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2020-11-17 Research Article

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum associated with COVID-19: Rare complication of 2020 pandemic

Arnaldo A Nieves-Ortiz*, Vanessa Fonseca-Ferrer, Kyomara Hernández-Moya, Keren Mendez Ramirez, Jose Ayala-Rivera, Marangely Delgado, Juan Garcia-Puebla, Rosangela Fernández-Medero and Ricardo Fernandez-Gonzalez

Abstract

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM) is a rare condition, more commonly seen in patients with history of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, infections, or drug users. Today, we face one novel virus that has cause an outbreak of acute respiratory illness, affecting ...

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2020-09-16 Research Article

General practitioners’ knowledge, attitudes and practices on antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in children in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Aubin Ndjadi Wembonyama Kasongo, Olivier Mukuku*, Gray A-Wakamb Kanteng, Mick Ya-Pongombo Shongo, André Kabamba Mutombo, Albert Mwembo-A-Nkoy Tambwe, Dieudonné Tshikwej Ngwej, Stanis Okitotsho Wembonyama and Oscar Numbi Luboya

Abstract

Objective: To assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices declared among general practitioners (GPs) concerning the use of antibiotics for the treatment of ARI in children under 5 years in Lubumbashi.

Methods: A cross-sectional su...

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2020-08-07 Research Article

COVID-19 disease with persistently negative RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2

Sánchez Ríos Carla Paola*, Jiménez Cabrera Oscar Gabriel, Oropeza Lutzow Rebeca, Vázquez Rojas Hazel, Barreto Rodríguez José Omar, Guzmán-Casta Jordi, Guzmán-Huesca Jorge, Riera-Sala Rodrigo and Centeno Sáenz Gustavo Iván

Summary

Introduction: The disease outbreak of COVID-19 has had a great clinical and microbiological impact in the last few months. In the preanalytical phase, the collection a sample from of a respiratory tract at the adequate moment and from the correct anatomical si...

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2020-05-30 Research Article

Dysfunctional breathing in children

Amanda MP Trompenaars#, Aalt PJ Van Roest# and Anja APH Vaessen-Verberne*

Abstract

Objective: Dysfunctional breathing (DB) refers to abnormal patterns of breathing. No gold standard exists for diagnosis. In clinical practice we regularly see children with functional breathing problems. We collected data from this patient group to gain more ...

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2019-07-24 Research Article

Epidemiological Prevalence of Tuberculosis in the State of Maranhão between 2014 and 2016

Pedro Agnel Dias Miranda Neto*, Hortência Biatriz de Melo Santana, Vanessa Maria das Neves, Hermerson Sousa Maia, Thayna Milena Nunes Franca and Rosana Karla Costa

Abstract

Introduction: Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Bacillus of Koch), and presents chronic evolution affecting the lungs frequently.

Objectives: Analyse, in the state of Maranhão, the ep...

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2019-06-04 Case Report

Eosinophilic otitis media and eosinophilic asthma: Shared pathophysiology and response to anti-IL5

Marieke T Drijver-Messelink*, Mariette Wagenaar, Jacqueline van der Meij and Anneke ten Brinke

Introduction

Asthma is a highly prevalent airway disease with multiple phenotypes [1,2]. Adult-onset eosinophilic asthma is a severe asthma subtype associated with more frequent and severe exacerbations, the development of persistent airflow limitation and a poorer quality of life. Th...

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2019-01-18 Review Article

Stethoscope - Over 200 years

Henrik Permin* and Svend Norn

Review

With the invention of the stethoscope, in the early 1800s, a better diagnosis of heart and lung disorders was opened up. Through the stethoscope's 200-year history, there has been a significant development of the stethoscopy from the use of the simple monaural earpiece to t...

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2018-12-31 Research Article

Peculiarities of photon emisson of whole non-diluted human blood obtained from healthy donors and patients with some diseases

Kirill N Novikov*, Vladimir L Voeikov, Ekaterina V Buravleva and Nadezhda G Berdnikova

Abstract

Blood plays an important role in oxygen absorption and its transfer to organs and tissues in vertebrates, as well as in a number of invertebrate species. Numerous interactions between cellular and non-cellular blood components constantly occur. A special role in these interac...

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2018-10-27 Opinion

COPD and low plasma vitamin D levels: Correlation or causality?

Luca Gallelli*, Erika Cione, Stefania Zampogna and Gino Scalone

Opinion

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death and its prevalence and incidence is also related to smoking behavior [1]. COPD is still a chronic inflammatory and progressive disease caused by multifactorial agents including environmental pollu...

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2018-08-29 Research Article

Effect of diabetes mellitus on the Pulmonary Function Tests in Sudanese Diabetic Patients

Elmutaz H Taha, Ibrahim A Ali* and Omer A Musa

Abstract

Background: Diabetes mellitus is a leading cause of illness and death. Pulmonary function test PFT has assumed a key role in epidemiological studies investigating the incidence, natural history and causality of lung disease.

Methods...

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