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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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Original Article

The paradoxical response to short-acting bronchodilator administration in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Hong-Joon Shin, Tae-Ok Kim, Yu-Il Kim, Sang-Hoon Kim, Hyun Kuk Kim, Yong-Hyun Kim, Min Kwang Byun, Ki-Suck Jung, Kwang-Ha Yoo, Jae Seung Lee, Sung-Chul Lim, KOCOSS Cohort Study Group
Bacteriology, antibiotic resistance and risk stratification of patients with culture-positive, community-acquired pleural infection
Marianthi Iliopoulou, Vasileios Skouras, Zoe Psaroudaki, Magda Makarona, Evangelos Vogiatzakis, Eleni Tsorlini, Eleni Katsifa, Dionisios Spyratos, Dimitra Siopi, Ourania Kotsiou, Stelios Xitsas, Maria Martsoukou, Ioanna Sigala, Ioannis Kalomenidis
Application of prosthesis eversion method for ascending aorta replacement guarantees better clinical outcomes of type A acute aortic dissection surgery
Zhipeng Hu, Zhiwei Wang, Jinxing Chang, Min Zhang, Xiaoping Hu, Zongli Ren, Bowen Li, Rui Hu
Prevalence and clinical significance of pleural effusion in patients with acute pulmonary embolism: a retrospective study
Jiarui Zhang, Haixia Zhou, Adila Aili, Maoyun Wang, Yongchun Shen, Qun Yi
Correlation analysis between serum neuron-specific enolase and the detection of gene mutations in lung adenocarcinoma
Fang-Zhou Xu, Yan-Bei Zhang
Overweight is associated with better one-year survival in elderly patients after cardiac surgery: a retrospective analysis of the MIMIC-III database
Yiran Zhang, Qi Zheng, Xiaoyi Dai, Xingjie Xu, Liang Ma
Hiatal hernia after robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Rami M. Abazid, Alireza Khatami, Jonathan G. Romsa, James C. Warrington, Cigdem Akincioglu, Robert Z. Stodilka, Stephanie Fox, Bob Kiaii, William C. Vezina
Red blood cell distribution width is associated with adverse cardiovascular events after septal myectomy
Shengwei Wang, Changpeng Song, Hao Cui, Changsheng Zhu, Rong Wu, Xiaohong Huang, Yongqiang Lai, Shuiyun Wang
Quality assessment of robot assisted thoracic surgical resection of non-small cell lung cancer: nodal upstaging and mediastinal recurrence
Ghada M. Shahin, Besir Topal, Sjaak Pouwels, Thanasie L. Markou, Rody Boon, Jos A. Stigt
The value of multidisciplinary team (MDT) management in the diagnosis and treatment of primary intrathoracic synovial sarcomas: a single-center experience
Huayu He, Lin Yang, Yue Peng, Li Liu, Lei Liu, Qi Xue, Shugeng Gao
Chronic chest pain and paresthesia after video-assisted thoracoscopy for primary pneumothorax
Maria Cattoni, Nicola Rotolo, Maria Giovanna Mastromarino, Giuseppe Cardillo, Mario Nosotti, Paolo Mendogni, Alessandro Rizzi, Federico Raveglia, Alessandra Siciliani, Erino Angelo Rendina, Lucio Cagini, Alberto Matricardi, Pier Luigi Filosso, Erika Passone, Stefano Margaritora, Maria Letizia Vita, Pietro Bertoglio, Andrea Viti, Lorenzo Dominioni, Andrea Imperatori
Patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can generate sufficient inspiratory flows via Easyhaler® dry powder inhaler: a pooled analysis of two randomized controlled trials
L. Pekka Malmberg, Anna S. Pelkonen, Ville Vartiainen, Mikko Vahteristo, Satu Lähelmä, Rain Jõgi
The effectiveness of vitamin C for patients with severe viral pneumonia in respiratory failure
Song-I Lee, Chae-Man Lim, Younsuck Koh, Jin-Won Huh, Jae Seung Lee, Sang-Bum Hong
A single institutional experience with central lung stereotactic body radiation therapy demonstrating encouraging results with increased inter-fraction time
Roman O. Kowalchuk, Michael R. Waters, K. Martin Richardson, Kelly M. Spencer, James M. Larner, Charles R. Kersh
Increased glucose variability is associated with major adverse events in patients with infective endocarditis undergo surgical treatment
Mengya Liang, Mai Xiong, Yi Zhang, Jiantao Chen, Kangni Feng, Suiqing Huang, Zhongkai Wu
Effects of lower thoracic sympathicotomy on plantar hyperhidrosis
Seong Cheol Jeong, Jae Jun Kim, In Sub Kim, Yong Hwan Kim, Jung Wook Han, Seok Whan Moon
Femoral artery cannulation as a safe alternative for aortic dissection arch repair in the era of axillary artery cannulation
Guang Tong, Dong-Lin Zhuang, Zhong-Chan Sun, Ze-Rui Chen, Rui-Xin Fan, Tu-Cheng Sun
Association between airflow limitation and prognosis in patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis
Myoung Kyu Lee, Sae Byol Kim, Ji-Ho Lee, Seok Jeong Lee, Sang-Ha Kim, Won-Yeon Lee, Suk Joong Yong, Jong-Han Lee, Beomsu Shin
The expression patterns and prognostic significance of pleckstrin homology-like domain family A (PHLDA) in lung cancer and malignant mesothelioma
Camila M. Baldavira, Juliana Machado-Rugolo, Tabatha G. Prieto, Daniel R. Bastos, Marcelo Balancin, Alexandre M. Ab’Saber, Lygia B. Yaegashi, Paola C. Souza, Cecilia Farhat, Teresa Y. Takagaki, Maria Ap. Nagai, Vera L. Capelozzi
Comparison of short-term clinical outcomes between robot- assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy and video-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Chao Zheng, Xiao-Kun Li, Chi Zhang, Hai Zhou, Sai-Guang Ji, Ji-Hong Zhong, Yang Xu, Zhuang-Zhuang Cong, Gao-Ming Wang, Wen-Jie Wu, Yi Shen
Identification and validation of an autophagy-related long non-coding RNA signature as a prognostic biomarker for patients with lung adenocarcinoma
Aimin Jiang, Na Liu, Shuheng Bai, Jingjing Wang, Huan Gao, Xiaoqiang Zheng, Xiao Fu, Mengdi Ren, Xiaoni Zhang, Tao Tian, Zhiping Ruan, Xuan Liang, Yu Yao
Risk factors for and outcomes of prolonged mechanical ventilation in patients received DeBakey type I aortic dissection repairment
Min Ge, Zhigang Wang, Tao Chen, Yongqing Cheng, Jiaxin Ye, Lichong Lu, Cheng Chen, Dongjin Wang
Comparative study of the loop-mediated isothermal amplification method and the QIAGEN therascreen PCR kit for the detection of EGFR mutations in non-small cell lung cancer
Yuichi Saito, Nobumasa Takahashi, Atsuka Matsui, Satoru Michiyuki, Yoshikane Yamauchi, Yoshihiko Shimizu, Eishin Hoshi, Yukinori Sakao, Masafumi Kawamura
Prognostic significance of radiodensity-based skeletal muscle quantification using preoperative CT in resected non-small cell lung cancer
Eun Young Kim, Young Jae Kim, Young Saing Kim, Kun Woo Kim, Ji Young Jeon, Kwang Gi Kim
Introduction of robotic surgery leads to increased rate of segmentectomy in patients with lung cancer
Anna K. Gergen, Allana M. White, John D. Mitchell, Robert A. Meguid, David A. Fullerton, Christopher D. Scott, Michael J. Weyant
Effect of vancomycin loading dose on clinical outcome in critically ill patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia
Jin Gu Yoon, Kyungmin Huh, You Min Sohn, Hyo Jung Park, Soo Jin Na, Kyeongman Jeon
Developing a virtual reality simulation system for preoperative planning of thoracoscopic thoracic surgery
Hideki Ujiie, Aogu Yamaguchi, Alexander Gregor, Harley Chan, Tatsuya Kato, Yasuhiro Hida, Kichizo Kaga, Satoru Wakasa, Chad Eitel, Tod R. Clapp, Kazuhiro Yasufuku
No-waiting segmentectomy: an optimized approach for segmentectomy
Changchun Wang, Lei Cai, Qian Chen, Xiaofang Xu, Jinxiao Liang, Weimin Mao, Qixun Chen
Postoperative atrial fibrillation in pneumonectomy for primary lung cancer
Hao Wang, Zhexin Wang, Mengmeng Zhou, Jindong Chen, Feng Yao, Liang Zhao, Ben He
Characterisation of a clinical isolated Aspergillus lentulus strain using a Galleria mellonella infection model
Li-Juan Zhang, Xiao-Dong Wang, Ming-Shuo Ji, Hadiliya Hasimu, Paride Abliz
Estimating the risk of conversion from video-assisted thoracoscopic lung surgery to thoracotomy—a systematic review and meta-analysis
Alexandra D. Power, Robert E. Merritt, Mahmoud Abdel-Rasoul, Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Desmond M. D’Souza, Peter J. Kneuertz
Risk factors of chest wall invasion in non-small cell lung cancer
Nozomu Motono, Shun Iwai, Aika Yamagata, Yoshihito Iijima, Katsuo Usuda, Sohsuke Yamada, Hidetaka Uramoto
Application of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in adult patients with refractory cardiac arrest
Ji-Ge Guo, Jie Cao, Wei-Min Zhang, Fan-Gang Meng, Zheng Zhang, Bi-Jun Xu, Xi-Ming Qian
Clinical impact of forced vital capacity on exercise performance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Seong Mi Moon, Jun Hyeok Lim, Yun Soo Hong, Kyeong-Cheol Shin, Chang Youl Lee, Do Jin Kim, Sang Haak Lee, Ki Suck Jung, Chang-Hoon Lee, Kwang Ha Yoo, Hyun Lee, Hye Yun Park
Risk factors and survival analysis of arrhythmia following lung cancer surgery: a retrospective study
Jialin Gong, Xiaofei Wang, Zuo Liu, Shuang Yao, Zengtuan Xiao, Mengzhe Zhang, Zhenfa Zhang
Sarcopenia after induction therapy is associated with reduced survival in patients undergoing esophagectomy for locally-advanced esophageal cancer
Connor J. Wakefield, Fadi Hamati, Justin M. Karush, Andrew T. Arndt, Nicole Geissen, Michael J. Liptay, Jeffrey A. Borgia, Sanjib Basu, Christopher W. Seder
A population-based predictive model predicting candidate for primary tumor surgery in patients with metastatic esophageal cancer
Zhichao Liu, Xiaobin Zhang, Bin Li, Haoyao Jiang, Yang Yang, Rong Hua, Yifeng Sun, Zhigang Li
A nomogram for predicting brain metastases of EGFR-mutated lung adenocarcinoma patients and estimating the efficacy of therapeutic strategies
Jing Wang, Baozhong Zhang, Qingsong Pang, Tian Zhang, Xi Chen, Puchun Er, Yuwen Wang, Jinqiang You, Ping Wang
Clinicopathological features and prognostic analysis of metastatic pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma: a SEER analysis
Congjia Xiao, Xudong Yang, Jianqi Hao, Chenglin Guo, Qiang Pu, Lunxu Liu
How the COVID-19 pandemic changed treatment of severe aortic stenosis: a single cardiac center experience
Bartlomiej Perek, Anna Olasinska-Wisniewska, Marcin Misterski, Mateusz Puslecki, Marek Grygier, Piotr Buczkowski, Maciej Lesiak, Tomasz Stankowski, Lukasz Szarpak, Kurt Ruetzler, Oguz Turan, Marek Jemielity
Biomechanical strength dependence on mammalian airway length
Zhao Huang, Lei Wang, Chen-Xi Zhang, Zhi-Hao Cai, Wen-Hao Liu, Wei-Miao Li, Shu-Gao Ye, Xiao-Fei Li, Jin-Bo Zhao
Uniportal approach as an alternative to the three-portal approach to video-assisted thoracic surgery for primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Ryohei Yoshikawa, Natsumi Matsuura, Hitoshi Igai, Tomohiro Yazawa, Fumi Ohsawa, Mitsuhiro Kamiyoshihara
MiR-146a mediates TLR-4 signaling pathway to affect myocardial fibrosis in rat constrictive pericarditis model
Yangjie Xiao, Wei Qiao, Xin Wang, Lijuan Sun, Weidong Ren
Prognostic value of estimated glomerular filtration rate and presence of proteinuria in type B aortic intramural hematoma
Yang Yang, Weihao Li, Mingyuan Liu, Xiaoming Zhang, Qingle Li
B-type natriuretic peptide as a surrogate marker for survival in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Ju Yong Lim, Sung Ho Jung, Suk Jung Choo, Cheol Hyun Chung, Jae Won Lee, Joon Bum Kim
Association between Asthma and Internet Addiction Status in Korean Adolescents
Chang Hoon Han, Jae Ho Chung, Su Jin Lee
Analysis of pulmonary nodules caused by nontuberculous mycobacteriosis in 101 resected cases: multi-center retrospective study
Naoko Ose, Yukiyasu Takeuchi, Naoto Kitahara, Akihide Matumura, Ken Kodama, Hiroyuki Shiono, Yoshiyuki Susaki, Yasunobu Funakoshi, Hiroyuki Takabatake, Yasushi Shintani, for the Thoracic Surgery Study Group of Osaka University (TSSGO)
Characterization of pneumonia and other factors leading to poorer survival across all age groups in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Frank D. Weinberg, Lili Zhao, Niranjana Chellappa, Gregory P. Kalemkerian, Nithya Ramnath
Survival benefit of perioperative chemotherapy for T1–3N0M0 stage esophageal cancer: a SEER database analysis
Yue Shao, Dan Chen, Liu Ye, Xin-Mei Wang, Qing-Chen Wu, Cheng Zhang
Femoral arterial cannulation remains a safe and reliable option for aortic dissection repair
Anthony Lemaire, Joshua Chao, Lauren Salgueiro, Hirohisa Ikegami, Leonard Y. Lee
Imaging and monitoring in minimally invasive valve surgery using an intra-aortic occlusion device: a single center experience
Calogera Pisano, Andrea Farinaccio, Claudia Altieri, Valentina Ajello, Paolo Nardi, Dionisio Ferdinando Colella, Giovanni Ruvolo
Clinical application of a digital thoracic drainage system for objectifying and quantifying air leak versus the traditional vacuum system: a retrospective observational study
Song Am Lee, Jun Seok Kim, Hyun Keun Chee, Jae Joon Hwang, Michael Ji, Yo Han Kim, Hyeong Ju Moon, Woo Surng Lee
Seasonal interest in pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum: a retrospective analysis of Google Trends data
Piotr Skrzypczak, Mikołaj Kamiński, Krystian Pawlak, Cezary Piwkowki
The impact of pathologic staging of the hilar/mediastinal nodes on outcomes in patients with early-stage NSCLC receiving stereotactic body radiotherapy
Brandon T. Mullins, Dominic T. Moore, M. Patricia Rivera, Lawrence B. Marks, Jason Akulian, Kevin A. Pearlstein, Kyle Wang, Allen C. Burks, Ashley A. Weiner
Surgical septal myectomy outcome for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy after alcohol septal ablation
Qiulan Yang, Changsheng Zhu, Hao Cui, Bing Tang, Shengwei Wang, Qinjun Yu, Shihua Zhao, Yunhu Song, Shuiyun Wang
Mechanical properties of de-epithelialized tracheal allografts
Jinping Wang, Haixiang Zhang, Yang Sun, Pengfei Liu, Shuqin Li, Pengcheng Cui
Mutational signatures in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
Atsushi Osoegawa, Kazuki Takada, Tatsuro Okamoto, Seijiro Sato, Masayuki Nagahashi, Tetsuzo Tagawa, Masanori Tsuchida, Eiji Oki, Shujiro Okuda, Toshifumi Wakai, Masaki Mori
Pleural effusion post coronary artery bypass surgery: associations and complications
John D. L. Brookes, Michael Williams, Manish Mathew, Tristan Yan, Paul Bannon
Influence of operator volume on early outcomes of septal myectomy for isolated hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
Haojie Li, Long Deng, Hanning Liu, Sipeng Chen, Chenfei Rao, Yajie Tang, Shuiyun Wang, Sheng Liu, Hansong Sun, Yunhu Song
Clinical effects of cisplatin plus recombinant human endostatin (rh-endostatin) intratumoral injection on malignant central airway obstruction: a retrospective analysis of 319 cases
Yunzhi Zhou, Yongping Gao, Nan Zhang, Xiaoli Li, Hui Wang, Shufang Wang, Jiankun Liu, Hong Gao, Hongwu Wang
Clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic factors of primary pulmonary lymphoma
Huayu He, Fengwei Tan, Qi Xue, Lei Liu, Yue Peng, Guangyu Bai, Moyan Zhang, Shugeng Gao
After-hours esophagectomy may pose additional risk to patients with esophageal cancer
De-Hao Tu, Rirong Qu, Qi Wang, Xiangning Fu
Efficacy and safety of omitting chest drains after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Lin Huang, Henrik Kehlet, Bo Laksáfoss Holbek, Tina Kold Jensen, René Horsleben Petersen
Clock dial integrated positioning combined with single utility port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: a new localization method for lung tumors
Chao Zhou, Xinming Li, Wentao Li, Jun Qian
Mild hypothermic circulatory arrest with selective cerebral perfusion in open arch surgery
Song-Bo Dong, Kai Zhang, Kai Zhu, Long-Fei Wang, Jun Zheng, Jian-Rong Li, Yong-Min Liu, Li-Zhong Sun, Xu-Dong Pan
Remote monitoring of patient recovery following lung cancer surgery: a messenger application approach
Xinghua Cheng, Yunhai Yang, Yang Shentu, Zhengping Ding, Qianjun Zhou, Qiang Tan, Qingquan Luo
Bioinformatics and integrated analyses of prognosis-associated key genes in lung adenocarcinoma
Huijun Zhu, Haiying Yue, Yiting Xie, Binlin Chen, Yanhua Zhou, Wenqi Liu
Three-dimensional computed tomography angiography and bronchography combined with three-dimensional printing for thoracoscopic pulmonary segmentectomy in stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
Wenbin Hu, Kang Zhang, Xiaoliang Han, Jiaming Zhao, Guzong Wang, Shunda Yuan, Binjun He
The significance of systematic lymph node dissection in surgery for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer patients aged ≤40 years
Zhi-Yi Guo, Jiang-Hao Ren, Yuan-Yuan Xu, Rui-Jun Liu, Hui Tao, Jia Huang, Qiang Tan
Curative efficacy might be an early predictor of prognosis in patients with small cell lung cancer treated with 2 cycles of platinum-based first-line chemotherapy
Kaibo Zhu, Minlin Jiang, Yi Xu, Peixin Chen, Hao Wang, Jia Yu, Jun Zhu, Wencheng Zhao, Die Meng, Yayi He
Machine learning models for predicting critical illness risk in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 pneumonia
Qin Liu, Baoguo Pang, Haijun Li, Bin Zhang, Yumei Liu, Lihua Lai, Wenjun Le, Jianyu Li, Tingting Xia, Xiaoxian Zhang, Changxing Ou, Jianjuan Ma, Shenghao Li, Xiumei Guo, Shuixing Zhang, Qingling Zhang, Min Jiang, Qingsi Zeng

Review Article

Post-tuberculous lung disease: should we be using Theophylline?
Sumanth Karamchand, Morne Williams, Poobalan Naidoo, Eric Decloedt, Brian Allwood
Coagulation disorders and thromboembolic disease in COVID-19: review of current evidence in search of a better approach
Alberto García-Ortega, David de la Rosa, Grace Oscullo, Diego Castillo-Villegas, Raquel López-Reyes, Miguel Ángel Martínez-García
Right ventricular failure after left ventricular assist device implantation: a review of the literature
Valeria Lo Coco, Maria Elena De Piero, Giulio Massimi, Giovanni Chiarini, Giuseppe M. Raffa, Mariusz Kowalewski, Jos Maessen, Roberto Lorusso
Proton beam radiotherapy for patients with early-stage and advanced lung cancer: a narrative review with contemporary clinical recommendations
Jennifer S. Chiang, Nathan Y. Yu, Thomas B. Daniels, Wei Liu, Steven E. Schild, Terence T. Sio

iMDT Corner1

Chest wall trauma leading to a metallic foreign body in the right subclavian vein: a case report
Anping Chen, Gang Xu, Qingyong Cai, Yongxiang Song, Kurt Ruetzler, Robert E. Merritt, Cheng Chen
Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for a tuberculous collar-button abscess of the chest wall involving ribs: a case report
Hongliang Bian, Baihan Su, Chao Wu, Tianshuo Jiang, Xin Zhao, Fangchao Liu, Keli Lin, Qingshan Gao, Yilei Zhang, Michel Gonzalez, Marco Sperandeo, Kyoji Hirai, Zhiyong Su

Disclosure:

1. The series “iMDT Corner” 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