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Interleukin-10-1082G/A Gene Polymorphism as a Potential Host Susceptibility Factor in Patients with Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

Novita Eva Sawitri,1 Reviono,1 Suradi,1 Afiono Agung Prasetyo2 1Bagian Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta 2Laboratorium Mikrobiologi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta Abstract Background: This study was conducted to determine the association between polymorphism of interleukin (IL)-10 -1082G/A gene on susceptibility of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Polymorphism […]

Neurology Clinical Features of Lung Cancer Patients with Brain Metastases in Dharmais National Cancer Hospital, Jakarta

Fariha Ramadhaniah,1 Evlina Suzanna,1 Sri Erni Istiawati,2 Sariningsih3 1Subbagian Registrasi Kanker, Bagian Penelitian dan Pengembangan, Rumah Sakit Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta, Indonesia 2Staf Medis Fungsional Saraf, Rumah Sakit Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta, Indonesia 3Instalasi Radiodiagnostik, Rumah Sakit Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta, Indonesia Abstract Background: Lung cancer is the most common cancer spreads to the brain and become a […]

The Relationship between Smoking Cessation with The Severity of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Based on GOLD 2013

Danar Pratama Putra, Nurfitri Bustamam, Aulia Chairani Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran, Jakarta Abstract Background: Smoking is responsible for approximately 90% of COPD. Smoking cessation is one of nonpharmacological managements for COPD patient. This study was aimed to determine the relationship between smoking cessation and the severity of COPD based on GOLD 2013. Methods: […]

The Accuracy of Transbronchial Needle Aspiration to Determine Staging of Lung Cancer

Ikhfana Syafina,1 Noni Novisari Soeroso,1 Pantas Hasibuan,1 Putri Chairani Eyanoer2 1Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik, Medan 2Epi Treat Unit Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat (LPPM) Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan Abstract Background: Mediastinal nodes metastasis is one of the important factor in determining the action of […]

Relationship between Degree and Exacerbation of COPD in COPD Patients with Components of Metabolic Syndrome

Nanda Aulia Putri, Oea Khairsyaf, Irvan Medison, Yessy S Sabri Bagian Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Andalas, Padang Abstract Background: Inflammation that occurs in patients with COPD are lung inflammation and systemic inflammation. Systemic inflammation also occurs in other chronic diseases include metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and depression. The metabolic syndrome […]

Related Factors of Asthma Control Level in Dr. Soetomo Hospital

Ni Wayan Candrawati, Muhammad Amin Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya Abstract Introduction: Identifying and treating modifiable risk factors associated with asthma control can optimalize asthma control. Factors associated with uncontrolled asthma are age, sex, educational level, smoking, FEV1, co-morbidities and overweight. The aim of study was to […]

Metabolic Syndrome in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Iceu Dimas Kulsum, Faisal Yunus Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Metabolic syndrome is a complex disorder and an emerging clinical challenge, recognized clinically by the findings of abdominal obesity, elevated triglycerides, atherogenic dyslipidemia, elevated blood pressure, high blood glucose and/or insulin resistance. Metabolic syndrome is 1.5-3 times […]