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Wegener Granulomatosis Complicated by Brain Abscess Caused by Nocardia spp.
Wegener granulomatosis is a multisystemic disease associated with high mortality rate and characterized by necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis predominantly in the respiratory tract and kidneys. Presence of kidney failure ...
Effects of biomass smoke on pulmonary functions: a case control study
Background: Biomass smoke is the leading cause of COPD in developing countries such as Turkey. In rural areas of Turkey, females are more exposed to biomass smoke because of traditional lifestyles. Aim: The aim of this ...
New bronchodilators in treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a common preventable and treatable disease, is characterized by persistent airflow limitation that is usually progressive and associated with an enhanced chronic inflammatory ...