International Journal of

Respiratory and Pulmonary MedicineISSN: 2378-3516


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410180

SARS Cov-2 Infection-Related Persistent Air Leaks Managed By Endobronchial Valves

Mukund Tiwari, MBBS, Nikita Tangella, MD, Archana Sreekantan Nair, MD and Killol K Patel, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 05, 2022

There have been recently documented reports of pneumothorax and persistent air leaks as complications associated with SARS CoV-2-related ARDS. Alveolar-pleural fistulas and broncho-pleural fistulas can lead to the development of pneumothorax. In more recent times, bronchoscopy-guided interventions, specifically Endobronchial Valves (EBV), have been established to serve as a treatment modality for these fistulas....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410179

Laryngeal Foreign Body for 20 days without a Catastrophic Event

Ved Narang, Sambiagio Giovanni and Balaji Natarajan

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 22, 2022

We present successful management of an unusual foreign body (FB) case in the larynx for 20 days. A 45-year old man presented with complaints of hoarseness of voice and coughing up a few pieces of silver-colored flakes. He had unresolved dyspnoea and wheeze for three weeks and was managed as an asthmatic with partial resolution of symptoms....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410178

Outcomes of Robotic Surgery for Patients with Pulmonary Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease

Erin McGuire, MD, Ashwin Basavaraj, MD, Robert Cerfolio, MD and Doreen Addrizzo Harris, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 06, 2022

Treatment for patients with pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) disease includes long, multi-drug, and toxic medication regimens. Surgical resection is an alternative treatment for patients with localized or refractory NTM infection. Robot-assisted operations have not been performed routinely in this population....

Volume 9
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