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The effect of serum electrolyte disturbances and uric acid level on the mortality of patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Objectives: The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of electrolyte and uric acid disturbances and their effects on mortality in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Short-term variations of optic coherence tomography findings in mild and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Objective To evaluate the short-term changes in subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT), ganglion cell complex (GCC) analysis, and retinal nerve fiber length (RNFL) of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Nicotine delivery of e-cigarettes
[No Abstract Available]
Does nutritional risk screening 2002 correlate with the dyspnea status of patients with GOLD stage C-D chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
OBJECTIVES: Dyspnea is a prominent symptom of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Patients with Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Stage C-D often complain of dyspnea, but the relationship ...
Morphological overview of cardiovascular comorbidities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Frank's sign
Objective: Cardiovascular diseases are the most common and important comorbidities in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Literature indicates that there may be a relationship between diagonal earlobe ...
Pathogenesis of COVID-19
(Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications, 2020)
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a very contagious infectious disease which is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus is first identified in Wuhan city of China in ...
Subacute lung injury associated with heated tobacco products
Heated tobacco products release nicotine without burning tobacco with an electronically controlled heating system. 56-year-old male patient admitted with sudden onset of chest pain and shortness of breath. He had been using ...
Impairment in heart functions and prognostic role of N‑terminal pro‑brain natriuretic peptide in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation
INTRODUCTION: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with comorbidities andcardiovascular disease is the most frequent one. The role of natriuretic peptides in determiningprognosis of COPD exacerbations is not yet ...
Postoperative pulmonary complications in noncardiothoracic surgery
Purpose: Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) are a major cause of mortality and morbidity. The aim of this study is to evaluate frequencies and determine risk factors of PPCs which developed subsequent to general ...
The effect of blood urea nitrogen/albumin ratio in the short-term prognosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Objective: There is no definite laboratory parameter in predicting short-term prognosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our aim was to evaluate the prognostic effect of serum blood urea ...