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Using the Electronic Nose to Identify Airway Infection during COPD Exacerbations
Background The electronic nose (e-nose) detects volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in exhaled air. We hypothesized that the exhaled VOCs print is different in stable vs. exacerbated patients withExpand
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Microbial contamination of domiciliary nebulisers and clinical implications in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Background and purpose Domiciliary nebulisers are widely used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but nebuliser cleaning practice has not been assessed in patients with COPD who are oftenExpand
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[Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma].
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma are both highly prevalent inflammatory diseases characterized by airway obstruction with distinct pathogenic mechanisms and different degrees ofExpand
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The role of alien fish (the centrarchid Micropterus salmoides) in lake food webs highlighted by stable isotope analysis
Non‐native freshwater fish species can have adverse ecological impacts on native populations. However, the mechanisms determining the success or otherwise of their invasion and their role in invadedExpand
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Epilithon δ15N signatures indicate the origins of nitrogen loading and its seasonal dynamics in a volcanic Lake
Abstract The intensification of agricultural land use and urbanisation has increased nutrient loads in aquatic ecosystems. Nitrogen loads can alter ecosystem structure and functioning, resulting inExpand
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Predicción en tiempo real de la malignidad de ganglios linfáticos mediastínicos mediante ecografía endobronquial
Resumen Objetivo Evaluar la utilidad de diferentes caracteristicas ecograficas para diferenciar los ganglios linfaticos (GL) benignos y malignos mediante ecografia endobronquial (EBUS) y validar unaExpand
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Real-time prediction of mediastinal lymph node malignancy by endobronchial ultrasound.
Abstract Objective To evaluate the utility of different ultrasonographic (US) features in differentiating benign and malignant lymph node (LN) by endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and validate a scoreExpand
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Usefulness of Bronchoscopic Probe-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy in the Diagnosis of Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia
Background: Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) is a novel technique that provides in vivo microscopic imaging of the distal lung. We hypothesized that the intra-alveolar exudatesExpand
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Real-time prediction of mediastinal lymph node malignancy by endobronchial ultrasound.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the utility of different ultrasonographic (US) features in differentiating benign and malignant lymph node (LN) by endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and validate a score forExpand
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Characteristics of asthma patients admitted to an intermediate respiratory care unit.
INTRODUCTION Intermediate respiratory care units (IRCU) provide continuous monitoring and non-invasive mechanical ventilation (NIMV) in patients with severe respiratory failure who are usuallyExpand
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