Vol 11, No 3 (March 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Management of calcified hilar lymph nodes during thoracoscopic lobectomies: avoidance of conversions
Zeyao Li, Yingze Li, Long Wang, Liang Duan, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Gening Jiang, Chang Chen
D-dimer value in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism—may it exclude only?
Magdalena Sikora-Skrabaka, Damian Skrabaka, Paolo Ruggeri, Gaetano Caramori, Szymon Skoczyński, Adam Barczyk
Risk factors for outcomes of acute respiratory distress syndrome patients: a retrospective study
Qingqing Dai, Sicong Wang, Ruijin Liu, Hongliang Wang, Junbo Zheng, Kaijiang Yu
Association between different sequences of vessel ligation during video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy and survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Huang-He He, Jia-Xi He, Zhe-Xue Hao, Wei Wang, Jian-Xing He
Efficacy of 50 mg pregabalin for prevention of postoperative neuropathic pain after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and thoracotomy: a 3-month prospective randomized controlled trial
Takahiro Homma, Yoshinori Doki, Yutaka Yamamoto, Toshihiro Ojima, Yoshifumi Shimada, Naoya Kitamura, Yushi Akemoto, Yuki Hida, Naoki Yoshimura
Low-dose indocyanine green fluorescence-navigated segmentectomy: prospective analysis of 20 cases and review of previous reports
Nozomu Motono, Shun Iwai, Aika Funasaki, Atsushi Sekimura, Katsuo Usuda, Hidetaka Uramoto
Should transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects with inferior-posterior deficient rim still be attempted?
Pascal Amedro, Selin Bayburt, Anass Assaidi, Bernard Kreitmann, Gilbert Habib, Virginie Fouilloux, Alain Fraisse
Pathological evaluation of the visceral pleura in the radical pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma patients
Masashi Kobayashi, Hironori Ishibashi, Chihiro Takasaki, Sachiko Imai, Susumu Kirimura, Kenichi Okubo
CT-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy of solitary pulmonary nodules under 15 mm in diameter: time for an afterthought?
Davide Tosi, Paolo Mendogni, Rosaria Carrinola, Alessandro Palleschi, Lorenzo Rosso, Eleonora Bonaparte, Fulvia Milena Cribiù, Stefano Ferrero, Gianluca Bonitta, Mario Nosotti
Prognostic significance of preoperative lymph node assessment for patients with stage pN0 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma after esophagectomy
Yan Shi, Jinming Xu, Ying Wang, Jie Tang, Chong Zhang, Wang Lv, Jian Hu
Effect of sequential nicorandil on myocardial microcirculation and short-term prognosis in acute myocardial infarction patients undergoing coronary intervention
Shu-Fang Pi, Ying-Wu Liu, Tong Li, Yu Wang, Quan Zhou, Bo-Jiang Liu, Wen-Jin Peng, Xin Li, Yun-Yun Wang, Lei Huang
CT-guided coaxial biopsy of malignant lung lesions: are cores from 20-gauge needle adequate for histologic diagnosis and molecular analysis?
Kyongmin S. Beck, Tae-Jung Kim, Kyo Young Lee, Young Kyoon Kim, Jin Hyoung Kang, Dae Hee Han
Applicability of color-coded computed tomography images in lung volume reduction surgery planning
Urs J. Muehlematter, Claudio Caviezel, Katharina Martini, Michael Messerli, Kerstin N. Vokinger, Iris R. Wetzler, Michaela Tutic-Horn, Walter Weder, Thomas Frauenfelder
Complicated prognostic values of CCL28 in breast cancer by subtype
Di-He Gong, Yi-Yu Chen, Ding Ma, Hai-Yan Chen, Ke-Feng Ding, Ke-Da Yu
A comparative study of three-dimensional high-definition and two-dimensional high-definition video systems in totally endoscopic mitral valve replacement
Xin Zang, Huan-Lei Huang, Bin Xie, Jian Liu, Hui-Ming Guo
The pattern of use and survival outcomes of a dedicated adult Home Ventilation and Respiratory Support Service in Singapore: a 7-year retrospective observational cohort study
Geak Poh Tan, Lydia Hse Yin Soon, Bin Ni, Hong Cheng, Adrian Kok Heng Tan, Ai Ching Kor, Yeow Chan
Risk factors of delayed awakening after aortic arch surgery under deep hypothermic circulatory arrest with selective antegrade cerebral perfusion
Zhe-Yan Wang, Wan-Jie Gu, Xuan Luo, Zheng-Liang Ma
Prophylactic cranial irradiation is associated with improved survival following resection for limited stage small cell lung cancer
Benjamin J. Resio, Jessica Hoag, Alexander Chiu, Andres Monsalve, Andrew P. Dhanasopon, Daniel J. Boffa, Justin D. Blasberg
Perioperative change in neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a prognostic factor in patients with completely resected primary pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma
Yong Won Seong, Sung Joon Han, Woohyun Jung, Jae Hyun Jeon, Sukki Cho, Sanghoon Jheon, Kwhanmien Kim
Chordal replacement versus quadrangular resection in degenerative posterior mitral leaflet repair
Kangmu Ma, Anqing Chen, Zhe Wang, Jun Liu, Qiang Zhao
Additional role of bronchial mucosal biopsy for ciliary structural abnormality in diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia
Hyun-Il Gil, Taebum Lee, Byeong-Ho Jeong, Hyun Lee, Junsu Choe, Kangmo Ahn, Sang Duk Hong, Kyeongman Jeon, Won-Jung Koh, Jung-Sun Kim, Hye Yun Park
Coronary artery anatomy in peri-crux cordis area on computed coronary tomography angiography
Ming-Xing Xu, Jin-Mei Liu, Yong-Ming He, Xiang-Jun Yang, Yong-Gang Li, Chang Liu, Xin Zhao, Chao Wei, Hai-Peng Wang, Jing-Fen Zhu
Cellular senescence and senescence-associated secretory phenotype: comparison of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Ryo Okuda, Kazutetsu Aoshiba, Hidekazu Matsushima, Takashi Ogura, Koji Okudela, Kenichi Ohashi
Efficacy of left heart decompression during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a case-control study
You Jung Ok, Sung-Ho Jung, Seung-Whan Lee, Jung-Min Ahn, Ju Yong Lim
Trends in lung cancer screening in the United States, 2016–2017
Ikenna C. Okereke, Shawn Nishi, Jie Zhou, James S. Goodwin
Perioperative outcomes of radical lobectomies using robotic-assisted thoracoscopic technique vs. video-assisted thoracoscopic technique: retrospective study of 1,075 consecutive p-stage I non-small cell lung cancer cases
Jian-Tao Li, Pei-Yao Liu, Jia Huang, Pei-Ji Lu, Hao Lin, Qian-Jun Zhou, Qing-Quan Luo
Factors affecting surgical resection and treatment outcomes in patients with pulmonary mucormycosis
Hayoung Choi, Hyun Lee, Kyeongman Jeon, Gee Young Suh, Sumin Shin, Hong Kwan Kim, Kyunga Kim, Daecheon Jeong, Hojoong Kim
Time to tracheal intubation over a fibreoptic bronchoscope using a silicone left double-lumen endobronchial tube versus polyvinyl chloride single-lumen tube with bronchial blocker: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial
Ji Young Yoo, Yun Jeong Chae, Sung Yong Park, Seokjin Haam, Myungseob Kim, Dae Hee Kim
Long-term outcomes of multiple and single arterial off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Pengxiong Zhu, Anqing Chen, Zhe Wang, Xiaofeng Ye, Mi Zhou, Jun Liu, Qiang Zhao
Longitudinal changes in depression screening results in cardiac surgery patients
Malin Stenman, Ulrik Sartipy
A novel prognostic marker in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: musculo-immuno-nutritional score calculated by controlling nutritional status and creatine kinase
Shinkichi Takamori, Gouji Toyokawa, Mototsugu Shimokawa, Fumihiko Kinoshita, Yuka Kozuma, Taichi Matsubara, Naoki Haratake, Takaki Akamine, Fumihiko Hirai, Tetsuzo Tagawa, Yoshinao Oda, Yoshihiko Maehara
Efficacy and safety of ultrasound (US) guided percutaneous needle biopsy for peripheral lung or pleural lesion: comparison with computed tomography (CT) guided needle biopsy
Norio Yamamoto, Tetsuya Watanabe, Kazuhiro Yamada, Toshiyuki Nakai, Tomohiro Suzumura, Kazuki Sakagami, Naoki Yoshimoto, Kanako Sato, Hidenori Tanaka, Shigeki Mitsuoka, Kazuhisa Asai, Tatsuo Kimura, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Kazuto Hirata, Tomoya Kawaguchi
Indocyanine green fluorescence imaging for resection of pulmonary metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma
Naoya Kawakita, Hiromitsu Takizawa, Toru Sawada, Daisuke Matsumoto, Mitsuhiro Tsuboi, Hiroaki Toba, Mitsuteru Yoshida, Yukikiyo Kawakami, Kazuya Kondo, Akira Tangoku
Development and validation of a predictive model for the diagnosis of solid solitary pulmonary nodules using data mining methods
Yangwei Xiang, Yifeng Sun, Yuan Liu, Baohui Han, Qunhui Chen, Xiaodan Ye, Li Zhu, Wen Gao, Wentao Fang
Single or dual antiplatelet therapy after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: an updated systemic review and meta-analysis
Wenjie Zuo, Mingming Yang, Yanru He, Chunshu Hao, Lijuan Chen, Genshan Ma

Review Article

Concepts and techniques: how to determine and identify the appropriate target segment in anatomical pulmonary segmentectomy?
Masaaki Sato, Tomonori Murayama, Jun Nakajima
Diagnostic and clinical features of lung cancer associated with cystic airspaces
Annemie Snoeckx, Pieter Reyntiens, Laurens Carp, Maarten J. Spinhoven, Haroun El Addouli, Astrid Van Hoyweghen, Simon Nicolay, Paul E. Van Schil, Patrick Pauwels, Jan P. van Meerbeeck, Paul M. Parizel
Clinical significance of chronic myocardial ischemia in coronary artery disease patients
Paulo Cury Rezende, Fernando Faglioni Ribas, Carlos Vicente Serrano Jr, Whady Hueb
Aorto-atrial fistula formation and therapy
Jayant S. Jainandunsing, Ralph Linnemann, Jos Maessen, Nicole E. Natour, Roberto Lorusso, Sandro Gelsomino, Daniel M. Johnson, Ehsan Natour
Extra-pleural pneumonectomy
Leonardo Duranti, Alessandro Pardolesi, Luca Bertolaccini, Luca Tavecchio, Paolo Scanagatta, Luigi Rolli, Ugo Pastorino
Aorto-atrial fistula formation and closure: a systematic review
Jayant S. Jainandunsing, Ralph Linnemann, Wobbe Bouma, Nicole Natour, Elham Bidar, Roberto Lorusso, Sandro Gelsomino, Daniel M. Johnson, Ehsan Natour

Original Article of GARD Section

Improving the quality of hospital care provided for asthma out-patients in a country in turmoil: a report from Syria
Yousser Mohammad, Rafea Shaaban, Hiba Alwan Salman, Boushra Nazer Shabraq, Basim Dubaybo

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Clinical features and treatment outcomes of airway foreign body aspiration in adults
Jeffrey Ng, Seyoung Kim, Boksoon Chang, Kyungjong Lee, Sang-Won Um, Hojoong Kim, Byeong-Ho Jeong
Effects of acute hypercapnia on cognitive function in patients undergoing bronchoscope intervention
Qinghao Cheng, Lei Li, Duomao Lin, Renjiao Li, Yun Yue, Huafeng Wei, Jun Ma

Letter to the Editor

Tailoring the cure: still science fiction?
Giorgia Maiolo, Tommaso Tonetti, Luciano Gattinoni
Spontaneous postpartum pneumomediastinum: beware of too much diagnostics
Alessandro Brussa, Anna Marangone, Luigi Vetrugno, Teresa Dogareschi, Tiziana Bove

Erratum

Erratum to updated statistics of lung and bronchus cancer in United States (2018)
Gabrielle Boloker, Cong Wang, Jianrong Zhang
Erratum to the importance of PD-L1 diagnostic assay harmonization for the selection of lung cancer immunotherapy
Editorial Team
Erratum to clinical efficacy of high-flow oxygen therapy through nasal cannula in patients with acute heart failure
Min Gyu Kang, Kyehwan Kim, Sunmi Ju, Hyun Woong Park, Seung Jun Lee, Jin-Sin Koh, Seok-Jae Hwang, Jin-Yong Hwang, Jae Seok Bae, Jong-Hwa Ahn, Jeong Yoon Jang, Yongwhi Park, Young-Hoon Jeong, Choong Hwan Kwak, Jeong Rang Park