Archives for April, 2012

Peroxidative Index Model and Advanced Oxidation Protein Products Level of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients Saliva Based on Length of Treatment

Setiawan B, Adenan, Suhartono E. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):72-7. Abstract Introduction: Mycobacterium tuberculosis in human induce variety response involved protective immunity to clinical manifestation of tuberculosis. Oxidative mechanism to infection controlling not only happened in macrofag but in all liquid compartment of body. Methods: Aim of this study was to evaluate peroxidative index and advanced […]

Factors Affecting Treatment Failure of Tuberculosis Empyema with Chest Tube Drainage at Persahabatan Hospital

Yovi I, Swidarmoko B, Burhan E. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):78-84. Abstract: Introduction: The therapy for tuberculosis empyema is more complicated compared to the therapy for non-tuberculosis empyema. Surgical treatment is frequently necessary. However, the optimum time at which surgical intervention must be performed is still not settled. Methods: The medical records of patients with final […]

Tuberculosis – HIV Coinfection Profile in Dr. Moewardi Hospital Surakarta Year 2010-2011

Surjanto E, Sutanto YS, Reviono, Harsini, Marsabessy QL. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):85-8. Abstract Introduction: Tuberculosis is the commonest opportunistic infection in human immunodefisiency virus (HIV) patients. Aim this study was to describe TB-HIV coinfection patients among TB patients according to clinical symptoms, acid fast bacili, chest radiography. Methods: Descriptive study from medical record of 37 […]

Sensitivity and Specificity of Mycobacteria Tuberculosis Culture Using Liquid Media on Bronchoalveolar Lavage From Negative Acid Fast Bacili Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients

Setiarsih HS, Wiyono WH, Burhan E, Soemanto RK, Widyahening IS. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):89-99. Abstract: Introduction: Diagnostic tuberculosis using acid fast bacilli (AFB) microscopy and conventional Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) culture remain the cornerstone but the sensitivity of these traditional methods is quite low, especially in the samples containing small number of organism. There is a […]

Effect of Craniotomy on the Use of Mechanical Ventilation and Lenght of Intensive Care on Hemorrhagic Stroke Patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Persahabatan Hospital

Cahyo M, Nazarudin A, Rasmin M, Prasenohadi, Sidharta IDK, Wulung NGHML, Khumar R. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):100-3. Abstract: Introduction: Hemorrhagic stroke is common medical problem in elderly, and contribute to high mortality rate. Craniotomy is standard brain surgery to evacuate blood clot to decrease intracranial pressure and complication of the disease. Methods: Design of this […]

Coronary Calcification is a Risk Factor of Coronary Artery Disease in Male Obstructive Sleep Apnea Subjects

Widysanto A, Aspar A, Yunus F, Sutrisna B, Yusuf I. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):104-9. Abstract Introduction: Coronary calcification is a subclinical condition that may cause coronary artery disease (CAD). The main issue of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the intermitten hypoxemia which is an important stimulus to increase morbidity and mortality in cardiovascular disease. In […]

Pathophysiology and Markers of Airway Remodeling in Bronchial Asthma

Widodo R, Djajalaksana S. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(2):110-9. Abstract Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by reversible airflow limitation and airway hyperresponsiveness. Persistent inflammation in airway tissues may lead to structural changes known as airway remodeling and consequently airway obstruction that is not fully reversible and progressive loss of lung function over time. In […]