Vol 9, Supplement 2 (March 31, 2017): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Advances in Bronchoscopic and Endoscopic Interventions for Thoracic Disease)


Virginia R. Litle, Hiran C. Fernando

Review Article

The role of endobronchial ultrasound versus mediastinoscopy for non-small cell lung cancer
Katarzyna Czarnecka-Kujawa, Kazuhiro Yasufuku
Navigation bronchoscopy for diagnosis and small nodule location
Juan A. Muñoz-Largacha, Virginia R. Litle, Hiran C. Fernando
Thermal ablation for asthma: current status and technique
William Krmisky, Michal J. Sobieszczyk, Saiyad Sarkar
Bronchoscopic valves for prolonged air leak: current status and technique
Amit K. Mahajan, Sandeep J. Khandhar
Stents for airway strictures: selection and results
Adil Ayub, Adnan M. Al-Ayoubi, Faiz Y. Bhora
Current status of spray cryotherapy for airway disease
Ryan F. Moore, Deacon J. Lile, Abbas E. Abbas
Per-oral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia
Steven R. DeMeester
Endoscopic management of esophageal leaks
Gabie K. B. Ong, Richard K. Freeman
Optimizing the diagnosis and therapy of Barrett’s esophagus
Juan A. Muñoz-Largacha, Hiran C. Fernando, Virginia R. Litle
Zenker’s diverticulum: flexible versus rigid repair
Kristen Beard, Lee L. Swanström


The supplement “Advances in Bronchoscopic and Endoscopic Interventions for Thoracic Disease” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Virginia R. Litle and Hiran C. Fernando served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the supplement.