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  1. Liver transplant (LT) recipients are classified as a high-risk group and should receive regular surveillance for COVID-19 and are expected to have higher viral load and prolonged viral shedding. Virus-specific...

    Authors: Nahed A. Makhlouf, Amal A. Mahmoud, Mohammed A. Medhat, Asmaa Saber, Ahmed F. Elgamal, Hoda A. Makhlouf and Bashir A. Fadel
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:35
  2. Lung CT imaging may reveal COVID-19 abnormalities earlier than RTPCR. CT may be more sensitive than RT-PCR for diagnosing COVID-19-related pneumonia.

    Authors: Hossam Abd El-Moez Mohammed, Tarek Mohamed M. Mansour, Hytham Abdalla, Mostafa A. Gaber, M. Sh. Badawy, Mohamed M. El-baroudy, Ahmed Yousri AlAmir, Ghada M. Abdelrazek and Mona Gouda Maghrabi Abd Elnabi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:34
  3. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is a more frequently diagnosed picture of diffuse parenchymal lung disease. It is an inflammation of the lung tissue, provoked by immune mechanisms, which happens to prone ind...

    Authors: Yasmine H. EL Hinnawy, Aymen S. Salem, Hebatallah H. Ahmed, Radwa M. Abdel Halim and Naglaa B. Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:33
  4. A growing evidence on the role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the pathogenesis of interstitial lung diseases accumulated over the past decade; with the development of nintedanib for the treatm...

    Authors: Yasmine Hamdy El-Hinnawy, Nehal El-Ghobashy, Radwa Marawan Abdel Halim and Gihan Saad Abo Elwafa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:32
  5. Sonographic evaluation of the diaphragm has gained popularity in the ICU due to the necessity of assessing diaphragmatic function in a variety of clinical situations. The sonographic examination of diaphragmat...

    Authors: Hany Hussein Mousa, Merna Magdi Hamed, Magdi Mohamed Omar, Haitham Mesbah Foda and Amira Hussein Allam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:31
  6. Hematopoietic progenitor cells are infused intravenously, known as hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The range of pulmonary problems after transplantation of hematopoietic stem cells varies significantl...

    Authors: Mona M. Motawea, Mohamed Abd Elmooti Samra, Salwa Atef Ganna and Basem Ibrahim Elshafey
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:30
  7. The long-term post-COVID is a very complex pandemic phenotype disease. The persistence of manifestations had resulted in classifying COVID-19 infection into bipolar phase which is a post-COVID-19 subacute phas...

    Authors: Hemat Allam, Mai S. Elsheikh, Ahmad Elwahidy, Rasha Monir, Amira Medhat, Yasmin M. Ziada, Ahmed Gharib and Gehan Hamdy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:29
  8. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the hemogram parameters, namely NLR and PLR, at the end of the first year of antifibrotic treatment in IPF patients and evaluate the association of change in NLR and P...

    Authors: Özer Özdemir, Gülru Polat, Fatma Demirci Üçsular, Damla Serçe Unat, Sinem Ermin and Tarık Şimşek
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:28
  9. Many COPD patients present with severe PH defined by a pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) > 5 WU as measured by right heart catheterization (RHC), and inflammation is thought to be contributing strongly to pu...

    Authors: Sherif Ahmed Eissa, Youssef Mohamed Amin Soliman, Tarek Samy Essawy, Mostafa Mohammed Abdelrahman Elsayed and Nashwa Ahmed Amin
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:27
  10. Tracheobronchial injuries generally occur due to iatrogenic or traumatic causes. Although bronchial rupture due to teratoma and germ cell tumors has been reported in the literature, no cases related to lung ca...

    Authors: Emine Afsin, Özge Koşcu, Furkan Küçük, Muhammed Yavuz Haktanır, Hamza Özer and Hacıali Kılıçgün
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:26
  11. Lysophospholipid acyltransferase (LPCAT) is crucial for surfactant biosynthesis. It is encoded by LPCAT genes. We investigated the LPCAT1-rs9728 genotypes in neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (NRDS) cases an...

    Authors: Khalid M. Mohany, Ahmed Abdelrasoul Sayed, Osama Mahmoud El-Asheer, Yaser F. Abdel Raheem, Ahmed Mohamed Abbas, Ahmed Mohamed Fawzy and Mona Abd El-Hamid Hassan El-Baz
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:25
  12. One essential element of the extracellular matrix is hyaluronic acid (HA). It has been claimed that HA and its metabolism are different in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD...

    Authors: Marwa Elsayed Elnaggar, Ali Ali Okab, Mohammed Hussein Kamel, Amira Mohammed Noureldin, Doaa Adel Abdelhafez and Maha Mammdouh Osman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:24
  13. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an acknowledged contributor to universal fatality and morbidity. Using biomarkers to pinpoint its phenotypes is crucial, enabling individualized treatment and en...

    Authors: Samir Mohamed Mahmoud Fahyim, Hesham Atef AbdelHalim and El Shaimaa Sabry Mohammed Hassan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:23
  14. Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a major global health burden, and co-infection with other pathogens further complicates the diagnosis and treatment of this infectious disease. The present retrospective study...

    Authors: Wei Shu, Wenlong Chen, Lin Yao, Ming Sun, Min Gao, Zanyan Wan, Wei Xie, Yanjuan Lei and Tao Wang
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:19
  15. Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a sudden obstruction of pulmonary arteries usually associated with a high rate of mortality due to acute right ventricular failure. Early diagnosis is of much importance because most...

    Authors: Hussien Fayiad, Heba Moussa, Yara Nosair and Amira Ismail Mostafa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:18
  16. Knowledge of the sequelae of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is still limited owing to the relative recent onset of the disease. However, the study of other different types of coronavirus infections pr...

    Authors: Eman M. Emad Eldin, Randa S. Mohammed, Mahmoud M. E. L. Batanony and Laila A. Al-Sharawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:16
  17. TREM-1 (setting off receptor imparted on myeloid cells-1) is an immunoreceptor. Neutrophils, monocytes/macrophages, and endothelial cells all express TREM-1. This work aimed to evaluate the role of STREM-1 in ...

    Authors: Tarek Ahmed Abdelgawad, Maha Ahmad Anwar, Sondos Mohamed Magdy and Mohamed El-Sayed Abd El-Maksoud Abd El-Maksoud
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:15
  18. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a significant global health concern characterized by growing rates of mortality and morbidity. The purpose of this work was to evaluate the serum YKL-40 level an...

    Authors: Aya Elsayed Farrag, Anwar Ahmed Elganady, Enas Elsaid Mohammed, Abeer Shawky ElHadidi and Heba Ahmed Eshmawey
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:14
  19. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem autoimmune disease with highest prevalence of chest involvement; however, early detection of subclinical pleuropulmonary diseases may improve the quality of ...

    Authors: Hanaa S. Hamed, Mohammed M. N. Abozaid and Enas Mekawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:13
  20. Chondrosarcoma is a group of bone tumours made up of cells responsible for cartilage production. It usually affects the axial skeleton, including the pelvis, scapula and base of the skull with frequent metasta...

    Authors: Rahul Kumar Gupta, Amita Mason, Shirazi Nadia and Manoj Kumar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:12
  21. Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) are parenchymal lung conditions that are chronic, progressive, and have a high morbidity and mortality rate. Due to restrictions in their gas exchange and ventilatory dysfunct...

    Authors: Nabila Ibrahim Laz, Mohammad Farouk Mohammad, Mona Mahmoud Srour and Waleed Ramadan Arafat
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:11
  22. COVID-19 pneumonia and respiratory failure are the leading causes of death in COVID-19 patients. Prone positioning was hypothesized to improve oxygenation in ARDS patients and is being studied in COVID-19, but...

    Authors: Zeinab Adawy, Ayman Iskandarani, Abeer Alharbi, Yara A. Iskandarani, Gufran Salem, Dalya A. Iskandarani, Abdul Rahman H. Ali, Mohammed A. Salem and Eman Sobh
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:10
  23. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is nowadays introduced as a risk factor for white matter brain changes. Research on OSA and white matter changes provides contradictory evidence for the contextual link between th...

    Authors: Farzaneh Khoroushi, Yasmin Davoodi, Amirhossein Fathabadi, Reihane Bakhshi, Yasamin Sharifian, Maryam Salehi, Leila Ghofranyha, Ehsan Hassannejad and Farnaz Kharaghani
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:9
  24. Tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Complications of the disease are associated with the host’s inflammatory response. The study aimed to determine the plasma le...

    Authors: Mairiga Sa’ad, Abdullah A. Abba, Bolanle Olufunke Priscilla Musa, Abdurrahman El-fulaty Ahmad and Musa Mohammed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:8
  25. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is accompanied by different metabolic disorders and is linked with a heightened incidence of cardiovascular diseases and death. The information actively engaged in relating obstru...

    Authors: Rasha Mohamed Hendy, Mona Ahmed Elawady, Hend Elsayed Nasr and Rizk Sayed R. Sarhan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:7
  26. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) are two diseases associated with an increased risk of cardio-metabolic complications and both share the same risk factors such as obesity and smoking.

    Authors: Safy Zahid Kaddah, Merna Hamada Korany and Eman Kamal Ibrahim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:6
  27. Point of care ultrasonography (POCUS) is a real time examination that can be used in the emergency room and intensive care unit (ICU). It can provide low-cost modality in short period of time that can help the...

    Authors: Maha Mohammed Elgabry, Eman Shebl, Mohamed Saad El-Shetry, Enaam I. Elsayed and Niveen ELSayed Zayed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:5
  28. Recurrent exacerbations in COPD patients are associated with accelerated reduction in lung function. Airway inflammation and small airway dysfunction were recognized for a long time as an essential feature of ...

    Authors: Taha Taha Abdelgawad, Azza Eliwa, Ahmed Fouda, Doaa Khedr, Ramy A. Abdelsalam and Ahmed Elsayed Mansour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:4
  29. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common disease that has a prevalence of 6 to 13% of the adult population. It is characterized by recurrent obstruction partial or total upper airway and subsequent ...

    Authors: Rasha Mohamed Hendy, Basma M. Hani and Salwa H. Mohammed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:17

  30. Children with COVID-19 infection had fewer severe symptoms, which made it challenging to publish clinical data for this age group. This study aimed to determine the clinical features, laboratory markers, and p...

    Authors: Rehab Elmeazawy and Ahmed Mohammed Farid EL-Moazen
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:2
  31. Chronic inflammation plays a crucial role in developing various cardiovascular and metabolic disorders. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a unique condition characterized by the coexistence of cardiovascular an...

    Authors: Seham Ezzat Fathy Elfeky, Asmaa Ali, Eman M. Moazen, Mohammad Hamad Alhassoon, Nesma A. Elzanaty, Nouf Mubarak Alazmi, Liang Wu and Mai M. Saleh
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2024 18:1
  32. Stiff index is defined as the proportion of lung tissue elasticity in relation to chest wall elasticity to pertain to its cyclic tidal volume. It is meant to reflect the risk of overloading lung pressure. Intr...

    Authors: E. Fatma, Gamal A. Rahman, M. Algendy, M. Mahmoud, A. Mona and T. Yousra
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:76
  33. Obstructive sleep apnea disrupts the normal sleep cycle and is associated with many adverse consequences such as cardiovascular disease, DM, psychological problems, depression, decreased cognitive function, re...

    Authors: Rania Ahmad Sweed, Rana Alsaeed Rizk Abd Elghany, Anwar Ahmed Elganady, Enas Elsayed Mohamed, Jaidaa Farouk Mekky and Mohamed Mahmoud Elshafei
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:75
  34. Tube thoracostomy stands as the conventional treatment for pleural diseases. Nevertheless, pigtail catheters have gained traction due to their smaller size, potentially resulting in reduced complications. Desp...

    Authors: Pradeep Bajad, Sourabh Pahuja, Arjun Khanna and Satyam Agarwal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:74
  35. A deficiency in alpha-1 antitrypsin (A1AD) leads to increased activity of proteolytic enzymes. The consequence is a damage of airways and alveoli and, ultimately, the development of emphysema and chronic obstr...

    Authors: Josef Yayan and Kurt Rasche
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:73
  36. COVID-19 has an important component of organ damage which is COVID-19-associated coagulopathy. It is necessary to assess the risk in patients to develop a thrombophylaxis plan. The higher prevalence of key thr...

    Authors: Eman Badawy Abdelfattah, Sahar Samir Abdelmaksoud, Heba Mohamed Shalaby, Saad Shehata Abo-zid, Mahmoud M. Aboulmagd M. Youssef, Ahmed Ali Elshebiny and Hieba Gamal Ezzelregal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:72
  37. Acute lung injury (ALI) is a life-threatening clinical syndrome with high morbidity and mortality. The main pathological features of ALI are increased alveolar-capillary membrane permeability, edema, uncontrol...

    Authors: Ghufran Lutfi Ismaeel, Mohanad Ali Abdulhadi, Lubna R. Al-Ameer, Sally Salih Jumaa, Israa M. Essa, Abduladheem Turki Jalil, Abbas F. Almulla and Ronak Taher Ali
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:71
  38. The co-existence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is known as overlap syndrome, and both conditions share common risk factors and are associated with co-morbidi...

    Authors: Safy Zahid Kaddah, Yousef Mohamed Amin Soliman, Heba Mousa, Naglaa Moustafa and Eman Kamal Ibrahim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:70
  39. The duration of immunological persistence in COVID-19-vaccinated individuals is considered a matter of concern. Some studies have shown that anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies degrade rapidly. Due to diminishing immun...

    Authors: Reham Abdallah Mohamed, Ahmed Mohammed Mahmoud Hany and Asmaa Abdelhakim Nafady
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:69
  40. Mucormycosis is a life-threatening infection caused by fungi in the Mucorales species. It mainly affects diabetes patients and other immune-compromised hosts. The infection can involve multiple organ systems, ...

    Authors: Alireza Ziaei Moghaddam, Reza Basiri and Nema Mohamadian Roshan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:68
  41. The respiratory system is the most frequently affected system by COVID-19. However, a variety of extra-pulmonary systems can be influenced by COVID-19 with subsequent morbidity and mortality.

    Authors: Hend M. Esmaeel, Hamdy S. Mohamed, Asmaa R. Khalaf, Hamza A. Mahmoud and Doaa Gadallah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:67
  42. Patients with pneumonia exhibit similar clinical presentations despite having different causative organisms; thus, a rapid and easy test is needed to differentiate between the diseases. Here, we use lung ultra...

    Authors: Ahmed Sameh Sayed, Mona Mansour Ahmed, Khaled Mohamed Wagih, Haytham Samy Diab and Ahmed Mohamed Hussein
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:66
  43. Identifying patients with comorbid pulmonary disease may guide prognosis and aid in developing strategies regarding who would benefit the most from vaccines. This study was designed to clarify the influence of...

    Authors: Sally Magdy, Reem Elkorashy, Eman Hany Elsebaie, Hebatallah Hany Assal and Hoda M. Abdel-Hamid
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:64
  44. Oil aspiration pneumonia is an uncommon form of lung disease due to aspiration or inhalation of oil-containing products. The present study reports the changes process of radiological findings over time in four...

    Authors: Masoud Mahdavi Rashed, Mojtaba Haji Hosseini, Behnam Beizae, Seyed Ali Alamdaran, Anahita Alizadeh, Seyed Javad Seyedi, Ehsan Hassannejad and Nahid Tavakolizadeh
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:63
  45. Lung cancer remains the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the USA. Successful implementation of lung cancer screening programs has led to increased detection of peripheral pulmonary lesions (PPL). ...

    Authors: Rami Naaman, Christopher M. Kapp, Odile David, Kevin Kovitz, Benjamin Aronson and Kevin Haas
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:62

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