Category archives for Thoracic Oncology

Characteristics and Etiology of Pleura Effusion in Arifin Achmad Hospital Pekanbaru

Indra Yovi,1 Dewi Anggraini,2 Suci Ammalia3 1SMF/KJF Pulmonologi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Riau, RSUD Arifin Achmad, Riau 2KJF Mikkrobiologi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Riau 3Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Riau Abstract Background: The etiology of pleural effusion is variable, but “unknown etiology”, obtained up to 20% of cases in various studyreports. Patients with pleural effusion require early and proper […]

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 […]

Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasonography Guided Transthoracic Needle Aspiration for Diagnosing Lung Cancer

Sahdra Saragih,1 Noni Novisari Soeroso,1 Fajrinur Syarani,1 Fotarisman Zalukhu,2 Netty Delvrita Lubis3 1Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik, Medan 2Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Sumatera Utara 3Departemen Radiologi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik, Medan Abstract Background: Imaging-guided transthoracic needle aspiration (TTNA) are widely applied […]

Proportion and Profile of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation in Young Lung Adenocarcinoma

Mia Elhidsi, Sita Laksmi Andarini, Achmad Hudoyo Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: Epidermal growth factor receptor mutation is associated with Lung Adenocarcinoma carcinogenesis particularly in young patients which don’t have long exposure to smoke as carcinogen. This study investigates the profile of epidermal growth factor receptor […]

Characteristic of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer with Pleural Efusion

Fariha Ramadhaniah,1 Achmad Mulawarman,2 Evlina Suzanna,1 Lucia Rizka Andalucia1 1Bagian Penelitian dan Pengembangan, RS Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta 2Kepala Staf Medis Fungsional Paru, RS Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta Abstract Background: Pleural effusion is usually as a complication of lung cancer, especially in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The prognosis of patients with pleural effusion is very limited, […]

Body Mass Index, Percentage of Skeletal Muscle and Albumin in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Before and After Chemotherapy

Yenni Sari Siregar, Wahjuani Widyaningsih, Elisna Syahruddin Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RSUP Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Background: The prevalence of malnutrition in hospitalized lung cancer is quite high but the problem is often not detected earlier. Nutrition routine examination is still rarely done due to time constraints, the condition of the […]

Neurology Clinical Features of Lung Cancer Patients with Brain Metastases in Dharmais National Cancer Hospital, Jakarta

Fariha Ramadhaniah,1 Evlina Suzanna,1 Sri Erni Istiawati,2 Sariningsih3 1Subbagian Registrasi Kanker, Bagian Penelitian dan Pengembangan, Rumah Sakit Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta, Indonesia 2Staf Medis Fungsional Saraf, Rumah Sakit Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta, Indonesia 3Instalasi Radiodiagnostik, Rumah Sakit Kanker Dharmais, Jakarta, Indonesia Abstract Background: Lung cancer is the most common cancer spreads to the brain and become a […]

The Accuracy of Transbronchial Needle Aspiration to Determine Staging of Lung Cancer

Ikhfana Syafina,1 Noni Novisari Soeroso,1 Pantas Hasibuan,1 Putri Chairani Eyanoer2 1Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik, Medan 2Epi Treat Unit Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat (LPPM) Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan Abstract Background: Mediastinal nodes metastasis is one of the important factor in determining the action of […]

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 […]

Incidence and Degree of Anxiety-Depression in Lung Cancer Patients Using The Hamilton Rating Scale

Aila Haris¹, Elisna Syahruddin¹, Mardi Susanto², Aria Kekalih³ ¹Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan Jakarta ²Departemen Psikiatri, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan Jakarta ³Departemen Kedokteran Komunitas, Keluarga dan Kerja Fakultas Kedokteran, Universitas Indonesia Abstract Background: Lung cancer is one of the leading cause of death worldwide. For most […]

Role of Cancer Stem cells in Chemotherapy Failure

Fariz Nurwidya, Elisna Syahruddin Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Abstract Various studies on cancer resistance to chemotherapy and targeted-therapy led to possible role cancer stem cells (CSCs). The CSCs hypothesis argued that cancer consists of heterogeneous cell phenotypes of which only a small subset can fully regenerate […]

Pleurodesis in Malignant Pleural Effusion

Dicky Soehardiman, Wiendo Syah Putra Yahya, Fathiyah Isbaniyah Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Indonesia, RS Persahabatan, Jakarta Abtract Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) are commonly found in intrathoracic and extrathoracic malignancies. The diagnosis of malignant pleural effusions is established by thoracocentesis with a cytological analysis of the pleural fluid or needle biopsy […]

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 […]

Common Causes of Pleural Effusion in Hospitalized Patient

Eddy Surjanto, Yusup Subagyo Sutanto, Jatu Aphridasari, Leonardo Departemen Pulmonologi dan Ilmu Kedokteran Respirasi, Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret, RS Dr. Moewardi, Surakarta Abstract Background: Pleural effusion is abnormal accumulation of pleural fluid in pleural cavity, which is caused by excessive transudation or exudation from pleural surface and complication of various diseases. The aim of this […]

Deep Vein Trombosis among Lung Cancer Patients Using Wells Score

Fadhlia Majidiah, Elisna Sjahruddin, Sita Laksmi Andarini Abstract Background: Deep vein trombosis (DVT) is a common complication in malignancy. Its incidence in lung cancer is much higher than in general population. Since there were no data about DVT in lung cancer and there were no similar study conducted in Indonesia. The objective of this study […]

The Causes of Death Analysis in Lung Cancer Patient

Amira Anwar, Elisna Sjahruddin, Wahju Aniwidyaningsih, Indah Suci Widyahening, Agus Dwi Susanto Abstract Backgroud: The causes of death for patients with lung cancer were inadequately described. This study were to describe the causes of death in lung cancer and contributing factors and to describe discrepancies between the causes of death from medical records and death […]

Profile of Primary Lung Cancer at RSUD Ulin Banjarmasin between 2006-2011

Haryati, Mohammad Bakhriansyah, Shinta Kartika Nur Aisah Abstract Background : Lung cancer is one of the most common malignancies causing very high morbidity and mortality. Many factors contribute to the incidence of lung cancer instead of the major factor, smoking. It was the top ten of pulmonary diseases at RSUD Ulin Banjarmasin. The aim of […]

Management of Thymic Carcinoma Patient with Myasthenia Gravis

Ariani Permatasari, Laksmi Wulandari Abstract Background : Thymoma and thymic carcinoma are a tumor of anterior mediastinum originating from thymus gland. Approximately 30-50% of patients with thymoma have myastenia gravis, only 10-15% of patients with myasthenia gravis have thymoma. The data on patients with myasthenia gravis having thymic carcinoma is rare. Such as thymoma, initial […]

Characteristics Vascular Endhothelial Growth Factor, Glucose, Lactate Dehidro- genase and Protein Level in Non Malignant and Malignant Pleural Effusion

Magy Satolom, Nunuk Sri Muktiati, Ngakan Putu Parsama Putra, Asri Maharani Abstract Introduction: Diagnosing the etiology of pleural effusion is sometimes a challenging medical problem, and there is an urgent need to identify new fluid markers to differentiate malignant from non malignant pleural effusion. The aim of this study was to determine the characteristics of […]

Characteristic of Pleural Effusion in Persahabatan Hospital

Rita Khairani, Elisna Syahruddin, Lia Gardenia Partakusuma Abstract Background: Pleural effusion is abnormal accumulation of pleural fluid in pleural cavity, which is caused by excessive transudation or exudation form pleural surface and as complication of various diseases. The aim of this study was to understand the characteristic of pleural effusion. Methods: This study was an […]

Diagnostic Modality for Peripheral Lung Tumor

Ni Made Restiawati, Dicky Soehardiman, Sita Laksmi Andarini Abstract Peripheral lung tumor is defined in most studies as tumor that are not visible beyond the visual segmental bronchi and located ≥ 2 cm in all directions around the proximal bronchial tree. Localised peripheral pulmonary tumor is commonly encountered in clinical practice and frequently require tissue […]

Efficacy and Toxicity Chemotherapy with Cisplatin + Etoposide Regiment in Advanced Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Syahruddin E, Marlina N, Hudoyo A. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):25-35. Abstract Introduction: Standard chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer is platinum based regiment. Cisplatin is one the most potent anti-cancer agent that widely used for lung cancer. Meta-analysis results shows cisplatin has efficacy superior than carboplatin. In our experient, carboplatin based more often used in […]

Editorial: Pemetrexed, Contoh Keberhasilan Suatu Penelitian Terapan Berbasis ABG (Akademisi, Bisnis dan Govermen)

Hudoyo A. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(1):8-9. Seorang akademisi dan peneliti senior dari Princeton University Edward C Taylor telah berhasil mengembangkan struktur kimia suatu asam-folat yang kemudian diberi nama pemetrexed. Penemuan ini kemudian dikembangkan untuk tujuan klinis dan bisnis oleh perusahaan farmasi Eli Lilly di Indianapolis. Setelah melalui fase-fase uji klinis, pada tahun 2004, FDA (govermen) […]

Neurological Clinical Symptoms and CT Scan Brain Images of Lung Cancer Patients Small Cell Carcinoma is Not Brain Metastasis In Persahabatan Hospital

Yulianti D, Syahruddin E, Hudoyo A, Icksan A. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(1):32-7. Background. Brain is one of the common sites of distant metastasis in patients of lung cancer, and incidens of brain metastasis in lung cancer is considered high. In Non-small Cell lung cancer guide line, brain CT done if the neurological symptoms occured. Therefore […]