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   2012| October-December  | Volume 7 | Issue 4  
    Online since October 9, 2012

 
 
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GUIDELINES
The Saudi initiative for asthma - 2012 update: Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma in adults and children
Mohamed S Al-Moamary, Sami A Alhaider, Mohamed S Al-Hajjaj, Mohammed O Al-Ghobain, Majdy M Idrees, Mohammed O Zeitouni, Adel S Al-Harbi, Maha M Al Dabbagh, Hussain Al-Matar, Hassan S Alorainy
October-December 2012, 7(4):175-204
  32,558 1,408 2
EDITORIAL
The role of asthma guidelines in achieving current control and reducing future risk
J Mark FitzGerald
October-December 2012, 7(4):173-174
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102143  
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CASE REPORT
Bilateral congenital lobar emphysema: A rare cause for respiratory distress in infancy
Ahmad M Abushahin, Amjad S Tuffaha, Najeh K Khalil, Adel M Ismeal
October-December 2012, 7(4):250-252
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102187  
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BRIEF REPORT
Clinical characteristics of amyloidosis with isolated respiratory system involvement: A review of 13 cases
Haiqing Chu, Lan Zhao, Zhemin Zhang, Tao Gui, Xianghua Yi, Xiwen Sun
October-December 2012, 7(4):243-249
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102186  
  3,266 491 11
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Relation of oxidant-antioxidant imbalance with disease progression in patients with asthma
Asrar Ahmad, Mohammad Shameem, Qayyum Husain
October-December 2012, 7(4):226-232
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102182  
  3,218 475 18
Role of therapeutic thoracentesis in tuberculous pleural effusion
Sourin Bhuniya, Datta C Arunabha, Choudhury Sabyasachi, Saha Indranil, Roy T Sumit, Saha Mita
October-December 2012, 7(4):215-219
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102176  
  3,082 500 2
Abrupt withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids does not result in spirometric deterioration in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Effect of phenotyping?
Feisal A Al-Kassimi, Esam H Alhamad, Mohammed S Al-Hajjaj, Abdullah A Abba, Emad Raddaoui, Shaffi A Shaikh
October-December 2012, 7(4):238-242
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102185  
  2,973 551 2
Diagnostic value of ex vivo pleural fluid interferon-gamma versus adapted whole-blood quantiferon-TB gold in tube assays in tuberculous pleural effusion
Eman N Eldin, Asmaa Omar, Mahmoud Khairy, Adel H.M Mekawy, Maha K Ghanem
October-December 2012, 7(4):220-225
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102181  
  2,723 494 5
Effects of the pneumoperitoneum and Trendelenburg position on respiratory mechanics in the rats by the end-inflation occlusion method
Alessandro Rubini, Daniele Del Monte, Vincenzo Catena
October-December 2012, 7(4):205-209
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102168  
  2,522 311 11
The utility of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in mediastinal or hilar lymph node evaluation in extrathoracic malignancy: Benign or malignant?
Elif T Parmaksiz, Benan Caglayan, Banu Salepci, Sevda S Comert, Nesrin Kiral, Ali Fidan, Gulsen Sarac
October-December 2012, 7(4):210-214
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102171  
  2,199 448 5
Patient-related independent clinical risk factors for early complications following Nd: YAG laser resection of lung cancer
Branislav Perin, Bojan Zaric, Svetlana Jovanovic, Jovan Matijasevic, Jelena Stanic, Ivan Kopitovic, Biljana Zvezdin, Milan Antonic
October-December 2012, 7(4):233-237
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102184  
  1,900 297 4
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Budesonide and fluticasone and adrenal suppression
Mona A Fouda, Feisal A Al-Kassimi
October-December 2012, 7(4):253-253
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102188  
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High resolution computed tomography in cotton-induced lung disease
Bhawna Satija, Sanyal Kumar
October-December 2012, 7(4):253-254
DOI:10.4103/1817-1737.102189  
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