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CASE REPORTS  
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pneumonia: Portable chest X-ray or computed tomography? An Italian perspective
Maria Antonietta Mazzei, Susanna Guerrini, Matteo Zanoni, Federico Franchi, Serafina Valente, Maria Grazia Cusi, Bruno Frediani, Luca Volterrani, Siena COVID-Unit
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_453_20  
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Fibrotic interstitial lung disease occurring as sequelae of COVID-19 pneumonia despite concomitant steroids
Zarir Farokh Udwadia, Priyanka Kisan Pokhariyal, Awatansh Kumar Rajkumar Tripathi, Anirudh Kohli
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_533_20  
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COVID-19 progression, frailty, and use of prolonged continuous positive airway pressure as a ward-based treatment: Lessons to be learnt from a case
Dominic L Sykes, Ahalya Parthasarthy, Oliver I Brown, Michael G Crooks, Shoaib Faruqi
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_583_20  
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COMMENTARIES Top
Guidance to physicians on managing asthma during the ongoing pandemic
Raja Dhar, Virendra Singh, JK Samaria, Sundeep Salvi, Deepak Talwar
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_699_20  
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Home versus institutional isolation of mild COVID-19 patients
Devasahayam Jesudas Christopher, Barney TJ Isaac, Balamugesh Thangakunam
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_439_20  
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ICS guidance for nebulization during the COVID-19 pandemic
Rajesh Swarnakar, Neeraj M Gupta, Indranil Halder, Gopi C Khilnani
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_681_20  
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COPD Management during the COVID-19 pandemic
Sundeep Santosh Salvi, Raja Dhar, PA Mahesh, Zarir Farooq Udwadia, Digambar Behra
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_685_20  
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Pulmonary function testing during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consensus recommendations by the Indian Chest Society
Devasahayam Jesudas Christopher, BV Murali Mohan, Rupak Singla, Parvaiz A Koul
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_738_20  
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Common and uncommon chest computed tomography findings at hospital admission with COVID-19 pneumonia
Rohit Gupta, Maruti Kumaran, Parth Rali
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_400_20  
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REVIEW ARTICLES Top
Post-COVID lung fibrosis: The tsunami that will follow the earthquake
Zarir F Udwadia, Parvaiz A Koul, Luca Richeldi
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_818_20  
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Coagulopathy in COVID-19
Ka U Lio, Parth Rali
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_226_20  
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A review of convalescent plasma transfusion in COVID-19: Old wine reserved for special occasions
Kunal Deokar, Gopal Chawla, Benhur Joel, Naveen Dutt
DOI:10.4103/lungindia.lungindia_350_20  
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EDITORIAL
1.  Pleura - The Quest Within
COMMENTARY
1.  Coexistent obstructive sleep apnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Several unanswered questions need to be addressed
2.  Is there a role for inhaled Ciclesonide in the treatment of COVID-19?
REVIEW
1.  Barriers to pulmonary rehahbilitation- A narrative review and perspectives from a few stakeholders
2.  A systematic review of utility of urine lipoarabinomannan (LAM) in detecting Tuberculosis among HIV positive TB suspects
3.  Prevalence and mortality of Lung Comorbidities Among Patients with COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis
4.  Flexible bronchoscopy during the COVID-19 pandemic: A concise clinical review and practical recommendations
5.  The Emerging Role of Nebulization for Maintenance Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease at Home
6.  Computer-Aided Quantitative Analysis in Interstitial Lung Diseases – A Pictorial Review using CALIPER
7.  Post-COVID lung fibrosis: the tsunami that will follow the earthquake.
8.  Palliative Medicine in Intensive Care Unit During a Pandemic
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
1.  Small Bore Catheter Is More Than an Alternative to Ordinary Chest Tube for Pleural Drainage
2.  Clinico- Etiological Characteristics of Organising Pneumonia- A Retrospective Study
3.  A Survey of Medical Thoracoscopy Practices in India
4.  Study of Respiratory Viruses and Their Co-infection with Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
5.  Co-existing Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Among Patients with COPD
6.  Survival predictors of interstitial lung disease in India: follow-up of ILD India registry
7.  Surgical Intervention is Safe, Feasible and Effective in Tubercular Tracheo-Bronchial Stenosis
8.  Lung preservation in Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of Tracheobronchial tree: A case series
9.  Safety and Diagnostic Yield of Transbronchial Lung Cryobiopsy by Flexible Bronchoscopy using Laryngeal Mask Airway in Diffuse and Localized Peripheral Lung Diseases: A Single-Center Retrospective Analysis of 326 Cases
10.  Chylothorax - Modalities of Management and Outcomes: A case series
11.  Diagnostic utility of pleural fluid CEA (Carcinoembryonic antigen) in patients with exudative pleural effusion
12.  Respiratory health of workers exposed to polyacrylate dust.
13.  DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF CHEST CT IN IMPROVING THE FALSE-NEGATIVE RATE AS COMPARED TO RT-PCR IN CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) PNEUMONIA: A CROSS-SECTIONAL ANALYSIS OF 348 CASES FROM INDIA
14.  Assessment of airway reversibility in asthmatic children using Forced Oscillation Technique - A single center experience from North India
15.  Role of medical thoracoscopy in the treatment of complicated parapneumonic effusions
16.  Factors Determining Surgical Outcomes After Bronchial Sleeve Resection for Traumatic Main Bronchus Transection
17.  Percutaneous Core needle biopsy in the diagnosis of lung lesions - An experience on 280 consecutive cases from a University Hospital in Southern India
18.  VATS MANAGEMENT OF PRIMARY SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX - RESULTS IN 110 CONSECUTIVE CASES
19.  Clinical analysis of ADV-PIBO and non-ADV-PIBO in chidren
20.  Retrospective review analysis of COVID 19 patients co-infected with M. Pneumoniae
21.  Performance of Cytology, AFB Smear, Gene Xpert and Mycobacterial Cultures in EBUS-TBNA Aspirate in Diagnosing Mediastinal Tuberculous Lymphadenitis
22.  The Predictive Ability of SAPS II,APACHE II, SAPS III and APACHE IV To Assess Outcome and Duration of Mechanical Ventilation in Respiratory Intensive Care Unit
23.  Clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors- A single institute experience
24.  Effect of proning in patients with COVID-19 acute hypoxemic respiratory failure receiving non-invasive oxygen therapy
CASE REPORT
1.  Adenocarcinoma of the Lung with Concurrent Mycobacterium Avium Complex Infection
2.  Bilateral Meandering Pulmonary Vein Complex and Unusual Associated Cardiovascular Anomalies and Shunt: Extremely Rare Entity
3.  Accidental breakage of needle tip during Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA): A case report and review of literature
4.  Sarcomatoid Carcinoma of the Lung: A Case Report
5.  Conservative treatment of post-intubation tracheal laceration with pneumomediastinum, bilateral pneumothorax and massive subcutaneous emphysema
6.  Peripheral ischemic limb necrosis (Acro ischemia) associated with severe COVID-19 patients (COVID-19 limbs): A report of 3 cases
7.  Spontaneous Posterior Lung Herniation: A Case Report and Literature Review
8.  Pleural schistosomiasis masquerading as Tubercular pyopneumothorax: world’s first case report
9.  Use of high flow nasal cannula for oxygenation during emergency tracheal stenting under flexible bronchoscopy guidance: A case report
10.  Small cell carcinoma of the lung in a patient with previously treated synchronous adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma
11.  A rare case of sclerosing hemangioma of Lung with review of literature
12.  Fetal lung interstitial tumor- an uncommon pediatric pulmonary neoplasm
NEW HORIZON
1.  e-ICU; a perspective amid the COVID-19 era -Need of the day!”
RADIOLOGY QUIZ
1.  An unusual cause of ‘Reverse Batwing’ sign
2.  Clinical Context: A Man with Abnormal Imaging Following Kyphoplasty
PICTORIAL QUIZ
1.  A patient with gastroesophageal junction carcinoma and cough
2.  An elderly female with dyspnea and skin lesion
PICTORIAL CME
1.  Gastric distention: A common complication of non-invasive ventilation
2.  Congenital Isolated unilateral hypoplasia of left pulmonary artery: a rare incidental anomaly in an elderly female.
CLINICOPATHOLOGIC CONFERENCE
1.  An elderly male with non-resolving consolidation
LETTER TO EDITOR
1.  Scope-in-scope versus conventional rigid bronchoscope design – Clinical efficacy and safety
2.  Early experience with anti- IL6 therapy in COVID-19 hyperinflammation
3.  Tubercular granulomas in Broncho-alveolar lavage fluid in SurePath Liquid Based Cytology smears: an enigmatic finding
4.  Awake Prone positioning in COVID Pneumonitis: A useful physiology based approach in resource limited settings.
5.  Radiological Quandary : Unilateral ILD - Truth or Dare
6.  Pulmonary embolism in COVID-19: ancillary CT angiography findings
7.  Effective use of telemedicine in Mumbai with a cohort of XDR TB patients on BDQ during COVID-19
8.  Characteristics and Outcomes of Endobronchial Tuberculosis Therapy
9.  Anti-fibrotic therapy for the treatment of pulmonary sequelae in patients healed by COVID-19
10.  Plasma therapy in COVID-19; All that glitters is not gold
11.  Barrier enclosure device: More scientific evidence is required.
12.  Clinical and demographic characteristics of deceased patients due to covid 19 in Bihar
13.  Utpat, et al.’s Profile of sleep‑disordered breathing in ILD: Could be better with study design?
CASE-LETTER
1.  Endovascular management of spontaneous inferior phrenic artery pseudoaneurysm presenting as massive haemothorax
2.  Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Lung with Complete Resolution
3.  Lefamulin, a recently approved novel antibacterial agent to fight against CABP
4.  Massive gastric distension following tracheobronchial Y- self-expanding metallic stent placement for large trachea-esophageal fistula
5.  Pulmonary Involvement in Malignant Glomus Tumor
6.  Tuberculous cold abscess of the chest wall masquerading As Unilateral Apparent gynaecomastia
7.  Malignant Gastrotracheal Fistula treated by Self-expandable Metallic Stent: First Case Report from India
8.  The sword and the shunt: Scimitar Syndrome
9.  Pulmonary Amyloidosis: a close mimic of malignancy
10.  An unusual case of prolonged intra pulmonary bullet impaction in a child and its successful extraction
11.  Scimitar syndrome a rare variant of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection presenting as recurrent haemoptysis
GUIDELINES
1.  Expert Recommendations on the Role of Macrolides in Chronic Respiratory Diseases


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