Empiric diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Questions of accuracy and equity.
Relationship between procedures and health insurance for critically ill patients with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
Effect of a leukotriene B4 receptor antagonist SC-53228 on ozone-induced airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation in dogs.
Pharmacologic characterization of endothelin receptor responses in the isolated perfused rat lung.
Single, high-dose intramuscular triamcinolone acetonide versus weekly oral methotrexate in life-threatening asthma: a double-blind study.
Fluticasone propionate reduces oral prednisone use while it improves asthma control and quality of life.
Cytokines in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with nocturnal asthma.
Airway obstruction in boilermakers exposed to fuel oil ash. A prospective investigation.
Interaction of inhaled beta 2 agonist and inhaled corticosteroid on airway responsiveness to allergen and methacholine.
Rhinovirus inhalation causes long-lasting excessive airway narrowing in response to methacholine in asthmatic subjects in vivo.
The relationship between parental and children's serum IgE and asthma.
Acute effects of ozone on the pulmonary function of exercising schoolchildren from Mexico City.
Role of airway eosinophils in the development of allergen-induced airway hyperresponsiveness in dogs.
Collagenase increases shortening of human bronchial smooth muscle in vitro.
Prospective validation of an acute respiratory distress syndrome predictive score.
Lymphatic release of cytokines during acute lung injury complicating severe pancreatitis.
Hypocapnia-induced ventilation/perfusion mismatch: a direct CO2 or pH-mediated effect?
ELISA technique for quantification of surfactant protein B (SP-B) in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid.
Effects of enteral and parenteral nutrition on gut mucosal permeability in the critically ill.
GRO alpha and interleukin-8 in Pneumocystis carinii or bacterial pneumonia and adult respiratory distress syndrome.
Clinical isolates of Mycobacterium simiae in San Antonio, Texas. An 11-yr review.
Clinical and chest radiographic features of tuberculosis associated with human immunodeficiency virus in Zimbabwe.
Changing heat and moisture exchangers every 48 hours rather than 24 hours does not affect their efficacy and the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia.
Comparison of sputum induction with fiber-optic bronchoscopy in the diagnosis of tuberculosis.
Does the protective effect of neonatal BCG correlate with vaccine-induced tuberculin reaction?
Priming of alveolar macrophages for interleukin-8 production in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Elevated serum hepatocyte growth factor/scatter factor levels in inflammatory lung disease.
Contribution of secretory leukocyte proteinase inhibitor to the antiprotease defense system of the peripheral lung: effect of ozone-induced acute inflammation.
Aminoguanidine selectively decreases cyclic GMP levels produced by inducible nitric oxide synthase.
The cGMP phosphodiesterase inhibitor zaprinast enhances the effect of nitric oxide.
Cognitive function and assessment of lung function in the elderly.
Exertional oxygen of limited benefit in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and mild hypoxemia.
Influence of sleep on ventilatory and upper airway response to CO2 in normal subjects and patients with COPD.
Ventilatory post-stimulus potentiation in patients with brain damage.
Effect of varying inspired oxygen concentration on diaphragm glutathione metabolism during loaded breathing.
Effect of varying load magnitude on diaphragmatic glutathione metabolism during loaded breathing.
Lactic acidosis and diaphragmatic function in vitro.
Endothelin-1 receptor density, distribution, and function in human isolated asthmatic airways.
Immunohistochemical identification and characterization of smooth muscle-like cells in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Alveolar inflammation and its relation to emphysema in smokers.
Upper airway and soft tissue anatomy in normal subjects and patients with sleep-disordered breathing. Significance of the lateral pharyngeal walls.
TNF-alpha mRNA expression in diaphragm muscle after endotoxin administration.
Effect of bullectomy on diaphragm strength.
Laboratory contamination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cultures.
Aging and hepatotoxicity of isoniazid and rifampin in pulmonary tuberculosis.
Rigid external resistances cause effort dependent maximal expiratory and inspiratory flows.
Future directions for research on diseases of the lung. American Thoracic Society. Medical Section of the American Lung Association. This report was approved by the ATS Board of Directors in November 1994.
Normal sweat chloride values do not exclude the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.
Is allergen immunotherapy effective in asthma? A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.