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

Matteo Ferrando, Diego Bagnasco, Valeria Roustan, Giorgio Walter Canonica, Fulvio Braido, Ilaria... More >>

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How to create a surgical database?

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

Use of the Cox regression analysis in thoracic surgical research

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

How to describe bivariate data

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

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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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Original Article

Management of calcified hilar lymph nodes during thoracoscopic lobectomies: avoidance of conversions
Zeyao Li, Yingze Li, Long Wang, Liang Duan, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Gening Jiang, Chang Chen
D-dimer value in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism—may it exclude only?
Magdalena Sikora-Skrabaka, Damian Skrabaka, Paolo Ruggeri, Gaetano Caramori, Szymon Skoczyński, Adam Barczyk
Risk factors for outcomes of acute respiratory distress syndrome patients: a retrospective study
Qingqing Dai, Sicong Wang, Ruijin Liu, Hongliang Wang, Junbo Zheng, Kaijiang Yu
Association between different sequences of vessel ligation during video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy and survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Huang-He He, Jia-Xi He, Zhe-Xue Hao, Wei Wang, Jian-Xing He
Efficacy of 50 mg pregabalin for prevention of postoperative neuropathic pain after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and thoracotomy: a 3-month prospective randomized controlled trial
Takahiro Homma, Yoshinori Doki, Yutaka Yamamoto, Toshihiro Ojima, Yoshifumi Shimada, Naoya Kitamura, Yushi Akemoto, Yuki Hida, Naoki Yoshimura
Low-dose indocyanine green fluorescence-navigated segmentectomy: prospective analysis of 20 cases and review of previous reports
Nozomu Motono, Shun Iwai, Aika Funasaki, Atsushi Sekimura, Katsuo Usuda, Hidetaka Uramoto
Should transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects with inferior-posterior deficient rim still be attempted?
Pascal Amedro, Selin Bayburt, Anass Assaidi, Bernard Kreitmann, Gilbert Habib, Virginie Fouilloux, Alain Fraisse
Pathological evaluation of the visceral pleura in the radical pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma patients
Masashi Kobayashi, Hironori Ishibashi, Chihiro Takasaki, Sachiko Imai, Susumu Kirimura, Kenichi Okubo
CT-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of solitary pulmonary nodules under 15 mm in diameter: time for an afterthought?
Davide Tosi, Paolo Mendogni, Rosaria Carrinola, Alessandro Palleschi, Lorenzo Rosso, Eleonora Bonaparte, Fulvia Milena Cribiù, Stefano Ferrero, Gianluca Bonitta, Mario Nosotti
Prognostic significance of preoperative lymph node assessment for patients with stage pN0 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma after esophagectomy
Yan Shi, Jinming Xu, Ying Wang, Jie Tang, Chong Zhang, Wang Lv, Jian Hu
Effect of sequential nicorandil on myocardial microcirculation and short-term prognosis in acute myocardial infarction patients undergoing coronary intervention
Shu-Fang Pi, Ying-Wu Liu, Tong Li, Yu Wang, Quan Zhou, Bo-Jiang Liu, Wen-Jin Peng, Xin Li, Yun-Yun Wang, Lei Huang
CT-guided coaxial biopsy of malignant lung lesions: are cores from 20-gauge needle adequate for histologic diagnosis and molecular analysis?
Kyongmin S. Beck, Tae-Jung Kim, Kyo Young Lee, Young Kyoon Kim, Jin Hyoung Kang, Dae Hee Han
Applicability of color-coded computed tomography images in lung volume reduction surgery planning
Urs J. Muehlematter, Claudio Caviezel, Katharina Martini, Michael Messerli, Kerstin N. Vokinger, Iris R. Wetzler, Michaela Tutic-Horn, Walter Weder, Thomas Frauenfelder
Complicated prognostic values of CCL28 in breast cancer by subtype
Di-He Gong, Yi-Yu Chen, Ding Ma, Hai-Yan Chen, Ke-Feng Ding, Ke-Da Yu
A comparative study of three-dimensional high-definition and two-dimensional high-definition video systems in totally endoscopic mitral valve replacement
Xin Zang, Huan-Lei Huang, Bin Xie, Jian Liu, Hui-Ming Guo
The pattern of use and survival outcomes of a dedicated adult Home Ventilation and Respiratory Support Service in Singapore: a 7-year retrospective observational cohort study
Geak Poh Tan, Lydia Hse Yin Soon, Bin Ni, Hong Cheng, Adrian Kok Heng Tan, Ai Ching Kor, Yeow Chan
Risk factors of delayed awakening after aortic arch surgery under deep hypothermic circulatory arrest with selective antegrade cerebral perfusion
Zhe-Yan Wang, Wan-Jie Gu, Xuan Luo, Zheng-Liang Ma
Prophylactic cranial irradiation is associated with improved survival following resection for limited stage small cell lung cancer
Benjamin J. Resio, Jessica Hoag, Alexander Chiu, Andres Monsalve, Andrew P. Dhanasopon, Daniel J. Boffa, Justin D. Blasberg
Perioperative change in neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a prognostic factor in patients with completely resected primary pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma
Yong Won Seong, Sung Joon Han, Woohyun Jung, Jae Hyun Jeon, Sukki Cho, Sanghoon Jheon, Kwhanmien Kim
Chordal replacement versus quadrangular resection in degenerative posterior mitral leaflet repair
Kangmu Ma, Anqing Chen, Zhe Wang, Jun Liu, Qiang Zhao
Additional role of bronchial mucosal biopsy for ciliary structural abnormality in diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia
Hyun-Il Gil, Taebum Lee, Byeong-Ho Jeong, Hyun Lee, Junsu Choe, Kangmo Ahn, Sang Duk Hong, Kyeongman Jeon, Won-Jung Koh, Jung-Sun Kim, Hye Yun Park
Coronary artery anatomy in peri-crux cordis area on computed coronary tomography angiography
Ming-Xing Xu, Jin-Mei Liu, Yong-Ming He, Xiang-Jun Yang, Yong-Gang Li, Chang Liu, Xin Zhao, Chao Wei, Hai-Peng Wang, Jing-Fen Zhu
Cellular senescence and senescence-associated secretory phenotype: comparison of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Ryo Okuda, Kazutetsu Aoshiba, Hidekazu Matsushima, Takashi Ogura, Koji Okudela, Kenichi Ohashi
Efficacy of left heart decompression during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a case-control study
You Jung Ok, Sung-Ho Jung, Seung-Whan Lee, Jung-Min Ahn, Ju Yong Lim
Trends in lung cancer screening in the United States, 2016–2017
Ikenna C. Okereke, Shawn Nishi, Jie Zhou, James S. Goodwin
Perioperative outcomes of radical lobectomies using robotic-assisted thoracoscopic technique vs. video-assisted thoracoscopic technique: retrospective study of 1,075 consecutive p-stage I non-small cell lung cancer cases
Jian-Tao Li, Pei-Yao Liu, Jia Huang, Pei-Ji Lu, Hao Lin, Qian-Jun Zhou, Qing-Quan Luo
Factors affecting surgical resection and treatment outcomes in patients with pulmonary mucormycosis
Hayoung Choi, Hyun Lee, Kyeongman Jeon, Gee Young Suh, Sumin Shin, Hong Kwan Kim, Kyunga Kim, Daecheon Jeong, Hojoong Kim
Time to tracheal intubation over a fibreoptic bronchoscope using a silicone left double-lumen endobronchial tube versus polyvinyl chloride single-lumen tube with bronchial blocker: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial
Ji Young Yoo, Yun Jeong Chae, Sung Yong Park, Seokjin Haam, Myungseob Kim, Dae Hee Kim
Long-term outcomes of multiple and single arterial off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Pengxiong Zhu, Anqing Chen, Zhe Wang, Xiaofeng Ye, Mi Zhou, Jun Liu, Qiang Zhao
Longitudinal changes in depression screening results in cardiac surgery patients
Malin Stenman, Ulrik Sartipy
A novel prognostic marker in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: musculo-immuno-nutritional score calculated by controlling nutritional status and creatine kinase
Shinkichi Takamori, Gouji Toyokawa, Mototsugu Shimokawa, Fumihiko Kinoshita, Yuka Kozuma, Taichi Matsubara, Naoki Haratake, Takaki Akamine, Fumihiko Hirai, Tetsuzo Tagawa, Yoshinao Oda, Yoshihiko Maehara
Efficacy and safety of ultrasound (US) guided percutaneous needle biopsy for peripheral lung or pleural lesion: comparison with computed tomography (CT) guided needle biopsy
Norio Yamamoto, Tetsuya Watanabe, Kazuhiro Yamada, Toshiyuki Nakai, Tomohiro Suzumura, Kazuki Sakagami, Naoki Yoshimoto, Kanako Sato, Hidenori Tanaka, Shigeki Mitsuoka, Kazuhisa Asai, Tatsuo Kimura, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Kazuto Hirata, Tomoya Kawaguchi
Indocyanine green fluorescence imaging for resection of pulmonary metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma
Naoya Kawakita, Hiromitsu Takizawa, Toru Sawada, Daisuke Matsumoto, Mitsuhiro Tsuboi, Hiroaki Toba, Mitsuteru Yoshida, Yukikiyo Kawakami, Kazuya Kondo, Akira Tangoku
Development and validation of a predictive model for the diagnosis of solid solitary pulmonary nodules using data mining methods
Yangwei Xiang, Yifeng Sun, Yuan Liu, Baohui Han, Qunhui Chen, Xiaodan Ye, Li Zhu, Wen Gao, Wentao Fang
Single or dual antiplatelet therapy after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: an updated systemic review and meta-analysis
Wenjie Zuo, Mingming Yang, Yanru He, Chunshu Hao, Lijuan Chen, Genshan Ma

Review Article

Concepts and techniques: how to determine and identify the appropriate target segment in anatomical pulmonary segmentectomy?
Masaaki Sato, Tomonori Murayama, Jun Nakajima
Diagnostic and clinical features of lung cancer associated with cystic airspaces
Annemie Snoeckx, Pieter Reyntiens, Laurens Carp, Maarten J. Spinhoven, Haroun El Addouli, Astrid Van Hoyweghen, Simon Nicolay, Paul E. Van Schil, Patrick Pauwels, Jan P. van Meerbeeck, Paul M. Parizel
Clinical significance of chronic myocardial ischemia in coronary artery disease patients
Paulo Cury Rezende, Fernando Faglioni Ribas, Carlos Vicente Serrano Jr, Whady Hueb
Aorto-atrial fistula formation and therapy
Jayant S. Jainandunsing, Ralph Linnemann, Jos Maessen, Nicole E. Natour, Roberto Lorusso, Sandro Gelsomino, Daniel M. Johnson, Ehsan Natour
Extra-pleural pneumonectomy
Leonardo Duranti, Alessandro Pardolesi, Luca Bertolaccini, Luca Tavecchio, Paolo Scanagatta, Luigi Rolli, Ugo Pastorino
Aorto-atrial fistula formation and closure: a systematic review
Jayant S. Jainandunsing, Ralph Linnemann, Wobbe Bouma, Nicole Natour, Elham Bidar, Roberto Lorusso, Sandro Gelsomino, Daniel M. Johnson, Ehsan Natour

Original Article of GARD Section

Improving the quality of hospital care provided for asthma out-patients in a country in turmoil: a report from Syria
Yousser Mohammad, Rafea Shaaban, Hiba Alwan Salman, Boushra Nazer Shabraq, Basim Dubaybo

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Clinical features and treatment outcomes of airway foreign body aspiration in adults
Jeffrey Ng, Seyoung Kim, Boksoon Chang, Kyungjong Lee, Sang-Won Um, Hojoong Kim, Byeong-Ho Jeong
Effects of acute hypercapnia on cognitive function in patients undergoing bronchoscope intervention
Qinghao Cheng, Lei Li, Duomao Lin, Renjiao Li, Yun Yue, Huafeng Wei, Jun Ma

Letter to the Editor

Tailoring the cure: still science fiction?
Giorgia Maiolo, Tommaso Tonetti, Luciano Gattinoni
Spontaneous postpartum pneumomediastinum: beware of too much diagnostics
Alessandro Brussa, Anna Marangone, Luigi Vetrugno, Teresa Dogareschi, Tiziana Bove

Erratum

Erratum to updated statistics of lung and bronchus cancer in United States (2018)
Gabrielle Boloker, Cong Wang, Jianrong Zhang
Erratum to the importance of PD-L1 diagnostic assay harmonization for the selection of lung cancer immunotherapy
Editorial Team
Erratum to clinical efficacy of high-flow oxygen therapy through nasal cannula in patients with acute heart failure
Min Gyu Kang, Kyehwan Kim, Sunmi Ju, Hyun Woong Park, Seung Jun Lee, Jin-Sin Koh, Seok-Jae Hwang, Jin-Yong Hwang, Jae Seok Bae, Jong-Hwa Ahn, Jeong Yoon Jang, Yongwhi Park, Young-Hoon Jeong, Choong Hwan Kwak, Jeong Rang Park

Review Article

Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infections
Margaret M. Johnson, John A. Odell
Treatment of advanced non small cell lung cancer
Maria Anna Bareschino, Clorinda Schettino, Antonio Rossi, Paolo Maione, Paola Claudia Sacco, Rosario Zeppa, Cesare Gridelli
Chemotherapy advances in small-cell lung cancer
Bryan A. Chan, Jermaine I. G. Coward
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
Targeted therapy in lung cancer: IPASS and beyond, keeping abreast of the explosion of targeted therapies for lung cancer
Peter Savas, Brett Hughes, Benjamin Solomon
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for stage I NSCLC: Recent advances and controversies
Suresh Senan, David A. Palma, Frank J. Lagerwaard
The anticipation and management of air leaks and residual spaces post lung resection
Michael Rolf Mueller, Beatrice A. Marzluf
Exploiting sensitization windows of opportunity in hyper and hypo-fractionated radiation therapy
Anish Prasanna, Mansoor M. Ahmed, Mohammed Mohiuddin, C. Norman Coleman
Ultrasound techniques in the evaluation of the mediastinum, part 2: mediastinal lymph node anatomy and diagnostic reach of ultrasound techniques, clinical work up of neoplastic and inflammatory mediastinal lymphadenopathy using ultrasound techniques and how to learn mediastinal endosonography
Christian Jenssen, Jouke Tabe Annema, Paul Clementsen, Xin-Wu Cui, Mathias Maximilian Borst, Christoph Frank Dietrich
Revisiting signs, strengths and weaknesses of Standard Chest Radiography in patients of Acute Dyspnea in the Emergency Department
Luciano Cardinale, Giovanni Volpicelli, Alessandro Lamorte, Jessica Martino, Andrea veltri
The continuing role of chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in the targeted therapy era
Zarnie Lwin, Jonathan W. Riess, David Gandara
MicroRNAs in mesothelioma: from tumour suppressors and biomarkers to therapeutic targets
Glen Reid
Pleural controversies: image guided biopsy vs. thoracoscopy for undiagnosed pleural effusions?
Giles Dixon, Duneesha de Fonseka, Nick Maskell
Preservation solutions for cardiac and pulmonary donor grafts: a review of the current literature
Nicholas Latchana, Joshua R. Peck, Bryan Whitson, Sylvester M. Black
Active-specific immunotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Hauke Winter, Natasja K. van den Engel, Margareta Rusan, Nina Schupp, Christian H. Poehlein, Hong Ming Hu, Rudolf A. Hatz, Walter J. Urba, Karl Walter Jauch, Bernard A. Fox, Dominik Rüttinger
Advanced imaging in COPD: insights into pulmonary pathophysiology
Stephen Milne, Gregory G. King
Advances in lung adenocarcinoma classification: a summary of the new international multidisciplinary classification system (IASLC/ATS/ERS)
Elizabeth R. Tang, Andrew M. Schreiner, Bradley B. Pua
Diagnosis and early detection of COPD using spirometry
David P. Johns, Julia A.E. Walters, E. Haydn Walters
Improving radiotherapy planning, delivery accuracy, and normal tissue sparing using cutting edge technologies
Carri K. Glide-Hurst, Indrin J. Chetty
Pediatric lung transplantation: indications and outcomes
Stephen Kirkby, Don Hayes Jr
Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock
JTD special edition ‘Hot Topics in COPD’—The microbiome in COPD
Daniel C. Chambers, Shaan L. Gellatly, Philip Hugenholtz, Philip M. Hansbro
Lung donor selection criteria
John Chaney, Yoshikazu Suzuki, Edward Cantu III, Victor van Berkel
Molecular markers to predict clinical outcome and radiation induced toxicity in lung cancer
Joshua D. Palmer, Nicholas G. Zaorsky, Matthew Witek, Bo Lu
Lung cancer screening: identifying the high risk cohort
Michael W. Marcus, Olaide Y. Raji, John K. Field
Pleural controversies: indwelling pleural catheter vs. pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusions
Marc Fortin, Alain Tremblay
New techniques for assessing response after hypofractionated radiotherapy for lung cancer
Sarah A. Mattonen, Kitty Huang, Aaron D. Ward, Suresh Senan, David A. Palma
Supportive and palliative care for lung cancer patients
Patsy Yates, Penelope Schofield, Isabella Zhao, David Currow

Original Article

Nonintubated thoracoscopic lung resection: a 3-year experience with 285 cases in a single institution
Ke-Cheng Chen, Ya-Jung Cheng, Ming-Hui Hung, Yu-Ding Tseng, Jin-Shing Chen
Delays in the diagnosis of lung cancer
Peter M Ellis, Rachel Vandermeer
The diagnostic utility of endobronchial ultrasonography with a guide sheath and tomosynthesis images for ground glass opacity pulmonary lesions
Takehiro Izumo, Shinji Sasada, Christine Chavez, Takaaki Tsuchida
Hydration with magnesium and mannitol without furosemide prevents the nephrotoxicity induced by cisplatin and pemetrexed in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Keiko Muraki, Ryo Koyama, Yuichiro Honma, Shigehiro Yagishita, Takehito Shukuya, Rina Ohashi, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Kenji Kido, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Shinichi Sasaki, Akihiko Iwase, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Local control rates with five-fraction stereotactic body radiotherapy for oligometastatic cancer to the lung
Deepinder Singh, Yuhchyau Chen, Mary Z. Hare, Kenneth Y. Usuki, Hong Zhang, Thomas Lundquist, Neil Joyce, Michael C. Schell, Michael T. Milano
Theoretical models of carcinogenic particle deposition and clearance in children’s lungs
Robert Sturm
A novel paradigm in the treatment of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Salma K Jabbour, Parima Daroui, Dirk Moore, Edward Licitra, Molly Gabel, Joseph Aisner
Radiotherapy for a second primary lung cancer arising post-pneumonectomy: planning considerations and clinical outcomes
Sashendra Senthi, Cornelis J. A. Haasbeek, Frank J. Lagerwaard, Wilko F. Verbakel, Patricia F. de Haan, Ben J. Slotman, Suresh Senan
Impact of metformin use on survival in locally-advanced, inoperable non-small cell lung cancer treated with definitive chemoradiation
Inaya Ahmed, Adam Ferro, Alan Cohler, John Langenfeld, Sujani G. Surakanti, Joseph Aisner, Wei Zou, Bruce G. Haffty, Salma K. Jabbour
Utility of EBUS-TBNA for diagnosis of mediastinal tuberculous lymphadenitis: a multicentre Australian experience
James Geake, Gary Hammerschlag, Phan Nguyen, Peter Wallbridge, Grant A. Jenkin, Tony M. Korman, Barton Jennings, Douglas F. Johnson, Louis B. Irving, Michael Farmer, Daniel P. Steinfort
Comparative outcomes of squamous and non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients in phase II studies of ASA404 (DMXAA) – retrospective analysis of pooled data
Mark J McKeage, Michael B Jameson, AS1404-201 Study Group Investigators
High prevalence of gene abnormalities in young patients with lung cancer
Osamu Nagashima, Rina Ohashi, Yasuko Yoshioka, Ai Inagaki, Manabu Tajima, Yoshika Koinuma, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Akihiko Iwase, Shinichi Sasaki, Shigeru Tominaga, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Home-based exercise: promising rehabilitation for symptom relief, improved functional status and quality of life for post-surgical lung cancer patients
Amy J. Hoffman, Ruth Ann Brintnall, Alexander von Eye, Lee W. Jones, Gordon Alderink, Lawrence H. Patzelt, Jean K. Brown
Thoracic malignant solitary fibrous tumors: A population-based study of survival
Michael T Milano, Deepinder P Singh, Hong Zhang
Differences in chemosensitivity between primary and paired metastatic lung cancer tissues: In vitro analysis based on the collagen gel droplet embedded culture drug test (CD-DST)
Masahiko Higashiyama, Jiro Okami, Jun Maeda, Toshiteru Tokunaga, Ayako Fujiwara, Ken Kodama, Fumio Imamura, Hisayuki Kobayashi
High-resolution CT findings of patients with pulmonary nocardiosis
Naoki Tsujimoto, Takeshi Saraya, Ken Kikuchi, Saori Takata, Yasuyuki Kurihara, Sayuki Hiraoka, Hiroshi Makino, Shota Yonetani, Koji Araki, Haruyuki Ishii, Hajime Takizawa, Hajime Goto
Signal stratification of autoantibody levels in serum samples and its application to the early detection of lung cancer
Graham F. Healey, Stephen Lam, Peter Boyle, Geoffrey Hamilton-Fairley, Laura J. Peek, John F. R. Robertson

Case Report

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

Guideline

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

Research Highlight

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

Short Communication

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

Circulating Tumor Cells

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

Review Article

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

Original Article

Suppressive oligonucleotides inhibit inflammation in a murine model of mechanical ventilator induced lung injury
Julia Scheiermann, Dennis M. Klinman
Five-year update on the mouse model of orthotopic lung transplantation: Scientific uses, tricks of the trade, and tips for success
Xue Lin, Wenjun Li, Jiaming Lai, Mikio Okazaki, Seiichiro Sugimoto, Sumiharu Yamamoto, Xingan Wang, Andrew E. Gelman, Daniel Kreisel, Alexander Sasha Krupnick
A pooled analysis of advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer patients with stable treated brain metastases in two phase II trials receiving bevacizumab and pemetrexed as second-line therapy
Matthew A. Gubens, Jody C. Chuang, Wallace Akerley, Corey J. Langer, Christelle Clément- Duchêne, Melanie San Pedro-Salcedo, A. Dimitrios Colevas, Konstantin Dragnev, Mark A. Socinski, Heather A. Wakelee
Pleurodesis: a comparison of two sclerosing agents for pleural effusions in Mozambique
Ivo Figueiredo, Anilsa Cossa, Anila Hassane, José Sousa, Joaquim Pondo, João Teixeira, Kevan Akrami, Susannah K. Graves, Atul Malhotra, Elizabete A. Nunes

Case Report

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

Editorial

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

Letter to the Editor

Response to “VATS vs. thoracotomy regarding postoperative chronic pain”
Emine Ozgur Bayman, Kalpaj R. Parekh, John Keech, Timothy J. Brennan
The role of a decision analysis in treatment of T2N0 esophageal cancer
Tara R. Semenkovich, Bryan F. Meyers, Benjamin D. Kozower, Varun Puri

Review Article on Left Ventricular Assist Devices

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

Short Communication of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

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

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

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Editorial Commentary


Editorial of Air Pollution Section