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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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The China Asthma Alliance

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The Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SBCT)

Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery

The Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SICT)

Italian VATS Group

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Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

Expert Consensus

Chinese expert consensus on technical specifications of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy in diagnosing peripheral pulmonary lesions
Fangfang Xie, Huaping Yang, Rui Huang, Xiaoxuan Zheng, Liming Cao, Jingjing Liu, Shuoyao Qu, Yan Zhang, Shiman Wu, Jian Zhang, Mingyao Ke, Jiayuan Sun, on behalf of the Interventional & Minimally Invasive Respiratory Committee of the China Medical Education Association and Expert Assistance Group of the Domestic Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy Technology

Original Article

Applied pressure of cooling gas: a neglected determinant for size of specimens in transbronchial cryobiopsy
Xiaobo Chen, Shiyue Li, Weiquan Xiao, Yao Yao, Yanqiuzi Cheng, Yongshun Ye, Huanjie Chen, Zhuquan Su, Nanshan Zhong
Minimally-invasive-perventricular-device-occlusion versus surgical-closure for treating perimembranous-ventricular-septal-defect: 3-year outcomes of a multicenter randomized clinical trial
Wenxin Lu, Fengwen Zhang, Taibing Fan, Tianli Zhao, Yu Han, Xiaopeng Hu, Qi Li, Hao Shi, Xiangbin Pan
Safety and efficacy of an implantable device for management of gastroesophageal reflux in lung transplant recipients
Samantha E. Halpern, Aryaman Gupta, Oliver K. Jawitz, Ashley Y. Choi, Hai V. Salfity, Jacob A. Klapper, Matthew G. Hartwig
Need for permanent pacemaker implantation following implantation of the rapid deployment valve in combined procedures: a single centre cohort study
Oliver Deutsch, Isabell Deisenhofer, Katharina Koch-Buettner, Rüdiger Lange, Markus Krane
The surgical management of early-stage lung adenocarcinoma: is wedge resection effective?
Ying Ji, Guangyu Bai, Bin Qiu, Liang Zhao, Jing Zhou, Qi Xue, Shugeng Gao
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of mechanically ventilated elderly patients in intensive care units: a Chinese multicentre retrospective study
Jia-Gui Ma, Bo Zhu, Li Jiang, Qi Jiang, Xiu-Ming Xi
Hospitalization increases while economic status deteriorates in late stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey for 2007–2015
Hyung Koo Kang, Jae-Woo Jung, Min-Jong Kang, Deog Kyeom Kim, Hayoung Choi, Young Jae Cho, Seung Hun Jang, Chang Hoon Lee, Yeon Mok Oh, Jisook Park, Jae Yeol Kim
Effects of blood oxygen saturation on pulmonary artery remodeling in an in vitro perfusion circuit model
Yao Liu, Bin Wen, Fengwen Zhang, Xiang-Bin Pan
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery pleurectomy: a suitable alternative for treating malignant pleural effusions
Laurence P. Diggs, Sean P. Martin, Justin A. Drake, R. Taylor Ripley
The impact of an N1 lymph node examination in patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective cohort study
Wenyu Zhai, Yuzhen Zheng, Yuming Rong, Xiaoqiang Li, Qihang Yan, Fangfang Duan, Zerui Zhao, Jianlong Chen, Shuqin Dai, Junye Wang
Surgical treatment of sternum comminuted fracture with memory alloy embracing fixator
Shun Xu, Jie Zhu, Qi Yu, Leilei Peng, Yu Tao, Shengbo Qi, Hao Han, Yongjing Liu
Direct comparison of rapid deployment versus sutureless aortic valve replacement: a meta-analysis
Suk Ho Sohn, Yoonjin Kang, Ji Seong Kim, Jae Woong Choi, Myoung-Jin Jang, Ho Young Hwang
A case series: xiphoidectomy for xiphodynia, a rare thoracic wall disorder
Maikel J. A. M. Bakens, Paul C. M. Andel, Jean H. T. Daemen, Karel W. E. Hulsewé, Yvonne L. J. Vissers, Erik R. de Loos
Acceptability and feasibility of S-1 plus cisplatin adjuvant chemotherapy for completely resected non-small cell lung cancer: an open-label, single arm, multicenter, phase 2 trial
Shugo Uematsu, Atsushi Sano, Kazutoshi Isobe, Kazuhiro Usui, Jun Matsumoto, Takaharu Kiribayashi, Kiyohaya Obara, Akihiko Kitami, Yoshitaka Murakami, Akira Iyoda
Mini-access open arch repair
Shi A. Kim, Won Kyung Pyo, You Jung Ok, Ho Jin Kim, Joon Bum Kim
ECM2 and GLT8D2 in human pulmonary artery hypertension: fruits from weighted gene co-expression network analysis
Zeyang Bai, Lianyan Xu, Yong Dai, Qingchen Yuan, Zihua Zhou
Surgical techniques and outcome analysis of uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery complex sleeve lung resection: a 20 case-series study
Ji-Chen Qu, Konstantinos Marios Soultanis, Lei Jiang
Characteristics of unilateral main bronchus obstruction and differentiation from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by spirometry
Wen Sun, Guang-Fa Wang, Wei Zhang, Hong Zhang, Ying Liu, Cheng-Li Que
Dynamic nomogram for long-term survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer after pneumonectomy
Zi-Ming Wang, Marc Swierzy, Dany Balke, Dania Nachira, Diego González-Rivas, Harun Badakhshi, Mahmoud Ismail
Epidemiology and clinical features of common community human coronavirus disease
Taehee Kim, Hayoung Choi, Tae Rim Shin, Yousang Ko, Yong Bum Park, Hwan Il Kim, Seung Hun Jang, Ki Suck Jung, Youlim Kim, Myung Goo Lee, Soojie Chung, Cheol-Hong Kim, In Gyu Hyun, Yun Su Sim
CD31+, CD38+, CD44+, and CD103+ lymphocytes in peripheral blood, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and lung biopsy tissue in sarcoid patients and controls
Regina Aleksonienė, Justinas Besusparis, Vygantas Gruslys, Laimutė Jurgauskienė, Aida Laurinavičienė, Arvydas Laurinavičius, Radvilė Malickaitė, Jolita Norkūnienė, Rolandas Zablockis, Edvardas Žurauskas, Edvardas Danila
Several specific high-resolution computed tomography patterns correlate with survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Minna E. Mononen, Hannu-Pekka Kettunen, Sanna-Katja Suoranta, Miia S. Kärkkäinen, Tuomas A. Selander, Minna K. Purokivi, Riitta L. Kaarteenaho
Follow-up loss in smoking cessation consultation: can we predict and prevent it?
Bruno Miguel Oliveira Cabrita, Maria-Antónia Galego, Ana-Luísa Fernandes, Sara Dias, Sílvia Correia, Paula Simão, Jorge Ferreira, Joana Amado
Drug-eluting beads bronchial arterial chemoembolization plus intercostals arterial infusion chemotherapy is effective and well- tolerated in treating non-small cell lung cancer patients with refractory malignant pleural effusion
Xiaofei Liu, Hu Lin, Qin Wang, Mi Mu, Pan Pan, Fangfang Tian, Rui Zhang, Weiguo Zhao, Pengtao Bao
Risk factors for postoperative pneumonia after cardiac surgery: a prediction model
Dashuai Wang, Xiaofan Huang, Hongfei Wang, Sheng Le, Han Yang, Feng Wang, Xinling Du
Prognostic nomograms and risk-stratifying systems for predicting survival in patients with resected pT2-4aN0M0 esophageal carcinoma
Xiao-Meng Dou, Na Zhang, Yan-Yan Fang, Bo-Han Zhang, Jie-Jing Liao, Jing-Sheng Cai, Jin-Bo Li
Risk of prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection in health care workers-an idiographic meta-analysis from a Chinese perspective
Hai-Yan Guo, Qian-Hong Zhong, Jie Zhou, Zhi-Meng Zhao, Xi-Lin Zhang, Zhen-Huang Chen, Xin-Cai Qiu, Zhi-Long Wu
Genomic landscape of ground glass opacities (GGOs) in East Asians
Peng Cao, Shan Hu, Kangle Kong, Peng Han, Jiaqi Yue, Yu Deng, Bo Zhao, Fan Li
EpCAM expression in esophageal cancer and its correlation with immunotherapy of solitomab
Lan Yu, Qing-Ming Guo, Yu Wang, Yan Xu, Li Liu, Xiao-Tao Zhang
Association between serum adipsin and plaque vulnerability determined by optical coherence tomography in patients with coronary artery disease
Renhua Sun, Yong Qiao, Gaoliang Yan, Dong Wang, Wenjie Zuo, Zhenjun Ji, Xiaoguo Zhang, Yuyu Yao, Genshan Ma, Chengchun Tang
Effects of miR-132-3p on progress and epithelial mesenchymal transition of non-small cell lung cancer via regulating KLF7
Ning Wang, Ye Xu, Qingkui Guo, Chen Zhu, Wen Zhao, Wenliang Qian, Min Zheng
High expression of cell adhesion molecule 2 unfavorably impacts survival in non-small cell lung cancer patients with brain metastases
Lu Dai, Yi-Hua Li, Ying-Ying Liang, Jian Zhao, Gang Chen, Jun Yin, Pieter E. Postmus, Alfredo Addeo, Justin D. Blasberg, Concetta Elisa Onesti, Zhi-Wei Liao, Xu-Guang Rao, Hui-Dong Long
CircRNA 010567 plays a significant role in myocardial infarction via the regulation of the miRNA-141/DAPK1 axis
Qinge Zhao, Weichao Li, Wei Pan, Ziyao Wang
Abnormal spindle-like microcephaly-associated protein enhances cell invasion through Wnt/β-catenin-dependent regulation of epithelial-mesenchymal transition in non-small cell lung cancer cells
Chunwei Xia, Xiaofeng Xu, Yiyan Ding, Cunjun Yu, Jianbing Qiao, Ping Liu
Anticancer mechanism of breviscapine in non-small cell lung cancer A549 cells acts via ROS-mediated upregulation of IGFBP4
Weitian Wei, Liang Wang, Liwei Xu, Jian Zeng
Risk factors for postoperative sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy in patients undergoing general thoracic surgery: a single center experience
Yinghua Wang, Xinming Zhai, Minfang Zhu, Yan Pan, Min Yang, Kaiyan Yu, Ben He

Review Article

Interventional pulmonology during COVID-19 pandemic: current evidence and future perspectives
Roberto Piro, Eleonora Casalini, Francesco Livrieri, Matteo Fontana, Giulia Ghidoni, Sofia Taddei, Nicola Facciolongo
Epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of the malignant pleural mesothelioma, a narrative review of literature
Sven Oliver Schumann, Gregor Kocher, Fabrizio Minervini
Perioperative identifications of non-palpable pulmonary nodules: a narrative review
Andrea Imperatori, Elisa Nardecchia, Maria Cattoni, Shehab Mohamed, Davide Di Natale, Ilaria Righi, Paolo Mendogni, Cristina Diotti, Nicola Rotolo, Lorenzo Dominioni, Lorenzo Rosso
Narrative review of metabolomics in cardiovascular disease
Julian Müller, Thomas Bertsch, Justus Volke, Alexander Schmid, Rebecca Klingbeil, Yulian Metodiev, Bican Karaca, Seung-Hyun Kim, Simon Lindner, Tobias Schupp, Maximilian Kittel, Gernot Poschet, Ibrahim Akin, Michael Behnes
Cannulation strategies in type A aortic dissection: a novel insight narrative review
Qingping Xia, Yong Cao, Baodong Xie, Dongyun Qiu, Li Deng, Maosheng Wang, Hongguang Han

Original Article of Cough Section1

The spectrum, clinical features and diagnosis of chronic cough due to rare causes
Kefang Lai, Jiaman Tang, Wenzhi Zhan, Hu Li, Fang Yi, Li Long, Jianmeng Zhou, Xiaomei Chen, Lianrong Huang, Zhangyu Sun, Ziyu Jiang, Yuehan Chen, Hankun Lu, Wei Luo, Ruchong Chen, Nanshan Zhong

Review Article on Pulmonary Metastases2

Pulmonary metastasectomy in germ cell tumors and prostate cancer
Federico Raveglia, Lorenzo Rosso, Mario Nosotti, Giuseppe Cardillo, Gabrielle Maffeis, Marco Scarci
Results of redo pulmonary metastasectomy
Vincenzo Ambrogi, Alessandro Tamburrini, Riccardo Tajé
Multimodal and palliative treatment of patients with pulmonary metastases
Natalie Baldes, Michael Eberlein, Servet Bölükbas
Does a thoracoscopic approach provide better outcomes for pulmonary metastases?
Aizemaiti Rusidanmu, Wenjie Chin, Jinming Xu, Luming Wang, Zhehao He, Xiayi Lv, Jian Hu

Disclosure:

1. 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 the unpaid Section Editor for the series.

2. The series “Pulmonary Metastases” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Khosro Hekmat served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.

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

Below are the latest Journal of Thoracic Disease articles published online ahead of print publication.

Review Article


Original Article

Detrimental effects of elevated transpulmonary gradient on outcomes following restrictive mitral annuloplasty in patients with pre-existing pulmonary hypertension
Satoshi Kainuma, Koichi Toda, Shigeru Miyagawa, Yasushi Yoshikawa, Hiroki Hata, Daisuke Yoshioka, Takuji Kawamura, Ai Kawamura, Noriyuki Kashiyama, Takayoshi Ueno, Toru Kuratani, Toshihiro Funatsu, Haruhiko Kondoh, Takafumi Masai, Arudo Hiraoka, Taichi Sakaguchi, Hidenori Yoshitaka, Takashi Daimon, Kazuhiro Taniguchi, Yoshiki Sawa, Osaka Cardiovascular Surgery Research (OSCAR) Group

Editorial




Surgical Technique


News of GARD Section

Digital Health Europe (DHE) Twinning on severe asthma—kick-off meeting report
Jean Bousquet, Anna Bedbrook, Wienczyslawa Czarlewski, Giuseppe De Carlo, Joao A. Fonseca, Miguel A. González Ballester, Maddalena Illario, Seppo Koskinen, Tiina Laatikainen, Gabrielle L. Onorato, Susanna Palkonen, Vincenzo Patella, Nhân Pham-Thi, Francesca Puggioni, Maria Teresa Ventura, Guy Joos, Piotr Kuna, Renaud Louis, Michael Makris, Petra Zalud, Torsten Zuberbier, Claus Bachert, Luisa Brussino, Pedro Carreiro-Martins, Carme Carrion y Ribas, Maciej Chalubinski, Elisio M. Costa, Govert de Vries, Bilun Gemicioglu, Dimitra Gennimata, Yann Micheli, Marek Niedoszytko, Frederico S. Regateiro, Jan Romantowski, Luis Taborda-Barata, Sanna Toppila-Salmi, Ioanna Tsiligianni, Frederic Viart, Daniel Laune

Editorial on the 3rd International Cough Conference