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Table of Contents for Volume 8 Issue 1
March 2003

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PageEditorials
1New Associate Editor
Kenneth Tsang
3Thanks to Associate Editor Richard Ruffin
Phil Thompson
5Introduction to Review Series 'Tobacco and Lung Health'
Phil Thompson
Review Articles
7Government action to reduce smoking
Amanda SANDFORD
17The impact of tobacco on lung health in China
Hong ZHANG, Baiqiang CAI
Original Articles
23Evidence for the expression of transient receptor potential proteins in guinea pig airway smooth muscle cells
Hwei L ONG, Helen M BRERETON, M Lyn HARLAND, Greg J BARRITT
33The role of Interleukin-8 in interstitial pneumonia
Yoshiaki FUJIMORI, Mikio KATAOKA, Shinya TADA, Hideki TAKEHARA, Kiyoshi MATSUO, Toshitsugu MIYAKE, Masayuki OKAHARA, Ichiro YAMADORI, Mitsune TANIMOTO
41Agreement in surfactant measurements of sputum induced with hypertonic and normal saline
Anne B CHANG, Yvette HILLS, Veronica A HARRHY, Brian A HILLS
45Influence of the rheological properties of airway mucus on cough sound generation
Yasushi HASHIMOTO, Akira MURATA, Masashi MIKAMI, Seiichi NAKAMURA, Eiichi YAMANAKA, Shoji KUDOH
53The pathophysiological significance of prognostic factors for fatal outcome in lower respiratory tract infections
Georgia TRAKADA, Charalampos GOGOS, Charalampos BASIARIS, Kostas SPIROPOULOS
59Ultraflex stents for the management of airway complications in lung transplant recipients
Prashant N CHHAJED, Monique A MALOUF, Michael TAMM, Allan R GLANVILLE
65The causes of haemoptysis in Malaysian patients aged over 60 and the diagnostic yield of different investigations
Catherine Mee-Ming WONG, Kim Hatt LIM, Chong-Kin LIAM
69A relatively high prevalence and severity of asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic eczema in schoolchildren in the Sultanate of Oman
Bazdawi MS AL-RIYAMI, Omar AS AL-RAWAS, Asiya A AL-RIYAMI, Lyla G JASIM, Ali J MOHAMMED
77Outcome evaluation of early discharge from hospital with asthma
Md Sanaur R KHAN, Richard L HENRY, Tara HURST
83Lower respiratory tract infection in hospitalized children
Chong Chia YIN, Lim Woan HUAH, Jenny Tang Poh LIN, Anne Goh, Ho LING, Chay Oh MOH
Case Reports
91Successful treatment of Langerhans cell histiocytosis with 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine
Nicole SL GOH, Christine F MCDONALD, Duncan P MACGREGOR, Jeffrey J PRETTO, Graeme N BRODIE
95A case of hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by Humicola fuscoatra
Toshiyuki KITA, Kouichi NISHI, Masaki FUJIMURA, Miki ABO, Takio OHKA, Masahide YASUI, Haruhiko OGAWA, Hiroshi MINATO, Hiroshi KURUMAYA, Shinji NAKAO
99Relapsing polychondritis
Fusun ALATAS, Ragip OZKAN, Muzaffer METINTAS, Hale MORAL, Sinan ERGINEL, Irfan UCGUN
105Strongyloides hyperinfection in a patient with sarcoidosis
Despina ALMASIDOU, Maria MANIATIS, Katerina VASSIOU, Eleni DAMANI, Nikolaos VAKALIS, Ioannis FESOULIDIS, Kostas Ioannou GOURGOULIANIS
107Metastatic lung cancer in pregnancy
Catherine Mee-Ming WONG, Kim Hatt LIM, Chong-Kin LIAM
Forthcoming Meetings
111FORTHCOMING MEETINGS
1138th Asian Pacific Society of Respirology Congress MESSAGE FROM THE ORGANIZING CHAIRMAN
Professor Chong-Kin Liam
Corrigendum
115Increased circulating CD16+ and CD14dim monocytes in a patient with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
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