ERJ Open Research

ERJ Open Research is a fully open access original research journal, published online by the European Respiratory Society. The journal aims to publish high-quality work in all fields of respiratory science and medicine, covering basic science, clinical translational science and clinical medicine.

The journal was created to help fulfil the ERS objective to disseminate scientific and educational material to its members and to the medical community, but also to provide researchers with an affordable open access specialty journal in which to publish their work.


April

Congress Highlights

ERS International Congress, Madrid, 2019: highlights from the Respiratory Infections Assembly
Cristina Calarasu, Kiarina D. Chichirelo-Konstantynovych, Stefan Frent
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00316-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00316-2019
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Reviews

Cough-provocation tests with hypertonic aerosols
Heikki O. Koskela, Hanna M. Nurmi, Minna K. Purokivi
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00338-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00338-2019
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Relationship between dietary patterns and COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Michael K. Parvizian, Manreet Dhaliwal, Jeremy Li, Imran Satia, Om P. Kurmi
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00168-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00168-2019
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Predicting and preventing hospital readmission for exacerbations of COPD
Chia Wei Kong, Tom M.A. Wilkinson
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00325-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00325-2019
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The role of interleukin-17 in asthma: a protective response?
Gareth M. Hynes, Timothy S.C. Hinks
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00364-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00364-2019
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Registries and collaborative studies for primary ciliary dyskinesia in Europe
Cristina Ardura-Garcia, Myrofora Goutaki, Siobhán B. Carr, Suzanne Crowley, Florian S. Halbeisen, Kim G. Nielsen, Petra Pennekamp, Johanna Raidt, Guillaume Thouvenin, Panayiotis K. Yiallouros, Heymut Omran, Claudia E. Kuehni
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00005-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00005-2020
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Study protocol

Variability in airway inflammation, symptoms, lung function and reliever use in asthma: anti-inflammatory reliever hypothesis and STIFLE study design
Tim Harrison, Ian D. Pavord, James D. Chalmers, Glenn Whelan, Malin Fagerås, Annika Rutgersson, Laura Belton, Shahid Siddiqui, Per Gustafson
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00333-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00333-2019
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COVID-19

Epidemiological features and medical care-seeking process of patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China
Jing Hua, Rongzhang Chen, Liming Zhao, Xiaodong Wu, Qian Guo, Chunfeng He, Tian Li, Xiaoyu Ren, Zhongmin Liu, Qiang Li, Feilong Wang
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00142-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00142-2020
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Cough

Prevalence and incidence of, and risk factors for chronic cough in the adult population: the Rotterdam Study
Johnmary T. Arinze, Emmely W. de Roos, Leila Karimi, Katia M.C. Verhamme, Bruno H. Stricker, Guy G. Brusselle
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00300-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00300-2019
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Persistence of chronic cough in a community-based population
Anne M. Lätti, Juha Pekkanen, Heikki O. Koskela
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00229-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00229-2019
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Lung cancer

A microsimulation model to assess the economic impact of immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer
Clémence Legoupil, Didier Debieuvre, Aurelien Marabelle, Stefan Michiels, Raïssa Kapso, Benjamin Besse, Julia Bonastre
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00174-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00174-2019
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COPD

Management of acute COPD exacerbations in Australia: do we follow the guidelines?
Joyce L. Cousins, Richard Wood-Baker, Peter A.B. Wark, Ian A. Yang, Peter G. Gibson, Anastasia Hutchinson, Dimitar Sajkov, Sarah A. Hiles, Sameh Samuel, Vanessa M. McDonald
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00270-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00270-2019
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Efficacy and safety of two doses of budesonide/formoterol fumarate metered dose inhaler in COPD
Nicola A. Hanania, Alberto Papi, Antonio Anzueto, Fernando J. Martinez, Kimberly A. Rossman, Christy S. Cappelletti, Elizabeth A. Duncan, Jack S. Nyberg, Paul M. Dorinsky
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00187-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00187-2019
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Survival benefit of lung transplantation compared with medical management and pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with end-stage COPD
Irina Timofte, Marniker Wijesinha, Roumen Vesselinov, June Kim, Robert Reed, Pablo G. Sanchez, Nicholas Ladikos, Si Pham, Zachary Kon, Keshava Rajagopal, Steven M. Scharf, Robert Wise, Alice L. Sternberg, David Kaczorowski, Bartley Griffith, Michael Terrin, Aldo Iacono
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00177-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00177-2019
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High cytomegalovirus serology and subsequent COPD-related mortality: a longitudinal study
Raffaella Nenna, Jing Zhai, Samuel E. Packard, Amber Spangenberg, Duane L. Sherrill, Fernando D. Martinez, Marilyn Halonen, Stefano Guerra
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00062-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00062-2020
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Measures of lung function and their relationship with advanced glycation end-products
Suneela Zaigham, Margaretha Persson, Amra Jujic, Sophia Frantz, Yan Borné, Andrei Malinovschi, Per Wollmer, Gunnar Engström
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00356-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00356-2019
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Interstitial lung disease

Prognostic impact of pre-existing interstitial lung disease in non-HIV patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia
Shohei Hamada, Hidenori Ichiyasu, Megumi Inaba, Hiroshi Takahashi, Tomoki Sadamatsu, Kimitaka Akaike, Aiko Masunaga, Yasumasa Tashiro, Naomi Hirata, Takeshi Yoshinaga, Takuro Sakagami
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00306-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00306-2019
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Acute exacerbation of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias related to chemotherapy for lung cancer: nationwide surveillance in Japan
Yuji Minegishi, Akihiko Gemma, Sakae Homma, Kazuma Kishi, Arata Azuma, Takashi Ogura, Naoki Hamada, Hiroyuki Taniguchi, Noboru Hattori, Yasuhiko Nishioka, Kiminobu Tanizawa, Takeshi Johkoh, Takuma Yokoyama, Kazutaka Mori, Yoshio Taguchi, Masahito Ebina, Naohiko Inase, Koichi Hagiwara, Hiroshi Ohnishi, Hiroshi Mukae, Yoshikazu Inoue, Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Hirofumi Chiba, Ken Ohta, Yoshinori Tanino, Fumikazu Sakai, Yukihiko Sugiyama
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00184-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00184-2019
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Tuberculosis

Mobilising community networks for early identification of tuberculosis and treatment initiation in Cambodia: an evaluation of a seed-and-recruit model
Alvin Kuo Jing Teo, Kiesha Prem, Sovannary Tuot, Chetra Ork, Sothearith Eng, Tripti Pande, Monyrath Chry, Li Yang Hsu, Siyan Yi
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00368-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00368-2019
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Pulmonary vascular disease

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in Saudi Arabia: preliminary results from the SAUDIPH registry
Abdullah M. Aldalaan, Sarfraz A. Saleemi, Ihab Weheba, Abeer Abdelsayed, Pekka Hämmäinen, Maha M. Aleid, Fatima Alzubi, Hamdeia Zaytoun, Nadeen Alharbi
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00218-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00218-2019
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Sleep

Effect of ventilation therapy on mortality rate among obesity hypoventilation syndrome and obstructive sleep apnoea patients
Hanna-Riikka Kreivi, Tuomas Itäluoma, Adel Bachour
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00101-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00101-2019
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Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia reduces sleep apnoea severity: a randomised controlled trial
Alexander Sweetman, Leon Lack, R. Doug McEvoy, Nick A. Antic, Simon Smith, Ching Li Chai-Coetzer, James Douglas, Amanda O'Grady, Nicola Dunn, Jan Robinson, Denzil Paul, Danny Eckert, Peter G. Catcheside
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00161-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00161-2020
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Predictive equation for optimal continuous positive airway pressure in children with obstructive sleep apnoea
Joelle Chong, Ram Bajpai, Oon Hoe Teoh, Arun Pugalenthi, John C. Allen, Zai Ru Cheng, Soh Gin Tan, Meilan Lim, Jasmine Tan, Anne Goh, Yi Hua Tan, Biju Thomas
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00312-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00312-2019
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Effect of continuous positive airway pressure treatment on permeability, inflammation and mucus production of human epithelial cells
Sandra Grau-Bartual, Ahmed M. Al-Jumaily, Paul M. Young, Daniela Traini, Maliheh Ghadiri
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00327-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00327-2019
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Respiratory infections

Repeat assessment of examination signs among children in Malawi with fast-breathing pneumonia
Jennifer L. Lenahan, Evangelyn Nkwopara, Melda Phiri, Tisungane Mvalo, Mari T. Couasnon, Kali Turner, Chifundo Ndamala, Eric D. McCollum, Susanne May, Amy Sarah Ginsburg
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00275-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00275-2019
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Original research letters

Evidence from a mouse model on the dangers of thirdhand electronic cigarette exposure during early life
Hui Chen, Gerard Li, Venkata Sita Rama Raju Allam, Baoming Wang, Yik Lung Chan, Claudia Scarfo, Maiken Ueland, Ronald Shimmon, Shanlin Fu, Paul Foster, Brian G. Oliver
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00022-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00022-2020
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Ivacaftor decreases monocyte sensitivity to interferon-? in people with cystic fibrosis
Katherine B. Hisert, Timothy P. Birkland, Kelly Q. Schoenfelt, Matthew E. Long, Brenda Grogan, Suzanne Carter, W. Conrad Liles, Edward F. McKone, Lev Becker, Anne M. Manicone
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00318-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00318-2019
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Low adherence to inhaled corticosteroids/long-acting ß2-agonists and biologic treatment in severe asthmatics
Marco Caminati, Andrea Vianello, Margherita Andretta, Anna Michela Menti, Silvia Tognella, Luca Degli Esposti, Claudio Micheletto, Chiara Bovo, Gianenrico Senna
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00017-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00017-2020
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Lack of evidence for the involvement of Merkel cell polyomavirus in pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Fanélie Jouenne, Jérôme Le Goff, Emmanuelle Bugnet, Maud Salmona, Véronique Meignin, Gwenaël Lorillon, Aurélie Sadoux, Janine Cherot, Céleste Lebbé, Samia Mourah, Abdellatif Tazi
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00230-2019; 10.1183/23120541.00230-2019
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Severe acute respiratory distress syndrome requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support: a consequence of vaping
Caroline M. Patterson, Kamen Valchanov, Allanah Barker, Martin Goddard, Huina Yang, Angus G. Butchart
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00013-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00013-2020
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A survey of specialist opinions on biomarker use in severe asthma in Australia: scepticism but hope?
J. Michael Ramsahai, Jodie L. Simpson, Liam Heaney, Nicola Gallagher, Peter A.B. Wark
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00113-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00113-2020
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Doxycycline for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in outpatients: who benefits?
Patricia van Velzen, Gerben ter Riet, Paul Brinkman, Peter J. Sterk, Jan M. Prins
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00099-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00099-2020
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Correspondence

Weight-based reference equations for the 6-min walk test can be misleading in obese patients
Jeffrey M. Haynes, Gregg L. Ruppel, David A. Kaminsky
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00028-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00028-2020
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Outpatient strategies and the changing SARS-CoV-2 epidemic
Yanqiu Wei, Gang Li, Juan Li, Jiaojiao Chu, Huihui Yue, Fengqin Zhang, Huilan Zhang
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00111-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00111-2020
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COVID-19 follow-up planning: what will we be missing?
Lydia Lee, Sriram Iyer, Ricardo J. Jose, Ari Manuel
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00198-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00198-2020
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Pulmonary embolism: yet another cause of hypoxaemic respiratory failure in COVID-19
Dario Nieri, Giulia Lenzini, Barbara Canari Venturi, Alessandro Celi
ERJ Open Res, 6 (2) 00220-2020; 10.1183/23120541.00220-2020
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