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2019-07-24 Research Article

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

Miranda Neto PAD, de Melo Santana HB, das Neves VM, Maia HS, França TMN, et al.

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 epidemiological preval...

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2019-06-04 Case Report

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

Drijver-Messelink MT, Wagenaar M, van der Meij J, ten Brinke A

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. This type of asthma is m...

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2019-01-18 Review Article

Stethoscope - Over 200 years

Permin H, Norn S

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 the binaural stet...

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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

Novikov KN, Voeikov VL, Buravleva EV, Berdnikova NG

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 interactions belo...

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2018-10-27 Opinion

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

Gallelli L, Cione E, Zampogna S, Scalone G

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 pollutants [2].

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2018-08-29 Research Article

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

Taha EH, Ali IA, Musa OA

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.

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2018-08-17 Research Article

Successful treatment of late-onset pulmonary hypertension after atrial septal defect operation with macitentan: Our center experience

Kivrak T, Ulutas Z, Sert S, Mutlu B

Background: Macitentan signifi cantly improves pulmonary hemodynamics and survival in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH). Its beneficial effect, however, may be blunted due to the adverse impacts such as anemia and peripheral edema.

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2017-09-28 Mini Review

A decade of targeted therapy for non-small cell lung cancer

Khalid Abu Ajaj*

Chemotherapy is one of the main treatment options for cancer. However, chemotherapeutic agents usually suffer from poor pharmaceutical properties that restrict their use.

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2017-09-27 Research Article

Fluticasone furoate/Vilanterol 92/22 μg once-a-day vs Beclomethasone dipropionate/Formoterol 100/6 μg b.i.d. in asthma patients: a 12-week pilot study

Claudio Terzano*, Francesca Oriolo

Two of the most recent LABA/ICS combinations for treatment of persistent asthma are Fluticasone furoate/Vilanterol 92/22 μg (Ellipta) and Beclomethasone dipropionate/Formoterol 100/6 μg (Nexthaler).

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2017-06-23 Case Report

Successful Therapy with intravenous gamma globulin in two children with postinfectious bronchiolitis obliterans

Sevgi Pekcan, Bahar Gökturk* and Ismail Reisli

Bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) is an infrequent clinical syndrome characterized by the chronic obstruction of small airways due to fibrosis [1]. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) could be used for treatment while underlying immune mechanisms in the pathogenesis of BO exist [2]. Here, we present...

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