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

Matteo Ferrando, Diego Bagnasco, Valeria Roustan, Giorgio Walter Canonica, Fulvio Braido, Ilaria... More >>

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

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Cough frequency monitors: can they discriminate patient from environmental coughs?

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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

Original Article

Impact of complex segmentectomies by video-assisted thoracic surgery on peri-operative outcomes
Benoît Bédat, Etienne Abdelnour-Berchtold, Thortsen Krueger, Jean Yannis Perentes, Matthieu Zellweger, Frédéric Triponez, Wolfram Karenovics, Michel Gonzalez
Intracorporeal direct measurement for localizing peripheral pulmonary nodules during thoracoscopy
Ming-Wei Kao
Safety and efficacy of sufentanil combined with midazolam in bronchoscopy under conscious sedation: retrospective study of 11,158 cases
Yao Yao, Zhuquan Su, Yu Chen, Yongshun Ye, Liya Lu, Changhao Zhong, Xiaobo Chen, Chunli Tang, Shiyue Li
Dysphagia predict the response to second cycle neoadjuvant chemotherapy in first cycle no response esophageal carcinoma
Yan Zheng, Yin Li, Jianjun Qin, Wenqun Xing, Xianben Liu, Haibo Sun, Xiankai Chen
Real world data of combined lung cancer and interstitial lung disease
Tatsuo Kawahara, Hiroyuki Sakashita, Takafumi Suzuki, Tomoya Tateishi, Yasunari Miyazaki
A novel biosimulator based on ex vivo porcine lungs for training in peripheral tissue sampling using endobronchial ultrasonography with a guide sheath
Tsukasa Ishiwata, Takahiro Nakajima, Jiro Terada, Koichiro Tatsumi
Comparison between thoracoscopic and open approaches in thymoma resection
Guo-Wen Wang, Tao Tao, Chuan-Kui Li, Qi-Cai Li, Gui-Xin Duan, Hai-Wei Sang, Hai-Jun Dong, Zu-Yi Wang
Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea-related hypertension in police officers in Southern China
Minxia Pan, Qiong Ou, Baixin Chen, Zuogeng Hong, Hui Liu
The No-apnea score vs. the other five questionnaires in screening for obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome in patients with cerebral infarction
Riken Chen, Wang Liu, Junfen Cheng, Zhenzhen Zheng, Manqing Ba, Min Peng, Qizhong He, Huajing Yang, Tao Chen, Cheng Hong
Assessment of respiratory drive with esophageal diaphragmatic electromyography in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome treated with prone position ventilation
Qing-Wen Sun, Xiao-Cong Li, Zhi-Min Lin, Wen Jiang, Yuan-Ming Luo, Wen-Zheng Huang, Tai-Min Guo, Yuan-Da Xu, Nan-Shan Zhong
The probability of nodal metastasis in novel T-factor: the applicability of sublobar resection
Yuichi Sakairi, Hironobu Wada, Taiki Fujiwara, Hidemi Suzuki, Takahiro Nakajima, Masako Chiyo, Ichiro Yoshino
The effect of tumor locations of esophageal cancer on the metastasis to liver or lung
Dashan Ai, Yun Chen, Qi Liu, Jiaying Deng, Kuaile Zhao
Renal hemodynamics by return cannular position of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in swine
Hee Jung Kim, Seong Cheol Jeong, Jae Seung Jung, In Seup Kim, Choon-Hak Lim, Ho Sung Son
The B1 defective type of bifurcated right upper lobe bronchus
Min Zhang, Ning Mao, Si-Hang Wang, Qing-Chen Wu, Ming-Jian Ge
Burden and clinical characteristics of high grade tuberculosis destroyed lung: a nationwide study
Deokjae Han, Hwa Young Lee, Kyeongju Kim, Taehoon Kim, Yeon-Mok Oh, Chin Kook Rhee
Low versus high pulse oxygen saturation directed oxygen therapy in critically ill patients: a randomized controlled pilot study
Xiaobo Yang, You Shang, Shiying Yuan
Survival and late toxicities following concurrent chemo-radiotherapy for locally advanced stage III non-small cell lung cancer: findings of a 10-year Australian single centre experience with long term clinical follow up
M. Nazim Abbas, Adeola Ayoola, Sunita Padman, Rajiv Kumar, John Leung, Shahid Ullah, Bogda Koczwara, Shawgi Sukumaran, Ganessan Kichenadasse, Amitesh Roy, Alison M. Richards, Jeffrey J. Bowden, Christos S. Karapetis
Risk factors of severe hemoptysis in patients with fungus ball
Tae Hoon Kim, Hyun Jung Koo, Chae-Man Lim, Sang-Bum Hong, Jin Won Huh, Kyung Wook Jo, Tae Sun Shim, Woo Sung Kim, Younsuck Koh
Prognostic significance of anaplastic lymphoma kinase rearrangement in patients with completely resected lung adenocarcinoma
Yinglei Liu, Xiangyun Ye, Yongfeng Yu, Shun Lu
Pulmonary papillary squamous cell carcinoma: a population-based analysis of incidence, treatment, and prognosis
Qingchen Yuan, Na Sun, Zibo Meng, Xiao Chen
Clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of lung cancer in young patients aged 30 years and younger
Fang Li, Huayu He, Bin Qiu, Ying Ji, Kelin Sun, Qi Xue, Wei Guo, Dali Wang, Jun Zhao, Yousheng Mao, Juwei Mu, Shugeng Gao
Lateral decubitus chest radiography or chest ultrasound to predict pleural adhesions before medical thoracoscopy: a prospective study
Khady Thiam, Julien Guinde, Sophie Laroumagne, Valerian Bourinet, Julie Berbis, Nafissatou Omar Touré, Hervé Dutau, Philippe Astoul
The fate of aspergilloma patients after surgical treatment—experience from 22 cases
Katriina Pihlajamaa, Veli-Jukka Anttila, Jari V. Räsänen, Juha T. Kauppi, Ulla Hodgson
Morbidity, mortality and long-term outcome of lung cancer resections performed in palliative intent
Emanuel Palade, Jutta Günter, Juan M. M. Gomez, Ulrich F. Wellner, Severin Schmid, Sebastian Wiesemann, Bernward Passlick
Blood clot removal by cryoextraction in critically ill patients with pulmonary hemorrhage
Lars Henning Schmidt, Arik Bernard Schulze, Dennis Goerlich, Christoph Schliemann, Torsten Kessler, Veronika Rottmann, Daniel den Toom, Felix Rosenow, Jan Sackarnd, Georg Evers, Michael Mohr
Methacholine bronchial provocation test for assessment of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in preschool children
Bao-Hong Li, Wei-Jie Guan, Zheng Zhu, Yi Gao, Jia-Ying An, Xin-Xin Yu, Jin-Ping Zheng
Differentially expressed miRNAs in circulating exosomes between atrial fibrillation and sinus rhythm
Suyu Wang, Jie Min, Yue Yu, Liang Yin, Qing Wang, Hua Shen, Jie Yang, Peng Zhang, Jian Xiao, Zhinong Wang
Serum lactate dehydrogenase activity and its isoenzyme patterns in patients with pectus excavatum
Seong Cheol Jeong, Jae Jun Kim, Yong Hwan Kim, In Sub Kim, Jung Wook Han
Role of endoscopic transparent cap in managing pediatric foreign bodies in the entrance of the esophagus in a waking state
Yang Wang, Wei Chen

Surgical Technique

An infrared coagulator to assist surgical treatment of infective endocarditis
Hiroshi Kubota, Hidehito Endo, Hikaru Ishii, Sachito Minegishi, Hiroshi Tsuchiya, Yu Takahashi, Satoko Funata, Yusuke Inaba

Review Article of Cough Section

Types and applications of cough-related questionnaires
Zhijing Wang, Miao Wang, Siwan Wen, Li Yu, Xianghuai Xu

Editorial Commentary

Is the length of esophageal invasion only associated with mediastinal nodal metastasis from adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (Siewert type II and III) after neo-adjuvant chemoradiotherapy?
Shinji Mine
Is local consolidative therapy adequate for the treatment of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer?
Taichiro Goto
Should we include microorganisms in scores to predict outcome in candidates for cardiac surgery during the acute phase of endocarditis?
Pierre Tattevin, Pierre Fillâtre, Serge Tchamgoué, Mathieu Lesouhaitier, Nicolas Nesseler, Jean-Marc Tadié
Oncologic validity of minimally invasive lobectomy for early stage lung cancer
Todd L. Demmy, Sai Yendamuri
Basics of changes in hemodynamic monitoring in sepsis care
Jae Chol Yoon, Won Young Kim
Pushing the envelope of minimally invasive esophagectomy
Chien-Hung Chiu, Yin-Kai Chao
Driving the discussion about the greater propensity for doing better with neoadjuvant chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Abigail K. Zamora, Anthony W. Kim
Infective endocarditis and outcomes of valve surgery: the bug, the valve, the host and the unknown
Sudarshan Balla, Mohamad Alkhouli
Bugs at the operating theatre in infective endocarditis: one step forward, still a long way to go
Juan M. Pericàs, Eduard Quintana, José M. Miró

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

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