Archives for July, 2012

Correlation between Pulmonary Function Test and Respiratory Symptoms in Hajj Pilgrim at Padang, 2008

Taufiq Hidayat, Zailirin Yuliana Zainoeddin,Yusrizal Chan,Taufik Abstract Background: Lung is vital organ related to air environment outside body. Generally, hajj pilgrim has frequent respiratory problem when they stay during hajj session. The aim of the study is to know the relation between pulmonary function test and common respiratory sign. Methods: Analytic prospective study were done. […]

Primary Resistance in Category I of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients at Adam Malik Hospital, Medan

Hendra Sihombing, Hilaluddin Sembiring, Zainuddin Amir, Bintang Y.M. Sinaga. Abstract Background: The resistance case is a problem for TB prevention and eradication programme in the world. Therefore, it is important to investigate the rate and the pattern of primary resistance in pulmonary tuberculosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence and pattern […]

Characteristics Vascular Endhothelial Growth Factor, Glucose, Lactate Dehidro- genase and Protein Level in Non Malignant and Malignant Pleural Effusion

Magy Satolom, Nunuk Sri Muktiati, Ngakan Putu Parsama Putra, Asri Maharani Abstract Introduction: Diagnosing the etiology of pleural effusion is sometimes a challenging medical problem, and there is an urgent need to identify new fluid markers to differentiate malignant from non malignant pleural effusion. The aim of this study was to determine the characteristics of […]

Characteristic of Pleural Effusion in Persahabatan Hospital

Rita Khairani, Elisna Syahruddin, Lia Gardenia Partakusuma Abstract Background: Pleural effusion is abnormal accumulation of pleural fluid in pleural cavity, which is caused by excessive transudation or exudation form pleural surface and as complication of various diseases. The aim of this study was to understand the characteristic of pleural effusion. Methods: This study was an […]

Comparison of the Effect of Nebulization between Salbutamol and Salbutamol Diluted with Normal Saline in Adult Patient with Moderate Asthma Exacerbation in Persahabatan Hospital

Indri Savitri Idrus, Faisal Yunus, Sita Laksmi Andarini, Arini Setiawati Abstract Background: Asthma is a chronic airway disease that causes difficulty in breathing in which bronchospasm is a hallmark in acute exacerbation. In management of asthma attack, agonist β2 is the best option as treatment for mild, moderate and severe asthma. Agonist β2 nebulization as […]

Diagnostic Modality for Peripheral Lung Tumor

Ni Made Restiawati, Dicky Soehardiman, Sita Laksmi Andarini Abstract Peripheral lung tumor is defined in most studies as tumor that are not visible beyond the visual segmental bronchi and located ≥ 2 cm in all directions around the proximal bronchial tree. Localised peripheral pulmonary tumor is commonly encountered in clinical practice and frequently require tissue […]