Pulmonary Disease

Common Name(s)

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 3246 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Is an integrative laboratory algorithm more effective in detecting alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency in patients with premature chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than AAT concentration based screening approach?
 

Author(s): Andjelo Beletic, Aleksandra Dudvarski-Ilic, Branislava Milenkovic, Ljudmila Nagorni-Obradovic, Mila Ljujic, Valentina Djordjevic, Dusko Mirkovic, Dragica Radojkovic, Nada Majkic-Singh

Journal: Biochem Med (Zagreb). 2014 ;24(2):293-8.

 

Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (AATD), genetic risk factor for premature chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), often remains undetected. The aim of our study was to analyse the effectiveness of an integrative laboratory algorithm for AATD detection in patients diagnosed with ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2014

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[Symptoms and natural history of hospital chronic obstructive pulmonary disease].
 

Author(s): B Ourari-Dhahri, H Zaibi, J Ben Amar, L El Gharbi, M A Baccar, S AzzabI, H Aouina, H Bouacha

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Jan;92(1):12-7.

 

Since few years, the data describing the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have changed and new concepts have emerged.

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2014

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[Pleural complications of pulmonary hydatid disease].
 

Author(s): H Daghfous, I Zendah, O Kahloul, F Tritar-Cherif

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Jan;92(1):6-11.

 

Pulmonary hydatid disease encountered in Tunisia frequentely. Rupture of pulmonary cyst into the pleural cavity is rare, but represents the most serious complication of the hydatid disease.

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2014

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The terms "Pulmonary Disease" returned 669 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Depression and anxiety predict health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Amy Blakemore, Chris Dickens, Else Guthrie, Peter Bower, Evangelos Kontopantelis, Cara Afzal, Peter A Coventry

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The causal association between depression, anxiety, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is unclear. We therefore conducted a systematic review of prospective cohort studies that measured depression, anxiety, and HRQoL in COPD.

Last Updated: 30 May 2014

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Corticosteroids in the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
 

Author(s): J Andrew Woods, James S Wheeler, Christopher K Finch, Nathan A Pinner

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic and progressive disease that affects an estimated 10% of the world's population over the age of 40 years. Worldwide, COPD ranks in the top ten for causes of disability and death. Given the significant impact of this disease, ...

Last Updated: 16 May 2014

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Expert consensus on acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the People's Republic of China.
 

Author(s): Bai-qiang Cai, Shao-xi Cai, Rong-chang Chen, Li-ying Cui, Yu-lin Feng, Yu-tong Gu, Shao-guang Huang, Rong-yu Liu, Guang-nan Liu, Huan-zhong Shi, Yi Shi, Yuan-lin Song, Tie-ying Sun, Chang-zheng Wang, Jing-lan Wang, Fu-qiang Wen, Wei Xiao, Yong-jian Xu, Xi-xin Yan, Wan-zhen Yao, Qin Yu, Jing Zhang, Jin-ping Zheng, Jie Liu, Chun-xue Bai

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common disease that severely threatens human health. Acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD) is a major cause of disease progression and death, and causes huge medical expenditures. This consensus statement represents a description of ...

Last Updated: 9 May 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Is the Short Physical Performance Battery a Useful Outcome Measure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Lung Diseases, Obstructive; Pulmonary Emphysema; Bronchitis, Chronic; Lung Diseases; Disease Progression

 

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2012

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Roflumilast in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients Treated With Fixed Dose Combinations of Long-acting β2-agonist (LABA) and Inhaled Corticosteroid (ICS)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: COPD; COPD Exacerbation; Lung Diseases; Respiratory Disorders; Pulmonary Disease; Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases; Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease

 

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2014

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Physical Activity Augmentation Using Pedometers During Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lung Diseases, Obstructive; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Bronchitis, Chronic

 

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2012

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