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Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine


An international, peer reviewed, open access journal that focuses on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of circulatory, respiratory or pulmonary medicine disorders, in addition to related genetic, pathophysiological and epidemiological topics.  Of particular but not exclusive interest are lung diseases, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, infectious diseases, interstitial lung diseases and lung tumors, lung development, occupational and environmental factors, pulmonary circulation, pulmonary pharmacology and therapeutics, respiratory critical care, immunology, and physiology, respiratory physiology, sleep and circulation. 

Editor in Chief: Professor Hussein D. Foda

ISSN: 1179-5484

Processing Speed: High quality, constructive peer review and rapid editorial decision within an average of four weeks.



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Introductory Editorial: Current Developments in Interstitial Lung Disease
Shunsuke Mori, Hiroshi Furukawa, Yasushi Kawaguchi, Takafumi Suda, Sadatomo Tasaka
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 173-177
Editorial | Published on 07 Sep 2016



Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Diagnosis and Clinical Manifestations
Yutaro Nakamura and Takafumi Suda
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 163-171
Review | Published on 06 Sep 2016



Ultrasound for the Pulmonary Consultant
Astha Chichra, Mina Makaryus, Parag Chaudhri and Mangala Narasimhan
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2016:10 1-9
Review | Published on 29 Jun 2016



Up-to-Date Information on Rheumatoid Arthritis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease
Takafumi Suda
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 155-162
Review | Published on 31 May 2016



Levels of Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid in Patients with Various Inflammatory Lung Diseases
Tetsuro Kamo, Sadatomo Tasaka, Yuriko Tokuda, Shoji Suzuki, Takanori Asakura, Kazuma Yagi, Ho Namkoong, Makoto Ishii, Naoki Hasegawa and Tomoko Betsuyaku
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 147-154
Original Research | Published on 28 Apr 2016



Biomarkers and Autoantibodies of Interstitial Lung Disease with Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies
Hajime Yoshifuji
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 141-146
Review | Published on 03 Apr 2016



Genetic Susceptibility to Interstitial Lung Disease Associated with Systemic Sclerosis
Akiko Tochimoto, Yasushi Kawaguchi and Hisashi Yamanaka
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 135-140
Review | Published on 13 Mar 2016



Pathology of Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias
Mikiko Hashisako and Junya Fukuoka
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 123-133
Review | Published on 29 Feb 2016



Lymphangiogenesis and Lesion Heterogeneity in Interstitial Lung Diseases
Masahiro Yamashita
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 111-121
Review | Published on 24 Jan 2016



Recent Treatments of Interstitial Lung Disease with Systemic Sclerosis
Hidekata Yasuoka
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 97-110
Review | Published on 19 Jan 2016



Myriad Functions of Stanniocalcin-1 (STC1) Cover Multiple Therapeutic Targets in the Complicated Pathogenesis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)
Shinya Ohkouchi,, Manabu Ono, Makoto Kobayashi, Taizou Hirano, Yutaka Tojo, Shu Hisata, Masakazu Ichinose, Toshiya Irokawa, Hiromasa Ogawa and Hajime Kurosawa
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 91-96
Review | Published on 29 Dec 2015



Management of Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in Kidney Transplantation to Prevent Further Outbreak
Norihiko Goto, Kenta Futamura, Manabu Okada, Takayuki Yamamoto, Makoto Tsujita, Takahisa Hiramitsu, Shunji Narumi, and Yoshihiko Watarai
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 81-90
Review | Published on 15 Nov 2015



Organizing Pneumonia in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: A Case-Based Review
Shunsuke Mori, Yukinori Koga and Mineharu Sugimoto
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 69-80
Review | Published on 27 Oct 2015



Interstitial Lung Disease in Childhood: Clinical and Genetic Aspects
Hiroshi Kitazawa and Shigeo Kure
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 57-68
Review | Published on 11 Oct 2015



Interstitial Lung Disease with ANCA-associated Vasculitis
Yasuhiro Katsumata, Yasushi Kawaguchi and Hisashi Yamanaka
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 51-56
Review | Published on 23 Sep 2015



Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Interstitial Lung Disease: Safety of Biological Antirheumatic Drugs and Assessment of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Shunsuke Mori
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 41-49
Review | Published on 08 Sep 2015



Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Risks and Prophylaxis Recommendations
Shunsuke Mori and Mineharu Sugimoto
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 29-40
Review | Published on 06 Sep 2015



Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Human Immunodeficiency Virus–infected Adults and Adolescents: Current Concepts and Future Directions
Sadatomo Tasaka
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 19-28
Review | Published on 12 Aug 2015



Recent Treatment of Interstitial Lung Disease with Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies
Hidenaga Kawasumi, Takahisa Gono, Yasushi Kawaguchi and Hisashi Yamanaka
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 9-17
Review | Published on 23 Jul 2015



Pulmonary Hypertension an Independent Risk Factor for Death in Intensive Care Unit: Correlation of Hemodynamic Factors with Mortality
Ghulam Saydain, Aamir Awan, Palaniappan Manickam, Paul Kleinow and Safwan Badr
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:9 27-33
Original Research | Published on 23 Jun 2015



Genetics of Interstitial Lung Disease: Vol de Nuit (Night Flight)
Hiroshi Furukawa, Shomi Oka, Kota Shimada, Naoyuki Tsuchiya and Shigeto Tohma
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:Suppl. 1 1-7
Review | Published on 29 Apr 2015



Normalization of Lung Function Following Treatment of Secondary Usual Interstitial Pneumonia: A Case Report
Laurie A. Hohberger, Felicia Montero-Arias, Anja C. Roden and Robert Vassallo
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:9 23-25
Case report | Published on 16 Apr 2015



Osteoporosis in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Malay Sarkar, Rajeev Bhardwaj, Irappa Madabhavi and Jasmin Khatana
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:9 5-21
Review | Published on 12 Mar 2015



Klippel–Trénaunay Syndrome – A Very Rare and Interesting Syndrome
Deepak Sharma, Sachin Lamba, Aakash Pandita and Sweta Shastri
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2015:9 1-4
Case report | Published on 05 Mar 2015



Perceptions of Received Information, Social Support, and Coping in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension or Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Bodil Ivarsson, Björn Ekmehag, Roger Hesselstrand, Göran Rådegran, and Trygve Sjöberg
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2014:8 21-28
Original Research | Published on 23 Oct 2014



Adherence to Therapeutic Guidelines for Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Australian Hospitals
NR Adler, HM Weber, I Gunadasa, AJ Hughes and ND Friedman
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2014:8 17-20
Perspective | Published on 14 Sep 2014



Improved Arterial Blood Oxygenation Following Intravenous Infusion of Cold Supersaturated Dissolved Oxygen Solution
Daniel J. Grady, Michael A. Gentile, John H. Riggs and Ira M. Cheifetz
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2014:8 11-16
Original Research | Published on 10 Sep 2014



Urban Adolescents Readily Comply with a Complicated Asthma Research Protocol
Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, Candace Folch, Kyung Hwa Jung, David Torrone, Eric Gil, Frederica Perera, Rachel L. Miller and Steven N. Chillrud
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2014:8 5-9
Original Research | Published on 23 Mar 2014



A Rare Case of Double-Chambered Right Ventricle Associated with Ventricular Septal Defect and Congenital Absence of the Pulmonary Valve
Georges Khoueiry, Tariq Bhat, Mohmad Tantray, Mustafain Meghani, Nidal Abi Rafeh, Mokhtar Abdallah and Wissam Hoyek
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2014:8 1-3
Short Report | Published on 20 Mar 2014



Exhaled Breath Condensate Detects Baseline Reductions in Chloride and Increases in Response to Albuterol in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
Courtney M. Wheatley, Wayne J. Morgan, Nicholas A. Cassuto, William T. Foxx-Lupo, Cori L. Daines, Mary A. Morgan, Hanna Phan and Eric M. Snyder
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2013:7 79-90
Original Research | Published on 10 Dec 2013



Tobramycin Inhalation Powder (TIP): An Efficient Treatment Strategy for the Management of Chronic Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infection in Cystic Fibrosis
John Lam, Steven Vaughan and Michael D. Parkins
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2013:7 61-77
Review | Published on 13 Nov 2013



Use of Noninvasive Gas Exchange to Track Pulmonary Vascular Responses to Exercise in Heart Failure
Bryan J. Taylor, Thomas P. Olson, Chul-Ho-Kim, Dean MacCarter and Bruce D. Johnson
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2013:7 53-60
Original Research | Published on 22 Sep 2013



Correlation of Stroke Volume Measurement between Sonosite Portable Echocardiogram and Edwards Flotrac Sensor-Vigileo Monitor in an Intensive Care Unit
Mehrdad Behnia, Sherry Powell, Linda Fallen, Houman Tamaddon and Masud Behnia
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2013:7 45-51
Original Research | Published on 08 Sep 2013



Prognostic Value of Resting Pulmonary Function in Heart Failure
Thomas P. Olson, Dustin L. Denzer, William L. Sinnett, Ted Wilson and Bruce D. Johnson
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2013:7 35-43
Original Research | Published on 05 Sep 2013



Pharmacotherapies for COPD
Stan Ejiofor and Alice M Turner
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2013:7 17-34
Review | Published on 25 Apr 2013



Emerging Therapeutic Options for the Management of COPD
Debra J. Reid and Nga T. Pham
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2013:7 7-15
Review | Published on 09 Apr 2013



Limitations to the 6-Minute Walk Test in Dermatomyositis with Interstitial Lung Disease in Comparison with Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia
Fujiko Someya and Naoki Mugii
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2013:7 1-6
Original Research | Published on 22 Jan 2013



Erratum for "Roflumilast, a Novel Phosphodiesterase 4 Inhibitor, for COPD Patients with a History of Exacerbations"
Stephen K. Field
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2012:6 51-51
Erratum | Published on 13 Aug 2012



Clinical Utility of Treprostinil and Its Overall Place in the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Shireen Mirza and Raymond J. Foley
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2012:6 41-50
Review | Published on 24 Jul 2012



Omalizumab: Clinical Use for the Management of Asthma
Neil C. Thomson and Rekha Chaudhuri
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2012:6 27-40
Review | Published on 12 Jun 2012



Therapeutic Options for the Treatment of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents
Mary M. Stephens, MD, MPH, Beth A. Fox, MD, MPH and Lisa Maxwell, MD
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2012:6 13-25
Review | Published on 29 Feb 2012



Achieving Symptom Control in Patients with Moderate Asthma
Nargues A. Weir, and Stewart J. Levine
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2012:6 1-11
Review | Published on 07 Dec 2011 | Highly accessed (previous month)



An Unusual Cause of Acute Hypercapneic Respiratory Failure
Janice Wang, Astha Chichra and Seth Koenig
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2011:5 81-85
Case report | Published on 20 Nov 2011



Sleep Insufficiency, Sleep Health Problems and Performance in High School Students
Xue Ming, Rebecca Koransky, Victor Kang, Sarah Buchman, Christina E. Sarris, and George C. Wagner
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2011:5 71-79
Original Research | Published on 20 Oct 2011



Roflumilast, a Novel Phosphodiesterase 4 Inhibitor, for COPD Patients with a History of Exacerbations
Stephen K. Field
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2011:5 57-70
Review | Published on 18 Oct 2011



Arterial Stiffness in Lower Limb Amputees
Pedro Magalhães, Daniel P. Capingana, Amílcar B.T. Silva, Inês R. Capunge and Mauer A.A. Gonçalves
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2011:5 49-56
Original Research | Published on 19 Sep 2011



Optimal Management of Severe/Refractory Asthma
Smita Pakhale, Sunita Mulpuru and Matthew Boyd
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2011:5 37-47
Review | Published on 31 Aug 2011



Incidence and Symptoms of High Altitude Illness in South Pole Workers: Antarctic Study of Altitude Physiology (ASAP)
Paul J. Anderson, Andrew D. Miller, Kathy A. O'Malley, Maile L. Ceridon, Kenneth C. Beck, Christina M. Wood, Heather J. Wiste, Joshua J. Mueller, Jacob B. Johnson and Bruce D. Johnson
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2011:5 27-35
Original Research | Published on 29 May 2011



Survival in Patients Receiving Prolonged Ventilation: Factors that Influence Outcome
A. James Mamary, Shrikant Kondapaneni, Gwendolyn B. Vance, John P. Gaughan, Ubaldo J. Martin and Gerard J. Criner
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2011:5 17-26
Original Research | Published on 25 Apr 2011



Individual Canine Airway Response Variability to a Deep Inspiration
Robert H. Brown, David W. Kaczka, Katherine Fallano, Steve Shapiro and Wayne Mitzner
Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine 2011:5 7-15
Original Research | Published on 14 Feb 2011



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