Vol 11, No 9 (September 30, 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease


Recommendations for lung cancer screening in Southern Africa
Coenraad F. N. Koegelenberg, Shane Dorfman, Ivan Schewitz, Guy A. Richards, Shaun Maasdorp, Clifford Smith, Keertan Dheda, on behalf of the South African Thoracic Society

Original Article

Diaphragmatic plication for iatrogenic respiratory insufficiency after cardiothoracic surgery
Takahiro Uchida, Yugo Tanaka, Nahoko Shimizu, Sanae Kuroda, Takefumi Doi, Daisuke Hokka, Yutaka Okita, Yoshimasa Maniwa
Intracavitary chemotherapy with epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase inhibitor (EGFR-TKI) is not superior to TKI monotherapy in controlling malignant pleural effusion recurrence in EGFR-mutated lung cancer patients
Wenxian Wang, Xiaowen Jiang, Yiping Zhang, Yong Song, Zhengbo Song
Intensity-modulated radiotherapy does not decrease the risk of malnutrition in esophageal cancer patients during radiotherapy compared to three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy
Cong Wang, Ming Lu, Tingting Zhou, Shasha Zhao, Shanghui Guan
Anatomical pulmonary resections for primary lung cancer in octogenarians within a dedicated care protocol
Charlotte Cohen, Saleh Al Orainy, Daniel Pop, Michel Poudenx, Josiane Otto, Jean-Philippe Berthet, Nicolas Venissac, Jérome Mouroux
Recovery of pulmonary function after lung wedge resection
Shohei Mori, Takamasa Shibazaki, Yuki Noda, Daiki Kato, Takeo Nakada, Hisatoshi Asano, Hideki Matsudaira, Takashi Ohtsuka
Left heart decompression at venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation initiation in cardiogenic shock: prophylactic versus therapeutic strategy
Soo Jin Na, Jeong Hoon Yang, Ji-Hyuk Yang, Kiick Sung, Jin-Oh Choi, Joo-Yong Hahn, Eun-Seok Jeon, Yang Hyun Cho
Prognostic impact of the Controlling Nutritional Status score in patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with pembrolizumab
Taro Ohba, Shinkichi Takamori, Ryo Toyozawa, Kaname Nosaki, Yasuhiro Umeyama, Naoki Haratake, Naoko Miura, Masafumi Yamaguchi, Kenichi Taguchi, Takashi Seto, Mototsugu Shimokawa, Mitsuhiro Takenoyama
Feasibility and validity of double-arm specimen extraction method after partial lung resection in single-port thoracoscopic surgery
Xiaohui Yu, Bin Zheng, Shuliang Zhang, Taidui Zeng, Hao Chen, Wei Zheng, Chun Chen
Prognostic significance of IMP-3 expression pattern in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Terue Sakakibara, Soji Ozawa, Junya Oguma, Minoru Nakui, Soichiro Yamamoto, Hiroyasu Makuuchi, Hiroshi Kajiwara, Naoya Nakamura
Clinical predictors of asthmatics in identifying subgroup requiring long-term tiotropium add-on therapy: a real-world study
Wen-Chien Cheng, Wei-Chih Liao, Biing-Ru Wu, Chih-Yu Chen, Meng-Fang Shen, Wei-Chun Chen, Te-Chun Hsia, Chih-Yen Tu, Chia-Hung Chen, Wu-Huei Hsu
Impact of clinicopathological features on the efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitors plus conventional treatment in patients with advanced lung cancer
Guanghui Gao, Meng Qiao, Hongcheng Liu, Tao Jiang, Fei Zhou, Xuefei Li, Chao Zhao, Xiaoxia Chen, Chunxia Su, Shengxiang Ren, Caicun Zhou
Effectiveness and safety of bovine pericardium patch repair for cervical anastomotic leakage after oesophagectomy for cancer
Xionghuai Hua, Rulin Qian, Kefeng Shi, Xiufeng Wei, Heng Zhang, Ge Qu, Maolin Chen, Binbin Zhang
Effect of rifampicin and clarithromycin on the CYP3A activity in patients with Mycobacterium avium complex
Norimichi Akiyama, Naoki Inui, Kazutaka Mori, Yutaro Nakamura, Hiroshi Hayakawa, Shimako Tanaka, Shinya Uchida, Noriyuki Namiki, Hiroshi Watanabe, Takafumi Suda
HIV and tuberculosis co-infection in East Asia and the Pacific from 1990 to 2017: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
Jianrong Zhang, Stephanie Kern-Allely, Tiange Yu, Rumi Kato Price
Patient outcomes post-pulmonary resection for synchronous bone-metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Yuki Takahashi, Hirofumi Adachi, Yasushi Mizukami, Hiroshi Yokouchi, Satoshi Oizumi, Atsushi Watanabe
Use of a modified endotracheal tube for self-expandable metallic Y-shaped airway stent deployment without rigid bronchoscope or fluoroscopic guidance
Shuliang Guo, Xinzhu Liu, Yishi Li, Yang Xiao, Meiling Xiao, Xingxing Jin
Validation of spectral energy for the quantitative analysis of ventricular fibrillation waveform to guide defibrillation in a porcine model of cardiac arrest and resuscitation
Qiyu Yang, Ming Li, Zhaolan Huang, Zhuoyan Xie, Yue Wang, Qin Ling, Xuefen Liu, Wanchun Tang, Longyuan Jiang, Zhengfei Yang
Real world experience on treatment, outcome and toxicity of crizotinib in patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Maria Fatima Flores Del Valle, Alex Yuang-Chi Chang
Comparisons of short-term outcomes between robot-assisted and thoraco-laparoscopic esophagectomy with extended two-field lymph node dissection for resectable thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Junying Chen, Qianwen Liu, Xu Zhang, Hong Yang, Zihui Tan, Yaobin Lin, Jianhua Fu
The position of the inferior vena cava-right atrium junction on simple radiography: implication for optimal veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannula tip position
Dong Su Kim, Yun Gyu Song, Yong Hwan Kim, Moon Ok Lee
Peri-operative risk factors for in-hospital mortality in acute type A aortic dissection
Miaoyun Wen, Yongli Han, Jingkun Ye, Gengxin Cai, Wenxin Zeng, Xinqiang Liu, Linqiang Huang, Zhesi Lian, Hongke Zeng
Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery reduced the occurrence of post-thoracotomy pain syndrome after lobectomy for lung cancer
Kyoji Hirai, Jitsuo Usuda
Laparoscopic repair of hiatal hernia
Ju Sik Yun, Kook Joo Na, Sang Yun Song, Seok Kim, Eunchong Kim, In Seok Jeong, Sang Gi Oh
A modified recursive partitioning analysis for predicting overall survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer and central nervous system metastases
Thiago Pimentel Muniz, Victor Hugo Fonseca de Jesus, Victor Aurélio Ramos Sousa, Malu Viter da Rosa Barbosa, Vladmir Cláudio Cordeiro de Lima
Comparison between noninvasive and conventional skin closure methods in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting using bilateral internal thoracic artery
Heemoon Lee, Sang Yoon Yeom, Hee Jung Kim, Jae Suk Yoo, Dong Jin Kim, Kwang Ree Cho
The prognostic predictors of patients with airway involvement due to advanced esophageal cancer after metallic airway stenting using flexible bronchoscopy
Wen-Chien Cheng, Meng-Fang Shen, Biing-Ru Wu, Chih-Yu Chen, Wei-Chun Chen, Wei-Chih Liao, Chia-Hung Chen, Chih-Yen Tu
Prolyl hydroxylase 3 involvement in lung cancer progression under hypoxic conditions: association with hypoxia-inducible factor-1α and pyruvate kinase M2
Xiao Chu, Ming Xiang, Liang Feng, Hui Liu, Chao Zhou
Repair versus replacement of mitral valves in cases of severe rheumatic mitral stenosis: mid-term clinical outcomes
Yuqing Jiao, Tiange Luo, Haibo Zhang, Jie Han, Yan Li, Yixin Jia, Shuai Zheng, Xu Meng
Discovery of potential plasma protein biomarkers for acute myocardial infarction via proteomics
Shasha Xu, Jianjun Jiang, Yang Zhang, Tingting Chen, Min Zhu, Chongfeng Fang, Yafei Mi
Immunohistochemistry and clinical value of sirtuin 2 in non-metastasized non-small cell lung cancer
Cai-Xia Gao, Bin Chen, Hui-Kang Xie, Chao-Nan Han, Jie Luo
Alpha-l-fucosidase: a novel serum biomarker to predict prognosis in early stage esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Xiangyang Yu, Rusi Zhang, Tianzhen Yang, Mengqi Zhang, Kexing Xi, Yongbin Lin, Yingsheng Wen, Gongming Wang, Zirui Huang, Xuewen Zhang, Lanjun Zhang
Early decongestive therapy versus high-flow nasal cannula for the prevention of adverse clinical events in patients with acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema
Sang Yong Om, Junho Hyun, Kyung Hun Nam, Sun Hack Lee, Seung Min Song, Jung Ae Hong, Sang Eun Lee, Min-Seok Kim
Estimating the quality of YouTube videos on pulmonary lobectomy
Zixuan Chen, Hongyu Zhu, Weijun Zhao, Haixie Guo, Chengwei Zhou, Jianfei Shen, Minhua Ye
Elevation of pulmonary CD163+ and CD204+ macrophages is associated with the clinical course of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients
Takashi Nouno, Masaki Okamoto, Koji Ohnishi, Shinjiro Kaieda, Masaki Tominaga, Yoshiaki Zaizen, Masao Ichiki, Seiya Momosaki, Masayuki Nakamura, Kiminori Fujimoto, Junya Fukuoka, Shigeki Shimizu, Yoshihiro Komohara, Tomoaki Hoshino

Newsletter of GARD Section1

Next-generation care pathways for allergic rhinitis and asthma multimorbidity: a model for multimorbid non-communicable diseases—Meeting Report (Part 2)
Jean Bousquet, Nhân Pham-Thi, Anna Bedbrook, Ioana Agache, Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Ignacio Ansotegui, Josep M. Anto, Claus Bachert, Samuel Benveniste, Mike Bewick, Nils Billo, Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Isabelle Bosse, Guy Brusselle, Moïses A. Calderon, G. Walter Canonica, Luis Caraballo, Victoria Cardona, Ana Maria Carriazo, Eugene Cash, Lorenzo Cecchi, Derek K. Chu, Elaine Colgan, Elisio Costa, Alvaro A. Cruz, Wienczyslawa Czarlewski, Stephen Durham, Motohiro Ebisawa, Marina Erhola, Jean-Luc Fauquert, Wytske J. Fokkens, Joao A. Fonseca, Nick Guldemond, Tomohisa Iinuma, Maddalena Illario, Ludger Klimek, Piotr Kuna, Violeta Kvedariene, Désirée Larenas-Linneman, Daniel Laune, Lan T. T. Le, Olga Lourenço, Joao O. Malva, Gert Marien, Enrica Menditto, Joaquim Mullol, Lars Münter, Yoshitaka Okamoto, Gabrielle L. Onorato, Nikos G. Papadopoulos, Maritta Perala, Oliver Pfaar, Abigail Phillips, Jim Phillips, Hilary Pinnock, Fabienne Portejoie, Pablo Quinones-Delgado, Christine Rolland, Ulysse Rodts, Boleslaw Samolinski, Mario Sanchez-Borges, Holger J. Schünemann, Mohamed Shamji, David Somekh, Alkis Togias, Sanna Toppila-Salmi, Ioanna Tsiligianni, Omar Usmani, Samantha Walker, Dana Wallace, Arunas Valiulis, Rianne Van der Kleij, Maria Teresa Ventura, Sian Williams, Arzu Yorgancioglu, Torsten Zuberbier


1. The series “GARD Section” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Yousser Mohammad and Alvaro A. Cruz served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.

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