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Clinical Spectrum and Outcome of Nocardia Infection: Experience of 15-Year Period From a Single Tertiary Medical Center
Introduction:Nocardiosis, although very rare, is considered as an important opportunistic infection; however, recent literature is limited. This study describes all cases of nocardial infectionExpand
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Radiological Features of Pneumocystisjirovecii Pneumonia in Immunocompromised Patients with and Without AIDS
The aim of this study was to compare chest computerized tomography (CT) findings of Pneumocystisjirovecii pneumonia (PCP) in immunocompromised patients with and without acquired immune deficiencyExpand
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The Increased Risk for Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Patients Receiving Rituximab-CHOP-14 Can Be Prevented by the Administration of Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole: A Single-Center Experience
Recent studies suggest an increased risk for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) in adults receiving short-interval rituximab-CHOP (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone)Expand
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Polymicrobial pulmonary infection in patients with hematological malignancies: prevalence, co-pathogens, course and outcome
PurposeThe frequency and clinical significance of polymicrobial pneumonia in patients with hematological malignancies (HM) are poorly understood. The aim of the present study is to describe theExpand
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Baseline Chest Computed Tomography for Early Diagnosis of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Hemato-oncological Patients- a Prospective Cohort Study.
Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) has dire consequences in hemato-oncological patients. We report our experience with performing routine baseline chest computed tomography for early diagnosis ofExpand
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Does molecular analysis increase the efficacy of bronchoalveolar lavage in the diagnosis and management of respiratory infections in hemato-oncological patients?
OBJECTIVES The identification of the specific pathogen responsible for a respiratory infection in patients with hematological malignancies (HM) would ensure relevant treatment and prevent toxicityExpand
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Characterization of Pulmonary Venous Hypertension Patients with Reactive Pulmonary Hypertension as Compared to Proportional Pulmonary Hypertension
Background: Patients with pulmonary venous hypertension (PVH) secondary to left heart disease can be further classified according to their hemodynamic profile: pulmonary hypertension (PH) inExpand
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Low incidence of long-term respiratory impairment in Hodgkin lymphoma survivors
Introduction of new chemotherapy regimens over the last decade resulted in 90% survival in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), which enhances significance of abrogating chemotherapy-relatedExpand
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Impact of PCR-based diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis on clinical outcome
The mortality rate of 60–90% in invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) is partly explained by diagnostic delay due to the limitation of current diagnostic tests. We assessed the influence ofExpand
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Radiological findings of early invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in immune‐compromised patients
Data on the radiological features of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) in early stages is scanty. Detection of Aspergillus (ASP) species in broncho‐alveolar (BAL) fluid by polymerase chainExpand
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