Yukiyasu Takeuchi

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BACKGROUND Although video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) has been in use for more than a decade, its application to major lung resection for lung cancer is still not widely practiced. The success(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of the present study was to evaluate the utility of tissue Doppler imaging for predicting the development of postoperative atrial fibrillation. METHODS In this prospective(More)
PURPOSE Postoperative atrial fibrillation is the most common complication encountered during the early postoperative period following a pulmonary resection procedure. Landiolol is a newly developed,(More)
OBJECTIVES We previously reported that patients with preoperative B-type natriuretic peptide levels of 30 pg/mL or more have increased risk of postoperative atrial fibrillation after pulmonary(More)
PURPOSE The resistance to the EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI) is a major concern in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatment. T790M mutation in EGFR accounts for nearly 50% of the acquired(More)