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  1. The diaphragm thickening fraction (DTF) may be a valuable tool for estimating respiratory effort in non-invasive ventilation. The primary aim of this physiological study is the investigation of the correlation...

    Authors: Simon Lindner, Clara Hoermann, Jan Teichert, Sevil Ziyadova, Julia D. Michels-Zetsche, Benjamin Neetz, Felix J. F. Herth, Daniel Duerschmied and Simone Britsch
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:289
  2. Chronic cough has been associated with reduced health-related quality of life, negative impacts on sleep, work, and other daily activities, and increased use of health care resources. Little is known about the...

    Authors: Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi, Antonio De Vincentis, Vicky W. Li, Ashley Martin, Danilo Di Laura, Eileen Fonseca and Helen Ding
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:288
  3. Early prediction of survival of hospitalized acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) patients is vital. We aimed to establish a nomogram to predict the survival probability of AEC...

    Authors: Na Wang, Mengcong Li, Guangdong Wang, Lin Lv, Xiaohui Yu, Xue Cheng, Tingting Liu, Wenwen Ji, Tinghua Hu and Zhihong Shi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:287
  4. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic multisystem disorder. Inflammatory processes, which presumably begin early in infancy, play a crucial role in the progression of the disease. The detection of inflammatory bio...

    Authors: Teresa Fuchs, Manuela Zlamy, Thomas Zöggeler, Dorothea Appelt, Katharina Niedermayr, Anja Siedl, Verena Gasser, Johannes Eder and Helmut Ellemunter
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:286
  5. Persistent inflammatory damage and suppressed immune function play a crucial role in the pathogenesis and progression of the pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PjP). Therefore, we aimed to investigate the correlat...

    Authors: Dong Wang, Lujia Guan, Xuyan Li and Zhaohui Tong
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:285
  6. In the general intensive care unit (ICU) women receive invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) less frequently than men. We investigated whether sex differences in the use of IMV also exist in the neurocritical ...

    Authors: Federica Stretti, Didar Utebay, Stefan Yu Bögli and Giovanna Brandi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:284
  7. This comparative analysis aimed to investigate the efficacy of Sivelestat Sodium Hydrate (SSH) combined with Ulinastatin (UTI) in the treatment of sepsis with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

    Authors: Jian Xu, Chenfei Zhang, Keren Wu, Yanhua Qian and Wei Hu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:283
  8. Limited data are available on racial differences in the clinical features of chronic bronchitis (CB) patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In this study, we aimed to compare clinical feat...

    Authors: Joon Young Choi, Kwang Ha Yoo, Ki-Suck Jung, Victor Kim and Chin Kook Rhee
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:282
  9. Rapamycin has been extensively utilized for coating coronary artery stents to reduce the occurrence of restenosis, yet there has been limited research on the potential harms of rapamycin-eluting stents. Herein...

    Authors: Fuyun Zhang, Wei Wang, Yingwei Zhu, Yimin Mao, Tongsheng Wang and Pengfei Gao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:281
  10. Legionella pneumonia is one of the most severe types of atypical pneumonia, impairing multiple organ systems, posing a threat to life. Diagnosing Legionella pneumonia is challenging due to difficulties in cult...

    Authors: Yunqi Pan, Yi Xing, Yanan Lai, Huixing Dong, Huiming Sheng and Weihong Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:279
  11. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have higher disease severity and mortality compared to those without COPD. However, deep investigation into microbi...

    Authors: Bingbing Wang, Min Tan, Wei Li, Qinghua Xu, Lianfeng Jin, Shuanshuan Xie and Changhui Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:278
  12. We aimed to determine whether systemic immune-inflammation index (SII) combined with prealbumin can provide better predictive power for postoperative pneumonia in patients undergoing lung resection surgery.

    Authors: Haihang Miao, Dingying Ge, Qianwen Wang, Lulu Zhou, Hongsheng Chen, Yibin Qin and Faqiang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:277
  13. The mortality of pneumonia in older adults surpasses that of other populations, especially with the prevalence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Under the influence of multiple factors, a series of geria...

    Authors: Dongmei Li, Hongjuan Jiang, Yanhong Sun, Xiangyu Chi, Xuan Zhang and Hongwen Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:276

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  14. Serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is a nonspecific inflammatory biomarker and has been reported to be associated with pneumonia prognosis. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between LDH levels and v...

    Authors: Xiangfeng Qian, Yi Sheng, Yinsheng Jiang and Yongan Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:273
  15. There are few long-term studies of respiratory health effects of landscape fires, despite increasing frequency and intensity due to climate change. We investigated the association between exposure to coal mine...

    Authors: Sara Kress, Tyler J. Lane, David Brown, Catherine L. Smith, Caroline X. Gao, Thomas McCrabb, Mikayla Thomas, Brigitte M. Borg, Bruce R. Thompson and Michael J. Abramson
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:272
  16. This study leverages a two-sample Mendelian Randomization (MR) approach to explore the causal relationships between 1,400 metabolites and pulmonary fibrosis, using genetic variation as instrumental variables. ...

    Authors: Wuyinuo Tang, Huanyu Jiang, Xinhui Wu, Guanyi Wu, Chenchong Zhao, Wenbo Lin, Ying Zhu, Guowei Jiang, Xiuhua Chen, Hang Huang and Lvyuan He
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:271
  17. The evaluation of the asthmatic patient is usually based on clinical and functional parameters that do not necessarily evidence the degree of airway inflammation. The aim of this study was to analyze whether c...

    Authors: Gabriela Peláez, Verónica Giubergia, Belén Lucero, Verónica Aguerre, Claudio Castaños and Juan Manuel Figueroa
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:270
  18. Post-reflux swallow-induced peristaltic wave index (PSPWI) and mean nocturnal baseline impedance (MNBI) are novel parameters reflect esophageal clearance capacity and mucosal integrity. They hold potential in aid...

    Authors: Bingxian Sha, Wanzhen Li, Haodong Bai, Tongyangzi Zhang, Shengyuan Wang, Wenbo Shi, Siwan Wen, Li Yu and Xianghuai Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:269
  19. The management of intractable secondary pneumothorax poses a considerable challenge as it is often not indicated for surgery owing to the presence of underlying disease and poor general condition. While endobr...

    Authors: Shunsuke Ueno, Toshiyuki Nakai, Yasuyuki Mizumori, Fukumichi Ishiyama, Kentaro Ueno, Manami Kouno, Yuri Oshima, Misako Nishimura, Atsushi Miyamoto, Yoshiya Matsumoto, Kenji Sawa, Kanako Sato, Kazuhiro Yamada, Tetsuya Watanabe, Kazuhisa Asai, Kenichiro Otani…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:268
  20. Telemedicine use increased with the Covid-19 pandemic. The impact of telemedicine on resource use in pulmonary clinics is unknown.

    Authors: Rose M Puthumana, Claire A Grosgogeat, Jenna K Davis, Linda V Bocanegra, Samira Patel, Tanira Ferreira, Dipen J Parekh, Hayley B Gershengorn and Abigail L Koch
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:267
  21. sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P), a naturally occurring sphingolipid, has been involved in pulmonary interstitial remodeling signaling. However, no study has examined its clinical merits for interstitial lung dis...

    Authors: Fangping Ding, Zhenyang Wang, Jing Wang, Yingmin Ma and Jiawei Jin
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:266
  22. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a progressive pulmonary vascular disorder with substantial morbidity and mortality, also a disease underdiagnosed and undertreated. It is potentially cu...

    Authors: Shuai Zhang, Yishan Li, Yuanhua Yang, Sugang Gong, Zhenwen Yang, Cheng Hong, Xiaopei Cui, Jun Wan, Yingqun Ji, Hong Chen, Ling Zhu, Chenghong Li, Zhaozhong Cheng, Yunhui Zhang, Qiguang Wang, Qin Luo…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:265
  23. Increased respiratory drive has been demonstrated to correlate with weaning failure, which could be quantified by electrical activity of the diaphragm (EAdi). We described the physiological process of EAdi-bas...

    Authors: Shitong Diao, Shan Li, Run Dong, Wei Jiang, Chunyao Wang, Yan Chen, Jingyi Wang, Shuhua He, Yifan Wang, Bin Du and Li Weng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:263
  24. Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) has diverse molecular pathomechanisms and clinical courses which, however, are not fully mirrored by current therapy. Intermittent hypoxemia is a driver of lung function...

    Authors: Rainer Böger and Juliane Hannemann
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:262
  25. This study mainly focuses on the immune function and introduces CD4+, CD8+ T cells and their ratios based on the MuLBSTA score, a previous viral pneumonia mortality risk warning model, to construct an early warni...

    Authors: Xi Chen, Bei Ma, Yu Yang, Mu Zhang and Fang Xu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:261
  26. Physical activity is a crucial demand on cystic fibrosis treatment management. The highest value of oxygen uptake (VO2peak) is an appropriate tool to evaluate the physical activity in these patients. However, the...

    Authors: Nela Stastna, Lenka Hrabovska, Pavel Homolka, Lukas Homola, Michal Svoboda, Kristian Brat and Libor Fila
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:260
  27. SARS-CoV-2 infection has raised concerns about long-term health repercussions. Exercise ventilatory inefficiency (EVin) has emerged as a notable long-term sequela, potentially impacting respiratory and cardiovasc...

    Authors: Gianluigi Dorelli, Giulia Sartori, Giulia Fasoli, Nicolò Ridella, Nicola Bianchini, Michele Braggio, Marcello Ferrari, Massimo Venturelli, Luca Dalle Carbonare, Carlo Capelli, Bruno Grassi and Ernesto Crisafulli
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:258
  28. In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and acute respiratory failure, approximately 10% of them are considered to be at high risk for prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV, > 21 days). P...

    Authors: Kuang-Ming Liao, Hsueh-Yi Lu, Chung-Yu Chen, Lu-Ting Kuo and Bo-Ren Tang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:257
  29. Knowledge concerning pulmonary function in adult patients with onset of idiopathic scoliosis before age 10 is sparse. A long-term follow-up (FU, mean 26 years, > 12 years after treatment) of pulmonary function...

    Authors: Aina J Danielsson and Kerstin Löfdahl Hällerman
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:256
  30. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive disease presenting with symptoms like dyspnoea, dry cough, and fatigue, which affect physical function and quality of life. No earlier qualitative studies h...

    Authors: Anna Jernås, Monika Fagevik Olsén, Emma Holmqvist and Jenny Danielsbacka
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:255
  31. Mortality prediction in interstitial lung disease (ILD) poses a significant challenge to clinicians due to heterogeneity across disease subtypes. Currently, forced vital capacity (FVC) and Gender, Age, and Phy...

    Authors: Kavitha C. Selvan, Joshua Reicher, Michael Muelly, Angad Kalra and Ayodeji Adegunsoye
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:254
  32. The incidence of checkpoint inhibitor-associated pneumonitis (CIP) in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has been substantiated through large-scale clinical trials or real-world studies. However, repo...

    Authors: Zhirong Mao, Guanchao Pang, Xiaojie Huang, Xiuxiu Chen, Jiaji Wu, Xia Xu, Zhihua Teng, Yanbin Tan and Pingli Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:253
  33. Conventional Mechanical ventilation modes used for individuals suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome have the potential to exacerbate lung injury through regional alveolar overinflation and/or rep...

    Authors: Yongfang Zhou, Jiangli Cheng, Shuo Zhu, Meiling Dong, Yinxia Lv, Xiaorong Jing and Yan Kang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:252
  34. Assessing mechanical properties of the respiratory system (Cst) during mechanical ventilation necessitates an end-inspiration flow of zero, which requires an end-inspiratory occlusion maneuver. This lung model st...

    Authors: Yuqing Chen, Yueyang Yuan, Qing Chang, Hai Zhang, Feng Li and Zhaohui Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:249
  35. Neuronal guanine nucleotide exchange factor (NGEF) plays a key role in several cancers; however, its role in lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of NG...

    Authors: Xin Chen, Tao Zhang, Yan-qiu He, Ti-wei Miao, Jie Yin, Qian Ding, Mei Yang, Fang-ying Chen, Hong-ping Zeng, Jie Liu and Qi Zhu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:248
  36. High blood eosinophils seem to predict exacerbations and response to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) treatment in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of our study was to prospecti...

    Authors: Patrizia Pignatti, Dina Visca, Martina Zappa, Elisabetta Zampogna, Laura Saderi, Giovanni Sotgiu, Rosella Centis, Giovanni Battista Migliori and Antonio Spanevello
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:247
  37. The application of radiomics in thoracic lymph node metastasis (LNM) of lung adenocarcinoma is increasing, but diagnostic performance of radiomics from primary tumor to predict LNM has not been systematically ...

    Authors: Ting Wu, Chen Gao, Xinjing Lou, Jun Wu, Maosheng Xu and Linyu Wu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:246
  38. Evaluation of the antigen responsible for fibrotic hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is challenging. Serum immunoglobulin (Ig) G testing against HP-associated antigens is performed. Although single-serum IgG t...

    Authors: Ryo Okuda, Tamiko Takemura, Toshihiro Misumi, Akimasa Sekine, Eri Hagiwara and Takashi Ogura
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:245
  39. Remimazolam is safe and effective for moderate sedation during flexible bronchoscopy, but its safety and efficacy during endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) remains und...

    Authors: Hee Yun Seol, Kyung Soo Hong, Jong Geol Jang, Seong Mi Moon, Sun-Hyung Kim, Jun Yeun Cho, Bumhee Yang, Seonok Kim, Chang-Min Choi, Wonjun Ji and June Hong Ahn
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:243
  40. Lung cancer is a common malignant tumor, and different types of immune cells may have different effects on the occurrence and development of lung cancer subtypes, including lung squamous cell carcinoma (LUSC) ...

    Authors: Jin-Min Zheng, Chen-Xi Lou, Yu-Liang Huang, Wen-Tao Song, Yi-Chen Luo, Guan-Yong Mo, Lin-Yuan Tan, Shang-Wei Chen and Bai-Jun Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:242
  41. Pleural fluid is one of the common complications of thoracic diseases, and tuberculous pleural effusion (TPE) is the most common cause of pleural effusion in TB-endemic areas and the most common type of exudat...

    Authors: Tingting Zhao, Jianhua Zhang, Xiufeng Zhang and Cheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:241
  42. Biodegradable (BD) stents made from polydioxanone have been used only in human airways. These stents combine the advantages of classical tracheal stents, and fewer side effects are expected due to their biocom...

    Authors: Ludek Stehlik, Debarya Guha, Sheetal Anandakumar, Alice Taskova and Martina Koziar Vasakova
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:238

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