Respiratory Medicine

Pitfalls in IPF diagnosis, treatment and awareness

Author: Marta Hájková

Presentations from lectures for students of 5th year class.

IPF is defined as a specific form of chronic, progressive fibrosing interstitial pneumonia of unknown cause, occurring primarily in older adults, limited to the lungs, and associated with the histopathologic and/or radiologic pattern of UIP.                            

Diagnostic and interventional bronchoscopy

Author: Ivan Majer

Bronchoscopy is one of the most obvious invasive examination in pneumology. Diagnostic bronchoscopy: development of sofisticated technology allowe to perform some diagnostic procedures to make a diagnosis. Therapeutic (interventional) bronchoscopy is a method to perform some treatment modalities in tracheobronchial tree.

Pneumonia for students

Author: Zuzana Štrbová

Pneumonia - a serious health problem. One of the most common infectious diseases. Important cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Community – acquired pneumonia is the sixth cause of death worldwide. Increased incidence of pneumonia with increasing age.                                                      

Pulmonary medicine

Author: Barbara Hagarová, Eva Tedlová, Helena Novosadová

Pulmonary medicine and phthiseology, pulmonary function testing, internal medicine, laboratory result analysis for studets of General Medicine and Dentistry.