Qingtao Zhou

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The beneficial outcome associated with the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has been reported in retrospective studies. To date, no prospective study has been conducted to confirm these outcomes. In addition, the potential mechanism by which PPIs improve measures of lung function and/or transplant-free survival in(More)
OBJECTIVE We investigated ventilation inhomogeneity indices (Sacin, Scond) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) using the multiple breath nitrogen washout test (MBNW) and determined the correlation between the 2 indices ( Scond and Sacin, as a measure of ventilation inhomogeneity in conductive and acinar zones of the lungs,(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse population pharmacokinetic (PPK) parameter values of ciprofloxacin in Chinese elderly patients with lower respiratory tract infection. METHODS Hospitalized in Respiratory Intensive Care Unit (RICU) due to severe lower respiratory tract infection and at high risks of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. 43 consecutive elderly patients received an(More)
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