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    April 2017
  1. YSERBYT J, Dooms C, Janssens W, Verleden GM, et al
    Endoscopic advanced imaging of the respiratory tract: exploring probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy in emphysema.
    Thorax. 2017 Apr 14. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209746.
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  2. KIVISTO JE, Protudjer JL, Karjalainen J, Bergstrom A, et al
    Trends in paediatric asthma hospitalisations - differences between neighbouring countries.
    Thorax. 2017 Apr 3. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209739.
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    February 2017
  3. SATIA I, Badri H, Woodhead M, O'Byrne PM, et al
    The interaction between bronchoconstriction and cough in asthma.
    Thorax. 2017 Feb 24. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209625.
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    January 2017
  4. MOORE VC, Burge PS, Robertson AS, Walters GI, et al
    What causes occupational asthma in cleaners?
    Thorax. 2017 Jan 16. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209228.
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  5. NG-BLICHFELDT JP, Alcada J, Montero MA, Dean CH, et al
    Deficient retinoid-driven angiogenesis may contribute to failure of adult human lung regeneration in emphysema.
    Thorax. 2017 Jan 13. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208846.
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  6. LOEBINGER M
    Sugar coating bronchiectasis.
    Thorax. 2017 Jan 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209274.
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    December 2016
  7. LI Z, Rava M, Bedard A, Dumas O, et al
    Cured meat intake is associated with worsening asthma symptoms.
    Thorax. 2016 Dec 20. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208375.
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  8. ZOUMOT Z, Davey C, Jordan S, McNulty WH, et al
    Endobronchial valves for patients with heterogeneous emphysema and without interlobar collateral ventilation: open label treatment following the BeLieVeR-HIFi study.
    Thorax. 2016 Dec 20. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208865.
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    November 2016
  9. MORTON RW, Elphick HE, Rigby AS, Daw WJ, et al
    STAAR: a randomised controlled trial of electronic adherence monitoring with reminder alarms and feedback to improve clinical outcomes for children with asthma.
    Thorax. 2016 Nov 4. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208171.
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    September 2016
  10. UMETSU DT
    Mechanisms by which obesity impacts asthma.
    Thorax. 2016 Sep 26. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209130.
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  11. BARRATT B, Quint JK
    Asthma hospitalisations and air pollution.
    Thorax. 2016 Sep 22. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209009.
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  12. BRUSTLE K, Lema S, Komminoth P, Weder W, et al
    Placental transmogrification of the lung presenting as progressive symptomatic bullous emphysema.
    Thorax. 2016 Sep 8. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208914.
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  13. DUIJTS L
    Growing large and fast: is infant growth relevant for the early origins of childhood asthma?
    Thorax. 2016 Sep 6. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209061.
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    August 2016
  14. NAVARATNAM V, Millett ER, Hurst JR, Thomas SL, et al
    Bronchiectasis and the risk of cardiovascular disease: a population-based study.
    Thorax. 2016 Aug 29. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208188.
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  15. SIOW WT, Lee P
    Unusual cause of localised bronchiectasis.
    Thorax. 2016 Aug 11. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208730.
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  16. MCDONNELL MJ, Aliberti S, Goeminne PC, Dimakou K, et al
    Multidimensional severity assessment in bronchiectasis: an analysis of seven European cohorts.
    Thorax. 2016 Aug 11. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208481.
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  17. TAYLOR SL, Woodman RJ, Chen AC, Burr LD, et al
    FUT2 genotype influences lung function, exacerbation frequency and airway microbiota in non-CF bronchiectasis.
    Thorax. 2016 Aug 8. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208775.
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  18. SEGAL LN, Clemente JC, Wu BG, Wikoff WR, et al
    Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with azithromycin selects for anti-inflammatory microbial metabolites in the emphysematous lung.
    Thorax. 2016 Aug 2. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208599.
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    July 2016
  19. KHAULI S, Bolukbas S, Reed RM, Eberlein M, et al
    Interlobar collateral ventilation in severe emphysema.
    Thorax. 2016 Jul 27. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208980.
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  20. KARRASCH S, Linde K, Rucker G, Sommer H, et al
    Accuracy of FENO for diagnosing asthma: a systematic review.
    Thorax. 2016 Jul 7. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208704.
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    June 2016
  21. LAM HC, Li AM, Chan EY, Goggins WB 3rd, et al
    The short-term association between asthma hospitalisations, ambient temperature, other meteorological factors and air pollutants in Hong Kong: a time-series study.
    Thorax. 2016 Jun 24. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208054.
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  22. FAIZ A, Donovan C, Nieuwenhuis MA, van den Berge M, et al
    Latrophilin receptors: novel bronchodilator targets in asthma.
    Thorax. 2016 Jun 20. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207236.
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  23. TAN DJ, Walters EH, Perret JL, Burgess JA, et al
    Clinical and functional differences between early-onset and late-onset adult asthma: a population-based Tasmanian Longitudinal Health Study.
    Thorax. 2016 Jun 14. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208183.
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  24. COOK-MILLS J, Gebretsadik T, Abdala-Valencia H, Green J, et al
    Interaction of vitamin E isoforms on asthma and allergic airway disease.
    Thorax. 2016 Jun 2. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208494.
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    April 2016
  25. QUINT JK
    CT-diagnosed emphysema and lung cancer mortality: novel association or old news?
    Thorax. 2016 Apr 21. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208572.
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  26. BEERTHUIZEN T, Voorend-van Bergen S, van den Hout WB, Vaessen-Verberne AA, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of FENO-based and web-based monitoring in paediatric asthma management: a randomised controlled trial.
    Thorax. 2016 Apr 5. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207593.
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  27. OELSNER EC, Carr JJ, Enright PL, Hoffman EA, et al
    Per cent emphysema is associated with respiratory and lung cancer mortality in the general population: a cohort study.
    Thorax. 2016 Apr 5. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207822.
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  28. LOYMANS RJ, Honkoop PJ, Termeer EH, Snoeck-Stroband JB, et al
    Identifying patients at risk for severe exacerbations of asthma: development and external validation of a multivariable prediction model.
    Thorax. 2016 Apr 4. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208138.
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  29. CHATWIN M, Hawkins G, Panicchia L, Woods A, et al
    Randomised crossover trial of telemonitoring in chronic respiratory patients (TeleCRAFT trial).
    Thorax. 2016;71:305-11.
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  30. SEATON A
    Farewell, king coal!
    Thorax. 2016;71:364-6.
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  31. SPANJER AI, Menzen MH, Dijkstra AE, van den Berge M, et al
    A pro-inflammatory role for the Frizzled-8 receptor in chronic bronchitis.
    Thorax. 2016;71:312-22.
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  32. LI YH, Peng CK
    Man in the bubble.
    Thorax. 2016;71:386.
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    March 2016
  33. COLAK Y, Afzal S, Nordestgaard BG, Lange P, et al
    Majority of never-smokers with airflow limitation do not have asthma: the Copenhagen General Population Study.
    Thorax. 2016 Mar 25. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208178.
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  34. HITCHINGS AW, Baker EH
    Avoiding unnecessary arterial blood sampling in COPD exacerbations: a stab in the right direction.
    Thorax. 2016;71:208-9.
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  35. MCKEEVER TM, Hearson G, Housley G, Reynolds C, et al
    Using venous blood gas analysis in the assessment of COPD exacerbations: a prospective cohort study.
    Thorax. 2016;71:210-5.
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    February 2016
  36. MARTIN MJ, Wilson E, Gerrard-Tarpey W, Meakin G, et al
    The utility of exhaled nitric oxide in patients with suspected asthma.
    Thorax. 2016 Feb 22. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208014.
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  37. CHOO XN, Pavord ID
    Morbidity associated with oral corticosteroids in patients with severe asthma.
    Thorax. 2016 Feb 22. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-208242.
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  38. SPINOU A, Fragkos KC, Lee KK, Elston C, et al
    The validity of health-related quality of life questionnaires in bronchiectasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Thorax. 2016 Feb 11. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207315.
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  39. LANG JE, Hossain J, Holbrook JT, Teague WG, et al
    Gastro-oesophageal reflux and worse asthma control in obese children: a case of symptom misattribution?
    Thorax. 2016 Feb 1. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207662.
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  40. ECHEVARRIA C, Steer J, Heslop-Marshall K, Stenton SC, et al
    Validation of the DECAF score to predict hospital mortality in acute exacerbations of COPD.
    Thorax. 2016;71:133-40.
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  41. JOHNSON SR
    Untangling the protease web in COPD: metalloproteinases in the silent zone.
    Thorax. 2016;71:105-6.
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  42. PAVORD ID, Lettis S, Locantore N, Pascoe S, et al
    Blood eosinophils and inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting beta-2 agonist efficacy in COPD.
    Thorax. 2016;71:118-25.
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    January 2016
  43. SWEENEY J, Patterson CC, Menzies-Gow A, Niven RM, et al
    Comorbidity in severe asthma requiring systemic corticosteroid therapy: cross-sectional data from the Optimum Patient Care Research Database and the British Thoracic Difficult Asthma Registry.
    Thorax. 2016 Jan 27. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207630.
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  44. CHEN W, Marra CA, Lynd LD, FitzGerald JM, et al
    The natural history of severe asthma and influences of early risk factors: a population-based cohort study.
    Thorax. 2016 Jan 5. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207530.
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  45. BURTIN C, Ter Riet G, Puhan MA, Waschki B, et al
    Handgrip weakness and mortality risk in COPD: a multicentre analysis.
    Thorax. 2016;71:86-7.
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  46. OBA Y, Sarva ST, Dias S
    Efficacy and safety of long-acting beta-agonist/long-acting muscarinic antagonist combinations in COPD: a network meta-analysis.
    Thorax. 2016;71:15-25.
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  47. BHATT SP, Wells JM, Kinney GL, Washko GR Jr, et al
    beta-Blockers are associated with a reduction in COPD exacerbations.
    Thorax. 2016;71:8-14.
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    December 2015
  48. GAVIOLA C, Miele CH, Wise RA, Gilman RH, et al
    Urbanisation but not biomass fuel smoke exposure is associated with asthma prevalence in four resource-limited settings.
    Thorax. 2015 Dec 23. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207584.
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  49. OSTRIDGE K, Williams N, Kim V, Bennett M, et al
    Relationship between pulmonary matrix metalloproteinases and quantitative CT markers of small airways disease and emphysema in COPD.
    Thorax. 2015 Dec 8. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207428.
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  50. SETHI T
    DNA methylation profiling of non-small cell lung cancer reveals a COPD-driven immune-related signature.
    Thorax. 2015;70:1110-1.
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  51. STEINER M
    Hospital admission and readmission for acute exacerbation of COPD. A tough nut to crack.
    Thorax. 2015;70:1108-9.
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  52. BYRNE AJ, Mathie SA, Gregory LG, Lloyd CM, et al
    Pulmonary macrophages: key players in the innate defence of the airways.
    Thorax. 2015;70:1189-96.
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  53. KON SS, Jones SE, Schofield SJ, Banya W, et al
    Gait speed and readmission following hospitalisation for acute exacerbations of COPD: a prospective study.
    Thorax. 2015;70:1131-7.
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  54. SUH ES, Mandal S, Harding R, Ramsay M, et al
    Neural respiratory drive predicts clinical deterioration and safe discharge in exacerbations of COPD.
    Thorax. 2015;70:1123-30.
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    November 2015
  55. KANE B, Cramb S, Hudson V, Fleming L, et al
    Specialised commissioning for severe asthma: oxymoron or opportunity?
    Thorax. 2015 Nov 25. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207380.
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  56. INGEBRIGTSEN TS, Marott JL, Rode L, Vestbo J, et al
    Fibrinogen and alpha1-antitrypsin in COPD exacerbations.
    Thorax. 2015;70:1014-21.
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    October 2015
  57. TURNER AM, Lim WS, Rodrigo C, Welham SA, et al
    A care-bundles approach to improving standard of care in AECOPD admissions: results of a national project.
    Thorax. 2015;70:992-4.
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  58. BRILL SE, Law M, El-Emir E, Allinson JP, et al
    Effects of different antibiotic classes on airway bacteria in stable COPD using culture and molecular techniques: a randomised controlled trial.
    Thorax. 2015;70:930-8.
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  59. GREEN CE, Vayalapra S, Hampson JA, Mukherjee D, et al
    PiSZ alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD): pulmonary phenotype and prognosis relative to PiZZ AATD and PiMM COPD.
    Thorax. 2015;70:939-45.
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  60. LIPWORTH B
    Triple inhaler therapy for COPD.
    Thorax. 2015;70:991.
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  61. SZE MA, Chen YW, Tam S, Tashkin D, et al
    The relationship between Helicobacter pylori seropositivity and COPD.
    Thorax. 2015;70:923-9.
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  62. FOGARTY AW
    Does Helicobacter pylori infection modify lung development, height or simply reflect shared environmental exposures?
    Thorax. 2015;70:918.
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    September 2015
  63. WAUTERS E, Janssens W, Vansteenkiste J, Decaluwe H, et al
    DNA methylation profiling of non-small cell lung cancer reveals a COPD-driven immune-related signature.
    Thorax. 2015 Sep 8. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207288.
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  64. MCGARVEY L
    Keeping up appearances: the importance of maintaining health status in COPD.
    Thorax. 2015;70:813-4.
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  65. TAN WC, Sin DD, Bourbeau J, Hernandez P, et al
    Characteristics of COPD in never-smokers and ever-smokers in the general population: results from the CanCOLD study.
    Thorax. 2015;70:822-9.
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    July 2015
  66. SPIRO SG, Hackshaw A
    Research in progress-LungSEARCH: a randomised controlled trial of surveillance for the early detection of lung cancer in a high-risk group.
    Thorax. 2015 Jul 2. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207433.
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    June 2015
  67. MEJRI O, Beji O, Ben Salem C, Hmouda H, et al
    A case-based discussion from the Medical Intensive Care Unit of Sahloul University Hospital of Tunisia: an unusual cause of alveolar hypoventilation in a patient with COPD.
    Thorax. 2015 Jun 29. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207034.
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