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Table of Contents for Volume 11 Issue 2
March 2006

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
134
EDITORIAL
135Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
INVITED REVIEW: PRESIDENT's LECTURE
136Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: Translating science to clinical practice
Walter T McNICHOLAS, Silke RYAN
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
145Increased endothelin-1 levels of BAL fluid in patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis
Kyoko TERASHITA, Shuichi KATO, Makoto SATA, Sumito INOUE, Hidenori NAKAMURA, Hitonobu TOMOIKE
152Asthma severity is associated with an increase in both blood CXCR3+ and CCR4+ T cells
Kazuyoshi KURASHIMA, Masaki FUJIMURA, Shigeharu MYOU, Yoshihisa ISHIURA, Nobuyuki ONAI, Kouji MATSUSHIMA
158Increased plasma monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 level in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
Takefumi ITOH, Noritoshi NAGAYA, Hatsue ISHIBASHI-UEDA, Shingo KYOTANI, Hideo OYA, Fumio SAKAMAKI, Hiroshi KIMURA, Norifumi NAKANISHI
164Prognostic value of circulating KL-6 in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Akihito YOKOYAMA, Keiichi KONDO, Masamitsu NAKAJIMA, Toshiharu MATSUSHIMA, Toru TAKAHASHI, Masaharu NISHIMURA, Masashi BANDO, Yukihiko SUGIYAMA, Yoshitaka TOTANI, Takeshi ISHIZAKI, Hidenori ICHIYASU, Moritaka SUGA, Hironobu HAMADA, Nobuoki KOHNO
169Serum retinoic acid, retinol and retinyl palmitate levels in patients with lung cancer
Anargyros N MOULAS, Irini C GEROGIANNI, Dimitrios PAPADOPOULOS, Konstantinos I GOURGOULIANIS
175Oxygen cost of ventilation during incremental exercise to VO2 max
Chantal A VELLA, Derek MARKS, Robert A ROBERGS
182Mechanisms by which systemic salbutamol increases ventilation
Antony E TOBIN, Anne-Marie PELLIZZER, John D SANTAMARIA
188Frequent hospital readmissions for acute exacerbation of COPD and their associated factors
Zhenying CAO, Kian Chung ONG, Philip ENG, Wan Cheng TAN, Tze Pin NG
196Performance of standard severity scoring systems for outcome prediction in patients admitted to a respiratory intensive care unit in North India
Ashutosh N AGGARWAL, Pralay SARKAR, Dheeraj GUPTA, Surinder K JINDAL
205Emphysema detected by lung cancer screening with low-dose spiral CT: Prevalence, and correlation with smoking habits and pulmonary function in Japanese male subjects
Hisamitsu OMORI, Rumi NAKASHIMA, Nobuko OTSUKA, Yoshiko MISHIMA, Seigi TOMIGUCHI, Akiko NARIMATSU, Yoshio NONAMI, Shuichi MIHARA, Wasaku KOYAMA, Tohru MARUBAYASHI, Yasuo MORIMOTO
211Six-minute walk distance in healthy Singaporean adults cannot be predicted using reference equations derived from Caucasian populations
Hermione POH, Peter R EASTWOOD, Nola M CECINS, Kheng Thye HO, Sue C JENKINS
CASE REPORTS
217Gefitinib-induced interstitial lung disease showing improvement after cessation: Disassociation of serum markers
Hiroko KITAJIMA, Hiroki TAKAHASHI, Kazutoki HARADA, Akiko KANAI, Shin-Ichiro INOMATA, Haruko TANIGUCHI, Toyohiro SAIKAI, Shosaku ABE
221Pulmonary endometriosis resected by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Yong Bum PARK, Gyeong Mi HEO, Han Kok MOON, Seong Jin CHO, Yoon Cheol SHIN, Kwang-Seok EOM, Cheol Hong KIM, Jae Young LEE, Eun Kyung MO, Ki-Suck JUNG
224Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting as a unilateral solitary round pulmonary hilar node infarction
Kan YONEMORI, Masahiko KUSUMOTO, Yoshihiro MATSUNO, Ukihide TATEISHI, Shun-Ichi WATANABE, Takashi WATANABE, Noriyuki MORIYAMA
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
227Microscopic polyangiitis or Wegener's granulomatosis? That is the question
Ritesh AGARWAL
CORRIGENDUM
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