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Review Article

Practical issues in the management of novel oral anticoagulants—cardioversion and ablation
Abhishek Maan, E. Kevin Heist, Jeremy N. Ruskin, Moussa Mansour
Is pulmonary vein isolation still the cornerstone in atrial fibrillation ablation?
T. Jared Bunch, Michael J. Cutler
The role of rotors in atrial fibrillation
David E. Krummen, Vijay Swarup, Sanjiv M. Narayan
The role of transcription factors in atrial fibrillation
Mengchen Zhou, Yuhua Liao, Xin Tu
Hybrid approaches in atrial fibrillation ablation: why, where and who?
Kevin Driver, J. Michael Mangrum
Are the novel anticoagulants better than warfarin for patients with atrial fibrillation?
Colleen M. Hanley, Peter R. Kowey
Can oral anticoagulants be stopped safely after a successful atrial fibrillation ablation?
Tze-Fan Chao, Yenn-Jiang Lin, Shih-Lin Chang, Li-Wei Lo, Yu-Feng Hu, Fa-Po Chung, Jo-Nan Liao, Shih-Ann Chen
Adjunct ablation strategies for persistent atrial fibrillation—beyond pulmonary vein isolation
Silvia Magnani, Daniele Muser, William Chik, Pasquale Santangeli
Alternative medicine in atrial fibrillation treatment—Yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback and more
Arun Kanmanthareddy, Madhu Reddy, Gopi Ponnaganti, Hari Priya Sanjani, Sandeep Koripalli, Nivedita Adabala, Avanija Buddam, Pramod Janga, Thanmay Lakkireddy, Sudharani Bommana, Ajay Vallakati, Donita Atkins, Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy
Dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system in atrial fibrillation
Yutao Xi, Jie Cheng
Left atrial appendage closure for thromboembolism prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation: advances and perspectives
Bin Kong, Yu Liu, He Huang, Hong Jiang, Congxin Huang
Surgical options in atrial fibrillation
Basel Ramlawi, Kareem Bedeir

Original Article

Catamenial pneumothorax: a rare entity? Report of 5 cases and review of the literature
Aikaterini N. Visouli, Kaid Darwiche, Andreas Mpakas, Paul Zarogoulidis, Antonios Papagiannis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Aikaterini Stylianaki, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Nicolaos Courcoutsakis, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis

Review Articles

A review of current and novel therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Rokhsara Rafii, Maya M. Juarez, Timothy E. Albertson, Andrew L. Chan
Superior sulcus (Pancoast) tumors: current evidence on diagnosis and radical treatment
Christophoros N. Foroulis, Paul Zarogoulidis, Kaid Darwiche, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Ilias Karapantzos, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Haidong Huang, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy: A descriptive analysis
Steven Leong, Hong Ju, Henry Marshall, Rayleen Bowman, Ian Yang, Ann-Maree Ree, Cathy Saxon, Kwun M Fong
Epidemiology and prognosis of breast cancer in young women
Hussein A. Assi, Katia E. Khoury, Haifa Dbouk, Lana E. Khalil, Tarek H. Mouhieddine, Nagi S. El Saghir
Update in diagnosis and therapy of coexistent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic heart failure
Qiaojun Zeng, Shanping Jiang
Acute respiratory distress syndrome: new definition, current and future therapeutic options
Vito Fanelli, Aikaterini Vlachou, Shirin Ghannadian, Umberto Simonetti, Arthur S. Slutsky, Haibo Zhang
Revisiting signs, strengths and weaknesses of Standard Chest Radiography in patients of Acute Dyspnea in the Emergency Department
Luciano Cardinale, Giovanni Volpicelli, Alessandro Lamorte, Jessica Martino, Andrea veltri
Molecular biology of lung cancer
Wendy A. Cooper, David C. L. Lam, Sandra A. O’Toole, John D. Minna
Hormonal therapies in young breast cancer patients: when, what and for how long?
Alexandre Christinat, Simona Di Lascio, Olivia Pagani
The management of the advanced colorectal cancer: management of the pulmonary metastases
Charalambos Zisis, Kosmas Tsakiridis, Ioanna Kougioumtzi, Paul Zarogoulidis, Kaid Darwiche, Nikolaos Machairiotis, Bojan Zaric, Nikolaos Katsikogiannis, Georgios Kesisis, Aikaterini Stylianaki, Zhigang Li, Konstantinos Zarogoulidis
Pleural infection-current diagnosis and management
Andrew Rosenstengel, YC Gary Lee
COPD in India: Iceberg or volcano?
Arvind B. Bhome
Whole genome sequencing for lung cancer
Marissa Daniels, Felicia Goh, Casey M Wright, Krishna B Sriram, Vandana Relan, Belinda E Clarke, Edwina E Duhig, Rayleen V Bowman, Ian A Yang, Kwun M Fong

Original Articles

Establishment of an orthotopic lung cancer model in nude mice and its evaluation by spiral CT
Xiang Liu, Jun Liu, Yubao Guan, Huiling Li, Liyan Huang, Hailing Tang, Jianxing He
Hydration with magnesium and mannitol without furosemide prevents the nephrotoxicity induced by cisplatin and pemetrexed in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Keiko Muraki, Ryo Koyama, Yuichiro Honma, Shigehiro Yagishita, Takehito Shukuya, Rina Ohashi, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Kenji Kido, Shin-ichiro Iwakami, Shinichi Sasaki, Akihiko Iwase, Kazuhisa Takahashi

Perspectives

Surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: the phoenix of thoracic surgery?
Luca Bertolaccini, Andrea Viti, Giovanni Di Perri, Alberto Terzi

Art of Operative Techniques

Thoracoscopic anatomic pulmonary resection
Jianxing He, Xin Xu

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

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Case Report


Surgical Technique