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

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Original Article

Standard dose osimertinib for erlotinib refractory T790M-negative EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer with leptomeningeal disease
Surein Arulananda, Hongdo Do, Gareth Rivalland, Zoe Loh, Ashan Musafer, Eddie Lau, Paul Mitchell, Alexander Dobrovic, Thomas John
Serum tumor marker levels at the development of intracranial metastasis in patients with lung or breast cancer
Naoya Ishibashi, Toshiya Maebayashi, Takuya Aizawa, Masakuni Sakaguchi, Masahiro Okada
The construction and analysis of the aberrant lncRNA-miRNA-mRNA network in non-small cell lung cancer
Xiaoyuan Wang, Hang Yin, Luquan Zhang, Dayong Zheng, Yingnan Yang, Jinfeng Zhang, Hao Jiang, Xiaodong Ling, Yanzhong Xin, Hao Liang, Chengyuan Fang, Jianqun Ma, Jinhong Zhu
Circular RNA profiling identified as a biomarker for predicting the efficacy of Gefitinib therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Yu-Tao Liu, Xiao-Hong Han, Pu-Yuan Xing, Xing-Sheng Hu, Xue-Zhi Hao, Yan Wang, Jun-Ling Li, Zhi-Shang Zhang, Zhi-Hao Yang, Yuan-Kai Shi
Clinical factors affecting the survival of patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic malignant pleural effusion, treated with hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy or chemical talc pleurodesis: a monocentric, prospective, randomized trial
Athanasios Kleontas, Antonia Sioga, Niki Pandria, Nikolaos Barbetakis, Achilleas Lazopoulos, Ioannis Katsikas, Christos Asteriou, Dimitrios Paliouras, Efstathios Kamperis, Dimitrios Ikonomou, Theodora Papamitsou, Dimitrios Filippou, Chariklia Destouni, Louiza Ikonomou, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Kostas Papagiannopoulos
Circulating miR-182-5p and miR-5187-5p as biomarkers for the diagnosis of unprotected left main coronary artery disease
Lingping Zhu, Tong Chen, Wenrui Ye, Jun-Yao Wang, Ji-Peng Zhou, Zhen-Yu Li, Chuan-Chang Li
CT-based radiomics features analysis for predicting the risk of anterior mediastinal lesions
He Sui, Lin Liu, Xuejia Li, Panli Zuo, Jingjing Cui, Zhanhao Mo
Paramedic-initiated helivac to tertiary hospital for primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a strategy for improving treatment delivery times
Paul Davis, Graham J. Howie, Bridget Dicker, Nicholas K. Garrett
A retrospective study of low-dose apatinib combined with S-1 in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Tong Zhou, Changling Wu, Changsong Zhang, Peng Li, Huajie Dong, Xiaoyue Zhou, Hongjun Lu, Chuang Qi, Yang Ling
Sublobar resection is associated with better perioperative outcomes in elderly patients with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a multicenter retrospective cohort study
Zhenrong Zhang, Hongxiang Feng, Heng Zhao, Jian Hu, Lunxu Liu, Yang Liu, Xiaofei Li, Lin Xu, Yin Li, Xike Lu, Xiangning Fu, Haiying Yang, Deruo Liu
VEGFR endocytosis regulates the angiogenesis in a mouse model of hindlimb ischemia
Yingnan Bai, Rongle Liu, Zhixing Li, Yaqi Zhang, Xiaoyan Wang, Jian Wu, Zhuoquan Li, Sanli Qian, Bingyu Li, Zhenzhong Zhang, Abdel Hamid Fathy, Donato Cappetta, Jingmin Zhou, Yunzeng Zou, Juying Qian, Junbo Ge
Robot-assisted esophagogastric reconstruction in minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy
Zihao Wang, Hanlu Zhang, Fuqiang Wang, Yun Wang
Regionalization of thoracic surgery improves short-term cancer esophagectomy outcomes
Sora Ely, Amy Alabaster, Simon K. Ashiku, Ashish Patel, Jeffrey B. Velotta
Impact of resection margin length and tumor depth on the local recurrence after thoracoscopic pulmonary wedge resection of a single colorectal metastasis
Jae Ho Chung, Sung Ho Lee, Eunjue Yi, Ju Yong Lim, Jae Seung Jung, Ho Sung Son, Kyung Sun
Influence of marital status in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Costanza Pellegrini, Tobias Rheude, Lukas Mahr, Teresa Trenkwalder, N. Patrick Mayr, Jonathan Michel, Heribert Schunkert, A. Markus Kasel, Michael Joner, Christian Hengstenberg, Adnan Kastrati, Oliver Husser, Thorsten Kessler
In vitro potency of antipseudomonal β-lactams against blood and respiratory isolates of P. aeruginosa collected from US hospitals
Safa S. Almarzoky Abuhussain, Christina A. Sutherland, David P. Nicolau
A novel risk assessment model for venous thromboembolism after major thoracic surgery: a Chinese single-center study
Bo Tian, Hui Li, Songping Cui, Chunfeng Song, Tong Li, Bin Hu
Use of ulinastatin was associated with reduced mortality in critically ill patients with sepsis
Qiancheng Xu, Qian Yan, Shanghua Chen
Correlation between thyroid transcription factor-1 expression, immune-related thyroid dysfunction, and efficacy of anti-programmed cell death protein-1 treatment in non-small cell lung cancer
Junji Koyama, Atsushi Horiike, Takahiro Yoshizawa, Yosuke Dotsu, Ryo Ariyasu, Masafumi Saiki, Tomoaki Sonoda, Ken Uchibori, Shingo Nishikawa, Satoru Kitazono, Noriko Yanagitani, Hironori Ninomiya, Yuichi Ishikawa, Makoto Nishio
A prospective randomized comparative study of high-flow nasal cannula oxygen and non-invasive ventilation in hypoxemic patients undergoing diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy
Bancha Saksitthichok, Tananchai Petnak, Apichart So-ngern, Viboon Boonsarngsuk
Risk factors for recurrence of primary spontaneous pneumothorax after thoracoscopic surgery
Hisatoshi Asano, Takashi Ohtsuka, Yuki Noda, Daiki Kato, Shohei Mori, Takeo Nakada, Hideki Matsudaira
Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in low and intermediate risk patients with severe aortic stenosis: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and propensity score matching observational studies
Jintao Fu, Mohammad Sharif Popal, Yulin Li, Guoqi Li, Yue Qi, Fang Fang, Joey S. W. Kwong, Bin You, Xu Meng, Jie Du
Pleurectomy/decortication and hyperthermic intrathoracic chemoperfusion using cisplatin and doxorubicin for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Laura V. Klotz, Michael Lindner, Martin E. Eichhorn, Uwe Grützner, Ina Koch, Hauke Winter, Teresa Kauke, Thomas Duell, Rudolf A. Hatz
Clinical outcomes following an initial experience with a novel powered vascular stapler in video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomies: results of a Chinese multi-center study
Bin Qiu, Xiaozheng Kang, Ke-Neng Chen, Jian Hu, Jian Li, Liping Zeng, Elliott J. Fegelman, Michael L. Schwiers, Erin E. Creedon, Jason R. Waggoner, Ding Ding, Tengfei Yang, Shugeng Gao
Associations between mean arterial pressure and 28-day mortality according to the presence of hypertension or previous blood pressure level in critically ill sepsis patients
Gun Tak Lee, Sung Yeon Hwang, Ik Joon Jo, Tae Rim Kim, Hee Yoon, Joo Hyun Park, Won Chul Cha, Min Seob Sim, Tae Gun Shin
Stand-alone surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation: a novel bilateral double-port approach
Huiming Guo, Hongkun Qing, Yuyuan Zhang, Jian Liu, Zhao Chen, Zhongming Cao, Jindong Xu, Huanlei Huang, Yumei Xue, Xianzhang Zhan, Fangzhou Liu, Shulin Wu, Jian Zhuang
Mechanical versus bioprosthetic valves in patients on dialysis
Patrick G. Chan, Ibrahim Sultan, Thomas G. Gleason, Forozan Navid, Arman Kilic
Fat-free mass index is superior to body mass index as a novel risk factor for prolonged air leak complicating video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer
Shuang-Jiang Li, Zhi-Qiang Wang, Wen-Biao Zhang, Yong-Jiang Li, Shan Cheng, Guo-Wei Che, Lun-Xu Liu
Long-term impact of complications after lung resections in non-small cell lung cancer
Shuichi Shinohara, Kenichi Kobayashi, Chinatsu Kasahara, Takamitsu Onitsuka, Masaki Matsuo, Makoto Nakagawa, Masakazu Sugaya
Accuracy of qSOFA for the diagnosis of sepsis-3: a secondary analysis of a population-based cohort study
Hongcheng Tian, Jianfang Zhou, Li Weng, Xiaoyun Hu, Jinmin Peng, Chunyao Wang, Wei Jiang, Xueping Du, Xiuming Xi, Youzhong An, Meili Duan, Bin Du, for China Critical Care Clinical Trials Group (CCCCTG)
Trophinin-associated protein expression is an independent prognostic biomarker in lung adenocarcinoma
Zhao Chen, Yuhan Zhou, Raojun Luo, Kai Liu, Zhoumiao Chen
Prognosis of patients with acute respiratory failure and prolonged intensive care unit stay
Chih-Cheng Lai, Kuei-Ling Tseng, Chung-Han Ho, Shyh-Ren Chiang, Chin-Ming Chen, Khee-Siang Chan, Chien-Ming Chao, Shu-Chen Hsing, Kuo-Chen Cheng
Application of the IQQA-3D imaging interpretation and analysis system in uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical segmentectomy: a series study
Guobing Xu, Chun Chen, Wei Zheng, Yong Zhu, Hao Chen, Bingqiang Cai
Wide phenotypic variability in RSPH9-associated primary ciliary dyskinesia: review of a case-series from Cyprus
Panayiotis K. Yiallouros, Panayiotis Kouis, Panayiota Pirpa, Kyriaki Michailidou, Maria A. Loizidou, Louiza Potamiti, Margarita Kalyva, Giorgos Koutras, Kyriacos Kyriacou, Andreas Hadjisavvas
Performance of the EuroSCORE II and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons score in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis
Piotr Duchnowski, Tomasz Hryniewiecki, Mariusz Kuśmierczyk, Piotr Szymanski
Comparing the diagnostic value of 18F-FDG-PET/CT versus CT for differentiating benign and malignant solitary pulmonary nodules: a meta-analysis
Yuzhu Jia, Wanfeng Gong, Zhiping Zhang, Gaofeng Tu, Jiapeng Li, Fanfan Xiong, Hongtao Hou, Yunyi Zhang, Meiqian Wu, Liping Zhang

Short Communication

Radical radiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer—what’s up with arm positioning?
Donna H. Murrell, Scott J. Karnas, Mark T. Corkum, Scott Hipwell, David A. Palma, George Rodrigues, Alexander V. Louie

Review Article of Sleep Section

Domiciliary use of transcutaneous electrical stimulation for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea: a conceptual framework for the TESLA home programme
Baiting He, Miral Al-Sherif, Miriam Nido, Rukiye Tas, Marianne Beach, Esther I. Schwarz, Michael Cheng, Athanasius Ishak, Kai Lee, Nimish Shah, Brian Kent, Paul Eze-John, Culadeeban Ratneswaran, Gerrard Rafferty, Adrian J. Williams, Nicholas Hart, Yuanming Luo, John Moxham, Martino Pengo, Joerg Steier, on behalf of the TESLA-investigator group

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Age is an independent predictor in pathological diagnosis of sarcoidosis: a retrospective analysis of diagnosis by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Eriko Kuwasaki, Tetsutaro Nagaoka, Hiroaki Ihara, Takeo Tsutsumi, Ai Nakamura, Hitomi Yoshikawa, Takashi Yoshida, Junko Watanabe, Masako Ichikawa, Ryo Koyama, Naoko Shimada, Kazuhisa Takahashi

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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