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  1. Behcet diseases is not only orogenital ulcerations but also it can have many systemic manifestations. In this article we presented 3 cases of Behcet disease associated with pulmonary artery aneurysms affecting...

    Authors: Gamal M. Agmy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901109
  2. The aim of this work was to study the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in El-Behira Governorate before and after application of DOTS (direct observed therapy short course strategy) to evaluate the National Tuber...

    Authors: Ali K. Alwani, Abdelsadek H. Al-Aarag, Magdy M. Omar and Nabil A. Abdelghaffar Hibah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901101
  3. Medical thoracoscopy is an important tool for the diagnosis and management of several pleural diseases. The presence of fibrous pleural adhesions may prevent medical thoracoscopy to access the pleural space pr...

    Authors: Amr Shoukri
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901092
  4. The first step in the diagnostic work up of pleural effusion is the distinction between transudative and exudative pleural effusions (TPEs and EPEs). This discrimination is based on some biochemical tests that...

    Authors: Sayed Labiba, Ibraheem Dwidar, Eman Riad and Basma B. Hasan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901073
  5. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common and severe form of pulmonary fibrosis characterized by gradual loss of pulmonary function. Despite rigorous research, the etiology of IPF has remained unk...

    Authors: Elham A. Hassan, Mohamed O. Abdel Malek, Ali A. Hasan and Asmaa O. Ahmed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901069
  6. The aim of this study was to investigate the possible role of surfactant protein D (SP-D) in the pathogenesis and the prognosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

    Authors: Dawalat El-Miligy, Mohamed W. Zakaria, Laila Rashed and Haidi Abu-Hussein
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901064
  7. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence and frequency of abnormalities in subclinical pulmonary function tests (PFTs) in a group of Egyptian children with juvenile-onset systemic lupus erythemato...

    Authors: Hala M. Lotfy, Eman F. Halawa and Mohamed El Baz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901059
  8. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways in which many cells play a role, in particular mast cells, eosinophils, and lymphocytes. It is a major chronic airway disorder that poses a serious publ...

    Authors: Abdelsadek H. Al-Aarag, Abeer M. Rawy, Mona M. EL-Behissy and Marwa M. Abdelraheem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901043
  9. A new form of therapy that provides humidified high-flow oxygen through a nasal cannula has been introduced recently as an alternative in the treatment of spontaneously ventilating patients with high oxygen re...

    Authors: Adel M. Saeed, Khaled M. Wagih and Nasra A. Hussein
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901034
  10. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth most common cause of death in the world. COPD prevalence, morbidity, and mortality vary across countries and across different groups within countries....

    Authors: Azza F. Said, Ashraf A. Ewis, Ahmad A. Omran, Mohamed E. Magdy and Micheal F. Saleeb
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901027
  11. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a common, preventable, and treatable disease. Troponin I is a component of the contractile proteins present in all muscles. The amino acid sequence of cardiac troponin ...

    Authors: Neveen Hasaneen, Ayman Abd Elrahman, Mohamed El Mahdy, Osama El Shaer, Mohamed Hassan and Mahmoud M. El-Habashy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2015 9:901014
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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

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