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Table of Contents for Volume 12 Issue 4
July 2007

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
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EDITORIAL
469Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
REVIEW ARTICLE
478A human model of the pathophysiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Andrea ALIVERTI, Bengt KAYSER, Peter T MACKLEM
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
486Effect of 1,25-(OH)2D3 (a vitamin D analogue) on passively sensitized human airway smooth muscle cells
Yingfang SONG, Haowen QI, Changgui WU
495Pleural fluid exchange in rabbits
Gregg J STASHENKO, Amy ROBICHAUX, Y C (Gary) LEE, Jonathan R SANDERS, Robert J ROSELLI, Richard W LIGHT
500Pleurodesis: A novel experimental model
Evaldo MARCHI, Francisco S VARGAS, Milena M P ACENCIO, Lisete R TEIXEIRA, Leila ANTONANGELO, Y C Gary LEE, Richard W LIGHT
505Preoperative maximal exercise oxygen consumption test predicts postoperative pulmonary morbidity following major lung resection
Ahmet Sami BAYRAM, Tark CANDAN, Cengiz GEBITEKIN
511Directly measured cabin pressure conditions during Boeing 747-400 commercial aircraft flights
Paul T KELLY, Leigh M SECCOMBE, Peter G ROGERS, Matthew J PETERS
516Induced sputum analysis in asymptomatic young adults with bronchial hyperresponsiveness to methacholine
Naho NOMURA, Takahiro YOSHIKAWA, Hiroshi KAMOI, Hiroshi KANAZAWA, Kazuto HIRATA, Shigeo FUJIMOTO
523The epidemiology of lymphangioleiomyomatosis in Japan: A nationwide cross-sectional study of presenting features and prognostic factors
Mie HAYASHIDA, Kuniaki SEYAMA, Yoshikazu INOUE, Keisaku FUJIMOTO, Keishi KUBO, The Respiratory Failure Research Group of the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare
531Prognostication in severe acute respiratory syndrome: A retrospective time-course analysis of 1312 laboratory-confirmed patients in Hong Kong
Jane C K CHAN, Eva L H TSUI, Vivian C W WONG, The Hospital Authority SARS Collaborative Group
543Description of a multidimensional classification system for patients with expiratory central airway collapse
Septimiu D MURGU, Henri G COLT
551Predictors of long-term survival in patients with restrictive thoracic disorders and chronic respiratory failure undergoing non-invasive home ventilation
Stephan BUDWEISER, Raymund E MÜRBETH, Rudolf A JÖRRES, Frank HEINEMANN, Michael PFEIFER
560Factors influencing short-term re-admission and one-year mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Shih-Feng LIU, Kuan-Chun LIN, Chien-Hung CHIN, Yung-Che CHEN, Hsueh-Wen CHANG, Chih-Chou WANG, Meng-Chih LIN
566Efficacy and safety of once-daily inhaled ciclesonide in adults with mild to moderate asthma: A double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Mitsuru ADACHI, Kyosuke ISHIHARA, Hiroshi INOUE, Koichiro KUDO, Kiyoshi TAKAHASHI, Yutaka MORITA, Ken-Ichi MASUDA, Yoshinori TAKADA, Ryuichi KATO, Terumasa MIYAMOTO
573Efficacy and safety of inhaled ciclesonide compared with chlorofluorocarbon beclomethasone dipropionate in adults with moderate to severe persistent asthma
Mitsuru ADACHI, Kyosuke ISHIHARA, Hiroshi INOUE, Koichiro KUDO, Kiyoshi TAKAHASHI, Yutaka MORITA, Kenichi MASUDA, Tomoki SAKAI, Ryuichi KATO, Terumasa MIYAMOTO
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
581Macrophage-derived chemokine in malignant and tuberculous pleural effusions
Masakazu OKAMOTO, Kazuyoshi IMAIZUMI, Yoshinori HASEGAWA, Naozumi HASHIMOTO, Atsushi SUMIDA, Masataka SHIBAZAKI, Kenzo TAKAGI, Kaoru SHIMOKATA, Tsutomu KAWABE
585Do glucocorticoids decrease mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome? A meta-analysis
Ritesh AGARWAL, Alok NATH, Ashutosh N AGGARWAL, Dheeraj GUPTA
591Seasonality of the onset of symptoms, Tuberculin test anergy and Kveim positive reaction in a large cohort of patients with sarcoidosis
Sevtap Sipahi DEMIRKOK, Metin BASARANOGLU, Elif ÇOKER, Tuncer KARAYEL
594Polymorphisms of interleukin-10 and tumour necrosis factor-α genes are associated with newly diagnosed and recurrent pulmonary tuberculosis
Jae-Hee OH, Chul-Su YANG, Yeon-Kyeong NOH, Yu-Mi KWEON, Sung-Soo JUNG, Ji Woong SON, Suck-Jun KONG, Jang Uk YOON, Ji-Sook LEE, Hwa-Jung KIM, Jeong-Kyu PARK, Eun-Kyeong JO, Chang-Hwa SONG
TECHNICAL REPORT
599Reference values of diffusing capacity of non-smoking Chinese in Hong Kong
Mary S M IP, Wai-Kei LAM, Agnes Y K LAI, Fanny W S KO, Arthur C W LAU, Sai-On LING, Johnny W M CHAN, Moira M W CHAN-YEUNG
CASE REPORTS
607Virtual bronchoscopy aids management of lung cancer
Seiji OKIMASA, Satoshi SHIBATA, Yoshikazu AWAYA, Yukiyasu NAGAO, Isao MURAKAMI, Eriko SHIGETO
610Four faces of a parapneumonic effusion: Pathophysiology and varied radiographic presentations
Jay HEIDECKER, Steven A SAHN
614Non-traumatic pulmonary haematoma complicating oral anticoagulation therapy
Moussa RIACHY, Hervé MAL, Camille TAILLÉ, Gaëlle DAURIAT, Odile GROUSSARD, Dominique CAZALS-HATEM, Giuseppina BIONDI, Michel FOURNIER
617Traumatic pneumatocoele
Nimrod M MAIMON, Anna DAY
619Coxiella burnetii and acute exacerbations/infections in patients with chronic lung disease
Niro OKIMOTO, Takashi KIBAYASHI, Kimihiro MIMURA, Kenji YAMATO, Takeyuki KURIHARA, Yoshihiro HONDA, Kohichi OSAKI, Naoko ASAOKA, Hideo OHBA
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
622Is azithromycin prophylaxis a rational approach for bronchoscopic biopsy?
Oguz KARABAY
623All generalizations are false including this one
Navneet SINGH
625Azithromycin administration is effective in patients with abnormal bronchoscopic findings
Hiroshi KANAZAWA
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