Category archives for Lung Function

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 […]

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 […]

Impact of Chemical Agent Exposure During Batik Colouring Process to Lung Clinical Impairment of Batik’s Industry Worker

Riana Sari, Suradi, Faisal Yunus 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, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Batik is a craft which has a high art and culture value to Indonesian especially Javanese. Chemical agents exposure at the batik coloring […]

Affecting Factors of Lung Function of Regional Traffic Police in East Jakarta

Amir Luthfi, Faisal Yunus, Prasenohadi, Joedo Prihartono Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Departemen Ilmu Kedokteran Komunitas Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia Abstract Background: Air pollution due to road traffic is a serious health hazard and thus the traffic policeman who is continuously exposed to pollutant, may be at an increased […]

Correlation between Asthma Control Test with FEV1% in Determining Asthma Control Level

Anita Ramlie, Retno Ariza Soeprihatini Soemarwoto, Wiwien Heru Wiyono Klinik Respirasi Harum Melati, Pringsewu, Lampung; Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan Jakarta Abstract Background: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease, so the appropriate treatment is necessary in order to achieve and maintain asthma control for an extended period. Asthma control […]

Multidrugs Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Treatment with Short Term Regimen

Tamam Anugrah Tamsil, Arifin Nawas, Dianiati Kusumo Sutoyo Abstract MDR-TB is a major public health concern in several countries. The results of PMDT have not been impressive with the proportion of successfully treated MDR-TB patients in most countries below 60% and the proportion of loss to follow-up and failure were high. Recommended treatment regimens are very long, […]

Diagnostic Value of Fixed Ratio Criteria for Airway Obstruction Assessment

Rudi Dermawan, Faisal Yunus, Budhi Antariksa Abstract Background : The Diagnostic value of spirometry test based on fixed ratio 0.75 to assess airway obstruction had not known yet in Indonesia. The purpose of this study was to know the diagnostic value of fixed ratio FEV1/FVC base on Pneumobile Indonesia as lower limit of normal (LLN) for diagnosis […]

Levels of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Controlled and Uncontrolled Asthma based on Asthma Control Test in Persahabatan Hospital

Ni Made Restiawati, Faisal Yunus, Ratnawati. Abstract Background : Exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is recognized as reliable surrogate marker of eosinophilic airway inflammation in asthma patient and offers the advantage of being completely non-invasive and easy procedure. Methods : This cross-sectional comparative study involves 96 asthmatic subjects which then classified into two main categories : […]

Association Between Vitamin D Level with Asthma Control Level, Lung Function, Interleukin-10 and Interleukin-17 in Persistent Bronchial Asthma Patients

Rina Lestari, Susanthy Djajalaksana, Harun Al Rasyid Abstract Background : Vitamin D deficiency is hypothesized to play a role in increasing incidence of asthma. Vitamin D has a role as an immunomodulator in asthma. Current research on vitamin D and asthma hasn’t been studied in adult asthma in Indonesia. The aim of this study was […]

Correlation of Quality of Life Assessment and Prognosis Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patient with CAT, SGRQ and BODE at Persahabatan Hospital Jakarta

Tri Agus Yuarsa, Faisal Yunus, Budhi Antariksa Abstract Background : The health status is very important aspect in the evaluation of COPD management. St George’s respiratory questionnaire (SGRQ) is one of the tools to evaluate health status associated with quality of life in COPD that consist of symptoms, daily activity and impact of COPD. Currently […]

Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) in Patients with Asthma Exacerbation and in Non Exacerbation at Persahabatan Hospital

Arief Riadi Arifin, Faisal Yunus, Ratnawati, Aria Kekalih Abstract Background : Nitric oxide is detected in expired air which is physiologically released by epithedial cells of pulmonary vasculature, cells of lower respiratory tract, upper respiratory tract and paranasal sinuses. Levels in normal human expiratory air range from 5-10 parts per billion (ppb); which is increased […]

Correlation Between The Degree of Breathlessness According to Modified Medical Research Council Scale (MMRC scale) with The Degree of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Anwar D, Chan Y, Basyar M. J Respir Indo. 2012;32(4):200-7. Abstract Background: Although spirometry should be undertaken in all patients who may have COPD, in many areas practitioners lack access to spirometry. MMRC scale questionnaire can be used to assess the breathlessness. The aim of this study was determine the association between the degree of […]

Serum Desmosine Level in Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

Sholikhah S, Yunus F, Wiyono WH. J Respir Indo.2012;32(4):223-32 Abstract Background: There is a correlation between elastin and pathogenesis of COPD in COPD patients. Desmosine is intermolecular and intramolecular cross link between the chains of elastin polypeptide. Elastin is the main component of lung connective tissue that maintains the elasticity of the lung. If there […]

Effect of N-Acetyl Cysteine on Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease among Outpatients in Pulmonary Clinic in Dr. M. Djamil Hospital Padang

Suwarti SA, Chan Y, Zainoeddin ZY, Taufik, Khairsyaf O J Respir Indo. 2012;32:233-9 Abstract Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a preventable and treatable disease with airflow limitation that is not fully reversible. Tobacco smoke and air pollution can cause oxidative stress which contribute in cell and tissue damage. N-Acetylcysteine is an antioxidant that […]

Correlation of Sputum Macrophage and Neutrophil with COPD Assessment Test (CAT)

Wijaya o, Sartono TR, Djajalaksana S, Maharani A J Respir Indo.2012; 32(4):240-9 Abstract Introduction: The abnormality of COPD is caused by long standing inflammatory response, imbalance of proteinases and anti proteinases and increased oxidative stress in the airway. Increased airway inflammation will accelerate the decline in lung function and impair quality of life. This study […]

Correlation between Pulmonary Function Test and Respiratory Symptoms in Hajj Pilgrim at Padang, 2008

Taufiq Hidayat, Zailirin Yuliana Zainoeddin,Yusrizal Chan,Taufik Abstract Background: Lung is vital organ related to air environment outside body. Generally, hajj pilgrim has frequent respiratory problem when they stay during hajj session. The aim of the study is to know the relation between pulmonary function test and common respiratory sign. Methods: Analytic prospective study were done. […]

Peroxidative Index Model and Advanced Oxidation Protein Products Level of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients Saliva Based on Length of Treatment

Setiawan B, Adenan, Suhartono E. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):72-7. Abstract Introduction: Mycobacterium tuberculosis in human induce variety response involved protective immunity to clinical manifestation of tuberculosis. Oxidative mechanism to infection controlling not only happened in macrofag but in all liquid compartment of body. Methods: Aim of this study was to evaluate peroxidative index and advanced […]

Pathophysiology and Markers of Airway Remodeling in Bronchial Asthma

Widodo R, Djajalaksana S. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):110-9. Abstract Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by reversible airflow limitation and airway hyperresponsiveness. Persistent inflammation in airway tissues may lead to structural changes known as airway remodeling and consequently airway obstruction that is not fully reversible and progressive loss of lung function over time. In […]

Prevalence of Asthma in a Group of 13 – 14 Years Old Students Using the ISAAC Written Questionnaire and Bronchial Provocation Test in Central Jakarta

Mustafa J, Yunus F, Wiyono WH. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):8-16. Abstract Introduction: Prevalence of asthma in children in Indonesia varies from 2.1% to 32.2% depends on location of the study, and method of study. However, the prevalence of asthma in children in central of Jakarta – polluted area were unknown. Methods: This study using the […]

The Effectivity Physical Exercise and Breathing Exercise on Persistent Moderate to Severe Asthma

Juhariyah S, Djajalaksana S, Sartono TR, Ridwan M. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):17-24. Abstract Introduction: Asthma is a chronic lung disease that can affect daily activities and quality of life of sufferers. As with other chronic lung diseases, this state allows performed pulmonary rehabilitation program. Methods: A total of thirty-four patients with persistent moderate asthma bronkiale […]

Invasive Mechanical Ventilation on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Susanto YS, Sari FR. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):44-52. Abstract Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an acute respiratory disease that requires intensive care treatment with high mortality rates up to 60%. Acute repiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) could be due to pulmonary disorders (aspiration, pneumonia) and extrapulmonary disorders (sepsis, severe injury). Spesific prevention for ALI/ARDS are […]

Ambilan Oksigen Maksimal dan Faal Paru Laki-laki Sehat Penyelam dan Bukan Penyelam

Herman D, Yunus F, Harahap F, Rasmin M. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(2):61-71. Background : To characterise lung function and maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) of divers.Influence of age, body mass index (BMI), exercise and smoking habit on lung function and VO2max Methods : The study included 89 subjects, 46 divers and 43 healthy male. All subjects […]

Perbandingan Manfaat Klinis Senam Merpati Putih Dengan Senam Asma Indonesia Pada Penyandang Asma

Zega CTA, Yunus F, Wiyono WH. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(2):72-80. Background : The administration of controlled drug is a part of asthma management. Beside of this, regular exercise may also reduce asthma symptoms. The following clinical experimental study was conducted to evaluate the benefit of the Indonesian Asthma Gymnastic (IAG) and Merpati Putih Gymnastic (MPG). […]