Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

7100.   Adams R J, Fuhlbrigge A, Finkelestein J A, Lazano P, Livingstone J M, Weiss K B, Weiss S T. Impact of inhaled antiinflammatory therapy on hospitalization  and emergency department visits for children with asthma. Paediatrics, Indian Edn 2001, 13(4), 193-8

7101.   Atkinson JJ, Senior RM. Matrix metalloproteinase-9 in lung remodeling. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Jan;28(1):12-24. Review.

7102.   Burgess JK, Johnson PR, Ge Q, Au WW, Poniris MH, McParland BE, King G, Roth M, Black JL. Expression of connective tissue growth factor in asthmatic airway smooth muscle cells. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jan 1;167(1):71-7.

7103.   Chmura K, Lutz RD, Chiba H, Numata MS, Choi HJ, Fantuzzi G, Voelker DR, Chan ED.  Mycoplasma pneumoniae antigens stimulate interleukin-8. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):425S. Review.

7104.   Dupont LJ, Demedts MG, Verleden GM. Prospective evaluation of the validity of exhaled nitric oxide for the diagnosis of asthma. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3):751-6.

7105.   Flood-Page PT, Menzies-Gow AN, Kay AB, Robinson DS. Eosinophil's role remains uncertain as anti-interleukin-5 only partially depletes numbers in asthmatic airway. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jan 15;167(2):199-204.

7106.   Holzer K, Anderson SD, Chan HK, Douglass J. Mannitol as a challenge test to identify exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in elite athletes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb 15;167(4):534-7.

7107.   Kaminsky DA, Irvin CG, Moriya HT, Lynn M, Lang S, Bates JH. Peripheral lung responsiveness assessed by forced oscillations through the wedged bronchoscope. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):363S. Review.

7108.   Marvez E, Weiss SJ, Houry DE, Ernst AA. Predicting adverse outcomes in a diagnosis-based protocol system for rapid sequence intubation. Am J Emerg Med. 2003 Jan;21(1):23-9.

7109.   Olman MA.  Epithelial cell modulation of airway fibrosis in asthma. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Feb;28(2):125-8. Review.

7110.   Silkoff P.  Exhaled nitric oxide as a diagnostic tool. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb 15;167(4):665-6.

7111.   Spina D.  Theophylline and PDE4 inhibitors in asthma. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2003 Jan;9(1):57-64. Review.

7112.   van den Berge M, Kerstjens HA, de Reus DM, Kauffman HF, Koeter GH, Postma DS.  Provocation with adenosine 5'-monophosphate increases sputum eosinophils. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):417S. Review.

7113.   Vasudev K, Vasudev A, Kohli K. Asthma therapy in the new millennium: achievement and challenges. J Int med Sci Acad 2001, 14(4), 197-203.


7114.   Binaei S, Christensen M, Murphy C, Zhang Q, Quasney M. Beta2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms in children with status asthmaticus. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):375S. Review.

7115.   El Bahlawan L, Christensen M, Binaei S, Murphy C, Zhang Q, Quasney M.  Lack of association between the tumor necrosis factor-alpha regulatory region genetic polymorphisms associated with elevated tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels and children with asthma. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):374S-5S. Review.

7116.   Erpenbeck VJ, Hohlfeld JM, Discher M, Krentel H, Hagenberg A, Braun A, Krug N. Increased messenger RNA expression of c-maf and GATA-3 after segmental allergen challenge in allergic asthmatics. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):370S-1S. Review.

7117.   Hakansson S, Behrens K, Marko-Varga G, Lindberg H, Pierrou S, Koopmann W. Identification of genes and proteins regulated by interleukin-5 in human eosinophils using microarrays and two-dimensional electrophoresis/mass spectrometry. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):374S. Review.

7118.   Hallsworth MP, Major PJ, Barnes J, Lee TH.  What are the priorities in basic asthma research? A United Kingdom perspective. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Feb;111(2):251-5.

7119.   Huovinen E, Kaprio J, Koskenvuo M. Factors associated to lifestyle and risk of adult onset asthma. Respir Med. 2003 Mar;97(3):273-80.

7120.   Kelly EA, Jarjour NN. Role of matrix metalloproteinases in asthma. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2003 Jan;9(1):28-33. Review.

7121.   Kumar R.  The wheezing infant: diagnosis and treatment. Pediatr Ann. 2003 Jan;32(1):30-6. Review.

7122.   Leckie MJ, Jenkins GR, Khan J, Smith SJ, Walker C, Barnes PJ, Hansel TT. Sputum T lymphocytes in asthma, COPD and healthy subjects have the phenotype of activated intraepithelial T cells (CD69+ CD103+). Thorax. 2003 Jan;58(1):23-9.

7123.   Maziak W. Endotoxin and asthma. N Engl J Med. 2003 Jan 9;348(2):171-4; author reply 171-4.

7124.   Noguchi E, Iwama A, Takeda K, Takeda T, Kamioka M, Ichikawa K, Akiba T, Arinami T, Shibasaki M. The promoter polymorphism in the eosinophil cationic protein gene and its influence on the serum eosinophil cationic protein level. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jan 15;167(2):180-4.

7125.   Roche N, Stirling RG, Lim S, Oliver BG, Oates T, Jazrawi E, Caramori G, Chung KF. Effect of acute and chronic inflammatory stimuli on expression of protease-activated receptors 1 and 2 in alveolar macrophages. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003 Feb;111(2):367-73.

7126.   Sengler C, Haider A, Sommerfeld C, Lau S, Baldini M, Martinez F, Wahn U, Nickel R. Evaluation of the CD14 C-159 T polymorphism in the German Multicenter Allergy Study cohort. Clin Exp Allergy. 2003 Feb;33(2):166-9.

7127.   Shankaranarayanan P, Nigam S. IL-4 induces apoptosis in A549 lung adenocarcinoma cells: evidence for the pivotal role of 15-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid binding to activated peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma transcription factor. J Immunol. 2003 Jan 15;170(2):887-94.

7128.   Smith SJ, Brookes-Fazakerley S, Donnelly LE, Barnes PJ, Barnette MS, Giembycz MA. Ubiquitous expression of phosphodiesterase 7A in human proinflammatory and immune cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Feb;284(2):L279-89.

7129.   Srivastava P, Helms PJ, Stewart D, Main M, Russell G. Association of CCR5Delta32 with reduced risk of childhood but not adult asthma. Thorax. 2003 Mar;58(3):222-6.

7130.   Tang L, Morales T, Boroughs KL, Cailles Lo-Keiser K, Sellins K, Stedman K, McCall C, McDermott MJ. Expression and characterization of recombinant canine IL-13 receptor alpha2 protein and its biological activity in vitro. Mol Immunol. 2003 Jan;39(12):719-27.

7131.   Zabner J, Winter MC, Shasby S, Ries D, Shasby DM. Histamine decreases E-cadherin-based adhesion to increase permeability of human airway epithelium. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):385S. Review.


7132.   Gupta S; Chauhan DK; Verma A; Misra NP; Trivedi HH; Irani P; Moharana NK.Study of montelukast: a once daily leukotriene receptor antagonist in the management of chronic persistent asthma.Indian Practitioner. 2003 Feb; 56(2): 99-105

7133.   Talib SH; Sane SD; Gopanpallikar AM; Kumbhakarna NR. Effect of helicobacter pylori eradication therapy in patients of bronchial asthma with gastroesophageal reflex disease (GERD) Journal, Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine. 2003 Jan-Mar; 4(1): 39-49