Sheila Jacobs

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Gas Trapping Improved With Bronchial Thermoplasty in Severe Asthma

Gas Trapping Improved With Bronchial Thermoplasty in Severe Asthma

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Bronchial thermoplasty reduced gas trapping in individuals with asthma, particularly in patients with severe disease.

Early Pulmonary Rehabilitation Lowers Mortality After COPD Exacerbation

Early Pulmonary Rehabilitation Lowers Mortality After COPD Exacerbation

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Early pulmonary rehabilitation after hospitalization for an acute exacerbation of COPD was an effective intervention for reducing mortality.

Montelukast Plus Levocetirizine vs Monotherapy in Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis

Montelukast Plus Levocetirizine vs Monotherapy in Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis

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Montelukast plus levocetirizine demonstrated a significant reduction in mean daytime nasal symptom scores compared with montelukast monotherapy.

Macitentan Tolerated in Portopulmonary Hypertension

Macitentan Tolerated in Portopulmonary Hypertension

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Recent data suggest that the endothelin receptor antagonist macitentan can be used to target the endothelin pathway in patients with portopulmonary hypertension.

Improved Exercise Capacity in COPD With Automatic Oxygen Titration

Improved Exercise Capacity in COPD With Automatic Oxygen Titration

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Patients with severe COPD improved significantly in both endurance time and walking distance with the use of automatically titrated oxygen flow vs constant oxygen flow.

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