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Table of Contents for Volume 4 Issue 3
September 1999

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PageReview Articles
207Recent advances in the management of pleural sepsis: What is the evidence?
Tk Lim
Original Articles
213Modified Campbell diagram to assess respiratory muscle action in speech
Sharn Johnston, Sheng Yan, Pawel Sliwinski, Peter T Macklem
223Flowcytometric analysis of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cells in polymyositis/dermatomyositis with interstitial pneumonia
Hiroyo Kourakata, Toshinori Takada, Eiichi Suzuki, Katsumi Enomoto, Isao Saito, Yoko Taguchi, Hiroki Tsukada, Masaaki Nakano, Masaaki Arakawa
229Effects of anti-emetic drug (tropisetron) on quality of life during chemotherapy: Use of a diary-type questionnaire and application of summary measures for assessment in a randomized, multicentre study
Kunihiko Kobayashi, Yoko Ishihara, Naotaka Nukariya, Hisanobu Niitani, Hisashi Furue and Joint Research Group for Tropiseron Double-Blind Comparative Study
239Association between pulmonary microthromboembolism and coagulation variables in hypercoagulable states: An autopsy study
Yukio Katsumura, Koh-Ichiro Ohtsubo
245The facilitating effect of cigarette smoke on the colonization of instilled bacteria into the tracheal lumen in rats and the improving influence of supplementary vitamin E on this process
Tevfik Ozlu, Mehmet Cay, Ayhan Akbulut, Hayrettin Yekeler, Mustafa Naziroglu, Mesut Aksakal
249Diagnostic issues in tuberculosis of the ribs with a review of 12 surgically proven cases
Jung H Chang, Sung K Kim, Won Y Lee
255Comparison of preference and ease-of-use of breath-actuated inhalation devices in children
Daniel Kk Ng, Vincent Lee, Jackson Cs Ho
Case Reports
259Successful treatment of hepatic sarcoidosis with hormone replacement in a postmenopausal woman
Kingo Chida, Masahiro Shirai, Masaki Sato, Jun Sato, Hirotoshi Nakamura
263Giant cell interstitial pneumonia in two hard metal workers: The role of bronchoalveolar lavage in diagnosis
Masaharu Kinoshita, Yoshiko Sueyasu, Hisashi Watanabe, Sachiko Tanoue, Yo Okubo, Takeharu Koga, Masao Kawahara, Eisuke Nagata, Kotaro Oizumi
267Idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia presenting with spontaneous hydropneumothorax and solitary pulmonary nodule
Dong Gyoo Yang, Kil Dong Kim, Dong Hwan Shin, Kyu Ok Choe, Sung Kyu Kim, Won Young Lee
271Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the trachea
Shalini K Vinod, Craig A Macleod, David J Barnes, Julie Fletcher
275Macleod's syndrome presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax
Rajeev Soni, David Branes
Original Articles
279Malignant mesothelioma presenting as pulmonary metastasis ahead of growth of primary tumour
Ytako Heki, Masaki Fujimura, Kazuo Kasahara, Fujitsugu Matsubara, Tamotsu Matsuda
Case Reports
283A case of group II non-specific interstitial pneumonia developed during corticosteroid therapy after acute respiratory distress syndrome
Shinichi Ishioka, Takashi Nishisaka, Akihiro Maeda, Keiko Hiyama, Michio Yamakido
287Unusual radiological presentation and rapid fatal progression of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in an immunocompetent young patient
K Parameswaran, M Joshi, P Ravindran
291Intermittent hypoxaemia without orthodeoxia due to right-to-left shunting related to an elongated aorta
Keng-Leong Tan, Ttracey D Robinson, David S Celermajer, Clifford F Hughes, Iven H Young
295Corticosteroid rescue in late paediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome
Adrian Yt Goh, D Sekaran, M Roziah
299Giant cell arteritis presenting as chronic cough and prolonged fever
Kim-Hatt Lim, Chong-Kin Liam, Andy E Vasudevan, Catherine Mee-Ming Wong
303Evidence for neutrophil activation in occupational asthma
Ki-Suck Jung, Hae-Sim Park
307Hospitalized low-risk community-acquired pneumonia: Outcome and potential for cost-savings
Lee Kang Hoe, Lim Tow Keang
311Tuberculin skin testing: Determinants and reaction
Lily Y Lao, Teresita S De Guia
319The role of cysteinyl leukotrienes in the pathogenesis of asthma: Clinical study of leukotriene antagonist pranlukast for 1 year in moderate and severe asthma
Hirotsugu Kohrogi, Hajime Iwagoe, Kazuhiko Fujii, Junji Hamamoto, Koichiro Fukuda, Naomi Hirata, Osamu Kawano, Mitsuhiro Matsumoto, Moritaka Suga, Masayuki Ando