European Respiratory Journal

The ERJ publishes clinical and experimental work relating to all aspects of adult and paediatric respiratory medicine, including cell biology, epidemiology, immunology, oncology, pathophysiology, imaging, occupational medicine, intensive care, sleep medicine and thoracic surgery. In addition to original research material, the ERJ also publishes editorial commentaries, reviews, short research letters and correspondence to the editor. Articles are published continuously and collected into 12 monthly issues in two volumes per year.

June

Editorials

An Italian sacrifice to the COVID-19 epidemic
Stefano Nava, Roberto Tonelli, Enrico M. Clini
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001445; 10.1183/13993003.01445-2020
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Putative contributions of circadian clock and sleep in the context of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Miguel Meira e Cruz, Masaaki Miyazawa, David Gozal
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001023; 10.1183/13993003.01023-2020
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Expanding the spectrum of European Respiratory Society official scientific documents: short documents complement clinical practice guidelines, statements and technical standards
Nicolas Roche, Thomy Tonia, Marc Miravitlles, Valérie Vaccaro, Céline Genton, Tobias Welte, Thierry Troosters, Guy Brusselle, Chris Brightling
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001030; 10.1183/13993003.01030-2020
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Subtle signs – red flags
Jürgen Behr, Marius M. Hoeper
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000606; 10.1183/13993003.00606-2020
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Easier access to mechanical ventilation worldwide: an urgent need for low income countries, especially in face of the growing COVID-19 crisis
Claude Guérin, Patrick Lévy
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001271; 10.1183/13993003.01271-2020
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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: do scientists focus on publishing rather than on clinical relevance?
C. Arnold Spek, JanWillem Duitman
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000811; 10.1183/13993003.00811-2020
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ERS/ESTS/EACTS/ESTRO guidelines

ERS/ESTS/EACTS/ESTRO guidelines for the management of malignant pleural mesothelioma
Arnaud Scherpereel, Isabelle Opitz, Thierry Berghmans, Ioannis Psallidas, Markus Glatzer, David Rigau, Philippe Astoul, Servet Bölükbas, Jeanette Boyd, Johan Coolen, Charlotte De Bondt, Dirk De Ruysscher, Valerie Durieux, Corinne Faivre-Finn, Dean Fennell, Francoise Galateau-Salle, Laurent Greillier, Mir Ali Hoda, Walter Klepetko, Aude Lacourt, Phil McElnay, Nick A. Maskell, Luciano Mutti, Jean-Claude Pairon, Paul Van Schil, Jan P. van Meerbeeck, David Waller, Walter Weder, Giuseppe Cardillo, Paul Martin Putora
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1900953; 10.1183/13993003.00953-2019
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ERS guidelines

Withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids in COPD: a European Respiratory Society guideline
James D. Chalmers, Irena F. Laska, Frits M.E. Franssen, Wim Janssens, Ian Pavord, David Rigau, Melissa J. McDonnell, Nicolas Roche, Don D. Sin, Daiana Stolz, Samy Suissa, Jadwiga Wedzicha, Marc Miravitlles
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000351; 10.1183/13993003.00351-2020
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Bronchiectasis

Association between physical activity and risk of hospitalisation in bronchiectasis
Victoria Alcaraz-Serrano, Elena Gimeno-Santos, Giulia Scioscia, Albert Gabarrús, Adria Navarro, Beatriz Herrero-Cortina, Rosanel Amaro, Laia Fernández-Barat, Antoni Torres
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1902138; 10.1183/13993003.02138-2019
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Basic science

TRIM33 prevents pulmonary fibrosis by impairing TGF-ß1 signalling
Pierre-Marie Boutanquoi, Olivier Burgy, Guillaume Beltramo, Pierre-Simon Bellaye, Lucile Dondaine, Guillaume Marcion, Lenny Pommerolle, Aurélie Vadel, Maximilien Spanjaard, Oleg Demidov, Arnaud Mailleux, Bruno Crestani, Martin Kolb, Carmen Garrido, Françoise Goirand, Philippe Bonniaud
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1901346; 10.1183/13993003.01346-2019
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Pulmonary hypertension

Mild parenchymal lung disease and/or low diffusion capacity impacts survival and treatment response in patients diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
Robert A. Lewis, A.A. Roger Thompson, Catherine G. Billings, Athanasios Charalampopoulos, Charlie A. Elliot, Neil Hamilton, Catherine Hill, Judith Hurdman, Smitha Rajaram, Ian Sabroe, Andy J. Swift, David G. Kiely, Robin Condliffe
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000041; 10.1183/13993003.00041-2020
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Respiratory intensive care

Low-cost, easy-to-build noninvasive pressure support ventilator for under-resourced regions: open source hardware description, performance and feasibility testing
Onintza Garmendia, Miguel A. Rodríguez-Lazaro, Jorge Otero, Phuong Phan, Alexandrina Stoyanova, Anh Tuan Dinh-Xuan, David Gozal, Daniel Navajas, Josep M. Montserrat, Ramon Farré
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000846; 10.1183/13993003.00846-2020
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Infectious disease

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of hospitalised patients with COVID-19 treated in Hubei (epicentre) and outside Hubei (non-epicentre): a nationwide analysis of China
Wen-hua Liang, Wei-jie Guan, Cai-chen Li, Yi-min Li, Heng-rui Liang, Yi Zhao, Xiao-qing Liu, Ling Sang, Ru-chong Chen, Chun-li Tang, Tao Wang, Wei Wang, Qi-hua He, Zi-sheng Chen, Sook-San Wong, Mark Zanin, Jun Liu, Xin Xu, Jun Huang, Jian-fu Li, Li-min Ou, Bo Cheng, Shan Xiong, Zhan-hong Xie, Zheng-yi Ni, Yu Hu, Lei Liu, Hong Shan, Chun-liang Lei, Yi-xiang Peng, Li Wei, Yong Liu, Ya-hua Hu, Peng Peng, Jian-ming Wang, Ji-yang Liu, Zhong Chen, Gang Li, Zhi-jian Zheng, Shao-qin Qiu, Jie Luo, Chang-jiang Ye, Shao-yong Zhu, Lin-ling Cheng, Feng Ye, Shi-yue Li, Jin-ping Zheng, Nuo-fu Zhang, Nan-shan Zhong, Jian-xing He
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000562; 10.1183/13993003.00562-2020
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Nosocomial outbreak of COVID-19 pneumonia in Wuhan, China
Xiaorong Wang, Qiong Zhou, Yukun He, Lingbo Liu, Xinqian Ma, Xiaoshan Wei, Nanchuan Jiang, Limei Liang, Yali Zheng, Ling Ma, Yu Xu, Dong Yang, Jianchu Zhang, Bohan Yang, Ning Jiang, Tao Deng, Bingbing Zhai, Yang Gao, Wenxuan Liu, Xinghua Bai, Tao Pan, Guoqing Wang, Yujun Chang, Zhi Zhang, Huanzhong Shi, Wan-Li Ma, Zhancheng Gao
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000544; 10.1183/13993003.00544-2020
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Sleep medicine

Morphine alters respiratory control but not other key obstructive sleep apnoea phenotypes: a randomised trial
Rodrigo T. Martins, Jayne C. Carberry, David Wang, Luke Rowsell, Ronald R. Grunstein, Danny J. Eckert
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1901344; 10.1183/13993003.01344-2019
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Asthma

Maternal smoking during pregnancy affects adult onset of asthma in offspring: a follow up from birth to age 46 years
Sanna Toppila-Salmi, Annika T. Luukkainen, Baizhuang Xu, Jussi Lampi, Juha Auvinen, Kishor Dhaygude, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, Juha Pekkanen
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1901857; 10.1183/13993003.01857-2019
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Oral corticosteroid prescription patterns for asthma in France, Germany, Italy and the UK
Trung N. Tran, Elizabeth King, Rajiv Sarkar, Cassandra Nan, Annalisa Rubino, Caroline O'Leary, Ruvimbo Muzwidzwa, Laura Belton, Jennifer K. Quint
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1902363; 10.1183/13993003.02363-2019
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State of the Art

Personal strategies to minimise effects of air pollution on respiratory health: advice for providers, patients and the public
Christopher Carlsten, Sundeep Salvi, Gary W.K. Wong, Kian Fan Chung
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1902056; 10.1183/13993003.02056-2019
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Reviews

The importance of interventional timing in the bleomycin model of pulmonary fibrosis
Philipp Kolb, Chandak Upagupta, Megan Vierhout, Ehab Ayaub, Pierre Simon Bellaye, Jack Gauldie, Chiko Shimbori, Mark Inman, Kjetil Ask, Martin R.J. Kolb
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1901105; 10.1183/13993003.01105-2019
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Current status of cell-based therapies for respiratory virus infections: applicability to COVID-19
Maroun Khoury, Jimena Cuenca, Fernanda F. Cruz, Fernando E. Figueroa, Patricia R.M. Rocco, Daniel J. Weiss
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000858; 10.1183/13993003.00858-2020
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Research letters

First heterozygous NOP10 mutation in familial pulmonary fibrosis
Caroline Kannengiesser, Effrosyni D. Manali, Patrick Revy, Isabelle Callebaut, Ibrahima Ba, Adrien Borgel, Claire Oudin, Aggeliki Haritou, Lykourgos Kolilekas, Katerina Malagari, Raphael Borie, Elodie Lainey, Catherine Boileau, Bruno Crestani, Spyros A. Papiris
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1902465; 10.1183/13993003.02465-2019
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Serial sputum induction in nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease
Michael R. Holt, Shannon H. Kasperbauer, Charles L. Daley
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1902196; 10.1183/13993003.02196-2019
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No indication of insulin resistance in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension with preserved physical activity
Bence M. Nagy, Gabor Kovacs, Adrienn Tornyos, Eva Svehlikova, Vasile Foris, Chandran Nagaraj, Grazyna Kwapiszewska, Thomas R. Pieber, Andrea Olschewski, Horst Olschewski
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1901228; 10.1183/13993003.01228-2019
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Maternal iron supplementation in pregnancy and asthma in the offspring: follow-up of a randomised trial in Finland
Seif O. Shaheen, Mika Gissler, Graham Devereux, Maijaliisa Erkkola, Tarja I. Kinnunen, Harry Mcardle, Aziz Sheikh, Elina Hemminki, Bright I. Nwaru
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1902335; 10.1183/13993003.02335-2019
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Bedaquiline resistance in drug-resistant tuberculosis HIV co-infected patients
Camus Nimmo, James Millard, Kayleen Brien, Sashen Moodley, Lucy van Dorp, Keeren Lutchminarain, Allison Wolf, Alison D. Grant, Francois Balloux, Alexander S. Pym, Nesri Padayatchi, Max O'Donnell
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 1902383; 10.1183/13993003.02383-2019
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Increased reporting of fatal pneumonitis associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors: a WHO pharmacovigilance database analysis
Melissa Y.Y. Moey, Paul Gougis, Vincent Goldschmidt, Douglas B. Johnson, Bénédicte Lebrun-Vignes, Javid Moslehi, Jacques Cadranel, Joe-Elie Salem
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000038; 10.1183/13993003.00038-2020
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Correspondence

Ventilation–perfusion SPECT versus CTPA in young adult females with suspected pulmonary embolism
Sofie Lindskov Hansen, Robin de Nijs, Jann Mortensen, Ronan M.G. Berg
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000448; 10.1183/13993003.00448-2020
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The optimal imaging test for diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism: a second chance for lung scintigraphy?
Stavros V. Konstantinides
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001426; 10.1183/13993003.01426-2020
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Arterial hypertension and the risk of severity and mortality of COVID-19
Carlos Enrique Leiva Sisnieguez, Walter Gastón Espeche, Martín Rogelio Salazar
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001148; 10.1183/13993003.01148-2020
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Cardiovascular comorbidity and its impact on patients with COVID-19
Wei-jie Guan, Wen-hua Liang, Jian-xing He, Nan-shan Zhong
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001227; 10.1183/13993003.01227-2020
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COVID-19 and smoking: is nicotine the hidden link?
Patrizia Russo, Stefano Bonassi, Robertina Giacconi, Marco Malavolta, Carlo Tomino, Fabrizio Maggi
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001116; 10.1183/13993003.01116-2020
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COVID-19 and nicotine as a mediator of ACE-2
Janice M. Leung, Chen Xi Yang, Don D. Sin
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001261; 10.1183/13993003.01261-2020
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Current smoking is not associated with COVID-19
Marco Rossato, Lucia Russo, Sara Mazzocut, Angelo Di Vincenzo, Paola Fioretto, Roberto Vettor
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001290; 10.1183/13993003.01290-2020
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Reply to: “Current smoking is not associated with COVID-19”
Janice M. Leung, Chen Xi Yang, Don D. Sin
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2001340; 10.1183/13993003.01340-2020
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The looming threat of bedaquiline resistance in tuberculosis
Chen-Yuan Chiang, Arnaud Trébucq, Alberto Piubello, Hans L. Rieder, Valérie Schwoebel, Armand Van Deun
Eur Respir J, 55 (6) 2000718; 10.1183/13993003.00718-2020
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