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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Respiratory Acidosis in the Intensive Care Unit open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 2
Pp: 79-89
Yamely Mendez*, Francisco E. Ochoa-Martinez and Tatiana Ambrosii
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666181127141410

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Between Overlaps, Phenotypes and Illnesses open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 2
Pp: 147-155
Alexandru Corlateanu*, Serghei Covantev, Irina Caraivanova, Vlada Bodrug, Victor Botnaru, Joseph Varon and Nikolaos Siafakas
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190617143122

Lung Cancer Surgery in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Surgical Selection Challenges And Clinical Outcomes open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 2
Pp: 140-146
Georgia Hardavella*, Ioannis Karampinis, Panagiota Styliara and Ilias Kainis
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190531104506

Interventional Bronchoscopy in the Management of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 2
Pp: 133-139
Semra Bilaçeroğlu*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190211155026

Non-Invasive Ventilation in Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 2
Pp: 120-132
Cosei VC*, Borcea CI, Zaharie AM, Mihaltan FD and Deleanu OC
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190104123054

COPD and Type 2 Diabetes open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 2
Pp: 112-119
Chaitanya Mamillapalli*, Ramesh Tentu, Nitesh Kumar Jain and Ramanath Bhandari
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190211155640

Triple Therapy in COPD open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 2
Pp: 102-111
Claudio Micheletto* and Alice Sparacino
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190314151921

Intact Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst: Is Bronchoscopic Removal Possible? open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 64-66
Massoud Sokouti, Mohsen Sokouti and Babak Sokouti*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190423145356

Promoting the Development of Reference Equations for Spirometric Lung-Age open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 62-63
Helmi Ben Saad*
DOI:10.2174/2210327909666190404142439

Primary Cardiac Tumors: A Retrospective Study open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 57-61
Mona Mlika*, Nouha Daoud, Emna Braham, Adel Marghli and Faouzi El Mezni
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190430122451

Diagnostic Challenges of Lymphoblastic Lymphomas of the Mediastinum open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 51-56
Mona Mlika*, Donia Khanfir, Emna Braham, Balkiss Meddeb and Faouzi Mezni
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190214160509

Effect of Statin Supplementation on Pulmonary Function and Inflammatory Markers in Patients of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 45-50
Mradul K. Daga*, Ankit Chhoda, Shashank Singh, Govind Mawari, Naresh Kumar, Tarun K. Mishra and Harmanjit S. Hira
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190614154338

Real-World Comprehensive Disease Management of Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 4-15
Wendi Mason*, Sally McLaughlin, Sophy Dedopoulos, Erin Mahoney, Tonja Meadows, John L. Stauffer and Lisa H. Lancaster
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190212155051

Uniportal-Single Incision Thoracoscopic Access for Pulmonary Hydatid Cysts open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 39-44
Cenk Balta*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190508090653

Differences Between COPD Patients of a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program According to the mMRC Dyspnea Scale open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 32-38
Jhonatan Betancourt-Peña, Vicente Benavides-Córdoba*, Juan Carlos Avila-Valencia and Hamilton Elias Rosero-Carvajal
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190404150703

The Impact of Open-Access Status on Journal Indices: Respiratory and Pulmonology Journals open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 26-31
Saif Aldeen AlRyalat*, Anas Abu Nassar, Faris Tamimi, Esraa Al-Fraihat, Lama Assaf, Razan Ghareeb, Mahmoud Masoudi and Mohammad Al-Essa
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190214154531

Social Determinants Associated with Tuberculosis Mortality in a General Hospital in Mexico open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 21-25
Juan Ángel Ábrego-Fernández and Rafael Laniado-Laborín*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190119160031

Reference Values for Glittre Activities of the Daily Living Test in Healthy Subjects Among Indian Population- A Cross-Sectional Study open Access plus

Volume: 15   Issue: 1
Pp: 16-20
Falguni Paul, Gopala Krishna Alaparthi, Shyam Krishnan*, Anand Ramakrishna, Vishak Acharya and Pretham Acharya
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190112145934

Towards Precision Medicine in Pediatric Severe Asthma: An Update on Current and Emerging Biomarkers open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-7
Amelia Licari, Riccardo Castagnoli, Enrica Manca, Martina Votto, Alexander Michev and Gian Luigi Marseglia*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190423150227

Novel Biologics for the Treatment of Pediatric Severe Asthma open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-9
Amelia Licari, Riccardo Castagnoli, Enrico Tondina, Giorgia Testa, Giuseppe Fabio Parisi, Alessia Marseglia, Ilaria Brambilla and Gian Luigi Marseglia*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190521111816

Biomarkers in Pediatric Lung Diseases Including Cystic Fibrosis open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-1
Giuseppe Fabio Parisi, Maria Papale, Lucia Tardino, Raffaella Nenna, Fabio Midulla and Salvatore Leonardi
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190521112824

An Overview of HMGB1 and its Potential Role as a Biomarker for RSV Infection open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-5
Sara Manti*, Caterina Cuppari, Giuseppe Fabio Parisi and Carmelo Salpietro
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190603121448

Airway Obstruction in a Cancer Patient: Is it Always Cancer? open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-3
N. Hinds*, A. Borah, J. Hoag and E. Abramian
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190628105436

Cystic Fibrosis: New Insights into Therapeutic Approaches open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-13
Antonella Tosco, Valeria R. Villella, Valeria Raia, Guido Kroemer and Luigi Maiuri*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190702151613

Resolution of Empyema Thoracis after Patient Refusal of Surgical Intervention: A Case Series and Review of the Literature open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-6
John H. Ferguson*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190702164539

Adenoidal Immune Response in the Context of Inflammation and Allergy open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-7
Licari A, Manti S, Savasta S, Brambilla I, Valsecchi C, Caimmi S and Marseglia GL*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190703110843

Evaluation of the Agreement Between the Tissue Sample and Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) Fluid in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Patients with Anthracosis open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-6
Mohammad Samet*, Masoud Rahimian, Samaneh Meshkat and Sanaz Zand
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190719162914

Nosocomial Pneumonia: An Update on Early Diagnosis and Prevention open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-9
Artem Kuzovlev*, Aslan Shabanov and Andrey Grechko
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190808111757

The Impact of Tracheostomy Timing on the Duration and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-9
Renata de Souza Zaponi, Erica Fernanda Osaku, Lilian Regina Lengler Abentroth, Mayara Manzoni Marques da Silva, Jaiane Luiza Jaskowiak, Suely Mariko Ogasawara, Marcela Aparecida Leite*, Cláudia Rejane Lima de Macedo Costa, Itamar Regazzo Pedreschi Porto, Amaury Cezar Jorge and Pericles Almeida Delfino Duarte
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190830144056

Risk Factors Associated with Development of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Corpulmonale in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-10
Chaya S K , M Mahendra, T Thippeswamy, B S Jayaraj, K S Lokesh and P A Mahesh
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666191018151526

Role of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-6
Hanin Abdulbaset Abo Taleb*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666191018152439

Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients with COPD with Use and without the Use of Supplemental Oxygen During Exercise open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-8
Jhonatan Betancourt Peña, Juan Carlos Ávila Valencia, Jorge Karim Assis, Hugo Hurtado Gutiérrez and Vicente Benavides Córdoba*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666191021122926

Genetic Anomalies of the Respiratory Tract open Access plus

Volume: 15  
Pp: 1-10
Caterina Cuppari*, Maria Concetta Cutrupi, Annamaria Salpietro, Alessia Sallemi, Monica Fusco, Giuseppe Fabio Parisi and Carmelo Salpietro
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666191022100525

Radiological Presentation of H1N1 Influenza in the 2017 Outbreak in India and Correlation with Patient Outcome open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 4
Pp: 237-244
Swapna Ramaswamy, Anushree Chakraborty*, Jayachamarajapura Shivananjaiah Akshata, Bokkikere Puttaswamy Raghu and Chikkavenkatappa Nagaraja
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190104144911

Assessing the Application of the Reference Lung Age Equations on the Jordanian Population open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 4
Pp: 227-236
Walid Al-Qerem*, Ezeddin S. Gassar, Alaa M. Hammad, Rania A. Al-Qirim, Yazun B. Jarrar, Jonathan Ling and Iman A. Basheti
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190112151713

Estimating Mortality Incidence for the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic: A Metaanalysis from 21 Countries in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 4
Pp: 218-226
Tahoora Mousavi, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Ali Asghar Nadi Ghara, Mohammadreza Haghshenas* and Fatemeh Roozbeh
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666190112100735

How Inhaled Asbestos Causes Scarring and Cancer open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 4
Pp: 204-217
Arnold R. Brody*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666181231145538

A Fatal Case of Immunocompetent Aspergilloma: Bronchial Artery Embolization Fail to Halt Recurrent Hemoptysis open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 181-183
Mohd Zulfakar Mazlan*, Nik Abdullah Nik Mohamad, Mohamad Hasyizan Hassan, Saedah Ali, W Mohd Nazarudin W Hassan, Laila Ab Mukmin, Rhendra Hardy Mohd Zaini, Ariffin Marzuki, Chandran Nadarajan, Ahmad Zuhdi Mamat, Alwi Muhd Besari, Zeti Norfidiyati Salmuna Ayub and Azian Harun
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666181010150100

A Long Time History of a Mediastinal Fibrosis with Triple Vascular Stenosis open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 177-180
Laura Peretti, Pierre Vaillant, Yves Billon, Olivier Menard and Angelica Tiotiu*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180914093444

Outcome of 27 Patients with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener's Granulomatosis) Patients in Iran open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 172-176
Hossein Soleymani Salehabadi, Amir Behnam Kharazmi*, Shady Mostafavy, Sanaz Zand and Ali Dehghan
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666181019120828

Salbutamol But Not Ipratropium Shifts Autonomic Balance Towards Sympathetic in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 166-171
Swapna Ramaswamy, Sunil K Chhabra*, Mansi Gupta, Devi Jyoti Dash and Vishal Bansal
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666181109125448

The Prognostic Value of Cardiac Troponin I in Acute Exacerbation Phase of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 161-165
Hanieh Raji, Ahmad Valipour, Masoud Moradi, Maryam Dastoorpoor, Mehrdad Dargahi Malamir* and Alireza Ghanbaran
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180820124309

Vitamin D Receptor Gene Polymorphism and Asthma in Southern Iran open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 156-160
Mahdi Bijanzadeh*, Shiva Sharifbakhsh, Fatemeh Keshavarzi and Javad Mohammadi Asl
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666181224102151

Medical Nutrition Therapy: An Essential Component of COPD Care open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 149-155
Mradul K. Daga*, Shashank Singh and Govind Mawari
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666181005102219

The Role of Biomarker Genes in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 142-148
Massoud Sokouti, Mohsen Sokouti and Babak Sokouti*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666181219113646

Nosocomial Tracheobronchitis and Pneumonia Continuum - Target for Inhaled Antibiotics? open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 135-141
Artem Kuzovlev*, Aslan Shabanov, Tamara Smelaya, Arkady Goloubev, Viktor Moroz, Sergey Petrikov and Andrey Grechko
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666181019121945

The Case for Vitamin D Supplementation to Improve Protection against Respiratory Tract Infections open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 3
Pp: 128-134
Alex Tanner and Stephen Allen*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X15666181211112527

Acute Effect of Combined Manual Therapy and Therapeutic Exercise versus Short-Acting Bronchodilator on Ventilatory Function in Patients with COPD open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 95-99
Ahmad Mahdi Ahmad*, Ehab Ahmed Abdel Halim and Mohammed Shaker Sadek
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180809124121

The Effect of Obesity on Pulmonary Function Testing Among the Jordanian Population open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 89-94
Walid Al-Qerem*, Ezeddin Salem Gassar, Rania Al-Qirim and Negia Abdullah Emtawel Mohamed
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180831113318

Silent Airflow Obstruction and Air Trapping on Discharge in Children Hospitalized with Asthma open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 83-88
Scott Bickel*, Chandra Vethody, Nemr Eid and Ronald Morton
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180613083008

COPD and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Double Blow open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 77-82
Mradul K. Daga*, Lalit Kumar and Govind Mawari
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180910113545

Emerging Treatment Options in Severe Asthma open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 64-76
Eric Leung and Patrick D. Mitchell*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180719102335

Large Pleural Lipoma: An Incidental Finding During a Metastatic Workup open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 121-123
Tamer Elhadidy, Raed Ali Elmetwally, Mohamed Tohlob, Mohamed Hamoda, Asem A. Hewidy and Ahmed Ehab*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180510143814

Lung Cancer- Current Clinical Profile and Diagnostic Challenges open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 114-120
Akshata Jayachamarajapura Shivananjaiah*, Anushree Chakraborthy, Swapna Ramaswamy, Nagaraja Chikkavenkatappa and Satya Prakash
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180628124157

Assessment of Physical Health Status, Depression and Activities of Daily Living Among Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients in Tertiary Care Hospitals in Mangalore, India open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 105-113
Nitin Joseph*, Sohan Kukkillaya, Navin Mallya, Abhin Rai and Mohammed Muiz
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180906124045

Sarcoidosis or Tuberculosis? Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex DNA in Sarcoidosis Granulomas open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 2
Pp: 100-104
Masoud Shamaei*, Alireza Javadi, Makan Sadr* and Mihan Pourabdollah
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180628124838

Liquid Biopsy as Surrogate to Tissue in Lung Cancer for Molecular Profiling: A Meta-analysis open Access plus

Volume: 14   Issue: 1
Pp: 48-60
Mona Mlika*, Chadli Dziri, Mohamed Majdi Zorgati, Mehdi Ben Khelil and Faouzi Mezni
DOI:10.2174/1573398X14666180430144452

Omalizumab in Children with Severe Allergic Asthma: The Italian Real- Life Experience open Access plus

Volume: 13   Issue: 1
Pp: 36-42
Amelia Licari, Riccardo Castagnoli, Chiara Denicolo, Linda Rossini, Manuela Seminara, Lucia Sacchi, Giorgia Testa, Mara De Amici, Gian Luigi Marseglia* and Omalizumab in Childhood Asthma Italian Study Group
DOI:10.2174/1573398X13666170426094536

An Update on Anti-IgE Therapy in Pediatric Respiratory Diseases open Access plus

Volume: 13   Issue: 1
Pp: 22-29
Amelia Licari , Riccardo Castagnoli, Elisa Panfili, Alessia Marseglia, Ilaria Brambilla and Gian Luigi Marseglia*
DOI:10.2174/1573398X13666170616110738

Understanding the Immune and Inflammatory Response to Rhinoviruses: Recent Advances with Relevance to Asthma open Access plus

Volume: 12   Issue: 3
Pp: 215-224
Kuhan Kunarajah, Olga Pena and John W. Upham
DOI:10.2174/1573398X12666160909102919

Pleuroparenchymal Fibroelastosis: Its Pathological Characteristics open Access plus

Volume: 9   Issue: 4
Pp: 238-247
Jan H. von der Thusen
DOI:10.2174/1573398X113096660025

Pleuroparenchymal Fibroelastosis: Its Clinical Characteristics open Access plus

Volume: 9   Issue: 4
Pp: 229-237
Kentaro Watanabe
DOI:10.2174/1573398X0904140129125307

Using Xpert MTB/RIF open Access plus

Volume: 9   Issue: 3
Pp: 187-192
Mark P. Nicol, Andrew Whitelaw and Wendy Stevens
DOI:10.2174/1573398X113099990015

A Pulmonary Perspective on GASPIDs: Granule-Associated Serine Peptidases of Immune Defense open Access plus

Volume: 2   Issue: 3
Pp: 263-277
George H. Caughey
DOI:10.2174/157339806778019024