Investigators sought to determine whether there is a link between the frequency of recent ischemic stroke in patients with symptomatic pulmonary embolism and patent foramen ovale.
Oral voriconazole may be more effective than oral itraconazole for initial maintenance therapy in patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis.
The Xvivo Perfusion System can temporarily ventilate, oxygenate, and pump preservation solution through lungs previously deemed unacceptable for transplant.
Endotoxin and glucan concentrations were found in cartridge and e-liquid samples.
The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to Molgradex (molgramostim; Savara) for the treatment of autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
Effective quantitative airway measurements and air-trapping evaluations based on chest computed tomography scans are technically feasible in pediatric patients with postinfectious bronchiolitis obliterans.
Severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, common variable immunodeficiency, and primary ciliary dyskinesia are all associated with bronchiectasis.
High-dose aspirin therapy paradoxically increases markers of type 2 inflammation in patients with aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease despite reducing nasal symptoms.
The prevalence of current conventional cigarette smoking lower in pregnant women than nonpregnant women.
No association has been found between postdischarge oxygen and neurodevelopment in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Higher doses of nicotine gum and patches also may increase quit rate
Expert radiologists can accurately identify patients who will later be diagnosed with CTEPH by evaluating the computed tomography pulmonary angiogram scan performed in the setting of suspected acute pulmonary embolism using 6 standardized radiologic parameters.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is launching on April 25, 2019, its “Remove the Risk” campaign, aimed at promoting the safe disposal of unused opioids.
In patients treated within an advanced recovery pathway, early discharge after anatomic lung resection does not increase the risk for readmission.
Young children who received inhaled albuterol sulfate prior to receiving anesthesia for tonsillectomy had decreased rates of perioperative respiratory adverse events.