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Sleep complaints and sleep breathing disorders in upper and lower obstructive lung diseases

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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Cough—Chinese Thoracic Society (CTS) Asthma Consortium

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Guideline

Recommendations for lung cancer screening in Southern Africa
Coenraad F. N. Koegelenberg, Shane Dorfman, Ivan Schewitz, Guy A. Richards, Shaun Maasdorp, Clifford Smith, Keertan Dheda, on behalf of the South African Thoracic Society

Original Article

Diaphragmatic plication for iatrogenic respiratory insufficiency after cardiothoracic surgery
Takahiro Uchida, Yugo Tanaka, Nahoko Shimizu, Sanae Kuroda, Takefumi Doi, Daisuke Hokka, Yutaka Okita, Yoshimasa Maniwa
Intracavitary chemotherapy with epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase inhibitor (EGFR-TKI) is not superior to TKI monotherapy in controlling malignant pleural effusion recurrence in EGFR-mutated lung cancer patients
Wenxian Wang, Xiaowen Jiang, Yiping Zhang, Yong Song, Zhengbo Song
Intensity-modulated radiotherapy does not decrease the risk of malnutrition in esophageal cancer patients during radiotherapy compared to three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy
Cong Wang, Ming Lu, Tingting Zhou, Shasha Zhao, Shanghui Guan
Anatomical pulmonary resections for primary lung cancer in octogenarians within a dedicated care protocol
Charlotte Cohen, Saleh Al Orainy, Daniel Pop, Michel Poudenx, Josiane Otto, Jean-Philippe Berthet, Nicolas Venissac, Jérome Mouroux
Recovery of pulmonary function after lung wedge resection
Shohei Mori, Takamasa Shibazaki, Yuki Noda, Daiki Kato, Takeo Nakada, Hisatoshi Asano, Hideki Matsudaira, Takashi Ohtsuka
Left heart decompression at venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation initiation in cardiogenic shock: prophylactic versus therapeutic strategy
Soo Jin Na, Jeong Hoon Yang, Ji-Hyuk Yang, Kiick Sung, Jin-Oh Choi, Joo-Yong Hahn, Eun-Seok Jeon, Yang Hyun Cho
Prognostic impact of the Controlling Nutritional Status score in patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with pembrolizumab
Taro Ohba, Shinkichi Takamori, Ryo Toyozawa, Kaname Nosaki, Yasuhiro Umeyama, Naoki Haratake, Naoko Miura, Masafumi Yamaguchi, Kenichi Taguchi, Takashi Seto, Mototsugu Shimokawa, Mitsuhiro Takenoyama
Feasibility and validity of double-arm specimen extraction method after partial lung resection in single-port thoracoscopic surgery
Xiaohui Yu, Bin Zheng, Shuliang Zhang, Taidui Zeng, Hao Chen, Wei Zheng, Chun Chen
Prognostic significance of IMP-3 expression pattern in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Terue Sakakibara, Soji Ozawa, Junya Oguma, Minoru Nakui, Soichiro Yamamoto, Hiroyasu Makuuchi, Hiroshi Kajiwara, Naoya Nakamura
Clinical predictors of asthmatics in identifying subgroup requiring long-term tiotropium add-on therapy: a real-world study
Wen-Chien Cheng, Wei-Chih Liao, Biing-Ru Wu, Chih-Yu Chen, Meng-Fang Shen, Wei-Chun Chen, Te-Chun Hsia, Chih-Yen Tu, Chia-Hung Chen, Wu-Huei Hsu
Impact of clinicopathological features on the efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitors plus conventional treatment in patients with advanced lung cancer
Guanghui Gao, Meng Qiao, Hongcheng Liu, Tao Jiang, Fei Zhou, Xuefei Li, Chao Zhao, Xiaoxia Chen, Chunxia Su, Shengxiang Ren, Caicun Zhou
Effectiveness and safety of bovine pericardium patch repair for cervical anastomotic leakage after oesophagectomy for cancer
Xionghuai Hua, Rulin Qian, Kefeng Shi, Xiufeng Wei, Heng Zhang, Ge Qu, Maolin Chen, Binbin Zhang
Effect of rifampicin and clarithromycin on the CYP3A activity in patients with Mycobacterium avium complex
Norimichi Akiyama, Naoki Inui, Kazutaka Mori, Yutaro Nakamura, Hiroshi Hayakawa, Shimako Tanaka, Shinya Uchida, Noriyuki Namiki, Hiroshi Watanabe, Takafumi Suda
HIV and tuberculosis co-infection in East Asia and the Pacific from 1990 to 2017: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
Jianrong Zhang, Stephanie Kern-Allely, Tiange Yu, Rumi Kato Price
Patient outcomes post-pulmonary resection for synchronous bone-metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Yuki Takahashi, Hirofumi Adachi, Yasushi Mizukami, Hiroshi Yokouchi, Satoshi Oizumi, Atsushi Watanabe
Use of a modified endotracheal tube for self-expandable metallic Y-shaped airway stent deployment without rigid bronchoscope or fluoroscopic guidance
Shuliang Guo, Xinzhu Liu, Yishi Li, Yang Xiao, Meiling Xiao, Xingxing Jin
Validation of spectral energy for the quantitative analysis of ventricular fibrillation waveform to guide defibrillation in a porcine model of cardiac arrest and resuscitation
Qiyu Yang, Ming Li, Zhaolan Huang, Zhuoyan Xie, Yue Wang, Qin Ling, Xuefen Liu, Wanchun Tang, Longyuan Jiang, Zhengfei Yang
Real world experience on treatment, outcome and toxicity of crizotinib in patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Maria Fatima Flores Del Valle, Alex Yuang-Chi Chang
Comparisons of short-term outcomes between robot-assisted and thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy with extended two-field lymph node dissection for resectable thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Junying Chen, Qianwen Liu, Xu Zhang, Hong Yang, Zihui Tan, Yaobin Lin, Jianhua Fu
The position of the inferior vena cava-right atrium junction on simple radiography: implication for optimal veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannula tip position
Dong Su Kim, Yun Gyu Song, Yong Hwan Kim, Moon Ok Lee
Peri-operative risk factors for in-hospital mortality in acute type A aortic dissection
Miaoyun Wen, Yongli Han, Jingkun Ye, Gengxin Cai, Wenxin Zeng, Xinqiang Liu, Linqiang Huang, Zhesi Lian, Hongke Zeng
Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery reduced the occurrence of post-thoracotomy pain syndrome after lobectomy for lung cancer
Kyoji Hirai, Jitsuo Usuda
Laparoscopic repair of hiatal hernia
Ju Sik Yun, Kook Joo Na, Sang Yun Song, Seok Kim, Eunchong Kim, In Seok Jeong, Sang Gi Oh
A modified recursive partitioning analysis for predicting overall survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer and central nervous system metastases
Thiago Pimentel Muniz, Victor Hugo Fonseca de Jesus, Victor Aurélio Ramos Sousa, Malu Viter da Rosa Barbosa, Vladmir Cláudio Cordeiro de Lima
Comparison between noninvasive and conventional skin closure methods in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting using bilateral internal thoracic artery
Heemoon Lee, Sang Yoon Yeom, Hee Jung Kim, Jae Suk Yoo, Dong Jin Kim, Kwang Ree Cho
The prognostic predictors of patients with airway involvement due to advanced esophageal cancer after metallic airway stenting using flexible bronchoscopy
Wen-Chien Cheng, Meng-Fang Shen, Biing-Ru Wu, Chih-Yu Chen, Wei-Chun Chen, Wei-Chih Liao, Chia-Hung Chen, Chih-Yen Tu
Prolyl hydroxylase 3 involvement in lung cancer progression under hypoxic conditions: association with hypoxia-inducible factor-1α and pyruvate kinase M2
Xiao Chu, Ming Xiang, Liang Feng, Hui Liu, Chao Zhou
Repair versus replacement of mitral valves in cases of severe rheumatic mitral stenosis: mid-term clinical outcomes
Yuqing Jiao, Tiange Luo, Haibo Zhang, Jie Han, Yan Li, Yixin Jia, Shuai Zheng, Xu Meng
Discovery of potential plasma protein biomarkers for acute myocardial infarction via proteomics
Shasha Xu, Jianjun Jiang, Yang Zhang, Tingting Chen, Min Zhu, Chongfeng Fang, Yafei Mi
Immunohistochemistry and clinical value of sirtuin 2 in non-metastasized non-small cell lung cancer
Cai-Xia Gao, Bin Chen, Hui-Kang Xie, Chao-Nan Han, Jie Luo
Alpha-l-fucosidase: a novel serum biomarker to predict prognosis in early stage esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Xiangyang Yu, Rusi Zhang, Tianzhen Yang, Mengqi Zhang, Kexing Xi, Yongbin Lin, Yingsheng Wen, Gongming Wang, Zirui Huang, Xuewen Zhang, Lanjun Zhang
Early decongestive therapy versus high-flow nasal cannula for the prevention of adverse clinical events in patients with acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema
Sang Yong Om, Junho Hyun, Kyung Hun Nam, Sun Hack Lee, Seung Min Song, Jung Ae Hong, Sang Eun Lee, Min-Seok Kim
Estimating the quality of YouTube videos on pulmonary lobectomy
Zixuan Chen, Hongyu Zhu, Weijun Zhao, Haixie Guo, Chengwei Zhou, Jianfei Shen, Minhua Ye
Elevation of pulmonary CD163+ and CD204+ macrophages is associated with the clinical course of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients
Takashi Nouno, Masaki Okamoto, Koji Ohnishi, Shinjiro Kaieda, Masaki Tominaga, Yoshiaki Zaizen, Masao Ichiki, Seiya Momosaki, Masayuki Nakamura, Kiminori Fujimoto, Junya Fukuoka, Shigeki Shimizu, Yoshihiro Komohara, Tomoaki Hoshino

Newsletter of GARD Section

Next-generation care pathways for allergic rhinitis and asthma multimorbidity: a model for multimorbid non-communicable diseases—Meeting Report (Part 2)
Jean Bousquet, Nhân Pham-Thi, Anna Bedbrook, Ioana Agache, Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Ignacio Ansotegui, Josep M. Anto, Claus Bachert, Samuel Benveniste, Mike Bewick, Nils Billo, Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Isabelle Bosse, Guy Brusselle, Moïses A. Calderon, G. Walter Canonica, Luis Caraballo, Victoria Cardona, Ana Maria Carriazo, Eugene Cash, Lorenzo Cecchi, Derek K. Chu, Elaine Colgan, Elisio Costa, Alvaro A. Cruz, Wienczyslawa Czarlewski, Stephen Durham, Motohiro Ebisawa, Marina Erhola, Jean-Luc Fauquert, Wytske J. Fokkens, Joao A. Fonseca, Nick Guldemond, Tomohisa Iinuma, Maddalena Illario, Ludger Klimek, Piotr Kuna, Violeta Kvedariene, Désirée Larenas-Linneman, Daniel Laune, Lan T. T. Le, Olga Lourenço, Joao O. Malva, Gert Marien, Enrica Menditto, Joaquim Mullol, Lars Münter, Yoshitaka Okamoto, Gabrielle L. Onorato, Nikos G. Papadopoulos, Maritta Perala, Oliver Pfaar, Abigail Phillips, Jim Phillips, Hilary Pinnock, Fabienne Portejoie, Pablo Quinones-Delgado, Christine Rolland, Ulysse Rodts, Boleslaw Samolinski, Mario Sanchez-Borges, Holger J. Schünemann, Mohamed Shamji, David Somekh, Alkis Togias, Sanna Toppila-Salmi, Ioanna Tsiligianni, Omar Usmani, Samantha Walker, Dana Wallace, Arunas Valiulis, Rianne Van der Kleij, Maria Teresa Ventura, Sian Williams, Arzu Yorgancioglu, Torsten Zuberbier

Letter to the Editor of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Novel technique to prevent central airway blood flooding during transbronchial cryobiopsy
Masahide Oki, Hideo Saka

Review Article

Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infections
Margaret M. Johnson, John A. Odell
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
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
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 anticipation and management of air leaks and residual spaces post lung resection
Michael Rolf Mueller, Beatrice A. Marzluf
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
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
The continuing role of chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in the targeted therapy era
Zarnie Lwin, Jonathan W. Riess, David Gandara
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
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
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
Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock
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
Molecular markers to predict clinical outcome and radiation induced toxicity in lung cancer
Joshua D. Palmer, Nicholas G. Zaorsky, Matthew Witek, Bo Lu
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
New techniques for assessing response after hypofractionated radiotherapy for lung cancer
Sarah A. Mattonen, Kitty Huang, Aaron D. Ward, Suresh Senan, David A. Palma
Supportive and palliative care for lung cancer patients
Patsy Yates, Penelope Schofield, Isabella Zhao, David Currow

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
Delays in the diagnosis of lung cancer
Peter M Ellis, Rachel Vandermeer
The diagnostic utility of endobronchial ultrasonography with a guide sheath and tomosynthesis images for ground glass opacity pulmonary lesions
Takehiro Izumo, Shinji Sasada, Christine Chavez, Takaaki Tsuchida
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
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
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
Comparative outcomes of squamous and non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients in phase II studies of ASA404 (DMXAA) – retrospective analysis of pooled data
Mark J McKeage, Michael B Jameson, AS1404-201 Study Group Investigators
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
Thoracic malignant solitary fibrous tumors: A population-based study of survival
Michael T Milano, Deepinder P Singh, Hong Zhang
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
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
Signal stratification of autoantibody levels in serum samples and its application to the early detection of lung cancer
Graham F. Healey, Stephen Lam, Peter Boyle, Geoffrey Hamilton-Fairley, Laura J. Peek, John F. R. Robertson

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

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
Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock
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
Adjuvant, neoadjuvant, and definitive radiation therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Gwendolyn Cramer, Charles B. Simone II, Theresa M. Busch, Keith A. Cengel

Original Article

Suppressive oligonucleotides inhibit inflammation in a murine model of mechanical ventilator induced lung injury
Julia Scheiermann, Dennis M. Klinman
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
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
Imaging homeostatic sleep pressure and circadian rhythm in the human brain
Zhuo Fang, Hengyi Rao
Tumor mutational burden (TMB) as a biomarker of response to immunotherapy in small cell lung cancer
Yanis Boumber

Letter to the Editor

Response to “VATS vs. thoracotomy regarding postoperative chronic pain”
Emine Ozgur Bayman, Kalpaj R. Parekh, John Keech, Timothy J. Brennan
The role of a decision analysis in treatment of T2N0 esophageal cancer
Tara R. Semenkovich, Bryan F. Meyers, Benjamin D. Kozower, Varun Puri

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

Below are the latest Journal of Thoracic Disease articles published online ahead of print publication.

Review Article


Original Article



Letter to the Editor


Surgical Technique


Expert Consensus

Expert consensus on tubeless video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (Guangzhou)
Jianxing He, Jun Liu, Chengchu Zhu, Tianyang Dai, Kaican Cai, Zhifeng Zhang, Chao Cheng, Kun Qiao, Xiang Liu, Guangsuo Wang, Shun Xu, Rusong Yang, Junqiang Fan, Hecheng Li, Jiang Jin, Qinglong Dong, Lixia Liang, Jinfeng Ding, Kaiming He, Yulin Liu, Jing Ye, Siyang Feng, Yu Jiang, Haoda Huang, Huankai Zhang, Zhenguo Liu, Xia Feng, Zhaohua Xia, Mingfei Ma, Zhongxin Duan, Tonghai Huang, Yali Li, Qiming Shen, Wenfei Tan, Hong Ma, Yang Sun, Congcong Chen, Fei Cui, Wei Wang, Jingpei Li, Zhexue Hao, Hui Liu, Wenhua Liang, Xusen Zou, Hengrui Liang, Hanyu Yang, Yingfen Li, Shunjun Jiang, Calvin S. H. Ng, Diego González-Rivas, Eugenio Pompeo, Raja M. Flores, Yaron Shargall, Mahmoud Ismail, Vincenzo Ambrogi, Ahmed G. Elkhouly, Sook Whan Sung, Keng Ang

Review Article of Cough Section



Surgical Technique