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Archivos de Bronconeumología (English Edition)
ISSN: 1579-2129

Archivos de Bronconeumologia is a scientific journal that preferentially publishes prospective original research articles whose content is based upon results dealing with several aspects of respiratory diseases such as epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinics, surgery, and basic investigation. Other types of articles such as reviews, editorials, a few special articles of interest to the society and the editorial board, scientific letters, letters to the Editor, and clinical images are also published in the Journal. It is a monthly Journal that publishes a total of 12 issues and a few supplements, which contain articles belonging to the different sections.

All the manuscripts received in the Journal are evaluated by the Editors and sent to expert peer-review while handled by the Editor and/or an Associate Editor from the team. The Journal is published monthly both in Spanish and English. Therefore, the submission of manuscripts written in either Spanish or English is welcome. Translators working for the Journal are in charge of the corresponding translations.

Manuscripts will be submitted electronically using the following web site:, link which is also accessible through the main web page of Archivos de Bronconeumologia.

Access to any published article, in either language, is possible through the Journal's web page as well as from PubMed, Science Direct, and other international databases. Furthermore, the Journal is also present in Twitter and Facebook. The Journal expresses the voice of the Spanish Respiratory Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR) as well as that of other scientific societies such as the Latin American Thoracic Society (ALAT) and the Iberian American Association of Thoracic Surgery (AICT).

Authors are also welcome to submit their articles to the Journal's open access companion title, Open Respiratory Archives.

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Vol. 57. Issue 10.
Pages 617-670 (October 2021)
Sumario en español
Updated Strategic Plan of the Latin American Thoracic Association (ALAT). “The ten commandments for 2021–2026 quinquennial”
Mark Cohen, Alejandro Casas, Gustavo Zabert, Carlos A. Torres-Duque, Francisco Arancibia, Rogelio Pérez-Padilla, Adrián Rendon, Santiago Guzmán, Karen Czischke, María Montes de Oca, María Victorina López Varela, José Jardím, Juan Carlos Vázquez-García, Alfredo Guerreros Benavides, Miguel Ángel Bergna, Carlos M. Luna, Lorena Noriega, Andrés Palomar Lever, José Miguel Chatkin
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:617-20
Tapering of Oral Corticosteroids for the Treatment of Asthma
Carey M. Suehs, Arnaud Bourdin
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:621-2
Medicine in Dire Straits: Balancing Science and Art
Mina Gaga, Chrysoula Kontogianni, Theoni Agapitou, Lykourgos Kolilekas
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:623-4
Original articles
Mortality predictors in complicated patients after anatomical lung resection
M. Teresa Gómez Hernández, Nuria Novoa Valentín, Marta Fuentes Gago, José Luis Aranda Alcaide, Gonzalo Varela Simó, Marcelo F. Jiménez López
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:625-9
Indoor Radon Exposure and COPD, Synergic Association? A Multicentric, Hospital-Based Case–Control Study in a Radon-Prone Area
Alberto Ruano-Ravina, Candela Cameselle-Lago, María Torres-Durán, Ana Pando-Sandoval, Raquel Dacal-Quintas, Luis Valdés-Cuadrado, Jesús Hernández-Hernández, Angélica Consuegra-Vanegas, José Andrés Tenes-Mayén, Leonor Varela-Lema, Alberto Fernández-Villar, Juan Miguel Barros-Dios, Mónica Pérez-Ríos
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:630-6
Special article
Health outcomes: Towards the accreditation of respiratory medicine departments
José Manuel Álvarez-Dobaño, Gerardo Atienza, Carlos Zamarrón, María Elena Toubes, Lucía Ferreiro, Vanessa Riveiro, Ana Casal, Juan Suárez-Antelo, Nuria Rodríguez-Núñez, Adriana Lama-López, Carlos Rábade-Castedo, Carlota Rodríguez-García, Tamara Lourido-Cebreiro, Jorge Ricoy, Romina Abelleira, Antonio Golpe, Beatriz Pais, Francisco Javier González-Barcala, Luis Valdés
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:637-47
Clinical images
Migrating pleuropericardial cyst: A case report
Lledó Cabedo-Esteve, Carlos Pérez-Serrano, Ivan Vollmer
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:648
A normal chest X-ray does not rule out the patient’s version
Elena Forcén, María José Bernabé, Roberto Larrosa-Barrero
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:649
Atypical Metastasis of Lung Adenocarcinoma
Ângela Dias Cunha, Marta Sousa, Paula Sousa
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:650
88-Year-Old Woman With an Incidental Lung Mass
Oriana Salamo, Sujith V. Cherian, Rosa M. Estrada-Y-Martin
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:651
Right Lung Middle Lobe Agenesis and Multiple Bone Anomalies
Veysel Ayyildiz, Yener Aydin, Hayri Ogul
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:652
Thrombosed Aneurysm of Left Internal Mammary Artery
Veysel Ayyildiz, Yener Aydin, Hayri Ogul
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:653
Catathrenia – A Rare But Disturbing Sleep Disorder
Denny Marques Rodrigues, Margarida Pimenta Valério, Teresa Costa
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:654
Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Recurrent Chest Infection
Narat Srivali, Federica De Giacomi
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:655
Scientific letters
Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour in Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusion Undergoing Therapeutic Pleural Interventions (The ASPIRE Study)
Maged Hassan, Radhika Banka, Olalla Castro-Añón, Rachel M. Mercer, Eihab O. Bedawi, Rachelle Asciak, John Stradling, Najib M. Rahman
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:656-8
Recurrent Haemoptysis Secondary to Abnormal Arterial Supply to the Right Lower Lobe of the Lung
Paloma Millán Billi, Virginia Pajares Ruiz, Rubén Guerrero Vara, Jordi Villalba Auñón, Alfons Torrego Fernandez
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:658-60
‘Unventilable bronquiolitis’ as symptom of congenital tracheal stenosis
Irene Baquedano Lobera, Irene Gil Hernández, Paula Madurga Revilla
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:660-1
Prolonged treatment with inhaled ampicillin in children with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
María Rosario Pérez-Torres Lobato, Marta Mejías Trueba, Héctor Rodríguez Ramallo, Concepción Álvarez del Vayo Benito, Maria del Carmen Iglesias Aguilar, Mirella Gaboli
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:662-4
Clinical course of patients with bronchiolitis obliterans following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Adrián Martínez-Vergara, Rosa M. Girón, María Churruca-Arróspide, Patricia López-Pereira, Elena Sola-Aparicio, Beatriz Aguado-Bueno
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:664-6
Non-Invasive Ventilation for Acute Respiratory Failure in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients
Andrea Vianello, Giovanna Arcaro, Gabriella Guarnieri, Andi Sukthi, Beatrice Molena, Cristian Turato, Fausto Braccioni, Federico Gallan, Francesca Lugato, Martina Turrin, Luca Bello, Paolo Navalesi
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:666-8
Liver abscess syndrome and hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae bronchopneumonia
Carly Celis, Carmen Castelló, Ignacio Boira, Cristina Senent, Violeta Esteban, Eusebi Chiner
Arch Bronconeumol. 2021;57:668-70
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