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Ian 08,2019 Categories: Archive

Pneumologia Vol. 67 Nr. 4

Journal Director: 
Dr. Tudor Toma
Dr. Alina Croitoru
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The role of biomarkers in the management of non-small cell lung cancer

Ionela Erhan, Ștefan Dumitrache- Rujinski, Claudia Toma, Miron A. Bogdan

Lung cancer is considered the leading cause of can-cer-related death worldwide, in both men and women, with a poor five-year survival rate (18%)(1,2), most patients presenting in advanced-stage disease at the diagnosis, with low response at conventional chemo-therapeutic agents.

Intermittent or permanent control in mild asthma – patient or doctor voices?

Florin Mihălțan

All the doctors are dreaming to have a perfectly con-trolled asthma patient. This desideratum is difficult to achieve. If we look at the reasons, we realize there are many causes of nonadherence.

Pathophysiological correlations between obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and atrial fibrillation

Liliana Alexandrina Grigoriu, Ștefan Dumitrache-Rujinski, Radu Gabriel Vătășescu, Miron Alexandru Bogdan

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) is a condi-tion characterized by a complete and/or incomplete intermittent obstruction in the upper airway that occurs during sleep.

The role of isoniazid pharmaco-genetics in the individualized treatment of tuberculosis

Aurelia Crețu, Radu Crișan Dabija, Georgiana Enache-Leonte, Cristina Mihaela Ghiciuc

Tuberculosis (TB) represents an important challenge worldwide, being the first cause of death from a single infec-tious agent, an infectious disease for which the World Health Organization (WHO) makes huge effort to have an end TB strategy.

Original papers: 

Prevalence and predictors of suboptimal control of childhood bronchial asthma: a community- based study in Dekerness District, Egypt

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, Tarek El-Desoky, Hoda El-Domyaty, Nehad Nasef, Eman M. Meatty

Bronchial asthma (BA) is a public health problem and its prevalence is increasing in all countries, regardless of their level of development, being generally underdiagnosed and undertreated in low-income countries(1).

Factors associated with disseminated tuberculosis in children

Shirley Ferlina Lasmono, Retno Asih Setyoningrum, Satrio Boediman

Tuberculosis (TB) among children is much more prevalent in developing countries, where resources for TB control are scarce, than in industrialized countries(1). Miliary tuberculosis (miliary TB) and tuberculous men-ingitis are severe forms of disseminated TB, with high rates of disability and mortality(2,3).

Clinical cases: 

Surgical treatment of pulmonary infection with Echinococcus granulosus under veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) – case report

Mihai Dumitrescu, Anca Asaftei, Raluca Istrate, Ciprian Bolca, Cristian Paleru

The pulmonary infection with Echinococcus granulosus (EG) continues to be endemic in Romania, given its large rural population involved in sheep herding, with an inci-dence of 1:10,000 and a mortality of 2-4%(1).

Swyer-James-MacLeod syndrome – report of two adult cases and review of the literature

Vincenzo Zagà, Marco Mura, Antigona Trofor

In 1954, MacLeod described nine adult cases of hyperlucency of one lung, without collapse(1). In 1953, Swyer and James(2) had already described a similar con-dition in a child.

RSP Activity: 

The Eurasian Respiratory and Allergy Summit is an activity linking the two Europes

Florin Dumitru Mihălțan

The Euroasian Respiratory and Allergy Summit took place between September 6-9, 2018, in Kiev, being the third consecutive annual event, the last year being held in Turkey and Montenegro.

Paris at the reunion with international pneumology

Florin Dumitru Mihălțan

Between September 16-19, 2018, in Paris was held a new edition of the annual European Society of Pneumology Congress, under the slogan: “Help shape the future of respiratory science and medicine!”

Pneumo Update 2018 – a traditional opening towards Eastern Europe

Florin Dumitru Mihălțan

With its 5th edition conducted on June 15-16, 2018, in Budapest, the Pneumo Update Europe has already become a traditional manifestation, with a multitude of echoes in the pneumological world.

RSP – a reliable and overactive society

Florin Dumitru Mihălțan

November was a full month, with many events where the Romanian Society of Pneumology (RSP) was either the organizer, or the partner, covering four projects that recon-firm once again that it is a responsible and professional association.

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