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Table of Contents for Volume 12 Issue 3
May 2007

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PageEDITORIAL
313Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
FORTHCOMING MEETINGS
315
GUEST EDITORIAL
317It's time for an aetiology-based definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Marc Miravitlles, Josep Morera
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: LUNG CANCER
320Non-small cell lung cancer: Adjuvant and neo-adjuvant chemotherapy
Julie R BRAHMER, David S ETTINGER
326Lung cancer: New surgical approaches
J Timothy SHERWOOD, Malcolm V BROCK
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
333Evaluation of a new inflammatory molecule (triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1) in the diagnosis of pleural effusion
Ming-Cheng CHAN, Kai-Ming CHANG, Wen-Cheng CHAO, Liang-Yi LIN, Benjamin Ing-Tiau KUO, Jeng-Yuan HSU, Chieh-Liang WU
339Elevated α-defensin levels in plasma of patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis
Jun-ichi ASHITANI, Nobuhiro MATSUMOTO, Masamitsu NAKAZATO
346Mycobacterial heat shock protein-induced blood T lymphocytes subsets and cytokine pattern: Comparison of sarcoidosis with tuberculosis and healthy controls
Anna DUBANIEWICZ, Piotr TRZONKOWSKI, Mirostawa DUBANIEWICZ-WYBIERALSKA, Andrzej DUBANIEWICZ, Mahavir SINGH, ASdrzej MYSLIWSKI
355Sarcoidosis in Singapore: Epidemiology, clinical presentation and ethnic differences
Devanand ANANTHAM, Sin Jen ONG, Khoon Leong CHUAH, Stephanie FOOK-CHONG, Ann Hsu, Philip ENG
361Arm span as an independent predictor of pulmonary function parameters: validation and reference values
Mohammad GOLSHAN, Robert O CRAPO, Babak AMRA, Robert L JENSEN, Roozbeh GOLSHAN
367Pulmonary function testing in New Zealand: The use and importance of reference ranges
Suzanne MARSH, Sarah ALDINGTON, Mathew V WILLIAMS, Mark WEATHERALL, David ROBIONY-ROGERS, David JONES, Richard BEASLEY
375Snoring and breathing pauses during sleep in the Malaysian population
Mohd Ariff KAMIL, Cheong Lieng TENG, Syed Almashoor HASSAN
381Effects of high-intensity exercise training in a pulmonary rehabilitation programme for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Meng-Jer HSIEH, Chou-Chin LAN, Ning-Hung CHEN, Chung-Chi HUANG, Yao-Kuang WU, Hsio-Ying CHO, Ying-Huang TSAI
389Effect of a simple educational intervention on the hospital management of community-acquired pneumonia
David J SERISIER, Simon D BOWLER
394Pulmonary nocardiosis: Risk factors and outcomes
Raquel MARTINEZ TOMAS, Rosario MENENDEZ VILLANUEVA, Soledad REYES CALZADA, Maruja SANTOS DURANTEZ, Jose Manuel VALLES TARAZONA, Manuel MODESTO ALAPONT, Miguel GOBERNADO SERRANO
401Clinical characteristics of tuberculosis in patients with liver cirrhosis
Young-Jae CHO, Sang Min LEE, Chul-Gyu YOO, Young Whan KIM, Sung Koo HAN, YoungSoo SHIM, Jae-Joon YIM
406Prognostic factors in pulmonary tuberculosis requiring mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory failure
Yon Ju RYU, Won-Jung KOH, Eun Hae KANG, Gee Young SUH, Man Pyo CHUNG, Hojoong KIM, O Jung KWON
412Routine culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis from bronchoscopy in Taiwan
Chih-Jen YANG, Tun-Chieh CHEN, Jen-Yu HUNG, Po-Liang LU, Chau-Chyun SHEU, Jong-Rung TSAI, Inn-Wen CHONG, Jhi-Jhu HWANG, Ming-Shyan HUANG
416Pneumoconiosis and liver cirrhosis are not risk factors for tuberculosis in patients with pulmonary infection
Huang-Pin WU, Yu-Huei PAN, Chung-Ching HUA, Wen-Bin SHIEH, Bor-Yiing JIANG, Teng-Jen YU
420Evaluation of the relationship between radiological abnormalities and both pulmonary function and pulmonary hypertension in coal workers' pneumoconiosis
Oznur AKKOCA YILDIZ, Banu ERIS GULBAY, Sevgi SARYAL, Gulseren KARABIYIKOGLU
427Gender-associated differences in dyspnoea and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Hideki KATSURA, Kouichi YAMADA, Ritsuko WAKABAYASHI, Kozui KIDA
433Cost of hospitalizing asthma patients in a regional hospital in Thailand
Kittisak CHUESAKOOLVANICH
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
439Lipid peroxides in stable asthmatics receiving inhaled steroids and long-acting β2-agonists
Mohammed A ALZOGHAIBI, Ahmed S BAHAMMAM
443Video-assisted thoracic surgery for spontaneous haemopneumothorax
Shi-Ping LUH, Thomas Chang-Yao TSAO
448Recent discovery of an old disease: Malignant pleural mesothelioma in a village in south-east Turkey
Elbek OSMAN Bayram HASAN Uyar MERAL Akbulut ERCAN Tulu MEHMET Bayram NAZAN Ozkur AYHAN Ekinci ERHAN, Dikensoy ONER
CASE REPORTS
452Peripheral T-cell lymphoma with diffuse pulmonary infiltration and an increase in serum KL-6 level
Tomoyuki FUJISAWA Takafumi SUDA Shun MATSUURA Noriyuki ENOMOTO Kaori TAKESHITA Kazunori OHNISHI, Kingo CHIDA
455Inflammatory lesions of the lung, submandibular gland, bile duct and prostate in a patient with IgG4-associated multifocal systemic fibrosclerosis
Ghullam HAMED Kenji TSUSHIMA Masanori YASUO Keishi KUBO Seiichi YAMAZAKI Shigeyuki KAWA Hideaki HAMANO, Hiroshi YAMAMOTO
458Radiological findings of alveolar hydatid disease of the lung caused by Echinococcus multilocularis
Yoshinobu OHSAKI, Takaaki SASAKI, Kiyoko SHIBUKAWA, Toru TAKAHASHI, Shinobu OSANAI
462Hydatid cyst presenting as an eosinophilic pleural effusion
Serir AKTOGU OZKAN Onur F ERER Yavuz A YALCIN Gokhan YUNCU, Zekiye AYDOGDU
CORRIGENDUM
465CORRIGENDUM
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