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October-December 2019| Vol 68| Issue 4

Original Article

Exhaled breath condensate pepsin and pH: noninvasive tests for gastroesophageal reflux in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Introduction Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has been shown to worsen chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) control through esophagobronchial reflex and to heighten bronchial re...


Original Article

The effect of cigarette smoking on the oxidant–antioxidant imbalance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Background Predisposing factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) comprise endogenous genetic factors and exogenous factors such as positive and negative smoking, air pollution...


Original Article

Assessment of serum electrolytes (sodium, potassium, and ionized calcium) during chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation

Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading universal cause of mortality. Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder is primarily a chronic disease, a gr...


Original Article

Functional and prognostic effect of dynamic airway collapse in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease characterized by diffuse airway obstruction affecting small and large airways. Airway collapse is more during expiration. ...


Original Article

Detection of resistant strains of tubercle bacilli by gene mutation hybridization

Introduction Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death in the world from asingle infectious agent. Aim of the work Use molecular technique to provide information to detect the recent...


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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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