Pulmonary Disease

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Pulmonary Disease

Pulmonary disease is any problem in the lungs or that prevents the lungs from working properly. The three main types of lung disease are airway diseases, lung tissue diseases and lung circulation diseases.

Airway diseases are diseases that affect the tracts that carry oxygen or other gases to the lung. Some examples are asthma or bronchiectasis. Lung tissue diseases are the ones that affect the tissues of the lung, causing for example inflammation. Lung circulation diseases are the ones that affect the blood vessels in the lungs, which may also affect heart function. Many lung diseases involve a combination of these three types.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pulmonary Disease" returned 3567 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effects of therapies for regulating and reinforcing lung and kidney on osteoporosis in rats with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
 

Author(s): Tian Yange, Li Ya, Li Jiansheng, Li Suyun, Jiang Suli, Wang Ying, Lu Xiaofan, Li Weiwei

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2015 Apr;35(2):175-83.

 

To evaluate the efficacy and long-term effects of the three therapies for regulating and reinforcing lung and kidney (reinforcing lung and invigorating spleen, reinforcing lung and replenishing kidney, and supplementing Qi and nourishing kidney) in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) ...

Last Updated: 15 May 2015

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Systolic and diastolic dysfunction of the right heart ventricle in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in extremely cold climate.
 

Author(s): Anna Innokentievna Sivtseva, Andrew Vladislavovich Strutynsky, Vadim Grigorievich Krivoshapkin, Elena Nikolaevna Sivtseva, Marianna Adolfovna Ivanova, Leonid Fedorovich Timofeev

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The paper describes echocardiographic values of systolic and diastolic dysfunction the right heart ventricle in 229 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In our patients the values AvPAP (?25 mmHg while resting), FDDrv and FSDrv (>26 and 20 mm respectively), the thickness ...

Last Updated: 7 May 2015

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Association Between Average Daily Television Viewing Time and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease-Related Mortality: Findings From the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study.
 

Author(s): Shigekazu Ukawa, Akiko Tamakoshi, Hiroshi Yatsuya, Kazumasa Yamagishi, Masahiko Ando, Hiroyasu Iso

Journal: J Epidemiol. 2015 ;25(6):431-6.

 

Sedentary behavior is associated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and cancer morbidity, and watching television (TV) is an important sedentary behavior. The aim of this study is to clarify the association between TV viewing time and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2015

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The terms "Pulmonary Disease" returned 740 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chinese patent medicine for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease based on principles of tonifying Qi, promoting blood circulation by removing blood stasis, and resolving phlegm: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Wei Liu, Shuang Yang, Min Fu, Jian Li, Yaling Song, Baolin Wei, Enshun Liu, Zengtao Sun

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2015 Feb;35(1):1-10.

 

To assess the efficacy and safety of Chinese patent medicine (CPM) with the principle of tonifying Qi, promoting blood circulation by removing blood stasis, and resolving phlegm (TQ-PBC-RP) in the management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2015

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia and congenital heart disease in preterm infants. A case report of a preterm infant with recurrent pulmonary hypertension after corrective cardiac surgery and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Jun Muneuchi, Ayako Kuraoka, Mamie Watanabe, Yoshie Ochiai, Kunitaka Joo

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56 Suppl():S22-5.

 

In preterm infants with congenital heart disease, concomitant bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is associated with relatively poor clinical outcomes because of the increased pulmonary vascular resistance and adverse effects of inflammation on the damaged lungs, even after surgery. ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2015

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Can pulmonary vasodilator therapy expand the operative indications for congenital heart disease?
 

Author(s): Kei Inai

Journal: Int Heart J. 2015 ;56 Suppl():S12-6.

 

The operability of congenital heart disease with left to right shunt depends on the severity of the pulmonary vascular disease induced by the increased pulmonary blood flow. Although some recommendations exist regarding operative indications according to pathological, hemodynamic, ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease; Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease; Chronic Bronchitis; Emphysema

 

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2015

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Smoking Cessation in Primary Health Care Patients With Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Smoking; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

 

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2010

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Resveratrol In Overweight Mild To Moderate Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients (CARMENS-trial)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Overweight

 

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2014

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