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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration is a sensitive method to evaluate patients who should not undergo pulmonary metastasectomy

Jens Eckardt and Peter Bjørn Licht.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

April 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 3309 words.

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Pulmonary metastasectomy is considered an effective treatment in selected patients with extrapulmonary cancer and oligometastatic disease. We know...

Primary traumatic pulmonary pseudocysts: a rare entity

Kalliopi Athanassiadi, M. Gerazounis, Nikolitsa Kalantzi, P. Kazakidis, Anastasia Fakou and D. Kourousis.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1504 words.

Objective: Pulmonary contusion is the usual manifestation of lung parenchymal injury after blunt chest trauma. With deceleration these parenchymal lacerations can result in...

Tuberculosis

Georgina Russell.

in Challenging Concepts in Respiratory Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Clinical Medicine. 5644 words.

Tuberculosis is an important infection globally, with 1.45 million deaths attributed to tuberculosis in 2010 by the World Health Organization. Respiratory physicians need to be familiar...

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Demonstrating serological changes induced by ragweed extract

N Franklin Adkinson Jr.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 724 words.

A previous publication has shown that injections of ragweed extract produced certain serum changes in ragweed sensitive patients. . . . It seemed theoretically possible that these...

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Prausnitz, Küstner, and the first diagnostic test for allergy

Jonathan Brostoff and A William Frankland.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1070 words.

Among the idiosyncrasies to foodstuffs the supersensitivity to fish has so far received little attention. Since one of us (K.) suffers from this affection, we took the opportunity of...

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Penicillin allergy: a model for practical clinical translational science

Lanny Rosenwasser.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1443 words.

Direct skin tests and passive transfer tests were compared as to their abilities to detect skin-sensitizing antibody (SSA) to penicillin haptens in man. Direct skin tests were found to be a...

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Laying the foundation for specific immunotherapy

Glenis Scadding.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1578 words.

Hay fever is a form of recurrent catarrh affecting certain individuals in the months of May, June and July. It is caused by a soluble toxin found in the pollen of grasses. The patients...

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A serendipitous discovery

Madeleine Ennis.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1221 words.

It has been made clear . . . that the peculiarly and rapidly fatal character of anaphylactic shock in the guinea-pig depends on the valve-like closure of the bronchioles . . . My own...

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Tuberculosis

Sonia L. Betancourt.

in Chest Imaging

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1579 words.

Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, an obligate aerobe, nonmotile, non-spore-forming bacillus. TB is a major cause of morbidity and mortality...

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Unravelling the relationship between Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and asthma

Simpson Angela.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1691 words.

Since the discovery of the house-dust allergen around 1920, many investigators have sought its origin. What puzzled them most was its occurrence in such indefinable material as house dust,...

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Does eczema have an allergic aetiology?

Michael Ardern-Jones.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1147 words.

The so-called idiosyncrasies which occur in many people who suffer from urticaria, vomiting and angioneurotic edema after the ingestion of certain foods seem to depend upon an acquired or...

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The size of mediastinal lymph nodes and its relation with metastatic involvement: a meta-analysis

Adrianus J. de Langen, Pieter Raijmakers, Ingrid Riphagen, Marinus A. Paul and Otto S. Hoekstra.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2519 words.

Positron emission tomography with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) seems to be superior to computed tomography (CT) in staging the mediastinum in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer...

Peripheral small-sized (2 cm or less) non-small cell lung cancer with mediastinal lymph node metastasis; clinicopathologic features and patterns of nodal spread

Shun-ichi Watanabe, Makoto Oda, Yoshio Tsunezuka, Tetsuhiko Go, Yasuhiko Ohta and Go Watanabe.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2506 words.

Objective: The diagnosis of small-sized (2 cm or less) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has increased with the development of computed tomography (CT), whereas unexpected...

Measuring food-specific IgE values

Stacy J Chin and A Wesley Burks.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1523 words.

Background: The double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC) is the ‘gold standard’ for diagnosis of food hypersensitivity. Skin prick tests and RASTs are sensitive indicators...

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First experiences with the da Vinci™ operating robot in thoracic surgery

J. Bodner, H. Wykypiel, G. Wetscher and T. Schmid.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy. 3528 words.

Objectives: The da Vinci™ surgical robotic system was purchased at our institution in June 2001. The aim of this trial was to evaluate the applicability of the da Vinci™...