Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Katrina Tonga

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Darley DR; Nilsen K; Vazirani J; Borg BM; Levvey B; Snell G; Plit ML; Tonga KO, 2022, 'Donor Age and Recipient-Donor Sex and Height Mismatch Are Associated with Abnormal Pulmonary Reactance (X-5) in Stable Recipients After Bilateral Lung Transplantation', JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, vol. 41, pp. S194 - S195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2022.01.1623
    Journal articles | 2022
    Darley DR; Nilsen K; Vazirani J; Levvey BR; Borg BM; Snell G; Plit ML; Tonga KO, 2022, 'Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction with Expiratory Flow Limitation: A Novel Sub-Phenotype Associated with Increasing Small Airway Resistance and CLAD Severity', JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, vol. 41, pp. S107 - S107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2022.01.248
    Journal articles | 2022
    Nilsen KC; Darley DR; Levvey B; Borg BM; Vazirani J; Sim J; Plit M; Tonga KO; Snell G, 2022, 'Donor-Recipient Size Mismatch, Donor Age and Interstitial Lung Disease Are Associated with Abnormal Reactance, Resistance and Airway Closure After Bilateral Lung Transplantation', JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, vol. 41, pp. S418 - S419, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2022.01.1054
    Journal articles | 2022
    Rutting S; Tonga KO; King GG, 2022, 'Toward explaining fixed airflow obstruction in asthma', Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol. 149, pp. 890 - 892, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2021.12.784
    Journal articles | 2022
    Stone E; Irving LB; Tonga KO; Thompson B, 2022, 'Sustaining the Australian respiratory workforce through the COVID-19 pandemic: a scoping literature review', Internal Medicine Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.15718
    Journal articles | 2021
    Darley D; Matthews G; Dore G; Wilhelm K; Plit M; Stone E; Byrne A; Tonga K; Andresen D; Kelleher A; Cysique L; Cunningham P; Brew B, 2021, 'Persistent symptoms up to four months after community and hospital- managed SARS- CoV- 2 infection', Medical Journal of Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50963
    Journal articles | 2021
    Durack T; Chapman DG; Rutting S; Thamrin C; King GG; Tonga KO, 2021, 'Dynamic compliance and reactance in older non-smokers with asthma and fixed airflow obstruction', European Respiratory Journal, vol. 58, pp. 2004400 - 2004400, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.04400-2020
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rutting S; Chapman DG; Badal T; Sanai F; Zimmermann SC; Thamrin C; King GG; Tonga KO, 2021, 'Higher body mass index is associated with increased lung stiffness and less airway obstruction in individuals with asthma and fixed airflow obstruction', ERJ OPEN RESEARCH, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00336-2020
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rutting S; Xenaki D; Reddy KD; Baraket M; Chapman DG; King GG; Oliver BG; Tonga KO, 2021, 'Airway smooth muscle cells from severe asthma patients with fixed airflow obstruction are responsive to steroid and bronchodilator treatment in vitro', ERJ OPEN RESEARCH, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00117-2021
    Journal articles | 2020
    Reddy KD; Rutting S; Tonga K; Xenaki D; Simpson JL; McDonald VM; Plit M; Malouf M; Zakarya R; Oliver BG, 2020, 'Sexually dimorphic production of interleukin-6 in respiratory disease', Physiological Reports, vol. 8, pp. e14459, http://dx.doi.org/10.14814/phy2.14459
    Journal articles | 2020
    Rutting S; Mahadev S; Tonga KO; Bailey DL; Dame Carroll JR; Farrow CE; Thamrin C; Chapman DG; King GG, 2020, 'Obesity alters the topographical distribution of ventilation and the regional response to bronchoconstriction', Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985), vol. 128, pp. 168 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00482.2019
    Journal articles | 2020
    Tang FSM; Rutting S; Farrow CE; Tonga KO; Watts J; Dame-Carrol JR; Bertolin A; King GG; Thamrin C; Chapman DG, 2020, 'Ventilation heterogeneity and oscillometry predict asthma control improvement following step-up inhaled therapy in uncontrolled asthma', Respirology, vol. 25, pp. 827 - 835, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/resp.13772
    Journal articles | 2020
    Tonga KO; Chapman DG; Farah CS; Oliver BG; Zimmermann SC; Milne S; Sanai F; Jetmalani K; Berend N; Thamrin C; King GG, 2020, 'Reduced lung elastic recoil and fixed airflow obstruction in asthma', Respirology, vol. 25, pp. 613 - 619, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/resp.13688
    Journal articles | 2019
    Milne S; Huvanandana J; Nguyen C; Duncan JM; Chapman DG; Tonga KO; Zimmermann SC; Slattery A; King GG; Thamrin C, 2019, 'Time-based pulmonary features from electrical impedance tomography demonstrate ventilation heterogeneity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease', Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 127, pp. 1441 - 1452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00304.2019
    Journal articles | 2019
    Oliver B; Tonga K; Darley D; Rutting S; Zhang X; Chen H; Wang G, 2019, 'COPD treatment choices based on blood eosinophils: Are we there yet?', Breathe, vol. 15, pp. 318 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/20734735.0254-2019
    Journal articles | 2019
    Tonga KO; Berend N; Thamrin C; Farah CS; Jetmalani K; Chapman DG; King GG, 2019, 'Lung elastic recoil and ventilation heterogeneity of diffusion-dependent airways in older people with asthma and fixed airflow obstruction', European Respiratory Journal, vol. 53, pp. 1801028 - 1801028, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.01028-2018
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zimmermann SC; Tonga KO; Thamrin C, 2019, 'Dismantling airway disease with the use of new pulmonary function indices', European Respiratory Review, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/16000617.0122-2018
    Journal articles | 2018
    Tonga KO; King GG; Farah CS; Thamrin C; Tang FS; Santos J; Sharma P; Chapman DG; Oliver BG, 2018, 'Steroid insensitive fixed airflow obstruction is not related to airway inflammation in older non-smokers with asthma 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1102 Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology', Respiratory Research, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12931-018-0880-2
    Journal articles | 2017
    Tonga K, 2017, 'In vitro and in vivo functional residual comparisons between multiple breath nitrogen washout devices.', ERJ Open Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00011-2017
    Journal articles | 2017
    Tonga KO; Robinson PD; Farah CS; King GG; Thamrin C, 2017, 'In vitro and in vivo functional residual capacity comparisons between multiplebreath nitrogen washout devices', ERJ Open Research, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00011-2017
    Journal articles | 2004
    Heuser P; Tonga K; Hopkins R; Henderson M; Weatherall M; Metcalfe S; Beasley R, 2004, 'Specific oral contraceptive use and venous thromboemolism resulting in hospital admission', New Zealand Medical Journal, vol. 117, pp. U1176, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15570345
  • Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Darley D, 2021, 'Characterisation of Baseline and Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction by Airway Oscillometry: Results of a Multi-Centre Cross-Sectional Stud', in Characterisation of Baseline and Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction by Airway Oscillometry: Results of a Multi-Centre Cross-Sectional Stud, presented at International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Annual Meeting, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2021.01.1881
    Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Ennis S; Stone E; Silverstone E; Milner B; Marshall H; Fong K; Tonga K, 2021, 'Emphysema as a 'radiomic-biomarker' using low-dose computed tomography scans in highrisk smokers in an Australian cohort', in EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD, Vol. 58, presented at ERS International Congress 2021 abstracts, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.congress-2021.PA1864
    Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Sim JPYS; Darley DR; Nilsen K; Shirol R; Borg BM; Vazirani J; Levvey B; Snell G; Plit M; Tonga KO, 2021, 'Airway oscillometry after single lung transplantation is characterised by abnormal respiratory reactance', in EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD, Vol. 58, presented at ERS International Congress 2021 abstracts, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.congress-2021.PA3497
    Conference Abstracts | 2021
    Tonga KO; Ennis S; Silverstone E; Milner B; Marshall HM; Fong KM; Stone E, 2021, 'Emphysema as a "Radiomic-Biomarker" Using Low-Dose Computed Tomography Scans in High-Risk Smokers', in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, AMER THORACIC SOC, ELECTR NETWORK, Vol. 203, presented at International Conference of the American-Thoracic-Society (ATS), ELECTR NETWORK, 14 May 2021 - 19 May 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2021.203.1_meetingabstracts.a4783
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Chapman DG; Arnott C; Puranik R; Prael G; Patel K; Tonga KO; Milne S; Zimmermann SC; Munoz PA; Lake CD; Kaminsky DA; Lau E; King GG, 2020, 'Elastic Chest Compression Reduced Hyperinflation in People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease', in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, AMER THORACIC SOC, ELECTR NETWORK, presented at International Conference of the American-Thoracic-Society (ATS), ELECTR NETWORK, 10 November 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2020.201.1_meetingabstracts.a6430
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Tonga K; Berend N; Thamrin C; Farah CS; Jetmalani K; Chapman D; King GG, 2019, 'Lung Elastic Recoil and Acinar Ventilation Heterogeneity in Older Non-Smokers with Asthma and Fixed Airflow Obstruction', in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, AMER THORACIC SOC, Dallas, TX, presented at International Conference of the American-Thoracic-Society, Dallas, TX, 17 May 2019 - 22 May 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2019.199.1_meetingabstracts.a2223
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Tonga K; Durack T; Chapman D; Thamrin C; King G, 2019, 'Dynamic compliance and forced oscillatory reactance in older non-smokers with asthma and fixed airflow obstruction', in EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD, Madrid, SPAIN, presented at European-Respiratory-Society (ERS) International Congress, Madrid, SPAIN, 28 September 2019 - 02 October 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.congress-2019.PA3936
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Nilsen K; Chapman DG; Katrina OT; Greg GK; Bruce RT; Thamrin C, 2018, 'Late Breaking Abstract - Estimating elastic recoil via the forced oscillation technique (FOT)', in EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD, Paris, FRANCE, presented at 28th International Congress of the European-Respiratory-Society (ERS), Paris, FRANCE, 15 September 2018 - 19 September 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.congress-2018.OA2146
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Tonga K; Thamrin C; Farah C; Robinson P; King G, 2016, 'In-vivo and in-vitro functional residual capacity comparisons between multiple breath nitrogen washout devices', in 4.1 Clinical Physiology, Exercise and Functional Imaging, European Respiratory Society, presented at ERS International Congress 2016 abstracts, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.congress-2016.pa2222