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Clinical update sleep: year in review 2015–2016
Culadeeban Ratneswaran, Jameel Mushtaq, Joerg Steier

Letter to the Editor

Sleep, obesity and physicians’ education
Culadeeban Ratneswaran, Murtaza Kadhum, Martino F. Pengo, Joerg Steier

Clinical Update Sleep Abstracts

Factors limiting adherence to continuous positive airway pressure treatment in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
Alex S. W. Lowe, Masooma Shaukat, Rhiann O’Shaughnessy, Terence C. O’Shaughnessy, Vladimir M. Macavei
Screening for sleep-disordered breathing in a bariatric population
Kate Reed, Martino F. Pengo, Joerg Steier
Successful treatment of oropharyngeal obstructive sleep apnoea with tonsillectomy and limited uvulopalatopharyngoplasty using a pillar apposition and lateralisation technique
Gareth Lloyd, Simone Hadjisymeou, Elfy Chevretton, Guy Leschziner
Optimising compliance with CPAP therapy for the treatment of OSA in tetraplegia patients: experience gained from the COSAQ research project at the NSIC
Susan V. Cross
Arterial stiffness and heart rate variability analysis in patients with mild–moderate obstructive sleep apnoea, with and without excessive daytime sleepiness
Valeria Bisogni, Martino F. Pengo, Panagis Drakatos, Brian Kent, Joerg Steier, Gian Paolo Rossi
Daytime sleepiness and academic performance among Arab medical students
Jamaan M. Al-Zahrani, Khaled K. Aldossari, Imad Abdulmajeed, Sameer H. Al-Ghamdi, Abdullah M. Al-Shamrani, Nawaf S. Al-Qahtani
Slow wave and rapid eye movement sleep deprivation: differing impacts on memory consolidation?
Luke Solomons
A case of cataplexy without narcolepsy
Shwe Zin Tun
The use of actigraphy in clinical practice for the assessment of sleep disorders in Parkinson’s disease dementia
Luke Solomons, Apurba Chatterjee
A study of migraine in Kleine-Levin syndrome
Harry Donnelly, Guy Leschziner
Evaluation of the efficacy of a new insomnia service providing cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia
Louise Berger

Original Article

Catamenial pneumothorax: a rare entity? Report of 5 cases and review of the literature
Aikaterini N. Visouli, Kaid Darwiche, Andreas Mpakas, Paul Zarogoulidis, Antonios Papagiannis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Aikaterini Stylianaki, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Nicolaos Courcoutsakis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis

Review Articles

A review of current and novel therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Rokhsara Rafii, Maya M. Juarez, Timothy E. Albertson, Andrew L. Chan
Superior sulcus (Pancoast) tumors: current evidence on diagnosis and radical treatment
Christophoros N. Foroulis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Kaid Darwiche, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Ilias Karapantzos, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Haidong Huang, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
Epidemiology and prognosis of breast cancer in young women
Hussein A. Assi, Katia E. Khoury, Haifa Dbouk, Lana E. Khalil, Tarek H. Mouhieddine, Nagi S. El Saghir
Update in diagnosis and therapy of coexistent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic heart failure
Qiaojun Zeng, Shanping Jiang
Acute respiratory distress syndrome: new definition, current and future therapeutic options
Vito Fanelli, Aikaterini Vlachou, Shirin Ghannadian, Umberto Simonetti, Arthur S. Slutsky, Haibo Zhang
Revisiting signs, strengths and weaknesses of Standard Chest Radiography in patients of Acute Dyspnea in the Emergency Department
Luciano Cardinale, Giovanni Volpicelli, Alessandro Lamorte, Jessica Martino, Andrea veltri
Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
Hormonal therapies in young breast cancer patients: when, what and for how long?
Alexandre Christinat, Simona Di Lascio, Olivia Pagani
The management of the advanced colorectal cancer: management of the pulmonary metastases
Charalambos Zisis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Ioanna Kougioumtzi, Paul Zarogoulidis, Kaid Darwiche, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Bojan Zaric, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Georgios Kesisis, Aikaterini Stylianaki, Zhigang Li, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Pleural infection-current diagnosis and management
Andrew Rosenstengel, YC Gary Lee
COPD in India: Iceberg or volcano?
Arvind B. Bhome
Whole genome sequencing for lung cancer
Marissa Daniels, Felicia Goh, Casey M Wright, Krishna B Sriram, Vandana Relan, Belinda E Clarke, Edwina E Duhig, Rayleen V Bowman, Ian A Yang, Kwun M Fong

Original Articles

Establishment of an orthotopic lung cancer model in nude mice and its evaluation by spiral CT
Xiang Liu, Jun Liu, Yubao Guan, Huiling Li, Liyan Huang, Hailing Tang, Jianxing He
Hydration with magnesium and mannitol without furosemide prevents the nephrotoxicity induced by cisplatin and pemetrexed in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Keiko Muraki, Ryo Koyama, Yuichiro Honma, Shigehiro Yagishita, Takehito Shukuya, Rina Ohashi, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Kenji Kido, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Shinichi Sasaki, Akihiko Iwase, Kazuhisa Takahashi


Surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: the phoenix of thoracic surgery?
Luca Bertolaccini, Andrea Viti, Giovanni Di Perri, Alberto Terzi

Art of Operative Techniques

Thoracoscopic anatomic pulmonary resection
Jianxing He, Xin Xu

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