A woman in scrubs rarely gets recognized as a doctor, much less as a surgeon or interventionalist. In response to this environment of gendered expectations, women feel they need to increase the quality of their work by 50 percent compared with men.
These findings suggest that the RAP/PAWP ratio is a more specific marker of right heart dysfunction than RAP or any other traditional hemodynamic variable alone.
Sex hormones have a wide variety of effects on the lungs. Dr. Zein’s NHLBI-funded research advances understanding of the mechanisms linking sex and asthma.
A study of 2773 patients found that male gender, lower self-reported income, older age and longer disease duration independently predicted increased hospitalization rates in patients with sarcoidosis.
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Our multidisciplinary team treats local and national patients with this chronic and progressive lung disease.
Hypoxemia at rest or during activities is associated with worse prognosis in pulmonary conditions such as COPD and interstitial lung diseases. This study adds IPAH and HPAH to the list.
A 68-year-old man presents with dyspnea on exertion. What caused his left-sided pleural effusion?
Key changes include a higher size threshold for radiographic follow-up; greater flexibility in selecting follow-up interval; and longer duration of radiographic surveillance for suspicious subsolid nodules.
Three articles based on a lecture series originally developed for fellows in pulmonary and critical care medicine to provide them with the tools to transform a scientific or clinical question into research projects, and then pursue the answer to their question with the appropriate methods.
Cleveland Clinic’s Asthma Center Co-Director addresses the literature examining a possible association between leukotriene-modifying agents like montelukast and suicidality.