Pneumologia Vol. 67 Nr. 4
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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).
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.
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.
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!”
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.
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.