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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

Xiaoxing Cui, Jicheng Gong, Hailong Han, Linchen He, Yanbo Teng, Teresa Tetley, Rudy Sinharay,... More >>

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Guideline

Society for Translational Medicine expert consensus on training and certification standards for surgeons and assistants in minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer
Lunxu Liu, Jiandong Mei, Jie He, Shugeng Gao, Shanqing Li, 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, Deruo Liu, Lijie Tan, 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, Todd L. Demmy, Mark F. Berry, Alexia Belén Gutierrez Pérez, Daniele Cataneo, Andrea Bille, Peter Licht, Gregor J. Kocher, Murat Oncel, Serdar Evman, Katrine Jensen, Patrick Bagan, Raul Embun

Original Article

Conventional MRI to detect the differences between mass-like tuberculosis and lung cancer
Li-Ping Qi, Ke-Neng Chen, Xiaohong Joe Zhou, Lei Tang, Yu-Liang Liu, Xiao-Ting Li, Juan Wang, Ying-Shi Sun
Is an activity volume threshold really realistic for lung cancer resection?
Alain Bernard, Jonathan Cottenet, Anne-Sophie Mariet, Catherine Quantin, Pierre-Benoit Pagès
X-ray indices of chest drain malposition after insertion for drainage of pneumothorax in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients
Masego Candy Mokotedi, Lukas Lambert, Lucie Simakova, Michal Lips, Michal Zakharchenko, Jan Rulisek, Martin Balik
Early stage lung cancer survival after wedge resection and stereotactic body radiation
Emanuela Taioli, Wil Lieberman-Cribbin, Shoshana Rosenzweig, Maaike A. G. van Gerwen, Bian Liu, Raja M. Flores
Gene set enrichment analysis and meta-analysis to identify six key genes regulating and controlling the prognosis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Wenwu He, Linxin Chen, Kun Yuan, Qiuxi Zhou, Lin Peng, Yongtao Han
Patient preference for a maintenance inhaler in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a comparison of Breezhaler and Respimat
Philip O’Hagan, Juergen Dederichs, Boomi Viswanad, Matthias Gasser, Susann Walda
Elastic stable chest repair and its hybrid variants in 86 patients with pectus excavatum
Stefan Schulz-Drost, Anna Maria Luber, Kirsten Simon, Melanie Schulz-Drost, Julia Syed, Roman T. Carbon, Manuel Besendörfer
Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome
Hadil A. Al Otair, Fayez Elshaer, Alaa Elgishy, Samar Z. Nashwan, Aljohara S. Almeneessier, Awad H. Olaish, Ahmed S. BaHammam
Perioperative changes of serum albumin are a predictor of postoperative pulmonary complications in lung cancer patients: a retrospective cohort study
Pengfei Li, Jue Li, Yutian Lai, Yan Wang, Xin Wang, Jianhua Su, Guowei Che
A modified acute respiratory distress syndrome prediction score: a multicenter cohort study in China
Jianfeng Xie, Ling Liu, Yi Yang, Wenkui Yu, Maoqin Li, Kaijiang Yu, Ruiqiang Zheng, Jie Yan, Xue Wang, Guolong Cai, Jianguo Li, Qin Gu, Hongsheng Zhao, Xinwei Mu, Xiaochun Ma, Haibo Qiu
CT findings in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: serial changes and prognostic implications
Bo Da Nam, Tae Jung Kim, Man Pyo Chung, Myung Jin Chung, Tae Sung Kim, Kyung Soo Lee
Risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with nontuberculous mycobacteria treated with macrolide
Jieun Kang, Ye-Jee Kim, Tae Sun Shim, Kyung-Wook Jo
Clinical differences between pulmonary and extrapulmonary acute respiratory distress syndrome: a retrospective cohort study of prospectively collected data in Japan
Keisuke Anan, Kodai Kawamura, Moritaka Suga, Kazuya Ichikado
Obstructive sleep apnea in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Xue Yu, Zhiwei Huang, Yi Zhang, Zhihong Liu, Qin Luo, Zhihui Zhao, Qing Zhao, Liu Gao, Qi Jin, Lu Yan
Impact of cannula design on packed red blood cell transfusions: technical advancement to improve outcomes in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Gennaro Martucci, Giovanna Panarello, Giovanna Occhipinti, Giuseppe Raffa, Fabio Tuzzolino, Guido Capitanio, Tiziana Carollo, Giovanni Lino, Alessandro Bertani, Patrizio Vitulo, Michele Pilato, Roberto Lorusso, Antonio Arcadipane
Volumetric analysis of the thymic epithelial tumors: correlation of tumor volume with the WHO classification and Masaoka staging
Yukihisa Sato, Masahiro Yanagawa, Akinori Hata, Yukihiro Enchi, Noriko Kikuchi, Osamu Honda, Katsuyuki Nakanishi, Noriyuki Tomiyama
Risk stratification of severe aortic stenosis according to new guidelines: long term outcomes
Andrea Colli, Eleonora Bizzotto, Laura Besola, Dario Gregori, Francesca Toto, Erica Manzan, Gino Gerosa
Simultaneously surgical management of adult complex coarctation of aorta concomitant with intracardiac abnormality
Luyao Ma, Qun Gu, Buqing Ni, Haoliang Sun, Xiangxiang Zhen, Shijiang Zhang, Yongfeng Shao
Lobar versus sub-lobar surgery for pulmonary typical carcinoid, a population-based analysis
Muhammad Furqan, Yu-Yu Tien, Mary C. Schroeder, Kalpaj R. Parekh, John Keech, Bryan G. Allen, Alexandra Thomas, Jun Zhang, Gerald Clamon, Taher Abu Hejleh
Inhalation lung injury induced by smoke bombs in children: CT manifestations, dynamic evolution features and quantitative analysis
Yaqiong Ma, Shikui Zhang, Lianping Zhao, Xing Zhou, Zeqing Mao, Huaxin Xu, Xiaorui Ru, Gang Huang
Early discharge after lung resection is safe: 10-year experience
Christopher W. Towe, Alina Khil, Vanessa P. Ho, Yaron Perry, Luis Argote-Greene, Katherine M. Wu, Philip A. Linden
An enhanced recovery after surgery program for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery anatomical lung resections is cost-effective
Michel Gonzalez, Etienne Abdelnour-Berchtold, Jean Yannis Perentes, Valérie Doucet, Mathieu Zellweger, Carlos Marcucci, Hans-Beat Ris, Thorsten Krueger, Fabrizio Gronchi
miR-497 may enhance the sensitivity of non-small cell lung cancer cells to gefitinib through targeting the insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor
Wei Ma, Weiye Feng, Jie Tan, Airu Xu, Yudong Hu, Lanlan Ning, Yanhong Kang, Liuqian Wang, Ziwen Zhao
The feasibility and efficacy of two micro-portal video-assisted thoracic surgery in pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer
Liping Tong, Xiaoqing Zheng, Hongtao Duan, Honggang Liu, Xiaofei Li, Xiaolong Yan
Exploratory analysis of introducing next-generation sequencing-based method to treatment-naive lung cancer patients
Yufang Feng, Gaohua Feng, Xiaoling Lu, Wenxia Qian, Junyi Ye, Carmen Areses Manrique, Chunping Ma, Yadong Lu, written on behalf of the AME Lung Cancer Collaborative Group
Macrolide antibiotics in the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis: evidence from a meta-analysis
Shen Shen, Hongfei Lou, Chengshuo Wang, Luo Zhang

Short Communication

Interstitial lung disease associated with anti-citrullinated peptide/ protein antibody-positive anti-synthetase syndrome
Hideaki Yamakawa, Eri Hagiwara, Tae Iwasawa, Ryota Otoshi, Erina Tabata, Satoshi Ikeda, Ryo Okuda, Tomohisa Baba, Shinichiro Iso, Koji Okudela, Tamiko Takemura, Shinji Sato, Takashi Ogura

Surgical Technique

Single-direction thoracoscopic lobectomy: left side
Hu Liao, Jiandong Mei, Feng Lin, Chengwu Liu, Qiang Pu, Lunxu Liu
Single-direction thoracoscopic lobectomy: right side
Hu Liao, Chengwu Liu, Jiandong Mei, Feng Lin, Qiang Pu, Lunxu Liu

Case Report of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Treatment of persistent bronchopleural fistula with a manually modified endobronchial stent: a case-report and brief literature review
Andres de Lima, Van Holden, Yaron Gesthalter, Michael S. Kent, Mihir Parikh, Adnan Majid, Alex Chee
An unusual complication of pigtail catheter insertion
Amina Saqib, Uroosa Ibrahim, Rabih Maroun

Case Report

Asthma-like symptoms induced by the methacholine challenge test: do they predict a negative-to-positive switch in the test result?—case report
Abraham B. Bohadana, Ariel Rokach, Pascal Wild, Gabriel Izbicki
Bronchiectasis after bronchial thermoplasty
Minzhi Qiu, Zhengdao Lai, Shushan Wei, Qian Jiang, Jiaxing Xie, Rihuang Qiu, Zhiqiang Wang, Changhao Zhong, Yu Chen, Qingling Zhang, Shiyue Li, Nanshan Zhong
A case of sinobronchial syndrome progressing to diffuse panbronchiolitis despite low-dose, long-term macrolide therapy
Miki Abo, Yoshiaki Amino, Johsuke Hara, Noriyuki Ohkura, Takashi Sone, Hideharu Kimura, Kazuo Kasahara
Mediastinal lymphadenopathy reflecting disease activity in an infant with chronic pneumonitis of infancy associated with surfactant protein C mutation: a case report and literature review
Sang Hoon Lee, Young Ok Kim, Eun Lee, In Seok Jeong, Yoo-Duk Choi, Hwa Jin Cho
Use of veno-venous extracorporeal life support in a patient with cytomegalovirus and Pneumocystis jiroveci related respiratory failure due to thymoma associated immunodeficiency: a case report
Eva de Felice, Abraham Rutgers, Walter M. van den Bergh, Annemieke Oude Lansink-Hartgring
A combined subtype of small cell lung cancer and adenocarcinoma with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation responds to EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors
Yong Zhang, Ling Ye, Huijun Zhang, Xuehua Chen, Haiying Ji, Gang Chen, Lu Zhang, Tengfei Zhang, Meiling Jin
Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation using a selfexpandable valve in a patient with an aortobiiliac bypass graft: a case report
Hirokazu Onishi, Toru Naganuma, Hiroyoshi Kawamoto, Sunao Nakamura

Review Article

Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infections
Margaret M. Johnson, John A. Odell
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
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
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
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
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

Original Article

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
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
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
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

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

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
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
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

Review Article

Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
The anticipation and management of air leaks and residual spaces post lung resection
Michael Rolf Mueller, Beatrice A. Marzluf
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
Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock

Review Article

Molecular markers to predict clinical outcome and radiation induced toxicity in lung cancer
Joshua D. Palmer, Nicholas G. Zaorsky, Matthew Witek, Bo Lu
New techniques for assessing response after hypofractionated radiotherapy for lung cancer
Sarah A. Mattonen, Kitty Huang, Aaron D. Ward, Suresh Senan, David A. Palma

Review Article

Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
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
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 continuing role of chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in the targeted therapy era
Zarnie Lwin, Jonathan W. Riess, David Gandara
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
Supportive and palliative care for lung cancer patients
Patsy Yates, Penelope Schofield, Isabella Zhao, David Currow

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
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
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
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

Original Article

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

Review Article

Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock

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