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Clinical Characteristic of Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy Procedure in Pulmonary Diseases in Dr. Moewardi Hospital Surakarta

Agung Setiadi, Ana Rima, Jatu Aphridasari, Yusup Subagyo Sutanto Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, Rs Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Abstract Background: Bronchoscopy is a common invasive diagnostical procedure in clinical respiratory practice.This study described characteristic of patients who had performed fiberoptic bronchoscopy in Dr. Moewardi hospital. Methods: This study design was retrospective descriptive […]

Correlation between Tuberculosis Sequelae with 6 Minute Walking Test in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis Sequelae

Azzaky, Bambang Sigit Riyanto, IkaTrisnawati, Barmawi Hisyam, Sumardi, Eko Budiono, Heni Retnowulan Sub Bagian Penyakit Paru Ilmu Penyakit Dalam Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gajah Mada, RSUP Dr. Sardjito, Yogyakarta Abstract Background: Tuberculosis (TB) often result in diffuse fibrosis in the lung tissue, resulting in decreased lung function as a whole. Functional walking test, for example the six minute walking test […]

Correlation between Serum Adiponectin with Severity Degree of Asthma

Wa Ode Nelly Estika, Nur Ahmad Tabri, Muhammad Harun Iskandar Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Hasanuddin, Makassar Abstract Background: Adiponectin is a one of adipocytokine that mediate antiinflammation and has a role in asthma. Adiponectin and its receptor (AdipoR1, AdipoR2, T-cadherin) are expressed on multiple cell types in the lung. Correlation between adiponectin […]

Efficacy of 36 mg/day vs 12 mg/day Oral Prednisolone in Treatment of Moderate Persistent Asthma Following Acute Exacerbation

Oke Viska, Faisal Yunus, Wiwien Heru Wiyono Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta, Indonesia Abstract Background: Efforts to reduce the recurrence of asthma exacerbations is optimal handling. Steroid has a role in reducing exacerbations, but another problem arises due to uneffective oral dose after the patient is discharged. This study […]

Batik Wax Vapour (Malam) Exposure on Lung Function and Occupational Asthma of Traditional Batik Industry Workers

Eva Lydia Munthe¹, Suradi¹, Eddy Surjanto¹, Faisal Yunus² Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RSUD dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Batik is a high artistic craft and a part of Indonesian culture especially in Java that using heating wax […]

Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function in Worker Exposed to Carbon Black Dust in Ink Factory

Royani Nurrohman, Fachrial Harahap, Feni Fitriani Taufik, Agus Dwi Susanto Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Advances in the industrial sector gives good and bad impact. Dust generated in industrial processes may adversely affect the health of the lungs. No studies on the effects of carbon black dust […]

Bronchoscopy in Intensive Care Unit

Suryani Padua Fatrullah¹, Yuni Iswati², Prasenohadi², Menaldi Rasmin² Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, Rumah Sakit Umum Daerah Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, Rumah Sakit Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Bronchoscopy is a relatively safe procedure and commonly performed in the intensive care unit (ICU). Preparation […]

Evaluation of Empirical Treatment Response in Hospitalized Patient Community Acquired Pneumonia

Fikri Faisal, Erlina Burhan, Wahju Aniwidyaningsih, Aria Kekalih Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan Jakarta Departemen Ilmu Kedokteran Komunitas, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia Abstract Background: Pneumonia is the first leading disease with the highest mortality in hospitalized patients. The purpose of this study are to determine treatment responsse for the empirical […]