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Staging Work-up for Early Lung Cancer: The More the Better?

Choi CM, Lee JC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):403-404.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0100
No abstract available.
A Rare Case of Tracheobronchitis Alternariosis in a Renal Transplant Recipient

Kafil HS, Bagherbandi S, Bialvaei A, Leylabadlo HE

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):401-402.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2016.0024
No abstract available.
Incidence and Risk Factors of Pneumonia in Hospitalized Patients with Seasonal Influenza A or B

Chu S, Park SJ, Koo SM, Kim YK, Kim KU, Uh ST, Kim TH, Park S

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):392-400.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2016.0015
BACKGROUND: Most patients with influenza recover spontaneously or following treatment with an anti-viral agent, but some patients experience pneumonia requiring hospitalization. We conducted a retrospective review to determine the incidence...
Larger Testicular Volume Is Independently Associated with Favorable Indices of Lung Function

Kim TB, Park IN

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):385-391.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2016.0027
BACKGROUND: Men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, have reduced endogenous testosterone levels, but the relationship between pulmonary function and endogenous testosterone levels, is inconsistent. Testicular volume is a known indicator...
Short-term Evaluation of a Comprehensive Education Program Including Inhaler Training and Disease Management on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Yoo KH, Chung WY, Park JH, Hwang SC, Kim TE, Oh MJ, Kang DR, Rhee CK, Yoon HK, Kim TH, Kim DK, Park YB, Kim SH, Yum HK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):377-384.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0041
BACKGROUND: Proper education regarding inhaler usage and optimal management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is essential for effectively treating patients with COPD. This study was conducted to evaluate the...
Are There Any Additional Benefits to Performing Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Scans and Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging on Patients with Ground-Glass Nodules Prior to Surgery?

Song JU, Song J, Lee KJ, Kim H, Kwon OJ, Choi JY, Kim J, Han J, Um SW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):368-376.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0050
BACKGROUND: A ground-glass nodule (GGN) represents early-stage lung adenocarcinoma. However, there is still no consensus for preoperative staging of GGNs. Therefore, we evaluated the need for the routine use of...
Elucidation of Bacterial Pneumonia-Causing Pathogens in Patients with Respiratory Viral Infection

Jung HS, Kang BJ, Ra SW, Seo KW, Jegal Y, Jun JB, Jung J, Jeong J, Jeon HJ, Ahn JS, Lee T, Ahn JJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):358-367.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0044
BACKGROUND: Bacterial pneumonia occurring after respiratory viral infection is common. However, the predominant bacterial species causing pneumonia secondary to respiratory viral infections other than influenza remain unknown. The purpose of...
Humidifier Disinfectant-Associated Lung Injury: Six Years after the Tragic Event

Kim WY, Hong SB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):351-357.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0048
In 2011, a cluster of peripartum patients were admitted to the intensive care unit of a tertiary hospital in Seoul with signs and symptoms of severe respiratory distress of unknown...
Nonspecific Bronchoprovocation Test

Lee MK, Yoon HK, Kim SW, Kim TH, Park SJ, Lee YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):344-350.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0051
Bronchial asthma is a disease characterized by the condition of airway hyper-responsiveness, which serves to produce narrowing of the airway secondary to airway inflammation and/or various spasm-inducing stimulus. Nonspecific bronchoprovocation...
WHO Treatment Guidelines for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, 2016 Update: Applicability in South Korea

Jeon D

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):336-343.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0049
Despite progress made in tuberculosis control worldwide, the disease burden and treatment outcome of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients have remained virtually unchanged. In 2016, the World Health Organization released new...
The Relationship between Airway Inflammation and Exacerbation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Perng DW, Chen PK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):325-335.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0085
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with abnormal inflammatory response and airflow limitation. Acute exacerbation involves increased inflammatory burden leading to worsening respiratory symptoms, including dyspnea and sputum production....
Small Airway Disease in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Singh D

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2017 Oct;80(4):317-324.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0080
Small airway disease (SAD) has been recognized for many years as a central feature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Histopathology studies have shown that the narrowing and destruction of...

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