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.

February

Chicken or egg: physical activity in COPD revisited
Polkey M. I., Rabe K. F.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 227-229
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Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: a tribute to pulmonary endarterectomy
Couturaud F., Frachon I., Leroyer C.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 230-232
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The genetic and cardiovascular aspects of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome
Riha R. L., McNicholas W. T.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 233-236
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Do childhood respiratory infections continue to influence adult respiratory morbidity?
Dharmage S. C., Erbas B., Jarvis D., Wjst M., Raherison C., Norback D., Heinrich J., Sunyer J., Svanes C.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 237-244
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Winter mortality modifies the heat-mortality association the following summer
Rocklov J., Forsberg B., Meister K.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 245-251
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Reciprocal regulation of iNOS and PARP-1 during allergen-induced eosinophilia
Naura A. S., Datta R., Hans C. P., Zerfaoui M., Rezk B. M., Errami Y., Oumouna M., Matrougui K., Boulares A. H.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 252-262
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Physical activity in patients with COPD
Watz H., Waschki B., Meyer T., Magnussen H.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 262-272
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Lipopolysaccharide-binding protein and CD14 are increased in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of smokers
Regueiro V., Campos M. A., Morey P., Sauleda J., Agusti A.G.N., Garmendia J., Bengoechea J. A.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 273-281
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Reduced risk of next exacerbation and mortality associated with antibiotic use in COPD
Roede B. M., Bresser P., Prins J. M., Schellevis F., Verheij T. J. M., Bindels P. J. E.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 282-288
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Neural respiratory drive in healthy subjects and in COPD
Jolley C. J., Luo Y-M., Steier J., Reilly C., Seymour J., Lunt A., Ward K., Rafferty G. F., Polkey M. I., Moxham J.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 289-297
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Occupational exposures and COPD: an ecological analysis of international data
Blanc P. D., Menezes A. M. B., Plana E., Mannino D. M., Hallal P. C., Toren K., Eisner M. D., Zock J-P.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 298-304
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Acquisition and eradication of P. aeruginosa in young children with cystic fibrosis
Douglas T. A., Brennan S., Gard S., Berry L., Gangell C., Stick S. M., Clements B. S., Sly P. D.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 305-311
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Assessing response to treatment of exacerbations of bronchiectasis in adults
Murray M. P., Turnbull K., MacQuarrie S., Hill A. T.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 312-318
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Insulin resistance in pulmonary arterial hypertension
Zamanian R. T., Hansmann G., Snook S., Lilienfeld D., Rappaport K. M., Reaven G. M., Rabinovitch M., Doyle R. L.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 318-324
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Risk factors for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Bonderman D., Wilkens H., Wakounig S., Schafers H-J., Jansa P., Lindner J., Simkova I., Martischnig A. M., Dudczak J., Sadushi R., Skoro-Sajer N., Klepetko W., Lang I. M.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 325-331
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Prognostic and aetiological factors in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Condliffe R., Kiely D. G., Gibbs J. S. R., Corris P. A., Peacock A. J., Jenkins D. P., Goldsmith K., Coghlan J. G., Pepke-Zaba J.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 332-338
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Progression of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea: the role of increasing weight and time
Berger G., Berger R., Oksenberg A.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 338-345
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Serum adipocyte-fatty acid binding protein level is elevated in severe OSA and correlates with insulin resistance
Lam D. C-L., Xu A., Lam K. S-L., Lam B., Lam J. C-M., Lui M. M-S., Ip M. S-M.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 346-351
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Evolution of microRNA expression during human bronchial squamous carcinogenesis
Mascaux C., Laes J. F., Anthoine G., Haller A., Ninane V., Burny A., Sculier J. P.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 352-359
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Occurrence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydia pneumoniae in paediatric respiratory infections
Webley W. C., Tilahun Y., Lay K., Patel K., Stuart E. S., Andrzejewski C., Salva P. S.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 360-367
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Mechanisms of heteroresistance to isoniazid and rifampin of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Hofmann-Thiel S., van Ingen J., Feldmann K., Turaev L., Uzakova G. T., Murmusaeva G., van Soolingen D., Hoffmann H.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 368-374
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Stimulation of acetylcholine receptors impairs host defence during pneumococcal pneumonia
Giebelen I. A. J., Leendertse M., Florquin S., van der Poll T.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 375-381
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High-sensitive C-reactive protein is associated with reduced lung function in young adults
Rasmussen F., Mikkelsen D., Hancox R. J., Lambrechtsen J., Nybo M., Hansen H. S., Siersted H. C.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 382-388
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Reference values for cardiopulmonary exercise testing in healthy volunteers: the SHIP study
Koch B., Schaper C., Ittermann T., Spielhagen T., Dorr M., Volzke H., Opitz C. F., Ewert R., Glaser S.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 389-397
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Effects of curcumin or dexamethasone on lung ischaemia-reperfusion injury in rats
Sun J., Yang D., Li S., Xu Z., Wang X., Bai C.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 398-404
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Regulation of cytokine expression in human plasmacytoid dendritic cells by prostaglandin I2 analogues
Hung C-H., Chu Y-T., Suen J-L., Lee M-S., Chang H-W., Lo Y-C., Jong Y-J.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 405-410
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Tele-assistance in chronic respiratory failure patients: a randomised clinical trial
Vitacca M., Bianchi L., Guerra A., Fracchia C., Spanevello A., Balbi B., Scalvini S.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 411-418
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Some principles and practices of genetic biobanking studies
MacLeod A. K., Liewald D. C. M., McGilchrist M. M., Morris A. D., Kerr S. M., Porteous D. J.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 419-425
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Sublobar resection for lung cancer
Rami-Porta R., Tsuboi M.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 426-435
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EGFR-TKI and lung adenocarcinoma with CNS relapse: interest of molecular follow-up
Ruppert A-M., Beau-Faller M., Neuville A., Guerin E., Voegeli A-C., Mennecier B., Legrain M., Molard A., Jeung M-Y., Gaub M-P., Oudet P., Quoix E.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 436-440
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A green oral appliance
Mermigkis C., Psathakis K., Panagou P.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 441
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VATS or simple talc poudrage under medical thoracoscopy for recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax
Tschopp J-M., Schnyder J-M., Froudarakis M., Astoul P.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 442-443
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Methodological issues in therapeutic trials of COPD
Kardos P.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 443-444
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Inhaled insulin does not trigger lung inflammation and airway remodelling
Papagianni M., Hatziefthimiou A., Chachami G., Gourgoulianis K., Molyvdas P-A., Paraskeva E.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 444-445
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Palliative and end-of-life care for patients with severe COPD
Creagh-Brown B. C., Shee C.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 445-446
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Curtis J. R.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 446
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Pulmonary hypertension therapy and COPD: still many questions to be answered
Jardim C., Souza R.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 449
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To the Editors
Cottin V., Khouatra C., Lazor R., Canu P., Cordier J-F.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 450-452
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Stolz D., Tamm M.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 452-453
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Regional variations in pulmonary endarterectomy rates within the UK
Johnson M. K., Lee W. N., Sproule M. W., Peacock A. J.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 453-454
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Toshner M., Suntharalingam J., Pepke-Zaba J., Jenkins D.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 454-455
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Forgotten Killer
Vestbo J.
Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 456
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