Vol 12, No 5 (May 2020): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Guideline

Society for Advanced Bronchoscopy Consensus Statement and Guidelines for bronchoscopy and airway management amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Michael A. Pritchett, Catherine L. Oberg, Adam Belanger, Jose De Cardenas, George Cheng, Gustavo Cumbo Nacheli, Carlos Franco-Paredes, Jaspal Singh, Jennifer Toth, Michael Zgoda, Erik Folch
Expert consensus for diagnosis and treatment using medical thoracoscopy in China
Faguang Jin, Hongwu Wang, Qiang Li, Shiyue Li, Guoxiang Lai, Jianan Huang, Yijiang Huang, Tao Jiang, Chong Bai, Shengqing Li, Wangping Li, Ye Lu, Yong Song, Ruilin Sun, Chengshui Chen, Jie Zhang, Xiangyan Zhang, Rui Zhou, Xiangdong Zhou, Yanwei Chen, Yanling Du, Chengping Hu, Hongmei Zhou

Original Article

Clinical characteristics of COVID-19 infection in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multicenter, retrospective, observational study
Fan Wu, Yumin Zhou, Zhongfang Wang, Min Xie, Zhe Shi, Zhiqiang Tang, Xiaohe Li, Xiaochen Li, Chunliang Lei, Yimin Li, Zhengyi Ni, Yu Hu, Xiaoqing Liu, Wenguang Yin, Linling Cheng, Feng Ye, Jieqi Peng, Lingmei Huang, Jia Tian, Lingjuan Zhang, Xiaoneng Mo, Ying Zhang, Ke Hu, Yongliang Jiang, Weijie Guan, Jie Xiang, Yingxia Liu, Yixiang Peng, Li Wei, Yahua Hu, Peng Peng, Jianming Wang, Jiyang Liu, Wei Huang, Ruchong Chen, Jianping Zhao, Shiyue Li, Nuofu Zhang, Jincun Zhao, Nanshan Zhong, Pixin Ran, for the Medical Treatment Expert Group for COPD and COVID-19
Tumor infiltrating T cells influence prognosis in stage I–III non-small cell lung cancer
Arik Bernard Schulze, Georg Evers, Dennis Görlich, Michael Mohr, Alessandro Marra, Ludger Hillejan, Jan Rehkämper, Lars Henning Schmidt, Birthe Heitkötter
The association between neutrophil-to-lymphocyte count ratio and mortality in septic patients: a retrospective analysis of the MIMIC-III database
Weiyan Ye, Xiaoli Chen, Yongbo Huang, Yuchong Li, Yonghao Xu, Zhenting Liang, Danlin Wu, Xiaoqing Liu, Yimin Li
Comprehensive analysis of lncRNA-associated competing endogenous RNA network and immune infiltration in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Zheng Wang, Shuoying Qu, Jie Zhu, Fengzhe Chen, Lixian Ma
Repositioning of migrated self-expanding metallic tracheobronchial stent: predictors of a successful maneuver and its impact on survival
Abhishek Biswas, Michael A. Jantz, Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy, Mindy Flanagan, Hiren J. Mehta
Real-life effectiveness of fluticasone furoate/vilanterol after switching from fluticasone/salmeterol or budesonide/formoterol therapy in patients with symptomatic asthma: Relvar Ellipta for Real Asthma Control Study (RERACS study)
Yasuo Shimizu, Taichi Shiobara, Ryo Arai, Kazuyuki Chibana, Akihiro Takemasa
Surgery for elastofibroma dorsi: optimizing the management of a benign tumor—an analysis of 70 cases
Adriana Scamporlino, Ciro Ruggiero, Beatrice Aramini, Uliano Morandi, Alessandro Stefani
Clinical significance of anemia as a prognostic factor in non-small cell lung cancer carcinoma with activating epidermal growth factor receptor mutations
Hye Seon Kang, Ah Young Shin, Chang Dong Yeo, Chan Kwon Park, Ju Sang Kim, Jin Woo Kim, Seung Joon Kim, Sang Haak Lee, Sung Kyoung Kim
Silencing of the long non-coding RNA MEG3 suppresses the apoptosis of aortic endothelial cells in mice with chronic intermittent hypoxia via downregulation of HIF-1α by competitively binding to microRNA-135a
Haibo Ding, Jiefeng Huang, Dawen Wu, Jianming Zhao, Jianchai Huang, Qichang Lin
Identification key genes, key miRNAs and key transcription factors of lung adenocarcinoma
Jinghang Li, Zhi Li, Sheng Zhao, Yuanyuan Song, Linjie Si, Xiaowei Wang
The role of the maximal first derivative of the radial pulse wave (Rad dP/dtmax) in monitoring cardiac function
Hao Guo, Jing Zhou, Zhi Wang, Li-Kun Liu, Shu-Zhen Yu, Hong-Wei Cai
Determinants of effective orifice area in aortic valve replacement: anatomic and clinical factors
Hee Jung Kim, Sung Jun Park, Hyun Jung Koo, Joon-Won Kang, Dong Hyun Yang, Sung-Ho Jung, Suk Jung Choo, Cheol Hyun Chung, Jae Won Lee, Joon Bum Kim
Genomic assessment distinguishes intrapulmonary metastases from synchronous primary lung cancers
Erin M. Corsini, Jinliang Wang, Chia-Chin Wu, Junya Fujimoto, Marcelo V. Negrao, Runzhe Chen, Kelly Quek, Kyle G. Mitchell, Chi-Wan B. Chow, Latasha Little, Curtis Gumbs, Xingzhi Song, Carmen Behrens, Arlene M. Correa, Mara B. Antonoff, Stephen G. Swisher, John V. Heymach, Jianhua Zhang, Ignacio I. Wistuba, P. Andrew Futreal, Boris Sepesi, Jianjun Zhang
Long non-coding RNA growth arrest specific-5: a potential biomarker for early diagnosis of severe asthma
Di Wu, Bin Gu, Yan Qian, Yun Sun, Yi Chen, Zheng-Dao Mao, Yu-Jia Shi, Qian Zhang
Initial experience with uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the treatment of lung cancer performed by a surgeon who did not have previous experience performing multiportal thoracoscopic surgery: a single center retrospective study
Youngkyu Moon
Pre-emptive pain management program is associated with reduction of opioid prescription after minimally invasive pulmonary resection
Haydee Del Calvo, Duc T. Nguyen, Leonora M. Meisenbach, Ray Chihara, Edward Y. Chan, Edward A. Graviss, Min P. Kim
The effect of endoscopic vein harvesting in coronary artery bypass surgery
Jun Ran, Yun Liu, Yuan Li, Qi Li, Yajie Tang, Long Deng, Yunhu Song
Psychological correlates of patients’ identity suffering from atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO)
Adrianna Skoczek, Paweł Prochownik, Urszula Gancarczyk, Natasza Libiszewska, Piotr Podolec, Natalia Podolec, Monika Komar
The growth feature and its diagnostic value for benign and malignant pulmonary nodules met in routine clinical practice
Rui Zhang, Panwen Tian, Zhixin Qiu, Yiying Liang, Weimin Li
A study on the risk factors of coronary artery disease in patients with Takayasu arteritis
Yang Wang, Shu-Jie Jia, Yun Zhou, Jing Li, Xin Zhao, Quan-Ming Zhao, Guan-Lin Yang
DACT2 regulates structural and electrical atrial remodeling in atrial fibrillation
Jian Hou, Shaojie Huang, Yan Long, Jiaxing Huang, Song Yang, Jianping Yao, Guangxian Chen, Yuan Yue, Mengya Liang, Bo Mei, Jiawen Li, Zhongkai Wu
Prognostic impact of lymphadenectomy on outcomes of sublobar resection for non-small cell lung cancer ≤1 or >1 to 2 cm
Enkuo Zheng, Minglei Yang, Rui Li, Junjun Ni, Xiang Xu, Guofang Zhao
Conversion method to manage surgical difficulties in non-intubated uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for major lung resection: simple thoracotomy without intubation
József Furák, Zsolt Szabó, Tamás Tánczos, Attila Paszt, Anna Rieth, Tibor Németh, Balázs Pécsy, Aurél Ottlakán, Ferenc Rárosi, György Lázár, Zsolt Molnár
Comparison of radiopaque dye materials for localization of pulmonary nodules before video-assisted thoracic surgery
Takaaki Hasegawa, Hiroaki Kuroda, Shohei Chatani, Yuichiro Furuya, Yozo Sato, Hiroaki Iwamasa, Tsubasa Asai, Hideki Yashiro, Shigeru Matsushima, Yoshitaka Inaba
Inframammary approach for addressing anterior mediastinal tumours: initial experience
Ricardo Ferreira, Nádia Junqueira, Mariana Rodrigues, Ângelo Nobre
Unexpected encounters: high prevalence of synchronous primary lung cancers in a tertiary academic center
Nathan E. Smith, Erin S. Harris, Ben P. Gallant, Thomas Fabian
General patient satisfaction after elective and acute thoracic surgery is associated with postoperative complications
Alexander Cairns, Finn McLennan Battleday, Galina Velikova, Alessandro Brunelli, Heather Bell, Joel Favo, Miriam Patella, Oana Lindner, Cecilia Pompili
Clinical long-term outcome of non-specific pleuritis (NSP) after surgical or medical thoracoscopy
Georgia Karpathiou, Stavros Anevlavis, Olivier Tiffet, Francois Casteillo, Mousa Mobarki, Valentine Mismetti, Paschalis Ntolios, Andreas Koulelidis, Tiffany Trouillon, Nicolas Zadel, Sirine Hathroubi, Michel Peoc’h, Marios E. Froudarakis
The use of prefilled adrenaline syringes improves cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality—high-fidelity simulator-based study
Radosław Zalewski, Mateusz Puślecki, Tomasz Kłosiewicz, Maciej Sip, Bartłomiej Perek
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation without systemic anticoagulation: a case-series in challenging conditions
Dario Fina, Matteo Matteucci, Federica Jiritano, Paolo Meani, Mariusz Kowalewski, Andrea Ballotta, Marco Ranucci, Roberto Lorusso
Younger patients operated for lung cancer have a better prognosis
Tomasz Marjanski, Robert Dziedzic, Danush Davoodi, Sofie Josefsson, Wioletta Sawicka, Witold Rzyman
Preoperative lung surface localization for pulmonary wedge resection: a single-center experience
Masahiro Yanagiya, Masaaki Sato, Keiko Ueda, Kazuhiro Nagayama, Takuya Kawahara, Shun Kawashima, Takuma Yotsumoto, Takafusa Yoshioka, Kento J. Fukumoto, Jun Nakajima
Silencing of CD276 suppresses lung cancer progression by regulating integrin signaling
Fang Li, Hengchi Chen, Dali Wang
“Selective bronchus-blowing” method for effective inflate-deflate line identification in lung segmentectomy
Masashi Kobayashi, Sachiko Imai, Hironori Ishibashi, Kenichi Okubo
Fixed in the neck or pushed back into the thorax?—Impact of cervical anastomosis position on anastomosis healing
Jun Luo, Ze-Guo Zhuo, Yun-Ke Zhu, Han-Yu Deng, Tie-Niu Song, Gu-Ha Alai, Xu Shen, Yi-Dan Lin
Sub-solid lung adenocarcinoma in Asian versus Caucasian patients: different biology but similar outcomes
Natalie S. Lui, Jalen Benson, Hao He, Bartlomiej R. Imielski, Christian A. Kunder, Douglas Z. Liou, Leah M. Backhus, Mark F. Berry, Joseph B. Shrager
Frequency of MET exon 14 skipping mutations in non-small cell lung cancer according to technical approach in routine diagnosis: results from a real-life cohort of 2,369 patients
Anne Champagnac, Pierre-Paul Bringuier, Marc Barritault, Sylvie Isaac, Emmanuel Watkin, Fabien Forest, Jean-Michel Maury, Nicolas Girard, Marie Brevet
Awake veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with perioperative period acute heart failure in cardiac surgery
Li Deng, Qingping Xia, Chao Chi, Guang Hu
Preoperative individualized education intervention reduces delirium after cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled study
Xiaofei Xue, Pei Wang, Jingjing Wang, Xian Li, Fei Peng, Zhinong Wang
Correlation between fractional exhaled nitric oxide and Asthma Control Test score and spirometry parameters in on-treatment- asthmatics in Ho Chi Minh City
Vinh Nhu Nguyen, Niels H. Chavannes
Cerebral infarction after left upper lung lobectomy with central vascular ligation
Yasushi Mizukami, Makoto Tada, Hirofumi Adachi
Impact of automatic chest compression devices in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Tomasz Kłosiewicz, Mateusz Puślecki, Radosław Zalewski, Maciej Sip, Bartłomiej Perek
Interpleural distance predicts persistent air leak after initial primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Takaki Akamine, Takuro Kometani, Asato Hashinokuchi, Shinji Akamine, Yasunori Shikada, Hiroshi Wataya
Characterising the impact of pneumonia on outcome in non-small cell lung cancer: identifying preventative strategies
Akshay J. Patel, Peter Nightingale, Babu Naidu, Mark T. Drayson, Gary W. Middleton, Alex Richter
Spread through air spaces affects survival and recurrence of patients with clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer after wedge resection
Satoshi Shiono, Makoto Endo, Katsuyuki Suzuki, Naoki Yanagawa
Clinicopathological characteristics and prediction of cancer-specific survival in large cell lung cancer: a population-based study
Yafei Shi, Wei Chen, Chunyu Li, Shuya Qi, Xiaowei Zhou, Yujun Zhang, Ying Li, Guohui Li
Endovascular aortic repairs combined with looping-chimney technique for repairing aortic arch lesions and reconstructing left common carotid artery
Jinhui Zhang, Xunqiang Liu, Min Tian, Huanjun Chen, Jifeng Wang, Min Ji, Lei Cong, Chunxin Yang, Enshuai Zhu, Jing Tan
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for malignant mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathy: a systematic review
Michael C. Tjong, Nauman H. Malik, Hanbo Chen, R. Gabriel Boldt, George Li, Patrick Cheung, Ian Poon, Yee C. Ung, May Tsao, Alexander V. Louie
A nomogram to predict prognosis of patients with lung adenosquamous carcinoma: a population-based study
Jiaqi Liang, Qihai Sui, Yuansheng Zheng, Guoshu Bi, Zhencong Chen, Ming Li, Yiwei Huang, Tao Lu, Cheng Zhan, Weigang Guo
Biomechanical properties and histomorphometric features of aortic tissue in patients with or without bicuspid aortic valve
Calogera Pisano, Federico D’Amico, Carmela Rita Balistreri, Sara Rita Vacirca, Paolo Nardi, Claudia Altieri, Maria Giovanna Scioli, Fabio Bertoldo, Loredana Santo, Denise Bellisario, Marco Talice, Roberto Verzicco, Giovanni Ruvolo, Augusto Orlandi
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided injection of NBTXR3 radio- enhancing nanoparticles into mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes: a swine model to evaluate feasibility, injection technique, safety, nanoparticle retention and dispersion
Roberto F. Casal, Audra J. Schwalk, Natalie Fowlkes, Rebeca Romero Aburto, William Norton, Katherine A. Dixon, Steven Lin, Simona F. Shaitelman, Gouthami Chintalapani, Lori Hill
Preoperative dilated esophagus is associated with a high risk of intrathoracic anastomotic leakage for patients with esophageal cancer
Ze-Guo Zhuo, Gang Li, Han-Yu Deng, Jun Luo, Gu-Ha Alai, Yun-Cang Wang, Yi-Dan Lin
Low platelet count is a risk factor of postoperative pneumonia in patients with type A acute aortic dissection
Run Yao, Xianglin Liu, Yi He, Cheng Mei, Yamei Shen, Qinru Zhan, Lingjin Huang, Bijuan Li, Ning Li
The arterial-ligation-alone method for identifying the intersegmental plane during thoracoscopic anatomic segmentectomy
Hong-Hao Fu, Zhen Feng, Meng Li, Hui Wang, Wan-Gang Ren, Zhong-Min Peng
Preoperative predictors of lymph node metastasis in clinical T1 adenocarcinoma
Kenta Nakahashi, Nobuo Tsunooka, Kyo Hirayama, Masahiro Matsuno, Mareyuki Endo, Junichi Akahira, Masataka Taguri
The combined nomogram based on the CT features may be used as a complementary method of frozen sections to predict invasive lung adenocarcinoma manifesting as ground-glass nodules
Yangyang Sun, Bin Wang, Ke Bi, Xue Meng, Lei Zhang, Xiwen Sun
Minimal-invasive approach reduces cardiopulmonary complications in elderly after lung cancer surgery
Mohamed Zaatar, Theresa Stork, Daniel Valdivia, Khaled Mardanzai, Dirk Stefani, Stéphane Collaud, Pauline Poellen, Balazs Hegedus, Till Ploenes, Clemens Aigner
Distribution of descending necrotizing mediastinitis and efficacy of distribution-specific drainage
Motoki Yano, Hiroki Numanami, Takashi Akiyama, Rumiko Taguchi, Chihiro Furuta, Tetsuya Ogawa, Mayuko Kishimoto, Hiroki Okamoto, Daisuke Inukai, Masayuki Haniuda
Subxiphoid completion thymectomy for refractory non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis
Vincenzo Ambrogi, Federico Tacconi, Francesco Sellitri, Alessandro Tamburrini, Gianluca Perroni, Federica Carlea, Eleonora La Rocca, Gianluca Vanni, Orazio Schillaci, Tommaso Claudio Mineo
Dosimetric analysis of lymphopenia during chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer
Neil B. Newman, Joshua L. Anderson, Alexander D. Sherry, Evan C. Osmundson
Diagnostic ability of the Timed Up & Go test for balance impairment prediction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chalerm Liwsrisakun, Chaicharn Pothirat, Warawut Chaiwong, Tanagorn Techatawepisarn, Atikun Limsukon, Chaiwat Bumroongkit, Athavudh Deesomchok, Theerakorn Theerakittikul, Pattraporn Tajarernmuang
ATTACHED, DETACHED and WITHOUT inhaler technique coaching tools to optimize pMDI use competence, asthma control and quality-of-life in asthmatic adults
Wesam G. Ammari, Nathir M. Obeidat, Abed Rahman Anani, Reem J. AlKalbani, Mark Sanders
Vasoplegia following heart transplantation and left ventricular assist device explant is not associated with inferior outcomes
Jason M. Ali, Serena Patel, Pedro Catarino, Alain Vuylsteke, Stephen Pettit, Sai Bhagra, Anna Kydd, Clive Lewis, Jayan Parameshwar, Pradeep Kaul, Catherine Sudarshan, Steven Tsui, David Jenkins, Yasir Abu-Omar, Marius Berman
The clinical efficacy of AG NPP709 (Synatura®) in patients with chronic bronchitis type stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Eung Gu Lee, Chin Kook Rhee
In vitro comparison of everting vs. non-everting suture techniques for the implantation of a supra-annular biological heart valve
Nazan Puluca, Andrea Münsterer, Anatol Prinzing, Zachary A. Sexton, Rüdiger Lange, Roza Meyer-Saraei, Michael Scharfschwerdt
Combination of apatinib and docetaxel in treating advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer patients with wild-type EGFR: a multi-center, phase II trial
Yong Song, Liyun Miao, Zhaoxia Wang, Meiqi Shi
Conservative treatment for recurrent secondary spontaneous pneumothorax in patients with a long recurrence-free interval
In Sub Kim, Jae Jun Kim, Jung Wook Han, Seong Cheol Jeong, Yong Hwan Kim
Feasibility of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy-guided lung resection for pulmonary ground-glass opacity nodules
Zhe Piao, Sung Joon Han, Hyun Jin Cho, Min-Woong Kang
Aortic balloon occlusion technique in total arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Yaojun Dun, Yi Shi, Hongwei Guo, Yanxiang Liu, Bowen Zhang, Xiaogang Sun
Tumor volume reduction evaluated by cone beam computed tomography during stereotactic body radiotherapy for early stage non-small cell lung cancer
Dakim K. Gaines, Nikhil Yegya-Raman, Sinae Kim, Charles B. Simone II, Christina Theodorou Ross, Matthew P. Deek, Sarah Lam, Steven J. Feigenberg, Benedict Osorio, Ke Nie, Wei Zou, Malini Patel, Jyoti Malhotra, John Langenfeld, Joseph Aisner, Salma K. Jabbour
Predicting the rate of oxygen consumption during the 3-minute constant-rate stair stepping and shuttle tests in people with COPD
Hayley Lewthwaite, Emily M. Koch, Magnus Ekström, Alan Hamilton, Jean Bourbeau, François Maltais, Benoit Borel, Dennis Jensen
Non-significant efficacy of icotinib plus pleurodesis in epidermal growth factor receptor positive mutant lung cancer patients after malignant pleural effusion drainage compared to icotinib alone
Yunhua Xu, Wangsheng Fang, Bingye Cheng, Shanshan Chen, Linping Gu, Li Zhu, Yan Pan, Zhen Zhou
Predictors of survival following veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with acute myocardial infarction-related refractory cardiogenic shock: clinical and coronary angiographic factors
Hyoung Soo Kim, Kyoung-Ha Park, Sang Ook Ha, Sun Hee Lee, Hong-Mi Choi, Sung-Ai Kim, Sunghoon Park, Sang Ho Jo, Hyun-Sook Kim, Sang Jin Han, Woo Jung Park
A pilot study of native T1-mapping for focal pulmonary lesions in 3.0 T magnetic resonance imaging: size estimation and differential diagnosis
Shuyi Yang, Fei Shan, Qinqin Yan, Jie Shen, Peiyan Ye, Zhiyong Zhang, Yuxin Shi, Rengyin Zhang
To avoid compensatory hyperhidrosis after sympathetic surgery for craniofacial hyperhidrosis
Duk Hwan Moon, Du-Young Kang, Hye Sun Lee, Ji-Won Lee, Yong-Jae Lee, Sungsoo Lee
Understanding barriers to lung cancer screening in primary care
Julia M. Coughlin, Yanyu Zang, Samantha Terranella, Gillian Alex, Justin Karush, Nicole Geissen, Gary W. Chmielewski, Andrew T. Arndt, Michael J. Liptay, Laura J. Zimmermann, Linda Dowling, Ashley Levitan, Christopher W. Seder
The impact of beta-blocker use on postoperative atrial fibrillation after aortic valve replacement
Sue Hyun Kim, Ho Young Hwang, Jae Woong Choi, Myoung-Jin Jang, Kyung Hwan Kim, Ki-Bong Kim
Non-invasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure: pressure support ventilation vs. pressure-controlled ventilation
Hyunseung Nam, Jae Hwa Cho, Tai Sun Park, Sei Won Kim, Hyung Koo Kang, Yoon Mi Shin, Jae Joon Hwang, Kwangha Lee, Jick Hwan Ha, Young Seok Lee, Youjin Chang, Sunghoon Park, on behalf of Korean NIV Study Group
Clinical features of 2019 novel coronavirus infection in Beijing
Yan Li, Shengyong Xu, Tiekuan Du, Jun Xu, Yi Li, Xuezhong Yu, Huadong Zhu
A prognostic 11-DNA methylation signature for lung squamous cell carcinoma
Jianlei Zhang, Liyun Luo, Jing Dong, Meijun Liu, Dongfeng Zhai, Danqing Huang, Li Ling, Xiaoting Jia, Kai Luo, Guopei Zheng
Development of a predictive nomogram for cause-specific mortality in surgically resected early-stage oesophageal cancer: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) analysis
Xiangyang Yu, Shugeng Gao, Qi Xue, Fengwei Tan, Yushun Gao, Yousheng Mao, Dali Wang, Jun Zhao, Yin Li, Jie He, Juwei Mu
Chronotropic incompetence could negatively influence post-operative risk assessment in patients before lung cancer surgery
Milan Sova, Samuel Genzor, Amjad Ghazal Asswad, Vitezslav Kolek
Adjuvant therapy in stage IIIA-N2 non-small cell lung cancer after neoadjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery
Sumin Shin, Hong Kwan Kim, Jong Ho Cho, Yong Soo Choi, Kwhanmien Kim, Jhingook Kim, Jae Ill Zo, Jong-Mu Sun, Myung-Ju Ahn, Keunchil Park, Hongryull Pyo, Yong Chan Ahn, Young Mog Shim
LncRNA CRNDE modulates cardiac progenitor cells’ proliferation and migration via the miR-181a/LYRM1 axis in hypoxia
Chuanchuan Li, Yan Zhang, Yuan Tang, Jinwen Xiao, Feng Gao, Yu Ouyang, Xiao Cheng
Airway complications after lung transplantation: benefit of a conservative bronchoscopy strategy
Arnaud Patoir, Antoine Luchez, Olivier Tiffet, Paul Vercherin, Renaud Grima, François Tronc, François Philit, Jean-François Mornex, Jean-Michel Vergnon, Jean-Michel Maury
Is needle biopsy a risk factor of pleural recurrence after surgery for non-small cell lung cancer?
Takahide Toyoda, Hidemi Suzuki, Atsushi Hata, Takayoshi Yamamoto, Junichi Morimoto, Yuichi Sakairi, Hironobu Wada, Takahiro Nakajima, Ichiro Yoshino
Feasibility and prognostic benefit of induction chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Masayuki Tanahashi, Hiroshi Niwa, Haruhiro Yukiue, Eriko Suzuki, Naoko Yoshii, Takuya Watanabe, Yasunori Kaminuma, Kensuke Chiba, Hiroyuki Tsuchida, Shogo Yobita
Left ventricular assist device-associated infections: incidence and risk factors
Andréa Rahal, Yvon Ruch, Nicolas Meyer, Stéphanie Perrier, Tam Hoang Minh, Clément Schneider, Thierry Lavigne, Sandrine Marguerite, Gharib Ajob, Mircea Cristinar, Eric Epailly, Jean-Philippe Mazzucotelli, Michel Kindo
Impact of fractional exhaled nitric oxide on the outcomes of lung resection surgery: a prospective study
Keigo Okamoto, Kazuki Hayashi, Ryosuke Kaku, You Kawaguchi, Yasuhiko Oshio, Jun Hanaoka
Primary pneumonectomy, pneumonectomy after induction therapy, and salvage pneumonectomy: a comparison of surgical and prognostic outcomes
Noriaki Sakakura, Tetsuya Mizuno, Hiroaki Kuroda, Yukinori Sakao
Use of imaging studies to predict postoperative recurrences of primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Hyun Woo Jeon, Young-Du Kim, Sung Bo Sim
Effectiveness and safety of exercise training and rehabilitation in pulmonary hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Xiaomei Zeng, Haiming Chen, Honglian Ruan, Xiaojuan Ye, Jieying Li, Cheng Hong

Brief Report

Correlation of immune-related adverse events and response from immune checkpoint inhibitors in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Mike Sung, Alona Zer, Preet Walia, Leila Khoja, Manjula Maganti, Catherine Labbe, Frances A. Shepherd, Penelope A. Bradbury, Geoffrey Liu, Natasha B. Leighl

Short Communication

Decreased ventilatory efficiency during incremental exercise in bronchiectasis
Jing-Jing Yuan, Hui-Min Li, Yan Huang, Xiao-Rong Han, Yong-Hua Gao, Nan-Shan Zhong, Miguel Angel Martinez-Garcia, Wei-Jie Guan

Review Article

The insidious presentation and challenging management of esophageal perforation following diagnostic and therapeutic interventions
Savvas Lampridis, Sofoklis Mitsos, Martin Hayward, David Lawrence, Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos
Path to precision: prevention of post-operative atrial fibrillation
Rinku Skaria, Saman Parvaneh, Sophia Zhou, James Kim, Santana Wanjiru, Genoveffa Devers, John Konhilas, Zain Khalpey
Brachiocephalic vein aneurysm: a systematic review of the literature
Quynh Nguyen, Jacqueline K. Olive, Dominique Vervoort, Kevin Phan, Jessica G. Y. Luc
Pleural manometry: techniques, applications, and pitfalls
Kurt Hu, Amit Chopra, John Terrill Huggins, Rahul Nanchal

iMDT Corner

Potential treatment strategy for the rare osimertinib resistant mutation EGFR L718Q
Yang Song, Ziqi Jia, Yadong Wang, Yanyu Wang, Peng Liu, Shuyang Zhang, Zhongxing Bing, Lei Cao, Zhili Cao, Elisabetta Rossi, Rita Zamarchi, Marc G. Denis, Carlos Camps, Amaya B. Fernandez-Diaz, Naixin Liang, Shanqing Li

Review Article of Cough Section

The role of ATP in cough hypersensitivity syndrome: new targets for treatment
Mengru Zhang, Shengyuan Wang, Li Yu, Xianghuai Xu, Zhongmin Qiu

Review Article on Novel Concepts in Cardiopulmonary and Structural Heart Disease

Structural heart disease: the year in valvular and complex coronary intervention trials
Diego Lugo, Alma L. Pulido Ramirez, Saberio Lo Presti, Francesco Nappi, Christos G. Mihos
Are the dynamic changes of the aortic root determinant for thrombosis or leaflet degeneration after transcatheter aortic valve replacement?
Francesco Nappi, Antonio Nenna, Sanjeet Singh Avvtar Sing, Irina Timofeeva, Christos Mihos, Federico Gentile, Massimo Chello
Mitral regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Francesco Nappi, Antonio Nenna, Irina Timofeeva, Christos Mihos, Federico Gentile, Massimo Chello
Mitral regurgitation: lessons learned from COAPT and MITRA-Fr
Francesco Nappi, Antonio Nenna, Sanjeet Singh Avvtar Sing, Irina Timofeeva, Christos Mihos, Federico Gentile, Massimo Chello
The tricuspid valve in review: anatomy, pathophysiology and echocardiographic assessment with focus on functional tricuspid regurgitation
Evin Yucel, Philippe B. Bertrand, Jessica L. Churchill, Mayooran Namasivayam

Original Article on Novel Concepts in Cardiopulmonary and Structural Heart Disease

Transthoracic versus intra-operative transesophageal echocardiography in right heart assessment
Saberio Lo Presti, Daniela Urina, Tarec K. Elajami, Ivan A. Arenas, Steve Xydas, Francesco Nappi, Ana V. Soto, Esteban Escolar, Christos G. Mihos
Tricuspid regurgitation and in-hospital outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients
Sabry Omar, Ehimen Aneni, Esteban Escolar, Christos G. Mihos, Steve Xydas, Angelo LaPietra, Nirat Beohar, Ivan A. Arenas
Relationship between compliance and pulmonary vascular resistance in pulmonary arterial hypertension
Sarah Guigui, Syed I. Zaidi, John J. Lee, Tarec Elajami, Christos G. Mihos, Esteban Escolar

Short Communication on Novel Concepts in Cardiopulmonary and Structural Heart Disease

Early failure of mitral valve repair with anterior leaflet pericardial patch augmentation in rheumatic and radiation-induced valvulitis
Christos G. Mihos, Sofia A. Horvath, Rafle Fernandez, Francesco Nappi, Steve Xydas

Letter to the Editor on Novel Concepts in Cardiopulmonary and Structural Heart Disease

Inappropriate pacing due to T-wave oversensing
Rafle Fernandez, Christos G. Mihos, Jose L. Torres, Alfonso O. Tolentino

iMDT corner on Novel Concepts in Cardiopulmonary and Structural Heart Disease

Cardiovascular implantable electronic device-related tricuspid regurgitation: a multidisciplinary team approach
Sarah Guigui, Ahmed Zedan, Angelo LaPietra, Sofia A. Horvath, Ivan A. Arenas, Christos G. Mihos