Article Of The Month

2017/09

Navigation Bronchoscopy-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation for Nonsurgical Peripheral Pulmonary Tumors

Xie F. · Zheng X. · Xiao B. · Han B. · Herth F.J.F. · Sun J.

Respiration 2017;94:293-298

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2017/09

Utility of Transbronchial Lung Cryobiopsy in Non-Interstitial Diseases

Sánchez-Cabral O. · Martínez-Mendoza D. · Fernandez-Bussy S. · López-González B. · Perea-Talamantes C. · Rivera-Rosales R.M. · Luna-Rivero C. · Martínez-Orozco J.A. · Flores-Suárez L.F. · Santillán-Doherty P. · Reyes-Terán G. 

Respiration 2017;94:285-292

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2017/09

Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration for Staging of Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer without Mediastinal Involvement at Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography

Naur T.M.H. · Konge L. · Clementsen P.F. 

Respiration 2017;94:279-284

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2014/12

Guideline for the Acquisition and Preparation of Conventional and Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration Specimens for the Diagnosis and Molecular Testing of Patients with Known or Suspected Lung Cancer

van der Heijden E.H.F.M.a · Casal R.F.b · Trisolini R.c · Steinfort D.P.d · Hwangbo B.e · Nakajima T.f ·Guldhammer-Skov B.g · Rossi G.h · Ferretti M.i · Herth F.F.J.j · Yung R.k · Krasnik M.l · on behalf of the International World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology Task Force on Specimen Guidelines 

Respiration, (DOI:10.1159/000368857)

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2014/11

Prospective Randomized Trial of Bispectral Index Monitoring of Sedation Depth during Flexible Bronchoscopy

Fruchter O. • Tirosh M. • Carmi U. • Rosengarten D. • Kramer M.R.

Respiration 2014;87:388-393

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2014/10

Complication Rate of Endosonography (Endobronchial and Endoscopic Ultrasound): A Systematic Review

Bartheld M.B. • van Breda A. • Annema J.T.

Respiration 2014;87:343-351

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2014/09

The Diagnostic Value of Transthoracic Ultrasonographic Features in Predicting Malignancy in Undiagnosed Pleural Effusions: A Prospective Observational Study

Bugalho A. • Ferreira D. • Dias S.S. • Schuhmann M. • Branco J.C. • Marques Gomes M.J. • Eberhardt R.

Respiration 2014;87:270-278

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2014/08

Diagnostic Yield and Safety of Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy for Lung Nodules: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Gex G. • Pralong J.A. • Combescure C. • Seijo L. • Rochat T. • Soccal P.M.

Respiration 2014;87:165-176

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2014/07

Endobronchial Valves in the Management of Recurrent Haemoptysis

Coenraad F.N. Koegelenberg Johannes W. Bruwer Chris T. Bolliger

Respiration 2014;87:84–88

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2014/06

Efficacy of Bronchoscopic Closure of a Bronchopleural Fistula with Amplatzer Devices: Long-Term Follow-Up

Fruchter O. · El Raouf B.A. · Abdel-Rahman N. · Saute M. · Bruckheimer E. · Kramer M.R.

Respiration 2014;87:227-233 (DOI:10.1159/000357074)

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2014/05

Preparation of Cell Blocks for Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Prediction: Protocol and Experience of a High-Volume Center

Kossakowski C.A. · Morresi-Hauf A. · Schnabel P.A. · Eberhardt R. · Herth F.J.F. · Warth A.

Respiration 2014;87:432-438 (DOI:10.1159/000357068)

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2014/04

Diagnostic Yield and Safety of Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy for Lung Nodules: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Gex G. · Pralong J.A. · Combescure C. · Seijo L. · Rochat T. · Soccal P.M. 

Respiration 2014;87:165-176 (DOI:10.1159/000355710)

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2014/03

Endobronchial Valves in the Management of Recurrent Haemoptysis

Coenraad F.N. Koegelenberg, Johannes W. Bruwer, Chris T. Bolliger

Respiration 2014;87:84–88

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2014/02

Complete Resolution of Cerebral Air Embolism Secondary to a Transbronchial Needle Aspiration

S. Perinel Ragey, P. Garnier, J.-M. Vergnon

Respiration 2013;86:504–507

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2014/01

Effects of Bronchodilators on Regional Lung Sound Distribution in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Masamichi Mineshita, Shin Matsuoka, Teruomi Miyazawa

Respiration 2014;87:45–53

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2013/12

Evaluation of a Novel Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Lymph Node Forceps in Enlarged Mediastinal Lymph Nodes

Kaid Darwiche, Lutz Freitag, Arun Nair, Christiane Neumann, Ruediger Karpf-Wissel, Stefan Welter, Jeremias Wohlschlaeger, Dirk Theegarten

Respiration 2013;86:229–236

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2013/11

Evidence-Based Review of the Management of Hepatic Hydrothorax

Amita Singh, Abubakr Bajwa, Adil Shujaat

Respiration 2013;86:155–173

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2013/10

Trainee Impact on Procedural Complications: An Analysis of 967 Consecutive Flexible Bronchoscopy Procedures in an Interventional Pulmonology Practice

David R. Stather, Paul MacEachern, Alex Chee, Elaine Dumoulin, Alain Tremblay

Respiration 2013;85:422–428

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2013/09

Rapid On-Site Evaluation Improves Needle Aspiration Sensitivity in the Diagnosis of Central Lung
Cancers: A Randomized Trial

Michele Mondoni, Paolo Carlucci, Fabiano Di Marco, Stefania Rossi, Pierachille Santus, Alice D’Adda, Giuseppe Francesco Sferrazza Papa, Gaetano Bulfamante, Stefano Centanni

Respiration 2013;86:52–58

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2013/08

Tunneled Pleural Catheters in the Management of Chylothorax from Central Venous Catheter-Related Superior Vena Cava Obstruction

Vanessa Luks; Ahmed Aljohaney; Kayvan Amjadi

Respiration 2013;86:67–71

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2013/07

Subpleural versus Deep Lung Biopsies Obtained during Pleuroscopy for Histological Examination: An Experimental Animal Study

Raef H. Emam; Marios E. Froudarakis; Ahmed I. Refaat; Maha Akl; Fabien Maldonado;  Philippe Astoul

Respiration 2012;84:423–428

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2013/06

Simultaneous Computed Tomography-Guided Biopsy and Radiofrequency Ablation of Solitary Pulmonary Malignancy in High-Risk Patients

T. Schneider; M. Puderbach; J. Kunz; A. Bischof; F.L. Giesel; H. Dienemann; F.J.F. Herth; P.A. Schnabel; S. Safi; H. Hoffmann; C.P. Heussel

Respiration 2012;84:501–508

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2013/05

Is Medical Thoracoscopy Efficient in the Management of Multiloculated and Organized Thoracic Empyema?

Claudia Ravaglia; Carlo Gurioli; Sara Tomassetti; Gian Luca Casoni; Micaela Romagnoli; Christian Gurioli;Vanni Agnoletti; Venerino Poletti

Respiration 2012;84:219–224

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2013/04

The Role of Conventional Bronchoscopy in the Workup of Suspicious CT Scan Screen-Detected Pulmonary Nodules

Susan C. van ’t Westeinde, MD; Nanda Horeweg, MD; René M. Vernhout, MD; Harry J. M. Groen, MD, PhD; Jan-Willem J. Lammers, MD, PhD; Carla Weenink, MD; Kristiaan Nackaerts, MD, PhD; Matthijs Oudkerk, MD, PhD; Willem Mali, MD, PhD; Frederik B. Thunnissen, MD, PhD; Harry J. de Koning, MD, PhD; Rob J. van Klaveren, MD, PhD

Chest. 2012; 142(2):377-384. doi:10.1378/chest.11-2030

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2013/03

Randomized Clinical Trial of Endobronchial Ultrasound Needle Biopsy With and Without Aspiration

Roberto F. Casal, Gregg A. Staerkel, David Ost, Francisco A. Almeida, Mateen H. Uzbeck, George A. Eapen, Carlos A. Jimenez, Graciela M. Nogueras-Gonzalez, Mona Sarkiss, Rodolfo C. Morice

CHEST. 2012;142(3):568-573.

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2013/02

Bilateral Endoscopic Sealant Lung Volume Reduction Therapy for Advanced Emphysema

Mordechai R. Kramer, Yael Refaely, Nimrod Maimon, Dror Rosengarten, Oren Fruchter

CHEST. 2012;142(5):1111-1117

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2013/01

Latest Advances in Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Pulmonary Procedures

Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, FCCP; David Feller-Kopman, MD, FCCP; Alexander Chen, MD; Momen Wahidi, MD, FCCP; Kazuhiro Yasufuku, MD, PhD, FCCP; Armin Ernst, MD, MHCM, FCCP

CHEST. 2012;142(6):1636-1644

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2012/12

Comparison of Transbronchial Lung Biopsy Yield between Standard Forceps and Electrocautery Hot Forceps in Swine

Momen M. Wahidi, Scott L. Shofer, Thomas A. Sporn, Armin Ernst

Respiration  2010;79:137–140

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2012/11

Comparison of Suction Catheter versus Forceps Biopsy for Sampling of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules Guided by Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy

Ralf Eberhardt, Ross K. Morgan, Armin Ernst, Thomas Beyer, Felix J.F. Herth

Respiration 2010;79:54–60

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2012/10

Endobronchial Metastases from Colorectal Cancers: Natural History and Role of Interventional Bronchoscopy

Cécile Fournel, Laurent Bertoletti, Bich Nguyen, Jean-Michel Vergnon

Respiration 2009;77:63–69

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2012/09

Prospective Controlled Animal Study on Biopsy Sampling with New Flexible Cryoprobes versus Forceps: Evaluation of Biopsy Size, Histological Quality and Bleeding Risk

Karl-Josef Franke, Dirk Theegarten, Claus Hann von Weyhern, Georg Nilius, Christiane Brueckner, Jürgen Hetzel, Martin Hetzel, Karl-Heinz Ruhle, Markus D. Enderle, Mara N.I. Szyrach

Respiration 2012;84:250–263

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2012/08

Bronchoscopic Treatment of Emphysema: State of the Art

Stefano Gasparini, Lina Zuccatosta, Martina Bonifazi, Chris T. Bolliger

Respiration 2012;84:250–263

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2012/07

Rapid Pleurodesis for Malignant Pleural Effusions - A Pilot Study

Chakravarthy Reddy, Armin Ernst, Carla Lamb, David Feller-Kopman

CHEST 2011; 139(6):1419–1423

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2012/06

A Prospective Multicenter Study of Competency Metrics and Educational Interventions in the Learning of Bronchoscopy Among New Pulmonary Fellows 

Momen M. Wahidi, Gerard A. Silvestri, Raymond D. Coakley, J. Scott Ferguson, R. Wesley Shepherd, Leonard Moses, John Conforti, Loretta G. Que, Kevin J. Anstrom, Franklin McGuire, Henri Colt, Gordon H. Downie.

Chest May 2010 137:5 1040-1049

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2012/05

Staging of Potentially Operable Lung Cancer

Bin Hwangbo, MD, PhD; Geon-Kook Lee, MD, PhD; Hee Seok Lee, MD; Kun-Young Lim, MD; Soo-Hyun Lee , MD; Hyae-Young Kim , MD , PhD; Hyun Sung Lee , MD , PhD; Moon Soo Kim , MD; Jong Mog Lee , MD; Byung-Ho Nam, PhD; and Jae Ill Zo , MD , PhD.

CHEST 2010; 138(4):795–802

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2012/04

Accuracy and Feasibility of Electromagnetic Navigated Bronchoscopy under Nitrous Oxide Sedation for Pulmonary Peripheral Opacities: An Outpatient Study

Laurent Bertoletti a, e Aurélie Robert b Michèle Cottier c, Marie Laure Chambonniere d Jean-Michel Vergnon a, e

Respiration 2009;78:293–300
DOI: 10.1159/000226128

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2012/03

Mediastinal Lymph Node Staging in Potentially Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Prospective Comparison of CT and EUS/EUS-FNA

Ichiro Yasuda, Tatsuo Kato, Fumihiro Asano, Kenichi Okubo, Salem Omar, Nobuo Kako, Shigeo Yasuda, Kimiyasu Sano, Nib Soehendra, Hisataka Moriwaki

Respiration 2009;78:423–431
DOI: 10.1159/000235544

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2012/02

Tracheobronchomalacia and excessive dynamic airway collapse

Septimiu D. MURGU AND Henri G. COLT; Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA

Respirology (2006) 11, 388–406

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2012/01

Infections Related to Airway Stenting: Systematic Review

Michalis Agrafiotis a Ilias I. Siempos a Matthew E. Falagas a–c
a Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS) and b Department of Medicine, Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece; c Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass. , USA

Respiration 2009;78:69–74

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2011/12

Predicting Atelectasis by Assessment of Collateral Ventilation prior to Endobronchial Lung Volume Reduction: A Feasibility Study

D. Gompelmann (a) R. Eberhardt (b) G. Michaud (b) A. Ernst b F.J.F. Herth (a)
(a) Pneumology and Critical Care Medicine, Thoraxklinik at the University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg , Germany; (b) Interventional Pulmonology, Beth Israel Deaconess, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. , USA

Respiration 2010;80:419–425

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2011/11

Changing patterns in interventional bronchoscopy

Nikolaos Zias, Alexandra Chroneou, Anne V. Gonzalez, Anthony W. Gray, Carla R. Lamb, David R. Riker and John F. Beamis Jr; Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA

Respirology (2009) 14, 595–600

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2011/10

A Prospective Study of Conventional Transbronchial Needle Aspiration: Performance and Cost Utility

A.R.L. Medford, S. Agrawal, C.M. Free, J.A. Bennett; Department of Respiratory Medicine, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK

Respiration 2010;79:482–489

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2011/09

Respiratory Muscle Strength and Lung Function in Patients Undergoing Medical Thoracoscopy

Marios E. Froudarakis, Athanasia Pataka Demosthenes, Makris George Kouliatsis, Stavros Anevlavis, Ioannis Sotiriou, Paschalis Steiropoulos. Savas Eleftheriadis, Demosthenes Bouros

Respiration 2010;80:220–227

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2011/08

Transbronchial Cryobiopsy: A New Tool for Lung Biopsies

Alexander Babiak, Jürgen Hetzel, Ganesh Krishna, Peter Fritz, Peter Moeller, Tahsin Balli, Martin Hetzel

Respiration 2009;78:203–208

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2011/07

Management of Postintubation Tracheal Stenosis: Appropriate Indications Make Outcome Differences

Antoine E. Melkane, Nayla E. Matar, Amine C. Haddad, Michel N. Nassar, Homère G. Almoutran, Ziad Rohayem, Mohammad Daher, Georges Chalouhy, George Dabar

Respiration 2010;79:395–401

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2011/06

Massive Hemoptysis: An Update on the Role of Bronchoscopy in Diagnosis and Management

L. Sakr H. Dutau

Interventional Pulmonology Respiration 2010;80:38–58

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2011/05

Bronchoscopic Application of Mitomycin-C as Adjuvant Treatment for Benign Airway Stenosis

Jose Rojas-Solano, MD, and Heinrich D. Becker, MD

J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol, Volume 18, Number 1, January 2011

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2011/04

A Retrospective Review of Different Methods of Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Neelde Aspiration - A Preliminary Study

Ko-Pen Wang, MD, J. Francis Turner and James Symanowski, PhD

J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol Volume 18, Number 1, January 2011

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2011/03

Emerging technology for the thorax: Indications, management and complications

Lonny Yarmus, Armin Ernst and David Feller-Kopman

Respirology (2010) 15, 208-219

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2011/02

Development and organization of an interventional pulmonary department

Colt, Henry G.

Respirology (2010) 15, 887-894

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2011/01

Management of complications from diagnostic and interventional bronchoscopy

Pyng Lee, Atul c. Mehta and Praveen N. Mathur

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2010/12

Fiberoptic Bronchsocopy during Nasal Non-Invasive Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure

E. Chiner, J.N. Sancho-Chust, M. Llombart, C. Senent , A. Camarasa, J. Signes-Costa 

Respiration 2010;80:321–326

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2010/11

A Multicenter Pilot Study of a Bronchial Valve for the Treatment of Severe Emphysema

D.H. Sterman, A.C. Mehta, D.E. Wood, P.N. Mathur, R.J. McKenna, Jr., D.E. Ost, J.D. Truwit, P. Diaz, M.M. Wahidi, R. Cerfolio, R. Maxfield, A.I. Musani, T. Gildea, F. Sheski, M. Machuzak, A.R. Haas, H.X. Gonzalez, S.C. Springmeyer

Respiration 2010;79:222–233

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