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The Influence of Age and Pulmonary Function On Oxygen Saturation At Above 8000 Feet In An Aircraft

Alima Sari Sihotang, Pandiaman Pandia, Amira Permatasari, Putri Eyanoer Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara,RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan Abstract Background: Changes of air pressure, temperature and humidity on an altitude will result in a decrease of oxygen partial pressure and oxygen saturation, as well as drier air, and this […]

The Relationship Between Cotton Dust and Byssinosis in X Cotton Mattress Factory Worker in Medan

Deddy Abdi Syahputra, Zainuddin Amir, Pandiaman Pandia Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan Abstract Background: Organic dust cotton dust exposure in the working environment can cause obatructive lung disease that called byssinosis disease. The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between the […]

Comparison Acid Fast Bacilli Smear Microscopy Examination with Xpert MTB/RIF in Diabetes Mellitus Patients Who Suspected Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Sukara Safril Kusuma Jaya¹, Erlina Burhan¹, Rochsismandoko², Cahyarini³ ¹Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta ²SMF Penyakit Dalam, Divisi Metabolik dan Endokrin, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta ³SMF Mikrobiologi, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: The relationship between tuberculosis (TB) and Diabetes Mellitus (DM) has long been known. People with DM have […]

The Effect of Exercise on Oxygen Saturation in Patients with Stabled COPD

Anriany Hanzy Sinambela, Amira Permatasari Tarigan, Pandiaman Pandia Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan Abstract Background: Hypoxemia during exercise could be occured in COPD and could decreased pulmonary rehabilitation tolerance. The purposed of this study is to determine the effect of exercise on oxygen saturation […]

Differences Between Upper Limb and Lower Limb Exercise to Training Capacity and Fat-Free Mass of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients

Zakiah Novianti¹, Suradi¹, Muchsin Doewes² ¹Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret ²Departemen Kedokteran Olahraga, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret Abstract Backgound: Exercise intolerance is one of the main factors limiting participation in activities of daily living among individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Depletion of fat-free mass (FFM) significantly contributes […]

The Influence Of Erdostein in Glutathione, IL-8 Level, VEP1 Value, and CAT Score in Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients

Yunita Puspitasari, Suradi, Reviono Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RS Dr. Moewardi Surakarta Abstract Background: Peripheral airway inflammation and structural airway injury in COPD functionally contribute to expiratory airflow limitation. The study aims to investigate the influence of erdostein in GSH, IL-8 level, VEP₁ value and CAT score in […]

Procalcitonin Role in the Field Pulmonology

Hendra Koncoro¹, Ida Bagus Suta² ¹Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana, RSUP Sanglah Denpasar ²Divisi Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Bagian/ SMF Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana, RSUP Sanglah Denpasar Abstract Development of medical science in respirology is unattached to importance of diagnostic and therapeutic aspect. New diagnostic tools surfaced as […]