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  1. To evaluate the effect of the individualized positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) lung protection ventilation strategy by combining driving pressure (ΔP) and pulmonary ultrasound (LUS)-based titration on lu...

    Authors: Lai-feng Luo, Yu-mei Lin, Ying Liu, Xiao-hua Gao, Chui-yu Li, Xiao-qi Zhang, Jian-hua Wu and Zhi-yuan Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:232
  2. Few studies have evaluated the long-term impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients who have been hospitalized for COVID-19 pneumonia. Specific follow-up should be carried out to detect and t...

    Authors: Cristina De Juana, Susana Herrera, Silvia Ponce, Sergio Calvache, Loubna Dahmazi, Raffaele Vitale, Alberto José Ferrer, Verónica Valentín, Marta Acosta, Irene López and Eva Martínez-Moragón
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:231
  3. Adherence to antifibrotic medications has been evaluated in a few studies using annual proportion of days covered (PDC), a common adherence metric. However, PDC alone cannot identify and distinguish between di...

    Authors: Mona Nili, Andrew J. Epstein, Dominic Nunag, Amy Olson and Bijan Borah
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:230
  4. It is unclear whether Ureaplasma-associated pneumonia and azithromycin treatment affect the risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD).

    Authors: Xueyu Chen, Xuemei Huang, Yanqing Lin, Bingchun Lin, Chunyu Yang, Zhifeng Huang and Chuanzhong Yang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:229
  5. Appropriate monitoring and management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) with prophylactic antiemetics is important for cancer patients. This study was performed to validate the clinical practi...

    Authors: Takayuki Ide, Yoshikazu Nishino, Tomoya Takiguchi, Shintaro Kanda, Kengo Otsuki, Ryuji Hayashi, Kazuo Yasumoto, Yasuo Hirono, Tomoe Makino, Seiji Yano and Tomonobu Koizumi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:228
  6. Recent studies have shown that thoracic ultrasound (TUS) is not inferior to chest radiography (CR) in detecting pneumothorax (PTX). It is unclear if adopting TUS can reduce the number of CR in the daily clinic...

    Authors: Sonja Sieber, Jakob Garbe, Sebastian Böhm and Stephan Eisenmann
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:227
  7. Tuberculosis is known as one of the principal health problems, especially in developing countries. This study aimed to visualize, statistically model, and describe the weighted networks to investigate the inte...

    Authors: Neda Amoori, Payam Amini, Bahman Cheraghian and Seyed Mohammad Alavi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:226
  8. With improved prognosis after lung transplantation (LTx), improving health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients who have undergone LTx is a key goal. Although HRQL is improved significantly after transpl...

    Authors: Ryo Takahashi, Tamao Takahashi, Yoshinori Okada, Masahiro Kohzuki and Satoru Ebihara
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:225
  9. The distinction between hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) was thought to be important due to the difference in mortality between the conditions as well as the response t...

    Authors: Traci N. Adams, Kiran Batra, Margaret Kypreos and Craig S. Glazer
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:224
  10. There is an unmet need to identify novel predictive biomarkers that enable more accurate identification of individuals who can benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) therapy. The US FDA recently approv...

    Authors: Xilin Hu, Jing Guo, Jianguang Shi, Da Li, Xinjian Li and Weijun Zhao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:223
  11. Asthma is a heterogeneous disease characterized by chronic airway inflammation. The pathophysiologic processes of asthma can disrupt iron homeostasis, resulting in anemia. However, the association between asth...

    Authors: Yenealem Solomon, Natnael Atnafu Gebeyehu, Getachew Asmare Adella, Gizachew Ambaw Kassie, Misganaw Asmamaw Mengstie, Mohammed Abdu Seid, Endeshaw Chekol Abebe, Molalegn Mesele Gesese, Kirubel Dagnaw Tegegne, Denekew Tenaw Anley, Melkamu Aderajew Zemene, Natnael Moges, Berihun Bantie, Sefineh Fenta Feleke, Tadesse Asmamaw Dejenie and Anteneh Mengist Dessie
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:222
  12. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common complication of combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE). Whether the incidence of PH is increased in CPFE compared with pure pulmonary fibrosis or emphysema rem...

    Authors: Hangqi Ni, Yuying Wei, Liuqing Yang and Qing Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:221
  13. On admission to hospital, patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), undergo extensive diagnostic testing. Two high-throughput laboratory-based PCR panels which return a result in 5.5 hours (h) have bee...

    Authors: Lisa Miners, Susie Huntington, Nathaniel Lee, Katy M. E. Turner and Elisabeth Adams
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:220

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:296

  14. Small airways are the major sites of inflammation and airway remodeling in all severities of asthma patients. However, whether small airway function parameters could reflect the airway dysfunction feature in p...

    Authors: Liangqin Yi, Yan Zhao, Ziyao Guo, Qinyuan Li, Guangli Zhang, Xiaoyin Tian, Ximing Xu and Zhengxiu Luo
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:219
  15. Real-world data on antibiotic management of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD) is limited for many countries. This study aimed to evaluate real-world treatment practices of NTM-LD in the Nether...

    Authors: W Hoefsloot, E Dacheva, R van der Laan, M Krol, J van Ingen, M Obradovic and Ximeng Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:218
  16. Little is known about the recent status of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in the U.S. emergency department (ED). This study aimed to describe the disease burden (visit and...

    Authors: Chiat Qiao Liew, Shu-Hsien Hsu, Chia-Hsin Ko, Eric H. Chou, Jeffrey Herrala, Tsung-Chien Lu, Chih-Hung Wang, Chien-Hua Huang and Chu-Lin Tsai
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:217
  17. Despite the evidence-based guidelines promoted by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), the overuse of prescription drugs to manage COPD, particularly inhaled corticosteroids (ICS)...

    Authors: Fortune O. Alabi, Hadaya A. Alkhateeb, Mukudzeishe T. Zibanayi, Jica Garces, Kayla M. DeBarros, Pierina S. Benel Barletti, Kayla Garcia and Randall K. James
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:216
  18. Pleural involvement by non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), especially NTM empyema in the immunocompetent patient without pulmonary diseases is a rare disease. It is difficult to diagnose with only a few cases ...

    Authors: Fengjiao Yu, Yongxia Li, Jing Luo, Xingru Chen and Yu Jiang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:215

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:269

  19. The association between periodontitis and post-bronchodilator lung function is unclear. We aimed to determine the associations between symptoms of severe periodontitis (SSP) and post-bronchodilator lung functi...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Liu, Xuan Zhou, Lirong Liang, Xiaozhe Han, Ting Yang, Kewu Huang, Yingxiang Lin, Zuomin Wang and Chen Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:214
  20. Mitochondrial dysfunction results in poor organ quality, negatively affecting the outcomes of lung transplantation. Whether hydrogen benefits mitochondrial function in cold-preserved donors remain unclear. The...

    Authors: Le Duan, Lini Quan, Bin Zheng, Zhe Li, Guangchao Zhang, Mengdi Zhang and Huacheng Zhou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:213
  21. Despite numerous studies investigating vitamin D, its impact on asthma is still unknown. The aim of our meta-analysis is to analyze the vitamin D supplementation influence on asthma prevention and treatment ra...

    Authors: Marharyta Sobczak and Rafal Pawliczak
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:212
  22. The differential expression of circular RNAs (circRNAs) in individuals with very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and healthy individuals was screened using microarray technology. The relate...

    Authors: Sihui Tang, Yichuan Ding, Zihan Zhou and Wanchun Yang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:211
  23. RNA N6-methyladenosine (m6A) regulators are considered post-transcriptional regulators that affect several biological functions, and their role in immunity, in particular, is emerging. However, the role of m6A...

    Authors: Yuting Wang, Jiaxi Wang, Zhanfeng Yan, Siming Liu and Wenlong Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:210
  24. This study aimed to determine whether postnatal treatment with recombinant human IGF-1 (rhIGF-1)/binding peptide 3 (BP3) ameliorates lung injury and prevents pulmonary hypertension (PH) in bronchopulmonary dys...

    Authors: Sehua Qu, Lianqiang Shan, Xin Chen, Zhen Zhang, Yumeng Wu, Yun Chen, Feixiang Zhuo, Yitong Wang and Huaifu Dong
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:209
  25. Surgery is crucial in the treatment of the potentially fatal pulmonary hemoptysis condition. Currently, most patients with hemoptysis are treated by traditional open surgery (OS). To illustrate the effectivene...

    Authors: Bing Wang, Li Yao, Jian Sheng, Xiaoyu Liu, Yuhui Jiang, Lei Shen, Feng Xu and Xiyong Dai
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:208
  26. For patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with EGFR mutations, the suggested course of action is epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase inhibitors (EGFR-TKIs). Even with a high di...

    Authors: Di Hu, Yan-Yan Zhou, Hong-Bo Ma, Miao-Miao Tao, Qun-Zhen Huang, Zhen-Zhou Yang and Qi Zhou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:207
  27. Although transbronchial diagnostic procedures are sometimes difficult to perform because of the patient’s respiratory or general conditions, endoscopic ultrasound with bronchoscope-guided fine-needle aspiratio...

    Authors: Koki Nakashima, Yukihiro Umeda, Yoshiki Demura, Toshihiro Takeda, Toshihiko Tada, Masayuki Sato, Norihiro Jikuya, Kosuke Kurokawa, Tomoaki Sonoda, Makiko Yamaguchi, Miho Mitsui, Masahiro Oi, Ryo Chikazawa, Yuko Waseda, Masaki Anzai, Masaya Akai…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:206
  28. Corona virus causes respiratory tract infections in mammals. The latest type of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona-viruses 2 (SARS-CoV-2), Corona virus spread in humans in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. ...

    Authors: Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Neda Shakour, Sahar Ghoflchi, Amin Mansoori, Maryam Saberi-Karimiam, Mohammad Rashidmayvan, Gordon Ferns, Habibollah Esmaily and Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:203
  29. Single-use flexible bronchoscopes(SFB) eliminate the risk of bronchoscopy-related infection compared with traditional reusable flexible bronchoscopes(RFB). At present, there is no comparative study between SFB...

    Authors: Shuzhen He, Lihua Xie, Jianming Liu and Lijun Zou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:202
  30. Severe community-acquired pneumonia (SCAP) is one of the most common critical and acute diseases in the respiratory and acute medicine department. The expression and significance of lncRNA RPPH1 (RPPH1) in SCA...

    Authors: Pengtao Su, Pengbo Hu, Ling Xu and Bing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:201
  31. Infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, mainly invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and pneumococcal pneumonia (PP), are a major public health problem worldwide. This study investigated population-based i...

    Authors: Olga Ochoa-Gondar, Verónica Torras-Vives, Cinta de Diego-Cabanes, Eva M. Satué-Gracia, Angel Vila-Rovira, María J. Forcadell-Perisa, Domingo Ribas-Seguí, Clara Rodríguez-Casado and Angel Vila-Córcoles
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:200
  32. Interstitial lung abnormalities (ILAs) are subtle or mild parenchymal abnormalities observed in more than 5% of the lungs on computed tomography (CT) scans in patients in whom interstitial lung disease was not...

    Authors: Kazuya Ichikado, Hidenori Ichiyasu, Kazuhiro Iyonaga, Kodai Kawamura, Noritaka Higashi, Takeshi Johkoh, Kiminori Fujimoto, Jun Morinaga, Minoru Yoshida, Katsuhiko Mitsuzaki, Moritaka Suga, Naoya Tanabe, Tomohiro Handa, Toyohiro Hirai and Takuro Sakagami
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:199
  33. Cancer ratio (CR), which is defined as serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) to pleural fluid adenosine deaminase (ADA) ratio, has been reported to be a useful diagnostic marker for malignant pleural effusion (MPE...

    Authors: Jin-Hong Huang, Hong Chen, Zhi-Cheng Zhang, Jie Gu, Li Yan, Meng-Ping Jiang, Wen-Qi Zheng, Zhi-De Hu and Ting-Wang Jiang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2023 23:198
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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

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