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Research Output

2020

Bronchial thermoplasty reduces airway resistance

Langton, D., Bennetts, K., Noble, P., Plummer, V. & Thien, F., 30 Mar 2020, In : Respiratory Research. 21, 1, 8 p., 76.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Predicting the response to bronchial thermoplasty

Langton, D., Wang, W., Sha, J., Ing, A., Fielding, D., Hersch, N., Plummer, V. & Thien, F., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 8, 4, p. 1253-1260.e2 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Safety and Effectiveness of Bronchial Thermoplasty When FEV1 Is Less Than 50%

Langton, D., Ing, A., Fielding, D., Hersch, N., Sha, J., Plummer, V. & Thien, F., Mar 2020, In : Chest. 157, 3, p. 509-515 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Bronchial thermoplasty increases airway volume measured by functional respiratory imaging

Langton, D., Sloan, G., Banks, C., Bennetts, K., Plummer, V. & Thien, F., 16 Jul 2019, In : Respiratory Research. 20, 8 p., 157.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Bronchodilator responsiveness as a success predictor for bronchial thermoplasty

Langton, D., Ing, A., Fielding, D., Wang, W., Plummer, V. & Thien, F., Jan 2019, In : Respirology. 24, 1, p. 63-67 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Measuring the effects of bronchial thermoplasty using oscillometry

Langton, D., Ing, A., Sha, J., Bennetts, K., Hersch, N., Kwok, M., Plummer, V., Thien, F. & Farah, C., May 2019, In : Respirology. 24, 5, p. 431-436 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

The 2016 Melbourne thunderstorm asthma epidemic: Risk factors for severe attacks requiring hospital admission

Hew, M., Lee, J., Susanto, N. H., Prasad, S., Bardin, P. G., Barnes, S., Ruane, L., Southcott, A. M., Gillman, A., Young, A., Rangamuwa, K., O'Hehir, R. E., McDonald, C., Sutherland, M., Conron, M., Matthews, S., Harun, N. S., Lachapelle, P., Douglass, J. A., Irving, L. & 4 others, Langton, D., Mann, J., Erbas, B. & Thien, F., Jan 2019, In : Allergy. 74, 1, p. 122-130 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Treatable traits can be identified in a severe asthma registry and predict future exacerbations

McDonald, V. M., Hiles, S. A., Godbout, K., Harvey, E. S., Marks, G. B., Hew, M., Peters, M., Bardin, P. G., Reynolds, P. N., Upham, J. W., Baraket, M., Bhikoo, Z., Bowden, J., Brockway, B., Chung, L. P., Cochrane, B., Foxley, G., Garrett, J., Jayaram, L., Jenkins, C. & 19 others, Katelaris, C., Katsoulotos, G., Koh, M. S., Kritikos, V., Lambert, M., Langton, D., Lara Rivero, A., Middleton, P. G., Nanguzgambo, A., Radhakrishna, N., Reddel, H., Rimmer, J., Southcott, A. M., Sutherland, M., Thien, F., Wark, P. A. B., Yang, I. A., Yap, E. & Gibson, P. G., 1 Jan 2019, In : Respirology. 24, 1, p. 37-47 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Bronchial thermoplasty reduces gas trapping in severe asthma

Langton, D., Ing, A., Bennetts, K., Wang, W., Farah, C., Peters, M., Plummer, V. & Thien, F., 24 Sep 2018, In : BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 18, 1, 7 p., 155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

The acute effects of bronchial thermoplasty on FEV1

Langton, D., Wang, W., Thien, F. & Plummer, V., Apr 2018, In : Respiratory Medicine. 137, p. 147-151 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

The Melbourne epidemic thunderstorm asthma event 2016: an investigation of environmental triggers, effect on health services, and patient risk factors

Thien, F., Beggs, P. J., Csutoros, D., Darvall, J., Hew, M., Davies, J. M., Bardin, P. G., Bannister, T., Barnes, S., Bellomo, R., Byrne, T., Casamento, A., Conron, M., Cross, A., Crosswell, A., Douglass, J. A., Durie, M., Dyett, J., Ebert, E., Erbas, B. & 36 others, French, C., Gelbart, B., Gillman, A., Harun, N. S., Huete, A., Irving, L., Karalapillai, D., Ku, D., Lachapelle, P., Langton, D., Lee, J., Looker, C., MacIsaac, C., McCaffrey, J., McDonald, C. F., McGain, F., Newbigin, E., O'Hehir, R., Pilcher, D., Prasad, S., Rangamuwa, K., Ruane, L., Sarode, V., Silver, J. D., Southcott, A. M., Subramaniam, A., Suphioglu, C., Susanto, N. H., Sutherland, M. F., Taori, G., Taylor, P., Torre, P., Vetro, J., Wigmore, G., Young, A. C. & Guest, C., 1 Jun 2018, In : The Lancet Planetary Health. 2, 6, p. e255-e263 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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34 Citations (Scopus)

Thunderstorm asthma: Controlling (deadly) grass pollen allergy

Davies, J. M., Thien, F. & Hew, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : BMJ: British Medical Journal. 360, 2 p., k432.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Utility of a thin bronchoscope in facilitating bronchial thermoplasty

Langton, D., Gaffney, N., Wang, W. C., Thien, F. & Plummer, V., 15 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Asthma and Allergy. 2018, 11, p. 261-266 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Working while unwell: Workplace impairment in people with severe asthma

Hiles, S. A., Harvey, E. S., McDonald, V. M., Peters, M., Bardin, P., Reynolds, P. N., Upham, J. W., Baraket, M., Bhikoo, Z., Bowden, J., Brockway, B., Chung, L. P., Cochrane, B., Foxley, G., Garrett, J., Hew, M., Jayaram, L., Jenkins, C., Katelaris, C., Katsoulotos, G. & 17 others, Koh, M. S., Kritikos, V., Langton, D., Lara Rivero, A., Marks, G. B., Middleton, P. G., Nanguzgambo, A., Radhakrishna, N., Reddel, H., Rimmer, J., Southcott, A. M., Sutherland, M., Thien, F., Wark, P. A. B., Yang, I. A., Yap, E. & Gibson, P. G., 1 Jun 2018, In : Clinical & Experimental Allergy. 48, 6, p. 650-662 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Breast milk polyunsaturated fatty acids: associations with adolescent allergic disease and lung function

Waidyatillake, N. T., Stoney, R. M., Thien, F., Lodge, C. J., Simpson, J. A., Allen, K. J., Abramson, M. J., Erbas, B., Svanes, C., Dharmage, S. C. & Lowe, A. J., 1 Aug 2017, In : Allergy. 72, 8, p. 1193-1201 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Bronchial thermoplasty: Activations predict response

Langton, D., Sha, J., Ing, A., Fielding, D., Thien, F. & Plummer, V. M., 4 Jul 2017, In : Respiratory Research. 18, 1, 134.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of obstructive sleep apnea treatment on renal function in patients with cardiovascular disease

Loffler, K. A., Heeley, E., Freed, R., Anderson, C. S., Brockway, B., Corbett, A., Chang, C. L., Douglas, J. A., Ferrier, K., Graham, N., Hamilton, G. S., Hlavac, M., McArdle, N., McLachlan, J., Mukherjee, S., Naughton, M. T., Thien, F., Young, A., Grunstein, R. R., Palmer, L. J. & 4 others, Woodman, R. J., Hanly, P. J., McEvoy, R. D. & on behalf of the SAVE (Sleep Apnea Cardiovascular Endpoints) Investigators, 1 Dec 2017, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 196, 11, p. 1456-1462 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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12 Citations (Scopus)

The Melbourne thunderstorm asthma event: can we avert another strike?

Hew, M., Sutherland, M., Thien, F. & O'Hehir, R., 1 May 2017, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 47, 5, p. 485-487 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
2016
34 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective open clinical trial of a proton pump inhibitor, elimination diet and/or budesonide for eosinophilic oesophagitis

Philpott, H., Nandurkar, S., Royce, S. G., Thien, F. & Gibson, P. R., 1 May 2016, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 43, 9, p. 985-993 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

35 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness and response predictors of omalizumab in a severe allergic asthma population with a high prevalence of comorbidities: the Australian Xolair Registry

Gibson, P. G., Reddel, H. K., McDonald, V. M., Marks, G. B., Jenkins, C., Gillman, A., Upham, J., Sutherland, M., Rimmer, J., Thien, F., Katsoulotos, G. P., Cook, M., Yang, I., Katelaris, C. H., Bowler, S., Langton, D., Robinson, P., Wright, C., Yozghatlian, V., Burgess, S. & 11 others, Sivakumaran, P., Jaffe, A., Bowden, J., Wark, P. A. B., Yan, K. Y., Kritikos, V., Peters, M., Hew, M., Aminazad, A., Fonseka, M. M. & Guo, M., 1 Sep 2016, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 46, 9, p. 1054-1062 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Acupuncture for seasonal allergic rhinitis: A randomized controlled trial

Xue, C. C. L., Zhang, A. L., Zhang, C. S., DaCosta, C., Story, D. F. & Thien, F. C. K., 2015, In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 115, 4, p. 317 - 324 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Eosinophilic esophagitis: A clinicopathological review

Philpott, H., Nandurkar, S., Thien, F., Gibson, P. R. & Royce, S. G., 2015, In : Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 146, p. 12 - 22 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

IgG and EoE: Too soon for a paradigm shift away from IgE

Philpott, H., Royce, S. G., Nandurkar, S., Thien, F. C. K. & Gibson, P. R., 2015, In : Gastroenterology. 148, 2, p. 453 - 454 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

5 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal recurrence of food bolus obstruction in eosinophilic esophagitis

Philpott, H., Nandurkar, S., Thien, F. C. K., Bloom, S. D., Lin, E., Goldberg, R., Boyapati, R., Finch, A., Royce, S. G. & Gibson, P. R., 2015, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 45, 9, p. 939 - 943 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Spirometry and regular follow-up do not improve quality of life in children or adolescents with asthma: cluster randomized controlled trials

Abramson, M. J., Schattner, R. L., Holton, C. H., Simpson, P. M., Briggs, N., Beilby, J., Nelson, M., Wood-Baker, R., Thien, F., Sulaiman, N., Del Colle, E. A., Wolfe, R. S. J., Crockett, A. J. & Massie, R. J. H., 2015, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 50, 10, p. 947 - 954 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

What gastroenterologists should know about testing patients with eosinophilic esophagitis for food allergies

Philpott, H., Royce, S. G., Thien, F. C. K., Nandurkar, S. & Gibson, P. R., 2015, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 13, 5, p. 1029 - 1030 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

2014

Ear acupressure for perennial allergic rhinitis: a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Zhang, C. S., Xia, J., Zhang, A. L., Yang, A. W., Thien, F., Li, Y., Wu, D., Cai, J., DaCosta, C. & Xue, C. C. L., 2014, In : American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy. 28, 4, p. 152 - 157 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Panax ginseng therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A clinical trial protocol and pilot study

Wu, L., Zhang, A. L., Di, Y. M., Shergis, J. L., Chen, Y., Guo, X., Wen, Z., Thien, F., Worsnop, C. J., Lin, L. & Xue, C. C., 14 Aug 2014, In : Chinese Medicine. 9, 8 p., 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Review: Spacers and nebulizers for delivery of ?2-agonists do not differ for clinical outcomes in acute asthma

Thien, F., 2014, In : ACP journal club. 160, 4, p. 9 - 9 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

1 Citation (Scopus)

Risk factors for eosinophilic esophagitis

Philpott, H., Nandurkar, S., Royce, S. G., Thien, F. & Gibson, P. R., 2014, In : Clinical & Experimental Allergy. 44, 8, p. 1012 - 1019 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Facilitation of drug hypersensitivity reactions - the role of acid suppression?

Thien, F. & Puy, R. M., Mar 2013, In : Clinical & Experimental Allergy. 43, 3, p. 271-272 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Implementation of a clinical prediction tool for pulmonary embolism diagnosis in a tertiary teaching hospital reduces the number of computed tomography pulmonary angiograms performed

Ong, C., Malipatil, V., Lavercombe, M., Teo, K. G. W., Coughlin, P. B., Leach, D. S., Spanger, M. & Thien, F., 2013, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 43, 2, p. 169 - 174 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Junior Doctor Training in pleural procedures: A quality survey

Aiyappan, V., Munawar, A. & Thien, F., Jan 2013, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 43, 1, p. 96-100 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Letter: an allergic phenotype in patients with eosinophilic oesophagitis and asthma

Philpott, H., Gibson, P. R., Thien, F. & Nandurkar, S., 2013, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 37, 7, p. 755 - 756 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

1 Citation (Scopus)
2012

Accuracy of asthma and COPD diagnosis in Australian general practice: a mixed methods study

Abramson, M. J., Schattner, R. L., Sulaiman, N. D., Del Colle, E. A., Aroni, R. & Thien, F., 2012, In : Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 21, 2, p. 167 - 173 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Effect of spirometry and medical review on asthma control in patients in general practice: A randomized controlled trial

Oei, S., Kong Thien, F. C., Schattner, R., Sulaiman, N., Birch, K., Simpson, P., Del Colle, E., Aroni, R., Wolfe, R. & Abramson, M., 2011, In : Respirology. 16, 5, p. 803 - 810 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Irritable bowel syndrome - An inflammatory disease involving mast cells

Philpott, H., Gibson, P. & Thien, F., 2011, In : Asia Pacific Allergy. 1, p. 36 - 42 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Omalizumab added to corticosteroids reduces exacerbations and corticosteroid use in adults and children with asthma

Thien, F., 17 May 2011, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 154, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Oral ginseng formulae for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review

An, X., Zhang, A. L., Yang, A. W., Lin, L., Wu, D., Guo, X., Shergis, J. L., Thien, F., Worsnop, C. J. & Xue, C. CL., 2011, In : Respiratory Medicine. 105, 2, p. 165 - 176 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

Panax ginseng C.A Meyer root extract for moderate Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Xue, C. C., Shergis, J. L., Zhang, A. L., Worsnop, C. J., Fong, H., Story, D., Da Costa, C. & Thien, F. C. K., 30 Jun 2011, In : Trials. 12, 164.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Semi-self-administered ear acupressure for persistent allergic rhinitis: A randomised sham-controlled trial

Xue, C. C., Zhang, C. S., Yang, A. W., Zhang, A. L., Li, Y., Xia, J., Da Costa, C., Owe-Young, G. & Thien, F., Feb 2011, In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 106, 2, p. 168-170 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Systematic review of the effectiveness of breathing retraining in asthma management

Burgess, J., Ekanayake, B., Lowe, A., Dunt, D., Thien, F. & Dharmage, S. C., Dec 2011, In : Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine. 5, 6, p. 789-807 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Written Asthma Action Plans (WAAPs) in Melbourne general practices: A sequential mixed methods study

Sulaiman, N., Aroni, R., Thien, F., Schattner, R., Simpson, P., Del Colle, E., Wolfe, R. & Abramson, M., 2011, In : Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 20, 2, p. 161 - 169 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Asthma severity according to global initiative for asthma and its determinants: An international study

Cazoletti, L., Marcon, A., Corsico, A., Janson, C., Jarvis, D., Pin, I., Accordini, S., Bugiani, M., Cerveri, I., Gislason, D., Gulsvik, A., De Marco, R. & Thien, F., 2010, In : International Archives of Allergy and Immunology. 151, 1, p. 70 - 79 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis in children and adults in Australia and New Zealand: A position statement from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Australian Lung Foundation

Chang, A., Bell, S., Byrnes, C., Grimwood, K., Holmes, P., King, P., Kolbe, J., Landau, L., Maguire, G., McDonald, M., Reid, D., Thien, F. & Torzillo, P., 2010, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 193, 6, p. 356 - 365 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

98 Citations (Scopus)

Do spirometry and regular follow-up improve health outcomes in general practice patients with asthma or COPD? A cluster randomised controlled trial

Abramson, M. J., Schattner, R. L., Sulaiman, N., Birch, K. E., Simpson, P. M., Del Colle, E. A., Aroni, R., Wolfe, R. S. J. & Kong Thien, F. C., 2010, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 193, 2, p. 104 - 109 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)

Ear-acupressure for allergic rhinitis: A systematic review

Zhang, C., Yang, A., Zhang, A., Fu, W. B., Thien, F. C. K., Lewith, G. & Xue, C., 2010, In : Clinical Otolaryngology. 35, 1, p. 6 - 12 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)