Vol 6, No 3 (March 2014): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Crosstalk between the thoracic physician and the surgeon: perspectives on pulmonary infections, malignancy and chest surgery)

Review Article

Thoracic surgery for haemoptysis in the context of tuberculosis: what is the best management approach?
Semih Halezeroğlu, Erdal Okur
The medical and surgical treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis
Gregory L. Calligaro, Loven Moodley, Greg Symons, Keertan Dheda
Resurgence of therapeutically destitute tuberculosis: amalgamation of old and newer techniques
Ravindra Kumar Dewan, Loven Moodley
Aspergilloma and the surgeon
Loven Moodley, Jehron Pillay, Keertan Dheda
Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infections
Margaret M. Johnson, John A. Odell
Staging lymph node metastases from lung cancer in the mediastinum
Mario D. Terán, Malcolm V. Brock
Approach to a solid solitary pulmonary nodule in two different settings—“Common is common, rare is rare”
Gabriele B. Murrmann, Femke H.M. van Vollenhoven, Loven Moodley
Surgical indications and optimization of patients for resectable esophageal malignancies
Joshua C. Grimm, Vicente Valero III, Daniela Molena
Indications and interventional options for non-resectable tracheal stenosis
Jenny Louise Bacon, Caroline Marie Patterson, Brendan Patrick Madden
The anticipation and management of air leaks and residual spaces post lung resection
Michael Rolf Mueller, Beatrice A. Marzluf

Original Article

Efficacy and safety of moxifloxacin in acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Kai-Xiong Liu, Bing Xu, Jie Wang, Jing Zhang, Hai-Bo Ding, Felinda Ariani, Jie-Ming Qu, Qi-Chang Lin

Disclosure:

The focused issue “Crosstalk between the thoracic physician and the surgeon: perspectives on pulmonary infections, malignancy and chest surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Keertan Dheda and Loven Moodley served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the focused issue.