Highlights from this issue
CT in COPD
Every breath you take
Asthma protection with bacteria - science or fiction?
Cardiovascular mechanisms of death in severe COPD exacerbation
The impact of traffic air pollution on bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and mortality after lung transplantation
Bacterial-induced protection against allergic inflammation through a multicomponent immunoregulatory mechanism
Biochemical markers of cardiac dysfunction predict mortality in acute exacerbations of COPD
Increased platelet activation in patients with stable and acute exacerbation of COPD
SOX9 upregulation in lung adenocarcinoma
Elevated high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T is associated with increased mortality after acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Targeted oxygen therapy in the prehospital management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CT-quantified emphysema in male heavy smokers
PAI-1 is an essential component of the pulmonary host response during Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia in mice
Combined use of transoesophageal and transbronchial ultrasonography may lead to fewer unnecessary thoracotomies while staging NSCLC
Effect of weight loss on upper airway size and facial fat in men with obstructive sleep apnoea
Non-invasive phenotyping using exhaled volatile organic compounds in asthma
Use of non-invasive haemodynamic measurements to detect treatment response in precapillary pulmonary hypertension
Management of severe community-acquired pneumonia of children in developing and developed countries
British Thoracic Society survey of knowledge of healthcare professionals managing patients with acute hypercapnic exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease requiring non-invasive ventilation
Bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage
Efficacy of omalizumab in the treatment of nasal polyps
Outcomes following non-invasive ventilation for hypercapnic exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Comment on
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Validity of using Hospital Episode Statistics data on monitoring disease trends
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Ultrasound performs better than radiographs
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Pulmonary cystic lesion in a trauma patient
Managing passengers with stable respiratory disease planning air travel
Innate helper cells
A[H1N1] flu and refractory hypoxaemia
Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis