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Research & Reviews  2,877 results

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in accidental chlorine gas inhalational injury: case repo...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-236549
BMJ Case Reports; Akhlaq S, Ejaz T et. al.

Aug 1st, 2021 - A young man presented in emergency department with shortness of breath and cough after accidental inhalation of chlorine gas. Initial presentation was unremarkable; therefore, he was kept under observation for 8 hours and was later discharged. Aft...

Retroperitoneal pneumatosis and subcutaneous emphysema after oblique lateral interbody ...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13256-021-02980-6 10.4184/asj.2012.6.2.89 10.1007/s11999-016-4883-3 10.1016/j.spinee.2014.11.004 10.1111/os.12380 10.1056/NEJM196203012660904 10.1148/radiol.2503080605 10.1016/j.arthro.2010.12.008 10.1007/s00167-001-0264-9
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Liu C, Zhang Y et. al.

Aug 1st, 2021 - The oblique lateral interbody fusion technique has received increasing attention for the treatment of degenerative disc disease in recent years. A series of complications have been reported, such as vascular injury, sympathetic chain injury, and t...

Aging increases senescence, calcium signaling, and extracellular matrix deposition in h...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254710
PloS One; Wicher SA, Roos BB et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - Lung function declines as people age and their lungs become stiffer. With an increasing elderly population, understanding mechanisms that contribute to these structural and functional changes in the aging lung is important. Part of the aging proce...

Device Profile of the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve in Heterogenous Emphysema: Overview of...
https://doi.org/10.1080/17434440.2021.1957831
Expert Review of Medical Devices; Verga SR, Criner GJ

Jul 28th, 2021 - Emphysema affects millions of people in the United States; the underlying pathophysiology is destruction of lung parenchyma resulting in hyperinflation. To date mainstay of treatment is medical care however currently there are 2 surgical treatment...

Chronic bronchitis and emphysema among workers exposed to dust, vapors, or fumes by ind...
https://doi.org/10.1080/19338244.2021.1957755
Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health; Doney B, Kurth L et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Exposures to dust, vapors, or fumes (DVF) are associated with chronic bronchitis (CB) and emphysema. The 2007-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data were used to estimate age-standardized prevalence of CB and emphysema among ev...

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Guidelines  4 results

Expert Statement: Pneumothorax Associated with One-Way Valve Therapy for Emphysema: 202...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000516326
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; van Dijk M, Sue R et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - For selected patients with advanced emphysema, bronchoscopic lung volume reduction with one-way valves can lead to clinically relevant improvements of airflow obstruction, hyperinflation, exercise capacity, and quality of life. The most common com...

Joint Statement of the German Respiratory Society and German Society of Thoracic Surger...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000511599
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Gesierich WJ, Darwiche K et. al.

Jan 8th, 2021 - Interventional treatment of emphysema offers a wide range of surgical and endoscopic options for patients with advanced disease. Multidisciplinary collaboration of pulmonology, thoracic surgery, and imaging disciplines in patient selection, therap...

Endobronchial Coils for Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction: Best Practice Recommendations...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000490193
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Slebos DJ, Ten Hacken NH et. al.

Jul 11th, 2018 - Endobronchial coils are an additional treatment option for lung volume reduction in patients with severe emphysema. Patient selection should be focused on patients with severe emphysema on optimal medical therapy and with evidence of severe hyperi...

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency targeted testing and augmentation therapy: a Canadian Th...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3373286
Canadian Respiratory Journal; Marciniuk DD, Hernandez P et. al.

Apr 27th, 2012 - Alpha-1 antitrypsin (A1AT) functions primarily to inhibit neutrophil elastase, and deficiency predisposes individuals to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Severe A1AT deficiency occurs in one in 5000 to one in 5500 o...

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Drugs  151 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  135 results

Study of PneumRx Endobronchial Coil System in Treatment of Subjects With Severe Emphysema
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03360396

Apr 30th, 2020 - This will be a prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled study comparing outcomes between the Endobronchial Coil and Control Groups. Subjects will be block randomized in a Treatment to Control ratio of 2:1. The randomization will be stratif...

GLASSIA Safety, Immunogenicity, and Bronchoalveolar Lavage Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02525861

Apr 28th, 2020 - The purpose of the study is 2-fold: (1) to evaluate the safety and potential immunogenicity of GLASSIA following intravenous (IV) administration via in-line filtration; and (2) to assess the effects of GLASSIA augmentation therapy on the levels of...

Post-Market BTVA Registry
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03318406

Apr 14th, 2020 - The BTVA Registry will enroll up to 300 patients with upper lobe predominant emphysema that are being treated with BTVA at sites located in the EU and other select geographies. Patients will be followed as per standard of care and the registry wil...

Alvelestat (MPH966) for the Treatment of ALpha-1 ANTitrypsin Deficiency
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03679598

Mar 9th, 2020 - Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is the most common genetic cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and early-onset emphysema. AATD is characterized by low AAT levels; leading to excessive neutrophil elastase (NE) mediated lung ...

Smoking Cessation and Functional CT Assessment
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03382106

Dec 17th, 2019 - The purpose of this research study is to find out if smoking cessation combined with sildenafil, an FDA approved drug for pulmonary hypertension, will decrease inflammation in the lung. Even if a smoker stops smoking, the harmful effects caused by...

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News  195 results

Fast Five Quiz: COPD Key Aspects
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/927430

Aug 10th, 2020 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease characterized by reduced airflow. Patients typically have symptoms of chronic bronchitis and emphysema, but the classic triad also includes asthma. COPD symptoms include worsening brea...

Fast Five Quiz: COPD Key Aspects
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/927430

Aug 10th, 2020 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease characterized by reduced airflow. Patients typically have symptoms of chronic bronchitis and emphysema, but the classic triad also includes asthma. COPD symptoms include worsening brea...

Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Comorbidities and Complications
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/925460_6

Jul 13th, 2020 - Approximately 30% of patients with IPF have comorbid emphysema. The presence of comorbid emphysema does not disqualify patients with IPF for consideration or evaluation for lung transplantation. Comorbid emphysema is more commonly seen in men with...

Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About COPD?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/865477

May 27th, 2020 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of diseases that trigger airflow blockage and breathing-related problems, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Global estimates suggest that 251 million individuals have COPD, a...

Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About COPD?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/865477_5

May 27th, 2020 - ABG analysis provides the best clues as to acuteness and severity of disease exacerbation. Renal compensation generally occurs even in chronic CO2 retainers (ie, those with bronchitis); thus, pH usually is near normal. Any pH below 7.3 is typicall...

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Patient Education  22 results see all →