Editorial

Breast cancer in Egypt, China and Chinese: statistics and beyond
Hamdy A. Azim, Amal S. Ibrahim
Advantages and drawbacks of long-term macrolide use in the treatment of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
Li-Chao Fan, Jin-Fu Xu
Evidence based imaging strategies for solitary pulmonary nodule
Yi-Xiang J. Wang, Jing-Shan Gong, Kenji Suzuki, Sameh K. Morcos

Original Article

VATS biopsy for undetermined interstitial lung disease under nongeneral anesthesia: comparison between uniportal approach under intercostal block vs . three-ports in epidural anesthesia
Vincenzo Ambrogi, Tommaso Claudio Mineo
Clinicopathological variables predicting HER-2 gene status in immunohistochemistry-equivocal (2+) invasive breast cancer
Yongling Ji, Liming Sheng, Xianghui Du, Guoqin Qiu, Bo Chen, Xiaojia Wang
The normative value of inflammatory cells in the nasal perfusate of Chinese adults: a pilot study
Yong Zhang, Qiuping Wang, Yanqing Xie, Zhiyi Wang, Derong Li, Li Ma, Xinju Pang, Weidong Yu, Nanshan Zhong
The impact of hypertension on the electromechanical properties and outcome of catheter ablation in atrial fibrillation patients
Tao Wang, Yun-Long Xia, Shu-Long Zhang, Lian-Jun Gao, Ze-Zhou Xie, Yan-Zong Yang, Jie Zhao
Performance evaluation of MR-proadrenomedullin and other scoring systems in severe sepsis with pneumonia
Serdar Akpinar, Kazım Rollas, Ali Alagöz, Fatih Seğmen, Tuğrul Sipit
The potential role of extracellular regulatory kinase in the survival of patients with early stage adenocarcinoma
Simone de Leon Martini, Carolina Beatriz Müller, Rosalva Thereza Meurer, Marilda da Cruz Fernandes, Rodrigo Mariano, Mariel Barbachan e Silva, Fábio Klamt, Cristiano Feijó Andrade
Robotic lung segmentectomy for malignant and benign lesions
Alper Toker, Kemal Ayalp, Elena Uyumaz, Erkan Kaba, Özkan Demirhan, Suat Erus
The SNPs (-1654C/T, -1641A/G and -1476A/T) of protein C promoter are associated with susceptibility to pulmonary thromboembolism in a Chinese population
Changtai Zhu, Ting Jiang, Yafang Miao, Sugang Gong, Kebin Cheng, Jian Guo, Xiaoyue Tan, Jun Yue, Jinming Liu
Prognostic factors in patients with recurrence after complete resection of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Xiao-Dong Su, Dong-Kun Zhang, Xu Zhang, Peng Lin, Hao Long, Tie-Hua Rong
Sequential treatment of icotinib after first-line pemetrexed in advanced lung adenocarcinoma with unknown EGFR gene status
Yulong Zheng, Weijia Fang, Jing Deng, Peng Zhao, Nong Xu, Jianying Zhou
Regional differences of nontuberculous mycobacteria species in Ulsan, Korea
Mu Yeol Lee, Taehoon Lee, Min Ho Kim, Sung Soo Byun, Myung Kwan Ko, Jung Min Hong, Kyung Hoon Kim, Seung Won Ra, Kwang Won Seo, Yangjin Jegal, Joseph Jeong, Jong Joon Ahn
Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and risk of mycobacterium in patients with chronic respiratory diseases: a meta-analysis
Songshi Ni, Zhenxue Fu, Jing Zhao, Hua Liu
The upregulated expression of OX40/OX40L and their promotion of T cells proliferation in the murine model of asthma
Wei Lei, Da-Xiong Zeng, Can-Hong Zhu, Gao-Qin Liu, Xiu-Qin Zhang, Chang-Guo Wang, Qin Wang, Jian-An Huang
Relation of late gadolinium enhancement in cardiac magnetic resonance on the diastolic volume recovery of left ventricle with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Xiaorong Chen, Hongjie Hu, Yue Qian, Jiner Shu
Predictive value of lactate in unselected critically ill patients: an analysis using fractional polynomials
Zhongheng Zhang, Kun Chen, Hongying Ni, Haozhe Fan

Clinical Nursing

Nursing for the complete VATS lobectomy performed with non-tracheal intubation
Li Wang, Yidong Wang, Suihong Lin, Pengying Yin, Yanwen Xu

Letter to the Editor

Moxifloxacin in acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and COPD
Wan-Jie Gu

Book Review

Individualized altered fractionation as a more effective radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer
Yi-Jen Chen

Below are the latest Journal of Thoracic Disease articles published online ahead of print publication.


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Review Article


Original Article


Case Report


Brief Report


Surgical Technique