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Table of Contents for Volume 11 Issue 5
September 2006

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
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GUEST EDITORIAL
520Possible case scenarios and logistic issues in H5N1 pandemic
Kenneth W Tsang, YoungSoo Shim, Thomas KS Wong, CK Liam, Philip Eng, WK Lam, WH Seto
INVITED REVIEW: PRESIDENT'S SERIES
523Epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Health effects of air pollution
Giovanni VIEGI, Sara MAIO, Francesco PISTELLI, Sandra BALDACCI, Laura CARROZZI
INVITED REVIEW: LUNG CANCER
533Worldwide trends in lung cancer pathology
Edward GABRIELSON
539Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung
James C HO, Maria P WONG, Wah K LAM
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
546Overexpression of nitric oxide synthase by the endothelium attenuates bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis and impairs MMP-9/TIMP-1 balance
Sho YOSHIMURA, Yoshihiro NISHIMURA, Teruaki NISHIUMA, Tomoya YAMASHITA, Kazuyuki KOBAYASHI, Mitsuhiro YOKOYAMA
557Microarray analysis of gene expression associated with extrapulmonary dissemination of tuberculosis
Deog Kyeom KIM, Geun Min PARK, Yong Il HWANG, Hyun Ji KIM, Sung Koo HAN, YoungSoo SHIM, Jae-Joon YIM
566Denopamine stimulates alveolar fluid clearance via cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator in rat lungs
Xiu GU, Zheng WANG, Jin XU, Sumiko MAEDA, Makoto SUGITA, Motoyasu SAGAWA, Hirohisa TOGA, Tsutomu SAKUMA
572Tracheal responsiveness to both isoprenaline and beta2-adrenoreceptor blockade by propranolol in cigarette smoke exposed and sensitized guinea pigs
Mohammad Hossein BOSKABADY, Sara KIANI, Mohammad Reza ASLANI
579Comparison of airway dimensions in different anatomic locations on chest CT in patients with COPD
Tadashi OHARA, Toyohiro HIRAI, Susumu SATO, Atsuyasu SATO, Michiyoshi NISHIOKA, Shigeo MURO, Michiaki MISHIMA
586Sarcoidosis in residents of northern Israel of Arabic and Jewish origin: a comparative study
Mordechai YIGLA, Nahal BADARNA-ABU-RIA, Luda GORALNIK, Ami-Hai E RUBIN, Daniel WEILER-RAVELL
592Outcome in patients with lung cancer invisible on chest roentgenograms but detected only by helical computed tomography
Kosuke KASHIWABARA, Shu-ichi KOHSHI
598Additive benefits of tiotropium in COPD patients treated with long-acting β2 agonists and corticosteroids
Diahn-Warng PERNG, Cheng-Che WU, Kang-Cheng SU, Yu-Chin LEE, Reury-Perng PERNG, Chi-Wei TAO
603Positive benefits of theophylline in a randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled study of low-dose, slow-release theophylline in the treatment of COPD for 1 year
Yumin ZHOU, Xiaoping WANG, Xiangyi ZENG, Rong QIU, Junfeng XIE, Shengming LIU, Jingping ZHENG, Nanshan ZHONG, Pixin RAN
611Self-management plans in the primary care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Graham RB McGEOCH, Karen J WILLSMAN, Claire A DOWSON, George I TOWN, Christopher M FRAMPTON, Fiona J McCARTIN, Julie M COOK, Michael J EPTON
619Written action plans in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increase appropriate treatment for acute exacerbations
Richard WOOD-BAKER, Shauna McGLONE, Alison VENN, E Haydn WALTERS
627Fifteen-Count Breathlessness Score in adults with COPD
Marie WILLIAMS, Laura DE PALMA, Paul CAFARELLA, John PETKOV
633Significant bronchospasm during sickle cell painful crises is associated with a lower peripheral eosinophil count
Hilali HASSAN, Inam MUGHAL, Javeed DAR, Taj E AL MEKKI, Zivani CHAPUNDUKA, Ahmad HADDAD, Imad SA HASSAN
SHORT COMMUNICATION
638Duration of action of the salmeterol/fluticasone combination inhaler administered in the evening: A randomized controlled trial in childhood asthma
Sarah ALDINGTON, Mathew WILLIAMS, Mark WEATHERALL, Richard BEASLEY
TECHNICAL REPORTS
643In vitro study of the safety limits of bronchoscopic argon plasma coagulation in the presence of airway stents
Henri G COLT, Stephen W CRAWFORD
648Does needle size affect diagnostic yield of transthoracic needle biopsy in malignant pulmonary lesions? Comparison of 18-, 22- and 25-gauge needles in surgical specimens
Edhem UNVER, Adnan YILMAZ, Ferda AKSOY, Volkan BAYSUNGUR, Onur GENC, Bulent ALTINSOY, Reha BARAN
CASE REPORTS
652Recombinant factor VIIa treatment for life-threatening haemoptysis
Huseyin YILDIRIM, Irfan UCGUN, Ahmet Ugur YALCIN, Zafer GULBAS, Garip SAhin, Mustafa Fuat ACIKALIN, Muzaffer METINTAS, Guntulu AK
655Trastuzumab (Herceptin)-associated lung injury
Bobbak VAHID, Anita MEHROTRA
659Endobronchial argon plasma coagulation for the management of post-intubation tracheal stenosis
Masanori YASUO, Tsuyoshi TANABE, Kenji TSUSHIMA, Masaru NAKAMURA, Shintaro KANDA, Yoshimichi KOMATSU, Seiichi YAMAZAKI, Michiko ITO, Shino FURUYA, Sumiko YOSHIKAWA, Keishi KUBO, Satoshi KAWAKAMI, Yoshitaka YAMAZAKI
663Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis associated with a disease-modifying antirheumatoid arthritis drug
Noel R WARDWELL Jr, Robert MILLER, Lorraine B WARE
666Recurrence of bilateral diffuse bronchiectasis after bilateral lung transplantation
Fengshi CHEN, Seiki HASEGAWA, Toru BANDO, Masanori KITAICHI, Takuya HIRATSUKA, Masahiro KAWASHIMA, Nobuharu HANAOKA, Takashi YOSHIMURA, Fumihiro TANAKA, Elbert P TRULOCK, Hiromi WADA
LETTERS TO EDITOR
669Reference values for 6-min walk distance in Asian adults may not be different from that of Caucasian adults
Shinji TERAMOTO, Haruki KUME, Takeo ISHII, Hiroshi YAMAMOTO, Yasuhiro YAMAGUCHI, Masaki ISHII, Yoko HANAOKA, Yasuyoshi OUCHI
6716-Minute walk distance in healthy Singaporean adults cannot be predicted using reference equations derived from Caucasian populations
Sue C JENKINS, Hermione POH, Peter R EASTWOOD, Kheng T HO, Nola M CECINS
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