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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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Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery

The Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SICT)

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Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

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Original Article

Characteristics of female lung cancer in Korea: analysis of Korean National Lung Cancer Registry
Jeong Uk Lim, Solji Han, Ho Cheol Kim, Chang Min Choi, Chi Young Jung, Deog Gon Cho, Jae Hyun Jeon, Jeong Eun Lee, Jin Seok Ahn, Yeongdae Kim, Yoo-Duk Choi, Yang-Gun Suh, Jung-Eun Kim, Young-Joo Won, Young-Chul Kim, Chan Kwon Park, Seung Joon Kim
Circulating tumor cells detected only after surgery for non-small cell lung cancer: is it a predictor of recurrence?
Noriyoshi Sawabata, Toshitaka Nakamura, Takeshi Kawaguchi, Takashi Watanabe, Noriko Sageshima Ouji, Toshihiro Ito, Shigeki Taniguchi
Development of positive/negative pressure booth generating airflow for protection of medical staff from contagious respiratory pathogens
Hidekazu Nishimura, Soichiro Sakata
Uncommon EGFR mutations in lung adenocarcinoma: features and response to tyrosine kinase inhibitors
Aurélien Brindel, Wajd Althakfi, Marc Barritault, Emmanuel Watkin, Jean-Michel Maury, Pierre-Paul Bringuier, Nicolas Girard, Marie Brevet
Treatment modality and outcomes among early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients with COPD: a cohort study
Noeul Kang, Sun Hye Shin, Jae Myoung Noh, Danbee Kang, Hojoong Kim, O Jung Kwon, Hongryull Pyo, Yong Chan Ahn, Hong Kwan Kim, Yong Soo Choi, Jhingook Kim, Jae Ill Zo, Young Mog Shim, Juhee Cho, Hye Yun Park
Postoperative hiatal hernia after minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
Hironori Iwasaki, Tomokazu Tanaka, Shuusuke Miyake, Yukie Yoda, Hirokazu Noshiro
Change in treatment modality and trends in survival among stage I non-small cell lung cancer patients: a population-based study
Gileh-Gol Akhtar-Danesh, Christian Finley, Hsien Yeang Seow, Saad Shakeel, Noori Akhtar-Danesh
The impact of the Type D Personality pattern on prehospital delay in patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction
Youyang Zhang, Shihao Wu, Jiangqi Pan, Sophia Hoschar, Zhen Wang, Rongxiang Tu, Karl-Heinz Ladwig, Wenlin Ma
Study on automatic detection and classification of breast nodule using deep convolutional neural network system
Feiqian Wang, Xiaotong Liu, Na Yuan, Buyue Qian, Litao Ruan, Changchang Yin, Ciping Jin
Diagnosis and grading of radiographic osteoporotic vertebral deformity by general radiologists after a brief self-learning period
Yì Xiáng J. Wáng, Wei-Hong Liu, Davide Diacinti, Da-Wei Yang, Antonio Iannacone, Xiao-Rong Wang, Endi Kripa, Nazmi Che-Nordin, Daniele Diacinti
Different therapeutic modalities for aortic arch disease combined with Kommerell’s diverticulum: single-center experience with nine cases
Yi Chang, Cun-Tao Yu, Hong-Wei Guo, Xiao-Gang Sun, Qian Chang, Xiang-Yang Qian
Retrospective outcomes analysis of 99 consecutive uniportal awake lung biopsies: a real standard of care?
Roberto Cherchi, Giulia Grimaldi, Matteo Pinna-Susnik, Laura Riva, Sabrina Sarais, Massimiliano Santoru, Roberto Perra, Roberto Allieri, Giuseppe S. Porcu, Sonia Nemolato, Antonella Mameli, Federica Loi, Paolo A. Ferrari
Prognosis of wide wedge resection in patients with stage IA1 and IA2 lung adenocarcinoma with total tumor size including the lepidic component greater than 2 cm: a single center retrospective study
Youngkyu Moon, Si Young Choi, Mi Hyoung Moon
Reimplantation versus remodeling in valve-sparing surgery for aortic root aneurysms: a meta-analysis
Zhuoming Zhou, Mengya Liang, Suiqing Huang, Zhongkai Wu
Usefulness of a preoperative inflammatory marker as a predictor of asymptomatic acute rejection after lung transplantation: a Japanese single-institution study
Takashi Kanou, Masato Minami, Naoki Wada, Soichiro Funaki, Naoko Ose, Eriko Fukui, Yasushi Shintani
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy as an adjunct diagnostic tool in the Danish lung cancer diagnostic pathway: an initial retrospective single centre series
Michael Stenger, Sally Zoorob, Abdinasir Ahmed Hussein, Jens Eckardt
Knockdown of KCNQ1OT1 attenuates cardiac hypertrophy through modulation of the miR-2054/AKT3 axis
Yiwei Chen, Zhifang Zhang, Diqi Zhu, Wenchuo Zhao, Fen Li
Effects of continuous aerobic exercise on lung function and quality of life with asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Xinggui Wu, Shiyuan Gao, Yixin Lian
Perioperative risk factors for delayed extubation after acute type A aortic dissection surgery
Wiriya Maisat, Sasiya Siriratwarangkul, Apiporn Charoensri, Wanchai Wongkornrat, Saowaphak Lapmahapaisan
Risk factors for venous thromboembolism and evaluation of the modified Caprini score in patients undergoing lung resection
Songping Cui, Shuo Chen, Hui Li, Lihui Ke, Yi Liu, Ruiheng Jiang, Bin Hu, Tong Li, Yang Wang, Jinbai Miao, Wenqian Zhang
Fluorescence navigation with indocyanine green for identification of intersegmental planes using a photodynamic eye camera
Kazuhito Funai, Akikazu Kawase, Kei Shimizu, Keigo Sekihara, Takashi Yamashita, Norihiko Shiiya
Tumor density is associated with response to endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle injection of cisplatin
C. Matthew Kinsey, Raúl San José Estépar, Jason H. T. Bates, Bernard F. Cole, George Washko, Michael Jantz, Hiren Mehta
Pulmonary valve replacement in primary repair of tetralogy of Fallot in adult patients
Huan Liu, Shun Liu, Anthony Zaki, Xiuwen Wang, Kai Zhu, Yuntao Lu, Ye Yang, Rafi Hamidi, Lai Wei, Chunsheng Wang
Bioinformatics analysis of key genes and miRNAs associated with Stanford type A aortic dissection
Siwei Bi, Ruiqi Liu, Yinzhi Shen, Jun Gu
Risk factors of chronic left ventricular dysfunction after cardiac valve surgery
Xingli Fan, Yangfeng Tang, Guanxin Zhang, Jiajun Zhang, Qing Xue, Boyao Zhang, Zhiyun Xu, Lin Han
Pulmonary infections in patients with and without hematological malignancies: diagnostic yield and safety of flexible bronchoscopy—a retrospective analysis
Jens Panse, Kai von Schwanewede, Edgar Jost, Michael Dreher, Tobias Müller
Association between blood eosinophils with exacerbation and patient-reported outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in an endemic area for parasitic infections: a prospective study
Siwasak Juthong, Punchalee Kaenmuang
Pleural changes in patients with pneumothoraces and Marfan syndrome
Takako Matsumoto, Kenta Uto, Hideaki Oda, Tamami Isaka, Yoji Nagashima, Masato Kanzaki
Trans-catheter closure of aortic anastomosis leak after aortic replacement: classifications and techniques
Wenhui Wu, Yutong Ke, Honglei Zhao, Lianjun Huang, Junzhou Pu
Evolution of chest CT manifestations of COVID-19: a longitudinal study
Min Kong, Hai Yang, Xiaodong Li, Jianfei Shen, Xinjian Xu, Dongqing Lv
Mediastinoscopy-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy versus thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: a single-center initial experience
Wenyi Liu, Xiaotong Guo, Hongbo Zhao, Xin Yu, Chunguang Wang, Longde Du, Feng Wang, Juwei Mu
Effect of ticagrelor with or without aspirin on vein graft outcome 1 year after on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Yunpeng Zhu, Qing Xue, Minlu Zhang, Junlong Hu, Hao Liu, Rui Wang, Xiaowei Wang, Lin Han, Qiang Zhao
Comparison of the next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology with culture methods in the diagnosis of bacterial and fungal infections
Peixin Chen, Wenwen Sun, Yayi He
The effectiveness of preemptive analgesia for relieving postoperative pain after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS): a prospective, non-randomized controlled trial
Min Kong, Xiaodong Li, Jianfei Shen, Minhua Ye, Haifei Xiang, Dehua Ma
Evaluation of liquid based cytology in detection of EGFR mutation in NSCLC by large samples
Zhengwei Dong, Ziyang Cao, Wei Wu, Liping Zhang, Likun Hou, Wei Zhang, Chunyan Wu
Active tuberculosis risk associated with malignancies: an 18-year retrospective cohort study in Korea
Jaekyung Cheon, Changyoung Kim, Eun Ji Park, Minsu Ock, Hyeji Lee, Jong Joon Ahn, Yangjin Jegal, Kwang Won Seo, Soon Eun Park, Ilsang Han, Hojun Kang, Mingi An, Jongha Park, Gyung-Min Park, Jae-Bum Jun, Taehoon Lee

iMDT Corner1

A new method for accurately localizing and resecting pulmonary nodules
Gongming Wang, Yongyong Lin, Lie Zheng, Yin Liang, Lei Zhao, Yinsheng Wen, Rusi Zhang, Zirui Huang, Longjun Yang, Dechang Zhao, Samy Lachkar, Jean Marc Baste, Naofumi Shinagawa, Calvin S. H. Ng, Masaaki Sato, Min P. Kim, Lanjun Zhang
Pectus excavatum requiring temporary pacemaker implantation before Nuss procedure: a case report
Gebang Wang, Zhanwu Yu, Chenlei Zhang, Hongyun Zang, Lorenzo Monti, Jin Yong Jeong, Ralph A. Schmid, Hans K. Pilegaard, Hongxu Liu

Editorial on Role of Precision Imaging in Thoracic Disease3

Utility and efficacy of advanced imaging in thoracic disorders
Ammar Chaudhry

Original Article on Role of Precision Imaging in Thoracic Disease3

Keratin 17 is an imaging biomarker in lung cancers
Priya Bhattacharji, William Moore, Kavitha Yaddanapudi
Role of cardiac nuclear stress perfusion exam after computed tomographic coronary angiogram for evaluation of obstructive coronary artery disease in patients with chest pain
Maryam Gul, Mubashir Sheikh, Abbas Chaudhry, Luke Gerges, Hadi Al Halabi, Eric Feldman, Ammar Chaudhry
Refining dataset curation methods for deep learning-based automated tuberculosis screening
Tae Kyung Kim, Paul H. Yi, Gregory D. Hager, Cheng Ting Lin
Role of immunotherapy and co-mutations on KRAS-mutant non- small cell lung cancer survival
Idoroenyi Amanam, Isa Mambetsariev, Rohan Gupta, Srisairam Achuthan, Yingyu Wang, Rebecca Pharaon, Erminia Massarelli, Marianna Koczywas, Karen Reckamp, Ravi Salgia

Review Article on Role of Precision Imaging in Thoracic Disease3

Rapid progression of disease from immunotherapy following targeted therapy: insights into treatment management and sequence
Rebecca Pharaon, Isa Mambetsariev, Jeremy Fricke, Ravi Salgia
Radiogenomics of lung cancer
Chi Wah Wong, Ammar Chaudhry
Thoracic imaging finding of rheumatic diseases
Maryam Gul, Sadia Moinuddin, Aisha Alam, Iqra Aftab, Zunairah Shah, Ammar Chaudhry
Biomarkers in immunotherapy: literature review and future directions
Rebecca Pharaon, Maria A. Koczywas, Sabrina Salgia, Atish Mohanty, Erminia Massarelli
Thyroid cancer diagnosis in the era of precision imaging
Kimberley-Jane Bonjoc, Hannah Young, Susanne Warner, Thomas Gernon, Ellie Maghami, Ammar Chaudhry
Role of theranostics in thoracic oncology
Aleksandr Filippov, Kimberley-Jane C. Bonjoc, Junie Chea, Nicole Bowles, Erasmus Poku, Ammar Chaudhry
Role of imaging in lung transplantation evaluation
Alexander D. Calvert, Todd R. Hazelton
Role of precision imaging in esophageal cancer
Sherif B. Elsherif, Sonia Andreou, Mayur Virarkar, Erik Soule, Dheeraj Reddy Gopireddy, Priya R. Bhosale, Chandana Lall

Review Article on the 3rd International Cough Conference4

Peripheral and central mechanisms of cough hypersensitivity
Nabita Singh, Alexandria K. Driessen, Alice E. McGovern, Aung Aung Kywe Moe, Michael J. Farrell, Stuart B. Mazzone
Perspectives on chronic cough in Korea
Ji-Hyang Lee, Woo-Jung Song
The present and future of cough counting tools
Jocelin Isabel Hall, Manuel Lozano, Luis Estrada-Petrocelli, Surinder Birring, Richard Turner
Methods for assessing cough sensitivity
Yonglin Mai, Liman Fang, Shuxin Zhong, S. Dushinka Shaniya Helen de Silva, Ruchong Chen, Kefang Lai
Should computed tomography and bronchoscopy be routine examinations for chronic cough?
Li Yu, Xianghuai Xu, Shanshan Niu
Gabapentin versus baclofen for treatment of refractory gastroesophageal reflux-induced chronic cough
Mengru Zhang, Yiqing Zhu, Ran Dong, Zhongmin Qiu

Disclosure:

1. The series “iMDT Corner” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship.

2. The series “Sleep Section” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Walter McNicholas is serving as unpaid Guest Editor for the series.

3. The series “Role of Precision Imaging in Thoracic Disease” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Ammar Chaudhry served as unpaid Guest Editor for the series.

4. The series “3rd International Cough Conference” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Kefang Lai served as unpaid Guest Editor for the series.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Surgical Technique


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