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  1. Asthma is the most common allergic disease characterized by an inflammatory response in the airways. Mechanismly, urban particulate matter (PM) is the most widely air pollutant associated with increased asthma...

    Authors: Dandan Ge, Qihong Chen, Xiaohua Xie, Qiyuan Li and Yungang Yang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:55
  2. Lung squamous cell carcinoma (LUSC) is the second most common lung cancer worldwide, leading to millions of deaths annually. Although immunotherapy has expanded the therapeutic choices for LUSC and achieved co...

    Authors: He Tian, Ran Wei, Chu Xiao, Tao Fan, Yun Che, Tiejun Liu, Bo Zheng, Chunxiang Li and Jie He
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:53
  3. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a chronic pulmonary vascular disease and causes massive deaths. Here, we intended to investigate the function and mechanism of SOCS5 in PH. We engineered a hypoxia-induced PH mod...

    Authors: Lili Sun, Lihua Liu, Dongxue Liang and Linlin Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:52
  4. Every year, 10 million people fall ill with tuberculosis (TB). Despite being a preventable and curable disease, 1.5 million people die from TB each year -making it the world’s top infectious disease. TB is the...

    Authors: M M Badawi, M A SalahEldin, A B Idris, E B Idris and S G Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:51
  5. Few studies have reported which inhaled combination therapy, either bronchodilators and/or inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs), is beneficial in patients with bronchiectasis and airflow obstruction. Our study compa...

    Authors: Hyo Jin Lee, Jung-Kyu Lee, Tae Yeon Park, Eun Young Heo, Deog Kyeom Kim and Hyun Woo Lee
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:49
  6. Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is commonly used in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). However, the incidence and distribution of treatment failure are unclear.

    Authors: Jie Wang, Jun Duan and Ling Zhou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:48
  7. Tuberculosis (TB) is still a major contributor to the global health burden. Pulmonary TB can lead to life-threatening respiratory failure necessitating extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy. Howev...

    Authors: Raja Idris, Ann-Sophie Zielbauer, Julia Koepsell, Jan Kloka and Nils Wetzstein
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:47
  8. To investigate the effect of interferon-γ (IFN-γ) on the immune microenvironment and the polarity of tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) in stage IA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and its mechanisms.

    Authors: Weijie Zhao, Huipeng Wang, Xiangwu Zhang, Li Zhang, Wei Pu, Yuhui Ma and Wanling Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:46
  9. Inflammation and oxidative stress are recognized as two primary causes of lung damage induced by methotrexate, a drug used in the treatment of cancer and immunological diseases. This drug triggers the generati...

    Authors: Mohammad Amin Rajizadeh, Mahdiyeh Haj Hosseini, Mina Bahrami, Faegheh Bahri, Fahimeh Rostamabadi, Fatemeh Bagheri, Kayvan Khoramipour, Hamid Najafipour and Mohammad-Abbas Bejeshk
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:45
  10. In tobacco-exposed persons with preserved spirometry (active smoking or secondhand smoke [SHS] exposure), air trapping can identify a subset with worse symptoms and exercise capacity. The physiologic nature of...

    Authors: Siyang Zeng, Melissa Nishihama, Lemlem Weldemichael, Helen Lozier, Warren M. Gold and Mehrdad Arjomandi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:44
  11. Advances in molecular biology bring advantages to lung cancer management. Moreover, high-throughput molecular tests are currently useful for revealing genetic variations among lung cancer patients. We investig...

    Authors: Arif Riswahyudi Hanafi, Muhammad Alfin Hanif, Mariska T.G. Pangaribuan, Wily Pandu Ariawan, Noorwati Sutandyo, Sri Agustini Kurniawati, Lyana Setiawan, Dian Cahyanti, Farilaila Rayhani and Priscillia Imelda
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:43
  12. Pleural disease is a common clinical condition, and some patients present with a small amount of pleural effusion or no pleural effusion. It is difficult to diagnose such patients in clinical practice. Medical...

    Authors: Linhui Yang, Kaige Wang, Wang Hou, Dan Liu and Weimin Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:42
  13. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic resulted in shortages of supplies, which limited the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support. As a contingency strategy, polypropylene (PP) oxygenation membranes were ...

    Authors: Natalia Valenzuela-Faccini, Claudia Poveda-Henao, Catalina Flórez-Navas, Michel Pérez-Garzón, Natalia Boada-Becerra, Mario Mercado-Diaz, Patricia Salcedo and Henry Robayo-Amortegui
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:41
  14. Asthma self-management (e.g., trigger avoidance or correct medication use) is a cornerstone of therapy. Its successful implementation in everyday working life is determined by psychosocial working conditions, ...

    Authors: Julia Salandi, Markus C. Hayden, Katherina Heinrichs, Matthias Limbach, Konrad Schultz, Gabriele Schwarzl, Wolfgang Neumeister and Adrian Loerbroks
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:40
  15. Clinical guidelines recommend a preoperative forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) of > 2 L as an indication for left or right pneumonectomy. This study compares the safety and long-term prognosis of pneu...

    Authors: Wenbo Li, Jing Zhao, Changfan Gong, Ran Zhou, Dongjie Yan, Hongyun Ruan and Fangchao Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:39
  16. Severe community-acquired pneumonia is one of the most lethal forms of CAP with high mortality. For rapid and accurate decisions, we developed a mortality prediction model specifically tailored for elderly SCA...

    Authors: Chang Wei, Xinyu Wang, Dingxiu He, Dong Huang, Yue’an Zhao, Xinyuan Wang, Zong’an Liang and Linjing Gong
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:38
  17. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) leads to serious respiratory problems. This study investigated the effectiveness of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) on T2D-induced lung injuries at histopathological and molecular...

    Authors: Mohammad Amin Rajizadeh, Kayvan Khoramipour, Siyavash Joukar, Fatemeh Darvishzadeh-Mahani, Maryam Iranpour, Mohammad Abbas Bejeshk and Maryam Doustaki Zaboli
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:37
  18. Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cpn) IgG and IgA has been strongly linked to lung cancer, but its impact on patients' quality of life remains unclear. Our objective was to investigate the relationship between pre-treatm...

    Authors: Zishan Chen, Jinman Zhuang, Maolin Liu, Xinying Xu, Yuhang Liu, Shuyan Yang, Jinbao Xie, Nanlong Lin, Fancai Lai and Fei He
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:36
  19. An increased acetylcholine (ACh) level in the right ventricle tissue of pulmonary hypertension (PH) was revealed, which indicated the important role of ACh in disease pathogenesis. However, the relationship be...

    Authors: Yicheng Yang, Jing Xu, Songren Shu, Peizhi Wang, Yanru Liang, Bingyang Liu, Beilan Yang, Hanwen Zhang, Qing Zhao, Zhihui Zhao, Qin Luo, Zhihong Liu, Qixian Zeng and Changming Xiong
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:35
  20. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected individuals worldwide, and patients with cancer are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19-related severe illness, respiratory failure, and mortality. The relation...

    Authors: Ying-Ting Liao, Hsiao-Chin Shen, Jhong-Ru Huang, Chuan-Yen Sun, Hung-Jui Ko, Chih-Jung Chang, Yuh-Min Chen, Jia-Yih Feng, Wei-Chih Chen and Kuang-Yao Yang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:34
  21. This study aimed to assess the incidence and clinical significance of pneumothorax (PTX) and pulmonary hemorrhage (PH) after percutaneous transthoracic lung biopsy (PTLB) guided by C-arm cone-beam computed tom...

    Authors: Yanjie Yang, Jingqin Ma, Zhijie Peng, Xin Zhou, Nan Du, Wen Zhang and Zhiping Yan
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:33
  22. Asthma is one of the most common respiratory ailments worldwide. Despite broad understanding of the illness and of the available therapeutic options for it, patients with serious asthma suffer poor monitoring ...

    Authors: Héctor Cabrerizo-Carreño, Mariana Muñoz-Esquerre, Salud Santos Pérez, Ana Maria Romero-Ortiz, Núria Fabrellas and Eva Maria Guix-Comellas
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:32
  23. The aim of this study was to explore the associations between different body mass index (BMI) levels and different lung function impairment (LFI) in Chinese people aged over 40 years.

    Authors: Yumeng Tang, Lan Zhang, Shuzhen Zhu, Miaoyan Shen, Maowei Cheng and Fei Peng
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:30
  24. Some medical conditions may increase the risk of developing pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB); however, no systematic study on PTB-associated comorbidities and comorbidity clusters has been undertaken.

    Authors: Bao-Yu Wang, Ke Song, Hai-Tao Wang, Shan-Shan Wang, Wen-Jing Wang, Zhen-Wei Li, Wan-Yu Du, Fu-Zhong Xue, Lin Zhao and Wu-Chun Cao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:29
  25. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and osteoporosis are both prevalent diseases with shared pathophysiological mechanisms and risk factors. However, the association between the two diseases is seldom studied. This ...

    Authors: Yixian Qiao, Junwei Guo, Jinmei Luo, Rong Huang, Xiaona Wang, Linfan Su, Weibo Xia and Yi Xiao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:28
  26. Pulmonary air embolism (AE) and thromboembolism lead to severe ventilation-perfusion defects. The spatial distribution of pulmonary perfusion dysfunctions differs substantially in the two pulmonary embolism pa...

    Authors: József Tolnai, Bence Ballók, Roberta Südy, Álmos Schranc, Gabriella Varga, Barna Babik, Gergely H. Fodor and Ferenc Peták
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:27
  27. Clinical characteristics of patients with pulmonary thromboembolism have been described in previous studies. Although very old patients with pulmonary thromboembolism are a special group based on comorbidities...

    Authors: Xia Zhou, Yuanhua Yang, Zhenguo Zhai, Dingyi Wang, Jieping Lei, Xiaomao Xu, Yingqun Ji, Qun Yi, Hong Chen, Xiaoyun Hu, Zhihong Liu, Yimin Mao, Jie Zhang, Juhong Shi, Zhu Zhang, Sinan Wu…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:26
  28. Lung cancer is the primary cause of cancer-related deaths in China. This study analysed the incidence and survival trends of lung cancer from 2011 to 2020 in Fujian Province, southeast of China, and provided b...

    Authors: Yan Zhou, Zhisheng Xiang, Weikai Lin, Jinghui Lin, Yeying Wen, Linrong Wu, Jingyu Ma and Chuanben Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:25
  29. Despite global efforts to control the COVID-19 pandemic, the emergence of new viral strains continues to pose a significant threat. Accurate patient stratification, optimized resource allocation, and appropria...

    Authors: Cong Nguyen Hai, Thanh Bui Duc, The Nguyen Minh, Lich Ngo Quang, Son Luong Cao Tung, Loi Trinh Duc and Sy Duong-Quy
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:24
  30. Flexible bronchoscopy procedures require detailed anatomical knowledge and advanced technical skills. Simulation-based training offers a patient-safe training environment that can be more efficient than patien...

    Authors: Sissel Højsted Kronborg, Dan Stieper Karbing, Arman Arshad and Anna Charlotte Lundgaard
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:23
  31. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare neoplastic and cystic pulmonary disease characterized by abnormal proliferation of the so-called LAM cells. Despite the functional obstructive pattern observed in most ...

    Authors: Lígia Pelosi Mendonça, Natalia de Souza Xavier Costa, Ellen Caroline Toledo do Nascimento, Martina Rodrigues de Oliveira, Carlos Roberto Ribeiro de Carvalho, Bruno Guedes Baldi and Marisa Dolhnikoff
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:22
  32. Standard high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) is a respiratory support device widely used to manage post-extubation hypoxemic acute respiratory failure (hARF) due to greater comfort, oxygenation, alveolar recruitmen...

    Authors: Annalisa Boscolo, Tommaso Pettenuzzo, Francesco Zarantonello, Nicolò Sella, Elisa Pistollato, Alessandro De Cassai, Sabrina Congedi, Irene Paiusco, Giacomo Bertoldo, Silvia Crociani, Francesca Toma, Giulia Mormando, Giulia Lorenzoni, Dario Gregori and Paolo Navalesi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:21
  33. Serum tumor markers (STM), extensively used for the diagnosis, monitoring and prognostic assessment of tumors, can be increased in some non-malignant lung diseases. To date, there is a paucity of studies regar...

    Authors: Xiaoyue Wang, Juan Wang, Siqi He, Jing Li, Xiaoting Chen, Tianyuan Ma, Lu Liu, Lei Zhang and Xiaoning Bu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:20
  34. VenoVenous ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (VV-ECMO) has been widely used as supportive therapy for severe respiratory failure related to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) due to coronavirus 2019 ...

    Authors: Jean-Marc de Walque, Christophe de Terwangne, Raphaël Jungers, Sophie Pierard, Christophe Beauloye, Fatima Laarbaui, Melanie Dechamps and Luc Marie Jacquet
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:19
  35. The predictive value of phase angle for sarcopenia diagnosis has been discussed for years. The present investigation was conducted to determine the association between phase angle and sarcopenia in patients wi...

    Authors: Neda Valisoltani, Hamed Mohammadi, Rasoul Aliannejad, Fatemeh Naeini, Asma Rajabi Harsini, Erfan Sadeghi, Pouya Mirzaee and Hossein Imani
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:18
  36. COVID-19 Related Acute Respiratory Syndrome (C-ARDS) is characterized by a mismatch between respiratory mechanics and hypoxemia, suggesting increased dead-space fraction (DSF). Prone position is a cornerstone ...

    Authors: Guillaume Théry, Astrée Scemama, Elvire Roblin, Morgan Caplan, Bruno Mourvillier and Antoine Goury
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:17
  37. The ILD-GAP scoring system is known to be useful in predicting prognosis in patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD). An elevated monocyte count was associated with increased risks of IPF poor prognosis. ...

    Authors: Momo Hirata, Yu Hara, Hiroaki Fujii, Kota Murohashi, Yusuke Saigusa, Shiqi Zhao, Miyu Kobayashi, Ryo Nagasawa, Yoichi Tagami, Ami Izawa, Yukiko Otsu, Keisuke Watanabe, Nobuyuki Horita, Nobuaki Kobayashi and Takeshi Kaneko
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:16
  38. IPF is a complex lung disease whose aetiology is not fully understood, but diet may have an impact on its development and progression. Therefore, we investigated the potential causal connection between dietary...

    Authors: Chenwei Zhang, Yujia Xi, Yukai Zhang, Peiyun He, Xuesen Su, Fangfang Fan, Min Wu, Xiaomei Kong and Yiwei Shi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:15
  39. Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a progressive fibrosing interstitial pneumonia that leads to respiratory failure and other complications, which is ultimately fatal. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) transplant is a pro...

    Authors: Ran Duan, Chun-Gu Hong, Xin Wang, Ming Lu, Hui Xie and Zheng-Zhao Liu
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:14
  40. This study was to establish and validate prediction models to predict the cancer-specific survival (CSS) and overall survival (OS) of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) patients with liver metastasis.

    Authors: Qiaofeng Li, Yandong Zhao, Zheng Xu, Yongqing Ma, Chengyu Wu and Huayue Shi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:13
  41. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive disease with a poor prognosis. Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) aid in evaluating the disease status of IPF. The clinical significance of oscillometry measur...

    Authors: Tatsuru Ishikawa, Hirotaka Nishikiori, Yuki Mori, Keiko Fujino, Atsushi Saito, Mamoru Takahashi, Koji Kuronuma, Shiro Hinotsu and Hirofumi Chiba
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:10
  42. Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) is a common respiratory disease in preterm infants, often accompanied by respiratory failure. The aim of this study was to establish and validate a nomogram model ...

    Authors: Yupeng Lei, Xia Qiu and Ruixi Zhou
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:8
  43. Bacterial colonization is an essential aspect of bronchiectasis. Although Haemophilus influenzae is a frequent colonizer in some regions, its clinical impacts are poorly understood. This study aimed to elucidate ...

    Authors: Seo-Hee Yang, Myung Jin Song, Yeon Wook Kim, Byoung Soo Kwon, Sung Yoon Lim, Yeon-Joo Lee, Jong Sun Park, Young-Jae Cho, Jae Ho Lee, Choon-Taek Lee and Hyung-Jun Kim
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:7

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  44. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) frequently coexists with other chronic diseases, namely comorbidities. They negatively impact prognosis, exacerbations and quality of life in COPD patients. However...

    Authors: Pere Almagro, Juan José Soler-Cataluña, Arturo Huerta, Diego González-Segura and Borja G. Cosío
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:6
  45. The protective effect of vitamin C as an antioxidant against asthma in adults remains controversial. This study used an observational study and Mendelian randomization (MR) analysis to investigate the associat...

    Authors: Kang Wang, Lintao Zhao, Hu Luo, Caixia Deng, Liang Gong and Zhujun Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:4
  46. Lung cancer (LC) is one of the most devastating diseases worldwide, there is growing studies confirm the role of impaired lung function in LC susceptibility. Moreover, gut microbiota dysbiosis is associated wi...

    Authors: Jiahui Luan, Fuxin Zhang, Lijun Suo, Wei Zhang, Yige Li, Xiaofeng Yu, Bo Liu and Hongyun Cao
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2024 24:1

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