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Validation of the Korean Version of the Bronchiectasis Health Questionnaire

Kim HK, Lee H, Kim SH, Choi H, Lee JH, Lee JS, Lee SW, Oh YM

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):228-233.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0025
Background: The Bronchiectasis Health Questionnaire (BHQ) is a simple and repeatable, self-reporting health status questionnaire for bronchiectasis. We have translated the original version of the BHQ into Korean using a...
False-Positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis Detection: Ways to Prevent Cross- Contamination

Asgharzadeh M, Ozma MA, Rashedi J, Poor M, Agharzadeh V, Vegari A, Shokouhi B, Ganbarov K, Ghalehlou NN, Leylabadlo HE, Kafil HS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):211-217.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0087
The gold standard method for diagnosis of tuberculosis is the isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis through culture, but there is a probability of cross-contamination in simultaneous cultures of samples causing false-positives....
Towards Understanding Tuberculosis- Related Issues in North Korea: A Narrative Review of North Korean Literature

Lee CJ, Lee S, Kim HJ, Kang YA

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):201-210.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0070
Background: North Korea is one of the 30 countries with the highest tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant TB burdened. To understand the medical issues and research trends associated with TB in...
New Era of Management Concept on Pulmonary Fibrosis with Revisiting Framework of Interstitial Lung Diseases

Azuma A, Richeldi L

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):195-200.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0005
The disease concept of interstitial lung disease with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis at its core has been relied on for many years depending on morphological classification. The separation of non-specific interstitial...
Blood Eosinophil Counts in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Biomarker of Inhaled Corticosteroid Effects

Singh D

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):185-194.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0026
Blood eosinophil counts have emerged as a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) biomarker that predict the effects of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in clinical practice. Post-hoc and prospective analysis of randomized...
Sputum Inflammometry to Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations: Beyond Guidelines

Venegas C, Zhao N, Ho T, Nair P

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):175-184.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0033
Quantitative sputum cytometry facilitates in assessing the nature of bronchitis associated with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This is not assessed in most clinical trials that evaluate the...
Clinical Features of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with High Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide

Ahn S, Kim TO, Chang J, Shin HJ, Kwon YS, Lim SC, Kim YI

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):234-241.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0086
Background: The fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) test is useful in asthma patients. However, a few studies on its usefulness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients have been reported....
Tuberculosis Surveillance and Monitoring under the National Public-Private Mix Tuberculosis Control Project in South Korea 2016–2017

Min J, Kim HW, Ko Y, Oh JY, Kang JY, Lee J, Park YJ, Lee SS, Park JS, Kim JS

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):218-227.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0016
Background: The national Public-Private Mix (PPM) tuberculosis (TB) control project provides for the comprehensive management of TB patients at private hospitals in South Korea. Surveillance and monitoring of TB under...
Clinical Impact of Supplementation of Vitamins B1 and C on Patients with Sepsis- Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Yoo JW, Kim RB, Ju S, Lee SJ, Cho YJ, Jeong YY, Lee JD, Kim HC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):248-254.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0008
Background: Although few studies have reported improved clinical outcomes with the administration of vitamin B1 and C in critically ill patients with septic shock or severe pneumonia, its clinical impact...
Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Infectious Disease

Hwang HG, Kim YK, Kim MS, Lim GI, Schulman S

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):255-256.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2020.0029
Retrospective Analysis of Long-Term Survival in Very Elderly (Age ≥80) Critically Ill Patients of a Medical Intensive Care Unit at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Korea

Lee SH, Kim JY, Kim TH, Ju SM, Yoo JW, Lee SJ, Cho YJ, Jeong YY, Lee JD, Kim HC

  • Tuberc Respir Dis.
  • 2020 Jul;83(3):242-247.
  • doi: 10.4046/trd.2019.0032
Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term survival rates of very elderly (age ≥80) critically ill patients admitted to a medical intensive care unit (MICU) at...

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