Latest Advances

  • Condition: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) in Patients with Stage I-III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (LC)
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 3416
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This study determined the impact of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) on recurrence-free survival following curative surgical resection of stage I-III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
  • Condition: Massive hemoptysis
  • Journal: Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Treatment Used: Innovative bronchoscopically inserted customized endobronchial silicone blocker
  • Number of Patients: 12
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The study researched the outcomes of innovative bronchoscopically inserted customized endobronchial silicone blocker for patients with massive hemoptysis.
  • Condition: Severe Pulmonary Vein Stenosis from Fibrosing Mediastinitis
  • Journal: Zhonghua xin xue guan bing za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Pulmonary Vein Stenting
  • Number of Patients: 5
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using percutaneous pulmonary vein stenting to treat patients with severe pulmonary vein stenosis that occurred from fibrosing mediastinitis.
  • Condition: Dermatomyositis complicated by Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum
  • Journal: Clinical rheumatology
  • Treatment Used: Intensive Immunosuppression Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 31
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using intensive immunosuppression therapy to treat patients with dermatomyositis that is complicated by spontaneous pneumomediastinum.
  • Condition: Achalasia
  • Journal: Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
  • Treatment Used: Open Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (O-POEM)
  • Number of Patients: 82
  • Published —
This study assessed the feasibility and safety of open peroral endoscopic myotomy (O-POEM) in patients with achalasia (esophageal dysfunction).
  • Condition: Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Journal: The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: Pulmonary resection after nivolumab
  • Number of Patients: 22
  • Published —
The study researched the safety and effectiveness of pulmonary resection after nivolumab for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Condition: Benign Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Journal: Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR
  • Treatment Used: Stent Placement
  • Number of Patients: 58
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The study aimed to determine if long-term anticoagulation was needed after stent placement for benign superior vena cava syndrome.
  • Condition: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Journal: The Lancet. Respiratory medicine
  • Treatment Used: GLPPG1690
  • Number of Patients: 23
  • Published —
This study evaluated the safety and tolerability of GLPG1690, a novel, potent, selective autotaxin inhibitor with good oral exposure, in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Condition: Immunoglobulin G4-Associated Cholangitis
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Bilary Stents and Prednisolone
  • Number of Patients: 39
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This study evaluated clinical, serologic, and imaging characteristics, as well as treatment response, in patients with immunoglobulin (Ig)G4-associated cholangitis (IAC).
  • Condition: Superior Vena Cava Syndrome due to Fibrosing Medistinitis
  • Journal: Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: Endovascular Stenting
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using endovascular stenting to treat women with superior vena cava syndrome that occurred due to fibrosing mediastinitis.
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