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September / Volume 57 / Number 9

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Original Research

Randomized Controlled Trial of a Breath-Activated Nebulizer in Patients with Exacerbation of COPD
by Jeffrey M Haynes—Nashua, New Hampshire
Risk Factors for Pediatric Intensive Care Admission in Children With Acute Asthma
by Gerbrich E van den Bosch—Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Peter JFM Merkus—Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Corinne MP Buysse, Annemie LM Boehmer—Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Anja APH Vaessen-Verberne—Breda, The Netherlands
Leonieke N van Veen—Delft, The Netherlands
Wim CJ Hop and Matthijs de Hoog—Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The Associations of Asthma Symptoms With Active and Passive Smoking in Hong Kong Adolescents
by Kwok-Kei Mak—Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Roger Chun-Man Ho—Republic of Singapore
and Jeffrey R Day—Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Effects of Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure on Dynamic Hyperinflation During Exercise in Patients With COPDe
by Mariane Borba Monteiro, Danilo Cortozi Berton, Maria Ângela Fontoura Moreira, Sérgio Saldanha Menna-Barreto—Porto Alegre, Brazil
and Paulo José Zimermann Teixeira—Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
Nasal Versus Oronasal Mask in Home Mechanical Ventilation: The Preference of Patients as a Strategy for Choosing the Interface
by Ramón Fernandez—Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Cristina Cabrera—Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Gemma Rubinos, Ana Pando—Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Rosa Galindo—Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Francisco Rodríguez, Francisco Lopez—Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Isidro Gonzalez—Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
and Pere Casan—Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Prophylactic Use of Helmet CPAP After Pulmonary Lobectomy: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study
by Maria Barbagallo, Andrea Ortu, Elisabetta Spadini, Alessandra Salvadori, Luca Ampollini, Eveline Internullo, Stefanie Ziegler, and Guido Fanelli—Parma, Italy
Nocturnal Oximetry and Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide in Home-Ventilated Neuromuscular Patients
by Julie Nardi, Hélène Prigent, Annie Adala, Mikaëlle Bohic, François Lebargy, Maria-Antonia Quera-Salva, David Orlikowski, and Frédéric Lofaso—Garches, France
A Reduction in the Use of Volunteered Descriptors of Air Hunger Is Associated With Increased Walking Distance in People With COPD
by Marie T Williams, John Petkov, Timothy S Olds, Paul Cafarella, and Peter Frith—Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Breathing Movements of the Chest and Abdominal Wall in Healthy Subjects
by Hideo Kaneko—Fukuoka, Japan
and Jun Horie—Hyogo, Japan
An Integrated Index Combined by Dynamic Hyperinflation and Exercise Capacity in the Prediction of Morbidity and Mortality in COPD
by Eylem Sercan Özgür, Sibel Atıs Naycı, Cengiz Özge, and Bahar Taşdelen—Mersin, Turkey
Upright Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy and Exercise: Effects on Gastroesophageal Reflux in COPD and Bronchiectasis
by Annemarie L Lee, Linda Denehy, John W Wilson, Stuart Roberts, Robert G Stirling, Ralf G Heine, and Brenda M Button—Melbourne, Australia
Are Crackles an Appropriate Outcome Measure for Airway Clearance Therapy?
by Alda Marques—Aveiro, Portugal
Anne Bruton, Anna Barney—Highfield, Southampton, United Kingdom
and Andreia Hall—Aveiro, Portugal
Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients With and Without Cardiovascular-Related Diseases
by Rosalind Simon, Naricha Chirakalwasan, Busarakum Teerapraipruk, Prakobkiat Hirunwiwatkul, Nattapong Jaimchariyatam, Tayard Desudchit, Natamon Charakorn, and Chaisiri Wanlapakorn—Bangkok, Thailand
Electrical Activity of the Diaphragm in a Small Cohort of Term Neonates?
by Howard M Stein, Jacqueline Wilmoth, and Jill Burton—Toledo, Ohio


Eisenmenger Syndrome: Not Always Inoperable
by Jing-Bin Huang, Jian Liang—Nanning, China
and Li-Yan Zhou—Beijing, China
Reflections on Pediatric High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation From a Physiologic Perspective
by Martin CJ Kneyber—Groningen, The Netherlands
Marc van Heerde, and Dick G Markhorst—Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Case Reports

Lung Transplantation for Williams-Campbell Syndrome With a Probable Familial Association
by S Rodrigo Burguete, Stephanie M Levine, Marcos I Restrepo, Luis F Angel, Deborah J Levine, Jacqueline J Coalson, and Jay I Peters—San Antonio, Texas
Pleural Effusion in a Patient With Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
by Karan Madan, Amanjit Bal, and Ritesh Agarwal—Chandigarh, India
Noninvasive Ventilation for Post-Pneumonectomy Severe Hypoxemia
by Charilaos-Panagiotis C Koutsogiannidis, Fotini C Ampatzidou, Olga G Ananiadou, Theodoros E Karaiskos, and George E Drossos—Thessaloniki, Greece

Teaching Cases of the Month

Hydrothorax After Retraction of a Subclavian Central Venous Catheter
by Jan A Graw, Stephan Düsterwald, Christian Pille, Thomas Elgeti, and Martin Schuster—Berlin, Germany
Spontaneous Expectoration of Tumor Tissue in a Patient With Adenocarcinoma of the Lung
by Nobuaki Ochi, Masayuki Yasugi, Hiromichi Yamane, Takayuki Tabayashi, Norikuni Kawanaka, Niro Okimoto, Yasumasa Monobe, and Nagio Takigawa—Okayama, Japan


ICU Follow-up Clinics: A New Frontier in Inter-Professional Collaborative Practice
by Ingrid Egerod—Copenhagen, Denmark author response by Ariel M Modrykamien—Omaha, Nebraska
The Role of Transient Epithelial Ion Transport Reduction in Rapidly Reversible Pulmonary Edema
by Michael Eisenhut—Luton, United Kingdom
author response by Jesús Villar—Madrid, Spain
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