Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia
Current number
May - June 2017
Vol. 23. Num. 3.
Pages 115-174

Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia is the official journal of the Portuguese Society of Pulmonology (Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia/SPP). The journal publishes 6 issues per year, mainly about respiratory system diseases in adults and clinical research. This work can range from peer-reviewed original articles to review articles, editorials, and opinion articles. The journal is printed in Portuguese, and is freely available both in Portuguese and in English in its web page as well as in Medline and other databases.

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Vol. 23. Num. 3. May - June 2017 Pages 115-174
EditorialOriginal articles
The typical presentation of an atypical pathogen during an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal, 2014
A. Dias, A. Cysneiros, F.T. Lopes, B. von Amann, C. Costa, P. Dionísio, J. Carvalho, V. Durão, G. Carvalho, F. Paula, M. Serrado, B. Nunes, T. Marques, F. Froes, C. Bárbara
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:117-23
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Real-world, long-term survival of incident patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
P. Marques-Alves, R. Baptista, A. Marinho da Silva, M. Pêgo, G. Castro
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:124-31
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Ventilation distribution and small airway function in patients with systemic sclerosis
B.R.A. Silva, R. Rufino, C.H. Costa, V.S. Vilela, R.A. Levy, A.J. Lopes
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:132-8
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Validation of the Portuguese Severe Respiratory Insufficiency Questionnaire for home mechanically ventilated patients
C. Ribeiro, D. Ferreira, S. Conde, P. Oliveira, W. Windisch
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:139-45
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Review articleCase report
Esophagopericardial fistula, septic shock and intracranial hemorrhage with hydrocephalus after lung transplantation
M.M. Schuurmans, C. Benden, C. Moehrlen, C. Gubler, M. Wilhelm, W. Weder, I. Inci
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:156-9
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Research Letters
Transfusion related acute lung injury: An underdiagnosed and dangerous entity
M.A. Ariza-Prota, A. Pando-Sandoval, T. Budiño
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:160-1
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High resolution computed tomography of the chest in the evaluation of patients with Birt–Hogg–Dubé syndrome
A.A.D. Sasso, G. Zanetti, C.A. Souza, D.L. Escuissato, K.L. Irion, M.D. Guimarães, A. Soares Souza, D. Penha, E. Marchiori
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:162-4
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CT-guided transthoracic lung diagnostic procedures: A 5 year experience
C. Dias, R. Reis, C. Oliveira, I. Candelária, T. Couto, A. Estevão
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:166-8
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Letters to the Editor
Severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia with large pneumatoceles in an extreme preterm newborn
G. Rocha, F. Flôr-de-Lima, I. Azevedo, H. Guimarães
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:170-2
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Peritoneal tuberculosis – A rare diagnosis
A. Terras Alexandre, S. Raimundo, C. Pinto
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:172-3
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COPD: A controversial disease?
A. Araújo
Rev Port Pneumol 2017;23:173-4
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