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  1. Periodic leg movement disorder is defined as periodic episodes of repetitive limb movements during sleep that mainly occurs in the lower limb, including the hips, knees, and toes, and sometimes affects the upp...

    Authors: Samah Kotb, Suzan Salama Sayed, Amany Omar Mohamed and Shazly Bughdady Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:62
  2. Malignancy-associated secondary spontaneous pneumothorax (MSSP) has an incidence of 1% with a risk for recurrence of 9.4% reported in association with sarcomas, histiocytoma, malignant thymoma, and cancers of ...

    Authors: Mathew Varghese Nellimootil, Thomas Jeo Joseph, Richa Gupta, Avinash Anil Nair, Prince James and Aparna Irodi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:61
  3. Thoracic air leak syndrome (TALS) is a rare complication associated with chronic lung graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS). In the present case, TALS was the sole pulmon...

    Authors: Avinash Anil Nair, Arshad Raja, Anup Joseph Devasia, Leena Robinson Vimala, Richa Gupta, Balamugesh Thangakunam and Vikram Mathews
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:60
  4. Bronchiectasis was considered as an uncommon radiological feature of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. The clinical course and outcome of COVID-19 bronchiectasis overlap is still a point for rese...

    Authors: Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Ahmad M. Shaddad, Maiada K. Hashem and Maha Ahmed Okasha
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:59
  5. Globally, acute respiratory illnesses are the most commonly manifesting illness in all age group. The disease mostly affects the upper respiratory tract (URT) and is self-limiting. However, a small percentage ...

    Authors: Wahyu Choirur Rizky, Muhammad Candragupta Jihwaprani and Mazhar Mushtaq
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:58
  6. Severe asthma exacerbation can be a frightening experience to the patient and physician. Despite continuous efforts to frame management guidelines and advances in treatment, severe exacerbations still occur. I...

    Authors: Ashraf Zin E L-Abdeen Mohamed, Lamiaa Hassan Shaaban, Shereen Frghaly Gad, Esraa Abdel Azeem and Waleed Gamal Elddin
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:57
  7. The pandemic had a significant impact on those with underlying chronic health conditions being at risk of developing a more severe disease with rapid progression, significant complications, and with increased ...

    Authors: Y. M. A. Soliman, R. I. M. Elkorashy, Ahmed Abdel Aziz, Asmaa Abdelnaby and Sally Magdy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:56
  8. COVID-19 infection involves a complex interplay of the immunological and inflammatory responses. Low blood-oxygen levels have been a hallmark in COVID-19 patients. The lung tissue damage infiltered by the vira...

    Authors: Nayana Devang, Souparnika Sreelatha and Mamatha B. V.
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:55
  9. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can present with pulmonary and non-pulmonary manifestations, or it may be asymptomatic. Asymptomatic patients have a major impact on transmission of the disease, and predict...

    Authors: Riham Hazem Raafat, Mohamed Alboraie, Sally Waheed Elkhadry, Mostafa Abdelnasier, Mohamed Ahmed Hashish, Yahya Ahmed Almansoury, Noha Yousef, Omar Elshaarawy and Ahmad Madkour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:54
  10. Asthma is a heterogenous disease with various phenotypes that is characterized by airway limitation due to bronchospasm and airway inflammation associated with excessive mucus secretion. Eosinophilic asthma su...

    Authors: Maged Mohamed Refaat, Riham Hazem Raafat, Heba Eid AbuAlia and Dina Sayed Sheha
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:53
  11. This pilot study included 68 cases with post-COVID-19 persistent cough (> 8 weeks), randomly allocated into two groups; intervention group (32 patients) received standard cough therapy, and montelukast 10 mg/d...

    Authors: Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Mohamed Eltaher A. A. Ibrahim, Hoda A. Makhlouf, Nahed A. Makhlouf, Howaida K. Abd-Elaal, Karima M. S. Kholief and Islam G. Sayed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:52
  12. Exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are major contributors to worsening lung function, impaired quality of life, emergency healthcare use, and COPD-related mortality. COPD exacerbatio...

    Authors: Laila Ashour Helala, Eman Badawy AbdelFattah and Hazem Mohamed Abd Elsalam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:49
  13. Little information is available about the linkage between sleep affection and COVID-19. Preliminary reports and clinical observations focused on the appearance of related mental health issues, especially in he...

    Authors: Torki Al-Otaibi, Ahmad Abbas, Ayman Maher Nagib, Osama Ashry Gheith, Prasad Nair, Mahmoud M. Farid and Mohammad A. S. Albader
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:47
  14. Asthma and iron deficiency are common pediatric conditions. In addition, iron deficiency may affect spirometry results in asthmatic children. So, we aimed to assess the effect of ion status on lung function in...

    Authors: Heba A. Ali, Tharwat E. Deraz, Noha I. Reyad, Yasser H. Mohammed and Assmaa A. Husseiny
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:46
  15. Asthma is a complex condition that can impair not only the child’s physical growth but also his optimal functional capacity and performance. Buteyko breathing technique is an exercise designed to regulate the ...

    Authors: Esraa Elwan Mohammed Hassan, Fawzia Elsayed Abusaad and Boshra Attia Mohammed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:45
  16. Lipids play numerous functions in lung biology and pathophysiology of infection, in addition to their role in lipid transport, lipoproteins share in innate immunity that is the most important way for the host ...

    Authors: Hesham E. Abd El-Aaty, Ibrahim I. El-Mahallawy, Fatma G. Abd Elmaksoud and Gehan A. Abdelaal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:44
  17. Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is a malignant disease that spreads quickly. There is limited research on the relationship between tumor diameter and distant metastatic patterns in extensive stage small cell lun...

    Authors: Filiz Cimen, Sevim Düzgün, Melike Aloglu, Aysegül Sentürk and Sükran Atikcan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:43
  18. Isolated right upper lobe pulmonary agenesis is a highly uncommon congenital anomaly, usually detected at adulthood when the patient is evaluated for an incidental abnormal chest radiograph. Chest radiography ...

    Authors: Shruthi Panduranga, Harisha V and Ravindra M. Mehta
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:42
  19. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a massive epidemic affecting millions of people worldwide. The common radiological findings of COVID-19 are peripheral ground glass or consolidative opacities, bu...

    Authors: Ramazan Sivil, Fatih Selvi, Cihan Bedel and Mustafa Korkut
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:41
  20. Lung malignancy is the most common cause of death worldwide. The main role of pathologist is to differentiate small cell from other cell types as treatment and prognosis varies. Although histopathology is rout...

    Authors: Bhanita Baro, Shilpa K. Lad, Ketaki Utpat and Anurag Saha
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:40
  21. The SARS-CoV-2 can cause severe pneumonia and highly impact general health. We aimed to investigate different clinical features and CT scan findings of patients with COVID-19 based on disease severity to have ...

    Authors: Sonia Hesam-Shariati, Susan Mohammadi, Morteza Abouzaripour, Behzad Mohsenpour, Bushra Zareie, Hana Sheikholeslomzadeh, Fahimeh Rajabi and Mohammad Bakhtiar Hesam Shariati
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:39
  22. Persistent undiagnosed effusion is present in approximately 15% of all causes of exudative effusion. Pleural effusion caused by immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4) is a new type of pleural effusion. Tumor markers such as...

    Authors: Raafat T. El-Sokkary, Nermen M. Abuelkassem, Mohamed Ismail Seddik and Ahmed Metwally
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:38
  23. Bronchial asthma is considered the most prevalent chronic respiratory disease worldwide and is one of the main causes of hospitalization in the pediatric population. Serum interleukin 38 (IL-38) levels are ele...

    Authors: Asmaa Kamal, Christine W. S. Basanti, Mahmoud A. Kaushty and Azza K. Abdelmegeid
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:37
  24. Despite advances in antimicrobial therapy and a range of drainage techniques for the infected pleural area, thoracic empyema continues to be a serious reason behind morbidity and mortality. Although chest ultr...

    Authors: Ahmad Mohamed Said, Saad R. Samra, Karim M. Al Fakharny and Ashraf E. Sileem
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:36
  25. Periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS) and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) are two frequent coincident sleep disorders. The association of PLMS with OSAS severity and predictors of PLMS in OSAS pa...

    Authors: Randa Ibrahim Ahmed, Rasha Mohamed Hendy, Mona Ibrahim Ahmed, Salah Ahmed Ali, Marwa Hanafy AboOmira and Marwa Moawad Shaban
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:35
  26. To compare the effectiveness of early rehabilitation program on mechanical ventilated COPD patient in RICU to those using current usual care regarding diaphragm function and weaning outcomes.

    Authors: Lamiaa Shaaban, Ashraf Abdeen, Hend Mohamed Saleh, Safaa A. Mahran and Shereen Farghaly
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:32
  27. This case report proposes the use of pulsed methylprednisolone in a patient with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) who was invasively ventilated. A 38-year-old, East Indian gravida 4, para 1+2, patient with worsenin...

    Authors: Ventour Dale, Geosanne Thannoo and Shammi Ramlakhan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:31
  28. Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is a minimally invasive diagnostic test with a high diagnostic yield. Optimal specimen acquisition is of a key importance; however, ...

    Authors: Maria Inês Matias, João Nunes Caldeira, Paulo Matos, Michele de Santis, Ana Luísa Fonseca and Lurdes Barradas
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:30
  29. The aim of the study was to evaluate the presence and effects of hematological and biological parameters in the diagnosis of the disease by performing blood tests on COVID-19 patients admitted to the intensive...

    Authors: Sema Ketenci, İlkay Saraçoğlu, Recep Duranay, Çağrı Serdar Elgörmüş and A. Şükrü Aynacıoğlu
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:27
  30. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) is a very important procedure in hematology clinics. Clinicians often worry about thrombocytopenia before performing FOB because hemorrhagic complications may occur during and aft...

    Authors: Fatih Yıldırım, Fahir Özkalemkaş and Ahmet Ursavaş
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:25
  31. COVID-19 is a contagious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). As humanity continues to fight this virus, it keeps presenting with new manifestations and complicatio...

    Authors: Renu Kumawat, Mahesh Lal, Jagadeesan S. and Prarit Varshney
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:24
  32. Some of the pulmonary tuberculous patients who completed their medication course experience lung function impairment which may influence their quality of life. However, the pattern and nature of post-tuberculo...

    Authors: Nermeen A. Abdelaleem, Mostafa K. Ahmed, Marwan N. Mohamed and Hassan A. Bayoumi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:23
  33. Evans’ syndrome (ES) is a rare and chronic autoimmune disease characterized by the concomitant or sequential association of auto-immune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), and less freq...

    Authors: Hamdy A. Mohammadien, Lotfy H. Abudab and Azza M. Ahmad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:22
  34. A 30-year-old gentleman presented with complaints of fever, productive cough, and shortness of breath for 10 days. On presentation, he had a right intercostal drainage tube (ICD) in situ in view of chest radio...

    Authors: Megha Priyadarshi, Ved Prakash Meena and Animesh Ray
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:21
  35. Ciliated Muconodular Papillary Tumor (CMPT) was first reported in 2002, and fewer than 100 cases have since been reported. The prognosis after surgical resection is good, and recurrence has not been reported. ...

    Authors: Hailong Liu, Peikai Huang, Meng Zhang, Xianqiang Zhu, Jun Chen and Mengqiang Xiao
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:20
  36. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by the pathogenic virus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Egypt has launched a national treatment program to provide a cure for Egyptian pat...

    Authors: Essamedin M. Negm
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:19
  37. Due to limited capacity, health care systems worldwide have been put in challenging situations since the emergence of COVID-19. To prioritize patients who need hospital admission, a better understanding of the...

    Authors: Hebatallah Hany Assal, Hoda M. Abdel-hamid, Sally Magdy, Maged Salah, Asmaa Ali, Rasha Helmy Elkaffas and Irene Mohamed Sabry
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:18
  38. Lower respiratory tract infections are the leading cause of death in children globally and are transmitted by inhaling airborne droplets. The study demonstrated the prevalence of lower respiratory tract infect...

    Authors: Muhammad Ashraf Khan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:17
  39. We conducted a retrospective analysis of the data of patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to investigate the associations between clinical factors and...

    Authors: Minehiko Inomata, Masahiro Matsumoto, Isami Mizushima, Kana Hayashi, Zenta Seto, Kotaro Tokui, Chihiro Taka, Seisuke Okazawa, Kenta Kambara, Shingo Imanishi, Toshiro Miwa, Ryuji Hayashi, Shoko Matsui and Kazuyuki Tobe
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:16
  40. Tuberculosis (TB) is considered one of the most common causes of bronchiectasis. Bronchiectasis increases clinical and financial burden of patients with TB. Here, we aim to assess the prevalence of bronchiecta...

    Authors: Maiada K. Hashem, Youssef Suliman Marey Nasim, Aliae A.R. Mohamed-Hussein and Ahmad M. Shaddad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:15
  41. Since being declared a global pandemic, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) took over healthcare providers and researchers’ interest. However, other epidemic diseases, including tuberculosis (TB), are still a ...

    Authors: Maiada K. Hashem, Aliae A. R. Mohamed Hussein, Mariam Taher Amin, Abdelmalek Mahmoud and Ahmad M. Shaddad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Bronchology 2022 16:14

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