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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 Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SBCT)

Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery

The Italian Society of Thoracic Surgery (SICT)

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Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD)

Original Article

Clinical significance of microbial colonization identified by initial bronchoscopy in patients with lung cancer requiring chemotherapy
Ji Young Kang, Hye Seon Kang, Jung Won Heo, Yong Hyun Kim, Seung Joon Kim, Sang Haak Lee, Soon Seog Kwon, Youn Jeong Kim
Nomogram for predicting the overall survival of the patients with oesophageal signet ring cell carcinoma
Feng Wang, Shu-Geng Gao, Qi Xue, Feng-Wei Tan, Yu-Shun Gao, Da-Li Wang, You-Sheng Mao, Jun Zhao, Yin Li, Xiang-Yang Yu, Hong Cheng, Chen-Guang Zhao, Ding Yang, Ju-Wei Mu
Can peritumoral regions increase the efficiency of machine-learning prediction of pathological invasiveness in lung adenocarcinoma manifesting as ground-glass nodules?
Xiang Wang, Kaili Chen, Wei Wang, Qingchu Li, Kai Liu, Qianyun Li, Xing Cui, Wenting Tu, Hongbiao Sun, Shaochun Xu, Rongguo Zhang, Yi Xiao, Li Fan, Shiyuan Liu
Feasibility of intraoperative diagnosis of lung adenocarcinoma in situ to avoid excessive resection
Toshiyuki Shima, Tomonari Kinoshita, Naomichi Sasaki, Mao Uematsu, Yusuke Sugita, Reiko Shimizu, Masahiko Harada, Tsunekazu Hishima, Aya Yamamoto, Hirotoshi Horio
Perioperative changes in respiratory impedance in lobectomy and their clinical impact
Ryosuke Kaku, Makoto Yoden, Takuya Shiratori, Kazuki Hayashi, Keigo Okamoto, Yasuhiko Oshio, Yasutaka Nakano, Jun Hanaoka
Does sarcopenia affect postoperative short- and long-term outcomes in patients with lung cancer?—a systematic review and meta-analysis
Yo Kawaguchi, Jun Hanaoka, Yasuhiko Ohshio, Keigo Okamoto, Ryosuke Kaku, Kazuki Hayashi, Takuya Shiratori, Akira Akazawa
Musashi 2 (MSI2) expression as an independent prognostic biomarker in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Iuliia Topchu, Nikolai Karnaukhov, Alexandra Mazitova, Veronika Yugai, Mark Voloshin, Mariya Tikhomirova, Oleg Kit, Elena Frantsiyants, Leonid Kharin, Tamara Airapetova, Ekaterina Ratner, Alexey Sabirov, Zinaida Abramova, Iliya Serebriiskii, Yanis Boumber, Alexander Deneka
Early identification of patients with severe COVID-19 at increased risk of in-hospital death: a multicenter case-control study in Wuhan
Wei Zhou, Yisi Liu, Beibei Xu, Sa Wang, Shusheng Li, Hong Liu, Ziting Huang, Yan Luo, Ming Hu, Wenjuan Wu, Zhanguo Zhang, Xin Long, Wenbin Zou, Yi Bian, Xiaojing Zou, Malcolm Elliott, Lanxin Yue, Huifang Deng, Hairong Chen, Xueli Gao, Ying Wu, Minghao Fang, Boli Zhang, Yue Gao
Adult pectus excavatum repair: national outcomes of the Nuss and Ravitch procedures
Joseph G. Brungardt, Patrick W. Chizek, Kurt P. Schropp
Prompt surgery is effective for acute type A aortic dissection with cerebral ischemia
Yunxing Xue, Xinlong Tang, Xiyu Zhu, Yuzhou Lu, He Zhang, Wei Xie, Qing Zhou, Dongjin Wang
IRAK-M knockout promotes allergic airway inflammation, but not airway hyperresponsiveness, in house dust mite-induced experimental asthma model
Xudong Zhang, Mingqiang Zhang, Lun Li, Wei Chen, Wexun Zhou, Jinming Gao
Preoperative coronary artery calcifications in veterans predict higher all-cause mortality in early-stage lung cancer: a cohort study
Maren E. Shipe, Amelia W. Maiga, Stephen A. Deppen, Gretchen C. Edwards, Hannah N. Marmor, Rhonda Pinkerman, Gary T. Smith, Elizabeth Lio, Johnny L. Wright, Chirayu Shah, Jonathan C. Nesbitt, Eric L. Grogan
Is the size of the lepidic component negligible when measuring the size of the tumor to determine the stage of lung adenocarcinoma?
Youngkyu Moon
Surgical site infection at chest tube drainage site following pulmonary resection for malignant lesions
Takashi Akiyama, Motoki Yano, Hiroki Numanami, Masayuki Yamaji, Rumiko Taguchi, Chihiro Furuta, Yuka Kitagawa, Rintaro Imazu, Masayuki Haniuda
Integration of cryobiopsies for interstitial lung disease diagnosis is a valid and safe diagnostic strategy—experiences based on 250 biopsy procedures
Sissel Kronborg-White, Sophia Sajitha Sritharan, Line Bille Madsen, Birgitte Folkersen, Nina Voldby, Venerino Poletti, Torben Riis Rasmussen, Elisabeth Bendstrup
Parenteral prostanoids for severe Group 3 pulmonary hypertension with right ventricular dysfunction
Colin A. Hinkamp, Trushil Shah, Sonja Bartolome, Fernando Torres, Kelly M. Chin
High serum C-reactive protein levels predict survival in patients with treated advanced lung adenocarcinoma
Takamasa Hotta, Kazuhisa Nakashima, Kojiro Hata, Yukari Tsubata, Takeshi Isobe
Prognostic value of symptoms at lung cancer diagnosis: a three-year observational study
Dinora Polanco, Lucía Pinilla, Esther Gracia-Lavedan, Anna Mas, Sandra Bertran, Gemma Fierro, Asunción Seminario, Silvia Gómez, Ferrán Barbé
Computed tomography-based visual assessment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: comparison with pulmonary function test and quantitative computed tomography
Han Sol Kang, So Hyeon Bak, Ha Yeun Oh, Myoung-Nam Lim, Yoon Ki Cha, Hyun Jung Yoon, Woo Jin Kim
Thoracic surgery and COVID-19: changes and managements during the pandemic
Runchen Wang, Ran Zhong, Hengrui Liang, Tianci Zhang, Xinkai Zhou, Zhenyu Huo, Yi Feng, Qixia Wang, Jianfu Li, Shan Xiong, Feng Li, Wenhua Liang, Jianxing He
Changes of quantitative CT-based airway wall dimensions in patients with COVID-19 during early recovery
Jiaxuan Xu, Zhenyu Liang, Wenhua Jian, Jianyu Li, Guoyan Tang, Xiaoneng Mo, Dongying Zhang, Jinping Zheng, Yuanxin Qian, Jinxin Liu, Shiyue Li
Outcome of reoperative aortic root or ascending aorta replacement after prior aortic valve replacement
Yaojun Dun, Yi Shi, Hongwei Guo, Yanxiang Liu, Xiangyang Qian, Xiaogang Sun, Cuntao Yu
From McKeown to Ivor Lewis, the learning curve for thoracic lymphadenectomy over the first 100 robotic esophagectomy cases: a retrospective study
Ze-Guo Zhuo, Gang Li, Tie-Niu Song, Gu-Ha Alai, Xu Shen, Yun Wang, Yi-Dan Lin
Intercept of minute ventilation versus carbon dioxide output relationship as an index of ventilatory inefficiency in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Fang Lin, Shan Nie, Ranran Zhao, Min Cao, Wei Yuan, Yunxiao Li, Chunting Tan, Bo Xu, Haoyan Wang
Functional disability and post-traumatic stress disorder in survivors of mechanical ventilation: a cross-sectional study in Guangzhou, China
Ronghua Li, Ying Zhou, Xiaoqing Liu, Jingye Huang, Lihua Chen, Huijin Zhang, Yimin Li
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer is applicable to more tumors than sublobar resection
Andrew J. Song, Nathaniel Evans, Scott Cowan, Jenny Guo, Tingting Zhan, Bo Lu, Maria Werner-Wasik
Correlation with spontaneous pneumothorax and weather change, especially warm front approaching
Yuka Kaneko, Yoshihiro Utsushikawa, Hiroyuki Deguchi, Makoto Tomoyasu, Satoshi Kudo, Wataru Shigeeda, Ryuichi Yoshimura, Hironaga Kanno, Hajime Saito
The recent 10-year landscape of aortic dissection research: a bibliometric analysis
Jinlin Wu, Rui Zhao, Donglin Zhuang, Jiade Zhu, Haiyun Zheng, Jimei Chen
Recurrence of primary spontaneous pneumothorax following bullectomy with pleurodesis or pleurectomy: A retrospective analysis
Shawn Brophy, Kelly Brennan, Daniel French
The preoperative glomerular filtration rate predicts new-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy who undergo isolated septal myectomy
Yanhai Meng, Shuiyun Wang, Ping Liu, Yanbo Zhang, Bing Tang, Changsheng Zhu, Shengwei Wang, Qiulan Yang, Tao Lu, Changrong Nie
A comparison of non-intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery with spontaneous ventilation and intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery: a meta-analysis based on 14 randomized controlled trials
Xi-Xuan Zhang, Chun-Tao Song, Zhen Gao, Bin Zhou, Hai-Bo Wang, Qiang Gong, Ben Li, Qiang Guo, He-Fei Li
Effect of OM-85 BV on reducing bronchiectasis exacerbation in Chinese patients: the iPROBE study
Jinming Gao, Lun Li, Nan Jiang, Ying Liao, Lingfei Kong, Yuanlin Song, Jinfu Xu, Jie Cao, Yuping Li, Chengli Que, Roy A. Pleasants
Prevalence of comorbidities in a surgical pectus excavatum population
Ara Shwan Media, Thomas Decker Christensen, Niels Katballe, Hans Kristian Pilegaard, Frank Vincenzo de Paoli
Molecular characterization of advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients by cfDNA analysis: experience from routine laboratory practice
José Manuel González de Aledo-Castillo, Ainara Arcocha, Iván Victoria, Ana Isabel Martinez-Puchol, Cristina Sánchez, Pedro Jares, Gabriel Felipe Rodríguez, Núria Viñolas, Roxana Reyes, Noemí Reguart, Joan Antón Puig-Butillé
Minimally-invasive versus transcatheter aortic valve implantation: systematic review with meta-analysis of propensity-matched studies
Mathew P. Doyle, Kei Woldendorp, Martin Ng, Michael P. Vallely, Michael K. Wilson, Tristan D. Yan, Paul G. Bannon
Prenatal and postnatal exposure to Bisphenol A and Asthma: a systemic review and meta-analysis
Mindan Wu, Shuyi Wang, Qingyu Weng, Haixia Chen, Jiaxin Shen, Zhouyang Li, Yanping Wu, Yun Zhao, Miao Li, Yinfang Wu, Shiyi Yang, Qichuan Zhang, Huahao Shen
Aspirin plus ticagrelor or clopidogrel on graft patency one year after coronary bypass grafting: a single-center, randomized, controlled trial
Yangfeng Tang, Xinli Fan, Boyao Zhang, Jiajun Zhang, Qin Xue, Zhiyun Xu, Lin Han
Predictors and long-term prognosis of left ventricular aneurysm in patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention in the contemporary era
Jieyun You, Liming Gao, Yunli Shen, Wei Guo, Xingxu Wang, Qing Wan, Xiaoyan Wang, Jian Wu, Qi Zhang
Simultaneous bilateral thoracoscopic lobectomy for synchronous bilateral multiple primary lung cancer—single center experience
Hui Zheng, Qiao Peng, Dong Xie, Liang Duan, Deping Zhao, Gening Jiang, Yuming Zhu, Chang Chen
Serum creatinine as a predictor of mortality in patients readmitted to the intensive care unit after cardiac surgery: a retrospective cohort study in China
Jun Zhong, Jian Gao, Jing-Chao Luo, Ji-Li Zheng, Guo-Wei Tu, Yan Xue
In-hospital outcome of primary PCI for patients with acute myocardial infarction and prior coronary artery bypass grafting
Yu Liu, Le-Feng Wang, Xin-Chun Yang, Pi-Xiong Su, Kui-Bao Li, Hong-Shi Wang, Mu-Lei Chen, Li Xu, Jiu-Chang Zhong
Time-dependence and comparison of regional and overall anthropometric features between Asian and Caucasian populations with obstructive sleep apnea: a cumulative meta-analysis
Hua Qin, Chongxiang Chen, Nicolas Steenbergen, Yang Cheng, Thomas Penzel
Neoadjuvant pembrolizumab with chemotherapy for the treatment of stage IIB–IIIB resectable lung squamous cell carcinoma
Dijian Shen, Jiangfeng Wang, Jie Wu, Sheng Chen, Jianqiang Li, Jinshi Liu, Qixun Chen, Youhua Jiang
Enhanced expression of FGF19 predicts poor prognosis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Jia Chen, Jingjing Shao, Aiguo Shen, Xinghua Zhu, Xunlei Zhang, Hui Sun, Sheng Wei, Yang Ling
Identification of key immune-related genes and immune infiltration in atrial fibrillation with valvular heart disease based on bioinformatics analysis
Shuo Li, Zhiyuan Jiang, Xiaoying Chao, Chenyang Jiang, Guoqiang Zhong
Evaluation of different treatment strategies between right-sided and left-sided pneumonectomy for stage I–IIIA non-small cell lung cancer patients
Bo Jia, Qiwen Zheng, Jianjie Li, Jun Zhao, Meina Wu, Tongtong An, Yuyan Wang, Minglei Zhuo, Xue Yang, Hanxiao Chen, Yujia Chi, Jingjing Wang, Xiaoyu Zhai, Yuling He, Lingdong Kong, Ziping Wang
Efficacy and safety of pemetrexed maintenance chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in a real-world setting
Jianjie Li, Yujia Chi, Guang Cao, Jun Zhao, Tongtong An, Meina Wu, Yuyan Wang, Minglei Zhuo, Xue Yang, Bo Jia, Hanxiao Chen, Jingjing Wang, Xiaoyu Zhai, Ziping Wang
A propensity-matched analysis of stereotactic body radiotherapy and sublobar resection for stage I non-small cell lung cancer in patients at high risk for lobectomy: the results in a Chinese population
Xiao-Shuai Yuan, Wu-Cheng Chen, Qing-Ren Lin, Yuan-Jun Liu, Yao-Yao Zhu, Xiao-Jiang Sun, Qiong-Ya Wu, Jin-Shi Liu, Ya-Ping Xu

Editorial on Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery2

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery—a Fad or the Future?
Jason M. Ali, Yasir Abu-Omar

Review Article on Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery2

Anesthesia for minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Alexander White, Chinmay Patvardhan, Florian Falter
Endoscopic vein harvesting
Enoch Akowuah, Daniel Burns, Joseph Zacharias, Bilal H. Kirmani
From less invasive to minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation
Kyriakos Anastasiadis, Polychronis Antonitsis, Apostolos Deliopoulos, Helena Argiriadou
Minimally invasive and robotic coronary artery bypass grafting—a 25-year review
Johannes Bonatti, Stephanie Wallner, Ingo Crailsheim, Martin Grabenwöger, Bernhard Winkler
Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery
Lorenzo Di Bacco, Antonio Miceli, Mattia Glauber
Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
Yasir Abu-Omar, Ibrahim T. Fazmin, Jason M. Ali, Marc P. Pelletier
Robotic mitral valve surgery: a review and tips for safely negotiating the learning curve
Caroline Toolan, Kenneth Palmer, Omar Al-Rawi, Tim Ridgway, Paul Modi
Minimally invasive tricuspid valve surgery
Abdelrahman Abdelbar, Ayman Kenawy, Joseph Zacharias
Minimally invasive resection of benign cardiac tumors
Ayman Kenawy, Abdelrahman Abdelbar, Joseph Zacharias
Insights from advancements and pathbreaking research on the minimally invasive treatment of atrial fibrillation
Anna Witkowska, Piotr Suwalski
Minimally invasive ventricular assist device implantation
Ameen Al-Naamani, Florian Fahr, Asim Khan, Christian Bireta, Michael Nozdrzykowski, Stefan Feder, Nikhil Deshmukh, Manal Jubeh, Sandra Eifert, Khalil Jawad, Uwe Schulz, Michael A. Borger, Diyar Saeed

Editorial on Training in Pulmonary Medicine and Surgery3

Methodology of curriculum development
Nathalie Tabin, Carine Pannetier, Daiana Stolz

Review Article on Training in Pulmonary Medicine and Surgery3

Auditorium of the future: e learning platform
Hasan F. Batirel, Jalal Assouad, Harry Etienne, Xavier Benoit D’Journo
Teaching non-technical skills: the patient centered approach
Gianluca Casali, Gareth Lock, Nuria M. Novoa

Perspectives on Training in Pulmonary Medicine and Surgery3

Utilization of a training portfolio in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery: the example of the French platform-EPIFORM
Alex Fourdrain, Charles-Henri David, Lucile Gust, Gilbert Massard

Disclosure:

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

2. The series “Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Jason Ali and Yasir Abu-Omar served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.

3. The series “Training in pulmonary medicine and surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Gilbert Massard 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




Surgical Technique