Editor’s Pick: Respiratory Symptoms, Lung Function Impairment, and Chronic Respiratory Diseases Among Crop Farmers: Assessment by Job Exposure Matrices

Editor’s Pick: Respiratory Symptoms, Lung Function Impairment, and Chronic Respiratory Diseases Among Crop Farmers: Assessment by Job Exposure Matrices

October 20, 2016 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

My choice is based on his recognised expertise around the study of chronic respiratory diseases potentially affecting employees in farms. Dr Stoleski and colleagues present, in the current journal, a cross-sectional study evaluating the incidence of respiratory symptoms and diseases among crop farmers. This study is very interesting, further underliningRead More

A Confounding Case: Pneumococcal Pneumonia Unmasking Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

A Confounding Case: Pneumococcal Pneumonia Unmasking Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

October 20, 2016 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Ashok Arbat, Sneha Tirpude, Mitesh K. Dave, Sukhant Bagdia, Sameer Arbat Department of Pulmonology, KRIMS Hospitals, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India *Correspondence to ashok_arbat@yahoo.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 21.04.16 Accepted: 26.08.16 Citation: EMJ Respir. 2016;4[1]:82-85. Abstract We report a case of systemic lupus erythematosus in a 27-year-oldRead More

Smoking Cessation with Lung Cancer: Not Too Little, Never Too Late!

Smoking Cessation with Lung Cancer: Not Too Little, Never Too Late!

October 20, 2016 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

*Rachel Gemine,1 Keir Lewis2 1. Research and Development, Hywel Dda University Health Board; College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK 2. Department of Respiratory Medicine, Prince Philip Hospital, Hywel Dda University Health Board; College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK *Correspondence to Rachel.Roberts3@wales.nhs.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts ofRead More

Thoracic Surgery and Transplantation

Thoracic Surgery and Transplantation

October 20, 2016 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

*Marcello Migliore Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Medical Specialties, University of Catania, Catania, Italy *Correspondence to mmiglior@unict.it Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.06.16 Accepted: 27.09.16 Citation: EMJ Respir. 2016;4[1]:92-96. Abstract Major changes are bringing a new dimension to thoracic surgery and lung transplantation.Read More

Therapeutic Effect of Whole Lung Lavage on Pneumoconiosis

Therapeutic Effect of Whole Lung Lavage on Pneumoconiosis

October 20, 2016 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

Hongmei Zhang,1 *Pei Liu,2 Hongmei Zheng,3 Deng Chunyan,2 *Yanjun Zeng4 1. Department of Respiratory medicine, Taihe Hospital , Hubei University of Medicine, Hubei, China, Hongmei Zhang email: houyu791614@sina.com 2. Department of Intensive Care Unit, Taihe Hospital ,Hubei University of Medicine, Hubei, China, Pei Liu email: lpwelcom0545@sina.com, Deng Chunyan email: 15272297386@139.com 3.Read More

Non-Intubated Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery from Multi to Uniport Approaches: Single-Centre Experience

Non-Intubated Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery from Multi to Uniport Approaches: Single-Centre Experience

October 20, 2016 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

*Tommaso Claudio Mineo,1 Vincenzo Ambrogi,1,2 Francesco Sellitri1 1. Official Awake Thoracic Surgery Research Group, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy 2. Chief of the Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Unit, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy *Correspondence to mineo@uniroma2.it Disclosure: The authors have declared noRead More

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Arterial Stiffness

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Arterial Stiffness

October 20, 2016 at 8:21 AM 0 comments

*Malay Sarkar Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India *Correspondence to drsarkarmalay23@rediffmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 26.05.16 Accepted: 13.09.16 Citation: EMJ Respir. 2016;4[1]:114-121. Abstract Comorbidities are common in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cardiovascular comorbidity is a leading cause of morbidity andRead More

Inmunomodulación En Caso De Infecciones Recurrentes De Las vías Respiratorias: Nuevos Conocimientos Y Perspectivas

Inmunomodulación En Caso De Infecciones Recurrentes De Las vías Respiratorias: Nuevos Conocimientos Y Perspectivas

June 24, 2016 at 8:31 AM 0 comments

Resumen descriptivo de las presentaciones del simposio sobre nuevos conocimientos y perspectivas de la inmunomodulación celebrado en la primera reunión de World Association for Infectious Disease and Immunological Disorders (WAidid) (Milán, Italia, 18–20 de febrero de 2016) *Susanna Esposito,1 Michael Roth2 1. Unidad de cuidados altamente intensivos de pediatría, FondazioneRead More

Immunomodulation for Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections: New Insights and Perspectives

Immunomodulation for Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections: New Insights and Perspectives

June 24, 2016 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

A narrative summary of presentations from the ‘Immunomodulation: New Insights and Perspectives’ symposium held at the 1st World Association for Infectious Disease and Immunological Disorders (WAidid), Milan, Italy, 18th–20th February 2016 *Susanna Esposito,1 Michael Roth2 1. Paediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Maggiore Policlinico Hospital, University ofRead More

How I Treat: Lung Cancer

How I Treat: Lung Cancer

April 5, 2016 at 8:59 AM 0 comments

*Antonio Rossi Division of Medical Oncology, S.G. Moscati Hospital, Avellino, Italy *Correspondence to arossi_it@yahoo.it