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  1. Adenovirus pneumonia is prone to severe clinical and imaging manifestations in children. Bronchoscopic alveolar lavage (BAL) is an important adjunctive therapy for patients with severe imaging findings. The st...

    Authors: Xue-hua Xu, Hui-feng Fan, Ting-Ting Shi, Di-Yuan Yang, Li Huang, Wen-hui Jiang and Gen Lu

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:363

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  2. LncRNA GAS5 and miR-155 are reported to play opposite roles in lung inflammatory responses. Lung inflammation participates in childhood pneumonia, indicating the involvement of GAS5 and miR-155 in pneumonia. T...

    Authors: Xiaoping Wang, Ping Guo, Jiahui Tian, Jie Li, Na Yan, Xin Zhao and Yue Ma

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:362

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  3. Interstitial lung disease is a debilitating condition associated with significant dyspnoea, fatigue, and poor exercise tolerance. Pulmonary rehabilitation is an effective and key intervention in people with in...

    Authors: Leona M. Dowman, Anthony K. May, Catherine J. Hill, Janet Bondarenko, Lissa Spencer, Norman R. Morris, Jennifer A. Alison, James Walsh, Nicole S. L. Goh, Tamera Corte, Ian Glaspole, Daniel C. Chambers, Christine F. McDonald and Anne E. Holland

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:361

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  4. Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is the barrier for global TB elimination efforts with a lower treatment success rate. Loss to follow-up (LTFU) in DR-TB is a serious problem, causes mortality and morbidity ...

    Authors: Soedarsono Soedarsono, Ni Made Mertaniasih, Tutik Kusmiati, Ariani Permatasari, Ni Njoman Juliasih, Cholichul Hadi and Ilham Nur Alfian

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:360

    Content type: Research

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  5. Small plateau (SP) on the flow-volume curve was found in parts of patients with suspected asthma or upper airway abnormalities, but it lacks clear scientific proof. Therefore, we aimed to characterize its clin...

    Authors: Yimin Wang, Wenya Chen, Yicong Li, Changzheng Zhang, Lijuan Liang, Ruibo Huang, Jianling Liang, Yi Gao and Jinping Zheng

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:359

    Content type: Research

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  6. Whole Lung Lavage (WLL) has been an important part in the management of Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP) since it improves radiologic and clinical parameters. Bilateral WLL is usually performed in two sess...

    Authors: Javier Diaz-Mendoza, Eduardo Celis Valdiviezo, Niral M. Patel and Michael J. Simoff

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:358

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  7. Electrical impedance tomography (EIT) is a noninvasive, radiation-free, bedside tool to monitor ventilation distribution in real time.

    Authors: Milena S. Nascimento, Glasiele C. Alcala, Ana I. A. Guzman, Leticia C. Corrêa, Diana M. Baggio, Felipe S. Rossi, Linus P. Fascina, Marcelo B. P. Amato and Cristiane do Prado

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:357

    Content type: Research

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  8. Identifying trends of hospital admissions for respiratory diseases is crucial for public health and research to guide future clinical improvements for better outcomes. This study aims to define the trends of r...

    Authors: Abdallah Y. Naser, Munthir M. Mansour, Abeer F. R. Alanazi, Omar Sabha, Hassan Alwafi, Zahraa Jalal, Vibhu Paudyal, Mohammad S. Dairi, Emad M. Salawati, Jaber S. Alqahtan, Shalan Alaamri and Moaath K. Mustafa Ali

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:356

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  9. Supplemental oxygen delivered with standard oxygen therapy (SOT) improves exercise capacity in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Although high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy (HFNC) improves...

    Authors: Diana Badenes-Bonet, Pilar Cejudo, Anna Rodó-Pin, Clara Martín-Ontiyuelo, Roberto Chalela, Jose Antonio Rodríguez-Portal, Rosa Vázquez-Sánchez, Joaquim Gea, Xavier Duran, Oswaldo Antonio Caguana, Diego Agustín Rodriguez-Chiaradia and Eva Balcells

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:355

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  10. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) has been used as an immunomodulatory therapy to counteract severe systemic inflammation in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). But its use in COVID-19 related acute respirato...

    Authors: Husain S. Ali, Moustafa S. Elshafei, Mohamed O. Saad, Hassan A. Mitwally, Mohammad Al Wraidat, Asra Aroos, Nissar Shaikh, Dore C. Ananthegowda, Mohamed A. Abdelaty, Saibu George, Abdulqadir J. Nashwan, Ahmed S. Mohamed and Mohamad Y. Khatib

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:354

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  11. High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) is the gold standard for the evaluation of cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease; however, lung ultrasound (LUS) is being increasingly used for the assessment of lung in ...

    Authors: Maryam Hassanzad, Arda Kiani, Atefeh Abedini, Hoseinali Ghaffaripour, Habib Emami, Niloufar Alizadeh, Ghazal Zoghi, Saeed Hashemi and Ali Akbar Velayati

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:353

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  12. Dental technicians are at high risk of pneumoconiosis, usually driven by inhalation of mixed dusts, including metals. An etiological diagnosis is not easy to be performed, particularly in advanced stages.

    Authors: Mara Maria Tiraboschi, Emma Sala, Matteo Ferroni, Andrea Tironi, Andrea Borghesi, Maria Enrica Gilberti, Paolo Ceruti, Emanuele Sansone and Giuseppe De Palma

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:352

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  13. Depression is one of the most common and untreated comorbidities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and is associated with poor health outcomes (e.g. increased hospitalization/exacerbation rates)...

    Authors: Marisa R. Pinson, Nicolaas E. P. Deutz, Rajesh Harrykissoon, Anthony J. Zachria and Mariëlle P. K. J. Engelen

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:351

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome (DIHS)/drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome is an important adverse reaction caused by a few drugs. Reactivation of human herpesvirus 6 ...

    Authors: Yutaka Muto, Naoyuki Kuse, Minoru Inomata, Nobuyasu Awano, Mari Tone, Kohei Takada, Kazushi Fujimoto, Yuan Bae, Toshio Kumasaka and Takehiro Izumo

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:350

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  15. High-throughput next-generation sequencing (HT-NGS) has the potential to detect a large variety of pathogens; however, the application of HT-NGS in lung transplant (LTx) recipients remains limited. We aimed to...

    Authors: Qiao-yan Lian, Ao Chen, Jian-heng Zhang, Wei-jie Guan, Xin Xu, Bing Wei, Dan-xia Huang, Jian-xing He and Chun-rong Ju

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:348

    Content type: Research

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  16. We have reported that heparin-binding epidermal growth factor (HB-EGF) is increased in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and associated with collagen deposition, but the mechanisms rem...

    Authors: Yanyu Li, Guomei Su, Yu Zhong, Zhilin Xiong, Tong Huang, Jingyun Quan, Jiewen Huang, Xiaoxia Wen, Chaole Luo, Weilin Zheng, Jinfeng Chen, Junfen Cheng, Weimin Yao and Tianwen Lai

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:347

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  17. Myeloperoxidase antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (MPO-ANCA) is often positive in patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD), which is also often present in patients with microscopic polyangiitis (MPA). A...

    Authors: Hideaki Yamakawa, Shintaro Sato, Tomohiko Nakamura, Tomotaka Nishizawa, Rie Kawabe, Tomohiro Oba, Masanobu Horikoshi, Keiichi Akasaka, Masako Amano, Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Hiroki Sasaki and Hidekazu Matsushima

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:346

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  18. It remains unclear whether methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pneumonia is associated with higher mortality compared with non-MRSA pneumonia. This study’s objective was to compare outcomes includi...

    Authors: Yukiyo Sakamoto, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Taisuke Jo, Nobuaki Michihata, Wakae Hasegawa, Hideyuki Takeshima, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi, Hideo Yasunaga and Takahide Nagase

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:345

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  19. Spirometric reference values are well known in several ethnic groups but the normative spirometric values of blacks living in Africa have been less studied. The purpose of this study is to establish normative ...

    Authors: Eric Walter Pefura-Yone, Adamou Dodo Balkissou, Virginie Poka-Mayap, Amadou Djenabou, Massongo Massongo, Nguetsa Arsene Ofimboudem, Catherine Fanny Mayoh-Nguemfo, Antoinette Ghislaine Tsala, Halidou Hadjara and Francine Amougou

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:344

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  20. Asthma is a heterogeneous disease that can be divided into four inflammatory phenotypes: eosinophilic asthma (EA), neutrophilic asthma (NA), mixed granulocytic asthma (MGA), and paucigranulocytic asthma (PGA)....

    Authors: Min Li, Wenye Zhu, Chu Wang, Yuanyuan Zheng, Shibo Sun, Yan Fang and Zhuang Luo

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:343

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  21. Little is known concerning the stability of the lower airway microbiome. We have compared the microbiota identified by repeated bronchoscopy in healthy subjects and patients with ostructive lung diseaseases (O...

    Authors: Rune Nielsen, Yaxin Xue, Inge Jonassen, Ingvild Haaland, Øyvind Kommedal, Harald G. Wiker, Christine Drengenes, Per S. Bakke and Tomas M. L. Eagan

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:342

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  22. Authors: Pietro Gianella, Elia Rigamonti, Marco Marando, Adriana Tamburello, Lorenzo Grazioli Gauthier, Gianluca Argentieri, Carla Puligheddu, Alberto Pagnamenta, Marco Pons and Tanja Fusi-Schmidhauser

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:340

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:136

  23. Acute respiratory distress syndrome, which is caused by acute lung injury, is a destructive respiratory disorder caused by a systemic inflammatory response. Persistent inflammation results in irreversible alve...

    Authors: Toshiyuki Aokage, Mizuki Seya, Takahiro Hirayama, Tsuyoshi Nojima, Masumi Iketani, Michiko Ishikawa, Yasuhiro Terasaki, Akihiko Taniguchi, Nobuaki Miyahara, Atsunori Nakao, Ikuroh Ohsawa and Hiromichi Naito

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:339

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  24. Severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) accompanies hypercytokinemia, similar to secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (sHLH). We aimed to find if HScore could predict disease severity in COVID-19. H...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Bordbar, Anahita Sanaei Dashti, Ali Amanati, Eslam Shorafa, Yasaman Mansoori, Seyed Javad Dehghani and Hossein Molavi Vardanjani

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:338

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  25. Organizing pneumonia (OP) can be diagnosed pathologically, and cryptogenic OP (COP) and secondary OP (SOP) have been classified by cause and particular underlying context. Because it is clinically difficult to...

    Authors: Keum-Ju Choi, Eun-Hyung Yoo, Kyung Chan Kim and Eun Jin Kim

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:336

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  26. In recent years, the incidence of pulmonary aspergilloma has increased. The harm of aspergilloma is life-threatening massive hemoptysis, and the conventional treatment is surgical treatment. However, whether t...

    Authors: Xianqiu Chen, Yiming Zhou, Lijuan Zhang, Jinfu Xu and Shuo Liang

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:335

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  27. Despite incarcerated population being at an increased risk of tuberculosis (TB) and serving as a potential source of TB transmission for the general population, prison TB remains understudied. Given its advers...

    Authors: Asmah Amirkhani, Maheen Humayun, Wen Ye, Yoseph Worku and Zhenhua Yang

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:334

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  28. Recent studies report very low adherence of practitioners to ATS/IDSA recommendations for the treatment of nontuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary disease (NTM-PD), as well as a great variability of practices. T...

    Authors: Pascale Bemer, Olivia Peuchant, Hélène Guet-Revillet, Julien Bador, Charlotte Balavoine, Damien Basille, Guillaume Beltramo, François-Xavier Blanc, Elodie Blanchard, Sarah Boulanger, Anne Bourgoin, David Boutoille, Emmanuelle Cambau, Frédérique Canis, Didier Caparros, Anne Carricajo…

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:333

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  29. Both inadequate and excessive administration of oxygen to acutely unwell patients results in risk of harm. Guidelines recommend titration of oxygen to achieve a target oxygen saturation (SpO2) range. Information ...

    Authors: James C. P. Harper, Ruth Semprini, Nethmi A. Kearns, Lee Hatter, Grace E. Bird, Irene Braithwaite, Allie Eathorne, Mark Weatherall and Richard Beasley

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:332

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  30. Defined as the energy applied to the respiratory system by ventilator, mechanical power (MP) of ventilation reflects the risk of ventilation-induced lung injury. This study aims to explore the relationship bet...

    Authors: Yi Chi, Qing Zhang, Siyi Yuan, Zhanqi Zhao, Yun Long and Huaiwu He

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:331

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  31. Optimal functionality of synthetic lung surfactant for treatment of respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants largely depends on the quality and quantity of the surfactant protein B (SP-B) peptide mimic...

    Authors: Frans J. Walther, Shantanu Sharma, Larry M. Gordon and Alan J. Waring

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:330

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  32. Patients hospitalized with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations are unable to complete the pulmonary function test reliably due to their poor health conditions. Creating an easy-to-use in...

    Authors: Jing Chen, Zhao Yang, Qun Yuan, Li-quan Guo and Da-xi Xiong

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:329

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  33. Noninvasive estimation of the actual systolic pulmonary artery pressure measured via right-sided heart catheterization (sPAPRHC) is vital for the management of pulmonary hypertension, including chronic thromboemb...

    Authors: Akane Matsumura, Ayako Shigeta, Hajime Kasai, Hajime Yokota, Jiro Terada, Keiko Yamamoto, Toshihiko Sugiura, Takuma Matsumura, Seiichiro Sakao, Nobuhiro Tanabe and Koichiro Tatsumi

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:328

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  34. Detection of small peripheral lung nodules is constantly increasing with the development of low dose computed tomography lung cancer screening programs. A tissue diagnosis is often required to confirm malignit...

    Authors: Roberto Piro, Matteo Fontana, Eleonora Casalini, Sofia Taddei, Marco Bertolini, Mauro Iori and Nicola Facciolongo

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:327

    Content type: Case report

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  35. Handheld oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) devices have been a mainstay of treatment for patients with hypersecretory conditions such as cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary dis...

    Authors: Kevin J. O’Sullivan, Valerie Power, Barry Linnane, Deirdre McGrath, Hilda Fogarty, Martina Ryan, Rebecca White, Conor Noonan, Eithne Mulloy, Leonard W. O’Sullivan and Colum P. Dunne

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:326

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  36. Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the commonest type of lung cancer, which is one of most deadly cancers that possess high morbidity and mortality all over the world. The function of circular RNA NIMA rela...

    Authors: Fei Cao, Xiaoxia Wu, Yongfeng Shan, Binbin Zhang, Haonan Wang, Hui Liu and Hao Yu

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:325

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  37. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) and pulmonary function testing (PFT) are noninvasive methods to evaluate the respiratory and circulatory systems. This research aims to evaluate and monitor chronic thro...

    Authors: Hanqing Zhu, Xingxing Sun, Yuan Cao, Bigyan Pudasaini, Wenlan Yang, Jinming Liu and Jian Guo

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:324

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  38. Therapeutic bronchoscopy is one of the effective methods in the treatment and management of malignant central airway stenosis (MCAS). However, restenosis after therapeutic bronchoscopy frequently occurs and se...

    Authors: Saibin Wang, Renzhi Zhou, Siyao Zhu and Dan Yan

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:323

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  39. Traditional bronchoscopy provides limited approach to peripheral nodules. Shape-sensing robotic-assisted bronchoscopy (SSRAB, Ion™ Endoluminal System) is a new tool for minimally invasive peripheral nodule bio...

    Authors: Michael J. Simoff, Michael A. Pritchett, Janani S. Reisenauer, David E. Ost, Adnan Majid, Colleen Keyes, Roberto F. Casal, Mihir S. Parikh, Javier Diaz-Mendoza, Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy and Erik E. Folch

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:322

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  40. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic respiratory disease that seriously threatens people’s health, with high morbidity and mortality worldwide. At present, the clinical diagnosis methods o...

    Authors: Hui Yu, Jing Zhao, Dongyi Liu, Zhen Chen, Jinglai Sun and Xiaoyun Zhao

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:321

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  41. To investigate the risk factors and construct a logistic model and an extreme gradient boosting (XGBoost) model to compare the predictive performances for readmission in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructi...

    Authors: Lili Chen and Shiping Chen

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:320

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  42. The burden of undiagnosed obstructive lung disease (OLD) (mainly asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is not fully established, and targets for corrective action are yet to be identified. We asses...

    Authors: Marie-Christine Delmas, Laetitia Bénézet, Céline Ribet, Yuriko Iwatsubo, Marie Zins, Rachel Nadif, Nicolas Roche and Bénédicte Leynaert

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:319

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  43. Innate lymphoid cells (ILCs), as an important group of innate immunity, could respond rapidly to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infection. In this research, we studied the phenotypic changes of circulatory ILCs...

    Authors: Linyue Pan, Xiaoli Chen, Xuanqi Liu, Wenjia Qiu, Yunhuan Liu, Weiping Jiang, Yang Zheng, Yan Mou, Wei Xu, Xiangyang Li, Haiyan Ge and Huili Zhu

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:318

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  44. Counselling is considered to be a promising approach to increasing physical activity (PA) in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of the current study was to investigate whether a ...

    Authors: Anne-Kathrin Rausch Osthoff, Swantje Beyer, David Gisi, Spencer Rezek, Ariane Schwank, André Meichtry, Noriane A. Sievi, Thomas Hess and Markus Wirz

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:317

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  45. Differences in genetics and microenvironment of LUAD patients with or without TP53 mutation were analyzed to illustrate the role of TP53 mutation within the carcinogenesis of LUAD, which will provide new concepts...

    Authors: Dejun Zeng, Zhengyang Hu, Yanjun Yi, Besskaya Valeria, Guangyao Shan, Zhencong Chen, Cheng Zhan, Miao Lin, Zongwu Lin and Qun Wang

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:316

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  46. Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL) in patients with chronic respiratory insufficiency requiring Home Mechanical Ventilation (HMV) requires a valid measurement tool. The Severe Respiratory Insu...

    Authors: Marwan F. Alawieh, Rania N. Bzeih, Mohamad F. El-Khatib, Abla M. Sibai, Lilian A. Ghandour and Salah M. Zeineldine

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:315

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  47. Diaphragm atrophy and dysfunction is a major problem among critically ill patients on mechanical ventilation. Ventilator-induced diaphragmatic dysfunction is thought to play a major role, resulting in a failur...

    Authors: Michal Soták, Karel Roubík, Tomáš Henlín and Tomáš Tyll

    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2021 21:314

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