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Table of Contents for Volume 11 Issue 6
Novemver 2006

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
673
EDITORIAL
676Editor-in-Chief
Phil Thompson
GUEST EDITORIAL
678Obstructive sleep apnoea and stroke
David SC Hui
INVITED REVIEW: PRESIDENT'S SERIES
681Skeletal muscles in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Deconditioning, or myopathy?
Peter D WAGNER
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: LUNG CANCER
687Epidermal growth factor receptor mutations and susceptibility to targeted therapy in lung cancer
Syed M AHMED, Ravi SALGIA
693Clinical aspects of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors: Benefit and risk
Tefurumi KATO, Kazuto NISHIO
INVITED REVIEW
699Antituberculosis drugs and hepatotoxicity
Wing Wai YEW, Chi Chiu LEUNG
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
708Elevated levels of interferon γ‑inducible protein‑10 and epithelial neutrophil-activating peptide‑78 in patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis
Kanako SUGIYAMA, Hiroshi MUKAE, Hiroshi ISHII, Tomoyuki KAKUGAWA, Hiroshi ISHIMOTO, Seiko NAKAYAMA, Ryo SHIRAI, Takeshi FUJII, Yohei MIZUTA, Shigeru KOHNO
715Temporal changes in cytokine/chemokine profiles and pulmonary involvement in severe acute respiratory syndrome
Jung‑Yien CHIEN, Po‑Ren HSUEH, Wern‑Cherng CHENG, Chong‑Jen YU, Pan‑Chyr YANG
723Sleep-disordered breathing and continuous positive airway pressure compliance in a group of commercial bus drivers in Hong Kong
David SC HUI, Fanny WS KO, Joseph KW CHAN, Kin W TO, Joan PC FOK, Jenny C NGAI, Michael CH CHAN, Alvin TUNG, Doris P CHAN, Catherine W HO, Christopher KW LAI
731Clinical analysis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease phenotypes classified using high‑resolution computed tomography
Keisaku FUJIMOTO, Yoshiaki KITAGUCHI, Keishi KUBO, Takayuki HONDA
741Systemic antioxidant defences during acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Anna M SADOWSKA, Chris LUYTEN, Anne‑Marie VINTS, Johan VERBRAECKEN, Dirk Van RANST, Wilfried A De BACKER
748Comparison of Natural and Dumon airway stents for the management of benign tracheobronchial stenoses
Yon Ju RYU, Hojoong KIM, Chang‑Min YU, Jae Chul CHOI, Yong Soo KWON, Jhingook KIM, Soo Won SUH
755Intrapleural heparin or heparin combined with human recombinant DNase is not effective in the treatment of empyema in a rabbit model
Oner DIKENSOY, Zhiwen ZHU, Moon Jun NA, Huai LIAO, Edwin DONNELLY, Richard W LIGHT
761Comparison of pre- and postoperative pulmonary function in obese and non‑obese female patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Hulya AKDUR, Zerrin YIGIT, Ahmet Bilge SOZEN, Tulin CAGATAY, Ozen GUVEN
767Effectiveness of early budesonide intervention in Caucasian versus Asian patients with asthma: 3‑year results of the START study
Wan C TAN, Carl J LAMM, Yu‑Zhi CHEN, Paul M O'BYRNE, Soren PEDERSEN, William W BUSSE, Stefan V. OHLSSON, Anders ULLMAN, Bertil ANDERSSON, Romain A PAUWELS
776Long-term effect of bronchial artery embolization in Korean patients with haemoptysis
Yong Gil KIM, Hyun‑Ki YOON, Gi Young KO, Chae‑Man LIM, Won Dong KIM, Younsuck KOH
782Transbronchial needle aspiration cytology of subcarinal lymph nodes for the staging procedure in the diagnosis of lung cancer
Hiromi AONO, Hiroaki OKAMOTO, Hiroshi KUNIKANE, Akira NAGATOMO, Koshiro WATANABE, Atsushi NAGAI
786Pulmonary tuberculosis presenting as community-acquired pneumonia
Chong‑Kin LIAM, Yong‑Kek PANG, Shyamala POOSPARAJAH
793Cost of treatment for multidrug‑resistant tuberculosis in South Korea
Young Ae KANG, Yong‑Jun CHOI, Young‑Jae CHO, Sang Min LEE, Chul‑Gyu YOO, Young Whan KIM, Sung Koo HAN, Young‑Soo SHIM, Jae‑Joon YIM
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
799Home respiratory muscle training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Elvia BATTAGLIA, Alessandro FULGENZI, Stefano BERNUCCI, Mario E GIARDINI, Maria E FERRERO
805Serology of Chlamydia pneumoniae in patients with chronic cough
Woo Jin KIM, Hui Young LEE, Mi Eun LEE, Seung‑Joon LEE
809Chronic necrotizing pulmonary aspergillosis as a complication of pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease
Yoshihiro KOBASHI, Minoru FUKUDA, Kouichiro YOSHIDA, Naoyuki MIYASHITA, Yoshihito NIKI, Mikio OKA
CASE REPORTS
814Interstitial pneumonia caused by inhalation of fumes of nickel and chrome
Keiko HISATOMI, Hiroshi ISHII, Koji HASHIGUCHI, Masafumi SEKI, Mioko IDE, Kanako SUGIYAMA, Hiroshi ISHIMOTO, Seiko NAKAYAMA, Hiroshi Mukae, Shigeru Kohno
818Risk factors and independent predictors of survival in patients with pulmonary epithelioid haemangioendothelioma. Review of the literature and a case report
Randa MS AMIN, Kenzo HIROSHIMA, Takeshi KOKUBO, Masafumi NISHIKAWA, Makoto NARITA, Motoo KUROKI, Yukio NAKATANI
826Epithelioid sarcoma presenting as pulmonary cysts with cancer antigen 125 expression
Eiki KIKUCHI, Ichiro KINOSHITA, Koichi YAMAZAKI, Tomoo ITOH, Tadamichi SHIMIZU, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Masaharu NISHIMURA
830Correlation between rheumatoid factor and peripheral eosinophil count in chronic eosinophilic pneumonia
Megumi KUDOU, Hirotaka YASUBA, Yoshiki KOBAYASHI, Kazuyuki HAMADA, Hideo KITA
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
833Occult bronchial foreign body in the middle lobe in an adult: should it be removed or not?
Hasan TURUT, Erkmen GULHAN, Irfan TASTEPE
834Occult bronchial foreign body in the middle lobe in an adult: should it be removed: Response
Adnan YILMAZ, Ebru DAMADOGLU
835Gefitinib is an additional prognostic factor in metastatic lung adenocarcinoma
Katsunori KAGOHASHI, Hiroaki SATOH, Morio OHTSUKA
836Gefitinib is an additional prognostic factor in metastatic lung adenocarcinoma: Response
Chong‑Kin LIAM, Yong‑Kek PANG, Chai‑Hooi LEOW
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