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Original Article

The lung cancer epidemic in Spanish women: an analysis of mortality rates over a 37-year period
Jose Luis López-Campos, Miguel Ruiz-Ramos, Carmen Calero
Treatment of giant emphysamous bulla with endobronchial valves in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a case series
Qing Tian, Yang An, Bin-Bin Xiao, Liang-An Chen
Effect of a neutrophil elastase inhibitor on ventilator-induced lung injury in rats
Do-Hyung Kim, Jae Ho Chung, Bong Soo Son, Yeon Ji Kim, Sang Gwon Lee
Cost and effectiveness of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer: a population-based analysis
Hsin-Yuan Fang, Fei-Yuan Hsiao, Hsu-Chih Huang, Yu-Sen Lin, Chih-Yi Chen, Shwn-Huey Shieh, Pin-Ru Chen, Chein-Kuang Chen, Chun-Ru Chien
Predictive risk factors for lymph node metastasis in patients with small size non-small cell lung cancer
Feichao Bao, Ping Yuan, Xiaoshuai Yuan, Xiayi Lv, Zhitian Wang, Jian Hu
The protective effects of glutamine in a rat model of ventilator-induced lung injury
Chin-Ming Chen, Kuo-Chen Cheng, Chien-Feng Li, Haibo Zhang
Lung cancer staging: the value of PET depends on the clinical setting
Frank C. Detterbeck, Santiago Figueroa Almanzar
Five-year epidemiological survey of valvular heart disease: changes in morbidity, etiological spectrum and management in a cardiovascular center of Southern China
Fang-Zhou Liu, Yu-Mei Xue, Hong-Tao Liao, Xian-Zhang Zhan, Hui-Ming Guo, Huan-Lei Huang, Xian-Hong Fang, Wei Wei, Fang Rao, Hai Deng, Yang Liu, Wei-Dong Lin, Shu-Lin Wu
Rapid pleurodesis is an outpatient alternative in patients with malignant pleural effusions: a prospective randomized controlled trial
Serkan Özkul, Akif Turna, Ahmet Demirkaya, Burcu Aksoy, Kamil Kaynak
Overnight fluid shifts in subjects with and without obstructive sleep apnea
Ning Ding, Wei Lin, Xi-Long Zhang, Wen-Xiao Ding, Bing Gu, Bu-Qing Ni, Wei Zhang, Shi-Jiang Zhang, Hong Wang
The changes of vaccinia related kinase 1 in grafted heart after rat heart transplantation
Shiguo Qian, Xuechao Yang, Kunpeng Wu, Qiangsheng Lv, Yuanyuan Zhang, Jiahong Dai, Cheng Chen, Jiahai Shi
Uniportal video assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: primary experience from an Eastern center
Mingxiang Feng, Yaxing Shen, Hao Wang, Lijie Tan, Xuping Mao, Yi Liu, Qun Wang
Differences in the clinical and radiological characteristics of lunginvolved toxocariasis between toxocariasis with eosinophilia and those without eosinophilia
Bo Mi Park, Sang Ok Jeong, Hee Sun Park, Sung Soo Jung, Sun Young Kim, Ju Ock Kim, Jeong Eun Lee
Antihypertensive therapy with nicardipine for patients with aortic disease is associated with more esmolol usage than urapidil
Kang-Song Wu, Jian-Cang Zhou, Hang-Yang Li, Dan-Yan Gu, Kong-Han Pan, Wei-Dong Li, Ying-Hong Hu
In vitro study of coronary flow occlusion in transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Zheng-Fu He, Wei-Ming Zhang, George Lutter, Rene Quaden, Jochen Cremer, Xiu-Jun Cai
Adrenergic regulation of the rapid component of delayed rectifier K+ currents in guinea pig cardiomyocytes
Sen Wang, Xiao-Yan Min, Si-Si Pang, Jin Qian, Di Xu, Yan Guo
Epidemiological and viral genome characteristics of the first human H7N9 influenza infection in Guangdong Province, China
Zi-Feng Yang, Jian-Feng He, Xiao-Bo Li, Wen-Da Guan, Chang-Wen Ke, Shi-Guan Wu, Si-Hua Pan, Run-Feng Li, Min Kang, Jie Wu, Jin-Yan Lin, Guo-Yun Ding, Ji-Cheng Huang, Wei-Qi Pan, Rong Zhou, Yong-Ping Lin, Rong-Chang Chen, Yi-Min Li, Ling Chen, Wen-Long Xiao, Yong-Hui Zhang, Nan-Shan Zhong
Sodium tanshinone IIA silate as an add-on therapy in patients with unstable angina pectoris
Haiyan Zhang, Mingzhi Long, Zhiwen Wu, Xu Han, Yichao Yu
Lung protective effects of budesonide nebulization during perioperative period of thoracolumbar fusion
Wenjing Li, Yu Zhao, Zhijian Sun, Xu Yang, Lijuan Zhao, Jianxiong Shen

Visualized Surgery

Video-assisted thoracoscopic left upper lobe sleeve lobectomy combined with pulmonary arterioplasty via two-port approach
Wenjie Jiao, Yandong Zhao, Xiaofei Wang, Jinpeng Zhao
Total thoracoscopic combined lingulectomy and pericardial cystectomy
Yi Zhang, Yong Lin, Guoyi Shen, Guilong Li
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery right upper posterior segmentectomywith systemic mediastinal lymph node dissection
Lin Ma, Chengwu Liu, Lunxu Liu
Video-assisted thoracoscopic left upper lobe apical trisegmentectomy with the Harmonic scalpel
Jun Peng, Xin-Long Chen, Xin Mao, Hui-Ping Wang, Jun Liu, Xian-Gu Ning
Left lower sleeve lobectomy and systematic lymph node dissection by complete video-assisted thoracic surgery
Jun-Qiang Fan, Jie Yao, Zhi-Bo Chang, Qi Wang, Bai-Qin Zhao
Video-assisted thoracic surgery right sleeve lobectomy
Fei Xiong, Sheng Wang, Jindan Kai
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic left basilar segmentectomy
Lei Jiang, Yi Bao, Ming Liu, Lei Lin, Lei Zhang, Gening Jiang
Video-assisted thoracic surgery left S1+2+3 segmentectomy for lung cancer
Jinshi Liu, Weishan Lu, Xinming Zhou
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery right upper lobectomy with systematic lymphadenectomy in a semiprone position
Zongwu Lin, Songtao Xu, Qun Wang
Unidirectionally progressive resection of left upper pulmonary lobe under video-assisted thoracoscopy
Kaican Cai, Hancheng Zhao, Hua Wu, Siyang Feng, Pengfei Ren, Ruijun Cai, Gang Xiong

Case Report

Pyrexia in patients with uncontrolled systemic hypertension: could they have an aortic dissection?
Vasileios Patris, Jennifer Whiteley, Orestis Argiriou, Niki Lama, Haris Georgiou, Charalampos Constantinou, Mihalis Argiriou, Christos Charitos
Primary synovial sarcoma of the lung: can haemothorax be the first manifestation?
Wen Ling Woo, Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, Lasha Gvinianidze, Sadeer Fhadil, Elaine Borg, Mary Falzon, David Lawrence
Palliative stent graft placement combined with subsequent open surgery for retrograde ascending dissection intra-thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Kai Zhu, Hao Lai, Changfa Guo, Jun Li, Chunsheng Wang
Induced airway obstruction under extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during treatment of life-threatening massive hemoptysis due to severe blunt chest trauma
Jong Myung Park, Chang Wan Kim, Hyun Min Cho, Bong Soo Son, Do Hyung Kim
Unexpectedly long intravenous and intracardiac extension of a small-sized pulmonary pleomorphic carcinoma
Aya Ishii, Tokuhiro Kimura, Koshiro Moritani, Dan Cui, Shinsuke Tanaka, Hiroo Kawano, Eiji Ikeda
Beware of arteria lusoria during lymph node dissection of the right paratracheal fossa for lung cancer surgery
Daniel Pan, Maria Elena Cufari, Eric Lim
Fatal interstitial lung disease associated with icotinib
Jiexia Zhang, Yangqing Zhan, Ming Ouyang, Yinyin Qin, Chengzhi Zhou, Rongchang Chen
Primary malignant pericardial mesothelioma—a rare cause of superior vena cava thrombosis and constrictive pericarditis
Wenhui Gong, Xiaofeng Ye, Kaihu Shi, Qiang Zhao
IgG4-related lung disease with atypical CT imaging: a case report
Jiaxuan Zhou, Xian Li, Qingsi Zeng
Rare and persistent Rhodococcus equi infection in a diffuse large B cell lymphoma patient: case report and review of the literature
Junli Zhang, Jing Xu, Xiaoxing Du, Yunsong Yu, Fangfang Lv
Good neurological recovery after rescue thrombolysis of presumed pulmonary embolism despite prior 100 minutes CPR
Jiang-Ping Wu, Dan-Yan Gu, Sheng Wang, Zhen-Jun Zhang, Jian-Cang Zhou, Rui-Feng Zhang
The pure distal left main bronchial sleeve resection with total lung parenchymal preservation: report of two cases and literature review
Jian Tang, Min Cao, Liqiang Qian, Yujie Fu, Jun Tang, Xiaojing Zhao

ICC COLUMN: The Voice of the Patient

3-1-5 implementation for 2015
Lawrence Grouse

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