European Respiratory Journal

The ERJ publishes clinical and experimental work relating to all aspects of adult and paediatric respiratory medicine, including cell biology, epidemiology, immunology, oncology, pathophysiology, imaging, occupational medicine, intensive care, sleep medicine and thoracic surgery. In addition to original research material, the ERJ also publishes editorial commentaries, reviews, short research letters and correspondence to the editor. Articles are published continuously and collected into 12 monthly issues in two volumes per year.

November

A conundrum of modern times that's still unresolved
von Mutius E.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 719-720
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Lung transplantation: beyond palliation
Levy R.D., Estenne M., Weder W., Cosio M.G.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 721-722
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Formoterol as relief medication in asthma: the jury is still out
Jenkins C.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 723-724
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Spirometry in primary care: is it good enough to face demands like World COPD Day?
Schermer T., Eaton T., Pauwels R., van Weel C.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 725-727
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Collagen phagocytosis by lung alveolar macrophages in animal models of emphysema
Lucattelli M., Cavarra E., M. de Santi M., Tetley T.D., Martorana P.A., Lungarella G.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 728-734
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Cost analysis of video-assisted thoracic surgery versus thoracotomy: critical review
Van Schil P.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 735-738
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Increased serum concentration of urinary trypsin inhibitor with asthma exacerbation
Yasui K., Kanda H., Iwanami T., Komiyama A.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 739-742
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Prostaglandin E2 in the expired breath condensate of patients with asthma
Kostikas K., Papatheodorou G., Psathakis K., Panagou P., Loukides S.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 743-747
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CARD15 gene mutations in sarcoidosis
Schurmann M., Valentonyte R., Hampe J., Muller-Quernheim J., Schwinger E., Schreiber S.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 748-754
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Angiotensin-converting enzyme genotype and the ventilatory responseto exertional hypoxia
Patel S., Woods D.R., Macleod N.J., Brown A., Patel K.R., Montgomery H.E., Peacock A.J.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 755-760
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Assessment of tidal breathing parameters in infants with cystic fibrosis
Ranganathan S.C., Goetz I., Hoo A-F., Lum S., Castle R., Stocks J., and the London Co...
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 761-766
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Predicting persistent disease among children who wheeze during early life
Kurukulaaratchy R.J., Matthews S., Holgate S.T., Arshad S.H.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 767-771
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Dietary factors associated with wheezing and allergic rhinitis in children
Farchi S., Forastiere F., Agabiti N., Corbo G., Pistelli R., Fortes C., Dell'Orco V., Perucci C.A.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 772-780
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Health consequences associated with frequent wheezing in adolescents without asthma diagnosis
Yeatts K., Johnston Davis K., Peden D., Shy C.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 781-786
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Formoterol as relief medication in asthma: a worldwide safety and effectiveness trial
Pauwels R.A., Sears M.R., Campbell M., Villasante C., Huang S., Lindh A., Petermann W., Aubier M., Schwabe G., Bengtsson T.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 787-794
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Effect of age and asthma duration upon elastase and α1-antitrypsin levels in adult asthmatics
Vignola A.M., Bonanno A., Profita M., Riccobono L., Scichilone N., Spatafora M., Bousquet J., Bonsignore G., Bellia V.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 795-801
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Short-term effects of air pollution on daily asthma emergency room admissions
Galan I., Tobias A., Banegas J.R., Aranguez E.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 802-808
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What do chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients die from? Amultiple cause coding analysis
Hansell A.L., Walk J.A., Soriano J.B.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 809-814
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Effects of a comprehensive self-management programme in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Monninkhof E., van der Valk P., van der Palen J., van Herwaarden C., Zielhuis G.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 815-820
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Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: report of a series
Ambrosini V., Cancellieri A., Chilosi M., Zompatori M., Trisolini R., Saragoni L., Poletti V.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 821-826
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Effect of nasal or oral breathing route on upper airway resistance during sleep
Fitzpatrick M.F., McLean H., Urton A.M., Tan A., O'Donnell D., Driver H.S.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 827-832
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Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: eight years of surveillance in France
Robert J., Trystram D., Truffot-Pernot C., Jarlier V.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 833-837
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The approach to the surgical management of cancer in four European countries
Connolly C.K., Van Schil P.E.Y., Milroy R., Braendli O., Prescott R.J.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 838-844
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Indications, patient selection and timing of referral for lung transplantation
Glanville A.R., Estenne M.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 845-852
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The prevention of occupational asthma
Cullinan P., Tarlo S., Nemery B.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 853-860
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A 4-yr-old presenting with chronic cough and asymmetrical chest
Sridhar A.V., Tofeig M.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 861-864
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N-acetylcysteine is unlikely to reduce hospitalisation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Ernst P., Suissa S.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 865
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From the Authors
Gerrits C.M.J.M., Herings R.M.C., Leufkens H.G.M., Lammers J.W.J.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 865
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Major conceptual change required to improve lung cancer: see a respiratory physician
Vourlekis J.S., Szabo E.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 866
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Incidence of probable occupational asthma and changes inairway calibre and responsiveness in apprentice welders.
M. El-Zein, J-L. Malo, C. Infante-Rivard, D. Gautrin.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 867
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