Journal of Respiratory Diseases

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Respiratory Diseases-Physiology of the Respiratory system-Nikos Siafakas


Professor of Rheumatology ,  
Faculty of Medicine,
Cairo University.

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Nikos Siafakas


Nikos Siafakas,
Emeritus Professor of Thoracic Medicine,
University of Crete,
Computer of Science Building,
Room H307, 70013, Herakion, Crete, Greece.

Research Interests:

Physiology of the Respiratory system, respiratory muscles, COPD



  1. Prevalence and burden of comorbidities in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
  2. Overlap Syndrome of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: A two-faced Janus.
  3. Phenotyping Before Starting Treatment in COPD?.
  4. Predicting Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The Impact of Age.
  5. Withdrawal of Inhaled Glucocorticoids and Exacerbations of COPD.
  6. Management of stable COPD: An update.
  7. Integrated care pathways for airway diseases (AIRWAYS-ICPs).
  8. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Sense of coherence and family support versus anxiety and depression.
  9. CPAP therapy in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and obstructive sleep apnea: Does it offer a better quality of life and sleep?
  10. Defining COPD: from simplistic approach to multilateral assessment of COPD.