Fredrick S Wamboldt

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Various psychological and cognitive difficulties have been documented in patients with emphysema. The aim of this article is to review prior literature on the prevalence of these difficulties in emphysema, as well as identify specific studies demonstrating improvement in these areas after therapy. Traditional therapies such as continuous and intermittent(More)
BACKGROUND Measures of oxygenation have not been assessed for prognostic significance in systemic sclerosis-related interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD). METHODS 83 subjects with SSc-ILD performed a maximal cardiopulmonary exercise test with an arterial line. The agreement between peripheral oxygen saturation (SpO2) and arterial oxygen saturation (SaO2)(More)
The impact of switching from other inhaled corticosteroids to fluticasone propionate was studied in patients with severe oral-steroid-dependent asthma over a 1-year period. In this open-label prospective study, patients on maintenance doses of oral and inhaled steroids were referred to a national asthma treatment center and were switchedfrom their previous(More)
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