Fourth Quarter 2011
Mark K. Ferguson, MD, Editor
Articles published 1 October 2011 – 31 December 2011
Below you will find pertinent articles on thoracic topics appearing in medical and surgical journals other than those found on CTSNet. Each cited article is linked to the PubMed abstract of that article.
|Medical and Surgical Journals Searched|
after major chest wall resection: Can rigid fixation be avoided?
The ribs or
not the ribs: Which influences mortality?
diaphragm muscle weakness after contractile inactivity during thoracic surgery.
from a prospective trial of endoscopic radiofrequency ablation of early squamous
cell neoplasia of the esophagus.
ultrasonography of the neck does not add diagnostic value to integrated positron
emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) scanning in the diagnosis
of cervical lymph node metastases in patients with esophageal carcinoma.
trends in long-term survival and cure rates in esophageal cancer: A SEER
study between fluoroscopic and endoscopic guidance in palliative esophageal
of esophagectomy with and without thoracotomy in a low-resource tertiary
care center in a developing country.
after esophagectomy: Impact of duodenogastroesophageal reflux.
significance of baseline positron emission tomography and importance of clinical
complete response in patients with esophageal or gastroesophageal junction
cancer treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy.
of T1b esophageal adenocarcinoma patients.
of cervical esophageal perforation caused by foreign bodies.
submucosal dissection for treatment of esophageal submucosal tumors originating
from the muscularis propria layer.
foreign-body impactions: Epidemiology, time trends, and the impact of the
increasing prevalence of eosinophilic esophagitis.
smoking increases the risk of high-grade dysplasia and cancer among patients
with barrett's esophagus.
of endoscopic surveillance in nondysplastic barrett's esophagus: A multicenter
of adenocarcinoma among patients with barrett's esophagus.
increases rates of barrett's esophagus and esophageal injury in the presence
of duodenal reflux.
metaplasia glands are clonal, contain multiple stem cells and share a common
esophagitis is a risk factor for barrett's esophagus: A community-based endoscopic
for progression of low-grade dysplasia in patients with barrett's esophagus.
team meetings make a difference in the management of lung cancer?
benefits from follow-up of patients with lung cancer: A systematic review
results of radiofrequency ablation treatment of stage I non-small cell lung
cancer: A prospective intention-to-treat study.
for bronchopleural fistula after right pneumonectomy: Does eliminating the
stump diverticulum provide protection?
thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer.
of overall survival and survival after recurrence in completely resected
stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
between hospital lung cancer resection volume and patient mortality risk.
of computed tomography screening for lung cancer in the united states.
of extended cervical mediastinoscopy in staging of non-small cell lung cancer
of the left lung and a comparison with integrated positron emission tomography
and computed tomography: Does integrated positron emission tomography and
computed tomography reduce the need for invasive procedures?
of postoperative quality of life after surgery for lung cancer.
management and outcomes of elderly patients with early stage non-small cell
lung cancer: A nested case-control study.
in situ at the bronchial resection margin: A review.
times and CT screen detected lung cancers in the pittsburgh lung screening
scores predict death from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung
role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery against aspiration of pepsin after
emphysema treatment trial (NETT): Part I: Lessons learned about emphysema.
after lung metastasectomy in colorectal cancer patients with previously resected
bronchoscopic navigation combined with endobronchial ultrasound to diagnose
small peripheral pulmonary lesions: A randomised trial.
lung volume reduction coil treatment of patients with severe heterogeneous
after tracheostomy is not necessary unless clinically indicated.
removal of mediastinal parathyroid lesions: Selection of surgical approach
and pitfalls of preoperative and intraoperative localization.
mediastinoscopy in superior vena cava obstruction: To fear or not to fear?
results of thoracoscopic unilateral extended thymectomy performed in nonthymomatous
of prognostic factors and patient selection for extrapleural pneumonectomy
in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma.
of pneumothorax by radiography and ultrasonography: A meta-analysis.
mesothelioma: A new clinical and radiological presentation in mesothelioma
patients with prolonged survival after trimodality therapy.
Publication Date: 17-Jan-2012
Last Modified: 11-Jan-2012