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Vol 8, Supplement 11 (November 2016): Management of Advanced Lung Cancer

Vol 8, Supplement 11 (November 2016): Management of Advanced Lung Cancer More >>

Vol 8, Supplement 10 (November 2016): Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Vol 8, Supplement 10 (November 2016): Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting More >>

Vol 8, Supplement 9 (October 2016): Image-Guided Management of Lung Diseases

Vol 8, Supplement 9 (October 2016): Image-Guided Management of Lung Diseases More >>

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

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment of sleep apnea needs to be tailored after... More >>

The unity of respiratory patient advocacy

Dr. Baiardini and her colleagues have come to several important conclusions in their clinical... More >>

Post hoc ergo propter hoc

The Greeks and Romans recognized this fallacy in argument thousands of years ago. This faulty... More >>

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Nanos gigantium humeris insidentes: the awarded Cox proportional hazards model

Luca Bertolaccini Alessandro Pardolesi Fabio Davoli  Piergiorgio Solli More >>

P value interpretations and considerations

Matthew S. Thiese, Brenden Ronna, Ulrike Ott More >>

Study designs in thoracic surgery research

Andrea Viti, Alberto Terzi, Luca Bertolaccini More >>

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Original Article

Immunity status of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis patients with structural lung diseases in Chinese adults
Shuo Liang, Rong Jiang, Hai-Wen Lu, Bei Mao, Man-Hui Li, Cheng-Wei Li, Shu-Yi Gu, Jiu-Wu Bai, Jin-Fu Xu
Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery colorectal lung metastasectomy in non-intubated anesthesia
Vincenzo Ambrogi, Francesco Sellitri, Gianluca Perroni, Orazio Schillaci, Tommaso Claudio Mineo
Effect of coronary artery bypass graft surgery on left ventricular systolic function
Ryan J. Koene, Jessica V. Kealhofer, Selcuk Adabag, Kairav Vakil, Viorel G. Florea
Effects of leukotriene D4 nasal challenge on bronchial responsiveness and inflammation in asthmatic patients with allergic rhinitis
Zheng Zhu, Yanqing Xie, Weijie Guan, Yi Gao, Rongquan Huang, Shu Xia, Wenhua Jian, Zhiyu Liang, Jinping Zheng
Surgery and perioperative management for post-intubation tracheoesophageal fistula: case series analysis
Francesco Puma, Jacopo Vannucci, Stefano Santoprete, Moira Urbani, Lucio Cagini, Marco Andolfi, Rossella Potenza, Niccolò Daddi
Serum KL-6 in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: China compared historically with Germany and Japan
Wen-Liang Guo, Zi-Qing Zhou, Lu Chen, Zhu-Quan Su, Chang-Hao Zhong, Yu Chen, Shi-Yue Li
Curative resection for lung cancer in octogenarians is justified
Michaela Tutic-Horn, Franco Gambazzi, Gaetano Rocco, Monique Mosimann, Didier Schneiter, Isabelle Opitz, Nono Martucci, Sven Hillinger, Walter Weder, Wolfgang Jungraithmayr
Characteristics and prognosis of microscopic polyangiitis with bronchiectasis
Hiroki Tashiro, Koichiro Takahashi, Masahide Tanaka, Kazutoshi Komiya, Tomomi Nakamura, Shinya Kimura, Yoshifumi Tada, Naoko Sueoka-Aragane
Should aggressive thoracic therapy be performed in patients with synchronous oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer? A meta-analysis
Dianhe Li, Xiaoxia Zhu, Haofei Wang, Min Qiu, Na Li
Results of neoadjuvant therapy followed by esophagectomy for patients with locally advanced thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Dong Lin, Longfei Ma, Ting Ye, Yunjian Pan, Longlong Shao, Zuodong Song, Shujun Jiang, Haiquan Chen, Jiaqing Xiang
The influence of chest tube size and position in primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Sara S. Riber, Lars P. S. Riber, Winnie H. Olesen, Peter B. Licht
CT-guided transthoracic core needle biopsy for small pulmonary lesions: diagnostic performance and adequacy for molecular testing
Panwen Tian, Ye Wang, Lei Li, Yongzhao Zhou, Wenxin Luo, Weimin Li
Variations in positron emission tomography-computed tomography findings for patients receiving neoadjuvant and non-neoadjuvant therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Jae Kil Park, Jae Jun Kim, Seok Whan Moon
Postoperative change of the psoas muscle area as a predictor of survival in surgically treated esophageal cancer patients
Seong Yong Park, Joon-Kee Yoon, Su Jin Lee, Seokjin Haam, Joonho Jung
Serum KL-6 and surfactant protein-D as monitoring and predictive markers of interstitial lung disease in patients with systemic sclerosis and mixed connective tissue disease
Hideaki Yamakawa, Eri Hagiwara, Hideya Kitamura, Yumie Yamanaka, Satoshi Ikeda, Akimasa Sekine, Tomohisa Baba, Koji Okudela, Tae Iwasawa, Tamiko Takemura, Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Takashi Ogura
Comparison of fluticasone propionate with budesonide administered via nebulizer: a randomized controlled trial in patients with severe persistent asthma
Jiangtao Lin, Ping Chen, Chuntao Liu, Jian Kang, Wei Xiao, Zhengxian Chen, Huaping Tang, Xin Du, Cindy Liu, Linda Luo
Experiences in the management of anastomotic leakages and analysis of the factors affecting leakage healing in patients with esophagogastric junction cancer
Ningning Ding, Yousheng Mao, Jie He, Shugeng Gao, Yue Zhao, Ding Yang, Kelin Sun, Guiyu Cheng, Juwei Mu, Qi Xue, Dali Wang, Jun Zhao, Yushun Gao, Xiangyang Liu, Dekang Fang, Jian Li, Yonggang Wang, Jinfeng Huang, Bing Wang, Liangze Zhang

Guideline

Early management of sepsis with emphasis on early goal directed therapy: AME evidence series 002
Zhongheng Zhang, Yucai Hong, Nathan J. Smischney, Han-Pin Kuo, Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Jordi Rello, Win Sen Kuan, Christian Jung, Chiara Robba, Fabio Silvio Taccone, Marc Leone, Herbert Spapen, David Grimaldi, Sven Van Poucke, Steven Q. Simpson, Patrick M. Honore, Stefan Hofer, Pietro Caironi

Review Article

Medical thoracoscopy in China—the present status and the future
Jing-Yuan Liu, Liang Xiong, Min Zhang, Shi-Yuan Shuai, Xiao-Shan Wei, Lin-Lin Ye, Qiong Zhou

Case Report

Erroneous diagnosis of small cell lung cancer based on small biopsies with far-reaching consequences: case report of a typical carcinoid tumor
Ioannis Kyritsis, Bettina Krebs, Sandra Kampe, Dirk Theegarten, Clemens Aigner, Stefan Welter
Percutaneous paravalvular leak closure after CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve implantation using an arterio-arterial loop
Rodrigo Estévez-Loureiro, Tomás Benito-González, Javier Gualis, Armando Pérez de Prado, Carlos Cuellas, Felipe Fernandez-Vazquez
Localization of thoracic duct using heavily T2W MRI for intractable post-esophagectomy chylothorax—a case report
Yi-Chien Chang, Yi-Ting Yen, Ming-Chung Chang, Yau-Lin Tseng
Differential diagnosis of acute miliary pulmonary tuberculosis from widespread-metastatic cancer for postoperative lung cancer patients: two cases
Wei Zhao, Yuke Tian, Feng Peng, Jianlin Long, Lan Liu, Meijuan Huang, You Lu
Chronic pulmonary mucormycosis: an emerging fungal infection in diabetes mellitus
Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan, Kauser Jabeen, Murtaza Mohammed Kazmi, Muhammad Usman Tariq
Resection of pulmonary nodule in a patient with subglottic stenosis under modified spontaneous ventilation anesthesia
Jianfei Shen, Xuewei Chen, Lixia Liang, Kevin Phan, Jin-Shing Chen, Calvin S. H. Ng, Rene Horsleben Petersen, Diego González-Rivas, Jianxing He, written on behalf of the AME Thoracic Surgery Collaborative Group
Thymic hyperplasia associated with primary Sjogren’s syndrome cured by thymectomy
Yanzhong Xin, Hongfei Cai, Yang Li, Youbin Cui
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a rescue therapy for acute respiratory failure during chemotherapy in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia
Sang Won Lee, Youn Seup Kim, Goohyeon Hong
Pulmonary cryptococcosis manifesting as diffuse air-space consolidations in an immunocompetent patient
Hye Won Choi, Semin Chong, Mi Kyung Kim, In Won Park

Original Article

Catamenial pneumothorax: a rare entity? Report of 5 cases and review of the literature
Aikaterini N. Visouli, Kaid Darwiche, Andreas Mpakas, Paul Zarogoulidis, Antonios Papagiannis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Aikaterini Stylianaki, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Nicolaos Courcoutsakis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis

Review Articles

A review of current and novel therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Rokhsara Rafii, Maya M. Juarez, Timothy E. Albertson, Andrew L. Chan
Superior sulcus (Pancoast) tumors: current evidence on diagnosis and radical treatment
Christophoros N. Foroulis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Kaid Darwiche, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Ilias Karapantzos, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Haidong Huang, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
Epidemiology and prognosis of breast cancer in young women
Hussein A. Assi, Katia E. Khoury, Haifa Dbouk, Lana E. Khalil, Tarek H. Mouhieddine, Nagi S. El Saghir
Update in diagnosis and therapy of coexistent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic heart failure
Qiaojun Zeng, Shanping Jiang
Acute respiratory distress syndrome: new definition, current and future therapeutic options
Vito Fanelli, Aikaterini Vlachou, Shirin Ghannadian, Umberto Simonetti, Arthur S. Slutsky, Haibo Zhang
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
Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
Hormonal therapies in young breast cancer patients: when, what and for how long?
Alexandre Christinat, Simona Di Lascio, Olivia Pagani
The management of the advanced colorectal cancer: management of the pulmonary metastases
Charalambos Zisis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Ioanna Kougioumtzi, Paul Zarogoulidis, Kaid Darwiche, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Bojan Zaric, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Georgios Kesisis, Aikaterini Stylianaki, Zhigang Li, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Pleural infection-current diagnosis and management
Andrew Rosenstengel, YC Gary Lee
COPD in India: Iceberg or volcano?
Arvind B. Bhome
Whole genome sequencing for lung cancer
Marissa Daniels, Felicia Goh, Casey M Wright, Krishna B Sriram, Vandana Relan, Belinda E Clarke, Edwina E Duhig, Rayleen V Bowman, Ian A Yang, Kwun M Fong

Original Articles

Establishment of an orthotopic lung cancer model in nude mice and its evaluation by spiral CT
Xiang Liu, Jun Liu, Yubao Guan, Huiling Li, Liyan Huang, Hailing Tang, Jianxing He
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

Perspectives

Surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: the phoenix of thoracic surgery?
Luca Bertolaccini, Andrea Viti, Giovanni Di Perri, Alberto Terzi

Art of Operative Techniques

Thoracoscopic anatomic pulmonary resection
Jianxing He, Xin Xu

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Preface
Virginia R. Litle, Hiran C. Fernando

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Surgical Technique


Surgical Technique


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Interventional Pulmonology Corner—Case Report


Preface to Interventional Pulmonology Corner


Interventional Pulmonology Corner—Original Article