ATS 2018 Coverage
Early clinical response rates were similar across PORT risk class subgroups in patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia when treated with omadacycline or moxifloxacin.
Bioengineered tracheal and bronchial reconstruction was conducted using stented aortic matrices.
Tiotropium may be more effective in reducing the rate of moderate and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder exacerbations when used in combination with olodaterol vs tiotropium alone.
Patients with COPD had a nearly 2-fold increased risk for developing atrial fibrillation compared with patients without COPD.
Researchers evaluated barrier dysfunction by exposing viral models to budesonide, montelukast, formoterol, or a combination.
Inhaled interferon-beta 1 a did not significantly reduce acute asthma exacerbations during respiratory viral infections.
Using e-cigarettes every day or some days increased the likelihood of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Longer stay and higher costs were associated with antibiotic administration in adults hospitalized for an asthma exacerbation without documented evidence of a lung infection.
In this study, researchers examined the appropriateness of diagnosis and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in individuals with and without HIV.
Inhaled corticosteroids for asthma dosed once daily in the evening appeared to offer some benefit in trough FEV1 and morning peak expiratory flow.