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Table of Contents for Volume 18 Issue 8
November 2013

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1161Perspectives on the reduction in cardiovascular mortality with oral appliance therapy for patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea intolerant to continuous positive airway pressure (Abstract)
Olivier M Vanderveken
1163Emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis: Coincidence or conspiracy? (Abstract)
Tristan J Huie & Joshua J Solomon
1165Are salmeterol's beneficial effects on corticosteroid action in the airways executed at the epithelial barrier? (Abstract)
Irene H Heijink & Maarten van den Berge
1167Stem cells: A recapitulation of development (Abstract)
Yuben Moodley, Philip Thompson & David Warburton
1177Sensitivity and specificity of the Streptococcus pneumoniae urinary antigen test for unconcentrated urine from adult patients with pneumonia: A meta-analysis (Abstract)
Nobuyuki Horita, Naoki Miyazawa, Ryota Kojima, Naoko Kimura, Miyo Inoue, Yoshiaki Ishigatsubo & Takeshi Kaneko
1184Cardiovascular mortality in obstructive sleep apnoea treated with continuous positive airway pressure or oral appliance: An observational study (Abstract)
Anil Anandam, Monali Patil, Morohunfolu Akinnusi, Philippe Jaoude & Ali A El-Solh
1191Smoking-related emphysema is associated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and rheumatoid lung (Abstract)
Katerina M Antoniou, Simon L Walsh, David M Hansell, Michael R Rubens, Katharina Marten, Rachel Tennant, Trevor Hansel, Sujal R Desai, Nikolaos M Siafakas, Roland M du Bois & Athol U Wells
1197Fluticasone uptake across Calu-3 cells is mediated by salmeterol when deposited as a combination powder inhaler (Abstract)
Mehra Haghi, Daniela Traini, Dirkje S Postma, Mary Bebawy & Paul M Young
1202Genetic variants in HHIP are associated with FEV1 in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Abstract)
Woo Jin Kim, Yeon-Mok Oh, Jin Hwa Lee, Choon-Sik Park, Sung Woo Park, Jong Sook Park & Sang Do Lee
1210Positive blood culture is not associated with increased mortality in patients with sepsis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome (Abstract)
Szu-Chun Yang, Kuang-Ming Liao, Chang-Wen Chen & Wei-Chieh Lin
1217Effect of nutritional status in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation (Abstract)
Ersin Günay, Dicle Kaymaz, Nursel Türkoglu Selçuk, Pinar Ergün, Fatma Sengül & Nese Demir
1223Effect of salbutamol on the measurement of single-breath diffusing capacity (Abstract)
Jun Yang, Josh Stanton, Lexin Wang, Lutz Beckert, Chris Frampton, Debbie Burton & Maureen P Swanney
1230Effect of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor on neutrophil function in idiopathic bronchiectasis (Abstract)
Marie-Hélène Ruchaud-Sparagano, Helen Gertig, Katy L M Hester, James G Macfarlane, Paul A Corris, A John Simpson & Anthony De Soyza
1236Clinical significance of serum hyaluronan in chronic fibrotic interstitial pneumonia (Abstract)
Yayoi Inokoshi, Yoshinori Tanino, Xintao Wang, Suguru Sato, Naoko Fukuhara, Takefumi Nikaido, Atsuro Fukuhara, Junpei Saito, Charles W Frevert & Mitsuru Munakata
1244Mean platelet volume is decreased during an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Abstract)
Rui-tao Wang, Jia-Ying Li, Zhi-gang Cao & Ying Li
1249Inhibition of interleukin-13 gene expression by triptolide in activated T lymphocytes (Abstract)
Shanlin Dai, Kaisheng Yin, Xin Yao & Lin Zhou
1256Risk factors for respiratory symptoms in adults: The Busselton Health Study (Abstract)
Alan L James, Matthew W Knuiman, Mark L Divitini, Jennie Hui, Michael L Hunter, Siobhain A Mulrennan & A W 'Bill' Musk
1261Molecular diagnostic algorithm for epidermal growth factor receptor mutation detection in Asian lung adenocarcinomas: Comprehensive analyses of 445 Taiwanese patients with immunohistochemistry, PCR-direct sequencing and Scorpion/ARMS methods (Abstract)
Hsiang-Ling Ho, Fu-Pang Chang, Hsiu-Hsun Ma, Li-Rung Liao, Yu-Ting Chuang, Yi-Chun Chang-Chien, Kun-Yang Lin and Teh-Ying Chou
1271Professional killer cell deficiencies and decreased survival in pulmonary arterial hypertension (Abstract)
Adrienne L Edwards, Sarah P Gunningham, Geoffrey C Clare, Matthew W Hayman, Mark Smith, Christopher MA Frampton, Bridget A Robinson, Richard W Troughton and Lutz EL Beckert
1278Chronic cough management: dealing with a sensation of irritation in the throat (Abstract)
Haruhiko Ogawa, Masaki Fujimura, Noriyuki Ohkura and Koichi Makimura
1280Exacerbation phenotyping in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Abstract)
Martin MacDonald, Tony Korman, Paul King, Kais Hamza and Philip Bardin
1282Forthcoming Meetings (Abstract)
1282Journal Statistics (Abstract)