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Cumulative Exposure of Dust Stone Serum Levels to Interleukin-13 and Lung Function of Breaking Stones Workers

Ida Ayu Jasminarti, Winariani Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Universitas Airlangga Surabaya Abstract Background: Stone mining is a profession with high risks to occupational lung disease due to silica inhalation in working environment causing silicosis. Silicosis is a fibrosing disease of the lungs caused by the inhalation, retention, and pulmonary reaction to crystalline silica. Particles […]

Asthma Medication Adherence and Quality of Life in Persistent Asthma Patients

Rayyan Fitri,1 Herry Priyanto,1 Tristia Rinanda2 1Bagian Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Syiah Kuala 2Bagian Mikrobiologi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Syiah Kuala Abstract Background: Adherence levels of persistent asthma patients to regular medication of asthma is still low, resulting in uncontrolled asthma that cause the clinical consequences such as asthma exacerbations and decreased quality […]

Effect of Omega 3 Fatty Acids to Procalcitonin Concentration and Survival of Clinical Community Pneumonia Patient

Susanto Eko Prasetyo,1 Reviono,2 Suradi2 1 Mahasiswa Program Pendidikan Dokter Spesialis I Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta 2 Staff Pengajar Program Pendidikan Dokter Spesialis I Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta Abstract Background: Diagnosis of pneumonia will be fast if using biomarkers such as procalcitonin. The main objective […]

Effect of Inhaled Furosemide on Plasma Levels of Interleukin-8 and CAT Scores of Acute Exacerbations COPD Patients

Widayanto,1 Suradi,2 Ana Rima Setijadi2 1 Mahasiswa Program Studi Kedokteran Keluarga, Program Pascasarjana, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta 2 Staf Pengajar Program Pendidikan Dokter Spesialis I Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta Abstract Background: Interleukin-8 is a proinflammatory cytokines are elevated in acute exacerbation of COPD. CAT scores will increase with worsening […]

Effect of Vitamin C to The Plasma Level of IL-6, Plasma Level MDA, and Length of Hospitalization Acute Exacerbation of COPD Patient

Fadlia Yulistiana, Suradi, Reviono, Yusup Subagio Sutanto, A Farih Raharjo, Dewi Nurul Makhabah Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Abstract Background: Exacerbation is an acute exacerbation that make aworsening of clinical symptoms. Increase of IL-6 plasma level and MDA plasma level due to inflamation amplification airway and […]

Comparison of Forced Expiratory Flow (FEF)25-75% Values of Smokers and Non Smokers

Anik Sukmawati, Muhammad Amin Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya Abstract Background: Cigarette smoking causes small airway obstruction (SAO) and is the harbinger of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The reduction in FEF25-75% associated with chronic cigarette smoking can be explained by loss of lung elastic recoil pressure which reduces […]

Profile of Patients Coinfected TB – HIV

Made Agustya Darma Putra Wesnawa, I Nyoman Nama Putra Bagian/SMF Paru RSUD Buleleng Abstract Background: Tuberculosis (TB) is common in patient with HIV infection. Clinical symptoms, acid fast bacilli, chest radiography are often unspecific for TB. Aim of this study was to describe TB-HIV coinfection patients according to clinical symptoms, acid fast bacilli, chest radiography, […]