Gerard Cox

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Long-term (5 year) safety of bronchial thermoplasty: Asthma Intervention Research (AIR) trial
    Neil C Thomson
    Gartnavel General Hospital, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 11:8. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma
    Gerard Cox
    Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 17:34-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Asthma control during the year after bronchial thermoplasty
    Gerard Cox
    St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 356:1327-37. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint New interventions in asthma including bronchial thermoplasty
    Gerard Cox
    McMaster University, Ontario, Hamilton, Canada
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:77-81. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Bronchial thermoplasty for asthma
    Gerard Cox
    M B, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health T2123, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue, East Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:965-9. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Bronchial thermoplasty
    Gerard Cox
    Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 50 Charlton Avenue E, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada
    Clin Chest Med 31:135-40,Table of Contents. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective feasibility study of bronchial thermoplasty in the human airway
    John D Miller
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 4A6
    Chest 127:1999-2006. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Erratum to: unexpectedly low pulse oximetry measurements associated with variant hemoglobins: a systematic review
    Madeleine Verhovsek
    Section of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Hematol 86:722-5. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of air filtration systems on asthma: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Ellen McDonald
    Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Chest 122:1535-42. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Unexpectedly low pulse oximetry measurements associated with variant hemoglobins: a systematic review
    Madeleine Verhovsek
    Section of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Hematol 85:882-5. 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Long-term (5 year) safety of bronchial thermoplasty: Asthma Intervention Research (AIR) trial
    Neil C Thomson
    Gartnavel General Hospital, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 11:8. 2011
    ..Bronchial thermoplasty (BT) is a bronchoscopic procedure that improves asthma control by reducing excess airway smooth muscle. Treated patients have been followed out to 5 years to evaluate long-term safety of this procedure...
  2. doi request reprint Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma
    Gerard Cox
    Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 17:34-8. 2011
    ..the present article will address the potential for bronchial thermoplasty to be used in addition to conventional medications to help us treat our patients with severe asthma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Asthma control during the year after bronchial thermoplasty
    Gerard Cox
    St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 356:1327-37. 2007
    ..Bronchial thermoplasty is a bronchoscopic procedure to reduce the mass of airway smooth muscle and attenuate bronchoconstriction. We examined the effect of bronchial thermoplasty on the control of moderate or severe persistent asthma...
  4. ncbi request reprint New interventions in asthma including bronchial thermoplasty
    Gerard Cox
    McMaster University, Ontario, Hamilton, Canada
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:77-81. 2008
    ..The challenges of identifying which treatment would best help an individual patient can be addressed by use of noninvasive measurements to define their asthma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bronchial thermoplasty for asthma
    Gerard Cox
    M B, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health T2123, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue, East Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:965-9. 2006
    ..Bronchial thermoplasty (BT) reduces the potential for smooth muscle-mediated bronchoconstriction by reducing the mass of smooth muscle in the walls of conducting airways...
  6. doi request reprint Bronchial thermoplasty
    Gerard Cox
    Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 50 Charlton Avenue E, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada
    Clin Chest Med 31:135-40,Table of Contents. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint A prospective feasibility study of bronchial thermoplasty in the human airway
    John D Miller
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 4A6
    Chest 127:1999-2006. 2005
    ..Experience with animal studies has enabled development of appropriate reliable equipment, definition of therapeutic parameters, and descriptions of tissue effects of treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Erratum to: unexpectedly low pulse oximetry measurements associated with variant hemoglobins: a systematic review
    Madeleine Verhovsek
    Section of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Hematol 86:722-5. 2011
    ..The correct diagnosis will help to spare patients from unnecessary investigations and anxiety...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of air filtration systems on asthma: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Ellen McDonald
    Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Chest 122:1535-42. 2002
    ..To systematically review the evidence of randomized trials evaluating the effects of residential air filtration systems on patients with asthma...
  10. doi request reprint Unexpectedly low pulse oximetry measurements associated with variant hemoglobins: a systematic review
    Madeleine Verhovsek
    Section of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Hematol 85:882-5. 2010
    ..The correct diagnosis will help to spare patients from unnecessary investigations and anxiety...
  11. doi request reprint Ciliary beating is depressed in nasal cilia from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease subjects
    Asma Yaghi
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Respir Med 106:1139-47. 2012
    ..Pharmacologic agents with different mechanisms of action can increase CBF of COPD cilia. Further investigation of the signalling pathways influencing CBF of COPD cilia is needed...
  12. doi request reprint Involvement of the neurokinin-2 receptor in airway smooth muscle stretch-activated contractions assessed in perfused intact bovine bronchial segments
    Jeremy Mark Hernandez
    Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph s Hospital, Room L 314, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N4A6
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 327:503-10. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Tiotropium in combination with placebo, salmeterol, or fluticasone-salmeterol for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized trial
    Shawn D Aaron
    The Ottawa Health Research Institute and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 146:545-55. 2007
    ..Treatment of moderate or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with combinations of inhaled corticosteroids, long-acting beta-agonists, and long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilators is common but unstudied...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lung volume reduction surgery vs medical treatment: for patients with advanced emphysema
    John D Miller
    McMaster University, Hamilton Ontarion, Canada
    Chest 127:1166-77. 2005
    ..To contribute to the knowledge on the therapeutic value of lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cysteinyl leukotrienes promote human airway smooth muscle migration
    Krishnan Parameswaran
    Asthma Research Group, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph s Healthcare, and Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:738-42. 2002
    ..The phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase pathway is a key signaling mechanism in the chemotactic migration of ASM cells in response to cysteinyl leukotrienes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of bronchial thermoplasty in symptomatic, severe asthma
    Ian D Pavord
    Glenfield General Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1185-91. 2007
    ..Bronchial thermoplasty (BT) is designed to reduce airway smooth muscle and improve asthma control...