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Successful Removal of Endobronchial Blood Clots Using Bronchoscopic Cryotherapy at Bedside in the Intensive Care Unit

Lee H, Leem CS, Lee JH, Lee CT, Cho YJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Oct;77(4):193-196.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.4.193
Acute airway obstruction after hemoptysis occurs due to the presence of blood clots. These conditions may result in life-threatening ventilation impairment. We report a case of obstruction of the large...
New-Onset Malignant Pleural Effusion after Abscess Formation of a Subcarinal Lymph Node Associated with Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration

Jang SM, Kim MJ, Cho JS, Lee G, Kim A, Kim JM, Park CH, Park JM, Song BG, Eom JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Oct;77(4):188-192.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.4.188
We present a case of an unusual infectious complication of a ruptured mediastinal abscess after endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA), which led to malignant pleural effusion in a patient...
Idiopathic Pleuroparenchymal Fibroelastosis Presenting in Recurrent Pneumothorax: A Case Report

Noh HJ, Seo Y, Huo SM, Kim TJ, Kim HL, Song JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Oct;77(4):184-187.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.4.184
Idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE) is a rare, recently classified entity that consists of pleural and subjacent parenchymal fibrosis predominantly in the upper lungs. In an official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory...
A Case of Delayed Diagnosis of Pulmonary Paragonimiasis due to Improvement after Anti-tuberculosis Therapy

Lee S, Yu Y, An J, Lee J, Son JS, Lee YK, Song S, Kim H, Kim S

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Oct;77(4):178-183.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.4.178
Here, we report a case of pulmonary paragonimiasis that was improved with initial anti-tuberculosis (TB) therapy but confused with reactivated pulmonary TB. A 53-year-old Chinese female presented with a persistent...
Recurrent Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection in Chronic Lung Diseases: Relapse or Reinfection?

Yum HK, Park IN, Shin BM, Choi SJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Oct;77(4):172-177.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.4.172
BACKGROUND: Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is particularly associated with progressive and ultimately chronic recurrent respiratory infections in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis, chronic destroyed lung disease, and cystic fibrosis. Its treatment...
Effect of Inhaled Tiotropium on Spirometric Parameters in Patients with Tuberculous Destroyed Lung

Yum HK, Park IN

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Oct;77(4):167-171.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.4.167
BACKGROUND: In Korea, patients with destroyed lung due to tuberculosis (TB) account for a significant portion of those affected by chronic pulmonary function impairment. The objective of our research was...
Respiratory Review of 2014: Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease

Park CK, Kwon YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Oct;77(4):161-166.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.4.161
Since tuberculosis (TB) remains a major global health concern and the incidence of multi-drug resistant (MDR)-TB is increasing globally, new modalities for the detection of TB and drug resistant TB...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Respiratory Review of 2014

Lee YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2014 Oct;77(4):155-160.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2014.77.4.155
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by a diverse array of pulmonary and nonpulmonary manifestations, but our understanding of COPD pathogenesis and the factors that influence its heterogeneity in...

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