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Table of Contents for Volume 12 Issue 2
March 2007

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
159
EDITORIAL
161Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
GUEST EDITORIAL
162Community-acquired pneumonia: An Asia-Pacific perspective
Chong-Kin Liam, Yong-Kek Pang, Shyamala Poosparajah, Keong-Tiong Chua
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: LUNG CANCER
165Imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of non-small cell lung cancer
Rodney J HICKS, Eddie LAU, Naveed Z ALAM, Robert Y CHEN
173Staging and diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer: Invasive modalities
Kazuhiro YASUFUKU, Takehiko FUJISAWA
REVIEW ARTICLE
184Respirology year-in-review 2006: Basic science
Philip J THOMPSON, Fan CHUNG
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
191Increased surfactant protein-D and foamy macrophages in smoking-induced mouse emphysema
Noriyuki HIRAMA, Yoko SHIBATA, Kazuhisa OTAKE, Jun-ichi MACHIYA, Toshihiro WADA, Sumito INOUE, Shuichi ABE, Noriaki TAKABATAKE, Makoto SATA, Isao KUBOTA
202NRAMP1 and TNF-α polymorphisms and susceptibility to tuberculosis in Thais
Sasijit VEJBAESYA, Nitipatana CHIERAKUL, Panpimon LUANGTRAKOOL, Chutima SERMDUANGPRATEEP
207Decreased invasiveness via two methods of thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer, compared with open thoracotomy
Michihiko TAJIRI, Takamitsu MAEHARA, Haruhiko NAKAYAMA, Kazuhiro SAKAMOTO
212Asthma management and outcomes in Australia: A nation-wide telephone interview survey
Guy B MARKS, Michael J ABRAMSON, Christine R JENKINS, Peter KENNY, Craig M MELLIS, Richard E RUFFIN, Rod STOSIC, Brett G TOELLE, David H WILSON, Wei XUAN
220Reattendance at hospital for asthma in two Australian states, 2000-2003
Patricia K CORRELL, Wei XUAN, Margaret WILLIAMSON, Vijaya SUNDARARAJAN, Clare RINGLAND, Guy B MARKS
227Assessment of impairment in health-related quality of life in patients with difficult asthma: Psychometric performance of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire
Salah ABURUZ, Jacqui GAMBLE, Liam G HEANEY
234Analysis of pleural effusions in acute pulmonary embolism: Radiological and pleural fluid data from 230 patients
Jose M PORCEL, Ana B MADRONERO, Marina PARDINA, Manuel VIVES, Aureli ESQUERDA, Richard W LIGHT
240Impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on respiratory status and quality of life in newly diagnosed patients with lung cancer
Anant MOHAN, Charu MOHAN, Ashutosh K PATHAK, Ravinder M PANDEY, Randeep GULERIA
248Correlates of erectile dysfunction in moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
Fisun KARADAG, Hatice OZCAN, Aslihan B KARUL, Emel CEYLAN, Orhan CILDAG
254Epidemiology, clinical characteristics and antimicrobial resistance patterns of community-acquired pneumonia in 1702 hospitalized children in Singapore
Wen C CHIANG, Oon H TEOH, Chia Y CHONG, Anne GOH, Jenny PL TANG, Oh M CHAY
262Costs of investigating and managing non-residents with possible tuberculosis: New Zealand experience of an international problem
Andrew D BURNS, Adrian C HARRISON
267Role of pleural viscosity in the differential diagnosis of exudative pleural -effusion
Ozkan YETKIN, Ibrahim TEK, Funda YETKIN, Numan NUMANOGLU
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
272Nasal polyps and the severity of asthma
Erkan CEYLAN, Mehmet GENCER, Imran SAN
277Bronchial washing yield before and after forceps biopsy in patients with endoscopically visible lung cancers
Hee Seok LEE, Sung Youn KWON, Deog Kyeom KIM, Ho Il YOON, Sang-Min LEE, Jae Ho LEE, Choon-Taek LEE, Hee Sun CHUNG, Sung Koo HAN, YoungSoo SHIM, Jae Joon YIM
283Bacterial infection and risk factors in outpatients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A 2-year prospective study
Omer S ALAMOUDI
TECHNICAL REPORTS
288Description of a new technique: Management of pleural effusion with a Cystofix catheter
Dalokay KILIC, Alper FINDIKCIOGLU, Ahmet HATIPOGLU
291Total lung capacity: Single breath methane dilution versus plethysmography in normals
Gene R PESOLA, Robert T MAGARI, Samuel DARTEY-HAYFORD, Vinette COELHO-D'COSTA, Vernon M CHINCHILLI
CASE REPORTS
295Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation of Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome diagnosed by endobronchial ultrasound
Chih-Hsi KUO, Chun-Hua WANG, Han-Pin KUO
299Endobronchial ultrasound for detection of tracheomalacia from chronic compression by vascular ring
Pyng LEE, Su-Ying LOW, Han-Lim LIEW, Diana TAN, Philip ENG
302Histological diagnosis of mediastinal lymph node metastases from renal cell carcinoma by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Takahiro NAKAJIMA, Kazuhiro YASUFUKU, Matthew WONG, Akira IYODA, Makoto SUZUKI, Yasuo SEKINE, Kiyoshi SHIBUYA, Kenzo HIROSHIMA, Toshihiko IIZASA, Takehiko FUJISAWA
304Ultrasonographic evaluation of the diaphragm in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Yasuko YOSHIOKA, Akihiko OHWADA, Mitsuaki SEKIYA, Fumiyuki TAKAHASHI, Jun UEKI, Yoshinosuke FUKUCHI
308Histological diagnosis of spinal chondrosarcoma by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Takahiro NAKAJIMA, Kazuhiro YASUFUKU, Makoto SUZUKI, Yasuo SEKINE, Kiyoshi SHIBUYA, Kenzo HIROSHIMA, Takehiko FUJISAWA
SCIENTIFIC LETTER
311Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteraemia in non-HIV tuberculosis reactivation patients
Ali MERT, Cengiz SEYHAN, Resat OZARAS, Sedat ALTIN
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