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  1. Immunogenic cell death (ICD) stimulates adaptive immunity and holds significant promise in cancer therapy. Nevertheless, the influence of ICD-associated long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) on the prognosis of patie...

    Authors: Yu Han, Zhiqiang Dong, Yu Xing, Yingying Zhan, Jinhai Zou and Xiaodong Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:511
  2. Transbronchial lung forceps biopsy (TBFB) is recommended before a surgical lung biopsy (SLB) when a definitive diagnosis of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is required for patients without any additional confir...

    Authors: Yao Yao, Xiaobo Chen, Huanjie Chen, Zhulin Xiao and Shiyue Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:510
  3. Mechanical ventilation can cause acute atrophy and injury in the diaphragm, which are related to adverse clinical results. However, the underlying mechanisms of ventilation-induced diaphragm dysfunction (VIDD)...

    Authors: Weimin Shen, Ye Jiang, Ying Xu, Xiaoli Qian, Jianwei Jia, Yuejia Ding, Yuhan He, Qing Pan, Jinyang Zhuang, Huiqing Ge and Peifeng Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:509
  4. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is a major pathological type of lung cancer. However, its pathogenesis remains largely unclear. MRPL35 is a regulatory subunit of the mitoribosome, which can regulate the ass...

    Authors: Chengling Zhao, Lei Chen, Zhixin Jin, Haitao Liu, Chao Ma, Hangtian Zhou, Lingling Xu, Sihui Zhou, Yan Shi, Wei Li, Yuqing Chen, Chengli Dou and Xiaojing Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:507
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common condition that causes irreversible airway obstruction. Fatigue and exertional dyspnoea, for example, have a detrimental impact on the patient’s daily li...

    Authors: Nicola Scichilone, Andrew Whittamore, Chris White, Elena Nudo, Massimo Savella and Marta Lombardini
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:506
  6. Airway remodeling due to increased airway smooth muscle cell (ASMC) mass, likely due to enhanced proliferation, hypertrophy, and migration, has been proven to be highly correlated with decreased lung function ...

    Authors: Chengtian Lv, Yuwen Huang, Ruirong Yan and Yuanmei Gao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:505
  7. Prone position is an option for rescue therapy for acute respiratory distress syndrome. However, there are limited relevant data among trauma and surgical patients, who may be at increased risk for complicatio...

    Authors: Vorakamol Phoophiboon, Natthida Owattanapanich, Weerapat Owattanapanich and Morgan Schellenberg
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:504
  8. The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility of using a combination of diaphragmatic ultrasound and muscle relaxation monitoring in predicting adverse respiratory events after extubation among elde...

    Authors: Lun Huang, Bo Xia, Lei Cheng, Xian-Wen Hu, Li-Dong Zheng and Feng Cheng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:503
  9. In Singapore, there is currently scarce population-based research informing the recent trends of asthma-related healthcare burdens. In this study, we investigated the past 25-year trends of asthma-related hosp...

    Authors: Laura Huey Mien Lim, Wenjia Chen, Joseph Emil Amegadzie and Hui Fang Lim
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:502
  10. Usual Interstitial Pneumonia (UIP) is characterized by progression of lung parenchyma that may be observed in various autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs), including rheumatoid arthritis and connective tissue ...

    Authors: Fabrizio Luppi, Andreina Manfredi, Paola Faverio, Michael Brun Andersen, Francesca Bono, Fabio Pagni, Carlo Salvarani, Elisabeth Bendstrup and Marco Sebastiani
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:501
  11. Several trials and meta-analyses found a benefit of adjunct corticosteroids for community-acquired pneumonia with respect to short-term outcome, but there is uncertainty about longer-term health effects. Herei...

    Authors: Claudine A. Blum, Eva A. Roethlisberger, Nicole Cesana-Nigro, Bettina Winzeler, Nicolas Rodondi, Manuel R. Blum, Matthias Briel, Beat Mueller, Mirjam Christ-Crain and Philipp Schuetz
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:500
  12. The associations between neck pain and respiratory dysfunction were clarified in patients with neck pain. There is dearth of evidence on pulmonary dysfunction and diaphragmatic excursion in patients with unila...

    Authors: Raziyeh Yousefiyan, Amin Kordi Yoosefinejad, Reza Jalli and Iman Rezaei
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:498
  13. Despite global tuberculosis (TB) interventions, the disease remains one of the major public health concerns. Kenya is ranked 15th among 22 high burden TB countries globally.

    Authors: Martin O. Ogwang, Lameck Diero, Florence Ng’ong’a, Gabriel Magoma, Lucy Mutharia, Mabel Imbuga and Caroline Ngugi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:497
  14. Some patients with asthma demonstrate normal spirometry and remain undiagnosed without further testing.

    Authors: Sheojung Shin, George Alex Whitmore, Louis-Philippe Boulet, Marie-Ève Boulay, Andréanne Côté, Céline Bergeron, Catherine Lemière, M. Diane Lougheed, Katherine L. Vandemheen, Gonzalo G. Alvarez, Sunita Mulpuru and Shawn D. Aaron
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:496
  15. Tislelizumab is an anti-programmed death-1 (PD-1) monoclonal antibody with a construction that enables it to have a higher affinity to its target. We aimed to evaluate tislelizumab’s safety and efficacy for tr...

    Authors: Amin Daei Sorkhabi, Mahta ZareDini, Asra Fazlollahi, Aila Sarkesh, Amirreza Naseri, Seyed Ehsan Mousavi, Seyed Aria Nejadghaderi, Mark J M Sullman, Ali-Asghar Kolahi and Saeid Safiri
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:495
  16. Ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) is a clinical complication of mechanical ventilation observed in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. It is characterized by inflammation mediated by inflamm...

    Authors: Hanghang Han, Qiuwen Xie, Rongge Shao, Jinju Li and Xueke Du
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:494
  17. Asthma is a polygenic disease that may onset during childhood. Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the main therapy in asthma, although their efficacy varies among individuals. Nuclear factor κB (NF-κB) is an im...

    Authors: Yuxuan Zhang, Jun Liu, Yanjie Zhi, Xuan You and Bing Wei
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:493
  18. Small cell transformation was one mechanism by which EGFR-mutation NSCLC acquired resistance after tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) treatment. A few reports of small cell transformation occurred in other oncogen...

    Authors: Yan Peng, Zhu Zheng, Wang Zewen, Liu Yanan, Zhang Mingyan and Sun Meili
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:492
  19. Asthma patients experience higher rates of hospitalizations due to exacerbations leaving a considerable clinical and economic burden on the healthcare system. The use of a simple, risk prediction tool offers a...

    Authors: Dhanusha Harshinie Punyadasa, Vindya Kumarapeli and Wijith Senaratne
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:491
  20. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of montelukast (Mon) + fluticasone propionate (Flu) versus Flu in the treatment of cough variant asthma (CVA) in children.

    Authors: Zhengbo Wei and Sheng Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:489
  21. To evaluate the effect of Persian medicine Syrup ‘compound honey syrup (CHS)’ on fractional exhalation nitric oxide (FENO) changes in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).

    Authors: Saeed Sadr, Hanieh Tahermohammadi, Shahpar Kaveh, Ghamartaj Khanbabaee, Seyed Ahmad Tabatabaei, Rasool Choopani, Arian Karimi Rouzbahani, Nafise Fadavi and Shima Derikvandi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:488
  22. Human rhinoviruses (HRVs) infection is a common cause of exacerbations in pediatric patients with asthma. However, the effects of corticosteroids on HRV-induced exacerbations in pediatric asthma are unknown. W...

    Authors: Keiko Kan-o, Yasuyoshi Washio, Takeshi Oki, Tsuguto Fujimoto, Takahito Ninomiya, Makoto Yoshida, Masaki Fujita, Yoichi Nakanishi and Koichiro Matsumoto
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:487
  23. The information needs of patients and their families regarding interstitial lung disease (ILD) have yet to be studied in detail, and few reports have examined the differences in information needs according to ...

    Authors: Ryuhei Sato, Tomohiro Handa, Kiminobu Tanizawa and Toyohiro Hirai
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:486
  24. Peripheral lung lesions can be sampled using various techniques, including computer tomography-guided transthoracic needle aspiration, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, virtual navigation bronchoscopy, ...

    Authors: Debin Ma, Junli Zhang, Qingwei Zeng, Baining Li, Meili Gong, Zhiyuan Zhang and Zhuang Ma
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:485
  25. It is essential to collect a sufficient amount of tumor tissue for successful next-generation sequencing (NGS) analysis. In this study, we investigated the clinical risk factors for avoiding re-biopsy for NGS ...

    Authors: Kei Kunimasa, Shingo Matsumoto, Keiichiro Honma, Motohiro Tamiya, Takako Inoue, Takahisa Kawamura, Satoshi Tanada, Akito Miyazaki, Ryu Kanzaki, Tomohiro Maniwa, Jiro Okami, Yuji Matsumoto, Koichi Goto and Kazumi Nishino
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:484
  26. The current concept of bronchoscopy-associated massive airway hemorrhage is not accurate enough, and the amount of bleeding as the only evaluation criterion cannot comprehensively evaluate magnitude of the eff...

    Authors: Mingyuan Yang, Yunzhi Zhou, Hong Li, Huafeng Wei and Qinghao Cheng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:483
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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, Yuzhong Wang, Jun Ning and Ruihan Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:468

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  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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