A study was conducted to determine the effect of aspirin on 28-day mortality following admission to the intensive care unit.
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Researchers studied the clinical characteristics of patients with rheumatoid arthritis associated interstitial lung disease.
Researchers compared severe COVID-19 outcomes among patients with rheumatoid arthritis across phenotypic subgroups.
Researchers are comparing stereotactic radiosurgery with hippocampal-avoidant whole-brain radiotherapy plus memantine in patients with brain metastases from SCLC.
Researchers examined the effects of RV dysfunction on the clinical outcomes of patients hospitalized with heart failure with and without pulmonary hypertension.
Researchers analyzed the risk between statin use and risk of mortality among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in a study presented at AHA 2021.
In patients with SSc-PH, RAD and LAD reflect structural cardiac abnormalities are associated with worse outcomes and increased risk for mortality.
The utility of low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) performed during a lung cancer screening in revealing the degree of aortic valve calcification AVC was examined.
Mepolizumab can reduce systemic corticosteroid use in treating nasal polyps among patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.
Compared with the general population, there is a greater prevalence of lymphoma among patients with sarcoidosis, particularly in those of younger age, who are African American, or who have cutaneous sarcoidosis.
Patients with lung cancer and poor pulmonary function at diagnosis have worse rates of overall survival.
Surgical lung biopsies that are performed via video-assisted thoracic surgery are safe for obtaining histopathologic tissue for select patients.
Long-term treatment of oral corticosteroid (OCS)-dependent asthma with dupilumab has shown efficacy in weaning off OCS while improving lung function.
Although the overall rheumatoid arthritis-related mortality rates have been decreasing in recent years, rates of mortality among patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease remain stable.
In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), both high and low immunoglobulin G levels are associated with a significant increase in 1-year mortality.
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy did not reduce the burden of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with paroxysmal AF and sleep apnea.
Researchers investigated the effects of RAAS antagonism on the severity of COVID-19 in patients with obesity-related hypertension.
Although some research has demonstrated that women with asthma may be at an increased risk for adverse outcomes during pregnancy, there may not be an increased risk for congenital malformations or pregnancy losses in these women.
In children being treated for acute asthma in emergency departments, the use of intravenous magnesium sulfate occurs late in the treatment regimen and in only a small percentage of patients.
Expression of the herpes virus entry mediator gene is associated with disease activity in patients with asthma and may, therefore, be a potential biomarker of asthma severity.
Incidence rates of severe asthma exacerbation are highest in children with severe asthma and a history of exacerbations.
Iron level in the airways may be closely related to the pathogenesis and severity of asthma.
A subset of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may present with low disease severity marked only by digestive symptoms.
Study results highlight that a risk scoring system would help prioritize high-risk individuals in primary care and emergency room settings for clinical care, isolation precautions and contact tracing efforts for people with COVID-19.
Hypoxemic respiratory failure and hypotension were the most common precursors of mortality in critically ill patients with COVID-19 during the first 3 weeks of the outbreak in Seattle, Washington.
In patients with asthma and eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, sinus surgery suppresses airway/systemic type 2 inflammation, therefore affecting asthma control.
New policies on the fair allocation of ventilators must be established and implemented by hospitals and states in response to the impending threat of shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Of the various deep learning approaches tested, the convolution neural network model showed the best ability to predict sleep disorder in a cohort of individuals with asthma.
Older age and low immune response are major risk factors for acute respiratory distress syndrome and death associated with coronavirus disease 2019.
Weight-based dosages of continuous albuterol made no difference in adjusted duration of albuterol therapy or adjusted length of hospital stay for pediatric patients with asthma exacerbation.
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