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

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

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Use of the Cox regression analysis in thoracic surgical research

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 >>

A brief introduction to probability

Gioacchino Di Paola1, Alessandro Bertani2, Lavinia De Monte2, Fabio Tuzzolino1 More >>

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

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iMDT Corner

A young man with progressive esophageal neoplasms
Yaxing Shen, Jianfei Shen, Kevin Phan, David Tian, Thomas A. D’Amico, Mark F. Berry, Shanda H. Blackmon, Shari L. Meyerson, Xavier Benoit D’Journo, Yi-Jen Chen, Garrett Baron, Yingyong Hou, Lijie Tan, written on behalf of AME Esophageal Cancer Collaborative Group

Original Article

Distribution of the atypical pathogens of community-acquired pneumonia to disease severity
Cheng Gong, Tiegang Zhang, Ming Luo, Aihua Li, Mei Dong, Maozhong Li, Yiting Wang, Fang Huang
Association between hand grip strength and spirometric parameters: Korean National health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES)
Chang Hoon Han, Jae Ho Chung
Predictive factors for invasive adenocarcinoma in patients with clinical non-invasive or minimally invasive lung cancer
Youngkyu Moon, Jae Kil Park, Kyo Young Lee, Seha Ahn, Jinwon Shin
Patient and procedural features predicting early and mid-term outcome after radical surgery for non-small cell lung cancer
Christoph Ellenberger, Najia Garofano, Thomas Reynaud, Frédéric Triponez, John Diaper, Pierre-Olivier Bridevaux, Wolfram Karenovics, Marc Licker
Epidermal growth factor receptor mutation accelerates radiographic progression in lung adenocarcinoma presented as a solitary ground-glass opacity
Qijue Lu, Ye Ma, Zhao An, Tiejun Zhao, Zhiyun Xu, Hezhong Chen
HRCT in primary pulmonary lymphoma: can CT imaging phenotypes
Yinan Chen, Aiping Chen, Hailin Jiang, Yuxuan Zhang, Lin Zhu, Chunyan Xia, Hong Yu
Association between coronary artery atherosclerosis and plasma glucose levels assessed by dual-source computed tomography
Yi Yu, Zhiwen Zhou, Kun Sun, Lili Xi, Lina Zhang, Lingwei Yu, Jing Wang, Jiayi Zheng, Ming Ding
Is adjuvant antifungal therapy after video-assisted thoracic surgery for pulmonary aspergilloma necessary?
Shuo Zheng, Xin Li, Bin Hu, Hui Li
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the accuracy of 18F-FDG PET/CT for detection of regional lymph node metastasis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Chenxue Jiang, Yun Chen, Yaoyao Zhu, Yapping Xu
Clinical significance of Glasgow Prognostic Score in patients with tuberculous pleurisy
Hye Seon Kang, Hwa Young Lee, Jung Im Jung, Ju Sang Kim, Yong Hyun Kim, Seung Joon Kim, Seok Chan Kim, Soon Seog Kwon, Young Kyoon Kim, Ji Young Kang
Risk of spinal cord ischemia after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Ling Xue, Songyuan Luo, Huanyu Ding, Yi Zhu, Yuan Liu, Wenhui Huang, Jie Li, Nianjin Xie, Pengcheng He, Xiaoping Fan, Ruixin Fan, Zhiqiang Nie, Jianfang Luo
Treatment with transfemoral bare-metal stent of residual aortic arch dissection after surgical repair of acute type an aortic dissection
Luigi Di Tommaso, Raffaele Giordano, Ettorino Di Tommaso, Giusi Di Palo, Gabriele Iannelli
A surveillance method-oriented detection of post-operative spatial-temporal recurrence for non-small cell lung cancer
Jun-Jie Xi, Jia-Cheng Yin, Lin Wang, Chun-Lai Lu, Qun Wang, Wei Jiang
Clinical features of Mycoplasma pneumoniae coinfection and need for its testing in influenza pneumonia patients
Jung Heon Kim, Jae Hyun Kwon, Jeong-Yong Lee, Jong Seung Lee, Jeong-Min Ryu, Sung-Han Kim, Kyoung Soo Lim, Won Young Kim
Mid-term follow-up after suture-less aortic heart valve implantation
Grzegorz Filip, Radoslaw Litwinowicz, Boguslaw Kapelak, Jacek Piatek, Magdalena Bartus, Janusz Konstanty-Kalandyk, Maciej Brzezinski, Krzysztof Bartus
Triglyceride glucose index for predicting cardiovascular outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease
Jing-Lu Jin, Ye-Xuan Cao, Li-Guo Wu, Xiang-Dong You, Yuan-Lin Guo, Na-Qiong Wu, Cheng-Gang Zhu, Ying Gao, Qiu-Ting Dong, Hui-Wen Zhang, Di Sun, Geng Liu, Qian Dong, Jian-Jun Li
Mutational profile of colorectal cancer lung metastases and paired primary tumors by targeted next generation sequencing: implications on clinical outcome after surgery
Thomas Schweiger, Sandra Liebmann-Reindl, Olaf Glueck, Patrick Starlinger, Johannes Laengle, Peter Birner, Walter Klepetko, Dietmar Pils, Berthold Streubel, Konrad Hoetzenecker
Unidirectional endobronchial valves for management of persistent air-leaks: results of a multicenter study
Alfonso Fiorelli, Antonio D’Andrilli, Roberto Cascone, Luisa Occhiati, Marco Anile, Daniele Diso, Francesco Cassiano, Camilla Poggi, Mohsen Ibrahim, Giacomo Cusumano, Alberto Terminella, Giuseppe Failla, Alba La Sala, Michela Bezzi, Margherita Innocenti, Elena Torricelli, Federico Venuta, Erino Angelo Rendina, Giovanni Vicidomini, Mario Santini, Claudio Andreetti
Epidemiology of chronic airway disease: results from a cross-sectional survey in Beijing, China
Hong Zhang, Li Dong, Yi-Kun Kang, Yong Lu, Hui-Hong Wei, Jie Huang, Xue Wang, Kewu Huang
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for postoperative ischemic bronchitis after resection of lung cancer
Makoto Endoh, Hiroyuki Oizumi, Hirohisa Kato, Jun Suzuki, Hikaru Watarai, Akira Hamada, Katsuyuki Suzuki, Kenta Nakahashi, Satoshi Shiono, Mitsuaki Sadahiro
Influence of cannula positioning on brain injury during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Seong Cheol Jeong, Hee Jung Kim, Yeon Soo Shin, Jung Wook Han, Ju Yong Lim, Ho Sung Son
Total aortic arch replacement using elephant trunk or frozen elephant trunk technique: a case-control matching study
Sabreen Mkalaluh, Marcin Szczechowicz, Ahmed Mashhour, Konstantin Zhigalov, Jerry Easo, Harald Christian Eichstaedt, Jürgen Ennker, Rohit Philip Thomas, Ajay Chavan, Alexander Weymann
Recurrence of pectus excavatum following the Nuss procedure
Deog Gon Cho, Jae Jun Kim, Jae Kil Park, Seok Whan Moon
Circulating exosomal miR-92b-5p is a promising diagnostic biomarker of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction patients hospitalized for acute heart failure
Tao Wu, Yichen Chen, Yantao Du, Jin Tao, Wei Li, Zhong Zhou, Zhuo Yang
Assessment of dyspneic patients in the emergency department using point-of-care lung and cardiac ultrasonography—a prospective observational study
Yiwen Koh, Mui Teng Chua, Weng Hoe Ho, Chengjie Lee, Gene Wai Han Chan, Win Sen Kuan
Pectus excavatum and congenital cystic lung lesion: simultaneous surgery advocated
Hui Wang, Feng-Hua Wang, Jian-Hua Liang, Wei Liu, Jing-Zhou Yang, Xiao-Hua Guo, Wen-Yue Si, Hui-Min Xia
MicroRNA351 targeting TRAF6 alleviates dexamethasone-induced myotube atrophy
Jiaying Qiu, Lingbin Wang, Ye Wang, Qiuyu Zhang, Wenjing Ma, Qingqing Fang, Hualin Sun, Fei Ding
Should minimally invasive lung adenocarcinoma be transferred from stage IA1 to stage 0 in future updates of the TNM staging system?
Tianxiang Chen, Jizhuang Luo, Haiyong Gu, Yu Gu, Jia Huang, Qingquan Luo, Yunhai Yang

Short Communication

Evaluation of combined anti-PD-1 immunotherapy and radiation therapy in a preclinical mouse model of pneumonitis and fibrosis
Derek Nichols, Theresa A. Boyle, David Noyes, Kujtim Latifi, Vladimir Feygelman, Isabel Jackson, Zeljko Vujaskovic, Scott Antonia, Bradford A. Perez

Review Article

Bronchoscopic treatment of emphysema: an update
Camilla Poggi, Sara Mantovani, Ylenia Pecoraro, Carolina Carillo, Massimiliano Bassi, Antonio D’Andrilli, Marco Anile, Erino A. Rendina, Federico Venuta, Daniele Diso
For your eyes only”: ophthalmic complications following lung transplantation
Udit Dhal, Shine Raju, Arun D. Singh, Atul C. Mehta

Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Therapeutic bronchoscopy in the era of genotype directed lung cancer management
Arjun Mohan, Kassem Harris, Mark R. Bowling, Craig Brown, Wolfgang Hohenforst-Schmidt

Guideline of Cough Section

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 Wang, Jiangtao Lin, Chuangli Hao, Lingfei Kong, Shunan Zhang, Yaolong Chen, Wei Luo, Mei Jiang, Jiaxing Xie, Nanshan Zhong

Statistics Corner

How to create a surgical database?
Dania Nachira, Luca Bertolaccini, Mahmoud Ismail, Marco Chiappetta, Elisa Meacci, Stefano Margaritora

Consensus

Society for Translational Medicine expert consensus on the use of antibacterial drugs in thoracic surgery
Shanqing Li, Zhijun Han, Jie He, Shugeng Gao, Deruo Liu, Lunxu Liu, Jianxing He, Yunchao Huang, Shidong Xu, Weimin Mao, Qunyou Tan, Chun Chen, Xiaofei Li, Zhu Zhang, Gening Jiang, Lin Xu, Lanjun Zhang, Jianhua Fu, Hui Li, Qun Wang, Lijie Tan, Danqing Li, Qinghua Zhou, Xiangning Fu, Zhongmin Jiang, Haiquan Chen, Wentao Fang, Xun Zhang, Yin Li, Ti Tong, Zhentao Yu, Yongyu Liu, Xiuyi Zhi, Tiansheng Yan, Xingyi Zhang, Andrea Imperatori, Mohsen Ibrahim, Nuria M. Novoa, Calvin Sze Hang Ng, René Horsleben Petersen, Jin-Shing Chen, Yoshinosuke Fukuchi, Alessandro Brunelli, Mahmoud Ismail, Javier Aragón Valverde, Carlos Rodriguez-Lucas

Case Report

An unexpected SCLC diagnosed by electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy
Yuanyang Lai, Dong Sun, Peilong Bao, Weimiao Li, Xiaofei Li, Jinbo Zhao
Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in an HIV-infected patient mimicking acute eosinophilic pneumonia: a case report with a review of the literature
Hiroshi Ohji, Tsutomu Shinohara, Naoki Kadota, Yoshio Okano, Keishi Naruse, Yoshihito Iwahara, Fumitaka Ogushi
Successful treatment of lung adenocarcinoma with gefitinib based on EGFR gene amplification
Chunguo Wang, Feng Xu, Jianfei Shen, Linna Zhang, Jian Zhang, Jiang Jin, Luca Ampollini, Paul van Schil, Hideharu Kimura, Francesco Grossi, Kenichi Suda, Bo Zhang, Dehua Ma, written on behalf of the AME Lung Cancer Collaborative Group

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.

Review Article


Original Article


Editorial


Case Report


Guideline

Society for Translational Medicine Expert consensus on the selection of surgical approaches in the management of thoracic esophageal carcinoma
Yousheng Mao, Zhentao Yu, Bin You, Wentao Fang, Brian Badgwell, Mark F. Berry, DuyKhanh P. Ceppa, Chun Chen, Haiquan Chen, Miguel A. Cuesta, Xavier Benoit D’Journo, Guy D. Eslick, Jianhua Fu, Xiangning Fu, Shugeng Gao, Jianxing He, Jie He, Yunchao Huang, Gening Jiang, Zhongmin Jiang, Jae Y. Kim, Danqing Li, Hui Li, Shanqing Li, Deruo Liu, Lunxu Liu, Yongyu Liu, Xiaofei Li, Yin Li, Weimin Mao, Daniela Molena, Christopher R. Morse, Nuria M. Novoa, Lijie Tan, Qunyou Tan, Alper Toker, Ti Tong, Qun Wang, Benny Weksler, Lin Xu, Shidong Xu, Tiansheng Yan, Lanjun Zhang, Xingyi Zhang, Xun Zhang, Zhu Zhang, Xiuyi Zhi, Qinghua Zhou

Letter to the Editor


Surgical Technique



Erratum




Evidenced-Based Clinical Problem Solving Article


Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner


ECG Pearls


iMDT Corner