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Table of Contents for
Volume 20 Issue 4
May 2015

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521ASIA: Asbestos Stop In Asia
Paul Baas & Sjaak Burgers
522Role of imaging in COPD phenotyping
Stephen Milne & Gregory G King
524Seeing what we hear: an eye to help the ear
Manish Joshi & Thaddeus Bartter
Lung Cancer Practice, Implementing Evidence From Around the World
526Lung cancer staging now and in the future
Chong-Kin Liam, Sita Andarini, Pyng Lee, James Chung-Man Ho, Ngo Quy Chau & Jamsak Tscheikuna
Respiratory Disease: Using Lung Function Measurements to Greater Advantage
535Lung function following very preterm birth in the era of 'new' bronchopulmonary dysplasia
Shannon J Simpson, Graham L Hall & Andrew C Wilson
Modern Statistical Methods in Respiratory Medicine
541Statistical models for respiratory disease diagnosis and prognosis
Rory Wolfe & John Carlin
548Asbestos in Asia
Su Lyn Leong, Rizka Zainudin, Laurie Kazan-Allen & Bruce W Robinson
556Epidemiologic link between tuberculosis and cigarette/biomass smoke exposure: Limitations despite the vast literature
Raju Bishwakarma, William H Kinney, Jennifer R Honda, Jenny Mya, Matthew J Strand, Avani Gangavelli, Xiyuan Bai, Diane J Ordway, Michael D Iseman & Edward D Chan
569Early pulmonary inflammation and lung damage in children with cystic fibrosis
André Schultz & Stephen Stick
Critical Care
579T cell subsets in human airways prior to and following endobronchial administration of endotoxin
Andreas Ronit, Ronni R Plovsing, Julie C Gaardbo, Ronan M G Berg, Hans J Hartling, Lars Konge, Martin Iversen, Henrik Ullum, Kirsten Møller & Susanne Dam Nielsen
587Inflammatory markers and mortality among US adults with obstructive lung function
Earl S Ford, Timothy J Cunningham & David M Mannino
Editor's choice
Relative contributions of emphysema and airway remodelling to airflow limitation in COPD: Consistent results from two cohorts
Nguyen Van Tho, Yasushi Ryujin, Emiko Ogawa, Le Thi Huyen Trang, Rie Kanda, Kenichi Goto, Masafumi Yamaguchi, Taishi Nagao, Le Thi Tuyet Lan & Yasutaka Nakano
602The prevalence and patient characteristics of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in non-smokers in Vietnam and Indonesia: An observational survey
Nhung Nguyen Viet, Faisal Yunus, Anh Nguyen Thi Phuong, Van Dao Bich, Triya Damayanti, Wiwien Heru Wiyono, Laurent Billot, Rupert W Jakes & Namhee Kwon
612Irisin, a newly discovered myokine, is a novel biomarker associated with physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Naoki Ijiri, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Kazuhisa Asai, Tetsuya Watanabe & Kazuto Hirata
618Chronic bronchitis leads to accelerated hyperinflation in COPD patients during exercise
Wen Zhang, Haitao Lu, Liyue Peng, Xiaoxia Ren, Yong Lu, Li An, Hong Zhang, Xiaoyue Tan, Xingguo Sun & Kewu Huang
626New scoring system for the differentiation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma
Young Seok Lee, Seunghee Baek, Yousang Ko, Mi-Yeong Kim, Hyun-Kyung Lee, Tae-Bum Kim, You Sook Cho, Hee-Bom Moon, Sang-Do Lee & Yeon-Mok Oh
Interstitial Lung Disease
Editor's choice
Novel algorithm to identify and differentiate specific digital signature of breath sound in patients with diffuse parenchymal lung disease
Parthasarathi Bhattacharyya, Ashok Mondal, Rana Dey, Dipanjan Saha & Goutam Saha
640Physical activity in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Masayuki Nakayama, Masashi Bando, Koji Araki, Toshie Sekine, Fumio Kurosaki, Tetsuro Sawata, Shoko Nakazawa, Naoko Mato, Hideaki Yamasawa & Yukihiko Sugiyama
647Current Australasian practice for diagnosis and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Where are we now?
Lauren K Troy, Sally A Chapman, Fiona Lake, Margaret L Wilsher, Liarna B Honeysett, Sacha Macansh & Tamera J Corte
Pleural Disease
654Clinical features and survival of lung cancer patients with pleural effusions
Jose M Porcel, Ariadna Gasol, Silvia Bielsa, Carme Civit, Richard W Light & Antonieta Salud
Respiratory Infections
660Risk factors and antibiotic therapy in P.aeruginosa community-acquired pneumonia
Oriol Sibila, Elena Laserna, Diego Jose Maselli, Juan Felipe Fernandez, Eric M Mortensen, Antonio Anzueto, Grant Waterer & Marcos I Restrepo
667Relationship between blood and bronchial submucosal eosinophilia and reticular basement membrane thickening in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Osama Eltboli, Vijay Mistry, Bethan Barker & Chris E Brightling
671Heart rate recovery after the 6-min walk test is related to 6-min walk distance and percutaneous oxygen saturation recovery in patients with COPD
Ryota Shiroishi, Chika Kitagawa, Naomi Miyamoto, Nao Kakuno, Harumi Koyanagi, Naoto Rikitomi & Hideaki Senjyu
674Year in review 2014: Lung cancer, pleural diseases, respiratory infections and tuberculosis, bronchoscopic intervention and imaging
Kazuhisa Takahashi, José M Porcel, Pyng Lee & Chi Chiu Leung
684Transbronchial cryobiopsy in the evaluation of interstitial lung diseases: Time for a positioning in the diagnostic work-up approach?
Micaela Romagnoli & Arnaud Bourdin
685Cryobiopsy and multidisciplinary diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Cristiano Carbonelli, Giulio Rossi & Alberto Cavazza
Virginia Pajares, Diego Castillo & Alfons Torrego
687Should safety of non-invasive mechanical ventilation in asthma be considered from the evidence or real practice perspective?
Antonio M Esquinas
Michael Pallin, Mark Hew & Matthew Naughton
689The Editor recommends this issue's articles to the reader
See page 594: Relative contributions of emphysema and airway remodelling to airflow limitation in COPD: Consistent results from two cohorts
NV Tho, Y Ryujin, E Ogawa, LTH Trang, R Kanda, K Goto, M Yamaguchi, T Nagao, LTT Lan & Y Nakano

See page 633: Novel algorithm to identify and differentiate specific digital signature of breath sound in patients with diffuse parenchymal lung disease
P Bhattacharya, A Mondal, R Dey, D Saha & G Saha