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    July 2021
  1. NEDER JA
    Functional respiratory assessment: some key misconceptions and their clinical implications.
    Thorax. 2021;76:644-646.
    PubMed    


  2. ZAKARYA R, Chan YL, Rutting S, Reddy K, et al
    BET proteins are associated with the induction of small airway fibrosis in COPD.
    Thorax. 2021;76:647-655.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  3. TAYLOR D, Jenkins AR, Parrott K, Benham A, et al
    Efficacy of unsupervised exercise in adults with obstructive lung disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Thorax. 2021;76:591-600.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. MASON SE, Moreta-Martinez R, Labaki WW, Strand M, et al
    Respiratory exacerbations are associated with muscle loss in current and former smokers.
    Thorax. 2021;76:554-560.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. GREENING NJ, Polkey MI, McAuley HJC
    Extrathoracic muscle wasting in exacerbations of COPD: no longer outside the region of interest.
    Thorax. 2021;76:530-531.
    PubMed    


    May 2021
  6. BENTON LD, Morgan W
    Further evidence that sex matters in lung development: maternal asthma and infant lung function.
    Thorax. 2021 May 10. pii: thoraxjnl-2021-217095.
    PubMed    


  7. HAND S, Dunstan F, Jones K, Doull I, et al
    The effect of diet in infancy on asthma in young adults: the Merthyr Allergy Prevention Study.
    Thorax. 2021 May 7. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215040.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. SIKDAR S, Wyss AB, Lee MK, Hoang TT, et al
    Interaction between Genetic Risk Scores for reduced pulmonary function and smoking, asthma and endotoxin.
    Thorax. 2021 May 7. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215624.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. CHENG DO, Hurst JR
    COVID-19 and 'basal' exacerbation frequency in COPD.
    Thorax. 2021;76:432-433.
    PubMed    


  10. HERNANDEZ CORDERO AI, Yang CX, Obeidat M, Yang J, et al
    DNA methylation is associated with airflow obstruction in patients living with HIV.
    Thorax. 2021;76:448-455.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. WOLDHUIS RR, Heijink IH, van den Berge M, Timens W, et al
    COPD-derived fibroblasts secrete higher levels of senescence-associated secretory phenotype proteins.
    Thorax. 2021;76:508-511.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  12. SHI L
    Blowing hot and cold over asthma hospitalisations.
    Thorax. 2021 Apr 29. pii: thoraxjnl-2021-217178.
    PubMed    


  13. LEE S, Lasky-Su J, Won S, Laurie C, et al
    Novel recessive locus for body mass index in childhood asthma.
    Thorax. 2021 Apr 22. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215742.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. AALTONEN HL, Petersson Sjogren M, Jakobsson JKF, Nicklasson H, et al
    Airspace dimension assessment with nanoparticles as a proposed biomarker for emphysema.
    Thorax. 2021 Apr 15. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-214523.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. SKENE IP, Pfeffer PE
    Improved asthma control during the COVID-19 pandemic: are there lessons to be learnt?
    Thorax. 2021 Apr 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2021-216930.
    PubMed    


  16. TRINKMANN F, Maros M, Roth K, Hermanns A, et al
    Multiple breath washout (MBW) testing using sulfur hexafluoride: reference values and influence of anthropometric parameters.
    Thorax. 2021;76:380-386.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. LEUNG SY, Lau SYF, Kwok KL, Mohammad KN, et al
    Short-term association among meteorological variation, outdoor air pollution and acute bronchiolitis in children in a subtropical setting.
    Thorax. 2021;76:360-369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. BHATT SP, Bodduluri S, Kizhakke Puliyakote AS, Oelsner EC, et al
    Structural airway imaging metrics are differentially associated with persistent chronic bronchitis.
    Thorax. 2021;76:343-349.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. LAM HCY, Hajat S
    Ambient temperature, air pollution and childhood bronchiolitis.
    Thorax. 2021;76:320-321.
    PubMed    


    March 2021
  20. SHAH SA, Quint JK, Nwaru BI, Sheikh A, et al
    Impact of COVID-19 national lockdown on asthma exacerbations: interrupted time-series analysis of English primary care data.
    Thorax. 2021 Mar 29. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. DAVIES GA, Alsallakh MA, Sivakumaran S, Vasileiou E, et al
    Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on emergency asthma admissions and deaths: national interrupted time series analyses for Scotland and Wales.
    Thorax. 2021 Mar 29. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216380.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. PAPE K, Cowell W, Sejbaek CS, Andersson NW, et al
    Adverse childhood experiences and asthma: trajectories in a national cohort.
    Thorax. 2021 Mar 25. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-214528.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. WU Y, Xu R, Wen B, Coelho MSZS, et al
    Temperature variability and asthma hospitalisation in Brazil, 2000-2015: a nationwide case-crossover study.
    Thorax. 2021 Mar 23. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216549.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. GARCIA-AYMERICH J, Puhan MA, Corriol-Rohou S, de Jong C, et al
    Validity and responsiveness of the Daily- and Clinical visit-PROactive Physical Activity in COPD (D-PPAC and C-PPAC) instruments.
    Thorax. 2021;76:228-238.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. PATEL S, Palmer MD, Nolan CM, Barker RE, et al
    Supervised pulmonary rehabilitation using minimal or specialist exercise equipment in COPD: a propensity-matched analysis.
    Thorax. 2021;76:264-271.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. FRANCIOSI AN, Carroll TP, McElvaney NG
    SZ alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and pulmonary disease: more like MZ, not like ZZ.
    Thorax. 2021;76:298-301.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  27. PERISELNERIS J, Schelenz S, Loebinger M, Macedo P, et al
    Bronchiectasis severity correlates with outcome in patients with primary antibody deficiency.
    Thorax. 2021 Feb 25. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215585.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. DE GOUVEIA BELINELO P, Collison AM, Murphy VE, Robinson PD, et al
    Maternal asthma is associated with reduced lung function in male infants in a combined analysis of the BLT and BILD cohorts.
    Thorax. 2021 Feb 25. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215526.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. CRISFORD H, Sapey E, Rogers GB, Taylor S, et al
    Neutrophils in asthma: the good, the bad and the bacteria.
    Thorax. 2021 Feb 25. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215986.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. MAHON GM, Koppelman GH, Vonk JM
    Grandmaternal smoking, asthma and lung function in the offspring: the Lifelines cohort study.
    Thorax. 2021 Feb 4. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215232.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. LENNEY W
    Task shifting: a common-sense approach in children with asthma?
    Thorax. 2021 Feb 4. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216695.
    PubMed    


  32. DILASSER F, Rose L, Hassoun D, Klein M, et al
    Essential role of smooth muscle Rac1 in severe asthma-associated airway remodelling.
    Thorax. 2021 Feb 4. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216271.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. DAYNES E, Gerlis C, Briggs-Price S, Jones P, et al
    COPD assessment test for the evaluation of COVID-19 symptoms.
    Thorax. 2021;76:185-187.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. CHU JH, Zang W, Vukmirovic M, Yan X, et al
    Gene coexpression networks reveal novel molecular endotypes in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
    Thorax. 2021;76:134-143.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. MYC L, Qing K, He M, Tustison N, et al
    Characterisation of gas exchange in COPD with dissolved-phase hyperpolarised xenon-129 MRI.
    Thorax. 2021;76:178-181.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. DAVID B, Bafadhel M, Koenderman L, De Soyza A, et al
    Eosinophilic inflammation in COPD: from an inflammatory marker to a treatable trait.
    Thorax. 2021;76:188-195.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  37. WANG R, Murray CS, Fowler SJ, Simpson A, et al
    Asthma diagnosis: into the fourth dimension.
    Thorax. 2021 Jan 27. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216421.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. MCLELLAN T, Patvardhan C, Rassl D, Jenkins HS, et al
    Asthma, ECMO and eosinophils.
    Thorax. 2021 Jan 25. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216052.
    PubMed    


  39. ZHANG Y, Tedrow J, Nouraie M, Li X, et al
    Elevated plasma level of Pentraxin 3 is associated with emphysema and mortality in smokers.
    Thorax. 2021 Jan 21. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215356.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. RYLANCE S, Chinoko B, Mnesa B, Jewell C, et al
    An enhanced care package to improve asthma management in Malawian children: a randomised controlled trial.
    Thorax. 2021 Jan 21. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216065.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. BREW B, Gibberd A, Marks GB, Strobel N, et al
    Identifying preventable risk factors for hospitalised asthma in young Aboriginal children: a whole-population cohort study.
    Thorax. 2021 Jan 8. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216189.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. HOPKINS RJ, Duan F, Gamble GD, Chiles C, et al
    Chr15q25 genetic variant (rs16969968) independently confers risk of lung cancer, COPD and smoking intensity in a prospective study of high-risk smokers.
    Thorax. 2021 Jan 8. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-214839.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. SHUKLA SD, Taylor SL, Gibson PG, Barker D, et al
    Add-on azithromycin reduces sputum cytokines in non-eosinophilic asthma: an AMAZES substudy.
    Thorax. 2021 Jan 7. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-216331.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. VOZORIS NT, Pequeno P, Li P, Austin PC, et al
    Morbidity and mortality associated with prescription cannabinoid drug use in COPD.
    Thorax. 2021;76:29-36.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  45. JACKSON DJ, Busby J, Pfeffer PE, Menzies-Gow A, et al
    Characterisation of patients with severe asthma in the UK Severe Asthma Registry in the biologic era.
    Thorax. 2020 Dec 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. BENOIT TM, Schwotzer R, Schneiter D, Ruschoff JH, et al
    Rare cause of emphysema.
    Thorax. 2020 Dec 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215561.
    PubMed    


  47. LI W, Wu Y, Zhao Y, Li Z, et al
    MTOR suppresses autophagy-mediated production of IL25 in allergic airway inflammation.
    Thorax. 2020;75:1047-1057.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. SIMONS SO, Hurst JR, Miravitlles M, Franssen FME, et al
    Caring for patients with COPD and COVID-19: a viewpoint to spark discussion.
    Thorax. 2020;75:1035-1039.
    PubMed    


    November 2020
  49. NWARU BI, Tibble H, Shah SA, Pillinger R, et al
    Hormonal contraception and the risk of severe asthma exacerbation: 17-year population-based cohort study.
    Thorax. 2020 Nov 23. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215540.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. MAIDSTONE RJ, Turner J, Vetter C, Dashti HS, et al
    Night shift work is associated with an increased risk of asthma.
    Thorax. 2020 Nov 16. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215218.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. WANG G, Kull I, Bergstrom A, Hallberg J, et al
    Early-life risk factors for reversible and irreversible airflow limitation in young adults: findings from the BAMSE birth cohort.
    Thorax. 2020 Nov 12. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215884.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. EVANS A, Farewell D, Demmler J, Bandyopadhyay A, et al
    Association of asthma severity and educational attainment at age 6-7 years in a birth cohort: population-based record-linkage study.
    Thorax. 2020 Nov 11. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215422.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. ANDUJAR-ESPINOSA R, Salinero-Gonzalez L, Illan-Gomez F, Castilla-Martinez M, et al
    Effect of vitamin D supplementation on asthma control in patients with vitamin D deficiency: the ACVID randomised clinical trial.
    Thorax. 2020 Nov 5. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213936.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. MILNE S, Li X, Hernandez Cordero AI, Yang CX, et al
    Protective effect of club cell secretory protein (CC-16) on COPD risk and progression: a Mendelian randomisation study.
    Thorax. 2020;75:934-943.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. COLAK Y, Nordestgaard BG, Vestbo J, Lange P, et al
    Comparison of five major airflow limitation criteria to identify high-risk individuals with COPD: a contemporary population-based cohort.
    Thorax. 2020;75:944-954.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. KOZLOVA N, Rozenshtein A, Mikkilineni S, Linnik Y, et al
    What lies beneath: poking a hole in the diagnosis.
    Thorax. 2020;75:1017-1019.
    PubMed    


  57. RASMUSSEN DB, Bodtger U, Lamberts M, Torp-Pedersen C, et al
    Beta-blocker use and acute exacerbations of COPD following myocardial infarction: a Danish nationwide cohort study.
    Thorax. 2020;75:928-933.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  58. CHALITSIOS CV, Shaw DE, McKeever TM
    Risk of osteoporosis and fragility fractures in asthma due to oral and inhaled corticosteroids: two population-based nested case-control studies.
    Thorax. 2020 Oct 21. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215664.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. VAN MEEL ER, Saharan G, Jaddoe VW, de Jongste JC, et al
    Parental psychological distress during pregnancy and the risk of childhood lower lung function and asthma: a population-based prospective cohort study.
    Thorax. 2020 Oct 12. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214099.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. ALGHAMDI SM, Barker RE, Alsulayyim ASS, Alasmari AM, et al
    Use of oscillatory positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) devices to augment sputum clearance in COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Thorax. 2020;75:855-863.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. DUIVERMAN ML, Wijkstra PJ
    Extracorporeal CO2 removal for stable hypercapnic COPD: is it really worth it?
    Thorax. 2020;75:824-825.
    PubMed    


  62. PISANI L, Nava S, Desiderio E, Polverino M, et al
    Extracorporeal CO2 removal (ECCO2R) in patients with stable COPD with chronic hypercapnia: a proof-of-concept study.
    Thorax. 2020;75:897-900.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  63. CAFFREY OSVALD E, Bower H, Lundholm C, Larsson H, et al
    Asthma and all-cause mortality in children and young adults: a population-based study.
    Thorax. 2020 Sep 22. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-214655.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. SHEIKH A, Mukherjee M
    We need a robust evidence base to unravel the relationship between sex hormones and asthma.
    Thorax. 2020 Sep 7. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215566.
    PubMed    


  65. KERKHOF M, Voorham J, Dorinsky P, Cabrera C, et al
    Association between COPD exacerbations and lung function decline during maintenance therapy.
    Thorax. 2020;75:744-753.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. DIMASUAY KG, Schaunaman N, Martin RJ, Pavelka N, et al
    Parkin, an E3 ubiquitin ligase, enhances airway mitochondrial DNA release and inflammation.
    Thorax. 2020;75:717-724.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. GANGEMI A, Kim V, Criner G
    Customer is always right: optimising inhaler design to fit patient preferences in obstructive lung disease.
    Thorax. 2020;75:711-712.
    PubMed    


    August 2020
  68. HAN YY, Yan Q, Yang G, Chen W, et al
    Serum free testosterone and asthma, asthma hospitalisations and lung function in British adults.
    Thorax. 2020 Aug 31. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-214875.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. TANABE N, Sato S, Tanimura K, Oguma T, et al
    Associations of CT evaluations of antigravity muscles, emphysema and airway disease with longitudinal outcomes in patients with COPD.
    Thorax. 2020 Aug 31. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215085.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. MARTIN MJ, Beasley R, Harrison TW
    Towards a personalised treatment approach for asthma attacks.
    Thorax. 2020 Aug 24. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-214692.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. BARRY LE, O'Neill C, Heaney LG
    Association between asthma, corticosteroids and allostatic load biomarkers: a cross-sectional study.
    Thorax. 2020 Aug 12. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214139.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  72. BAGGOTT C, Hansen P, Hancox RJ, Hardy JK, et al
    What matters most to patients when choosing treatment for mild-moderate asthma? Results from a discrete choice experiment.
    Thorax. 2020 Jul 27. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214343.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. TERVONEN T, Hawken N, Hanania NA, Martinez FJ, et al
    Maintenance inhaler therapy preferences of patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a discrete choice experiment.
    Thorax. 2020 Jul 6. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213974.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. LOUGHRAN KJ, Atkinson G, Beauchamp MK, Dixon J, et al
    Balance impairment in individuals with COPD: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
    Thorax. 2020;75:539-546.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. PAVITT MJ, Tanner RJ, Lewis A, Buttery S, et al
    Oral nitrate supplementation to enhance pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD: ON-EPIC a multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised parallel group study.
    Thorax. 2020;75:547-555.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. FELTON JM, Dorward DA, Cartwright JA, Potey PM, et al
    Mcl-1 protects eosinophils from apoptosis and exacerbates allergic airway inflammation.
    Thorax. 2020;75:600-605.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  77. TSAI CH, Wu AC, Chiang BL, Yang YH, et al
    CEACAM3 decreases asthma exacerbations and modulates respiratory syncytial virus latent infection in children.
    Thorax. 2020 Jun 30. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214132.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. WANG R, Bikov A, Fowler SJ
    Treating asthma in the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Thorax. 2020 Jun 10. pii: thoraxjnl-2020-215118.
    PubMed    


  79. MARKS M, Steele C, Moore WC, Meyers DA, et al
    Tumour necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) and receptors in type 1, type 2 and type 17 inflammation in cross-sectional asthma study.
    Thorax. 2020 Jun 1. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214496.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. MATHIOUDAKIS AG, Janssens W, Sivapalan P, Singanayagam A, et al
    Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: in search of diagnostic biomarkers and treatable traits.
    Thorax. 2020;75:520-527.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. PRIEUR G, Combret Y, Medrinal C, Arnol N, et al
    Energy conservation technique improves dyspnoea when patients with severe COPD climb stairs: a randomised crossover study.
    Thorax. 2020;75:510-512.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2020
  82. BALATA H, Harvey J, Barber PV, Colligan D, et al
    Spirometry performed as part of the Manchester community-based lung cancer screening programme detects a high prevalence of airflow obstruction in individuals without a prior diagnosis of COPD.
    Thorax. 2020 May 22. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213584.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. SMITH D, Du Rand I, Addy CL, Collyns T, et al
    British Thoracic Society guideline for the use of long-term macrolides in adults with respiratory disease.
    Thorax. 2020;75:370-404.
    PubMed    


  84. HANSEN H, Bieler T, Beyer N, Kallemose T, et al
    Supervised pulmonary tele-rehabilitation versus pulmonary rehabilitation in severe COPD: a randomised multicentre trial.
    Thorax. 2020;75:413-421.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  85. CARRETO L, Morrison M, Donovan J, Finch S, et al
    Utility of routine screening for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency in patients with bronchiectasis.
    Thorax. 2020 Apr 17. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214195.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  86. Correction: Antimicrobial peptides, disease severity and exacerbations in bronchiectasis.
    Thorax. 2020 Apr 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2018-212895.
    PubMed    


  87. PARK HY, Kang D, Shin SH, Yoo KH, et al
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer incidence in never smokers: a cohort study.
    Thorax. 2020 Apr 2. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213732.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. BYRNES CA, Trenholme A, Lawrence S, Aish H, et al
    Prospective community programme versus parent-driven care to prevent respiratory morbidity in children following hospitalisation with severe bronchiolitis or pneumonia.
    Thorax. 2020;75:298-305.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. BARRECHEGUREN M, Kostikas K, Mezzi K, Shen S, et al
    COPD clinical control as a predictor of future exacerbations: concept validation in the SPARK study population.
    Thorax. 2020;75:351-353.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. DITZ B, Christenson S, Rossen J, Brightling C, et al
    Sputum microbiome profiling in COPD: beyond singular pathogen detection.
    Thorax. 2020;75:338-344.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  91. HILL NS
    No place like home: initiation of non-invasive ventilation for stable severe COPD.
    Thorax. 2020;75:196-197.
    PubMed    


  92. LEWIS KM, De Stavola B, Hardelid P
    Geospatial and seasonal variation of bronchiolitis in England: a cohort study using hospital episode statistics.
    Thorax. 2020;75:262-268.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. DUIVERMAN ML, Vonk JM, Bladder G, van Melle JP, et al
    Home initiation of chronic non-invasive ventilation in COPD patients with chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure: a randomised controlled trial.
    Thorax. 2020;75:244-252.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  94. BRANDSMA CA, Guryev V, Timens W, Ciconelle A, et al
    Integrated proteogenomic approach identifying a protein signature of COPD and a new splice variant of SORBS1.
    Thorax. 2020;75:180-183.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. HIGGINSON IJ, Wilcock A, Johnson MJ, Bajwah S, et al
    Randomised, double-blind, multicentre, mixed-methods, dose-escalation feasibility trial of mirtazapine for better treatment of severe breathlessness in advanced lung disease (BETTER-B feasibility).
    Thorax. 2020;75:176-179.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. SHIMIZU K, Tanabe N, Tho NV, Suzuki M, et al
    Per cent low attenuation volume and fractal dimension of low attenuation clusters on CT predict different long-term outcomes in COPD.
    Thorax. 2020;75:116-122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. MILANZI EB, Koppelman GH, Smit HA, Wijga AH, et al
    Timing of secondhand smoke, pet, dampness or mould exposure and lung function in adolescence.
    Thorax. 2020;75:153-163.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. JOHNSON KM, Khakban A, Bryan S, Sin DD, et al
    Healthcare system encounters before COPD diagnosis: a registry-based longitudinal cohort study.
    Thorax. 2020;75:108-115.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  99. O'BRIEN ME, Fee L, Browne N, Carroll TP, et al
    Activation of complement component 3 is associated with airways disease and pulmonary emphysema in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
    Thorax. 2020 Jan 20. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214076.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. VAN DER PLAAT DA
    Mendelian randomisation supports causal link between obesity and asthma.
    Thorax. 2020 Jan 8. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214164.
    PubMed    


  101. LEVY ML, Fleming L
    Asthma reviews in children: what have we learned?
    Thorax. 2020 Jan 2. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214143.
    PubMed    


  102. RAMSHEH MY, Haldar K, Bafadhel M, George L, et al
    Resistome analyses of sputum from COPD and healthy subjects reveals bacterial load-related prevalence of target genes.
    Thorax. 2020;75:8-16.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. PERRET JL, Lodge CJ, Lowe AJ, Johns DP, et al
    Childhood pneumonia, pleurisy and lung function: a cohort study from the first to sixth decade of life.
    Thorax. 2020;75:28-37.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
  104. JANSON C, Henderson R, Lofdahl M, Hedberg M, et al
    Carbon footprint impact of the choice of inhalers for asthma and COPD.
    Thorax. 2019 Nov 7. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213744.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  105. LO DK, Beardsmore CS, Roland D, Richardson M, et al
    Lung function and asthma control in school-age children managed in UK primary care: a cohort study.
    Thorax. 2019 Oct 30. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213068.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. SUN YQ, Brumpton BM, Langhammer A, Chen Y, et al
    Adiposity and asthma in adults: a bidirectional Mendelian randomisation analysis of The HUNT Study.
    Thorax. 2019 Oct 14. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213678.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  107. CHEN W, Safari A, FitzGerald JM, Sin DD, et al
    Economic burden of multimorbidity in patients with severe asthma: a 20-year population-based study.
    Thorax. 2019 Sep 18. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-213223.
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