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Pulmonary Function Testing

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CHAPTER 33 Pulmonary Function Testing Michael A. GrippiGregory Tino INTRODUCTION The assessment of human pulmonary function dates back to the seventeenth century, when the earliest measurements of tidal volume were…

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Approach to the Patient with Respiratory Symptoms

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 SECTION 6    Clinical Approach to the Patient CHAPTER 29 Approach to the Patient with Respiratory Symptoms Michael A. GrippiRobert M. SeniorJeffrey P. Callen The most common respiratory complaints prompting medical…

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Pulmonary Infection in Immunocompromised Hosts

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CHAPTER 123 Pulmonary Infection in Immunocompromised Hosts Jay A. Fishman OVERVIEW A growing group of individuals who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), who are receiving immunosuppression for solid-organ transplantation, bone…

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Modern Approach to Thoracic Imaging Diagnosis

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 SECTION 7    Diagnostic Procedures CHAPTER 30 Modern Approach to Thoracic Imaging Diagnosis Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa Jr.Warren B. Gefter INTRODUCTION This chapter is not intended to provide a comprehensive review…

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Tuberculosis

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CHAPTER 131 Tuberculosis Karen DoucetteRyan Cooper INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis (TB) is a severe and contagious disease caused by infection with members of the Mycobacteria tuberculosis complex (MTBC). Most often involving the…

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Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease

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CHAPTER 73 Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease Peter F. FedulloGordon L. Yung INTRODUCTION Pulmonary thromboembolic disease refers to the condition in which blood clot(s) (thrombus or multiple thrombi) migrate from the systemic…

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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CHAPTER 72 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Darren B. TaichmanJess MandelKimberly A. SmithJason X.-J. Yuan Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a progressive disease of the pulmonary vasculature in which an ever increasing…

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