Canada sought to ...

    Authors: Shannon Freeman, Laura Peach, Christopher Ross, Kathy Marchal, Anthon Meyer and Kelly Skinner
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:399
  28. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has posed increasing challenges to global health systems. We aimed to understand the effects of pulmonary air leak (PAL), including pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum and subcu...

    Authors: Zhuan Zhong, Jia Guo, Xingzhao Li and Yingying Han
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:398
  29. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive interstitial lung disease. Multiple research has revealed that the extracellular matrix (ECM) may be associated with the development and prognos...

    Authors: Hong Luo, Jisong Yan and Xia Zhou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:397
  30. Shipping and port-related air pollution has a significant health impact on a global scale. The present study aimed to assess the mortality burden attributable to long-term exposure to ambient particulate matte...

    Authors: Federico Mei, Matteo Renzi, Martina Bonifazi, Floriano Bonifazi, Nicola Pepe, Alessio D’Allura, Giuseppe Brusasca, Giovanni Viegi and Francesco Forastiere
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:395
  31. Sarcopenia and obesity are two abnormal body composition phenotypes, and sarcopenic obesity (SO) is characterized by both low skeletal muscle mass (sarcopenia) and high adiposity (obesity). SO negatively influ...

    Authors: Zilin Wang, Xiaoming Zhou, Mingming Deng, Yan Yin, Yanxia Li, Qin Zhang, Yiding Bian, Jinrui Miao, Jiaye Li and Gang Hou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:394
  32. In 2020, Ecuador had one of the highest death rates because of COVID-19. The role of clinical and biomolecular markers in COVID disease prognosis, is still not well supported by available data. In order for th...

    Authors: Jorge Luis Vélez-Páez, Lucy Baldeón-Rojas, Cristina Cañadas Herrera, Mario Patricio Montalvo, Fernando Esteban Jara, Santiago Aguayo-Moscoso, Wendy Tercero-Martínez, Lenin Saltos, Glenda Jiménez-Alulima, Verónica Guerrero and Jorge Pérez-Galarza
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:393
  33. Authors: Khalid Al Sulaiman, Ohoud Aljuhani, Ghazwa B. Korayem, Ali F. Altebainawi, Reham Alharbi, Maha Assadoon, Ramesh Vishwakarma, Nadia H. Ismail, Asma A. Alshehri, Faisal E. Al Mutairi, Mashael AlFaifi, Abdullah F. Alharthi, Abeer A. Alenazi, Mai Alalawi, Omar Al Zumai, Hussain Al Haji…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:392

    The original article was published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:315

  34. Immunosuppressed bone marrow transplant patients with pulmonary infiltrates routinely undergo bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) to investigate potential etiologies. Cytokine release syndrome after...

    Authors: Margaret Guerriero, Feras Ally, Keith R. Loeb and Viswam S. Nair
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:391
  35. Using a system, which accuracy is equivalent to the gold standard Douglas Bag (DB) technique for measuring oxygen consumption (VO2), carbon dioxide generation (VCO2), and respiratory quotient (RQ), we aimed to co...

    Authors: Koichiro Shinozaki, Pey-Jen Yu, Qiuping Zhou, Hugh A. Cassiere, Stanley John, Daniel M. Rolston, Nidhi Garg, Timmy Li, Jennifer Johnson, Kota Saeki, Taiki Goto, Yu Okuma, Santiago J. Miyara, Kei Hayashida, Tomoaki Aoki, Vanessa K. Wong…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:390
  36. Omalizumab is a valuable alternative treatment for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA). The effectiveness and safety of this medication have not been confirmed. The main purpose of this study was to...

    Authors: Cuihong Cai, Jingjing Qu and Jianying Zhou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:389
  37. Since the first case of severe COVID-19, its effect on patients with previous interstitial lung disease (ILD) has been uncertain. We aimed to describe baseline clinical characteristics in ILD patients hospital...

    Authors: Ana Karem S. Pruneda, José Omar Barreto-Rodríguez, Moises Selman, Fortunato Juárez-Hernández and Ivette Buendía-Roldán
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:388
  38. 1.2 million children under 15 years are estimated to have developed tuberculosis (TB) in 2021. 85% of paediatric patients achieve successful treatment outcomes if treated for the first episode of TB. However, ...

    Authors: Esin Nkereuwem, Schadrac Agbla, Muhammed Lamin Jatta, Uma Masterton, Olumuyiwa Owolabi, Victory Fabian Edem, Beate Kampmann and Toyin Togun
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:387
  39. Astragaloside (AS)-IV, extracted from traditional Chinese medicine Astragalus mongholicus, has been widely used in the anti-inflammatory treatment for cardiovascular disease. However, the mechanism by which AS-IV...

    Authors: Jie Xi, Yan Ma, Dongmei Liu and Rong Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:386
  40. Pulmonary rehabilitation training is of great significance for the prognosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. The purpose of this study was to investigate the therapeutic effect and pa...

    Authors: Yirou Lei, Jiaying He, Fang Hu, Hao Zhu, Jing Gu, Lijuan Tang and Man Luo
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:385
  41. The association between the oxidative stress gene polymorphism and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk has been extensively studied but the results have been controversial. This study aimed to in...

    Authors: Ting Zhou, Qiunan Zuo, Mengchun Chen, Yingying Zhao, Xiaohui Li and Shujin Guo
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:384
  42. The current diagnostic criteria for refractory Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (RMPP) among Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia (MPP) are insufficient for early identification, and potentially delayed appropriate tre...

    Authors: Meng Li, Xiang Wei, Shan-Shan Zhang, Shan Li, Su-Hong Chen, Su-Jie Shi, Shao-Hong Zhou, Da-Quan Sun, Qian-Ye Zhao and Yan Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:383

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