End-stage lung disease may significantly increase the risk for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients undergoing lung transplant without primary esophageal disease.
Pulmonary hypertension is associated with higher in-hospital mortality, morbidity, length of stay, and health care utilization in patients admitted to the hospital with an acute exacerbation of COPD.
The use of bronchial thermoplasty resulted in improvements in asthma control and reductions in the use of corticosteroid maintenance therapies in patients with asthma.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be associated with higher rates of mortality in patients with coronavirus disease 2019.
Lung involvement during hospitalization for systemic lupus erythematosus may be associated with greater inpatient mortality.
The incidence and prevalence of a first-ever spontaneous pneumothorax in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema are increased significantly in men and in Black patients.
Researchers sought to characterize the effect of the changes in the GINA 2019 recommendations in a real-world patient setting.
While patients with angioedema are routinely given steroids, the use of steroids in intubated patients had no effect on intensive care unit hours, intubation length, or total length of hospital stay.
Patients admitted to the hospital as a result of an asthma exacerbation who were diagnosed with cannabis dependence appeared to have poorer outcomes than those without the diagnosis.
Treatment with nintedanib was associated with slowing the rate of forced vital capacity decline in patients with progressive fibrosing interstitial lung diseases.