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Diagnosis and management of infectious pleural effusion.

Treat Respir Med 2006 ;5(5):295-304

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Headington, Oxford, England.

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April 2016

Controlling the lungs via the brain: a novel neurosurgical method to improve lung function in humans.

Neurosurgery 2012 Feb;70(2):469-77; discussion 477-8

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e318231d789DOI Listing
February 2012

Characterization of a new mouse model of empyema and the mechanisms of pleural invasion by Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2012 Feb 1;46(2):180-7. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

Centre for Respiratory Research, Department of Medicine, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rayne Institute, 5 University Street, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1165/rcmb.2011-0182OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3410914PMC
February 2012

Intrapleural use of tissue plasminogen activator and DNase in pleural infection.

N Engl J Med 2011 Aug;365(6):518-26

UKCRC Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital Site, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1012740DOI Listing
August 2011

Setting up a respiratory trials unit.

Respirology 2011 Jan;16(1):64-8

UKCRC Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Centrefor Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, OxfordRadcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01889.xDOI Listing
January 2011

The approach to the patient with a parapneumonic effusion.

Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2010 Dec 6;31(6):706-15. Epub 2011 Jan 6.

Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0030-1269830DOI Listing
December 2010

Outcome of patients with nonspecific pleuritis/fibrosis on thoracoscopic pleural biopsies.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010 Oct 12;38(4):472-7. Epub 2010 Mar 12.

Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.01.057DOI Listing
October 2010

Relearning an old lesson: stopping trials early.

Thorax 2010 Oct;65(10):851-3

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thx.2009.131219DOI Listing
October 2010

Management of pleural infection in adults: British Thoracic Society Pleural Disease Guideline 2010.

Thorax 2010 Aug;65 Suppl 2:ii41-53

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thx.2010.137000DOI Listing
August 2010

The relationship between chest tube size and clinical outcome in pleural infection.

Chest 2010 Mar 9;137(3):536-43. Epub 2009 Oct 9.

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S001236921060129
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.09-1044DOI Listing
March 2010

Advances in the investigation and treatment of pleural effusions.

Expert Rev Respir Med 2010 Feb;4(1):123-33

Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK.

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February 2010

A systematic review of continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome.

Sleep Med Rev 2009 Dec 10;13(6):427-36. Epub 2009 Apr 10.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.smrv.2009.02.004DOI Listing
December 2009

Continuous positive airway pressure and liver enzymes in obstructive sleep apnoea: data from a randomized controlled trial.

Respiration 2009 4;78(2):141-6. Epub 2008 Nov 4.

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LJ UK.

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https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/170785
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000170785DOI Listing
October 2009

Pseudochylothorax without pleural thickening: time to reconsider pathogenesis?

Chest 2009 Oct;136(4):1144-1147

Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK; Centre for Respiratory Research, University College London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.09-0445DOI Listing
October 2009

Clinical impact and reliability of pleural fluid mesothelin in undiagnosed pleural effusions.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009 Sep 19;180(5):437-44. Epub 2009 Mar 19.

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200811-1729OCDOI Listing
September 2009

Continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea reduces resting heart rate but does not affect dysrhythmias: a randomised controlled trial.

J Sleep Res 2009 Sep 22;18(3):329-36. Epub 2009 Jun 22.

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2869.2008.00726.xDOI Listing
September 2009

Pleural procedures and pleuroscopy.

Respirology 2009 Aug;14(6):796-807

Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1843.2009.01592.xDOI Listing
August 2009

Endothelial function and arterial stiffness in minimally symptomatic obstructive sleep apnea.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008 Nov 24;178(9):984-8. Epub 2008 Jul 24.

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200805-717OCDOI Listing
November 2008

Use of lipoteichoic acid-T for pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusion: a phase I toxicity and dose-escalation study.

Lancet Oncol 2008 Oct 3;9(10):946-52. Epub 2008 Sep 3.

Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford and Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(08)70205-5DOI Listing
October 2008

Clinically important factors influencing the diagnostic measurement of pleural fluid pH and glucose.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008 Sep 12;178(5):483-90. Epub 2008 Jun 12.

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine and University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200801-062OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2643213PMC
September 2008

Pleural interventions: management of acute and chronic pneumothorax.

Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2008 Aug;29(4):427-40

Oxford Pleural Unit and Oxford University, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2008-1081285DOI Listing
August 2008

Use of indwelling pleural catheters for chronic pleural infection.

Chest 2008 Feb;133(2):546-9

Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford and Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.07-1742DOI Listing
February 2008

IkappaB genetic polymorphisms and invasive pneumococcal disease.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007 Jul 26;176(2):181-7. Epub 2007 Apr 26.

The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, and Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200702-169OCDOI Listing
July 2007

Functional polymorphisms in the FCN2 gene are not associated with invasive pneumococcal disease.

Mol Immunol 2007 May 26;44(12):3267-70. Epub 2007 Mar 26.

The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molimm.2006.04.013DOI Listing
May 2007

Diagnosing pleural effusion: moving beyond transudate-exudate separation.

Chest 2007 Mar;131(3):942-943

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.06-2847DOI Listing
March 2007

The bacteriology of pleural infection by genetic and standard methods and its mortality significance.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006 Oct 13;174(7):817-23. Epub 2006 Jul 13.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200601-074OCDOI Listing
October 2006

Needle-track metastases and prophylactic radiotherapy for mesothelioma.

Respir Med 2006 Jun 2;100(6):1037-40. Epub 2005 Nov 2.

Oxford Pleural Clinic, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2005.09.034DOI Listing
June 2006

The approach to the patient with a parapneumonic effusion.

Clin Chest Med 2006 Jun;27(2):253-66

Oxford Pleural Diseases Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccm.2005.12.005DOI Listing
June 2006

Pleural effusion: a structured approach to care.

Br Med Bull 2004 14;72:31-47. Epub 2005 Mar 14.

Oxford Pleural Diseases Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bmb/ldh040DOI Listing
July 2005

Deficiency of a subset of T-cells with immunoregulatory properties in sarcoidosis.

Lancet 2005 Mar 19-25;365(9464):1062-72

Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 7DS, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(05)71143-0DOI Listing
April 2005

U.K. Controlled trial of intrapleural streptokinase for pleural infection.

N Engl J Med 2005 Mar;352(9):865-74

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa042473DOI Listing
March 2005

Diagnostically significant variations in pleural fluid pH in loculated parapneumonic effusions.

Chest 2004 Dec;126(6):2022-4

Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, John Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.126.6.2022DOI Listing
December 2004

CD56bright NK cells are enriched at inflammatory sites and can engage with monocytes in a reciprocal program of activation.

J Immunol 2004 Nov;173(10):6418-26

Division of Medicine, Imperial College London, Commonwealth Building, Hammersmith Campus, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.173.10.6418DOI Listing
November 2004

Pleural effusions.

Clin Med (Lond) 2004 May-Jun;4(3):207-10

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford University.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4953576PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.7861/clinmedicine.4-3-207DOI Listing
October 2004

Randomized trials describing lung inflammation after pleurodesis with talc of varying particle size.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004 Aug 13;170(4):377-82. Epub 2004 May 13.

Oxford Pleural Disease Clinic, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200311-1579OCDOI Listing
August 2004

Recent advances in parapneumonic effusion and empyema.

Curr Opin Pulm Med 2004 Jul;10(4):299-304

Oxford Pleural Diseases Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK.

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July 2004

Pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusions: current controversies and variations in practices.

Curr Opin Pulm Med 2004 Jul;10(4):305-10

Oxford Pleural Diseases Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK.

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July 2004

The management of pleural space infections.

Respirology 2004 Mar;9(1):4-11

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1843.2003.00535.xDOI Listing
March 2004

A randomized controlled trial of adaptive ventilation for Cheyne-Stokes breathing in heart failure.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003 Nov 19;168(9):1109-14. Epub 2003 Aug 19.

Oxford Sleep Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200212-1476OCDOI Listing
November 2003

Systemic hypertension and obstructive sleep apnoea.

Sleep Med Rev 2002 Jun;6(3):157-73

Oxford Sleep Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, UK.

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June 2002

Ambulatory blood pressure after therapeutic and subtherapeutic nasal continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised parallel trial.

Lancet 2002 Jan;359(9302):204-10

Oxford Sleep Unit and Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, OX3 7LJ, Oxford, UK.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01406736020744
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)07445-7DOI Listing
January 2002