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January-March 2013
Volume 8 | Issue 1
Page Nos. 1-66

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EDITORIAL  

Accreditation of sleep medicine in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A critical step toward quality outcomes p. 1
David Gozal
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105707  PMID:23437018
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POSITION PAPER Top

Saudi regulations for the accreditation of sleep medicine physicians and technologists p. 3
Ahmed S BaHammam, Hamdan Al-Jahdali, Adel S AlHarbi, Ghazi AlOtaibi, Saad M Asiri, Abdulaziz AlSayegh
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105710  PMID:23440260
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REVIEW ARTICLE Top

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease lost in translation: Why are the inhaled corticosteroids skeptics refusing to go? p. 8
Faisal A AI-Kassimi, Esam H Alhamad
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105711  PMID:23441006
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES Top

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in the diagnosis of non-lymph node thoracic lesions p. 14
Huizhen Yang, Heng Zhao, David H Garfield, Jiajun Teng, Baohui Han, Jiayuan Sun
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105714  PMID:23439919
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Effect of on-call-related sleep deprivation on physicians' mood and alertness p. 22
Siraj O Wali, Karimah Qutah, Lujain Abushanab, Roa'a Basamh, Jolanar Abushanab, Ayman Krayem
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105715  PMID:23439930
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Rapid on-site evaluation and low registration error enhance the success of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy p. 28
Demet Karnak, Aydin Çiledag, Koray Ceyhan, Çetin Atasoy, Serdar Akyar, Oya Kayacan
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105716  PMID:23440066
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Interstitial lung diseases in Saudi Arabia: A single-center study p. 33
Esam H Alhamad
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105717  PMID:23440334
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Multiplex protein profiling of bronchoalveolar lavage in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and hypersensitivity pneumonitis p. 38
Willems Stijn, E Verleden Stijn, M Vanaudenaerde Bart, Wynants Marijke, Dooms Christophe, Yserbyt Jonas, Somers Jana, K Verbeken Eric, M Verleden Geert, A Wuyts Wim
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105718  PMID:23440593
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The effectiveness of heliox in acute respiratory distress syndrome p. 46
Sema Yilmaz, Kenan Daglioglu, Dincer Yildizdas, Ibrahim Bayram, Derya Gumurdulu, Sait Polat
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105719  PMID:23440627
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Sleep estimation using BodyMedia's SenseWear™ armband in patients with obstructive sleep apnea p. 53
Munir M Sharif, Ahmed S BaHammam
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105720  PMID:23440703
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CASE REPORTS Top

Cryoextraction: A novel approach to remove aspirated chewing gum p. 58
Edmundo Rubio, Prag Gupta, Susanti Ie, Michael Boyd
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105721  PMID:23440914
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A novel technique for the reconstruction of resected sternoclavicular joints: A case report with a review of the literature p. 60
Waseem M Hajjar, Sami Alnassar, Saleh N Abu-Daff, Saleh F Al-Dhahri
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105722  PMID:23440949
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Top

Diagnostic performance of interferon-Gamma assay for tuberculosis in immunocompromised patients p. 64
Shih-Yang Su, Chien-Ming Chao, Chih-Cheng Lai
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105723  PMID:23437019
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Authors' reply p. 64
Eman N Eldin
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Therapeutic thoracentesis in tuberculous pleural effusion: Needs more ammunition to prove p. 65
Naveen Dutt
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105725  PMID:23437021
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Authors' reply p. 65
Bhuniya Sourin
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Failure of non-invasive mechanical ventilation in acute hypercapnic respiratory failure: Still, there are more things to learn p. 66
Antonio M Esquinas, Guniz Koksal
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.105727  PMID:23437023
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