Petr Pohunek

Summary

Affiliation: Charles University
Country: Czech Republic

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric asthma: how significant it is for the whole life?
    Petr Pohunek
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S68-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Dose-related efficacy and safety of formoterol (Oxis) Turbuhaler compared with salmeterol Diskhaler in children with asthma
    Petr Pohunek
    Paediatric Pulmonology, 2nd Paediatric Department, University Hospital Motol, V Uvalu 84, CZ 15006 Prague 5, Czech Republic
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:32-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and airway remodeling
    Petr Pohunek
    Division of Respiratory Diseases, 2nd Pediatric Department, University Hospital Motol, V Uvalu 84, 15006 Prague 5, Czech Republic
    Pediatr Pulmonol Suppl 26:98-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Development, structure and function of the upper airways
    Petr Pohunek
    2nd Paediatric Department, Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, University Hospital Motol, V Uvalu 84, 150 06 Praha 5, Czech Republic
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:2-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Budesonide and formoterol in a single inhaler controls asthma in adolescents
    Petr Pohunek
    Charles University Prague, 2nd School of Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:91-105. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Budesonide/formoterol improves lung function compared with budesonide alone in children with asthma
    Petr Pohunek
    University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 17:458-65. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Can we treat airway remodeling?
    Petr Pohunek
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S108-9. 2006
  8. pmc Direct PCR detection of Burkholderia cepacia complex and identification of its genomovars by using sputum as source of DNA
    Pavel Drevinek
    2nd Department of Pediatrics, 2nd Medical School of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3485-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Widespread clone of Burkholderia cenocepacia in cystic fibrosis patients in the Czech Republic
    Pavel Drevinek
    Paediatric Department, Charles University 2nd Medical School, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Med Microbiol 54:655-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint High genotypic diversity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis in the Czech Republic
    Sarka Vosahlikova
    Department of Paediatrics, 2nd Medical School, Charles University in Prague, Uvalu 84, 15006 Prague 5, Czech Republic
    Res Microbiol 158:324-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Pediatric asthma: how significant it is for the whole life?
    Petr Pohunek
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S68-9. 2006
    ..To prevent long term remodeling of the airways and improve prognosis, early diagnosis and treatment are necessary. More precise markers that would help to detect asthma and predict its prognosis are urgently needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dose-related efficacy and safety of formoterol (Oxis) Turbuhaler compared with salmeterol Diskhaler in children with asthma
    Petr Pohunek
    Paediatric Pulmonology, 2nd Paediatric Department, University Hospital Motol, V Uvalu 84, CZ 15006 Prague 5, Czech Republic
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 15:32-9. 2004
    ..Formoterol > or =9 microg provided superior bronchodilator efficacy over 12 h compared with salmeterol Diskhaler 50 microg with no increase in systemic effects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and airway remodeling
    Petr Pohunek
    Division of Respiratory Diseases, 2nd Pediatric Department, University Hospital Motol, V Uvalu 84, 15006 Prague 5, Czech Republic
    Pediatr Pulmonol Suppl 26:98-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Development, structure and function of the upper airways
    Petr Pohunek
    2nd Paediatric Department, Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, University Hospital Motol, V Uvalu 84, 150 06 Praha 5, Czech Republic
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:2-8. 2004
    ..For a profound understanding of the function of the upper airways, it is important to understand the main developmental events during both prenatal and postnatal periods...
  5. ncbi request reprint Budesonide and formoterol in a single inhaler controls asthma in adolescents
    Petr Pohunek
    Charles University Prague, 2nd School of Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:91-105. 2004
    ..It is anticipated that this will lead to improved adherence to therapy in this difficult-to-treat population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Budesonide/formoterol improves lung function compared with budesonide alone in children with asthma
    Petr Pohunek
    University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 17:458-65. 2006
    ..Adverse-event profiles were similar in all groups; there were no serious asthma-related adverse events in any treatment group...
  7. ncbi request reprint Can we treat airway remodeling?
    Petr Pohunek
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S108-9. 2006
    ..New treatments should be directed not only against inflammation itself but also against these chronic changes...
  8. pmc Direct PCR detection of Burkholderia cepacia complex and identification of its genomovars by using sputum as source of DNA
    Pavel Drevinek
    2nd Department of Pediatrics, 2nd Medical School of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Clin Microbiol 40:3485-8. 2002
    ..The product of the first PCR round is also used to identify the genomovar of the pathogen. The protocol achieves high sensitivity and specificity with simple interpretation of genomovar status...
  9. ncbi request reprint Widespread clone of Burkholderia cenocepacia in cystic fibrosis patients in the Czech Republic
    Pavel Drevinek
    Paediatric Department, Charles University 2nd Medical School, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Med Microbiol 54:655-9. 2005
    ..cepacia epidemic strain marker, PCR negativity for the cable pilin subunit gene and close genetic relatedness to the epidemic strain of RAPD 01 type previously identified in Canada...
  10. ncbi request reprint High genotypic diversity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis in the Czech Republic
    Sarka Vosahlikova
    Department of Paediatrics, 2nd Medical School, Charles University in Prague, Uvalu 84, 15006 Prague 5, Czech Republic
    Res Microbiol 158:324-9. 2007
    ..The absence of highly epidemic P. aeruginosa strains may result from infection control measures taken upon recognition of the epidemic B. cenocepacia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differential cytokine profile in children with cystic fibrosis
    Jitka Brazova
    Institute of Immunology, University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic
    Clin Immunol 115:210-5. 2005
    ..ANCA autoantibodies were found only in the "high responder" group. Th2 immune response predominance in a subset of CF patients is associated with chronic P. aeruginosa infection...
  12. doi request reprint Slide plasty of trachea and right main bronchus in a newborn
    Jan Brazdil
    Pediatric Cardiocentrum, Motol University Hospital, Motol University Hospital and 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1096-7. 2008
    ..In our report, we describe a rare case of a 1-month-old newborn with concomitant stenosis of trachea and main bronchus and its successful treatment using slide plasty...
  13. doi request reprint Tolerability of indacaterol, a novel once-daily beta2-agonist, in patients with asthma: a randomized, placebo-controlled, 28-day safety study
    William H Yang
    Allergy and Asthma Research Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:555-61. 2007
    ..Indacaterol is a novel, inhaled, once-daily beta2-agonist...
  14. doi request reprint The Inhaled Steroid Treatment As Regular Therapy in Early Asthma (START) study 5-year follow-up: effectiveness of early intervention with budesonide in mild persistent asthma
    William W Busse
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, J5 219 CSC, Box 2454, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1167-74. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint [Notes to the article Nekl R., Mockóva, A., Bierhanzlová, J., Kutilová J. "Meconium Ileus as a first symptom of cystic fibrosis in a newborn"]
    Petr Pohunek
    Cas Lek Cesk 146:114. 2007
  16. doi request reprint Haplotype analysis of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene in asthma
    Lydie Izakovicova Holla
    Department of Pathophysiology, Medical Faculty, Masaryk University Brno, Brno, Czech Republic
    Hum Immunol 69:306-13. 2008
    ..001, p(corr) < 0.05, odds ratio = 0.58, 95% confidence interval = 0.46-0.73). These findings suggest that endothelial NOS variants may be one of the factors participating in protection or susceptibility to asthma in our population...