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Pulmonary Function Test of Traffic Policeman in Tangerang

Rofiman, Faisal Yunus, Feni Fitriani Taufik Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Tangerang has developed to being big city causing development oftraffic and vehicles volume. The fumes, chemical and particles present in the emission are reported to influence the people especially traffic policemen. This study was taken […]

The Effect of zinc for 5 Day on endothelin-1, Tumor Necrosis Factor-Α and Clinical Improvement in Patients with Pneumonia

Agung Dewantara, Suradi, Reviono, Ana Rima, Harsini, Jatu Aphridasari Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, RSUD dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Program Pasca Sarjana Minat Kedokteran Keluarga Biomedik Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta, RSUD dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Abstract Background: Many attempts to find out the prognostic of pneumonia, one off them […]

Effect of Ubiquinone Lactic Acid Levels and 6 Minute Walking Test in Patients Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Stable Category B and D

Ahmad Rifani, Arief Bakhtiar, Muhammad Amin Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya Abstract Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease known as chronic inflammatory disease that do not occur locally in the lung but also a systemic effect, including peripheral muscle weakness and increased lactic acid. Ubiquinone contained in the […]

The Role of Working Preparation among Taxi Drivers with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Without Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Time Reaction and Accident Risk

Agus Dwi Susanto,1,4 Barmawi Hisyam,2,3 Lientje Setyawati Maurits,3 Faisal Yunus4 1 Peserta Program Pasca Sarjana/S3, Fakultas Kedokteran dan Kesehatan Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta 2 Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, Fakultas Kedokteran dan Kesehatan Universitas Gadjah Mada, RS Sardjito, Yogyakarta 3 Program Pasca Sarjana/S3, Fakultas Kedokteran dan Kesehatan Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta 4 Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran […]

Relation between The Grant of N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) with Concentration Glutathione (GSH), Gamma Interferon (IFN-γ), Body Mass Index and Conversion Status of Patient Pulmonary TB

Sukarti,1 Reviono,2 Suradi2 1 Program Studi Kedokteran Keluarga, Program Pascasarjana Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta 2 Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Abstract Background: Clinical evidence indicates the levels of glutathione (GSH) and interferon gamma (IFN-γ) are low in pulmonary TB patients. Fever and significant […]

Conversion Failure at The End of DOTS Intensive Phase among Acid Fast Bacilli Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Reny Setiowati,1 Dumilah Ayuningtyas2 1Rumah Sakit Umum Banten 2Departemen Administrasi Kebijakan Kesehatan Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat Universitas Indonesia Abstract Background: Indonesia ranks ninth out of twenty-seven countries which has the burden of multi drug resistance (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) in the world. The failure of conversion in TB patients was one of the contributing factor to anti […]

Plasma suPAR Level and Clinical Characteristics as Predicting Factors for the Result of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Culture in Suspected MDR-TB Patients

Triwahju Astuti,1 Tri Yudani Mardining Raras,2 Dian Nugrahenny,3 Rahadi Widodo1 1Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Brawijaya, Malang 2Laboratorium Biomedik, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Brawijaya, Malang 3Laboratorium Farmakologi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Brawijaya, Malang Abstract Background: In suspected MDR-TB patients with smear AFB remains positive after treatment, the results of mycobacterial culture are not always […]

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Lung Cancer

Christofan Lantu, Jamal Zaini, Wahju Aniwidyaningsih Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia – Persahabatan General Hospital, Jakarta Abstract The role of traditional and alternative medicine nowdays frequently is used as a complement to a standard medicine, nevertheless lack of evidences. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is an alternative therapy besides […]

The Challenge Of Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment With Complications Of Multiple Giant Bullae and Empyema Necessitans On 38 Years Old Female

Ben Ben Irwandi, Parluhutan Siagian Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik, Medan Abstract Resistance to tuberculosis (TB) drugs is a formidable obstacle to effective TB care and prevention globally. Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis treatment which is exacerbated by multiple giant bullae dan empyema necessitans would add to the […]

Ultraviolet Rays Exposure on Levels of Interleukin 17 in Controlled Partial Asthma Patients

Abdulloh Najich, Arief Bakhtiar, Muhammad Amin Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya Abstract Background: Asthma is a serious public health problem in the world, its prevalence is increasing in areas away from the equator, the effect of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) from the sun as protection of allergies. […]