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Non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), particularly Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), has become increasingly more prevalent in patients causing pulmonary dysfunction.
This activity is intended for medical professionals who have a clinical interest in the management of pulmonary embolisms as seen by the following medical specialists: Pulmonologists, Hospitalists, Intensivists, Primary Care Providers, ...
Patients with advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) are at increased risk of lung cancer, and should be screened with low-dose CT.
In this podcast recorded by the American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, Gerard J. Criner, MD discusses patient selection for Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide.
A pilot study at Temple suggests that daily use of humidified nasal high-flow (NHF) therapy with an air-oxygen blend as a maintenance therapy could benefit patients discharged from hospital after an acute exacerbation of COPD.
Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN, also known as neonatal pulmonary hypertension and persistent fetal circulation syndrome), affects 2% of live births and is a major cause of neonatal mortality.
Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP, outlines the details of the Gala Therapeutics RheSolve Study for treating patients with chronic bronchitis.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Despite optimal pharmacological treatment, many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease remain very disabled.
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the third most common cardiovascular cause of inpatient hospital death in the United States, and the prevalence of PE risk factors—including surgery, obesity, a sedentary or immobile lifestyle, and advanced age—is ...
Asthma is a global health problem that affects approximately 300 million people in all age and ethnic groups. There is an estimated 250,000 deaths each year related to or resulting from Asthma. Treatment guidelines can be difficult to ...
Gerard Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP, outlines the details of the SPRAY-BC clinical trial for the treatment of chronic bronchitis in patients with COPD.