Vol 13, No 3 (March 2021): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Original Article

Clinical significance of microbial colonization identified by initial bronchoscopy in patients with lung cancer requiring chemotherapy
Ji Young Kang, Hye Seon Kang, Jung Won Heo, Yong Hyun Kim, Seung Joon Kim, Sang Haak Lee, Soon Seog Kwon, Youn Jeong Kim
Nomogram for predicting the overall survival of the patients with oesophageal signet ring cell carcinoma
Feng Wang, Shu-Geng Gao, Qi Xue, Feng-Wei Tan, Yu-Shun Gao, Da-Li Wang, You-Sheng Mao, Jun Zhao, Yin Li, Xiang-Yang Yu, Hong Cheng, Chen-Guang Zhao, Ding Yang, Ju-Wei Mu
Can peritumoral regions increase the efficiency of machine-learning prediction of pathological invasiveness in lung adenocarcinoma manifesting as ground-glass nodules?
Xiang Wang, Kaili Chen, Wei Wang, Qingchu Li, Kai Liu, Qianyun Li, Xing Cui, Wenting Tu, Hongbiao Sun, Shaochun Xu, Rongguo Zhang, Yi Xiao, Li Fan, Shiyuan Liu
Feasibility of intraoperative diagnosis of lung adenocarcinoma in situ to avoid excessive resection
Toshiyuki Shima, Tomonari Kinoshita, Naomichi Sasaki, Mao Uematsu, Yusuke Sugita, Reiko Shimizu, Masahiko Harada, Tsunekazu Hishima, Aya Yamamoto, Hirotoshi Horio
Perioperative changes in respiratory impedance in lobectomy and their clinical impact
Ryosuke Kaku, Makoto Yoden, Takuya Shiratori, Kazuki Hayashi, Keigo Okamoto, Yasuhiko Oshio, Yasutaka Nakano, Jun Hanaoka
Does sarcopenia affect postoperative short- and long-term outcomes in patients with lung cancer?—a systematic review and meta-analysis
Yo Kawaguchi, Jun Hanaoka, Yasuhiko Ohshio, Keigo Okamoto, Ryosuke Kaku, Kazuki Hayashi, Takuya Shiratori, Akira Akazawa
Musashi 2 (MSI2) expression as an independent prognostic biomarker in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Iuliia Topchu, Nikolai Karnaukhov, Alexandra Mazitova, Veronika Yugai, Mark Voloshin, Mariya Tikhomirova, Oleg Kit, Elena Frantsiyants, Leonid Kharin, Tamara Airapetova, Ekaterina Ratner, Alexey Sabirov, Zinaida Abramova, Iliya Serebriiskii, Yanis Boumber, Alexander Deneka
Early identification of patients with severe COVID-19 at increased risk of in-hospital death: a multicenter case-control study in Wuhan
Wei Zhou, Yisi Liu, Beibei Xu, Sa Wang, Shusheng Li, Hong Liu, Ziting Huang, Yan Luo, Ming Hu, Wenjuan Wu, Zhanguo Zhang, Xin Long, Wenbin Zou, Yi Bian, Xiaojing Zou, Malcolm Elliott, Lanxin Yue, Huifang Deng, Hairong Chen, Xueli Gao, Ying Wu, Minghao Fang, Boli Zhang, Yue Gao
Adult pectus excavatum repair: national outcomes of the Nuss and Ravitch procedures
Joseph G. Brungardt, Patrick W. Chizek, Kurt P. Schropp
Prompt surgery is effective for acute type A aortic dissection with cerebral ischemia
Yunxing Xue, Xinlong Tang, Xiyu Zhu, Yuzhou Lu, He Zhang, Wei Xie, Qing Zhou, Dongjin Wang
IRAK-M knockout promotes allergic airway inflammation, but not airway hyperresponsiveness, in house dust mite-induced experimental asthma model
Xudong Zhang, Mingqiang Zhang, Lun Li, Wei Chen, Wexun Zhou, Jinming Gao
Preoperative coronary artery calcifications in veterans predict higher all-cause mortality in early-stage lung cancer: a cohort study
Maren E. Shipe, Amelia W. Maiga, Stephen A. Deppen, Gretchen C. Edwards, Hannah N. Marmor, Rhonda Pinkerman, Gary T. Smith, Elizabeth Lio, Johnny L. Wright, Chirayu Shah, Jonathan C. Nesbitt, Eric L. Grogan
Is the size of the lepidic component negligible when measuring the size of the tumor to determine the stage of lung adenocarcinoma?
Youngkyu Moon
Surgical site infection at chest tube drainage site following pulmonary resection for malignant lesions
Takashi Akiyama, Motoki Yano, Hiroki Numanami, Masayuki Yamaji, Rumiko Taguchi, Chihiro Furuta, Yuka Kitagawa, Rintaro Imazu, Masayuki Haniuda
Integration of cryobiopsies for interstitial lung disease diagnosis is a valid and safe diagnostic strategy—experiences based on 250 biopsy procedures
Sissel Kronborg-White, Sophia Sajitha Sritharan, Line Bille Madsen, Birgitte Folkersen, Nina Voldby, Venerino Poletti, Torben Riis Rasmussen, Elisabeth Bendstrup
Parenteral prostanoids for severe Group 3 pulmonary hypertension with right ventricular dysfunction
Colin A. Hinkamp, Trushil Shah, Sonja Bartolome, Fernando Torres, Kelly M. Chin
High serum C-reactive protein levels predict survival in patients with treated advanced lung adenocarcinoma
Takamasa Hotta, Kazuhisa Nakashima, Kojiro Hata, Yukari Tsubata, Takeshi Isobe
Prognostic value of symptoms at lung cancer diagnosis: a three-year observational study
Dinora Polanco, Lucía Pinilla, Esther Gracia-Lavedan, Anna Mas, Sandra Bertran, Gemma Fierro, Asunción Seminario, Silvia Gómez, Ferrán Barbé
Computed tomography-based visual assessment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: comparison with pulmonary function test and quantitative computed tomography
Han Sol Kang, So Hyeon Bak, Ha Yeun Oh, Myoung-Nam Lim, Yoon Ki Cha, Hyun Jung Yoon, Woo Jin Kim
Thoracic surgery and COVID-19: changes and managements during the pandemic
Runchen Wang, Ran Zhong, Hengrui Liang, Tianci Zhang, Xinkai Zhou, Zhenyu Huo, Yi Feng, Qixia Wang, Jianfu Li, Shan Xiong, Feng Li, Wenhua Liang, Jianxing He
Changes of quantitative CT-based airway wall dimensions in patients with COVID-19 during early recovery
Jiaxuan Xu, Zhenyu Liang, Wenhua Jian, Jianyu Li, Guoyan Tang, Xiaoneng Mo, Dongying Zhang, Jinping Zheng, Yuanxin Qian, Jinxin Liu, Shiyue Li
Outcome of reoperative aortic root or ascending aorta replacement after prior aortic valve replacement
Yaojun Dun, Yi Shi, Hongwei Guo, Yanxiang Liu, Xiangyang Qian, Xiaogang Sun, Cuntao Yu
From McKeown to Ivor Lewis, the learning curve for thoracic lymphadenectomy over the first 100 robotic esophagectomy cases: a retrospective study
Ze-Guo Zhuo, Gang Li, Tie-Niu Song, Gu-Ha Alai, Xu Shen, Yun Wang, Yi-Dan Lin
Intercept of minute ventilation versus carbon dioxide output relationship as an index of ventilatory inefficiency in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Fang Lin, Shan Nie, Ranran Zhao, Min Cao, Wei Yuan, Yunxiao Li, Chunting Tan, Bo Xu, Haoyan Wang
Functional disability and post-traumatic stress disorder in survivors of mechanical ventilation: a cross-sectional study in Guangzhou, China
Ronghua Li, Ying Zhou, Xiaoqing Liu, Jingye Huang, Lihua Chen, Huijin Zhang, Yimin Li
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer is applicable to more tumors than sublobar resection
Andrew J. Song, Nathaniel Evans, Scott Cowan, Jenny Guo, Tingting Zhan, Bo Lu, Maria Werner-Wasik
Correlation with spontaneous pneumothorax and weather change, especially warm front approaching
Yuka Kaneko, Yoshihiro Utsushikawa, Hiroyuki Deguchi, Makoto Tomoyasu, Satoshi Kudo, Wataru Shigeeda, Ryuichi Yoshimura, Hironaga Kanno, Hajime Saito
The recent 10-year landscape of aortic dissection research: a bibliometric analysis
Jinlin Wu, Rui Zhao, Donglin Zhuang, Jiade Zhu, Haiyun Zheng, Jimei Chen
Recurrence of primary spontaneous pneumothorax following bullectomy with pleurodesis or pleurectomy: A retrospective analysis
Shawn Brophy, Kelly Brennan, Daniel French
The preoperative glomerular filtration rate predicts new-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy who undergo isolated septal myectomy
Yanhai Meng, Shuiyun Wang, Ping Liu, Yanbo Zhang, Bing Tang, Changsheng Zhu, Shengwei Wang, Qiulan Yang, Tao Lu, Changrong Nie
A comparison of non-intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery with spontaneous ventilation and intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery: a meta-analysis based on 14 randomized controlled trials
Xi-Xuan Zhang, Chun-Tao Song, Zhen Gao, Bin Zhou, Hai-Bo Wang, Qiang Gong, Ben Li, Qiang Guo, He-Fei Li
Effect of OM-85 BV on reducing bronchiectasis exacerbation in Chinese patients: the iPROBE study
Jinming Gao, Lun Li, Nan Jiang, Ying Liao, Lingfei Kong, Yuanlin Song, Jinfu Xu, Jie Cao, Yuping Li, Chengli Que, Roy A. Pleasants
Prevalence of comorbidities in a surgical pectus excavatum population
Ara Shwan Media, Thomas Decker Christensen, Niels Katballe, Hans Kristian Pilegaard, Frank Vincenzo de Paoli
Molecular characterization of advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients by cfDNA analysis: experience from routine laboratory practice
José Manuel González de Aledo-Castillo, Ainara Arcocha, Iván Victoria, Ana Isabel Martinez-Puchol, Cristina Sánchez, Pedro Jares, Gabriel Felipe Rodríguez, Núria Viñolas, Roxana Reyes, Noemí Reguart, Joan Antón Puig-Butillé
Minimally-invasive versus transcatheter aortic valve implantation: systematic review with meta-analysis of propensity-matched studies
Mathew P. Doyle, Kei Woldendorp, Martin Ng, Michael P. Vallely, Michael K. Wilson, Tristan D. Yan, Paul G. Bannon
Prenatal and postnatal exposure to Bisphenol A and Asthma: a systemic review and meta-analysis
Mindan Wu, Shuyi Wang, Qingyu Weng, Haixia Chen, Jiaxin Shen, Zhouyang Li, Yanping Wu, Yun Zhao, Miao Li, Yinfang Wu, Shiyi Yang, Qichuan Zhang, Huahao Shen
Aspirin plus ticagrelor or clopidogrel on graft patency one year after coronary bypass grafting: a single-center, randomized, controlled trial
Yangfeng Tang, Xinli Fan, Boyao Zhang, Jiajun Zhang, Qin Xue, Zhiyun Xu, Lin Han
Predictors and long-term prognosis of left ventricular aneurysm in patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention in the contemporary era
Jieyun You, Liming Gao, Yunli Shen, Wei Guo, Xingxu Wang, Qing Wan, Xiaoyan Wang, Jian Wu, Qi Zhang
Simultaneous bilateral thoracoscopic lobectomy for synchronous bilateral multiple primary lung cancer—single center experience
Hui Zheng, Qiao Peng, Dong Xie, Liang Duan, Deping Zhao, Gening Jiang, Yuming Zhu, Chang Chen
Serum creatinine as a predictor of mortality in patients readmitted to the intensive care unit after cardiac surgery: a retrospective cohort study in China
Jun Zhong, Jian Gao, Jing-Chao Luo, Ji-Li Zheng, Guo-Wei Tu, Yan Xue
In-hospital outcome of primary PCI for patients with acute myocardial infarction and prior coronary artery bypass grafting
Yu Liu, Le-Feng Wang, Xin-Chun Yang, Pi-Xiong Su, Kui-Bao Li, Hong-Shi Wang, Mu-Lei Chen, Li Xu, Jiu-Chang Zhong
Time-dependence and comparison of regional and overall anthropometric features between Asian and Caucasian populations with obstructive sleep apnea: a cumulative meta-analysis
Hua Qin, Chongxiang Chen, Nicolas Steenbergen, Yang Cheng, Thomas Penzel
Neoadjuvant pembrolizumab with chemotherapy for the treatment of stage IIB–IIIB resectable lung squamous cell carcinoma
Dijian Shen, Jiangfeng Wang, Jie Wu, Sheng Chen, Jianqiang Li, Jinshi Liu, Qixun Chen, Youhua Jiang
Enhanced expression of FGF19 predicts poor prognosis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
Jia Chen, Jingjing Shao, Aiguo Shen, Xinghua Zhu, Xunlei Zhang, Hui Sun, Sheng Wei, Yang Ling
Identification of key immune-related genes and immune infiltration in atrial fibrillation with valvular heart disease based on bioinformatics analysis
Shuo Li, Zhiyuan Jiang, Xiaoying Chao, Chenyang Jiang, Guoqiang Zhong
Evaluation of different treatment strategies between right-sided and left-sided pneumonectomy for stage I–IIIA non-small cell lung cancer patients
Bo Jia, Qiwen Zheng, Jianjie Li, Jun Zhao, Meina Wu, Tongtong An, Yuyan Wang, Minglei Zhuo, Xue Yang, Hanxiao Chen, Yujia Chi, Jingjing Wang, Xiaoyu Zhai, Yuling He, Lingdong Kong, Ziping Wang
Efficacy and safety of pemetrexed maintenance chemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in a real-world setting
Jianjie Li, Yujia Chi, Guang Cao, Jun Zhao, Tongtong An, Meina Wu, Yuyan Wang, Minglei Zhuo, Xue Yang, Bo Jia, Hanxiao Chen, Jingjing Wang, Xiaoyu Zhai, Ziping Wang
A propensity-matched analysis of stereotactic body radiotherapy and sublobar resection for stage I non-small cell lung cancer in patients at high risk for lobectomy: the results in a Chinese population
Xiao-Shuai Yuan, Wu-Cheng Chen, Qing-Ren Lin, Yuan-Jun Liu, Yao-Yao Zhu, Xiao-Jiang Sun, Qiong-Ya Wu, Jin-Shi Liu, Ya-Ping Xu

Editorial on Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery2

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery—a Fad or the Future?
Jason M. Ali, Yasir Abu-Omar

Review Article on Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery2

Anesthesia for minimally invasive cardiac surgery
Alexander White, Chinmay Patvardhan, Florian Falter
Endoscopic vein harvesting
Enoch Akowuah, Daniel Burns, Joseph Zacharias, Bilal H. Kirmani
From less invasive to minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation
Kyriakos Anastasiadis, Polychronis Antonitsis, Apostolos Deliopoulos, Helena Argiriadou
Minimally invasive and robotic coronary artery bypass grafting—a 25-year review
Johannes Bonatti, Stephanie Wallner, Ingo Crailsheim, Martin Grabenwöger, Bernhard Winkler
Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery
Lorenzo Di Bacco, Antonio Miceli, Mattia Glauber
Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
Yasir Abu-Omar, Ibrahim T. Fazmin, Jason M. Ali, Marc P. Pelletier
Robotic mitral valve surgery: a review and tips for safely negotiating the learning curve
Caroline Toolan, Kenneth Palmer, Omar Al-Rawi, Tim Ridgway, Paul Modi
Minimally invasive tricuspid valve surgery
Abdelrahman Abdelbar, Ayman Kenawy, Joseph Zacharias
Minimally invasive resection of benign cardiac tumors
Ayman Kenawy, Abdelrahman Abdelbar, Joseph Zacharias
Insights from advancements and pathbreaking research on the minimally invasive treatment of atrial fibrillation
Anna Witkowska, Piotr Suwalski
Minimally invasive ventricular assist device implantation
Ameen Al-Naamani, Florian Fahr, Asim Khan, Christian Bireta, Michael Nozdrzykowski, Stefan Feder, Nikhil Deshmukh, Manal Jubeh, Sandra Eifert, Khalil Jawad, Uwe Schulz, Michael A. Borger, Diyar Saeed

Editorial on Training in Pulmonary Medicine and Surgery3

Methodology of curriculum development
Nathalie Tabin, Carine Pannetier, Daiana Stolz

Review Article on Training in Pulmonary Medicine and Surgery3

Auditorium of the future: e learning platform
Hasan F. Batirel, Jalal Assouad, Harry Etienne, Xavier Benoit D’Journo
Teaching non-technical skills: the patient centered approach
Gianluca Casali, Gareth Lock, Nuria M. Novoa

Perspectives on Training in Pulmonary Medicine and Surgery3

Utilization of a training portfolio in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery: the example of the French platform-EPIFORM
Alex Fourdrain, Charles-Henri David, Lucile Gust, Gilbert Massard

Disclosure:

1. The series “Sleep Section” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship.

2. The series “Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Jason Ali and Yasir Abu-Omar served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.

3. The series “Training in pulmonary medicine and surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Gilbert Massard served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.