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October-December 2019| Vol 13| Issue 4

Original Article

A study of plasma copeptin level as a predictor of severity during acute exacerbation of bronchial asthma

Background An exacerbation of asthma is an episode, characterized by a progressive increase in one or more typical asthma symptoms (shortness of breath, wheezing, cough, and chest tightness). C...

Original Article

Impulse oscillometry usefulness in small-airway dysfunction in asthmatics and its utility in asthma control

Background Small-airway affection and its relation to clinical status in asthmatic patients became an increasing interest during the last decade. Spirometry is a basic diagnostic tool for measu...

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Correlation between ventricular function as assessed by echocardiography and six-minute walk test as a surrogate of functional capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Background Exercise intolerance is common in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which has multiple mechanisms underlying its progression. Ventricular dysfunction may pl...

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Diagnostic yield of ultrasound-guided transthoracic biopsy in peripheral lung lesions

Background Ultrasonography (US) guidance of transthoracic needle biopsy of peripheral lung lesions is a useful diagnostic technique. It is a relatively easy and safe procedure under real-time U...

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Sonographic measurement of lung aeration versus rapid shallow breathing index as a predictor of successful weaning from mechanical ventilation

Background Lung ultrasonography is a beneficial tool for evaluation of the extent of lung aeration through measurement of the amount of extravascular lung water. Lung ultrasonography offers som...

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ISSN - Print: 1687-8426,
Online: 2314-8551

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