Vol 5, No 6 (December 2013): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Articles

Chinese multi-institutional registry (CMIR) for resected non-small cell lung cancer: survival analysis of 5,853 cases
Wenhua Liang, Wenlong Shao, Gening Jiang, Qun Wang, Lunxu Liu, Deruo Liu, Zheng Wang, Zhihua Zhu, Jianxing He
Red cell distribution width is associated with hospital mortality in unselected critically ill patients
Zhongheng Zhang, Xiao Xu, Hongying Ni, Hongsheng Deng
Characteristics of additional primary malignancies in Korean patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Choonhee Son, Soo Keol Lee, Phil Jo Choi, Mee Sook Roh
The diagnostic utility of endobronchial ultrasonography with a guide sheath and tomosynthesis images for ground glass opacity pulmonary lesions
Takehiro Izumo, Shinji Sasada, Christine Chavez, Takaaki Tsuchida
Correlation between the intima-media thickness and Framingham risk score in patients with sleep apnea syndrome
Cengiz Özdemir, Işık Conkbayır, Aslıhan Kuru, Hikmet Fırat, Sinem Nedime Sökücü, Levent Dalar, Recai Ergün, Çağla Pınar Uzunmehmetoğlu, Dilek Ergün, Sadık Ardıc
Differences in clinical presentation of non-small cell lung cancer in never-smokers versus smokers
Joo Young Lee, Im II Na, Seung-Hun Jang, Yong Il Hwang, Du Hwan Choe, Cheol Hyeon Kim, HeeJong Baek
Characteristics of endobronchial tuberculosis patients with negative sputum acid-fast bacillus
Füsun Şahin, Pınar Yıldız
Expression of NF-κB, CD68 and CD105 in carotid atherosclerotic plaque
Shiyan Ren, Xueqiang Fan, Liang Peng, Lin Pan, Changan Yu, Jie Tong, Wenjian Zhang, Peng Liu
Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation for the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome following esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: a clinical comparative study
Kai-Yan Yu, Lei Zhao, Zi Chen, Min Yang
Pretreatment platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) as a predictor of response to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy and prognosis for patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Hongbing Liu, Ying Wu, Zhaofeng Wang, Yanwen Yao, Fangfang Chen, He Zhang, Yunfen Wang, Yong Song
Evidence for H5 avian influenza infection in Zhejiang province, China, 2010-2012: a cross-sectional study
Lian-Hong Li, Zhao Yu, Wen-Sen Chen, She-Lan Liu, Ye Lu, Yan-Jun Zhang, En-Fu Chen, Jun-Fen Lin
Identification of proteasome subunit beta type 3 involved in the potential mechanism of corticosteroid protective effectiveness on beta-2 adrenoceptor desensitization by a proteomics approach
Hua Liu, Songshi Ni, Yanju Zhang, Liang Ding, Yinzi Zhang

Solitary Pulmonary Nodules

Management strategy of solitary pulmonary nodules
Ping Zhan, Haiyan Xie, Chunhua Xu, Keke Hao, Zhibo Hou, Yong Song
Early diagnosis of solitary pulmonary nodules
Chunhua Xu, Keke Hao, Yong Song, Like Yu, Zhibo Hou, Ping Zhan
Histological subtypes of solitary pulmonary nodules of adenocarcinoma and their clinical relevance
Hui-Di Hu, Ming-Yue Wan, Chun-Hua Xu, Ping Zhan, Jue Zou, Qian-Qian Zhang, Yuan-Qing Zhang
Solitary pulmonary nodule-a case of peripheral adenocarcinoma with rapid metastasis
Chun-Hua Xu, Ping Zhan, Li-Ke Yu

Surgical Techniques

Completely thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy and mediastinal lymph node dissection
Ping-Ming Fan, Wu-Ping Zheng, Li-Ping Zheng, Bing-Yu Gao, Guo-Ping Chen, Yu Liu
Video-assisted thoracoscopic pneumonectomy: the anterior approach
Zhu Liang, Jie Chen, Zhan He, Liyao Lin, Jianlong Xie, Xianjie Fu
Open resection for lung cancer in right upper lobe
Gang Guo, Heng Li, Gao-Feng Li, Nan Chen, Qian-Li Ma, Xu-Dong Xiang
Video-assisted thoracoscopic right lower lobectomy for lung cancer using the Harmonic scalpel
Jun Peng, Xin-Long Chen, Xin Mao, Jun Liu, Xian-Gu Ning
Radical treatment for left upper-lobe cancer via complete VATS
Jun Liu, Fei Cui, Shu-Ben Li
Right lung upper lobe carcinoma radical excision plus superior vena cava angioplasty
Jian-Xing He, Wei-Qiang Yin, Xin Zhang, Gui-Lin Peng
Biportal complete video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy and systematic lymphadenectomy
Guang-Suo Wang, Zheng Wang, Jian Wang, Zhan-Peng Rao
Radical resection of upper right lung under thoracoscopic guidance
Haofei Wang, Kaican Cai, Xuelian Wang, Xiyao Yang, Qun Ju, Junwu Wang
Unidirectionally progressive left pneumonectomy & mediastinal lymph node dissection
Kaican Cai, Pengfei Ren, Siyang Feng, Hua Wu, Zhiyong Huang, Haofei Wang, Gang Xiong, Ziliang Zhang

Letter to the Editors

“Lower door open thoracotomy”: a feasible approach for extra-pleural pneumonectomy
Giovanni Leuzzi, Kenji Kawamukai, Calogero Porrello, Sergio Forti Parri, Gian Marco Guiducci, Nicola Lacava
Malignant pleural effusion: is CT pulmonary angiogram needed?
Saranya Buppajarntham, Marvin Lu, Mahek Shah, Parichart Junpaparp, Prasit Phowthongkum
Invasive examinations in patients with suspected lung cancer: more may be too many
Ning Ding, Wang-Jian Zha, Sheng-Nan Ren, Bu-Qing Ni, Yun Zhu, Wen-Ping Yang, Wei Lin, Shi-Jiang Zhang, Hong Wang

Guideline

Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma
Nico van Zandwijk, Christopher Clarke, Douglas Henderson, A. William Musk, Kwun Fong, Anna Nowak, Robert Loeragan, Brian McCaughan, Michael Boyer, Malcolm Feigen, David Currow, Penelope Schofeild, Beth Ivimey Nick Pavlakis, Jocelyn McLean, Henry Marshall, Steven Leong, Victoria Keena, Andrew Penman