Respiratory Research Unit

Recent publications



  1. Koegelenberg C, Irusen EM, Cooper R, Diacon AH, Taljaard JJ, Mowlana A, von Groote-Bidlingmaier F, Bolliger CT. High mortality from respiratory failure secondary to swine-origin influenza A (H1N1) in South Africa. QJMed 2010; 103: 319-325.
  2. Schuurmans MM, Bussinger C, Müller V, Burkhalter AK, Bolliger CT. Smoking cessation training for physicians and other health professionals in Switzerland. Ther Umsch. 2010 Aug;67(8):409-14. German.
  3. Koegelenberg CF, Bolliger CT, Theron J, Walzl G, Wright CA, Louw M, Diacon AH. Direct comparison of the diagnostic yield of ultrasound-assisted Abrams and Tru-Cut needle biopsies for pleural tuberculosis. Thorax. 2010 Jun 27.
  4. Diacon AH, Koegelenberg CF, Schubert P, Brundyn K, Louw M, Wright CA, Bolliger CT. Rapid on-site evaluation of transbronchial aspirates: randomized comparison of two methods. Eur Respir J. 2010 Jun;35(6):1216-20.
  5. Bolliger CT, Respiration comes of age. Respiration. 2010;79(1):1
  6. Kannenberg SM, Koegelenberg CF, Jordaan HF, Bolliger CT. A patient with leonine facies and occult lung disease. Respiration. 2010;79(3):250-4.
  7. Irusen EM. Inhaled corticosteroids in asthma. MIMS Drug Therapy Review 2010/2011; 375-378.


  1. Plekker D, Koegelenberg CFN, Bolliger CT. Different techniques of bronchoscopy: In Eur Respir Mon, 2010, 48, 1-17. 


paedriatric bronchoscopy.jpg1.  Paediatric Bronchoscopy. K. N. Priftis, M. B. Anthracopoulos, E. Eber, A.C. Koumbourlis, R. E. Wood (eds). Prog Respir Res. Basel, Karger, 2010





new drugs and targets.jpg2.  New Drugs and Targets for Asthma and COPD. Hansel T.T. & Barnes P.J. (eds.).Prog Respir Res. Basel, Karger, 2010.





3. Interventional Pulmonology. J Strausz, C. Bolliger (eds). Eur Respir Mon, 2010, Printed in UK.