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  1. Addiction of tobacco is both mental and physical. For many smokers, the best way to quit is a combination of medical, behavioral, and emotional support. The aim of the work was to study the effectiveness of av...

    Authors: Adel M. Saeed, Nehad M. Osman and Alaa Eldin A. Mohamed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301132

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  2. Diffuse parenchymal lung diseases (DPLDs) constitute a heterogeneous group of lung diseases characterized by variable degrees of inflammation and fibrosis. In some DPLD, significant morbidity and unfavorable p...

    Authors: Hoda Ali AbouYoussef, Youssriah Y. Y. Sabri, Assem F. El Essawy, Sabah A. Mohamed Hussein, Eman K. Ibrahim and Mona I. Ahmed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301125

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  3. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a prevalent disease associated with increased risk of cardiovascular mortality. However, the exact causal relationship is not clear. One of the proposed mechanisms is dyslipide...

    Authors: Walid Abdelmohsen Shehab-Eldin and Mahmoud Elhabashy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301120

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  4. Medical thoracoscopy is an invasive procedure that may be performed by physicians for the investigation of exudative pleural effusion using local anesthesia, conscious sedation, and a rigid thoracoscope.

    Authors: Hanan Mohamed Mohamed Rashad, Emad Eldeen Abdel Wahab Korraa and Maryam Ali Abdelkader

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301081

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  5. The aim was to document our experience in rigid medical thoracoscopy in the diagnosis of pleural effusion of undetermined origin in a 4-year retrospective study regarding its safety, complications, and diagnos...

    Authors: Ayman I. Baess and Rania A. Sweed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301073

    Content type: Original article

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  6. Empyema thoracis is defined as accumulation of pus in the pleural space. Despite advanced medical diagnostic and therapeutic methods, thoracic empyema remains a common clinical entity and a serious problem all...

    Authors: Ahmad G. El Gazzar, Mohammad A. E. El-Mahdy, Gehan F. Al Mehy and Asmaa El Desoukey Mohammad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301055

    Content type: Original article

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  7. Many forms of bronchoscopic lung volume reduction were introduced as a treatment for patients with emphysema surpassing the surgical management and its fatality. Biological bronchoscopic lung volume reduction ...

    Authors: Adel M. Khattab, Nevine Abd Elfattah, Ayman Farghaly and Alsayyed Hassan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301043

    Content type: Original article

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  8. Spirometry is the most reproducible and objective measurement of airflow limitation. The effectiveness of inhaled bronchodilator in individual patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is asse...

    Authors: Magdy Mohamed Khalil, Eman Badawy AbdelFattah and Yasmin Yousif Mostafa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301029

    Content type: Original article

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  9. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and coronary artery disease are common treatable and preventable chronic diseases. Rehabilitation is now considered an important part of the long-term management in...

    Authors: Yasser M. Mohamed, Hala M. Salem, Hazem M. Khorshid and Karim H. Abdel Fattah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2019 13:1301006

    Content type: Original article

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  10. Pulmonary agenesis is an extremely rare malformation of lung with an estimated prevalence of only 34 per million live births. It is even more uncommon in females and on the right side. We report a case of this...

    Authors: Rahul Tyagi and G. S. Chowdhary

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204486

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Volume overload is a risk factor for mortality in hemodialysis. Pulmonary congestion may be present and mostly asymptomatic between hemodialysis patients, but its outcomes are unknown.

    Authors: Emad El-Din Abdel-Wahab Koraa, Tamer Mohamed Aly, Hussein Sayed Hussein and Sally Kamil Beshara

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204482

    Content type: Original article

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  12. Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the causes of health problem in millions of people annually, and in 2015, it was one of the top 10 reasons of doom worldwide, ranking above HIV/AIDS as one of the important causes o...

    Authors: Assem F. Al Essawy, Randa I. Ahmed, Fadwa A. E. Raheem and Heba M. Bakri

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204473

    Content type: Original article

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  13. The diagnosis of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) is mainly based on microscopic detection of P. jirovecii in the respiratory samples. Quantitative PCR (qPCR) can detect low levels of P. jirovecii DNA but c...

    Authors: Amal Abd Elazeem Sadon and Mohamed A. Saraya

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204467

    Content type: Original article

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  14. Implementing point-of-care multiorgan ultrasound (POCUS) to the initial assessment of ICU patients allows intensivists to immediately integrate ultrasound findings with the patient history, physical, and labor...

    Authors: Taher A. Al Najjar, Ashraf M. Madkour, Nehad M. Osman, Ashraf A. Gomaa, Ahmed M. Osman, Mohammed F. El Bagalaty and Khaled A. Abd EL Kader

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204448

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  15. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of integrating basic echocardiography in routine assessment of patients admitted to the respiratory intensive care unit and to assess its effect on the outcome ...

    Authors: Magdy M. Khalil, Ghada S. El-Shahid, Iman H. E. Galal, Ashraf A. El-Maraghy and Hanan H. I. Mahmoud

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204433

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  16. Transthoracic ultrasonography (US) is still not utilized to its full potential by respiratory physicians, despite being a well-established and validated imaging modality. It allows for an immediate and mobile ...

    Authors: Laila Ashour, Eman Ramzy, Mohamed El-Gharib, Rehab Maher and Dalia El-Embaby

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204427

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is effective for fibropurulent thoracic empyema and less invasive, and it may be important as a bridge between minimally invasive and conventional open thoracic surg...

    Authors: Mohammed Ali Farrag, Hatem Yazed Al Bawab, Nevine Mohamed Mohamed Abd ELfattah, Eman Badawy Abd ElFattah and Mahmoud Mohsen Mahmoud Khalil

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204419

    Content type: Original article

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  18. Transbronchial lung biopsy (TBLB) can be obtained using forceps and usually represents the centrilobular regions. Therefore, disorders that are centered around terminal and respiratory bronchioles or distribut...

    Authors: Hoda A. A. Youssef, Hany M. Khattab, Marwa M. Shaban, Sabah A. Mohamed and Khaled M. Mostafa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204413

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Open and percutaneous tracheotomy (PT) lead to many perioperative complications. To minimize the complication and to save time and cost, certain assistive tools can be used like fiberoptic bronchoscope, ultras...

    Authors: Ahmad Almansoury, Sayed Ali and Hany Said

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204405

    Content type: Original article

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  20. This study aimed to assess diaphragmatic mobility by chest ultrasonography and echocardiographic changes in mechanically ventilated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients on different modes of mechanic...

    Authors: Adel M. Saeed, Ghada S. Elshahed, Nehad M. Osman, Ashraf A. Gomaa and Samir M. Fahyim

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204399

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  21. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with significant systemic inflammatory response, with downstream adverse clinical effects. This inflammatory response is referred to oxidative stress ...

    Authors: Fatmaalzahraa S. Abdalrazik and Waleed M. El-Sorougi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204391

    Content type: Original article

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  22. ‘Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease’ (COPD) is an inflammatory disorder associated with airway narrowing and airflow limitation in response to air pollution, gases, and smoking and is associated with morbid...

    Authors: Amany T. Gayed and Riham H. Raafat

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204386

    Content type: Original article

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  23. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects all skeletal muscles including the diaphragm as an extra pulmonary complication. Diaphragmatic mobility improves by pulmonary rehabilitation (PR). Chest ult...

    Authors: Adel M. Saeed, Nermine Abd El-Azeim, Ashraf A. Gomaa and Yahia R. Yousef

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204379

    Content type: Original article

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  24. The impulse oscillation system (IOS) yields useful clinical data that predominantly include functional assessment of peripheral airways more than that available from commonly used spirometry. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Mona M. Ahmed, Maryam A. A. Kader and Esraa M. Mohammed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:1204373

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  25. Pericardial cyst is a benign congenital malformation, with uncommon incidence of approximately 1 in 100 000. It accounts for 7% of all mediastinal masses and is rarely associated with complications. Prompt dis...

    Authors: Viswesvaran Balasubramanian, Shibdas Chakrabarti, Nitesh Gupta and Abhijeet Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030370

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Hamartoma is a benign lung tumor. Parenchymal hamartomas are usually asymptomatic, but endobronchial hamartoma can present with features of obstruction. Here, we present a case of a young man who presented wit...

    Authors: Nithya Haridas, Asmita Mehta, Tajik S. Mohammed and Indu R. Nair

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030367

    Content type: Case Report

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  27. We present the case of a 60-year-old diabetic who had acute-onset shortness of breath that was preceded by bilateral thigh and hip pain. He was initially admitted for septic arthritis with community-acquired p...

    Authors: Ram M. Talupula, Animesh Ray, Smita Manchanda and Rita Sood

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030363

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Diffuse pleural thickening is a common cause of diagnostic dilemma. We report two cases of pleural thickening that presented with similar clinical and radiological picture, thus clinching a diagnosis hinged on...

    Authors: B. P. Amrith, Animesh Ray, Aanchal Kakkar and Sanjeev Sinha

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030358

    Content type: Case report

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  29. Acute lower respiratory tract infection (ALRTI) is an important cause of morbidity in the developed world and both morbidity and mortality in the developing world. Moreover, iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) is a m...

    Authors: Ola G. Behairy, Osama I. Mohammad and Osama S. Elshaer

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030352

    Content type: Original article

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  30. Patients with hematological malignancies are a special challenge to health care providers as they undergo a wide variety of immune-suppressive therapies. Both disease and therapy can cause complications. The l...

    Authors: Yosri Mohamed Kamel Akl, Hamdi Mohamed El Zawam, Reem Ibrahim Mohamed ElKorashy, Mohamed Said Ismail and Amir Kamal Morris Hanna

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030340

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  31. Noninvasive ventilation is appropriately used as a first-line treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in many emergency departments. It has been evaluated in a large ...

    Authors: Mostafa Shaheen, Rasha G. Daabis and Hend Elsoucy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030329

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  32. Chronic obstuctive lung disease (COPD) is a common preventable and treatable disease. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) appears to be a promising modality in COPD management.

    Authors: Mahmoud A. Sayed, Rania M. El-Sherif, Amany R. Mohamed and Ahmed A. El-Sherif

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030317

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  33. There are insufficient data on the optimum duration of systemic steroid therapy during acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

    Authors: Ashraf Zin El-Abdeen, Lamiaa H. Shaaban, Shereen Farghaly, Hanan Galal and Entsar H. Mohammed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030310

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  34. There is an increasing interest concerning the potential link between both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic periodontitis; therefore the association became the research focus.

    Authors: Hesham A. AbdelHalim, Heba H. AboElNaga and Reham L. Aggour

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030303

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  35. Asthma is an airway inflammatory disease with functional and structural changes, leading to bronchial hyperreponsiveness and airflow obstruction. 8-Isoprostane (8-iso-PGF2α) is considered a marker of oxidative st...

    Authors: Amgad Frahat, Yousef Mansour, Ayman Eldib and Doaa Alsed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030295

    Content type: Original article

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  36. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a very disabling disorder that is accompanied by some extrapulmonary manifestations. Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is outlined to enhance both physical and psych...

    Authors: Samah M. Shehata, Monzer M. Refky, Maha M. Al gabry and Ramadan M. Nafae

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12030279

    Content type: Original article

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  37. Depression often occurs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In stable COPD, the prevalence of clinical depression ranges between 10 and 42%. The risk of depression is higher in patie...

    Authors: Sherif A. Eissa, Tarek S. Essawy, Mohammad A. Almahdy, Shaymaa A. Mohammed and Mohammed M. El-Hamady

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2018 12:12020187

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