Vol 10, Supplement 26 (September 2018): Journal of Thoracic Disease


Time to give a rest to cetuximab in the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma?
Elisabeth Quoix, Virginie Westeel
Contemporary treatment for thymic malignancies: what’s the bottom line?
Byron D. Hughes, Safa Maharsi, Ikenna C. Okereke
Does the use of rotational atherectomy procedure during percutaneous coronary interventions influence the frequency of procedure-related myocardial injury assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance?
Rafał Januszek, Stanisław Bartuś
Should we wait for the bubble to explode?
Si Young Choi, Hyun Woo Jeon, Chan Beom Park
Video-assisted thoracoscopic lung cancer lobectomy for patients with incomplete interlobar fissure: is it a safe and reasonable procedure?
Tomoyuki Hishida
Venous thromboembolism events after thoracic surgery: global steps toward prevention
Robert M. Van Haren, Virginia R. Litle
Renal denervation with ultrasound therapy (paradise device) is an effective therapy for systemic hypertension
Sho Torii, Hiroyoshi Mori, Hiroyuki Jinnouchi, Atsushi Sakamoto, Aloke Finn, Renu Virmani
Towards a precision medicine in venous thromboembolism associated to lung cancer
Luis Jara-Palomares, Teresa Elias-Hernandez, Maria Isabel Asensio-Cruz, Samira Marin-Romero, Remedios Otero-Candelera
Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery is associated with better survival outcomes in patients with locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Naoya Yoshida, Hideo Baba
Contemporary surgical management of thoracic empyema
Tony Makdisi, George Makdisi
Osimertinib therapy as first-line treatment before acquiring T790M mutation: from AURA1 trial
Kentaro Ito, Osamu Hataji
Borderline multivessel coronary artery disease assessed by fractional flow reserve—affecting practice?
Jacob Lønborg, Thomas Engstrøm
Robotic resection of stage III lung cancer: an international retrospective study
Monica Casiraghi, Lorenzo Spaggiari
Interleukin-1 beta inhibition with canakinumab and reducing lung cancer—subset analysis of the canakinumab anti-inflammatory thrombosis outcome study trial (CANTOS)
David Crossman, Alexander M. K. Rothman
Angiographically insignificant yet ischemia-causing coronary lesions: a case for routine use of invasive physiologic testing during diagnostic cardiac catheterization
Richard G. Bach
Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy in lung cancer patients: a “patient-tailored” surgical approach according to the degree of pulmonary fissure completeness
Filippo Lococo, Dania Nachira, Stefano Margaritora
Doubling up on antiplatelet therapy after CABG: changing practice ASAP after DACAB?
Daniel J. F. M. Thuijs, Milan Milojevic, Stuart J. Head
A novel desmin mutation causing severe left ventricular arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy/dysplasia
George Bazoukis, Konstantinos P. Letsas, Yunlong Xia, Gary Tse, Ka Hou Christien Li
Extended sleeve lobectomy: its place in surgical therapy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer and a review of technical aspects
Ryuichi Waseda, Akinori Iwasaki
Multiple primary lung cancers
Thomas Fabian
Precision medicine and aerosolization in mechanically ventilated adults
Jordi Rello, Christian Domingo
Three-vessel fractional flow reserve measurement for predicting clinical prognosis in patients with coronary artery disease
Takashi Kubo, Hiroki Emori, Yosuke Katayama, Kosei Terada
Wind of change in surgical treatment of thymic tumors
Marco Anile, Camilla Poggi, Daniele Diso, Ylenia Pecoraro, Erino A. Rendina, Federico Venuta
Review of nintedanib plus pemetrexed/cisplatin in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma: phase II results from the randomized, placebo-controlled LUME-Meso trial
Pyng Lee
Separate or intrapulmonary metastasis?
Yu-Chao Yu, Chien-Sheng Huang, Biing-Shiun Huang
What makes the responder to upper airway stimulation in obstructive sleep apnea patients with positive airway pressure failure?
Armin Steffen
Fissureless fissure-last video assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: always? never? sometimes
Luca Voltolini, Stefano Bongiolatti, Alessandro Gonfiotti
Sarcopenia in resected non-small cell lung cancer: let’s move to patient-directed strategies
Philippe Icard, Antonio Iannelli, Hubert Lincet, Marco Alifano
Epithelial-mesenchymal transition-induced metastasis could be a bait for natural killer cells
Riki Okita, Katsuhiko Shimizu, Masao Nakata
Saving time is saving lives: a delayed lobectomy predicts poorer overall survival in patients with clinical stage IA squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
Ching Feng Wu, Yin-Kai Chao
The global tuberculosis epidemic: turning political will into concrete action
Theodore Lytras, Ourania Kalkouni
Both sexes should be treated equally: sex difference in patients with ischemic heart failure undergoing surgical revascularization
Rafik Margaryan, Michele Murzi
Atezolizumab in non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer
Takaki Akamine, Gouji Toyokawa, Tetsuzo Tagawa, Takashi Seto
More evidence for shortening antibiotic therapy in peritonitis: the DURAPOP trial
Hira H. Abidi, Robert G. Sawyer
Neoadjuvant PD-1 blockade in non-small cell lung cancer: what else do we need to do?
Wei Guo, Su Yang, Wentian Zhang, Hecheng Li, Bo Lu
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in acute respiratory distress syndrome: does it really help?
Luis Morales-Quinteros, Antonio Artigas
Scientific statement on spontaneous coronary artery dissection: care must be taken not to miss the association of spontaneous coronary artery dissection and takotsubo syndrome
Shams Y-Hassan
Peri-procedural myocardial infarction is all the same?
Hiroyuki Jinnouchi, Kenichi Sakakura, Hideo Fujita
Antibiotic duration can be shortened in postoperative intraabdominal infection
Im-kyung Kim, Jae Gil Lee
Robotic lobectomy leads to excellent survival in lung cancer patients
Min P. Kim
Sortilin as a new membrane inhibitor of EGFR trafficking for overcoming resistance to EGFR inhibitors in non-small cell lung cancer
Qianping Li, Weijie Ma, Tianhong Li
Can His bundle pacing prevent right ventricular pacing-induced cardiomyopathy, heart failure, or death?
Nath Zungsontiporn, Richard Wu
Editorial: refining the estimation of fitness for surgery
Brienne Ryan, Mark Hennon, Sai Yendamuri
Editorial comment on ‘Fissureless fissure-last video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for all lung lobes: a better alternative to decrease the incidence of prolonged air leak?’
Majed Refai
All things are created twice: the importance of planning and reproduction in sublobar lung resection
Masaaki Sato
Neoadjuvant immunotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer: can early intervention result in durable clinical benefit?
Mohammed Amine Achhal El Kadmiri, Arun Rajan
Total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage repair: redefining the long-term expectations
Matthew S. Yong, Michael Z. L. Zhu, Igor E. Konstantinov
Supplemental oxygen or something else?
Pedro L. Silva, Paolo Pelosi, Patricia R. M. Rocco
Calcified lesions treated with rotational atherectomy—much more advantages than real hazards
Piotr Kübler, Krzysztof Reczuch
Unachievable zeros
Joseph D. Forrester
Crafting a modern surgeon-scientist in cardiothoracic surgery
David D. Shersher, Christopher W. Seder
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and postoperative opioid consumption
Emine Ozgur Bayman, Timothy J. Brennan
The problem with sublobar resections
Christopher Cao, David H. Tian, Ben Fu, James Huang, Neel K. Ranganath, Dominique Gossot
Smart mobile devices in health care—smart enough to detect atrial fibrillation?
Jens Eckstein, Markus Mutke
Renal biomarkers for the initiation of renal replacement therapy— is this the future?
Melanie Meersch, Alexander Zarbock, Mira Küllmar
New insights on the use of del Nido cardioplegia in the adult cardiac surgery
Paolo Nardi, Calogera Pisano, Fabio Bertoldo, Giovanni Ruvolo
Usability of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for procedural myocardial infarction undergoing rotational atherectomy
Hidetoshi Chibana, Fumiaki Ikeno
Atezolizumab for first-line treatment of metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer: what makes the difference?
Melissa Bersanelli, Fausto Petrelli
RATS: a word is enough to the wise
Daniel Valdivia, Khaled Mardanzai, Clemens Aigner
Benefits of a multidisciplinary team approach on a challenging case of bilateral tension pneumothorax
Caecilia Ng, Herbert Thomas Maier, Florian Augustin
Half-empty or half-full?—interpretation of the EOLIA trial and thoughts for the future
Mehul Desai, Heidi J. Dalton
Aortic root surgery in acute type A aortic dissection: indication might be the problem
Woon Heo, Suk-Won Song
Sentinel lymph node mapping in lung cancer: a step forward?
Raul Caso, Gregory D. Jones, David R. Jones
We should be done in such a way that patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer who would benefit from surgery are not overlooked
Yasuhiro Chikaishi, Ayako Hirai, Naoko Imanishi, Yoshinobu Ichiki, Fumihiro Tanaka
Management of stage IA EGFR-mutant adenocarcinoma of the lung
Robert Pirker
Ticagrelor and aspirin increased vein graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting but does it matter?
Diane Zlotnik, Bernard Cholley, Anne Godier
Anticipated expansion of a new approach to treating hypertension without medication by catheter-based renal denervation
Keisuke Okamura, Hidenori Urata
Editorial on “current state of empyema management”
Sibu P. Saha, Peter Rodgers-Fischl
Plaque erosion is a predictable clinical entity and tailored management in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
Akira Sato
Refocusing the quality lens to examine real-life value
Aaron Kime, Anthony W. Kim
Is Clostridium difficile the new bugaboo after cardiac surgery?
Simona Silvetti, Giovanni Landoni
Targeting optimal blood pressure monitoring: what’s next?
André Y. Denault, Patrice Brassard, Matthias Jacquet-Lagrèze, Antoine E. Halwagi
Visiting an old foe: distant recurrence following R0 lobectomy for pathological N0 lung adenocarcinoma
Sameer A. Hirji, Thomas A. D’Amico
Non-small cell lung cancer transgressing an adjacent fissure: does one T category fit all?
Paul E. Van Schil
No-touch saphenous vein as an important conduit of choice in coronary bypass surgery
Tomislav Kopjar, Michael Richard Dashwood, Mats Dreifaldt, Domingos Ramos de Souza
Adjuvant targeted therapy for resected NSCLC: to be or not to be?
Ting Ye, Haiquan Chen
Cooling after cardiac arrest—the longer the better?
Kees H. Polderman


The supplement was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding.