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Table of Contents for Volume 13 Issue 1
January 2008

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
1
JOURNAL STATISTICS
2
EDITORIAL
3Phil Thompson
Editor-in-Chief
INVITED REVIEW: PRESIDENTS' SERIES
5Diagnosis and management of malignant pleural effusions
John E HEFFNER
INVITED REVIEW
21Management of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: Update 2007
Wing Wai YEW, Chi Chiu LEUNG
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
47Comparing the protective effects of ciprofloxacin, moxifloxacin and levofloxacin in mice with lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injuries
Heng-Ching HUANG, Chi-Chang SHIEH, Wen-Liang YU, Kuo-Chen CHENG, Chi-Chung CHEN, Sheng-Tsung CHANG, Yin-Ching CHUANG
53Diagnostic value of pleural fluid N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide levels in patients with cardiovascular diseases
Huai LIAO, Moon Jun NA, Oner DIKENSOY, Kirk B LANE, Barnette RANDAL, Richard W LIGHT
58Pleural fluid interleukin-8 and C-reactive protein for discriminating complicated non-purulent from uncomplicated parapneumonic effusions
José M PORCEL, Carlos GALINDO, Aureli ESQUERDA, Javier TRUJILLANO, Agustín RUIZ-GONZÁLEZ, Miquel FALGUERA, Manuel VIVES
63Macrolides attenuate mucus hypersecretion in rat airways through inactivation of NF-κB
Xue-Mei OU, Yu-Ling FENG, Fu-Qiang WEN, Ke WANG, Jie YANG, Zhi-Pin DENG, Dai-Shun LIU, Yan-Ping LI
73Pneumothorax-associated pleural eosinophilia is tumour necrosis factor-alpha-dependent and attenuated by steroids
Ioannis KALOMENIDIS, Charalampos MOSCHOS, Androniki KOLLINTZA, Ioanna SIGALA, Georgios T STATHOPOULOS, Spyros A PAPIRIS, Richard W LIGHT, Charis ROUSSOS
79A randomized cross-over study of auto-continuous positive airway pressure versus fixed-continuous positive airway pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
Kin W TO, Wing C CHAN, Kah L CHOO, Wai K LAM, Kwan K WONG, David S HUI
87Surveillance culture utility and safety using low-volume blind bronchoalveolar lavage in the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia
Robert J BOOTS, Gael E PHILLIPS, Narelle GEORGE, Joan L FAOAGALI
97The utility of the chest radiograph in diagnosing exacerbations of pulmonary sarcoidosis
Marc A JUDSON, Gregory E GILBERT, J Keith RODGERS, Charles F GREER, Stephen I SCHABEL
103Phase II study of uracil-tegafur plus cisplatin in patients with previously untreated advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Koichi TAKAYAMA, Masayuki KAWASAKI, Kiyoshi NINOMIYA, Akira MOTOHIRO, Masaki FUJITA, Kentaro WATANABE, Akira KAJIKI, Fumiyuki IWAMI, Naoki MIYAZAKI, Miiru IZUMI, Nobuyuki HARA, Yoichi NAKANISHI, Fukuoka Lung Cancer Study Group, Japan
108Representative drug susceptibility patterns for guiding design of re-treatment regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Iran
Payam TABARSI, Azar NOORAKI, Mehdi MIRSAEIDI, Majid AMIRI, Parvaneh BAGHAEI, Parisa FARNIA, Mehdi KAZEMPOUR, Hassan HEIDARNAZHAD, Narges ALIPANAH, Davood MANSOURI, Mohammad R MASJEDI
112High levels of oxidative stress in patients with advanced lung cancer
Hidir ESME, Mustafa CEMEK, Murat SEZER, Hayrettin SAGLAM, Adalet DEMIR, Huseyin MELEK, Mehmet UNLU
117Epidemiology of pleural mesothelioma in a population with non-occupational asbestos exposure
Muzaffer METINTAS, Selma METINTAS, Guntulu AK, Sinan ERGINEL, Fusun ALATAS, Emel KURT, Irfan UCGUN, Huseyin YILDIRIM
122Bullous lung disease due to marijuana
Su W HII, Jeff D C TAM, Bruce R THOMPSON, Matthew T NAUGHTON
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
128Systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma: Similarities and differences
Yuji HIGASHIMOTO, Yuko YAMAGATA, Satoshi TAYA, Takuya IWATA, Morihiro OKADA,Tadashi ISHIGUCHI, Hiroaki SATO, Hidekazu ITOH
134Decline of outpatient asthma management in Argentina
Guillermo A RAIMONDI, Guillermo MENGA, Carolina BOTAS, Verónica LAWRINSKY
TECHNICAL REPORT
138Air trapping: The major factor limiting diaphragm mobility in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
Wellington Pereira DOS SANTOS YAMAGUTI, Elaine PAULIN, Simone SHIBAO, Maria Cristina CHAMMAS, João Marcos SALGE, Marcos RIBEIRO, Alberto CUKIER, Celso Ricardo Fernandes CARVALHO
CASE REVIEW
145Simultaneous bilateral primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Shih-Chun LEE, Yeung-Leung CHENG, Chi-Wang HUANG, Ching TZAO, Hsian-He HSU, Huang CHANG
CASE REPORTS
149Amoxapine-associated acute respiratory distress
Masaru ANDO, Eishi MIYAZAKI, Ryu-ichi TAKENAKA, Toshiyuki OKUBO, Osamu MATSUNO, Shin-ichi NUREKI, Kazunobu ITO, Tomiyasu TSUDA AND Toshihide KUMAMOTO
152Aspiration pneumonia due to polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution (Golytely) treated by bronchoalveolar lavage
Gyu-Young HUR, Sung-Yong LEE, Jae-Jeong SHIM, Kwang-Ho IN, Kyung-Ho KANG, Se-Hwa YOO
155Primary Sjögren's syndrome complicated by bilateral pleural effusion
Katsunobu TESHIGAWARA, Satoru KAKIZAKI, Madoka HORIYA, Yuki KIKUCHI, Tetsu HASHIDA, Yoshio TOMIZAWA, Naondo SOHARA, Ken SATO, Hitoshi TAKAGI, Shinichi MATSUZAKI, Masatomo MORI
159Tracheo-broncho-bronchiolar lesions in Sjögren's syndrome
Hideo KOBAYASHI, Soichiro KANOH, Kazuo MOTOYOSHI, Shinsuke AIDA
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
162
CORRIGENDUM
165
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