Vol 10, No 9 (September 2018): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Is the new distribution of early esophageal adenocarcinoma stages improving the prognostic prediction of the 8th edition of the TNM staging system for esophageal cancer?
Ran Mo, Chen Chen, Liang Pan, Ao Yu, Dongjin Wang, Tao Wang
Application of the “continuous suture dividing and equal suture tightening” method in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery sleeve lobectomy
Zheng Zhang, Quanfu Huang, Yongde Liao, Bo Ai, Qi Huang
Deep sternal infections after in situ bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting for left ventricular myocardial revascularization: predictors and influence on 20-year outcomes
Massimo Bonacchi, Edvin Prifti, Marco Bugetti, Orlando Parise, Guido Sani, Daniel M. Johnson, Francesco Cabrucci, Sandro Gelsomino
Transcatheter perimembranous ventricular septal defect closure under transthoracic echocardiographic guidance without fluoroscopy
Shouzheng Wang, Wenbin Ouyang, Yao Liu, Fengwen Zhang, Gaili Guo, Guangzhi Zhao, Xiangbin Pan
Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio is helpful for predicting weaning failure: a prospective, observational cohort study
Zujin Luo, Yinyin Zheng, Liu Yang, Sijie Liu, Jian Zhu, Na Zhao, Baosen Pang, Zhixin Cao, Yingmin Ma
Elevated interleukin-6 and bronchiectasis as risk factors for acute exacerbation in patients with tuberculosis-destroyed lung with airflow limitation
Jee Youn Oh, Young Seok Lee, Kyung Hoon Min, Gyu Young Hur, Sung Yong Lee, Kyung Ho Kang, Chin Kook Rhee, Seoung Ju Park, Jae Jeong Shim
Clinical predictors of pathologically response after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: long term outcomes of a phase II study
Zihui Tan, Hong Yang, Jing Wen, Kongjia Luo, Qianwen Liu, Yihuai Hu, Lanjun Zhang, Mengzhong Liu, Jingping Yun, Jianhua Fu
Fibrinogen as a potential biomarker for clinical phenotype in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Tae Hoon Kim, Dong Kyu Oh, Yeon-Mok Oh, Sei Won Lee, Sang Do Lee, Jae Seung Lee
Thoracic ultrasound versus artificial pneumothorax in complications of medical thoracoscopy—a propensity score matching analysis
Junjun Huang, Yan Hu, Xiangdong Mu, Jiping Liao, Xi Wang, Hong Zhang, Guangfa Wang
Effect of cyclosporine A on mortality after acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Shotaro Aso, Hiroki Matsui, Kiyohide Fushimi, Hideo Yasunaga
Over-expression of calpastatin attenuates myocardial injury following myocardial infarction by inhibiting endoplasmic reticulum stress
Shuai Li, Jian Ma, Jing-Bo Li, James C. Lacefield, Douglas L. Jones, Tian-Qing Peng, Meng Wei
Prognostic value of prognostic nutritional index in lung cancer: a meta-analysis
Dan Li, Xia Yuan, Jia Liu, Changling Li, Weimin Li
Spread through air spaces predicts a worse survival in patients with stage I adenocarcinomas >2 cm after radical lobectomy
Lin Yang, Yikun Yang, Peiqing Ma, Bo Zheng, Wenchao Liu, Zhirong Zhang, Ningning Ding, Li Liu, Yousheng Mao, Ning Lv
Pulmonary and mediastinal paragangliomas: rare endothoracic malignancies with challenging diagnosis and treatment
Angela De Palma, Mariagrazia Lorusso, Francesco Di Gennaro, Rosatea Quercia, Ondina Pizzuto, Giuseppe Garofalo, Angela Fiorella, Elena Maiolino, Giulia Nex, Marcella Schiavone, Giulia De Iaco, Antonia Gentile, Gaetano Lastilla, Michele Loizzi, Leonardo Resta
A subset of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma patient-derived xenografts respond to cetuximab, which is predicted by high EGFR expression and amplification
Hanting Zhu, Chunyu Wang, Jingjing Wang, Dawei Chen, Jiaying Deng, Jianyun Deng, Jianhong Fan, Harun Badakhshi, Xuesong Huang, Likun Zhang, Jie Cai, Sheng Guo, Wubin Qian, Yongzhan Nie, Qixiang Li, Kuaile Zhao
Suturing of the laser resection area is recommended over a depth of 2 cm in an experimental porcine lung model
Andreas Kirschbaum, Thomas M. Surowiec, Anika Pehl, Andreas Gockel, Detlef K. Bartsch, Nikolas Mirow
Serum decorin is a potential prognostic biomarker in patients with acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Takefumi Nikaido, Yoshinori Tanino, Xintao Wang, Yuki Sato, Ryuichi Togawa, Masami Kikuchi, Kenichi Misa, Kazue Saito, Naoko Fukuhara, Takaya Kawamata, Mami Rikimaru, Takashi Umeda, Julia Morimoto, Tatsuhiko Koizumi, Yasuhito Suzuki, Kenichiro Hirai, Manabu Uematsu, Hiroyuki Minemura, Atsuro Fukuhara, Suguru Sato, Junpei Saito, Hiroshi Yokouchi, Kenya Kanazawa, Yoko Shibata
Fluorescent image-based evaluation of gastric conduit perfusion in a preclinical ischemia model
Yu Hua Quan, Minji Kim, Hyun Koo Kim, Beop-Min Kim
Risk factors of cough in non-small cell lung cancer patients after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Rongjia Lin, Guowei Che
Frozen elephant trunk with modified en bloc arch reconstruction and left subclavian transposition for chronic type A dissection
Yong-Liang Zhong, Rui-Dong Qi, Wei-Guo Ma, Yi-Peng Ge, Zhi-Yu Qiao, Cheng-Nan Li, Jun-Ming Zhu, Li-Zhong Sun
Micropapillary or solid pattern predicts recurrence free survival benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage IB lung adenocarcinoma
Minjie Ma, Yunlang She, Yijiu Ren, Chenyang Dai, Lei Zhang, Huikang Xie, Chunyan Wu, Minglei Yang, Dong Xie, Chang Chen
Practice of diagnosis and management of acute respiratory distress syndrome in mainland China: a cross-sectional study
Ling Liu, Yi Yang, Zhiwei Gao, Maoqin Li, Xinwei Mu, Xiaochun Ma, Guicheng Li, Wen Sun, Xue Wang, Qin Gu, Ruiqiang Zheng, Hongsheng Zhao, Dan Ao, Wenkui Yu, Yushan Wang, Kang Chen, Jie Yan, Jianguo Li, Guolong Cai, Yurong Wang, Hongliang Wang, Yan Kang, Arthur S. Slutsky, Songqiao Liu, Jianfen Xie, Haibo Qiu
Nationwide use of inhaled corticosteroids by South Korean asthma patients: an examination of the Health Insurance Review and Service database
Joon Young Choi, Hyoung Kyu Yoon, Jae Ha Lee, Kwang Ha Yoo, Bo Yeon Kim, Hye Won Bae, Young Kyoon Kim, Chin Kook Rhee
Characteristics and survival difference of clinical tumor size 0 extensive-stage small cell lung cancer with different metastasis pattern
Haiyong Wang, Xiao Han, Jun Guo, Zhehai Wang
Contemporary outcomes of surgical management of complex thoracic infections
Ian C. Bostock, Fariha Sheikh, Timothy M. Millington, David J. Finley, Joseph D. Phillips
The impact of histology and ground-glass opacity component on volume doubling time in primary lung cancer
Kai Obayashi, Kimihiro Shimizu, Seshiru Nakazawa, Toshiteru Nagashima, Toshiki Yajima, Takayuki Kosaka, Jun Atsumi, Natsuko Kawatani, Tomohiro Yazawa, Kyoichi Kaira, Akira Mogi, Hiroyuki Kuwano
Lung function changes after chemoradiation therapy in patients with lung cancer treated by three usual platinum combinations
Vasilios Mihailidis, Stavros Anevlavis, Georgia Karpathiou, George Kouliatsis, Argyrios Tzouvelekis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Paschalis Ntolios, Paschalis Steiropoulos, Demosthenes Bouros, Marios E. Froudarakis
Comparison of additional minocycline versus iodopovidone pleurodesis during video-assisted thoracoscopic bleb resection for primary spontaneous pneumothorax: a propensity score-matched analysis
Kang Hoon Lee, Bo Taek Kim, Hyun Koo Kim, Kook Nam Han, Young Ho Choi
Association of eosinophil-to-monocyte ratio with 1-month and long-term all-cause mortality in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
Xin Deng, Xiaoyan Wang, Li Shen, Kang Yao, Lei Ge, Jianying Ma, Feng Zhang, Juying Qian, Junbo Ge
Expression and pathological significance of CC chemokine receptor 7 and its ligands in the airway of asthmatic rats exposed to cigarette smoke
Jun-Feng Zhang, Yi Li, Ai-Zhen Zhang, Qian-Qian He, Yong-Cheng Du, Wen Cao
Changes in non-small cell lung cancer diagnosis, molecular testing and prognosis 2011–2016
Alberto Caballero Vázquez, Paula García Flores, Ana Romero Ortiz, Raimundo García del Moral, Bernardino Alcázar-Navarrete
Sonic hedgehog promotes endothelial differentiation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells via VEGF-D
Sheng Shi, Jiacheng Sun, Qingyou Meng, Yunsheng Yu, Haoyue Huang, Teng Ma, Ziying Yang, Xuan Liu, Junjie Yang, Zhenya Shen
MicroRNA-374b inhibits the tumor growth and promotes apoptosis in non-small cell lung cancer tissue through the p38/ERK signaling pathway by targeting JAM-2
Yujun Wang, Lijuan Yu, Tao Wang
Strong expression of Id-1 in metastatic lymph nodes from esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is associated with better clinical outcome
Yi Hu, Kong-Jia Luo, Jing Wen, Zhi-Hua Zhu

Short Communication

Sputum purulence-associated microbial community compositions in adults with bronchiectasis
Wei-Jie Guan, Yan Huang, Chun-Lan Chen, Jing-Jing Yuan, Hui-Min Li, Yong-Hua Gao, Rong-Chang Chen, Nan-Shan Zhong

Technical Note

Role of p16 deletion and BAP1 loss in the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma
Jing Liu, Xuanzhi Liao, Yingying Gu, Lin Fu, Jin Zhao, Longguang Li, Zhucheng Chen, Juhong Jiang
A phase I/II study of bexarotene with carboplatin and weekly paclitaxel for the treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Konstantin H. Dragnev, Jeremy D. Whyman, Cynthia K. Hahn, Peter E. Kebbekus, Sarah F. Kokko, Sunil M. Bhatt, James R. Rigas

Consensus

The Society for Translational Medicine: indications and methods of percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy for diagnosis of lung cancer
Qinghua Zhou, Jingsi Dong, Jie He, Deruo Liu, David H. Tian, Shugeng Gao, Shanqing Li, 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, Roberto F. Casal, Eugenio Pompeo, Angelo Carretta, Marc Riquet, Ottavio Rena, Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz, Hisashi Saji, Ali Zamir Khan, Jose Luis Danguilan, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Nicolas Guibert, Chengchu Zhu, Jianfei Shen

Guideline

Society for Translational Medicine Expert Consensus on the preoperative assessment of circulatory and cardiac functions and criteria for the assessment of risk factors in patients with lung cancer
Deruo Liu, Huanshun Wen, Jie He, Shugeng Gao, Shanqing Li, 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, Alessandro Brunelli, Michele Salati, Kevin Phan, Yasuhiro Hida, Federico Venuta, Jin-Ho Choi, Kostas Papagiannopoulos, Duc Ha, Nuria Novoa

Review Article

The utilization of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta: preparation, technique, and the implementation of a novel approach to stabilizing hemorrhage
Dong Hun Kim, Sung Wook Chang, Junichi Matsumoto
Pulmonary vasculitis
Ana Casal, Juan Díaz-Garel, Tara Pereiro, María E. Toubes, Jorge Ricoy, Luis Valdés
Surgical treatment of bronchial rupture in blunt chest trauma: a review of literature
Lori M. van Roozendaal, Matthijs H. van Gool, Roy T. M. Sprooten, Bart A. E. Maesen, Martijn Poeze, Karel W. E. Hulsewé, Yvonne L. J. Vissers, Erik R. de Loos
Patient screening for early detection of aortic stenosis (AS)—review of current practice and future perspectives
Martin Thoenes, Peter Bramlage, Pepe Zamorano, David Messika-Zeitoun, Daniel Wendt, Markus Kasel, Jana Kurucova, Richard P. Steeds

Original Article of GARD Section

The nationwide program of allergic disease prevention as an implementation of GARD guidelines in Poland
Filip Raciborski, Bolesław Samoliński, Edyta Krzych-Fałta, Aleksandra Grąbczewska, Filip Furman, Michał Bieszczad, Paweł Morkisz, Patrycja Witkowska, Jean Bousquet, Mariusz Gujski

Review Article of Critical Care Frontier and Horizon Corner

Cell therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome
Shahd Horie, Hector Esteban Gonzalez, John G. Laffey, Claire H. Masterson

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Impact of simulation training on performance and outcomes of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration performed by trainees in a tertiary academic hospital
Alvin Shao Qiang Ong, Aik Hau Tan, Devanand Anantham, Kiran Sharma, Shera Tan, Therese Sophie Lapperre, Kah Yee Tham, Rehena Sultana, Mariko Siyue Koh

Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Bronchoscopic advances in the management of aerodigestive fistulas
Houssein A. Youness, Kassem Harris, Ahmed Awab, Jean I. Keddissi

Case Report

A suspected case of inflammatory bronchial polyp induced by bronchial thermoplasty but resolved spontaneously
Akira Takeuchi, Yoshihiro Kanemitsu, Osamu Takakuwa, Keima Ito, Yuki Kitamura, Yoshitsugu Inoue, Norihisa Takeda, Kensuke Fukumitsu, Takamitsu Asano, Satoshi Fukuda, Hirotsugu Ohkubo, Masaya Takemura, Ken Maeno, Yutaka Ito, Tetsuya Oguri, Akio Niimi
Detection of reverse triggering in a 55-year-old man under deep sedation and controlled mechanical ventilation
Xuan He, Xu-Ying Luo, Guang-Qiang Chen, Jian-Xin Zhou
Hemorrhage of a pancreatic metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma after osimertinib therapy
Kazuki Hayasaka, Satoshi Shiono, Naoki Yanagawa, Kei Yarimizu, Katsuyuki Suzuki, Makoto Endoh
Case of spontaneous whole-lung torsion with literature review
Samuel F. Ekstein, Amanda McCambridge, Eric S. Edell, Chi Wan Koo, Shanda H. Blackmon
Atypical pulmonary alveolar proteinosis presenting as a mixed nodular ground-glass opacity with focal mucinosis mimicking lung cancer
Tsutomu Shinohara, Hiroyuki Hino, Shino Imanishi, Keishi Naruse, Yuji Ohtsuki, Fumitaka Ogushi
A case of coronary arterio-venous fistula: the role of cardiac computed tomography
Ernesto Forte, Teresa Infante, Dario Baldi, Marco Salvatore, Filippo Cademartiri, Carlo Cavaliere
Cardiac hemangioma with epicardial infiltration
Takamichi Inoue, Tadashi Kitamura, Shinzo Torii, Kagami Miyaji
Double-barreled bronchoplasty for a carcinoid tumor with a rare variation of displaced bronchus
Natsumi Matsuura, Tetsuhiko Go, Naoya Yokota, Hiroyasu Yokomise
Bilateral pulmonary sequestrations mimicking advanced lung malignancy
Mau-Ern Poh, Wei-Lin Ng, Chong-Kin Liam, Norlisah Mohd Ramli, Shahrul Hashim