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Table of Contents for Volume 12 Issue 6
November 2007

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
783
JOURNAL STATISTICS
784
EDITORIAL
785Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
INVITED REVIEW: PRESIDENTS' SERIES
787Nosocomial Acinetobacter pneumonia
Carlos M LUNA, Patricia K ARUJ
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
792Role of Rel A and IkappaB of nuclear factor κB in the release of interleukin-8 by cyclic mechanical strain in human alveolar type II epithelial cells A549
Qiaoming NING, Xiangrui WANG
799Beneficial effects of hydrocortisone and papaverine on a model of pulmonary embolism induced by autologous blood clots in isolated and perfused rabbit lungs
Humberto E TREJO, Daniela URICH, Alejandro A PEZZULO, Juan C CARABALLO, Jeydith GUTIÉRREZ, Ignacio J CASTRO, Greenmy R CENTENO, Roberto SÁNCHEZ DE LEÓN
807Calcitonin gene-related peptide mediates acid-induced lung injury in mice
Tomoko AOKI-NAGASE, Takahide NAGASE, Yoshio OH-HASHI, Yukiko KURIHARA, Yasuhiro YAMAGUCHI, Hiroshi YAMAMOTO, Taiji NAGATA, Hiroki KURIHARA, Yasuyoshi OUCHI
814Preventive effect of hochu-ekki-to, a Japanese herbal medicine, on bleomycin-induced lung injury in mice
Shunji TAJIMA, Masashi BANDO, Hideaki YAMASAWA, Shoji OHNO, Hiroshi MORIYAMA, Masaki TERADA, Toshinori TAKADA, Eiichi UZUKI, Fumitake GEJYO, Yukihiko SUGIYAMA
823Do mitochondrial DNA haplogroups play a role in susceptibility to tuberculosis?
Massoud HOUSHMAND, Mohammad Mehdi BANOEI, Payam TABARSI, Mehdi Shafa Shariat PANAHI, Baharak Hooshiar KASHANI, Golnaz EBRAHIMI, Laleh ZARGAR, Parissa FARNIA, Matthew W MORRIS, Davood MANSOURI, Ali Akbar VELAYATI, Mehdi S MIRSAEIDI
828Surfactant degradation activity in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from guinea pigs challenged with antigen
Miki ABO, Kazuyoshi KURASHIMA, Masaki FUJIMURA, Shigeharu MYOU, Shinji NAKAO, Katsumi TASHIRO, Tsutomu KOBAYASHI
834Pollen proteolytic enzymes degrade tight junctions
Sarah RUNSWICK ,Thomas MITCHELL, Paul DAVIES, Clive ROBINSON, David R GARROD
843Positron emission tomography in interstitial lung disease
Samir NUSAIR, Rina RUBINSTEIN, Nanette M FREEDMAN, Gail AMIR, Naama R BOGOT, Uzi IZHAR, Raphael BREUER
848Transbronchial needle aspiration accurately diagnoses subcentimetre mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes detected by integrated positron emission tomography and computed tomography
Li-Han HSU, Jen-Sheng KO, Dong-Ling YOU, Chia-Chuan LIU, Nei-Min CHU
856Development and validation of diagnostic prediction model for solitary pulmonary nodules
Kan YONEMORI, Ukihide TATEISHI, Hajime UNO, Yoko YONEMORI, Koji TSUTA, Masahiro TAKEUCHI, Yoshihiro MATSUNO, Yasuhiro FUJIWARA, Hisao ASAMURA, Masahiko KUSUMOTO
863Real-time endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration is useful for diagnosing sarcoidosis
Masahide OKI, Hideo SAKA, Chiyoe KITAGAWA, Shigeru TANAKA, Tomoya SHIMOKATA, Yoshihiro KAWATA, Kouki MORI, Shigehisa KAJIKAWA, Shu ICHIHARA, Suzuko MORITANI
869High CD95 expression of BAL lymphocytes predicts chronic course in patients with sarcoidosis
Ozlem Kumbasar OZDEMIR, Gokhan CELIK, Klara DALVA, Fusun ULGER, Atilla ELHAN, Meral BEKSAC
874Variations in hospitalizations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in rural and urban Victoria, Australia
Zahid ANSARI, David DUNT, Shyamali C DHARMAGE
881Prospective evaluation of flex-rigid pleuroscopy for indeterminate pleural effusion: Accuracy, safety and outcome
Pyng LEE, Anne HSU, Constance LO, Henri G COLT
887Prevalence of pleural effusions post orthotopic heart transplantation
Heather MISRA, Oner DIKENSOY, R Michael RODRIGUEZ, Semra BILACEROGLU, Mark WIGGER, Mark AARON, Richard LIGHT
891Better understanding the influence of cigarette smoking and indoor air pollution on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A case-control study in Mainland China
Fei XU, Xiao-Mei YIN, Hong-Bing SHEN, Yao-Chu XU, Robert S WARE, Neville OWEN
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
898Latent tuberculosis infection in a military setting diagnosed by whole-blood interferon-ϒ assay
Chang-Min CHOI, Seung Sik HWANG, Chang-Hoon LEE, Hye Won LEE, Cheol-In KANG, Chang-Hoon KIM, Sung Koo HAN, YoungSoo SHIM, Jae-Joon YIM
902+61A>G polymorphism in the EGF gene does not increase the risk of lung cancer
Hyo-Gyoung KANG, Jin Eun CHOI, Won Kee LEE, Sin KAM, Sung Ick CHA, Chang Ho KIM, Tae Hoon JUNG, Jae Yong PARK
906Polymorphisms of interferon-ϒ and interferon-ϒ receptor 1 genes and pulmonary tuberculosis in Koreans
Jung Hye HWANG, Eun Joo KIM, Su Yeon KIM, Shin-Hye LEE, Gee Young SUH, O Jung KWON, Yongick JI, Miyeon KANG, Duk-Hwan KIM, Won-Jung KOH
911Five-year outcomes for a smoking cessation clinic
Funda ÖZTUNA, Gamze ÇAN, Tevfik ÖZLÜ
TECHNICAL REPORT
916Design and validation of an interpretative strategy for cardiopulmonary exercise tests
Andreas SCHMID, Daniel SCHILTER, Ingo FENGELS, Prashant N CHHAJED, Werner STROBEL, Michael TAMM, Martin H BRUTSCHE
CASE REPORTS
924Mediastinal thymolipoma: An analysis of 10 cases
Ebru DAMADOGLU, Cuneyt SALTURK, Huriye Berk TAKIR, Muyesser ERTUGRUL, Aynur YILMAZ, Ali ATASALIHI, Adnan YILMAZ
928Detection of primary and metastatic lesions by [18Ffluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose PET in a patient with thymic carcinoid
Takashi FUJISHITA, Mika KISHIDA, Hirofumi TAKI, Chie SHINODA, Koutarou MIYABAYASHI, Masayo FUJISHITA, Muneharu MARUYAMA, Yutaka MIZUSHIMA, Masashi KOBAYASHI
931A case of dermoid cyst ruptured into the lung
Chih-Jen YANG, Yu-Jen CHENG, Wang-Yi KANG, Ming-Shyan HUANG, Jhi-Jhu HWANG
934Middle mediastinal thymoma
Tsai-Wang HUANG, Yeung-Leung CHENG, Ching TZAO, Hung CHANG, Wen-Chiuan TSAI, Shih-Chun LEE
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
937Inspiratory muscle training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Where are we?
Guilherme A DE FREITAS FREGONEZI, Vanessa R RESQUETI
939Usefulness of inspiratory muscle training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Maria E FERRERO, Elvia BATTAGLIA
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