Tumor spread through air space, the clinical implications for T factor and effects on the disease recurrence and prognosis
Long non-coding RNA and messenger RNA—the meeting of two worlds
2D or 3D measurements of pulmonary nodules: preliminary answers and more open questions
Platelets promoting tumor metastasis: culprits or victims?
Small cell lung cancer heterogeneity: elevated a Notch above the Rest!
Call for screening for primary aldosteronism: an underdiagnosed and treatable disease
PNUTS at the crossroads of tumorigenesis and metastasis formation
Is microRNA-31 a key regulator of breast tumorigenesis?
Insight into the regulatory mechanism of VEGFA isoforms in p53 mutant breast cancer: can it be substantiated with solely in vitro studies?
Acute respiratory distress syndrome—a worldwide economic perspective
Climbing the hill of left main coronary artery revascularization: percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass graft?
Spread through air spaces—novel pattern of cancer progression
Peeling back the onion: addressing nuances of CT screening for lung cancer
BRAF inhibitors in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Will spread through air spaces be a staging parameter in lung cancer?
The reality of complexity: concomitant genomic alterations in patients with EGFR mutations
Low diffusing capacity, emphysema, or pulmonary fibrosis: who is truly pulling the lung cancer strings?
Understanding the possibility of image-guided thermal ablation for pulmonary malignancies
Editorial on “Long-term survival outcome after postoperative recurrence of non-small cell lung cancer: who is ‘cured’ from postoperative recurrence?”
Who benefit most from catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation?
Anti-angiogenic therapy in nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with tyrosine kinase inhibition (TKI) that targets the VEGF receptor (VEGFR): perspective on phase III clinical trials
Consolidative ablative radiotherapy improves outcomes in oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a further step toward new evidence
The state of the art in the development of a panel of biomarkers for the early detection of lung cancer
Novel treatments for in-stent restenosis: sirolimus-eluting balloons enter the arena
Is the Sirolimus encapsulated balloon a reliable tool for treating the in-stent restenosis?—insights from the SABRE trial
Malignant pleural mesothelioma—the impact of globalization on rare diseases
Outcome of red blood cell transfusion: ladies first, but perhaps not in donation
Pulmonary metastectomy: impact of tumor histology and size
Mortality after red blood cell transfusions from previously pregnant donors: complexities in the interpretation of large data
Missing ingredients for a lifestyle recipe to treat hypertension
Utility of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy/stereotactic body radiation therapy in the setting of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Immediate non-culprit vessel percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock: a swinging pendulum
Airway pressure release ventilation (APRV): do good things come to those who can wait?
Airway pressure release ventilation in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: not yet, we still need more data!
Teaching an old dog new TRICS: re-evaluating transfusion triggers in high-risk cardiac surgery
Should ultrathin strut drug eluting stents be considered the new benchmark for novel coronary stents approval? The complex interplay between stent strut thickness, polymeric carriers and antiproliferative drugs
Staging in the era of international databases: documented improvements with remaining challenges
Ultrathin strut biodegradable-polymer sirolimus-eluting stents: being wary or going with the flow?
Lung surgery in elderly patients: are we doing enough?
Anti-inflammatory therapy with canakinumab for atherosclerotic disease: lessons from the CANTOS trial
Immune checkpoint blockade therapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Renal denervation therapy beyond resistant hypertension
Comparison of the different cardioplegic strategies in cardiac valves surgery: who wins the “arm-wrestling”?
Value of combining serum carcinoembryonic antigen and PET/CT in predicting EGFR mutation in non-small cell lung cancer
Early and mid-term follow-up of patients receiving arterial switch operation: a single-center experience
Serum osteopontin in patients with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: does the co-existence make the difference?
Anatomic and surgical factors affecting the switch from minimally invasive transthoracic occlusion to open surgery during ventricular septal defect repair
Erythromycin poudrage versus erythromycin slurry in the treatment of refractory spontaneous pneumothorax
Factors associated with generic health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): a cross-sectional study
Ventilator-associated events after cardiac surgery: evidence from 1,709 patients
Thoracoscopic primary repair with mediastinal drainage is a viable option for patients with Boerhaave’s syndrome
Robotic surgery, video-assisted thoracic surgery, and open surgery for early stage lung cancer: comparison of costs and outcomes at a single institute
Lung cancer in connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease: clinical features and impact on outcomes
Wet M1a non-small cell lung cancer: is it possible to predict recurrence of pleural effusion?
Assessment of programmed cell death ligand-1 expression with multiple immunohistochemistry antibody clones in non-small cell lung cancer
Decreased expression of hepatic cytochrome P450 1A2 (CYP1A2) in a chronic intermittent hypoxia mouse model
Quality of life and influencing factors of coal miners in Xuzhou, China
Clinical outcome comparison of patients with septic shock defined by the new sepsis-3 criteria and by previous criteria
Diagnostic accuracy of interferon-gamma in pericardial effusions for tuberculous pericarditis: a meta-analysis
Thoracoscopic wedge resection in single-lung patients
Application of 3D printing in the surgical planning of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and physician-patient communication: a preliminary study
Prognostic significance of CT-determined emphysema in patients with small cell lung cancer
Effectiveness of high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy for acute respiratory failure with hypercapnia
Early and mid-term haemodynamic performance and clinical outcomes of St. Jude Medical Trifecta™ valve
Clinico-radiological features and efficacy of anti-fibrotic agents in atypical idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Effect of comorbidities on long-term outcomes after thoracoscopic surgery for stage I non-small cell lung cancer patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A quality improvement program with nutrition therapy: restriction of lipid emulsions in cardiac surgical patients
Comparison of survival between lung cancer patients receiving single or multiple-incision thoracoscopic surgery
Protective effects of PI3KCG gene on acute myocardial infarction
The outcomes of anatomical lung resection for nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease
Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by minimally invasive esophagectomy: is it a superior approach for locally advanced resectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma?
Prognostic factors for surgically resected non-small cell lung cancer with cavity formation
Enhanced recovery after thoracic surgery reduces discharge on highly dependent narcotics
Sublobar resections for small-sized stage Ia lung adenocarcinoma: a Sino-Japanese multicenter study
Dosimetric comparison of helical tomotherapy and conventional Linac-based X-knife stereotactic body radiation therapy for primary lung cancer or pulmonary metastases
Effect of a passive exhalation port on tracheostomy ventilation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients: a randomized controlled trial
99mTechnetium and methylene blue guided pulmonary nodules resections: preliminary British experience
The potential role of postbronchoscopic fever on the postoperative outcomes in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Association of serum leptin levels and pulmonary tuberculosis: a meta-analysis
Correlative factors for the location of tracheobronchial foreign bodies in infants and children
Thoracoscopic right S6 sleeve segmentectomy for squamous-cell carcinoma arising from the B6 central bronchus
Stem cell therapies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: current status of pre-clinical studies and clinical trials
The present and future role of ultrasound targeted microbubble destruction in preclinical studies of cardiac gene therapy
Mini-Review of Interventional Pulmonology Corner2
Difficult intubation due to unknown congenital tracheal stenosis in the adult: a case report and literature review
Granulomatous reaction of primary mediastinal seminoma leading to diagnostic delay: a case report
Metastatic small bowel neuroendocrine tumour and carcinoid heart disease with aortic valve involvement—a rare occurrence
Kawasaki disease: multiple giant coronary aneurysms intervention and pacemaker implantation due to complete heart block—a case report
An acquired transposition of the aortic arch secondary to large esophageal cancer misdiagnosed as a right-side aortic arch
Primary mediastinal leiomyoma: a rare case report and literature review
Initial experience with a 3D printed model for preoperative simulation of the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum
Clinical implication of MEN1 mutation in surgically resected thymic carcinoid patients
Impact of 3D printing on the surgical management of tracheal stenosis associated to pulmonary sling: a case report
3D-printing aided resection of intratracheal adenoid cystic carcinoma and mediastinal mature cystic teratoma in a 26-yearold female: a case report
Incidental adult polysplenia with situs inversus, interrupted inferior vena cava with azygos continuation, patent ductus arteriosus, and aortic branches variations: a case report
A novel strategy for cardiopulmonary support during lung transplantation
Letter to the Editor
Pneumorrhachis: an under-recognized entity correlates with severity of spontaneous pneumomediastinum
Endoscopy and surgery for achalasia: the two sides of myotomy
What is the most appropriate procedure for intraoperative localization of small pulmonary nodules?
Complications from brachial arterial pressure monitoring are rare in patients having cardiac surgery
Perspective and clinical relevance of intrapulmonary lymph node retrieval: response to the editorial by Tantraworasin and colleagues and the editorial by Marc Riquet and colleagues
Screen-detected multiple primary lung cancers in the ITALUNG trial
Acute liver failure with extreme hyperbilirubinemia secondary to endocarditis-related severe mitral and tricuspid regurgitation: a challenge and an opportunity for surgeons
Erratum to reintervention after thoracic endovascular aortic repair deserves more attention
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. The series “Statistics Corner” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Luca Bertolaccini served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.