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Hiroshi Mukae, Shingo Noguchi, Keisuke Naito, Toshinori Kawanami, Kei Yamasaki, Kazumasa Fukuda, Kentaro Akata, Yuichi Fukuda, Takashi Kido, Hiroshi Ishimoto, Noriho Sakamoto, Hatsumi Taniguchi, Kazuhiro Yatera
Respiration (2016) 92 (2): 80–89.
Published Online: 23 August 2016
... due to upper respiratory tract contamination. Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the microbiota of lung abscess by bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) using the molecular method in comparison to culture methods. Methods: BALF samples obtained from the affected lesions and sputum samples...
Luis M. Seijo, Javier Flandes, Maria V. Somiedo, Alba Naya, Josefina Manjón, Susana Álvarez, Iker Fernández-Navamuel
Respiration (2016) 91 (6): 480–485.
Published Online: 01 June 2016
... 18 04 2016 1 6 2016 Bronchoscopy Bronchoalveolar lavage Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid Diagnosis Lung diseases The study was approved by the hospital's institutional review board (EO 37/2014_FJD). All patients signed a consent form and were informed of the purpose...
Ken Tajima, Kayo Miura, Toshiji Ishiwata, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Masataka Yoshioka, Kunihiko Minakata, Akiko Murakami, Shinichi Sasaki, Shinichiro Iwakami, Takeshi Annoura, Muneaki Hashimoto, Takeshi Nara, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Respiration (2011) 81 (6): 491–498.
Published Online: 01 April 2011
... analysis of lung tissues demonstrated enhancement of granuloma formation in the ovariectomized group. Such enhanced granuloma formation was significantly associated with generalized Th1-biased cytokine production in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. Conclusion: These results indicate that sex hormones play...
Respiration (2009) 78 (4): 446–452.
Published Online: 24 June 2009
... cells (DCs). Although large numbers of DCs infiltrate the lungs of patients with IPF, there are no similar reports in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF). Objectives: We aimed to investigate DC populations in BALF of IPF patients. Methods: CD1c + myeloid DCs, BDCA3 high myeloid DCs, BDCA2 + plasmacytoid...
Hiromi Shinoda, Sadatomo Tasaka, Seitaro Fujishima, Wakako Yamasawa, Keisuke Miyamoto, Yasushi Nakano, Hirofumi Kamata, Naoki Hasegawa, Akitoshi Ishizaka
Respiration (2009) 78 (3): 285–292.
Published Online: 06 March 2009
... or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid Chemokine Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Prognostic markers...
D. Papakosta, K. Manika, G. Kyriazis, T. Kontakiotis, D. Gioulekas, T. Polyzoni, D. Bouros, D. Patakas
Respiration (2009) 78 (2): 177–184.
Published Online: 21 February 2009
...D. Papakosta; K. Manika; G. Kyriazis; T. Kontakiotis; D. Gioulekas; T. Polyzoni; D. Bouros; D. Patakas Background: Eosinophilic lung diseases comprise a group of heterogeneous pulmonary disorders linked by increased eosinophils in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF). There is supporting evidence...
Respiration (1996) 63 (1): 42–48.
Published Online: 21 January 2009
...Osamu Sakito; Jun-ichi Kadota; Shigeru Kohno; Koh Abe; Ryo Shirai; Kohei Hara We measured the levels of interleukin (IL) 1β, tumor necrosis factor alpha, and IL-8 in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) and sera of patients with diffuse panbronchiolitis (DPB) before and after administration...
J.M. García-García, J.R. Hernández, M.A. Martínez-Muñiz, A. Sánchez-Antuña, M.G. Marrón, C. Monte, J. Martínez, C. Escudero, J.M. Arribas
Respiration (1996) 63 (4): 199–204.
Published Online: 21 January 2009
... and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Hypersensitivity, atopic Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid Cytology Smoking Methacholine chloride Pulmonary disease...
Respiration (1990) 57 (4): 259–263.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
... or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Pneumocystis carinii Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid...
Respiration (1994) 61 (4): 226–230.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...A. Debeljak; M. Mermolja; J. Šorli; M. Zupančič; M. Zorrnan; J. Remškar The success rate of cytological examination of the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) in patients with primary or metastatic lung tumors varies considerably according to different authors. In a prospective study, we have tried...
Respiration (2009) 77 (3): 351–358.
Published Online: 18 December 2008
..., such as biopsy and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. However, recent attention has been paid to its efficacy in the evaluation of interstitial lung diseases. Recent research in this area clearly showed that IS analysis could give extensive information regarding the inflammation in pulmonary sarcoidosis...
Subject Area:Topic Article Package: Tuberculosis and Respiratory System 2019 , Pharmacology , Pneumology
Respiration (2008) 75 (1): 73–78.
Published Online: 01 November 2007
...Elif Küpeli; Demet Karnak; Sumru Beder; Oya Kayacan; Hüseyin Tutkak Background: The determination of cytokine concentrations in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) may contribute to the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) since cytokines have been ascribed an important role in TB pathogenesis...
Tomohiro Handa, Sonoko Nagai, Isao Ito, Rollin Tabuena, Michio Shigematsu, Kunio Hamada, Masanori Kitaichi, Takateru Izumi, Tomoki Aoyama, Junya Toguchida, Michiaki Mishima
Respiration (2005) 72 (3): 243–248.
Published Online: 02 June 2005
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Sarcoidosis B7 Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid Single-strand conformation polymorphism Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disease of unknown cause. A combination of genetic and environmental factors is thought to cause...
Katerina M. Antoniou, Michaels Alexandrakis, Nikolaos Tzanakis, Ioanna Tsiligianni, Eleni G. Tzortzaki, Nikolaos M. Siafakas, Demosthenes E. Bouros
Respiration (2005) 72 (1): 32–38.
Published Online: 28 February 2005
...Katerina M. Antoniou; Michaels Alexandrakis; Nikolaos Tzanakis; Ioanna Tsiligianni; Eleni G. Tzortzaki; Nikolaos M. Siafakas; Demosthenes E. Bouros Background: Induced sputum (IS) has been proposed as a useful noninvasive method for the assessment of airway diseases. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid...
Respiration (2004) 71 (6): 625–629.
Published Online: 13 December 2004
... gained interest for this purpose in the last decades. Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the cytokine and nitrite levels by showing the relationship between them in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) of patients with CF and patients in which flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FFB...
Mustafa Kolsuz, Sinan Erginel, Ozkan Alataş, Füsun Alataş, Muzaffer Metintaş, Irfan Uçgun, Emel Harmanci, Omer Çolak
Respiration (2003) 70 (6): 615–622.
Published Online: 16 January 2004
... and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid C-reactive protein Pneumonia Cytokine levels, serum Despite the availability...
Chieko Shikuwa, Jun-ichi Kadota, Hiroshi Mukae, Tetsuji Iwashita, Hideyuki Kaida, Hiroshi Ishii, Yuji Ishimatsu, Shigeru Kohno
Respiration (2002) 69 (3): 242–246.
Published Online: 19 June 2002
... standard. Sarcoidosis Apoptosis Fas Fas ligand Soluble Fas ligand Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid Sarcoidosis is a chronic systemic disorder characterized by the presence of noncaseating granulomas, accumulation of T lymphocytes and macrophages in multiple organs. T lymphocytes...
Ritsuko Kunitake, Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Koichiro Yoshida, Takashige Maeyama, Masayuki Kawasaki, Naoki Hagimoto, Nobuyuki Hara
Respiration (2001) 68 (5): 488–495.
Published Online: 26 October 2001
... to be useful markers for interstitial lung diseases. Objective: The aim of this study was to measure the levels of these molecules in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) from patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis to investigate their relationship with other markers of inflammatory activity. Methods: We measured...
Respiration (2000) 67 (5): 533–538.
Published Online: 18 October 2000
... measured in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) taken from such patients. Traditionally, CP detected in these circumstances was thought to be plasma-derived, moving into the alveolar spaces as a consequence of the increased alveolar-capillary permeability that characterises ARDS. However, recent studies...
Respiration (1998) 65 (6): 433–440.
Published Online: 25 November 1998
...Masayuki Kikawada; Yuichi Ichinose; Kazushige Minemura; Masaru Takasaki; Keisuke Toyama We investigated the peripheral airways using an ultrathin bronchofiberscope and analyzed bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) in 10 patients with diffuse panbronchiolitis (DPB; refractory and responsive...