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Archive: Volume 2, 2007


Stress distribution in a three dimensional, geometric alveolar sac under normal and emphysematous conditions

Jessica de Ryk, Jacqueline Thiesse, Eman Namati, Geoffrey McLennan

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:81-91

Published Date: 17 May 2007

Effects of acute hypoxia on left and right ventricular contractility in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ferit Akgül, Talantbek Batyraliev, Zarema Karben, Igor Pershukov

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:77-80

Published Date: 17 May 2007

Effects of active tobacco smoking on the prevalence of asthma-like symptoms in adolescents

Javier Mallol, José A Castro-Rodriguez, Eliana Cortez

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:65-69

Published Date: 17 May 2007

Influenza infection and COPD

Patrick Mallia, Sebastian L Johnston

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:55-64

Published Date: 17 May 2007

Prulifloxacin: a brief review of its potential in the treatment of acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis

Francesco Blasi, Stefano Aliberti, Paolo Tarsia, PierAchille Santus, Stefano Centanni, Luigi Allegra

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:27-31

Published Date: 17 May 2007

Respiratory muscles training in COPD patients

Ernesto Crisafulli, Stefania Costi, Leonardo M Fabbri, Enrico M Clini

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:19-25

Published Date: 17 May 2007

Editorial: Influenza infection in COPD || FREE PAPER ||

Dave Singh, Richard Russell

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:1-1

Published Date: 17 May 2007

Tobacco consumption in relation to causes of death in an urban population of north India

Ram B Singh, Surendra Singh, Pronobesh Chattopadhya, Kalpana Singh, Vijender Singh, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:177-185

Published Date: 14 August 2007

Outcomes in COPD patients receiving tiotropium or salmeterol plus treatment with inhaled corticosteroids

Richard Hodder, Steven Kesten, Shailendra Menjoge, Klaus Viel

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:157-167

Published Date: 14 August 2007

COPD heterogeneity: Gender differences in the multidimensional BODE index

Juan P de Torres, Ciro Casanova, Angela Montejo de Garcini, Armando Aguirre Jaime, Bartolomé R Celli

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:151-155

Published Date: 14 August 2007

Chronic airflow limitation in developing countries: burden and priorities

Nadia Aït-Khaled, Donald A Enarson, Salah Ottmani, Asma El Sony, Mai Eltigani, Ricardo Sepulveda

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:141-150

Published Date: 14 August 2007

Role of tiotropium in the treatment of COPD

Kathryn L Rice, Ken M Kunisaki, Dennis E Niewoehner

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:95-105

Published Date: 14 August 2007

Editorial: Which bronchodilator in COPD? || FREE PAPER ||

Richard Russell, Dave Singh

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:93-94

Published Date: 14 August 2007

Development and results of the Spanish registry of patients with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency

Beatriz Lara, Cristian de la Roza, Sara Vilà, Rafael Vidal, Marc Miravitlles

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:393-398

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Volumetric capnography and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease staging

Pablo V Romero, Benigno Rodriguez, Daniela de Oliveira, L Blanch, Federico Manresa

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:381-391

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Matrix metalloproteinases -8, -9 and -12 in smokers and patients with Stage 0 COPD

Helen Ilumets, Paula Rytilä, Ingel Demedts, Guy G Brusselle, Anssi Sovijärvi, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:369-379

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Effect of change of reference standard to NHANES III on interpretation of spirometric ‘abnormality’

Akshay Sood, Beth K Dawson, Joseph Q Henkle, Patricia Hopkins-Price, Clifford Qualls

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:361-367

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Measurement of the acute inflammatory response to walking exercise in COPD: effects of pulmonary rehabilitation

Jane Canavan, Rachel Garrod, Johanna Marshall, David Jackson, Paula Ansley, Andy Jewell

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:347-353

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Bacterial lysate in the prevention of acute exacerbation of COPD and in respiratory recurrent infections

F Braido, F Tarantini, V Ghiglione, G Melioli, G W Canonica

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:335-345

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Angiotensin-converting-enzyme gene polymorphisms, smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Xavier Busquets, Niall G MacFarlane, Damià Heine-Suñer, Montse Morlá, Laura Torres-Juan, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:329-334

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Factors affecting health status in COPD patients with co-morbid anxiety or depression

Minna J Hynninen, Ståle Pallesen, Inger Hilde Nordhus

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:323-328

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Plasma homocysteine is elevated in COPD patients and is related to COPD severity

Terence AR Seemungal, Johanna Cho Fook Lun, Gershwin Davis, Carlos Neblett, Nkhabe Chinyepi, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:313-321

Published Date: 9 October 2007

New insights on COPD imaging via CT and MRI

N Sverzellati, F Molinari, T Pirronti, L Bonomo, P Spagnolo, M Zompatori

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:301-312

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Pulmonary hypertension and chronic cor pulmonale in COPD

Adil Shujaat, Ruth Minkin, Edward Eden

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:273-282

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Tuberculosis and its incidence, special nature, and relationship with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Biswajit Chakrabarti, Peter MA Calverley, Peter DO Davies

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:263-272

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Adherence to disease management programs in patients with COPD

Johnson George, David CM Kong, Kay Stewart

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:253-262

Published Date: 9 October 2007

Future therapeutic treatment of COPD: Struggle between oxidants and cytokines

Willem I de Boer, Hongwei Yao, Irfan Rahman

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:205-228

Published Date: 9 October 2007

A new staging strategy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Martin R Miller, Ole F Pedersen, Asger Dirksen

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:657-663

Published Date: 17 January 2007

A pilot study of inspiratory capacity and resting dyspnea correlations in exacerbations of COPD and asthma

Jeffrey J Pretto, Marcus A McMahon, Peter D Rochford, David J Berlowitz, Susan M Jones, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:651-656

Published Date: 17 January 2007

Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae on cytospin preparations from bronchoalveolar lavage in COPD patients and in lung tissue from advanced emphysema

Eva Brandén, Judy Gnarpe, Gunnar Hillerdal, Lotta Orre, C Magnus Sköld, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:643-650

Published Date: 17 January 2007

Gender differences in the association between C-reactive protein, lung function impairment, and COPD

Inga Sif Ólafsdóttir, Thórarinn Gíslason, Bjarni Thjóðleifsson, Ísleifur Ólafsson, Davíd Gíslason, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:635-642

Published Date: 5 May 2007

Respiratory disturbance during sleep in COPD patients without daytime hypoxemia

Ana C Krieger, Nilam Patel, Daniel Green, Frank Modersitzki MPH, Ilana Belitskaya-Levy, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:609-615

Published Date: 17 January 2007

Upregulation of elastin expression in constrictive bronchiolitis obliterans

Adrian Shifren, Jason C Woods, Daniel B Rosenbluth, Susan Officer, Joel D Cooper, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:593-598

Published Date: 17 January 2007

Effect of a noninvasive ventilatory support during exercise of a program in pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD

Shahin Barakat, Germain Michele, Pascale Nesme, Viallet Nicole, Annat Guy

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:585-591

Published Date: 17 January 2007

Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pattern of comorbidities in a general population

Caterina Anecchino, Elisa Rossi, Caterina Fanizza, Marisa De Rosa, Gianni Tognoni, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:567-574

Published Date: 17 January 2007

A dose-ranging study of tiotropium delivered via Respimat® Soft Mist™ Inhaler or HandiHaler® in COPD patients

Denis Caillaud, Charles Le Merre, Yan Martinat, Bernard Aguilaniu, Demetri Pavia

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:559-565

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Fixed combination therapies in COPD – effect on quality of life

Beatrix Groneberg-Kloft, Axel Fischer, Tobias Welte

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:551-557

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Genetics of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Carola Seifart, Alexandra Plagens

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:541-550

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Beta-blockers use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and concomitant cardiovascular conditions

Khaled Albouaini, Mohammed Andron, Albert Alahmar, Mohaned Egred

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:535-540

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Treating COPD with PDE 4 inhibitors

William M Brown

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:517-533

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Perioperative medical management of patients with COPD

Marc Licker, Alexandre Schweizer, Christoph Ellenberger, Jean-Marie Tschopp, John Diaper, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:493-515

Published Date: 16 January 2007

A review of etiologies of depression in COPD

Rachel J Norwood

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:485-491

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Pathophysiology of viral-induced exacerbations of COPD

Potena Alfredo, Caramori Gaetano, Casolari Paolo, Contoli Marco, Sebastian L Johnston, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:477-483

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Non-invasive ventilation in exacerbations of COPD

Nicolino Ambrosino, Guido Vagheggini

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:471-476

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Defect of alveolar regeneration in pulmonary emphysema: Role of lung fibroblasts

Laurent Plantier, Jorge Boczkowski, Bruno Crestani

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:463-469

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Role of angiogenesis and vascular remodeling in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Nikolaos M Siafakas, Katerina M Antoniou, Eleni G Tzortzaki

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:453-462

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Exercise dyspnea in patients with COPD

Loredana Stendardi, Barbara Binazzi, Giorgio Scano

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:429-439

Published Date: 16 January 2007

Clinical use of exhaled biomarkers in COPD

Philip O’Reilly, William Bailey

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2007, 2:403-408

Published Date: 16 January 2007