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Original Article

Outcomes and risk factors of postoperative hepatic dysfunction in patients undergoing acute type A aortic dissection surgery
Wei Zhou, Guokun Wang, Yaoyang Liu, Yun Tao, Zhen Du, Yangfeng Tang, Fan Qiao, Yang Liu, Zhiyun Xu
Hedinger syndrome: first experience and two-year follow-up in patients with carcinoid heart disease
Mohamed El Gabry, Sharaf-Eldin Shehada, Fanar Mourad, Arjang Ruhparwar, Harald Lahner, Daniel Dirkmann, Matthias Thielmann, Heinz Jakob, Daniel Wendt
Pulmonary laser-assisted metastasectomy is associated with prolonged survival in patients with colorectal cancer
Isabelle Moneke, Friederike Funcke, Severin Schmid, Thomas Osei-Agyemang, Bernward Passlick
Application of full lateral decubitus position with cephalic parallel approach in robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy
Yunke Zhu, Lin Ma, Lunxu Liu, Yidan Lin
Airway management in anesthesia for thoracic surgery: a “real life” observational study
Nicola Langiano, Silvia Fiorelli, Cristian Deana, Antonio Baroselli, Elena Giovanna Bignami, Carola Matellon, Livia Pompei, Anna Tornaghi, Federico Piccioni, Remo Orsetti, Cecilia Coccia, Noemi Sacchi, Rocco D’Andrea, Luca Brazzi, Carlo Franco, Rosanna Accardo, Antonio Di Fuccia, Francesco Baldinelli, Pasquale De Negri, Angelo Gratarola, Chiara Angeletti, Francesco Pugliese, Marco Valerio Micozzi, Domenico Massullo, Giorgio Della Rocca
Waste not, want not: diagnostic material found in suction syringe aspirate during endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Nikhil Jagan, Carolina A. Landeen, Douglas R. Moore, Adam D. Highley, Ryan W. Walters, Zachary S. DePew
The prognostic role of angiolymphatic invasion in N0 esophageal carcinoma: a meta-analysis and systematic review
An Wang, Yulong Tan, Yuyan Zhang, Dong Xu, Yuchao Fang, Xiaofeng Chen, Shaohua Wang
Health-related quality of life and survival among 10-year survivors of esophageal cancer surgery: gastric tube reconstruction versus whole stomach reconstruction
Min Zhang, Cheng Zhang, Qing-Chen Wu
Multiple primary malignancies for squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus
Dongni Chen, Ningbo Fan, Junxian Mo, Weidong Wang, Ruiqi Wang, Youfang Chen, Jia Hu, Zhesheng Wen
Implications of elevated cardiac troponin in patients presenting with acute pulmonary embolism: an observational study
Ayman El-Menyar, Mohammad Asim, Syed Nabir, Mohamed Nadeem Ahmed, Hassan Al-Thani
Poor enhancement pattern of left atrial appendage in cardiac computed tomography is associated with stroke in persistent atrial fibrillation patients
Takafumi Inoue, Yoshihiro Suematsu
Evaluation of a heparin monitoring protocol for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and review of the literature
Ellen Colman, Ellen B. Yin, Greg Laine, Subhasis Chatterjee, Siavosh Saatee, J. Patrick Herlihy, Meredith A. Reyes, Arthur W. Bracey
A comparative study of thoracoscopic sympathectomy for the treatment of hand sweating
Lixia Huang, Hong Jiang, Dongshan Wei, Qingming Xue, Qingsong Ding, Runlei Hu
Comparison of blood flow in single and sequential vein grafts during off-pump coronary artery bypass
Jingxing Li, Chengxiong Gu
A randomised, multicentre open-label phase II study to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of oral vinorelbine plus cisplatin versus intravenous vinorelbine plus cisplatin in Chinese patients with chemotherapy-naive unresectable or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Yunpeng Yang, Jianhua Chang, Cheng Huang, Yiping Zhang, Jie Wang, Yongqian Shu, Jean Philippe Burillon, Marcello Riggi, Aurélie Petain, Pierre Ferre, Ying Liang, Li Zhang
A retrospective study analyzing missed diagnosis of lung metastases at their early stages on computed tomography
Huai Chen, Suidan Huang, Qingsi Zeng, Min Zhang, Zhiwen Ni, Xiaoling Li, Xiaoyin Xu
Pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcoma—survival and prognostic analysis
Wojciech Dudek, Waldemar Schreiner, Iurii Mykoliuk, Mostafa Higaze, Horia Sirbu
Prognostic value of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte, platelet-to-lymphocyte and lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio ratios in patients operated on due to non-small cell lung cancer
Mariusz Łochowski, Barbara Łochowska, Izabela Zawadzka, Bartosz Cieślik-Wolski, Dominika Kozik, Józef Kozak
Aortic dissection patients mimic acute coronary syndrome with preoperative antiplatelet therapy
Yunxing Xue, Hoshun Chong, Xiyu Zhu, Fudong Fan, Dongjin Wang, Qing Zhou
Multidisciplinary treatment of thymic neuroendocrine tumors: surgery remains a key component
Erin M. Corsini, Kyle G. Mitchell, Eric L. Sceusi, Reza J. Mehran, David C. Rice, Boris Sepesi, Garrett L. Walsh, Stephen G. Swisher, Jack A. Roth, Ara A. Vaporciyan, Wayne L. Hofstetter, Mara B. Antonoff
TMEM213 as a novel prognostic and predictive biomarker for patients with lung adenocarcinoma after curative resection: a study based on bioinformatics analysis
Jiayun Zou, Zhi Li, Hao Deng, Junli Hao, Rui Ding, Mingfang Zhao
Effect of progressive sarcopenia during postoperative 6 months on long-term prognosis of completely resected lung cancer
Masashi Nagata, Hiroyuki Ito, Tomoyuki Yokose, Akihiro Tokushige, Shinichiro Ueda, Haruhiko Nakayama
The safety of thymic vein sealing with ultrasonic energy in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery thymectomy
Hao Wu, Qing Lin, Yangchuan Liu, Liru Chen, Lei Peng, Yeji Hu, Sui Yin, Quan Xu
The influence of adjuvant radiation therapy after endoscopic resection on survival for early stage EC: an analysis of the surveillance epidemiology and end results (SEER) database
Baofu Chen, Junhong Lin, Yuhang Ruan, Zixuan Chen, Kaya Petersen, Min Kong, Jianfei Shen, Gongchao Wang
Association between cardiovascular risk factors and the diameter of the main pulmonary artery in asymptomatic population in the Appalachian region
Timir K. Paul, Ali E. Alamin, Pooja Subedi, Michael Zhang, Mohamed M. Diab, Arsham Alamian, Liang Wang, Gerald Blackwell, Hadii M. Mamudu
An assessment of the distance between the phrenic nerve and major intrathoracic structures
Tim Bishop, Derek Clark, Heather Bendyk, Joey Bell, David Jaynes
Prognostic significance of the pattern of pathological N1 lymph node metastases for non-small cell lung cancer
Sergej Griff, Samantha Taber, Torsten T. Bauer, Joachim Pfannschmidt
Chest wall reconstruction using a new titanium mesh: a multicenters experience
Nicola Tamburini, William Grossi, Stefano Sanna, Alessio Campisi, Francesco Londero, Pio Maniscalco, Giampiero Dolci, Francesco Quarantotto, Niccolò Daddi, Angelo Morelli, Giorgio Cavallesco, Andrea Dell’Amore
Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging in unilateral diaphragm eventration: knowledge improvement before and after plication
Francoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Anne Hernigou, Antonio Mazzella, Antoine Legras, Caroline Rivera, Imen Bouacida, Alex Arame, Alain Badia, Juan Carlos Das Neves Pereira, Capucine Morelot-Panzini, Thomas Similowski, Marc Riquet, Aurélie Vilfaillot, Giuseppe Mangiameli
The comparison of ultrasound-guided thoracic paravertebral blockade and internal intercostal nerve block for non-intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery
Hanyu Yang, Qinglong Dong, Lixia Liang, Jun Liu, Long Jiang, Hengrui Liang, Shiyuan Xu
Changing etiological frequency of chronic cough in a tertiary hospital in Shanghai, China
Hongmei Ding, Xianghuai Xu, Siwan Wen, Yiming Yu, Jing Pan, Cuiqin Shi, Ran Dong, Zhongmin Qiu, Li Yu
Comparison of costs of hospitalization of patients with primary lung cancer after lobectomy with access through classic thoracotomy and VATS in the conditions of financing based on diagnosis-related groups
Joanna Lipińska, Marcin Wawrzycki, Sławomir Jabłoński
Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors: risk of blood product transfusion and inotrope requirements in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Carla Luzzi, Konrad Salata, Carine Djaiani, Maxim Gershinsky, Vivek Rao, Jo Carroll, Rita Katznelson
Urine lipoarabinomannan (LAM) and antimicrobial usage in seriously-ill HIV-infected patients with sputum smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis
Thuli Mthiyane, Jonny Peter, Jenny Allen, Cathy Connolly, Malika Davids, Roxana Rustomjee, Timothy H. Holtz, Lesibana Malinga, Keertan Dheda
Volumetric assessment of solid pulmonary nodules on ultralow-dose CT: a phantom study
Matthias Eberhard, Daniel Stocker, Gianluca Milanese, Katharina Martini, Thi Dan Linh Nguyen-Kim, Moritz C. Wurnig, Thomas Frauenfelder, Stephan Baumueller
The clinical significance of the intraoperative pathological examination of bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph nodes using frozen sections in cervical field lymph node dissection of thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Jinxin Xu, Bin Zheng, Shuliang Zhang, Taidui Zeng, Hao Chen, Wei Zheng, Chun Chen
Lipid management for coronary heart disease patients: an appraisal of updated international guidelines applying Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation II—clinical practice guideline appraisal for lipid management in coronary heart disease
Huimin Zhou, Shaozhao Zhang, Xiuting Sun, Daya Yang, Xiaodong Zhuang, Yue Guo, Xun Hu, Zhimin Du, Meifen Zhang, Xinxue Liao
The clinical significance of serum adipocytokines level in patients with lung cancer
Fanfan Li, Yanan Cao, Jingjing Li, Cong Gao, Xiang Dong, Pengfei Ren, Chenxu Meng, Chanjuan Chen
Non-intubated video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery vs. intubated video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for thoracic disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 1,684 cases
Kai Zhang, Hui-Guo Chen, Wei-Bin Wu, Xiao-Jun Li, Yong-Hui Wu, Jian-Nan Xu, Yu-Bin Jia, Jian Zhang
The use of magnetic resonance imaging in differential diagnosis of allergic fungal sinusitis and eosinophilic mucin rhinosinusitis
Yifan Meng, Luo Zhang, Yingshi Piao, Hongfei Lou, Kuiji Wang, Chengshuo Wang
Necessity of thoracotomy in pulmonary metastasis of osteosarcoma
Erji Gao, Yang Li, Weigang Zhao, Tiancheng Zhao, Xiang Guo, Weiwei He, Weiming Wu, Yonghong Zhao, Yi Yang
Comparison of Ivor Lewis esophagectomy and Sweet esophagectomy for the treatment of middle-lower esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Yuan Feng, Nan Wu, Shi Yan, Xing Wang, Yue Yang
Effects of the health belief model following acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a hospital in China
Mei Ji, Ai-Hong Wang, Jun Ye, Ya-Hui Shen, Chun-Mei Chen, Chen Yu, Li-Fang Li
Lipoxin A4 ameliorates alveolar fluid clearance disturbance in lipopolysaccharide-induced lung injury via aquaporin 5 and MAPK signaling pathway
Fang Ba, Xiaoming Zhou, Yingqi Zhang, Cen Wu, Shenqian Xu, Liqin Wu, Jiayang Li, Yan Yin, Xiu Gu

Newsletter of GARD Section

Next-generation care pathways for allergic rhinitis and asthma multimorbidity: a model for multimorbid non-communicable diseases—Meeting Report (Part 1)
Jean Bousquet, Nhân Pham-Thi, Anna Bedbrook, Ioana Agache, Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Ignacio Ansotegui, Josep M. Anto, Claus Bachert, Samuel Benveniste, Mike Bewick, Nils Billo, Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Isabelle Bosse, Guy Brusselle, Moïses A. Calderon, Giorgio W. Canonica, Luis Caraballo, Victoria Cardona, Ana Maria Carriazo, Eugene Cash, Lorenzo Cecchi, Derek K. Chu, Elaine Colgan, Elisio Costa, Alvaro A. Cruz, Wienczyslawa Czarlewski, Stephen Durham, Motohiro Ebisawa, Marina Erhola, Jean-Luc Fauquert, Wytske J. Fokkens, Joao A. Fonseca, Nick Guldemond, Tomohisa Iinuma, Maddalena Illario, Ludger Klimek, Piotr Kuna, Violeta Kvedariene, Désirée Larenas-Linneman, Daniel Laune, Lan T. T. Le, Olga Lourenço, Joao O. Malva, Gert Marien, Enrica Menditto, Joaquim Mullol, Lars Münter, Yoshitaka Okamoto, Gabrielle L. Onorato, Nikos G. Papadopoulos, Maritta Perala, Oliver Pfaar, Abigail Phillips, Jim Phillips, Hilary Pinnock, Fabienne Portejoie, Pablo Quinones-Delgado, Christine Rolland, Ulysse Rodts, Boleslaw Samolinski, Mario Sanchez-Borges, Holger J. Schünemann, Mohamed Shamji, David Somekh, Alkis Togias, Sanna Toppila-Salmi, Ioanna Tsiligianni, Omar Usmani, Samantha Walker, Dana Wallace, Arunas Valiulis, Rianne Van der Kleij, Maria Teresa Ventura, Sian Williams, Arzu Yorgancioglu, Torsten Zuberbier

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Comparison of specimen adequacy and diagnostic accuracy of a 25-gauge and 22-gauge needle in endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Christopher Di Felice, Benjamin Young, Maroun Matta
Incidence and clinical relevance of non-small cell lung cancer lymph node micro-metastasis detected by staging endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Adam R. Belanger, Johnathan Hollyfield, Gabriella Yacovone, Agathe S. Ceppe, Jason A. Akulian, A. Cole Burks, M. Patricia Rivera, Leslie G. Dodd, Jason M. Long, Benjamin E. Haithcock, Chad V. Pecot

iMDT Corner

Mitral valve restenosis after closed mitral commissurotomy: case discussion
Anyi Xu, Jiang Jin, Xiaodong Li, Jian Xiao, Peng Zhu, Wenhui Gong, Yue Liu, Yuetian Yu, Chunguang Wang, Chengxin Zhang, Irbaz Hameed, Arash Salemi, Daniel Hernandez-Vaquero, Taufiek Konrad Rajab, Francesco Nappi, Jianfei Shen, Baofu Chen

Letter to the Editor

Novel air leak test and step-by-step strategy for preventing the air leak in lung surgery
Hee Chul Yang, Hye Young Chang
Personalized adjuvant treatment: go through the past to the future
Si-Yang Liu, Yi-Long Wu
Acute kidney injury: a common prognostic condition for different pathogenetic triggers?
Daniela Cardinale, Nicola Cosentino, Giancarlo Marenzi
Chest ultrasonography and X-ray may be perfectly integrated in patients management after thoracic surgery such as Shaq and Kobe
Marco Chiappetta, Maria Teresa Congedo, Andrea Smargiassi, Dania Nachira, Stefano Margaritora
The tidal volume fix and more…
Fabienne D. Simonis, Ary Serpa Neto, Marcus J. Schultz
Intraoperative conversion: it happens, we should smartly deal with it
Alex Fourdrain, Florent Leviel, Sophie Lafitte, Pascal Berna
Invited author response to editorial commentary: hypoalbuminemia in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement: culprit or surrogate?
Asmae Gassa, Jan Hendrik Borghardt, Johanna Maier, Max Michel, Navid Mader, Stephan Baldus, Thorsten Wahlers
Surgical approach for thymic epithelial tumor
Yasushi Shintani, Soichiro Funaki, Naoko Ose, Takashi Kanou, Eriko Fukui, Masato Minami
The current only location-based nodal classification in NSCLC may be inadequate
Tomohiro Maniwa
Recent topics of lung neuroendocrine tumors
Yoshinobu Ichiki, Hiroki Matsumiya, Masataka Mori, Masatoshi Kanayama, Yusuke Nabe, Akihiro Taira, Shinji Shinohara, Hidenori Goto, Taiji Kuwata, Masaru Takenaka, Soichi Oka, Yasuhiro Chikaishi, Takashi Fukuyama, Naoko Imanishi, Kazue Yoneda, Koji Kuroda, Noritada Kobayashi, Kozo Nakanishi, Fumihiro Tanaka
A novel treatment for bronchopleural fistula after pulmonary resection by interventional technique
Gang Wu, Yanwei Zeng, Meipan Yin, Yue Zhao
Correspondence to the editorials on “Comparison of stereotactic body radiotherapy versus metastasectomy outcomes in patients with pulmonary metastases”
Hojin Jeong, Yun Hee Lee, Ki Mun Kang, Bae Kwon Jeong
Accurate staging of non-small cell lung cancer—tissue is the issue
Neal Navani
Pushing the limits in order to avoid pneumonectomy
Giulio Maurizi, Camilla Vanni, Erino Angelo Rendina

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


Brief Report


Editorial


Guideline


Letter to the Editor


Surgical Technique


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Surgical Technique


Editorial Commentary