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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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How to create a surgical database?

Dania Nachira, Luca Bertolaccini, Mahmoud Ismail, Marco Chiappetta, Elisa Meacci, Stefano... More >>

Use of the Cox regression analysis in thoracic surgical research

Alice Brembilla, Anne Olland, Marc Puyraveau, Gilbert Massard, Frédéric Mauny, Pierre-Emmanuel... More >>

How to describe bivariate data

Alessandro Bertani1, Gioacchino Di Paola2, Emanuele Russo1, Fabio Tuzzolino2 More >>

Cough Section more

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

Kefang Lai, Huahao Shen, Xin Zhou, Zhongmin Qiu, Shaoxi Cai, Kewu Huang, Qiuping Wang, Changzheng... More >>

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

Stefan T. Kulnik, Natalie M. Williams, Lalit Kalra, John Moxham, Surinder S. Birring More >>

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Journal of Thoracic Disease is endorsed by International COPD Coalition.

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Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

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Editorial

From “high” ZEB1 to “low” B-cell lymphoma 2-interacting mediator of cell death (BIM)—an epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT)-associated drug resistance pathway elucidated
Fabrizio Marcucci, Cristiano Rumio
Video-assisted thoracic surgery double sleeve bilobectomy for lung cancer: The Sky is the Limit
Khalid Amer
Non-grasping en bloc mediastinal lymphadenectomy in videoassisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer
Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Hiroya Takeuchi
Disentangling tobacco-related lung cancer—genome-wide interaction study of smoking behavior and non-small cell lung cancer risk
María Lorenzo-González, Alberto Fernández-Villar, Alberto Ruano-Ravina
Single-direction thoracoscopic lobectomy: a step in the right direction
John S. Young, Paul C. Lee
The correlation of preoperative six-minute walk distance and postoperative pneumonia after lung resection
Bassam Redwan, Servet Bölükbas
En bloc has the priority of lymph node dissection regardless non-grasping or grasping approaches
Yuji Tachimori
Improving clinical outcomes in sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction through precision medicine
Sanjay Mehta, Sean E. Gill
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy: pulled in many directions
Zaid M. Abdelsattar, Shanda H. Blackmon
In vivo lung perfusion as a platform for organ repair in acute respiratory distress syndrome
Khaled Ramadan, Lorenzo del Sorbo, Marcelo Cypel
Atypical patterns of response to immune checkpoint inhibitors: interpreting pseudoprogression and hyperprogression in decision making for patients’ treatment
Concetta Elisa Onesti, Pierre Frères, Guy Jerusalem
Current role and future direction of osimertinib in epidermal growth factor receptor-mutant non-small cell lung cancer
Byeong-Ho Jeong, Sang-Won Um
Post-operative lung ultrasonography in daily routine thoracic surgery: can we trust its results?
Paolo Scanagatta, Luigi Rolli
Open bronchus technique: another arrow in the quiver for the minimally invasive thoracic surgeon
Mathew Thomas
How apoptosis and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition are nested in EGFR inhibitors resistance in lung cancer
Simon Garinet, Audrey Didelot, Elena Garelli, Karine Pallier, Hélène Blons, Antoine Legras
A solution for fissure-less fissure-last both upper and lower videoassisted thoracic surgery lobectomies?
Firas Abu Akar, Dania Nachira, Elisa Meacci, Yousef Abu Asbeh, Bisanne H. Shaqqura, Stefano Margaritora
How to decrease technical obstacles to difficult video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery segmentectomy?
Wolfram Karenovics, Michel Gonzalez
Why non-grasping-lymphadenectomy technique is necessary for lung cancer resection?
Masayuki Chida
The importance of antiadhesion treatment for the successful video-assisted thoracic surgery
Akiko Uemura, Ryou Tanaka
Extensive thoracoscopic mediastinal lymph node dissection on the left side: how it should be done
David J. Heineman, Mark I. van Berge Henegouwen
Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for the right side using a single-direction approach
Katsuhiro Okuda, Hiroshi Haneda, Keisuke Yokota, Tsutomu Tatematsu, Ryoichi Nakanishi

Original Article

Clinical implications of the initial SAPS II in veno-arterial extracorporeal oxygenation
Hee Sung Lee, Hyoung Soo Kim, Sun Hee Lee, Song Am Lee, Jae Joon Hwang, Jae Bum Park, Yo Han Kim, Hyoung Ju Moon, Woo Surng Lee
Impact of volume reduction in giant left atrium during surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
Jae Hyun Kim, Woo Sung Jang, Jae-Bum Kim, Sook Jin Lee
Prediction of response to endobronchial coiling based on morphologic emphysema characterization of the lung lobe to be treated and the ipsilateral non-treated lobe as well as on functional computed tomography-data: correlation with clinical and pulmonary function
Christopher Kloth, Wolfgang Maximilian Thaiss, Jan Fritz, Konstantin Nikolaou, Meinrad Beer, Jürgen Hetzel, Sorin Dumitru Ioanoviciu, Marius Horger
Respiratory management of acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia using high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy: a single center cohort study
Jiro Ito, Kazuma Nagata, Takeshi Morimoto, Mariko Kogo, Daichi Fujimoto, Atsushi Nakagawa, Kojiro Otsuka, Keisuke Tomii
Effect of changing reference equations for spirometry interpretation in Thai people
Warawut Chaiwong, Sureeporn Uthaikhup, Chalerm Liwsrisakun, Chaicharn Pothirat
Relationship of pleural fluid pH and glucose: a multi-centre study of 2,971 cases
Deirdre B. Fitzgerald, Su Lyn Leong, Charley A. Budgeon, Kevin Murray, Andrew Rosenstengal, Nicola A. Smith, Silvia Bielsa, Amelia O. Clive, Nick A. Maskell, José M. Porcel, Y. C. Gary Lee
Management of anastomotic leaks following esophagectomy: when to intervene?
Joshua L. Manghelli, DuyKhanh P. Ceppa, Jason W. Greenberg, David Blitzer, Adam Hicks, Karen M. Rieger, Thomas J. Birdas
Dynamics and prognostic value of B-type natriuretic peptide in left ventricular assist device recipients
Maria Papathanasiou, Nikolaus Pizanis, Loukas Tsourelis, Achim Koch, Markus Kamler, Tienush Rassaf, Peter Luedike
Da Vinci Xi robot decreases the number of thoracotomy cases in pulmonary resection
Min P. Kim, Duc T. Nguyen, Leonora M. Meisenbach, Edward A. Graviss, Edward Y. Chan
Changes in quality of life after surgery or radiotherapy in early-stage lung cancer
Rebecca M. Schwartz, Naomi Alpert, Kenneth Rosenzweig, Raja Flores, Emanuela Taioli
Effect of patient position during virtual-assisted lung mapping
Masahiro Yanagiya, Jun Matsumoto, Hirokazu Yamaguchi, Jun Nakajima, Masaaki Sato
Talc pleurodesis for secondary pneumothorax in elderly patients with persistent air leak
Takuya Watanabe, Ichiro Fukai, Katsuhiro Okuda, Satoru Moriyama, Hiroshi Haneda, Osamu Kawano, Keisuke Yokota, Masayuki Shitara, Tsutomu Tatematsu, Tadashi Sakane, Risa Oda, Ryoichi Nakanishi
Spread through air spaces in lung cancer patients is a risk factor for pulmonary metastasis after surgery
Satoshi Shiono, Makoto Endo, Katsuyuki Suzuki, Kazuki Hayasaka, Naoki Yanagawa
Transcatheter, sutureless and conventional aortic-valve replacement: a network meta-analysis of 16,432 patients
Declan Lloyd, Jessica G. Y. Luc, Ben Elias Indja, Vannessa Leung, Nelson Wang, Kevin Phan
Prevalence and clinical course of postoperative acute lung injury after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
Hayoung Choi, Jong Ho Cho, Hong Kwan Kim, Yong Soo Choi, Jhingook Kim, Jae Ill Zo, Young Mog Shim, Kyeongman Jeon
Five-year outcomes after thoracic endovascular aortic repair of symptomatic type B penetrating aortic ulcer with intramural hematoma in Chinese patients
Jidong Liu, Ye Liu, Wengang Yang, Jianmin Gu, Song Xue
Pattern of recurrence after CyberKnife stereotactic body radiotherapy for peripheral early non-small cell lung cancer
Masaki Nakamura, Ryo Nishikawa, Hiroshi Mayahara, Haruka Uezono, Aya Harada, Naoki Hashimoto, Hideki Nishimura
Refined risk stratification for thoracoscopic lobectomy or segmentectomy
Ruoyu Zhang, Jürgen Dippon, Godehard Friedel

Surgical Technique

Subxiphoid or subcostal uniportal robotic-assisted surgery: early experimental experience
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Mahmoud Ismail
Robotic-assisted right medial and anterior basal segmentectomy (S7+S8)
Jian-Tao Li, Jia Huang, Qing-Quan Luo
Robotic-assisted thoracoscopic right upper lobe sleeve resection
Jia Huang, Chongwu Li, Long Jiang, Hao Lin, Peiji Lu, Jiantao Li, Qingquan Luo
Neoadjuvant target therapy followed by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy plus lymph node clearance for locally advanced lung cancer
Dongrong Situ, Yuansheng Du, Yi Li, Jiyang Chen, Hong Yang
Radical surgical resection after neoadjuvant targeted therapy in non-small cell lung cancer: a single-center retrospective study of 6 cases
Zhenyang Zhang, Jiangbo Lin, Shuai Peng, Wenwei Lin, Mingqiang Kang
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery right upper lobectomy after neoadjuvant targeted therapy
Min Cao, Xiaojing Zhao, Hang Yin, Yujie Fu
Regionally surgical resection of stage-IV adenocarcinoma acquired tyrosine kinases inhibitor-resistance
Minglei Yang, Enkuo Zheng, Xiang Xu, Junjun Ni, Junfang Li, Guofang Zhao
Application of uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) in pulmonary tumors
Xiaopeng Zhao, Fan Yu, Miao Wang, Haoran Zhang, Hongyan Wang
Treatment of stage IIIA–N2 EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma
Jinlong Zhao, Dazhi Jiang, Jiahui Du, Peng Yang
Minimally invasive lobectomy with neoadjuvant targeted therapy: the Zhejiang Cancer Hospital experience
Taobo Luo, Jian Zeng
Minimally invasive lobectomy: The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University experience
Tao Yang, Qingchen Wu, Huanwen Chen
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: Sichuan Cancer Hospital experience
Huachuan Zhang, Run Xiang, Jintao He, Jiang Zhu

Review Article

The microbiome and lung cancer
Abhiram Maddi, Amarpreet Sabharwal, Timothy Violante, Sunita Manuballa, Robert Genco, Santosh Patnaik, Sai Yendamuri
Tips and tricks for success in subxiphoid video-assisted thoracic surgery
Amr Abdellateef, Jason M. Ali, Gening Jiang, Giuseppe Aresu, Lei Jiang
Management of delayed gastric conduit emptying after esophagectomy
Rusi Zhang, Lanjun Zhang
Is segmentectomy the future?
Rodney J. Landreneau, Matthew J. Schuchert

Guideline

Society for Translational Medicine Expert consensus on the selection of surgical approaches in the management of thoracic esophageal carcinoma
Yousheng Mao, Zhentao Yu, Bin You, Wentao Fang, Brian Badgwell, Mark F. Berry, DuyKhanh P. Ceppa, Chun Chen, Haiquan Chen, Miguel A. Cuesta, Xavier Benoit D’Journo, Guy D. Eslick, Jianhua Fu, Xiangning Fu, Shugeng Gao, Jianxing He, Jie He, Yunchao Huang, Gening Jiang, Zhongmin Jiang, Jae Y. Kim, Danqing Li, Hui Li, Shanqing Li, Deruo Liu, Lunxu Liu, Yongyu Liu, Xiaofei Li, Yin Li, Weimin Mao, Daniela Molena, Christopher R. Morse, Nuria M. Novoa, Lijie Tan, Qunyou Tan, Alper Toker, Ti Tong, Qun Wang, Benny Weksler, Lin Xu, Shidong Xu, Tiansheng Yan, Lanjun Zhang, Xingyi Zhang, Xun Zhang, Zhu Zhang, Xiuyi Zhi, Qinghua Zhou

Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

The value of using radial endobronchial ultrasound to guide transbronchial lung cryobiopsy
Ankit Gupta, Houssein Youness, Samjot Singh Dhillon, Kassem Harris

Editorial of Critical Care Frontier and Horizon

Critical care medicine in 2050: less invasive, more connected, and personalized
Jean-Louis Vincent, Jacques Creteur

Case Report

Cupid’s arrow retained in the heart
Umberto Benedetto, Massimo Caputo, Angeliki Kosti, Mariangela Peruzzi, Sebastiano Sciarretta, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Giacomo Frati
Fibrin glue to fix metallic airway stent
Alfonso Fiorelli, Gaetana Messina, Carlo Santoriello, Giovanni Liguori, Ettore Arrigo, Francesco Paolo Caronia, Mario Santini

Erratum

Erratum to thrombotic responses to coronary stents, bioresorbable scaffolds and the Kounis hypersensitivityassociated acute thrombotic syndrome
Nicholas G. Kounis, Ioanna Koniari, Anastasios Roumeliotis, Grigorios Tsigkas, George Soufras, Nicholas Grapsas, Periklis Davlouros, George Hahalis
Erratum to the development of uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in São Paulo: from diagnosis to lobectomy
Alexandre de Oliveira, Thais Amarante P. P. Couto
Erratum to spontaneous coronary artery dissection: from expert consensus statements to evidence-based medicine
Fernando Alfonso, Marcos García-Guimaraes, Teresa Bastante, Francisco de la Cuerda, Paula Antuña, Javier Cuesta, Fernando Rivero

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


Editorial

Do the right thing!
Marco Anile, Camilla Poggi, Daniele Diso, Sara Mantovani, Massimilano Bassi, Erino A. Rendina, Federico Venuta

Case Report


Perspective


Letter to the Editor


Short Communication


Preface


Erratum



Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner