Vol 11, No 6 (June 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Editorial Commentary

IL-33 in murine abdominal aortic aneurysm: a novel inflammatory mediator awaiting clinical translation
Shirling Tsai, Xunde Xian
Egg consumption: to eat or not to eat?
Andreas P. Kalogeropoulos, Christos A. Papanastasiou
The landscape of early carcinogenesis revealed through the lens of integrative genomics, epigenomics, and transcriptomics
Aysegul Balyimez, Kevin L. Stephans, Mohamed E. Abazeed, Omar Y. Mian
Level of evidence on long-term results after VATS lobectomy: state of the art
Dania Nachira, Elisa Meacci, Stefano Margaritora, Mahmoud Ismail
Does this recent randomised controlled trial of intermittent pneumatic compression devices really indicate that they are ineffective in critical care patients?
Martin Dennis
Surgical strategies for lung cancer patients aged 80 years or older
Hanlu Zhang, Wenbiao Zhang, Qixin Shang, Longqi Chen, Qinghua Zhou
Verification of meta-analysis and propensity-matched analysis comparing stereotactic body radiation therapy versus surgery for early stage lung cancer
Hiroshi Onishi
Fluid management in the thoracic surgical patient: where is the balance?
Alina-Maria Budacan, Babu Naidu
Blood-based tumor mutation burden: continued progress toward personalizing immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer
Vincent K. Lam, Jianjun Zhang
How should we manage the chest drainage after a video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy?
Pier Luigi Filosso, Francesco Guerrera, Paolo Olivo Lausi, Enrico Ruffini
Does perioperative administration of glutamine, fiber and oligosaccharide (GFO) improve perioperative immune conditions and reduce early postoperative surgical stress after esophagectomy?
Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Hiroya Takeuchi
Immunonutrition in the esophagectomy patient: food for thought
Melanie Subramanian, Benjamin D. Kozower
Predicting progression of in situ carcinoma in the era of precision genomics
Monica Cheng, Nasser H. Hanna, Darrell D. Davidson, Richard B. Gunderman
Risk factors for postoperative complications and long-term survival in lung cancer patients older than 80 years
Sira Laohathai, Sukki Cho

Original Article

Heart V5 predicts cardiac events in unresectable lung cancer patients undergoing chemoradiation
Lisa Ni, Matthew Koshy, Philip Connell, Sean Pitroda, Daniel W. Golden, Hania Al-Hallaq, Greg Hubert, Greg Kauffman, Anne McCall, Renuka Malik
Endovascular treatment of complex diseases of the thoracic aorta—10 years single centre experience
Piotr Buczkowski, Mateusz Puślecki, Natalia Majewska, Tomasz Urbanowicz, Marcin Misterski, Robert Juszkat, Jerzy Kulesza, Bartosz Żabicki, Sebastian Stefaniak, Marcin Ligowski, Lukasz Szarpak, Marek Jemielity, Eva Rivas, Kurt Ruetzler, Bartłomiej Perek
Age at diagnosis is a heterogeneous factor for non-small cell lung cancer patients
Tao Chen, Fangyu Zhou, Weili Jiang, Rui Mao, Hui Zheng, Linlin Qin, Chang Chen
Favorable clinical application for segmental bronchial closure based on experiment results
Hiroaki Kuroda, Yusuke Sugita, Keita Nakanishi, Yuko Oya, Noriaki Sakakura, Yukinori Sakao
HIV-infected patients with opportunistic pulmonary infections misdiagnosed as lung cancers: the clinicoradiologic features and initial application of CT radiomics
Weiya Shi, Lingxiao Zhou, Xueqing Peng, He Ren, Qinglei Wang, Fei Shan, Zhiyong Zhang, Lei Liu, Yuxin Shi
Comparison of lymphocyte immune phenotypes in bronchoalveolar lavage of non-smoking patients with sarcoidosis and other interstitial lung diseases
Eva Novosadova, Zdenka Navratilova, Marta Ordeltova, Monika Zurkova, Jaromir Zatloukal, Vitezslav Kolek, Martin Petrek
Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale under transthoracic echocardiography guidance—midterm results
Tao Yang, Gianfranco Butera, Wen-Bin Ou-Yang, Guang-Zhi Zhao, Feng-Wen Zhang, Xiang-Bin Pan
Off pump hybrid extra-anatomic techniques for aortic arch repair—own experience
Piotr Buczkowski, Mateusz Puslecki, Sebastian Stefaniak, Robert Juszkat, Jerzy Kulesza, Marcin Misterski, Tomasz Urbanowicz, Marcin Ligowski, Bartosz Zabicki, Marek Dabrowski, Lukasz Szarpak, Damian Gorczyca, Marek Jemielity, Bartłomiej Perek
The Cancer Genome Atlas dataset-based analysis of aberrantly expressed genes by GeneAnalytics in thymoma associated myasthenia gravis: focusing on T cells
Jianying Xi, Liang Wang, Chong Yan, Jie Song, Yang Song, Ji Chen, Yongjun Zhu, Zhiming Chen, Chun Jin, Jianyong Ding, Chongbo Zhao
Clinical characteristics and economic burden of tuberculous-destroyed lung in Korea: a National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort-based study
Hwa Young Lee, Deok Jae Han, Kyung Joo Kim, Tae Hoon Kim, Yeon-Mok Oh, Chin Kook Rhee
Perioperative change in lymphocyte count and prognosis in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Qian Song, Jun-Zhou Wu, Sheng Wang
Changing trends in aortic valve procedures over the past ten years—from mechanical prosthesis via stented bioprosthesis to TAVI procedures—analysis of 50,846 aortic valve cases based on a Polish National Cardiac Surgery Database
Krzysztof Bartus, Jerzy Sadowski, Radoslaw Litwinowicz, Grzegorz Filip, Marek Jasinski, Marek Deja, Mariusz Kusmierczyk, Szymon Pawlak, Marek Jemielity, Dariusz Jagielak, Piotr Hendzel, Piotr Suwalski, Zdzisław Tobota, Bohdan Maruszewski, Boguslaw Kapelak
Impact of clinical features on the efficacy of osimertinib therapy in patients with T790M-positive non-small cell lung cancer and acquired resistance to epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors
Yasuhiro Kato, Yukio Hosomi, Kageaki Watanabe, Makiko Yomota, Shoko Kawai, Yusuke Okuma, Kaoru Kubota, Masahiro Seike, Akihiko Gemma, Tatsuru Okamura
Prognosis after wedge resection in patients with 8th edition TNM stage IA1 and IA2 non-small cell lung cancer
Youngkyu Moon, Jae Kil Park, Kyo Young Lee, Eun Sung Kim
Single-dose del Nido cardioplegia used in adult minimally invasive valve surgery
Haiyan Luo, Xiaomin Qi, Hui Shi, Hui Zhao, Chaoqi Liu, Hongsong Chen, Runsheng Peng, Zhangsheng Yu, Kejian Hu, Chunsheng Wang, Xin Li
Deep targeted sequencing analysis of hot spot mutations in non-small cell lung cancer patients from the Middle Eastern population
Pierre Khoueiry, Ghina Fakhri, Reem Akel, Majd El Assaad, Rami Mahfouz, Fadlo Khuri, Hassan Chami, Jason Petersen, Sarah Viet, Gareth Davies, Humam Kadara, Arafat Tfayli
Comparing attenuations of malignant and benign solitary pulmonary nodule using semi-automated region of interest selection on contrast-enhanced CT
Yangsean Choi, Bo Mi Gil, Myung Hee Chung, Won Jong Yoo, Na Young Jung, Yong Hyun Kim, Soon Seog Kwon, Jeana Kim
Hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention for the treatment of two-vessel coronary artery disease with proximal left anterior descending artery stenosis
Jiapei Qiu, Pengxiong Zhu, Zixiong Liu, Hong Xu, Jun Liu, Qiang Zhao
Clinical relevance of chronic respiratory disease in Korean patients with pulmonary thromboembolism
Hyeyoung Park, Seung-Ick Cha, Jae-Kwang Lim, Kyung-Min Shin, Yong-Hoon Lee, Hyewon Seo, Seung-Soo Yoo, Shin-Yup Lee, Jaehee Lee, Chang-Ho Kim, Jae-Yong Park
Lobectomy in octogenarians: real world outcomes for robotic-assisted, video-assisted thoracoscopic, and open approaches
Inderpal S. Sarkaria, Madhu Lalitha Gorrepati, Shilpa Mehendale, Daniel S. Oh
Learning curve for robot-assisted lobectomy of lung cancer
Guisong Song, Xiao Sun, Shuncheng Miao, Shicheng Li, Yandong Zhao, Yunpeng Xuan, Tong Qiu, Zejun Niu, Jianfang Song, Wenjie Jiao
Fractional exhaled nitric oxide was not associated with the future risk of exacerbations in Chinese asthmatics: a non-interventional 1-year real-world study
Yafei Yuan, Bohou Li, Minyu Huang, Xianru Peng, Wenqu Zhao, Yanmei Ye, Peifang Zhang, Changhui Yu, Hangming Dong, Shaoxi Cai, Haijin Zhao
Clinical significance of Charlson comorbidity index as a prognostic parameter for patients with acute or subacute idiopathic interstitial pneumonias and acute exacerbation of collagen vascular diseases-related interstitial pneumonia
Kota Murohashi, Yu Hara, Yusuke Saigusa, Nobuaki Kobayashi, Takashi Sato, Masaki Yamamoto, Makoto Kudo, Takeshi Kaneko
The mSHOX2 is capable of assessing the therapeutic effect and predicting the prognosis of stage IV lung cancer
Xiumei Peng, Xiaoliang Liu, Long Xu, Yuemin Li, Huaiqing Wang, Lele Song, Wenhua Xiao
Traditional Japanese herbal medicine rikkunshito increases food intake and plasma acylated ghrelin levels in patients with esophageal cancer treated by cisplatin-based chemotherapy
Yoich Hamai, Tomoharu Yoshiya, Jun Hihara, Manabu Emi, Takaoki Furukawa, Ichiko Yamakita, Yuta Ibuki, Morihito Okada
Questionnaire survey comparing surgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy for lung cancer: lessons from patients with experience of both modalities
Atsuya Takeda, Naoko Sanuki, Yuichiro Tsurugai, Masataka Taguri, Nobuyuki Horita, Yu Hara, Takahisa Eriguchi, Takeshi Akiba, Akitomo Sugawara, Etsuo Kunieda, Takeshi Kaneko
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations and progression in relation to ambient air pollutants exposure
Miglena Doneva, Guenka Petrova, Daniela Petrova, Maria Kamusheva, Valentina Petkova, Konstantin Tachkov, Ventsislava Pencheva, Ognyan Georgiev
Primary mediastinal neoplasms: a report of 1,005 cases from a single institution
Malgorzata Szolkowska, Ewa Szczepulska-Wojcik, Beata Maksymiuk, Barbara Burakowska, Sebastian Winiarski, Juliusz Gatarek, Piotr Rudzinski, Tadeusz Orlowski, Renata Langfort
Adjuvant therapy for pathological T3N0M0 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Xiaobin Zhang, Yu Yang, Yifeng Sun, Bo Ye, Xufeng Guo, Teng Mao, Rong Hua, Bin Li, Haiyong Gu, Jun Liu, Zhigang Li
Lobectomy versus sub-lobar resection in patients with stage IA right middle lobe non-small cell lung cancer: a propensity score matched analysis
Gang Lin, Haibo Liu, Jian Li
Effects of preoperative sarcopenia on postoperative complications of minimally invasive oesophagectomy for oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Jinxin Xu, Bin Zheng, Shuliang Zhang, Taidui Zeng, Hao Chen, Wei Zheng, Chun Chen
Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with improved survival in patients with nodal metastases after neoadjuvant therapy and esophagectomy
Justin Drake, Kurt Tauer, David Portnoy, Benny Weksler
Descriptive review of patent ductus arteriosus ligation by video-assisted thoracoscopy in pediatric population: 7-year experience
Tomasz Stankowski, Sleiman Sebastian Aboul-Hassan, Farzaneh Seifi-Zinab, Dirk Fritzsche, Marcin Misterski, Ivan Sazdovski, Jakub Marczak, Anna Szymańska, Lukasz Szarpak, Kurt Ruetzler, Sanchit Ahuja, Bartłomiej Perek

Guideline

Chinese guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults (2018 Edition)
Yi Shi, Yi Huang, Tian-Tuo Zhang, Bin Cao, Hui Wang, Chao Zhuo, Feng Ye, Xin Su, Hong Fan, Jin-Fu Xu, Jing Zhang, Guo-Xiang Lai, Dan-Yang She, Xiang-Yan Zhang, Bei He, Li-Xian He, You-Ning Liu, Jie-Ming Qu, on behalf of Infection Study Group of Chinese Thoracic Society, Chinese Medical Association

Air Pollution Section

Particulate matter disrupts airway epithelial barrier via oxidative stress to promote Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection
Jinguo Liu, Xiaoyan Chen, Maosen Dou, Hong He, Mohan Ju, Shimeng Ji, Jian Zhou, Cuicui Chen, Donghui Zhang, Changhong Miao, Yuanlin Song

Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Bronchoscopic ablation of peripheral lung tumors
Bruce F. Sabath, Roberto F. Casal