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  1. Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) is hypoxemia and functional intrapulmonary right-to-left shunts in patients with liver disease. It is a well-known complication of liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and acute...

    Authors: Mahmoud M. El-Habashy, Ahmed A. Khamis, Mahmoud Kamel, Abdallah Essa, Walid Shehab-Eldin and Mohamed Shaban

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802175

    Content type: Original article

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  2. Castleman’s disease, a rare condition of uncertain etiology, is associated with lymphoproliferation. It is histologically and prognostically distinct from malignant lymph node hyperplasia.

    Authors: Tamer Ibraheem

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802173

    Content type: Case report

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  3. The risk of death for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) is three times higher than that in RA patients free from ILD. Therefore, this study was carried out to assess the v...

    Authors: Mohammed A. Farrag, Adel M. El-Sayed, Rehab M. Mohammed and Mohammed F. El Bagalatya

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802167

    Content type: Original article

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  4. Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis (VAT) rates in the ICU are variable and may depend on the population examined. The overlap between VAT and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) remains poorly defined.

    Authors: Sohair Sadek, Amr El-Said, Ashraf Madkour, Amal Rabie and Yahia Maky

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802153

    Content type: Original article

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  5. The aim of this work was to assess the concordance between chest ultrasound (US) and chest computed tomography (CT) findings before medical thoracoscopy (MT) and the impact of the findings on the conduct and o...

    Authors: Magdy Khalil, Haytham Samy Diab, Hanan Hosny, Emad Edward, Ehab Thabet, Wael Emara, Ahmed Soliman and Hanaa Fayez

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802149

    Content type: Original article

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  6. With the evolution of complex bronchoscopic procedures, search for procedures that were less painful to patients and easier for the operators to perform commenced. Conscious sedation partially achieved this ta...

    Authors: Hesham Raafat, Mahmoud Abbas and Sameh Salem

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802128

    Content type: Original article

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  7. Serum uric acid, the final product of purine degradation, has been shown to be increased in the hypoxic state as well as in systemic inflammation including patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (...

    Authors: Sameh Embarak, Ashraf E. Sileem, Maged Abdrabboh and Ahmed Mokhtar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802115

    Content type: Original article

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  8. Clinical judgment of healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP) represents a major concern as these fragile patients have an unusual presentation that frequently misleads severity assessment and results in poor clini...

    Authors: Amany Shaker, Doaa Mostafa Gad, Sameh Embarak and Hany A. Labib

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802108

    Content type: Original article

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  9. Physiological abnormalities are frequent in the skeletal muscle structure of patients with chronic renal failure (CRF), and their main signs are fatigue, muscular weakness, and low exercise tolerance. Respirat...

    Authors: L. Ashour, K. Wagih, H. Atef, W. Bichari and D. Fathya

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802100

    Content type: Original article

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  10. The advantages of low cost, bedside availability, and no radiation exposure have made ultrasound an indispensable diagnostic tool in modern pulmonary medicine. Color Doppler ultrasound demonstrates normal or i...

    Authors: Gamal R. Agmy, Safaa M. Wafy, Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein and Randa E. Abd Elkader

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802087

    Content type: Original article

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  11. Type A viruses are the most virulent human pathogens among the three influenza types and cause the most severe disease: H1N1, which caused swine flu in 2009, and H5N1, which caused avian flu in 2004.

    Authors: Adel Mahmoud Khattab, Khaled Mohamed Wagih and Amr Mohamed Awad Tag Eldin

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:802070

    Content type: Original article

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  12. Primary pulmonary paraganglioma is an uncommon neuroendocrine tumor of the lung, mostly discovered accidentally.

    Authors: Tamer Ibraheem, Hisham ElGhazaly, Ashraf Madkour and Ahmed Elnori

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010064

    Content type: Original article

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  13. The use of fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) through laryngeal mask airway (LMA) in children allows the use of an adult-size bronchoscope with its grasping tools; thus, it may aid in foreign body (FB) extraction.

    Authors: Ashraf Madkour, Ahmed Elmansoury and Samar Sharkawy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010057

    Content type: Original article

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  14. The single-breath (SB) diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) is the most clinically useful routine pulmonary function test after spirometry and lung volumes. The DLCO is the product of two measurements...

    Authors: Nermine M. Riad, Hala M. Salem and Haytham S. Diab

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010051

    Content type: Original article

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  15. Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients are susceptible to complications, especially volutrauma, during the period of mechanical ventilation; low ventilation is a safe strategy to a...

    Authors: Adel M. Saeed, Gehan M. El Asaal, Hesham A. Abd El Halim and Shaymaa A. Ahmad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010044

    Content type: Original article

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  16. Therapeutic rigid bronchoscopy with tracheobronchial stenting using silicone stents is a well-established procedure in the management of malignant and benign tracheobronchial stenosis. However, there is limite...

    Authors: Emad Korraa, Ashraf Madkour, Amany Todary and Khaled Wagieh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010038

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Malignant pleural mesothelioma ( MPM) is an aggressive tumor arising from the mesothelial cells lining the pleura. It commonly presents with unilateral pleural effusion with variable degree of pleural thickeni...

    Authors: Tarek Safwat, Samar Sharkawy, Amr Shoukri and Suzan Mohamed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010032

    Content type: Original article

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  18. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common finding in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ( IPF) and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality.

    Authors: Amany Omar Mohammed, Azza Farag Said El-Tooney, Nasser Mohammed Taha, Hosny Sayed Abdel Ghani and Zainab Hassan Saied

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010023

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Mediastinal masses and lymphadenopathy are often incidentally detected on chest radiograph. Despite diagnostic limitations, the chest radiograph is also important for detecting and localizing mediastinal masse...

    Authors: Adel Rezk, Sameh Hafez, Alaa Abd Al-Hamid, Ahmed Youssef Shaaban Gad and Mohamed Khamis

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010017

    Content type: Original article

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  20. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common condition that is characterized by intermittent and recurrent pauses in respiration results in multiple cycles of hypoxia/reoxygenation with an increased production of...

    Authors: Hoda A. Youssef, Alaa El-Dine O. Shalaby, Olfat G. Shaker, Irene M. Sabry and Eman A. Mahmoud

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010010

    Content type: Original article

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  21. Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare tumour. Exposure to asbestos is a well-established aetiological factor for MPM. Patients typically present with shortness of breath due to pleural effusion or che...

    Authors: Hussein F. Mahmoud

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2014 8:8010001

    Content type: Editorial

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  22. Data regarding the patients’ satisfaction with flexible bronchoscopy (FB) in our country, which is the major driving force in defining our practice, are lacking and have not been studied. We aimed to assess ou...

    Authors: Ashraf Madkour, Nehad Osman, Samar Sharkawy and Ashraf Gomaa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2013 7:7020071

    Content type: Original article

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  23. Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a devastating disease with significant disability and mortality, and it has much higher prevalence than previously thought.

    Authors: Youssriah Y. Sabri, Iman M. Hamdy, Irene M. Sabry and Assad A. Saif Al-Hadi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2013 7:7020060

    Content type: Original article

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  24. Medical thoracoscopy is an old interventional technique that has evoluted over more than hundred years. The role of medical thoracoscopy in modern pulmonary medicine is well established, its application is acc...

    Authors: Amr Shoukri

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2013 7:7020050

    Content type: Original article

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  25. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fifth cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world and represents a substantial economic and social burden. Patients experience a progressive dete...

    Authors: Ahmed Y. Gad and Sayed A. El-Shafe

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2013 7:7020043

    Content type: Original article

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