Review Article on Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA) (Section Editor: Ko-Pen Wang)
Evolution of transbronchial needle aspiration technique
Evaluation of lymph node metastasis in lung cancer: who is the chief justice?
How to increase the yield of transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA)?
Insight into the differences in classification of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes between Wang’s lymph node map and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer lymph node map
Original Article on Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA) (Section Editor: Ko-Pen Wang)
Standardized transbronchial needle aspiration procedure for intrathoracic lymph node staging of non-small cell lung cancer
Endobronchial ultrasound elastography: a new method in endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration
Transbronchial needle aspiration: development history, current status and future perspective
Review Article on Percutaneous Needle Aspiration/Transthoracic Needle Aspiration (PCNA/TTNA) (Section Editor: Kelvin Hong)
Transthoracic needle aspiration: the past, present and future
Transbronchial needle aspirations vs. percutaneous needle aspirations
Review Article on Pleural Disease (Section Editor: David Feller-Kopman)
The past, current and future of diagnosis and management of pleural disease
Review Article on Airway Obstruction (Section Editor: Lonny Yarmus)
Rigid bronchoscopy and silicone stents in the management of central airway obstruction
From electrocautery, balloon dilatation, neodymium-doped:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser to argon plasma coagulation and cryotherapy
Past, present, and future of endobronchial laser photoresection
Original Article on Airway Obstruction (Section Editor: Lonny Yarmus)
Temporarily placement of metallic stent could lead to long-term benefits for benign tracheobronchial stenosis
Review Article on Training Program of IP Fellowship (Section Editor: Hans Lee)
Original Article on Training Program of IP Fellowship (Section Editor: Hans Lee)
The supplement “The Past, Current and Future Development of High Technology Applied in Thoracic Diseases” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Ko-Pen Wang and J. Francis Turner Jr served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the supplement.