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Table of Contents for Volume 12 Issue 5
September 2007

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
627
JOURNAL STATISTICS
628
EDITORIAL
629Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
INVITED EDITORIAL
631Lungs don't grow on trees: The ethics of increasing organ donation rates for transplantation and their relevance to the Asia-Pacific region
Glen P Westall, Gregory I Snell
INVITED REVIEW: PRESIDENT SERIES
634Cardiovascular risk in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
John D MACLAY, David A McALLISTER, William MacNEE
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
642Autoantibody to alanyl-tRNA synthetase in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Toru TAKAHASHI, Ikuo WADA, Yoshinori OHTSUKA, Mitsuru MUNAKATA, Yukihiko HOMMA, Yoshio KUROKI
654Comparing serum and pleural fluid pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels with pleural-to-serum albumin gradient for the identification of cardiac effusions misclassified by Light's criteria
José M PORCEL, José CHORDA, Gonzalo CAO, Aureli ESQUERDA, Agustin RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, Manuel VIVES
660Transforming growth factor β-1 as a predictor of fibrosis in tuberculous pleurisy
Márcia SEISCENTO, Francisco S VARGAS, Leila ANTONANGELO, Milena M P ACENCIO, Sidney BOMBARDA, Vera L CAPELOZZI, Lisete R TEIXEIRA
664Prolongation of neutrophil survival by the culture supernatant of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Katsushi NISHIMAKI, Kaori OKUYAMA, Shinji OKADA, Toshio HATTORI, Motoaki TAKAYANAGI, Isao OHNO
670Changes in circulating thrombomodulin levels with exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Hiroshi KANAZAWA, Kazuhisa ASAI, Saeko NOMURA
675Association between asthma, asthma symptoms and C-reactive protein in US adults: Data from the national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2002
Ahmed A ARIF, George L DELCLOS, Jane COLMER-HAMOOD
683Inhaled mannitol changes the sputum properties in asthmatics with mucus hypersecretion
Evangelia DAVISKAS, Sandra D ANDERSON, Iven H YOUNG
692Reduced risk of physician-diagnosed asthma among children dwelling in a farming environment
William K MIDODZI, Brian H ROWE, Carina M MAJAESIC, Ambikaipakan SENTHILSELVAN
700Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Role of Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection
Hiromi TOMIOKA, Toshiyasu SAKURAI, Kimio HASHIMOTO, Hironobu IWASAKI
707Surgical results and prognosis of patients with primary bronchogenic carcinoma aged less than 36 years
Hasan TÜRÜT, Irfan TASTEPE, Sadi KAYA, Mehmet SIRMALI, Suat GEZER, Gurhan OZ, Gokturk FINDIK, Guven CETIN
712Surgical strategy for non-small cell lung cancer in octogenarians
Norihiko IKEDA, Aeru HAYASHI, Kentaro IWASAKI, Naohiro KAJIWARA, Osamu UCHIDA, Harubumi KATO
719Improved lung function after thoracocentesis in patients with paradoxical movement of a hemidiaphragm secondary to a large pleural effusion
Lee-Min WANG, Jaw-Ming CHERNG, Jeng-Shing WANG
724Thirty-count breathlessness score: Reliability, sensitivity, specificity and validity
Marie WILLIAMS, Marissa SORICH, Paul CAFARELLA, John PETKOV
732Fast onset of effect of budesonide/formoterol versus salmeterol/fluticasone and salbutamol in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and reversible airway obstruction
Anne LINDBERG, Zsuzsanna SZALAI, Teet PULLERITS, Eva RADECZKY
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
740Endothelin-1 level in epithelial lining fluid of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
Yasushi NAKANO, Sadatomo TASAKA, Fumitake SAITO, Wakako YAMADA, Yoshiki SHIRAISHI, Yuko OGAWA, Hidefumi KOH, Naoki HASEGAWA, Seitaro FUJISHIMA, Satoru HASHIMOTO, Akitoshi ISHIZAKA
744Clinical analysis of sarcoidosis presenting with heterochronic cardiac involvement
Seiichi MIWA, Takafumi SUDA, Sumihito MORITA, Naoki INUI, Jun SATO, Kingo CHIDA
749When should home mechanical ventilation be started in patients with different neuromuscular disorders?
Michael DREHER, Isabelle RAUTER, Jan H STORRE, Jens GEISELER, Wolfram WINDISCH
TECHNICAL REPORTS AND AUDITS
754A teaching hospital's experience applying the Pneumonia Severity Index and antibiotic guidelines in the management of community-acquired pneumonia
Richard Wai Wing LEE, Steven Terence LINDSTROM
759 The new ATS/ERS guidelines for assessing the spirometric severity of restrictive lung disease differ from previous standards
Ashutosh N AGGARWAL, Ritesh AGARWAL
763Comparison of Indian reference equations for spirometry interpretation
Ashutosh N AGGARWAL, Dheeraj GUPTA, Surinder K JINDAL
CASE REPORTS
769Cyclophosphamide-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome
Jorge BRIEVA
774Pulmonary lymphoma developed during long-term methotrexate therapy for psoriasis
Manabu SUZUKI, Satoshi HIRANO, Hideyuki ITO, Daisuke MATSUBARA, Kazuo KUBOTA, Yuichiro TAKEDA, Haruhito SUGIYAMA, Nobuyuki KOBAYASHI, Koichiro KUDO
777Use of emergency rigid bronchoscopy to reduce tumour mass prior to surgical resection
Keigo TAKAGI, Shoji TAKAHASHI, Yoshinobu HATA, Kazuyoshi TAMAKI, Nobuhide KATO, Shuichi SASAMOTO
780Incorporated home-made long endotracheal tube: A useful option for treating mucus plugging following silicone stenting
Yin-Kai CHAO, Yun-Hen LIU, Ming-Ju HSIEH, Po-Jen KO, Hui-Ping LIU
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