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July-September 2018| Vol 67| Issue 3

Review Article

The guidelines of asthma: the boon and the bane

This article is a small piece of mind intended to scrutinize the international asthma guidelines with a sprinkle of subtle criticism toward standard guidelines. As aspiring doctors, we must not alwa...


Original Article

Clinical outcome of 1-year long-term oxygen therapy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Background Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) is a well-established treatment that shows definite survival benefit in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) associated with ...


Original Article

Effect of inhaled corticosteroids on small airways in asthmatics using impulse oscillometry

Background The abnormalities in the small airways contribute to the symptoms of asthma. The small airways dysfunction may be attributed to many factors; mainly inflammation, remodeling, and c...


Original Article

Study of bronchiectasis phenotype and the common pathogens involved in late COPD stages

Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchiectasis have many common characteristics from the physiopathologic and clinical points of view. Reviewing literature showed ...


Original Article

Measurement of 8-isoprostane in exhaled breath condensate of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Background 8-Isoprostane is an accurate biomarker of oxidative stress. Despite 8-isoprostane concentrations in exhaled breath condensate (EBC) had showed higher values in chronic obstructive ...


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The Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, a publication of The Official Journal of Egyptian Society of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis AND Arab Thoracic Association, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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