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Table of Contents for Volume 17 Issue 1
January 2012

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1Respiratory health issues in the Asia-Pacific region: An epilogue (Abstract)
Mary SM Ip, Yoshinosuke Fukuchi & Norbert Berend
3Chest MRI in children: Why bother? (Abstract)
Amir M Owrangi & Grace Parraga
5Using computed tomography to measure the site of airflow obstruction(Abstract)
Harvey O Coxson
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: AIR POLLUTION AND LUNG HEALTH
7Monitoring air pollution: Use of early warning systems for public health (Abstract)
FRANK J KELLY, GARY W FULLER, HEATHER A WALTON & JULIA C FUSSELL
20Biomass fuels and lung cancer (Abstract)
WEI-YEN LIM & ADELINE SEOW
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: OBESITY AND RESPIRATORY DISORDERS
32Obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea: Mechanisms for increased collapsibility of the passive pharyngeal airway (Abstract)
SHIROH ISONO
43Impact of obesity on respiratory function (Abstract)
STEPHEN W LITTLETON
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: TRANSLATING RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE
50Pulmonary adenocarcinoma: A renewed entity in 2011 (Abstract)
HUMAM KADARA, MOHAMED KABBOUT & IGNACIO I WISTUBA
INVITED REVIEW SERIES: RESPIRATORY HEALTH ISSUES IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
66Radiation damage to the lung: Mitigation by angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (Abstract)
MEETHA MEDHORA, FENG GAO, ELIZABETH R JACOBS & JOHN E MOULDER
INVITED REVIEW
72Advance care planning in COPD (Abstract)
KEVIN PATEL, DAISY J A JANSSEN & J RANDALL CURTIS
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
79Airway dimensions and pulmonary function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchial asthma (Abstract)
KAZUYOSHI KURASHIMA, TOSHIKO HOSHI, NOBORU TAKAYANAGI, YOTARO TAKAKU, NAHO KAGIYAMA, CHIE OHTA, MASAKI FUJIMURA & YUTAKA SUGITA
87Magnetic resonance imaging is an accurate and reliable method to evaluate non-cystic fibrosis paediatric lung disease (Abstract)
SILVIA MONTELLA, MARCO MAGLIONE, DARIO BRUZZESE, CARMINE MOLLICA, CLAUDIO PIGNATA, GIUSEPPINA ALOJ, ANGELO MANNA, ANTONIETTA ESPOSITO, VIRGINIA MIRRA & FRANCESCA SANTAMARIA
92When pleural potassium exceeds 5.0 mEq/L, high pleural adenosine deaminase levels do not necessarily indicate tuberculous pleuritis (Abstract)
KOSUKE KASHIWABARA, TOMOHISA OKAMOTO & HIROMI YAMANE
99Phenotypes of patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea as confirmed by cluster analysis (Abstract)
SIMON A JOOSTEN, KAIS HAMZA, SCOTT SANDS, ANTHONY TURTON, PHILIP BERGER & GARUN HAMILTON
108Weakness of expiratory muscles and pulmonary complications in malnourished patients undergoing upper abdominal surgery (Abstract)
ADRIANA C LUNARDI, CAMILA S MIRANDA, KAROLINE M SILVA, IVAN CECCONELLO & CELSO R F CARVALHO
114Pleural fluid nucleic acid testing enhances pneumococcal surveillance in children (Abstract)
ROXANNE E STRACHAN, ANITA CORNELIUS, GWENDOLYN L GILBERT, TANYA GULLIVER, ANDREW MARTIN, TIM MCDONALD, GILLIAN NIXON, ROB ROSEBY, SARATH RANGANATHAN, HIRAN SELVADURAI, GREG SMITH, MANUEL SOTO-MARTINEZ, SADASIVAM SURESH, LAUREL TEOH, KIRAN THAPA, CLAIRE E WAINWRIGHT & ADAM JAFFÉ
120Economic burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Abstract)
W-S KELVIN TEO, WOAN-SHIN TAN, WAI-FUNG CHONG, JOHN ABISHEGANADEN, YII-JEN LEW, TOW-KEANG LIM & BEE-HOON HENG
127Disease-free survival of patients after surgical resection of non-small cell lung carcinoma and correlation with excision repair cross-complementation group 1 expression and genotype (Abstract)
MANALJAV TSEDEN-ISH, YOO-DUK CHOI, HYUN-JU CHO, HEE-JUNG BAN, IN-JAE OH, KYU-SIK KIM, SANG-YUN SONG, KOOK-JOO NA, SUNG-JA AHN, SONG CHOI & YOUNG-CHUL KIM
134Factors associated with long-term survival of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (Abstract)
ETIENNE GIROUX LEPRIEUR, ARMELLE LAVOLE, ANNE-MARIE RUPPERT, VALéRIE GOUNANT, MARIE WISLEZ, JACQUES CADRANEL & BERNARD MILLERON
143Effect of dust storm events on daily emergency admissions for respiratory diseases (Abstract)
WILSON W S TAM, TZE WAI WONG, ANDROMEDA H S WONG & DAVID S C HUI
149Effects of oxygen on exertional dyspnoea and exercise performance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Abstract)
KEISUKE MIKI, RYOJI MAEKURA, TORU HIRAGA, SEIGO KITADA, MARI MIKI, KENJI YOSHIMURA & YOSHITAKA TATEISHI
155Increased natural killer T-like cells are a major source of pro-inflammatory cytokines and granzymes in lung transplant recipients (Abstract)
GREG HODGE, SANDRA HODGE, CHIEN LI-LIEW, PAUL N REYNOLDS & MARK HOLMES
164A NOD2 gene polymorphism is associated with the prevalence and severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a Japanese population (Abstract)
DAISUKE KINOSE, EMIKO OGAWA, TOMOMITSU HIROTA, ISAO ITO, MEGUMI KUDO, AKANE HARUNA, SATOSHI MARUMO, YUMA HOSHINO, SHIGEO MURO, TOYOHIRO HIRAI, HIROAKI SAKAI, HIROSHI DATE, MAYUMI TAMARI & MICHIAKI MISHIMA
172Prescription of antibiotics for adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia in Korea in 2004: A population-based descriptive study (Abstract)
YOUNG KYUNG YOON, EUN JU KIM, BYUNG CHUL CHUN, JOONG SIK EOM, DAE WON PARK, JANG WOOK SOHN & MIN JA KIM
180Pilot study comparing SPECT perfusion scintigraphy with CT pulmonary angiography in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (Abstract)
XAVIER SOLER, KIM M KERR, JAMES J MARSH, JOHN W RENNER, CARL K HOH, VICTOR J TEST & TIMOTHY A MORRIS
185Increased risk of nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in asthmatic patients using long-term inhaled corticosteroid therapy (Abstract)
MASAYUKI HOJO, MOTOYASU IIKURA, SATOSHI HIRANO, HARUHITO SUGIYAMA, NOBUYUKI KOBAYASHI & KOICHIRO KUDO
CORRESPONDENCE
191P2X7 A1513 polymorphisms and tuberculosis susceptibility (Abstract)
Justin T Denholm & Emma S McBryde
191Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and genetic association study (Abstract)
Xiwen Wang, Qingyi Liu & Qing Chen
CORRIGENDUM
192(Abstract)
FORTHCOMING MEETINGS
193(Abstract)
JOURNAL STATISTICS
193(Abstract)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
194(Abstract)
FUKUCHI AWARD
196(Abstract)
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