Vol 5, No 6 (March 2017): Annals of Translational Medicine

Preface on Acute Lung Injury1

Paul A. J. Beckers, Paul E. Van Schil

Review Article on Acute Lung Injury1

Lung ischemia reperfusion injury: the therapeutic role of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibition
Paul A. J. Beckers, Jan F. Gielis, Paul E. Van Schil, Dirk Adriaensen
The expression of proline-specific enzymes in the human lung
Gwendolyn Vliegen, Tom K. Raju, Dirk Adriaensen, Anne-Marie Lambeir, Ingrid De Meester
Oxidative and nitrosative stress during pulmonary ischemia-reperfusion injury: from the lab to the OR
Jan F. Gielis, Paul A. J. Beckers, Jacco J. Briedé, Paul Cos, Paul Ey Van Schil
Animal models of hospital-acquired pneumonia: current practices and future perspectives
Kenny Bielen, Bart ’S Jongers, Surbhi Malhotra-Kumar, Philippe G. Jorens, Herman Goossens, Samir Kumar-Singh

Original Article

Category 1 external quality assessment program for serum creatinine
Elisabet González-Lao, Jorge Díaz-Garzón, Zoraida Corte, Carmen Ricós, Carmen Perich, Virtudes Álvarez, Margarita Simón, Joana Minchinela, José Vicente García-Lario, Beatriz Boned, Carmen Biosca, Fernando Cava, Pilar Fernández-Fernández, Pilar Fernández-Calle
Early outcomes of exon 11 mutants in GIST treated with standard dose Imatinib
Anant Ramaswamy, Munita Bal, Rohit Swami, Omshree Shetty, Subhadeep Bose, Trupti Pai, Mamta Gurav, Sudeep Gupta, Vikas Ostwal
Condylar constrained system in primary total knee replacement: our experience and literature review
Luigi Sabatini, Salvatore Risitano, Lorenzo Rissolio, Andrea Bonani, Francesco Atzori, Alessandro Massè


Nexus between extracellular vesicles, immunomodulation and tissue remodeling: for good or for bad?
Farah Fatima, Muhammad Nawaz
Optimal medical therapy is vital for patients with coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes regardless of revascularization strategy
Javaid Iqbal, Patrick W. Serruys
Incomplete surgical ligation of the left atrial appendage—time for a new look at an old problem
Arash Aryana, Rohit Bhaskar
The Ross procedure: time for a hard look at current practices and a reexamination of the guidelines
Ismail El-Hamamsy, Ismail Bouhout
Solving the puzzle of pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte maturation: piece by piece
David J. Lundy, Desy S. Lee, Patrick C.H. Hsieh
The impact of frailty on mortality after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Charat Thongprayoon, Wisit Cheungpasitporn, Kianoush Kashani
The chicken or the egg dilemma: intestinal dysbiosis in multiple sclerosis
Javier Ochoa-Repáraz, Krisztian Magori, Lloyd H. Kasper
Preventive post-extubation high-flow nasal oxygen therapy versus non-invasive ventilation: a substitutive or a complementary ventilatory strategy?
Christophe Girault, Gaëtan Béduneau, Dorothée Carpentier, Benoît Misset
The importance of being ncRNAs: from bit players as “junk DNA” to rising stars on the stage of the pharmaceutical industry
Vittoria Di Mauro, Daniele Catalucci
The discovery of HLA-G-bearing extracellular vesicles: new perspectives in HLA-G biology
Giada Amodio, Silvia Gregori
How evidenced based and up to date are our cough guidelines?
Michael D Shields
On the function and heterogeneity of extracellular vesicles
Bernd Giebel
Causal variants in autoimmune disease: a commentary on a recent published fine-mapping algorithm analysis in genome-wide association studies study
Jiunn-Diann Lin, Chao-Wen Cheng

Letter to the Editor

Practical and theoretical implications of weight gain in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients
Philip Bonomi, Marta Batus, Mary Jo Fidler, Jeffrey A. Borgia


1. The series“Acute Lung Injury” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Paul A. J. Beckers and Paul E. Van Schil served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.