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Mandibular Advancement Device-Emergent Central Sleep Apnea Can Resolve Spontaneously: A Case Report.
ABSTRACT The development of treatment emergent central sleep apnea (CSA) has been described after almost all obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) therapies. While the course of positive airway pressureExpand
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Sarcoidosis deaths in the United States: 1999-2016.
BACKGROUND It has been over a decade since a comprehensive study has been published that has examined sarcoidosis deaths at the national level. The purpose of this study was to analyze sarcoidosis asExpand
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Temperature controlled radiofrequency ablation at different sites for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BackgroundThis study seeks to determine the efficacy of temperature controlled radiofrequency tissue ablation (TCRFTA) to alleviate symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and reduceExpand
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Malignant pleural effusion and cancer of unknown primary site: a review of literature.
Malignant pleural effusions (MPE) are most frequently (50-65%) noted from lung and breast cancers. They are commonly unilateral and are reflective of poorer prognosis. Cancer of unknown primary (CUP)Expand
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Therapeutic bronchoscopy in the era of genotype directed lung cancer management.
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for ~85% of lung cancers. Our understanding of driver mutations and genotype directed therapyExpand
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Transcriptional survey of alveolar macrophages in a murine model of chronic granulomatous inflammation reveals common themes with human sarcoidosis.
Mohan A, Malur A, McPeek M, Barna BP, Schnapp LM, Thomassen MJ, Gharib SA. Transcriptional survey of alveolar macrophages in a murine model of chronic granulomatous inflammation reveals common themesExpand
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PPARγ Deficiency Exacerbates Fibrotic Response to Mycobacteria Peptide in Murine Sarcoidosis Model.
We established a murine model of multiwall carbon nanotube (MWCNT)-elicited chronic granulomatous disease which bears similarities to human sarcoidosis pathology including alveolar macrophageExpand
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The reliability and validity of patient-reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations
Purpose of review Despite the increasing awareness of their pathogenesis and clinical consequences, research on and clinical management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive lung diseaseExpand
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Asthma deaths in North Carolina: 1999–2016
Abstract Introduction: Despite the significant decline in overall death rates in the U.S. over the past decade, many asthma deaths could have been avoided. Eastern North Carolina (N.C.) is anExpand
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The Effects of Obesity in Asthma
Rising costs and increasing morbidity makes the identification and treatment of high-risk asthma phenotypes important. In this review, we outline the complex relationship between obesity and asthma.Expand
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