Should we be using statistics to define disease?
COPD and biomarkers: the search goes on
RAGE: a biomarker for acute lung injury
Thorax update: October 2007–September 2008
Thorax reviewers 1 Oct 2007 to 30 Sept 2008
Underestimation of airflow obstruction among young adults using FEV1/FVC <70% as a fixed cut-off: a longitudinal evaluation of clinical and functional outcomes
Revival of carbocisteine for prevention of COPD exacerbations
Using the lower limit of normal for the FEV1/FVC ratio reduces the misclassification of airway obstruction
Nocturnal non-invasive ventilation in addition to rehabilitation in hypercapnic patients with COPD
Evaluation of serum CC-16 as a biomarker for COPD in the ECLIPSE cohort
Association analysis identifies TLR7 and TLR8 as novel risk genes in asthma and related disorders
Effects of atorvastatin added to inhaled corticosteroids on lung function and sputum cell counts in atopic asthma
Increased levels of cysteinyl-leukotrienes in saliva, induced sputum, urine and blood from patients with aspirin-intolerant asthma
Twins with severe recurrent chest infections
Plasma receptor for advanced glycation end products and clinical outcomes in acute lung injury
Six minute walk distance is a useful predictor of survival in lung transplant recipients
Clinical course and prognosis of never-smokers with severe alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (PiZZ)
A new theory for the pathogenesis of chronic lung disease?
Pulmonary tumours in the Netherlands: focus on temporal trends in histology and stage and on rare tumours
Increasing incidence of pulmonary embolism
Management of acute bronchiolitis: can evidence based guidelines alter clinical practice?
Obesity and the lung: 5 · Obesity and COPD
Paraneoplastic neurological syndrome and polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type 2 in a case of small cell lung cancer
Histological appearances of putative montelukast related Churg–Strauss syndrome
Optimal treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
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Intracardiac extension of lung cancer via the pulmonary vein