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Journal of Pulmonary Medicine

 

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Guillermo Gutierrez
George Washington University
USA

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Richard George Barbers
University of Southern California
USA

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Amy L Firth
University of Southern California
USA

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J Terrill Huggins
Medical University of South Carolina
USA

 
   

 

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Journal of Pulmonary Medicine (PMJ) is an Open Access, online Journal dedicated to disseminate most reliable source of information on clinical studies and therapeutic advancements on pulmonary conditions and diseases, affecting lungs (Respiratory Medicine/Thoracic Medicine). The Journal aims to promote current research developments on pulmonology research pertaining to the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the lungs encompassing the causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatments and medical procedures of diseases affecting lungs and breathing. 

Intrested authors can submit manuscript via Online Submission System or Editorial Manager or send us through email attached to the [email protected] or [email protected]  

Journal of Pulmonary Medicine mainly focuses on the following areas, but not limited to:

  • Lungs Biology
  • Respiratory System
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Lung Diseases
  • Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
  • Lung Cancers
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Occupational Lung Diseases
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Respiratory Pharmacology & Medical Procedures
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Thoracic Surgery

Any article pertaining to Pulmonology will be considered. Review processing is performed by the editorial board members of Journal of Pulmonary Medicine or outside experts; at least two independent reviewers approval followed by editor approval is required for acceptance of any citable manuscript. Authors may submit manuscripts and track their progress through the system, hopefully to publication. Reviewers can download manuscripts and submit their opinions to the editor. Editors can manage the whole submission/review/revise/publish process.

Lungs Biology

The lungs are organs of the respiratory system that allow us to take in and expel air. The body contains two lungs, of which one is positioned on the left side of chest cavity and the other on right side.The process of breathing in and out is known as ventilation. In the breathing process, the lungs take in oxygen from the air through inhalation. Carbondioxide produced by cellular respiration is in turn released through exhalation.

Related Journals on Lungs Biology:
American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Medscape Pulmonary Medicine, European Respiratory Monograph, Journal of Breath Research.

Respiratory System

The respiratory system is a biological system consisting of specific organs and structures used for the purpose of respiration in an organism. The respiratory system is involved in the intake and exchange of oxygen and carbondioxide between an organism and environment. There are three major parts of the respiratory system: the airways, the lungs, the muscles of respiration. In air breathing vertebrates like human beings , respiration takes place in the respiratory organs called lungs.

Related Journals on Respiratory System:
Journal of Breath Research, Primary Care Respiratory Journal, Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy, Respiratory Research, European Respiratory Monograph, BMC Pulmonary Medicine.

Respiratory Diseases

Respiratory disease is a medical term that encompasses pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing. Respiratory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, such as the common cold, to life-threatening entities like bacterial pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, and lung cancer. The study of respiratory disease is known as pulmonology. Common respiratory disorders include: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema, Asthma, Pneumonia.

Related Journals on Respiratory Diseases:
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory Medicine, BMC Pulmonary Medicine, Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine, Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Medscape Pulmonary Medicine, Minerva Pneumologica, Open Journal of Respiratory Diseases, Primary Care Respiratory Journal.

Airway Disorders

Lung diseases are some of the most common medical conditions in the world. A number of diseases adversely affect lung function. Some impact the airways or lung tissues directly while others impede normal breathing by transforming structures around the lungs. Smoking, infections, and genetics are responsible for most lung diseases.

Diseases that can affect the airways include: Asthma, COPD, Chronic Bronchitis, Acute Bronchitis, Cystic Fibrosis

Related Journals on Airway Disorders:
Journal of Asthma and Allergy, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, BMC Pulmonary Medicine, International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery, Journal of Asthma and Allergy, Primary Care Respiratory Journal.

Lung Diseases Affecting the Air Sacs (Alveoli)

Alveolar lung diseases, are a group of diseases that mainly affect the alveoli of the lungs. It refers to filling of the airspaces with fluid or other material (water, pus, blood, cells or proteins). These diseases adversely affect the lung function. Alveolar lung disease may be divided into acute or chronic.

Related Journals on Lung Diseases Affecting Air Sacs:
Primary Care Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory Monograph, Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery, Respiratory Research, BMC Pulmonary Medicine.

Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Pulmonology is treating children with lung or breathing problems. It deals with the breath of life in all its aspects like  control of breathing, sleep disorders, obstruction to airflow in the common diseases of upper and lower airways such as croup, bronchiolitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and bronchopulmonary dysplasia; restriction to lung function from disorders affecting the chest wall, the musculature, the nervous system, or lung tissue itself; congenital anomalies and so on.

Related Journals on Pediatric Pulmonology:
Pulmonology and Respiratory Research, Pediatric Pulmonology - Supplement, Respiratory Research, Journal of Breath Research, Pediatric Pulmonology.

Pleural Disorders

The pleura is a thin tissue covered by a layer of cells that surrounds the lungs and lines the inside of the chest wall. The pleural space is the area between the lungs and the chest wall. Many different conditions can cause pleural problems which leads to pleural disorders like pleurisy, pleural effusion, pneumothorax, hemothorax.

Related Journals on Pleural Disorders:
Respiratory Research, Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery, Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Primary Care Respiratory Journal, Minerva Pneumologica, BMC Pulmonary Medicine.

Interstitial Lung Diseases

Interstitial lung disease, also known as diffuse parenchymal lung disease, is a group of lung diseases affecting the interstitium. Interstitial lung disease may be broadly categorized into known and unknown causes. Common known causes include autoimmune or rheumatologic diseases, occupational and organic exposures, medications, and radiation. Interstitial lung disease of unknown cause is predominated by idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a specific and progressive fibrotic lung disease, followed by the idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, such as nonspecific interstitial pneumonia and sarcoidosis.

Related Journals on Interstitial Lung Diseases:
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy, Minerva Pneumologica, Medscape Pulmonary Medicine, Pulmonary Circulation.

Sleep and Ventilation Disorders

Significant physiologic changes in breathing take place during normal sleep related to alterations in respiratory drive and musculature. People often need non-invasive ventilation to support their breathing at night-time.

Related Journals on Sleep and Ventilation Disorders:
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery, Sleep Medicine, Sleep Medicine Reviews, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine, Medscape Pulmonary Medicine.

Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

Pulmonary vascular disease is the medical term for disease affecting the blood vessels leading to or from the lungs. Most forms of pulmonary vascular disease cause shortness of breath. There are two main types of pulmonary vascular diseases: pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension.

Related Journals on Pulmonary Vascular Diseases:
European Respiratory Monograph, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Thoracic Disease, American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Pulmonary Circulation.

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer, also known as lung carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in the tissues of the lung. The two main types are small-cell lung carcinoma and non-small-cell lung carcinoma. The most common symptoms are coughing, weight loss, shortness of breath and chest pain.

Related Journals on Lung Cancer:
Journal of Thoracic Disease, Open Lung Cancer Journal, Cancer Medicine & Anti Cancer Drugs, Clinical Lung Cancer, American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Lung Cancer: Targets and Therapy.

Pulmonary Neoplasm

Pulmonary neoplasm is an abnormal growth in the lung, commonly known as a tumor. Neoplastic growths are the product of unchecked cellular reproduction and may be either benign or malignant. Primary lung neoplasms are rare in children. Amongst the malignant pulmonary lesions in children, secondaries from osteosarcomas are more commonly encountered.

Related Journals on Pulmonary Neoplasm:
American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Lung Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment, Journal of Thoracic Disease, Lung Cancer: Targets and Therapy.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

COPD is a type of obstructive lung disease (airway obstruction) characterized by long term poor airflow. It can cause coughing that produces large amounts of mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and other symptoms.

Related Journals on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:
BMC Pulmonary Medicine, International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Journal of Breath Research, Respiratory Research, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Primary Care Respiratory Journal, Medscape Pulmonary Medicine.

Respiratory Infections

Respiratory infection is a leading cause of seeking medical care in returning travelers. Respiratory infections occur in up to 20% of all travelers, which is almost as common as travelers’ diarrhea. Respiratory tract infections are any infection of sinuses, throat, airways, or lungs. Healthcare professionals generally make a distinction between upper respiratory tract infections and lower respiratory tract infections.

Related Journals on Respiratory Infections:
BMC Pulmonary Medicine, American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Respiratory Research, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Journal of Thoracic Disease, Journal of Breath Research, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine, Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews.

Occupational Lung Diseases

Exposure to dust in the workplace is associated with a variety of pulmonary and systemic illnesses. Occupational diseases are often thought to be uniquely and specifically related to factors in the work environment. These are group of diagnoses caused by the inhalation of dusts, chemicals, or proteins. “Pneumoconiosis” is the term used for the diseases associated with inhaling mineral dusts. Pneumoconiosis means “dusty lungs.” These can include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and mesothelioma.

Related Journals on Occupational Lung Diseases:
BMC Pulmonary Medicine, Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Minerva Pneumologica, Journal of Asthma and Allergy, Lung Diseases & Treatment,American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Pulmonary Pharmacology

Pulmonary pharmacology concerns understanding how drugs act on the lung and the pharmacological therapy of pulmonary diseases. Much of pulmonary pharmacology is concerned with the effects of drugs on the airways and the therapy of airway obstruction, particularly asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which are among the most common chronic diseases in the world.

Related Journals on Pulmonary Pharmacology:
American Journal of Respiratory Medicine, Archivos de Bronconeumología, Current Medical Literature - Respiratory Medicine, Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Journal of Breath Research, Minerva Pneumologica.

Lung Transplantation

A lung transplant is a surgical procedure to replace a diseased or failing lung with a healthy lung, usually from a deceased donor. Depending on the medical condition, a lung transplant may involve replacing one of the lungs or both of them. In some situations, the lungs may be transplanted along with a donor heart. While lung transplants carry certain associated risks, they can also extend life expectancy and enhance the quality of life for end-stage pulmonary patients.

Related Journals on Lung Transplantation:
Archivos de Bronconeumología, Respiratory Research, Respiratory Research, Journal of Breath Research, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, the International Society For Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Pulmonary Hypertension

PH is an increase of blood pressure in the pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein, or pulmonary capillaries, together known as the lung vasculature, leading to shortness of breath, dizziness, fainting, leg swelling and other symptoms.

Related Journals on Pulmonary Hypertension:
Journal of The American College of Cardiology, US Respiratory Disease, Heart Lung and Circulation, Minerva Pneumologica, Primary Care Respiratory Journal, Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension, BMC Pulmonary Medicine,Journal of Medical Case Report.

Interventional Pulmonology

Interventional pulmonology is a new field within pulmonary medicine focused on the use of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for patients with lung cancer, airway disorders, and pleural diseases. Interventional pulmonology uses endoscopy and other tools to diagnose and treat conditions in the lungs and chest. Few procedures of interventional pulmonology include: flexible bronchoscopy, bronchoalveolar lavage, biopsy of lung or lymph node, foreign body removal.

Related Journals on Interventional Pulmonology:
American Journal of Respiratory Medicine, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine, European Respiratory Monograph, Lung Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment, Journal of Breath Research, Primary Care Respiratory Journal, Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy, Journal of Asthma and Allergy.

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