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Edited By: Philip Bardin and Paul Reynolds

Impact Factor: 3.078

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 16/58 (Respiratory System)

Online ISSN: 1440-1843

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Free Respirology article Rituximab in severe, treatment-refractory interstitial lung disease
Keir, Gregory J.; Maher, Toby M.; Ming, Damien; et al.
 Free Respirology article Interpretation of commonly used statistical regression models
Kasza, Jessica; Wolfe, Rory
 Free Respirology article Influence of changes in physical activity on frequency of hospitalization in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Esteban, Cristobal; Arostegui, Inmaculada; Aburto, Myriam; et al.
 Free Respirology article Long-term macrolides for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Wu, Qibiao; Shen, Weixing; Cheng, Haibo; et al.
 Free Respirology article Interventional therapies for malignant pleural effusions: The present and the future
Thomas, Rajesh; Francis, Roslyn; Davies, Helen E.; et al.
 Free Respirology article Comparable improvements achieved in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease through pulmonary rehabilitation with and without a structured educational intervention: A randomized controlled trial
Blackstock, Felicity C.; Webster, Kate E.; Mcdonald, Christine F.; et al.
 Free Respirology article Introduction to multiple imputation for dealing with missing data
Lee, Katherine J.; Simpson, Julie A.
 Free Respirology article Monitoring oxidative stress during chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations using malondialdehyde
Antus, Balazs; Harnasi, Gabriella; Drozdovszky, Orsolya; et al.
 Free Respirology article Bronchoscopic interventions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Mineshita, Masamichi; Slebos, Dirk-Jan
 Free Respirology article Long-term adherence with non-invasive ventilation improves prognosis in obese COPD patients
Borel, Jean-Christian; Pepin, Jean-Louis; Pison, Christophe; et al.


Free Respirology article Neurocognitive function in obstructive sleep apnoea: A meta-review
Bucks, Romola S.; Olaithe, Michelle; Eastwood, Peter
 Free Respirology article Can stem cells be used to generate new lungs? Ex vivo lung bioengineering with decellularized whole lung scaffolds
Wagner, Darcy E.; Bonvillain, Ryan W.; Jensen, Todd; et al.
 Free Respirology article Point-of-care diagnosis of tuberculosis: Past, present and future
Dheda, Keertan; Ruhwald, Morten; Theron, Grant; et al.
 Free Respirology article Mesenchymal stem cells and the lung
Sinclair, Kenneth; Yerkovich, Stephanie T.; Chambers, Daniel C.
 Free Respirology article Obstructive sleep apnoea and the risk of type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
Wang, Xia; Bi, Yanping; Zhang, Qian; et al.
 Free Respirology article Sirtuin 1 activator SRT1720 suppresses inflammation in an ovalbumin-induced mouse model of asthma
Ichikawa, Tomomi; Hayashi, Ryuji; Suzuki, Kensuke; et al.
 Free Respirology article Immunoglobulin G4-related lung disease: Clinicoradiological and pathological features
Matsui, Shoko; Hebisawa, Akira; Sakai, Fumikazu; et al.
 Free Respirology article Management of difficult multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: Update 2012
Chang, Kwok-Chiu; Yew, Wing-Wai
 Free Respirology article Cancer stem cells in lung cancer: Evidence and controversies
Alamgeer, Muhammad; Peacock, Craig D.; Matsui, William; et al.
 Free Respirology article Diagnosis and treatment of latent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Chee, Cynthia Bin-Eng; Sester, Martina; Zhang, Wenhong; et al.


Free Respirology article Impact of obesity on respiratory function
Littleton, Stephen W.
 Free Respirology article Obesity, obstructive sleep apnoea and metabolic syndrome
Lam, Jamie Chung Mei; Mak, Judith Choi Wo; Ip, Mary Sau Man
 Free Respirology article Obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea: Mechanisms for increased collapsibility of the passive pharyngeal airway
Isono, Shiroh
 Free Respirology article Respiratory health effects of diesel particulate matter
Ristovski, Zoran D.; Miljevic, Branka; Surawski, Nicholas C.; et al.
 Free Respirology article Asthma and obesity: A known association but unknown mechanism
Farah, Claude S.; Salome, Cheryl M.
 Free Respirology article Low-dose azithromycin improves phagocytosis of bacteria by both alveolar and monocyte-derived macrophagesin chronic obstructive pulmonary disease subjects
Hodge, Sandra; Reynolds, Paul N.
 Free Respirology article Radiation damage to the lung: Mitigation by angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
Medhora, Meetha; Gao, Feng; Jacobs, Elizabeth R.; et al.
 Free Respirology article Magnetic resonance imaging is an accurate and reliable method to evaluate non-cystic fibrosis paediatric lung disease
Montella, Silvia; Maglione, Marco; Bruzzese, Dario; et al.
 Free Respirology article Solving the Light's criteria misclassification rate of cardiac and hepatic transudates
Bielsa, Silvia; Porcel, Jose M.; Castellote, Jose; et al.
 Free Respirology article Effect of dust storm events on daily emergency admissions for respiratory diseases
Tam, Wilson W. S.; Wong, Tze Wai; Wong, Andromeda H. S.; et al.