Vol 7, No 2 (January 2019): Annals of Translational Medicine (Focus on “New Image Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Thoracic Surgery”)

Original Article

Safety and efficacy of computed tomography-guided dye localization using patent blue V for single lung nodule for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: a retrospective study
Jing-Ru Chen, Yao-Hui Tseng, Mong-Wei Lin, Hsin-Ming Chen, Yi-Chang Chen, Mei-Chi Chen, Yee-Fan Lee, Jin-Shing Chen, Yeun-Chung Chang
Quantitative feature analysis of CT images of transbronchial dye markings mimicking true pulmonary ground-glass opacity lesions
Bo-Wei Chen, Li-Wei Chen, Shun-Mao Yang, Ching-Kai Lin, Huan-Jang Ko, Chung-Ming Chen
Single-stage hybrid localization: a combination of bronchoscopic lung mapping followed by post-mapping computed tomographic reconstruction and additional transthoracic needle localization in a cone beam computed tomography room
Shun-Mao Yang, Wei-Chun Ko, Ling-Hsuan Meng, Li-Wei Chen, Kun-Hsien Lin, Yueh-Lun Liu, Shao-En Sun, Huan-Jang Ko
Computed tomography-guided dye localization for deeply situated pulmonary nodules in thoracoscopic surgery
Tung-Ming Tsai, Xu-Heng Chiang, Hsien-Chi Liao, Kuan-Chuan Tsou, Mong-Wei Lin, Ke-Cheng Chen, Hsao-Hsun Hsu, Jin-Shing Chen
Recent fluorescence-based optical imaging for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery segmentectomy
Yosuke Matsuura, Mingyon Mun, Junji Ichinose, Masayuki Nakao, Ken Nakagawa, Sakae Okumura

Case Report

Clarification of the resection line non-intubated segmentectomy using indocyanine green
Can Vladimir, Kala Zdenek, Frola Lukas, Hudacek Kamil, Kalis Vaclav, Kodytkova Alzbeta, Mitas Ladislav, Moravcik Petr, Rybnickova Sylva, Skrivanova Katerina, Spankova Marketa, Vach Robert, Horvath Teodor


The focused issue “New Image Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Thoracic Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Jin-Shing Chen, Mong-Wei Lin and Ke-Cheng Chen served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the focused issue.