Novel Treatment Options for Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

Novel Treatment Options for Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

August 30, 2013 at 8:35 PM 0 comments

Ilaria Campo, Zamir Kadija, Michele Zorzetto, Francesca Mariani, Elena Paracchini, and Maurizio Luisetti Respiratory Disease Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 03.06.2013 Accepted: 30.08.2013 Citation: EMJ Respir. 2013;1:122-128. Abstract Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a diffuse pulmonary disease, characterised byRead More

Airway Clearance in the Intensive Care Unit

Airway Clearance in the Intensive Care Unit

August 14, 2013 at 8:40 PM 0 comments

Dewi Nurul Makhabah,1 Nicolino Ambrosino2 1. Pulmonary and Respiratory Medical Science, Medical Faculty, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia 2. Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Weaning Center, Auxilium-Vitae, Volterra Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 23.04.13 Accepted: 14.08.13 Citation: EMJ Respir. 2013;1:135-139. Abstract Mechanically-ventilated patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) may sufferRead More

Advances in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Drug Resistance

Advances in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Drug Resistance

August 12, 2013 at 8:37 PM 0 comments

Füsun Şahin Pulmonologist, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 26.04.2013 Accepted: 12.08.2013 Citation: EMJ Respir. 2013;1:129-134. Abstract Countries in which tuberculosis (TB) is common are countries with lower economical conditions and less laboratory opportunities,Read More

COPD Nocturnal Desaturator Patients with Obesity And Pulmonary Hypertension

COPD Nocturnal Desaturator Patients with Obesity And Pulmonary Hypertension

July 26, 2013 at 8:12 PM 0 comments

Domenico Maurizio Toraldo,1 Francesco De Nuccio,2 Francesco Farì,3 Ottavio Narracci4 1. ‘V. Fazzi’ Department of Rehabilitation, Respiratory Care Unit, ASL Lecce, Regional Service Puglia, San Cesario di Lecce, Italy 2. Laboratory of Human Anatomy, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy 3. Director Department ofRead More