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  1. A devastating medical disorder, the coronavirus pandemic infection (COVID-19), produced by the coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2), is primarily characterized by severe pneumonia. Pulmonary hypertension (PH), which may ...

    Authors: Heba Abdelhady Taha, Basem Ibrahim Elshafey, Taimor Mostafa Abdullah and Heba Ahmed Salem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:27
  2. Behçet’s disease (BD) is a multi-organ disease with different systemic manifestations. While rare in the United States and Europe, it is more common in the Middle East and Asia. BD is one of the commonest enco...

    Authors: Ahmad M. Shaddad, Aliaë A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Shady Mohamed Safwat, Esraa A. Talaat, Sara Farrag, Nada M. Gamal and Waleed Gamal Elddin Khaleel
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:26
  3. Biphasic positive airway pressure, also known as BIPAP, is a type of pressure-controlled ventilation that permits unrestricted spontaneous breathing at any time during the ventilatory cycle. Our study’s object...

    Authors: Shymaa Sayed Salem, Khaled Hussein, M. Sh. Badawy, Gad s Gad and Alaa Rashad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:23
  4. Weaning-induced pulmonary edema (WIPO) is one of the commonest causes of weaning failure in critical care. As ultrasound machine is an easy and available tool in critical care units that help to diagnose inter...

    Authors: Dina A. Hamad, Alaa Eldin Abdel-Moniem, Taghreed S. Meshref, Marwan N. Mohamed, Shimaa A. Elghazally and Ahmad B. Abdelrehim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:22
  5. Infection breakthrough after COVID-19 vaccination is a point of conflict in current literature not only because of the estimation of the potential hazards and symptoms severity but also due to establishing a v...

    Authors: Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Maiada K. Hashem, Mohammed G. Azizeldine and Ahmad M. Shaddad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:21
  6. There is evidence that bacterial co-infection in respiratory viruses leads to morbidity and mortality. Patients with decreased immunity are prone to bacterial co-infection. A lack of judicious use of antibioti...

    Authors: Salma Said Zaki, Gamal El Sawaf, Asmaa AbelHameed Ahmed, Ayman Ibrahim Baess, Bassem Nashaat Beshey and Amel ELSheredy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:20
  7. Bronchiectasis is a chronic pulmonary disease characterized by widened, malformed bronchi, with profuse expectoration and impaired quality of life. COPD and ILD are common co-morbidities with bronchiectasis.

    Authors: Manal SH. Elhussini, Asmaa Mahmoud Mohammed, Hoda Assad Eid and Ahmed Gharib
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:19
  8. Inhalation lung injury occurs in almost one-third of all serious burns and is responsible for a considerable proportion of burn patient fatalities each year. History of closed space fire or unconsciousness at ...

    Authors: Mohammad A. Megahed, Rana H. Elhelbawy, Mohammed A. Agha, Nehad B. Abdelatty, Amal A. El-Koa and Mai M. El-Kalashy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:18
  9. Pneumonia is the major cause of morbidity and mortality among children worldwide. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of antibiotics increased which led to the development of antibiotic-resistant strains of ...

    Authors: Mahitab Morsy Hussein, Malak Ali Shaheen, Abdelrahman Mahmoud Sleem, Fatma Mostafa Mahmoud and Sally Raafat Ishak
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:17
  10. Assurance of proper endotracheal tube (ETT) location is crucial immediately after intubation as undiagnosed esophageal intubation can be catastrophic. The primary purpose for this study is to determine the dia...

    Authors: Islam G. Sayed, Suzan Salama and Marwa Abdallah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:16
  11. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐COV‐2) is mostly associated with upper and lower respiratory tract manifestations. However, coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) can result in a wide range of...

    Authors: Ahmad M. Shaddad, Aliaë A. R. Mohammed Hussein, Amal Mohamed Aly Tohamy and Waleed Gamal Elddine Khalil
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:15

    The Letters to the Editor to this article has been published in The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:24

  12. Systemic inflammation, electrolytes, and trace element derangements are thought to be involved, directly or indirectly, in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD).

    Authors: Rasha M. Emam, Rasha A. Abdelfattah, Elham Abd elhady Abdelghany, Mohammad O. Abdel Aziz, Noha M. Abdullah and Ali Omar Abdelaziz
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:14
  13. A balanced diet and nutrition greatly influence our immune system’s ability and regulate the risk and severity of infections. This review presented the possible patho-mechanisms of vitamins C and D in COVID-19...

    Authors: Sohel Ahmed, Mehrin Hossain, Deepita Chakrabortty, Kazi Ifthi Arafat, Mohammad Jakir Hosen and Mohammad Mizanur Rahman Khan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:13
  14. Asthma is still considered a major chronic respiratory disease that affects a large number in the world. The association between COVID-19 infection and asthma was studied in different ways focusing on hospital...

    Authors: Abeer M. Rawy, Mohamed S. Sadek, Mysara M. Mogahed, Afaf Khamis and Amira H. Allam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:12
  15. Resting pulmonary hypertension (PH) is not uncommon in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In the current study, we aimed to identify physiological predictors of resting PH in patients ...

    Authors: Muhammad E. Atta, Yehia M. Khalil, Asmaa Abd-Elhameed, Tamer S. Morsi and Amany F. Elbehairy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:11
  16. Isolated unilateral absence of one pulmonary artery (IUAPA) is a rare malformation and a rare cause of hemoptysis. It occurs due to malformation of the sixth aortic arch during embryogenesis. This condition ha...

    Authors: Sanjay Mhalasakant Khaladkar, Divyajat Kumar and Reetika Kapoor
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:10
  17. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can be used as salvage therapy for multitrauma patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) when conventional treatment fails to maintain oxygenation. How...

    Authors: Qiang Meng, Changwei Ji, Zhen Ma, Bo wang Chen, Hao Zhang, Jun Li, Lin Cong, Feng Qu and Shuhong Gao
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:9
  18. Incentive spirometry (IS) is mostly used postoperatively to avoid pulmonary complications, but its effect on COPD patients and its effect on diaphragmatic functions are still not fully studied. The current stu...

    Authors: Amal A. El-Koa, Hanaa A. Eid, Shrief R. Abd Elrahman and Mai M. El Kalashy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:8
  19. Fungal colonization or infection has recently been reported in patients with lung cancer, and it is possible that it has a role in the pathogenesis of lung cancer or having an effect on treatment and outcome. ...

    Authors: Mohammad Khairy El-Badrawy, Amany Ragab Elsaied, Asmaa Adel Metwally Ibrahim, Ahmed Elsayed Eladl and Rehab Ahmad Elmorsey
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:7
  20. Regarding risk stratification of intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism, data are still not sufficient. Transthoracic echocardiography parameters may be useful in risk evaluation in those patients. Some novel ec...

    Authors: Reham M. El-Morshedy, Maha M. El-kholy, Dina A. Hamad, Rofaida R. El-Sokkary and Marwan N. Mohamed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:6
  21. Adherence to preventive control measures is influenced by perception, attitudes, and practices toward the disease prevention.

    Authors: Basma Mohamed Osman, Shaimaa S. Abdelrheem, Ramy M. El Sabaa, Farida Kamel Yousef, Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Nermen M. Abuelkassem and Salwa A. Atlam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:4
  22. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based SARS-CoV-2 RNA detection and serological antibody tests give a proof of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. Several variables can influence the consequences of ...

    Authors: Marwa Elsayed Elnaggar, Abeer Mohamed Rawy, Marwa Seif El-Melouk, Al-Shaimaa Mahmoud Al-Tabbakh, Hamasat Abdel-hafeez Abdel-Khalik, Eman Fathy Abdelkhalek and Rehab Elsayed Elsawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:3
  23. Clinical trial of IDO inhibitor or uses of micro-nutrient supplements during management of diseases is commonly done without having adequate basis for the practise. Tryptophan (Trp) is an essential amino acid ...

    Authors: Ganiyu Olatunbosun Arinola, Issa Abdullahi, Sheu Kadiri Rahamon, Zainab Bolanle Fasasi, Olajumoke Oluwaseun Adedeji, Adigun Kehinde and Adekunle Akeem Bakare
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2023 17:2
  24. WHO recognized the COVID-19 outbreak in China as a pandemic crisis on March 11, 2020. Patients with chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs) have limited physiological reserve; this lead to the assumption that COVI...

    Authors: E. Abdelghany, Rasha A. Abdelfattah, S. Rabea Shehata and A. Abdelaziz
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:70
  25. The aim of the study is to assess the diagnostic utility of bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) samples with GeneXpert test in diagnosis of TB in smear-negative patients.

    Authors: Mohammed Abdalla Rakha, Asmaa Ali, Waleed Hassan and Eman Al-Anbay
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:68
  26. In the current era, surgical intervention such as bronchotomy should be the last resort, only to be chosen for a chronic, symptomatic, and impacted foreign body that is not retrievable bronchoscopically. This ...

    Authors: Ishan Jhalani, Anshuman Darbari, Mayank Mishra and Pradeep Kumar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:67
  27. Malignant pleural effusions (MPE) mostly arises from metastases to the pleura from other sites. Management of malignant effusions aims to palliate dyspnea and prevent the reaccumulation of pleural fluid to imp...

    Authors: Gamal Agmy, Mohamed F. Adam, Safaa Ahmed El Sagheir and Manal A. Mahmoud
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:66
  28. Lung cancer (LC) is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Programmed cell death receptor 1 (PD-1) interacts with its ligand (PDL-1) on T cells inhibiting its functioning which may affect the patient's ...

    Authors: Ragaa H. M. Salama, Soad M. A. Faied, Maha ELkholy, Norhan S. Abd-Elmawgoud, Tasneem A. Alsanory, Aya A. Alsanory, Ahmed A. Abd-Elmoniem, Mohamed S. Abd-Elmawgoud, Hemat A. Mahmoud, Abdel-Rahman H. Abdel-Qawy and Marwa A. Dahpy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:65
  29. For various types of cancer in oncologic patients, the clinical features of pulmonary embolism (PE) are unknown. The purpose of the study is to identify pulmonary embolism incidence and type among oncologic pa...

    Authors: Saad Rabie Samra, Ahmed Mohamed Said, Dalia Hamouda Elsayed, Marwa Elsayed Abd Elhamed and Mohamed A. HAbeb
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:64
  30. Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are the major airway diseases and are increasingly important causes of mortality, morbidity, and disability globally. This cross-sectional study was conducted t...

    Authors: Muhammad Ashraf Khan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:63
  31. Periodic leg movement disorder is defined as periodic episodes of repetitive limb movements during sleep that mainly occurs in the lower limb, including the hips, knees, and toes, and sometimes affects the upp...

    Authors: Samah Kotb, Suzan Salama Sayed, Amany Omar Mohamed and Shazly Bughdady Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:62
  32. Malignancy-associated secondary spontaneous pneumothorax (MSSP) has an incidence of 1% with a risk for recurrence of 9.4% reported in association with sarcomas, histiocytoma, malignant thymoma, and cancers of ...

    Authors: Mathew Varghese Nellimootil, Thomas Jeo Joseph, Richa Gupta, Avinash Anil Nair, Prince James and Aparna Irodi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:61
  33. Thoracic air leak syndrome (TALS) is a rare complication associated with chronic lung graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS). In the present case, TALS was the sole pulmon...

    Authors: Avinash Anil Nair, Arshad Raja, Anup Joseph Devasia, Leena Robinson Vimala, Richa Gupta, Balamugesh Thangakunam and Vikram Mathews
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:60
  34. Bronchiectasis was considered as an uncommon radiological feature of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. The clinical course and outcome of COVID-19 bronchiectasis overlap is still a point for rese...

    Authors: Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Ahmad M. Shaddad, Maiada K. Hashem and Maha Ahmed Okasha
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:59
  35. Globally, acute respiratory illnesses are the most commonly manifesting illness in all age group. The disease mostly affects the upper respiratory tract (URT) and is self-limiting. However, a small percentage ...

    Authors: Wahyu Choirur Rizky, Muhammad Candragupta Jihwaprani and Mazhar Mushtaq
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:58
  36. Severe asthma exacerbation can be a frightening experience to the patient and physician. Despite continuous efforts to frame management guidelines and advances in treatment, severe exacerbations still occur. I...

    Authors: Ashraf Zin E L-Abdeen Mohamed, Lamiaa Hassan Shaaban, Shereen Frghaly Gad, Esraa Abdel Azeem and Waleed Gamal Elddin
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:57
  37. The pandemic had a significant impact on those with underlying chronic health conditions being at risk of developing a more severe disease with rapid progression, significant complications, and with increased ...

    Authors: Y. M. A. Soliman, R. I. M. Elkorashy, Ahmed Abdel Aziz, Asmaa Abdelnaby and Sally Magdy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:56
  38. COVID-19 infection involves a complex interplay of the immunological and inflammatory responses. Low blood-oxygen levels have been a hallmark in COVID-19 patients. The lung tissue damage infiltered by the vira...

    Authors: Nayana Devang, Souparnika Sreelatha and Mamatha B. V.
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:55
  39. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can present with pulmonary and non-pulmonary manifestations, or it may be asymptomatic. Asymptomatic patients have a major impact on transmission of the disease, and predict...

    Authors: Riham Hazem Raafat, Mohamed Alboraie, Sally Waheed Elkhadry, Mostafa Abdelnasier, Mohamed Ahmed Hashish, Yahya Ahmed Almansoury, Noha Yousef, Omar Elshaarawy and Ahmad Madkour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:54
  40. Asthma is a heterogenous disease with various phenotypes that is characterized by airway limitation due to bronchospasm and airway inflammation associated with excessive mucus secretion. Eosinophilic asthma su...

    Authors: Maged Mohamed Refaat, Riham Hazem Raafat, Heba Eid AbuAlia and Dina Sayed Sheha
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:53
  41. This pilot study included 68 cases with post-COVID-19 persistent cough (> 8 weeks), randomly allocated into two groups; intervention group (32 patients) received standard cough therapy, and montelukast 10 mg/d...

    Authors: Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Mohamed Eltaher A. A. Ibrahim, Hoda A. Makhlouf, Nahed A. Makhlouf, Howaida K. Abd-Elaal, Karima M. S. Kholief and Islam G. Sayed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:52
  42. Exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are major contributors to worsening lung function, impaired quality of life, emergency healthcare use, and COPD-related mortality. COPD exacerbatio...

    Authors: Laila Ashour Helala, Eman Badawy AbdelFattah and Hazem Mohamed Abd Elsalam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:49

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