Vol 9, No 1 (January 2017): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Clinic application of tissue engineered bronchus for lung cancer treatment
Qiang Tan, Ruijun Liu, Xiaoke Chen, Jingxiang Wu, Yinggen Pan, Shun Lu, Walter Weder, Qingquan Luo
The role of cyclooxygenase-2 in the protection against apoptosis in vascular endothelial cells induced by cigarette smoking
Zhihui Shi, Yan Chen, Yanfang Pei, Yingjiao Long, Caihong Liu, Jun Cao, Ping Chen
Weighted gene co-expression network analysis in identification of metastasis-related genes of lung squamous cell carcinoma based on the Cancer Genome Atlas database
Feng Tian, Jinlong Zhao, Xinlei Fan, Zhenxing Kang
Effects of recombinant human brain natriuretic peptide on the prognosis of patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a prospective, multi-center, randomized clinical trial
Zhi-Lin Miao, Ai-Jie Hou, Hong-Yun Zang, Ru-Gang Huang, Xiao-Qun Zheng, Hai-Long Lin, Wei Wang, Ping Hou, Fei Xia, Zhan-Quan Li
Thoracoabdominal aortic replacement for Crawford extent II aneurysm after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Haiou Hu, Tie Zheng, Junming Zhu, Yongmin Liu, Ruidong Qi, Lizhong Sun
Determinants of prolonged intensive care unit stay in patients after cardiac surgery: a prospective observational study
Theodore Kapadohos, Epameinondas Angelopoulos, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Serafeim Nanas, Anastasia Kotanidou, Andreas Karabinis, Katerina Marathias, Christina Routsi
Practice patterns in venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in thoracic surgery: a comprehensive Canadian Delphi survey
John Agzarian, Lori-Ann Linkins, Laura Schneider, Waël C. Hanna, Christian J. Finley, Colin Schieman, Marc De Perrot, Mark Crowther, James Douketis, Yaron Shargall
Relationship between radiologic patterns, pulmonary function values and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cells in newly diagnosed sarcoidosis
Regina Aleksonienė, Ingrida Zeleckienė, Mindaugas Matačiūnas, Roma Puronaitė, Laimutė Jurgauskienė, Radvilė Malickaitė, Edita Strumilienė, Vygantas Gruslys, Rolandas Zablockis, Edvardas Danila
Development of a non-infectious rat model of acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Shan-Shan Chen, Zhao-Fang Yin, Tao Chen, Hui Qiu, Ya-Ru Wei, Shan-Shan Du, Yue-Ping Jin, Meng-Meng Zhao, Qin Wu, Dong Weng, Hui-Ping Li
Predictive models of malignant transudative pleural effusions
Lucía Ferreiro, Francisco Gude, María E. Toubes, Adriana Lama, Juan Suárez-Antelo, Esther San-José, Francisco Javier González-Barcala, Antonio Golpe, José M. Álvarez-Dobaño, Carlos Rábade, Nuria Rodríguez-Núñez, Carla Díaz-Louzao, Luis Valdés
Better perioperative outcomes in thoracoscopic-esophagectomy with two-lung ventilation in semi-prone position
Lei Cai, Yan Li, Li Sun, Xue-Wen Yang, Wen-Bin Wang, Fan Feng, Guang-Hui Xu, Man Guo, Xiao Lian, Hong-Wei Zhang
Advanced primary pulmonary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma: clinical manifestations, treatment, and outcome
Chun-Yu Lin, Ying-Jen Chen, Meng-Heng Hsieh, Chih-Wei Wang, Yueh-Fu Fang
Changes in the action potential and transient outward potassium current in cardiomyocytes during acute cardiac rejection in rats
Wenqi Luo, Yixin Jia, Shuai Zheng, Yan Li, Jie Han, Xu Meng
Learning curve and established phase for uniportal VATS lobectomies: the Papworth experience
Benedetta Bedetti, Luca Bertolaccini, Piergiorgio Solli, Marco Scarci
Clinical factors associated with weaning failure in patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation
Hong-Joon Shin, Jin-Sun Chang, Seong Ahn, Tae-Ok Kim, Cheol-Kyu Park, Jung-Hwan Lim, In-Jae Oh, Yu-Il Kim, Sung-Chul Lim, Young-Chul Kim, Yong-Soo Kwon
Clinical outcomes of surgically resected combined small cell lung cancer: a two-institutional experience
Chao Zhang, Haitang Yang, Heng Zhao, Baoping Lang, Xiangdong Yu, Peng Xiao, Xiao Zhang
Diagnosis of mitral valve cleft using real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography
Xinchun Yuan, Aiyun Zhou, Li Chen, Cheng Zhang, Yan Zhang, Pan Xu
The diagnostic yield and complications of open lung biopsies in kidney transplant patients with pulmonary disease
Daniere Yurie Vieira Tomotani, Antônio Tonete Bafi, Eduardo Souza Pacheco, Tainá Veras de Sandes-Freitas, Laila Almeida Viana, Edgar Porto de Oliveira Pontes, Nikkei Tamura, Hélio Tedesco-Silva Jr, Flavia Ribeiro Machado, Flávio Geraldo Rezende Freitas
Clinical significance of preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen level in patients with clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
Ryo Maeda, Takashi Suda, Ayumi Hachimaru, Daisuke Tochii, Sachiko Tochii, Yasushi Takagi
Colobronchial fistula: the pathogenesis, clinical presentations, diagnosis and treatment
Jinbo Zhao, Nan Ma, Zhengwei Zhao, Jie Lei, Qiang Lu, Feng Tian, Yongan Zhou, Yong Han, Xiaofei Li
Clinical analysis of eight patients with blunt main stem bronchial injuries
Jie Lei, Jinbo Zhao, Feng Tian, Xiaoping Wang, Yongan Zhou, Xiaofei Li, Jian Wang

Short Communication

False positive hepatitis C antibody test
Grace Y. Minamoto, Doreen Lee, Adriana Colovai, Dana Levy, Ljiljana Vasovic, Keith W. Roach, Jonathan Shuter, Daniel Goldstein, David D’Alessandro, Ulrich P. Jorde, Victoria A. Muggia

Surgical Technique

A novel technique for chest drain removal using a two layer method with triclosan-coated sutures
Yujiro Yokoyama, Takahiro Nakagomi, Daichi Shikata, Taichiro Goto

Correspondence

Computer automated algorithm to evaluate cavitary lesions in adults with pulmonary tuberculosis
Alvaro Proaño, Ziyue Xu, Philip Caligiuri, Daniel J. Mollura, Robert H. Gilman, Tuberculosis Working Group in Peru
Valvular heart disease in the elderly: more questions than answers
Sean Coffey, Bernard Prendergast