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Structured and evidence-based training of technical skills in respiratory medicine and thoracic surgery
Pia Iben Pietersen, Christian B. Laursen, René Horsleben Petersen, Lars Konge
Pulmonary metastasectomy: limits to credibility
Tom Treasure, Fergus Macbeth
Managing complications of pleural procedures
John G. Williams, Andrew D. Lerner
Results of redo pulmonary metastasectomy
Vincenzo Ambrogi, Alessandro Tamburrini, Riccardo Tajé
Robotic first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome
Farid Gharagozloo, Nabhan Atiquzzaman, Mark Meyer, Barbara Tempesta, Scott Werden
Managing complications of percutaneous tracheostomy and gastrostomy
Aline N. Zouk, Hitesh Batra
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
Management of brain metastases in elderly patients with lung cancer
Joanna Socha, Anna Rychter, Lucyna Kepka
Preoperative evaluation and indications for pulmonary metastasectomy
Ryu Kanzaki, Eriko Fukui, Takashi Kanou, Naoko Ose, Soichiro Funaki, Masato Minami, Yasushi Shintani, Meinoshin Okumura
How to prepare for academic leadership: scientific training curriculum
Isabelle Opitz, Thorsten Walles
Foreign body aspiration
Divyansh Bajaj, Ashutosh Sachdeva, Desh Deepak
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
Outcomes of robotic esophagectomy
Amy Young, José María Alvarez Gallesio, David B. Sewell, Rebecca Carr, Daniela Molena
Local ablative therapy of brain metastasis from non-small cell lung cancer: benefits and limitations
Felipe de Azevedo Rosas, Sérgio Leonardo Favareto, Douglas Guedes de Castro
Combination of immunotherapy and radiotherapy in the treatment of brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer
Rafal Suwinski
Training residents in robotic thoracic surgery
Evan T. Alicuben, Sean C. Wightman, Kimberly A. Shemanski, Elizabeth A. David, Scott M. Atay, Anthony W. Kim
Radiotherapy for brain metastases from small-cell lung cancer in distinct clinical indications and scenarios
Lucyna Kepka, Joanna Socha, Beata Sas-Korczynska
Pulmonary metastasectomy in germ cell tumors and prostate cancer
Federico Raveglia, Lorenzo Rosso, Mario Nosotti, Giuseppe Cardillo, Gabrielle Maffeis, Marco Scarci
Wound care management: tracheostomy and gastrostomy
Sammar Alsunaid, Van K. Holden, Akshay Kohli, Jose Diaz, Lindsay B. O’Meara
From less invasive to minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation
Kyriakos Anastasiadis, Polychronis Antonitsis, Apostolos Deliopoulos, Helena Argiriadou
Endoscopic vein harvesting
Enoch Akowuah, Daniel Burns, Joseph Zacharias, Bilal H. Kirmani
Radiotherapy of brain metastasis from lung cancer in limited resource settings
Jai Prakash Agarwal, Anil Tibdewal, Sulagna Mohanty, Naveen Mummudi
Robotic lobectomy: how to teach thoracic residents
Ricardo Mingarini Terra, Pedro Henrique Cunha Leite, Alberto Jorge Monteiro Dela Vega
Why do we need harmonization in thoracic surgery: a view from above by the European Union of Medical Specialists
Toni Lerut, Dirk Van Raemdonck, Gilbert Massard
Prophylactic cranial irradiation in non-small cell lung cancer: evidence and future development
Justyna Chalubinska-Fendler, Lucyna Kepka
Pulmonary metastasectomy in the era of targeted therapy and immunotherapy
Christopher Y. Bong, B. Mark Smithers, Terence C. Chua
The intersection of bronchoscopy and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Julie Lin, Laura Frye
Anesthesia for minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Alexander White, Chinmay Patvardhan, Florian Falter
WBRT for brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancer: for whom and when?—Contemporary point of view
Beata Sas-Korczynska, Monika Rucinska
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
Auditorium of the future: e learning platform
Hasan F. Batirel, Jalal Assouad, Harry Etienne, Xavier Benoit D’Journo
Pulmonary metastasectomy in renal cell carcinoma: a mainstay of multidisciplinary treatment
Joseph Seitlinger, Mathilde Prieto, Joelle Siat, Stéphane Renaud
Medical thoracoscopy in intensive care unit
Sanket Thakore, Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, Fayez Kheir
Multimodal and palliative treatment of patients with pulmonary metastases
Natalie Baldes, Michael Eberlein, Servet Bölükbas
Pulmonary metastasectomy in colorectal carcinoma
Paul Beckers, Lawek Berzenji, Suresh K. Yogeswaran, Patrick Lauwers, Giada Bilotta, Nikol Shkarpa, Jeroen Hendriks, Paul E. Van Schil
Hippocampal avoidance in prophylactic cranial irradiation for small cell lung cancer: benefits and pitfalls
Aswin George Abraham, Wilson Roa
Minimally invasive resection of benign cardiac tumors
Ayman Kenawy, Abdelrahman Abdelbar, Joseph Zacharias
Supportive care for patients with brain metastases from lung cancer
Akanksha Sharma, Maciej M. Mrugala
Development of the fundamentals of thoracic robotic surgery curriculum
Jeffrey S. Levy, Farid Gharagozloo
Teaching non-technical skills: the patient centered approach
Gianluca Casali, Gareth Lock, Nuria M. Novoa
Management of life-threatening hemoptysis in the ICU
Ananth V. Charya, Van K. Holden, Edward M. Pickering
An overview of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in the intensive care unit
Margaret Wei, Elliot Ho, Pravachan Hegde
The critical role of learning from investigating and debriefing adverse events
Siva Raja, Virginia R. Litle
Overview of the outcomes of robotic segmentectomy and lobectomy
Giulia Veronesi, Pierluigi Novellis, Gianluca Perroni
Insights from advancements and pathbreaking research on the minimally invasive treatment of atrial fibrillation
Anna Witkowska, Piotr Suwalski
Expression and clinical implications of estrogen receptors in thoracic malignancies: a narrative review
Giulia Pinton, Beatrice Manzotti, Cecilia Balzano, Laura Moro
Mobility during and after training: autobiography and advice to early career colleagues
Carolina Torres, Anna Elisabeth Frick
Lymphadenectomy in pulmonary metastasectomy
Stefan Welter, Varun Gupta, Ioannis Kyritsis
Ultrasound use in the ICU for interventional pulmonology procedures
Ivana Milojevic, Kewakebt Lemma, Rahul Khosla
Does a thoracoscopic approach provide better outcomes for pulmonary metastases?
Aizemaiti Rusidanmu, Wenjie Chin, Jinming Xu, Luming Wang, Zhehao He, Xiayi Lv, Jian Hu
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
Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
Yasir Abu-Omar, Ibrahim T. Fazmin, Jason M. Ali, Marc P. Pelletier
Global status of the robotic thoracic surgery
Ricardo Mingarini Terra, Pedro Henrique Cunha Leite, Alberto Jorge Monteiro Dela Vega
Advanced considerations in organ donors
Hailey M. Shepherd, Jason M. Gauthier, Varun Puri, Daniel Kreisel, Ruben G. Nava
Harmonisation of respiratory medicine: the success story of European curriculum development
Daiana Stolz, Nathalie Tabin, Amy Farr
The role of pulmonary metastasectomy for pulmonary metastasis from head and neck cancer
Satoshi Shiono
The epidemiology and biology of pulmonary metastases
William D. Gerull, Varun Puri, Benjamin D. Kozower
State of the art: percutaneous tracheostomy in the intensive care unit
Christian Ghattas, Sammar Alsunaid, Edward M. Pickering, Van K. Holden
Minimally invasive tricuspid valve surgery
Abdelrahman Abdelbar, Ayman Kenawy, Joseph Zacharias
Therapeutic bronchoscopy facilitates liberation from mechanical ventilation and improves quality of life for critically ill patients with central airway obstruction
Bryan S. Benn
Minimally invasive and robotic coronary artery bypass grafting—a 25-year review
Johannes Bonatti, Stephanie Wallner, Ingo Crailsheim, Martin Grabenwöger, Bernhard Winkler
Radiotherapy in brain metastases from EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer
Shruti Bhandari, Neal Dunlap, Goetz Kloecker
Patient selection and preoperative evaluation of percutaneous dilation tracheostomy in the intensive care unit
Mark Barash, Jonathan S. Kurman

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
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
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
Pulmonary metastasectomy in soft tissue sarcomas: a systematic review
Davor Stamenovic, Peter Hohenberger, Eric Roessner
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
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
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
Prevalence of comorbidities in a surgical pectus excavatum population
Ara Shwan Media, Thomas Decker Christensen, Niels Katballe, Hans Kristian Pilegaard, Frank Vincenzo de Paoli
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
Parenteral prostanoids for severe Group 3 pulmonary hypertension with right ventricular dysfunction
Colin A. Hinkamp, Trushil Shah, Sonja Bartolome, Fernando Torres, Kelly M. Chin
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Surgical Technique

Technique of robotic esophagectomy
Tadeusz D. Witek, John J. Brady, Inderpal S. Sarkaria
Robotic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis surgical techniques and outcomes
Beebarg Raza, Ankit Dhamija, Ghulam Abbas, Alper Toker
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 pulmonary segmentectomy
Kelsey A. Musgrove, Charlotte R. Spear, Kamil Abbas, Britney R. Harris, Ghulam Abbas