Vol 8, No 3 (March 2016): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Increased frequency of thymic T follicular helper cells in myasthenia gravis patients with thymoma
Yang Song, Lei Zhou, Feng Miao, Gang Chen, Yongjun Zhu, Xue Gao, Yiqing Wang, Liewen Pang, Chongbo Zhao, Xiaotian Sun, Zhiming Chen
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy for lung cancer versus thoracotomy: a less decrease in sVEGFR2 level after surgery
Jun Peng, Su An, Hui-Ping Wang, Xin-Long Chen, Xian-Gu Ning, Jun Liu, Xu-Ya Yu, Xin Mao, Tian-Rui Xu
Proteomic profiling change during the early development of silicosis disease
Rongming Miao, Bangmei Ding, Yingyi Zhang, Qian Xia, Yong Li, Baoli Zhu
Mediastinal lymphadenectomy fulfilling NCCN criteria may improve the outcome of clinical N0–1 and pathological N2 non-small cell lung cancer
Xing Wang, Shi Yan, Kevin Phan, Tristan D. Yan, Lijian Zhang, Yue Yang, Nan Wu
Clinical characteristics and risk factors of pulmonary hypertension associated with chronic respiratory diseases: a retrospective study
Yonghua Chen, Chunli Liu, Wenju Lu, Mengxi Li, Cyrus Hadadi, Elizabeth Wenqian Wang, Kai Yang, Ning Lai, Junyi Huang, Shiyue Li, Nanshan Zhong, Nuofu Zhang, Jian Wang
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery segmentectomy by non-intubated or intubated anesthesia: a comparative analysis of short-term outcome
Zhihua Guo, Weiqiang Yin, Hui Pan, Xin Zhang, Xin Xu, Wenlong Shao, Hanzhang Chen, Jianxing He
Tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion (TAPSE) can predict the outcome of isolated tricuspid valve surgery in patients with previous cardiac surgery?
Xiaoning Sun, Hongqiang Zhang, Baier Aike, Shouguo Yang, Zhaohua Yang, Lili Dong, Fanshun Wang, Chunsheng Wang
Detection of occult tumor cells in regional lymph nodes is associated with poor survival in pN0 non-small cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis
Zhicheng He, Yang Xia, Shaowen Tang, Yijiang Chen, Liang Chen
Molecular genetic alterations in egfr CA-SSR-1 microsatellite and egfr copy number changes are associated with aggressiveness in thymoma
Salvatore Conti, Enzo Gallo, Stefano Sioletic, Francesco Facciolo, Giovannella Palmieri, Libero Lauriola, Amelia Evoli, Robert Martucci, Anna Di Benedetto, Flavia Novelli, Diana Giannarelli, Gloria Deriu, Pierluigi Granone, Margaret Ottaviano, Paola Muti, Edoardo Pescarmona, Mirella Marino
The usefulness of Wi-Fi based digital chest drainage system in the post-operative care of pneumothorax
Hyun Min Cho, Yoon Joo Hong, Chun Sung Byun, Jung Joo Hwang
Analysis of plasma microRNA expression profiles in a Chinese population occupationally exposed to benzene and in a population with chronic benzene poisoning
Yang Liu, Xianwen Chen, Qian Bian, Yuan Shi, Qingdong Liu, Lu Ding, Hengdong Zhang, Baoli Zhu
Mediastinal micro-vessels clipping during lymph node dissection may contribute to reduce postoperative pleural drainage
Shi Yan, Xing Wang, Chao Lv, Kevin Phan, Yuzhao Wang, Jia Wang, Yue Yang, Nan Wu
Prevalence of hypertension and noise-induced hearing loss in Chinese coal miners
Jing Liu, Ming Xu, Lu Ding, Hengdong Zhang, Liping Pan, Qingdong Liu, Enming Ding, Qiuni Zhao, Boshen Wang, Lei Han, Dandan Yang, Baoli Zhu
PON2 and ATP2B2 gene polymorphisms with noise-induced hearing loss
Xiuting Li, Jinglian Cao, Jun Wang, Haiyan Song, Guixiang Ji, Qiu Dong, Chunlong Wei, Ying Cao, Boshen Wang, Baoli Zhu, Hang Xiao
Proteomic profiling differences in serum from silicosis and chronic bronchitis patients: a comparative analysis
Rongming Miao, Bangmei Ding, Yingyi Zhang, Qian Xia, Yong Li, Baoli Zhu
A phase I dose escalation study of S-1 with concurrent radiotherapy in elderly patients with esophageal cancer
Yongling Ji, Guoqing Qiu, Liming Sheng, Xiaojiang Sun, Yuanda Zheng, Ming Chen, Xianghui Du
Robot-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting improves short-term outcomes compared with minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting
Wenhui Gong, Junfeng Cai, Zhe Wang, Anqing Chen, Xiaofeng Ye, Haiqing Li, Qiang Zhao
Single-stage bilateral pulmonary resections by video-assisted thoracic surgery for multiple small nodules
Feng Yao, Haitang Yang, Heng Zhao
Vessel heterogeneity of TIMI frame count and its relation to P-wave dispersion in patients with coronary slow flow
Xiaodong Zhuang, You Peng, Adham Sameer A. Bardeesi, Ekhlas Samir A. Bardisi, Xinxue Liao, Chufan Luo
Impact of correcting the lymphocyte count to improve the sensitivity of TB antigen-specific peripheral blood-based quantitative T cell assays (T-SPOT.®TB and QFT-GIT)
Richard N. van Zyl-Smit, Rannakoe J. Lehloenya, Richard Meldau, Keertan Dheda
Chest wall stabilization and reconstruction: short and long-term results 5 years after the introduction of a new titanium plates system
Angela De Palma, Francesco Sollitto, Domenico Loizzi, Francesco Di Gennaro, Daniele Scarascia, Annalisa Carlucci, Giuseppe Giudice, Andrea Armenio, Rossana Ludovico, Michele Loizzi
Subcostal thoracoscopic extended thymectomy for patients with myasthenia gravis
Yong Tang, Zhu-An Ou, Ming Liao, Yiwen Xuan, Kai Su, En-Wu Xu, Haiping Xiao, Xiufan Peng, Zhuohua Zhang, Yan Liu, Gui-Bin Qiao
Impact of viral infection on acute exacerbation of asthma in out-patient clinics: a prospective study
Hua Liao, Zifeng Yang, Chunguang Yang, Yan Tang, Shengming Liu, Wenda Guan, Rongchang Chen
Reference values for resistance and compliance based on the single occlusion technique in healthy infants from Southeast China
Jianfeng Huang, Hao Zhang, Mingzhi Zhang, Xiaobo Zhang, Libo Wang
The optimal sequence for bronchial brushing and forceps biopsy in lung cancer diagnosis: a random control study
Gang Hou, Yuan Miao, Xue-Jun Hu, Wei Wang, Qiu-Yue Wang, Guang-Ping Wu, En-Hua Wang, Jian Kang
Impact of attenuated plaques on TIMI grade flow and clinical outcomes of coronary artery disease patients: a systematic review and meta analysis
Ruofei Jia, Xiaolu Nie, Hong Li, Huagang Zhu, Lianmei Pu, Xiang Li, Jing Han, Duo Yang, Shuai Meng, Zening Jin

Surgical Technique

Rejejunostomy under local anesthesia for patients with esophageal carcinoma
Peng Ye, Liping Zeng, Fenghao Sun, Jian Hu
Subxiphoid uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic middle lobectomy and anterior anatomic segmentectomy (S3)
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Yang Yang, Jiang Lei, Luis Hernandez, Gening Jiang
Video-assisted thoracoscopic bronchoplasty/pulmonary arterial angioplasty
Xin Xu, Jun Huang, Hui Pan, Hanzhang Chen, Jianxing He
Complete video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) bronchial sleeve lobectomy
Jun Huang, Shuben Li, Zhexue Hao, Hanzhang Chen, Jiaxi He, Xin Xu, Yuan Qiu, Qinglong Dong, Lixia Liang, Hui Pan, Jianxing He
Video-assisted transthoracic surgery resection of a tracheal mass and reconstruction of trachea under non-intubated anesthesia with spontaneous breathing
Shuben Li, Jun Liu, Jiaxi He, Qinglong Dong, Lixia Liang, Fei Cui, Hui Pan, Jianxing He
Non-intubated combined with video-assisted thoracoscopic in carinal reconstruction
Guilin Peng, Fei Cui, Keng Leong Ang, Xin Zhang, Weiqiang Yin, Wenlong Shao, Qinglong Dong, Lixia Liang, Jianxing He
Non-intubated resection and reconstruction of trachea for the treatment of a mass in the upper trachea
Jun Liu, Shuben Li, Jianfei Shen, Qinglong Dong, Lixia Liang, Hui Pan, Jianxing He
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery resection and reconstruction of thoracic trachea in the management of a tracheal neoplasm
Shuben Li, Jun Liu, Jiaxi He, Qinglong Dong, Lixia Liang, Weiqiang Yin, Hui Pan, Jianxing He
Glasses-free three-dimensional endoscopic bronchoplasty, arterioplasty, and angioplasty of the superior vena cava for the radical treatment of right middle upper lung cancer
Wenlong Shao, Weiqiang Yin, Wei Wang, Xin Zhang, Guilin Peng, Xuewei Chen, Lili Mo, Jianxing He
Resection of the sidewall of superior vena cava using video-assisted thoracic surgery mechanical suture technique
Xin Xu, Yuan Qiu, Hui Pan, Lili Mo, Hanzhang Chen, Jianxing He
Pulmonary arterioplasty using video-assisted thoracic surgery mechanical suture technique
Xin Xu, Jun Huang, Weiqiang Yin, Xin Zhang, Hanzhang Chen, Lili Mo, Jianxing He

Cough Column

Introduction to JTD Cough Section
Peter Dicpinigaitis
Dysphagia, dystussia, and aspiration pneumonia in elderly people
Satoru Ebihara, Hideki Sekiya, Midori Miyagi, Takae Ebihara, Tatsuma Okazaki

Research Highlights

Afatinib in first-line setting for NSCLC harbouring common EGFR mutations: new light after the preliminary results of LUX-Lung 7?
Antonio Passaro, Alessia Pochesci, Gianluca Spitaleri, Chiara Catania, Cristina Noberasco, Ester Del Signore, Filippo de Marinis

Letter to the Editor

Tricuspid valve chordae tendineae as protective filter to prevent massive pulmonary embolism
Hiroyuki Watanabe, Mai Shimbo, Mai Terada, Hironori Kiso, Seiya Shimizu, Yasunori Oguma, Kenji Iino, Hiroshi Ito
Tracheal nodular lymphoid hyperplasia presenting dyspnea and obstructive sleep apnea
Lijuan Song, Yingshen Lu, Wenjin Liao, Nanshan Zhong, Jianxing He, Xiaowen Zhang

Case Report

Long-term complications after surgical correction of Laubry-Pezzi syndrome
Marc Sbizzera, Matteo Pozzi, Benoit Cosset, Catherine Koffel, Jean François Obadia, Jacques Robin
Spontaneous regression in advanced squamous cell lung carcinoma
Yeon Hee Park, Bo Mi Park, Se Yeon Park, Jae Woo Choi, Sun Young Kim, Ju Ock Kim, Sung Soo Jung, Hee Sun Park, Jae Young Moon, Jeong Eun Lee
Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support during lung volume reduction surgery for a severe respiratory failure patient with emphysema
Xuyan Li, Hangyong He, Bing Sun
Revival of impaired lung perfusion after sleeve lobectomy
Tomoki Shibano, Hiroyoshi Tsubochi, Shunsuke Endo, Shinichi Yamamoto, Mitsuru Maki
Giant saccular superior vena cava aneurysm—a rare and difficult clinical case
Dariusz Janczak, Jacek Skiba, Marek Gemel, Marek Mak, Agnieszka Ziomek, Maciej Malinowski, Tadeusz Dorobisz, Michal Lesniak, Dawid Janczak, Mariusz Chabowski
Airway centered invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in an immunocompetent patient: case report and literature review
Jun Ho Kim, Hong Lyeol Lee, Lucia Kim, Jung Soo Kim, Yeo Ju Kim, Ha Young Lee, Kyung Hee Lee
Bilateral chylothorax after transsternal total thymectomy: resolution with short period of fasting and total parenteral nutrition
Jinsik Kim, Jee Won Chang, Su Wan Kim, Seogjae Lee