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Heterogeneous burden of lung disease in smokers with borderline airflow obstruction

mar, 20/11/2018 - 01:00
The identification of smoking-related lung disease in current and former smokers with normal FEV1 is complex, leading to debate regarding using a ratio of forced expiratory volume in 1 s to forced vital capacity ...

Role of SOD3 in silica-related lung fibrosis and pulmonary vascular remodeling

mar, 20/11/2018 - 01:00
Work-place exposure to silica dust may lead to progressive lung inflammation culminating in the development of silicosis, an irreversible condition that can be complicated by onset of pulmonary hypertension (P...

Cost-effectiveness analysis of umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol 62.5/25 mcg versus tiotropium/olodaterol 5/5 mcg in symptomatic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a Spanish National Healthcare System perspective

mar, 20/11/2018 - 01:00
A head-to-head study demonstrated the superiority of once-daily umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (UMEC/VI) 62.5/25 mcg on trough forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) versus once-daily tiotropium/olodaterol (TIO/...

Long-term outcomes following first short-term clinically important deterioration in COPD

mar, 20/11/2018 - 01:00
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by varying trajectories of decline. Information regarding the prognostic value of preventing short-term clinically important deterioration (CID) in...

Unfractionated heparin ameliorates pulmonary microvascular endothelial barrier dysfunction via microtubule stabilization in acute lung injury

jeu, 15/11/2018 - 01:00
Endothelial barrier dysfunction is central to the pathogenesis of sepsis-associated acute lung injury (ALI). Microtubule (MT) dynamics in vascular endothelium are crucial for the regulation of endothelial barr...

Primary immunodeficiency diseases in lung disease: warning signs, diagnosis and management

lun, 12/11/2018 - 01:00
Pulmonary complications are common in primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID) and contribute to morbidity and mortality in these patients. However, their varied presentation and a general lack of awareness of ...

Therapeutic potential of products derived from mesenchymal stem/stromal cells in pulmonary disease

ven, 09/11/2018 - 01:00
Multipotent mesenchymal stem/stromal cells (MSCs) possess robust self-renewal characteristics and the ability to differentiate into tissue-specific cells. Their therapeutic potential appears promising as evide...

Efficacy and safety of antagonists for chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells in adult patients with asthma: a meta-analysis and systematic review

ven, 09/11/2018 - 01:00
Chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells (CRTH2) antagonists are novel agents for asthma but with controversial efficacies in clinical trials. Therefore, we conducted a meta-analysis...

Right heart size and function significantly correlate in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension – a cross-sectional study

jeu, 08/11/2018 - 01:00
The objective of this study was to assess, whether right atrial (RA) and ventricular (RV) size is related to RV pump function at rest and during exercise in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).