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January-March 2020
Volume 69 | Issue 1
Page Nos. 1-275

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: TUBERCULOSIS  

Role of bronchoalveolar lavage cartridge-based nuclear acid amplification test in the diagnosis of sputum smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis Highly accessed article p. 1
Archana B., Amandeep Singh, Huliraj N., Anjana Gopi
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_185_18  
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Sputum, mononuclear cell lysate, and plasma levels of nitric oxide in Nigerian pulmonary tuberculosis patients before and during antituberculosis chemotherapy p. 6
Ganiyu O Arinola
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_13_19  
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Prevalence and diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Assuit Chest Hospital p. 12
Mohamed S ElBouhy, Hesham A AbdelHalim, Mina S Boshra
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_22_19  
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Incidence possibility of pulmonary Mycobacterium abscessus infection in an endemic area: onion diagram with overlapping analysis p. 16
Pathum Sookaromdee, Viroj Wiwanitkit
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_23_19  
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Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of pulmonary tuberculosis infections among the outdoor patients in Tertiary Care Hospitals of Quetta city, Balochistan p. 19
Ashiq Khan, Fariha Hasan, Muhammad I Ali, Xusheng Guo, Muhammad Shafee
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_37_19  
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Epidemiology of pulmonary tuberculosis in the Serai Naurang, Lakki Marwat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, during 2015–2018 p. 26
Muhammad Ashraf Khan
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_27_19  
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GeneXpert Mycobacterial tuberculosis/rifampicin: predictors of successful performance p. 33
Rana Helmy El-Helbawy, Asmaa Metwally Abdel Tawab
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_84_19  
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Prevalence and management outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis in Qena Chest Hospital from 2011 to 2016 p. 39
Kerolus Abd El Maseh, Samiha Ashmawi, Maryam A Abdelkader
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_43_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: PLEURAL DISEASES Top

Nontuberculous mycobacterium as a hidden cause of noncystic fibrosis bronchiectasis p. 46
Amr A.E Darwish, Ibrahim El Mahalawy, Samy S.A El Dahdouh, Reem M Elkholy, Mahmoud I.A El Beshbishy
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_75_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: TUBERCULOSIS Top

Epidemiologic pattern of tuberculosis infection in Menoufia Governorate, Egypt, and diagnostic accuracy of GeneXpert MTB/RIF resistance technique p. 51
Reda A Ibrahem, Rana H Elhelbawy
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_120_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: AIRWAY DISEASES Top

Assessment of respiratory muscle functions before and after exercise training in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients p. 56
Heba A Eshmawey, Maged Hassan
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_143_18  
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Satisfaction and clinical application value of impulse oscillometry in geriatric patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in comparison with non geriatric patients p. 64
Dina Ruby Sultan
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_56_19  
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Evaluation of the diagnostic utility of procalcitonin and some old tools in prediction of the need for noninvasive mechanical ventilation in acute exacerbation chronic obstructive pulmonary disease p. 72
Hala A Mohamed, Mohammad T Abdelfattah, Mohammad A Mohammad, Ahmed H Kasem, Nawal M Ali
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_74_19  
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Correlation of cardiopulmonary exercise testing parameters with BODE index in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients p. 80
Heba A Eshmawey, Heba S Gharraf
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_93_19  
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Bronchial asthma versus paroxysmal vocal-fold dysfunction in patients with exercise-induced respiratory symptoms p. 87
Enas E Mohamed, Riham A El Maghraby
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_91_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: PLEURAL DISEASES Top

Comparison of tigecycline and bleomycin pleurodesis by pigtail catheter in hepatic hydrothorax with liver cirrhosis p. 98
Eman M Mahmoud, Mohammed I.Al Anwar
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_103_18  
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Comparison between thoracoscopic pleurodesis results by talc, doxycycline poudrage, and silver nitrate slurry in patients with malignant pleural effusion p. 105
Shaaban A Yo, Elsabaa B Mo, Abdallah A El, Eshmawey H Ah, Mohamed S Hassan
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_63_19  
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Study of characteristics and behavior of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma in Cairo and Fayoum University Hospitals p. 112
Sabah A Hussein, Alaa E Omar Shalaby, Assem F El Essawy, Radwa A Elhefney, Heba A El-Halim Khafagy, Enas S Farahat
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_100_19  
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Diagnostic yield and safety of medical thoracoscopic versus computed tomography-guided percutaneous tru-cut pleural biopsy p. 119
Gehan H Abo El-Magd, Ahmad H Abouissa, Ibrahim Abbas
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_117_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: PULMONARY INFECTION Top

Key notes around fraction of exhaled nitric oxide marker in pneumonia p. 127
Ahmed M Abumossalam, Hanan Abdel-Sattar El-Halaby
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_71_19  
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The utility of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and serum galactomannan assay in patients with nonresolving pneumonia in a tertiary care hospital p. 135
Jayanthi Savio, Uma Devaraj, Uma Maheshwari Krishnaswamy, George D’Souza, Priya Ramachandran
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_58_19  
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Total cortisol level as a predictor of severity and outcome in community-acquired pneumonia p. 142
Sahar Farghly, Yousef Ahmed, Reham El-Morshedy, Randa A El Zohne, Doaa M Abd El-Kareem
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_126_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: RICU Top

Predicting acute respiratory distress syndrome in high-risk trauma and surgical patients: validation of previous scores p. 148
Mohamed El-Hady Ahmed, Gamal Hamed, Suzy Fawzy, Khaled M Taema
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_79_19  
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Central venous oxygen saturation as a predictor of failure of weaning from mechanical ventilation p. 155
Samiha S Ashmawi, Hala M Salem, Muhammad E Nagy
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_92_19  
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation versus conventional ventilatory support for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome p. 162
Amal Abd El-Azem Sadon, Ashraf H Abdelsalam, Eslam Elsayed
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_103_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: ILD Top

Anti-citrullinated peptide antibodies with interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis p. 171
Amira H Allam, Shaimaa M.A Youssef, Hany H Moussa, Yasser Ezzat
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_102_19  
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Medical thoracoscopic lung biopsy in undiagnosed non-UIP-DPLD: diagnostic yield, complication rate, and cost-effectiveness, a single-experience study in Egypt p. 178
Yosri Akl, Ali Elhendway, Mohamed Abdelhakim Elnady, Heba Moussa, Eman Abdelsalam, Usama E Abuelhassan
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_112_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: IMAGING Top

Role of ultrasound-guided transthoracic biopsy versus computed tomography-guided biopsy in the diagnosis of peripheral intrathoracic lesions p. 183
Mohamed A Zamzam, Amal A Abd El-Aziz, Ibrahim I El-Mahallway, Gehan A AbdeLaal, Mohamed K Abd El-Mageed, Hanaa A Eid
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_48_19  
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Radiological features of interstitial lung disease associated with collagen vascular disease in Fayoum University Hospital p. 189
Sherif Refaat Abd El Fattah, Randa Ibrahim Ahmed, Nermeen Ahmed Fouad, Nashwa Fadel Gebaly
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_50_19  
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Pulmonary abnormalities, clinically, functionally, and radiologically in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: correlation with duration and disease activity p. 197
Ramadan Shawky, Saad M Alzokm, Ahmed Al-Deek
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_64_19  
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Study of the dynamic changes of retroglossal transverse pharyngeal diameter by submental ultrasound in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and relation to its severity p. 207
Maha E Alsadik, Walid I.M Elgendy, Niveen E Zayed, Mohamed A Shazly
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_106_19  
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Subcarinal lymph node: is it better evaluated by endobronchial ultrasound or endoscopic ultrasound? p. 217
Dalia E ElSharawy, Mohamed S Hantera, Ayman M ElSaqa, Yomna A Zamzam
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_116_19  
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Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children p. 227
Amal M Osman, Amr A Sarhan, Ashraf M Abd-Elrahman, Mohamed A Abo-Salha
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_99_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE: PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASES Top

Pulmonary hypertension in patients with end-stage renal disease under regular hemodialysis: a cross-sectional study p. 235
Mohamed F Abdelghany, Walaa H Mohamad, Ahmad B Elden
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_38_19  
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Impact of body mass index on the risk assessment of mortality in pulmonary arterial hypertension p. 242
Youssef M. A Soliman, Reem I. M Elkorashy, Mohamed S Ismail
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_59_19  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SLEEP DISORDERS Top

Significance of obstructive sleep apnea on left ventricular systolic and diastolic function in Egyptian patients with resistant hypertension: a single-center experience p. 248
Mohamed Galal, Eman Kamal Ibrahim, Tamer Ghazy, Ahmad Abdelhakim, Usama E Abuelhassan
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_115_19  
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Serum vitamin D level is associated with obstructive sleep apnea state and severity p. 256
Ahmad Abbas, Samah M Lutfy
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_207_18  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: MISCELLANEOUS Top

Efficacy and safety of a new acoustic device, the lung flute, for sputum induction and lung physiotherapy p. 259
Abeer Elhawary, Nagwan A Ismail, Marwa M Esawy, Marwa A Shabana
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_44_19  
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Outlooks of bronchial provocation pattern in obesity p. 266
Ahmed M Abumossalam, Manal M Elgharbawy, Hanan A El-Halaby
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_70_19  
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CASE REPORT Top

Mediastinal aspergilloma: an unusual presentation as superior vena cava obstruction p. 272
Narendra Khippal, Anshika Jindal, Yogendra S Rathore, Vinod Joshi, Shubhra Jain
DOI:10.4103/ejcdt.ejcdt_9_19  
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