Vol 5, No 1 (February 2013): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Articles

The impact of decreasing cutoff values for maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max) in the decision-making process for candidates to lung cancer surgery
Gaetano Rocco, Tindaro Gatani, Massimo Di Maio, Ilernando Meoli, Antonello La Rocca, Nicola Martucci, Carmine La Manna, Francesco Stefanelli
Esophageal cancer incidence and mortality in China, 2009
Wanqing Chen, Yutong He, Rongshou Zheng, Siwei Zhang, Hongmei Zeng, Xiaonong Zou, Jie He
High prevalence of gene abnormalities in young patients with lung cancer
Osamu Nagashima, Rina Ohashi, Yasuko Yoshioka, Ai Inagaki, Manabu Tajima, Yoshika Koinuma, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Akihiko Iwase, Shinichi Sasaki, Shigeru Tominaga, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Complete video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for pulmonary sequestration
Jian-Fei Shen, Xiao-Xue Zhang, Shu-Ben Li, Zhi-Hua Guo, Zhi-Qiang Xu, Xiao-Sun Shi, Jian-Xing He

Brief Report

EBUS-TBNA by a new Fuji EBUS scope
Yi Xiang, Faming Zhang, Jason Akulian, Lonny Yarmus, David Feller-Kopman, Ko Pen Wang

Review Articles

A review of current and novel therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Rokhsara Rafii, Maya M. Juarez, Timothy E. Albertson, Andrew L. Chan
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis: current and future
Maria Mavroudi, Paul Zarogoulidis, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Haidong Huang, Antonios Sakkas, Anastasios Kallianos, Aggeliki Rapti, Eirini Sarika, Ilias Karapantzos, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis

Images of the Issue

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis complicated by acute thromboembolic disease: chest X-ray, HRCT and multi-detector row CT angiographic findings
Luigi Camera, Francesco Campanile, Massimo Imbriaco, Renato Ippolito, Cesare Sirignano, Ciro Santoro, Maurizio Galderisi, Marco Salvatore
Simultaneous bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax with congenital pleuro-pleural communication
Yoshinobu Hata, Takashi Suzuki, Masahide Yokoi, Shuji Yoshida, Teruaki Takeyama, Haruhiro Nakazaki, Hidenori Goto, Fumitomo Sato, Keigo Takagi, Hajime Otsuka
Metastatic chordoma detected by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Conor Fearon, Aurelie Fabre, Eric J. Heffernan, Stephen J. Skehan, Niall Swan, Michael P. Keane, Marcus W. Butler

Case Reports

The surprising outcome of a giant primary mediastinal synovial sarcoma treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy
Marcos Alexandre Balieiro, Agnaldo José Lopes, Bruno Pinheiro Costa, Gustavo Perissé Moreira Veras, Paulo Sergio Perelson, Rodolfo Acatauassú Nunes, Eduardo Haruo Saito
Application of non-invasive mechanical ventilation in an asthmatic pregnant woman in respiratory failure: a case report
Levent Dalar, Hanife Caner, Emel Eryuksel, Filiz Kosar
Lung ossification: an orphan disease
Maria Konoglou, Paul Zarogoulidis, Aggeliki Baliaka, Eftimia Boutsikou, Vassiliki Dramba, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Ilias Karapantzos, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Ioanna Kougioumtzi, Nikolaos Courcoutsakis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis, Leonidas Sakkas
Acute respiratory distress syndrome with miliary tuberculosis: A fatal combination
Francois Abi-Fadel, Kanchan Gupta
Fibrosing mediastinitis mimicking bronchogenic carcinoma
Deniz Koksal, Hulya Bayiz, Neslihan Mutluay, Adem Koyuncu, Funda Demirag, Gulfidan Dagli, Bahadir Berktas, Mine Berkoglu
Mullerian cysts of the posterior mediastinum: report of two cases and review of the literature
Matthew Simmons, Lizette Vila Duckworth, Kurt Scherer, Peter Drew, Demaretta Rush
A case of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma revealed with limitation of PET-CT in the diagnosis of thoracic metastasis
Takeshi Saraya, Takuma Yokoyama, Haruyuki Ishii, Yasutaka Tanaka, Naoki Tsujimoto, Yukari Ogawa, Erei Sohara, Akira Nakajima, Toshiya Inui, Hiraoka Sayuki, Masachika Fujiwara, Teruaki Oka, Riken Kawachi, Tomoyuki Goya, Hajime Takizawa, Hajime Goto
Pulmonary enteric adenocarcinoma with villin brush border immunoreactivity: A case report and literature review
Dongliang Lin, Yonggang Zhao, Hong Li, Xiaoming Xing