Affiliation: Brown University
- Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica: a rare large airway disorderMuhanned Abu-Hijleh
Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Lung 186:353-9. 2008..with emphasis on the management and prevention of recurrent respiratory infections. Bronchoscopic or surgical treatment is usually reserved for symptomatic patients with severe airway narrowing and airflow obstruction...
- Emergency use of an endobronchial one-way valve in the management of severe air leak and massive subcutaneous emphysemaMuhanned Abu-Hijleh
Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Lung 188:253-7. 2010..The valves selectively block inspiratory airflow to a specific segmental or subsegmental airway but allow expiratory flow with drainage of air and secretions from the corresponding distal airways and lung parenchyma...
- Pleuropericarditis in a patient with inflammatory bowel disease: a case presentation and review of the literatureMuhanned Abu-Hijleh
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 593 Eddy Street, APC 7, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Lung 188:505-10. 2010..Although the specific pathophysiology of pleuropericardial disease in patients with IBD remains unclear, the response to systemic steroids is usually adequate...
- Cryptogenic and secondary organizing pneumonia: clinical presentation, radiographic findings, treatment response, and prognosisFotios Drakopanagiotakis
Third Pulmonary Medicine Department, Division of Pulmonary, Sismanoglion General Hospital, Maroussi, Greece
Chest 139:893-900. 2011..This condition can be cryptogenic (COP) or secondary to other known causes (secondary OP). In the present study, we reviewed the features associated with COP and secondary OP in patients from two teaching hospitals...
- Clinical variables are poor selection criteria for the use of methacholine bronchoprovocation in symptomatic subjectsAnnie Lin Parker
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
Respir Care 48:596-601. 2003..AHR can influence diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. We assessed the value of pulmonary function variables, symptoms, and history as selection criteria for methacholine bronchoprovocation testing to detect AHR in symptomatic subjects...
- Ratio between forced expiratory flow between 25% and 75% of vital capacity and FVC is a determinant of airway reactivity and sensitivity to methacholineAnnie Lin Parker
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02860, USA
Chest 124:63-9. 2003..A low FEF(25-75)/FVC ratio is associated with airway responsiveness to methacholine in middle-aged and older men. The current study was designed to assess this relationship in both male and female subjects over a broader range of ages...
- A 21-year-old man with fever and sore throat rapidly progressive to hemoptysis and respiratory failure. Diagnosis: Lemierre syndrome with Fusobacterium necrophorum sepsisMatthew Jankowich
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Chest 132:1706-9. 2007
- The spectrum of nonasthmatic inflammatory airway diseases in adultsSidney S Braman
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:131-46, x-xi. 2010..Diseases associated with chronic productive cough discussed in this article include chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, and infectious and noninfectious bronchiolitis and their diagnosis and treatment...