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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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Use of the Cox regression analysis in thoracic surgical research

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How to describe bivariate data

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

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Original Article

Is the new distribution of early esophageal adenocarcinoma stages improving the prognostic prediction of the 8th edition of the TNM staging system for esophageal cancer?
Ran Mo, Chen Chen, Liang Pan, Ao Yu, Dongjin Wang, Tao Wang
Application of the “continuous suture dividing and equal suture tightening” method in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery sleeve lobectomy
Zheng Zhang, Quanfu Huang, Yongde Liao, Bo Ai, Qi Huang
Deep sternal infections after in situ bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting for left ventricular myocardial revascularization: predictors and influence on 20-year outcomes
Massimo Bonacchi, Edvin Prifti, Marco Bugetti, Orlando Parise, Guido Sani, Daniel M. Johnson, Francesco Cabrucci, Sandro Gelsomino
Transcatheter perimembranous ventricular septal defect closure under transthoracic echocardiographic guidance without fluoroscopy
Shouzheng Wang, Wenbin Ouyang, Yao Liu, Fengwen Zhang, Gaili Guo, Guangzhi Zhao, Xiangbin Pan
Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio is helpful for predicting weaning failure: a prospective, observational cohort study
Zujin Luo, Yinyin Zheng, Liu Yang, Sijie Liu, Jian Zhu, Na Zhao, Baosen Pang, Zhixin Cao, Yingmin Ma
Elevated interleukin-6 and bronchiectasis as risk factors for acute exacerbation in patients with tuberculosis-destroyed lung with airflow limitation
Jee Youn Oh, Young Seok Lee, Kyung Hoon Min, Gyu Young Hur, Sung Yong Lee, Kyung Ho Kang, Chin Kook Rhee, Seoung Ju Park, Jae Jeong Shim
Clinical predictors of pathologically response after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: long term outcomes of a phase II study
Zihui Tan, Hong Yang, Jing Wen, Kongjia Luo, Qianwen Liu, Yihuai Hu, Lanjun Zhang, Mengzhong Liu, Jingping Yun, Jianhua Fu
Fibrinogen as a potential biomarker for clinical phenotype in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Tae Hoon Kim, Dong Kyu Oh, Yeon-Mok Oh, Sei Won Lee, Sang Do Lee, Jae Seung Lee
Thoracic ultrasound versus artificial pneumothorax in complications of medical thoracoscopy—a propensity score matching analysis
Junjun Huang, Yan Hu, Xiangdong Mu, Jiping Liao, Xi Wang, Hong Zhang, Guangfa Wang
Effect of cyclosporine A on mortality after acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Shotaro Aso, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi, Hideo Yasunaga
Over-expression of calpastatin attenuates myocardial injury following myocardial infarction by inhibiting endoplasmic reticulum stress
Shuai Li, Jian Ma, Jing-Bo Li, James C. Lacefield, Douglas L. Jones, Tian-Qing Peng, Meng Wei
Prognostic value of prognostic nutritional index in lung cancer: a meta-analysis
Dan Li, Xia Yuan, Jia Liu, Changling Li, Weimin Li
Spread through air spaces predicts a worse survival in patients with stage I adenocarcinomas >2 cm after radical lobectomy
Lin Yang, Yikun Yang, Peiqing Ma, Bo Zheng, Wenchao Liu, Zhirong Zhang, Ningning Ding, Li Liu, Yousheng Mao, Ning Lv
Pulmonary and mediastinal paragangliomas: rare endothoracic malignancies with challenging diagnosis and treatment
Angela De Palma, Mariagrazia Lorusso, Francesco Di Gennaro, Rosatea Quercia, Ondina Pizzuto, Giuseppe Garofalo, Angela Fiorella, Elena Maiolino, Giulia Nex, Marcella Schiavone, Giulia De Iaco, Antonia Gentile, Gaetano Lastilla, Michele Loizzi, Leonardo Resta
A subset of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma patient-derived xenografts respond to cetuximab, which is predicted by high EGFR expression and amplification
Hanting Zhu, Chunyu Wang, Jingjing Wang, Dawei Chen, Jiaying Deng, Jianyun Deng, Jianhong Fan, Harun Badakhshi, Xuesong Huang, Likun Zhang, Jie Cai, Sheng Guo, Wubin Qian, Yongzhan Nie, Qixiang Li, Kuaile Zhao
Suturing of the laser resection area is recommended over a depth of 2 cm in an experimental porcine lung model
Andreas Kirschbaum, Thomas M. Surowiec, Anika Pehl, Andreas Gockel, Detlef K. Bartsch, Nikolas Mirow
Serum decorin is a potential prognostic biomarker in patients with acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Takefumi Nikaido, Yoshinori Tanino, Xintao Wang, Yuki Sato, Ryuichi Togawa, Masami Kikuchi, Kenichi Misa, Kazue Saito, Naoko Fukuhara, Takaya Kawamata, Mami Rikimaru, Takashi Umeda, Julia Morimoto, Tatsuhiko Koizumi, Yasuhito Suzuki, Kenichiro Hirai, Manabu Uematsu, Hiroyuki Minemura, Atsuro Fukuhara, Suguru Sato, Junpei Saito, Hiroshi Yokouchi, Kenya Kanazawa, Yoko Shibata
Fluorescent image-based evaluation of gastric conduit perfusion in a preclinical ischemia model
Yu Hua Quan, Minji Kim, Hyun Koo Kim, Beop-Min Kim
Risk factors of cough in non-small cell lung cancer patients after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Rongjia Lin, Guowei Che
Frozen elephant trunk with modified en bloc arch reconstruction and left subclavian transposition for chronic type A dissection
Yong-Liang Zhong, Rui-Dong Qi, Wei-Guo Ma, Yi-Peng Ge, Zhi-Yu Qiao, Cheng-Nan Li, Jun-Ming Zhu, Li-Zhong Sun
Micropapillary or solid pattern predicts recurrence free survival benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage IB lung adenocarcinoma
Minjie Ma, Yunlang She, Yijiu Ren, Chenyang Dai, Lei Zhang, Huikang Xie, Chunyan Wu, Minglei Yang, Dong Xie, Chang Chen
Practice of diagnosis and management of acute respiratory distress syndrome in mainland China: a cross-sectional study
Ling Liu, Yi Yang, Zhiwei Gao, Maoqin Li, Xinwei Mu, Xiaochun Ma, Guicheng Li, Wen Sun, Xue Wang, Qin Gu, Ruiqiang Zheng, Hongsheng Zhao, Dan Ao, Wenkui Yu, Yushan Wang, Kang Chen, Jie Yan, Jianguo Li, Guolong Cai, Yurong Wang, Hongliang Wang, Yan Kang, Arthur S. Slutsky, Songqiao Liu, Jianfen Xie, Haibo Qiu
Nationwide use of inhaled corticosteroids by South Korean asthma patients: an examination of the Health Insurance Review and Service database
Joon Young Choi, Hyoung Kyu Yoon, Jae Ha Lee, Kwang Ha Yoo, Bo Yeon Kim, Hye Won Bae, Young Kyoon Kim, Chin Kook Rhee
Characteristics and survival difference of clinical tumor size 0 extensive-stage small cell lung cancer with different metastasis pattern
Haiyong Wang, Xiao Han, Jun Guo, Zhehai Wang
Contemporary outcomes of surgical management of complex thoracic infections
Ian C. Bostock, Fariha Sheikh, Timothy M. Millington, David J. Finley, Joseph D. Phillips
The impact of histology and ground-glass opacity component on volume doubling time in primary lung cancer
Kai Obayashi, Kimihiro Shimizu, Seshiru Nakazawa, Toshiteru Nagashima, Toshiki Yajima, Takayuki Kosaka, Jun Atsumi, Natsuko Kawatani, Tomohiro Yazawa, Kyoichi Kaira, Akira Mogi, Hiroyuki Kuwano
Lung function changes after chemoradiation therapy in patients with lung cancer treated by three usual platinum combinations
Vasilios Mihailidis, Stavros Anevlavis, Georgia Karpathiou, George Kouliatsis, Argyrios Tzouvelekis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Paschalis Ntolios, Paschalis Steiropoulos, Demosthenes Bouros, Marios E. Froudarakis
Comparison of additional minocycline versus iodopovidone pleurodesis during video-assisted thoracoscopic bleb resection for primary spontaneous pneumothorax: a propensity score-matched analysis
Kang Hoon Lee, Bo Taek Kim, Hyun Koo Kim, Kook Nam Han, Young Ho Choi
Association of eosinophil-to-monocyte ratio with 1-month and long-term all-cause mortality in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
Xin Deng, Xiaoyan Wang, Li Shen, Kang Yao, Lei Ge, Jianying Ma, Feng Zhang, Juying Qian, Junbo Ge
Expression and pathological significance of CC chemokine receptor 7 and its ligands in the airway of asthmatic rats exposed to cigarette smoke
Jun-Feng Zhang, Yi Li, Ai-Zhen Zhang, Qian-Qian He, Yong-Cheng Du, Wen Cao
Changes in non-small cell lung cancer diagnosis, molecular testing and prognosis 2011–2016
Alberto Caballero Vázquez, Paula García Flores, Ana Romero Ortiz, Raimundo García del Moral, Bernardino Alcázar-Navarrete
Sonic hedgehog promotes endothelial differentiation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells via VEGF-D
Sheng Shi, Jiacheng Sun, Qingyou Meng, Yunsheng Yu, Haoyue Huang, Teng Ma, Ziying Yang, Xuan Liu, Junjie Yang, Zhenya Shen
MicroRNA-374b inhibits the tumor growth and promotes apoptosis in non-small cell lung cancer tissue through the p38/ERK signaling pathway by targeting JAM-2
Yujun Wang, Lijuan Yu, Tao Wang
Strong expression of Id-1 in metastatic lymph nodes from esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is associated with better clinical outcome
Yi Hu, Kong-Jia Luo, Jing Wen, Zhi-Hua Zhu

Short Communication

Sputum purulence-associated microbial community compositions in adults with bronchiectasis
Wei-Jie Guan, Yan Huang, Chun-Lan Chen, Jing-Jing Yuan, Hui-Min Li, Yong-Hua Gao, Rong-Chang Chen, Nan-Shan Zhong

Technical Note

Role of p16 deletion and BAP1 loss in the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma
Jing Liu, Xuanzhi Liao, Yingying Gu, Lin Fu, Jin Zhao, Longguang Li, Zhucheng Chen, Juhong Jiang
A phase I/II study of bexarotene with carboplatin and weekly paclitaxel for the treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Konstantin H. Dragnev, Jeremy D. Whyman, Cynthia K. Hahn, Peter E. Kebbekus, Sarah F. Kokko, Sunil M. Bhatt, James R. Rigas

Consensus

The Society for Translational Medicine: indications and methods of percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy for diagnosis of lung cancer
Qinghua Zhou, Jingsi Dong, Jie He, Deruo Liu, David H. Tian, Shugeng Gao, Shanqing Li, Lunxu Liu, Jianxing He, Yunchao Huang, Shidong Xu, Weimin Mao, Qunyou Tan, Chun Chen, Xiaofei Li, Zhu Zhang, Gening Jiang, Lin Xu, Lanjun Zhang, Jianhua Fu, Hui Li, Qun Wang, Lijie Tan, Danqing Li, Qinghua Zhou, Xiangning Fu, Zhongmin Jiang, Haiquan Chen, Wentao Fang, Xun Zhang, Yin Li, Ti Tong, Zhentao Yu, Yongyu Liu, Xiuyi Zhi, Tiansheng Yan, Xingyi Zhang, Roberto F. Casal, Eugenio Pompeo, Angelo Carretta, Marc Riquet, Ottavio Rena, Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz, Hisashi Saji, Ali Zamir Khan, Jose Luis Danguilan, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Nicolas Guibert, Chengchu Zhu, Jianfei Shen

Guideline

Society for Translational Medicine Expert Consensus on the preoperative assessment of circulatory and cardiac functions and criteria for the assessment of risk factors in patients with lung cancer
Deruo Liu, Huanshun Wen, Jie He, Shugeng Gao, Shanqing Li, Lunxu Liu, Jianxing He, Yunchao Huang, Shidong Xu, Weimin Mao, Qunyou Tan, Chun Chen, Xiaofei Li, Zhu Zhang, Gening Jiang, Lin Xu, Lanjun Zhang, Jianhua Fu, Hui Li, Qun Wang, Lijie Tan, Danqing Li, Qinghua Zhou, Xiangning Fu, Zhongmin Jiang, Haiquan Chen, Wentao Fang, Xun Zhang, Yin Li, Ti Tong, Zhentao Yu, Yongyu Liu, Xiuyi Zhi, Tiansheng Yan, Xingyi Zhang, Alessandro Brunelli, Michele Salati, Kevin Phan, Yasuhiro Hida, Federico Venuta, Jin-Ho Choi, Kostas Papagiannopoulos, Duc Ha, Nuria Novoa

Review Article

The utilization of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta: preparation, technique, and the implementation of a novel approach to stabilizing hemorrhage
Dong Hun Kim, Sung Wook Chang, Junichi Matsumoto
Pulmonary vasculitis
Ana Casal, Juan Díaz-Garel, Tara Pereiro, María E. Toubes, Jorge Ricoy, Luis Valdés
Surgical treatment of bronchial rupture in blunt chest trauma: a review of literature
Lori M. van Roozendaal, Matthijs H. van Gool, Roy T. M. Sprooten, Bart A. E. Maesen, Martijn Poeze, Karel W. E. Hulsewé, Yvonne L. J. Vissers, Erik R. de Loos
Patient screening for early detection of aortic stenosis (AS)—review of current practice and future perspectives
Martin Thoenes, Peter Bramlage, Pepe Zamorano, David Messika-Zeitoun, Daniel Wendt, Markus Kasel, Jana Kurucova, Richard P. Steeds

Original Article of GARD Section

The nationwide program of allergic disease prevention as an implementation of GARD guidelines in Poland
Filip Raciborski, Bolesław Samoliński, Edyta Krzych-Fałta, Aleksandra Grąbczewska, Filip Furman, Michał Bieszczad, Paweł Morkisz, Patrycja Witkowska, Jean Bousquet, Mariusz Gujski

Review Article of Critical Care Frontier and Horizon Corner

Cell therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome
Shahd Horie, Hector Esteban Gonzalez, John G. Laffey, Claire H. Masterson

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Impact of simulation training on performance and outcomes of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration performed by trainees in a tertiary academic hospital
Alvin Shao Qiang Ong, Aik Hau Tan, Devanand Anantham, Kiran Sharma, Shera Tan, Therese Sophie Lapperre, Kah Yee Tham, Rehena Sultana, Mariko Siyue Koh

Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Bronchoscopic advances in the management of aerodigestive fistulas
Houssein A. Youness, Kassem Harris, Ahmed Awab, Jean I. Keddissi

Case Report

A suspected case of inflammatory bronchial polyp induced by bronchial thermoplasty but resolved spontaneously
Akira Takeuchi, Yoshihiro Kanemitsu, Osamu Takakuwa, Keima Ito, Yuki Kitamura, Yoshitsugu Inoue, Norihisa Takeda, Kensuke Fukumitsu, Takamitsu Asano, Satoshi Fukuda, Hirotsugu Ohkubo, Masaya Takemura, Ken Maeno, Yutaka Ito, Tetsuya Oguri, Akio Niimi
Detection of reverse triggering in a 55-year-old man under deep sedation and controlled mechanical ventilation
Xuan He, Xu-Ying Luo, Guang-Qiang Chen, Jian-Xin Zhou
Hemorrhage of a pancreatic metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma after osimertinib therapy
Kazuki Hayasaka, Satoshi Shiono, Naoki Yanagawa, Kei Yarimizu, Katsuyuki Suzuki, Makoto Endoh
Case of spontaneous whole-lung torsion with literature review
Samuel F. Ekstein, Amanda McCambridge, Eric S. Edell, Chi Wan Koo, Shanda H. Blackmon
Atypical pulmonary alveolar proteinosis presenting as a mixed nodular ground-glass opacity with focal mucinosis mimicking lung cancer
Tsutomu Shinohara, Hiroyuki Hino, Shino Imanishi, Keishi Naruse, Yuji Ohtsuki, Fumitaka Ogushi
A case of coronary arterio-venous fistula: the role of cardiac computed tomography
Ernesto Forte, Teresa Infante, Dario Baldi, Marco Salvatore, Filippo Cademartiri, Carlo Cavaliere
Cardiac hemangioma with epicardial infiltration
Takamichi Inoue, Tadashi Kitamura, Shinzo Torii, Kagami Miyaji
Double-barreled bronchoplasty for a carcinoid tumor with a rare variation of displaced bronchus
Natsumi Matsuura, Tetsuhiko Go, Naoya Yokota, Hiroyasu Yokomise
Bilateral pulmonary sequestrations mimicking advanced lung malignancy
Mau-Ern Poh, Wei-Lin Ng, Chong-Kin Liam, Norlisah Mohd Ramli, Shahrul Hashim

Review Article

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

Original Article

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

Case Report

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

Guideline

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

Research Highlight

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

Short Communication

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

Circulating Tumor Cells

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

Original Article

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

Review Article

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

Review Article

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

Review Article

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

Review Article

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

Original Article

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

Case Report

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

Editorial

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

Letter to the Editor

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

Review Article on Left Ventricular Assist Devices

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

Short Communication of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

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

Original Article

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

Review Article

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

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

Review Article


Original Article

Initial experience with uniportal VATS esophagectomy
Dania Nachira, Elisa Meacci, Maria Giovanna Mastromarino, Luca Pogliani, Edoardo Zanfrini, Amedeo Iaffaldano, Leonardo Petracca-Ciavarella, Marco Chiappetta, Maria Teresa Congedo, Maria Letizia Vita, Venanzio Porziella, Stefano Margaritora

Editorial


Case Report


Guideline

Society for Translational Medicine expert consensus on training and certification standards for surgeons and assistants in minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer
Lunxu Liu, Jiandong Mei, Jie He, Shugeng Gao, Shanqing Li, Jianxing He, Yunchao Huang, Shidong Xu, Weimin Mao, Qunyou Tan, Chun Chen, Xiaofei Li, Zhu Zhang, Gening Jiang, Lin Xu, Lanjun Zhang, Jianhua Fu, Hui Li, Qun Wang, Deruo Liu, Lijie Tan, Qinghua Zhou, Xiangning Fu, Zhongmin Jiang, Haiquan Chen, Wentao Fang, Xun Zhang, Yin Li, Ti Tong, Zhentao Yu, Yongyu Liu, Xiuyi Zhi, Tiansheng Yan, Xingyi Zhang, Todd L. Demmy, Mark F. Berry, Alexia Belén Gutierrez Pérez, Daniele Cataneo, Andrea Bille, Peter Licht, Gregor J. Kocher, Murat Oncel, Serdar Evman, Katrine Jensen, Patrick Bagan, Raul Embun

Letter to the Editor


Short Communication


Surgical Technique





Case Report of Interventional Pulmonology Corner



Editorial of Cough Section