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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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Editorial Commentary

IL-33 in murine abdominal aortic aneurysm: a novel inflammatory mediator awaiting clinical translation
Shirling Tsai, Xunde Xian
Egg consumption: to eat or not to eat?
Andreas P. Kalogeropoulos, Christos A. Papanastasiou
The landscape of early carcinogenesis revealed through the lens of integrative genomics, epigenomics, and transcriptomics
Aysegul Balyimez, Kevin L. Stephans, Mohamed E. Abazeed, Omar Y. Mian
Level of evidence on long-term results after VATS lobectomy: state of the art
Dania Nachira, Elisa Meacci, Stefano Margaritora, Mahmoud Ismail
Does this recent randomised controlled trial of intermittent pneumatic compression devices really indicate that they are ineffective in critical care patients?
Martin Dennis
Surgical strategies for lung cancer patients aged 80 years or older
Hanlu Zhang, Wenbiao Zhang, Qixin Shang, Longqi Chen, Qinghua Zhou
Verification of meta-analysis and propensity-matched analysis comparing stereotactic body radiation therapy versus surgery for early stage lung cancer
Hiroshi Onishi
Fluid management in the thoracic surgical patient: where is the balance?
Alina-Maria Budacan, Babu Naidu
Blood-based tumor mutation burden: continued progress toward personalizing immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer
Vincent K. Lam, Jianjun Zhang
How should we manage the chest drainage after a video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy?
Pier Luigi Filosso, Francesco Guerrera, Paolo Olivo Lausi, Enrico Ruffini
Does perioperative administration of glutamine, fiber and oligosaccharide (GFO) improve perioperative immune conditions and reduce early postoperative surgical stress after esophagectomy?
Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Hiroya Takeuchi
Immunonutrition in the esophagectomy patient: food for thought
Melanie Subramanian, Benjamin D. Kozower
Predicting progression of in situ carcinoma in the era of precision genomics
Monica Cheng, Nasser H. Hanna, Darrell D. Davidson, Richard B. Gunderman
Risk factors for postoperative complications and long-term survival in lung cancer patients older than 80 years
Sira Laohathai, Sukki Cho

Original Article

Heart V5 predicts cardiac events in unresectable lung cancer patients undergoing chemoradiation
Lisa Ni, Matthew Koshy, Philip Connell, Sean Pitroda, Daniel W. Golden, Hania Al-Hallaq, Greg Hubert, Greg Kauffman, Anne McCall, Renuka Malik
Endovascular treatment of complex diseases of the thoracic aorta—10 years single centre experience
Piotr Buczkowski, Mateusz Puślecki, Natalia Majewska, Tomasz Urbanowicz, Marcin Misterski, Robert Juszkat, Jerzy Kulesza, Bartosz Żabicki, Sebastian Stefaniak, Marcin Ligowski, Lukasz Szarpak, Marek Jemielity, Eva Rivas, Kurt Ruetzler, Bartłomiej Perek
Age at diagnosis is a heterogeneous factor for non-small cell lung cancer patients
Tao Chen, Fangyu Zhou, Weili Jiang, Rui Mao, Hui Zheng, Linlin Qin, Chang Chen
Favorable clinical application for segmental bronchial closure based on experiment results
Hiroaki Kuroda, Yusuke Sugita, Keita Nakanishi, Yuko Oya, Noriaki Sakakura, Yukinori Sakao
HIV-infected patients with opportunistic pulmonary infections misdiagnosed as lung cancers: the clinicoradiologic features and initial application of CT radiomics
Weiya Shi, Lingxiao Zhou, Xueqing Peng, He Ren, Qinglei Wang, Fei Shan, Zhiyong Zhang, Lei Liu, Yuxin Shi
Comparison of lymphocyte immune phenotypes in bronchoalveolar lavage of non-smoking patients with sarcoidosis and other interstitial lung diseases
Eva Novosadova, Zdenka Navratilova, Marta Ordeltova, Monika Zurkova, Jaromir Zatloukal, Vitezslav Kolek, Martin Petrek
Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale under transthoracic echocardiography guidance—midterm results
Tao Yang, Gianfranco Butera, Wen-Bin Ou-Yang, Guang-Zhi Zhao, Feng-Wen Zhang, Xiang-Bin Pan
Off pump hybrid extra-anatomic techniques for aortic arch repair—own experience
Piotr Buczkowski, Mateusz Puslecki, Sebastian Stefaniak, Robert Juszkat, Jerzy Kulesza, Marcin Misterski, Tomasz Urbanowicz, Marcin Ligowski, Bartosz Zabicki, Marek Dabrowski, Lukasz Szarpak, Damian Gorczyca, Marek Jemielity, Bartłomiej Perek
The Cancer Genome Atlas dataset-based analysis of aberrantly expressed genes by GeneAnalytics in thymoma associated myasthenia gravis: focusing on T cells
Jianying Xi, Liang Wang, Chong Yan, Jie Song, Yang Song, Ji Chen, Yongjun Zhu, Zhiming Chen, Chun Jin, Jianyong Ding, Chongbo Zhao
Clinical characteristics and economic burden of tuberculous-destroyed lung in Korea: a National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort-based study
Hwa Young Lee, Deok Jae Han, Kyung Joo Kim, Tae Hoon Kim, Yeon-Mok Oh, Chin Kook Rhee
Perioperative change in lymphocyte count and prognosis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Qian Song, Jun-Zhou Wu, Sheng Wang
Changing trends in aortic valve procedures over the past ten years—from mechanical prosthesis via stented bioprosthesis to TAVI procedures—analysis of 50,846 aortic valve cases based on a Polish National Cardiac Surgery Database
Krzysztof Bartus, Jerzy Sadowski, Radoslaw Litwinowicz, Grzegorz Filip, Marek Jasinski, Marek Deja, Mariusz Kusmierczyk, Szymon Pawlak, Marek Jemielity, Dariusz Jagielak, Piotr Hendzel, Piotr Suwalski, Zdzisław Tobota, Bohdan Maruszewski, Boguslaw Kapelak
Impact of clinical features on the efficacy of osimertinib therapy in patients with T790M-positive non-small cell lung cancer and acquired resistance to epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors
Yasuhiro Kato, Yukio Hosomi, Kageaki Watanabe, Makiko Yomota, Shoko Kawai, Yusuke Okuma, Kaoru Kubota, Masahiro Seike, Akihiko Gemma, Tatsuru Okamura
Prognosis after wedge resection in patients with 8th edition TNM stage IA1 and IA2 non-small cell lung cancer
Youngkyu Moon, Jae Kil Park, Kyo Young Lee, Eun Sung Kim
Single-dose del Nido cardioplegia used in adult minimally invasive valve surgery
Haiyan Luo, Xiaomin Qi, Hui Shi, Hui Zhao, Chaoqi Liu, Hongsong Chen, Runsheng Peng, Zhangsheng Yu, Kejian Hu, Chunsheng Wang, Xin Li
Deep targeted sequencing analysis of hot spot mutations in non-small cell lung cancer patients from the Middle Eastern population
Pierre Khoueiry, Ghina Fakhri, Reem Akel, Majd El Assaad, Rami Mahfouz, Fadlo Khuri, Hassan Chami, Jason Petersen, Sarah Viet, Gareth Davies, Humam Kadara, Arafat Tfayli
Comparing attenuations of malignant and benign solitary pulmonary nodule using semi-automated region of interest selection on contrast-enhanced CT
Yangsean Choi, Bo Mi Gil, Myung Hee Chung, Won Jong Yoo, Na Young Jung, Yong Hyun Kim, Soon Seog Kwon, Jeana Kim
Hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention for the treatment of two-vessel coronary artery disease with proximal left anterior descending artery stenosis
Jiapei Qiu, Pengxiong Zhu, Zixiong Liu, Hong Xu, Jun Liu, Qiang Zhao
Clinical relevance of chronic respiratory disease in Korean patients with pulmonary thromboembolism
Hyeyoung Park, Seung-Ick Cha, Jae-Kwang Lim, Kyung-Min Shin, Yong-Hoon Lee, Hyewon Seo, Seung-Soo Yoo, Shin-Yup Lee, Jaehee Lee, Chang-Ho Kim, Jae-Yong Park
Lobectomy in octogenarians: real world outcomes for robotic-assisted, video-assisted thoracoscopic, and open approaches
Inderpal S. Sarkaria, Madhu Lalitha Gorrepati, Shilpa Mehendale, Daniel S. Oh
Learning curve for robot-assisted lobectomy of lung cancer
Guisong Song, Xiao Sun, Shuncheng Miao, Shicheng Li, Yandong Zhao, Yunpeng Xuan, Tong Qiu, Zejun Niu, Jianfang Song, Wenjie Jiao
Fractional exhaled nitric oxide was not associated with the future risk of exacerbations in Chinese asthmatics: a non-interventional 1-year real-world study
Yafei Yuan, Bohou Li, Minyu Huang, Xianru Peng, Wenqu Zhao, Yanmei Ye, Peifang Zhang, Changhui Yu, Hangming Dong, Shaoxi Cai, Haijin Zhao
Clinical significance of Charlson comorbidity index as a prognostic parameter for patients with acute or subacute idiopathic interstitial pneumonias and acute exacerbation of collagen vascular diseases-related interstitial pneumonia
Kota Murohashi, Yu Hara, Yusuke Saigusa, Nobuaki Kobayashi, Takashi Sato, Masaki Yamamoto, Makoto Kudo, Takeshi Kaneko
The mSHOX2 is capable of assessing the therapeutic effect and predicting the prognosis of stage IV lung cancer
Xiumei Peng, Xiaoliang Liu, Long Xu, Yuemin Li, Huaiqing Wang, Lele Song, Wenhua Xiao
Traditional Japanese herbal medicine rikkunshito increases food intake and plasma acylated ghrelin levels in patients with esophageal cancer treated by cisplatin-based chemotherapy
Yoich Hamai, Tomoharu Yoshiya, Jun Hihara, Manabu Emi, Takaoki Furukawa, Ichiko Yamakita, Yuta Ibuki, Morihito Okada
Questionnaire survey comparing surgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy for lung cancer: lessons from patients with experience of both modalities
Atsuya Takeda, Naoko Sanuki, Yuichiro Tsurugai, Masataka Taguri, Nobuyuki Horita, Yu Hara, Takahisa Eriguchi, Takeshi Akiba, Akitomo Sugawara, Etsuo Kunieda, Takeshi Kaneko
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations and progression in relation to ambient air pollutants exposure
Miglena Doneva, Guenka Petrova, Daniela Petrova, Maria Kamusheva, Valentina Petkova, Konstantin Tachkov, Ventsislava Pencheva, Ognyan Georgiev
Primary mediastinal neoplasms: a report of 1,005 cases from a single institution
Malgorzata Szolkowska, Ewa Szczepulska-Wojcik, Beata Maksymiuk, Barbara Burakowska, Sebastian Winiarski, Juliusz Gatarek, Piotr Rudzinski, Tadeusz Orlowski, Renata Langfort
Adjuvant therapy for pathological T3N0M0 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Xiaobin Zhang, Yu Yang, Yifeng Sun, Bo Ye, Xufeng Guo, Teng Mao, Rong Hua, Bin Li, Haiyong Gu, Jun Liu, Zhigang Li
Lobectomy versus sub-lobar resection in patients with stage IA right middle lobe non-small cell lung cancer: a propensity score matched analysis
Gang Lin, Haibo Liu, Jian Li
Effects of preoperative sarcopenia on postoperative complications of minimally invasive oesophagectomy for oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Jinxin Xu, Bin Zheng, Shuliang Zhang, Taidui Zeng, Hao Chen, Wei Zheng, Chun Chen
Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with improved survival in patients with nodal metastases after neoadjuvant therapy and esophagectomy
Justin Drake, Kurt Tauer, David Portnoy, Benny Weksler
Descriptive review of patent ductus arteriosus ligation by video-assisted thoracoscopy in pediatric population: 7-year experience
Tomasz Stankowski, Sleiman Sebastian Aboul-Hassan, Farzaneh Seifi-Zinab, Dirk Fritzsche, Marcin Misterski, Ivan Sazdovski, Jakub Marczak, Anna Szymańska, Lukasz Szarpak, Kurt Ruetzler, Sanchit Ahuja, Bartłomiej Perek

Guideline

Chinese guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults (2018 Edition)
Yi Shi, Yi Huang, Tian-Tuo Zhang, Bin Cao, Hui Wang, Chao Zhuo, Feng Ye, Xin Su, Hong Fan, Jin-Fu Xu, Jing Zhang, Guo-Xiang Lai, Dan-Yang She, Xiang-Yan Zhang, Bei He, Li-Xian He, You-Ning Liu, Jie-Ming Qu, on behalf of Infection Study Group of Chinese Thoracic Society, Chinese Medical Association

Air Pollution Section

Particulate matter disrupts airway epithelial barrier via oxidative stress to promote Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection
Jinguo Liu, Xiaoyan Chen, Maosen Dou, Hong He, Mohan Ju, Shimeng Ji, Jian Zhou, Cuicui Chen, Donghui Zhang, Changhong Miao, Yuanlin Song

Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Bronchoscopic ablation of peripheral lung tumors
Bruce F. Sabath, Roberto F. Casal

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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