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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Over the past 10 decades, only five cases have been published of firearm injuries of the chest with conservative management, who in the follow-up expectorated the bullet. We report the first case in the histor...

    Authors: Nasir U. Din Wani, Tasneem Muzaffar, Syed A. Hussain, Yasir Wani, Danish Zahoor, Aaliya Wani and Farhana Bashir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305786
  13. 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
  14. Across the lifespan, several biological and hormonal differences affect symptoms and consequences of sleep and circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders in women. Published data on women with restless leg syndrome...

    Authors: Amany O. Mohamed, Hoda A. Makhouf, Shazly B. Ali and Omar T. Mahfouz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305767
  15. This study was carried out to validate the NoSAS score and assess its performance in predicting clinically significant sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in patients referred for a sleep study and to compare its...

    Authors: Rania A. Sweed and Mahmoud I. Mahmoud
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305760
  16. Inflammatory and oxidative stress caused by infection has recently been proposed as a mechanism of association between the red cell distribution width (RDW) and infectious diseases, such as community-acquired ...

    Authors: Yousef A. Yousef and Mahmoud A. Manal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305738

    The Correction to this article has been published in The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 14:36

  17. Zinc is an important micronutrient in humans. Globally, pneumonia represents 18% of mortality in children under 5 years of age and the main infectious purpose of early life mortality. There is a higher pneumon...

    Authors: Amira M. M. Hamed, Yasser T. Kassem, Hamada K. Fayed and Ahmed M. Solaiman
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305730
  18. 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
  19. Drug addiction results in serious pulmonary complications. Thoracic complications of drug addiction vary depending on the type and the route of administration of the drug that has been abused.

    Authors: Aya M. AbdelDayem, Mahmoud L. Sakr, Nehad M. Osman, Maryam A. Abd El Kader and Sherehan EL Sayed Abd El-Aaty
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305704
  20. Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is a lethal sequela of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Surgical trauma injures the tissue directly, releasing a large number of tissue agent. The frequency of re-exploration owing t...

    Authors: Ayman A. Sallam, Mohamed M. Abo El Nasr, Ahmed S. Elgebaly and Wael M. El Feky
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305699
  21. 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
  22. Chest ultrasound has been an important tool for the diagnosis of many chest diseases, and, recently, it became an important tool for confirmation of the site of endotracheal tube placement. In our study, we us...

    Authors: Mohammad W. S. Moghawri, Niveen E. Zayed and Dalia A. Ibrahim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305684
  23. The course of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is characterized by variable patterns of disease progression. Refractory HP is defined as poor or lack of response to different modalities of treatment with wors...

    Authors: Yosri M. K. Akl, Raef H. Emam, Ahmed H. El-Habashi, Mohamed S. Ismail and Hossam Abdallah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305660
  24. Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) and Simplified Acute Physiology Score II (SAPS II) scoring systems are the two models that are greatly used by the majority of ICUs to predict clin...

    Authors: Yousef Ahmed, Mohamed Adam and Lamees M. Bakkar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305654
  25. Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) is useful in guiding needle biopsy of mediastinal lesions. Sonoelastography in latest generation machines have enabled mapping the elasticity of the lymph nodes (LNs) leading to...

    Authors: Rajesh Gupta, Sharad Joshi, Ankit Bhatia, Nitesh Tayal and Praveen Pandey
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305630
  26. Systemic corticosteroids (SCS) are effective in the management of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD). However, they are not without adverse effects, especially hyperglycemia. ...

    Authors: A. S. Magdy and Haytham S. Diab
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305610
  27. Most patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have cardiovascular comorbidities (CVD), which significantly contribute to the mortality and morbidity in these patients.

    Authors: Amit S. Gupta, Venkitakrishnan Rajesh and Ponneduthamkuzhy James
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305591
  28. There is not much data about the effect of deficient vitamin D on stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients and its relation to the disease severity.

    Authors: Esmat A. Abd Elnaby, Samah S. Abd Elnaiem, Amira I. Mostafa, Dina Sabry and Mohamed K. Haswa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305584
  29. Asthma is a diverse disease with various phenotypes. Correlation of clinical asthma phenotypes with their underlying inflammatory biomarkers could help tailor asthma management and in turn improve the patient’...

    Authors: Amal M. Osman and Afaf M. Elsaid
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305580
  30. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common disease that can be prevented and even treated. It leads to high morbidity and mortality rates. Pro-inflammatory cytokines and oxidative radicals were f...

    Authors: Esmat A. Abd Elnaby, Samah S. Abd Elnaiem, Amira I. Mostafa, Dina Sabry, Alshaimaa Rezk I R Alnaggar and Mohamed K. Haswa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2020 13:1305575
  31. Mediastinal abscess is a rare yet emergent infectious complication of the thoracic cavity following balloon dilatation of the esophagus. Early diagnosis and management could avoid its poor outcome. A 20-year-o...

    Authors: Doaa M. Magdy, Shereen Farghaly and Ahmed Metwally
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304570
  32. Serum cystatin C is a sensitive indicator for early renal impairment in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In patients with OSA without known chronic kidney disease (CKD), serum cystatin C was found ...

    Authors: Eman Elfeky, Ayman Abd El-Zaher, Amal Elbendary and Salwa Ganna
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304563
  33. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is increasingly identified as a disease with major health consequences. The limited availability of the gold standard diagnostic test, polysomnography (PSG), mandates careful clin...

    Authors: Hend M. Esmaeel, Hamdy A. Mohammadien, Abd-Elbaset M. Saleh and Fatma H. Mohamed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304556
  34. Pneumonia is one of the most common diseases with a high hospitalization rate. Many studies have suggested that there is a correlation between pre-existing diabetes and the alterations in serum glucose levels ...

    Authors: Tamer M. Ali, Hala M. Salem and Dina R. Sultan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304551
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. Post-ICU syndrome (PICS)is a common impairment that develops after critical illness and persists after discharge. It is considered when a new or worsening impairment in physical, cognitive, or mental status de...

    Authors: Ahmad Abbas, Niveen E. Zayed and Samah M. Lutfy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304505
  38. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) represents a significant reason for mortality and morbidity worldwide that induces a high socioeconomic burden, with exacerbations necessitating mechanical ventilat...

    Authors: Suzan Salama Sayed, Khalid Hussein Ahmed, Sayed Abdelsabour Kinawy and Islam Galal Sayed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304484
  39. Ultrasonography (US) guidance of transthoracic needle biopsy of peripheral lung lesions is a useful diagnostic technique. It is a relatively easy and safe procedure under real-time US guidance and may give eno...

    Authors: Fayed H. Kawshty, Ahmed A. Abd Elradi and Ahmed M. Ahmed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1304469
  40. 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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