Vol 11, No 5 (May 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Standard dose osimertinib for erlotinib refractory T790M-negative EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer with leptomeningeal disease
Surein Arulananda, Hongdo Do, Gareth Rivalland, Zoe Loh, Ashan Musafer, Eddie Lau, Paul Mitchell, Alexander Dobrovic, Thomas John
Serum tumor marker levels at the development of intracranial metastasis in patients with lung or breast cancer
Naoya Ishibashi, Toshiya Maebayashi, Takuya Aizawa, Masakuni Sakaguchi, Masahiro Okada
The construction and analysis of the aberrant lncRNA-miRNA-mRNA network in non-small cell lung cancer
Xiaoyuan Wang, Hang Yin, Luquan Zhang, Dayong Zheng, Yingnan Yang, Jinfeng Zhang, Hao Jiang, Xiaodong Ling, Yanzhong Xin, Hao Liang, Chengyuan Fang, Jianqun Ma, Jinhong Zhu
Circular RNA profiling identified as a biomarker for predicting the efficacy of Gefitinib therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Yu-Tao Liu, Xiao-Hong Han, Pu-Yuan Xing, Xing-Sheng Hu, Xue-Zhi Hao, Yan Wang, Jun-Ling Li, Zhi-Shang Zhang, Zhi-Hao Yang, Yuan-Kai Shi
Clinical factors affecting the survival of patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic malignant pleural effusion, treated with hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy or chemical talc pleurodesis: a monocentric, prospective, randomized trial
Athanasios Kleontas, Antonia Sioga, Niki Pandria, Nikolaos Barbetakis, Achilleas Lazopoulos, Ioannis Katsikas, Christos Asteriou, Dimitrios Paliouras, Efstathios Kamperis, Dimitrios Ikonomou, Theodora Papamitsou, Dimitrios Filippou, Chariklia Destouni, Louiza Ikonomou, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Kostas Papagiannopoulos
Circulating miR-182-5p and miR-5187-5p as biomarkers for the diagnosis of unprotected left main coronary artery disease
Lingping Zhu, Tong Chen, Wenrui Ye, Jun-Yao Wang, Ji-Peng Zhou, Zhen-Yu Li, Chuan-Chang Li
CT-based radiomics features analysis for predicting the risk of anterior mediastinal lesions
He Sui, Lin Liu, Xuejia Li, Panli Zuo, Jingjing Cui, Zhanhao Mo
Paramedic-initiated helivac to tertiary hospital for primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a strategy for improving treatment delivery times
Paul Davis, Graham J. Howie, Bridget Dicker, Nicholas K. Garrett
A retrospective study of low-dose apatinib combined with S-1 in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Tong Zhou, Changling Wu, Changsong Zhang, Peng Li, Huajie Dong, Xiaoyue Zhou, Hongjun Lu, Chuang Qi, Yang Ling
Sublobar resection is associated with better perioperative outcomes in elderly patients with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a multicenter retrospective cohort study
Zhenrong Zhang, Hongxiang Feng, Heng Zhao, Jian Hu, Lunxu Liu, Yang Liu, Xiaofei Li, Lin Xu, Yin Li, Xike Lu, Xiangning Fu, Haiying Yang, Deruo Liu
VEGFR endocytosis regulates the angiogenesis in a mouse model of hindlimb ischemia
Yingnan Bai, Rongle Liu, Zhixing Li, Yaqi Zhang, Xiaoyan Wang, Jian Wu, Zhuoquan Li, Sanli Qian, Bingyu Li, Zhenzhong Zhang, Abdel Hamid Fathy, Donato Cappetta, Jingmin Zhou, Yunzeng Zou, Juying Qian, Junbo Ge
Robot-assisted esophagogastric reconstruction in minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy
Zihao Wang, Hanlu Zhang, Fuqiang Wang, Yun Wang
Regionalization of thoracic surgery improves short-term cancer esophagectomy outcomes
Sora Ely, Amy Alabaster, Simon K. Ashiku, Ashish Patel, Jeffrey B. Velotta
Impact of resection margin length and tumor depth on the local recurrence after thoracoscopic pulmonary wedge resection of a single colorectal metastasis
Jae Ho Chung, Sung Ho Lee, Eunjue Yi, Ju Yong Lim, Jae Seung Jung, Ho Sung Son, Kyung Sun
Influence of marital status in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Costanza Pellegrini, Tobias Rheude, Lukas Mahr, Teresa Trenkwalder, N. Patrick Mayr, Jonathan Michel, Heribert Schunkert, A. Markus Kasel, Michael Joner, Christian Hengstenberg, Adnan Kastrati, Oliver Husser, Thorsten Kessler
In vitro potency of antipseudomonal β-lactams against blood and respiratory isolates of P. aeruginosa collected from US hospitals
Safa S. Almarzoky Abuhussain, Christina A. Sutherland, David P. Nicolau
A novel risk assessment model for venous thromboembolism after major thoracic surgery: a Chinese single-center study
Bo Tian, Hui Li, Songping Cui, Chunfeng Song, Tong Li, Bin Hu
Use of ulinastatin was associated with reduced mortality in critically ill patients with sepsis
Qiancheng Xu, Qian Yan, Shanghua Chen
Correlation between thyroid transcription factor-1 expression, immune-related thyroid dysfunction, and efficacy of anti-programmed cell death protein-1 treatment in non-small cell lung cancer
Junji Koyama, Atsushi Horiike, Takahiro Yoshizawa, Yosuke Dotsu, Ryo Ariyasu, Masafumi Saiki, Tomoaki Sonoda, Ken Uchibori, Shingo Nishikawa, Satoru Kitazono, Noriko Yanagitani, Hironori Ninomiya, Yuichi Ishikawa, Makoto Nishio
A prospective randomized comparative study of high-flow nasal cannula oxygen and non-invasive ventilation in hypoxemic patients undergoing diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy
Bancha Saksitthichok, Tananchai Petnak, Apichart So-ngern, Viboon Boonsarngsuk
Risk factors for recurrence of primary spontaneous pneumothorax after thoracoscopic surgery
Hisatoshi Asano, Takashi Ohtsuka, Yuki Noda, Daiki Kato, Shohei Mori, Takeo Nakada, Hideki Matsudaira
Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in low and intermediate risk patients with severe aortic stenosis: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and propensity score matching observational studies
Jintao Fu, Mohammad Sharif Popal, Yulin Li, Guoqi Li, Yue Qi, Fang Fang, Joey S. W. Kwong, Bin You, Xu Meng, Jie Du
Pleurectomy/decortication and hyperthermic intrathoracic chemoperfusion using cisplatin and doxorubicin for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Laura V. Klotz, Michael Lindner, Martin E. Eichhorn, Uwe Grützner, Ina Koch, Hauke Winter, Teresa Kauke, Thomas Duell, Rudolf A. Hatz
Clinical outcomes following an initial experience with a novel powered vascular stapler in video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomies: results of a Chinese multi-center study
Bin Qiu, Xiaozheng Kang, Ke-Neng Chen, Jian Hu, Jian Li, Liping Zeng, Elliott J. Fegelman, Michael L. Schwiers, Erin E. Creedon, Jason R. Waggoner, Ding Ding, Tengfei Yang, Shugeng Gao
Associations between mean arterial pressure and 28-day mortality according to the presence of hypertension or previous blood pressure level in critically ill sepsis patients
Gun Tak Lee, Sung Yeon Hwang, Ik Joon Jo, Tae Rim Kim, Hee Yoon, Joo Hyun Park, Won Chul Cha, Min Seob Sim, Tae Gun Shin
Stand-alone surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation: a novel bilateral double-port approach
Huiming Guo, Hongkun Qing, Yuyuan Zhang, Jian Liu, Zhao Chen, Zhongming Cao, Jindong Xu, Huanlei Huang, Yumei Xue, Xianzhang Zhan, Fangzhou Liu, Shulin Wu, Jian Zhuang
Mechanical versus bioprosthetic valves in patients on dialysis
Patrick G. Chan, Ibrahim Sultan, Thomas G. Gleason, Forozan Navid, Arman Kilic
Fat-free mass index is superior to body mass index as a novel risk factor for prolonged air leak complicating video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer
Shuang-Jiang Li, Zhi-Qiang Wang, Wen-Biao Zhang, Yong-Jiang Li, Shan Cheng, Guo-Wei Che, Lun-Xu Liu
Long-term impact of complications after lung resections in non-small cell lung cancer
Shuichi Shinohara, Kenichi Kobayashi, Chinatsu Kasahara, Takamitsu Onitsuka, Masaki Matsuo, Makoto Nakagawa, Masakazu Sugaya
Accuracy of qSOFA for the diagnosis of sepsis-3: a secondary analysis of a population-based cohort study
Hongcheng Tian, Jianfang Zhou, Li Weng, Xiaoyun Hu, Jinmin Peng, Chunyao Wang, Wei Jiang, Xueping Du, Xiuming Xi, Youzhong An, Meili Duan, Bin Du, for China Critical Care Clinical Trials Group (CCCCTG)
Trophinin-associated protein expression is an independent prognostic biomarker in lung adenocarcinoma
Zhao Chen, Yuhan Zhou, Raojun Luo, Kai Liu, Zhoumiao Chen
Prognosis of patients with acute respiratory failure and prolonged intensive care unit stay
Chih-Cheng Lai, Kuei-Ling Tseng, Chung-Han Ho, Shyh-Ren Chiang, Chin-Ming Chen, Khee-Siang Chan, Chien-Ming Chao, Shu-Chen Hsing, Kuo-Chen Cheng
Application of the IQQA-3D imaging interpretation and analysis system in uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical segmentectomy: a series study
Guobing Xu, Chun Chen, Wei Zheng, Yong Zhu, Hao Chen, Bingqiang Cai
Wide phenotypic variability in RSPH9-associated primary ciliary dyskinesia: review of a case-series from Cyprus
Panayiotis K. Yiallouros, Panayiotis Kouis, Panayiota Pirpa, Kyriaki Michailidou, Maria A. Loizidou, Louiza Potamiti, Margarita Kalyva, Giorgos Koutras, Kyriacos Kyriacou, Andreas Hadjisavvas
Performance of the EuroSCORE II and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons score in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis
Piotr Duchnowski, Tomasz Hryniewiecki, Mariusz Kuśmierczyk, Piotr Szymanski
Comparing the diagnostic value of 18F-FDG-PET/CT versus CT for differentiating benign and malignant solitary pulmonary nodules: a meta-analysis
Yuzhu Jia, Wanfeng Gong, Zhiping Zhang, Gaofeng Tu, Jiapeng Li, Fanfan Xiong, Hongtao Hou, Yunyi Zhang, Meiqian Wu, Liping Zhang

Short Communication

Radical radiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer—what’s up with arm positioning?
Donna H. Murrell, Scott J. Karnas, Mark T. Corkum, Scott Hipwell, David A. Palma, George Rodrigues, Alexander V. Louie

Review Article of Sleep Section

Domiciliary use of transcutaneous electrical stimulation for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea: a conceptual framework for the TESLA home programme
Baiting He, Miral Al-Sherif, Miriam Nido, Rukiye Tas, Marianne Beach, Esther I. Schwarz, Michael Cheng, Athanasius Ishak, Kai Lee, Nimish Shah, Brian Kent, Paul Eze-John, Culadeeban Ratneswaran, Gerrard Rafferty, Adrian J. Williams, Nicholas Hart, Yuanming Luo, John Moxham, Martino Pengo, Joerg Steier, on behalf of the TESLA-investigator group

Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Age is an independent predictor in pathological diagnosis of sarcoidosis: a retrospective analysis of diagnosis by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Eriko Kuwasaki, Tetsutaro Nagaoka, Hiroaki Ihara, Takeo Tsutsumi, Ai Nakamura, Hitomi Yoshikawa, Takashi Yoshida, Junko Watanabe, Masako Ichikawa, Ryo Koyama, Naoko Shimada, Kazuhisa Takahashi