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Table of Contents for Volume 9 Issue 4
November 2004

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PageEDITORIAL
425COPD
Phil Thompson, Editor-in-Chief
GUEST EDITORIAL
426A molecular chink in the lung cancer armour
KM Fong, R Bowman
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: PLEURAL DISEASES
428Pathogenesis of pleural fibrosis
Steven E MUTSAERS, Cecilia M PRELE, Arnold R BRODY, Steven IDELL
441Causes and management of pleural fibrosis
John T HUGGINS, Steven A SAHN
REVIEW ARTICLE
448Transient receptor potential and other ion channels as pharmaceutical targets in airway smooth muscle cells
Hwei L ONG, Greg J BARRITT
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
458COPD in Japan: the Nippon COPD Epidemiology study
Yoshinosuke FUKUCHI, Masaharu NISHIMURA, Masakazu ICHINOSE, Mitsuru ADACHI, Atsushi NAGAI, Takayuki KURIYAMA, Keiji TAKAHASHI, Koichi NISHIMURA, Shinichi ISHIOKA, Hisamichi AIZAWA, Carol ZAHER
466Cost impact of COPD in Japan: Opportunities and challenges?
Shuzo NISHIMURA, Carol ZAHER
474Changes in lung function and tidal airflow patterns after increasing extrathoracic airway resistance
M Jocelyn MORRIS, E Mark WILLIAMS, Richard MADGWICK, Rajarshi BANERJEE, Emma PHILLIPS
481Role of arterial blood gas abnormalities in oedema formation in COPD
Fisun KARADAG, Mehmet POLATLI, Hatice OZCAN, Orhan CILDAG
485Acute mountain sickness is associated with sleep desaturation at high altitude
Keith R BURGESS, Pamela JOHNSON, Natalie EDWARDS, Jackie COOPER
493Glutathione-S-transferase gene polymorphisms (GSTT1, GSTM1, GSTP1) as increased risk factors for asthma
Lulufer TAMER, Mukadder CALIKOGLU, Nurcan Aras ATES, Hatice YILDIRIM, Bahadir ERCAN, Emel SARITAS, Ali UNLU, Ugur ATIK
499A new asthma spacer device to improve compliance in children: a pilot study
Gervase CHANEY, Barry CLEMENTS, Lou LANDAU, Max BULSARA, Paul WATT
507BAL eotaxin and IL-5 in asthma, and the effects of inhaled corticosteroid and β2 agonist
Bryce N FELTIS, David W REID, Chris WARD, E Haydn WALTERS
514Effects of different anti-asthmatic agents on induced sputum and eosinophil cationic protein in mild asthmatics
Ilknur BASYIGIT, Fusun YILDIZ, Sevgiye KACAR OZKARA, Hasim BOYACI, Ahmet ILGAZLI, Oktay OZKARAKAS
521Asthma phenotypes in Niue Islanders
William GH ABBOTT, Ingrid M WINSHIP, Margaret L WILSHER, Malama NILAU, Colin F TUKUITONGA
528Budesonide once versus twice-daily administration: meta-analysis
Matthew MASOLI, Mark WEATHERALL, Shaun HOLT, Richard BEASLEY
535Prediction equations for pulmonary function values in healthy young Iranians aged 8-18 years
Mohammad Hossein BOSKABADY, Abulghasem TASHAKORY, Reza MAZLOOM, Gity GHAMAMI
543Acute exacerbation of COPD requiring admission to the intensive care unit
Steve YANG, Keng-Leong TAN, Anantham DEVANAND, Stephanie FOOK-CHONG, Philip ENG
550Adverse effects associated with influenza vaccination in patients with COPD: a randomized controlled study
Phunsup WONGSURAKIAT, Khun Nanta MARANETRA, Penpun GULPRASUTDILOG, Monchai AKSORNINT, Wichian SRILUM, Chairat RUENGJAM, Wichean SATED
557Clinicopathological study of bronchogenic carcinoma
Rajendra PRASAD, Prince JAMES, Vikas KESARWANI, Richa GUPTA, Mohan C PANT, Arun CHATURVEDI, Anand N SHRIVASTAVA
CASE REPORTS
561Occult bronchial foreign body aspiration in adults: analysis of four cases
Adnan YILMAZ, Esen AKKAYA, Ebru DAMADOGLU, Sinem GUNGOR
564Inhalation of tobramycin in a patient with aspiration pneumonia as a result of medullary stroke
Akihiko OHWADA, Yuichiro KAJIYAMA, Naoko HIRASHIMA, Atsuko MIYAJI, Masaru SUZUKI
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
568A simple C-reactive protein measurement for the differentiation between tuberculous and malignant pleural effusion: Comment
Eduardo GARCIA-PACHON, Isabel PADILLA-NAVAS, Ismael L LLORCA, Conrado SHUM
569A simple C-reactive protein measurement for the differentiation between tuberculous and malignant pleural effusion: Reply
Nitipatana CHIERAKUL, Apichart KANITSAP, Angkana CHAIPRASART, Ronnachai VIRIYATAVEEKUL
570Adverse effects of short-acting beta-agonists: potential impact when anti-inflammatory therapy is inadequate: Comment
Bill T AMEREDES
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