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October-December 2018| Vol 67| Issue 4

Review Article

Efficacy and troubleshooting of noninvasive ventilation

Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) means application of ventilation through patient’s upper airway by an interface without an endotracheal tubeortracheostomy. The efficacy of NPP...


Original Article

Assessment of cognitive dysfunction, depression, and anxiety in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in relation to serum interleukin-6

Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a well-recognized multicomponent disease, but its influences on cognitive function and other associated psychological disorders were...


Original Article

Downregulation of regulatory T cells in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: relation to disease severity

Bachground Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a slowly progressing disease that has the characteristics of chronic inflammation of the airways and destruction of lung parenchyma;...


Original Article

Characteristic features and percentage of asthma chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap among patients with obstructive airway diseases

Background Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (ACO) were considered two different diseases, but recently it was found that some patients have features of both asthma and chronic...


Original Article

Predictors of mortality in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease requiring ICU admission

Background Acute exacerbations are associated with significant morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Identification of mortality predictors in...


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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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