Annals of Pulmonology

 ISSN: 2643-5985

Annals of Pulmonology

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Review Article Pages 27-32

Atelectasis with Torpid Evolution in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

Authors: Prados-Sanchez C, Martinez-Redondo M, Maiz-Carro L, Giron-Moreno RM, Quintana-Gallego E, Martinez-Martinez MT, Blanco-Aparicio M, Garcia-Clemente MM, Iturbe-Fernandez D, Garcia-Rio F, Carpio-Segura CJ, Salcedo-Posadas A, Martin de Vicente C, Costa-Colomer J and Maintz Jochen G

Abstract: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a chronic and progressive disease. Respiratory complications, usually, afect the quality of life, morbidity and prognosis of the disease. Within respiratory complications, atelectasis is which the least medical literature has generated, without consensus on its etiology, prognosis and treatment. In a previous study of our group, the incidence was 2.66%, 2.33% were lobar and 1.33% segmental. Among the causes would be the existence of mucus plugs or alterations of the pulmonary architecture in which, the progressive and irreversible damage of the airway could cause distortion, obstruction and bronchial dilatation.

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Case Report Pages 24-26

Amyloidosis Diagnosed by Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)

Authors: Mohammed Choudhry, Mohtady Nabateh, Jessica Wang, Adair Seager and Christopher Woods

Abstract: We present a patient with Amyloidosis diagnosed by EBUS-TBNA. A 55-year-old African American man with past medical history of hypertension; was referred for mediastinal lymphadenopathy (Figure 1 and Figure 2) in 2017. The CT chest was performed to evaluate postoperative shortness of breath during recent hospitalization for acute appendicitis.

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Journal Details
  1. Journal: Annals of Pulmonology
  2. ISSN: 2643-5985
  3. ISO abbreviation: Ann Pulmonol
  4. Other Title: APL
  5. Pub Type: Open Access