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Table of Contents for Volume 13 Issue 6
September 2008

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PageFORTHCOMING MEETINGS
757
JOURNAL STATISTICS
758
EDITORIAL
759
INVITED EDITORIAL
761Regulation of consumer products: The bizarre case of strawberry jam and cigarettes
Nigel Gray
MEDICAL HYPOTHESIS
764Phosphoinositide 3-kinase inhibitor as a novel therapeutic agent in asthma
Seoung J PARK, Kyung H MIN, Yong C LEE
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
772Low-dose dexamethasone alleviates lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury in rats and upregulates pulmonary glucocorticoid receptors
Xiao-Qiu WANG, Xin ZHOU, Yan ZHOU, Ling RONG, Lei GAO, Wei XU
781Low-level mechanical strain induces extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 activation in alveolar epithelial cells
Xiaobo HU, Deyun CHENG, Youyi ZHANG, Fei JIANG, Dongmei YANG, Yu DING
788Effects of Th2 pulmonary inflammation in mice with bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis
Hirokuni HIRATA, Masafumi ARIMA, Yasutsugu FUKUSHIMA, Yoshiki ISHII, Takeshi TOKUHISA, Takeshi FUKUDA
799Bronchodilator reversibility, airway eosinophilia and anti-inflammatory effects of inhaled fluticasone in COPD are not related
David W REID, Yudong WEN, David P JOHNS, Trevor J WILLIAMS, Chris WARD, E Haydn WALTERS
810Acylated ghrelin level in patients with OSA before and after nasal CPAP treatment
Ken-ichi TAKAHASHI, Kazuo CHIN, Takashi AKAMIZU, Satoshi MORITA, Kensuke SUMI, Toru OGA, Hisako MATSUMOTO, Akio NIIMI, Tomomasa TSUBOI, Shunichi FUKUHARA, Kenji KANGAWA, Michiaki MISHIMA
817Radiological diagnosis of small pulmonary nodules detected on low-dose screening computed tomography
Kenji TSUSHIMA, Shusuke SONE, Takaomi HANAOKA, Keishi KUBO
825Underlying aetiology of pulmonary hypertension in 191 patients: A single centre experience
Oren FRUCHTER, Mordechai YIGLA
832Pleural effusion in patients with pulmonary embolism
Elaine YAP, Graeme ANDERSON, Jennifer DONALD, Conroy A WONG, YC Gary LEE, Pathmanathan SIVAKUMARAN
837Association between polymorphisms of microsomal epoxide hydrolase and COPD: Results from meta-analyses
Guoping HU, Zhe SHI, Jinxing HU, Guoming ZOU, Gongyong PENG, Pixin RAN
851Predictors of long-term survival in elderly patients hospitalized for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Oren FRUCHTER, Mordechai YIGLA
856Relationship between field walking tests and incremental cycle ergometry in COPD
Nia LUXTON, Jennifer A ALISON, Judy WU, Martin G MACKEY
863Transbronchial biopsy is clinically useful in classifying patients with interstitial pneumonia associated with polymyositis and dermatomyositis
Hiroshi MOCHIMARU, Masashi KAWAMOTO, Tatsuji ENOMOTO, Yoshinobu SAITOH, Shinji ABE, Takahito NEI, Yuh FUKUDA, Shoji KUDOH
871Cross-sectional and longitudinal construct validity of the Saint George's Respiratory Questionnaire in patients with IPF
Shouchun PENG, Zhenhua LI, Jian KANG, Xianming HOU
880Revision of the severity rating and classification of hospital-acquired pneumonia in the Japanese Respiratory Society guidelines
Masafumi SEKI, Akira WATANABE, Keiichi MIKASA, Junichi KADOTA, Shigeru KOHNO
886Poor clinical outcomes associated with a multi-drug resistant clonal strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the Tasmanian cystic fibrosis population
Richard BRADBURY, Alan CHAMPION, David W REID
SHORT COMMUNICATION
893Limited role for outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy for community-acquired pneumonia
Paul R INGRAM, Lana CERBE, Marilyn HASSELL, Moira WILSON, John R DYER
TECHNICAL REPORT
897Reduced lung uptake of Iodine-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine in high-altitude pulmonary oedema
Kazuhisa URUSHIHATA, Tomonobu KOIZUMI, Masayuki HANAOKA, Keisaku FUJIMOTO, Keishi KUBO, Toshio KOBAYASHI, Tadashige FUJII
AUDIT AND CASE REVIEW
903Lung transplantation in Hong Kong: 12 years of experience
Chi Fong WONG, Siu Leung FUNG, See Wan YAN, Joseph LEE, Lik Cheung CHENG, Clement SW CHIU
908Clinical characteristics and efficacy of bronchoscopic intervention for tracheobronchial leiomyoma
Yong Soo KWON, Hojoong KIM, Won-Jung KOH, Gee Young SUH, Man Pyo CHUNG, O Jung KWON, Joungho HAN
CASE REPORTS
913Isolated congenital spleen agenesis: A rare cause of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in an adult
Fumiyuki TAKAHASHI, Koji UCHIDA, Tetsutaro NAGAOKA, Noriyuki HONMA, Ri CUI, Masakata YOSHIOKA, Yoshiteru MORIO, Tsutomu SUZUKI, Shigeru TOMINAGA, Kazuhisa TAKAHASHI, Yoshinosuke FUKUCHI
916Combination therapy with prostacyclin and tadalafil for severe pulmonary arterial hypertension: A pilot study
Daniele BENDAYAN, David SHITRIT, Mordechai R KRAMER
919Pulmonary haemodynamic changes in patients with severe COPD
Masayuki HANAOKA, Gen IDEURA, Michiko ITO, Kazuhisa URUSHIHATA, Tomonobu KOIZUMI, Keisaku FUJIMOTO, Keishi KUBO
923Pulmonary hypertension responding to hyperthyroidism treatment
Mohamed Osama HEGAZI, Amin EL SAYED, Hussam EL GHOUSSEIN
SCIENTIFIC LETTER
926Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis - results from a Japanese nationwide epidemiological survey using individual clinical records
Shoji OHNO, Takakiyo NAKAYA, Masashi BANDO, Yukihiko SUGIYAMA
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
929Predicting impairment of diffusing capacity for Chinese patients with lung fibrosis
Simon Kwok Fai LEUNG, Fai Man LAM, Wing Wai YEW, Poon Chuen WONG
931Environmental asbestos exposure alters the male : female ratio in patients with pleural mesothelioma
Evdoxia GOGOU, Theodora KERENIDI, Vasilios CHAMOS, Chrissi HATZOGLOU, Konstantinos I GOURGOULIANIS
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