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Akihiro Shiroshita, Yuya Kimura, Atsushi Yamada, Chigusa Shirakawa, Cong Yue, Hokuto Suzuki, Keisuke Anan, Kenya Sato, Kiyoshi Nakashima, Masafumi Takeshita, Takehiro Okuno, Tatsuya Nitawaki, Hiroshi Igei, Jun Suzuki, Keisuke Tomii, Masahiro Ohgiya, Yuki Kataoka
Respiration (2023) 102 (9): 821–832.
Published Online: 25 August 2023
... to in the content or advertisements. 2023 Computed tomography Empyema Propensity score Thoracoscopy Empyema is defined as the accumulation of fluid between the pleural layers in the thoracic cavity. It is mainly caused by bacteria, resulting in long-term treatment and a long hospital stay [ 1...
Andreas Kostroglou, Emmanouil I. Kapetanakis, Loizos Rougeris, Marios E. Froudarakis, Tatiana Sidiropoulou
Respiration (2022) 101 (2): 195–209.
Published Online: 09 September 2021
...Andreas Kostroglou; Emmanouil I. Kapetanakis; Loizos Rougeris; Marios E. Froudarakis; Tatiana Sidiropoulou Pleuroscopy or medical thoracoscopy is the second most common utilized procedure after bronchoscopy in the promising field of interventional pulmonology. Its main application...
Mohamed Ellayeh, Eihab Bedawi, Radhika Banka, Anand Sundaralingam, Vineeth George, Nikolaos Kanellakis, Robert Hallifax, Heba Abdelwahab, Nasef Rezk, Asem Hewidy, Raed Ali, John Wrightson, Najib Rahman
Respiration (2022) 101 (1): 46–56.
Published Online: 30 August 2021
...Mohamed Ellayeh; Eihab Bedawi; Radhika Banka; Anand Sundaralingam; Vineeth George; Nikolaos Kanellakis; Robert Hallifax; Heba Abdelwahab; Nasef Rezk; Asem Hewidy; Raed Ali; John Wrightson; Najib Rahman Background: Thoracoscopy is the “gold standard” diagnostic modality for investigation...
Andreas Koulelidis, Stavros Anevlavis, Nikolaos Nikitidis, Periklis Pappas, Paschalis Ntolios, Athanassios Karkabounas, Vasiliki Boti, Paschalis Steiropoulos, Georgia Karpathiou, Savvas Eleftheriadis, Marios E. Froudarakis
Respiration (2020) 99 (9): 789–799.
Published Online: 18 November 2020
...Andreas Koulelidis; Stavros Anevlavis; Nikolaos Nikitidis; Periklis Pappas; Paschalis Ntolios; Athanassios Karkabounas; Vasiliki Boti; Paschalis Steiropoulos; Georgia Karpathiou; Savvas Eleftheriadis; Marios E. Froudarakis Background: Medical thoracoscopy is the gold standard for the diagnosis...
Michael A. Mitchell, Pen Li, Christopher Pease, Sarah Hosseini, Carolina Souza, Tinghua Zhang, Kayvan Amjadi
Respiration (2019) 97 (5): 428–435.
Published Online: 13 December 2018
...: A total of 90 patients were included in the cohort. CTM was identified in 23 of 90 patients (26%). Median time from IPC insertion to CTM was 408 days (interquartile range 196–721 days). Medical thoracoscopy at the time of IPC insertion did not lead to a significantly increased odds of CTM (OR 2.30; 95% CI...
Respiration (2018) 96 (6): 560–563.
Published Online: 10 September 2018
...Duneesha de Fonseka; Rahul Bhatnagar; Nick A. Maskell Background: Local anaesthetic thoracoscopy (LAT) is an important procedure in the management pathway of patients with pleural effusions, particularly those with suspected malignancy. The last survey evaluating the use and development of LAT...
Georgia Karpathiou, Marios Froudarakis, Fabien Forest, Mousa Mobarki, Arnaud Patoir, Pierre Gay, Jean Michel Vergnon, Olivier Tiffet, Michel Peoc'h
Respiration (2017) 94 (1): 45–51.
Published Online: 06 May 2017
...Georgia Karpathiou; Marios Froudarakis; Fabien Forest; Mousa Mobarki; Arnaud Patoir; Pierre Gay; Jean Michel Vergnon; Olivier Tiffet; Michel Peoc'h Background: Knowledge of pleural malignancy can lead to immediate pleurodesis during thoracoscopy. However, the accuracy of pleural frozen sections...
Subject Area:Topic Article Package: Tuberculosis and Respiratory System 2019 , Pharmacology , Pneumology
Cristiano Carbonelli, Ernesto Giuffreda, Antonio Palmiotti, Domenico Loizzi, Filippo Lococo, Elisiana Carpagnano, Donato Lacedonia, Francesco Sollitto, Maria Pia Foschino
Respiration (2017) 93 (4): 296–300.
Published Online: 09 February 2017
.... We obtained informed patient consent for the participation and publication of individual patient data. The authors declare that they have no competing interests to disclose. Thoracoscopy Sarcoidosis Pleural biopsy Tuberculosis A 45-year-old black male with a medical history...
Valentina Pinelli, Elisa Roca, Silvia Lucchini, Sophie Laroumagne, Anderson Loundou, Hervé Dutau, Fabien Maldonado, Philippe Astoul
Respiration (2015) 89 (6): 558–564.
Published Online: 08 May 2015
... by medical thoracoscopy. Methods: Consecutive patients with MPM and available PET/CT performed before thoracoscopy were separated into 2 groups, according to their standardized uptake value (SUV). Kaplan-Meier-analysis for survival was performed on groups with low and high SUV. Agreement between PET/CT...
Respiration (2015) 89 (5): 435.
Published Online: 12 February 2015
..., quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Thoracoscopy We read with great interest the paper by Grendelmeier et al...
Respiration (2015) 89 (5): 436.
Published Online: 12 February 2015
..., quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Anesthesia Hypoxemia Thoracoscopy The group of pneumologists in Basel...
Stavros Anevlavis, George Kouliatsis, Ioannis Sotiriou, Michael I. Koukourakis, Kostas Archontogeorgis, Georgia Karpathiou, Alexandra Giatromanolaki, Marios E. Froudarakis
Respiration (2014) 87 (4): 311–316.
Published Online: 22 January 2014
... reporting results of prognostic factors are retrospective, using pleural thoracentesis for diagnosis. The objectives of our study were to reveal possible prognostic factors in patients initially presenting with undiagnosed pleural effusion proven to be malignant by diagnostic thoracoscopy. Methods: Ninety...
Thomas Vandemoortele, Sophie Laroumagne, Elisa Roca, Olivier Bylicki, Jean-Philippe Dales, Hervé Dutau, Philippe Astoul
Respiration (2014) 87 (3): 243–248.
Published Online: 18 January 2014
...(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. FDG-PET/CT Talc pleurodesis Thoracoscopy Pneumothorax Pleural inflammation Talc pleurodesis has...
Elena Arellano-Orden, Auxiliadora Romero-Falcon, José Martin Juan, Manuel Ocaña Jurado, Francisco Rodriguez-Panadero, Ana Montes-Worboys
Respiration (2013) 86 (3): 201–209.
Published Online: 27 September 2012
... fluid and blood were taken before and 3, 24, 48 and 72 h after thoracoscopy. Also, mesothelial cells were stimulated with both types of talc in vitro. Measurements and Results: Interleukin-8, tumor necrosis factor-α, vascular endothelial growth factor, basic fibroblast growth factor and thrombin...
Respiration (2012) 84 (5): 423–428.
Published Online: 30 August 2012
... responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Thoracoscopy Pleuroscopy Lung biopsy Animal Pleuroscopy, performed by pulmonologists, under local anesthesia or conscious sedation...
Claudia Ravaglia, Carlo Gurioli, Sara Tomassetti, Gian Luca Casoni, Micaela Romagnoli, Christian Gurioli, Vanni Agnoletti, Venerino Poletti
Respiration (2012) 84 (3): 219–224.
Published Online: 23 July 2012
... simple drainage of pleural fluid is often sufficient treatment, whereas clear septation often requires more invasive treatment. Objectives: The aim of this study was to report our experience and analyze the safety and efficacy of medical thoracoscopy in patients with multiloculated and organizing empyema...
Respiration (2012) 83 (3): 185–189.
Published Online: 15 February 2012
..., visualised with either CT or at thoracoscopy, are the absolute cause of the air leak, or are simply an associated phenomenon or bystander. When studied with fluoroscein-enhanced autofluorescence, areas of high-grade abnormality were frequently visualised separate from any area of abnormality seen...
Jean-Marie Tschopp, Lesek Purek, Jean-Georges Frey, Jean-Marie Schnyder, John Diaper, Vanessa Cartier, Marc Licker
Respiration (2011) 82 (5): 451–457.
Published Online: 13 October 2011
... of BIS-guided propofol sedation in patients undergoing flexible bronchoscopy. Objective: To examine the feasibility and safety profile of propofol sedation in patients undergoing medical thoracoscopy (MT). Methods: Patients undergoing MT for diagnostic evaluation or treatment of pleuropulmonary diseases...
Respiration (2011) 82 (2): 201–203.
Published Online: 26 March 2011
.... After a recurrence or failure of aspiration, chest tube drainage, again, is often the procedure of choice although VATS or thoracoscopy and talc poudrage have been proven to be much more effective. For the surgical treatment of recurrent pneumothorax, the role of routine resection of blebs...
Respiration (2010) 80 (6): 553–559.
Published Online: 12 August 2010
...Henri G. Colt; Mohsen Davoudi; Silvia Quadrelli; Nazanin Zamanian Rohani Background: Despite the paradigm shift from process to competency-based education, no study has explored how competency-based metrics might be used to assess short-term effectiveness of thoracoscopy-related postgraduate...