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Table of Contents for Volume 14 Issue 3
April 2009

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PageSUMMARIES AT A GLANCE
309
FORTHCOMING MEETINGS
310
JOURNAL STATISTICS
311
EDITORIAL
312
GUEST EDITORIAL
313Deconstructing COPD using genomic tools
IA Yang & SMS Francis
INVITED REVIEW: A YEAR-IN-REVIEW
318Respirology year-in-review 2008: Basic science
MRJ Kolb & I Yang
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: INFECTIOUS DISEASES
327Making sense of scoring systems in community acquired pneumonia
MS Niederman
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: AIR POLLUTION AND LUNG HEALTH
336Pulmonary and systemic response to atmospheric pollution
JC Hogg & S van Eeden
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
347TGF-β effects on airway smooth muscle cell proliferation, VEGF release and signal transduction pathways
JH Shin, JW Shim, DS Kim & JY Shim
354Oral N-acetylcysteine attenuates pulmonary emphysema and alveolar septal cell apoptosis in smoking-induced COPD in rats
S Cai, P Chen, C Zhang, J-B Chen & J Wu
360Chronic intranasal administration of Aspergillus fumigatus spores leads to aggravation of airway inflammation and remodelling in asthmatic rats
F-S Gao, J-O Qiao, Y Zhang & X-Q Jin
371Clinicopathological features and epidermal growth factor receptor mutations associated with epithelial-mesenchymal transition in non-small cell lung cancer
Q-F Deng, C-C Zhou & C-X Su
377Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and interstitial lung disease in patients with lung cancer
S Mizuno, Y Takiguchi, A Fujikawa, K Motoori, Y Tada, K Kurosu, Y Sekine, N Yanagawa, K Hiroshima, K Muraoka, T Mitsushima, N Niki, N Tanabe, K Tatsumi & T Kuriyama
384Varenicline for smoking cessation: A placebo-controlled, randomized study
C Wang, D Xiao, KPW Chan, C Pothirat, D Garza & S Davies
393Small airways obstruction syndrome in clinical practice
C-Z Chen, C-C Lin, C-H Lee, H-Y Chang & T-R Hsiue
399High-pitched breath sounds indicate airfl ow limitation in asymptomatic asthmatic children
C Habukawa, Y Nagasaka, K Murakami & T Takemura
404Treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea in Samoa progressively reduces daytime blood pressure over 6 months
S Middleton, W Vermeulen, K Byth, CE Sullivan & PG Middleton
411Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry is the method of choice to assess body composition in COPD
A Miller, BJ Strauss, S Mol, A Kyoong, PH Holmes, P Finlay, PG Bardin & P Guy
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
419Reduced exhaled breath condensate pH in asthmatic smokers using inhaled corticosteroids
B Kane, Z Borrill, T Southworth, A Woodcock & D Singh
424The effectiveness of a bronchial drainage technique (ELTGOL) in COPD exacerbations
M Kodric, G Garuti, M Colomban, B Russi, RD Porta, M Lusuardi & M Confalonieri
TECHNICAL REPORTS
429Development of an activity of daily living scale for patients with COPD: The Activity of Daily Living Dyspnoea scale
Y Yoza, K Ariyoshi, S Honda, H Taniguchi & H Senjyu
436Evaluation of transcutaneous CO2 responses following acute changes in PaCO2 in healthy subjects
S Fuke, K Miyamoto, H Ohira, M Ohira, N Odajima & M Nishimura
CASE REVIEW
443Obstructive bronchiolar disease identified by CT in the non-transplant population: Analysis of 29 consecutive cases
JG Parambil, ES Yi & JH Ryu
CASE REPORTS
449Inflammatory pseudotumour affecting the lung and orbit
K Kishi, T Fujii, T Kohno & K Yoshimura
452Pulmonary epithelioid haemangioendothelioma mimicking central lung cancer
AD Shang & XF Wang
456Langerhans' cell histiocytosis mimicking metastatic carcinoma of the lung
YO Niksarlioglu, B Gurel, GG Tezel, P Firat, R Dogan, A Kars & L Coplu
459Posterior mediastinal paragangliomas: A report of three patients with peculiar tumours
A Ayadi-Kaddour, E Braham, O Ismail, B Smati, H Djilani & F El Mezni
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
462Lung transplantation from a deceased donor into an Asian cystic fibrosis patient
H-H Hsu, J-S Chen, S-C Huang, W-J Ko, S-W Kuo & Y-C Lee
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