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Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Cough—Chinese Thoracic Society (CTS) Asthma Consortium

Kefang Lai, Huahao Shen, Xin Zhou, Zhongmin Qiu, Shaoxi Cai, Kewu Huang, Qiuping Wang, Changzheng... More >>

Cough frequency monitors: can they discriminate patient from environmental coughs?

Stefan T. Kulnik, Natalie M. Williams, Lalit Kalra, John Moxham, Surinder S. Birring More >>

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Journal of Thoracic Disease is endorsed by International COPD Coalition.

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Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery

The Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SICT)

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Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

Original Article

Comparison of preoperative scores predicting outcome in elderly undergoing lung malignancies resection
Rita Vaz Souza, Massimiliano Bassi, Sara Mantovani, Camilla Poggi, Daniele Diso, Jacopo Vannucci, Andreina Pagini, Davide Amore, Federico Venuta, Marco Anile
Postoperative hypothermia after total aortic arch replacement in acute type A aortic dissection—multivariate analysis and risk identification for postoperative hypothermia occurrence
Huan Liu, Xiuwen Wang, Shun Liu, Shuo Cong, Yuntao Lu, Ye Yang, Wenshuo Wang, Hao Lai, Xin Li, Lai Wei, Chunsheng Wang
Prediction of clinical response to omalizumab in moderate-to-severe asthma patients using the change in total serum IgE level
Bohou Li, Minyu Huang, Shuyu Huang, Xiaoli Zeng, Yafei Yuan, Xianru Peng, Wenqu Zhao, Yanmei Ye, Changhui Yu, Laiyu Liu, Chunquan Ou, Shaoxi Cai, Haijin Zhao
Efficacy of cardiovascular surgery for Marfan syndrome patients: a single-center 15-year follow-up study
Boyao Zhang, Qing Xue, Yangfeng Tang, Shangyi Yu, Xingli Fan, Zhiyun Xu, Lin Han
One-stage hybrid procedure for distal aortic arch disease: mid-term experience at a single center
Su-Wei Chen, Yong-Liang Zhong, Zhi-Yu Qiao, Cheng-Nan Li, Yi-Peng Ge, Rui-Dong Qi, Hai-Ou Hu, Li-Zhong Sun, Jun-Ming Zhu
Does short-term cessation of smoking before lung resections reduce the risk of complications?
Tomoyoshi Takenaka, Fumihiro Shoji, Tetsuzo Tagawa, Fumihiko Kinoshita, Naoki Haratake, Makoto Edagawa, Koji Yamazaki, Mitsuhiro Takenoyama, Sadanori Takeo, Masaki Mori
Preoperative risk factors for successful extubation or not after lung transplantation
Run Li, Jiang Shi, Danxia Huang, Ying Chen, Weixue Cui, Hengrui Liang, Wenhua Liang, Guilin Peng, Chao Yang, Mengyang Liu, Minting Kuang, Xin Xu, Jianxing He
Uniportal versus multiportal thoracoscopic sleeve lobectomy for the surgical treatment of centrally located lung cancer: a single institution experience
Jun Zhao, Qingpeng Zeng, Jiagen Li, Fengwei Tan, Qi Xue, Juwei Mu, Yushun Gao, Dali Wang, Shugeng Gao
Central location and risk of imaging occult mediastinal lymph node involvement in cN0T2-4 non-small cell lung cancer
Julien Guinde, Etienne Bourdages-Pageau, Paula Antonia Ugalde, Marc Fortin
Factors associated with discrepancy between fresh frozen and permanent biopsy from medical thoracoscopy: single center analysis of 172 medical flexible thoracoscopy cases
Jeong Uk Lim, Jongyeol Oh, Hyung Woo Kim, Woo Ho Ban, Eun Su Park, Jick Hwan Ha, Ju Sang Kim, Sang Haak Lee
Nationwide quality assessment of treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Kyu Yean Kim, Kwang Ha Yoo, Hye Sook Choi, Bo Yeon Kim, Sang In Ahn, Yon U. Jo, Chin Kook Rhee
The clinical suspicion of a leaking intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis: the role of CT imaging
Victor D. Plat, Boukje T. Bootsma, Jennifer Straatman, Janneke van den Bergh, Jan-Hein T. M. van Waesberghe, Joanna Luttikhold, Micha D. P. Luyer, Donald L. van der Peet, Freek Daams
Changes in aortic arch geometry and the risk for Stanford B dissection
Peng Qiu, Junchao Liu, Yuqian Chen, Binshan Zha, Kaichuang Ye, Jinbao Qin, Peipei Hao, Jiwen Kang, Chao Zhang, Huagang Zhu, Xinwu Lu
Developing a minimally-invasive anaesthesiological approach to non-intubated uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in minor and major thoracic surgery
Henning Starke, Norman Zinne, Andreas Leffler, Patrick Zardo, Jan Karsten
The utility of three-dimensional computed tomography for prediction of tumor invasiveness in clinical stage IA lung adenocarcinoma
Yohei Kawaguchi, Masayuki Nakao, Kenshiro Omura, Naoya Iwamoto, Hiroki Ozawa, Yasuto Kondo, Junji Ichinose, Yosuke Matsuura, Sakae Okumura, Mingyon Mun
First clinical experience with the novel cold storage SherpaPakTM system for donor heart transportation
Dejan Radakovic, Seymur Karimli, Kiril Penov, Ina Schade, Khaled Hamouda, Constanze Bening, Rainer G. Leyh, Ivan Aleksic
Use of durable left ventricular assist devices for high-risk patients: Korean experience before insurance coverage
Jun Ho Lee, Ilkun Park, Heemoon Lee, Kiick Sung, Young Tak Lee, Darae Kim, Jeong Hoon Yang, Jin-Oh Choi, Eun-Seok Jeon, Yang Hyun Cho
The role of angiogenetic single-nucleotide polymorphisms in thymic malignancies and thymic benign lesions
Rossana Berardi, Gaia Goteri, Silvia Pagliaretta, Vittorio Paolucci, Francesca Morgese, Alessandro Conti, Majed Refai, Cecilia Pompili, Claudia Duranti, Giulia Marcantognini, Agnese Savini, Miriam Caramanti, Silvia Rinaldi, Mariangela Torniai, Matteo Santoni, Antonio Zizzi, Paola Mazzanti, Azzurra Onofri, Giulia Ricci, Marina Scarpelli
The safety and feasibility of three-dimension single-port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the treatment of early-stage lung cancer
Yiyang Wang, Zhexin Wang, Feng Yao
Bleeding is the most common cause of unplanned return to operating room after lung cancer surgeries
Jiagen Li, Qi Xue, Yushun Gao, Yousheng Mao, Jun Zhao, Shugeng Gao
Utilities and placement skills of the incision protective sleeve in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
Zhiyong Su, Chao Wu, Hongliang Bian, Zhiqiang Zhou, Tianshuo Jiang, Xin Zhao, Fangchao Liu, Yilei Zhang, Keli Lin, Qingshan Gao
Reduced expression of circRNA novel_circ_0005280 and its clinical value in the diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer
Li Li, Meilin Du, Chao Wang, Ping He
Consistency of genotyping data from simultaneously collected plasma circulating tumor DNA and tumor-DNA in lung cancer patients
Jiali Zhang, Aoran Dong, Shuzhan Li, Xiubao Ren, Xinwei Zhang
A new solution model for cardiac medical image segmentation
Hailong Shang, Shiwei Zhao, Hongdi Du, Jinggang Zhang, Wei Xing, Hailin Shen
Plasma thymidylate synthase and dihydrofolate reductase mRNA levels as potential predictive biomarkers of pemetrexed sensitivity in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Tao Li, Jin-Bo Huang, Jun-Guo Lu, Rong Li, Yan Wang, Xiang-Rong Shi, Min-Xin Shi, Xiao-Dong Zhang
Circulating miR-130 is a potential bio signature for early prognosis of acute myocardial infarction
Xiaodong Pan, Yanru He, Zhongpu Chen, Gaoliang Yan, Genshan Ma
Low expression of long non-coding RNA ARAP1-AS1 can inhibit lung cancer proliferation by inducing G0/G1 cell cycle organization
Xinlu Tao, Yan Zhang, Jiaping Li, Zhengzheng Ni, Zheng Tao, Qi You, Zhijie He, Dengjun Huang, Shiying Zheng
Effects of enteral nutrition support combined with enhanced recovery after surgery on the nutritional status, immune function, and prognosis of patients with esophageal cancer after Ivor-Lewis operation
Haibing Ding, Jin Xu, Jijun You, Haifeng Qin, Haitao Ma
Lobectomy with high-position single-intercostal two-port video-assisted thoracoscope for non-small cell lung cancer is a safe and effective surgical procedure
Guofang Zhao, Xu Jiang, Fajiu Wang, Minghui Chu, Chenxu Zhang, Weidi Zhao, Minglei Yang, Xiang Xu, Enkuo Zheng, Junjun Ni, Liangwei Yang
Bioinformatics analysis of differentially expressed genes in tumor and paracancerous tissues of patients with lung adenocarcinoma
Rong Yang, Yuwei Zhou, Chengli Du, Yihe Wu
The prognostic value of peak arterial lactate levels within 72 h of lung transplantation in identifying patient outcome
Jingjing Xu, Zhong Qin, Yanjuan Wang, Chunxiao Hu, Guilong Wang, Zhengfeng Gu, Shengjie Yuan, Jingyu Chen, Dongxiao Huang, Zhiping Wang
Association of renal cyst and type A acute aortic dissection with hypertension
Jinlan Bao, Shaoxin Zheng, Canxia Huang, Jun Tao, Ying Tang, Runlu Sun, Qi Guo, Jingfeng Wang, Yuling Zhang

Consensus

International consensus statement on robot-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy (RAMIE)
Bin Li, Yang Yang, Alper Toker, Bentong Yu, Chang Hyun Kang, Ghulam Abbas, Harmik J. Soukiasian, Hecheng Li, Hiroyuki Daiko, Hongjing Jiang, Jianhua Fu, Jun Yi, Kemp Kernstine, Marcello Migliore, Michael Bouvet, Sara Ricciardi, Yin-Kai Chao, Yong-Hee Kim, Yun Wang, Zhentao Yu, Abbas E. Abbas, Inderpal S. Sarkaria, Zhigang Li, Cooperative Group of International Expert Consensus on Robot-assisted Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer

Editorial of Cough Section2

2019 ERS cough guideline: consensus and controversy
Ruchong Chen, Zhongmin Qiu, Kefang Lai

Editorial on Thymoma3

Revealing the mysteries of thymoma
Dragana Jovanovic, Semra Bilaceroglu

Original Article on Thymoma3

The role of postoperative radiotherapy for thymomas: a multicentric retrospective evaluation from three Italian centers and review of the literature
Alessio Bruni, Alessandro Stefani, Marco Perna, Paolo Borghetti, Niccolò Giaj Levra, Elisa D’Angelo, Alessandra D’Onofrio, Laura Rubino, Luca Frassinelli, Viola Salvestrini, Matteo Mariotti, Filippo Alongi, Alessandro Gonfiotti, Lorenzo Livi, Vieri Scotti

Review Article on Thymoma3

Epidemiology of thymoma
Anna L. Rich
Genomic alterations in thymoma—molecular pathogenesis?
Felicitas Oberndorfer, Leonhard Müllauer
Pathology of thymoma—where are we today?
Irshad Nabi Soomro
Comparison of PD-L1 immunohistochemical assays and the significance of PD-L1 expression in thymoma
Shintaro Yokoyama, Hiroaki Miyoshi
Correlation of genomic alterations and PD-L1 expression in thymoma
Dragana Jovanovic, Jelena Markovic, Vesna Ceriman, Jelena Peric, Sonja Pavlovic, Ivan Soldatovic
Autoimmune disorders and paraneoplastic syndromes in thymoma
Torsten Gerriet Blum, Daniel Misch, Jens Kollmeier, Sebastian Thiel, Torsten T. Bauer
The role of radiological imaging for masses in the prevascular mediastinum in clinical practice
Helmut Prosch, Sebastian Röhrich, Zeynep Nilufer Tekin, Lukas Ebner
How to obtain adequate biopsy specımen in suspected thymic tumors
Semra Bilaçeroğlu
Classification and staging of thymoma
Till Markowiak, Hans-Stefan Hofmann, Michael Ried
When to suspect a thymoma: clinical point of view
Fabrizio Minervini, Gregor J. Kocher
Surgical treatment strategies for invasive thymoma
Soichiro Funaki, Yasushi Shintani, Eriko Fukui, Ryu Kanzaki, Takashi Kanou, Naoko Ose, Masato Minami, Meinoshin Okumura
Multimodality approach in treatment of thymic tumors
Akif Turna, İsmail Sarbay
Immunotherapy for thymoma
Marko Jakopovic, Lela Bitar, Fran Seiwerth, Ante Marusic, Kristina Krpina, Miroslav Samarzija

Disclosure:

1. The series “iMDT Corner” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship.

2. The series “Cough Section” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Woo-Jung Song is serving as an unpaid Section Editor for the series.

3. The series “Thymoma” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Dragana Jovanovic and Semra Bilaceroglu served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.

4. The series “Advance in Bronchoscopy for Peripheral Pulmonary Diseases” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship.

Original Article

Nonintubated thoracoscopic lung resection: a 3-year experience with 285 cases in a single institution
Ke-Cheng Chen, Ya-Jung Cheng, Ming-Hui Hung, Yu-Ding Tseng, Jin-Shing Chen
Delays in the diagnosis of lung cancer
Peter M Ellis, Rachel Vandermeer
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
Hydration with magnesium and mannitol without furosemide prevents the nephrotoxicity induced by cisplatin and pemetrexed in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Keiko Muraki, Ryo Koyama, Yuichiro Honma, Shigehiro Yagishita, Takehito Shukuya, Rina Ohashi, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Kenji Kido, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Shinichi Sasaki, Akihiko Iwase, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Local control rates with five-fraction stereotactic body radiotherapy for oligometastatic cancer to the lung
Deepinder Singh, Yuhchyau Chen, Mary Z. Hare, Kenneth Y. Usuki, Hong Zhang, Thomas Lundquist, Neil Joyce, Michael C. Schell, Michael T. Milano
Theoretical models of carcinogenic particle deposition and clearance in children’s lungs
Robert Sturm
A novel paradigm in the treatment of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Salma K Jabbour, Parima Daroui, Dirk Moore, Edward Licitra, Molly Gabel, Joseph Aisner
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
Impact of metformin use on survival in locally-advanced, inoperable non-small cell lung cancer treated with definitive chemoradiation
Inaya Ahmed, Adam Ferro, Alan Cohler, John Langenfeld, Sujani G. Surakanti, Joseph Aisner, Wei Zou, Bruce G. Haffty, Salma K. Jabbour
Utility of EBUS-TBNA for diagnosis of mediastinal tuberculous lymphadenitis: a multicentre Australian experience
James Geake, Gary Hammerschlag, Phan Nguyen, Peter Wallbridge, Grant A. Jenkin, Tony M. Korman, Barton Jennings, Douglas F. Johnson, Louis B. Irving, Michael Farmer, Daniel P. Steinfort
Comparative outcomes of squamous and non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients in phase II studies of ASA404 (DMXAA) – retrospective analysis of pooled data
Mark J McKeage, Michael B Jameson, AS1404-201 Study Group Investigators
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
Home-based exercise: promising rehabilitation for symptom relief, improved functional status and quality of life for post-surgical lung cancer patients
Amy J. Hoffman, Ruth Ann Brintnall, Alexander von Eye, Lee W. Jones, Gordon Alderink, Lawrence H. Patzelt, Jean K. Brown
Thoracic malignant solitary fibrous tumors: A population-based study of survival
Michael T Milano, Deepinder P Singh, Hong Zhang
Differences in chemosensitivity between primary and paired metastatic lung cancer tissues: In vitro analysis based on the collagen gel droplet embedded culture drug test (CD-DST)
Masahiko Higashiyama, Jiro Okami, Jun Maeda, Toshiteru Tokunaga, Ayako Fujiwara, Ken Kodama, Fumio Imamura, Hisayuki Kobayashi
High-resolution CT findings of patients with pulmonary nocardiosis
Naoki Tsujimoto, Takeshi Saraya, Ken Kikuchi, Saori Takata, Yasuyuki Kurihara, Sayuki Hiraoka, Hiroshi Makino, Shota Yonetani, Koji Araki, Haruyuki Ishii, Hajime Takizawa, Hajime Goto
Signal stratification of autoantibody levels in serum samples and its application to the early detection of lung cancer
Graham F. Healey, Stephen Lam, Peter Boyle, Geoffrey Hamilton-Fairley, Laura J. Peek, John F. R. Robertson

Review Article

Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infections
Margaret M. Johnson, John A. Odell
Treatment of advanced non small cell lung cancer
Maria Anna Bareschino, Clorinda Schettino, Antonio Rossi, Paolo Maione, Paola Claudia Sacco, Rosario Zeppa, Cesare Gridelli
Chemotherapy advances in small-cell lung cancer
Bryan A. Chan, Jermaine I. G. Coward
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
Targeted therapy in lung cancer: IPASS and beyond, keeping abreast of the explosion of targeted therapies for lung cancer
Peter Savas, Brett Hughes, Benjamin Solomon
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for stage I NSCLC: Recent advances and controversies
Suresh Senan, David A. Palma, Frank J. Lagerwaard
The anticipation and management of air leaks and residual spaces post lung resection
Michael Rolf Mueller, Beatrice A. Marzluf
Exploiting sensitization windows of opportunity in hyper and hypo-fractionated radiation therapy
Anish Prasanna, Mansoor M. Ahmed, Mohammed Mohiuddin, C. Norman Coleman
Ultrasound techniques in the evaluation of the mediastinum, part 2: mediastinal lymph node anatomy and diagnostic reach of ultrasound techniques, clinical work up of neoplastic and inflammatory mediastinal lymphadenopathy using ultrasound techniques and how to learn mediastinal endosonography
Christian Jenssen, Jouke Tabe Annema, Paul Clementsen, Xin-Wu Cui, Mathias Maximilian Borst, Christoph Frank Dietrich
Revisiting signs, strengths and weaknesses of Standard Chest Radiography in patients of Acute Dyspnea in the Emergency Department
Luciano Cardinale, Giovanni Volpicelli, Alessandro Lamorte, Jessica Martino, Andrea veltri
The continuing role of chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in the targeted therapy era
Zarnie Lwin, Jonathan W. Riess, David Gandara
MicroRNAs in mesothelioma: from tumour suppressors and biomarkers to therapeutic targets
Glen Reid
Pleural controversies: image guided biopsy vs. thoracoscopy for undiagnosed pleural effusions?
Giles Dixon, Duneesha de Fonseka, Nick Maskell
Preservation solutions for cardiac and pulmonary donor grafts: a review of the current literature
Nicholas Latchana, Joshua R. Peck, Bryan Whitson, Sylvester M. Black
Active-specific immunotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Hauke Winter, Natasja K. van den Engel, Margareta Rusan, Nina Schupp, Christian H. Poehlein, Hong Ming Hu, Rudolf A. Hatz, Walter J. Urba, Karl Walter Jauch, Bernard A. Fox, Dominik Rüttinger
Advanced imaging in COPD: insights into pulmonary pathophysiology
Stephen Milne, Gregory G. King
Advances in lung adenocarcinoma classification: a summary of the new international multidisciplinary classification system (IASLC/ATS/ERS)
Elizabeth R. Tang, Andrew M. Schreiner, Bradley B. Pua
Diagnosis and early detection of COPD using spirometry
David P. Johns, Julia A.E. Walters, E. Haydn Walters
Improving radiotherapy planning, delivery accuracy, and normal tissue sparing using cutting edge technologies
Carri K. Glide-Hurst, Indrin J. Chetty
Pediatric lung transplantation: indications and outcomes
Stephen Kirkby, Don Hayes Jr
Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock
JTD special edition ‘Hot Topics in COPD’—The microbiome in COPD
Daniel C. Chambers, Shaan L. Gellatly, Philip Hugenholtz, Philip M. Hansbro
Lung donor selection criteria
John Chaney, Yoshikazu Suzuki, Edward Cantu III, Victor van Berkel
Molecular markers to predict clinical outcome and radiation induced toxicity in lung cancer
Joshua D. Palmer, Nicholas G. Zaorsky, Matthew Witek, Bo Lu
Lung cancer screening: identifying the high risk cohort
Michael W. Marcus, Olaide Y. Raji, John K. Field
Pleural controversies: indwelling pleural catheter vs. pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusions
Marc Fortin, Alain Tremblay
New techniques for assessing response after hypofractionated radiotherapy for lung cancer
Sarah A. Mattonen, Kitty Huang, Aaron D. Ward, Suresh Senan, David A. Palma
Supportive and palliative care for lung cancer patients
Patsy Yates, Penelope Schofield, Isabella Zhao, David Currow

Case Report

First report of a novel liquid nitrogen adjustable flow spray cryotherapy (SCT) device in the bronchoscopic treatment of disease of the central tracheo-bronchial airways
Robert Browning, Scott Parrish, Saiyad Sarkar, J. Francis Turner Jr
Severe amiodarone induced pulmonary toxicity
Nicholas Nacca, Castigliano M Bhamidipati, Luke S Yuhico, Sowmya Pinnamaneni, Tamas Szombathy

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

Research Highlight

Gene expression assays as prognostic and predictive markers in early stage non-small cell lung cancer
Tom Donnem, Roy M Bremnes, Lill-Tove Busund, Sigve Andersen, Francesco Pezzella

Short Communication

The sleep apnea cardiovascular endpoints (SAVE) trial: Rationale and start-up phase
R Doug McEvoy, Craig S Anderson, Nick A Antic, Baoyuan Chen, Quanying He, Emma Heeley, Shaoguang Huang, Yining Huang, Jiguang Wang, Nanshan Zhong

Circulating Tumor Cells

Detection methods of circulating tumor cells
Klaus Pantel, Catherine Alix-Panabières

Original Article

Suppressive oligonucleotides inhibit inflammation in a murine model of mechanical ventilator induced lung injury
Julia Scheiermann, Dennis M. Klinman
Five-year update on the mouse model of orthotopic lung transplantation: Scientific uses, tricks of the trade, and tips for success
Xue Lin, Wenjun Li, Jiaming Lai, Mikio Okazaki, Seiichiro Sugimoto, Sumiharu Yamamoto, Xingan Wang, Andrew E. Gelman, Daniel Kreisel, Alexander Sasha Krupnick
A pooled analysis of advanced nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer patients with stable treated brain metastases in two phase II trials receiving bevacizumab and pemetrexed as second-line therapy
Matthew A. Gubens, Jody C. Chuang, Wallace Akerley, Corey J. Langer, Christelle Clément- Duchêne, Melanie San Pedro-Salcedo, A. Dimitrios Colevas, Konstantin Dragnev, Mark A. Socinski, Heather A. Wakelee
Pleurodesis: a comparison of two sclerosing agents for pleural effusions in Mozambique
Ivo Figueiredo, Anilsa Cossa, Anila Hassane, José Sousa, Joaquim Pondo, João Teixeira, Kevan Akrami, Susannah K. Graves, Atul Malhotra, Elizabete A. Nunes

Review Article

Atypical antibody responses to influenza
Dalton Hermans, Richard J. Webby, Sook-San Wong
What can individuals do to reduce personal health risks from air pollution?
Robert Laumbach, Qingyu Meng, Howard Kipen
The role of rotors in atrial fibrillation
David E. Krummen, Vijay Swarup, Sanjiv M. Narayan
Current outcomes of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: evidence from randomized controlled trials
Daniel Fudulu, Umberto Benedetto, Gustavo Guida Pecchinenda, Pierpaolo Chivasso, Vito Domenico Bruno, Filippo Rapetto, Alan Bryan, Gianni Davide Angelini
Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock
Improving radiotherapy planning, delivery accuracy, and normal tissue sparing using cutting edge technologies
Carri K. Glide-Hurst, Indrin J. Chetty
Esophageal cancer: staging system and guidelines for staging and treatment
Mark F. Berry
Implementing the new IASLC/ATS/ERS classification of lung adenocarcinomas: results from international and Chinese cohorts
Ming-Ching Lee, Kyuichi Kadota, Daniel Buitrago, David R. Jones, Prasad S. Adusumilli
Premature menopause in young breast cancer: effects on quality of life and treatment interventions
Shoshana M. Rosenberg, Ann H. Partridge
Strategies for the acquisition of transcriptional and epigenetic information in single cells
Guang Li, Elda Dzilic, Nick Flores, Alice Shieh, Sean M. Wu
The role of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β in the infarcted myocardium
Nikolaos G. Frangogiannis
Utility of cardiac magnetic resonance for evaluation of mitral regurgitation prior to mitral valve surgery
Neil K. Mehta, Jiwon Kim, Jonathan Y. Siden, Sara Rodriguez-Diego, Javid Alakbarli, Antonino Di Franco, Jonathan W. Weinsaft
Adjuvant, neoadjuvant, and definitive radiation therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Gwendolyn Cramer, Charles B. Simone II, Theresa M. Busch, Keith A. Cengel

Editorial

Conservatism strikes back: later is better than earlier dialysis for acute kidney injury
Dana Bielopolski, Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
Sleep and critical illness: bridging the two pillars at the ATS 2016
Stuti J. Jaiswal, Atul Malhotra, Robert L. Owens
Temperature and duration targets during post-arrest care: choosing the right prescription for the right patient
John C. Greenwood, Abhishek Bhardwaj, Benjamin S. Abella
Examining the paradox of high high-density lipoprotein and elevated cardiovascular risk
Kavisha Singh, Anand Rohatgi
Mortality after red blood cell transfusions from previously pregnant donors: complexities in the interpretation of large data
Susan Kuldanek, Christopher C. Silliman
Optogenetic tools for cell biological applications
Abhirup Mukherjee, Nicole A. Repina, David V. Schaffer, Ravi S. Kane
Editorial on “Transcription factor SPZ1 promotes TWIST-mediated epithelial—mesenchymal transition and oncogenesis in human liver cancer”
Dan J. Raz
Editorial on “Can CT-PET and endoscopic assessment post-neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy predict residual disease in esophageal cancer”
Chia-Ju Liu, Wei Lu
The hemodynamic impact of acute nasal continuous positive airway pressure treatment in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: is it safe?
Bo Xu, Reena Mehra
Tumor spread through air space (STAS) is an important predictor of clinical outcome in stage IA lung adenocarcinoma
Hui-Zi Chen, Erin M. Bertino, Kai He
Antiviral prophylaxis of cytomegalovirus reactivation in immune competent patients—the jury remains out
Sara A. Mansfield, Charles H. Cook
Allosterically targeting EGFR drug-resistance gatekeeper mutations
Nicholas Spellmon, Chunying Li, Zhe Yang
Imaging homeostatic sleep pressure and circadian rhythm in the human brain
Zhuo Fang, Hengyi Rao
Tumor mutational burden (TMB) as a biomarker of response to immunotherapy in small cell lung cancer
Yanis Boumber

Letter to the Editor

Response to “VATS vs. thoracotomy regarding postoperative chronic pain”
Emine Ozgur Bayman, Kalpaj R. Parekh, John Keech, Timothy J. Brennan
The role of a decision analysis in treatment of T2N0 esophageal cancer
Tara R. Semenkovich, Bryan F. Meyers, Benjamin D. Kozower, Varun Puri

Case Report

Intraoperative near-infrared imaging can identify subcentimeter colorectal cancer lung metastases during pulmonary metastasectomy
Andrew D. Newton, Jarrod D. Predina, Lydia G. Frenzel-Sulyok, Michael H. Shin, Yiqing Wang, Sunil Singhal
A novel strategy for cardiopulmonary support during lung transplantation
Ramiro Fernandez, Malcolm M. DeCamp, Ankit Bharat

Review Article on Left Ventricular Assist Devices

Left ventricular assist device driveline infections: recent advances and future goals
Anne-Marie Leuck

Short Communication of Interventional Pulmonology Corner

Endobronchial ultrasound—guidance for interstitial photodynamic therapy of locally advanced lung cancer—a new interventional concept
Kassem Harris, Emily Oakley, David Bellnier, Gal Shafirstein

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Surgical Technique


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