Special Edition, 2019

Assessment of serum interleukin 6 level in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – is it related to disease severity

Esmat A. Abd Elnaby, Samah S. Abd Elnaiem, Amira I. Mostafa, Dina Sabry, Alshaimaa Rezk l R Alnaggar, Mohamed K. Haswa

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Airway inflammatory biomarkers in different asthma phenotypes

Amal M. Osman, Afaf M. Elsaid

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Does vitamin D deficiency worsen the clinical and functional parameters of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Esmat A. Abd Elnaby, Samah S. Abd Elnaiem, Amira I. Mostafa, Dina Sabry, Mohamed K. Haswa

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Cardiovascular comorbidities associated with patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a hospital-based study

Amit S. Gupta, Venkitakrishnan Rajesh, Ponneduthamkuzhy James

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Functional and radiological characteristics of asthma combined chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap

Hamada K. Fayed, Yasen G. Abd-Elkareem, Wassem A. Samaha, Maher S. Abdalshakour

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Blood eosinophils and C-reactive protein as prognostic factors in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations

Hamed A. Hafiz, Heba Moussa

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Assessment of high-dose inhalational corticosteroids vs systemic corticosteroids in acute exacerbations of COPD in diabetic patients

A.S. Magdy, Haytham S. Diab

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Pulmonary rehabilitation outcome in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with a different body composition

Laila A. Alsharaway

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Assessment of bronchial asthma exacerbation the utility of platelet indices

Manal R. Hafez, Hoda A. Eid, Sawsan B. Elsawy, Nehad Emad Eldin, Asmaa A. El Madbouly

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Qualitative role of endobronchial elastography with endobronchial ultrasound in differentiating malignant and benign lesions a retrospective single-center study from India

Rajesh Gupta, Sharad Joshi, Ankit Bhatia, Nitesh Tayal, Praveen Pandey

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Comparison between cryobiopsy and forceps biopsy in detection of epidermal growth factor receptor amplification in non-small-cell lung cancer

Ahmed S.H. Mohamed, Mohamed Hantera, Ragia S. Sharshar, Amira Y. Abdelnaby, Ayman El Saka

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The role of convex probe endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in the diagnosis of hilar and mediastinal lesions

Laila A. Helalah, Ashraf M. Madkour, Nevine M.A. Elfattah, Rehab M. Mohammed, Ayman A.H. Farghaly, Ragaa A. Fawzy, Asmaa M.A. Elasser

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Effectiveness of APACHE II and SAPS II scoring models in foreseeing the outcome of critically ill COPD patients

Yousef Ahmed, Mohamed Adam, Lamees M. Bakkar

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Histopathological findings in patients with refractory nonfibrotic hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Yosri M.K. Akl, Raef H. Emam, Ahmed H. El-Habashi, Mohamed S. Ismail, Hossam Abdallah

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Outcomes and safety of bronchial artery embolization in control of massive hemoptysis

Gehan H. AboEl-Magda,c, Ahmad H. Abouissab,d, Mohamed M. Harrazb

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Role of ultrasound in airway assessment in the respiratory ICUs

Mona M. Ahmed, Iman H.E. Galal, Hossam M. Sakr, Ashraf A. Gomaa, Ahmed M. Osman, Marwa H. El-Assal

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Reliability of ultrasound in confirming endotracheal tube placement as a new and fast tool

Mohammad W.S. Moghawri, Niveen E. Zayed, Dalia A. Ibrahim

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Ultrasonographic evaluation of the diaphragm

Youssriah Y. Sabri, Sabah A.M. Hussein, Ahmed A.M. Baz, Amal A.M. Aglan

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The use of tranexamic acid in elective lung surgery a singlecenter experience

Ayman A. Sallam, Mohamed M. Abo El Nasr, Ahmed S. Elgebaly, Wael M. El Feky

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Pattern of chest diseases among addicts in Poison Control Center of Ain Shams University Hospitals

Aya M. AbdelDayem, Mahmoud L. Sakr, Nehad M. Osman, Maryam A. Abd El Kader, Sherehan EL Sayed Abd El-Aaty

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Validation of a simple computed tomography scoring system to predict the malignant nature of pleural effusion

Rania A. Sweed, Ayman I. Baess

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Effect of incentive spirometer exercise on pulmonary functions in children with spastic cerebral palsy

Magda Y. Elseify, Dina A. Ramadan, Sally R. Ishak

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Tuberculosis in Upper and Lower Egypt before and after directly observed treatment short-course strategy a multi-governorate study

Medhat F. Negm, Amira H. Allam, Tbahany M. Goda, Mona Elawady

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Serum zinc levels in hospitalized children with pneumonia – a hospital-based case–control study

Amira M.M. Hamed, Yasser T. Kassem, Hamada K. Fayed, Ahmed M. Solaiman

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The relationship between level of the red cell distribution width and the outcomes of patients who acquired pneumonia from community

Yousef A. Yousef, Mahmoud A. Manal

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Assessment of the role of computed tomography versus echocardiography in pulmonary hypertension

Ahmed Z.E. Abdelhafiz, Khaled A. Al Khashab, Assem F. Elessawy, Radwa A. Elhefny , Fatmaalzahraa S. Abdalrazik

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Original, simplified, and modified pulmonary embolism severity indices in risk stratification of pulmonary embolism

Maha Yousif, Sabah A. Hussein

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Study of upper airway inflammation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome

Enas E. Mohamed, Ayman I. Baess, Yasser M. Eldowik

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Validation of the NoSAS score for the screening of sleepdisordered breathing a retrospective study in Egypt

Rania A. Sweed, Mahmoud I. Mahmoud

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A piece of broken intubation tube stylet as endobronchial foreign body

Tajik Mohammed Shafi, Nithya Haridas, Preeti Belagundi, Asmita A. Mehta

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Spontaneous resolution of persistent lymphadenitis a case of Kikuchi–Fujimoto disease

Divya Ramachandran, Rajesh Venkitakrishnan, Jolsana Augustine, Melcy Cleetus

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Submandibular salivary gland involvement in granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Mohamed F. Abdelghany, Mohammad G.A. Khalaf

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Tracheal bullet excreted with the stool a rare course of events in airway gunshot injury

Nasir U. Din Wani, Tasneem Muzaffar, Syed A. Hussain, Yasir Wani, Danish Zahoor, Aaliya Wani , Farhana Bashir

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