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The 6-minute pegboard and ring test is correlated with upper extremity activity of daily living in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Background Upper-extremity exercise is for pulmonary rehabilitation. The 6-minute pegboard and ring test (6PBRT) was developed to evaluate arm exercise capacity in patients with chronic obstructiveExpand
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Nationwide surveillance of bacterial respiratory pathogens conducted by the Japanese Society of Chemotherapy in 2007: general view of the pathogens’ antibacterial susceptibility
For the purpose of a nationwide surveillance of the antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial respiratory pathogens in patients in Japan, the Japanese Society of Chemotherapy conducted their secondExpand
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Effectiveness of meropenem for the treatment of aspiration pneumonia in elderly patients.
OBJECTIVE AND BACKGROUND In Japan, an increase in the elderly population is associated with an increased incidence of aspiration pneumonia. Treatment guidelines for aspiration pneumonia recommend theExpand
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Bilateral multiple sclerosing hemangiomas of the lung
This report presents a case of bilateral multiple sclerosing hemangiomas of the lung in a 73-year-old woman. A computed tomography (CT) scan of the chest showed a total of three well-defined smallExpand
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Lung adenocarcinomas with micropapillary components
PurposeMicropapillary adenocarcinoma is becoming increasingly recognized as a prognostically important histological subtype of carcinoma in various organs. This report presents theExpand
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Phase II Study of Weekly Paclitaxel in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Failed Previous Treatments
Objective: New effective therapy is desirable for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have failed previous treatments. Fractionated administration of paclitaxel may be less toxic andExpand
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Nationwide surveillance of bacterial respiratory pathogens conducted by the surveillance committee of Japanese Society of Chemotherapy, the Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases, and the
The nationwide surveillance on antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial respiratory pathogens from patients in Japan, was conducted by Japanese Society of Chemotherapy, Japanese Association forExpand
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[The value of serum C-reactive protein as a survival determinant in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer].
We retrospectively reviewed the information in our data base concerning 127 patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. Seventeen pretreatment clinical variables including serum C-reactiveExpand
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The effect of body position on pulmonary function, chest wall motion, and discomfort in young healthy participants.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of different recumbent positions on pulmonary function, chest wall motion, and feelings of discomfort in young nonobese healthyExpand
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Gingival metastasis of adenocarcinoma from the lung
Summary Metastases to the gingival soft tissues are extremely rare. We report a case of a lung tumor metastatic to the mandibular gingiva. A 66-year-old woman complained of dizziness and a tumor inExpand
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