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Table of Contents for Volume 13 Issue 5
July 2008

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
621
JOURNAL STATISTICS
622
EDITORIAL
623
INVITED REVIEW: PRESIDENTS' SERIES
624Mechanisms of airway hyperresponsiveness in asthma
Norbert BEREND, Cheryl M SALOME, Greg G KING
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
632Airway stenting for the treatment of laryngotracheal stenosis secondary to thyroid cancer
Hidemitsu TSUTSUI, Mitsuhiro KUBOTA, Masae YAMADA, Akihiko SUZUKI, Jitsuo USUDA, Hiroshi SHIBUYA, Kuniharu MIYAJIMA, Kiminori SUGINO, Koichi ITO, Kinya FURUKAWA, Harubumi KATO
639Recombinant human erythropoietin reduces epithelial cell apoptosis and attenuates bleomycin-induced pneumonitis in mice
Michihiro YOSHIMI, Takashige MAEYAMA, Mizuho YAMADA, Naoki HAMADA, Jyutaro FUKUMOTO, Tomonobu KAWAGUCHI, Kazuyoshi KUWANO, Yoichi NAKANISHI
646Preventive effects of edaravone, a free radical scavenger, on lipopolysaccharide-induced lung injury in mice
Shunji TAJIMA, Manabu SODA, Masashi BANDO, Munehiro ENOMOTO, Hideaki YAMASAWA, Shoji OHNO, Toshinori TAKADA, Eiichi SUZUKI, Fumitake GEJYO, Yukihiko SUGIYAMA
654Inflammatory markers in exhaled breath condensate from patients with asthma
Tomoe UENO, Mikio KATAOKA, Atsushi HIRANO, Kouji IIO, Yasushi TANIMOTO, Arihiko KANEHIRO, Chiharu OKADA, Ryo SODA, Kiyoshi TAKAHASHI, Mitsune TANIMOTO
664High-sensitivity C-reactive protein: A predicative marker in severe asthma
Fen-Hong QIAN, Qian ZHANG, Lin-Fu ZHOU, Hua LIU, Mao HUANG, Xi-Long ZHANG, Kai-Sheng YIN
670Trends in asthma prevalence and severity in Omani schoolchildren: Comparison between ISAAC phases I and III
Omar A AL-RAWAS, Bazdawi M AL-RIYAMI, Abdullah A AL-MANIRI, Asya A AL-RIYAMI
674Bosentan therapy in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: The relationship between improvements in 6 minute walk distance and quality of life
Geoff STRANGE, Anne M KEOGH, Trevor J WILLIAMS, John WLODARCZYK, Keith D MCNEIL, Eli GABBAY
683Association between angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphisms and exercise performance in patients with COPD
Xiaolei ZHANG, Chen WANG, Huaping DAI, Yingxiang LIN, Jun ZHANG
689Cost analysis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a tertiary care setting in Taiwan
Chi-Huei CHIANG
695The association of comorbid anxiety and depression with asthma-related quality of life and symptom perception in adults
Vandana M DESHMUKH, Brett G TOELLE, Tim USHERWOOD, Brian O'GRADY, Christine R JENKINS
703The efficacy and applicability of a pulmonary rehabilitation programme for patients with COPD in a secondary-care community hospital
Alev ELÇI, Şermin BÖREKÇI, Nimet OVAYOLU, Osman ELBEK
708Efficacy of the 'tennis ball technique' versus nCPAP in the management of position-dependent obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
Margot A SKINNER, Ruth N KINGSHOTT, Sue FILSELL, D Robin TAYLOR
716Environmental dust granulometry and microbial load in the presence of tobacco smoke
Gianni MACRINA, Michele BAROFFIO, Barbara BRUNO, Carla TAZZER, Paolo CRIMI
722Patient satisfaction with sedation for flexible bronchoscopy
Takashi HIROSE, Kentaro OKUDA, Hiroo ISHIDA, Tomohide SUGIYAMA, Sojiro KUSUMOTO, Masanao NAKASHIMA, Toshimitsu YAMAOKA, Mitsuru ADACHI
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
728American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society 2005 standardization of DLCO measurement: Impact on performance
Simon Kwok Fai LEUNG, Wing Wai YEW, Poon Chuen WONG, Yee Kit TSE, Wing Sze LAW, Chi Chiu LEUNG
731Comparison of severity scoring systems A-DROP and CURB-65 for community-acquired pneumonia
Yuichiro SHINDO, Shinji SATO, Eiichi MARUYAMA, Takamasa OHASHI, Masahiro OGAWA, Kazuyoshi IMAIZUMI, Yoshinori HASEGAWA
TECHNICAL REPORT
736A competency-based test of bronchoscopic knowledge using the Essential Bronchoscopist: An initial concept study
Mohsen DAVOUDI, Silvia QUADRELLI, Kathryn OSANN, Henri G COLT
CASE REPORTS
744Spontaneous pneumomediastinum due to gastroesophageal reflux disease in an adolescent boy
Hsuan-Rong HUANG, Kin-Sun WONG, Reyin LIEN, Chih-Yung CHIU
746Metastases in malignant pleural mesothelioma: A new radiological appearance
Mirna FARES, Ossama ABBAS, Ghassan JAMALEDDINE, Pierre BOU-KHALIL
748Primary pulmonary synovial sarcoma, a rare primary lung neoplasm: Two case reports and review of the current literature
Jingjin JIANG, Jianying ZHOU, Wei DING
751Solitary pleural plasmacytomas manifested as a massive pleural effusion without evidence of monoclonal gammopathy
Po Hao FENG, Chung-Chi HUANG, Chih-Wei WANG, Yao-Kuang WU, Ying-Huang TSAI
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
754Delayed radiotherapy-related effusions: Malignant or not malignant, that is the question?
Sanjay H CHOTIRMALL, Teck B LOW, Phillip MURPHY, Shane J O'NEILL
755Reply to the letter: Delayed radiotherapy related effusions: Malignant or not malignant, that is the question?
John E HEFFNER
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