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Use of the Cox regression analysis in thoracic surgical research

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Relationship between free and total malondialdehyde, a well-established marker of oxidative stress, in various types of human biospecimens

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Consensus

A consensus on the role of osimertinib in non-small cell lung cancer from the AME Lung Cancer Collaborative Group
Tao Jiang, Chunxia Su, Shengxiang Ren, Federico Cappuzzo, Gaetano Rocco, Joshua D. Palmer, Nico van Zandwijk, Fiona Blackhall, Xiuning Le, Nathan A. Pennell, Caicun Zhou, written on behalf of the AME Lung Cancer Collaborative Group

Original Article

Accuracy of rapid on-site evaluation of endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspirates by respiratory registrars in training and medical scientists compared to specialist pathologists—an initial pilot study
Emily Hopkins, David Moffat, Caroline Smith, Michelle Wong, Ian Parkinson, Walter Nespolon, Jennifer Buckseall, Madeline Hill, Hubertus Jersmann, Phan Nguyen
A single-institution retrospective analysis of metachronous and synchronous metastatic bronchial neuroendocrine tumors
Marta Peri, Edoardo Botteri, Eleonora Pisa, Filippo De Marinis, Antonio Ungaro, Francesca Spada, Chiara Maria Grana, Roberto Gasparri, Lorenzo Spaggiari, Nicole Romentz, Giuseppe Badalamenti, Antonio Russo, Nicola Fazio
Role of 3D reconstruction in the evaluation of patients with lower segment oesophageal cancer in the evaluation of patients with lower segment oesophageal cancer
Hongfei Cai, Rui Wang, Yang Li, Xiaodong Yang, Youbin Cui
Impact of previous head and neck cancer on postoperative complications after surgical resection for lung cancer: a case-control study
Guillaume Briend, Benjamin Planquette, Alain Badia, Amandine Vial, Ollivier Laccourreye, Françoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Guy Meyer, Olivier Sanchez
Seasonal and meteorological impacts on primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Hiroaki Ogata, Koichiro Matsumoto, Keita Nakatomi, Nobutaka Nakashima, Fumihiro Shoji, Hiroshi Koto
Clinicopathological features of lung cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Xiaoyan Liu, Yan Xu, Qing Zhou, Minjiang Chen, Hongge Liang, Jing Zhao, Wei Zhong, Mengzhao Wang
Analysis of the clinicopathological characteristics and their trends among patients with lung cancer undergoing surgery in a tertiary cancer hospital of north China during 2000–2013
Xinqiang Ji, Yun Fang, Jing Liu
Genetic and pharmacological inhibition of eIF4E effectively targets esophageal cancer cells and augments 5-FU’s efficacy
Jindan Kai, Yiqiao Wang, Fei Xiong, Sheng Wang
Visceral pleural invasion by pulmonary adenocarcinoma ≤3 cm: the pathological correlation with pleural signs on computed tomography
Shuyi Yang, Liang Yang, Lin Teng, Shan Zhang, Yue Cui, Yukun Cao, Heshui Shi
Bronchoplasty for treating the whole lung atelectasis caused by endobronchial tuberculosis in main bronchus
Zhongcheng Li, Guocai Mao, Qi Gui, Chengcheng Xu
Changes in coagulation factor XII and its function during aortic arch surgery for acute aortic dissection—a prospective observational study
Jiachen Li, Xinliang Guan, Ou Liu, Xiaolong Wang, Yuyong Liu, Haiyang Li, Feng Lan, Ming Gong, Hongjia Zhang
Perioperative nursing for immediate breast reconstruction with deep inferior epigastric perforator flap after breast cancer resection
Shufang Tan, Lifen Pan, Haixuan Zhao, Jiemin Hu, Huiyi Chen
Prognostic value of immunohistochemical factors in esophageal small cell carcinoma (ESCC): analysis of clinicopathologic features of 73 patients
Yigong Zhang, Cong Li, Ming Chen
The role of plasma miRNAs in the diagnosis of pulmonary nodules
Ke-Xing Xi, Xue-Wen Zhang, Xiang-Yang Yu, Wei-Dong Wang, Ke-Xiang Xi, Yong-Qiang Chen, Ying-Sheng Wen, Lan-Jun Zhang
Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement for mixed aortic valve disease
Jennifer L. Philip, Tiffany Zens, Lucian Lozonschi, Nilto C. De Oliveira, Satoru Osaki, Takushi Kohmoto, Shahab A. Akhter, Paul C. Tang
Postoperative complications and survival after surgical resection of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Sebastian Roed Rasmussen, Rikke Vibeke Nielsen, Anne-Sophie Fenger, Mette Siemsen, Hanne Berg Ravn
Predictors of lymph node metastasis and possible selective lymph node dissection in clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
Ningning Ding, Yousheng Mao, Shugeng Gao, Qi Xue, Dali Wang, Jun Zhao, Yushun Gao, Jinfeng Huang, Kang Shao, Feiyue Feng, Yue Zhao
Impact of pathological complete response following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in esophageal cancer
Tamer Soror, Gerlinda Kho, Kuai-Le Zhao, Mahmoud Ismail, Harun Badakhshi
Bedside sonography assessment of extravascular lung water increase after major pulmonary resection in non-small cell lung cancer patients
Lucio Cagini, Marco Andolfi, Cecilia Becattini, Maria Giovanna Ranalli, Francesco Bartolucci, Alessandra Mancuso, Jacopo Vannucci, Giancarlo Agnelli, Francesco Puma
Benchmark values for transthoracic esophagectomy are not set as the defined “best possible”—a validation study
Olli Helminen, Johanna Mrena, Eero Sihvo
Intraoperative computed tomography after tumor marking with metal clips for non-palpable lung tumors
Yoshimasa Tokunaga, Sung Soo Chang, Yusuke Kita, Taku Okamoto
Preoperative risk assessment with computed tomography in patients undergoing lung cancer surgery
Kazuhiro Ueda, Junichi Murakami, Toshiki Tanaka, Masataro Hayashi, Kazunori Okabe, Kimikazu Hamano
Changes of pleural pressure after thoracic surgery
Jin San Bok, Geun Dong Lee, Dong Kwan Kim, Dongjun Lim, Se Kyung Joo, Sehoon Choi
Risk factors and mortality of adults with lung cancer admitted to the intensive care unit
Chih-Cheng Lai, Chung-Han Ho, Chin-Ming Chen, Shyh-Ren Chiang, Chien-Ming Chao, Wei-Lun Liu, Jhi-Joung Wang, Ching-Chieh Yang, Kuo-Chen Cheng
Radical thymectomy versus conservative thymomectomy in the surgical treatment of thymic malignancies
Emanuele Voulaz, Giulia Veronesi, Maurizio Infante, Umberto Cariboni, Alberto Testori, Pierluigi Novellis, Edoardo Bottoni, Eliseo Passera, Emanuela Morenghi, Marco Alloisio
Urinary circulating DNA profiling in non-small cell lung cancer patients following treatment shows prognostic potential
Tianjun Hu, Haibo Shen, Hongbo Huang, Meijun Song, Zhenghua Yang, Yingjie Zhou, Guofang Zhao
Left ventricular strain is associated with acute postoperative refractory hypotension in patients with constrictive pericarditis and preserved ejection fraction
Fang-Fei Wang, Jeffrey Hsu, Fu-Wei Jia, Xue Lin, Qi Miao, Wei Chen, Li-Gang Fang
Short-term and 1-year outcomes after MitraClip therapy in functional versus degenerative mitral regurgitation patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Xiao-Hang Liu, Jia-Yu Shi, Xiao-Jin Feng, Dong-Cai Feng, Lin Wang, Hai-Yu Pang, Hong-Zhi Xie, Fang-Fei Wang, Jeffrey Hsu, Fu-Wei Jia, Wei Chen
ctDNA assessment of EGFR mutation status in Chinese patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer in real-world setting
Shirong Zhang, Lucheng Zhu, Xueqin Chen, Xiaochen Zhang, Enguo Chen, Hongming Fang, Yuejuan Feng, Yuping Li, Xi Wang, Zhongyu Jiang, Yina Wang, Zhihao Zhang, Huijuan He, Shenglin Ma
A nomogram for predicting lymph node metastasis in surgically resected T1 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Weiyu Shen, Yaxing Shen, Lijie Tan, Chenghua Jin, Yong Xi
Predicting prognosis of post-chemotherapy patients with resected IIIA non-small cell lung cancer
Difan Zheng, Yiyang Wang, Yuan Li, Yihua Sun, Haiquan Chen
One-stage hybrid aortic repair using the frozen elephant trunk in acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection
Nora Goebel, Ragi Nagib, Schahriar Salehi-Gilani, Samir Ahad, Marc Albert, Adrian Ursulescu, Ulrich F. W. Franke
Long-term outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with surgically treated pulmonary atypical carcinoid tumors: our institutional experience with 68 patients
Peng Song, Ruochuan Zang, Lei Liu, Xiayimaier Dan, Shugeng Gao
Cancerous esophageal stenosis before treatment was significantly correlated to poor prognosis of patients with esophageal cancer: a meta-analysis
Han-Yu Deng, Guha Alai, Jun Luo, Gang Li, Ze-Guo Zhuo, Yi-Dan Lin

Review Article

Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infections
Margaret M. Johnson, John A. Odell
Exploiting sensitization windows of opportunity in hyper and hypo-fractionated radiation therapy
Anish Prasanna, Mansoor M. Ahmed, Mohammed Mohiuddin, C. Norman Coleman
Ultrasound techniques in the evaluation of the mediastinum, part 2: mediastinal lymph node anatomy and diagnostic reach of ultrasound techniques, clinical work up of neoplastic and inflammatory mediastinal lymphadenopathy using ultrasound techniques and how to learn mediastinal endosonography
Christian Jenssen, Jouke Tabe Annema, Paul Clementsen, Xin-Wu Cui, Mathias Maximilian Borst, Christoph Frank Dietrich
MicroRNAs in mesothelioma: from tumour suppressors and biomarkers to therapeutic targets
Glen Reid
Pleural controversies: image guided biopsy vs. thoracoscopy for undiagnosed pleural effusions?
Giles Dixon, Duneesha de Fonseka, Nick Maskell
Advanced imaging in COPD: insights into pulmonary pathophysiology
Stephen Milne, Gregory G. King
Advances in lung adenocarcinoma classification: a summary of the new international multidisciplinary classification system (IASLC/ATS/ERS)
Elizabeth R. Tang, Andrew M. Schreiner, Bradley B. Pua
Diagnosis and early detection of COPD using spirometry
David P. Johns, Julia A.E. Walters, E. Haydn Walters
Improving radiotherapy planning, delivery accuracy, and normal tissue sparing using cutting edge technologies
Carri K. Glide-Hurst, Indrin J. Chetty
Pediatric lung transplantation: indications and outcomes
Stephen Kirkby, Don Hayes Jr
JTD special edition ‘Hot Topics in COPD’—The microbiome in COPD
Daniel C. Chambers, Shaan L. Gellatly, Philip Hugenholtz, Philip M. Hansbro
Lung donor selection criteria
John Chaney, Yoshikazu Suzuki, Edward Cantu III, Victor van Berkel
Lung cancer screening: identifying the high risk cohort
Michael W. Marcus, Olaide Y. Raji, John K. Field
Pleural controversies: indwelling pleural catheter vs. pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusions
Marc Fortin, Alain Tremblay

Original Article

Hydration with magnesium and mannitol without furosemide prevents the nephrotoxicity induced by cisplatin and pemetrexed in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Keiko Muraki, Ryo Koyama, Yuichiro Honma, Shigehiro Yagishita, Takehito Shukuya, Rina Ohashi, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Kenji Kido, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Shinichi Sasaki, Akihiko Iwase, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Local control rates with five-fraction stereotactic body radiotherapy for oligometastatic cancer to the lung
Deepinder Singh, Yuhchyau Chen, Mary Z. Hare, Kenneth Y. Usuki, Hong Zhang, Thomas Lundquist, Neil Joyce, Michael C. Schell, Michael T. Milano
Radiotherapy for a second primary lung cancer arising post-pneumonectomy: planning considerations and clinical outcomes
Sashendra Senthi, Cornelis J. A. Haasbeek, Frank J. Lagerwaard, Wilko F. Verbakel, Patricia F. de Haan, Ben J. Slotman, Suresh Senan
Impact of metformin use on survival in locally-advanced, inoperable non-small cell lung cancer treated with definitive chemoradiation
Inaya Ahmed, Adam Ferro, Alan Cohler, John Langenfeld, Sujani G. Surakanti, Joseph Aisner, Wei Zou, Bruce G. Haffty, Salma K. Jabbour
Utility of EBUS-TBNA for diagnosis of mediastinal tuberculous lymphadenitis: a multicentre Australian experience
James Geake, Gary Hammerschlag, Phan Nguyen, Peter Wallbridge, Grant A. Jenkin, Tony M. Korman, Barton Jennings, Douglas F. Johnson, Louis B. Irving, Michael Farmer, Daniel P. Steinfort
High prevalence of gene abnormalities in young patients with lung cancer
Osamu Nagashima, Rina Ohashi, Yasuko Yoshioka, Ai Inagaki, Manabu Tajima, Yoshika Koinuma, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Akihiko Iwase, Shinichi Sasaki, Shigeru Tominaga, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Home-based exercise: promising rehabilitation for symptom relief, improved functional status and quality of life for post-surgical lung cancer patients
Amy J. Hoffman, Ruth Ann Brintnall, Alexander von Eye, Lee W. Jones, Gordon Alderink, Lawrence H. Patzelt, Jean K. Brown
High-resolution CT findings of patients with pulmonary nocardiosis
Naoki Tsujimoto, Takeshi Saraya, Ken Kikuchi, Saori Takata, Yasuyuki Kurihara, Sayuki Hiraoka, Hiroshi Makino, Shota Yonetani, Koji Araki, Haruyuki Ishii, Hajime Takizawa, Hajime Goto

Case Report

First report of a novel liquid nitrogen adjustable flow spray cryotherapy (SCT) device in the bronchoscopic treatment of disease of the central tracheo-bronchial airways
Robert Browning, Scott Parrish, Saiyad Sarkar, J. Francis Turner Jr
Severe amiodarone induced pulmonary toxicity
Nicholas Nacca, Castigliano M Bhamidipati, Luke S Yuhico, Sowmya Pinnamaneni, Tamas Szombathy

Guideline

Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma
Nico van Zandwijk, Christopher Clarke, Douglas Henderson, A. William Musk, Kwun Fong, Anna Nowak, Robert Loeragan, Brian McCaughan, Michael Boyer, Malcolm Feigen, David Currow, Penelope Schofeild, Beth Ivimey Nick Pavlakis, Jocelyn McLean, Henry Marshall, Steven Leong, Victoria Keena, Andrew Penman

Research Highlight

Gene expression assays as prognostic and predictive markers in early stage non-small cell lung cancer
Tom Donnem, Roy M Bremnes, Lill-Tove Busund, Sigve Andersen, Francesco Pezzella

Short Communication

The sleep apnea cardiovascular endpoints (SAVE) trial: Rationale and start-up phase
R Doug McEvoy, Craig S Anderson, Nick A Antic, Baoyuan Chen, Quanying He, Emma Heeley, Shaoguang Huang, Yining Huang, Jiguang Wang, Nanshan Zhong

Circulating Tumor Cells

Detection methods of circulating tumor cells
Klaus Pantel, Catherine Alix-Panabières

Original Article

Nonintubated thoracoscopic lung resection: a 3-year experience with 285 cases in a single institution
Ke-Cheng Chen, Ya-Jung Cheng, Ming-Hui Hung, Yu-Ding Tseng, Jin-Shing Chen
Theoretical models of carcinogenic particle deposition and clearance in children’s lungs
Robert Sturm
A novel paradigm in the treatment of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Salma K Jabbour, Parima Daroui, Dirk Moore, Edward Licitra, Molly Gabel, Joseph Aisner
Differences in chemosensitivity between primary and paired metastatic lung cancer tissues: In vitro analysis based on the collagen gel droplet embedded culture drug test (CD-DST)
Masahiko Higashiyama, Jiro Okami, Jun Maeda, Toshiteru Tokunaga, Ayako Fujiwara, Ken Kodama, Fumio Imamura, Hisayuki Kobayashi

Review Article

Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
The anticipation and management of air leaks and residual spaces post lung resection
Michael Rolf Mueller, Beatrice A. Marzluf
Revisiting signs, strengths and weaknesses of Standard Chest Radiography in patients of Acute Dyspnea in the Emergency Department
Luciano Cardinale, Giovanni Volpicelli, Alessandro Lamorte, Jessica Martino, Andrea veltri
Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock

Review Article

Molecular markers to predict clinical outcome and radiation induced toxicity in lung cancer
Joshua D. Palmer, Nicholas G. Zaorsky, Matthew Witek, Bo Lu
New techniques for assessing response after hypofractionated radiotherapy for lung cancer
Sarah A. Mattonen, Kitty Huang, Aaron D. Ward, Suresh Senan, David A. Palma

Review Article

Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
Treatment of advanced non small cell lung cancer
Maria Anna Bareschino, Clorinda Schettino, Antonio Rossi, Paolo Maione, Paola Claudia Sacco, Rosario Zeppa, Cesare Gridelli
Chemotherapy advances in small-cell lung cancer
Bryan A. Chan, Jermaine I. G. Coward
Targeted therapy in lung cancer: IPASS and beyond, keeping abreast of the explosion of targeted therapies for lung cancer
Peter Savas, Brett Hughes, Benjamin Solomon
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for stage I NSCLC: Recent advances and controversies
Suresh Senan, David A. Palma, Frank J. Lagerwaard
The continuing role of chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in the targeted therapy era
Zarnie Lwin, Jonathan W. Riess, David Gandara
Preservation solutions for cardiac and pulmonary donor grafts: a review of the current literature
Nicholas Latchana, Joshua R. Peck, Bryan Whitson, Sylvester M. Black
Active-specific immunotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Hauke Winter, Natasja K. van den Engel, Margareta Rusan, Nina Schupp, Christian H. Poehlein, Hong Ming Hu, Rudolf A. Hatz, Walter J. Urba, Karl Walter Jauch, Bernard A. Fox, Dominik Rüttinger
Supportive and palliative care for lung cancer patients
Patsy Yates, Penelope Schofield, Isabella Zhao, David Currow

Review Article

Atypical antibody responses to influenza
Dalton Hermans, Richard J. Webby, Sook-San Wong
What can individuals do to reduce personal health risks from air pollution?
Robert Laumbach, Qingyu Meng, Howard Kipen
The role of rotors in atrial fibrillation
David E. Krummen, Vijay Swarup, Sanjiv M. Narayan
Current outcomes of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: evidence from randomized controlled trials
Daniel Fudulu, Umberto Benedetto, Gustavo Guida Pecchinenda, Pierpaolo Chivasso, Vito Domenico Bruno, Filippo Rapetto, Alan Bryan, Gianni Davide Angelini
Improving radiotherapy planning, delivery accuracy, and normal tissue sparing using cutting edge technologies
Carri K. Glide-Hurst, Indrin J. Chetty
Esophageal cancer: staging system and guidelines for staging and treatment
Mark F. Berry
Implementing the new IASLC/ATS/ERS classification of lung adenocarcinomas: results from international and Chinese cohorts
Ming-Ching Lee, Kyuichi Kadota, Daniel Buitrago, David R. Jones, Prasad S. Adusumilli
Premature menopause in young breast cancer: effects on quality of life and treatment interventions
Shoshana M. Rosenberg, Ann H. Partridge
Strategies for the acquisition of transcriptional and epigenetic information in single cells
Guang Li, Elda Dzilic, Nick Flores, Alice Shieh, Sean M. Wu
The role of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β in the infarcted myocardium
Nikolaos G. Frangogiannis
Utility of cardiac magnetic resonance for evaluation of mitral regurgitation prior to mitral valve surgery
Neil K. Mehta, Jiwon Kim, Jonathan Y. Siden, Sara Rodriguez-Diego, Javid Alakbarli, Antonino Di Franco, Jonathan W. Weinsaft

Original Article

Suppressive oligonucleotides inhibit inflammation in a murine model of mechanical ventilator induced lung injury
Julia Scheiermann, Dennis M. Klinman
A pooled analysis of advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer patients with stable treated brain metastases in two phase II trials receiving bevacizumab and pemetrexed as second-line therapy
Matthew A. Gubens, Jody C. Chuang, Wallace Akerley, Corey J. Langer, Christelle Clément- Duchêne, Melanie San Pedro-Salcedo, A. Dimitrios Colevas, Konstantin Dragnev, Mark A. Socinski, Heather A. Wakelee
Pleurodesis: a comparison of two sclerosing agents for pleural effusions in Mozambique
Ivo Figueiredo, Anilsa Cossa, Anila Hassane, José Sousa, Joaquim Pondo, João Teixeira, Kevan Akrami, Susannah K. Graves, Atul Malhotra, Elizabete A. Nunes

Case Report

Intraoperative near-infrared imaging can identify subcentimeter colorectal cancer lung metastases during pulmonary metastasectomy
Andrew D. Newton, Jarrod D. Predina, Lydia G. Frenzel-Sulyok, Michael H. Shin, Yiqing Wang, Sunil Singhal
A novel strategy for cardiopulmonary support during lung transplantation
Ramiro Fernandez, Malcolm M. DeCamp, Ankit Bharat

Editorial

Conservatism strikes back: later is better than earlier dialysis for acute kidney injury
Dana Bielopolski, Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
Sleep and critical illness: bridging the two pillars at the ATS 2016
Stuti J. Jaiswal, Atul Malhotra, Robert L. Owens
Temperature and duration targets during post-arrest care: choosing the right prescription for the right patient
John C. Greenwood, Abhishek Bhardwaj, Benjamin S. Abella
Examining the paradox of high high-density lipoprotein and elevated cardiovascular risk
Kavisha Singh, Anand Rohatgi
Mortality after red blood cell transfusions from previously pregnant donors: complexities in the interpretation of large data
Susan Kuldanek, Christopher C. Silliman
Optogenetic tools for cell biological applications
Abhirup Mukherjee, Nicole A. Repina, David V. Schaffer, Ravi S. Kane
Editorial on “Transcription factor SPZ1 promotes TWIST-mediated epithelial—mesenchymal transition and oncogenesis in human liver cancer”
Dan J. Raz
Editorial on “Can CT-PET and endoscopic assessment post-neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy predict residual disease in esophageal cancer”
Chia-Ju Liu, Wei Lu
The hemodynamic impact of acute nasal continuous positive airway pressure treatment in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: is it safe?
Bo Xu, Reena Mehra
Tumor spread through air space (STAS) is an important predictor of clinical outcome in stage IA lung adenocarcinoma
Hui-Zi Chen, Erin M. Bertino, Kai He
Antiviral prophylaxis of cytomegalovirus reactivation in immune competent patients—the jury remains out
Sara A. Mansfield, Charles H. Cook
Allosterically targeting EGFR drug-resistance gatekeeper mutations
Nicholas Spellmon, Chunying Li, Zhe Yang

Letter to the Editor

Response to “VATS vs. thoracotomy regarding postoperative chronic pain”
Emine Ozgur Bayman, Kalpaj R. Parekh, John Keech, Timothy J. Brennan

Review Article on Left Ventricular Assist Devices

Left ventricular assist device driveline infections: recent advances and future goals
Anne-Marie Leuck

Short Communication of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Endobronchial ultrasound—guidance for interstitial photodynamic therapy of locally advanced lung cancer—a new interventional concept
Kassem Harris, Emily Oakley, David Bellnier, Gal Shafirstein

Original Article

Five-year update on the mouse model of orthotopic lung transplantation: Scientific uses, tricks of the trade, and tips for success
Xue Lin, Wenjun Li, Jiaming Lai, Mikio Okazaki, Seiichiro Sugimoto, Sumiharu Yamamoto, Xingan Wang, Andrew E. Gelman, Daniel Kreisel, Alexander Sasha Krupnick

Review Article

Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock

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