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Review Article

The role of endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration for programmed death ligand 1 testing and next generation sequencing in advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Udit Chaddha, D. Kyle Hogarth, Septimiu Murgu
Liquid biopsy for lung cancers: an update on recent developments
Alberto E. Revelo, Alvaro Martin, Ricardo Velasquez, Prarthna Chandar Kulandaisamy, Jean Bustamante, Sevak Keshishyan, Gregory Otterson
Placement of markers to assist minimally invasive resection of peripheral lung lesions
Ricardo Velasquez, Alvaro Martin, Mohammad Abu Hishmeh, Lawrence DeLorenzo, Samjot Singh Dhillon, Kassem Harris
Innovations in functional and rehabilitative knee bracing
Jim Hewlett, John Kenney
Diagnosis and management of peripheral lung nodule
Taha Khan, Yasir Usman, Tony Abdo, Fawad Chaudry, Jean I. Keddissi, Houssein A. Youness
Anesthetic considerations for lung resection: preoperative assessment, intraoperative challenges and postoperative analgesia
Debra Lederman, Jasmeet Easwar, Joshua Feldman, Victoria Shapiro
Contemporary approach to the patient with malignant pleural effusion complicating lung cancer
Oleg Epelbaum, Najib M. Rahman
Management of hemoptysis in patients with lung cancer
Evgeni Gershman, Rachel Guthrie, Kevin Swiatek, Samira Shojaee
Postobstructive pneumonia in lung cancer
Aashish Valvani, Alvaro Martin, Anusha Devarajan, Dipak Chandy
Anesthetic management during bronchoscopy of patients with pulmonary hypertension
Jason Broker, Draginja Cvetkovic, Saman Yaghoubian
Role of bronchoscopy in management of central squamous cell lung carcinoma in situ
Ankit Gupta, Kassem Harris, Samjot Singh Dhillon
Management of air leaks post-surgical lung resection
Matthew E. Bronstein, Donna C. Koo, Tracey L. Weigel
The use of tranexamic acid in spine surgery
Joon S. Yoo, Junyoung Ahn, Sailee S. Karmarkar, Eric H. Lamoutte, Kern Singh
Evidence based treatment options for common knee injuries in runners
Simeon Mellinger, Grace Anne Neurohr
Bronchoscopic ablation techniques in the management of lung cancer
Ray W. Shepherd, Christopher Radchenko
Point of care ultrasound in thoracic malignancy
Matthew J. Miles, Shaheen Islam
Changing reimbursement models and private equity ownership in spine surgery
Matthew S. Galetta, Heeren S. Makanji, John Strony, Dhruv K. C. Goyal, Mark F. Kurd
Immunotherapy and targeted therapy—the new roadmap in cancer treatment
Kamran Shahid, Mustafa Khalife, Raetasha Dabney, Alexandria Phan
Paraneoplastic syndromes in lung cancer and their management
Asad Anwar, Firas Jafri, Sara Ashraf, Mohammad Ali S. Jafri, Michael Fanucchi
The utility of virtual reality and augmented reality in spine surgery
Joon S. Yoo, Dillon S. Patel, Nadia M. Hrynewycz, Thomas S. Brundage, Kern Singh
Malignant pleural effusion and cancer of unknown primary site: a review of literature
Saed Fathi Awadallah, Mark R. Bowling, Nitika Sharma, Arjun Mohan
Micronutrient management following bariatric surgery: the role of the dietitian in the postoperative period
Emma Osland, Hilary Powlesland, Taylor Guthrie, Carrie-Anne Lewis, Muhammed Ashraf Memon
Human microbial ecology and the rising new medicine
Filipa Godoy-Vitorino
Post-operative atrial fibrillation: should we anticoagulate?
Pooja S. Jagadish, Irene Kirolos, Sarthak Khare, Aranyak Rawal, Victor Lin, Rami N. Khouzam
An evaluation of biomaterials and osteobiologics for arthrodesis achievement in spine surgery
Joon S. Yoo, Junyoung Ahn, Dillon S. Patel, Nadia M. Hrynewycz, Thomas S. Brundage, Kern Singh
Static progressive stretch orthosis—consensus modality to treat knee stiffness—rationale and literature review
Anil Bhave, Nipun Sodhi, Hiba K. Anis, Joseph O. Ehiorobo, Michael A. Mont
Is early invasive management as ST elevation myocardial infarction warranted in de Winter’s sign?—a “peak” into the widow-maker
Joel M. Raja, Amit Nanda, Issa Pour-Ghaz, Rami N. Khouzam

Original Article

Tumor location is an independent prognostic factor of esophageal adenocarcinoma based on the eighth edition of TNM staging system in Chinese patients
Han-Yu Deng, Xi Zheng, Guha Alai, Gang Li, Jun Luo, Ze-Guo Zhuo, Yi-Dan Lin
The correlation between patient reported outcomes and biomarkers for knee osteoarthritis
Bumsup Lee, Martin Wang, Soo-Hyun Lew, Jung Jong Cho, Tae Won Kim, Nipun Sodhi, Hiba K. Anis, Michael A. Mont
Astym® therapy improves FOTO® outcomes for patients with musculoskeletal disorders: an observational study
Leah S. Harris, Suzanne Freeman, Ying-Chih Wang
The effect of extension assist orthosis with pneumatic bladders on pain and function for patients with early knee osteoarthritis
Kathleen Madara, Moiyad Aljehani, Federico Pozzi, Elizabeth Colonna, Joseph A. Zeni Jr
Genetic variants and clinical significance of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Hong-Hong Zhang, Hong-Sheng Wang, Xiao-Wen Qian, Cui-Qing Fan, Jun Li, Hui Miao, Xiao-Hua Zhu, Yi Yu, Jian-Hua Meng, Ping Cao, Jun Le, Jun-Ye Jiang, Wen-Jing Jiang, Ping Wang, Xiao-Wen Zhai
Quantitative gait analysis for laser cue in Parkinson’s disease patients with freezing of gait
Liang Tang, Wei Xu, Zhikun Li, Yu Chen, Haojie Chen, Ronghua Yu, Xiaodong Zhu, Dongyun Gu
Comparison of Roche Elecsys and Sysmex HISCL immunoassays for the screening of common blood-borne pathogens
Wanzhou Xu, Yongqing Tong, Yan Li
Perioperative changes in pelvic tilt after hip resurfacing using a direct lateral approach
Linsen T. Samuel, Jared Warren, Jacob M. Rabin, Alexander J. Acuña, Amy Shuster, Jordan Patterson, Michael A. Mont, Peter J. Brooks
Attitude and behavior of clinical nurse towards self-health care: a cross-sectional survey
Yi Zhang, Wenqin Wang, Qiaofei Liu, Xinjuan Wu, Min Xiang, Yanwei Zhao, Xiaodong He, Yufen Ma
Alterations of irisin, adropin, preptin and BDNF concentrations in coronary heart disease patients comorbid with depression
Wenxiu Han, Chunxiang Zhang, Hui Wang, Mengqi Yang, Yujin Guo, Gongying Li, Hailiang Zhang, Changshui Wang, Dan Chen, Chunmei Geng, Pei Jiang
Stability evaluation of anterior external fixation in patient with unstable pelvic ring fracture: a finite element analysis
Lan Li, Jingwei Lu, Longfei Yang, Kaijia Zhang, Jing Jin, Guojing Sun, Xingsong Wang, Qing Jiang
Existence of virulence genes in clinical Shigella sonnei isolates from Jiangsu province of China: a multicenter study
Bing Gu, Wenting Fan, Tingting Qin, Xiaoxiao Kong, Chen Dong, Zhongming Tan, Ying Chen, Nana Xu, Ping Ma, Chang-Jun Bao, Huimin Qian
Comprehensive analysis of differentially expressed serum microRNAs in humans responding to Brucella infection
Cuiping Zhang, Quan Fu, Meng Ding, Tingting Chen, Xiaolan Lu, Yujie Zhong, Yuying Bian, Fengmin Zhang, Chen-Yu Zhang, Chunni Zhang, Cheng Wang
Clinical epidemiology and outcomes of biliary tract infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae>
Lanyu Li, Changqing Zhu, Huan Huang
Impact of prior cancer on outcomes in nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Huaqiang Zhou, Yaxiong Zhang, Jiaqing Liu, Wenfeng Fang, Yunpeng Yang, Shaodong Hong, Gang Chen, Shen Zhao, Jiayi Shen, Wei Xian, Zhonghan Zhang, Xi Chen, Hongyun Zhao, Yan Huang, Li Zhang
High methylation of ZNF582 in cervical adenocarcinoma affects radiosensitivity and prognosis
Na-Yi Yuan Wu, Xiaoyun Zhang, Tangyuan Chu, Songlin Zhu, Yuping Deng, Yi Zhou, Ying Wang, Xueheng Zhao, Lu Liu, Chao Fang, Yang Wang, Yu-Ligh Liou, Jingting Cai, Jing Wang
Trehalose enhances bone fracture healing in a rat sleep deprivation model
Xingquan Xu, Rongliang Wang, Ziying Sun, Rui Wu, Wenjin Yan, Qing Jiang, Dongquan Shi
Deep convolutional neural network Inception-v3 model for differential diagnosing of lymph node in cytological images: a pilot study
Qing Guan, Xiaochun Wan, Hongtao Lu, Bo Ping, Duanshu Li, Li Wang, Yongxue Zhu, Jun Xiang, Jun Xiang
Efficacy and safety of cinacalcet and active vitamin D in the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease: a network meta-analysis
Li-Hua Ni, Cheng Yuan, Kai-Yun Song, Xiao-Chen Wang, Si-Jie Chen, Li-Ting Wang, Yu-Xia Zhang, Hong Liu, Bi-Cheng Liu, Ri-Ning Tang
The association between post-procedural oral hydration and risk of contrast-induced acute kidney injury among ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
Feier Song, Guoli Sun, Jin Liu, Ji-Yan Chen, Yibo He, Shiqun Chen, Guanzhong Chen, Ning Tan, Yong Liu, The RESCIND Group
Preoperative D-dimer level is an independent prognostic factor for non-small cell lung cancer after surgical resection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Han-Yu Deng, Xi Zheng, Rui Jiang, Rui-Lan Wang, Jie Zhou, Xiao-Ming Qiu
Surgical intervention in renal cell carcinoma patients with lung and bronchus metastasis is associated with longer survival time: a population-based analysis
Shaofeng Lin, Yuxiao Zheng, Zongshi Qin, Xin Hu, Feng Qi, Rong Yin, Lin Xu, Xiao Li
Whole exome sequencing identifies a rare variant in DAAM2 as a potential candidate in idiopathic pulmonary ossification
Sheng-Wen Sun, Mei Zhou, Long Chen, Jiang-Hua Wu, Zhao-Ji Meng, Shuai-Ying Miao, Hong-Li Han, Chen-Chen Zhu, Xian-Zhi Xiong
Anti-atherosclerotic effects between a combined treatment with simvastatin plus hirudin and single simvastatin therapy in patients with early type 2 diabetes mellitus
De-Qiang Li, Fei-Fei Lv, Zhong-Chun Li, Zhi-Yuan Dai, Hong-Xia Wang, Yang Han
Primary colorectal lymphoma: computed tomography and double-contrast barium enema examination findings with histopathological correlation in 19 patients
Meng Li, Li Zhang, Xin Liang, Wen-Ting Huang, Jing-Wen Ma, Yuan Wan, Ning Wu
Exenatide reduces cardiomyocyte apoptosis by stimulating adiponectin secretion and activating APPL1-AMPK-PPARα axis
Xiaotian Lei, Qinan Wu, Weiling Leng, Minxia Wu, Liu Chen, Ziwen Liang
The 100 most cited manuscripts in esophageal motility disorders: a bibliometric analysis
Dimitrios Schizas, Panagiotis Kapsampelis, Diamantis I. Tsilimigras, Prodromos Kanavidis, Dimitrios Moris, Ioannis S. Papanikolaou, Georgios P. Karamanolis, Dimitrios Theodorou, Theodore Liakakos
Differential expression of genes associated with hypoxia pathway on bone marrow stem cells in osteoporosis patients with different bone mass index
Qi Zhu, Chang Shan, Ling Li, Lige Song, Keqin Zhang, Yun Zhou
Cryo-electron microscopy reveals informative details of GABAA receptor structural pharmacology: implications for drug discovery
Richard W. Olsen, A. Kerstin Lindemeyer, Martin Wallner, Xiaorun Li, Kevin W. Huynh, Z. Hong Zhou
Catalpol may improve axonal growth via regulating miR-124 regulated PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway in neurons after ischemia
Huifeng Zhu, Jinghuan Wang, Yali Shao, Dong Wan
Postoperative albumin-bilirubin grade and albumin-bilirubin change predict the outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy
Linsen Ye, Rongpu Liang, Jiebin Zhang, Chaojin Chen, Xiaolong Chen, Yi Zhang, Guoying Wang, Yang Yang, Guihua Chen
Concurrent liposomal paclitaxel and cisplatin chemotherapy improved outcomes for locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy
Shu Liu, Sheng-Nan Ren, Wen-Xiu Ding, Xiao-Lin Ge, Yuan-Dong Cao, Sheng Zhang, Fu-Xi Zhen, Xin-Chen Sun
Personal factors influencing breast cancer patients’ perception of breast conservation surgery in West China
Li Zhang, Jidong Gao, Dongcai Lin, Li Xie, Tianyu Wang, Liqun Zou
Combining endoscopic ultrasound and tumor markers improves the diagnostic yield on the etiology of common bile duct dilation secondary to periampullary pathologies
Han Ding, Pinghong Zhou, Meidong Xu, Weifeng Chen, Quanlin Li, Tao Chen, Mingyan Cai, Tianyin Chen, Jingjing Lian, Yiqun Zhang
Prevalence of and factors related to microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Tianjin, China: a cross-sectional study
Huyen Dieu Thi Bui, Xiyue Jing, Rui Lu, Jiageng Chen, VanManh Ngo, Zhuang Cui, Yuanyuan Liu, Changping Li, Jun Ma
Clinical features and pregnancy outcomes of women with abnormal cell-free fetal DNA test results
Qin Zhou, Zhi-Ping Zhu, Bin Zhang, Bin Yu, Zheng-Mao Cai, Pei Yuan
Perioperative lymphocytopenia predicts mortality and severe complications after intestinal surgery
Marco Chiarelli, Pietro Achilli, Fulvio Tagliabue, Ariberto Brivio, Angelo Airoldi, Angelo Guttadauro, Francesca Porro, Luca Fumagalli
End-expiratory occlusion test predicts fluid responsiveness in cardiac surgical patients in the operating theatre
Li-Ying Xu, Guo-Wei Tu, Jing Cang, Jun-Yi Hou, Ying Yu, Zhe Luo, Ke-Fang Guo
Phylogenetic analysis of clinical strains of Helicobacter pylori isolated from patients with gastric diseases in Tibet
Mingjiang Bie, Jirui Wen, Hongren Wang, Linlin Zhou, Lijun Yang, Yongyue Pan, Jun Luo, Chao Liu, Mingyuan Li, Baoning Wang
Non-operative treatment options for knee osteoarthritis
Michael DeRogatis, Hiba K. Anis, Nipun Sodhi, Joseph O. Ehiorobo, Morad Chughtai, Anil Bhave, Michael A. Mont
Cinacalcet attenuated bone loss via inhibiting parathyroid hormone-induced endothelial-to-adipocyte transition in chronic kidney disease rats
Li-Hua Ni, Ri-Ning Tang, Cheng Yuan, Kai-Yun Song, Li-Ting Wang, Xiao-Liang Zhang, Lin-Li Lv, Bin Wang, Min Wu, Tao-Tao Tang, Zuo-Lin Li, Di Yin, Jing-Yuan Cao, Xiao-Chen Wang, Hong Liu, Qiang Chen, Bi-Cheng Liu
Two novel mutations of PEX6 in one Chinese Zellweger spectrum disorder and their clinical characteristics
Hui-Ling Yu, Yan Shen, Yi-Min Sun, Yue Zhang
Quality of life in patients with bronchiectasis: a 2-year longitudinal study
Anil Magge, Shehryar Ashraf, Alexandra L. Quittner, Mark L. Metersky
Effect of sevoflurane and propofol on acute kidney injury in pediatric living donor liver transplantation
Hongxia Li, Yiqi Weng, Shaoting Yuan, Weihua Liu, Hongli Yu, Wenli Yu
Effects of GLP-1 receptor analogue liraglutide and DPP-4 inhibitor vildagliptin on the bone metabolism in ApoE−/− mice
Lizhi Zhang, Peicheng Li, Zhaosheng Tang, Qin Dou, Bo Feng
Are management decisions in critical patients changed with use of hemodynamic parameters from transpulmonary thermodilution technique?
Ye Rim Chang, Seok Ho Choi, Sung Wook Chang
Mitral valve replacement via minimally invasive totally thoracoscopic surgery versus traditional median sternotomy: a propensity score matched comparative study
Jian Liu, Bo Chen, Yu-Yuan Zhang, Liang-Zheng Fang, Bin Xie, Huan-Lei Huang, Jing Liu, Cong Lu, Wen-Da Gu, Zhao Chen, Jie-Xu Ma, Hai-Yun Yuan, Ji-Mei Chen, Jian Zhuang, Hui-Ming Guo
Chin-down-plus-larynx-tightening maneuver improves choking cough after esophageal cancer surgery
Yongkui Yu, Yin Li, Yingmin Lu, Xionghuai Hua, Haibo Ma, Haomiao Li, Xiufeng Wei, Jun Zhang, Xiankai Chen, Qi Liu, Zhengshuai Zhu, Lei Xu, Ruixiang Zhang, Haibo Sun, Zongfei Wang
Nocturnal supports for patients with central sleep apnea and heart failure: a systemic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Chongxiang Chen, Tianmeng Wen, Wei Liao
Uric acid level changes after bariatric surgery in obese subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Weijie Liu, Hongwei Zhang, Xiaodong Han, Pin Zhang, Zhongqi Mao
Simultaneously thoracoscopic resection of lung cancer and anterior mediastinal lesions by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Jiajun Deng, Jiajun Deng, Yunlang She, Mengmeng Zhao, Yijiu Ren, Lei Zhang, Hang Su, Minglei Yang, Gening Jiang, Dong Xie, Chang Chen
Lower detectability of non-invasive prenatal testing compared to prenatal diagnosis in high-risk pregnant women
Jing Wang, Zhi-Wei Wang, Qin Zhou, Bin Zhang, Ting Yin, Bin Yu, Lei-Lei Wang

Case Report

Bronchoscopic instillation of DNase to manage refractory lobar atelectasis in a lung cancer patient
Hussein Assallum, Tian Yue Song, Lawrence DeLorenzo, Kassem Harris
Increased neutrophils and IL-17A in a rare organizing pneumonia secondary to extrapulmonary operation
Chaojie Wu, Kun Xu, Zhengxia Wang, Zhongqi Chen, Zhixiao Sun, Wenqing Yu, Ningfei Ji, Mao Huang, Mingshun Zhang

Big-data Clinical Trial Column

Reinforcement learning in clinical medicine: a method to optimize dynamic treatment regime over time
Zhongheng Zhang, written on behalf of AME Big-Data Clinical Trial Collaborative Group

Editorial Commentary

Testing two (of several) intravenous iron dosing strategies in hemodialysis
Margaret K. Yu, Glenn M. Chertow
Immunotherapy for head and neck cancer: where are we now and where are we going?
Joshua M. Bauml, Charu Aggarwal, Roger B. Cohen
Combining immunotherapy and epidermal growth factor receptor kinase inhibitors: worth the risk?
Hira Latif, Stephen V. Liu
Renal function after kidney surgery: “it’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future”
John M. DiBianco, Patrick T. Gomella, Mark W. Ball
A novel macrophage subtype directs hematopoietic stem cell homing and retention
Marcin Wysoczynski, Joseph B. Moore IV, Shizuka Uchida
Depth of invasion for prognostic stratification in oral cavity cancer: do we need further validation?
Cesare Piazza, Lorenzo Bresciani, Lorenzo Giannini
Coupled biosynthesis of cordycepin and pentostatin in Cordyceps militaris: implications for fungal biology and medicinal natural products
Peter A. D. Wellham, Dong-Hyun Kim, Matthias Brock, Cornelia H. de Moor
Editorial commentary: the multiligament injured knee: current controversies and strategies for improving outcomes
Adnan Saithna
Post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) animal model to understand pathophysiology of osteoarthritis
Quante Singleton, Santul Bapat, Sadanand Fulzele
Brain metastases in EGFR-positive non-small cell lung cancer: the way to the sanctuary becomes less winding
Antonio Passaro, Letizia Gianoncelli, Valeria Stati, Filippo de Marinis
Asymmetric dimethylarginine, erythropoietin resistance, and anemia in CKD
Tammy L. Sirich, Glenn M. Chertow
Reactive astrocytes foster brain metastases via STAT3 signaling
Braden C. McFarland, Etty N. Benveniste
New insights into cordycepin production in Cordyceps militaris and applications
Sunita Chamyuang, Amorn Owatworakit, Yoichi Honda
The role of acute kidney injury duration in clinical practice
Chyi-Sheng Khor, Wei-Jie Wang
Current landscape of cytoreductive nephrectomy: who, when, and why?
Jiping Zeng, Alfredo Harb-De la Rosa, Juan Chipollini
Improving patient selection for adjuvant therapy in high-risk renal cell carcinoma
Dylan M. Buller, Benjamin T. Ristau
Risk reduction in kidney surgery
Martin Marszalek
An emerging regulatory network of NHEJ via DYNLL1-mediated 53BP1 redistribution
Lykourgos-Panagiotis Zalmas, Wei-Ting Lu, Nnennaya Kanu
The role of laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy—how take care of patient security?
Trond A. Buanes
Pembrolizumab plus ipilimumab or pegylated interferon alfa-2b for patients with melanoma or renal cell carcinoma: take new drugs but keep the old?
Matthew Zibelman, Elizabeth R. Plimack
State of the art in multiligament knee injuries: from diagnosis to treatment
Marcel Faraco Sobrado
Revisiting the role of lymph node dissection in renal cell carcinoma
Alice Yu, Dimitar V. Zlatev, Michael L. Blute Sr
Lack of evidence regarding bone metastases of genitourinary cancers: interventions by surgery, radiotherapy, and bone-targeted systemic therapy
Makito Miyake, Takuya Owari, Kiyohide Fujimoto
Cellular therapy for autism spectrum disorder: a step forward to the optimal treatments
Dario Siniscalco, Nicola Antonucci
Profiling changes in metabolism and the immune microenvironment in lung tumorigenesis
Di Zhang, Ana S. Leal, Fawzi Abu Rous, Karen T. Liby
Stereotactic body radiation therapy for oligometastatic renal cell carcinoma: improving outcomes in an otherwise radioresistant malignancy
Thomas H. Beckham, Brandon S. Imber, Charles B. Simone II
Smoking favours hepatocellular carcinoma
Maria Guarino, Jean-François Dufour
Predicting mortality after postcardiotomy venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Fausto Biancari, Angelo M. Dell’Aquila, Giovanni Mariscalco
Stereotactic body radiation therapy could improve disease control in oligometastatic patients with renal cell carcinoma: do we need more evidence?
Linda Agolli
Role of stereotactic body radiation therapy for the management of renal cell carcinoma: tailoring treatment in the era of the “embarrassment of riches”
Sebastiano Buti, Alessandro Leonetti, Elisabetta Lattanzi, Nunziata D’Abbiero, Melissa Bersanelli
Microfracture for cartilage repair in the knee: current concepts and limitations of systematic reviews
Sang Jun Song, Cheol Hee Park
Lobar or sublobar resections are safe procedures for management of early lung cancer
Alfonso Fiorelli, Immacolata Mauro, Gaetano Cicchitto, Aldo Prencipe, Mario Polverino, Vincenzo Giuseppe Di Crescenzo, Mario Santini
Comment on an external validation of the 8th edition of the TNM classification for lung cancer staging in patients treated with chemoradiation
Ramón Palmero, Arturo Navarro-Martin, Ernest Nadal
TNM in non-small cell lung cancer: a staging system for all oncologists or just for surgeons?
David Ball
Behaviorally associated changes in neuroconnectivity following autologous umbilical cord blood infusion in young children with autism spectrum disorder
Richard E. Frye
Is the adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cell therapy effective for treatment of knee osteoarthritis?
Ilaria Roato, Riccardo Ferracini
‘RNA circles of influence’ in Kaposi sarcoma
Dimitrios Tsitsipatis, Myriam Gorospe
A 7.0–7.7% value for glycated haemoglobin is better than a <7% value as an appropriate target for patient-centered drug treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus
José Pedro L. Nunes, Joseph P. DeMarco
Immune checkpoint inhibitors for esophageal cancer: are we moving in the right direction?
Alexander G. Raufi, Khaldoun Almhanna
Non-small cell lung cancer 2 cm or less: robotic segmentectomy sets the gold standard against non-surgical therapy
Dana Ferrari-Light, Robert J. Cerfolio
Reconsider minimally invasive surgery for early cervical cancer
Yi Zhang, Shuguang Chen
Urologic and interventional radiology treatment of renal cell carcinomas—similarities and differences
Diep Nguyen, Eric vanSonnenberg, Paul Kang, Peter R. Mueller
The effect of centralization of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair procedures on perioperative outcomes
Kosmas I. Paraskevas
Arterial erectile dysfunction is an early sign of vascular damage: the importance for the prevention of cardiovascular health
Sandro La Vignera, Rosita A. Condorelli, Rossella Cannarella, Filippo Giacone, Aldo E. Calogero
Comment for “nomogram establishment for surgery-related complications in partial nephrectomy”
Katsumi Shigemura, Shian-Ying Sung, Kuan-Cho Chen, Masato Fujisawa
Salvage procedures for chronic gastric leaks after sleeve gastrectomy: the role of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y fistulo-jejunostomy
Panagiotis Lainas, Naim Schoucair, Carmelisa Dammaro, Ibrahim Dagher
Fluoxetine in stroke (FOCUS) trial—reasons to be cheerful about antidepressants in stroke?
Terence J. Quinn
Extended follow-up on KEYNOTE-024 suggests significant survival benefit for pembrolizumab in patients with PD-L1 ≥50%, but unanswered questions remain
Jose M. Pacheco, Dexiang Gao, D. Ross Camidge
Serum neurofilament light chain rate of change in Alzheimer’s disease: potentials applications and notes of caution
Federico Massa, Riccardo Meli, Silvia Morbelli, Flavio Nobili, Matteo Pardini
Vitamin C’s essential role in DNA and histone demethylation and a preclinical rationale for its therapeutic high-dose potential in renal cell carcinoma
Ching-Hui Huang, Chia-Chu Chang
Looking beyond cancer for cabozantinib-induced cardiotoxicity: evidence of absence or absence of evidence?
Eugenia Y. Lee, Andrew T. Yan
Key players of neuroendocrine differentiation in prostate cancer
Matteo Santoni, Gaetano Aurilio, Alessandro Maccioni, Franco Nolè, Nicola Battelli
Spine surgeon ownership of ambulatory surgery centers
Andre M. Samuel, Mark T. Langhans, Sravisht Iyer
New promising circulating RNA biomarkers for early diagnosis of lung adenocarcinoma
Francisco J. Enguita
VCAM-1+ macrophages usher hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell to vascular niche “hotspots”
Yahui Grace Chiu, Omar S. Aljitawi
Immunotherapy for mucosal melanoma
Sarah Yentz, Christopher D. Lao
68Ga-dotatoc vs. 18F-FDG vs. radiolabelled PSMA PET/CT in renal cancer patients
Laura Evangelista, Fabio Zattoni, Pierpaolo Alongi
Spread through air spaces-positive T1 lung adenocarcinoma: is lobectomy associated with better outcomes than sublobar resection?
Kathleen Weiss, Matthew M. Rochefort
Prevention of cognitive decline in old age—varying effects of interventions in different populations
Chengxuan Qiu, Gunilla Johansson, Feiqi Zhu, Miia Kivipelto, Bengt Winblad
Role of cytoreductive nephrectomy in metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients with tumor thrombus: does it change with development of systemic therapy?
Fumitaka Koga
Long-term survival following thoracoscopic versus open lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer
Hussein Elkhayat, Diego Gonzalez Rivas
Personalized medicine in breast cancer: a step forward
Alejandro Martin Sanchez, Gianluca Franceschini, Daniela Terribile, Sabatino D’Archi, Lorenzo Scardina, Riccardo Masetti
Renal cell carcinoma response to checkpoint inhibitors may be predicted by senescence activity in tumor microenvironment
Javier González, Gaetano Ciancio
Progress in interferon-gamma release assay development and applications: an unfolding story of translational research
Ajit Lalvani, Hilary S. Whitworth
Post-operative surveillance in kidney cancer
Ofer Gofrit, Marina Orevi
Another one in the chamber: cabozantinib for patients with metastatic non clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Vincenzo Di Nunno, Francesco Massari, Veronica Mollica, Alessia Cimadamore, Matteo Santoni, Liang Cheng, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, Marina Scarpelli, Rodolfo Montironi
Predicting biological behaviour of newly diagnosed renal masses: a possible role of cell proliferation biomarkers?
Riccardo Mastroianni, Aldo Brassetti, Manuela Costantini, Giuseppe Simone
New insights in predictive determinants of the tumor immune microenvironment for immune checkpoint inhibition: a never ending story?
Markus Eckstein, Shilpa Gupta
A critical evaluation of the role of robotic-assisted surgery in complex pediatric urology cases
Patricio Gargollo
Cardiovascular and renal protection with sodium-glucose cotransporter type 2 inhibitors: new paradigm in type 2 diabetes management…and potentially beyond
André J. Scheen
Is nodal disease burden relevant in patients with renal cell carcinoma and lymph node invasion?
Francisco Rodriguez-Covarrubias
Pluripotential stem cells as replacement therapy in degenerative diseases of the eye
Colin J. Barnstable
Do hypofraction and large breast size reciprocally fit in breast cancer radiotherapy?
Pierfrancesco Franco, Sara Bartoncini, Stefania Martini, Giuseppe Carlo Iorio, Umberto Ricardi
Nephrometry score correlated with tumor proliferative activity inT1 clear cell renal cell carcinoma—the tiger in the tall grasses versus the cat in plain sight
Ziting Wang, Ho Yee Tiong
Should we perform peripheral laser iridotomy in primary angle closure suspects: implications of the ZAP trial?
Vivek Gupta, Tanuj Dada
FOCUS trial: results, potentialities and limits
Luca Saba, Antonella Balestrieri, Alessandra Serra, Raimondo Garau, Carola Politi, Pierleone Lucatelli, Alessandro Murgia, Jasjit S. Suri, Lorenzo Mannelli
Outcome of safety and efficacy of allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cell derived from umbilical cord for the treatment of osteoarthritis in a randomized blinded placebo-controlled trial
Kiran Shah, Huseyin Sumer
Breakthroughs and challenges in the management of tropomyosin receptor kinase fusion-positive tumors
Hirva Mamdani, Shadia I. Jalal
Better screened than sorry!—an informed panel of inherited DNA repair gene variants for prostate cancer screening and prognostication
Giulia Fracassi, Francesca Lorenzin, Francesca Demichelis
The 8th UICC/AJCC TNM edition for non-small cell lung cancer staging: getting off to a flying start?
Andrea Lancia, Elisa Merizzoli, Andrea Riccardo Filippi
Testicular germ cell tumors: the changing role of the pathologist
Andrea Ronchi, Francesca Pagliuca, Renato Franco
Apixaban or rivaroxaban in the treatment of acute venous thromboembolism?
Maja Hellfritzsch, Erik L. Grove, Kasper Adelborg
Prolonged albumin administration in patients with decompensated cirrhosis: the amount makes the difference
Manuel Tufoni, Giacomo Zaccherini, Paolo Caraceni
Novel therapeutic approaches for pancreatic cancer by combined targeting of RAF→MEK→ERK signaling and autophagy survival response
Faustino Mollinedo, Consuelo Gajate
Turning stem cells homing potential into cancer specific drug delivery machines
Nedime Serakinci, Huseyin Cagsin
MGTX extension study longitudinally favors early thymectomy in non-thymomatous young-adult patients with AChR antibody-positive myasthenia gravis
Tetsuya Akaishi, Masakatsu Motomura, Masashi Aoki, Kimiaki Utsugisawa
Pembrolizumab monotherapy for PD-L1 ≥50% non-small cell lung cancer, undisputed first choice?
Willemijn S. M. E. Theelen, Paul Baas
Suggestions for radiation oncologists to overcome radiotherapy interruption in patients with nasopharyngeal cancer
Jung Ae Lee, Won Sup Yoon
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