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.

September

A different disease, many diseases or mild asthma gone bad? Challenges of severe asthma
Wenzel S.E.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 397-398
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Photodynamic therapy: where do we go from here?
Moro-Sibilot D., Brambilla C.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 399-400
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The black box of lung redox
Hunt J.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 401-402
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Primary pulmonary hypertension, Castleman's disease and human herpesvirus-8
Bull T.M., Cool C.D., Serls A.E., Rai P.R., Parr J., Neid J.M., Geraci M.W., Campbell T.B., Voelkel N.F., Badesch D.B.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 403-407
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Expression of the serotonin 1b receptor in experimental pulmonary hypertension
Rondelet B., Van Beneden R., Kerbaul F., Motte S., Fesler P., McEntee K., Brimioulle S., Ketelslegers J-M., Naeije R.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 408-412
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Chronic cough and phlegm in young adults
Cerveri I., Accordini S., Corsico A., Zoia M.C., Carrozzi L., Cazzoletti L., Beccaria M., Marinoni A., Viegi G., de Marco R.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 413-417
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Carcinoembryonic antigen mRNA analysis detects micrometastatic cells in blood from lung cancer patients
Castaldo G., Tomaiuolo R., Sanduzzi A., Ponticiello A., Marchetiello I., Salvatore F.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 418-421
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Diagnostic implications of telomerase activity in pleural effusions
Dikmen G., Dikmen E., Kara M., Sahin E., Dogan P., Ozdemir N.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 422-426
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Cathepsins in bleomycin-induced lung injury in rat
Koslowski R., Knoch K., Kuhlisch E., Seidel D., Kasper M.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 427-435
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Bleomycin induces cellular senescence in alveolar epithelial cells
Aoshiba K., Tsuji T., Nagai A.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 436-443
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Do GOLD stages of COPD severity really correspond to differences in health status?
Antonelli-Incalzi R., Imperiale C., Bellia V., Catalano F., Scichilone N., Pistelli R., Rengo F., the SaRA investig...
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 444-449
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Upregulation of MCAM in primary bronchial epithelial cells from patients with COPD
Schulz C., Petrig V., Wolf K., Kratzel K., Kohler M., Becker B., Pfeifer M.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 450-456
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Xanthine oxidase inhibition reduces reactive nitrogen species production in COPD airways
Ichinose M., Sugiura H., Yamagata S., Koarai A., Tomaki M., Ogawa H., Komaki Y., Barnes P.J., Shirato K., Hattori T.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 457-461
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The occupational burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Trupin L., Earnest G., San Pedro M., Balmes J.R., Eisner M.D., Yelin E., Katz P.P., Blanc P.D.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 462-469
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The ENFUMOSA cross-sectional European multicentre study of the clinical phenotype of chronic severe asthma
The ENFUMOSA Study Group
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 470-477
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Systematic assessment of difficult-to-treat asthma
Robinson D.S., Campbell D.A., Durham S.R., Pfeffer J., Barnes P.J., Chung K.F.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 478-483
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Reduced eosinophil apoptosis in induced sputum correlates with asthma severity
Duncan C.J.A., Lawrie A., Blaylock M.G., Douglas J.G., Walsh G.M.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 484-490
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Evidence of mast cell activation and leukotriene release after mannitol inhalation
Brannan J.D., Gulliksson M., Anderson S.D., Chew N., Kumlin M.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 491-496
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Cellular profiles of induced sputum in children with stable cystic fibrosis: comparison with BAL
Reinhardt N., Chen C.I.U., Loppow D., Schink T., Kleinau I., Jorres R.A., Wahn U., Magnussen H., Paul K.P.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 497-502
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Inflammatory markers in cystic fibrosis patients with transmissible Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Jones A.M., Martin L., Bright-Thomas R.J., Dodd M.E., McDowell A, Moffitt K.L., Elborn J.S., Webb A.K.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 503-506
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Respiratory symptoms in children and exposure to pesticides
Salameh P.R., Baldi I., Brochard P., Raherison C., Abi Saleh B., Salamon R.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 507-512
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Incidence of probable occupational asthma and changes in airway calibre and responsiveness in apprentice welders
El-Zein M., Malo J-L., Infante-Rivard C., Gautrin D.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 513-518
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Trends in asbestos body counts in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid over two decades
Dumortier P., Thimpont J., de Maertelaer V., De Vuyst P.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 519-524
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Treatment of chronic respiratory failure in kyphoscoliosis: oxygen or ventilation?
Buyse B., Meersseman W., Demedts M.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 525-528
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Spirometric reference values in a large Middle Eastern population
Golshan M., Nematbakhsh M., Amra B., Crapo R.O.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 529-534
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Is bronchoscopic photodynamic therapy a therapeutic option in lung cancer?
Moghissi K., Dixon K.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 535-541
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Melioidosis: an important cause of pneumonia in residents of and travellers returned from endemic regions
Currie B.J.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 542-550
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Controversies in epidemiology of occupational asthma
Gautrin D., Newman-Taylor A.J., Nordman H., Malo J-L.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 551-559
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Primary pulmonary hypertension after amfepramone (diethylpropion) with BMPR2 mutation
Abramowicz M.J., Van Haecke P., Demedts M., Delcroix M.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 560-562
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A 26-yr-old male with recurrent respiratory infections
Genta P.R., Costa M.V.O., Stelmach R., Cukier A.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 564-567
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Distribution of therapeutic response in asthma control
Braunstein G.L.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 568
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From the Authors
Reiss T.F., Edelman J.M., Heyse J.F.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 568-569
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Carbon monoxide transfer coefficient (transfer factor/alveolar volume) in females versus males.
J.M.B. Hughes, N.B. Pride.
Eur Respir J 2003; 22: 570
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