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Table of Contents for Volume 7 Issue 4
December 2002

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295Evidence-based respiratory medicine: why, where and how
Dick Ruffin
297Introducing Kenneth Tsang
Phil Thompson
Original Articles
299CD4+ T cells in lung tissue predict responsiveness to cyclosporin A in interstitial pneumonia
YASUKO YOSHIOKA, AKIHIKO OHWADA, TAKASHI DAMBARA, YOSHINOSUKE FUKUCHI
305Molecular mechanisms underlying human β-defensin-2 gene expression in a human airway cell line (LC2/ad)
Tetsuji TOMITA, Takahide NAGASE, Eijiro OHGA, Yasuhiro YAMAGUCHI, Masao YOSHIZUMI, Yasuyoshi OUCHI
311Preliminary evaluation of soluble IL-2 receptor and type III procollagen N-terminal aminopeptide in pleural fluid for differentiating tuberculous, carcinomatous and parapneumonic pleural effusions
SHINGO HARITA, NAOYUKI NOGAMI, TAKESHI KIKUCHI, MASAYOSHI KIBATA
317Addition of a 2-month low-dose course of levofloxacin to long-term erythromycin therapy in sinobronchial syndrome
MASAKI FUJIMURA, MASAYUKI MIZUGUCHI, YASUTO NAKATSUMI, KEIICHI MIZUHASHI, SHIGEKI SASAKI, MASAHIDE YASUI
325Prevalence of respiratory symptoms related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma among middle aged and older adults
MICHAEL ABRAMSON, MELANIE MATHESON, CATHRYN WHARTON, MALCOLM SIM
333The relationship between FEV1 and PEF in the assessment of the severity of airways obstruction
PETER LLEWELLIN, GILLIAN SAWYER, SIMON LEWIS, SOO CHENG, MARK WEATHERALL, PENNY FITZHARRIS, RICHARD BEASLEY
339Bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with squamous cell lung cancer
RYUJI INOUE, YOSHIHIRO NISHIMURA, TETSUJI KADO, MITSUHIRO YOKOYAMA
345Skin prick test reactivity to common aeroallergens in asthmatic patients with and without rhinitis
CHONG-KIN LIAM, KOK-LIM LOO, CATHERINE MEE-MING WONG, KIM-HATT LIM, TONG-CHOW LEE
351What is the optimal approach for using a direct amplification test in the routine diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis? A preliminary assessment
TK LIM, DAVID ZHU, ANNIE GOUGH, KANG-HOE LEE, GAMINI KUMARASINGHE
359Clinicopathological features of chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis
HIROSHI HAYAKAWA, MASAHIRO SHIRAI, ATSUHIKO SATO, YASUYUKI YOSHIZAWA, AKIHITO TODATE, SHIRO IMOKAWA, TAKAFUMI SUDA, KINGO CHIDA, RYOJI TAMURA, KYOUSUKE ISHIHARA, SHIGEKI SAIKI, MASAYUKI ANDO
Case Reports
365A case of refractory bilateral pleural effusion due to post-irradiation constrictive pericarditis
NATSUO YAMAMOTO,YOSHIAKI NODA, YOSHIHIRO MIYASHITA
369Pulmonary glomus tumour: A case initially diagnosed as carcinoid tumour
ADNAN YILMAZ, BIROL BAYRAMGURLER, FERDA AKSOY, LEYLA YAGCI TUNCER, AHMET SELVI
373Fatal idiopathic acute eosinophilic pneumonia with acute lung injury
TOMOTAKA KAWAYAMA, REI FUJIKI, YOSUKE MORIMITSU, TORU RIKIMARU, HISAMICHI AIZAWA
377Resolution of native lung pneumothorax by insertion of a nitinol stent for bronchostenosis in the transplanted lung
PRASHANT N CHHAJED, MONIQUE A MALOUF, MICHAEL TAMM, PETER M HOPKINS, MARSHALL PLIT, ALLAN R GLANVILLE
 
381Forthcoming meetings
383Acknowledgements
385Author Index
387Subject Index
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