Vol 10, No 5 (May 2018): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Esophageal cancer in patients under 50: a SEER analysis
Yuan Zeng, Wenli Ruan, Jun Liu, Wenhua Liang, Jiaxi He, Fei Cui, Hui Pan, Jianxing He
Correlation of triglycerides with myocardial infarction and analysis of risk factors for myocardial infarction in patients with elevated triglyceride
Zhen-Yu Jiao, Xiao-Tao Li, Yan-Bing Li, Mei-Li Zheng, Jun Cai, Shuo-Hua Chen, Shou-Ling Wu, Xin-Chun Yang
Calpain and spectrin breakdown products as potential biomarkers in tuberculous pleural effusion
Ji Young Hong, So Yeong Park, Youngmi Kim, Chang Youl Lee, Myung Goo Lee
Laryngeal mask for airway management in open tracheal surgery—a retrospective analysis of 54 cases
Martina Krecmerova, Jan Schutzner, Pavel Michalek, Paul Johnson, Tomas Vymazal
Long non-coding RNA DANCR promotes cell proliferation, migration, invasion and resistance to apoptosis in esophageal cancer
Hui Shi, Jiahai Shi, Yudong Zhang, Chengqi Guan, Jun Zhu, Fei Wang, Mingming Xu, Qianqian Ju, Shu Fang, Maorong Jiang
Effect of nicotine dependence on quality of life and sleep quality in patients with lung cancer who continue to smoke after diagnosis
Fen Gu, Xue-Fei Li, Jin-Fu Xu, Guang-Hui Gao, Yi-Fan Wu, Cai-Cun Zhou
Independent risk factors for postoperative AKI and the impact of the AKI on 30-day postoperative outcomes in patients with type A acute aortic dissection: an updated meta-analysis and metaregression
Jiayang Wang, Wenyuan Yu, Guangyao Zhai, Nan Liu, Lizhong Sun, Junming Zhu
Evaluation of the performance of serum miRNAs as normalizers in microRNA studies focused on cardiovascular disease
Xiaoyan Wang, Xiaoyi Zhang, Jie Yuan, Jian Wu, Xin Deng, Juan Peng, Shijun Wang, Chunjie Yang, Junbo Ge, Yunzeng Zou
Risk factors for mortality in ICU patients with Acinetobacter baumannii ventilator-associated pneumonia: impact of bacterial cytotoxicity
Mohan Ju, Dongni Hou, Shu Chen, Ying Wang, Xinjun Tang, Jie Liu, Cuicui Chen, Yuanlin Song, Huayin Li
Next-generation sequencing for identifying genetic mutations in adults with bronchiectasis
Wei-Jie Guan, Jia-Cheng Li, Fang Liu, Jian Zhou, Ya-Ping Liu, Chao Ling, Yong-Hua Gao, Hui-Min Li, Jing-Jing Yuan, Yan Huang, Chun-Lan Chen, Rong-Chang Chen, Xue Zhang, Nan-Shan Zhong
Next generation sequencing-based molecular profiling of lung adenocarcinoma using pleural effusion specimens
Liping Liu, Di Shao, Qiuhua Deng, Hailing Tang, Jingjing Wang, Jilong Liu, Fengming Guo, Yongping Lin, Zhiyu Peng, Mao Mao, Karsten Kristiansen, Mingzhi Ye, Jianxing He
The role of virtual-assisted lung mapping in the resection of ground glass nodules
Masaaki Sato, Taiji Kuwata, Atsushi Kitamura, Kenji Misawa, Kota Imashimizu, Keiji Yamanashi, Masaki Ikeda, Terumoto Koike, Masashi Kobayashi, Shinji Kosaka, Ryuta Fukai, Noritaka Isowa, Kazuhiro Nagayama, Akihiro Aoyama, Hiroshi Date, Jun Nakajima
Long-term survival of the middle and lower thoracic esophageal cancer patients after surgical treatment through left or right thoracic approach
Ding Yang, You-Sheng Mao, Ke-Lin Sun, Ju-Wei Mu, Qi Xue, Da-Li Wang, Yu- Shun Gao, Jun Zhao, Xiang-Yang Liu, De-Kang Fang, Jian Li, Yong-Gang Wang, Liang-Ze Zhang, Jin- Feng Huang, Bing Wang
On-pump beating heart versus conventional coronary artery bypass grafting: comparative study on early and long-term clinical outcomes
Ho Jin Kim, You Na Oh, Min Ho Ju, Joon Bum Kim, Sung-Ho Jung, Cheol Hyun Chung, Jae Won Lee, Suk Jung Choo
Multi-level analysis of bacteria isolated from inpatients in respiratory departments in China
Xiang Tang, Meng Xiao, Chao Zhuo, Yingchun Xu, Nanshan Zhong
High-resolution computed tomography features and CT-guided microcoil localization of subcentimeter pulmonary ground-glass opacities: radiological processing prior to video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Zi-Xuan Wang, Lin Li, Zhe Zhang, Guo-Hua Wang, De-Mao Kong, Xu-Dong Wang, Fa Wang
Evaluating and assessing the prevalence of bedside ultrasound in emergency departments in China
Di Shi, Joseph H. Walline, Xuezhong Yu, Jun Xu, Priscilla P. Song, Huadong Zhu
Long-term outcome after resection for recurrent oesophageal cancer
Fumihiko Kato, Satoko Monma, Kazuo Koyanagi, Jun Kanamori, Hiroyuki Daiko, Hiroyasu Igaki, Yuji Tachimori
Effect of Liuweibuqi capsules on CD4+CD25+Foxp3+ regulatory T cells, helper T cells and lung function in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated with lung Qi deficiency
Cheng-Yang Wang, Huan-Zhang Ding, Xiao Tang, Ze-Geng Li
It is safe and feasible to omit the chest tube postoperatively for selected patients receiving thoracoscopic pulmonary resection: a meta-analysis
Pengfei Li, Cheng Shen, Yanming Wu, Yutian Lai, Kun Zhou, Guowei Che
Lung volume reduction surgery does not increase daily physical activity in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Noriane A. Sievi, Daniel Franzen, Malcolm Kohler, Christian F. Clarenbach
Safety and efficacy of airway stenting in patients with malignant oesophago-airway fistula
Janusz R. Włodarczyk, Jarosław Kużdżał
Qualitative coronary artery calcium assessment on CT lung screening exam helps predict first cardiac events
Katherine B. Malcolm, Danya L. Dinwoodey, Michael C. Cundiff, Shawn M. Regis, Andrea K. Borondy Kitts, Christoph Wald, Miranda L. Lynch, Wael Al-Husami, Andrea B. McKee, Brady J. McKee
Pyrroloquinoline quinone attenuates cachexia-induced muscle atrophy via suppression of reactive oxygen species
Tongtong Xu, Xiaoming Yang, Changyue Wu, Jiaying Qiu, Qingqing Fang, Lingbin Wang, Shu Yu, Hualin Sun
Effect of lung protective ventilation on coronary heart disease patients undergoing lung cancer resection
Wenjun Liu, Qian Huang, Duomao Lin, Liyun Zhao, Jun Ma
ypT0N+: the unusual patient with pathological complete tumor response but with residual lymph node disease after neoadjuvant chemoradiation for esophageal cancer, what’s up?
Lieven Peter Depypere, Gil Vervloet, Toni Lerut, Johnny Moons, Gert De Hertogh, Xavier Sagaert, Willy Coosemans, Hans Van Veer, Philippe Robert Nafteux
EphA2 chimeric antigen receptor-modified T cells for the immunotherapy of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Hui Shi, Feng Yu, Yinting Mao, Qianqian Ju, Yingcheng Wu, Wen Bai, Peiwen Wang, Ran Xu, Maorong Jiang, Jiahai Shi
The correlation of pulmonary arterial hypertension with late recurrence of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation
Yan-Qun Zhang, Fei-Long Zhang, Wei-Wei Wang, Xue-Hai Chen, Jian-Hua Chen, Liang-Long Chen
Pathologic complete response after induction therapy—the role of surgery in stage IIIA/B locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Waldemar Schreiner, Sofiya Gavrychenkova, Wojciech Dudek, Ralf Joachim Rieker, Sebastian Lettmaier, Rainer Fietkau, Horia Sirbu
Suppression of mitochondrial respiration with local anesthetic ropivacaine targets breast cancer cells
Xiaodan Gong, Jiapeng Dan, Fang Li, Lishen Wang
Interaction between treatment delivery delay and stage on the mortality from non-small cell lung cancer
Fernando Conrado Abrao, Igor Renato Louro Bruno de Abreu, Roberto Odebrecht Rocha, Felipe Dourado Munhoz, João Henrique Godoy Rodrigues, Bernardo Nogueira Batista
Mitral valve repair versus replacement in patients with ischemic mitral regurgitation
Meng-Lin Lee, Thay-Hsiung Chen, Hsien-Da Huang, Shaw-Min Hou
Prophylactic continuous positive airway pressure after pulmonary lobectomy: a randomized controlled trial
Alessandro Palleschi, Emilia Privitera, Marta Lazzeri, Sara Mariani, Lorenzo Rosso, Davide Tosi, Paolo Mendogni, Ilaria Righi, Rosaria Carrinola, Matteo Montoli, Marco Reda, Massimo Torre, Luigi Santambrogio, Mario Nosotti
The effect of delayed adjuvant chemotherapy on relapse of triplenegative breast cancer
Shuang Li, Ding Ma, Hao-Hong Shi, Ke-Da Yu, Qiang Zhang
Myasthenia gravis as a prognostic marker in patients with thymoma
Bernardo Cacho-Díaz, Karen Salmerón-Moreno, Nydia A. Lorenzana-Mendoza, Julia Texcocano, Oscar Arrieta
Management of lung nodules in Brazil—assessment of realities, beliefs and attitudes: a study by the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SBCT), the Brazilian Thoracic Society (SBPT) and the Brazilian College of Radiology (CBR)
Maria Teresa Ruiz Tsukazan, Ricardo Mingarini Terra, Frank Detterbeck, Ilka Lopes Santoro, Bruno Hochhegger, Gustavo de Souza Portes Meirelles, Gustavo Fortunato, Gustavo Faibischew Prado
Can lobe-specific lymph node dissection be an alternative to systematic lymph node dissection in treating early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis?
Han-Yu Deng, Chang-Long Qin, Gang Li, Guha Alai, Yidan Lin, Xiao-Ming Qiu, Qinghua Zhou
Systemic blood pressure trends and antihypertensive utilization following continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: an analysis of the interagency registry for mechanically assisted circulatory support
Adham Elmously, Andreas R. de Biasi, Donald A. Risucci, Berhane Worku, Evelyn M. Horn, Arash Salemi
Robotic-assisted mediastinal surgery: the first Chinese series of 167 consecutive cases
Hanyue Li, Jiantao Li, Jia Huang, Yunhai Yang, Qingquan Luo
Comparison of clinical manifestations and treatment outcome according to age groups in adult patients with miliary tuberculosis
Jaehee Lee, Jae Kwang Lim, Eun Jin Kim, Deok Heon Lee, Yu Kyung Kim, Seung Soo Yoo, Shin Yup Lee, Seung Ick Cha, Jae Yong Park, Chang Ho Kim
The painless combination of anatomically contoured titanium plates and porcine dermal collagen patch for chest wall reconstruction
Kingsfield Ong, Chin Siang Ong, Yang Chong Chua, Ali Akbar Fazuludeen, Aneez Dokeu Basheer Ahmed
Risk factors of neuropathic pain after thoracic surgery
Takahiro Homma, Yoshinori Doki, Yutaka Yamamoto, Toshihiro Ojima, Yoshifumi Shimada, Naoya Kitamura, Naoki Yoshimura
A predictor for mitral valve repair in patient with rheumatic heart disease: the bending angle of anterior mitral leaflet
Jin-Tao Fu, Mohammad Sharif Popal, Yu-Qing Jiao, Hai-Bo Zhang, Shuai Zheng, Qiu-Ming Hu, Wei Han, Xu Meng
Lung function in the late postoperative phase and influencing factors in patients undergoing pulmonary lobectomy
Ryoichi Matsumoto, Shinzo Takamori, Shintaro Yokoyama, Toshihiro Hashiguchi, Daigo Murakami, Koichi Yoshiyama, Tatsuya Nishi, Masaki Kashihara, Masahiro Mitsuoka, Ryozo Hayashida, Tatsuyuki Kakuma, Yoshito Akagi
Three-field versus two-field lymph node dissection for thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a propensity scorematched comparison
Longlong Shao, Ting Ye, Longfei Ma, Dong Lin, Hong Hu, Yihua Sun, Yawei Zhang, Jiaqing Xiang, Haiquan Chen
Video-assisted thoracic surgery for tiny pulmonary nodules with real-time image guidance in the hybrid theatre: the initial experience
Peter S. Y. Yu, Cheuk Man Chu, Rainbow W. H. Lau, Innes Y. P. Wan, Malcolm J. Underwood, Simon C. H. Yu, Calvin S. H. Ng
Combined lipiodol marking and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in a hybrid operating room
Satoshi Fumimoto, Kiyoshi Sato, Mitsuhiro Koyama, Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Yoshifumi Narumi, Nobuharu Hanaoka, Takahiro Katsumata
The correlation between crizotinib efficacy and molecular heterogeneity by next-generation sequencing in non-small cell lung cancer
Tangfeng Lv, Qian Zou, Zhengbo Song, Hongbing Liu, Qiming Wang, Yong Song
Percutaneous coronary intervention versus optimal medical therapy for patients with chronic total occlusion: a meta-analysis and systematic review
Yingxu Ma, Dongping Li, Jiayi Li, Yixi Li, Fan Bai, Fen Qin, Shenghua Zhou, Qiming Liu
Native T1 and T2 mapping by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in pressure overloaded left and right heart diseases
Jing Wang, Hang Zhao, Yue Wang, Howard C. Herrmann, Walter R. T. Witschey, Yuchi Han
A comparison between two types of indwelling pleural catheters for management of malignant pleural effusions
Sushilkumar Satish Gupta, Charalampos S. Floudas, Abhinav B. Chandra
Inter-relationship among myasthenia gravis, WHO histology, and Masaoka clinical stage and effect on surgical methods in patients with thymoma: a retrospective cohort study
Jianfei Shen, Hongtao Tie, Anyi Xu, Dan Chen, Dehua Ma, Bo Zhang, Chengchu Zhu, Qingchen Wu
TP53 mutations predict for poor survival in ALK rearrangement lung adenocarcinoma patients treated with crizotinib
Wen-Xian Wang, Chun-Wei Xu, Yan-Ping Chen, Wei Liu, Li-Hua Zhong, Fang-Fang Chen, Wu Zhuang, Yun-Jian Huang, Zhang-Zhou Huang, Rong-Rong Chen, Yan-Fang Guan, Xin Yi, Tang- Feng Lv, Wei-Feng Zhu, Jian-Ping Lu, Xiao-Jiang Wang, Yi Shi, Xian-Dong Lin, Gang Chen, Yong Song
Pleural catheters after thoracoscopic treatment of malignant pleural effusion: a randomized comparative study on quality of life
Francesco Petrella, Patrick Maisonneuve, Alessandro Borri, Monica Casiraghi, Stefano Donghi, Sava Durkovic, Niccolo Filippi, Domenico Galetta, Roberto Gasparri, Juliana Guarize, Giorgio Lo Iacono, Alessio Vincenzo Mariolo, Adele Tessitore, Lorenzo Spaggiari
Prognostic prediction of clinical stage IA lung cancer presenting as a pure solid nodule
Jong Hui Suh, Jae Kil Park, Youngkyu Moon
New dynamic viewing of mast cells in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH): contributors or outsiders to cardiovascular remodeling
Jian Xu, Jingjing Wang, Chengjie Shao, Xiaoning Zeng, Lixiang Sun, Hui Kong, Weiping Xie, Hong Wang
Mechanical interventricular dependency supports hemodynamics in tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy
Juan Lei, Zhongxia Sun, Lingchun Lyu, Randall G. Green, Ernest Scalzetti, David Feiglin, Jingfeng Wang, Kan Liu

Guideline

The Society for Translational Medicine: the assessment and prevention of venous thromboembolism after lung cancer surgery
Hui Li, Gening Jiang, Servet Bölükbas, Chun Chen, Haiquan Chen, Keneng Chen, Jun Chen, Xiangli Cui, Wentao Fang, Shugeng Gao, Sebastien Gilbert, Jianhua Fu, Xiangning Fu, Yasuhiro Hida, Shanqing Li, Xiaofei Li, Yin Li, Hecheng Li, Yongjun Li, Deruo Liu, Lunxu Liu, Jianxing He, Jie He, Giuseppe Marulli, Hiroyuki Oizumi, Marc de Perrot, René Horsleben Petersen, Yaron Shargall, Alan Sihoe, Qunyou Tan, Qun Wang, Shun Xu, Mei Yang, Yuanhua Yang, Zhentao Yu, Lanjun Zhang, Xun Zhang, Heng Zhao, Xiuyi Zhi

Brief Report

Medical thoracoscopy removal of a self-expandable metallic stent migration into pleural cavity
Wen-Chien Cheng, Biing-Ru Wu, Chia-Hung Chen, Wei-Chih Liao, Chih-Yen Tu

Surgical Technique

Extended right upper sleeve lobectomy with double-barrel segmental bronchoplasty
Atsushi Hata, Hironobu Wada, Yuichi Sakairi, Hajime Tamura, Taiki Fujiwara, Hidemi Suzuki, Takahiro Nakajima, Masako Chiyo, Ichiro Yoshino
Intraoperative descending aortic dissection during aortic root replacement: successful management
Anton A. Gryaznov, Wei-Guo Ma, Young Erben, Mohammad A. Zafar, Camilo A. Velasquez, Ayman Saeyeldin, Bulat A. Ziganshin, John A. Elefteriades
Application of the Montgomery T-tube in subglottic tracheal benign stenosis
Huihui Hu, Jisong Zhang, Fengjie Wu, Enguo Chen

Technical Note

An alternative chest tube placement after uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery
Alessandro Palleschi, Paolo Mendogni, Alessio Vincenzo Mariolo, Mario Nosotti, Lorenzo Rosso

Original Article of Air Pollution Section

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, Kian Fan Chung, Talat Islam, Frank Gilliland, Stephanie Grady, Eric Garshick, Zhen Li, Junfeng (Jim) Zhang

Case Report of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

An unusual foreign body aspiration requiring an unusual retrieval technique
Gabriel Farkas, Debra Lederman, Tana Pradhan, Kassem Harris

Case Report

Is “lung repair centre” a possible answer to organ shortage?— transplantation of left and right lung at two different centres after ex vivo lung perfusion evaluation and repair: case report
Alessandro Palleschi, Lorenzo Rosso, Marco Schiavon, Alessandro Rebusso, Paolo Mendogni, Federico Rea, Luigi Santambrogio, Mario Nosotti, Franco Valenza
Case study-based time-course analysis of symptoms of respiratory syncytial virus infections followed by acute sinusitis in otherwise-healthy adults
Hidekazu Nishimura, Ko Sato, Francois Marie Ngako Kadji, Suguru Ohmiya, Hiroko Ito, Toru Kubo, Sho Hashimoto
Surgical removal of an intrapulmonary aberrant needle: report of a case
Hajime Otsuka, Takashi Makino, Yoko Azuma, Satoshi Koezuka, Keishi Sugino, Yoshinobu Hata, Yoichi Anami, Takashi Azumi, Akira Iyoda
Ochronosis of the aortic valve
Daneish Selvakumar, Karan Sian, Stuart Sugito, Taranpreet Singh
Acute attack of recurrent esophageal duplication cyst in an adult: case report and literature review
Xinchun Duan, Yong Cui, Ying He, Shaofa Xu
Carcinoembryonic antigen-positive pleural effusion in early stage non-small cell lung cancer without pleural infiltration
Njanja Enz, Fernando Fragoso, Alexander Gamrekeli, Frank Lippek, Wolfgang Jungraithmayr
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery diagnosed during transcatheter treatment of severe pulmonary branch stenoses: a potentially life-threatening situation
Laurence Robinson, Alban-Elouen Baruteau, Alain Fraisse
Acute gastroesophageal intussusception in a patient with pneumomediastinum, pneumoperitoneum, and extensive subcutaneous emphysema resulting from iatrogenic colonic perforation
Geum Hee Hwang, Jun Ho Kim, Kyung Hee Lee, Ga Ram Kim, Yu Jin Ku, Yong Sun Jeon, Soon Gu Cho
Secondary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis predominant in the transplanted lung in patients with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia: an autopsy case
Satoshi Ikeda, Akimasa Sekine, Tomohisa Baba, Takuma Katano, Hideaki Yamakawa, Tsuneyuki Oda, Tae Iwasawa, Mai Matsumura, Tamiko Takemura, Takashi Ogura
A new application for argon beam coagulation: the thymoma patient with pleural recurrence
Yen-Chiang Tseng, Yen-Han Tseng, En-Kuei Tang, Yih-Gang Goan
Lung adenocarcinoma patient with an EGFR kinase domain duplication (KDD) and the response to icotinib
You-Cai Zhu, Wen-Xian Wang, Chun-Wei Xu, Qing-He Tan, Jian-Ying Li, Wu Zhuang, Zheng-Bo Song, Kai-Qi Du, Gang Chen, Tang-Feng Lv, Yong Song
Complete excision of acute necrotic regression of thymoma mimicking an infected mediastinal cyst with mediastinitis using video-assisted thoracoscopic technique
Yong Hwan Kim, Jae Jun Kim, Seong Cheol Jeong, In Sub Kim
Non-pyothorax-associated primary pleural lymphoma without pleural effusion in an immunocompetent patient: a case report and literature review
Chuan Shao, Yongwei Guo, Xianfa Xu, Deng Pan, Bijiong Wang, Yaodong Tang, Shuguang Xu
A surgical case of lung cancer with poor general status associated with parathyroid hormone-related protein
Toshiko Kamata, Eitetsu Koh, Atsuko Masunaga, Asako Okabayashi, Mizue Hasegawa, Hideki Katsura, Kenzo Hiroshima, Yasuo Sekine
Three-port mediastino-laparoscopic esophagectomy (TPMLE) for an 81-year-old female with early-staged esophageal cancer: a case report of combining single-port mediastinoscopic esophagectomy and reduced port laparoscopic surgery
Di Lu, Xiguang Liu, Mei Li, Siyang Feng, Xiaoying Dong, Xuezhou Yu, Hua Wu, Gang Xiong, Ruijun Cai, Guoxin Li, Kaican Cai
Situs inversus uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic right anatomic segmentectomy S1-S2 and S6
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Kostis Soultanis, Hui Zheng, Yuming Zhu
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for patients with lung cancer and aortic valve stenosis
Takashi Sakai, Kazuyuki Yahagi, Sumio Miura, Tatsuhiro Hoshino, Toshiya Yokota, Kengo Tanabe, Shingo Ikeda
Right sleeve pneumonectomy via uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic approach
Chenlu Yang, Firas Abu Akar, Jian Chen, Lei Jiang

Erratum

Erratum to uncontrolled and under-diagnosed asthma in a Damascus shelter during the Syrian crisis
Yousser Mohammad, Shaaban Rafea, Youssef Latifeh, Ali Khaddam, Bisher Sawaf, Mhd Ismael Zakaria, Mohammad Sadek Al Masalmeh, Yaser Fawaz, Abdoulraouf Allaham, Imad Almani, Heba Al-Tarchah, Ayham Ghazal, Ali Zaher, Hala Rifai, Hamed Joumah, S. Dresden Glockler-Lauf, Teresa To