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July-December 2021| Vol 1| Issue 2


Long-term impact of COVID-19 on lung health and function

As chest physicians, preservation of lung function and health is our top priority. Traditionally, tobacco smoking has been regarded as the worst enemy to lungs. Clinicians' perspectives have tak...


Newer molecular diagnostic tests for tuberculosis: How good are they? Where can we use them?

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major cause of mortality in the world and in India with an estimated global incidence of 10 million and mortality of 1.4 million in 2019. India is the highest TB burden c...

Review Article

Sepsis – An overview

Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by dysregulated host response to infection. Even with advancement in understanding the pathophysiology and various monitoring tools and treatmen...

Original Article

The Yield of thoracoscopic biopsy truenat in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion

Background and Objective: Extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) affects about 25% of patients presenting with Tuberculosis (TB). Tuberculous pleural effusion is the second-most common type o...

Brief Report

COVID-19 and its effects on occurrence of new tuberculosis Cases: An experience from a tertiary care university hospital of Southern India

Summary The lockdown due to COVID-19 has affected the world in many adverse ways. In India, it has caused worsening of poverty, increased rate of undernutrition, and probably underde...

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ISSN - Print: 2772-7165, Online: 2772-7173

Journal of Advanced Lung Health, a publication of Kerala Chapter of Indian Chest Society, is a peer-reviewed print + online Semiannual journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review