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Table of Contents for Volume 15 Issue 2
February 2010

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EDITORIAL
191The highs and lows of gas exchange during sleep (Abstract)
Amanda J PIPER
THINK TANK REVIEW
194Asthma: Time to confront some inconvenient truths (Abstract)
Robert J HANCOX, Peter N LE SOUEF, Gary P ANDERSON, Helen K REDDEL, Anne B CHANG, Richard BEASLEY
PRO/CON DEBATE
202Surgery should be the first line of treatment for empyema (Abstract)
Ioannis E PETRAKIS, John E HEFFNER, Jeffrey S KLEIN
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: COMPLICATIONS IN LUNG PROCEDURES
208Emerging technologies for the thorax: Indications, management and complications (Abstract)
Lonny YARMUS, Armin ERNST, David FELLER-KOPMAN
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: TUBERCULOSIS
220Advances in the diagnosis of tuberculosis (Abstract)
Christoph LANGE, Toru MORI
241Genetic susceptibility in tuberculosis (Abstract)
Jae-Joon YIM, Paramasivam SELVARAJ
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
257Prognostic factors in rapidly progressive interstitial pneumonia (Abstract)
Yasuhiro KONDOH, Hiroyuki TANIGUCHI, Kensuke KATAOKA, Keisuke KATO, Ryujiro SUZUKI, Takashi OGURA, Takeshi JOHKOH, Toyoharu YOKOI, Athol U WELLS, Masanori KITAICHI
265Clinical characteristics of combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (Abstract)
Yoshiaki KITAGUCHI, Keisaku FUJIMOTO, Masayuki HANAOKA, Satoshi KAWAKAMI, Takayuki HONDA, Keishi KUBO
272Sleep-disordered breathing in spinal cord-injured patients: A short-term longitudinal study (Abstract)
Khoa TRAN, Craig HUKINS, Timothy GERAGHTY, Brenton ECKERT, Lynne FRASER
277Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation during sleep at 3800 m: Relationship to acute mountain sickness and sleeping oxyhaemoglobin saturation (Abstract)
Pamela L JOHNSON, Daniel A POPA, G Kim PRISK, Natalie EDWARDS, Colin E SULLIVAN
283Sleep hypoventilation due to increased nocturnal oxygen flow in hypercapnic COPD patients (Abstract)
Daniel SAMOLSKI, Julia TARREGA, Antonio ANTON, Mercedes MAYOS, Sergi MARTI, Eva FARRERO, Rosa GUELL
289Comparison of pulmonary diseases in common variable immunodeficiency and X-linked agammaglobulinaemia (Abstract)
Asghar AGHAMOHAMMADI, Abdolreza ALLAHVERDI, Hassan ABOLHASSANI, Kasra MOAZZAMI, Hooman ALIZADEH, Mohammad GHARAGOZLOU, Najmoddin KALANTARI, Vahid SAJEDI, Alireza SHAFIEI, Nima PARVANEH, Masoud MOHAMMADPOUR, Nasser KARIMI, Mohammad Salehi SADAGHIANI, Nima REZAEI
296Seasonal variation in the incidence of spontaneous pneumothorax and its association with climate: A nationwide population-based study (Abstract)
Chao-Hung CHEN, Yu Ru KOU, Chin-Shyan CHEN, Herng-Ching LIN
303Differential expression of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor γ and cyclin D1 does not affect proliferation of asthma- and non-asthma-derived airway smooth muscle cells (Abstract)
Justine Y LAU, Brian G OLIVER, Lyn M MOIR, Judith L BLACK, Janette K BURGESS
313Productive cough is an independent risk factor for the development of COPD in former smokers (Abstract)
Takashi YAMANE, Noboru HATTORI, Yoshihiro KITAHARA, Yoshinori HARUTA, Hideo SASAKI, Akihito YOKOYAMA, Nobuoki KOHNO
319Lower incidence of acute respiratory distress syndrome in community-acquired pneumonia patients aged 85 years or older (Abstract)
Ayumi TOBA, Mariko YAMAZAKI, Hideaki MOCHIZUKI, Toshiyuki NOGUCHI, Yasunari TSUDA, Eriko KAWATE, Yohei SUZUKI, Hideki TAKAHASHI
326New acoustic method for detecting upper airway obstruction in patients with sleep apnoea (Abstract)
Elaine M STOCKX, Peter CAMILLERI, Elizabeth M SKUZA, Thomas CHURCHWARD, Julie M HOWES, Michael HO, Timothy MCDONALD, Nicholas FREEZER, Garun HAMILTON, Malcolm H WILKINSON, Philip J BERGER
336Validation of Embletta portable diagnostic system for identifying patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) (Abstract)
Susanna SS NG, Tat-On CHAN, Kin-Wang TO, Jenny NGAI, Alvin TUNG, Fanny WS KO, David SC HUI
343High concentrations of vascular endothelial growth factor reduce stretch-induced apoptosis of alveolar type II cells (Abstract)
Hartmut KUHN, Saskia KRUGER, Stefan HAMMERSCHMIDT, Hubert WIRTZ
349Oxidative stress in non-small cell lung cancer patients after chemotherapy: Association with treatment response (Abstract)
Abhilasha GUPTA, Shruti SRIVASTAVA, Rajendra PRASAD, Shanker M NATU, Balraj MITTAL, Mahendra PS NEGI, Anand N SRIVASTAVA
SHORT COMMUNICATIONS
357Elevated serum CA-125 levels in patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (Abstract)
Sun Young KIM, Yoonki HONG, Chang-Min CHOI, Yeon-Mok OH, Sang Do LEE, Woo Sung KIM, Dong Soon KIM, Tae Sun SHIM
361A bench test to confirm the core features of volume-assured non-invasive ventilation (Abstract)
Nicholas S OSCROFT, Ian E SMITH
YEAR IN REVIEW
365Year-in-review 2009: Asthma, COPD and airway biology (Abstract)
Helen K REDDEL, John W UPHAM, Sundeep S SALVI, Ian A YANG
CASE REPORTS
377The role of nasal CPAP in obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome due to mandibular hypoplasia (Abstract)
Stanley DW MILLER, Senan F GLYNN, John L KIELY, Walter T McNICHOLAS
379Fire-eater's lung complicated by an infectious abscess requiring surgical treatment (Abstract)
Matevž HARLANDER, Marjeta TERČELJ, Mihael SOK, Tomaž ROTT
 
382FORTHCOMING MEETINGS
382JOURNAL STATISTICS
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