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April-June 2019| Vol 68| Issue 2

Review Article

Matrix metalloproteinase as a marker of low bone mineral density in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Introduction Obstructive pulmonary disease is considered as an inflammatory condition, and osteoporosis is one of its complication. Matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) are found in extracellular ...


Original Article

Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on the outcome of patients admitted to the coronary care unit

Background The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) varies between countries and age groups but is estimated to be between 15 and 20% in the European adult populations o...


Original Article

Prevalence of pulmonary aspergillosis among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients presented with acute exacerbation

Introduction Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) is a major event through the life of all chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. This study wa...


Original Article

Effect of peripheral agents and air pollution on prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Tehran metropolis (2015–2017)

Aim Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic pulmonary inflammation that has various symptoms such as respiratory distress and severe cough. This disease has a global distrib...


Original Article

Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis-suspected patients in Mali

Background The incidence of nontuberculous mycobacteria is increasing, among them Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) strains are the most frequently isolated. In countries endemic for t...


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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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