Vol 5, No 2 (April 2013): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Radiotherapy for a second primary lung cancer arising post-pneumonectomy: planning considerations and clinical outcomes
Sashendra Senthi, Cornelis J. A. Haasbeek, Frank J. Lagerwaard, Wilko F. Verbakel, Patricia F. de Haan, Ben J. Slotman, Suresh Senan
Results of management of esophageal and GE junction malignancies in Nepalese context
Binay Thakur, Hui Li, Mukti Devkota
Thoracoscopic thymectomy: technical pearls to a 21st century approach
Bryan A. Whitson, Rafael S. Andrade, Mohi O. Mitiek, Jonathan D'Cunha, Michael A. Maddaus
Diagnostic management of patients with suspected ocular sarcoidosis
Kazuto Takada, Shuuichi Matsumoto, Eiji Kojima, Susumu Iwata, Kentarou Tanaka
Pleurodesis with povidone-iodine, as an effective procedure in management of patients with malignant pleural effusion
Gholamali Godazandeh, Nasim Haji Qasemi, Mohammad Saghafi, Meisam Mortazian, Pouya Tayebi
The N-ERC index is a novel monitoring and prognostic marker for advanced malignant pleural mesothelioma
Takanori Mori, Ken Tajima, Michihiro Hirama, Tadashi Sato, Kenji Kido, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Shinichi Sasaki, Akihiko Iwase, Kazu Shiomi, Masahiro Maeda, Okio Hino, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Analysis of antimicrobial resistance and class 1 integrons among strains from upper respiratory tract of healthy adults
Haiyan Liu, Hai Wang, Mao Huang, Yaning Mei, Bing Gu, Rui Wu, Yiling Huang, Yi Chen, Yanling Xu, Tong Wang
Changes in brain natriuretic peptide are correlated with changes in global end-diastolic volume index
Zhongheng Zhang, Hongying Ni, Baolong Lu, Xiao Xu

Brief Report

Early-stage thymic carcinoma: is adjuvant therapy required?
Mitsuaki Sakai, Takuya Onuki, Masaharu Inagaki, Masatoshi Yamaoka, Shinsuke Kitazawa, Keisuke Kobayashi, Kesato Iguchi, Shinji Kikuchi, Yukinobu Goto, Masataka Onizuka, Yukio Sato
Video-assisted thoracoscopic management for emphysema associated with contralateral destroyed lung
Xin Xu, Hanzhang Chen, Weiqiang Yin, Bing Wei, Dong Xiao, Jun Liu, Jianxing He
Promising therapeutic effects of sodium tanshinone IIA sulfonate towards pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients
Jian Wang, Wenju Lu, Wei Wang, Nuofu Zhang, Hua Wu, Chunli Liu, Xiuqing Chen, Yonghua Chen, Yuqin Chen, Qian Jiang, Lei Xu, Lichun Tian, Pixin Ran, Nanshan Zhong

ICC COLUMN: The Voice of the Patient

Improving health care benefits by reducing costs
Lawrence Grouse

Perspective

Hedgehog signaling pathway: the must, the maybe and the unknown
Paul Zarogoulidis, Katerina Zarampouka, Haidong Huang, Kaid Darwiche, Yong Huang, Antonis Sakkas, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: the phoenix of thoracic surgery?
Luca Bertolaccini, Andrea Viti, Giovanni Di Perri, Alberto Terzi

Case Report

Bone scan findings of chest wall pain syndrome after stereotactic body radiation therapy: implications for the pathophysiology of the syndrome
Shane Lloyd, Roy H. Decker, Suzanne B. Evans
Vanishing lung mass in a patient with asthma
Karan Madan, Randeep Guleria
Acute respiratory distress syndrome in one patient with gout complicated by severe pulmonary tuberculosis: report of one case and literature review
Wei Wang, Yu Zhou, Zhenjiao Su, Li Luo, Ling Zhao
Hypersensitivity reactions to carboplatin and cisplatin in non-small cell lung cancer
J. Michael Randall, Anjali A. Bharne, Lyudmila A. Bazhenova
Early severe mediastinal bleeding after esophagectomy: a potentially lethal complication
Jeroen E.H. Ponten, Sylvia van der Horst, Grard A.P Nieuwenhuijzen, Ted W.O. Elenbaas, Richard van Hillegersberg, Misha D.P. Luyer
Postoperative radiotherapy for residual tumor of primary mediastinal carcinoid teratoma
Lingli Tu, Lan Sun, Yu Zhou, Youling Gong, Jianxin Xue, Jun Gao, You Lu, Yongsheng Wang
Complete response of 7 years’ duration after chemoradiotherapy followed by gefitinib in a patient with intramedullary spinal cord metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma
Yoshinobu Hata, Yujiro Takai, Hiroshi Takahashi, Keigo Takagi, Kazutoshi Isobe, Chikako Hasegawa, Kazutoshi Shibuya, Hidenori Goto, Kazuyoshi Tamaki, Fumitomo Sato, Hajime Otsuka
Late recurrence of basaloid carcinoma initially treated as a small cell lung cancer
Vladimir Shumaster, Jason W. Bae, Scott N. Gettinger, Guoping Cai, Anthony W. Kim
Organizing pneumonia presenting after ulcerative colitis remission
Eun Chul Jang, Suk Jin Choi, Jae Hwa Cho, Jeong-Seon Ryu, Seung Min Kwak, Hong Lyeol Lee, Hae-Seong Nam

Letter to the Editor

Chinese guidelines for influenza management
Somsri Wiwanitkit, Viroj Wiwanitkit