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  1. Do underlying allergic respiratory diseases such as asthma and rhinitis predispose to a severe coronavirus (COVID-19) infection? We conducted this systematic review to map out and synthesize evidence of publis...

    Authors: Alia Abdelmonem El Shahawy, Kelechi Elizabeth Oladimeji, Aboalmagd Hamdallah, Amal Saidani, Rami Abd-Rabu and Nesrine Ben Hadj Dahman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:12
  2. The role of interleukins in the severity and clinical profile of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not known, but evidence supports the contribution of systemic inflammation to disease pathophysi...

    Authors: Fatma G. M. Hussein, Randa S. Mohammed, Rasha A. Khattab and Laila A. Al-Sharawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:10
  3. Several studies have reported the predictors of the prognosis in COVID-19 patients; however, smoking, X-ray findings of pulmonary congestion, and A-profile and areas of consolidation in LUS are independent pre...

    Authors: Mohammad Eltahlawi, Hesham Roshdy, Mohammad Walaa, Panagiota Manthou, Diego Araiza Garaygordobil, Mohammad Elshabrawy, Mohamed Elkholy, Mohammad Abdelkhalek Basha, Marwa Tharwat and Waleed Mansour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:9
  4. Ultrasonography can detect different changes in anterior chest wall (ACW) joints in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) even before being clinically manifested. Airways, pleura, lung parenchyma, and vascul...

    Authors: Mohammed A. Mortada, Fatma Ibrahim Abdelrahman, Amal Abdul-Sattar and Waleed Mansour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:8
  5. The pandemic of severe acute respiratory virus (SARS-CoV-2) is characterized by respiratory symptoms with serious consequences, mainly associated with pneumonia and extreme ARDS. There is a lack of data about ...

    Authors: Muhammad Hassan, Fibhaa Syed, Naveed Ullah Khan, Zakir Jan, Hafiza Faiza Mushtaq, Nadir Hussain and Mazhar Badshah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:7
  6. Until now, there are more than two hundred million confirmed cases of COVID-19 including more than seven million deaths. Clinical trials of all three vaccines authorized for use in the UK (Pfizer–BioNTech, Oxf...

    Authors: Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Islam H. Ibrahim, Islam A. Mahmoud, Marwa Amary and Reem Sayad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:6
  7. A novel RNA coronavirus was identified in January 2020 as the cause of a pneumonia epidemic affecting the city of Wuhan; it rapidly spread across China.

    Authors: Doaa M. El Shehaby, Marwa Kh. Mohammed, Noha Esmael Ebrahem, Mariam M. Abd El-Azim, Islam G. Sayed and Sarah A. Eweda
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:5
  8. We aim to assess the role of diaphragm ultrasonography in evaluating the outcome of surgical diaphragmatic plication in adults with symptomatic unilateral diaphragmatic eventration.

    Authors: Mohamed Abdel-Bary, Alaa Rashad, Hamed Elgendy, Mohammed Zaki, Mahmoud Youssef Abdelhamid, Morris Beshay and Khaled Mohamed Abdelaal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:4
  9. Nodular fasciitis (NF) is a rare non-neoplastic inflammatory tumor and usually presents as a painless, rapidly growing subcutaneous soft tissue mass. The head and neck are relatively common locations for nodul...

    Authors: Yusuf Shieba, Mahmoud Khairy, Mohamed Elzouk and Albaraa Ali Mansour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:3
  10. Poorly controlled bronchial asthma limits patients’ quality of life (QOL), the condition which may potentiate the development of psychiatric disorders. The aim of this study was the assessment of anxiety and d...

    Authors: Samiaa Hamdy Sadek, Maha Mohamed El-kholy, Fareda Ahmed Mohammed and Reham Mohammed El-Morshedy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:2
  11. Guidelines to standardize treatment and follow-up strategies in pneumomediastinum cases are lacking. The aim of the study was to evaluate the etiology in pneumomediastinum cases and the results of treatment an...

    Authors: Mehmet Çetin, İlteriş Türk, Göktürk Fındık, Koray Aydoğdu, Selim Şakir Erkmen Gülhan, Pınar Bıçakçıoğlu and Sadi Kaya
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:1
  12. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Randa Salah Eldin Mohamed, Abeer Salah Eldin Mohamed, Waleed Fouad Fathalah, Mohamed Farouk Mohamed and Ahmed Aelgharib Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:55

    The original article was published in The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:51

  13. Extramedullary plasmacytoma is a rare monoclonal plasma cell neoplasm that originates from tissues other than the bone marrow and constitutes only 3%–5% of all plasma cell neoplasms. Most cases involve the upp...

    Authors: Shruthi Panduranga, Samson Kade, Swarna Shivakumar, Harisha V and Ravindra M. Mehta
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:54
  14. The recent pandemic of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has been causing intense stress among the global population. In the case of hospitalized and ICU-admitted COVID-19 patients with comorbidities, it has b...

    Authors: Riyan Al Islam Reshad, Sumaiya Hafiz Riana, Mohammad Al-baruni Chowdhury, Abu Tayab Moin, Faruque Miah, Bishajit Sarkar and Nurnabi Azad Jewel
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:53
  15. The azygos lobe is a rare anatomical variant seen in the upper lobe of right lung. It occurs during embryological development due to the failure of posterior cardinal vein to migrate supero-medially. It is oft...

    Authors: Sandeep Singh Awal, Som Subhro Biswas, Hitesh Goyal and Sampreet Kaur Awal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:52
  16. The diaphragm muscle whose dysfunction may be very common in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation (Ferrari G, De Filippi G, Elia F, Panero F, Volpicelli G, Aprà F. Crit Ultrasound J 6:8, 2014). Aim: To e...

    Authors: Randa Salah Eldin Mohamed, Abeer Salah Eldin Mohamed, Waleed Fouad Fathalah, Mohamed Farouk Mohamed and Ahmed Aelgharib Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:51

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:55

  17. Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure gained lesser interest than active smoking. There is evidence from previous studies that SHS exposure had negative effects on fetal growth. This study aimed to examine the effec...

    Authors: Eman Sobh, Asmaa Mahmoud Mohammed, Zeinab Adawy, Aziza Hussein Nassef and Adel Hasheesh
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:50
  18. After the first detection in November 2019, SARS-CoV-2 has spread rapidly over the continents and started the pandemic of the millennium. In addition to several novels and repurposed monoclonal antibodies (mAb...

    Authors: Paroma Deb, Md. Maruf Ahmed Molla, KM Saif-Ur-Rahman, Manik Chandra Das and Debashish Das
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:49
  19. Pulmonary hypertension is an assorted state that encompasses a spectrum of diseases and is categorized into five groups. The registries are necessary for the identification of risk factors, progression of the ...

    Authors: Mostafa Elshazly, Amira Ismail Mostafa, Asmaa Ibrahim and Irene M. Sabry
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:48
  20. Manual hyperinflation and expiratory rib cage compression are methods of chest physiotherapy. They are commonly applied but their value and their early utilization managing mechanically ventilated remain quest...

    Authors: Nahla Shaaban Khalil, Manal Sayed Ismaeel, Ahmed Hassan Askar and Mohamed Soliman Sayed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:47
  21. The conjunction of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is known as overlap syndrome (OS). The coexistence of these diseases has cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...

    Authors: Osama Ibrahim Mohammad, Ahmed Gouda Elgazzar, Shymaa Mohammad Mahfouz and Marwa Elsayed Elnaggar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:46
  22. Retinal and choroidal blood vessels are involved in many systemic diseases because they are complex vascular systems. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is considered as an inflammatory disease that affects...

    Authors: Noha Othman Ahmed, Yasmine Maher Shaaban and Hieba Gamal Ezzelregal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:45
  23. Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person’s everyday activities. Nowadays, we are in COVID-19 pandemic. From practice ...

    Authors: Hieba Gamal Ezzelregal, Azza Mohammed Hassan, Rehab Serag Mohamed and Noha Othman Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:44
  24. Medical thoracoscopy (MT) under conscious sedation can be a painful procedure. A pilot study reported reduction in procedural pain with lidocaine application via chest tube before procedure. This study aimed a...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohamed Abdelhady, Mohamed Gadallah, Moustafa Shaheen, Sahar Mourad and Maged Hassan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:43
  25. The current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has emerged in Wuhan, China, and has rapidly become a global challenge, creating ...

    Authors: Sema Ketenci and A. Şükrü Aynacıoğlu
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:42
  26. The 21st century already witnessed many deadly epidemics and pandemics. The major ones were respiratory tract infections like SARS (2003), H1N1 (2009), MERS (2012) and the most recent pandemic COVID-19 (2019)....

    Authors: Vijaytha Vijayakumar, A. Sabu and M. Haridas
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:41
  27. A striking feature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is its inability to resolve after cigarette smoke exposure has ended, which has contributed to the possibility that the disease could also be ...

    Authors: Zainab H. Saeed, Mohamed A. E. Abd El Hakim and Nezar R. Mohamed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:40
  28. Asthmatic smokers are a distinct phenotype of asthma. There is a lack of specific information about the treatment of asthma in smokers. The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of inhaled corticost...

    Authors: Sahar Farghly Youssif, Atef Farouk El-Karn, Mahmoud Farouk Sherif, Mohamed I. Seddik, Safaa Abdelgayed and Mohammed F. Abdelghany
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:38
  29. Tuberculosis is a communicable disease that is one of the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent (ranking above human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). The aim of this ...

    Authors: Mohamed El-Shabrawy, Dalia A. Ibrahim, Mohammad Walaa, Mona S. Hamed, Ahmed A. Abdelmoaty, Maher El-Shafei and Maha E. Alsadik
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:37
  30. House dust mites (HDM) are considered as a major source of indoor aeroallergen all over the world that precipitate allergic reactions including rhinoconjunctivitis, food allergy, atopic dermatitis, and allergi...

    Authors: Nahla Mohamed Okasha, Amr Ali Sarhan and Engy Osman Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:36
  31. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a global pandemic and is posing a serious public health problem for almost all countries. Spontaneous pneumomediastinum, a rare condition, is usually seen in pati...

    Authors: Archana Baburao, Rinki Das and Shylaja Shyamsunder
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:35
  32. Routine administration of antibacterials in patients with Covid-19 has been a subject of debate, with no solid data about the true prevalence of respiratory coinfections in Covid-19 patients in different geogr...

    Authors: Hebatallah Hany Assal, Maged Salah, Ayman Kamal Ibrahim, Mostafa Alfishawy, Rawia Khater, Hossam Hosny Masoud, Ahmed Monier Eldemerdash and Mohamed Ali AbdelHalim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:34
  33. COVID-19 patients normally experience mild cold-like symptoms that progress from the early viral response phase through the lung phase to the hyper-inflammation phase. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS...

    Authors: Muhamed A. Abdelzaher, Ashraf E. S. Ibrahim and Essamedin M. Negm
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:33
  34. The nature of opaque lesions such as effusions, atelectasis, masses, and consolidations can be clarified by sonography. This study investigated the sensitivity and accuracy of ultrasound-guided percutaneous co...

    Authors: Maha Fathy Mohamed, Nabila Ibraheem Laz, Khaled Mahmoud Kamel and Raghda Yaser Mahmoud
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:31
  35. Patient-ventilator asynchrony is a common problem in mechanically ventilated patients. It is associated with adverse effects including increased work of breathing, patient discomfort, increased need for sedati...

    Authors: Samiaa H. Sadek, Maha M. El-kholy, Marwa S. Abdulmoez and Reham M. El-Morshedy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:30
  36. Being highly infectious disease, COVID-19 exhausts most of efficient healthcare systems worldwide. Simple and rapid risk stratification methods are mandatory to recognize severe patients. This study aims to hi...

    Authors: Maiada K. Hashem, Eman M. Khedr, Enas Daef, Aliae Mohamed-Hussein, Ehab F. Mostafa, Sahar M. Hassany, Hanan Galal, Shimaa Abbas Hassan, Islam Galal, Mariam Taher Amin and Hebatallah M. Hassan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:29
  37. Caudal tracheal stent migration can be potentially life threatening by causing distal luminal obstruction. We present a rare double hitch stitch procedure (for prevention of migration of tracheal stent), which...

    Authors: Sameer A. Arbat, Parimal S. Deshpande and Sweta R. Chourasia
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:28
  38. Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a progressive and lethal lung disease of elderly whose incidence has been increasing following the Covid-19 pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 (SARS-...

    Authors: Apoorva Pandey, Ritu Kulshrestha and Surendra Kumar Bansal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:27
  39. Reversibility measured by spirometry in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is defined as an increase in forced expiratory volume in first second (FEV1) that is both more than 12% and 200 mL above the...

    Authors: Gamal Agmy, Manal A. Mahmoud, Azza Bahaa El-Din Ali and Mohamed Adam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:26
  40. As one of the restrictive lung diseases, scoliosis can be treated by surgical intervention to enhance the pulmonary function of that group of patients. The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of ...

    Authors: Mona Mansour Ahmed, Hesham Atef Abdelhalim and Reham Mohammed Mohammed Elamir
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:25
  41. Tuberculosis in Egypt is a main public health problem. Egypt is categorized among the mid-level incidence countries. The objective of this work is to study the epidemiology of TB in Giza Governorate during the pe...

    Authors: Amany Rabea Abd El Malik, Amany Ezz Elarab Abd El Wahab and Heba H. Eltrawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:24
  42. Amyloidosis is the extracellular deposition of amyloid fibril protein in any tissue or organ. The clinical manifestations of pulmonary amyloidosis are variable and without specific symptoms. We report a rare c...

    Authors: Hamdy Ali Mohammadien, Shimaa Nour Morsi and Moaz Atef Al Shahat
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:23
  43. Rigid thoracoscopy is the gold standard tool for diagnosing exudative pleural effusion, but sometimes it is difficult to obtain sufficient biopsies using the conventional forceps. This study evaluated the effi...

    Authors: Ayman Ibrahim Baess, Essam Gouda Hassanein, Mohamed Al Saeed Emara and Heba Ahmed Eshmawey
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:21
  44. Tuberculosis remains a worldwide problem fueled by the HIV epidemic. TB infection impacts HIV progression and mortality even with treatment. Egypt has increasing HIV prevalence, although still in low prevalent...

    Authors: Nagwa Elhalawany, Nessrin Shalaby, Amal Fathy, Ahmed S. Elmorsy, Mohamed Zaghloul, Heba El-shahawy and Asem A. Hewidy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:20
  45. Malignant endobronchial obstruction (MEBO) is the most debilitating complication in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The therapeutic role of cryotherapy and its impact on survival has not been well addresse...

    Authors: Alaa Rashad, Mohamed Shahat Badawy, Mohammed Mustafa Ali, Haggagy Mansour and Mohamed Abdel-Bary
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2021 15:19

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