Vol 11, No 1 (January 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Editorial

From “high” ZEB1 to “low” B-cell lymphoma 2-interacting mediator of cell death (BIM)—an epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT)-associated drug resistance pathway elucidated
Fabrizio Marcucci, Cristiano Rumio
Video-assisted thoracic surgery double sleeve bilobectomy for lung cancer: The Sky is the Limit
Khalid Amer
Non-grasping en bloc mediastinal lymphadenectomy in videoassisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer
Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Hiroya Takeuchi
Disentangling tobacco-related lung cancer—genome-wide interaction study of smoking behavior and non-small cell lung cancer risk
María Lorenzo-González, Alberto Fernández-Villar, Alberto Ruano-Ravina
Single-direction thoracoscopic lobectomy: a step in the right direction
John S. Young, Paul C. Lee
The correlation of preoperative six-minute walk distance and postoperative pneumonia after lung resection
Bassam Redwan, Servet Bölükbas
En bloc has the priority of lymph node dissection regardless non-grasping or grasping approaches
Yuji Tachimori
Improving clinical outcomes in sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction through precision medicine
Sanjay Mehta, Sean E. Gill
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy: pulled in many directions
Zaid M. Abdelsattar, Shanda H. Blackmon
In vivo lung perfusion as a platform for organ repair in acute respiratory distress syndrome
Khaled Ramadan, Lorenzo del Sorbo, Marcelo Cypel
Atypical patterns of response to immune checkpoint inhibitors: interpreting pseudoprogression and hyperprogression in decision making for patients’ treatment
Concetta Elisa Onesti, Pierre Frères, Guy Jerusalem
Current role and future direction of osimertinib in epidermal growth factor receptor-mutant non-small cell lung cancer
Byeong-Ho Jeong, Sang-Won Um
Post-operative lung ultrasonography in daily routine thoracic surgery: can we trust its results?
Paolo Scanagatta, Luigi Rolli
Open bronchus technique: another arrow in the quiver for the minimally invasive thoracic surgeon
Mathew Thomas
How apoptosis and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition are nested in EGFR inhibitors resistance in lung cancer
Simon Garinet, Audrey Didelot, Elena Garelli, Karine Pallier, Hélène Blons, Antoine Legras
A solution for fissure-less fissure-last both upper and lower videoassisted thoracic surgery lobectomies?
Firas Abu Akar, Dania Nachira, Elisa Meacci, Yousef Abu Asbeh, Bisanne H. Shaqqura, Stefano Margaritora
How to decrease technical obstacles to difficult video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery segmentectomy?
Wolfram Karenovics, Michel Gonzalez
Why non-grasping-lymphadenectomy technique is necessary for lung cancer resection?
Masayuki Chida
The importance of antiadhesion treatment for the successful video-assisted thoracic surgery
Akiko Uemura, Ryou Tanaka
Extensive thoracoscopic mediastinal lymph node dissection on the left side: how it should be done
David J. Heineman, Mark I. van Berge Henegouwen
Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for the right side using a single-direction approach
Katsuhiro Okuda, Hiroshi Haneda, Keisuke Yokota, Tsutomu Tatematsu, Ryoichi Nakanishi

Original Article

Clinical implications of the initial SAPS II in veno-arterial extracorporeal oxygenation
Hee Sung Lee, Hyoung Soo Kim, Sun Hee Lee, Song Am Lee, Jae Joon Hwang, Jae Bum Park, Yo Han Kim, Hyoung Ju Moon, Woo Surng Lee
Impact of volume reduction in giant left atrium during surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation
Jae Hyun Kim, Woo Sung Jang, Jae-Bum Kim, Sook Jin Lee
Prediction of response to endobronchial coiling based on morphologic emphysema characterization of the lung lobe to be treated and the ipsilateral non-treated lobe as well as on functional computed tomography-data: correlation with clinical and pulmonary function
Christopher Kloth, Wolfgang Maximilian Thaiss, Jan Fritz, Konstantin Nikolaou, Meinrad Beer, Jürgen Hetzel, Sorin Dumitru Ioanoviciu, Marius Horger
Respiratory management of acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia using high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy: a single center cohort study
Jiro Ito, Kazuma Nagata, Takeshi Morimoto, Mariko Kogo, Daichi Fujimoto, Atsushi Nakagawa, Kojiro Otsuka, Keisuke Tomii
Effect of changing reference equations for spirometry interpretation in Thai people
Warawut Chaiwong, Sureeporn Uthaikhup, Chalerm Liwsrisakun, Chaicharn Pothirat
Relationship of pleural fluid pH and glucose: a multi-centre study of 2,971 cases
Deirdre B. Fitzgerald, Su Lyn Leong, Charley A. Budgeon, Kevin Murray, Andrew Rosenstengal, Nicola A. Smith, Silvia Bielsa, Amelia O. Clive, Nick A. Maskell, José M. Porcel, Y. C. Gary Lee
Management of anastomotic leaks following esophagectomy: when to intervene?
Joshua L. Manghelli, DuyKhanh P. Ceppa, Jason W. Greenberg, David Blitzer, Adam Hicks, Karen M. Rieger, Thomas J. Birdas
Dynamics and prognostic value of B-type natriuretic peptide in left ventricular assist device recipients
Maria Papathanasiou, Nikolaus Pizanis, Loukas Tsourelis, Achim Koch, Markus Kamler, Tienush Rassaf, Peter Luedike
Da Vinci Xi robot decreases the number of thoracotomy cases in pulmonary resection
Min P. Kim, Duc T. Nguyen, Leonora M. Meisenbach, Edward A. Graviss, Edward Y. Chan
Changes in quality of life after surgery or radiotherapy in early-stage lung cancer
Rebecca M. Schwartz, Naomi Alpert, Kenneth Rosenzweig, Raja Flores, Emanuela Taioli
Effect of patient position during virtual-assisted lung mapping
Masahiro Yanagiya, Jun Matsumoto, Hirokazu Yamaguchi, Jun Nakajima, Masaaki Sato
Talc pleurodesis for secondary pneumothorax in elderly patients with persistent air leak
Takuya Watanabe, Ichiro Fukai, Katsuhiro Okuda, Satoru Moriyama, Hiroshi Haneda, Osamu Kawano, Keisuke Yokota, Masayuki Shitara, Tsutomu Tatematsu, Tadashi Sakane, Risa Oda, Ryoichi Nakanishi
Spread through air spaces in lung cancer patients is a risk factor for pulmonary metastasis after surgery
Satoshi Shiono, Makoto Endo, Katsuyuki Suzuki, Kazuki Hayasaka, Naoki Yanagawa
Transcatheter, sutureless and conventional aortic-valve replacement: a network meta-analysis of 16,432 patients
Declan Lloyd, Jessica G. Y. Luc, Ben Elias Indja, Vannessa Leung, Nelson Wang, Kevin Phan
Prevalence and clinical course of postoperative acute lung injury after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
Hayoung Choi, Jong Ho Cho, Hong Kwan Kim, Yong Soo Choi, Jhingook Kim, Jae Ill Zo, Young Mog Shim, Kyeongman Jeon
Five-year outcomes after thoracic endovascular aortic repair of symptomatic type B penetrating aortic ulcer with intramural hematoma in Chinese patients
Jidong Liu, Ye Liu, Wengang Yang, Jianmin Gu, Song Xue
Pattern of recurrence after CyberKnife stereotactic body radiotherapy for peripheral early non-small cell lung cancer
Masaki Nakamura, Ryo Nishikawa, Hiroshi Mayahara, Haruka Uezono, Aya Harada, Naoki Hashimoto, Hideki Nishimura
Refined risk stratification for thoracoscopic lobectomy or segmentectomy
Ruoyu Zhang, Jürgen Dippon, Godehard Friedel

Surgical Technique

Subxiphoid or subcostal uniportal robotic-assisted surgery: early experimental experience
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Mahmoud Ismail
Robotic-assisted right medial and anterior basal segmentectomy (S7+S8)
Jian-Tao Li, Jia Huang, Qing-Quan Luo
Robotic-assisted thoracoscopic right upper lobe sleeve resection
Jia Huang, Chongwu Li, Long Jiang, Hao Lin, Peiji Lu, Jiantao Li, Qingquan Luo
Neoadjuvant target therapy followed by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy plus lymph node clearance for locally advanced lung cancer
Dongrong Situ, Yuansheng Du, Yi Li, Jiyang Chen, Hong Yang
Radical surgical resection after neoadjuvant targeted therapy in non-small cell lung cancer: a single-center retrospective study of 6 cases
Zhenyang Zhang, Jiangbo Lin, Shuai Peng, Wenwei Lin, Mingqiang Kang
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery right upper lobectomy after neoadjuvant targeted therapy
Min Cao, Xiaojing Zhao, Hang Yin, Yujie Fu
Regionally surgical resection of stage-IV adenocarcinoma acquired tyrosine kinases inhibitor-resistance
Minglei Yang, Enkuo Zheng, Xiang Xu, Junjun Ni, Junfang Li, Guofang Zhao
Application of uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) in pulmonary tumors
Xiaopeng Zhao, Fan Yu, Miao Wang, Haoran Zhang, Hongyan Wang
Treatment of stage IIIA–N2 EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma
Jinlong Zhao, Dazhi Jiang, Jiahui Du, Peng Yang
Minimally invasive lobectomy with neoadjuvant targeted therapy: the Zhejiang Cancer Hospital experience
Taobo Luo, Jian Zeng
Minimally invasive lobectomy: The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University experience
Tao Yang, Qingchen Wu, Huanwen Chen
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: Sichuan Cancer Hospital experience
Huachuan Zhang, Run Xiang, Jintao He, Jiang Zhu

Review Article

The microbiome and lung cancer
Abhiram Maddi, Amarpreet Sabharwal, Timothy Violante, Sunita Manuballa, Robert Genco, Santosh Patnaik, Sai Yendamuri
Tips and tricks for success in subxiphoid video-assisted thoracic surgery
Amr Abdellateef, Jason M. Ali, Gening Jiang, Giuseppe Aresu, Lei Jiang
Management of delayed gastric conduit emptying after esophagectomy
Rusi Zhang, Lanjun Zhang
Is segmentectomy the future?
Rodney J. Landreneau, Matthew J. Schuchert

Guideline

Society for Translational Medicine Expert consensus on the selection of surgical approaches in the management of thoracic esophageal carcinoma
Yousheng Mao, Zhentao Yu, Bin You, Wentao Fang, Brian Badgwell, Mark F. Berry, DuyKhanh P. Ceppa, Chun Chen, Haiquan Chen, Miguel A. Cuesta, Xavier Benoit D’Journo, Guy D. Eslick, Jianhua Fu, Xiangning Fu, Shugeng Gao, Jianxing He, Jie He, Yunchao Huang, Gening Jiang, Zhongmin Jiang, Jae Y. Kim, Danqing Li, Hui Li, Shanqing Li, Deruo Liu, Lunxu Liu, Yongyu Liu, Xiaofei Li, Yin Li, Weimin Mao, Daniela Molena, Christopher R. Morse, Nuria M. Novoa, Lijie Tan, Qunyou Tan, Alper Toker, Ti Tong, Qun Wang, Benny Weksler, Lin Xu, Shidong Xu, Tiansheng Yan, Lanjun Zhang, Xingyi Zhang, Xun Zhang, Zhu Zhang, Xiuyi Zhi, Qinghua Zhou

Review Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

The value of using radial endobronchial ultrasound to guide transbronchial lung cryobiopsy
Ankit Gupta, Houssein Youness, Samjot Singh Dhillon, Kassem Harris

Editorial of Critical Care Frontier and Horizon

Critical care medicine in 2050: less invasive, more connected, and personalized
Jean-Louis Vincent, Jacques Creteur

Case Report

Cupid’s arrow retained in the heart
Umberto Benedetto, Massimo Caputo, Angeliki Kosti, Mariangela Peruzzi, Sebastiano Sciarretta, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Giacomo Frati
Fibrin glue to fix metallic airway stent
Alfonso Fiorelli, Gaetana Messina, Carlo Santoriello, Giovanni Liguori, Ettore Arrigo, Francesco Paolo Caronia, Mario Santini

Erratum

Erratum to thrombotic responses to coronary stents, bioresorbable scaffolds and the Kounis hypersensitivityassociated acute thrombotic syndrome
Nicholas G. Kounis, Ioanna Koniari, Anastasios Roumeliotis, Grigorios Tsigkas, George Soufras, Nicholas Grapsas, Periklis Davlouros, George Hahalis
Erratum to the development of uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in São Paulo: from diagnosis to lobectomy
Alexandre de Oliveira, Thais Amarante P. P. Couto
Erratum to 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