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Vol 8, Supplement 11 (November 2016): Management of Advanced Lung Cancer

Vol 8, Supplement 11 (November 2016): Management of Advanced Lung Cancer More >>

Vol 8, Supplement 10 (November 2016): Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Vol 8, Supplement 10 (November 2016): Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting More >>

Vol 8, Supplement 9 (October 2016): Image-Guided Management of Lung Diseases

Vol 8, Supplement 9 (October 2016): Image-Guided Management of Lung Diseases More >>

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

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment of sleep apnea needs to be tailored after... More >>

The unity of respiratory patient advocacy

Dr. Baiardini and her colleagues have come to several important conclusions in their clinical... More >>

Post hoc ergo propter hoc

The Greeks and Romans recognized this fallacy in argument thousands of years ago. This faulty... More >>

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Survival analyses in lung cancer

Kari Chansky, Dragan Subotic, Nathan R. Foster, Torsten Blum More >>

Nanos gigantium humeris insidentes: the awarded Cox proportional hazards model

Luca Bertolaccini Alessandro Pardolesi Fabio Davoli  Piergiorgio Solli More >>

P value interpretations and considerations

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Original Article

Clinic application of tissue engineered bronchus for lung cancer treatment
Qiang Tan, Ruijun Liu, Xiaoke Chen, Jingxiang Wu, Yinggen Pan, Shun Lu, Walter Weder, Qingquan Luo
The role of cyclooxygenase-2 in the protection against apoptosis in vascular endothelial cells induced by cigarette smoking
Zhihui Shi, Yan Chen, Yanfang Pei, Yingjiao Long, Caihong Liu, Jun Cao, Ping Chen
Weighted gene co-expression network analysis in identification of metastasis-related genes of lung squamous cell carcinoma based on the Cancer Genome Atlas database
Feng Tian, Jinlong Zhao, Xinlei Fan, Zhenxing Kang
Effects of recombinant human brain natriuretic peptide on the prognosis of patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a prospective, multi-center, randomized clinical trial
Zhi-Lin Miao, Ai-Jie Hou, Hong-Yun Zang, Ru-Gang Huang, Xiao-Qun Zheng, Hai-Long Lin, Wei Wang, Ping Hou, Fei Xia, Zhan-Quan Li
Thoracoabdominal aortic replacement for Crawford extent II aneurysm after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Haiou Hu, Tie Zheng, Junming Zhu, Yongmin Liu, Ruidong Qi, Lizhong Sun
Determinants of prolonged intensive care unit stay in patients after cardiac surgery: a prospective observational study
Theodore Kapadohos, Epameinondas Angelopoulos, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Serafeim Nanas, Anastasia Kotanidou, Andreas Karabinis, Katerina Marathias, Christina Routsi
Practice patterns in venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in thoracic surgery: a comprehensive Canadian Delphi survey
John Agzarian, Lori-Ann Linkins, Laura Schneider, Waël C. Hanna, Christian J. Finley, Colin Schieman, Marc De Perrot, Mark Crowther, James Douketis, Yaron Shargall
Relationship between radiologic patterns, pulmonary function values and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cells in newly diagnosed sarcoidosis
Regina Aleksonienė, Ingrida Zeleckienė, Mindaugas Matačiūnas, Roma Puronaitė, Laimutė Jurgauskienė, Radvilė Malickaitė, Edita Strumilienė, Vygantas Gruslys, Rolandas Zablockis, Edvardas Danila
Development of a non-infectious rat model of acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Shan-Shan Chen, Zhao-Fang Yin, Tao Chen, Hui Qiu, Ya-Ru Wei, Shan-Shan Du, Yue-Ping Jin, Meng-Meng Zhao, Qin Wu, Dong Weng, Hui-Ping Li
Predictive models of malignant transudative pleural effusions
Lucía Ferreiro, Francisco Gude, María E. Toubes, Adriana Lama, Juan Suárez-Antelo, Esther San-José, Francisco Javier González-Barcala, Antonio Golpe, José M. Álvarez-Dobaño, Carlos Rábade, Nuria Rodríguez-Núñez, Carla Díaz-Louzao, Luis Valdés
Better perioperative outcomes in thoracoscopic-esophagectomy with two-lung ventilation in semi-prone position
Lei Cai, Yan Li, Li Sun, Xue-Wen Yang, Wen-Bin Wang, Fan Feng, Guang-Hui Xu, Man Guo, Xiao Lian, Hong-Wei Zhang
Advanced primary pulmonary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma: clinical manifestations, treatment, and outcome
Chun-Yu Lin, Ying-Jen Chen, Meng-Heng Hsieh, Chih-Wei Wang, Yueh-Fu Fang
Changes in the action potential and transient outward potassium current in cardiomyocytes during acute cardiac rejection in rats
Wenqi Luo, Yixin Jia, Shuai Zheng, Yan Li, Jie Han, Xu Meng
Learning curve and established phase for uniportal VATS lobectomies: the Papworth experience
Benedetta Bedetti, Luca Bertolaccini, Piergiorgio Solli, Marco Scarci
Clinical factors associated with weaning failure in patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation
Hong-Joon Shin, Jin-Sun Chang, Seong Ahn, Tae-Ok Kim, Cheol-Kyu Park, Jung-Hwan Lim, In-Jae Oh, Yu-Il Kim, Sung-Chul Lim, Young-Chul Kim, Yong-Soo Kwon
Clinical outcomes of surgically resected combined small cell lung cancer: a two-institutional experience
Chao Zhang, Haitang Yang, Heng Zhao, Baoping Lang, Xiangdong Yu, Peng Xiao, Xiao Zhang
Diagnosis of mitral valve cleft using real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography
Xinchun Yuan, Aiyun Zhou, Li Chen, Cheng Zhang, Yan Zhang, Pan Xu
The diagnostic yield and complications of open lung biopsies in kidney transplant patients with pulmonary disease
Daniere Yurie Vieira Tomotani, Antônio Tonete Bafi, Eduardo Souza Pacheco, Tainá Veras de Sandes-Freitas, Laila Almeida Viana, Edgar Porto de Oliveira Pontes, Nikkei Tamura, Hélio Tedesco-Silva Jr, Flavia Ribeiro Machado, Flávio Geraldo Rezende Freitas
Clinical significance of preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen level in patients with clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
Ryo Maeda, Takashi Suda, Ayumi Hachimaru, Daisuke Tochii, Sachiko Tochii, Yasushi Takagi
Colobronchial fistula: the pathogenesis, clinical presentations, diagnosis and treatment
Jinbo Zhao, Nan Ma, Zhengwei Zhao, Jie Lei, Qiang Lu, Feng Tian, Yongan Zhou, Yong Han, Xiaofei Li
Clinical analysis of eight patients with blunt main stem bronchial injuries
Jie Lei, Jinbo Zhao, Feng Tian, Xiaoping Wang, Yongan Zhou, Xiaofei Li, Jian Wang

Short Communication

False positive hepatitis C antibody test
Grace Y. Minamoto, Doreen Lee, Adriana Colovai, Dana Levy, Ljiljana Vasovic, Keith W. Roach, Jonathan Shuter, Daniel Goldstein, David D’Alessandro, Ulrich P. Jorde, Victoria A. Muggia

Surgical Technique

A novel technique for chest drain removal using a two layer method with triclosan-coated sutures
Yujiro Yokoyama, Takahiro Nakagomi, Daichi Shikata, Taichiro Goto

Correspondence

Computer automated algorithm to evaluate cavitary lesions in adults with pulmonary tuberculosis
Alvaro Proaño, Ziyue Xu, Philip Caligiuri, Daniel J. Mollura, Robert H. Gilman, Tuberculosis Working Group in Peru
Valvular heart disease in the elderly: more questions than answers
Sean Coffey, Bernard Prendergast

Original Article

Catamenial pneumothorax: a rare entity? Report of 5 cases and review of the literature
Aikaterini N. Visouli, Kaid Darwiche, Andreas Mpakas, Paul Zarogoulidis, Antonios Papagiannis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Aikaterini Stylianaki, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Nicolaos Courcoutsakis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis

Review Articles

A review of current and novel therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Rokhsara Rafii, Maya M. Juarez, Timothy E. Albertson, Andrew L. Chan
Superior sulcus (Pancoast) tumors: current evidence on diagnosis and radical treatment
Christophoros N. Foroulis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Kaid Darwiche, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Ilias Karapantzos, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Haidong Huang, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
Epidemiology and prognosis of breast cancer in young women
Hussein A. Assi, Katia E. Khoury, Haifa Dbouk, Lana E. Khalil, Tarek H. Mouhieddine, Nagi S. El Saghir
Update in diagnosis and therapy of coexistent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic heart failure
Qiaojun Zeng, Shanping Jiang
Acute respiratory distress syndrome: new definition, current and future therapeutic options
Vito Fanelli, Aikaterini Vlachou, Shirin Ghannadian, Umberto Simonetti, Arthur S. Slutsky, Haibo Zhang
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
Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
Hormonal therapies in young breast cancer patients: when, what and for how long?
Alexandre Christinat, Simona Di Lascio, Olivia Pagani
The management of the advanced colorectal cancer: management of the pulmonary metastases
Charalambos Zisis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Ioanna Kougioumtzi, Paul Zarogoulidis, Kaid Darwiche, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Bojan Zaric, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Georgios Kesisis, Aikaterini Stylianaki, Zhigang Li, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Pleural infection-current diagnosis and management
Andrew Rosenstengel, YC Gary Lee
COPD in India: Iceberg or volcano?
Arvind B. Bhome
Whole genome sequencing for lung cancer
Marissa Daniels, Felicia Goh, Casey M Wright, Krishna B Sriram, Vandana Relan, Belinda E Clarke, Edwina E Duhig, Rayleen V Bowman, Ian A Yang, Kwun M Fong

Original Articles

Establishment of an orthotopic lung cancer model in nude mice and its evaluation by spiral CT
Xiang Liu, Jun Liu, Yubao Guan, Huiling Li, Liyan Huang, Hailing Tang, Jianxing He
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

Perspectives

Surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: the phoenix of thoracic surgery?
Luca Bertolaccini, Andrea Viti, Giovanni Di Perri, Alberto Terzi

Art of Operative Techniques

Thoracoscopic anatomic pulmonary resection
Jianxing He, Xin Xu

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