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  1. Over-reliance on short-acting β2-agonists (SABAs) is associated with poor asthma outcomes. However, the extent of SABA use in Turkey is unclear owing to a lack of comprehensive healthcare databases. Here, we desc...

    Authors: Arzu Yorgancıoğlu, Kurtuluş Aksu, Sibel Atış Naycı, Dane Ediger, Dilşad Mungan, Umut Gül and Maarten J. H. I. Beekman
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:216
  2. Transbronchial cryobiopsy has been increasingly used to diagnose interstitial lung diseases. However, there is uncertainty regarding its accuracy and risks, mainly due to a paucity of prospective or randomized...

    Authors: Manuel L. Ribeiro Neto, Andrea Valeria Arrossi, Ruchi Yadav, Daniel A. Culver, Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, Joseph G. Parambil, Brian D. Southern, Leslie Tolle, Aman Pande, Francisco A. Almeida, Debasis Sahoo, Jessica Glennie, Usman Ahmad, Atul C. Mehta and Thomas R. Gildea
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:215
  3. Authors: Sandra Martínez-Gestoso, María-Teresa García-Sanz, José-Martín Carreira, Francisco-Javier Salgado, Uxío Calvo-Álvarez, Liliana Doval-Oubiña, Sandra Camba-Matos, Lorena Peleteiro-Pedraza, Miguel-Angel González-Pérez, Pedro Penela-Penela, Andrés Vilas-Iglesias and Francisco-Javier González-Barcala
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:213

    The original article was published in BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:169

  4. There is increasing evidence of small airway abnormalities in smokers despite normal spirometry. The concavity in the descending limb of the maximum expiratory flow curve (MEFV) is a recognised feature of obst...

    Authors: Hooria Alowiwi, Stella Watson, Kanika Jetmalani, Cindy Thamrin, David P. Johns, E. Haydn Walters and Gregory G. King
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:211
  5. To investigate the effect of pharmacist-led inhaler technique assessment service on readmissions and CAT-score in hospitalized COPD patients. Furthermore, to provide an effect estimate for sample size calculat...

    Authors: Adyam Tesfamariam Kebede, Elin Trapnes, Marianne Lea, Bjørg Abrahamsen and Liv Mathiesen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:210
  6. Tumor spread through air spaces (STAS) has been shown to adversely affect the prognosis of lung cancer. The correlation between clinicopathological and genetic features and STAS remains unclear.

    Authors: Shuai Wang, Huankai Shou, Haoyu Wen, Xingxing Wang, Haixing Wang, Chunlai Lu, Jie Gu, Fengkai Xu, Qiaoliang Zhu, Lin Wang and Di Ge
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:209
  7. There is a growing concern on how to increase tuberculosis (TB) case detection in resource-poor settings. The healthcare facilities routinely providing services to the elderly for chronic diseases often failed...

    Authors: Agus Hidayat, Bhisma Murti, Soedarsono Soedarsono, Harsini, Chatarina Umbul Wahyuni and Isna Qodrijati
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:208
  8. Asbestosis and fibrotic hypersensitivity pneumonitis (FHP) share the pathogenetic mechanisms induced bronchiolocentric fibrotic process secondary to inhalation exposure. Under the occupational and environmenta...

    Authors: Ruimin Ma, Shuang Li, Yuanying Wang, Shuqiao Yang, Na Bao and Qiao Ye
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:207
  9. The role of B cell subsets remained to be elucidated in a variety of immune diseases, though which was used as an effective biomarker for anti-inflammatory or antiviral response. This study aimed to evaluate t...

    Authors: Chun-Mei Wang, Ying Zhang, Hui-Hui Xu, Fang-Jie Huo, Yin-Zhen Li, Zhi-Fang Li, Hong-Qiang Li, Si-Ting Liu, Xiao-Ming Zhang and Jian-Wen Bai
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:206
  10. Acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia (AFOP) is a rare clinicopathological condition. Studies in the literature have reported that AFOP may be associated with respiratory infections, such as respiratory syn...

    Authors: Ye Lu, Wei Zheng, Wei Cao, Xianghong Yang, Li Zhao and Yu Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:205
  11. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with vascular diseases from which stroke and sudden cardiac death are the most significant ones. It is known that disturbances of the autonomic nervous system and el...

    Authors: Saara Sillanmäki, Jukka A. Lipponen, Henri Korkalainen, Antti Kulkas, Timo Leppänen, Sami Nikkonen, Juha Töyräs, Brett Duce, Aaron Suni and Samu Kainulainen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:204
  12. The serum creatinine/cystatin C (Cr/CysC) ratio has attracted attention as a marker for sarcopenia, but has not been studied in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). This study aimed to confirm th...

    Authors: Kohei Fujita, Hirotsugu Ohkubo, Akiko Nakano, Norihisa Takeda, Kensuke Fukumitsu, Satoshi Fukuda, Yoshihiro Kanemitsu, Takehiro Uemura, Tomoko Tajiri, Ken Maeno, Yutaka Ito, Tetsuya Oguri, Yoshiyuki Ozawa, Takayuki Murase and Akio Niimi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:203
  13. Since nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) is common in middle-aged/elderly slender women at risk of osteoporosis, we hypothesized that NTM-PD could be associated with osteoporosis. The stud...

    Authors: Hiromu Tanaka, Takanori Asakura, Shoji Suzuki, Satoshi Okamori, Tatsuya Kusumoto, Takunori Ogawa, Shunsuke Uno, Atsuho Morita, Ho Lee, Ho Namkoong, Hirofumi Kamata, Yasunori Sato, Yoshifumi Uwamino, Tomoyasu Nishimura, Makoto Ishii, Koichi Fukunaga…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:202
  14. Current management of poorly draining complex effusions favours less invasive image-guided placement of smaller tubes and adjunctive intrapleural fibrinolysis therapy (IPFT). In MIST-2 trial, intrapleural 10 m...

    Authors: Xiong Khee Cheong, Andrea Yu-Lin Ban, Boon Hau Ng, Nik Nuratiqah Nik Abeed, Nik Azuan Nik Ismail, Nik Farhan Nik Fuad, Syed Zulkifli Syed Zakaria, Sheah Lin Ghan and Mohamed Faisal Abdul Hamid
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:199
  15. Nasal tracheal aspiration (NTA) is a frequently used diagnostic method to assess of infections in the lower airways. However, the validity of the method has not previously been compared to bronchoalveolar lava...

    Authors: Louise Østergaard Andersen, Hanne Vebert Olesen, Anne Helene Spannow and Sune Leisgaard Mørck Rubak
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:198
  16. Lepidic adenocarcinoma represents a histologic pattern of non-small cell lung cancer that characteristically arises in the lung periphery with tracking alongside pre-existing alveolar walls. Noninvasive and in...

    Authors: Zaheer Akhtar, Leah Laageide, Julian Robles, Christopher Winters, Geoffrey C. Wall, James Mallen and Zeeshan Jawa
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:197
  17. Long-lasting symptoms following SARS-CoV2-infection have been described in several studies. However, there is only limited knowledge about the ongoing pathophysiology and the association with pathological find...

    Authors: Antje Lehmann, Maximilian Gysan, Dominik Bernitzky, Christina Bal, Helmut Prosch, Sonja Zehetmayer, Ruxandra-Iulia Milos, Karin Vonbank, Wolfgang Pohl, Marco Idzko and Daniela Gompelmann
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:196
  18. There have been reports of increases in the incidence and prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) in several countries, but no studies have analyzed claims data using laboratory t...

    Authors: Jae Hyeon Park, Sue Shin, Taek Soo Kim and Hyunwoong Park
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:195
  19. Antibiotics are frequently prescribed for acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD) even though most do not have a bacterial aetiology. Biomarkers may help clinicians target antibiotic use by identifying AECOPD cau...

    Authors: George Hoult, David Gillespie, Tom M. A. Wilkinson, Mike Thomas and Nick A. Francis
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:194
  20. Several studies have investigated the correlation between physiological parameters and the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), in addition, etiology-associated heterogeneity in ARDS has become ...

    Authors: Junwei Wu, Chao Liu, Lixin Xie, Xiang Li, Kun Xiao, Guotong Xie and Fei Xie
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:193
  21. Curcumin has attracted much attention due to its wide range of therapeutic effects. In this study, we used serum collected from patients undergoing one-lung ventilation (OLV) to establish an in vitro acute lun...

    Authors: Hui-Ting Li, Fang Tan, Tian-Hua Zhang, Long-Hui Cao, Hong-Ying Tan, Wen-Qian Lin, Wei-An Zeng and Xin-Jin Chi
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:192
  22. Inflammatory myositis, such as dermatomyositis, is sometimes complicated by cancer and is recognized as cancer-associated myositis. Although some autoimmune antibodies are considered to be involved in the deve...

    Authors: Yuki Sato, Yoshinori Tanino, Takefumi Nikaido, Ryuichi Togawa, Takaya Kawamata, Natsumi Watanabe, Riko Sato, Ryuki Yamada, Takumi Onuma, Hikaru Tomita, Mikako Saito, Mami Rikimaru, Julia Morimoto, Yasuhito Suzuki, Hiroyuki Minemura, Junpei Saito…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:191
  23. Cardiovascular disease is prevalent in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), yet the extent of left-sided heart failure (HF) burden, whether this has changed with time and whether HF impacts mortality risk in t...

    Authors: Ardita Koteci, Ann D. Morgan, Laura Portas, Hannah R. Whittaker, Constantinos Kallis, Peter M. George and Jennifer K. Quint
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:190
  24. Single-use flexible bronchoscopes eliminate cross contamination from reusable bronchoscopes and are cost-effective in a number of clinical settings. The present bench study aimed to compare the performance of ...

    Authors: Carla R. Lamb, Ekaterina Yavarovich, Vincent Kang, Elliot L. Servais, Lori B. Sheehan, Sara Shadchehr, James Weldon, Matthew J. Rousseau and Gregory P. Tirrell
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:189
  25. Most severe, critical, or mortal COVID-19 cases often had a relatively stable period before their status worsened. We developed a deterioration risk model of COVID-19 (DRM-COVID-19) to predict exacerbation ris...

    Authors: Hongbing Peng, Chao Hu, Wusheng Deng, Lingmei Huang, Yushan Zhang, Baowei Luo, Xingxing Wang, Xiaodan Long and Xiaoying Huang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:188
  26. Once reserved for the fittest, worldwide altitude travel has become increasingly accessible for ageing and less fit people. As a result, more and more individuals with varying degrees of respiratory conditions...

    Authors: Kirsten Holthof, Pierre-Olivier Bridevaux and Isabelle Frésard
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:187
  27. Mucociliary clearance (MCC) is an essential defense mechanism in airway epithelia for removing pathogens from the respiratory tract. Impaired ciliary functions and MCC have been demonstrated in asthma and chro...

    Authors: Mineo Katsumata, Tomoyuki Fujisawa, Yosuke Kamiya, Yuko Tanaka, Chiaki Kamiya, Yusuke Inoue, Hironao Hozumi, Masato Karayama, Yuzo Suzuki, Kazuki Furuhashi, Noriyuki Enomoto, Yutaro Nakamura, Naoki Inui, Masato Maekawa, Mitsutoshi Setou, Hiroshi Watanabe…
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:186
  28. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by persistent respiratory symptoms and airflow limitation. The decline in forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) is considered to be one of the...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Sugawara, Atsushi Saito, Saori Yokoyama, Kazunori Tsunematsu and Hirofumi Chiba
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:185
  29. The management of asthma, which is one of the major causes of childhood morbidity and mortality has been affected by non-adherence to recommended treatment regimens with severe consequences. The aim of the pre...

    Authors: Eden Kassa, Rahel Argaw Kebede and Bruck Messele Habte
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:184
  30. Transforming Growth Factor-β1 (TGF-β1) is a genetic modifier in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Several single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of TGF-β1 are associated with neutrophilic inflammation, lung fib...

    Authors: T. Trojan, Miguel A. Alejandre Alcazar, G. Fink, J. C. Thomassen, M. V. Maessenhausen, E. Rietschel, P. M. Schneider and S. van Koningsbruggen-Rietschel
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:183
  31. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a respiratory disease that causes a wide range of cognitive impairments. Although COPD-Smoking comorbidity is common, the relationship between smoking and cognit...

    Authors: Feiyan Zeng, Wei Hong, Rujing Zha, Ying Li, Chen Jin, Ying Liu, Hao Liu, Mengqiu Liu, Mei Liu, Fei Xu, Daiju Hu, Hongwen Song, Haiyan Wu, Yongqiang Yu and Xiaochu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:182
  32. Allergic asthma is an allergic inflammatory disease of the airways, in which numerous cell types and cytokines have been shown to contribute to pathogenesis of the disease. Although increased expression of IL-...

    Authors: Yan Li, Feng Lan, Yiran Yang, Yingjie Xu, Yalin Chen, Xiaofeng Qin, Zhe Lv, Wei Wang, Sun Ying and Luo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:180
  33. Anlotinib is a multitarget tyrosine kinase inhibitor for treating patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of anlotinib in elder patients with advan...

    Authors: Wenxian Wang, Lan Shao, Yibing Xu, Zhengbo Song, Guangyuan Lou, Yiping Zhang and Ming Chen
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:179
  34. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complex, multifactorial, polygenic disease. The rate of occurrence of COPD in the Kashi population (Uyghur) is significantly higher than that observed nationwi...

    Authors: Lifeng Tang, Xuemei Zhong, Hui Gong, Maimaitiaili Tuerxun, Tao Ma, Jie Ren, Chengxin Xie, Aifang Zheng, Zulipikaer Abudureheman, Ayiguzali Abudukadeer, Paierda Aini, Subinuer Yilamujiang and Li Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:178
  35. In patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure whose diagnosis is not established after initial evaluation, obtaining a histopathological diagnosis may improve the patients’ prognosis. This study aims to...

    Authors: Shiyao Wang, Yingying Feng, Yi Zhang, Ye Tian, Sichao Gu, Xiaojing Wu, Yiming Feng, Ling Zhao, Min Liu, Dan Wang, Ying Li, Zheng Tian, Shumeng Wang, Xu Huang, Guowu Zhou and Qingyuan Zhan
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:177
  36. Altered metabolic pathways have recently been considered as potential drivers of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) for the study of drug therapeutic targets. However, our understanding of the metabolite prof...

    Authors: Xiao-hui Yang, Fang-fang Wang, Xiao-sa Chi, Xiao-meng Wang, Jin-peng Cong, Yi Hu and Yu-zhu Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:176
  37. Although pulmonary rehabilitation is helpful for patients following lung cancer surgery, rehabilitation is not widely available, due in part to a lack of medical resources. Recent developments in digital healt...

    Authors: Jang Ho Lee, Jae Hwa Jeong, Wonjun Ji, Hui Jeong Lee, Yura Lee, Min-Woo Jo, Seockhoon Chung, Sung-Cheol Yun, Chang-Min Choi, Geun Dong Lee, Sei Won Lee and Jong Won Lee
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:175
  38. Bronchial asthma is a heterogeneous disease with distinct disease phenotypes and underlying pathophysiological mechanisms. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are involved in numerous functionally different biologi...

    Authors: Han Cui, Ruirui Duan, Hongtao Niu, Tao Yu, Ke Huang, Chen Chen, Ke Hao, Ting Yang and Chen Wang
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:174
  39. As promising novel treatments develop for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), early prognostication has become increasingly important. Circulating and local inflammatory cells are known to play a significant...

    Authors: Duneesha De Fonseka, David T. Arnold, Anna J. Morley, Mary Brett, Nidhi Bhatt, Anthony Edey, Richard Daly, Anna C. Bibby and Nick A. Maskell
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:173
  40. Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for interstitial lung abnormalities (ILAs) and interstitial lung diseases (ILDs). Investigation defining the relationships between ILAs/ILDs and clinical, radiographic, and p...

    Authors: Rahul G. Sangani, Vishal Deepak, Andrew J. Ghio, Michael J. Forte, Rafia Zulfikar, Zalak Patel, Austin King, Esra Alshaikhnassir, Ghulam Abbas and Jeffrey Vos
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:172
  41. We aimed to establish the relationships between the expression of microRNAs (miRNAs) and echocardiographic right ventricular (RV) function parameters, and to explore the effectiveness and clinical value of miR...

    Authors: Ran Miao, Juanni Gong, Xiaojuan Guo, Dichen Guo, Xinyuan Zhang, Huimin Hu, Jiuchang Zhong, Yuanhua Yang and Yidan Li
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:171
  42. Cleaning workers represent a significant proportion of the active population worldwide, with poor remuneration, particularly in developing countries. Despite this, they remain a relatively poorly studied occup...

    Authors: Edinéia Rosa da Paz, Cynthia Mafra Fonseca de Lima, Soraia Nogueira Felix, Bruna Schaeffer, Clóvis Eduardo Santos Galvão, Aristides Tadeu Correia, Renato Fraga Righetti, Milton de Arruda Martins, Iolanda de Fátima Lopes Calvo Tibério and Beatriz Mangueira Saraiva-Romanholo
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:170
  43. Frequent and highly prevalent as comorbidities in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients, both depression and anxiety seem to have an impact on COPD prognosis. However, they are underdiagnosed a...

    Authors: Sandra Martínez-Gestoso, María-Teresa García-Sanz, José-Martín Carreira, Francisco-Javier Salgado, Uxío Calvo-Álvarez, Liliana Doval-Oubiña, Sandra Camba-Matos, Lorena Peleteiro-Pedraza, Miguel-Angel González-Pérez, Pedro Penela-Penela, Andrés Vilas-Iglesias and Francisco-Javier González-Barcala
    Citation: BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2022 22:169

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