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Characteristic of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer with Pleural Efusion

Fariha Ramadhaniah,1 Achmad Mulawarman,2 Evlina Suzanna,1 Lucia Rizka Andalucia1 1Bagian Penelitian dan Pengembangan, RS Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta 2Kepala Staf Medis Fungsional Paru, RS Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta Abstract Background: Pleural effusion is usually as a complication of lung cancer, especially in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The prognosis of patients with pleural effusion is very limited, […]

Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea based on Berlin Questionnaire among Traffic Police at East Jakarta

Abstract Background: Traffic police is a distinctive profession because of the huge responsibility, overnight shifts, long hours of working time and fractured sleep. These conditions interfere the working performance because of the sleepiness. Sleepiness might be correlated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) which causes dangerous pauses in breathing during sleep. The aim of this study […]

Body Mass Index, Percentage of Skeletal Muscle and Albumin in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Before and After Chemotherapy

Yenni Sari Siregar, Wahjuani Widyaningsih, Elisna Syahruddin Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalized lung cancer is quite high but the problem is often not detected earlier. Nutrition routine examination is still rarely done due to time constraints, the condition of the […]

Association Between Vitamin D level with Asthma Control Level

Aulia Rahim, Masrul Basyar,Yessy Susanty Sabri, Sabrina Ermayanti Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Andalas, Padang Abstract Background: Vitamin D has a role as an immunomodulator in asthma. Low vitamin D levels are associated with poor asthma control, reduced lung function, resistence steroid and e acerbation. Little is known about vitamin D in […]

Comparison of Asthma Control Level Among Patients with Asthma in Dust Exposed Area to Unexposed Area of Padang Cement Company

Fadhli Muhammad Kurnia, Irvan Medison, Sabrina Ermayanti, Yessy Susanty Sabri Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Andalas, RSUP Dr. M.Djamil, Padang Abstract Background: The prevalence of asthma increased in industrialized countries. One of the industrialization influence is increasing air pollution, where air pollution is known to affect the level of asthma control. The […]

Effect of Omega 3 in Interleukin-4 Serum Levels and FEV1 of Asthmatic Patients

Navratilova Melfia, Suradi, Sutanto SMF Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RS Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Abstract Background: Treatment of asthma is to achieve controled asthma. Decline in a proinflamatory asthma cytokine, interleukin-4 (IL-4) serum improve lung function in order to reach the level of asthma control. Omega 3 suppress the secretion of […]

Primary Resistant Tuberculosis Cases in Health Care Facility

Asmalina,1 Parluhutan Siagian,2 Rina Yunita,3 Zainuddin Amir,2 Tetty Aman Nasution3 1Magister Ilmu Kedokteran Tropis, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara 2Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP Haji Adam Malik, Medan 3Departemen Mikrobiologi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara Abstract Background: Cases of resistance becomes a problem for the prevention and control of […]