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Viral or bacterial upper respiratory infections are the most common cause of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD). Based on available data, no reliable parameter has been presented to distinguish between bacterial and nonbacterial exacerbations. Therefore, we compared the diagnostic value of procalcitonin (PCT) level, which(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Although working in a coal mine is a wellknown risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), there insufficient data explaining the association between acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD) and coal worker pneumoconiosis (CWP). This study aimed to evaluate the features of patients with complicated CWP admitted for AECOPD and(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease of increasing significance in terms of economic and social burden due to its increasing prevalence and high costs. Direct costs of COPD are mostly associated with hospitalization expenditures. In this study, our objective was to investigate the costs of hospitalization and factors(More)
Ziel dieser Studie war es, die klinischen Charakteristika, sowie die Röntgen- und Laborbefunde von hospitalisierten Patienten mit einer neuen, labormäßig gesicherten, Infektion mit dem Schweine-Grippe Influenza A Virus (S-OIV) mit Pneumonie zu beschreiben. Es wurden 56 zwischen Oktober und Dezember 2009 wegen einer Pneumonie stationär aufgenommene(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) in long-distance drivers located in the Zonguldak area and to show the correlation between OSAS and traffic accidents. METHODS In this study, 241 long-distance drivers who were residents of Zonguldak province were interviewed face-to-face and a(More)
BACKGROUND Bronchoalveolar lavage is considered a helpful tool in the diagnosis of diffuse parenchimal lung diseases such as sarcoidosis. CD4/CD8 ratio is higly specific but not sensitive to distinguish sarcoidosis and other intestitial lung diseases. We aimed to compare the diagnostic value of CD4/CD8 ratio and other lmphocyte subpopulations such as(More)
PURPOSE Syncope is an atypical presentation for acute pulmonary embolism (APE). There are conflicting data concerning syncope and prognosis of APE. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred and seventy-nine consecutive patients aged 22-96 years (median, 68 years) with APE were retrospectively enrolled in the study. RESULTS Prevalence of syncope was 13% (n=23) at(More)
INTRODUCTION Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and blood urea nitrogen (BUN) are important prognostic indicators for cardiovascular disease. However, data on the relationship between renal dysfunction (RD) and prognosis in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (APE) are limited. The estimated-GFR (eGFR), based on the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease(More)
EINLEITUNG: Die transthorakale Biopsie (TTB) ist eine gut definierte und effiziente Methode zur Gewinnung von Gewebe für die histopathologische Diagnose pulmonaler Läsionen. Sie ist weniger invasiv als chirurgische Verfahren und hat eine bessere diagnostische Aussagekraft als Fein-Nadel-Biopsien (FNAB), vor allem bei der Beurteilung benigner Läsionen. In(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is increasingly recognized as a leading cause of global morbidity and mortality. This study is the first spirometry-based, cross-sectional survey of COPD from Western Black Sea Region of Turkey. In this study we aimed to investigate COPD prevalence in Zonguldak province of Turkey. MATERIALS AND(More)
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