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Lungs and Breathing

Online ISSN: 2515-1010


Lungs and Breathing is an open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on all aspects of respiratory system.

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, innovations in clinical practice, letters, and drug clinical trial studies.

Lungs and Breathing emphasizes on all the aspects of healthy and diseased lungs, respiratory diseases, bronchial and Tracheal disorders. Scope of the journal including but not limited to clinical, pathophysiological, epidemiological, biochemical, and pharmacological studies of Lung.

Lungs and Breathing welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.lbj@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by LBJ, is properly cited.

Editor in chief


Will be updated soon.

Editorial Board


Suniti Misra

Assistant Professor
Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology
Medical University of South Carolina
USA

H.C. Florian Lang

Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen
Germany

Antonio M Esquinas

Director of Anesthesiology
Intensive Care Unit Hospital
Morales Meseguer
Spain


Xuqiao Feng

Professor
Head of Institute for Science and Technology
Bohai University
China

Yuanzhi Cheng

Professor
Harbin Institute of Technology
China

Xiaoping Zhu

Professor
Director of Respiratory Disease
Shanghai East Hospital
Tongji University
China


Liu Jia

Associate Professor
Department of Thyroid Surgery
Jilin University
China

Vural Fidan

Department of Medicine
Hacettepe University
Turkey

Jailton Gregório Pelarigo

Associate Professor
Physical Education Department
University Catholic Center of Quixadá-UNICATÓLICA
Brazil


Ariel Boris

Chief of the Laboratory Diagnostic Department
St. Petersburg Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology
Russia

Dmytro O. Butov

Associate Professor of Phthisiology and Pulmonology
Kharkiv National Medical University
Ukraine

Alena Skrahina

Deputy Director
Republican Research and Practical Centre for Pulmonology and Tuberculosis
Minsk
Belarus


Fusun OZTAY

Professor, Respiratory Research
Molecular Biology Division
Istanbul University
Turkey

Mukerrem Betul Yerer

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Erciyes University
Turkey

Jordan Minov

Professor
Department of Pulmonology
University of Sts. Cyril and Methodius
Macedonia


Angelo G. Corsico

Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutic
University of Pavia
Italy

In Press

Volume 2, Issue 3


CO2 gas exchange in lungs

Toshio Ohhashi Yoshiko Kawai

Commentary-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

October 12, 2018


Exocrine gland cysts in tracheal and bronchial walls

Krishtafovich АA Ariel BM

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

October 19, 2018


Clinical management of common cold in the perspective of primary care

Hiroshi Bando

Short Communication-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

October 22, 2018


Use of corticosteroids for the treatment of respiratory and other disorders: Estimating benefit to risk relationship

Viktor I Goudochnikov

Review Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

October 26, 2018


R-value comprehensive evaluation method for the effect and long-term influence of Tiaobu Fei-Shen therapies on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease rats

Jiansheng Li Hongxin Cui Yange Tian Ya Li Yang Xie Yunping Bai

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

October 27, 2018


Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 2


Treatment of late benign post-esophagectomy tracheal-gastric fistula with tracheal stenting

Aaron Sparks Trevor Beckham James R. Stewart

Case Report-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

April 21, 2018


Gradient of risk of healthcare resource utilization in Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Rahul Mukherjee Sushil Agarwal Mansoor Raza Biman Chakraborty Milan Bhattacharya

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

June 26, 2018


Visualization and quantification of nebulized aerosol deposition in mouth-lung casts under healthy and abnormal breathing conditions

Benjamin Wells Nathan Guest Jonathan Martinez Emmanuel Hakizimana Xiuhua April Si Wei-Chung Su Jinxiang Xi

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

June 26, 2018


Non-invasive ventilation for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure unrelated to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Richard Carter Sabba Elhag Thomas Avent Biman Chakraborty Amy Oakes Pearlene Antoine-Pitterson Rahul Mukherjee

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

August 15, 2018


Pleural effusion as a first manifestation of breast cancer

Jan Bronnert Michael Respondek Matthias Grade

Clinical Image-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

August 20, 2018


Archive


Volume 2

Treatment of late benign post-esophagectomy tracheal-gastric fistula with tracheal stenting

Aaron Sparks Trevor Beckham James R. Stewart

Case Report-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

April 21, 2018


Gradient of risk of healthcare resource utilization in Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Rahul Mukherjee Sushil Agarwal Mansoor Raza Biman Chakraborty Milan Bhattacharya

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

June 26, 2018


Visualization and quantification of nebulized aerosol deposition in mouth-lung casts under healthy and abnormal breathing conditions

Benjamin Wells Nathan Guest Jonathan Martinez Emmanuel Hakizimana Xiuhua April Si Wei-Chung Su Jinxiang Xi

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

June 26, 2018


Non-invasive ventilation for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure unrelated to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Richard Carter Sabba Elhag Thomas Avent Biman Chakraborty Amy Oakes Pearlene Antoine-Pitterson Rahul Mukherjee

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

August 15, 2018


Pleural effusion as a first manifestation of breast cancer

Jan Bronnert Michael Respondek Matthias Grade

Clinical Image-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

August 20, 2018


Pulmonary endometriosis: Clinico-pathological approach to diagnostics and treatment

Dvorakovskaya IV Pechenikova VA Ariel BM Platonova IS Orzheshkovskiy OV Pichurov AA Yablonskiy PK

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

December 22, 2017


COPD or functionally COPD?

Duarte-de-Araújo A Hespanhol V Correia-de-Sousa J

Commentary-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

March 31, 2018


Pulmonary function testing and sarcoidosis: A review

Rissmiller Richard W W. Ennis James

Review Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

April 20, 2018


Role of high-flow nasal cannula therapy in the respiratory distress: is it time to change the strategy?

Maria-Ines Mattioli Noelia Escalier Salvador Diaz-Lobato

Editorial-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

April 26, 2018


Primary mediastinal synovial sarcoma: Clinicopathologic evaluation of 5 cases

Paul H Hartel

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

April 28, 2018


Endobronchial hamartoma with recurrent pneumonia

Deya Ghosh Chatterji Mitali Banerjee John O Thayer Tapas Bandyopadhyay

Case Report-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

April 30, 2018


Volume 1

Thymoma developing 2 years after induction of immunosuppressive therapy for ocular myasthenia gravis

Takashi Iwata Kantaro Hara Kantaro Hara Aya Yamamoto Osamu Mimura

Case Report-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

September 04, 2017


Myocardial infarction: The model of coronary artery ligation in Balb/C mice

Elisa Brosina de Leon Nadja Pinto Garcia Liziara Fraporti Gleicy Francisca Lima Almeida Leandro Eziquiel de Souza
Diego Mendrot Taboas Figueroa José Fernando Marques Barcellos Luciana Botinelly Mendonça Fujimoto Maria Claudia Irigoyen Adriana Malheiro

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

September 23, 2017


A pilot study of lung cancer following chemotherapy and traditional medicine: report of 12 cases

George Zhu Fabio Musumeci Peter Byrne Deepti Gupta Ekta Gupta John Baer

Case Report-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

September 28, 2017


Non-invasive ventilation in hypercapnic COPD exacerbation: Predictors of mortality

August Supervía Oriol Pallàs María Canas Francisco del Baño Isabel Cirera María Luisa Iglesias
Juan Pedro-Botet

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

October 25, 2017


Vocal cord cavernous hemangioma – Case report

Tengchin Wang Chiehjen Wu

Case Report-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

October 27, 2017


Double fistula between esophagus and mediastinum during chemo-radiotherapy in a patient affected with esophageal cancer

Elena Bolzacchini Alessandro Tuzi Graziella Pinotti

Short Communication-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

November 30, 2017


A syndrome of sleep apnea in morbid obesity

Alberto Herrejón Silvestre Ignacio Inchaurraga Alvarez Eduardo González Constan Carlos Morillas Ariño Rocio Royo Taberner Antonio Hernández Mijares

Short Communication-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

June 26, 2017


Diet in lung cancer: back to natural and healthy food

Laura D. Ciobanu

Review Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

July 28, 2017


Rest and exercise work of breathing calculated from alveolar pressure-volume loops, submersed and at depth

David R. Pendergast Michael Wach Heather Held

Research Article - Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

August 07, 2017


Health warnings on cigarette packages and interest in quitting: findings from five countries conducted the Global Adult Tobacco Survey in 2011-2012

Guat Hiong Tee Tahir Aris Mohd Azahdi Omar Muhammad Fadhli Mohd Yusoff James Rarick Chee Cheong Kee Sorina Irimie

Research Article - Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

August 08, 2017


Congenital tuberculosis with possible placental transmission and paradoxical reaction to anti-tuberculosis treatment

Lokesh Tiwari Rajesh Kumar

Case Report - Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

August 21, 2017


Exploring the debate on tobacco victims

D. John Doyle

Editorial-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

August 23, 2017


Benefits of the active agents from Yupingfeng for pulmonary fibrosis

Liu-Cheng Li Lian-Di Kan

Letter to the editor-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

May 12, 2017


About idiopathic chylopericardium: a case report

Mirko Barone Marco Prioletta Giuseppe Cipollone Decio Di Nuzzo Pierpaolo Camplese Felice Mucilli

Case Report-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

May 19, 2017


Single or repetitive lung recruitment manoeuvres after cardiac valve replacement surgery

Moussa Riachy Ihab Ibrahim Ghassan Sleilaty Charbel Faraj Georges Khayat Samia Jebara Fadia Haddad Gema Hayek Alexandre Yazigi

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

May 20, 2017


Population pharmacokinetics and Monte Carlo dosing simulations of imipenem in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia

Sutep Jaruratanasirikul Wibul Wongpoowarak Monchana Nawakitrangson Suriyan Thengyai Maseetoh Samaeng

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

May 22, 2017


Vildagliptin promotes improvement in pulmonary arterial hypertension: incretin-based therapy at a follow-up of 3 years

Flavio Fontes Pirozzi Guilherme Lima Favaro Danielli Teixeira Lima Favaro Cleber Rinaldo Favaro Mikaell Alexandre Gouvea Faria Luiz Gustavo de Quadros Roberto Luiz Kaiser Júnior

Case Report-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

May 29, 2017


Lung affection in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis

Almeida MSTM Almeida JVM Bertolo MB

Research Article-Lungs and Breathing (LBJ)

May 29, 2017


Submit Manuscript


Lungs and Breathing welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.lbj@oatext.com

Publication Charges


Lungs and Breathing is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Lungs and Breathing are GBP 1290.

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  • Recover capitalization costs;
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Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

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Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

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Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

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