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Review Article

Surgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy for early stage non-small cell lung cancer: review of meta-analyses
Masatsugu Hamaji, Yukinori Matsuo, Toyofumi Fengshi Chen-Yoshikawa, Takashi Mizowaki, Hiroshi Date
Devising the guidelines: the techniques of uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery—postoperative management and enhanced recovery after surgery
Luca Bertolaccini, Alessandro Brunelli
Why do we need harmonization in thoracic surgery: a view from above by the European Union of Medical Specialists
Toni Lerut, Dirk Van Raemdonck, Gilbert Massard
Devising the guidelines: the techniques of pulmonary nodule localization in uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery—hybrid operating room in the future
Ze-Rui Zhao, Rainbow W. H. Lau, Peter S. Y. Yu, Calvin S. H. Ng
Teaching non-technical skills: the patient centered approach
Gianluca Casali, Gareth Lock, Nuria M. Novoa
Mobility during and after training: autobiography and advice to early career colleagues
Carolina Torres, Anna Elisabeth Frick
Harmonisation of respiratory medicine: the success story of European curriculum development
Daiana Stolz, Nathalie Tabin, Amy Farr
Structured and evidence-based training of technical skills in respiratory medicine and thoracic surgery
Pia Iben Pietersen, Christian B. Laursen, René Horsleben Petersen, Lars Konge
Devising the guidelines: the concept of uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery—incisions and anesthetic management
Konstantinos Marios Soultanis, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopy approach to the management of non-pulmonary diseases of the chest
Ching Yeung, Jennifer Dawson, Sebastien Gilbert
Breathing lung transplantation with the Organ Care System (OCS) Lung: lessons learned and future implications
William Lightle, Daoud Daoud, Gabriel Loor
Detection, classification, and management of rejection after lung transplantation
Amit D. Parulekar, Christina C. Kao
The role of the immune system in lung transplantation: towards improved long-term results
Ramsey R. Hachem
Pharmacotherapy and adjunctive treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
Shigeki Saito, Ala Alkhatib, Jay K. Kolls, Yasuhiro Kondoh, Joseph A. Lasky
Bedside troubleshooting during venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
Bhoumesh Patel, Michael Arcaro, Subhasis Chatterjee
Indications for lung transplant referral and listing
Omar Shweish, Goutham Dronavalli
Postoperative management of lung transplant recipients
Christina C. Kao, Amit D. Parulekar
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as rescue therapy for severe hypoxemic respiratory failure
Bhoumesh Patel, Subhasis Chatterjee, Seanna Davignon, J. Patrick Herlihy
Update on management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Ritwick Agrawal, Shahram Moghtader, Uma Ayyala, Venkata Bandi, Amir Sharafkhaneh
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease classification, phenotypes and risk assessment
Prasad Manian
House dust mite subcutaneous immunotherapy in Chinese patients with allergic asthma and rhinitis
Mulin Feng, Xiaohui Zeng, Jing Li
Review of donor and recipient surgical procedures in lung transplantation
Duy C. Nguyen, Gabriel Loor, Philip Carrott, Alexis Shafii
How to prepare for academic leadership: scientific training curriculum
Isabelle Opitz, Thorsten Walles
Salvage resection of advanced mediastinal tumors
Giulio Maurizi, Antonio D’Andrilli, Camilla Vanni, Anna Maria Ciccone, Mohsen Ibrahim, Claudio Andreetti, Cecilia Menna, Camilla Poggi, Federico Venuta, Erino Angelo Rendina
Current indications and outcomes for thoracoscopic segmentectomy for early stage lung cancer
Zeynep Bilgi, Scott J. Swanson
Difference of environment behind research and clinical practice between USA and Japan
Takefumi Komiya, Gerard Chaaya, Leigh Deshotels, Andy Wang

Original Article

Comparison of specimen adequacy and diagnostic accuracy of a 25-gauge and 22-gauge needle in endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Christopher Di Felice, Benjamin Young, Maroun Matta
Outcomes of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer and airway obstruction treated with photodynamic therapy and non-photodynamic therapy ablation modalities
Ravishankar Jayadevappa, Sumedha Chhatre, Harmik J. Soukiasian, Septimiu Murgu
Incidence and clinical relevance of non-small cell lung cancer lymph node micro-metastasis detected by staging endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Adam R. Belanger, Johnathan Hollyfield, Gabriella Yacovone, Agathe S. Ceppe, Jason A. Akulian, A. Cole Burks, M. Patricia Rivera, Leslie G. Dodd, Jason M. Long, Benjamin E. Haithcock, Chad V. Pecot
Effects of the health belief model following acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a hospital in China
Mei Ji, Ai-Hong Wang, Jun Ye, Ya-Hui Shen, Chun-Mei Chen, Chen Yu, Li-Fang Li
Necessity of thoracotomy in pulmonary metastasis of osteosarcoma
Erji Gao, Yang Li, Weigang Zhao, Tiancheng Zhao, Xiang Guo, Weiwei He, Weiming Wu, Yonghong Zhao, Yi Yang
The use of magnetic resonance imaging in differential diagnosis of allergic fungal sinusitis and eosinophilic mucin rhinosinusitis
Yifan Meng, Luo Zhang, Yingshi Piao, Hongfei Lou, Kuiji Wang, Chengshuo Wang
Comparison of Ivor Lewis esophagectomy and Sweet esophagectomy for the treatment of middle-lower esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Yuan Feng, Nan Wu, Shi Yan, Xing Wang, Yue Yang
Lipid management for coronary heart disease patients: an appraisal of updated international guidelines applying Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation II—clinical practice guideline appraisal for lipid management in coronary heart disease
Huimin Zhou, Shaozhao Zhang, Xiuting Sun, Daya Yang, Xiaodong Zhuang, Yue Guo, Xun Hu, Zhimin Du, Meifen Zhang, Xinxue Liao
Non-intubated video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery vs. intubated video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for thoracic disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 1,684 cases
Kai Zhang, Hui-Guo Chen, Wei-Bin Wu, Xiao-Jun Li, Yong-Hui Wu, Jian-Nan Xu, Yu-Bin Jia, Jian Zhang
Trans-subxiphoid robotic surgery for anterior mediastinal disease: an initial case series
Osbert Qi Yao Leow, Chuan Cheng, Yin-Kai Chao

Brief Report

Methodology and timing of standardization
Luca Bertolaccini, Gaetano Rocco

Surgical Technique

The techniques of uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: lower lobectomies and lymphadenectomy
Carlos Galvez, Julio Sesma, Sergio Bolufer, Francisco Lirio, Jone del Campo, Sergio Maroto, Juan Manuel Corcoles
Uniportal video-assisted sleeve resections: how to deal with specific challenges
Konstantinos Marios Soultanis, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas
Sternectomy for primary chondrosarcoma
Stéphane Collaud, Theresa Stork, Daniel Valdivia, Keita Tokuishi, Clemens Aigner
Anterior chest wall resection and sternal body wedge for primary chest wall tumour: reconstruction technique with biological meshes and titanium plates
Alberto Sandri, Giovanni Donati, Carlo Droz Blanc, Victor Auguste Nigra, Matteo Gagliasso, Roberto Barmasse
MRI-guided segmental sternectomy for impalpable intraosseous lesion
Francesco Petrella, Monica Casiraghi, Niccolò Filippi, Riccardo Orlandi, Andrea Alliata, Giorgio Lo Iacono, Luigi Funicelli, Stefania Rizzo, Lorenzo Spaggiari
Chest wall resection and reconstruction by composite prosthesis for locally recurrent breast carcinoma
Francesco Petrella, Giorgio Lo Iacono, Monica Casiraghi, Lorenzo Gherzi, Elena Prisciandaro, Cristina Garusi, Lorenzo Spaggiari
Chest wall resection and reconstruction for lung cancer: surgical techniques and example of integrated multimodality approach
Mauro Loi, Antonio Mazzella, Isacco Desideri, Ludovic Fournel, Emelyne Canny Hamelin, Philippe Icard, Antonio Bobbio, Marco Alifano

Surgical Technique

Radioisotope-guided localization and resection of non-palpable focal lesion of the rib
Francesco Petrella, Giorgio Lo Iacono, Monica Casiraghi, Lorenzo Gherzi, Elena Prisciandaro, Cristiano Rampinelli, Marzia Colandrea, Chiara Maria Grana, Lorenzo Spaggiari

Editorial Commentary

Developing the guidelines: the techniques of uniportal VATS for sublobar resection and middle lobectomy
Arthur Vieira, Ricardo Oliveira, Ivan Salgado de Azevedo, Paula Ugalde Figueroa
Pancreatic PCSK9 and its involvement in diabetes
Maaike Kockx, Leonard Kritharides
The radical approach to the oligometastatic not small cell lung cancer patient: which? how? when? where?
Luca Bertolaccini, Lorenzo Spaggiari
Positive-end expiratory pressure titration and transpulmonary pressure: the EPVENT 2 trial
Emanuele Turbil, Louis Marie Galerneau, Nicolas Terzi, Carole Schwebel, Laurent Argaud, Claude Guérin
Thymoma: does tumor size matter?
Arya Amini, Chad G. Rusthoven
Expanding the knowledge of oligometastatic disease—but uncertainties remain significant
Joachim Pfannschmidt
Importance of intraoperative fluid management
Hisashi Iwata
Demographic ageing and its influence on current lung transplant practice
Antonio Alvarez, Paula Moreno
Searching for an arrow hitting two targets: the time to evaluate long-term outcomes of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy for early-stage lung cancer
Tomohito Saito, Tomohiro Murakawa
Less is more: the benefits of low suction for digital pleural drainage devices after pulmonary resection
Stephen Donald Gowing, Virginia Ferreira Resende, Sebastien Gilbert
Intratumoral lymph vessel invasion as a predictive risk factor for nodal metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer: should L-1 status obligate adjuvant chemotherapy?
Kimberly J. Song, Raja M. Flores
Radical consolidative treatments a hope for patients with oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Marcelo F. Jimenez, Maria T. Gomez-Hernandez
What did the first meta-analysis of tumor spread through air spaces (STAS) bring to light?
Hironori Uruga, Takeshi Fujii, Atsushi Miyamoto, Takaya Hisashi
Prolonged air leak after pulmonary lobectomy
Francesco Petrella, Lorenzo Spaggiari
Potential advantage of digital drainage systems using a low-suction approach after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy
Hiran C. Fernando
Lactate guided resuscitation—nothing is more dangerous than conscientious foolishness
Paul E. Marik
A new approach to predicting risk for N2 disease in non-small cell lung cancer
Roy H. Decker, Justin D. Blasberg
Prolonged air leaks after vats lobectomy: do we need another risk score?
Angelo Carretta
Transcatheter edge-to-edge mitral valve repair in functional mitral regurgitation: patient selection according to MITRA-FR and COAPT
Martin Orban, Christian Hagl, Jörg Hausleiter
Minimally invasive esophagectomy—behind patient-centered learning curves
Nikhil Panda, Christopher R. Morse
KEYNOTE-042 and the role for single agent pembrolizumab in patients with PD-L1 tumor proportion score 1–49%
Daniel Morgensztern