Vol 14, No 9 (September 2022): Journal of Thoracic Disease

Editorial

Getting closer: localization techniques for small pulmonary nodules
Travis C. Geraci, Andrew J. DeMaio
Digital drainage systems: reminding what is important
Nuria M. Novoa, Marta G. Fuentes
Do we still need thoracic epidural analgesia in minimally invasive lung surgery?
Patrick Zardo
Resect a little, resect more, irradiate or ablate—what is the best approach?
Conor M. Maxwell, Hiran C. Fernando
Management of airway complications after lung transplantation: is there an ideal stent?
Emmanuel Martinod, Hervé Dutau, Nicolas Guibert
Airway complications—lung transplantation’s Achilles’ heel
Alan M. Carew, John A. Mackintosh
Air leaks: leave well enough alone
Gabrielle Drevet, François Tronc
A balancing act—the role of opioid-sparing anesthesia in enhancing recovery after thoracic surgery
John Kit Chung Tam
Donor lung preservation for transplantation—where do we go from here?
Dirk Van Raemdonck, Jan Van Slambrouck, Laurens J. Ceulemans
Donor lung inflation: are we doing it right?
Suresh Keshavamurthy, Karl Hillenbrand, Akshay Kumar

Original Article

3D localization based on anatomical LANDmarks in the treatment of pulmonary nodules
Dazhi Pang, Guangqiang Shao, Jitian Zhang, Jinglong Li, Hongxia Wang, Taiyang Liuru, Zhihai Liu, Yanan Liang
Use of a novel digital drainage system after pulmonary resection
Travis C. Geraci, Audrey Sorensen, Les James, Stacey Chen, Mohamed El Zaeedi, Robert J. Cerfolio, Michael Zervos
Decreased postoperative complications, neuropathic pain and epidural anesthesia-free effect of uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical lung resection: a single-center initial experience of 100 cases
Takahiro Homma, Yoshifumi Shimada, Keitaro Tanabe
Economic evaluation of microbiological and host biomarker-based tests for the diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis in a high burden setting
Anil Pooran, Philippa Randall, Richard Meldau, Rebeng Maine, Aliasgar Esmail
Sutureless aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients with active infective endocarditis
Alina Zubarevich, Arian Arjomandi Rad, Marcin Szczechowicz, Arjang Ruhparwar, Alexander Weymann
Self-assisting robot-assisted pulmonary lobectomy has favorable outcome compared to VATS lobectomy
Anuj S. Shah, Duc T. Nguyen, Ray Chihara, Edward Y. Chan, Edward A. Graviss, Min P. Kim
The efficacy of high-frequency jet ventilation on intraoperative oxygen saturation compared to cross-field ventilation in patients undergoing carinal resection and reconstruction
Yuwei Qiu, Fenghao Yu, Feng Yao, Jingxiang Wu
Hypnosis associated with 3D immersive virtual reality technology during bronchoscopy under local anesthesia
Samy Lachkar, Diane Gervereau, Marine Lanquetuit, Luc Thiberville, Hélène Morisse Pradier, Maxime Roger, Suzanna Bota, Florian Guisier, Mathieu Salaün
A single-center analysis of 71 patients with thymic carcinoma: the chronological changes in the surgical procedure and prognosis
Keisuke Yokota, Katsuhiro Okuda, Hiroshi Haneda, Tsutomu Tatematsu, Risa Oda, Tadashi Sakane, Takuya Matsui, Kensuke Chiba, Ryuji Nakamura, Ryoichi Nakanishi
Causes and management of intraoperative complications in robot-assisted anatomical pulmonary resection for lung cancer
Yoshiaki Takase, Masahiro Miyajima, Yoshiki Chiba, Daichi Ishii, Taiki Sato, Yuma Shindo, Yasuyuki Nakamura, Miho Aoyagi, Kodai Tsuruta, Atsushi Watanabe
Reliability of dynamic perfusion digital radiography as an alternative to pulmonary perfusion scintigraphy in predicting postoperative lung function and complications
Jun Hanaoka, Takuya Shiratori, Keigo Okamoto, Ryosuke Kaku, Yo Kawaguchi, Yasuhiko Ohshio, Akinaga Sonoda
Skeletal muscle and related protein expression as prognostic factors in thymic squamous cell carcinoma
Keita Nakanishi, Naoki Ozeki, Hisashi Tateyama, Yuka Kadomatsu, Harushi Ueno, Masaki Goto, Shota Nakamura, Koichi Fukumoto, Toyofumi Fengshi Chen-Yoshikawa
Parietal pleural small holes found in patients with primary spontaneous pneumothorax associated with relatively mild chest wall flatness: a retrospective study
Haruhiko Shiiya, Akihiko Tanaka, Motoki Sakuraba, Hideki Ujiie, Tatsuya Kato
Effect of 3A lymph node resection on survival in patients with right-sided NSCLC: a retrospective, multicentre, propensity-score matching study
Marcin M. Cackowski, Marcin Zbytniewski, Grzegorz M. Gryszko, Michał Dziedzic, Katarzyna Woźnica, Tadeusz M. Orłowski, Dariusz A. Dziedzic; on behalf of the Polish Lung Cancer Study Group (PLCSG)
Stratified treatment of localized cervical esophageal squamous cell carcinoma induced by neoadjuvant immunotherapy plus chemotherapy (SCENIC)
Chunguang Li, Bin Li, Yang Yang, Jun Liu, Ming Zhang, Huojun Zhang, Lijie Tan, Xiaoyong Shen, Zhigang Li
Bronchial artery revascularization in lung transplantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Danial Ahmad, Thomas J. O'Malley, Andrew M. Jordan, Elizabeth J. Maynes, Abhiraj Saxena, Kyle W. Prochno, Taufiek K. Rajab, Howard T. Massey, Richard C. Daly, Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili
Empyema after image-guided percutaneous intercostal drainage of subdiaphragmatic collection: a case series
Simone N. Zwicky, Benoît Rouiller, Daniel Candinas, Gregor Kocher, Guido Beldi
Early effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the North American cardiothoracic surgery job market
Jessica G. Y. Luc, Alejandro Pizano, Farhad Udwadia, Saurabh Gupta, Mohammed Dairywala, Catherine Joyce, Emily Robinson, Grahame Rush, Joel Dunning, Patrick O. Myers, Mara B. Antonoff, Tom C. Nguyen
Utilizing the chest tube insertion site as the site of initial trocar insertion with an optical-access trocar in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax
Hidenori Goto, Yoshiro Kanasaki, Yoshinobu Ichiki, Kozo Nakanishi
Mediastinal lymph node evaluation, especially at station 4L, in left upper lobe lung cancer
Jun Hanaoka, Makoto Yoden, Keigo Okamoto, Ryosuke Kaku, Yasuhiko Ohshio
Nuss bar removal without straightening is a safe technique: a single center experience
Nicky Janssen, Jean H. T. Daemen, Omar Ashour, Luca van Hulst, Karel W. E. Hulsewé, Yvonne L. J. Vissers, Erik R. de Loos
The technique of stump closure has no impact on post-pneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula in the non-small cell lung cancer—a cross-sectional study
Piotr Skrzypczak, Magdalena Roszak, Mariusz Kasprzyk, Wojciech Dyszkiewicz, Mikołaj Kamiński, Piotr Gabryel, Cezary Piwkowski
Improving outcomes in malignant pleural mesothelioma in an integrated health care system
Stephanie Ossowski, Yun-Yi Hung, Kian Banks, Diana Hsu, Lisa Herrinton, Simon Ashiku, Ashish Patel, J. Marie Suga, Jeffrey B. Velotta
EGFR T790M testing through repeated liquid biopsy over time: a real-world multicentric retrospective experience
Alessandro Dal Maso, Paola Del Bianco, Francesco Cortiula, Giorgia Nardo, Elisabetta Zulato, Laura Bonanno, Alessandro Follador, Giovanna De Maglio, Giulia Pasello, Stefano Indraccolo
Survival prognostic factors in unresectable/advanced primary thoracic sarcomas
Jerónimo R. Rodriguez-Cid, Juan J. Juarez-Vignon Whaley, Gisela Sánchez-Domínguez, Jordi Guzmán-Casta, Sonia Carrasco-CaraChards, Jorge A. Alatorre-Alexander, Luis M. Martínez-Barrera, Carla P. Sánchez-Rios, Rodrigo R. Flores-Mariñelarena, Alec Seidman-Sorsby, Mayte Cruz-Zermeño, Ivan J. Rodríguez-Zea, Patricio J. Santillan-Doherty
Evaluation of a multiplex PCR kit for detection of 17 respiratory pathogens in hospitalized patients
Cuiping Zhang, Xiaoyan Chen, Lu Wang, Juan Song, Chunmei Zhou, Xiaohuan Wang, Yan Ma, Cuicui Chen, Wei Guo, Yuanlin Song
Development and clinical application of an electronic health record quality control system for pulmonary aspergillosis based on guidelines and natural language processing technology
Zhengtu Li, Xidong Wang, Mengke Xu, Yongming Li, Yinguang Wang, Yijun Chen, Shaoqiang Li, Zhun Li, Jinglu Yang, Chun Tang, Fangshu Xiong, Wenhua Jian, Peimei He, Yangqing Zhan, Jinping Zheng, Feng Ye
Incidence and risk factors of acute kidney injury after maze operation in patients with rheumatic mitral valve disease
Hee Ju Hong, Yeiwon Lee, Sue Hyun Kim, Suk Ho Sohn, Jae Woong Choi, Kyung Hwan Kim, Ho Young Hwang
Differential expression and significance of peripheral blood genes in coronary artery heart disease
Shu-Xiong Nong, Dong Liang, Xiao Ma, Cheng Luo, Long-Chang Li, Yu-Shan Chen, Chun Gui
The effect of aggressive management of intraoperative body temperature on postoperative APACHE II score and prognosis in high-risk patients undergoing thoracoscopic surgery
Wangyu Li, Zhouting Hu, Jiayan Liu, Yuxin Yuan, Kai Li
The association of coronary non-calcified plaque loading based on coronary computed tomography angiogram and adverse cardiovascular events in patients with unstable coronary heart disease-a retrospective cohort study
Tianhong Yi, Suqun Huang, Daimin Li, Yao She, Ke Tan, Yi Wang
Analysis of susceptibility genes and myocardial infarction risk correlation of ischemic cardiomyopathy based on bioinformatics
Nai Zhang, Chuang Yang, Yu-Juan Liu, Peng Zeng, Tao Gong, Lu Tao, Xin-Ai Li
Diagnostic value of myocardial stress detection based on feature tracking MRI in patients with acute myocardial infarction
Li Feng, Zhao Yang, Shiyue Chen, Jianghua Wan
Long-term efficacy of diaphragm plication on the pulmonary function of adult patients with diaphragm paralysis: a retrospective cohort study
Xin Li, Yuan Wang, Daqiang Sun
Quality assessment and its influencing factors of lung cancer clinical research registration: a cross-sectional analysis
Qiu-Mian Ye, Zheng-Guo Chen, Luan-Luan Chen, Bing Si-Tu, Yong-Yi Mai, Jing-Yao Xiao, Ya-Jie Yang
High expression of glycolysis-related PGM2 gene in relation to poor prognosis and deficient immune cells infiltration in lung adenocarcinoma: a study based on bioinformatics analysis
Haoda Yu, Zhen Yu, Chu Qin, Tao Bian, Minhua Shi
The clinical application of lateral chest flap transfer combined with relay skin flap transfer to repair soft tissue defects of the chest wall after tumor resection
Fangfang Guo, Lu Wang, Lei Wang, Xinyang Yu, Zexin Chen
Structure-based classification of EGFR mutations in operable pre-invasive and invasive non-small cell lung cancer: a cross-sectional study
Tao Wang, Jun Cao, Qi Song, Li Wang, Yuanyuan Xiong, Rongrong Chen
Identification of tumor antigens and immune subtypes in lung squamous cell carcinoma for mRNA vaccine development
Jiaying Zhao, Ran Xu, Tong Lu, Jun Wang, Linyou Zhang
To explore the prognostic value of spread through air spaces and develop a nomogram combined with spread through air spaces in lung squamous cell carcinoma
Hongyan Yu, Chengbin Lin, Xiaohan Chen, Zheng Wang, Weiyu Shen
Diagnosis of mediastinal cysts: the role and safety of EUS–FNA with 19-gauge needle: a retrospective cohort study
Fuliang Cao, Sicong Zhang, Zhenbo Dai, Qianqian Fu, Feng Guo, Qinghua He, Dejun Zhou, Huilai Zhang, Xianhuo Wang
Intestinal barrier dysfunction is involved in the development of systemic inflammatory responses and lung injury in type A aortic dissection: a case-control study
Jianrong Li, Jun Zheng, Xiufeng Jin, Kai Zhu, Xiaolong Wang, Hongjia Zhang

Original Article of Cough Section

A multicenter survey on the current status of chronic cough and its impact on quality of life in Guangdong, China
Kefang Lai, Lianrong Huang, Haijin Zhao, Feng Wu, Guocui Zhen, Haiyan Deng, Wei Luo, Wen Peng, Mei Jiang, Fang Yi, Jianxin Sun, Pusheng Xu, Yuqi Zhou, Yinji Xu, Xiaoling Yuan, Yiju Zhao, Meihua Chen, Yong Jiang

Editorial on Thoracic Surgery Worldwide1

Thoracic surgery in Turkey
İsmail Sarbay, Akif Turna
Lung cancer surgery in Denmark
Joakim Grant Frederiksen, Thomas Decker Christensen, René Horsleben Petersen

Disclosure

1.The series “Thoracic Surgery Worldwide” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any funding or sponsorship. Alan Sihoe served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.