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    January 2018
  1. HORTON EJ, Mitchell KE, Johnson-Warrington V, Apps LD, et al
    Comparison of a structured home-based rehabilitation programme with conventional supervised pulmonary rehabilitation: a randomised non-inferiority trial.
    Thorax. 2018;73:29-36.
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    December 2017
  2. DIVER S, Brightling CE
    Big asthma data: getting bigger and more beautiful?
    Thorax. 2017 Dec 29. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-211148.
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  3. NUMAKURA T, Sugiura H, Akaike T, Ida T, et al
    Production of reactive persulfide species in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
    Thorax. 2017;72:1074-1083.
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  4. QIU SL, Zhang H, Tang QY, Bai J, et al
    Neutrophil extracellular traps induced by cigarette smoke activate plasmacytoid dendritic cells.
    Thorax. 2017;72:1084-1093.
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  5. VANNITAMBY A, Seow HJ, Anderson G, Vlahos R, et al
    Tumour-associated neutrophils and loss of epithelial PTEN can promote corticosteroid-insensitive MMP-9 expression in the chronically inflamed lung microenvironment.
    Thorax. 2017;72:1140-1143.
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    November 2017
  6. MORAES TJ, Sears MR
    Lower respiratory infections in early life are linked to later asthma.
    Thorax. 2017 Nov 23. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-211104.
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  7. VAN MEEL ER, den Dekker HT, Elbert NJ, Jansen PW, et al
    A population-based prospective cohort study examining the influence of early-life respiratory tract infections on school-age lung function and asthma.
    Thorax. 2017 Nov 3. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-210149.
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  8. ALIF SM, Dharmage SC, Benke G, Dennekamp M, et al
    Occupational exposure to pesticides are associated with fixed airflow obstruction in middle-age.
    Thorax. 2017;72:990-997.
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  9. CASTALDI PJ, Benet M, Petersen H, Rafaels N, et al
    Do COPD subtypes really exist? COPD heterogeneity and clustering in 10 independent cohorts.
    Thorax. 2017;72:998-1006.
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    October 2017
  10. VENNERA MDC, Sabadell C, Picado C
    Duration of the efficacy of omalizumab after treatment discontinuation in 'real life' severe asthma.
    Thorax. 2017 Oct 27. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-210017.
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  11. BLOOM CI, Nissen F, Douglas IJ, Smeeth L, et al
    Exacerbation risk and characterisation of the UK's asthma population from infants to old age.
    Thorax. 2017 Oct 26. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-210650.
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  12. OELSNER EC, Smith BM, Hoffman EA, Folsom AR, et al
    Associations between emphysema-like lung on CT and incident airflow limitation: a general population-based cohort study.
    Thorax. 2017 Oct 26. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-210842.
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  13. ROSENOW T
    Quantification of CT bronchiectasis and its relationship to ventilation in cystic fibrosis.
    Thorax. 2017 Oct 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-210917.
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  14. JARVIS D, Newson R, Janson C, Corsico A, et al
    Prevalence of asthma-like symptoms with ageing.
    Thorax. 2017 Oct 3. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209596.
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  15. KOTZ D, Viechtbauer W, Simpson CR, van Schayck OCP, et al
    Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric risks of varenicline and bupropion in smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
    Thorax. 2017;72:905-911.
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  16. ONODERA K, Sugiura H, Yamada M, Koarai A, et al
    Decrease in an anti-ageing factor, growth differentiation factor 11, in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
    Thorax. 2017;72:893-904.
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  17. WILKINSON TMA, Aris E, Bourne S, Clarke SC, et al
    A prospective, observational cohort study of the seasonal dynamics of airway pathogens in the aetiology of exacerbations in COPD.
    Thorax. 2017;72:919-927.
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    September 2017
  18. KERKHOF M, Tran TN, Soriano JB, Golam S, et al
    Healthcare resource use and costs of severe, uncontrolled eosinophilic asthma in the UK general population.
    Thorax. 2017 Sep 16. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-210531.
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  19. MAKRIS D, Leroy S, Pradelli J, Benzaquen J, et al
    Changes in dynamic lung mechanics after lung volume reduction coil treatment of severe emphysema.
    Thorax. 2017 Sep 11. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-210118.
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  20. DELGADO-ECKERT E, Fuchs O, Kumar N, Pekkanen J, et al
    Functional phenotypes determined by fluctuation-based clustering of lung function measurements in healthy and asthmatic cohort participants.
    Thorax. 2017 Sep 2. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209919.
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  21. VERBANCK S, King GG, Zhou W, Miller A, et al
    The quantitative link of lung clearance index to bronchial segments affected by bronchiectasis.
    Thorax. 2017 Sep 2. pii: thoraxjnl-2017-210496.
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  22. ARBILLAGA-ETXARRI A, Gimeno-Santos E, Barberan-Garcia A, Benet M, et al
    Socio-environmental correlates of physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
    Thorax. 2017;72:796-802.
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  23. LIU S, Zhou Y, Liu S, Chen X, et al
    Association between exposure to ambient particulate matter and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: results from a cross-sectional study in China.
    Thorax. 2017;72:788-795.
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    August 2017
  24. MITCHELMORE PJ, Randall J, Bull MJ, Moore KA, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an unsegregated bronchiectasis cohort sharing hospital facilities with a cystic fibrosis cohort.
    Thorax. 2017 Aug 26. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209889.
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  25. ECHEVARRIA C, Steer J, Heslop-Marshall K, Stenton SC, et al
    The PEARL score predicts 90-day readmission or death after hospitalisation for acute exacerbation of COPD.
    Thorax. 2017;72:686-693.
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  26. SPINA G, Spruit MA, Alison J, Benzo RP, et al
    Analysis of nocturnal actigraphic sleep measures in patients with COPD and their association with daytime physical activity.
    Thorax. 2017;72:694-701.
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    July 2017
  27. BOJESEN SE, Timpson N, Relton C, Davey Smith G, et al
    AHRR (cg05575921) hypomethylation marks smoking behaviour, morbidity and mortality.
    Thorax. 2017;72:646-653.
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  28. KERRIN A, Fitch P, Errington C, Kerr D, et al
    Differential lower airway dendritic cell patterns may reveal distinct endotypes of RSV bronchiolitis.
    Thorax. 2017;72:620-627.
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    June 2017
  29. WIGGANS RE, Barber CM
    Metalworking fluids: a new cause of occupational non-asthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis.
    Thorax. 2017;72:579-580.
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  30. KALUZA J, Larsson SC, Orsini N, Linden A, et al
    Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of COPD: a prospective cohort study of men.
    Thorax. 2017;72:500-509.
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  31. STEINER MC, Lowe D, Beckford K, Blakey J, et al
    Socioeconomic deprivation and the outcome of pulmonary rehabilitation in England and Wales.
    Thorax. 2017;72:530-537.
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    May 2017
  32. JOHN C, Soler Artigas M, Hui J, Nielsen SF, et al
    Genetic variants affecting cross-sectional lung function in adults show little or no effect on longitudinal lung function decline.
    Thorax. 2017;72:400-408.
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  33. BODDULURI S, Bhatt SP, Hoffman EA, Newell JD Jr, et al
    Biomechanical CT metrics are associated with patient outcomes in COPD.
    Thorax. 2017;72:409-414.
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    April 2017
  34. 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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  35. 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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    March 2017
  36. BAKER JG, Wilcox RG
    beta-Blockers, heart disease and COPD: current controversies and uncertainties.
    Thorax. 2017;72:271-276.
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  37. HE BT, Lu G, Xiao SC, Chen R, et al
    Coexistence of OSA may compensate for sleep related reduction in neural respiratory drive in patients with COPD.
    Thorax. 2017;72:256-262.
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  38. CAMPBELL B, Raherison C, Lodge CJ, Lowe AJ, et al
    The effects of growing up on a farm on adult lung function and allergic phenotypes: an international population-based study.
    Thorax. 2017;72:236-244.
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    February 2017
  39. 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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  40. SCIOSCIA G, Blanco I, Arismendi E, Burgos F, et al
    Different dyspnoea perception in COPD patients with frequent and infrequent exacerbations.
    Thorax. 2017;72:117-121.
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  41. KO FW, Cheung NK, Rainer TH, Lum C, et al
    Comprehensive care programme for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomised controlled trial.
    Thorax. 2017;72:122-128.
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    January 2017
  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. LOEBINGER M
    Sugar coating bronchiectasis.
    Thorax. 2017 Jan 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209274.
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  45. HOLLAND AE, Mahal A, Hill CJ, Lee AL, et al
    Home-based rehabilitation for COPD using minimal resources: a randomised, controlled equivalence trial.
    Thorax. 2017;72:57-65.
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  46. OSPINA MB, Mrklas K, Deuchar L, Rowe BH, et al
    A systematic review of the effectiveness of discharge care bundles for patients with COPD.
    Thorax. 2017;72:31-39.
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  47. HODGSON LE, Dimitrov BD, Congleton J, Venn R, et al
    A validation of the National Early Warning Score to predict outcome in patients with COPD exacerbation.
    Thorax. 2017;72:23-30.
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    December 2016
  48. 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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  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. UMETSU DT
    Mechanisms by which obesity impacts asthma.
    Thorax. 2016 Sep 26. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209130.
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  52. BARRATT B, Quint JK
    Asthma hospitalisations and air pollution.
    Thorax. 2016 Sep 22. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-209009.
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  53. 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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  54. 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
  55. 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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  56. SIOW WT, Lee P
    Unusual cause of localised bronchiectasis.
    Thorax. 2016 Aug 11. pii: thoraxjnl-2016-208730.
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  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. 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
  60. 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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  61. 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
  62. 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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  63. 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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  64. 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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  65. 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
  66. COSTE F, Dournes G, Dromer C, Blanchard E, et al
    CT evaluation of small pulmonary vessels area in patients with COPD with severe pulmonary hypertension.
    Thorax. 2016 Apr 15. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207696.
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  67. 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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  68. 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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  69. SEATON A
    Farewell, king coal!
    Thorax. 2016;71:364-6.
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  70. 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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  71. LI YH, Peng CK
    Man in the bubble.
    Thorax. 2016;71:386.
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    March 2016
  72. 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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  73. 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
  74. 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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  75. JOHNSON SR
    Untangling the protease web in COPD: metalloproteinases in the silent zone.
    Thorax. 2016;71:105-6.
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  76. 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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