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April-June 2014
Volume 9 | Issue 2
Page Nos. 53-129

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EDITORIAL  

The Saudi guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A fresh "Real-World" approach to COPD p. 53
Nicola A Hanania
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128842  PMID:24791167
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GUIDELINES Top

The Saudi guidelines for the diagnosis and management of COPD Highly accessed article p. 55
Javed H Khan, Hani M. S. Lababidi, Mohamed S Al-Moamary, Mohammed O Zeitouni, Hamdan H AL-Jahdali, Omar S Al-Amoudi, Siraj O Wali, Majdy M Idrees, Abdullah A Al-Shimemri, Mohammed O Al Ghobain, Hassan S Alorainy, Mohamed S Al-Hajjaj
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128843  PMID:24791168
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BRIEF REVIEW Top

Magnesium for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review of randomised trials Highly accessed article p. 77
Mitrakrishnan Chrishan Shivanthan, Senaka Rajapakse
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128844  PMID:24791169
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES Top

IL-4 receptor alpha single-nucleotide polymorphisms rs1805010 and rs1801275 are associated with increased risk of asthma in a Saudi Arabian population p. 81
Saleh Al-Muhsen, Alejandro Vazquez-Tello, Ashraf Alzaabi, Mohamed S Al-Hajjaj, Hamdan H Al-Jahdali, Rabih Halwani
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128849  PMID:24791170
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Frequency and predictors of obesity hypoventilation in hospitalized patients at a tertiary health care institution p. 87
Yilmaz Bülbül, Sibel Ayik, Tevfik Ozlu, Asim Orem
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128851  PMID:24791171
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Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with higher healthcare utilization in elderly patients p. 92
Karla Diaz, Paola Faverio, Angela Hospenthal, Marcos I Restrepo, Megan E Amuan, Mary Jo V Pugh
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128854  PMID:24791172
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B-lines: Transthoracic chest ultrasound signs useful in assessment of interstitial lung diseases p. 99
Ali A Hasan, Hoda A Makhlouf
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128856  PMID:24791173
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Drug-resistant ventilator associated pneumonia in a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia p. 104
Hanan H Balkhy, Aiman El-Saed, Rana Maghraby, Hasan M Al-Dorzi, Raymond Khan, Asgar H Rishu, Yaseen M Arabi
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128858  PMID:24791174
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Positive end-expiratory pressure attenuates positional effect after thoracotomy p. 112
Chou-Chin Lan, Hsian-He Hsu, Chin-Pyng Wu, Shih-Chun Lee, Chung-Kan Peng, Hung Chang
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128860  PMID:24791175
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CASE REPORTS Top

Endobronchial cryotherapy facilitates end-stage treatment options in patients with bronchial stenosis: A case series p. 120
Gerard J Fitzmaurice, Karen C Redmond, David A Fitzpatrick, Waldemar Bartosik
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128861  PMID:24791176
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Successful management of bilateral refractory chylothorax after double lung transplantation for lymphangioleiomyomatosis p. 124
Mohammed Hussein, Yasser M Aljehani, Imran Nizami, Waleed Saleh
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128862  PMID:24791177
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR Top

Endobronchial ultrasound as a confirmatory tool for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism p. 127
Kassem Harris, Michel Chalhoub
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128863  PMID:24791178
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Determining an optimal technique for atrial septal defect closure: percutaneous closure as a therapeutic modality of choice p. 128
Emre Yalcinkaya, Murat Celik, Baris Bugan
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128865  PMID:24791179
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Author reply to the editor p. 129
Hua Cao
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.128866  PMID:24791180
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