Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8731

Jinyu Xia

Jinyu Xia


  • Research Article
    Previous Treatment Failure or Default Increased the Risk of Massive Hemoptysis in PTB Patients
    Author(s): Xi Liu, Li Ding and Jinyu XiaXi Liu, Li Ding and Jinyu Xia

    Background: Hemotysis is one of the hallmark symptoms in pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), which always causes great anxiety and rarely ignored by the patient. Massive hemoptysis is one of the major causes of death in PTB patients. Objectives: To evaluate the independent association of risk factors with the occurrence of massive hemoptysis in PTB patients. Methods: Observational retrospective study of PTB patients with hemoptysis hospitalized in the fifth affiliated hospital of Sun Yat-sen University. Patients were categorized into subjects with massive hemoptysis and with mildmoderate hemoptysis. Independent associations of variables with massive hemoptysis were estimated using univariate analysis. Results: Of 168 subjects with PTB with hemoptysis, 76 (45.23%) reported the presence of massiv.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-8731.1000161

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