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Table of Contents for Volume 7 Issue 3
September 2002

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167Role of our Journal, Respirology, in the Asia-Pacific region
Masaharu Nishimura
169Introduction to Review series
Phil Thompson
Review Article
171Mesothelial cells: Their structure, function and role in serosal repair
Steven E MUTSAERS
Original Articles
193p38 Mitogen-activated protein kinase and c-Jun-NH2-terminal kinase regulate interleukin-8 and RANTES production in hyperosmolarity stimulated human bronchial epithelial cells
Sachiko FURUICHI, Shu HASHIMOTO, Yasuhiro GON, Ken MATSUMOTO, Takashi HORIE
201Effects of suplatast tosilate on cytokine profile of bronchoalveolar cells in allergic inflammation of the lung
Kazuhiko MATSUMOTO, Hiroshi HAYAKAWA, Kyotaro IDE, Takafumi SUDA, Kingo CHIDA, Hisakuni HASHIMOTO, Atsuhiko SATO, Hirotoshi Nakamura
209Comparing transforming growth factor-β2, talc and bleomycin as pleurodesing agents in sheep
YC Gary LEE, Justin R YASAY, Joyce E JOHNSON, Richard E PARKER, Philip J THOMPSON, Kirk B LANE, Richard W LIGHT
217Cigarette smoke inhibits the growth of lung fibroblasts from patients with pulmonary emphysema
Sumie NOBUKUNI, Kentaro WATANABE, Jun INOUE, Fu-Qiang WEN, Noriko TAMARU, Minoru YOSHIDA
225Predictive values for cardiopulmonary exercise testing in sedentary Chinese adults
Kian Chung ONG, Chian Min LOO, Yong Yau ONG, Siew Pang CHAN, Arul EARNEST, Seang Mei SAW
233Worldwide guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A comparison of diagnosis and treatment recommendations
Ahmar IQBAL, Stella SCHLOSS, Dorothy GEORGE, Sharon ISONAKA
241Effect of Burkholderia cepacia infection in the clinical course of patients with cystic fibrosis: A pilot study in a Sydney clinic
Rajeev SONI, Guy MARKS, Deborah A HENRY, Michael ROBINSON, Carmel MORIARTY, Stephen PARSONS, Peter TAYLOR, Eshwar MAHENTHIRALINGAM, David P SPEERT, Peter T BYE
247Respiratory morbidity and lung function in two Aboriginal communities in Western Australia
Marieke W VERHEIJDEN, Anja TON, Alan L JAMES, Marianne WOOD, A William MUSK
255Long-term observations of the clinical course after step down of corticosteroid inhalation therapy in adult chronic asthmatics: Correlation with serum levels of eosinophil cationic protein
Kenji BABA, Ayako SAKAKIBARA, Takeo YAGI, Sayaka NIWA, Hideo WAKAYAMA, Kenzo TAKAGI
267Prevalence of asthma symptoms among the adult population in the city of Mashhad (north-east of Iran)
Mohammad Hossein BOSKABADY, Gholam Hassan KOLAHDOZ
Case Reports
273Increased circulating CD16+ CD14dim monocytes in a patient with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
Yasuko YOSHIOKA, Akihiko OHWADA, Norihiro HARADA, Naotake SATOH, Shoko SAKURABA, Takashi DAMBARA, Yoshinosuke FUKUCHI
281Colocalization of CA19-9 and KL-6 to epithelial cells in dilated bronchioles in a patient with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis complicated by diffuse alveolar damage
Yuji SHIMIZU, Tetsuya HAMADA, Yoshiki TANAKA, Atsushi SASAKI, Toshikazu NEMOTO
285Bronchial hyperresponsiveness in a patient with systemic mastocytosis
Hiroyuki MOCHIZUKI, Akihiro MORIKAWA, Motohiro KUROSAWA
289Cavitary sarcoidosis: Analysis of two cases
Z Ferhan OZSEKER, Adnan YILMAZ, Birol BAYRAMGURLER, Dondu GUNEYLIOGLU
293Forthcoming Meetings
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