Document 7803

Thorax
The Journal of the Thoracic Society
(President
Editors:
R. ABBEY
SMITH)
BENJAMIN B. MILSTEIN and ANTHONY SEATON
February 1978
Contents
Editorial ..........
........................ page 1
Asthma contrasts in care ........................... page 1
Wessex cardiac surgery follow-up survey: the quality
of life after operation J. K. ROSS, A. E. DIWELL,
J. MARSH, J. L. MONRO,
and D. J. P. BARKER ......... page 3
The thorax in history. 1. From ancient times to
Aristotle R. K. FRENCH ................................. page 10
Polyvinyl chloride pneumoconiosis A. ARNAUD,
P. POMMIER DE SANTI, L. GARBE, H. PAYAN, and
J. CHARPIN ................................................ page 19
Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura in Barrow-inFurness J. R. FDGE and S. L. CHOUDHURY ......... page 26
Evagination of smooth muscle cells in the hypoxic
pulmonary trunk PAUL SMITH, DONALD HEATH, and
FABRIZIO PADULA ......................................... page 31
Endocrine-like cells in the terminal bronchioles and
saccules of human fetal lung: an ultrastructural
study JENNIFER MCDOUGALL ............................ page 43
Ventilatory effects of aerosol gentamicin M. B. DALLY,
Vol. 33 No.
Chronic cor pulmonale in pulmonary sarcoidosis
J. P. BATTESTI, R. GEORGES, F. BASSET, and G. SAUMON
page 76
Interpretation of lung function tests in the sickle-cell
haemoglobinopathies G. J. MILLER, G. R. SERJEANT,
M. J. SAUNDERS, C. RICHARDSON, and R. J. C. GILSON
page 85
Cyclophosphamide
A.
pneumonitis
GENE
J.
MARK,
LEHIMGAR-ZADEH, and BRUCE D. RAGSDALE ......page 89
Tuberculous pericarditis in Birmingham H. C. GOOI and
J. MORRISON SMITH ...................................... page
94
Depression of central respiratory drive by nitrazepam
MICHAEL RUDOLF, D. M. GEDDES, J. A. MCM. TURNER,
and K. B. SAUNDERS .....................................page 97
Familial combined cellular and humoral immune
defect with multisystem granulomata w. H. PERKS and
IAN S. PETHERAM ....................................... page 101
Unexpected longevity in patients with severe kyphoscoliosis WILLIAM N. ROM and ALBERT MILLER ...page 106
S. KURRLE, and A. B. X. BRESLIN ..................... page 54
Calcification of glutaraldehyde-fixed porcine xenograft
Airflow in unilateral vocal cord paralysis before and
after Teflon injection Y. CORMIER, H. KASHIMA,
ALAN G. ROSE, ROBERT FORMAN, and ROBERT M. BOWEN
page 111
W. SUMMER, and H. MENKES ........................... page 57
A late complication of a diagnostic mediastinoscopy
Total body and exchangeable potassium in chronic
airways obstruction: a controversial area? KEITH
H. F. W. HOITSMA, E. T. T. TJHO, and M. A. CUESTA
page
BODDY, D. L. DAVIES, A. D. HOWIE, M. MONIR MADKOUR,
MAUREEN E. MAHAFFY, and A. I. PACK ............... page 62
Tuberculosis and mediastinoscopy E. W. J. CAMERON
page 117
Neurofibroma of the trachea: a case report A. THIJS-
Management of pulmonary artery sling (anomalous
left pulmonary artery arising from right pulmonary
artery): a conservative approach P. D. PHELAN and
A. W. VENABLES .......................................... page
67
115
VAN NIES, B. VAN DE BREKEL, H. J. BUYTENDIJK, and
F. MAESEN .........
page 121
Acute pleurisy in sarcoidosis I. T. GARDINER and
Ductus arteriosus sling: Report of a newly recognised
anomaly and its surgical correction J. P. BINET,
J. S. UFF .........
J. F. CONSO, J. LOSAY, Ph. NARCY, E. J. RAYNAUD,
Fr. BEAUFILS, C. DOR, and J. BRUNIAUX ............ page 72
Proceedings of The Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland page 128
ASTM CODEN: THORA 7 33 (1) 1-136 1978
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Printed in Great Britain by Bradleys, Reading & London
page 124
ISSN 0040-6376
CONTENTS
PAGE
No 1 FEBRUARY, 1978
Editorial .................................................................................
1
1
.............................................................
Asthma-contrasts in care ....................
Wessex cardiac surgery follow-up survey: the quality of life after operation J K ROSS, A E DIWELL, J MARSH,
3
................................................................
J L MONRO, and D J P BARKER .............................
..................................
10
The thorax in history. 1 From ancient times to Aristotle R K FRENCH ...........
Polyvinyl chloride pneumoconiosis A ARNAUD, P POMMIER DE SANTI, L GARBE, H PAYAN, and J CHARPIN ...... 19
............
26
Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura in Barrow-in-Fumess J R EDGE and S L CHOUDHURY ......
Evagination of smooth muscle cells in the hypoxic pulmonary trunk PAUL SMITH, DONALD HEATH, and
FABRIZIO PADULA ............................................................................................................
31
Endocrine-like cells in the terminal bronchioles and saccules of human fetal lung: an ultrastructural study
JENNIFER MCDOUGALL .
......................................................................................................
43
54
......................
Ventilatory effects of aerosol gentamicin M B DALLY, S KURRLE, and A B X BRESLIN ........
Airflow in unilateral vocal cord paralysis before and after Teflon injection Y CORMIER, H KASHIMA, W
57
SUMMER, and H MENKES .
..................................................................................................
Total body and exchangeable potassium in chronic airways obstruction: a controversial area? KEITH
BODDY, D L DAVIES, A D HOWIE, M MONIR MADKOUR, MAUREEN E MAHAFFY, and A I PACK ......
...............
62
Management of pulmonary artery sling (anomalous left pulmonary artery arising from right pulmonary
artery): a conservative approach P D PHELAN and A W VENABLES ................................................ 67
Ductus arteriosus sling: Report of a newly recognised anomaly and its surgical correction J P BINET, J F
CONSO, J LOSAY, Ph NARCY, E J RAYNAUD, Fr BEAUFILS, C DOR, and J BRUNIAUX ................................. 72
Chronic cor pulmonale in pulmonary sarcoidosis J P BATTESTI, R GEORGES, F BASSET, and G SAUMON ......... 76
Interpretation of lung function tests in the sickle-cell haemoglobinopathies G J MILLER, G R SERJEANT,
M J SAUNDERS, C RICHARDSON,
Cyclophosphamide pneumonitis
and R J C GILSON .....................................................................
85
GENE J MARK, A LEHIMGAR-ZADEH, and BRUCE D RAGSDALE ..................
89
94
................................
Tuberculosis pericarditis in Birmingham H C GOOI and J MORRISON SMITH ..........
Depression of central respiratory drive by nitrazepam MICHAEL RUDOLF, D M GEDDES, J A MCM TURNER, and
K B SAUNDERS ...............................................................................................................
97
Familial combined cellular and humoral immune defect with multisystem granulomata W H PERKS and
IAN S PETHERAM .............................................................................................................
101
Unexpected longevity in patients with severe kyphoscoliosis WILLIAM N ROM and ALBERT MILLER ............ 106
Calcification of glutaraldehyde-fixed porcine xenograft ALAN G ROSE, ROBERT FORMAN, and ROBERT M
BOWEN ............................................................................................................111.l
A late complication of a diagnostic mediastinoscopy H F W HOITSMA, E T T TJHO, and M A CUESTA ............ 115
Tuberculosis and mediastinoscopy E W J CAMERON .
.................................................................... 117
Neurofibroma of the trachea: a case report A THIJSVAN NIES, B VAN DE BREKEL, H J BUYTENDIJK, and F MAESEN 121
Acute pleurisy in sarcoidosis I T GARDINER and i S UFF .................................................................. 124
Proceedings of The Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland ......... 128
No 2 APRIL, 1978
Editorial: High-density lipoprotein, low-density lipoprotein, and coronary heart disease G J MILLER ......
Primary lymphoproliferative conditions of lung A R GIBBS and R M E SEAL ..........................................
The thorax in history 2 Hellenistic experiment and human dissection R K FRENCH ..............................
Pulmonary noradrenergic innervation of rat and monkey: a comparative study AL-WALID I EL-BERMANI ...
Lung injury following a 50-metre fall into water H T ROBERTSON, S LAKSHMINARAYAN, and L D HUDSON ......
An outbreak of pleural mesothelioma and chronic fibrosing pleurisy in the village of Karain/Urgiip in
Anatolia Y I BARIS, A A SAHIN, M OZESMI, I KERSE, E OZEN, B KOLACAN, M ALTINORS, and A GOKTEPELI...
Peripheral pooling of bronchographic contrast material: evidence of its relationship to smoking and
emphysema
137
140
153
167
175
181
A W MUSK, B GANDEVIA, and F J PALMER .................................................................. 193
Carboxyhaemoglobin levels and inhaling habits in cigarette smokers N WALD, MARIANNE IDLE, and A BAILEY 201
Unilateral pulmonary collapse in asthmatics J A C HOPKIRK and J E STARK .......................................... 207
Bronchial responsiveness to inhaled histamine and isoprenaline in patients with airway obstruction M K
BENSON
...................................
....................................................................
211
A comparison of oral and inhaled steroids in patients with chronic airways obstruction: features determining
........................................................... 214
response S M HARDING and S FREEDMAN ...................
Pulmonary and hepatic granulomatous disorders due to the inhalation of cement and mica dusts J CORTEZ
.......................................................... 219
PIMENTEL and A PEIXOTO MENEZES .............................
Bronchial carcinoma and long-term survival G FRElSE, A GABLER, and S LIEBIG .228
CONTENTS
No 2 APRIL, 1978 continued
PAGE
........................... 235
Pus, deoxyribonucleic acid, and sputum viscosity R PICOT, I DAS, and L REID .........
Pulmonary function studies in healthy Pakistani adults D E WILLIAMS, R D MILLER, and W F TAYLOR ......... 243
Use of BCG as an immunostimulant in the surgical treatment of carcinoma of lung: a five-year follow-up
.......................................................... 250
report F RONALD EDWARDS and F WHrrWELL ..............
Blood flow and pressure measurements of right coronary artery to left ventricle fistula I KISO, T ITOH,
M MORISHITA, K KATo, and Y ISEIKURA ..................
............................................................... 253
Comparison of reports on lung function tests made by chest physicians with those made by a simple computer
program D M GEDDES, M GREEN, and P A EMERSON
..................................................................
257
Tumour production of alkaline phosphatase in a patient with giant-cell carcinoma of bronchus J M PFEFFER
and P G I STOVIN ............................................................................................................... 261
Anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta associated with aortopulmonary
window G GULA, C CHEW, ROSEMARY RADLEY-SMITH, and M YACOUB ............................................. 265
A new method of disinfection of the flexible fibre-bronchoscope A GARCIA DE CABO, P L MARTINEZ LARRIBA,
J CHECA PINILLA, and F GUERRA SANZ ....................
................................................................ 270
No 3 JUNE, 1978
Editorial: Dissecting the dissecting aneurysm .............................................................................. 273
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (surgical technique, early and late results) GIUSEPPE DI
275
....................
EUSANIO, FRANCIS A SANDRASAGRA, RAYMUND 1 DONNELLY, and DAVID I HAMILTON .......
Double outlet right ventricle: clinical and anatomical spectrum E K WEIR, H S JOFFE, C N BARNARD, and
W BECK .
................................................................................................................
Protrusion of the lung apex through Sibson's fascia in infancy MICHAEL GRUN BAUM and N THORNE GRISCOM
The thorax in history 3 Beginning of the Middle Ages R K FRENCH ..........(....................................
Aetiology of unresolved pneumonia S R BULMER, D LAMB, R J M MCCORMACK, and P R WALBAUM ...............
Mechanical properties of the lung in extrinsic allergic alveolitis C P W WARREN, K S TSE, and R M CHERNIACK
Spirometry in healthy men: a correlation with smoking and with mild symptoms F PRIETO, M J ENGLISH, G M
..............................................................
COCHRAM, T J H CLARK, and B G RIGDEN ................
Prevalence of chronic bronchitis in Rhodesian Africans J B COOKSON and G MATAKA ........
...................
Structural basis for the changing physical properties of human pulmonary vessels with age E H MACKAY,
J BANKS, B SYKES, and G DE J LEE .........................
.................................................................
Breath sounds in the clinical assessment of airflow obstruction ABRAHAM B BOHADANA, RENE PESLIN, and
HUBERT UFFHOLTZ ............................................................................................................
283
290
295
307
315
322
328
335
345
An ultrasonic analysis of the comparative efficiency of various cardiotomy reservoirs and micropore blood
filters D T PEARSON, B G WATSON, and P s WATERHOUSE ............................................................ 352
Intrathoracic neural tumours K G DAVIDSON, P R WALBAUM, and R J M MCCORMACK .............................. 359
Collagen diseases as a cause of constrictive pericarditis D K c COOPER, W P CLELAND, and H H BENTALL ...... 368
Lung cancer in Japanese chromate workers YUTAKA OHSAKI, SHOSAKU ABE, KIYONOBU KIMURA, YASUHIRO
TSUNETA, HIROSHI MIKAMI, and MAKOTO MURAO ........................................................................ 372
Cardiac involvement and superior vena caval obstruction in Behget's disease N ROGUIN, S HAIM, R RESHEF,
E PELEG, and E RISS ............................................................................................................ 375
Resection of thyroid carcinoma infiltrating the trachea T ISHIHARA, K KIKUCHI, T IKEDA, H INOUE, S FUKAI,
K rro, and T MIMURA .......................................................................................................... 378
Results of treating primary tumours of the trachea by irradiation A Y ROSTOM and R L MORGAN ............... 387
Acute changes of lung volumes and lung mechanics in asthma and in normal subjects P W HOLMES, A H
CAMPBELL, and C E BARTER ....................................
............................................................ 394
Variation in airways resistance when defined over different ranges of airflows P w LORD and J M EDWARDS 401
Large intercostal arteriovenous aneurysm: successful surgical correction MICHAEL SWANK, DERWARD
LEPLEY, JUN, DONALD C MULLEN, ROBERT J FLEMMA, and LAWRENCE I BONCHEK ................................. 406
No 4 AUGUST, 1978
Editorial: A question of morality .........................
..................................................... 409
Direct myocardial revascularisation: experience with 9364 operations DENTON A COOLEY, DON C WUKASCH,
FELICE BRUNO, GEORGE J REUL, JUN, FRANK M SANDIFORD, SHERRI L ZILLGIT, AND ROBERT J HALL ......... 411
Anatomy of the coronary arteries in transposition of the great arteries and methods for their transfer in
anatomical correction MAGDI H YACOUB and ROSEMARY RADLEY-SMITH ...........
............................ 418
Is bird fancier's lung associated with coeliac disease? D J HENDRICK, JENNIFER A FAUX, B ANAND, i PIRIs, and
R MARSHALL .................................................................................................................. 425
CONTENTS
No 4 AUGUST, 1978 continued
PAGE
Adjuvant immunotherapy with BCG in squamous-cell bronchial carcinoma. Immune-reactivity in relation
to immunostimulation (preliminary results in a controlled trial) -H M JANSEN, T H THE, G C DE GAST, M T
429
ESSELINK, A M VAN DER WAL, and N G M ORIE ....................
The thorax in history 4 Human dissection and anatomical progress R K FRENCH . 439
The cardiorespiratory response to exercise in thoracic scoliosis J M SHNEERSON . 457
Hypercalcaemia and hypokalaemia in tuberculosis G W BRADLEY and G M STERLING . 464
Resolution of pulmonary hypertension and other features induced by chronic hypoxia in rats during complete
and intermittent normoxia J HERGET, A J SUGGETr, ENID LEACH, and GWENDA R BARER . 468
Management of penetrating stab wounds of the chest: an assessment of the indications for early operation
F A SANDRASAGRA .. 474
Bronchodilatation after inhalation of the antihistamine clemastine S G NOGRADY, J P R HARTLEY, P D J
HANDSLIP, and N P HURST
.. 479
Diaphragm and body weight in emphysema WILLIAM M THURLBECK .
Closing volume during normal pregnancy G S GARRARD, W A LITTLER, and C W G REDMAN .
Pulmonary and systemic aneurysms in a case of widespread arteritis J P R HARTLEY, J S DINNEN, and A SEATON
Mitral stenosis in Whipple's disease ALAN G ROSE .
Prolonged circulatory support with the intra-aortic balloon pump after myocardial infarction P B DISLER,
483
488
493
500
R N SCOTT MILLAR, and I W P OBEL ..
A method of managing cervicomediastinal tracheal strictures NATALINO GUERNELLI, ROBERTO VECCHI,
ANTONIO BRICCOLI, and ROMANO B BRAGAGLIA ..
Staged bilateral lobectomy for synchronous bilateral squamous cell carcinoma of lung AJAIB S SOORAE .
Adjunct treatment with yoga in chronic severe aiiways obstruction M K TANDON .
Excision of tricuspid valve with later replacement in endocarditis of drug addiction J S WRIGHT and J S
504
508
511
514
GLENNIE .. 518
520
Giant fibromyxoma of the parietal pleura D C NWAFO and F C ADI ...
Short reports: Infected intralobar sequestrated lung as a cause of bacterial endocarditis C ALBERTS and A E
BECKER .. 524
526
G DEN OTTER and J STAM .
An original technique for surgical stabilisation of traumatic flail chest V BELTRAMI, G MARTINELLI, P
Aneurysm of internal mammary artery
GIANSANTE, and K GENTILE .. 528
Proceedings of The Thoracic Society . 530
544
Correspondence .
No 5 OCTOBER, 1978
Editorial: Sputum elasticity: A frog in the throat .
Longitudinal respiratory studies in older people J S MILNE .
The thorax in history 5 Discovery of the pulmonary transit R K FRENCH .
Cholesterol in the lungs of heavy cigarette smokers B CORRIN and SALAH SOUROUR SOLIMAN .
The anti-reflux mechanism after cardiomyotomy R LOBELLO, D A W EDWARDS, J W P GUMMER, and M
STEKELMAN ..
Lower oesophageal sphincter tone in patients with peptic stricture R LOBELLO, M STEKELMAN, and D A W
EDWARDS ..
The electron microscopy of "fibrinoid necrosis" in pulmonary arteries DONALD HEATH and PAUL SMITH ...
Multicentric tracheobronchial and oesophageal granular cell myoblastoma DENIS J O'CONNELL, HEBER
MacMAHON, and THOMAS R DE MEESTER ..
Pulmonary manifestations of hypogammaglobulinaemia RUSSELL J DUKES, EDWARD C ROSENOW III, and
PAUL E HERMANS ..
Valve replacement for rheumatic aortic incompetence in adolescents E K WEIR, R E MATISONN, A S MITHA,
545
547
555
565
569
574
579
596
603
B T LE ROUX, N M ROGERS, and E CHESLER .. 608
Aortic valve replacement in rheumatoid aortic incompetence A B DEVLIN, P GOLDSTRAW, and P K CAVES... 612
Destructive aortic valve endocarditis from Brucella abortus: survival with emergency aortic valve replace-
ment
JOSEPH C CLEVELAND, RAYMOND J SUCHOR,
and JOHN DAGUE
..
616
Single primitive ventricle with normally related great arteries and atresia of the left A-V valve E OTERO COTO,
619
J M CAFFARENA RAGGIO, P MALO, C SAINZ, R APARISI, and J M GOMEZ-ULLATE ..
Open-heart palliative surgery for pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and hypoplastic pulmonary
arteries GIANCARLO CRUPI, GIUSEPPE LOCATELLI, MASSIMO VILLANI, ROBERTO TIRABOSCHI, and LUCIO
PARENZAN
...............................................
Pulmonary haemodynamics and function
BARDIN, PETER M TAFT,
625
immediately after canine left lower lobe preservation JOSHUA A
and NICHOLAS A HALASZ .629
CONTENTS
PAGE
No 5 OCTOBER, 1978 continued
Reversibility of airways obstruction in bronchiectasis S G NOGRADY, W V EVANS, and B H DAVIES ..... ....... 635
Storage of heart valve allografts in glycerol with subsequent antibiotic sterilisation R PARKER, R RANDEV,
W H WAIN,
and D N ROSS .............bt...... 638
Correction of type C atrioventricular canal associated with tetralogy of Fallot P BASTOS, M DE LEVAL, F
MACARTNEY, and J STARK .................
646
Aneurysm of the main stem of the left coronary artery associated with aortic insufficiency and aneurysm of
the ascending aorta. Report of a case with successful surgical repair A LEGUERRIER, M BERCOT, and
A PIWNICA ................. 649
........................ 653
Long-term follow-up of two cases of pulmonary varicosity TAKAYUKI SHIRAKUSA ......
........................................ 657
Mediastinal cryptococcoma P SINHA, K G NAIK, and G P BHAGWAT ...........
............... 660
Short reports: Invasion of a bronchial carcinoma by Aspergillus fumigatus R D H MONIE ......
Recurrent symptomatic pulmonary embolism caused by an infected Pudenz cerebrospinal fluid shunt device
................................................ 662
R T N GIBNEY, F DONOVAN, and M X FITZGERALD .....................
Asthma relieved by aspirin and by other cyclo-oxygenase inhibitors A SZCZEKLIK, R J GRYGLEWSKI, and E
................................................................ 664
NIZANKOWSKA .....................
................................................................................. 666
Proceedings of the Thoracic Society .
No 6 DECEMBER, 1978
EDITORIAL
Breath sounds ................................................................................. 681
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Chronic hypercapnia and radiological changes in the pituitary fossa D A G NEWTON, I BONE, and G BONSOR 684
Aerosol salbutamol administration by IPPB: lowest effective dose R E RUFFIN, G OBMINSKI, and M T
NEWHOUSE .................................................................................... 689
Sodium cromoglycate and ipratropium bromide in exercise-induced asthma N C THOMSON, K R PATEL, and
J W KERR
....................................................................................
694
Inhaled antihistamines-bronchodilatation and effects on histamine- and methacholine-induced bronchoconstriction S G NOGRADY and C BEVAN ............................................................................... 700
Reproducibility and comparison of responses to inhaled histamine and methacholine E F JUNIPER, P A
FRITH, C DUNNETT, D W COCKCROFT, and F E HARGREAVE ............................................................ 705
The effect of aerosol ipratropium bromide and salbutamol on exercise tolerance in chronic bronchitis A G
LEITCH, J M HOPKIN, D A ELLIS, SYLVIA MERCHANT, and G J R MCHARDY .........
.................................
711
......................................... 714
The thorax in history 6 Circulation of the blood R K FRENCH .............
Interpretation of increases in the transfer coefficient for carbon monoxide (TLCO/VA or KCO) D J LIPSCOMB,
KANTA PATEL, and J M B HUGHES ....................................................................................
728
Potassium studies in chronic obstructive airways disease P d'A SEMPLE, W S WATSON, R HUME, and G R
SUTHERLAND .................................................................................... 734
.................... 740
Passive expiration as a test of lung function KUMAR ASHUTOSH and JOHN F KEIGHLEY .......
Pulmonary artery pressure in thoracic scoliosis during and after exercise while breathing air and pure oxygen
J M SHNEERSON .................................................................................... 747
The primary immune response of patients with different stages of squamous-cell bronchial carcinoma
H M JANSEN, T H THE, G C DE GAST, M T ESSELINK, G PASTOOR,
and N G M ORIE .................................... 755
.............. 761
Deep vein thrombosis after thoracotomy F R JACKAMAN, B J PERRY, and HAROLD SIDDONS .......
Pulmonary function in coal workers with Caplan's syndrome and non-rheumatoid complicated pneumo-
coniosis
KIMON CONSTANTINIDIS, A W MUSK, J P R JENKINS, and G BERRY ....................................... 764
Solitary rheumatoid nodule of the pleura and rheumatoid pleural effusion A TSERKEZOGLOU, S METAKIDIS,
H PAPASTAMATIOUTSIMARA,
and M ZOITOPOULOS ........................................................................ 769
Respiratory function measurements in a cohort of medical students: a ten-year follow-up P J LAWTHER,
A G F BROOKS,
and R E WALLER ....................................................................................
The applicability of the gland/wall ratio (Reid-Index) to clinicopathological correlation studies M
OBERHOLZER, P DALQUEN, M WYSS, and H P ROHR ........................
.............................................
773
779
Lung volumes and distensibility, and maximum respiratory pressures in thyroid disease before and after
................................................... 785
treatment s FREEDMAN .................................
Late presentation of primary pulmonary lymphangiectasis SJ SC WAGENAAR, J SWIERENGA, and C A
WAGENVOORT .................................................................................... 791
......................................... 796
An unusual mucous cyst of the lung F J SAMBROOK GOWAR ...................
......................................... 800
Mediastinal thoracic duct cyst F J SAMBROOK GOWAR .........................
.................................... 803
Diagnosis of a thoracic inlet tumour by transbronchial biopsy DAVID S PRATT.
"Blue bodies" in a case of cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis (desquamative type)-an ultra-structural study
I T GARDINER and J S UFF ................................
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806
No 6 DECEMBER, 1978 continued
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SHORT REPORTS
Airways obstruction in a case of disseminated lupus erythematosus J KALLENBACH, S ZWI, and H I GOLDMAN
Tuberculous pericarditis in South-west London: an increasing problem I P WILLIAMS and M R HETZEL ......
Thoracic actinomycosis presenting with peripheral skin lesions A K WEBB, R HOWELL, and J A HICKMAN ...
Persistent hyponatraemia complicating fibrosing alveolitis N J C SNELL and H L COYSH ...........................
Pleural fibrosis after practolol therapy D R HALL, J B MORRISON, and F R EDWARDS ........
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814
816
818
820
822
CORRESPONDENCE ............................................................................................................ 825
Index to volume 33 ........................................................................... 827
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