Based on our experience at Cleveland Clinic, we favor centralized management of screening decisions in our health system, detailed and thorough shared decision-making visits with one-year follow up and concrete plans for managing incidental findings.
Cleveland Clinic’s Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Program has gained significant expertise in the management and successful transplantation of recipients who are older than 65, have concomitant CAD or may need liver-lung or heart-lung transplantation. Here we share some recent experiences with these nonconventional transplant recipient cohorts.
Effective PERTs reduce mortality, and the growth of these teams is a good example of how multidisciplinary, coordinated, team-based care can work in a complex setting.
Due to improved industrial hygiene measures, acute beryllium disease has essentially disappeared, but chronic beryllium disease (CBD) continues to affect workers in industries where beryllium is manufactured and processed.
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For many years hyaluronan was considered to be inert scaffolding with only a mechanical role in supporting and maintaining tissue structure — essentially a goo. But more recent findings indicate that its role is much broader.
Researchers confirm that the incidence and severity of sepsis is lower in patients with asthma.
Our multidisciplinary team treats local patients as well as CF patients from all over the world with difficult-to-treat infections.
Cleveland Clinic’s Education Institute Chair on why physician leadership matters and what he’s doing in his field through the American Thoracic Society and for healthcare in general at Cleveland Clinic’s Samson Global Leadership Academy.
Symptomatic cardiac involvement in systemic sarcoidosis occurs in only 2 to 5 percent of patients. The most common manifestations include atrioventricular block, ventricular arrhythmia and heart failure. Experts in the field discuss screening, diagnosis, medical therapy, device/ablation therapy and prognosis.
LOTT trial results bring clarity to the role of supplemental oxygen in COPD patients with moderate resting hypoxemia or with isolated exercise desaturation.