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Erratum: Clinical Practice Guideline of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):95-95.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.95
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Is the Combination of ICS and LABA, a Therapeutic Option for COPD, Fading Away?


  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):93-94.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.93
No abstract available.
Progression of Tuberculous Pleurisy: From a Lymphocyte-Predominant Free-Flowing Effusion to a Neutrophil-Predominant Loculated Effusion

Koh WJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):90-92.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.90
No abstract available.
The Impact of Autophagy on the Cigarette Smoke Extract-Induced Apoptosis of Bronchial Epithelial Cells

Lee CH, Lee KH, Jang AH, Yoo CG

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):83-89.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.83
BACKGROUND: Previous studies report that apoptosis and autophagy are involved in the pathogenesis of emphysema, and macroautophagy is one of the processes regulating the apoptosis pathway. However, few studies have...
Mycobacterium tuberculosis ESAT6 and CPF10 Induce Adenosine Deaminase 2 mRNA Expression in Monocyte-Derived Macrophages

Bae MJ, Ryu S, Kim HJ, Cha SI, Kim CH, Lee J

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):77-82.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.77
BACKGROUND: Delayed hypersensitivity plays a large role in the pathogenesis of tuberculous pleural effusion (TPE). Macrophages infected with live Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) increase the levels of adenosine deaminase2 (ADA2) in...
Health-Related Quality of Life, Depression and Anxiety in Hospitalized Patients with Tuberculosis

Santos AP, Lazzari TK, Silva DR

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):69-76.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.69
BACKGROUND: Much of the attention of tuberculosis (TB) programs is focused on outcomes of microbiological cure and mortality, and health related quality of life (HRQL) is undervalued. Also, TB patients...
Mometasone Furoate Suppresses PMA-Induced MUC-5AC and MUC-2 Production in Human Airway Epithelial Cells

Poachanukoon O, Koontongkaew S, Monthanapisut P, Pattanacharoenchai N

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):60-68.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.60
BACKGROUND: Mucus hypersecretion from airway epithelium is a characteristic feature of airway inflammatory diseases. Tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) regulates mucin synthesis. Glucocorticoids including mometasone fuorate (MF) have been used...
Safety and Effectiveness of Indacaterol in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients in South Korea

Yum HK, Kim HR, Chang YS, Shin KC, Kim S, Oh YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):52-59.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.52
BACKGROUND: Inhaled indacaterol (Onbrez Breezhaler), a long-acting β₂-agonist, is approved in over 100 countries, including South Korea, as a once-daily bronchodilator for maintenance and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
Incidence of Fever Following Endobronchial Ultrasound–Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration

Kim SY, Lee JW, Park YS, Lee CH, Lee SM, Yim JJ, Kim YW, Han SK, Yoo CG

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):45-51.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.45
BACKGROUND: Endobronchial ultrasound–guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is a minimally invasive diagnostic method for mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy. This study aimed to investigate the incidence of fever following EBUS-TBNA. METHODS: A...
Loculated Tuberculous Pleural Effusion: Easily Identifiable and Clinically Useful Predictor of Positive Mycobacterial Culture from Pleural Fluid

Ko Y, Kim C, Chang B, Lee SY, Park SY, Mo EK, Hong SJ, Lee MG, Hyun IG, Park YB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):35-44.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.35
BACKGROUND: Isolation of M. tuberculosis (MTB) is required in cases of Tuberculous pleural effusion (TBPE) for confirming diagnosis and successful therapy based on drug sensitivity test. Several studies have focused...
Duration of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Infectiousness under Adequate Therapy, as Assessed Using Induced Sputum Samples

Ko Y, Shin JH, Lee HK, Lee YS, Lee SY, Park SY, Mo EK, Kim C, Park YB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):27-34.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.27
BACKGROUND: A sputum culture is the most reliable indicator of the infectiousness of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB); however, a spontaneous sputum specimen may not be suitable. The aim of this study...
Preventing the Transmission of Tuberculosis in Health Care Settings: Administrative Control


  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):21-26.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.21
It is well established that health care workers (HCWs) have a considerably higher risk of occupationally acquired tuberculosis (TB). To reduce the transmission of TB to HCWs and patients, TB...
Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome: What We Know and What We Don't

Sin DD

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):11-20.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.11
Approximately one in four patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have asthmatic features consisting of wheezing, airway hyper-responsiveness or atopy. The Global initiative for Asthma/Globalinitiative for chronic Obstructive Lung...
Lung Regeneration Therapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Oh DK, Kim YS, Oh YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Jan;80(1):1-10.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.80.1.1
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a critical condition with high morbidity and mortality. Although several medications are available, there are no definite treatments. However, recent advances in the understanding...

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