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

Guideline

Management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—A position statement of the South African Thoracic Society: 2019 update
Mohamed Sabeer Abdool-Gaffar, Gregory Calligaro, Michelle Lianne Wong, Clifford Smith, Umesh Gangaram Lalloo, Coenraad Frederik Nicolaas Koegelenberg, Keertan Dheda, Brian William Allwood, Akhter Goolam-Mahomed, Richard Nellis van Zyl-Smit

Original Article

Single- versus two-port video-assisted thoracic surgery in mediastinal tumor: a propensity-matched study
Shilong Wu, Hengrui Liang, Wenhua Liang, Yaoliang Zhang, Yanzhi Ma, Hui Liu, Hanyu Yang, Jun Liu, Jianxing He
Retrospective immunohistological study of autopsied lungs in patients with acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia managed with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Yoshiko Kida, Shinichiro Ohshimo, Michihito Kyo, Koji Hosokawa, Vishwa Jeet Amatya, Yukio Takeshima, Nobuaki Shime
Early surgical myocardial revascularization in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome
Sebastian V. Rojas, Mai Linh Trinh-Adams, Aitor Uribarri, Felix Fleissner, Pavel Iablonskii, Sara Rojas-Hernandez, Marcel Ricklefs, Andreas Martens, Stefan Rümke, Gregor Warnecke, Serghei Cebotari, Axel Haverich, Issam Ismail
The effect of PD-L1/PD-1 immunotherapy in the treatment of squamous non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials
Shuang Li, Shuang Zhang, Jingjing Liu, Changliang Yang, Liang Zhang, Ying Cheng
Antiangiogenic effect of crocin on breast cancer cell MDA-MB-231
Shuang-Shuang Chen, Yuan Gu, Fang Lu, Dan-Ping Qian, Ting-Ting Dong, Zhong-Hai Ding, Shuang Zhao, Zheng-Hong Yu
Safety outcomes in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer patients treated with first-line platinum-based regimens in the United States
Lei Chen, Jong Seok Kim, Belen San Antonio, Yajun Emily Zhu, Lucy Mitchell, William John
Misinterpretation of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis/allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis due to diverse characteristics in different clinical stages
Haijun Feng, Ping Lv, Xiaoxia Ren, Huaping Dai, Ting Yang
The association between plasma fibrinogen levels and lung cancer: a meta-analysis
Ke Zhang, Ye Xu, Shanyue Tan, Xueyan Wang, Mulong Du, Lingxiang Liu
Modified McKeown procedure with uniportal thoracoscope for upper or middle esophageal cancer: initial experience and preliminary results
Qi Wang, Wei Ping, Yixin Cai, Shengling Fu, Xiangning Fu, Ni Zhang
The prognostic value of tumor mutation burden in EGFR-mutant advanced lung adenocarcinoma, an analysis based on cBioPortal data base
Xiao-Dong Jiao, Xi He, Bao-Dong Qin, Ke Liu, Ying Wu, Jun Liu, Ting Hou, Yuan-Sheng Zang
Application of radiomics signature captured from pretreatment thoracic CT to predict brain metastases in stage III/IV ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer patients
Xinyan Xu, Lyu Huang, Jiayan Chen, Junmiao Wen, Di Liu, Jianzhao Cao, Jiazhou Wang, Min Fan
A phase II study of concurrent nab-paclitaxel/carboplatin combined with thoracic radiotherapy in locally advanced squamous cell lung cancer
Kan Wu, Lucheng Zhu, Jiahao Wang, Kaicheng Pan, Bing Wang, Xin Li, Shaoyu Yang, Xiao Xu, Minna Zhang, Xiadong Li, Xueqin Chen, Shenglin Ma, Bing Xia
Use of new cannulated screws for primary sternal closure in high risk patients for sternal dehiscence
Giuseppe De Cicco, Davide Tosi, Roberto Crisci, Andrea Bortolami, Tommaso Maria Aquino, Aldo Prencipe, Gerardo Di Matteo, Stefano Benussi
Algorithm-based troubleshooting to manage bleeding during thoracoscopic anatomic pulmonary resection
Hitoshi Igai, Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara, Ryohei Yoshikawa, Fumi Ohsawa, Tomohiro Yazawa, Natsumi Matsuura
Relationship between pulmonary function and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in coal miners in northern China
Xinhua Yan, Lixia Sun, Mengying Ma, Jiqiang Liu, Shouling Wu, Jie Cao
Pulmonary function is implicated in the prognosis of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer but not in extended disease small cell lung cancer
Suk-young Lee, Yoon Ji Choi, Jae Hong Seo, Sung Yong Lee, Jung Sun Kim, Eun Joo Kang
Therapeutic issues with, and long-term outcomes of, pulmonary mycobacterial tuberculosis treatment in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases
Dong Won Park, Sung Jun Chung, Yoomi Yeo, Tai Sun Park, Hyun Lee, Ji-Yong Moon, Sang-Heon Kim, Tae-Hyung Kim, Ho Joo Yoon, Jang Won Sohn
Platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio is an independent prognosticator in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma receiving esophagectomy
Li-Chun Chen, Shau-Hsuan Li, Chien-Ming Lo, Yen-Hao Chen, Shun-Chen Huang, Yu-Ming Wang, Shang-Yu Chou, Hung-I Lu
Correlation between PD-L1 expression and clinicopathological characteristics of non-small cell lung cancer: A real-world study of a large Chinese cohort
Yan Jin, Xuxia Shen, Yunjian Pan, Qiang Zheng, Haiquan Chen, Hong Hu, Yuan Li
Expression and significance of c-kit and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) molecules in thymic epithelial tumors (TETs)
Zhigang Wu, Songtao Xue, Bin Zheng, Rongjin Ye, Guobing Xu, Shuliang Zhang, Taidui Zeng, Wei Zheng, Chun Chen
Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of levofloxacin- and moxifloxacin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates in southern China
H. M. Adnan Hameed, Yaoju Tan, Md Mahmudul Islam, Lingmin Guo, Chiranjibi Chhotaray, Shuai Wang, Zhiyong Liu, Yamin Gao, Shouyong Tan, Wing Wai Yew, Nanshan Zhong, Jianxiong Liu, Tianyu Zhang
Molecular epidemiology of respiratory viruses among Malaysian Young children with a confirmed respiratory infection during 2014–2015
Su Mei Yew, Ka-Liong Tan, Siok Koon Yeo, Kee Peng Ng, Chee Sian Kuan
Predicting in-hospital rupture of type A aortic dissection using Random Forest
Jinlin Wu, Juntao Qiu, Enzehua Xie, Wenxiang Jiang, Rui Zhao, Jiawei Qiu, Mohammad A. Zafar, Yan Huang, Cuntao Yu
The powered vascular staple (PVS) versus conventional powered linier cutter (PLC) for the application of bronchial transection in thoracoscopic anatomic segmentectomy
Ying Ji, Bin Qiu, Shugeng Gao
Comparison of long-term outcomes between radical esophagectomy and definitive chemoradiotherapy in patients with clinical T1bN0M0 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Hongbo Zhao, Kazuo Koyanagi, Ken Kato, Yoshinori Ito, Jun Itami, Hiroyasu Igaki, Yuji Tachimori
Nebulized dexmedetomidine-lidocaine inhalation as a premedication for flexible bronchoscopy: a randomized trial
Wei Gu, Meiying Xu, Huijie Lu, Qi Huang, Jingxiang Wu
Recombinant human thrombopoietin combined with interleukin-2 improves the effects of chemosensitivity and thrombocytopenia on a basic gemcitabine and carboplatin combination therapy for non-small cell lung cancer in a nude mouse model
Yunhua Xu, Yan Pan, Zhen Zhou
Preoperative computed tomography-guided pulmonary nodule localization augmented by laser angle guide assembly
Stella Chin-Shaw Tsai, Tzu-Chin Wu, Yi-Lin Lai, Frank Cheau-Feng Lin
Technical results, clinical efficacy and predictors of outcome of intercostal arteries embolization for hemothorax: a two-institutions’ experience
Nicola Tamburini, Nicole Carriel, Giorgio Cavallesco, Laureano Molins, Roberto Galeotti, Rudith Guzmán, Elisabetta Salviato, David Sánchez-Lorente, Elisa Maietti, Pio Maniscalco, Marc Boada
Incidence and risk factors of readmission after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
Seong Yong Park, Dae Joon Kim, Go Eun Byun
Root reconstruction for proximal repair in acute type A aortic dissection
Yunxing Xue, Qing Zhou, Jun Pan, Hailong Cao, Fudong Fan, Xiyu Zhu, Hoshun Chong, Dongjin Wang
“Aorta-clamp” technique for surgical repair of acute type A aortic dissection—5 min circulatory arrest at 30 °C
Jie He, Jihai Peng, Wei Li, Dingwen Zheng, Shihao Cai, Wenliu Xu, Jinsong Huang, Xiaoping Fan
Efficacy and safety of bevacizumab combined with chemotherapy in symptomatic brain metastases from lung adenocarcinoma: a retrospective analysis
Qiong Zhan, Feng Miao, Ruofan Huang, Xinli Zhou, Mengxi Ge, Xiaohua Liang
Natural evolvement of lung tumors induced by N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea (ENU) and the impact of a high sucrose-high fat diet on tumor evolvement assessed by tumor histology in inbred BALB/c and C57BL/6J mice
Lijun Dai, Yueling Huang, Bingfei Ye, Xinbin Yang, Shengli An, Min Hou
Outcomes and risk factors identification in urgent lung transplantation: a multicentric study
Marco Schiavon, Giulio Faggi, Lorenzo Rosso, Luca Luzzi, Giovanni Maria Comacchio, Dario Gregori, Mario Nosotti, Francesco Damarco, Andrea Dell’Amore, David Bennet, Antonella Fossi, Piero Paladini, Luigi Santambrogio, Federico Rea
Predictors of blood loss in lung transplant surgery—a single center retrospective cohort analysis
Bastian Grande, Pascal Oechslin, Martin Schlaepfer, Burkhardt Seifert, Ilhan Inci, Isabelle Opitz, Donat R. Spahn, Walter Weder, Marco Zalunardo
Multimodality cardiac computed tomography angiography and magnetic resonance with clinical-grade scanners provide robust assessment of cardiac morphology and function in rabbits
Gitsios Gitsioudis, Maximilian Nunninger, Anna Missiou, Peter Wolf, Hugo A. Katus, Grigorios Korosoglou
Does less surgical trauma result in better outcome in management of iatrogenic tracheobronchial laceration?
Dominik Herrmann, Jan Volmerig, Ahmad Al-Turki, Monique Braun, Anke Herrmann, Santiago Ewig, Erich Hecker
Fate of spontaneous pneumothorax from middle to old age: how to overcome an irritating recurrence?
Seung Hyuk Nam, Kun Woo Kim, Sung-Whan Kim, Si-Wook Kim, Jong-Myeon Hong, Dohun Kim
Extracorporeal life support to ventricular assist device: potential benefits of sternal-sparing approach
Fabio M. Sagebin, Brian C. Ayers, Katherine Wood, Bryan Barrus, Leway Chen, Jeffrey Alexis, Himabindu Vidula, Sabu Thomas, Eugene Storozynsky, Sunil Prasad, Igor Gosev
Long-term outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention in grafts and native vessels in coronary artery bypass grafting patients with diabetes mellitus
Dong Liu, Xiao Cui, Xiaoliang Luo, Zhongwei Sun, Bo Xu, Shubin Qiao, Jiansong Yuan
Current status and evolution of robotic-assisted thoracic surgery in Germany—results from a nationwide survey
Thorben Möller, Jan-Hendrik Egberts, Martin Eichhorn, Hans-Stefan Hofmann, Ingo Krüger, Jens-C. Rückert, Tim Sandhaus, Matthias Steinert
Extracellular mitochondrial DNA promote NLRP3 inflammasome activation and induce acute lung injury through TLR9 and NF-κB
Guannan Wu, Qingqing Zhu, Junli Zeng, Xiaoling Gu, Yingying Miao, Wujian Xu, Tangfeng Lv, Yong Song
A new tool for diagnosing parathyroid lesions: angio plus ultrasound imaging
He Liu, Quan Liao, Yong Wang, Ya Hu, Qingli Zhu, Liang Wang, Qianqian Liu, Jianchu Li, Yuxin Jiang
Qualitative and quantitative imaging features of pulmonary subsolid nodules: differentiating invasive adenocarcinoma from minimally invasive adenocarcinoma and preinvasive lesions
Linlin Qi, Wenwen Lu, Lin Yang, Wei Tang, Shijun Zhao, Yao Huang, Ning Wu, Jianwei Wang

Review Article

Clinicopathological comparison and therapeutic approach to Castleman disease—a case-based review
Małgorzata Wojtyś, Agnieszka Piekarska, Michał Kunc, Konrad Ptaszyński, Wojciech Biernat, Jan Maciej Zaucha, Piotr Waloszczyk, Piotr Lisowski, Bartosz Kubisa, Tomasz Grodzki
Infective endocarditis: trends, surgical outcomes, and controversies
Mahbub Jamil, Ibrahim Sultan, Thomas G. Gleason, Forozan Navid, Michael A. Fallert, Matthew S. Suffoletto, Arman Kilic

iMDT Corner

The 100 most cited articles on thoracic surgery management of lung cancer
Ke Jin, Quanteng Hu, Jianfeng Xu, Chunlei Wu, Michael K. Hsin, Carmelina C. Zirafa, Nuria M. Novoa, Stefano Bongiolatti, Robert J. Cerfolio, Jianfei Shen, Dehua Ma

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Pleural fluid glucose testing using a finger stick glucometer: a novel bedside test
Tony F. Abdo, Himanshu Bhardwaj, Muhammad K. Ishaq, Jean I. Keddissi, Houssein A. Youness

Editorial Commentary

Lung retransplantation: walking a thin line between hope and false expectations
Laurent Godinas, Dirk Van Raemdonck, Laurens J. Ceulemans, Robin Vos, Geert M. Verleden
How should we decide the optimum intraoperative fluid and colloid usage in pulmonary resection?
Yukio Sato
Shifting the attention from devices to treatment: the lesson from IABP-SHOCK II and other trials in cardiogenic shock
Francesco Saia
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the beginning of the XXI Century
Alvar Agusti, Jing Zhang
Prediction of mediastinal lymph node metastasis in adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction
Henrik Nienhüser, Thomas Schmidt
Improved clinical outcomes following additional aggressive local consolidative therapy to systemic therapy for oligometastasis from lung cancer: where do we stand between “reality” and “illusion”?
Heerim Nam, Jae Myoung Noh, Seung Gyu Park, Yong Chan Ahn
The prediction of response to immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer patients by 18F-FDG PET/CT
Laura Evangelista
Robotic surgery can extend surgical indication in patients with lung cancer and impaired function
Giulia Veronesi, Pietro Bruschini, Pierluigi Novellis
Type II and III adenocarcinoma of the esophago-gastric junction: esophageal extent ≥1.5 cm critical for mediastinal nodal disease
Gerhard G. Grabenbauer
Early neuromuscular blockade in moderate to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome: do not throw the baby out with the bathwater!
Sunghoon Park, Matthieu Schmidt
Unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea in surgery: we can’t afford to sleep on it any longer
Aaron Oh, Sutapa Mukherjee, R. Doug McEvoy
The added value of quantitative 18F-FDG-PET/CT parameters in the assessment of pulmonary lymphangitic carcinomatosis in lung cancer
Dexter P. Mendoza, Subba R. Digumarthy
Recent advances in defining and benchmarking complications after esophagectomy
Lucas Goense, Jelle P. Ruurda, Richard van Hillergersberg