Most Recent Articles by Anna Kitabjian
Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension may be better identified through a claims-based algorithm that includes ICD-9-CM codes, specific pulmonary arterial hypertension medications, echocardiography, and right heart catheterization.
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with 5% emphysema based on thoracic computed tomography (CT) imaging may be at a greater risk for poor outcomes.
On-demand nebulization of acetylcysteine with salbutamol did not result in an inferior number of ventilator-free days compared with routine nebulization.
Independent predictive factors of lung cancer in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may include frequency of exacerbations, in addition to airflow obstruction and visual emphysema.
According to a systematic literature review, there was inconclusive evidence that single indoor allergen interventions were effective at improving asthma outcomes.