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One Step toward a Low Tuberculosis-Burden Country: Screening for Tuberculosis Infection among the Immigrants and Refugees

Kim HW, Kim JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):104-105.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0079
No abstract available.
Effectiveness of Intravenous Isoniazid and Ethambutol Administration in Patients with Tuberculosis Meningoencephalitis and HIV Infection

Butov D, Feshchenko Y, Kuzhko M, Gumenuik M, Yurko K, Grygorova , Tkachenko , Nekrasova , Tlustova T, Kikinchuk , Peshenko A, Butova T

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):96-103.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0021
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of intravenous isoniazid (H) and ethambutol (E) administered in patients with new sputum positive drug-susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) with...
Quality of Same-Day Sputum Smears Microscopy and Presumptive Tuberculosis Patients Drop-out at Health Facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Taddese BD, Misganaw A

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):89-95.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0029
BACKGROUND: Same-day sputum microcopy is recommended in areas where sputum smear microscopy external quality assessment (EQA) is effectively implemented and sturdy. In Addis Ababa, the status of EQA and drop-out...
The Use of Inappropriate Antibiotics in Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Units with Nursing Home–Acquired Pneumonia at a Korean Teaching Hospital

Kim DH, Kim HJ, Koo HW, Bae W, Park SH, Koo HK, Park HK, Lee SS, Kang HK

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):81-88.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0012
BACKGROUND: Use of appropriate antibiotics for the treatment of pneumonia is integral in patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs). Although it is recommended that empirical treatment regimens should be...
Positive Effects of the National Cigarette Price Increase Policy on Smoking Cessation in South Korea

Kwon DS, Kim TH, Byun MK, Kim HJ, Lee HS, Park HJ, Korean Smoking Cessation Study Group

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):71-80.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0011
BACKGROUND: In January 2015, South Korea's government raised the cigarette tax, and the retail price of cigarettes abruptly increased by 80% compared to the previous year. This research aimed to...
Circulating Tumor Cell Number Is Associated with Primary Tumor Volume in Patients with Lung Adenocarcinoma

Kang BJ, Ra SW, Lee K, Lim S, Son SH, Ahn JJ, Kim BC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):61-70.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0048
BACKGROUND: Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are frequently detected in patients with advanced-stage malignant tumors and could act as a predictor of poor prognosis. However, there is a paucity of data...
Correlation of PD-L1 Expression Tested by 22C3 and SP263 in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Its Prognostic Effect on EGFR Mutation–Positive Lung Adenocarcinoma

Kim T, Cha YJ, Chang YS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):51-60.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0026
BACKGROUND: Programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression is tested by immunohistochemistry (IHC)—22C3, SP263, and SP142. The aim of this study is to evaluate the correlation among the three methods of PD-L1...
Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Patients with Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Clinical Implications of the Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids

Jo YS, Choe J, Shin SH, Koo HK, Lee WY, Kim YI, Ra SW, Yoo KH, Jung KS, Park HY, Park YB

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):42-50.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0050
BACKGROUND: Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is regarded as a potential biomarker for identifying eosinophilic inflammation. We aimed to evaluate the clinical implication of FeNO and its influence on inhaled...
Clinical Characteristics of Chronic Cough in Korea

An TJ, Kim JW, Choi EY, Jang SH, Lee HY, Kang HS, Koo HK, Lee JM, Kim SK, Shin JW, Park SY, Rhee CK, Moon JY, Kim YH, Lee H, Kim YH, Kim JH, Lee SH, Kim DK, Yoo KH, Kim DG, Jung KS, Kim HJ, Yoon HK, on behalf of the Cough Study Group of the Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):31-41.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0018
BACKGROUND: Chronic cough is defined as a cough lasting more than 8 weeks and socio-economic burden of chronic cough is enormous. The characteristics of chronic cough in Korea are not...
Treatment of Isoniazid-Resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Jhun BW, Koh WJ

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):20-30.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0065
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a threat to public health and is the leading cause of death globally. Isoniazid (INH) is an important first-line agent for the treatment of TB considering its...
Current Status of Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer and Future Perspectives

Kim HC, Choi CM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):14-19.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0039
Lung cancer remains the most common cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Although there are many possible treatments, including targeted therapies such as epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors and...
Epigenetic Changes in Asthma: Role of DNA CpG Methylation

Bae DJ, Jun JA, Chang HS, Park JS, Park CS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jan;83(1):1-13.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2018.0088
For the past three decades, more than a thousand of genetic studies have been performed to find out the genetic variants responsible for the risk of asthma. Until now, all...

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