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 4193 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Differential Expression of MicroRNAs in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
 

Author(s): Murat Kara, Gamze Kirkil, Serdar Kalemci

Journal: Adv Clin Exp Med. ;25(1):21-6.

 

This study aimed to investigate the associations of miRNA with COPD patients.

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2016

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Carvedilol, Bisoprolol, and Metoprolol Use in Patients With Coexistent Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
 

Author(s): Vincent Yi-Fong Su, Yu-Sheng Chang, Yu-Wen Hu, Man-Hsin Hung, Shuo-Ming Ou, Fa-Yauh Lee, Kun-Ta Chou, Kuang-Yao Yang, Diahn-Warng Perng, Tzeng-Ji Chen, Chia-Jen Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Feb;95(5):e2427.

 

Beta (β)-blockers are under-prescribed in patients with heart failure (HF) and concurrent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) due to concerns about adverse pulmonary effects and a poor understanding of the effects of these drugs. We aimed to evaluate the survival effects ...

Last Updated: 5 Feb 2016

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Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Validity and Reliability of a Portable Device in Non-Specialized Healthcare Settings.
 

Author(s): Cristina Represas-Represas, Alberto Fernández-Villar, Alberto Ruano-Raviña, Ana Priegue-Carrera, Maribel Botana-Rial,

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The underdiagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) could be improved through screening using portable devices simpler than conventional spirometers in specific healthcare settings to reach a higher percentage of the at-risk population. This study was designed to assess ...

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2016

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The terms "Pulmonary Disease" returned 807 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Arterial and venous thromboembolism in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: from pathogenic mechanisms to prevention and treatment.
 

Author(s): Filip Mejza, Bernd Lamprecht, Ewa Niżankowska-Mogilnicka, Anetta Undas

Journal: Pneumonol Alergol Pol. 2015 ;83(6):485-94.

 

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects approximately 10% of adults older than 40 years and is an important causes of disability and death in elderly subjects. A large proportion of COPD patients suffer from cardiovascular comorbidities. Thromboembolic events contribute ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015

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[Cellular effectors of the inflammatory response in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)].
 

Author(s): Rafael Silva O, Juan F Montes, José García-Valero, Jordi Olloquequi

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2015 Sep;143(9):1162-71.

 

Approximately 3 million people in the world die every year as a consequence of COPD, which is associated with an abnormal inflammatory response of the lung to noxious particles and gases. This inflammatory pattern causes pathological changes leading to a narrowing of small airways ...

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2015

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Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Innovative and Integrated Management Approaches.
 

Author(s): Hai-Xia Zhou, Xue-Mei Ou, Yong-Jiang Tang, Lan Wang, Yu-Lin Feng

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2015 Nov;128(21):2952-9.

 

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Overweight

 

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2015

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Effect of Traditional Chinese Medicine on Outcomes in Patients With Mild/Moderate Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

 

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2011

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