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) to assess targeted lung denervation (TLD) using catheter ablation for chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease (COPD) according to §137h Social Code Book (SGB) V – Statutory Health Insurance. The assessment documents were transferred to IQWiG on 19 December 2016. According to the requesting hospital, TLD aims to avoid airwayobstruction in patients with COPD by a permanent interception of parasympathetic nerve fibres in the area of both main bronchi, and thereby in particular to improve respiratory (...) is absolutely authoritative and legally binding. Executive Summary IQWiG Reports – Commission No. H16-01 Targeted lung denervation using catheter ablation for chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease 1 Executive summary of assessment H16-01 according to §137h SGB V Version 1.0 Targeted lung denervation for COPD 30 January 2017 Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) - i - Publishing details Publisher: Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care Topic: Targeted lung denervation using
Chronicairflowobstruction after successful treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis Cross-sectional studies reveal an association between tuberculosis (TB) and chronicairflowobstruction, but cannot adequately address confounding. We hypothesised that treated pulmonary TB is an independent risk factor for chronicairflowobstruction. The Pulmones Post TB cohort study enrolled participants from Lima, Peru, aged 10-70 years with a history of drug-susceptible (DS)- or multidrug-resistant (...) capacity -370 mL, 95% CI -644- -97) and post-bronchodilator airflowobstruction (adjusted OR 4.89, 95% CI 1.27-18.78). Participants who had recovered from DS-TB did not have lower lung volumes than unexposed participants, but were more likely to have a reduced forced expiratory volume in 1 s/forced vital capacity ratio <0.70 (adjusted OR 2.47, 95% CI 1.01-6.03). Individuals successfully treated for TB may experience long-lasting sequelae. Interventions facilitating earlier TB treatment and management
lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease (COPD).The records of 116 patients with COPD, including 51 patients who received PR, were retrospectively analyzed. Pulmonary function testing, including slow vital capacity (VC) and forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1 ), was obtained preoperatively, after PR, and at one and six months postoperatively. The recovery rate of postoperative pulmonary function was standardized for functional loss associated (...) Impact of pulmonary rehabilitation on postoperative complications in patients with lung cancer and chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease Given the extent of the surgical indications for pulmonary lobectomy in breathless patients, preoperative care and evaluation of pulmonary function are increasingly necessary. The aim of this study was to assess the contribution of preoperative pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for reducing the incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications in non-small cell
Effects of combined tiotropium/olodaterol on inspiratory capacity and exercise endurance in COPD Two replicate, double-blind, 6-week, incomplete-crossover studies (MORACTO 1 and 2) assessed the effects of tiotropium/olodaterol on inspiratory capacity and exercise endurance time in patients with moderate to severe chronicobstructivepulmonary disease.For each patient, four of five treatments were administered once daily for 6 weeks, with a 21-day washout between treatments: tiotropium (...) /olodaterol 2.5/5 µg or 5/5 µg, tiotropium 5 µg, olodaterol 5 µg or placebo, all via the Respimat inhaler. Primary outcomes were inspiratory capacity prior to exercise and exercise endurance time during constant work-rate cycle ergometry to symptom limitation at 75% of peak incremental work rate after 6 weeks (2 h post-dose).295 and 291 patients were treated in MORACTO 1 and 2, respectively. Tiotropium/olodaterol 2.5/5 and 5/5 µg provided significant improvements in inspiratory capacity versus placebo
publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Emphysema; Humans; Lung; Pneumonectomy; PulmonaryEmphysema Language Published German Country of organisation Germany English summary There is no English language summary available. Address for correspondence IQWiG, Im Mediapark 8, DE-50670 Cologne, GERMANY, Tel: +49 (0) 221 - 35685 - 0, Fax: +49 (0) 221 - 35685 - 1 Email: email@example.com AccessionNumber 32017000266 Date abstract record published 13/06/2017 Health Technology (...) [Procedure for lung volume reduction in severe lungemphysema] Verfahren zur lungenvolumenreduktion beim schweren lungenemphysem: abschlussbericht; auftrag N14-04 [Procedure for lung volume reduction in severe lungemphysema] Verfahren zur lungenvolumenreduktion beim schweren lungenemphysem: abschlussbericht; auftrag N14-04 [Procedure for lung volume reduction in severe lungemphysema] Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen Record Status This is a bibliographic record
the use of colistin for the prophylactic treatment of adults with either non-CF bronchiectasis or patients with COPD experiencing exacerbations. Tags copd, infection control, bronchiectasis, colistin, pulmonarydisease, chronicobstructive, pulmonaryemphysema, respiratory, colistimethate sodium, polymyxin E, Colisticin, chronicairflowobstruction, Chronicobstructiveairwaydisease, Chronicobstructivelungdisease, Chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, colomycin (...) pulmonarydisease experiencing exacerbations? What is the cost-effectiveness of colistin for the prophylactic treatment of adults with either non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis or patients with chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease experiencing exacerbations? What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of colistin for the prophylactic treatment of adults with either non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis or patients with chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease experiencing exacerbations
Umeclidinium bromide versus placebo for people with chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease (COPD). People with chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease (COPD) have poor quality of life, reduced survival, and accelerated decline in lung function, especially associated with acute exacerbations, leading to high healthcare costs. Long-acting bronchodilators are the mainstay of treatment for symptomatic improvement, and umeclidinium is one of the new long-acting muscarinic antagonists approved (...) for treatment of patients with stable COPD.To assess the efficacy and safety of umeclidinium bromide versus placebo for people with stable COPD.We searched the Cochrane Airways Group Specialised Register (CAGR), ClinicalTrials.gov, the World Health Organization (WHO) trials portal, and the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Clinical Study Register, using prespecified terms, as well as the reference lists of all identified studies. Searches are current to April 2017.We included randomised controlled trials (RCTs
Cost-effectiveness of antibiotics for COPD management: observational analysis using CPRD data It is often difficult to determine the cause of chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease (COPD) exacerbations, and antibiotics are frequently prescribed. This study conducted an observational cost-effectiveness analysis of prescribing antibiotics for exacerbations of COPD based on routinely collected data from patient electronic health records. A cohort of 45 375 patients aged 40 years or more who (...) in the base case. The use of antibiotics for COPD exacerbations resulted in cost savings and an improvement in all outcomes analysed; i.e. GP visits, hospitalisations, community respiratory team referrals, all referrals, infections and subsequent antibiotics prescriptions were lower for the antibiotics group. Hence, the use of antibiotics was dominant over no antibiotics. The economic analysis suggests that use of antibiotics for COPD exacerbations is a cost-effective alternative to not prescribing
Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric risks of varenicline and bupropion in smokers with chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease Varenicline and bupropion are effective smoking cessation treatments, but there are concerns about their safety in smokers with COPD.To investigate whether varenicline and bupropion are associated with serious adverse cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric events in smokers with COPD.In a retrospective cohort study, we used data from 14 350 patients with COPD included (...) in the QResearch database, which holds data from 753 National Health Service general practices across England. We identified patients with COPD who received a prescription of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT; N=10 426; reference group), bupropion (N=350) or varenicline (N=3574) in the period between January 2007 and June 2012. Patients were followed up for 6 months to compare incident cardiovascular (ie, ischaemic heart disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease and cardiac arrhythmias
Computer and mobile technology interventions for self-management in chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease. Chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease (COPD) is characterised by airflowobstruction due to an abnormal inflammatory response of the lungs to noxious particles or gases, for example, cigarette smoke. The pattern of care for people with moderate to very severe COPD often involves regular lengthy hospital admissions, which result in high healthcare costs and an undesirable effect on quality (...) function, or anxiety and depression.All three studies included our primary outcome - health-related quality of life (HRQoL) as measured by the Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ) or St George's Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ). One study reported our other primary outcomes - hospital admissions and acute exacerbations. Two studies included our secondary outcome of physical activity as measured by daily step counts. One study addressed smoking by providing a narrative analysis. Only one study reported
Effect of Home Noninvasive Ventilation With Oxygen Therapy vs Oxygen Therapy Alone on Hospital Readmission or Death After an Acute COPD Exacerbation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Outcomes after exacerbations of chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease (COPD) requiring acute noninvasive ventilation (NIV) are poor and there are few treatments to prevent hospital readmission and death.To investigate the effect of home NIV plus oxygen on time to readmission or death in patients with persistent (...) hypercapnia after an acute COPD exacerbation.A randomized clinical trial of patients with persistent hypercapnia (Paco2 >53 mm Hg) 2 weeks to 4 weeks after resolution of respiratory acidemia, who were recruited from 13 UK centers between 2010 and 2015. Exclusion criteria included obesity (body mass index [BMI] >35), obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, or other causes of respiratory failure. Of 2021 patients screened, 124 were eligible.There were 59 patients randomized to home oxygen alone (median oxygen
A qualitative study of women's experiences of living with COPD To explore women's experiences of living with chronicobstructivepulmonarydisease (COPD) at home.An explorative and descriptive qualitative design.A consecutive sample of nine women with COPD living at home. Data were collected in 2014 using semi-structured interviews and analysed using a qualitative content analysis.Three main themes were identified: having a good life with COPD despite limitations; predictability and confidence (...) in getting help; and the struggle to achieve a balance between insight and compliance with management of COPD. These women experienced limitations related to the traditional female role and felt unable to fulfil their own expectations. They experienced a good life despite limitations arising from adaptation and coping strategies. To feel safe, they needed to feel confident that they would receive the necessary help in case of exacerbation of their disease. To enhance compliance with COPD management
to Global Initiative for ChronicObstructiveLungDisease (GOLD), COPD is: “a preventable and treatable disease with some significant extra-pulmonary effects that may contribute to the severity in individual patients. Its pulmonary component is characterized by airflowlimitation that is not fully reversible… the airflowlimitation is usually progressive and associated with an abnormal inflammatory response of the lungs to noxious particles or gases.” This used to include elements of reversible airflow (...) limitation (i.e. asthma) and chronic bronchitis (increased sputum for x 3 months for last 2 consecutive years, +/- airflowlimitation) Don’t make the rookie mistake of mixing up COPD and emphysema: The latter is a destructive process. Classically centrilobular emphysema is a component of COPD. Alternatively, severe panacinar emphysema is associated with α1- antitrypsin deficiency, an enzyme that inhibits neutrophil elastase (ie stops your neutrophils from melting your lung parenchyma) (Big shout out
Intermittent cortisone injection for treatment of osteoarthritis and chronicobstructivelungdisease Upprepad intramuskulär injektion med kortison för att behandla artros och kroniskt obstruktiv lungsjukdom Vi använder cookies för att optimera webbplatsen på bästa sätt. Om du fortsätter innebär det att du accepterar att cookies används. Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering Upprepad intramuskulär injektion med kortison för att behandla artros och kroniskt obstruktiv (...) glucocorticoid injections in patients with very early inflammatory polyarthritis: results of the STIVEA trial. In: Annals of the rheumatic diseases; 2010. p 503-9. Dorleijn DM, Luijsterburg PA, Reijman M, Kloppenburg M, Verhaar JA, Bindels PJ, et al. Intramuscular corticosteroid injection versus placebo effective in pain reduction in patients with hip osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2016;24 SUPPL. 1:183-5. Eiser N, Phillips C, Wooler P, Partridge M. Comparison of oral and depot intra-muscular