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July-September 2019| Vol 13| Issue 3

Original Article

B-type natriuretic peptide as a predictor of severity in admitted patients with acute exacerbation of COPD

Background patients with acute AECOPD show an abrupt worsening of baseline ventricular function and pulmonary hypertension, using clear predictors or markers for severity in such patients is cr...

Original Article

Comparing frequencies of asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Context Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may share some physiological features and coexist as asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap (ACO). The prevalence o...

Original Article

Transthoracic ultrasound in the diagnosis of bronchiectasis: is it valuable?

Objectives The purposeof this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of transthoracic ultrasound in patients with bronchiectasis and compare it with high-resolution computed tomography (...

Original Article

Implementation of bronchoscopic conventional transbronchial needle aspiration service in a tertiary care chest hospital

Background Conventional transbronchial needle aspiration (C-TBNA) is a unique technique that allows the sampling tissue from beyond the endobronchial tree, such as enlarged lymph nodes, peribro...

Original Article

Endoscopic transbronchial needle aspiration in sampling mediastinal lesions

Context Endoscopy plays an integral part in the evaluation of mediastinum. Transbronchial sampling can be done conventionally or guided with endobronchial ultrasonography (EBUS), which is a new...

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

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