James Hull MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCP, PhD
Dr Hull's areas of expertise include asthma, cough, shortness of breath, reasons for exercise limitation and unexplained hypoxaemia. He introduced a new test at the Trust, continuous laryngoscopy during exercise, for the diagnosis of upper airway problems during exercise. He is the clinical lead for the unexplained breathlessness service and upper airway / VCD service. He has specialist expertise in helping athletes with respiratory symptoms.
His publications are as follows:
Dynamic laryngeal narrowing during exercise: a mechanism for generating intrinsic PEEP in COPD? Baz M, Haji GS, Menzies-Gow A, Tanner RJ, Hopkinson NS, Polkey MI, Hull JH. Thorax 2015 Mar. 70(3): 251-7.
Not all wheeze is asthma: time for patients to exercise their rights. Hull JH. Thorax 2015 Jan. 70(1): 7-8.
Lesson of the month: Rowing-induced laryngeal obstruction: a novel cause of exertional dyspnoea: characterised by direct laryngoscopy. Panchasara B, Nelson C, Niven R, Ward S, Hull JH. Thorax 2015 Jan. 70(1): 95-7 .
Airway dysfunction in elite athletes - an occupational lung disease? Price OJ, Ansley L, Menzies-Gow A, Cullinan P, Hull JH. Allergy 2013 Oct 11. doi: 10.1111/all.12265.
An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. Jonathan P. Parsons, Teal S. Hallstrand, John G. Mastronarde, David A. Kaminsky, Kenneth W. Rundell, James H. Hull, William W. Storms, John M. Weiler, Fern M. Cheek, Kevin C. Wilson, Sandra D. Anderson on behalf of the American Thoracic Society Subcommittee on Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Vol. 187, No. 9 (2013), pp. 1016-1027.
Managing respiratory problems in athletes. Hull JH, Ansley L, Robson-Ansley P, Parsons JP. Clinical Medicine August 2012 .
Misdiagnosis of Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in professional soccer players. Ansley L, Kippelen P, Dickinson J, Hull JH. Allergy 2012 Mar. 67(3): 390-5.