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Table of Contents for Volume 9 Issue 2
June 2004

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
143
EDITORIAL
146Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
147Japanese chest physicians face hopes and enigmas of gefitinib, a molecular targeting drug for lung cancer
Toshihiro Nukiwa
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: PLEURAL DISEASES (Co-editors: YCG Lee & S Mutsaers)
148Management of malignant pleural effusions
YC Gary LEE, Richard W LIGHT
157Pneumothorax
Michael H BAUMANN, Marc NOPPEN
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: TOBACCO AND LUNG HEALTH
165The process of introducing a tobacco curriculum in medical school
Robyn RICHMOND
RAPID COMMUNICATION
173Outcome of coronavirus-associated severe acute respiratory syndrome using a standard treatment protocol
Arthur Chun-Wing LAU, Loletta Kit-Ying SO, Flora Pui-Ling MIU, Raymond Wai-Hung YUNG, Edwin POON, Thomas Man-Tat CHEUNG, Loretta Yin-Chun YAM
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
184Polymorphism of the promoter region of prostacyclin synthase gene in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Shinya AMANO, Koichiro TATSUMI, Nobuhiro TANABE, Yasunori KASAHARA, Katsushi KUROSU, Yuichi TAKIGUCHI, Yoshitoshi KASUYA, Sadao KIMURA, Takayuki KURIYAMA
190Pulmonary fibrosis in myeloperoxidase antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitides
Sakae HOMMA, Hiroshi MATSUSHITA, Koichiro NAKATA
197The effect of chest wall restriction on exercise capacity
J Richard COAST, Camala C CLINE
204Post-hyperventilation hypoxaemia is due to alteration of ventilation and perfusion matching
Stephen R NOLAN, Manox SAXENA, Keith R BURGESS, Rein SIMMEL, Stanley BRAUDE
211Methylprednisolone reduces airway microvascular permeability but not airway resistance induced by N-formylmethionine leucyl-phenylalanine in the rabbit
Melissa MATHESON, Melissa MCCLEAN, Ann-Christine RYNELL, Norbert BEREND
215Adverse effects of short-acting beta-agonists: Potential impact when anti-inflammatory therapy is inadequate
Jonathan M WRAIGHT, Andrew D SMITH, Jan O COWAN, Erin M FLANNERY, G Peter HERBISON, D Robin TAYLOR
222Central and obstructive sleep apnoea during ascent to high altitude
Keith R BURGESS, Pamela L JOHNSON, Natalie EDWARDS
230Long-term effectiveness of an inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program for elderly COPD patients: Comparison between young-elderly and old-elderly groups
Hideki KATSURA, Akiko KANEMARU, Kouichi YAMADA, Takashi MOTEGI, Ritsuko WAKABAYASHI, Kozui KIDA
237The relative survival of COPD patients on long-term oxygen therapy in Australia: A comparative study
Josephine M CRANSTON, Anh-Minh NGUYEN, Alan J CROCKETT
243Addition of montelukast versus double dose of inhaled budesonide in moderate persistent asthma
Zeki YILDIRIM, Tevfik OZLU, Yilmaz BULBUL, Hasan BAYRAM
249Effect of low-dose theophylline on airway inflammation in COPD
Motoko KOBAYASHI, Yasuyuki NASUHARA, Tomoko BETSUYAKU, Eiji SHIBUYA, Yoshinori TANINO, Mishie TANINO, Kei TAKAMURA, Katsura NAGAI, Takeshi HOSOKAWA, Masaharu NISHIMURA
255Chlamydia pneumoniae and newly diagnosed asthma: a case-control study in 1 to 6-year-old children
Matti KORPPI, Mika PALDANIUS, Anne HYVARINEN, Aino NEVALAINEN, Tuula HUSMAN
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
260Respiratory function testing: The impact of respiratory scientists on the training and support of primary health care providers
Mark A BURTON, Deborah L BURTON, Maree D SIMPSON, Peter M GISSING, Scott L BOWMAN
265Protease inhibitor phenotypes and serum alpha-1-antitrypsin levels in patients with COPD: A study from Hong Kong
Janette SY KWOK, John WM LAWTON, Wing Wai YEW, Chi Hung CHAU, Joseph LEE, Poon Chuen WONG
CASE REPORTS
271Occult pneumomediastinum in a SARS patient presenting as recurrent chest pain and acute ECG changes mimicking acute coronary syndrome
Tak-Sun TSE, Kin-Lam TSUI, Loretta Y-C YAM, Loletta K-Y SO, Arthur C-W LAU, Kwok-Keung CHAN, Shu-Kin LI
274Idiopathic diffuse hyperplasia of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells in a patient with acromegaly
Michael B FESSLER, Carlyne D COOL, York E MILLER, Marvin I SCHWARZ, Kevin K BROWN
278Clinical features of Q fever pneumonia
Niro OKIMOTO, Naoko ASAOKA, Kohichi OSAKI, Takeyuki KURIHARA, Kenji YAMATO, Takako SUNAGAWA, Kazue FUJITA, Hideo OHBA, Junichi NAKAMURA, Keiichi NAKADA
283Mycobacterium smegmatis pneumonia
Begum ERGAN, Lutfi COPLU, Alpaslan ALP, Mustafa ARTVINLI
286A case of idiopathic pulmonary alveolar proteinosis accompanied by T-cell receptor gene rearrangement in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cells
Takeshi HOSOKAWA, Etsuro YAMAGUCHI, Shinya SHIRAI, Satoshi FUKE, Kazuo TAKAOKA, Jun-ichiro KOJIMA, Koh NAKATA, Masaharu NISHIMURA
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