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  1. Krebs von den Lungen (KL-6) is elevated in serum of interstitial lung disease (ILD) patients based on its leakage from the alveolar space into the blood; KL-6 is significantly higher in patients with acute exa...

    Authors: Zainab H. Saeed, Mohammed H. Magdy, Emad A. Abdelnaem and Madyan M. Mahmoud
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:41
  2. Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) represent important events in the management of COPD because of its negative impact on health status and disease progression. The etiology of acute...

    Authors: Elsayed Ahmed Fahmy, Heba Wagih Abdelwahab, Heba Elsayed Eldegla and Mohammed Khairy Fahmy Elbadrawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:38
  3. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Yousef Ahmed and Manal A. Mahmoud
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:36

    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:Art25

  4. The aim of this study is to evaluate adherence to inhaler therapy in asthmatic patients and examine drug-related factors affecting medication adherence among Egyptian asthma patients. The study was carried out...

    Authors: Abdellah H K Ali, Esraa Ameen, Kamal Atta and Khaled Fawzy Alkhayat
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:35

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:40

  5. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common condition in the general population that is highly correlated to obesity, and it is associated with major cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. In Egypt, obesity rat...

    Authors: Ahmed Gharib and Shahira Loza
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:34
  6. Mature blood cells can be differentiated from hematopoietic stem cells; thus, the latter can play a crucial role in maintaining defense against different microorganisms. Thus, hematopoietic stem cell transplan...

    Authors: Mohamed Zidan, Dalia Ahmed Nafea, Hadir Ahmed Said Okasha, Ahmed Farag Abouelnour and Heba Ahmed Eshmawey
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:33
  7. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a newly emerging pandemic that affected millions of people worldwide caused by novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. The first cases reported suffered from respiratory symptoms.

    Authors: Eman Sobh, Einas Abuarrah, Khloud Gamal Abdelsalam, Sohaila Sabry Awad, Mohamed Ahmed Badawy, Mohamed A. Fathelbab, Mohamed Ahmed Aboulfotouh and Mohamed Fawzi Awadallah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:32
  8. Dyspnea is a frequent symptom among patients with thyroid disorders. However, its actual causative mechanism is not clear. The diaphragm is the main inspiratory muscle and contraction of the diaphragm is essen...

    Authors: Heba H. Eltrawy, Inass Hassan Ahmad, Fatma Mohamed Elhussieny and Sherief Abdullah Nassib
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:30
  9. The pathologic basis of childhood community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) involves the generation of reactive oxygen species by immune cells leading to cellular damage and lung congestion. Serum antioxidants and vi...

    Authors: Bankole Peter Kuti, Alex Ifeoluwa Akinwumi, Demilade Kehinde Kuti and Kazeem Olanrewaju Amoo
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:29
  10. Context and purpose: lung cancer is the second in the incidence rate and the first in death rate in the United States of America in 2017. Its treatment depends upon the tumor staging as well as the histologica...

    Authors: Heba Said Gharraf, Sayed Mohamed Mehana and Mostafa Ali ElNagar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:28
  11. Pleural collections of the transudative type occur frequently in patients who need mechanical ventilation (MV). Treatment of the etiology of the effusion takes a prolonged duration of time. The study intended ...

    Authors: Heba Said Gharraf and Alaa El Din AbdAllah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:27
  12. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy and medical thoracoscopy are basic interventional modalities for the diagnosis of a wide variety of pleuropulmonary diseases. In some cases, we need fast and accurate results for decisi...

    Authors: Mohammed Elsaid Hantera, Salwa Atef Ganna, Ayman Mohamed Elsaka and Walaa Mowafy El-Lawaty
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:26
  13. The observations of some recent epidemiological studies offer hope for a reduced impact of COVID-19 for countries which practice universal BCG vaccination policy.

    Authors: Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Marwa Rashad Salem, Samar Salman, A F Abdulrahim, Nasrallah A. Al Massry, Mahmoud Saad, Nesrine Ben Hadj Dahman and Ahmed Negida
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:25
  14. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are both common in the adult population. The coexistence and association of both COPD and OSA have been described as the overlap s...

    Authors: Ahmed Gharib
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:24
  15. Prognostic markers play an essential role in the proper management of community-acquired pneumonia. This research work aimed to evaluate the association of RDW and /or MPV with mortality and morbidity in patie...

    Authors: Sahar Farghly, Randa Abd-Elkader, Randa A. El Zohne and Doaa M. Abd El-Kareem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:23
  16. Different inflammatory cytokines play a role in the mechanism and pathogenesis of fibrosis in idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (IIP). Transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-β1) has become a subject of interest...

    Authors: Mohamed W. Zakaria, Reem I. El-Korashy, Samah Selim, Ingy Badawy and Kwashi J. Amum
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:22
  17. Cancer development is associated with deregulated microRNA (miRNA) in body fluids including serum, plasma, and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL). Early diagnosis and early treatment of lung cancer improve survival ...

    Authors: Samar A. Mansour, Amgad A. Farhat, Ayman H. Abd El-Zaher, Adel S. Bediwy, Said M. Abdou, Ayman A. Al Saka and Abdel Aziz A. Zidan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:20
  18. Researches to detect the ideal agent for pleurodesis are still continuous; iodopovidone is one of the best agents for pleurodesis that are commonly used. Tranexamic acid is also considered by many authors as a...

    Authors: Ayman H. Abd El Zaher and Ayman S. El Dib
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:19
  19. The (T) allele of MUC5B gene is strongly correlated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and interstitial lung diseases (ILD) related to autoimmune conditions in Caucasians, but no data is available regard...

    Authors: Hoda Ali Abu Yusuf, Mohamed Galal, Safy Kaddah, Marwa el Sharkawy, Mohamed Shaaban Mousa and Heba Moussa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:18
  20. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a well-known respiratory system disorder impacting patient’s morbidity and mortality. Many COPD patients die from cardiovascular diseases. Criteria of arterial s...

    Authors: Waleed Mansour, Mohamed El-Shabrawy, Wael A. Khalil, Ahmad S. Eldamanhory and Sameh Embarak
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:14
  21. Bird fanciers’ lung (BFL) is a very famous type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) produced by airborne exposure to avian antigens. Immunological response and duration of exposure to the avian protein increa...

    Authors: Nezar R. Mohamed, Eman Ramadan Ghazawy and Zainab H. Saeed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:17
  22. Intratumoral chemotherapy (ITC) has been used by many groups; the combination of heat and cytotoxic drugs increases the ability to destroy the malignant cells. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy ...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Tohlob, Lucy A. Suliman, Ahmed S. Elmorsy, Mohamed A. Ibrahim and Asem A. Hewidy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:16
  23. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) can be used as a rapid indicator of eosinophilic airway inflammation and steroid responsiveness in patients with bronchial asthma, but this role in chronic cough is still...

    Authors: Eman Shebl and Hanaa Abdel-moety
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:15
  24. Acute kidney injury (AKI) worsens the outcome in mechanically ventilated patients. The occurrence of AKI may have an effect on weaning from mechanical ventilation (MV). The purpose of this work is to study the...

    Authors: Ahmed Gouda El-Gazzar, Mahmoud Mohamad El-Salahy, Tarek Samy Essway, Samar Nasef Mohammed and Marwa Elsayed Elnaggar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:13
  25. Bronchiectasis may be associated and/or co-exist with respiratory diseases as bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or non-respiratory diseases. However, data about this association...

    Authors: Aliae Mohamed-Hussein and Hoda Makhlouf
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:9
  26. The ability of computed tomography (CT) in illustrating the pathology of lung parenchyma in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was discussed previously in many articles. However, the co...

    Authors: Mohamed Mahros, Hossam Hosny, Ayman Ismail and Heba Moussa
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:8
  27. Vocal cords signify an imperative lane for air flow in and out of the respiratory tract along with a phonetic role. So, the aim of this work is to assess the impact of habitual versus occasional utilization of...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohammed Abumossalam, Hanan Abdelsattar Ahmed, Omar Mohamed Ibrahim, Talal Mohamad Saad Algreisy and Abdullah Mohmad Al-Shenqiti
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:12
  28. Platelets play an essential role in both coagulation system and the host immune defenses against infection including community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). This work aimed to study the possibility of using platel...

    Authors: Adel H. A. Ghoneim, Mohammad A. Mohammad, Mohammad A. Elghamrawy and Sameh Embarak
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:11
  29. Patients with symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) present to nearly all physicians irrespective of their specialties. A basic knowledge of OSA is considered essential to identify those patients for appro...

    Authors: Sameh Embarak, Lamiaa G. Zake, W. Abd-El-Azem and Ashraf E. Sileem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:6
  30. The appearance of the thymus on imaging studies showed great variability. Thymus imaging is a great challenge. This cross-sectional prospective study investigated the diagnostic value of different imaging moda...

    Authors: S. A. Hussein, Y. Y. Sabri, M. A. Fouad, H. H. Al-Zawam and N. M. Mohamed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:5
  31. Lung cancer has a very poor prognosis and high mortality. Positive sputum for malignant and/or atypical cells warrants the need for fibreoptic bronchoscopy. White light bronchoscopy (WLB) is usually unable to ...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohamed Abdelhady and Dina Mohamed Mohamed Abdallah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:2
  32. The differentiation between malignant (MPE) and tuberculous (TPE) pleural effusions should be considered in any patient with an exudative lymphocytic pleural effusion. A rapid precise diagnosis is valuable as ...

    Authors: Dalia E. ElSharawy, Maha M. Hagras and Rasha A. Khedr
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:3
  33. Convex probe endobronchial ultrasound is a minimally invasive technique used for performing real-time transbronchial needle aspiration of enlarged hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes and could be used for diagno...

    Authors: Sabah Ahmed Hussein, Alaa Eldein Omar Shalaby, Khaled Mahmoud Kamel, Amal Ahmad Hareedy and Hoda Mohamed Mahmoud Abdelhameed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:1
  34. Cervical lymphadenopathy is common in all age groups. Persistently enlarged cervical lymph nodes often pose a diagnostic challenge and necessitate focused clinical evaluation with targeted investigations. Path...

    Authors: Divya Ramachandran, Rajesh Venkitakrishnan, Jolsana Augustine and Melcy Cleetus
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305778
  35. Spastic cerebral palsy (CP) patients have lower pulmonary functions than normal healthy individuals as they usually have decreased chest wall mobility, deviation of optimal chest wall structure, and weak respi...

    Authors: Magda Y. Elseify, Dina A. Ramadan and Sally R. Ishak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305716
  36. Ultrasonography is a promising technique for structural and functional evaluation of the diaphragm. It is accurate, reproducible, and portable with no ionizing radiation. Multiple studies have reported ultraso...

    Authors: Youssriah Y. Sabri, Sabah A. M. Hussein, Ahmed A. M. Baz and Amal A. M. Aglan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305690
  37. Fungal pneumonia is an infectious process in the lung caused by one or more endemic or opportunistic fungi. Fungal infection occurs following the inhalation of spores, after the inhalation of conidia, or by th...

    Authors: Mona M. Ahmed, Ayman A. Farghaly, Riham H. Raafat and Waleed M. Abd Elsattar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304545
  38. An increase in serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) activity is commonly taken to support the presumptive diagnosis of some lung diseases and a variety of extrapulmonary disorders, but the role of LDH as an early...

    Authors: Rasha M. Hendy, Mona A. Elawady and Heba M. Abd EL Kareem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304539
  39. An exacerbation of asthma is an episode, characterized by a progressive increase in one or more typical asthma symptoms (shortness of breath, wheezing, cough, and chest tightness).

    Authors: Ahmed G. El Gazzar, Khaled M. Belal, Tarek S. Essawy and Neveen M. Abd-Elfattah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304443

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