Vol 12, No 12 (December 2020): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Comparison of preoperative scores predicting outcome in elderly undergoing lung malignancies resection
Rita Vaz Souza, Massimiliano Bassi, Sara Mantovani, Camilla Poggi, Daniele Diso, Jacopo Vannucci, Andreina Pagini, Davide Amore, Federico Venuta, Marco Anile
Postoperative hypothermia after total aortic arch replacement in acute type A aortic dissection—multivariate analysis and risk identification for postoperative hypothermia occurrence
Huan Liu, Xiuwen Wang, Shun Liu, Shuo Cong, Yuntao Lu, Ye Yang, Wenshuo Wang, Hao Lai, Xin Li, Lai Wei, Chunsheng Wang
Prediction of clinical response to omalizumab in moderate-to-severe asthma patients using the change in total serum IgE level
Bohou Li, Minyu Huang, Shuyu Huang, Xiaoli Zeng, Yafei Yuan, Xianru Peng, Wenqu Zhao, Yanmei Ye, Changhui Yu, Laiyu Liu, Chunquan Ou, Shaoxi Cai, Haijin Zhao
Efficacy of cardiovascular surgery for Marfan syndrome patients: a single-center 15-year follow-up study
Boyao Zhang, Qing Xue, Yangfeng Tang, Shangyi Yu, Xingli Fan, Zhiyun Xu, Lin Han
One-stage hybrid procedure for distal aortic arch disease: mid-term experience at a single center
Su-Wei Chen, Yong-Liang Zhong, Zhi-Yu Qiao, Cheng-Nan Li, Yi-Peng Ge, Rui-Dong Qi, Hai-Ou Hu, Li-Zhong Sun, Jun-Ming Zhu
Does short-term cessation of smoking before lung resections reduce the risk of complications?
Tomoyoshi Takenaka, Fumihiro Shoji, Tetsuzo Tagawa, Fumihiko Kinoshita, Naoki Haratake, Makoto Edagawa, Koji Yamazaki, Mitsuhiro Takenoyama, Sadanori Takeo, Masaki Mori
Preoperative risk factors for successful extubation or not after lung transplantation
Run Li, Jiang Shi, Danxia Huang, Ying Chen, Weixue Cui, Hengrui Liang, Wenhua Liang, Guilin Peng, Chao Yang, Mengyang Liu, Minting Kuang, Xin Xu, Jianxing He
Uniportal versus multiportal thoracoscopic sleeve lobectomy for the surgical treatment of centrally located lung cancer: a single institution experience
Jun Zhao, Qingpeng Zeng, Jiagen Li, Fengwei Tan, Qi Xue, Juwei Mu, Yushun Gao, Dali Wang, Shugeng Gao
Central location and risk of imaging occult mediastinal lymph node involvement in cN0T2-4 non-small cell lung cancer
Julien Guinde, Etienne Bourdages-Pageau, Paula Antonia Ugalde, Marc Fortin
Factors associated with discrepancy between fresh frozen and permanent biopsy from medical thoracoscopy: single center analysis of 172 medical flexible thoracoscopy cases
Jeong Uk Lim, Jongyeol Oh, Hyung Woo Kim, Woo Ho Ban, Eun Su Park, Jick Hwan Ha, Ju Sang Kim, Sang Haak Lee
Nationwide quality assessment of treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Kyu Yean Kim, Kwang Ha Yoo, Hye Sook Choi, Bo Yeon Kim, Sang In Ahn, Yon U. Jo, Chin Kook Rhee
The clinical suspicion of a leaking intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis: the role of CT imaging
Victor D. Plat, Boukje T. Bootsma, Jennifer Straatman, Janneke van den Bergh, Jan-Hein T. M. van Waesberghe, Joanna Luttikhold, Micha D. P. Luyer, Donald L. van der Peet, Freek Daams
Changes in aortic arch geometry and the risk for Stanford B dissection
Peng Qiu, Junchao Liu, Yuqian Chen, Binshan Zha, Kaichuang Ye, Jinbao Qin, Peipei Hao, Jiwen Kang, Chao Zhang, Huagang Zhu, Xinwu Lu
Developing a minimally-invasive anaesthesiological approach to non-intubated uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in minor and major thoracic surgery
Henning Starke, Norman Zinne, Andreas Leffler, Patrick Zardo, Jan Karsten
The utility of three-dimensional computed tomography for prediction of tumor invasiveness in clinical stage IA lung adenocarcinoma
Yohei Kawaguchi, Masayuki Nakao, Kenshiro Omura, Naoya Iwamoto, Hiroki Ozawa, Yasuto Kondo, Junji Ichinose, Yosuke Matsuura, Sakae Okumura, Mingyon Mun
First clinical experience with the novel cold storage SherpaPakTM system for donor heart transportation
Dejan Radakovic, Seymur Karimli, Kiril Penov, Ina Schade, Khaled Hamouda, Constanze Bening, Rainer G. Leyh, Ivan Aleksic
Use of durable left ventricular assist devices for high-risk patients: Korean experience before insurance coverage
Jun Ho Lee, Ilkun Park, Heemoon Lee, Kiick Sung, Young Tak Lee, Darae Kim, Jeong Hoon Yang, Jin-Oh Choi, Eun-Seok Jeon, Yang Hyun Cho
The role of angiogenetic single-nucleotide polymorphisms in thymic malignancies and thymic benign lesions
Rossana Berardi, Gaia Goteri, Silvia Pagliaretta, Vittorio Paolucci, Francesca Morgese, Alessandro Conti, Majed Refai, Cecilia Pompili, Claudia Duranti, Giulia Marcantognini, Agnese Savini, Miriam Caramanti, Silvia Rinaldi, Mariangela Torniai, Matteo Santoni, Antonio Zizzi, Paola Mazzanti, Azzurra Onofri, Giulia Ricci, Marina Scarpelli
The safety and feasibility of three-dimension single-port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the treatment of early-stage lung cancer
Yiyang Wang, Zhexin Wang, Feng Yao
Bleeding is the most common cause of unplanned return to operating room after lung cancer surgeries
Jiagen Li, Qi Xue, Yushun Gao, Yousheng Mao, Jun Zhao, Shugeng Gao
Utilities and placement skills of the incision protective sleeve in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
Zhiyong Su, Chao Wu, Hongliang Bian, Zhiqiang Zhou, Tianshuo Jiang, Xin Zhao, Fangchao Liu, Yilei Zhang, Keli Lin, Qingshan Gao
Reduced expression of circRNA novel_circ_0005280 and its clinical value in the diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer
Li Li, Meilin Du, Chao Wang, Ping He
Consistency of genotyping data from simultaneously collected plasma circulating tumor DNA and tumor-DNA in lung cancer patients
Jiali Zhang, Aoran Dong, Shuzhan Li, Xiubao Ren, Xinwei Zhang
A new solution model for cardiac medical image segmentation
Hailong Shang, Shiwei Zhao, Hongdi Du, Jinggang Zhang, Wei Xing, Hailin Shen
Plasma thymidylate synthase and dihydrofolate reductase mRNA levels as potential predictive biomarkers of pemetrexed sensitivity in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Tao Li, Jin-Bo Huang, Jun-Guo Lu, Rong Li, Yan Wang, Xiang-Rong Shi, Min-Xin Shi, Xiao-Dong Zhang
Circulating miR-130 is a potential bio signature for early prognosis of acute myocardial infarction
Xiaodong Pan, Yanru He, Zhongpu Chen, Gaoliang Yan, Genshan Ma
Low expression of long non-coding RNA ARAP1-AS1 can inhibit lung cancer proliferation by inducing G0/G1 cell cycle organization
Xinlu Tao, Yan Zhang, Jiaping Li, Zhengzheng Ni, Zheng Tao, Qi You, Zhijie He, Dengjun Huang, Shiying Zheng
Effects of enteral nutrition support combined with enhanced recovery after surgery on the nutritional status, immune function, and prognosis of patients with esophageal cancer after Ivor-Lewis operation
Haibing Ding, Jin Xu, Jijun You, Haifeng Qin, Haitao Ma
Lobectomy with high-position single-intercostal two-port video-assisted thoracoscope for non-small cell lung cancer is a safe and effective surgical procedure
Guofang Zhao, Xu Jiang, Fajiu Wang, Minghui Chu, Chenxu Zhang, Weidi Zhao, Minglei Yang, Xiang Xu, Enkuo Zheng, Junjun Ni, Liangwei Yang
Bioinformatics analysis of differentially expressed genes in tumor and paracancerous tissues of patients with lung adenocarcinoma
Rong Yang, Yuwei Zhou, Chengli Du, Yihe Wu
The prognostic value of peak arterial lactate levels within 72 h of lung transplantation in identifying patient outcome
Jingjing Xu, Zhong Qin, Yanjuan Wang, Chunxiao Hu, Guilong Wang, Zhengfeng Gu, Shengjie Yuan, Jingyu Chen, Dongxiao Huang, Zhiping Wang
Association of renal cyst and type A acute aortic dissection with hypertension
Jinlan Bao, Shaoxin Zheng, Canxia Huang, Jun Tao, Ying Tang, Runlu Sun, Qi Guo, Jingfeng Wang, Yuling Zhang

Consensus

International consensus statement on robot-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy (RAMIE)
Bin Li, Yang Yang, Alper Toker, Bentong Yu, Chang Hyun Kang, Ghulam Abbas, Harmik J. Soukiasian, Hecheng Li, Hiroyuki Daiko, Hongjing Jiang, Jianhua Fu, Jun Yi, Kemp Kernstine, Marcello Migliore, Michael Bouvet, Sara Ricciardi, Yin-Kai Chao, Yong-Hee Kim, Yun Wang, Zhentao Yu, Abbas E. Abbas, Inderpal S. Sarkaria, Zhigang Li, Cooperative Group of International Expert Consensus on Robot-assisted Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer

Editorial of Cough Section2

2019 ERS cough guideline: consensus and controversy
Ruchong Chen, Zhongmin Qiu, Kefang Lai

Editorial on Thymoma3

Revealing the mysteries of thymoma
Dragana Jovanovic, Semra Bilaceroglu

Original Article on Thymoma3

The role of postoperative radiotherapy for thymomas: a multicentric retrospective evaluation from three Italian centers and review of the literature
Alessio Bruni, Alessandro Stefani, Marco Perna, Paolo Borghetti, Niccolò Giaj Levra, Elisa D’Angelo, Alessandra D’Onofrio, Laura Rubino, Luca Frassinelli, Viola Salvestrini, Matteo Mariotti, Filippo Alongi, Alessandro Gonfiotti, Lorenzo Livi, Vieri Scotti

Review Article on Thymoma3

Epidemiology of thymoma
Anna L. Rich
Genomic alterations in thymoma—molecular pathogenesis?
Felicitas Oberndorfer, Leonhard Müllauer
Pathology of thymoma—where are we today?
Irshad Nabi Soomro
Comparison of PD-L1 immunohistochemical assays and the significance of PD-L1 expression in thymoma
Shintaro Yokoyama, Hiroaki Miyoshi
Correlation of genomic alterations and PD-L1 expression in thymoma
Dragana Jovanovic, Jelena Markovic, Vesna Ceriman, Jelena Peric, Sonja Pavlovic, Ivan Soldatovic
Autoimmune disorders and paraneoplastic syndromes in thymoma
Torsten Gerriet Blum, Daniel Misch, Jens Kollmeier, Sebastian Thiel, Torsten T. Bauer
The role of radiological imaging for masses in the prevascular mediastinum in clinical practice
Helmut Prosch, Sebastian Röhrich, Zeynep Nilufer Tekin, Lukas Ebner
How to obtain adequate biopsy specımen in suspected thymic tumors
Semra Bilaçeroğlu
Classification and staging of thymoma
Till Markowiak, Hans-Stefan Hofmann, Michael Ried
When to suspect a thymoma: clinical point of view
Fabrizio Minervini, Gregor J. Kocher
Surgical treatment strategies for invasive thymoma
Soichiro Funaki, Yasushi Shintani, Eriko Fukui, Ryu Kanzaki, Takashi Kanou, Naoko Ose, Masato Minami, Meinoshin Okumura
Multimodality approach in treatment of thymic tumors
Akif Turna, İsmail Sarbay
Immunotherapy for thymoma
Marko Jakopovic, Lela Bitar, Fran Seiwerth, Ante Marusic, Kristina Krpina, Miroslav Samarzija

Disclosure:

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

2. 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 an unpaid Section Editor for the series.

3. The series “Thymoma” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Dragana Jovanovic and Semra Bilaceroglu served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.

4. The series “Advance in Bronchoscopy for Peripheral Pulmonary Diseases” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship.