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Research & Reviews  3,151 results

French TARGET Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05118269

May 25th, 2022 - The primary objectives are to prospectively document changes in FEV1 and health-related quality of life 12 months following sequential segmental treatment with Bronchoscopic Thermal Vapor Ablation (BTVA) using the InterVapor system in patients wit...

Isolated Elevation in Lung Residual Volume Is Associated With Airway Diseases.
https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.09687
Respiratory Care; Kanj AN, Samhouri BF et. al.

May 25th, 2022 - Residual volume (RV) is a derived lung compartment that correlates with air trapping in the context of air flow obstruction on spirometry. The significance of an isolated elevation in RV in the absence of other pulmonary function test (PFT) abnorm...

Quantitative texture-based analysis of pulmonary parenchymal features on chest CT: comp...
https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.02618-2021
The European Respiratory Journal; Romei C, Castellana R et. al.

May 24th, 2022 - To investigate the correlations between densitometric and CALIPER-derived indices of pulmonary emphysema and their change in the short-term period for groups of patients with different smoking habits. This retrospective study included 284 subjects...

The Changing Definition and Perception of COPD.
https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.10059
Respiratory Care; Mannino DM

May 24th, 2022 - COPD remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide. The impact of smoking and air pollution remain important causative factors. Traditional classification of COPD includes the overlap of emphysema, chronic bronchitis and asthma. More recent...

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Guidelines  4 results

Expert Statement: Pneumothorax Associated with One-Way Valve Therapy for Emphysema: 202...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8619763
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  164 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  138 results

French TARGET Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05118269

May 25th, 2022 - The primary objectives are to prospectively document changes in FEV1 and health-related quality of life 12 months following sequential segmental treatment with Bronchoscopic Thermal Vapor Ablation (BTVA) using the InterVapor system in patients wit...

Doxycycline for Emphysema in People Living With HIV (The DEPTH Trial)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05382208

May 19th, 2022 - This study is a phase II, multicenter, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial in approximately 250 people living with HIV who have emphysema. Eligible participants will be randomized in a 1:1 fashion to doxycycline or placeb...

Respiratory Health Problems Among Workers in Ferrosilicon Alloys Industry in Aswan-Eygpt.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05374148

May 16th, 2022 - Ferrosilicon alloy is a mixture of iron and silicon. It's added to steel and cast iron. By oxidation of the iron, it offers superior properties to iron such as high strength, hardness, and resistance to corrosion and high temperatures. Around 90% ...

Factors of ILD in Newly Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04002765

May 9th, 2022 - 3. OBJECTIVES The objectives are to (1) detect ILD within a population of early RA and (2) identify potential predictive factors of the development of ILD. 4. METHODS The study is held in the Rheumatology, Pneumology and Radiology departments of t...

Lung Damage Caused by SARS-CoV-2 Pneumonia (COVID-19)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04435327

May 4th, 2022 - SARS-CoV-2 related disease started in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan, rapidly spread and became an international health emergency. Pneumonia is a frequent element of COVID-19, its pathogenic mechanisms are not entirely known and some p...

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News  257 results

Race-Based Spirometry May Lead to Missed Diagnoses
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/974063

May 16th, 2022 - SAN FRANCISCO — It may be time to move beyond relying largely on spirometry to distinguish between healthy and abnormal lung function in diverse populations. That conclusion comes from investigators who looked at patients with ostensibly normal sp...

Clinical Chest Images Power Up Survival Prediction in Lung Cancer
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/973280

May 2nd, 2022 - In patients with stage I lung cancer, adding noncancerous features from CT chest imaging predicts overall survival better than clinical characteristics alone, according to a paper published online in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Modeling...

FDA Approves Generic Symbicort for Asthma, COPD
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/970360

Mar 16th, 2022 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic of Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol fumarate dihydrate) inhalation aerosol for the treatment of asthma in patients 6 years of age and older and for the maintenance treatment ...

Fast Five Quiz: Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/965154

Feb 4th, 2022 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is estimated to affect between 300 and 400 million people globally and is the third leading cause of death worldwide. The defining feature of COPD is irreversible airflow limitation during forced expira...

Simple Screening Test for COPD Could Reduce Global Burden of Undiagnosed Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966407

Jan 11th, 2022 - Undiagnosed but clinically significant chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be widespread in many low- and middle-income countries, according to a large international study led by researchers at University College London (UCL). But the...

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Patient Education  23 results see all →