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  1. The pathologic basis of childhood community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) involves the generation of reactive oxygen species by immune cells leading to cellular damage and lung congestion. Serum antioxidants and vi...

    Authors: Bankole Peter Kuti, Alex Ifeoluwa Akinwumi, Demilade Kehinde Kuti and Kazeem Olanrewaju Amoo

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:29

    Content type: Research

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  2. Context and purpose: lung cancer is the second in the incidence rate and the first in death rate in the United States of America in 2017. Its treatment depends upon the tumor staging as well as the histologica...

    Authors: Heba Said Gharraf, Sayed Mohamed Mehana and Mostafa Ali ElNagar

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:28

    Content type: Research

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  3. Pleural collections of the transudative type occur frequently in patients who need mechanical ventilation (MV). Treatment of the etiology of the effusion takes a prolonged duration of time. The study intended ...

    Authors: Heba Said Gharraf and Alaa El Din AbdAllah

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:27

    Content type: Research

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  4. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy and medical thoracoscopy are basic interventional modalities for the diagnosis of a wide variety of pleuropulmonary diseases. In some cases, we need fast and accurate results for decisi...

    Authors: Mohammed Elsaid Hantera, Salwa Atef Ganna, Ayman Mohamed Elsaka and Walaa Mowafy El-Lawaty

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:26

    Content type: Research

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  5. The observations of some recent epidemiological studies offer hope for a reduced impact of COVID-19 for countries which practice universal BCG vaccination policy.

    Authors: Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Marwa Rashad Salem, Samar Salman, A F Abdulrahim, Nasrallah A. Al Massry, Mahmoud Saad, Nesrine Ben Hadj Dahman and Ahmed Negida

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:25

    Content type: Commentaries

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  6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are both common in the adult population. The coexistence and association of both COPD and OSA have been described as the overlap s...

    Authors: Ahmed Gharib

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:24

    Content type: Reviews

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  7. Prognostic markers play an essential role in the proper management of community-acquired pneumonia. This research work aimed to evaluate the association of RDW and /or MPV with mortality and morbidity in patie...

    Authors: Sahar Farghly, Randa Abd-Elkader, Randa A. El Zohne and Doaa M. Abd El-Kareem

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:23

    Content type: Research

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  8. Different inflammatory cytokines play a role in the mechanism and pathogenesis of fibrosis in idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (IIP). Transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-β1) has become a subject of interest...

    Authors: Mohamed W. Zakaria, Reem I. El-Korashy, Samah Selim, Ingy Badawy and Kwashi J. Amum

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:22

    Content type: Research

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  9. Cancer development is associated with deregulated microRNA (miRNA) in body fluids including serum, plasma, and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL). Early diagnosis and early treatment of lung cancer improve survival ...

    Authors: Samar A. Mansour, Amgad A. Farhat, Ayman H. Abd El-Zaher, Adel S. Bediwy, Said M. Abdou, Ayman A. Al Saka and Abdel Aziz A. Zidan

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:20

    Content type: Research

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  10. Researches to detect the ideal agent for pleurodesis are still continuous; iodopovidone is one of the best agents for pleurodesis that are commonly used. Tranexamic acid is also considered by many authors as a...

    Authors: Ayman H. Abd El Zaher and Ayman S. El Dib

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:19

    Content type: Research

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  11. The (T) allele of MUC5B gene is strongly correlated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and interstitial lung diseases (ILD) related to autoimmune conditions in Caucasians, but no data is available regard...

    Authors: Hoda Ali Abu Yusuf, Mohamed Galal, Safy Kaddah, Marwa el Sharkawy, Mohamed Shaaban Mousa and Heba Moussa

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:18

    Content type: Research

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  12. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a well-known respiratory system disorder impacting patient’s morbidity and mortality. Many COPD patients die from cardiovascular diseases. Criteria of arterial s...

    Authors: Waleed Mansour, Mohamed El-Shabrawy, Wael A. Khalil, Ahmad S. Eldamanhory and Sameh Embarak

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:14

    Content type: Research

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  13. Bird fanciers’ lung (BFL) is a very famous type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) produced by airborne exposure to avian antigens. Immunological response and duration of exposure to the avian protein increa...

    Authors: Nezar R. Mohamed, Eman Ramadan Ghazawy and Zainab H. Saeed

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:17

    Content type: Research

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  14. Intratumoral chemotherapy (ITC) has been used by many groups; the combination of heat and cytotoxic drugs increases the ability to destroy the malignant cells. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy ...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Tohlob, Lucy A. Suliman, Ahmed S. Elmorsy, Mohamed A. Ibrahim and Asem A. Hewidy

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:16

    Content type: Research

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  15. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) can be used as a rapid indicator of eosinophilic airway inflammation and steroid responsiveness in patients with bronchial asthma, but this role in chronic cough is still...

    Authors: Eman Shebl and Hanaa Abdel-moety

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:15

    Content type: Research

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  16. Acute kidney injury (AKI) worsens the outcome in mechanically ventilated patients. The occurrence of AKI may have an effect on weaning from mechanical ventilation (MV). The purpose of this work is to study the...

    Authors: Ahmed Gouda El-Gazzar, Mahmoud Mohamad El-Salahy, Tarek Samy Essway, Samar Nasef Mohammed and Marwa Elsayed Elnaggar

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:13

    Content type: Research

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  17. Bronchiectasis may be associated and/or co-exist with respiratory diseases as bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or non-respiratory diseases. However, data about this association...

    Authors: Aliae Mohamed-Hussein and Hoda Makhlouf

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:9

    Content type: Research

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  18. The ability of computed tomography (CT) in illustrating the pathology of lung parenchyma in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was discussed previously in many articles. However, the co...

    Authors: Mohamed Mahros, Hossam Hosny, Ayman Ismail and Heba Moussa

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:8

    Content type: Research

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  19. Vocal cords signify an imperative lane for air flow in and out of the respiratory tract along with a phonetic role. So, the aim of this work is to assess the impact of habitual versus occasional utilization of...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohammed Abumossalam, Hanan Abdelsattar Ahmed, Omar Mohamed Ibrahim, Talal Mohamad Saad Algreisy and Abdullah Mohmad Al-Shenqiti

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:12

    Content type: Research

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  20. Platelets play an essential role in both coagulation system and the host immune defenses against infection including community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). This work aimed to study the possibility of using platel...

    Authors: Adel H. A. Ghoneim, Mohammad A. Mohammad, Mohammad A. Elghamrawy and Sameh Embarak

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:11

    Content type: Research

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  21. Patients with symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) present to nearly all physicians irrespective of their specialties. A basic knowledge of OSA is considered essential to identify those patients for appro...

    Authors: Sameh Embarak, Lamiaa G. Zake, W. Abd-El-Azem and Ashraf E. Sileem

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:6

    Content type: Research

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  22. The appearance of the thymus on imaging studies showed great variability. Thymus imaging is a great challenge. This cross-sectional prospective study investigated the diagnostic value of different imaging moda...

    Authors: S. A. Hussein, Y. Y. Sabri, M. A. Fouad, H. H. Al-Zawam and N. M. Mohamed

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:5

    Content type: Research

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  23. Lung cancer has a very poor prognosis and high mortality. Positive sputum for malignant and/or atypical cells warrants the need for fibreoptic bronchoscopy. White light bronchoscopy (WLB) is usually unable to ...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohamed Abdelhady and Dina Mohamed Mohamed Abdallah

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:2

    Content type: Research

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  24. The differentiation between malignant (MPE) and tuberculous (TPE) pleural effusions should be considered in any patient with an exudative lymphocytic pleural effusion. A rapid precise diagnosis is valuable as ...

    Authors: Dalia E. ElSharawy, Maha M. Hagras and Rasha A. Khedr

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:3

    Content type: Research

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  25. Convex probe endobronchial ultrasound is a minimally invasive technique used for performing real-time transbronchial needle aspiration of enlarged hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes and could be used for diagno...

    Authors: Sabah Ahmed Hussein, Alaa Eldein Omar Shalaby, Khaled Mahmoud Kamel, Amal Ahmad Hareedy and Hoda Mohamed Mahmoud Abdelhameed

    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:1

    Content type: Research

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  26. Over the past 10 decades, only five cases have been published of firearm injuries of the chest with conservative management, who in the follow-up expectorated the bullet. We report the first case in the histor...

    Authors: Nasir U. Din Wani, Tasneem Muzaffar, Syed A. Hussain, Yasir Wani, Danish Zahoor, Aaliya Wani and Farhana Bashir

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305786

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Cervical lymphadenopathy is common in all age groups. Persistently enlarged cervical lymph nodes often pose a diagnostic challenge and necessitate focused clinical evaluation with targeted investigations. Path...

    Authors: Divya Ramachandran, Rajesh Venkitakrishnan, Jolsana Augustine and Melcy Cleetus

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305778

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Spastic cerebral palsy (CP) patients have lower pulmonary functions than normal healthy individuals as they usually have decreased chest wall mobility, deviation of optimal chest wall structure, and weak respi...

    Authors: Magda Y. Elseify, Dina A. Ramadan and Sally R. Ishak

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305716

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Drug addiction results in serious pulmonary complications. Thoracic complications of drug addiction vary depending on the type and the route of administration of the drug that has been abused.

    Authors: Aya M. AbdelDayem, Mahmoud L. Sakr, Nehad M. Osman, Maryam A. Abd El Kader and Sherehan EL Sayed Abd El-Aaty

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305704

    Content type: Original article

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  30. Ultrasonography is a promising technique for structural and functional evaluation of the diaphragm. It is accurate, reproducible, and portable with no ionizing radiation. Multiple studies have reported ultraso...

    Authors: Youssriah Y. Sabri, Sabah A. M. Hussein, Ahmed A. M. Baz and Amal A. M. Aglan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305690

    Content type: Original article

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  31. Chest ultrasound has been an important tool for the diagnosis of many chest diseases, and, recently, it became an important tool for confirmation of the site of endotracheal tube placement. In our study, we us...

    Authors: Mohammad W. S. Moghawri, Niveen E. Zayed and Dalia A. Ibrahim

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305684

    Content type: Original article

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  32. The course of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is characterized by variable patterns of disease progression. Refractory HP is defined as poor or lack of response to different modalities of treatment with wors...

    Authors: Yosri M. K. Akl, Raef H. Emam, Ahmed H. El-Habashi, Mohamed S. Ismail and Hossam Abdallah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305660

    Content type: Original article

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  33. Most patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have cardiovascular comorbidities (CVD), which significantly contribute to the mortality and morbidity in these patients.

    Authors: Amit S. Gupta, Venkitakrishnan Rajesh and Ponneduthamkuzhy James

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305591

    Content type: Original article

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  34. There is not much data about the effect of deficient vitamin D on stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients and its relation to the disease severity.

    Authors: Esmat A. Abd Elnaby, Samah S. Abd Elnaiem, Amira I. Mostafa, Dina Sabry and Mohamed K. Haswa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305584

    Content type: Original article

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  35. Asthma is a diverse disease with various phenotypes. Correlation of clinical asthma phenotypes with their underlying inflammatory biomarkers could help tailor asthma management and in turn improve the patient’...

    Authors: Amal M. Osman and Afaf M. Elsaid

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305580

    Content type: Original article

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  36. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common disease that can be prevented and even treated. It leads to high morbidity and mortality rates. Pro-inflammatory cytokines and oxidative radicals were f...

    Authors: Esmat A. Abd Elnaby, Samah S. Abd Elnaiem, Amira I. Mostafa, Dina Sabry, Alshaimaa Rezk I R Alnaggar and Mohamed K. Haswa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305575

    Content type: Original article

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  37. Pneumonia is one of the most common diseases with a high hospitalization rate. Many studies have suggested that there is a correlation between pre-existing diabetes and the alterations in serum glucose levels ...

    Authors: Tamer M. Ali, Hala M. Salem and Dina R. Sultan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304551

    Content type: Original article

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  38. Fungal pneumonia is an infectious process in the lung caused by one or more endemic or opportunistic fungi. Fungal infection occurs following the inhalation of spores, after the inhalation of conidia, or by th...

    Authors: Mona M. Ahmed, Ayman A. Farghaly, Riham H. Raafat and Waleed M. Abd Elsattar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304545

    Content type: Original article

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  39. An increase in serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) activity is commonly taken to support the presumptive diagnosis of some lung diseases and a variety of extrapulmonary disorders, but the role of LDH as an early...

    Authors: Rasha M. Hendy, Mona A. Elawady and Heba M. Abd EL Kareem

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304539

    Content type: Original article

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  40. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) represents a significant reason for mortality and morbidity worldwide that induces a high socioeconomic burden, with exacerbations necessitating mechanical ventilat...

    Authors: Suzan Salama Sayed, Khalid Hussein Ahmed, Sayed Abdelsabour Kinawy and Islam Galal Sayed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304484

    Content type: Original article

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  41. An exacerbation of asthma is an episode, characterized by a progressive increase in one or more typical asthma symptoms (shortness of breath, wheezing, cough, and chest tightness).

    Authors: Ahmed G. El Gazzar, Khaled M. Belal, Tarek S. Essawy and Neveen M. Abd-Elfattah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304443

    Content type: Original article

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