Vol 7, No 10 (October 2015): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Editorial

Optimal interventional strategy for the treatment of coronary in-stent restenosis
Ji’e Yang, Wahafu Mamuti, Feng Zhang
Treatment of coronary in-stent restenosis—evidence for universal recommendation?
Ibrahim Akin, Christoph A. Nienaber
Aortic regurgitation and heart valve disease in mice
Yong Fen Qi
Network meta-analyses on in-stent restenosis treatment: dealing with complexity to clarify efficacy and safety
Fernando Alfonso, Fernando Rivero
The use of etomidate for rapid sequence induction in septic patients
Matthew R. Dettmer, R. Phillip Dellinger
The use of statins in patients with heart failure: more questions than answers
Peter C. Westman, Michael J. Lipinski
In-stent restenosis: local drug delivery with a stent or balloon?
Matias B. Yudi, Ron Waksman, Andrew E. Ajani
Hyperglycemic endothelial dysfunction: does it happen and does it matter?
Robert P. Hoffman
The case of stroke prevention by left atrial appendage occlusion in patients with atrial fibrillation—can we close the file?
Yuri Blaauw, Michiel Rienstra
Etomidate in sepsis: understanding the dilemma
David J. Gagnon, David B. Seder
Statin therapy for heart failure: to prescribe or not?
Xian-Sheng Huang, Shui-Ping Zhao
Safer lung biopsy techniques: fewer patients with pneumothorax, fewer chest tube insertions
Kamran Ahrar
Comments on characterization of solitary pulmonary nodules with 18F-FDG PET/CT relative activity distribution analysis
Orazio Schillaci, Ferdinando F. Calabria
Rapid needle-out patient-rollover approach after CT-guided lung biopsy: challenges and future directions
Ailbhe C. O’Neill, Neasa Ní Mhuircheartaigh, Jonathan D. Dodd
High risk percutaneous coronary interventions—significance of left ventricular assist device for clinical practice
Vladimir Ganyukov, Roman Tarasov

Original Article

Digital versus traditional air leak evaluation after elective pulmonary resection: a prospective and comparative mono-institutional study
Pier Luigi Filosso, Victor Auguste Nigra, Giovanni Lanza, Lorena Costardi, Giulia Bora, Paolo Solidoro, Riccardo Carlo Cristofori, Massimo Molinatti, Paolo Olivo Lausi, Enrico Ruffini, Alberto Oliaro, Francesco Guerrera
Effects of long-term smoking on the activity and mRNA expression of CYP isozymes in rats
Xiao-Meng He, Ying Zhou, Ming-Zhen Xu, Yang Li, Hu-Qun Li, Wei-Yong Li
High mobility group box 1: a novel mediator of Th2-type response-induced airway inflammation of acute allergic asthma
Libing Ma, Jinrong Zeng, Biwen Mo, Changming Wang, Jianwei Huang, Yabing Sun, Yuanyuan Yu, Shaokun Liu
Bronchial sleeve resection or pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: a propensity-matched analysis of long-term results, survival and quality of life
Saana E. M. Andersson, Ville H. S. Rauma, Eero I. Sihvo, Jari V. Räsänen, Ilkka K. Ilonen, Jarmo A. Salo
The efficacy and toxicities of combined lobaplatin with paclitaxel as a first-line chemotherapy for advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Ming-Qiu Chen, Cheng Chen, Hai-Jie Lu, Ben-Hua Xu
Lower airway inflammation and hyperresponsiveness in non-asthmatic patients with non-allergic rhinitis
Qiuping Wang, Junfeng Ji, Yanqing Xie, Weijie Guan, Yong Zhang, Zhiyi Wang, Kunmin Wu, Nanshan Zhong
Pharmacological treatment response according to the severity of symptoms in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Jae Seung Lee, Joon Beom Seo, Sang Min Lee, Tai Sun Park, Sei Won Lee, Yeon-Mok Oh, Ji-Hyun Lee, Eun-Kyung Kim, Tae-Hyung Kim, Joo Hun Park, Seung Soo Sheen, Seong Yong Lim, Ina Jung, Sang-Do Lee
Clinical feasibility and efficacy of video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) anatomical resection in patients with central lung cancer: a comparison with thoracotomy
Hee Suk Jung, Hyeong Ryul Kim, Se Hoon Choi, Yong Hee Kim, Dong Kwan Kim, Seung Il Park
Comparison of clinicopathologic features and survival between eastern and western population with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Jie Zhang, Yizhou Jiang, Chunxiao Wu, Shuang Cai, Rui Wang, Ying Zhen, Sufeng Chen, Kuaile Zhao, Yangle Huang, James Luketich, Haiquan Chen
Asiatic acid inhibits cardiac hypertrophy by blocking interleukin- 1β-activated nuclear factor-κB signaling in vitro and in vivo
Xiaohan Xu, Linjie Si, Jing Xu, Chenlong Yi, Fang Wang, Weijuan Gu, Yuqing Zhang, Xiaowei Wang
A comparative analysis of lung cancer patients treated with lobectomy via three-dimensional video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus two-dimensional resection
Chengliang Yang, Lili Mo, Yegang Ma, Guilin Peng, Yi Ren, Wei Wang, Yongyu Liu, Jianxing He
Phosphatidylethanolamine-binding protein 4 promotes lung cancer cells proliferation and invasion via PI3K/Akt/mTOR axis
Guiping Yu, Bin Huang, Guoqiang Chen, Yedong Mi
Clinical experience of spontaneous pneumomediastinum: diagnosis and treatment
Kyung Soo Kim, Hyun Woo Jeon, Youngkyu Moon, Young Du Kim, Myeong Im Ahn, Jae Kil Park, Keon Hyun Jo
A randomized controlled trial evaluating airway inspection effectiveness during endobronchial ultrasound bronchoscopy
Lonny Yarmus, Jason Akulian, Ricardo Ortiz, Richard Thompson, Karen Oakjones-Burgess, Sixto Arias, Roy Semaan, David Feller-Kopman, Hans Lee, Ko Pen Wang
Establishment of a mathematic model for predicting malignancy in solitary pulmonary nodules
Man Zhang, Na Zhuo, Zhanlin Guo, Xingguang Zhang, Wenhua Liang, Sheng Zhao, Jianxing He
Characterization of a new subtype of allergen in dermatophagoides farinae—Der f 28
Jian-Li Lin, Yuan-Yuan Wang, Xiao-Jun Xiao, Yu-Lan Wu, Bao-Qing Sun, An-Jian Gao, Zhi-Gang Liu, Jing Li, Ping-Chang Yang, Xiao-Yu Liu

Consensus

China experts consensus on icotinib for non-small cell lung cancer treatment (2015 version)
Yuankai Shi, Yan Sun, Cuimin Ding, Ziping Wang, Changli Wang, Zheng Wang, Chong Bai, Chunxue Bai, Jifeng Feng, Xiaoqing Liu, Fang Li, Yue Yang, Yongqian Shu, Milu Wu, Jianxing He, Yiping Zhang, Shucai Zhang, Gongyan Chen, Honghe Luo, Rongcheng Luo, Caicun Zhou, Yanbin Zhou, Qingsong Pang, Hong Zhao, Qiong Zhao, Aiqin Gu, Yang Ling, Cheng Huang, Baohui Han, Shunchang Jiao, Hong Jiao

Statistic Corner

Mismatching of population groups in thoracic surgery case control studies
Marius Roman, Edward Caruana, Jules Hernandez-Sanchez, Piergiorgio Solli

ICC COLUMN: The Voice of the Patient

COPD diagnosis: genome first
Lawrence Grouse

Case Report

Underrated value of repeated right heart catheterization in pulmonary hypertension with heart failure—a case of persisted pulmonary arterial hypertension after treatment for biventricular failure
Shinhee Park, Hee Young Yoon, Soomin Jeung, Nah Kyum Lee, Min-Seok Kim, Jung-Min Ahn, Dae-Hee Kim, Jae Seung Lee
Deep-seated intramuscular lipoma penetrates the intercostal muscle
Jinwook Hwang, Won-Min Jo, Byoung-Ju Min, Jae Seung Shin
Primary pericardial synovial sarcoma
Takashi Muramatsu, Shinji Takeshita, Yoko Tanaka, Hiroaki Morooka, Ryota Higure, Motomi Shiono
Intranodal lymphangiography as a possible therapeutic option for patients with isolated thoracic duct injury from penetrating chest trauma
Sung Wook Chang, Bong Man Kim, Kyoung Min Ryu, Jae-Wook Ryu
A rare case of anomalous venous drainage of the right upper lobe
David J. Heineman, Joost G. van den Aardweg, Wilhelmina H. Schreurs
A rare case of mediastinal metastasis of ovarian carcinoma diagnosed by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)
Augusto Carbonari, Marco Camunha, Marcelo Binato, Mauro Saieg, Fabio Marioni, Lucio Rossini
Potentially disseminated solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura: a case report
Tomoyuki Nakano, Shunsuke Endo, Hiroyoshi Tsubochi, Kenji Tetsuka, Mitsuhiro Nokubi
Epithelioid inflammatory myofibroblastic sarcoma: a case report
Daniel E. Sarmiento, Jessica A. Clevenger, Gregory A. Masters, Thomas L. Bauer, Brian T. Nam
Fatal bleeding due to sternal steel wire fracture following open-heart surgery
Wenhui Gong, Xiaofeng Ye, Zhe Wang, Sen Li, Qiang Zhao