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Yupingfeng Prescription, a Complementary Strategy against Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?

Li LC, Fang HM and Kan LD*
The Corona virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has led to unprecedented health emergency over the world. Till May 2, 2020, over 240,000 people were died due to this serious viral prevalence. Unfortunately, few specific drugs have been developed so far. Yupingfeng prescription is a commonly used Chinese preparation to treat lung disease in China....

Review Article

Screening of High-Risk Patients for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Primary Care: A Narrative Review

Athilingam P, Bugajski A and Menon U*
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) predominantly affects older adults, and claimed 3 million lives in 2016, making it the third leading cause of death worldwide. Over 35 million Americans aged 40 or older have lung function consistent with diagnosable COPD. COPD and...

Research Article

Factors Affecting Time from Diagnosis to Initial Treatment in Lung Cancer Patients at the University of Washington Medical Center

Dawson JE, Ellbogen CM, Baker KK, Redman MW and Patel SA*
The purpose of this retrospective chart review is to analyze factors affecting the time from diagnosis to initial treatment in lung cancer patients at the University of Washington Medical Center. Patient charts were queried from 1/10/1995 to 6/16/2017 for malignant neoplasms of the lung....

Research Article

Role of Ultrasonography in Diagnosis of Biliary Atresia with a Modified Triangular Cord Thickness and Gallbladder Classification

Nagesh M*
Purpose: To evaluate the diagnostic performance of Ultrasonography (US) in the identification and exclusion of biliary atresia with a modified triangular cord thickness metric together with a gallbladder classification scheme, as well as Hepatic Artery (HA) diameter and liver and spleen size, in a sample of jaundiced infants....

Research Article

Clinical and Imaging Characteristics of Imported and Domestic COVID-19 Cases: A Report from a Shanghai Screening Hospital

Peng L#, Zhou YZ#, Miao YF, Li XN, Xue F and Zhou C*
Background: Since the first case of unexplained pneumonia has been reported in December 2019, Wuhan, Hubei, China, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been well controlled in China. But the increasingly serious overseas epidemic situation has led to an increasing number of imported cases abroad. Objective: To investigate whether there are differences in clinical and imaging manifestations...

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