Severe asthma and asthma-COPD overlap: a double agent or identical twins?
Is there a safe time to stop clopidogrel in patients on dual antiplatelet therapy after a percutaneous coronary intervention and placement of drug-eluting stents?
Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus infections in humans across five epidemics in mainland China, 2013–2017
Invasive monitoring of blood pressure: a radiant future for brachial artery as an alternative to radial artery catheterisation?
Association of epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition circulating tumor cells in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) molecular subgroups
Optimal pembrolizumab dosing for non-small cell lung cancer: further studies still needed
Potential impact of oxidative stress induced growth inhibitor 1 (OSGIN1) on airway epithelial cell autophagy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Is single-station N2 disease on PET-CT an indication for primary surgery in lung cancer patients?
The cardiologist’s way to do the Alfieri stitch: transcatheter mitral valve edge-to-edge repair revisited
Adding value in healthcare: understanding the whole denominator
Hybrid ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation: how to merge the best from both worlds
Targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest: when, how deep, how long?
Staged hybrid procedure in persistent atrial fibrillation: safety, efficacy, and atrial tachyarrhythmia
Serum high density lipoprotein cholesterol level and risk of death: let’s avoid the extremes
Sublobar resections—current evidence and future challenges
The PASCAL transcatheter mitral valve repair system for the treatment of mitral regurgitation: another piece to the puzzle of edge-to-edge technique
How to manage patients with subcentimeter non-small cell lung cancer?
Why anti-PD1/PDL1 therapy is so effective? Another piece in the puzzle
Optogenetic tools for cell biological applications
Operative or non-operative treatment of congenital tracheal stenosis: is there something new?
Left pulmonary artery sling and congenital tracheal stenosis: to slide or not to slide?
Notch signaling triggers the tumor heterogeneity of small cell lung cancer
Respecting boundaries: CTCF, chromatin structural organization, and heart failure
The lion and the unicorn were fighting for the crown: on-pump versus off-pump coronary-artery bypass grafting
To do or not to do? The management dilemma of congenital tracheal stenosis in the setting of the ring-sling complex
Procalcitonin use for shorter courses of antibiotic therapy in suspected early-onset neonatal sepsis: are we getting there?
Locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer treatment: another step forward
The sicker the patient, the more likely that transfusion will be beneficial
To vent or not on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, does it improve myocardial recovery and outcome?
Left ventricular distention under venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support: when should we consider percutaneous left heart decompression?
The Canakinumab Antiinflammatory Thrombosis Outcome Study trial—the starting gun has fired
A big data approach to examine the association of high density lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality: lessons for future investigations
Robot-assisted surgery for posterior mediastinal mass
New era of “resection of the carina and lower trachea”
Surgical perspective on hybrid ablation for non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Role of the stromal cell derived factor-1/CXC chemokine receptor 4 axis in the invasion and metastasis of lung cancer and mechanism
Modified exposure method for gastric mobilization in robot-assisted esophagectomy
Analysis of pulmonary pure ground-glass nodule in enhanced dual energy CT imaging for predicting invasive adenocarcinoma: comparing with conventional thin-section CT imaging
Risk factors of pre-operational aortic rupture in acute and subacute Stanford type A aortic dissection patients
Isolated unilateral absence of pulmonary artery in adulthood: a clinical analysis of 65 cases from a case series and systematic review
The absence of effect of ganglionated plexi ablation on heart rate variability parameters in patients after thoracoscopic ablation for atrial fibrillation
Anemia as a clinical marker of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the Korean obstructive lung disease cohort
Hemorrhage under veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients: a retrospective data analysis
Rare causes of hyperbilirubinemia after lung transplantation: our experience at a single center
Substernal reconstruction following esophagectomy: operation of last resort?
Photodynamic therapy versus endoscopic submucosal dissection for management of patients with early esophageal neoplasia: a retrospective study
Effect of telling patients their “spirometric-lung-age” on smoking cessation in Japanese smokers
Intermittent chest tube clamping may shorten chest tube drainage and postoperative hospital stay after lung cancer surgery: a propensity score matching analysis
Risk factors and prognosis value of venous thromboembolism in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a case- control study
Outcomes of perioperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use in patients undergoing lung transplantation
Off- vs. on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery on hospital outcomes in 134,117 octogenarians
Multidisciplinary approach to chest wall resection and reconstruction for chest wall tumors, a single center experience
New insights into stage and prognosis in small cell lung cancer: an analysis of 968 cases
Predictors of ventricular tachyarrhythmia occurring late after intracardiac repair of tetralogy of Fallot: combination of QRS duration change rate and tricuspid regurgitation pressure gradient
Chronic bronchitis is associated with severe exacerbation and prolonged recovery period in Chinese patients with COPD: a multicenter cross-sectional study
Clinical assessment of computed tomography guided radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of inoperable patients with pulmonary tumors
The long-term impact of postoperative pulmonary complications after video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy for lung cancer
Retrospective review of the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary sequestration in 28 patients: surgery or endovascular techniques?
Semi-rigid single hook localization the best method for localizing ground glass opacities during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: re-aerated swine lung experimental and primary clinical results
Comparison of video-assisted thoracic surgery with open surgery in the treatment of ectopic mediastinal parathyroid tumors
Long-term results of radiofrequency maze procedure for persistent atrial fibrillation with concomitant mitral surgery
Contributing factors to the outcome of primary malignant chest wall tumors
Is a clinical target volume (CTV) necessary for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy? —a dosimetric evaluation of three different treatment plans
Clinical features, diagnosis and thoracoscopic surgical treatment of thymic cysts
Feasibility and outcomes of modified enhanced recovery after surgery for nursing management of aged patients undergoing esophagectomy
Diagnostic accuracy of tumor markers for malignant pleural effusion: a derivation and validation study
Cost-effectiveness analysis of sealant impact in management of moderate intraoperative alveolar air leaks during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy: a multicentre randomised controlled trial
Does oxygen therapy increase the resolution rate of primary spontaneous pneumothorax?
Bronchial suction does not facilitate lung collapse when using a double-lumen tube during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: a randomized controlled trial
Longitudinal study of esophageal mucosal damage after esophagectomy and gastric interposition: relationship between reflux-related mucosal injury and Notch signaling
Posterior uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for anatomical lung resections
Prognostic factors in curatively resected pathological stage I lung adenocarcinoma
Complete resection of the primary lesion improves survival of certain patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer
Perforation of myocardial wall and great vessels after cardiovascular interventions—a 5-year analysis
BRCA1 germline mutations dominate familial breast cancer patients in Henan China
The role of bacterial culture by bronchoscopy in patients with lung cancer: a prospective study
Serum metalloproteinase-2 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-2 in lung carcinoma patients
Disease-free survival improved by use of adjuvant EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in resectable non-small cell lung cancer: an updated meta-analysis
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of lung cancer patients with combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 studies
Stage I synchronous multiple primary non-small cell lung cancer: CT findings and the effect of TNM staging with the 7th and 8th editions on prognosis
A powered vascular staple for the application of segmental bronchial closure in thoracoscopic anatomic segmentectomy
Acute respiratory distress syndrome in traumatic brain injury: how do we manage it?
Mitral valve prolapse: an underestimated cause of sudden cardiac death—a current review of the literature
Chest drainage systems and management of air leaks after a pulmonary resection
Adult echocardiographic nomograms: overview, critical review and creation of a software for automatic, fast and easy calculation of normal values
Review of malignant pleural mesothelioma survival after talc pleurodesis or surgery
Management of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connections in patients requiring pulmonary resection: a case report and systematic review
Original Article of Interventional Pulmonology Corner1
Ciliated muconodular papillary tumor of the lung harboring BRAF V600E mutation and p16INK4a overexpression without proliferative activity may represent an example of oncogene-induced senescence
NUT midline carcinoma as a primary lung tumor: a case report
Ectopic thymoma managed by neck dissection & video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy
Primary breast leiomyosarcoma and synchronous homolateral lung cancer: a case report
Robotic totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass for isolated ostial stenosis of the left coronary artery
Minor regression and long-time survival (56 months) in a patient with malignant pleural mesothelioma under Viscum album and Helleborus niger extracts—a case report
Devastating fast–growing lung cancer after single lung transplantation
Reversible pulmonary hypertension with unclear etiology associated with suspected viral infection
Development of pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis in a patient with established adenocarcinoma of the lung
Low grade myxofibrosarcoma in the right ventricle presenting as pulmonary thromboembolism
Primary thoracic extraskeletal osteosarcoma: a case report and literature review
Post-transplant native pneumonectomy for interstitial fibrosis and small cell lung cancer
Marfan syndrome with pneumothorax: case report and review of literatures
Case report: improvement of cardiac remodeling with shock wave therapy of a patient with ischemic cardiomyopathy
Case report: dermatomyositis associated with lung cancer with heterogeneous morphology
Meet the Professor
Dr. Chia-Chun Liu: a vanguard warrior cultivates on the land of minimally invasive surgery
Prof. Mingyon Mun: enthusiasm is the key to success
Prof. J. Jan B. van Lanschot: experience in esophageal cancer treatment
Letter to the Editor
Intra-Thoracic Chemo-Hyperthermia for pleural recurrence of thymomas
Multidisciplinary rehabilitation across the esophageal cancer journey
Extracapsular lymph node involvement after neoadjuvant chemoradiation in esophageal carcinoma: how to interpret?
Surgery for small cell lung cancer in the modern era: opportunities and challenges
Morphologic characteristics of pulmonary adenocarcinomas manifesting as pure ground-glass nodules on CT
Response to “VATS vs. thoracotomy regarding postoperative chronic pain”
Response to “Editorial on pain following thoracic surgery”
1. The series “Interventional Pulmonology Corner” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Kassem Harris served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.
2. The series “ECG Pearls” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Adrian Baranchuk served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.