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  1. Aspiration of a speaking valve. Schembri J., Cortis K., Mallia Azzopardi C., Montefort S., BMJ case reports 2013 (Jul 16, 2013).
  2. Do fast foods cause asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema? Global findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) phase three.  Ellwood P.,  Asher M I., García-Marcos L., Williams H., Keil U., Robertson C.,Nagel G.  Thorax 68. 4 (Apr 2013): 351-60.
  3. The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Three: a global synthesis. Mallol J., Crane J., von Mutius E., Odhiambo J., Keil U., Stewart A.  Allergologia et immunopathologia 41. 2 (Mar 2013 - Apr 2013): 73-85.
  4. The association between BMI, vigorous physical activity and television viewing and the risk of symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in children and adolescents: ISAAC Phase Three.  Mitchell E A., Beasley R., Björkstén B.,  Crane J., García-Marcos L., Keil U. Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology 43. 1 (Jan 2013): 73-84.
  5. Association of pertussis and measles infections and immunizations with asthma and allergic sensitization in ISAAC Phase Two.  Nagel Gabriele.,  Weinmayr Gudrun.,  Flohr Carsten., Kleiner Andrea.,  Strachan David P.  Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 23. 8 (Dec 2012): 737-46.
  6. The association between tobacco and the risk of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in children and adolescents: analyses from Phase Three of the ISAAC programme. M. E. A., Beasley R., Keil U., Montefort S.,Odhiambo J. Thorax 67. 11 (Nov 2012): 941-9.
  7. ISAAC Malta: Changes in Geographical Distribution of Wheezing Children in Malta Between 1994 and 2002.  Fsadni P., Ellul P., Montefort M., Caruana  S., Agius Muscat, H., Montefort, S. Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators 3. 5 (Oct 2012): 208-214.
  8. Changes over time in the relationship between symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema: a global perspective from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Asher M I., Stewart A W., Wong G., Strachan D P., García-Marcos L.,  Anderson H. R.    Allergologia et immunopathologia 40. 5 (Sep 2012 - Oct 2012): 267-74.
  9. Exposure to cats and dogs, and symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema. Brunekreef B., Von Mutius E., Wong G., Odhiambo J., García-Marcos Luis., Foliaki S. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 23. 5 (Sep 2012): 742-50.
  10. The effect of cigarette smoking on allergic conditions in Maltese children (ISAAC).  Montefort S., Ellul P., Montefort M., Caruana S., Grech V., Agius Muscat H. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 23. 5 (Aug 2012): 472-478.
  11. Chronic cough as a complication of treatment with statins: A case report. Psaila M., Fsadni P., Montefort S. Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease 6. 4 (Aug 2012): 243-246.
  12. Early life exposure to farm animals and symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema: an ISAAC Phase Three Study.Brunekreef B., Von Mutius E., Wong G. K.,  Odhiambo J., Clayton T. O. International journal of epidemiology 41. 3 (Jun 2012): 753-61.
  13. Tuberculosis, bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccination, and allergic disease: findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase Two. Flohr C., Nagel G., Weinmayr G., Kleiner A., Williams H. C., Aït-Khaled N., Strachan D. P. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 23. 4 (Jun 2012): 324-31.
  14. Tuberculosis, bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccination, and allergic disease: Findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase Two. Flohr C., Nagel G., Weinmayr G., Kleiner A., Williams H. C., Aït-Khaled N., Strachan D. P., Buchele G., Genunei, J., Kleiner A., Nagel G.,  Weinmayr G., Priftanji A., Shkurti A., Simenati J., Grabocka E., Shyti K., Agolli S., Gurakuqi  A. Stein R.T., de Pereira M. U., Jones M.H., Pitrez P.M., Cooper P.J., Chico M. C.Y.Z., Zhong N.S.,  Lai C., Wong G., Riikjärv M.-A., Annus T., Annesi-Maesano I., Gotua M., Rukhadze, M.,  Abramidze T., Kvachadze I., Karsanidze L. Kiladze  M., Dolidze M. N., Leupold, W., Keil U., von Mutius E., Weiland S.K., Weiland S. Arthur P., Addo-Yobo E., Gratziou C., Priftis C., Papadopoulou A., Katsardis C., Tsanakas J., Hatziagorou E., Kirvassilis F., Clausen M., Shah J.R., Mathur R.S., Khubchandani R.P., Mantri S., Forastiere F., Di Domenicantonio R., De Sario M., Sammarro S., Pistelli R., Serra M.G.,  Corbo G., Perucci C.A., Svabe V., Sebre D., Casno G., Novikova I., Bagrade L., Brunekreef B., Schram D., Doekes G., Jansen-van Vliet P.H.N.,  Janssen N.A.H., Aarts F.J.H., de Meer G., Cane J., Wickens K., Barry, D., Nystad W., Bolle R., Lund E., El-Sharif, N., Nemery B., Barghuthy F., Abu Huij S., Qlebo M.,  Batlles Garrido J., Rubi Ruiz T., Bonillo Perales A., Gonzalez Jiménez Y.Aguirre Rodriguez, J.; Momblan de Cabo, J.; Losilla Maldonado A., Daza Torres M., Garcia-Marcos L.,  Martinez Torres A., Guillén Pérez J.J.,Piñana López, A., Castejon Robles S., Garcia Hernandez G., Martinez Gimeno, A.; Moro Rodríguez, A.L.; Luna Paredes, C.; Gonzalez Gil, I.; Morales Suarez-Varela, M.M.; Llopis González, A.; Escribano Montaner, A.; Tallon Guerola, M., Bråbäck L., Kjellman M., Nilsson L.,  Mai X.-M., Sandin  A.,  Saraçlar Y., Kuyucu S., Tuncer A.,  Saçkesen C., Sumbuloǧlu V., Geyik P., Kocabaş C., Strachan D., Kaur B., Aït-Khaled N., Anderson H.R., Asher M.I., Beasley R., Björkstén B., Ellwood P. Flohr C., Foliaki S., García-Marcos L., Mallol J., Mitchell E., Montefort S., Odhiambo J., Pearce N., Robertson C., Stewart A., Williams H.   Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 23. 4 (Jun 2012): 324-331.
  15. The challenges of replicating the methodology between Phases I and III of the ISAAC programme.  Ellwood P., Asher M.I., Stewart A.W., Aït-Khaled N., Mallol J.,Strachan D.,  Anderson H.R., Beasley R., Björkstén B., Brunekreef B., Crane J., Ellwood P., Flohr C.;  Foliaki S., Forastiere F., García-Marcos, L., Keil U., Lai C.K.W.,  Mitchell E.A.,Montefort S., et al. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 16. 5 (May 1, 2012): 687-693.
  16. Correlation of worldwide incidence of type 1 diabetes (DiaMond) with prevalence of asthma and atopic eczema (ISAAC).  Fsadni P., Fsadni C.,  Fava S., Montefort S. Clinical Respiratory Journal 6. 1 (Jan 2012): 18-25. 
  17. Hospital management of community-acquired pneumonia in Malta. Callus R., Micallef J.,  Mamo J., Montefort S. Malta Medical Journal 24. 2 (2012): 6-10.
  18. Interstitial lung disease in Malta. Gouder C., Fenech M., Montefort, S.  Malta Medical Journal 24. 2 (2012): 11-15. 
  19. Lack of evidence for a protective effect of prolonged breastfeeding on childhood eczema: lessons from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two. Flohr C., Nagel G., Weinmayr G., Kleiner A., Strachan D. P., Williams H. C. The British journal of dermatology 165. 6 (Dec 2011): 1280-9.
  20. Global analysis of breast feeding and risk of symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in 6-7 year old children: ISAAC Phase Three.  Björkstén B., Aït-Khaled N., Innes Asher M.,Clayton T.O., Robertson C.,  Anderson,H.R.,  Asher M.I., Beasley R., Brunekreef B., Crane J.,  Ellwood P..  6 ; Flohr C., Foliaki S., Forastiere F., García-Marcos L., Keil U., Lai C.K.W.,  Mallol J.,  Mitchell E.A.,Odhiambo J., Montefort S., et al.  Allergologia et Immunopathologia 39. 6 (Nov 2011): 318-325.
  21. Two cases of aspiration of calcium tablets. Micallef Josef., Montefort S., Azzopardi  C. Lung India 28. 4 (Oct 2011 - Dec 2011): 312-314.
  22. A decrease in the prevalence and improved control of allergic conditions in 13- to 15-yr-old Maltese children (ISAAC).  Montefort S., Ellul P., Montefort M., Caruana S., Agius Muscat H. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 22. 1 PART 2 (Feb 2011): e107-e111.
  23. Acetaminophen use and risk of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema in adolescents: International study of asthma and allergies in childhood phase three. Beasley R. W., Clayton T., Crane J.,  Lai C. K. W., Montefort  S., et al. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 183. 2 (Jan 15, 2011): 171-178.
  24. Oxygen prescription and administration at the Emergency Department and medical wards in Mater Dei Hospital.  Asciak R.,  Fenech V. A., Gatt J., Montefort S.  Malta Medical Journal 23. 2 (2011).
  25. The impact of the method of consent on response rates in the ISAAC time trends study. Ellwood P., Asher M. I., Stewart A. W. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 14. 8 (Aug 2010): 1059-65.
  26. International variations in associations of allergic markers and diseases in children: ISAAC Phase Two. Weinmayr G., Genuneit J., Nagel G., Björkstén B., van Hage M., Priftanji A., Cooper P., Rijkjärv M-A., von Mutius E., Tsanakas J., Forastiere F., Doekes G., Garrido J. B., Suarez-Varela M. M., Bråbäck L., Strachan D. P. Allergy 65. 6 (Jun 1, 2010): 766-75.
  27. Effect of diet on asthma and allergic sensitisation in the International Study on Allergies and Asthma in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two. Nagel G., Weinmayr  G., Kleiner  A., Garcia-Marcos  L., Strachan  D. P.  Thorax 65. 6 (Jun 2010): 516-22.
  28. Ambient particulate pollution and the world-wide prevalence of asthma  rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in children: Phase One of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC).  Anderson  H. R., Ruggles  R., Pandey  K. D., Kapetanakis  V., Brunekreef  B., Lai  C. K. W., Strachan  D. P., Weiland  S. K.   Occup Environ Med2010;67:293-300.
  29. An unusual cause of chest pain in a young man: bronchogenic cysts and their cardiac manifestations. Magro A.  Micallef J.  Falzon S.  Agius M.  Busuttil W.  Montefort S.  The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 40. 1 (Mar 2010): 29-32.
  30. Which population level environmental factors are associated with asthma  rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema? Review of the ecological analyses of ISAAC Phase One. Asher M. I.  Stewart A. W.  Mallol J.  Montefort S.  Lai Christopher K.W.  Aït-Khaled  N.  Odhiambo J. Respiratory Research 11 (Jan 21  2010).
  31. Pulmonary rehabilitation: Insight into current trends. Sciriha A.  Montefort S.  Malta Medical Journal 22. 3 (2010): 14-17.
  32. A multi-centre study of candidate genes for wheeze and allergy: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase 2.  Genuneit  J., Cantelmo  J. L., Weinmayr  G., Wong  G. W. K., Cooper  P. J., Riikjärv  M-A., Gotua  M., Kabesch  M., von Mutius  E., Forastiere  F., Crane  J., Nystad  W., El-Sharif  N., Batlles-Garrido  J., García-Marcos  L., García-Hernández  G., Morales-Suarez-Varela  M., Nilsson  L., Bråbäck  L., Saraçlar  Y., Weiland  S K., Cookson  W O C., Strachan  D., Moffatt  M F.  Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology 39. 12 (Dec 2009): 1875-88.
  33. Global variations in prevalence of eczema symptoms in children from ISAAC Phase Three. Odhiambo  Joseph A., Williams  H.l C., Clayton  T O., Robertson  C F., Asher  M. I. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 124. 6 (Dec 2009): 1251-8.e23.
  34. Effects of temperature and humidity on adult admissions with community acquired pneumonia. Micallef J.  Callus R.  Mamo J. Montefort S. Thorax  suppl. SUPPL. 4 64 (Dec 2009): A172-A173.
  35. Antibiotic use in infancy and symptoms of asthma  rhinoconjunctivitis  and eczema in children 6 and 7 years old: International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase III. Foliaki  S., Pearce  N., Björkstén  B., Mallol  J., Montefort  S.,  von Mutius  E.   Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 124. 5 (Nov 2009): 982-989.
  36. How well do questionnaires perform compared with physical examination in detecting flexural eczema? Findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two.  Flohr  C., Weinmayr  G., Weiland  S K., Addo-Yobo  E., Annesi-Maesano  I., Björkstén  B., Bråbäck  L., Büchele  G., Chico  M., Cooper  P., Clausen  M., El Sharif  N., Martinez Gimeno ., A., Mathur  R S., von Mutius  E., Morales Suarez-Varela  M., Pearce  N., Svabe  V., Wong  G W K., Yu  M., Zhong  N S., Williams  H. C.  The British journal of dermatology 161. 4 (Oct 2009): 846-53.
  37. Translation of questions: The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) experience.  Ellwood  P., Williams  H., Aït-Khaled  N., Björkstén  B., Robertson  C., Anderson  H.R., Asher  M.I., Beasley  R., Brunekreef  B.,  Crane  J., Ellwood  P.,  Flohr  C., Foliaki  S., Forastiere  F., García-Marcos  L., Keil  U., Lai  C.K.W., Mallol  J., Mitchell  E.A., Montefort  S., Odhiambo  J., Pearce  N., Robertson  C.F., Stewart  A.W., Strachan  D., Von Mutius  E., Weiland  S.K., Weinmayr  G., Wong  G.  International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 13. 9 (Sep 2009): 1174-1182.
  38. Trends in bronchoscopic findings over a decade.  Agius  M., 1 ., Falzon  S., Micallef  J.,  Meli  A., Montefort  S., Malta Medical Journal 21. 3 (Sep 2009): 26-31.
  39. Global variation in the prevalence and severity of asthma symptoms: Phase Three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC).  Lai  C.K.W.,Beasley  R., Crane  J., Foliaki  S., Shah  J., Weiland  S., Aït-Khaled  N., Anderson  H.R., Asher  M.I., Björksten  B., Brunekreef  B., Ellwood  P., Flohr  C., Forastiere  F., García-Marcos  L., Keil  U., Mallol  J., Mitchell  E.A., Montefort  S., Odhiambo  J., Pearce  N., Robertson  C.F., Stewart  A.W., Strachan  D., Von Mutius  E., Weiland  S.K., Weinmayr  G., Williams  H., Wong  G., Thorax 64. 6 (Jun 2009): 476-483.
  40. Effect of breastfeeding on asthma  lung function and bronchial hyperreactivity in ISAAC Phase II.   Nagel  G., Büchele  G., Weinmayr  G., Björkstén  B., Chen  Y-Z., Wang  H., Nystad  W., Saraclar  Y., Bråbäck  L., Batlles-Garrido  J., Garcia-Hernandez  G., Weiland  S. K. The European respiratory journal 33. 5 (May 2009): 993-1002.
  41. Increasing prevalence of asthma  allergic rhinitis but not eczema in 5- to 8-yr-old Maltese children (ISAAC). Montefort  S., Ellul  P., Montefort  M., Caruana  S., Agius Muscat  H. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 20. 1 (Feb 2009): 67-71.
  42. Global map of the prevalence of symptoms of rhinoconjunctivitis in children: The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Three.  Aït-Khaled  N., Pearce  N., Anderson  H R., Ellwood  P., Montefort  S., Shah  J.  Allergy 64. 1 (Jan 2009): 123-48.
  43. Severe exacerbations and decline in lung function in asthma.  O’Byrne  P. M., Pedersen  S., Lamm  Carl Johan., Tan  Wan C., Busse  William W.  American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 179. 1 (Jan 1  2009): 19-24.
  44. International variation in prevalence of rhinitis and its relationship with sensitisation to perennial and seasonal allergens. Weinmayr  G., Forastiere  F., Weiland  S K., Rzehak  P., Abramidze  T., Annesi-Maesano  I., Björkstén  B., Brunekreef  B., Büchele  G., Cookson  W O C., von Mutius  E., Pistelli  R., Strachan  D. P.  The European respiratory journal 32. 5 (Nov 2008): 1250-61.
  45. Association between paracetamol use in infancy and childhood  and risk of asthma  rhinoconjunctivitis  and eczema in children aged 6-7 years: analysis from Phase Three of the ISAAC programme.  Beasley  R., Clayton  T., Crane  J., von Mutius  E., Lai  C. K. W., Montefort  S., Stewart  A.  Lancet 372. 9643 (Sep 20  2008): 1039-48.
  46. International correlations between indicators of prevalence  hospital admissions and mortality for asthma in children.  Anderson  H R., Gupta  R., Kapetanakis  V., Asher  M I., Clayton  T., Robertson  C F., Strachan  D. P. International journal of epidemiology 37. 3 (Jun 2008): 573-82.
  47. The Inhaled Steroid Treatment As Regular Therapy in Early Asthma (START) study 5-year follow-up: effectiveness of early intervention with budesonide in mild persistent asthma.  Busse  W W., Pedersen  S., Pauwels  R A., Tan  Wan C., Chen  Yu-Zhi., Lamm  C. J., O'Byrne  P. M.  The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 121. 5 (May 2008): 1167-74.
  48. Worldwide time trends for symptoms of rhinitis and conjunctivitis: Phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood. Björkstén  B., Clayton  T., Ellwood  P., Stewart  A., Strachan  D.  Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 19. 2 (Mar 2008): 110-24.
  49. The role of atopic sensitization in flexural eczema: findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase Two.  Flohr  C., Weiland  S. K., Weinmayr  G., Björkstén  B., Bråbäck  L., Brunekreef  B., Büchele  G., Clausen  M., Cookson  W. O. C., von Mutius  E., Strachan  D. P., Williams  H. C.  The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 121. 1 (Jan 2008): 141-147.e4.
  50. Atopic sensitization and the international variation of asthma symptom prevalence in children.  Weinmayr  G., Weiland  S. K., Björkstén  B., Brunekreef  B., Büchele  G., Cookson  W. O. C., Garcia-Marcos  L., Gotua  M., Gratziou  C., van Hage  M.., von Mutius  E., Riikjärv  M., Rzehak  P., Stein  R. T., Strachan  D. P., Tsanakas  J., Wickens  K., Wong  G. W.   American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 176. 6 (Sep 15  2007): 565-74.
  51. Worldwide trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms: Phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Pearce  N., Aït-Khaled  N., Beasley  R., Beasley  R.,  Keil  U., Mitchell  E ., Robertson  C.,  Aït-Khaled  N., Anderson  H.R., Asher  M.I., Beasley  R., Björkstén  B., Brunekreef  B., Cookson  W., Crane  J., Ellwood  P., Foliaki  S., Keil  U., Lai  C.K.W., Mallol  J., Robertson  C.F., Mitchell  E.A., Montefort  S., Odhiambo  J., Pearce  N., Shah  J., Stewart  A.W., Strachan  D., Von Mutius  E., Weiland  S.K., Williams  H.  Thorax 62. 9 (Sep 2007): 757-765.
  52. Worldwide time trends in the prevalence of symptoms of asthma  allergic rhinoconjunctivitis  and eczema in childhood: ISAAC Phases One and Three repeat multicountry cross-sectional surveys.  Asher  M I., Montefort  S., Björkstén  B.,Lai  C. K. W., Strachan  D. P., Weiland  S. K., Williams  H.   Lancet 368. 9537 (Aug 26  2006): 733-743.
  53. Effects of early intervention with inhaled budesonide on lung function in newly diagnosed asthma.  O’Byrne  P. M., Pedersen  S., Busse  W. W., Tan  Wan C., Chen  Yu-Zhi., Ohlsson  S. V., Ullman  A., Lamm  C J., Pauwels  R. A.   Chest 129. 6 (Jun 2006): 1478-85.
  54. Association of asthma and allergic rhinitis with celiac disease.  Ellul  P., Vassallo  M., Montefort  S.  Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology 24. 6 (Nov 2005 - Dec 2005): 270-1.
  55. Phase II of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC II): rationale and methods.  Weiland  S. K., Björkstén  B., Brunekreef  B., Cookson  W. O. C., von Mutius  E., Strachan  D. P.   The European respiratory journal 24. 3 (Sep 2004): 406-12.
  56. Empyema thoracis caused by a foreign body inhaled 30 years previously. Schembri  K., Serafimov  V., Montefort  S., Manche  A.  Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 2. 4 (Dec 2003): 581-583.
  57. Early intervention with budesonide in mild persistent asthma: a randomised  double-blind trial.   Pauwels  R. A., Pedersen  S., Busse  W. W., Tan  Wan C., Chen  Yu-Zhi., Ohlsson  S. V., Ullman  A.., Lamm  C. J..,O’Byrne  P. M.  Lancet 361. 9363 (Mar 29  2003): 1071-6.
  58. Agreement between written and video questions for comparing asthma symptoms in ISAAC.  Crane  J., Mallol  J., Beasley  R., Stewart  A., Asher  M.I., Aït-Khaled  N., Anabwani  G., Anderson  H.R., Björkstén  B., Burr  M., Ellwood  P.E., Keil  U., Lai  C.K.W., Martinez  F.D., Mitchell  E.A., Montefort  S., Pearce  N., Robertson  C.F., Shah  J.R., Strachan  D., Stewart  A.W., van Mutius  E., Weiland  S.K., Williams  H.C., Clayton  T.O.    European Respiratory Journal 21. 3 (Mar 1  2003): 455-461.
  59. Allergic conditions in 5-8-year-old Maltese schoolchildren: prevalence  severity  and associated risk factors ISAAC.  Montefort  S., Muscat  Agius H., Caruana  S., Lenicker  H.  Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 13. 2 (Apr 2002): 98-104.
  60. Recognition of asthmatic symptoms in the pediatric age group.  Grech  V., Agius-Muscat  H., Montefort  S., Lenicker  H.  Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 12. 1 (Feb 2001): 49-53.
  61. Cardiac involvement and left ventricular failure in a patient with the Churg-Strauss syndrome.   Azzopardi  C., Montefort  S., Mallia  C.   Advances in experimental medicine and biology 455 (1999): 547-9.
  62. Worldwide variations in the prevalence of symptoms of atopic eczema in the international study of asthma and allergies in childhood.  Williams  H., Robertson  C., Stewart  A., Aït-Khaled  N., Anabwani  G., Anderson  R., Asher  I., Beasley  R., Björkstén  B., Burr  M., Clayton  T., Crane  J., Ellwood  P., Keil  U., Lai  C., Mallol  J., Martinez  F.,  Mitchell  E., Montefort  S., Pearce  N., Shah  J., Sibbald  B., Strachan  D., Von Mutius  E., Weiland  S. K.   Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 103. 1 I (1999): 125-138.
  63. Asthma  rhinitis and eczema in Maltese 13-15 year-old schoolchildren -- prevalence  severity and associated factors ISAAC. International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood.   Montefort  S., Lenicker  H M., Caruna  S., Agius Muscat  H.  Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology 28. 9 (Sep 1998): 1089-99.
  64. Asthma  rhinitis and eczema in Maltese 13-15 year-old schoolchildren - Prevalence  severity and associated factors [ISAAC].  Montefort  S.,  Lenicker  H.M., Caruna  S.,  Agius Muscat  H.   Clinical and Experimental Allergy 28. 9 (1998): 1089-1099.
  65. Worldwide variations in prevalence of symptoms of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in children: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Strachan  D., Sibbald  B., Weiland  S., Aït-Khaled  N., Anabwani  G., Anderson  H. R., Asher  M I., Beasley  R., Björkstén  B., Burr  M., Clayton  T., Crane  J., Ellwood  P., Keil  U., Lai  C., Mallol  J., Martinez  F., Mitchell  E., Montefort  S., Pearce  N., Robertson  C., Shah  J., Stewart  A., von Mutius  E., Williams  H.   Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 8. 4 (Nov 1997): 161-76.
  66. The effect of treatment with oral corticosteroids on asthma symptoms and airway inflammation. Djukanović  R., Homeyard  S., Gratziou  C., Madden  J., Walls  A., Montefort  S., Peroni  D., Polosa  R., Holgate  S., Howarth  P.   American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 155. 3 (Mar 1997): 826-32.
  67. Expression of CD44 and integrins in bronchial mucosa of normal and mildly asthmatic subjects.  Peroni  D. G., Djukanović  R., Bradding  P., Feather  I. H., Montefort  S., Howarth  P. H., Jones  D. B., Holgate  S. T.   The European respiratory journal 9. 11 (Nov 1996): 2236-42.
  68. Safety aspects of local endobronchial allergen challenge in asthmatic patients.  Krug  N., Teran  L. M., Redington  A. E., Gratziou  C., Montefort  S., Polosa  R., Brewster  H., Howarth  P. H., Holgate  S. T., Frew  A. J., Carroll  M. P. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 153. 4 Pt 1 (Apr 1996): 1391-7.
  69. Inflammatory and T-cell profile of asthmatic airways 6 hours after local allergen provocation.  Gratziou  C., Carroll  M., Montefort  S., Teran  L., Howarth  P. H., Holgate  S. T.   American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 153. 2 (Feb 1996): 515-20. 
  70. Neutrophil influx and interleukin-8 release after segmental allergen or saline challenge in asthmatics.  Teran  L. M., Carroll  M., Frew  A. J., Montefort  S., Lau  L. C., Davies  D. E., Lindley  I., Howarth  P. H., Church  M. K., Holgate  S. T.  International archives of allergy and immunology 107. 1-3 (May 1995 - Jun 1995): 374-5.
  71. Mucosal inflammation and asthma.   Howarth  P.H., Bradding  P., Montefort  S., Peroni  D., Djukanovic  R., Carroll  M. P.,  Holgate  S. T.    American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 150. 5 II (Nov 1994): S18-S22.
  72. Interleukin-4  -5  and -6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in normal and asthmatic airways: evidence for the human mast cell as a source of these cytokines.   Bradding  P.,  Roberts  J. A.,   Britten  K. M.,   Montefort  S.,   Djukanovic  R.,   Mueller  R., Heusser  C. H., Howarth  P.H.,  Holgate  S.T.   American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology 10. 5 (May 1994): 471-480.
  73. Circulating adhesion molecules in asthma.  Montefort  S., Lai  C. K., Kapahi  P., Leung  J., Lai  K. N., Chan  H. S., Haskard  D. O., Howarth  P. H., Holgate  S. T.   American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 149. 5 (May 1994): 1149-52.
  74. Airway effects of local challenge with hypertonic saline in exercise-induced asthma. Makker  H. K., Walls  A. F., Goulding  D., Montefort  S., Varley  J. J., Carroll  M., Howarth  P. H., Holgate  S. T.  American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 149. 4 Pt 1 (Apr 1994): 1012-9.
  75. Bronchial biopsy evidence for leukocyte infiltration and upregulation of leukocyte-endothelial cell adhesion molecules 6 hours after local allergen challenge of sensitized asthmatic airways.   Montefort  S.,  Gratziou  C.,  Goulding  D.,  Polosa  R.,  Haskard  D.O.,  Howarth  P.H., Holgate  S.T.,  Carroll  M. P.   Journal of Clinical Investigation 93. 4 (Apr 1994): 1411-1421.
  76. Cell adhesion molecules and the bronchial epithelium.  Roche W. R., Montefort  S., Baker  J., Holgate  S. T.   The American review of respiratory disease 148. 6 Pt 2 (Dec 1993): S79-82.
  77. Neutrophil and eosinophil chemotaxins in asthma.   Teran  L. M., Montefort  S., Douglass  J., Holgate  S. T.   The Quarterly journal of medicine 86. 12 (Dec 1993): 761-9.
  78. The distribution of adhesive mechanisms in the normal bronchial epithelium.  Montefort  S., Baker  J., Roche  W. R., Holgate  S. T.   The European respiratory journal 6. 9 (Oct 1993): 1257-63.
  79. Investigative use of fibreoptic bronchoscopy for local airway challenge in asthma.  Makker  H. K., Montefort  S., Holgate  S.  The European respiratory journal 6. 9 (Oct 1993): 1402-8.
  80. Bronchial epithelial shedding in asthmatics and non-asthmatics.  Montefort  S., Roche  W. R., Holgate  S. T.  Respiratory medicine 87 (Aug 1993): 9-11.
  81. Leucocyte-endothelial adhesion molecules and their role in bronchial asthma and allergic rhinitis.   Montefort  S., Holgate  S. T., Howarth  P. H.  The European respiratory journal 6. 7 (Jul 1993): 1044-54.
  82. Ciliated cell damage in the bronchial epithelium of asthmatics and non-asthmatics.  Montefort  S., Djukanović  R., Holgate  S. T., Roche  W. R.    Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology 23. 3 (Mar 1993): 185-9.
  83. The T cell and the airway's fibrotic response in asthma.  Holgate  S. T., Djukanović  R., Howarth  P. H., Montefort  S., Roche  W.   Chest 103. 2 Suppl (Feb 1993): 125S-128S.
  84. Pathophysiology of asthma.  Howarth  P. H., Redington  A. E., Montefort  S.  Allergy 48. 17 Suppl (1993): 50-6., discussion 62-4.
  85. The expression of leukocyte-endothelial adhesion molecules is increased in perennial allergic rhinitis.  Montefort  S., Feather  I H., Wilson  S. J., Haskard  D. O., Lee  T. H., Holgate  S. T., Howarth  P. H.   American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology 7. 4 (Oct 1992): 393-8.
  86. Intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and endothelial leucocyte adhesion molecule-1 (ELAM-1) expression in the bronchial mucosa of normal and asthmatic subjects.  Montefort  S., Roche  W. R., Howarth  P. H., Djukanovic  R., Gratziou  C., Carroll  M., Smith  L., Britten  K. M., Haskard  D., Lee  T. H.   The European respiratory journal 5. 7 (Jul 1992): 815-23.
  87. The site of disruption of the bronchial epithelium in asthmatic and non-asthmatic subjects.   Montefort  S., Roberts  J. A., Beasley  R., Holgate  S. T., Roche  W. R.  Thorax 47. 7 (Jul 1992): 499-503.
  88. The bronchial epithelium as a target for inflammatory attack in asthma.  Montefort  S., Herbert  C. A., Robinson  C., Holgate  S. T.  Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology 22. 5 (May 1992): 511-20.
  89. Adhesion molecules and their role in inflammation.  Montefort  S., Holgate  S. T.  Respiratory medicine 85. 2 (Mar 1991): 91-9.

 

 

 

 

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