ISSN: 2531-0437

Pulmonology (previously 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 English, and is freely available in its web page as well as in Medline and other databases.

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2.778 (2019)
2.096 (2018)
1.731 (2017)
1.56 (2016)
1.357 (2015)
1.167 (2014)
0.855 (2013)
0.562 (2012)
0.266 (2011)
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Vol. 26. Issue 5.
Pages 257-332 (September - October 2020)
COVID-19: Once upon a time in Portugal
F. Guimarães, J.C. Winck
Pulmonol. 2020;26:257-8
Open access
Pulmonology (is) on the air
C. Robalo Cordeiro
Pulmonol. 2020;26:259-60
Open access
COVID-19 and asthma: To have or not to have T2 inflammation makes a difference?
M. Morais-Almeida, J. Bousquet
Pulmonol. 2020;26:261-3
Open access
Original articles
Original articles
Hospitalization direct cost of adults with community-acquired pneumonia in Portugal from 2000 to 2009
C. Antunes, M. Pereira, L. Rodrigues, D. Organista, A. Cysneiros, F. Paula, B. Nunes, P. Barbosa, C. Bárbara, A. Escoval, A. Diniz, F. Froes
Pulmonol. 2020;26:264-7
Open access
Original articles
Pulmonary rehabilitation
Construct validity and reliability of the Brazilian version of the Falls Efficacy Scale in patients with COPD
C.F. Scremim, B.F.P.M.C. Simões, J.A. de Barros, S. Valderramas
Pulmonol. 2020;26:268-74
Open access
Original articles
Can PET-CT predict diagnostic success in ultrasonography-guided transthoracic fine needle aspiration biopsies in lung cancers?
C. Doğan, A. Fidan, S.Ş. Cömert, N. Kıral, B. Salepçi, E.T. Parmaksıza, B. Çağlayan
Pulmonol. 2020;26:275-82
Open access
Conquering lung cancer: current status and prospects for the future
R. Pirker
Pulmonol. 2020;26:283-90
Open access
Electronic cigarettes and vaping associated pulmonary illness (VAPI): A narrative review
R. Hage, V. Fretz, M.M. Schuurmans
Pulmonol. 2020;26:291-303
Open access
The impact of exercise training on fatigue in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Mara Paneroni, Michele Vitacca, Massimo Venturelli, Carla Simonelli, Laura Bertacchini, Simonetta Scalvini, Federico Schena, Nicolino Ambrosino
Pulmonol. 2020;26:304-13
Open access
Letters to the editor
Treatment of lung cancer during pregnancy
A. Soares, J. dos Santos, A. Silva, H. Magalhães, F. Estevinho, C. Sottomayor
Pulmonol. 2020;26:314-7
Open access
Tuberculosis screening at social solidarity institutions: a new protocol
J. Coutinho Costa, J. Neiva Machado, J. Nunes Caldeira, P. Ulisses Brito, P. Cravo Roxo
Pulmonol. 2020;26:317-8
Open access
Insights into tuberculosis: A survival analysis of time to recurrence in Portugal, between 2002 and 2009
P. Soares, R. Duarte, M.G.M. Gomes, C. Rocha, J.S. Lopes
Pulmonol. 2020;26:318-20
Open access
Diagnostic challenges of hypersensitivity pneumonitis with autoimmune features: Dealing with more than a coincidence?
T. Oliveira, N. Melo, S. Guimarães, A. Morais
Pulmonol. 2020;26:320-3
Open access
Juvenile dermatomyositis and pneumomediastinum: a case of a very rare complication
Renata Lopes Francisco de Andrade, Ana Carolina Lopes Held, Maria Teresa Terreri, Sonia Mayumi Chiba
Pulmonol. 2020;26:323-5
Open access
Severe asthma intervention in adult obese patients
M. Serino, M. van Zeller, N. Martins, M. Drummond
Pulmonol. 2020;26:325-7
Open access
Strengths of breath-triggered inhalers in asthma management
M. Morais-Almeida, H. Pité, J. Cardoso, R. Costa, C. Robalo Cordeiro, E. Silva, A. Todo-Bom, C. Vicente, J. Agostinho Marques
Pulmonol. 2020;26:327-9
Open access
Tracheostomy at skilled nursing facilities
A.P. Betrosian, D. Tsimouris, L. Kalathaki
Pulmonol. 2020;26:330-1
Open access

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