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Gastroesophageal reflux and the lung

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Keith C. Meyer, Ganesh Raghu, editors. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2013.
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Gastroesophageal Reflux and the Lung provides a comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning normal deglutition and foregut digestive processes and examines how abnormalities of swallowing or excessive/abnormal GER can lead to respiratory tract dysfunction and lung disease. In-depth Chapters deliver a concise review of the prevalence of GER in patients with lung disease and synthesize the current evidence regarding its diagnosis and management. Each chapter includes key points and a sum…
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Meyer, Keith C
Raghu, Ganesh
Responsibility
Keith C. Meyer, Ganesh Raghu, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 275 p. : 32 ill., 22 ill. in color)
Series Title
Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
9781461455028
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastroesophageal Reflux - complications
Gastroesophageal Reflux - therapy
Lung Diseases - etiology
Subjects (LCSH)
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Gastroesophageal Reflux and the Lung provides a comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning normal deglutition and foregut digestive processes and examines how abnormalities of swallowing or excessive/abnormal GER can lead to respiratory tract dysfunction and lung disease. In-depth Chapters deliver a concise review of the prevalence of GER in patients with lung disease and synthesize the current evidence regarding its diagnosis and management. Each chapter includes key points and a summary. In addition to outlining the current state of knowledge, each chapter provides a summary of ongoing research in the field and identifies the need for future research. Written by an international group of authors who are experts in their respective fields, Gastroesophageal Reflux and the Lung is a valuable resource for practicing clinicians, internists, pulmonologists and primary care personnel.
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Obesity and lung disease : a guide to management

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Anne E. Dixon, Emmanuelle M. Clerisme-Beaty, editors. --New York: Humana Press , c2013.
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As a result of the rapidly growing rate of obesity worldwide, clinicians are struggling to provide the best strategies for treating obese patients with concomitant pulmonary conditions. Obesity does not simply change the epidemiology of pulmonary disease; obesity has a profound impact on the pathophysiology of common pulmonary diseases. Obesity affects the severity of asthma, response to treatment, and is likely a major modifier of the phenotype of asthma. Obesity also appears to affect respons…
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Dixon, Anne E
Clerisme-Beaty, Emmanuelle M
Responsibility
Anne E. Dixon, Emmanuelle M. Clerisme-Beaty, editors
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 248 p. : 29 ill.)
Series Title
Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
9781627030533
Subjects (MeSH)
Lung Diseases - etiology
Lung Diseases - therapy
Obesity - complications
Subjects (LCSH)
Internal medicine
Endocrinology 
Emergency medicine
Abstract
As a result of the rapidly growing rate of obesity worldwide, clinicians are struggling to provide the best strategies for treating obese patients with concomitant pulmonary conditions. Obesity does not simply change the epidemiology of pulmonary disease; obesity has a profound impact on the pathophysiology of common pulmonary diseases. Obesity affects the severity of asthma, response to treatment, and is likely a major modifier of the phenotype of asthma. Obesity also appears to affect response to pathogens, and as such has a major influence on response to pneumonia, and has a significant impact on outcomes pertaining to acute lung injury in the intensive care unit. Obesity and Lung Disease: A Guide to Management is the first text in the field to cover the full range of issues related to managing obese patients with pulmonary problems. All the relevant conditions, in the context of obesity, are covered, including airway inflammation, sleep apnea, asthma, pulmonary hypertension, obesity hypoventilation, as well as others. Written by an international group of experts, this important new volume is an invaluable resource for all clinicians and scientists concerned with the challenging problems surrounding obesity and lung diseases.
Contents
Effects of Obesity on Lung -- Effects of Obesity on Airway -- The Effects of Obesity on Immune Function and Pulmonary Host -- Pathogenesis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obesity -- Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome -- Effect of Obesity on the Development and Clinical Presentation of Asthma -- Treatment of the Obese Patient with Asthma -- Obesity and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary -- Obesity, the Metabolic Syndrome, and Pulmonary -- Obesity and Acute Lung Injury -- Mechanical Ventilation of Patients with Severe Obesity -- Obesity and Lung Health in – Index.
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Pulmonary manifestations of rheumatic disease : a comprehensive guide

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Paul F. Dellaripa, Aryeh Fischer, Kevin R. Flaherty, editors. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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The spectrum of systemic rheumatologic disease (often termed connective tissue disease) is characterized by autoimmune-mediated organ dysfunction, and the lungs are a frequent target. There are numerous pulmonary manifestations associated with connective tissue diseases, and all patients with rheumatologic disease are at risk of developing associated lung disease. Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease covers the comprehensive management of rheumatologic lung disease, which requires a mu…
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Dellaripa, Paul F.
Fischer, Aryeh
Flaherty, Kevin R.
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Paul F. Dellaripa, Aryeh Fischer, Kevin R. Flaherty, editors
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 222 pages)
ISBN
9781493907700 (electronic bk.)
9781493907694
Subjects (MeSH)
Connective Tissue Diseases - complications
Lung Diseases - etiology
Rheumatic Diseases - complications
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Subjects (LCSH)
Rheumatism
Pulmonary manifestations of general diseases
Abstract
The spectrum of systemic rheumatologic disease (often termed connective tissue disease) is characterized by autoimmune-mediated organ dysfunction, and the lungs are a frequent target. There are numerous pulmonary manifestations associated with connective tissue diseases, and all patients with rheumatologic disease are at risk of developing associated lung disease. Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease covers the comprehensive management of rheumatologic lung disease, which requires a multi-disciplinary approach.
Contents
The Lung in Rheumatic Diseases -- Evaluation of Lung Disease in Patients with Connective Tissue Disease -- Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Interstitial Lung Disease in Systemic Sclerosis -- Inflammatory Myopathy/Anti synthetase Syndrome -- Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) -- Pulmonary Manifestations in Mixed Connective Tissue Disease -- Pulmonary Manifestations of Primary Sjögren's Syndrome -- Pulmonary Manifestations of Sarcoidosis -- Pulmonary Manifestations of Vasculitis -- Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Connective Tissue Disease -- Respiratory Infections in the Rheumatic Disease Patient -- Lung Transplantation for Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Lung Disease -- Current and Emerging Treatment Options in Interstitial Lung Disease.
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Vitamin D and the Lung : Mechanisms and Disease Associations

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Augusto A. Litonjua, editor. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2012.
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Vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide problem and many associations with diseases are being discovered. Recently, there has been an interest in the role that vitamin D plays in the inception and progression of lung disease. Vitamin D and the Lung: Mechanisms and Disease Associations delivers a concise, evidence-based review of the evidence for a role of vitamin D in various lung disorders. Divided into three sections, the first section of the book delivers a review of how vitamin D deficiency eme…
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Litonjua, Augusto A
Responsibility
Augusto A. Litonjua, editor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 329 p. : 49 ill., 24 ill. in color)
Series Vol.
v. 3
Series Title
Respiratory medicine (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
9781617798887
Subjects (MeSH)
Lung Diseases - etiology
Lung - drug effects
Vitamin D Deficiency - complications
Vitamin D - pharmacology
Subjects (LCSH)
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Personal health and hygiene
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide problem and many associations with diseases are being discovered. Recently, there has been an interest in the role that vitamin D plays in the inception and progression of lung disease. Vitamin D and the Lung: Mechanisms and Disease Associations delivers a concise, evidence-based review of the evidence for a role of vitamin D in various lung disorders. Divided into three sections, the first section of the book delivers a review of how vitamin D deficiency emerged in human populations, and gives a perspective on how humans evolved to maximize the efficiency of production of vitamin D. The second section of the book reviews aspects of vitamin D mechanisms on different immune cells, lung tissue, and genetics that have potential impact on lung disease. The third section follows with chapters on associations of vitamin D with the risk for viral infections, asthma and allergies, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis, and finally, lung cancer with an emphasis on ongoing research and clinical issues and needs for future research in each field. Written by an international group of expert authors, Vitamin D and the Lung: Mechanisms and Disease Associations is an essential text for researchers in the respiratory field and practicing clinicians including internists, pulmonologists, and primary care personnel.
Contents
Part 1. Introduction -- Vitamin D Deficiency: Historical Perspectives / Kumaravel Rajakumar and Michael F. Holick -- Perspective: Evolution of Human Skin Color: How Low Levels of Vitamin D Drove Natural Selection / Scott T. Weiss -- Part 2. Vitamin D Mechanisms of Relevance to Lung Diseases -- Vitamin D and Lung Development in Early Life / Virender K. Rehan and John S. Torday -- Vitamin D and the Innate Immune Response / Aria Vazirnia and Philip T. Liu -- Vitamin D and Regulatory T Cells / Zoë Urry, Sarah Dimeloe and Catherine M. Hawrylowicz -- Dendritic Cell Modulation by the Vitamin D System / Luciano Adorini, Gilles Laverny and Giuseppe Penna -- Vitamin D Modulates Airway Smooth Muscle Function / Audreesh Banerjee and Reynold A. Panettieri Jr. -- Vitamin D: Genetics and Genomic Effects / Kelan G. Tantisira -- Part 3. Disease Associations -- Acute Respiratory Infections / Jonathan M. Mansbach and Carlos A. Camargo Jr. -- The Role of Vitamin D in the Development, Exacerbation, and Severity of Asthma and Allergic Diseases / Augusto A. Litonjua -- Vitamin D and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease / Wim Janssens, An Lehouck, Marc Decramer and Ghislaine Gayan-Ramirez -- Cystic Fibrosis / Helen M. Buntain and Anne B. Chang -- Tuberculosis / Adrian R. Martineau -- Lung Cancer / David C. Christiani and C. Matthew Kinsey.
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World Trade Center Pulmonary Diseases and Multi-Organ System Manifestations

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Anthony M. Szema, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book addresses the pulmonary and non-pulmonary manifestations related to exposure to airborne hazards after the collapse of the World Trade Center. Leading experts consider both short and long term effects on survivors, first responders, and residents of surrounding areas and offer clinical practice guidelines for treatment. Respiratory complications are the most obvious manifestation, but the text additionally covers oncology, psychiatry, and other organ systems for both adults and childr…
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Szema, Anthony M.
Responsibility
Anthony M. Szema, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 159 p.) : 41 illus., 28 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319593722
9783319593715 (print ed.)
9783319593739 (print ed.)
9783319866109 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Responders
Lung Diseases - etiology
Mental Disorders - etiology
Particulate Matter - toxicity
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Survivors
Other Subjects
New York City
Specialty
Disaster Medicine
Environmental Health
Pulmonary Medicine
Abstract
This book addresses the pulmonary and non-pulmonary manifestations related to exposure to airborne hazards after the collapse of the World Trade Center. Leading experts consider both short and long term effects on survivors, first responders, and residents of surrounding areas and offer clinical practice guidelines for treatment. Respiratory complications are the most obvious manifestation, but the text additionally covers oncology, psychiatry, and other organ systems for both adults and children. Knowledge of the medical ramifications from the World Trade Center collapse has broad scientific applicability to occupational and environmental medicine, preventive medicine, and epidemiology. With the advent of bioterrorism since 9/11, understanding prevention, treatment, monitoring, and basic and clinical research aspects of particulate matter air pollution is relevant and critically important to being a medical provider. This book will prove useful to pulmonologists, primary care providers, epidemiologists, psychiatrists, occupational and environmental specialists, allergists, immunologists, toxicologists and public policy experts.
Contents
The Influence of the WTC Programs on Research -- Long-Term PTSD and Comorbidity with Depression Among World Trade Center Responders -- Interstitial Pulmonary Disease After Exposure at the World Trade Center Disaster Site -- Persistent Lower Respiratory Symptoms in the World Trade Center (WTC) Survivor Program, a Treatment Program for Community Members -- Asthma in Children from New York City’s Chinatown Post-9/11 -- Cancer Risk Post 9/11 -- World Trade Center Asthma -- World Trade Center Dust: Composition and Spatial-Temporal Considerations for Health -- The Mental Health of Children and Adolescents Exposed to 9/11: Lessons Learned and Still to be Learned -- World Trade Center Related Health Among NYC Firefighters and EMS Workers.
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