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立体定向消融放射治疗或立体定向放射治疗在寡转移性非小细胞肺癌中的应用

近年来,寡转移性非小细胞肺癌(non-small cell lung cancer,... More >>

辨识和处理免疫检查点抑制剂的不良反应

免疫逃逸是肿瘤生长的其中一个重要特征。肿瘤细胞通过逃避免疫系统的... More >>

Cough Section more

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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Editorial

Neoadjuvant gefitinib therapy: a potential standard therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Tomoki Nishida, Yuichi Saito, Ryuta Fukai
Recent advances in electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy for localization of peripheral pulmonary nodules
Yuichi Saito
Multidisciplinary and real life data: practical management of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Armida D’Incecco, Katia Cannita, Francesco Martella, Andrea De Vico, Gino Zaccagna, Lorenza Landi, Duilio Divisi
Future prospects of epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors (EGFR-TKIs) and surgery for non-small cell lung cancer
Tatsuya Nagano, Motoko Tachihara, Yugo Tanaka
The management of postoperative recurrence of non-small cell lung cancer harboring epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation: what is the best way?
Hiroyuki Adachi, Yuichi Saito
Tracking and tackling the tumor dynamics clonal evolution: osimertinib rechallenge after interval therapy might be an effective treatment approach in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Giulio Metro, Angelo Bonaiti, Ilaria Birocchi, Francesca Marasciulo, Martina Ubaldi, Niccolò Metelli, Vincenzo Minotti, Alfredo Addeo
Surgeons and the spirit of liberty
Henning A. Gaissert

Original Article

The pathological oral cavity as a preventable source of postoperative pneumonia in thoracic surgery: a prospective observational study
Till Ploenes, Arianne Pollok, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Sandra Kampe, Kaid Darwiche, Christian Taube, Jan Buer, Clemens Aigner
Oxygenated right ventricular assist device with a percutaneous dual-lumen cannula as a bridge to lung transplantation
Takashi Harano, Ernest G. Chan, Masashi Furukawa, Pedro Reck dos Santos, Matthew R. Morrell, Penny L. Sappington, Pablo G. Sanchez
Association of marital status with cardiovascular outcome in patients with breast cancer
Tianwang Guan, Yuyan Wang, Feng Li, Dongting Chen, Qingqian Wei, Kenie Wang, Hanbin Zhang, Jinming Yang, Jin Zeng, Yanxian Lai, Zhengxia Yang, Cheng Liu
Predictors of high flow oxygen therapy failure in COVID-19-related severe hypoxemic respiratory failure
Eftychia Polydora, Michaella Alexandrou, Stamatios Tsipilis, Nikolaos Athanasiou, Michail Katsoulis, Artemis Rodopoulou, Apostolos Pappas, Ioannis Kalomenidis
Partial upper sternotomy for aortic valve replacement provides similar mid-term outcomes as the full sternotomy
Jan Hlavicka, David Janda, Petr Budera, Petr Tousek, Marek Maly, Richard Fojt, Hana Linkova, Tomas Holubec, Petr Kacer
Clinical diagnostic algorithm in defining tuberculous unilateral pleural effusion in high tuberculosis burden areas short of diagnostic tools
Rentao Yu, Sheng Hu, Chao Wang, Hua Zhang, Zhenliang Xiao, Lijie Ma
Influence of body composition measures on chyle leak after oesophagectomy
James M. Halle-Smith, Manjunath Siddaiah-Subramanya, Abdulrahman Ghoneim, Ahmed Almonib, Benjamin H. L. Tan
Does needle-type increase the diagnostic yield of malignancies in endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)?—a prospective comparative study
Piotr Skrzypczak, Łukasz Gąsiorowski, Magdalena Sielewicz, Magdalena Roszak, Mikołaj Kamiński, Cezary Piwkowski
Clinical significance of tumor necrosis and viability in non-small cell lung cancer
Seok Whan Moon, Jae Jun Kim, Seong Cheol Jeong, Yong Hwan Kim, Jung Wook Han
Translation and validation of the Chinese version of Patient-completed Asthma Knowledge Questionnaire and its implementation in patient education
Bo Peng, Lin Sun, Yan Shang, Yajuan Zhang, Xiwen Gao, Ling Ye, Meiling Jin, Wei He, Zhijun Jie, Chunling Du, Lei Zhou, Yang Liu, Xiaolian Song, Juan Du, Fengying Zhang, Yi Gong, Yuheng Shi, Wuping Bao, Haihua Chen, Jin Wang, Chijun Wen, Weihao Li, Dandan Zhao, Gang Wang, Xin Zhou, Wei Tang
The effectiveness of large group demonstration training method on the use of pressurized metered-dose inhaler in elderly with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Woranoot Choomuang, Chaicharn Pothirat, Warawut Chaiwong, Chalerm Liwsrisakun, Theerakorn Theerakittikul, Nittaya Phetsuk, Panida Chanayat
Clinical and bronchoscopic aspects of bronchial healing after sleeve resection for lung cancer: a multivariate analysis on 541 cases
Alberto Lopez-Pastorini, Christoph Eckermann, Aris Koryllos, Thomas Galetin, Corinna Ludwig, Michaela Hammer-Hellmig, Erich Stoelben
A prospective trial of CT-guided percutaneous microwave ablation for lung tumors
Janani S. Reisenauer, Patrick W. Eiken, Matthew R. Callstrom, Geoffrey B. Johnson, Karlyn Pierson, Bettie Lechtenberg, Shanda H. Blackmon
National trends in pectus excavatum repair: patient age, facility volume, and outcomes
Shale J. Mack, Brian M. Till, Charles Huang, Darshak Thosani, Uzma Rahman, Tyler Grenda, Nathaniel R. Evans III, Olugbenga T. Okusanya
Incidence and risk factors for sternal osteomyelitis after median sternotomy
Yoon Ki Cha, Min Suk Choi, So Hyeon Bak, Jeung Sook Kim, Chu Hyun Kim, Myung Jin Chung
Association between cine CMR-based radiomics signature and microvascular obstruction in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
Yongjia Peng, Kongyang Wu, Yi Xiang J. Wang, Jingshan Gong
Effect of prior cancer history on survival of patients with esophageal carcinoma: a propensity score matching, population-based study
Jingwen Liu, Yongjian Chen, Xiangyu Zhan, Yunfang Yu, Herui Yao
Tracheal stenosis as a complication of prolonged intubation in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients: a Peruvian cohort
José Manuel Palacios, David Arturo Bellido, Fernando Benjamín Valdivia, Pamela Alejandra Ampuero, Carlos Felipe Figueroa, Christian Medina, Jorge Edgardo Cervera
Clinical relevance of false-negative interferon-gamma release assays in patients with tuberculous pleurisy in an intermediate tuberculosis burden country
Kyung Hoon Kim, Nari Jeong, Jeong Uk Lim, Hwa Young Lee, Jongmin Lee, Hye-Yeon Lee, Seok Chan Kim, Ji Young Kang
The outcome of lung transplantation for end-stage pulmonary diseases with pulmonary hypertension: a single-center experience
Shilong Wu, Guilin Peng, Chenyang Xu, Xiuhua Li, Wenfa Jiang, Qing Ai, Chao Yang, Don Xiao, Bing Wei, Weizhe Huang, Xin Xu, Jianxing He
Early outcomes of the Frozenix J-graft with exclusion of the non-stent part at a single center
Akimasa Morisaki, Yosuke Takahashi, Hiromichi Fujii, Yoshito Sakon, Kenta Nishiya, Noriaki Kishimoto, Kokoro Yamane, Takumi Kawase, Toshihiko Shibata
Uncertainty analysis of chest X-ray lung height measurements and size matching for lung transplantation
Rodrigo Vazquez Guillamet, Maria C. Vazquez Guillamet, Ashraf Rjob, Andrew Bierhals, Irene Bello, Alberto Jauregui Abularach, Laneshia Tague, Michael Wallendorf, Gary F. Marklin, Chad Witt, Derek E. Byers, Daniel Kreisel, Ruben Nava, Varun Puri, Ramsey Hachem, Elbert P. Trulock
Interstitial lung disease and wedge resection are poor prognostic factors for non-small cell lung cancer
Nozomu Motono, Masahito Ishikawa, Shun Iwai, Yoshihito Iijima, Hidetaka Uramoto
Virtual-assisted lung mapping using dual staining with indocyanine green and indigo carmine enhanced marking detectability
Masahiro Yanagiya, Masaaki Sato, Naohiro Ijiri, Kimihiko Kobayashi, Masaaki Nagano, Chihiro Konoeda, Kentaro Kitano, Jun Nakajima
Prognostic impact of surgical treatment for high-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung: a multi-institutional retrospective study
Tomohiro Haruki, Shinji Matsui, Yuki Oshima, Hiroyuki Maeta, Shunsuke Fukino, Yohei Yurugi, Kunio Araki, Yoshihisa Umekita, Hiroshige Nakamura
Quality of transbronchial biopsy with large forceps compared to cryobiopsy: a randomized controlled, single blinded live animal study
Wissam Abouzgheib, Osheen Abramian, Shuyue Ren, William Rafferty, Bhavi Patel, Nagendra Madisi, Paul Kannarkatt, Karl Lowa, Krystal Hunter, Ziad Boujaoude
Underlying mechanisms of saphenous vein graft stenosis after coronary artery bypass caused by clipping of the side branches: an experimental study
Yanlong Ren, Bangrong Song, Jiang Li, Tieduo Kang, Jin Sheng, Shangqiu Ning, Liying Chen, Ran Dong, Wenxian Liu
Anesthetic management of heart and lung transplantation: analysis of 14 cases in a single center
Jian Fang, Xiaoxue Zhuang, Zhaomin Huang, Lan Lan, Hanyu Yang, Chao Yang, Shaobo Xie
Integrated gene expression profiling analysis reveals SERPINA3, FCN3, FREM1, MNS1 as candidate biomarkers in heart failure and their correlation with immune infiltration
Yuanyuan Jiang, Yanzhou Zhang, Chuhuan Zhao
The effect of early tracheal extubation combined with physical training on pulmonary rehabilitation of patients after lung transplantation: a randomized controlled trial
Ting Wu, Shufang Zhou, Bo Wu, Jingyu Chen, Xuefen Zhu, Yinghua Cai
Prognostic value of thoracic tumor staging and volume parameters in non-small cell lung cancer patients with synchronous solitary bone metastasis
Kan Deng, Shuping Li, Jian Zhang, Xiande Ye, Kai Yao, Ying Li, Jianru Xiao
Prognostic value of peripheral blood circular RNAs in patients with acute coronary syndrome
Chen Chen, Xiwen Zhao, Xiaoliang Xie
MiR-223-3p affects myocardial inflammation and apoptosis following myocardial infarction via targeting FBXW7
Libin Zhang, Jing Yang, Ming Guo, Minghui Hao
Effects of Kangdaxin on myocardial fibrosis in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction rats
Xiang Wu, Tingting Zhang, Jianfeng Qiao, Cuiyun Li, Chao Lin, Shangquan Xiong
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of transitional care interventions on the prognosis of patients with heart failure
Xiuzhen Lin, Ruxiang Ji, Xia Wang, Ruomei Xin, Qiongyan Chen
Effect of high-throughput screening of circRNA01724 on a rat model of myocardial ischemia ventricular arrhythmia
Xiaomin Hu, Dan Wu, Bing Zou, Huiling Xiao, Tao Yang, Chenxi Wang, Hui Zhou, Wen Shen, Chenjie Zhang, Tao Wu
Evaluating the efficacy and safety of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus the optimal drug therapy (ODT) for stable coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Xiaodong Qian, Haoze Deng, Jiamin Yuan, Junting Hu, Lujia Dai, Tingbo Jiang
Trichosanthin inhibits cell growth and metastasis by promoting pyroptosis in non-small cell lung cancer
Yan Tan, Junyu Xiang, Zixian Huang, Lin Wang, Yiling Huang
Retrospective study of treatment with a drug-coated balloon alone is beneficial for ostial coronary lesions
Wenduo Zhang, Fusui Ji, Xue Yu, Chenguang Yang, Xinyue Wang
A study of mechanical ventilation in the ICU after cardiac surgery: a bibliometric analysis
Mengwen Zhang, Yongbo Zhao, Rongmin Cui, Bo An
Differential diagnosis of pulmonary nodular mucinous adenocarcinoma and tuberculoma with dynamic CT: a retrospective study
Yue-Hui Yin, Yuan-Gang Qi, Bing Wang
The efficacy and safety of Wulingsan modified formulas for chronic heart failure patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ziyun Li, Lang Ren, Renjun Gu, Conghui Zhou, Xu Tong, Jingqing Hu
Identification and in vitro validation of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for lung squamous cell carcinoma
Xiaopeng Zhao, Chong Yuan, Xu He, Miao Wang, Haoran Zhang, Jingge Cheng, Hongyan Wang
Risk factors for cardiac rupture after acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction during the percutaneous coronary intervention era: a retrospective case-control study
Zesheng Xu, Yingkai Li, Ruyan Zhang, Yongqing Liu, Hua Liu, Jiancai Yu, Xianbo Zhou, Yihui Du, Hongliang Cong
Consistency analysis of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I in peripheral blood and venous blood by quantum dot immunofluorescence assay and clinical application in acute myocardial infarction
Haohao Liu, Fang Luo, Lizhu Zhang, Zhijun Han, Mingxiang Shao, Hong Du

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery Worldwide1

Cardiothoracic surgery in South Africa: a history
Ivan Schewitz
Thoracic surgery in Egypt
Hussein Elkhayat, Hany Hasan Elsayed, Waleed Adel, Ahmed Gamal Elkhouly, Amr Abdellateef, Wagdy Abdel Moneim Amin, Alaa Ibrahim Abd El Hafiez, Hatem Beshir, Yasser Ahmed Elsayed, Moustafa Mohamed Elhamami, Ehab Abdel Moneim Wahby, Elhusseiny Elhusseiny Gamil, Ahmed Elminshawy

Disclosure:

1. The series “Thoracic Surgery Worldwide” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Alan Sihoe 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

Thoracic surgery in France
Dominique Gossot, Gabriel Saiydoun, Jean-Baptiste Leclerc, Marcel Dahan, Pascal Alexandre Thomas, Jean-Philippe Verhoye, Agathe Seguin-Givelet

Original Article



Letter to the Editor



Editorial Commentary