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Various Clinical Features of Lung Cancer Patient in Dharmais National Cancer Hospital Jakarta

Fariha Ramadhaniah, Pradnya Sri Rahayu, Evlina Suzanna Subbagian Registrasi Kanker, Bagian Penelitian dan Pengembangan, Rumah Sakit Kanker Dharmais Jakarta Abstract Background: Lungs are the respiratory system that resides in the bottom of the chest cavity adjacent to the heart and mediastinum. Based on Jakarta Population-Based Cancer Registry 2005-2007, the incidence of lung cancer was ranked […]

Increase of Malondialdehyde Serum Level After Pulmonary Rehabilitation Reduce Depression and Improve Quality of Life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients

Dewi Kartikaningsih, Susanthy Djajalaksana, Moch. Ridwan, Harun Al Rasyid Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Brawijaya, Malang Departemen Ilmu Kedokteran Fisik dan Rehabilitasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Brawijaya, Malang Departemen Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Brawijaya, Malang Abstract Background: Depression is a major comorbid for COPD patients and associated with decline in health […]

COPD Assesment Test Score, Modified Medical Research Council Dyspnea Scale With Forced Expiratory Volume In One Second and Exacerbation Risk In Stable COPD

Dewi Manihuruk, Pandiaman Pandia, Amira Tarigan, Putri Chairani Eyanoer Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan Abstract Background: COPD is considered as a complex disease and global problem that is predicted to be the third most common cause of death by 2030. The 2014 GOLD (Global Strategy for […]

Association between Serum Magnesium Level and Degree of Asthma Control

Hendresta, Yessy S Sabri, Masrul Basyar, Oea Khairsyaf Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Andalas Abstract Background: Magnesium has important rule to prevent bronchoconstriction in asthma, effected smooth muscle relaxation. Hypomagnesemia related to bronchial hyperresponsivity that can lead to poor control of asthma. The aim of this study is to determine association between serum […]

Atropine Premedication Discharge to Reduce Sputum during Bronchoscopy Procedure

Juliana Maria Ulfah, Noni Novisari Soeroso, Pantas Hasibuan, Putri Chairani Eyanoer Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik Medan. Epi Treat Unit Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat (LPPM) Universitas Sumatera Utara. Abstract Background: Atropine is widely used as premedication for fiberoptic bronchoscopy. The anticholinergic action of atropine may reduce […]

The Association of N-Acetylcysteine Administration with the Level of Glutathion, Interferon Gamma and Body Mass Index in Pulmonary TB Patients

Reviono, Suradi, Sukarti Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta Abstract Background: The levels of glutathione (GSH) and IFN-γ are low in pulmonary TB patients. Administration of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) can increase intracellular GSH levels and IFN-γ, so that can inhibit the growth of M. tuberculosis. Methods: This study was clinical trial […]

Effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) to Cognitive Function

Silmi Kaffah, Agus Dwi Susanto Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract The Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a potentially life-threatening sleep related breathing disorder characterized by repetitive episodes of airflow cessation resulting in brief arousals and intermittent hypoxia. The prevalence appears to be increasing with trends towards higher rates […]