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 3216 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 656 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pulmonary manifestations of Crohn's disease.
 

Author(s): De-Gan Lu, Xiao-Qing Ji, Xun Liu, Hong-Jia Li, Cai-Qing Zhang

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Jan;20(1):133-41.

 

Crohn's disease (CD) is a systemic illness with a constellation of extraintestinal manifestations affecting various organs. Of these extraintestinal manifestations of CD, those involving the lung are relatively rare. However, there is a wide array of lung manifestations, ranging from ...

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2014

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Connective tissue disease related interstitial lung diseases and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: provisional core sets of domains and instruments for use in clinical trials.
 

Author(s): Lesley Ann Saketkoo, Shikha Mittoo, Dörte Huscher, Dinesh Khanna, Paul F Dellaripa, Oliver Distler, Kevin R Flaherty, Sid Frankel, Chester V Oddis, Christopher P Denton, Aryeh Fischer, Otylia M Kowal-Bielecka, Daphne LeSage, Peter A Merkel, Kristine Phillips, David Pittrow, Jeffrey Swigris, Katerina Antoniou, Robert P Baughman, Flavia V Castelino, Romy B Christmann, Lisa Christopher-Stine, Harold R Collard, Vincent Cottin, Sonye Danoff, Kristin B Highland, Laura Hummers, Ami A Shah, Dong Soon Kim, David A Lynch, Frederick W Miller, Susanna M Proudman, Luca Richeldi, Jay H Ryu, Nora Sandorfi, Catherine Sarver, Athol U Wells, Vibeke Strand, Eric L Matteson, Kevin K Brown, James R Seibold

Journal: Thorax. 2014 May;69(5):428-36.

 

Clinical trial design in interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) has been hampered by lack of consensus on appropriate outcome measures for reliably assessing treatment response. In the setting of connective tissue diseases (CTDs), some measures of ILD disease activity and severity may ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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Assessment of operability of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with congenital heart disease.
 

Author(s): Patrick O Myers, Cécile Tissot, Maurice Beghetti

Journal: Circ. J.. 2014 ;78(1):4-11.

 

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a common complication of congenital heart disease, and is now predominantly among patients with uncorrected left-to-right shunts. A growing population is characterized by persistent or recurrent PAH after surgical or interventional correction ...

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2013

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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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