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Table of Contents for Volume 8 Issue 4
December 2003

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EDITORIAL
411Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: TOBACCO AND LUNG HEALTH
413Legal strategies to reduce tobacco-caused disease
David SWEANOR
419Smokeless tobacco and health in India and South Asia
Prakash C GUPTA, Cecily S RAY
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: CELLS OF THE LUNG
432The airway epithelium: Structural and functional properties in health and disease
Darryl A KNIGHT, Stephen T HOLGATE
REVIEW ARTICLE
447Continuous positive airway pressure therapy in sleep apnoea
Anne AL HSU, Constance LO
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
455Elevated urinary 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine, a biomarker of oxidative stress, and lack of association with antioxidant vitamins in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Tadashi IGISHI, Yutaka HITSUDA, Kazuhiro KATO, Takanori SAKO, Naoto BURIOKA, Kazuhito YASUDA, Hiroyuki SANO, Yasushi SHIGEOKA, Hirofumi NAKANISHI, Eiji SHIMIZU
461Increased macrophage inflammatory protein-1α and -1β in BAL fluid of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
Toru ASANO, Fumitaka OGUSHI, Kenji TANI, Hiroyuki TAMIYA, Yasuhiko NISHIOKA, Saburo SONE
467Effects of IL-1β, TNF-α, and macrophage migration inhibitory factor on prostacyclin synthesis in rat pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells
Akihide ITOH, Jun NISHIHIRA, Hironi MAKITA, Kenji MIYAMOTO, Etsuro YAMAGUCHI, Masaharu NISHIMURA
473Effect of ascorbic acid on airway responsiveness in ovalbumin sensitized guinea pigs
Mohammad Hossein BOSKABADY, Toctam ZIAEI
479Exhaled nitric oxide continues to reflect airway hyperresponsiveness and disease activity in inhaled corticosteroid-treated adult asthmatic patients
David W REID, David P JOHNS, Bryce FELTIS, Chris WARD, E Haydn WALTERS
487The implication of elevated carcinoembryonic antigen level in pleural fluid of patients with non-malignant pleural effusion
Jeong-Seon RYU, Hun-Jae LEE, Jae-Hwa CHO, Hye-Seung HAN, Hong-Lyeol LEE
492Diagnostic value of gastric aspirate smear and polymerase chain reaction in smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis
Nitipatana CHIERAKUL, Tanakorn ANANTASETAGOON, Angkana CHAIPRASERT, Nipa TINGTOY
497Pilot study of the safety and effect of intranasal delipidated acid-treated Mycobacterium vaccae in adult asthma
Philippa M SHIRTCLIFFE, Alexandra GOLDKORN, Mark WEATHERALL, Paul LJ TAN, Richard BEASLEY
504Underdiagnosis and undertreatment of COPD in primary care settings
Tsuneyuki TAKAHASHI, Masakazu ICHINOSE, Hiroshi INOUE, Kunio SHIRATO, Toshio HATTORI, Tamotsu TAKISHIMA
509Assessing the impact of abstracts from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand in Cochrane reviews
Sally HOPEWELL
513Environmental exposure to carcinogens causing lung cancer: Epidemiological evidence from the medical literature
Melissa J WHITROW, Brian J SMITH, Louis S PILOTTO, Dino PISANIELLO, Monika NITSCHKE
SHORT COMMUNICATION
522Examination of expandable metallic stent removed at autopsy
Yoshifumi HOSOKAWA, Ichiro TSUJINO, Toshiaki SYODA, Akira HORIKOSHI, Shigemasa SAWADA
CASE REPORTS
525Progressive form of pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis in a female adult non-smoker
Dubravka BENCIC, Silvana SMOJVER, Zagorka BORAS, Kristina POTOCKI, Drago BATINIC
529Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia associated with Schizophyllum commune
Tomotaka KAWAYAMA, Rei FUJIKI, Toru RIKIMARU, Hisamichi AIZAWA
532Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody positive alveolar haemorrhage during propylthiouracil therapy for hyperthyroidism
Keiko YAMAUCHI, Makoto SATA, Jun-Ichi MACHIYA, Daisuke OSAKA, Toshihiro WADA, Shuichi ABE, Kazuhisa OTAKE, Isao KUBOTA
536Pulmonary strongyloidiasis presenting as chronic bronchitis leading to interlobular septal fibrosis and cured by treatment
Chitta M MUKERJEE, Jane CARRICK, John C WALKER, Robert L WOODS
541'Iron lung': Distinctive bronchoscopic features of acute iron tablet aspiration
Samuel T KIM, Omar M KAISAR, Belinda E CLARKE, Russell A VANDENBURG, David H ALLEN, Scott C BELL, Kwun M FONG
544Extrapulmonary presentation of asymptomatic pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis
Bing LAM, Gaik C OOI, Maria P WONG, Raymond LEE, Mary S IP, Moira CHAN-YEUNG, Wah K LAM, Kenneth W TSANG
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
548Ziehl-Neelsen staining and polymerase chain reaction study of tissue from tuberculous granulomas
Ali MERT, Resat OZARAS, Muammer BILIR, Fehmi TABAK, Hilal AKI, Recep OZTURK
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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