Vol 10, No 7 (July 2018): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Consensus

A consensus on the role of osimertinib in non-small cell lung cancer from the AME Lung Cancer Collaborative Group
Tao Jiang, Chunxia Su, Shengxiang Ren, Federico Cappuzzo, Gaetano Rocco, Joshua D. Palmer, Nico van Zandwijk, Fiona Blackhall, Xiuning Le, Nathan A. Pennell, Caicun Zhou, written on behalf of the AME Lung Cancer Collaborative Group

Original Article

Accuracy of rapid on-site evaluation of endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspirates by respiratory registrars in training and medical scientists compared to specialist pathologists—an initial pilot study
Emily Hopkins, David Moffat, Caroline Smith, Michelle Wong, Ian Parkinson, Walter Nespolon, Jennifer Buckseall, Madeline Hill, Hubertus Jersmann, Phan Nguyen
A single-institution retrospective analysis of metachronous and synchronous metastatic bronchial neuroendocrine tumors
Marta Peri, Edoardo Botteri, Eleonora Pisa, Filippo De Marinis, Antonio Ungaro, Francesca Spada, Chiara Maria Grana, Roberto Gasparri, Lorenzo Spaggiari, Nicole Romentz, Giuseppe Badalamenti, Antonio Russo, Nicola Fazio
Role of 3D reconstruction in the evaluation of patients with lower segment oesophageal cancer in the evaluation of patients with lower segment oesophageal cancer
Hongfei Cai, Rui Wang, Yang Li, Xiaodong Yang, Youbin Cui
Impact of previous head and neck cancer on postoperative complications after surgical resection for lung cancer: a case-control study
Guillaume Briend, Benjamin Planquette, Alain Badia, Amandine Vial, Ollivier Laccourreye, Françoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Guy Meyer, Olivier Sanchez
Seasonal and meteorological impacts on primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Hiroaki Ogata, Koichiro Matsumoto, Keita Nakatomi, Nobutaka Nakashima, Fumihiro Shoji, Hiroshi Koto
Clinicopathological features of lung cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Xiaoyan Liu, Yan Xu, Qing Zhou, Minjiang Chen, Hongge Liang, Jing Zhao, Wei Zhong, Mengzhao Wang
Analysis of the clinicopathological characteristics and their trends among patients with lung cancer undergoing surgery in a tertiary cancer hospital of north China during 2000–2013
Xinqiang Ji, Yun Fang, Jing Liu
Genetic and pharmacological inhibition of eIF4E effectively targets esophageal cancer cells and augments 5-FU’s efficacy
Jindan Kai, Yiqiao Wang, Fei Xiong, Sheng Wang
Visceral pleural invasion by pulmonary adenocarcinoma ≤3 cm: the pathological correlation with pleural signs on computed tomography
Shuyi Yang, Liang Yang, Lin Teng, Shan Zhang, Yue Cui, Yukun Cao, Heshui Shi
Bronchoplasty for treating the whole lung atelectasis caused by endobronchial tuberculosis in main bronchus
Zhongcheng Li, Guocai Mao, Qi Gui, Chengcheng Xu
Changes in coagulation factor XII and its function during aortic arch surgery for acute aortic dissection—a prospective observational study
Jiachen Li, Xinliang Guan, Ou Liu, Xiaolong Wang, Yuyong Liu, Haiyang Li, Feng Lan, Ming Gong, Hongjia Zhang
Perioperative nursing for immediate breast reconstruction with deep inferior epigastric perforator flap after breast cancer resection
Shufang Tan, Lifen Pan, Haixuan Zhao, Jiemin Hu, Huiyi Chen
Prognostic value of immunohistochemical factors in esophageal small cell carcinoma (ESCC): analysis of clinicopathologic features of 73 patients
Yigong Zhang, Cong Li, Ming Chen
The role of plasma miRNAs in the diagnosis of pulmonary nodules
Ke-Xing Xi, Xue-Wen Zhang, Xiang-Yang Yu, Wei-Dong Wang, Ke-Xiang Xi, Yong-Qiang Chen, Ying-Sheng Wen, Lan-Jun Zhang
Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement for mixed aortic valve disease
Jennifer L. Philip, Tiffany Zens, Lucian Lozonschi, Nilto C. De Oliveira, Satoru Osaki, Takushi Kohmoto, Shahab A. Akhter, Paul C. Tang
Postoperative complications and survival after surgical resection of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Sebastian Roed Rasmussen, Rikke Vibeke Nielsen, Anne-Sophie Fenger, Mette Siemsen, Hanne Berg Ravn
Predictors of lymph node metastasis and possible selective lymph node dissection in clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
Ningning Ding, Yousheng Mao, Shugeng Gao, Qi Xue, Dali Wang, Jun Zhao, Yushun Gao, Jinfeng Huang, Kang Shao, Feiyue Feng, Yue Zhao
Impact of pathological complete response following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in esophageal cancer
Tamer Soror, Gerlinda Kho, Kuai-Le Zhao, Mahmoud Ismail, Harun Badakhshi
Bedside sonography assessment of extravascular lung water increase after major pulmonary resection in non-small cell lung cancer patients
Lucio Cagini, Marco Andolfi, Cecilia Becattini, Maria Giovanna Ranalli, Francesco Bartolucci, Alessandra Mancuso, Jacopo Vannucci, Giancarlo Agnelli, Francesco Puma
Benchmark values for transthoracic esophagectomy are not set as the defined “best possible”—a validation study
Olli Helminen, Johanna Mrena, Eero Sihvo
Intraoperative computed tomography after tumor marking with metal clips for non-palpable lung tumors
Yoshimasa Tokunaga, Sung Soo Chang, Yusuke Kita, Taku Okamoto
Preoperative risk assessment with computed tomography in patients undergoing lung cancer surgery
Kazuhiro Ueda, Junichi Murakami, Toshiki Tanaka, Masataro Hayashi, Kazunori Okabe, Kimikazu Hamano
Changes of pleural pressure after thoracic surgery
Jin San Bok, Geun Dong Lee, Dong Kwan Kim, Dongjun Lim, Se Kyung Joo, Sehoon Choi
Risk factors and mortality of adults with lung cancer admitted to the intensive care unit
Chih-Cheng Lai, Chung-Han Ho, Chin-Ming Chen, Shyh-Ren Chiang, Chien-Ming Chao, Wei-Lun Liu, Jhi-Joung Wang, Ching-Chieh Yang, Kuo-Chen Cheng
Radical thymectomy versus conservative thymomectomy in the surgical treatment of thymic malignancies
Emanuele Voulaz, Giulia Veronesi, Maurizio Infante, Umberto Cariboni, Alberto Testori, Pierluigi Novellis, Edoardo Bottoni, Eliseo Passera, Emanuela Morenghi, Marco Alloisio
Urinary circulating DNA profiling in non-small cell lung cancer patients following treatment shows prognostic potential
Tianjun Hu, Haibo Shen, Hongbo Huang, Meijun Song, Zhenghua Yang, Yingjie Zhou, Guofang Zhao
Left ventricular strain is associated with acute postoperative refractory hypotension in patients with constrictive pericarditis and preserved ejection fraction
Fang-Fei Wang, Jeffrey Hsu, Fu-Wei Jia, Xue Lin, Qi Miao, Wei Chen, Li-Gang Fang
Short-term and 1-year outcomes after MitraClip therapy in functional versus degenerative mitral regurgitation patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Xiao-Hang Liu, Jia-Yu Shi, Xiao-Jin Feng, Dong-Cai Feng, Lin Wang, Hai-Yu Pang, Hong-Zhi Xie, Fang-Fei Wang, Jeffrey Hsu, Fu-Wei Jia, Wei Chen
ctDNA assessment of EGFR mutation status in Chinese patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer in real-world setting
Shirong Zhang, Lucheng Zhu, Xueqin Chen, Xiaochen Zhang, Enguo Chen, Hongming Fang, Yuejuan Feng, Yuping Li, Xi Wang, Zhongyu Jiang, Yina Wang, Zhihao Zhang, Huijuan He, Shenglin Ma
A nomogram for predicting lymph node metastasis in surgically resected T1 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Weiyu Shen, Yaxing Shen, Lijie Tan, Chenghua Jin, Yong Xi
Predicting prognosis of post-chemotherapy patients with resected IIIA non-small cell lung cancer
Difan Zheng, Yiyang Wang, Yuan Li, Yihua Sun, Haiquan Chen
One-stage hybrid aortic repair using the frozen elephant trunk in acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection
Nora Goebel, Ragi Nagib, Schahriar Salehi-Gilani, Samir Ahad, Marc Albert, Adrian Ursulescu, Ulrich F. W. Franke
Long-term outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with surgically treated pulmonary atypical carcinoid tumors: our institutional experience with 68 patients
Peng Song, Ruochuan Zang, Lei Liu, Xiayimaier Dan, Shugeng Gao
Cancerous esophageal stenosis before treatment was significantly correlated to poor prognosis of patients with esophageal cancer: a meta-analysis
Han-Yu Deng, Guha Alai, Jun Luo, Gang Li, Ze-Guo Zhuo, Yi-Dan Lin
Lung function impairment is not associated with the severity of acute coronary syndrome but is associated with a shorter stay in the coronary care unit
Fernando Casas-Méndez, Alicia Sánchez-de-la-Torre, Joan Valls, Manuel Sánchez-de-la-Torre, Jorge Abad, Joaquin Duran-Cantolla, Valentin Cabriada, Juan Fernando Masa, Joaquin Teran, Gerard Castella, Fernando Worner, Ferran Barbé, on behalf of the Spanish Sleep Network
Sternal resection and reconstruction for secondary malignancies
Wojciech Dudek, Waldemar Schreiner, Raymund E. Horch, Horia Sirbu
Comparison of non-intubated versus intubated video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer
Zeead M. AlGhamdi, Lyfuxu Lynhiavu, Young Kyu Moon, Mi Hyoung Moon, Seha Ahn, Yunho Kim, Sook Whan Sung
Relation between changes in red blood cell distribution width after coronary artery bypass grafting and early postoperative morbidity
Seok In Lee, So Young Lee, Chang Hyu Choi, Chul-Hyun Park, Kook Yang Park, Kuk Hui Son
Changes in thoracic cavity dimensions of pectus excavatum patients following Nuss procedure
Eun Young Rha, Jun Hyeok Kim, Gyeol Yoo, Seha Ahn, Jun Lee, Jin Yong Jeong
Clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of pulmonary pleomorphic carcinoma: a population-based retrospective study using SEER data
Jiacheng Yin, Yong Yang, Ke Ma, Xiaodong Yang, Tao Lu, Shuai Wang, Yu Shi, Cheng Zhan, Yimeng Zhu, Qun Wang
Lung ultrasound as a monitoring tool in lung transplantation in rodents: a feasibility study
Paolo Diana, Davide Zampieri, Elisa Furlani, Emanuele Pivetta, Fiorella Calabrese, Federica Pezzuto, Giuseppe Marulli, Federico Rea, Carlo Ori, Paolo Persona
Outcomes of patients undergoing surgery for thymic carcinoma: a single-center experience
Yusuke Nabe, Yoshinobu Ichiki, Yukiko Fukuichi, Masataka Mori, Yohei Honda, Masatoshi Kanayama, Akihiro Taira, Shinji Shinohara, Taiji Kuwata, Masaru Takenaka, Yasuhiro Chikaishi, Soichi Oka, Ayako Hirai, Yuko Tashima, Koji Kuroda, Naoko Imanishi, Kazue Yoneda, Fumihiro Tanaka
New bullae formation in the staple line increases the risk of recurrent pneumothorax following video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery bullectomy for primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Si Young Choi, Do Yeon Kim, Jong Hui Suh, Jeong Seob Yoon, Jin Yong Jeong, Chan Beom Park
Preoperative peak expiratory flow (PEF) for predicting postoperative pulmonary complications after lung cancer lobectomy: a prospective study with 725 cases
Yutian Lai, Xin Wang, Pengfei Li, Jue Li, Kun Zhou, Guowei Che
Antegrade cardioplegia as a possible cause of acute saphenous vein endothelial damage in patients undergoing on pump coronary artery bypass surgery
Ioannis Koukis, Stavros Siminelakis, Michalis Argiriou, Nikolaos Theakos, Anna Takou, George Pounis, Christos Charitos, Efstratios Apostolakis
Lung decortication in phase III pleural empyema by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)—results of a learning curve study
Martin Reichert, Bernd Pösentrup, Andreas Hecker, Winfried Padberg, Johannes Bodner
Extracranial metastatic burden in extensive-stage small cell lung cancer: implications for prophylactic cranial irradiation
Daniel E. Oliver, Olivia G. Donnelly, G. Daniel Grass, Arash O. Naghavi, George Q. Yang, Thomas J. Dilling, Bradford A. Perez
Interatrial block predicts atrial fibrillation in patients with carotid and coronary artery disease
Bryce Alexander, Adrian Baranchuk, Sohaib Haseeb, Henri van Rooy, Adrian Kuchtaruk, Wilma Hopman, Göksel Çinier, Marie-France Hetu, Terry Y. Li, Amer M. Johri
Primary mediastinal seminoma
Aleksandra Napieralska, Wojciech Majewski, Wojciech Osewski, Leszek Miszczyk
Infections after transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement: mid-term results of 200 consecutive patients
Sharaf-Eldin Shehada, Daniel Wendt, Davina Peters, Fanar Mourad, Philipp Marx, Matthias Thielmann, Philipp Kahlert, Alexander Lind, Rolf-Alexander Janosi, Tienush Rassaf, Peter-Michael Rath, Martin Thoenes, Heinz Jakob, Mohamed El Gabry
Bicuspid aortic valve with critical coarctation of the aorta: singleor two-stage operation?
Hongqiang Zhang, Kai Zhu, Shouguo Yang, Junyu Zhai, Tianyu Zhou, Xiaoning Sun, Chunsheng Wang
Nationwide pulmonary function test rates in South Korean asthma patients
Joon Young Choi, Hyoung Kyu Yoon, Jae Ha Lee, Kwang Ha Yoo, Bo Yeon Kim, Hye Won Bae, Young Kyoon Kim, Chin Kook Rhee
Pulmonary static inflation with 50% xenon attenuates decline in tissue factor in patients undergoing Stanford type A acute aortic dissection repair
Xudong Pan, Jiakai Lu, Weiping Cheng, Yanwei Yang, Junming Zhu, Mu Jin
Effects of preventive therapy for latent tuberculosis infection and factors associated with treatment abandonment: a cross-sectional study
Huaping Huang, Guosheng Yuan, Yuhua Du, Xiaoting Cai, Junwei Liu, Chengguang Hu, Bing Liang, Guifang Hu, Xiaoping Tang, Yuanping Zhou
Viral infection in community acquired pneumonia patients with fever: a prospective observational study
Ru-Jia Tao, Xiao-Li Luo, Wen Xu, Bei Mao, Ruo-Xuan Dai, Cheng-Wei Li, Li Yu, Fen Gu, Shuo Liang, Hai-Wen Lu, Ke-Bin Chen, Jiu-Wu Bai, Xiao-Bin Ji, Shu-Yi Gu, Xiao-Li Sun, Fa-Hui Dai, Ping Jiang, Wei-Jun Cao, Jin-Fu Xu
Knowledge and practice of Chinese physicians toward carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae: a nationwide cross-sectional survey in top 100 hospitals
Qingfeng Shi, Jue Pan, Yuyan Ma, Bijie Hu, Xiaodong Gao
The role of postoperative radiotherapy for radically resected esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a systemic review and meta-analysis
Tingting Liu, Wen Liu, Hongwei Zhang, Chengbo Ren, Jun Chen, Jun Dang
Independent factors related to preoperative acute lung injury in 130 adults undergoing Stanford type-A acute aortic dissection surgery: a single-center cross-sectional clinical study
Xudong Pan, Jiakai Lu, Weiping Cheng, Yanwei Yang, Junming Zhu, Mu Jin
Using twitch tracheal airway pressure, negative inhale forced pressure, and Medical Research Council score to guide weaning from mechanical ventilation
Qi Qing, Minyong Liang, Qingwen Sun, Bifang Xie, Chun Yang, Weibo Liang, Weiqun He, Xiaoqing Liu, Yimin Li, Rongchang Chen, Yuanda Xu
Clinical relevance of PD-L1 and PD-L2 overexpression in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Chih-Cheng Hsieh, Han-Shui Hsu, Anna Fen-Yau Li, Yann-Jang Chen

Short Communication

Survival of the fittest: the role of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in thoracic impalement injuries
Yu-Wei Liu, Jui-Ying Lee, Dong-Lin Tsai, Chieh-Ni Kao, Po-Chih Chang, Shah-Hwa Chou, Chao-Wen Chen

Surgical Technique

A novel approach for the treatment of post-pneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula by using an autologous corticocancellous bone graft
Voravit Chittithavorn, Pongsanae Duangpakdee, Chareonkiat Rergkliang, Napat Preukprasert
Subxiphoid pneumonectomy: the new frontier?
Jason M. Ali, Pradeep Kaul, Lei Jiang, Chenlu Yang, Jian Chen, Yunsong Zhang, Zhigong Zhang, Giuseppe Aresu
Microinvasive segmentectomy: a case of video-assisted thoracic surgery left S9+10 segmentectomy
Liang Xue, Yunfeng Yuan
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic S8 segmentectomy and S1a subsegmentectomy for synchronous multiple primary lung cancers
Guofei Zhang, Zipu Yu, Lian Wang, Gang Shen, Ying Chai
Port-access thoracoscopic anatomical lung multiplex subsegmentectomy: S6b-S8a-S9a trisubsegmentectomy
Hiroyuki Oizumi, Hirohisa Kato, Jun Suzuki, Akira Hamada, Kenta Nakahashi, Takayuki Sasage, Mitsuaki Sadahiro
Video-assisted thoracoscopic left upper lobectomy and bronchoand- angioplasty for a giant central lung cancer complicated with intratumoral abscess: one case report
Guang-Jie Hou, Yi He, Pu Zhao
Right upper sleeve lobectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery
Juntang Guo, Yang Liu, Chaoyang Liang
Total thoracoscopic high-position sleeve lobectomy of the right upper lobe of the lung
Desong Yang, Yong Zhou, Wenxiang Wang
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy with en bloc lymphadenectomy for a large central type carcinoma at right upper lobe
Hongbo Guo, Wang Jing, Feng Chen, Hui Li, Jian Sun, Bobo Li
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery non-grasping en bloc mediastinal lymph node dissection for the right side
Lin Ma, Chengwu Liu, Jiandong Mei, Yanbo Yang, Lunxu Liu

Review Article

Non-transfemoral access sites for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Mariah Madigan, Rony Atoui
Historical perspectives of lung transplantation: connecting the dots
Tanmay S. Panchabhai, Udit Chaddha, Kenneth R. McCurry, Ross M. Bremner, Atul C. Mehta
Implications of obesity in cardiac surgery: pattern of referral, physiopathology, complications, prognosis
Luca Salvatore De Santo, Caesar Moscariello, Carlo Zebele
Functional mitral regurgitation: an overview for surgical management framework
Francesco Nappi, Sanjeet Singh Avatar Singh, Orlando Santana, Christos G. Mihos
The narrow path to organized LDCT lung cancer screening programs in Europe
Eugenio Paci
Systematic review of inhaled corticosteroid withdrawal effects in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and comparison with two “real-life” studies
Wenjing Ye, Xuejun Guo, Tianyun Yang, Fengfeng Han
Lung transplantation: indications and contraindications
David Weill
Bilateral versus single lung transplantation: are two lungs better than one?
Melanie P. Subramanian, Bryan F. Meyers
Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: from expert consensus statements to evidence-based medicine
Fernando Alfonso, Marcos García-Guimaraes, Teresa Bastante, Francisco de la Cuerda, Paula Antuña, Javier Cuesta, Fernando Rivero
Smoking resumption after heart or lung transplantation: a systematic review and suggestions for screening and management
Patrick Hofmann, Christian Benden, Malcolm Kohler, Macé M. Schuurmans
Mechanisms of tumor immunotherapy, with a focus on thoracic cancers
Simona Ferro, Veronica Huber, Licia Rivoltini
Pulmonary retransplantation
Jun Yang, Xufeng Pan, Shijie Fu, Heng Zhao
Application of ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) in lung transplantation
Xufeng Pan, Jun Yang, Shijie Fu, Heng Zhao

Original Article of Air Pollution Section

Age modification of ozone associations with cardiovascular disease risk in adults: a potential role for soluble P-selectin and blood pressure
Drew B. Day, Merlise A. Clyde, Jianbang Xiang, Feng Li, Xiaoxing Cui, Jinhan Mo, Jicheng Gong, Charles J. Weschler, Yinping Zhang, Junfeng (Jim) Zhang

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration for pulmonary carcinomas genotyping: experience with 398 cases including rapid EGFR/KRAS analysis in 43 cases
Maria-Rosa Ghigna, Adrian Crutu, Valentina Florea, Séverine Feuillet-Soummer, Pierre Baldeyrou, Julien Adam, Ludovic Lacroix, Benjamin Besse, Olaf Mercier, Elie Fadel, Peter Dorfmuller, Rida El Ayoubi, Vincent Thomas de Montpréville

Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Indwelling pleural catheters: complications and management strategies
Michel Chalhoub, Amina Saqib, Michael Castellano

Study Protocol of GARD Section

Integrating primary care of chronic respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease and diabetes in Brazil: Practical Approach to Care Kit (PACK Brazil): study protocol for randomised controlled trials
Max O. Bachmann, Eric D. Bateman, Rafael Stelmach, Álvaro A. Cruz, Matheus Pacheco de Andrade, Ronaldo Zonta, Jorge Zepeda, Sonia Natal, Ruth Cornick, Camilla Wattrus, Lauren Anderson, Carl Lombard, Lara R. Fairall

Statistic Corner

Biostatistical resources in an academic medical center
Matthew S. Thiese, Andria Thatcher, Melissa Cheng

Case Report

Endobronchial anthracofibrosis: possibly a new indication of aggressive treatment for active endobronchial tuberculosis
Li Zhao, Ruijuan Guan, Hong Yu, Jieru Lin, Chunhong Peng, Hongmei Yao, Xiangyan Zhang, Xianwei Ye
Second ectopic recurrence of mitral valve myxomas after resection
Zhize Yuan, Haiqing Li, Anqing Chen, Qiang Zhao
Where are we with treatment options after first line in small cell lung cancer?—report of two opposite cases treated with CAPTEM regimen and possible perspectives
Alessio Cortellini, Antonella Dal Mas, Katia Cannita, Guido Collina, Alessandro Parisi, Francesco Pavese, Giampiero Porzio, Lucilla Verna, Corrado Ficorella
Squamous cell carcinoma transformation from adenocarcinoma as an acquired resistance after the EGFR TKI therapy in (EGFR-mutated) non-small cell lung cancer
Shinji Shinohara, Yoshinobu Ichiki, Yukiko Fukuichi, Yohei Honda, Masatoshi Kanayama, Akihiro Taira, Yusuke Nabe, Taiji Kuwata, Masaru Takenaka, Soichi Oka, Yasuhiro Chikaishi, Ayako Hirai, Naoko Imanishi, Koji Kuroda, Kazue Yoneda, Hirotsugu Noguchi, Fumihiro Tanaka
Unusual bilateral pneumothoraces due to the pleural window acting as a one-way valve
Hirofumi Suzuki, Motohiro Nishimura, Satoru Okada, Masayoshi Inoue
Curved section modeling-based three-dimensional printing for guiding septal myectomy
Xiaoning Sun, Hongqiang Zhang, Kai Zhu, Chunsheng Wang
Left atrial anomalous muscular band as incidental finding during video-assisted mitral surgery
Wael Saade, Francesco Baldascino, Antonio De Bellis, Mizar D’Abramo, Alessandra Iaccarino, Giacomo Frati, Ernesto Greco
Incarceration hernia of the lung after video-assisted thoracic surgery requiring emergency operation: a case report
Toshinari Ema, Kazuhito Funai, Akikazu Kawase, Hiroaki Oiwa, Shuhei Iizuka, Norihiko Shiiya
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
Fire during pulmonary bullectomy by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Daisuke Eriguchi, Hidenobu Takahashi, Eiji Nakajima, Osamu Uchida, Takehiko Tanaka, Kotarou Murakami, Norihiko Kawate, Norihiko Ikeda
A missed case of pulmonary histiocytosis in a young lung donor
Eleonora Faccioli, Marco Schiavon, Francesca Lunardi, Roberta Polverosi, Fiorella Calabrese, Federico Rea
Morgagni hernia repair in adult obese patient by hybrid robotic thoracic surgery
Dario Amore, Carlo Bergaminelli, Davide Di Natale, Dino Casazza, Roberto Scaramuzzi, Carlo Curcio
Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) causing acquired resistance to afatinib in a patient with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutant lung adenocarcinoma
Mau-Ern Poh, Chong-Kin Liam, Pathmanathan Rajadurai, Chee-Shee Chai
Apatinib for EGFR-TKI and chemotherapy refractory in an advanced lung cancer patient: a case report
Ying Chen, Junping Gong, Huiming Zhou, Xiujuan Qu, Yuee Teng, Yunpeng Liu, Bo Jin
What information could the main actors of liquid biopsy provide? —a representative case of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Aldo Pezzuto, Mariangela Manicone, Maria Chiara Scaini, Alberto Ricci, Salvatore Mariotta, Rita Zamarchi, Elisabetta Rossi
Tracheo-innominate artery fistula caused by isolated innominate artery pseudo-aneurysm rupture
Sang Kwon Lee, Joo Hyung Son, Yun Seong Kim, Jong Myung Park, Do Hyung Kim
Atypical localization of a left atrial myxoma at the free edge of mitral valve
Fabrizio Rosati, Adrian Baranchuk, Kevin Ren, Darrin M. Payne, Andrew Hamilton, Dimitri Petsikas, Gianluigi Bisleri
Combined approach using uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in left tracheal sleeve pneumonectomy
Allan Aim, Ingemar Almre, Tõnu Vanakesa
Accumulation of periostin in acute exacerbation of familial idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Keisuke Murata, Yasuhiko Koga, Norimitsu Kasahara, Yoshimasa Hachisu, Satoshi Nunomura, Nozomi Nakajima, Hideaki Yokoo, Kyoichi Kaira, Toshitaka Maeno, Kunio Dobashi, Kenji Izuhara, Takeshi Hisada
A solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura for which the tumor doubling time could be calculated by computed tomography: a case report
Toshinari Ema, Kazuhito Funai, Akikazu Kawase, Hiroaki Oiwa, Syuhei Iizuka, Norihiko Shiiya