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Bibliometric Analysis of Research Productivity in Latent Tuberculosis: Are We Focusing Our Research Efforts on the Right Areas?

Gómez Ochoa SA, Espín Chico BB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):163-165.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0109
No abstract available.
Peripheral Eosinophilia and Clinico-radiological Characteristics among Health Screening Program Recipients

Park TY, Jung JW, Jang JY, Choi JC, Shin JW, Park IW, Choi BW, Kim JY

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):156-162.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0039
BACKGROUND: Eosinophilia is well recognized in specific conditions. The objective of the present study was to determine clinico-radiologic characteristics of eosinophilia and changes in prevalence over 10 years in recipients...
Pemetrexed Continuation Maintenance versus Conventional Platinum-Based Doublet Chemotherapy in EGFR-Negative Lung Adenocarcinoma: Retrospective Analysis

Paik SS, Hwang IK, Park MJ, Lee SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):148-155.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0090
BACKGROUND: Although targeted therapy and immuno-oncology have shifted the treatment paradigm for lung cancer, platinum-based combination is still the standard of care for advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Pemetrexed...
The Phosphodiesterase 4 Inhibitor Roflumilast Protects against Cigarette Smoke Extract-Induced Mitophagy-Dependent Cell Death in Epithelial Cells

Kyung SY, Kim YJ, Son ES, Jeong SH, Park JW

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):138-147.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0115
BACKGROUND: Recent studies show that mitophagy, the autophagy-dependent turnover of mitochondria, mediates pulmonary epithelial cell death in response to cigarette smoke extract (CSE) exposure and contributes to the development of...
An Increased Proportion of Apoptosis in CD4⁺ T Lymphocytes Isolated from the Peripheral Blood in Patients with Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Ju J

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):132-137.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0079
BACKGROUND: The pathophysiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) includes inflammation, oxidative stress, an imbalance of proteases and antiproteases and apoptosis which has been focused on lately. Abnormal apoptotic events...
Altered Thoracic Cage Dimensions in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Lim SJ, Kim JY, Lee SJ, Lee GD, Cho YJ, Jeong YY, Jeon KN, Lee JD, Kim JR, Kim HC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):123-131.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0095
BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may cause changes in the shape of the thoracic cage by increasing lung volume and hyperinflation. This study investigated changes in thoracic cage dimensions...
Comparison of Multiple Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Indices in Chinese COPD Patients

Zhang J, Miller A, Li Y, Lan Q, Zhang N, Chai Y, Hai B

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):116-122.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0082
BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious chronic condition with a global impact. Symptoms of COPD include progressive dyspnea, breathlessness, cough, and sputum production, which have a considerable...
Chest Tube Drainage of the Pleural Space: A Concise Review for Pulmonologists

Porcel JM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):106-115.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0107
Chest tube insertion is a common procedure usually done for the purpose of draining accumulated air or fluid in the pleural cavity. Small-bore chest tubes (≤14F) are generally recommended as...
What Can We Apply to Manage Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Acute Respiratory Failure?

Kim DK, Lee J, Park JH, Yoo KH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):99-105.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0094
Acute exacerbation(s) of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) tend to be critical and debilitating events leading to poorer outcomes in relation to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment modalities, and...
Continued Innovation in Respiratory Care: The Importance of Inhaler Devices

Bosnic-Anticevich SZ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2018 Apr;81(2):91-98.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2017.0119
When it comes to the use in inhalers in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, there are many options, considerations and challenges, which health care professionals need to address....

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