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  1. A 70-year-old man was admitted for severe hypoxia, haemoptysis and cough. Chest-X-ray and CT-scan indicated a right-lower-lobe collapse. Bronchoscopy showed its occlusion by whitish dense mucus. Aspiration rev...

    Authors: Marcello Migliore, Nicola Ciancio, Riccardo Giuliano and Giuseppe Di Maria

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:43

    Content type: Case report

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  2. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), the most common of the idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, is a devastating condition that carries a prognosis worse than that of many cancers. As such, it represents one o...

    Authors: Paolo Spagnolo, Roberto Tonelli, Elisabetta Cocconcelli, Alessandro Stefani and Luca Richeldi

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:42

    Content type: Review

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  3. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a rare, life threatening disease characterized by an anarchic fibrogenesis, limited survival and few therapeutic options. Its pathogenesis is complex and involves the interacti...

    Authors: Sabina A Antoniu

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:41

    Content type: Review

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  4. We present a case of a 57 year old woman who suffered from massive hemoptysis; she was sent to our Department for a suspect neoformant lesion. We assumed it might be a Dielafoy’s disease and proceeded with an ...

    Authors: Emanuela E Barisione, Gabriele G Ferretti, Silvia S Ravera and Mario M Salio

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:40

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Significant heterogeneity of clinical presentation and disease progression exists within chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This article discusses and refines the concept of desaturator phenotypes i...

    Authors: Domenico Maurizio Toraldo, Mauro Minelli, Francesco De Nuccio and Giuseppe Nicolardi

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:39

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. We aimed to investigate the relation of platelet count (PLT) and plateletcrit (PCT), mean platelet volume (MPV) and platelet distribution width (PDW) with other acute phase reactants and radiological extent in...

    Authors: Füsun Şahin, Esra Yazar and Pınar Yıldız

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:38

    Content type: Original research article

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  7. Right sided arcus aorta (RSAA) is a rare condition that is usually asymptomatic. Patients may present with exertional dyspnea and chronic cough. A recent article suggested that RSAA should be included in the d...

    Authors: Sevket Ozkaya, Bilal Sengul, Semra Hamsici, Serhat Findik, Unal Sahin, Aziz Gumus and Halit Cinarka

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:37

    Content type: Original article

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  8. Pulmonary sequestration (PS) is a rare malformation consisting of aberrant lung tissue which is not affiliated with the normal bronchial system and is fed by an aberrant artery that derives from systemic arter...

    Authors: Ersin Sukru Erden, Hanifi Bayarogullari, Hatice Bilgic, Tulin Yetim and Eyup Buyukkaya

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:36

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Endobronchial tuberculosis (EBTB) is defined as a tuberculous infection of the tracheobronchial tree with microbial and histopathological evidence, with or without parenchymal involvement. Bronchoscopic appear...

    Authors: Sevket Ozkaya, Salih Bilgin, Serhat Findik, Hayriye Çete Kök, Canan Yuksel and Atilla Güven Atıcı

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:34

    Content type: Original research article

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  10. BehçetDisease (BD) is a systemic vasculitis characterized by recurrent oral and genital ulcers and uveitis, arthritis, and involvement of the gastrointestinal tract, central nervous system and blood vessels. T...

    Authors: Sevket Ozkaya, Unal Sahin, Aziz Gumus, Filiz Taşçı, Halit Çınarka and Asiye Yavuz

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:33

    Content type: Case report

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  11. The measurement of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is increasingly recognized as an important endpoint, as a reflection of the effects of the disease from a patient perspective. Our aim was to evaluate ...

    Authors: Francisco-Javier Gonzalez-Barcala, Ramon de la Fuente-Cid, Mónica Tafalla, Javier Nuevo and Francisco Caamaño-Isorna

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:32

    Content type: Original research article

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  12. Flexible bronchoscopy (FB) is a procedure accepted to be safe in general, with low complication rates reported. On the other hand, it is known that patients with pre-existing respiratory failure have developed hy...

    Authors: Baykal Tulek, Fikret Kanat, Sule Tol and Mecit Suerdem

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:31

    Content type: Original research article

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  13. We aimed to evaluate the ICU management and long-term outcomes of kyphoscoliosis patients with respiratory failure.

    Authors: Nalan Adıgüzel, Zuhal Karakurt, Gökay Güngör, ÖzlemYazıcıoğlu Moçin, Merih Balcı, Cüneyt Saltürk, Feyza Kargın, Huriye Berk Takır, Ayşem Güven and Tülay Yarkın

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:30

    Content type: Original article

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  14. Overexpression of the tumor suppressor gene p53 and the marker for cellular proliferation Ki67 in open lung biopsies are indicated as predictor factors of survival of patients with lung cancer. However, the pr...

    Authors: Nicola Ciancio, Maria Grazia Galasso, Raffaele Campisi, Laura Bivona, Marcello Migliore and Giuseppe U Di Maria

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:29

    Content type: Original research article

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  15. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a commonly encountered condition in children, which at times causes respiratory distress, such as asthmatic symptoms, and results in serious morbidity and even mortali...

    Authors: Zhi-Wei Hu, Zhong-Gao Wang, Ji-Min Wu and Song-Tao Tan

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:28

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) provides guidance for primary screening of the central airways. The aim of our study was assessing the contribution of multidetector computed tomography- two dimensiona...

    Authors: Mehmet Akif Ozgul, Guler Ozgul, Erdogan Cetinkaya, Yasin Abul, Gamze Kirkil, Ekrem Cengiz Seyhan, Emine Kamiloglu and Sule Gul

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:27

    Content type: Original research article

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  17. Current guidelines recommend the use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) for suppression of airway inflammation in patients with asthma. Although it is well known that ICS cause dose-related adrenocortical suppre...

    Authors: Ozlem Celik, Mutlu Niyazoglu, Hikmet Soylu and Pinar Kadioglu

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:26

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Under-diagnosis and under-treatment of childhood asthma were investigated in France using data collected during the 6 Cities Study, the French contribution to the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in...

    Authors: Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Carla Sterlin, Denis Caillaud, Fréderic de Blay, François Lavaud, Denis Charpin and Chantal Raherisson

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:24

    Content type: Original research article

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  19. Patients who undergo oesophagectomy for oesophagealcancer (OC) usually have an overall poor prognosis and, still more preoccupying, an unsatisfactory quality of life (QoL). Considering that, as already noted, ...

    Authors: Filippo Lococo, Alfredo Cesario, Silvia Sterzi, Giovanni Magrone, Valentina Dall’Armi, Francesca Mattei, Francesco Varone, Venanzio Porziella, Stefano Margaritora and Pierluigi Granone

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:21

    Content type: Original article

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  20. Neurogenic tumor of lung is very rare. Only few cases have been reported in the literature. We present here two cases of bronchopulmonary neurofibromatosis in two adults. In both cases, attempts at imaging fai...

    Authors: Ting Yuan, Bai-ling Luo, Qi-hua Gu and Ji Yao

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:17

    Content type: Case report

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  21. Information on the effects of long-term oxygen treatment (LTOT) on blood hemoglobin (Hb) in severe COPD are limited. The aim was to assess blood Hb values in severe COPD, and investigate the time-course of bot...

    Authors: Roberto W Dal Negro, Silvia Tognella, Luca Bonadiman and Paola Turco

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:15

    Content type: Original article

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  22. A 27 year old female with Graves’ disease presented with fever, exertional dyspnea and polyarthralgia. Erythema nodosum had occured three months earlier. The patient declared irregular use of propylthiouracil ...

    Authors: Cuneyt Tetikkurt, Mehmet Yuruyen, Seza Tetikkurt, Nihal Bayar and Imran Ozdemir

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:14

    Content type: Case report

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  23. International guidelines recommend the use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) as the preferred therapy, with leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) as an alternative, for the management of persistent asthma i...

    Authors: Alessandra Scaparrotta, Sabrina Di Pillo, Marina Attanasi, Daniele Rapino, Anna Cingolani, Nicola Pietro Consilvio, Marcello Verini and Francesco Chiarelli

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:13

    Content type: Review

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  24. To determine the influence of breathing maneuver and sitting posture on tidal volume (TV), respiratory rate (RR), and muscle activity of the inspiratory accessory muscles in patients with chronic obstructive p...

    Authors: Ki-song Kim, Min-kwang Byun, Won-hwee Lee, Heon-seock Cynn, Oh-yun Kwon and Chung-hwi Yi

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:9

    Content type: Original research article

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  25. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of COPD exacerbations in our Emergency Department, as well as the hospitalization-related factors.

    Authors: Maria Teresa García-Sanz, Carlos Pol-Balado, Concepción Abellás, Juan Carlos Cánive-Gómez, Diana Antón-Sanmartin and Francisco J González-Barcala

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:6

    Content type: Original research article

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  26. Coughing is an important defensive reflex that occurs through the stimulation of a complex reflex arc. It accounts for a significant number of consultations both at the level of general practitioner and of res...

    Authors: Mario Polverino, Francesca Polverino, Marco Fasolino, Filippo Andò, Antonio Alfieri and Francesco De Blasio

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:5

    Content type: Review

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  27. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP) is a rare syndrome characterized by pulmonary surfactant accumulation within the alveolar spaces. It occurs with a reported prevalence of 0.1 per 100,000 individuals and in...

    Authors: Ilaria Campo, Zamir Kadija, Francesca Mariani, Elena Paracchini, Giuseppe Rodi, Francesco Mojoli, Antonio Braschi and Maurizio Luisetti

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:4

    Content type: Review

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  28. There are limited number of studies investigating extrapulmonary manifestations of bronchiectasis. The purpose of this study was to compare peripheral muscle function, exercise capacity, fatigue, and health st...

    Authors: Ozge Ozalp, Deniz Inal-Ince, Ebru Calik, Naciye Vardar-Yagli, Melda Saglam, Sema Savci, Hulya Arikan, Meral Bosnak-Guclu and Lutfi Coplu

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:3

    Content type: Original research article

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  29. Non-HIV Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) can occur in immunosuppressed patients having malignancy or on immunosuppressive agents. To classify severity, the A-DROP scale proposed by the Japanese Respiratory Society (J...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Asai, Shinji Motojima, Yoshihiro Ohkuni, Ryo Matsunuma, Kei Nakasima, Takuya Iwasaki, Tamao Nakashita, Yoshihito Otsuka and Norihiro Kaneko

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2012 7:2

    Content type: Original research article

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  30. We report a case of potentially fatal cervical necrotizing fasciitis and descending necrotizing mediastinitis due to deep neck infection in a 66-year-old male patient with no history or evidence of immunocompr...

    Authors: Ugur Gonlugur, Oguz Guclu, Ozan Karatag, Arzu Mirici and Sefa Derekoy

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2011 6:387

    Content type: Case report

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  31. Alcohol abuse is involved in the pathogenesis of multiple organ disorders; the underlying mechanism is incompletely understood. The ubiquitin editing enzyme A20 is involved in regulating activities in the cell...

    Authors: Quan-Yong Huang, Yu-Chuan Chen and Shui-Ping Liu

    Citation: Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine 2011 6:364

    Content type: Original article

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