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Effect of Early Tracheostomy on Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Prolonged Acute Mechanical Ventilation: A Single-Center Study

Kang Y, Yoo W, Kim Y, Ahn HY, Lee SH, Lee K

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Apr;83(2):167-174.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0082
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of early tracheostomy on clinical outcomes in patients requiring prolonged acute mechanical ventilation (≥96 hours). METHODS: Data from 575 patients...
Risk Factor and Mortality in Patients with Pulmonary Embolism Combined with Infectious Disease

Lee GD, Ju S, Kim JY, Kim TH, Yoo JW, Lee SJ, Cho YJ, Jeong YY, Jeon KN, Lee JD, Kim HC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Apr;83(2):157-166.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0037
BACKGROUND: Infectious conditions may increase the risk of venous thromboembolism. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk factor for combined infectious disease and its influence on mortality...
Reasons and Risk Factors for Readmission Following Hospitalization for Community-acquired Pneumonia in South Korea

Jang JG, Ahn JH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Apr;83(2):147-156.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0073
BACKGROUND: Limited studies have been performed to assess readmission following hospitalization for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in an Asian population. We evaluated the rates, reasons, and risk factors for 30-day readmission...
Protocol of a Nationwide Observational Study among Patients with Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Pulmonary Disease in South Korea (NTM-KOREA)

Kwak N, Choi H, Jeon D, Jhun BW, Jo KW, Kang YA, Kwon YS, Lee M, Mok J, Shim TS, Shin HJ, Whang J, Yim JJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Apr;83(2):141-146.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0077
BACKGROUND: The burden of nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) pulmonary disease (PD) is increasing globally. To understand the treatment outcomes and prognosis of NTM-PD, a unified registry is needed. In this project,...
Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Pneumocystis Pneumonia

Tasaka S

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Apr;83(2):132-140.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0015
In human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients, Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) is a wellk-nown opportunistic infection and its management has been established. However, PCP is an emerging threat to immunocompromised patients...
Current Diagnosis and Management of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Leone PM, Richeldi L

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Apr;83(2):122-131.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0012
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (HP) one of the most common interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) is characterized by exposure to an inhaled inciting antigen that leads to a host immunologic reaction determining interstitial...
Particulate-Matter Related Respiratory Diseases

Kyung SY, Jeong SH

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Apr;83(2):116-121.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0025
Particulate matter (PM) is suspended dust that has a diameter of
Recent Advances in Molecular Basis of Lung Aging and Its Associated Diseases

Kang MJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Apr;83(2):107-115.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0003
Aging is often viewed as a progressive decline in fitness due to cumulative deleterious alterations of biological functions in the living system. Recently, our understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying...

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