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fungal disease

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Could it be fungal?

One of the most difficult referrals for the Respiratory registrar (or indeed Consultant) is the call from oncology / haematology / renal / HIV / immunology colleagues asking for an urgent review and bronchoscopy for an immunosuppressed patient with possible chest infection. There are a host of possible tests to request to try to pin … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Barts Hospital 12/01/17

The first training day of the new year was hosted by Barts Health. Many thanks to Dr Tino Cappocci for organising the day, and for putting so much thought into the content and refreshment options! Bronchiectasis: the imaging fundamentals Dr Emma Cheasty started the day with some beautiful images of the lungs, and some classic examples of bronchiectasis. The pathological … Continue reading

Dr Ricardo Jose publishes review on opportunistic infections of the lung

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee Dr Ricardo Jose who has co-authored a review with Prof Jerry Brown in the journal, Medicine. The journal is aimed at trainees and all new articles are planned, commissioned and produced in conjunction with Chapter Editors, highly regarded experts within their specialty (play spot the big name whilst browsing the … Continue reading

NET Respiratory Royal Free Training Day: 14/05/15

In May we met at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead for a day of alpha-1-antitrypsin (A1AT), VQ-SPECT, safe sedation in Bronchoscopy, invasive fungal disease and business cases. Many thanks for James Goldring for organising a great day. Before the main sessions, we began the day with an introduction from Dr John Hurst, and an update on the London … Continue reading