Vol 13, No 4 (April 2021): Journal of Thoracic Disease

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.