- Comparison of pulmonary function in immigrant vs US-born Asian IndiansAshok Fulambarker
Pulmonary Division, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science The Chicago Medical School, 3001 Green Bay Rd, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
Chest 137:1398-404. 2010..This study investigated whether there is a difference in pulmonary function between healthy adult US-born Asian Indians and immigrant Asian Indians attributable to country of birth, environmental, and socioeconomic factors...
- Effect of yoga in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAshok Fulambarker
Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA
Am J Ther 19:96-100. 2012..81). Yoga when practiced by patients with COPD results in improvement in the QOL and lung function on a short-term basis. Additional research is needed to confirm these findings in a randomized controlled trial and in the longer term...
- Reference values for pulmonary function in Asian Indians living in the United StatesAshok Fulambarker
Pulmonary Division, VA Medical Center, VA Great Lakes Health Care System 111 P, 3001 Green Bay Road, Chicago, IL 60064, USA
Chest 126:1225-33. 2004..To establish reference values for pulmonary function in the Asian-Indian population living in the United States...
- Role of Anemia in Home Oxygen Therapy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease PatientsAhmet Sinan Copur
1Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Captain James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center, North Chicago, IL 2Rosalind Franklin University Medical Sciences Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL 3Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Rosalind Franklin University Medical Sciences Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL 4Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 5Laboratory of Statistical Genetics, Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Am J Ther 22:361-6. 2015..Anemic COPD patients are more hypoxic especially during exercise than those who are not anemic. We conclude that anemia is a contributing factor in qualifying COPD patients for home oxygen therapy. ..
- Effect of Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on Body Mass Index in Obese Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: A Prospective StudyMuhammad Adeel Rishi
1Captain James A Lovell Federal Health Care Center, North Chicago, IL 2Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
Am J Ther 23:e422-8. 2016..2 ± 0.7 vs. 0.3 ± 0.9 kg/m, P ≤ 0.001). PAP therapy may cause significant loss of weight within 3 months in obese patients with OSAS. Further study is needed to elucidate the physiological basis of this change. ..