Vol 8, No 1 (January 2016): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Bronchodilator response in adults with bronchiectasis: correlation with clinical parameters and prognostic implications
Wei-Jie Guan, Yong-Hua Gao, Gang Xu, Hui-Min Li, Jing-Jing Yuan, Jin-Ping Zheng, Rong-Chang Chen, Nan-Shan Zhong
A novel method for lymphadenectomy along the left laryngeal recurrent nerve during thoracoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma
Yong Xi, Zhenkai Ma, Yaxing Shen, Hao Wang, Mingxiang Feng, Lijie Tan, Qun Wang
Video-assisted thoracic surgery for pulmonary sequestration: a safe alternative procedure
Lu-Ming Wang, Jin-Lin Cao, Jian Hu
Awake extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with severe postoperative acute respiratory distress syndrome
Hye Ju Yeo, Woo Hyun Cho, Dohyung Kim
Outcomes of total cavopulmonary connection for single ventricle palliation
Minghui Zou, Yanfei Wang, Hujun Cui, Li Ma, Shengchun Yang, Yuansheng Xia, Weidan Chen, Xinxin Chen
Role of medical thoracoscopy in the treatment of tuberculous pleural effusion
Yu Xiong, Xusheng Gao, Huaiyang Zhu, Caihong Ding, Jian Wang
Prosthetic graft interposition of the brachiocephalic veins or superior vena cava combined with resection of malignant tumours: graft patency and risk factors for graft occlusion
Geun Dong Lee, Hyeong Ryul Kim, Se Hoon Choi, Yong-Hee Kim, Dong Kwan Kim, Seung-Il Park
Factors that predict progression-free survival in Chinese lung adenocarcinoma patients treated with epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors
Shaohua Cui, Liwen Xiong, Yuqing Lou, Huangping Shi, Aiqin Gu, Yizhuo Zhao, Tianqing Chu, Huimin Wang, Wei Zhang, Lili Dong, Liyan Jiang
Clinicopathologic correlates of postoperative N1 or N2 nodal upstaging in non-small cell lung cancer
Youngkyu Moon, Kyo Young Lee, Kyung Soo Kim, Jae Kil Park
Predilection of contralateral upper lung metastasis in upper lobe lung adenocarcinoma patients
Yen-Hsiang Huang, Kuo-Hsuan Hsu, Jeng-Sen Tseng, Kun-Chieh Chen, Kang-Yi Su, Hsuan-Yu Chen, Chi-Sheng Chang, Jeremy J. W. Chen, Sung-Liang Yu, Huei-Wen Chen, Tsung-Ying Yang, Gee-Chen Chang
Air leakage on the postoperative day: powerful factor of postoperative recurrence after thoracoscopic bullectomy
Hyun Woo Jeon, Young-Du Kim, Yeo Kon Kye, Kyung Soo Kim
Targeted drugs for unselected patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: a network meta-analysis
Miaomiao Sheng, Yueguang Zhao, Fang Wang, Shanshan Li, Xiaojie Wang, Tao Shou, Ying Luo, Wenru Tang
Chemotherapy for patients with advanced lung cancer receiving long-term oxygen therapy
Manabu Hayama, Hidekazu Suzuki, Takayuki Shiroyama, Motohiro Tamiya, Norio Okamoto, Ayako Tanaka, Naoko Morishita, Takuji Nishida, Takashi Nishihara, Tomonori Hirashima
Left- and right-sided video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy exhibit similar effects on myasthenia gravis
Xuan Xie, Xiangfeng Gan, Baishen Chen, Zhuojian Shen, Minghui Wang, Huizhong Zhang, Xia Xu, Ju Chen
Reoperations after tricuspid valve repair: re-repair versus replacement
Ho Young Hwang, Kyung-Hwan Kim, Ki-Bong Kim, Hyuk Ahn
Selection for adjuvant chemotherapy in completely resected stage I non-small cell lung cancer: external validation of a Chinese prognostic risk model
Ulas Kumbasar, Hilgardt Raubenheimer, May Al Sahaf, Nizar Asadi, Maria Elena Cufari, Chiara Proli, Periklis Perikleous, Zakiyah Niwaz, Emma Beddow, Vladimir Anikin, Niall McGonigle, Simon Jordan, George Ladas, Michael Dusmet, Eric Lim
Comparison of clinical features and polysomnographic findings between men and women with sleep apnea
Shiho Yamakoshi, Takatoshi Kasai, Yasuhiro Tomita, Hisashi Takaya, Satoshi Kasagi, Masateru Kawabata, Koji Narui, Yasuhiro Setoguchi
Prediction and prognostic factors of post-recurrence survival in recurred patients with early-stage NSCLC who underwent complete resection
Pil Jo Choi, Sang Seok Jeong, Sung Sil Yoon
Long-term respiratory function recovery in patients with stage I lung cancer receiving video-assisted thoracic surgery versus thoracotomy
Tae Yun Park, Young Sik Park
Differing histopathology and prognosis in pulmonary adenocarcinoma at central and peripheral locations
Youngkyu Moon, Kyo Young Lee, Sook Whan Sung, Jae Kil Park
A stepwise protocol for the treatment of refractory gastroesophageal reflux-induced chronic cough
Xianghuai Xu, Hanjing Lv, Li Yu, Qiang Chen, Siwei Liang, Zhongmin Qiu
Electromagnetic navigation transthoracic needle aspiration for the diagnosis of pulmonary nodules: a safety and feasibility pilot study
Lonny B. Yarmus, Sixto Arias, David Feller-Kopman, Roy Semaan, Ko Pen Wang, Bernice Frimpong, Karen Oakjones Burgess, Richard Thompson, Alex Chen, Ricardo Ortiz, Hans J. Lee

Surgical Technique

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery tracheal resection and carinal reconstruction for tracheal adenoid cystic carcinoma
Jianxing He, Wei Wang, Jingpei Li, Weiqiang Yin, Xin Xu, Guilin Peng, Youping Chen, Ping He

GCTAB Column

Thoracoscopic and laparoscopic radical esophagectomy with left neck anastomosis
Xue Pan, Yan Zhang, Xiangnan Li, Dengyan Zhu, Chunyang Zhang, Jia Zhao

Case Report

Adult patient with pulmonary agenesis: focusing on one-lung ventilation during general anesthesia
Yuetian Yu, Cheng Zhu, Xiaozhe Qian, Yuan Gao, Zhongheng Zhang
Recurrent infarctions due to a dome-shaped pannus above the mitral valve prosthesis
Hirofumi Kasahara, Yoshito Inoue, Satoru Suzuki
A primary malignant melanoma of the mediastinum with gross surgical view
Hyo Chul Youn
A successful percutaneous mechanical vegetation debulking used as a bridge to surgery in acute tricuspid valve endocarditis
George Makdisi, Thomas Casciani, Thomas C. Wozniak, David W. Roe, Zubair A. Hashmi
Management of long-term persistent air leakage developed after bullectomy for giant bullous lung disease associated with neurofibromatosis type 1
Si-Wook Kim, Dohun Kim
Saline prosthesis implantation using an extrapleural approach for the treatment of postpneumonectomy-like syndrome due to tuberculosis-destroyed lung
Jonggeun Lee, Dohyung Kim
Single-incision video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy in the treatment of adult communicating bronchopulmonary foregut malformation with large aberrant artery
Chang Wan Kim, Do Hyung Kim
Efficacy and safety of human fibrinogen-thrombin patch (Tachosil®) in the management of diffuse bleeding after chest wall and spinal surgical resection for aggressive thoracic neoplasms
Pier Luigi Filosso, Francesco Guerrera, Alberto Sandri, Francesco Zenga, Giovanni Vittorio Lanza, Enrico Ruffini, Giulia Bora, Paraskevas Lyberis, Paolo Solidoro, Alberto Oliaro
Asymptomatic localized pleural amyloidosis mimicking malignant pleural mesothelioma: report of a case
Tomoyuki Nakano, Shunsuke Endo, Kenji Tetsuka, Noriyoshi Fukushima