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Accurate and contemporary incidence of pulmonary nodules is needed to implement better screening programs and identify at-risk populations.
Patients who received a discharge care bundle after being hospitalized for an acute exacerbation of COPD had a lower rate of readmission.
After high flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy, 15% of patients had to be intubated and mechanically ventilated, but the majority stepped down to regular oxygen therapy.
Infants who presented with pulmonary symptoms when diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease had a higher incidence of early onset asthma compared with infants who did not have pulmonary symptoms.
Obese pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea were more likely to have abnormal metabolic profiles, including high triglyceride and alanine transaminase levels, compared with obese children without obstructive sleep apnea.
Within 6 months, 23% of patients with Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease who had received add-on amikacin liposome inhalation suspension had a culture conversion.
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who used opioids were more likely to be intubated during their hospitalization compared with nonopioid users
No changes were observed in 12-lead electrocardiographic recordings associated with daily doses of revefenacin 88 μg and 175 μg in patients with COPD.
Regardless of reversibility status, patients with COPD experienced significant improvements with triple vs dual therapy.
Pirfenidone May Be Effective for Improving Exercise Capacity, Dyspnea in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
When treated with pirfenidone, patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis experienced significant improvements in 6-minute walking distance and University of California San Diego Shortness of Breath Questionnaire scores.