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Review Article

The intersection of bronchoscopy and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Julie Lin, Laura Frye
Outcomes of robotic esophagectomy
Amy Young, José María Alvarez Gallesio, David B. Sewell, Rebecca Carr, Daniela Molena
Current trends in candidate selection, contraindications, and indications for lung transplantation
Ashwini Arjuna, Michael T. Olson, Rajat Walia
A narrative review of the health disparities associated with malignant pleural mesothelioma
Devon C. Freudenberger, Rachit D. Shah
The role of gender in non-small cell lung cancer: a narrative review
Ioana Baiu, Ashley L. Titan, Linda W. Martin, Andrea Wolf, Leah Backhus
Epidemiology, burden, and policy of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in South Korea: a narrative review
Eung Gu Lee, Chin Kook Rhee
Medical thoracoscopy in intensive care unit
Sanket Thakore, Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, Fayez Kheir
Overview of the outcomes of robotic segmentectomy and lobectomy
Giulia Veronesi, Pierluigi Novellis, Gianluca Perroni
Global status of the robotic thoracic surgery
Ricardo Mingarini Terra, Pedro Henrique Cunha Leite, Alberto Jorge Monteiro Dela Vega
Global burden of medication non-adherence in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma: a narrative review of the clinical and economic case for smart inhalers
Evalyne M. Jansen, Susanne J. van de Hei, Boudewijn J. H. Dierick, Huib A. M. Kerstjens, Janwillem W. H. Kocks, Job F. M. van Boven
A narrative review of advances in treatment and survival prognosis of HER2-positive malignant lung cancers
Ranpu Wu, Bingxiao Yuan, Chuling Li, Zimu Wang, Yong Song, Hongbing Liu
An overview of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in the intensive care unit
Margaret Wei, Elliot Ho, Pravachan Hegde
Beyond the learning curve: a review of complex cases in robotic thoracic surgery
Travis C. Geraci, Joshua Scheinerman, David Chen, Amie Kent, Costas Bizekis, Robert J. Cerfolio, Michael D. Zervos
Patient selection and preoperative evaluation of percutaneous dilation tracheostomy in the intensive care unit
Mark Barash, Jonathan S. Kurman
Real-world treatment patterns and outcomes in small-cell lung cancer: a systematic literature review
Sukhvinder Johal, Robert Hettle, Joe Carroll, Peter Maguire, Tammy Wynne
Pneumothorax in patients with respiratory failure in ICU
Joseph Thachuthara-George
Foreign body aspiration
Divyansh Bajaj, Ashutosh Sachdeva, Desh Deepak
Ultrasound use in the ICU for interventional pulmonology procedures
Ivana Milojevic, Kewakebt Lemma, Rahul Khosla
Therapeutic bronchoscopy facilitates liberation from mechanical ventilation and improves quality of life for critically ill patients with central airway obstruction
Bryan S. Benn
Training residents in robotic thoracic surgery
Evan T. Alicuben, Sean C. Wightman, Kimberly A. Shemanski, Elizabeth A. David, Scott M. Atay, Anthony W. Kim
A narrative review of socioeconomic disparities in the treatment of esophageal cancer
Aaron M. Delman, Allison M. Ammann, Kevin M. Turner, Dennis M. Vaysburg, Robert M. Van Haren
Racial and socioeconomic disparities in the use of stereotactic body radiotherapy for treating non-small cell lung cancer: a narrative review
Yue Lin, Kimberley S. Mak
Management of life-threatening hemoptysis in the ICU
Ananth V. Charya, Van K. Holden, Edward M. Pickering
State of the art: percutaneous tracheostomy in the intensive care unit
Christian Ghattas, Sammar Alsunaid, Edward M. Pickering, Van K. Holden
Managing complications of percutaneous tracheostomy and gastrostomy
Aline N. Zouk, Hitesh Batra
Robotic lobectomy: how to teach thoracic residents
Ricardo Mingarini Terra, Pedro Henrique Cunha Leite, Alberto Jorge Monteiro Dela Vega
Narrative review of socioeconomic and racial disparities in the treatment of early stage lung cancer
Nathaniel Evans III, Tyler Grenda, Nkosi H. Alvarez, Olugbenga T. Okusanya
Anesthetic considerations in lung transplantation: past, present and future
Andrew W. Murray, Michael L. Boisen, Ashley Fritz, J. Ross Renew, Archer Kilbourne Martin
Managing complications of pleural procedures
John G. Williams, Andrew D. Lerner
Development of the fundamentals of thoracic robotic surgery curriculum
Jeffrey S. Levy, Farid Gharagozloo
Equipment and procedural setup for interventional pulmonology procedures in the intensive care unit
Amrik S. Ray, Van K. Holden, Ashutosh Sachdeva, Faria Nasim
Primary graft dysfunction: what we know
Emily Clausen, Edward Cantu
An evolving role for endobronchial ultrasonography in the intensive care unit
Or Kalchiem-Dekel, Saamia Hossain, Cosmin Gauran, Jason A. Beattie, Bryan C. Husta, Robert P. Lee, Mohit Chawla
The critical role of learning from investigating and debriefing adverse events
Siva Raja, Virginia R. Litle
Advanced considerations in organ donors
Hailey M. Shepherd, Jason M. Gauthier, Varun Puri, Daniel Kreisel, Ruben G. Nava
The impact of income and education on lung cancer screening utilization, eligibility, and outcomes: a narrative review of socioeconomic disparities in lung cancer screening
Samuel Castro, Ernesto Sosa, Vanessa Lozano, Aamna Akhtar, Kyra Love, Jeanette Duffels, Dan J. Raz, Jae Y. Kim, Virginia Sun, Loretta Erhunmwunsee
Sociodemographic disparities in the management of advanced lung cancer: a narrative review
Jacob Newton Stein, M. Patricia Rivera, Ashley Weiner, Narjust Duma, Louise Henderson, Gita Mody, Marjory Charlot
Lung transplantation for pulmonary hypertension
Ann Hwalek, Justin P. Rosenheck, Bryan A. Whitson
Wound care management: tracheostomy and gastrostomy
Sammar Alsunaid, Van K. Holden, Akshay Kohli, Jose Diaz, Lindsay B. O’Meara
Robotic first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome
Farid Gharagozloo, Nabhan Atiquzzaman, Mark Meyer, Barbara Tempesta, Scott Werden
Living-donor lobar lung transplantation
Daisuke Nakajima, Hiroshi Date
Bacterial infections in lung transplantation
Margaret McCort, Erica MacKenzie, Kenneth Pursell, David Pitrak
Donation after circulatory death donors in lung transplantation
Thomas M. Egan, Benjamin E. Haithcock, Jason Lobo, Gita Mody, Robert B. Love, John Jacob Requard III, John Espey, Mir Hasnain Ali
A narrative review of primary spontaneous pneumomediastinum: a poorly understood and resource-intensive problem
Clinton T. Morgan, James D. Maloney, Malcolm M. Decamp, Daniel P. McCarthy
A narrative review of sociodemographic risk and disparities in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of the most common extrathoracic malignancies in the United States
Sarah Singh, Praveen Sridhar

Original Article

Fluoroquinolone and no risk of Achilles-tendinopathy in childhood pneumonia under eight years of age—a nationwide retrospective cohort
Yunsun Kim, Gun Woo Park, Sangyoung Kim, Hui Jeong Moon, Sungho Won, Wankyo Chung, Hyeon-Jong Yang
Predictors of mortality for hospitalized young adults aged less than 60 years old with severe COVID-19: a retrospective study
Zilong Liu, Jie Liu, Ling Ye, Kaihuan Yu, Zhe Luo, Chao Liang, Jiangtian Cao, Xu Wu, Shanqun Li, Lei Zhu, Guiling Xiang
Efficacy of whole lung lavage in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis: a 20-year experience at a reference center in Thailand
Punchalee Kaenmuang, Asma Navasakulpong
Autologous blood patch pleurodesis for prolonged postoperative air leaks
Irsa S. Hasan, Mark S. Allen, Stephen D. Cassivi, William S. Harmsen, Nandita Mahajan, Francis C. Nichols, Janani Reisenauer, Robert K. Shen, Dennis A. Wigle, Shanda H. Blackmon
Vessel sealing system for video-assisted lung resection for cancer reduces chylothorax and bleeding
Masahiro Miyajima, Ryunosuke Maki, Makoto Tada, Kodai Tsuruta, Yuki Takahashi, Wataru Arai, Atsushi Watanabe
Outcomes of surgically managed primary lung sarcomas: a National Cancer Database analysis
Andrew X. Li, Benjamin J. Resio, Maureen E. Canavan, Marianna Papageorge, Daniel J. Boffa, Justin D. Blasberg
3D morphometric analysis of ascending aorta as an adjunctive tool to predict type A acute aortic dissection
Wael Saade, Mattia Vinciguerra, Silvia Romiti, Francesco Macrina, Giacomo Frati, Fabio Miraldi, Ernesto Greco
Identification of factors affecting the surgical margin in wedge resection using preoperative lipiodol marking
Satoshi Fumimoto, Kiyoshi Sato, Nobuharu Hanaoka, Takahiro Katsumata
Thoracoscopic sympathetic block to predict compensatory hyperhidrosis in primary hyperhidrosis
June Lee, Jin Yong Jeong, Jong Hui Suh, Chan Beom Park, Hana Kwoun, Soo Seog Park
Association of serum vitamin D levels with disease severity, systemic inflammation, prior lung function loss and exacerbations in a cohort of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Ilka Jorde, Sabine Stegemann-Koniszewski, Kristin Papra, Sebastian Föllner, Anke Lux, Jens Schreiber, Eva Lücke
The role of clinical signs and spirometry in the diagnosis of obstructive airway diseases: a systematic analysis adapted to general practice settings
Neele Jankrift, Christina Kellerer, Helgo Magnussen, Dennis Nowak, Rudolf A. Jörres, Antonius Schneider
New volumetric capnography-derived parameter: a potentially valuable tool for detecting hyperventilation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a porcine model
Lili Zhang, Xianquan Liang, Huadong Zhu, Lu Yin, Jiayuan Dai, Danyu Liu, Shanshan Yu, Yangyang Fu, Kui Jin, Jun Xu, Xuezhong Yu
Incidence of primary graft dysfunction is higher according to the new ISHLT 2016 guidelines and correlates with clinical and molecular risk factors
Daoud Daoud, Lourdes Chacon Alberty, Qi Wei, Camila Hochman Mendez, Muhammad Hassan Masood Virk, Jonathan Mase, Peter Jindra, Matthew Cusick, Hyewon Choi, Natalie Debolske, Luiz C. Sampaio, Doris A. Taylor, Gabriel Loor
Sutureless aortic valve replacement in multivalve procedures
Alina Zubarevich, Marcin Szczechowicz, Konstantin Zhigalov, Anja Osswald, Jef Van den Eynde, Arian Arjomandi Rad, Robert Vardanyan, Daniel Wendt, Bastian Schmack, Arjang Ruhparwar, Alexander Weymann
Malondialdehyde in dried blood spots: a biomarker of systemic lipid peroxidation linked to cardiopulmonary symptoms and risk factors
Yan Lin, Xiangtian Wang, Luciane Lenz, Ousmane Ndiaye, Jian Qin, Xiaoli Wang, Hui Huang, Marc A. Jeuland, Junfeng (Jim) Zhang
Value of radiomics model based on multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging in predicting epidermal growth factor receptor mutation status in patients with lung adenocarcinoma
Yuze Wang, Qi Wan, Xiaoying Xia, Jianfeng Hu, Yuting Liao, Peng Wang, Yu Peng, Hongyan Liu, Xinchun Li
Reappraisal of mechanical tricuspid valve replacement in the current era: a single center retrospective study
Byungjoon Park, Dong Seop Jeong, Wook Sung Kim, Kiick Sung, Pyo Won Park
Soluble ST2 and mixed venous oxygen saturation for prediction of mortality in patients with pulmonary hypertension
Yuanyuan Sun, Lan Wang, Xiangrui Meng, Sugang Gong, Qinhua Zhao, Lingzi Shi, Rong Jiang, Jing He, Wenhui Wu, Yuan Li, Cijun Luo, Hongling Qiu, Jinling Li, Ping Yuan, Jinming Liu
Clinical outcomes of pancoast tumors treated with trimodality therapy
Tami Yu-Yu Lin, Siavash Atrchian, Michael Humer, Jodi Siever, Angela Lin
Risk factors for postoperative nausea and vomiting after thoracoscopic pulmonary wedge resection: pitfalls of an increased fentanyl dose
Aiko Nakai, Takeo Nakada, Sakura Okamoto, Yusuke Takahashi, Noriaki Sakakura, Junya Nakada, Hiroaki Kuroda
Development and validation of a nomogram to predict anastomotic leakage after esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma
Wen-Quan Yu, Hui-Jiang Gao, Guo-Dong Shi, Jia-Yu Tang, Hua-Feng Wang, Shi-Yu Hu, Yu-Cheng Wei
Usefulness of lavage and drainage using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for Boerhaave’s syndrome: a retrospective analysis
Tasuku Hanajima, Yuichi Kataoka, Tomonari Masuda, Yasushi Asari

Letter to the Editor

High incidence of hyperventilation syndrome after COVID-19
Jérémie Taverne, Hélène Salvator, Cécile Leboulch, Nicolas Barizien, Marie Ballester, Etienne Imhaus, Marie-Laure Chabi-Charvillat, Anne Boulin, Céline Goyard, Alexandre Chabrol, Emilie Catherinot, Claire Givel, Louis-Jean Couderc, Colas Tcherakian
Dobutamine-sparing strategy in managing patients with impaired ejection fraction undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: less is more?
Xiao-Ming Lin, Ming-Hao Luo, Jing-Chao Luo, Kanhua Yin, Ying Zhang, Xiao-Mei Yang, Zhe Luo, Guo-Wei Tu
Palpitation and virtual-assisted lung mapping: not mutually exclusive but complementary to facilitate sublobar lung resection
Masahiro Yanagiya, Masaaki Sato

Surgical Technique

Robotic pulmonary segmentectomy
Kelsey A. Musgrove, Charlotte R. Spear, Kamil Abbas, Britney R. Harris, Ghulam Abbas
Technique of robotic esophagectomy
Tadeusz D. Witek, John J. Brady, Inderpal S. Sarkaria
Implementation of simulation-based crisis training in robotic thoracic surgery: how to improve safety and performance?
Jean-Marc Baste, Benjamin Bottet, Jean Selim, Matthieu Sarsam, Antoine Lefevre-Scelles, Marie-Melody Dusseaux, Sébastien Franchina, Anne-Sophie Palenzuela, Abdeslam Chagraoui, Christophe Peillon, Alexandre Thouroude, Jean-Pierre Henry, Jean-Michel M. Coq, Louis Sibert, Cédric Damm
Robotic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis surgical techniques and outcomes
Beebarg Raza, Ankit Dhamija, Ghulam Abbas, Alper Toker

Review Article on Current Epidemiology and Policies of COPD Worldwide

Current status and preventive strategies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China: a literature review
Zhenyu Quan, Guanghai Yan, Zhiguang Wang, Yan Li, Jie Zhang, Ting Yang, Hongmei Piao