This focused issue on “Interventional Pulmonology and Advanced Bronchoscopy” is edited by Dr. Douglas Kyle Hogarth, from Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA; and Dr. Jonathan S. Kurman, from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Dr. Kyle Hogarth is the current president of the Society for Advanced Bronchoscopy (SABronchoscopy.org) and is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Bronchoscopy at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in the USA. He is also on the editorial board of CHEST where he is the section editor for the Podcast section and Giants in Chest Medicine series. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (JOBIP) and Pleura.
Dr. Jonathan S. Kurman completed an interventional pulmonology fellowship at the University of Chicago and pulmonary & critical care training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonology, and critical care. His interests are in diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy, including airway stents, robotic bronchoscopy, endobronchial valves, next generation navigational bronchoscopy, bronchial thermoplasty, photodynamic therapy, and bronchoscopy education.
Focused issue outline:
- Rigid bronchoscopy
Amit Tandon, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
- Cryobiopsy: how to do it safely
Jasleen Pannu, Ohio State Medical Center, USA
- Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction: who, what, where, when
Jonathan Kurman & Kyle Hogarth, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
- Intra-nodal biopsies
Sikandar Ansari, Aidan Iravani, & Chak Reddy, University of Utah Medical Center, USA
- Role of navigational bronchoscopy in the era of robotics
Amit K. Mahajan, Inova Fairfax Hospital, USA
- Endoscopic ultrasound in interventional pulmonology
Pravachan Hedge, University of California San Francisco Fresno, USA
- Foreign body management in the airways
Vivek Murthy, Montefiore Medical Center, USA
- Advances in endobronchial ablative therapies
Christine Argento & Daniel Katzman, Northwestern Medical Center, USA
- Lung transplant airway complication management
Laura Frye, University of Chicago Medical Center, USA
- Recent advances in airway stenting
George Cheng, Duke University, USA
- Evaluation and Endoscopic Management of Persistent Air Leaks
Alberto Revelo, Ohio State Medical Center, USA
- Massive hemoptysis
Maykol Postigo, Kansas City University Medical Center, USA
- Percutaneous tracheostomy
David Chambers, Louisiana State University, USA
- Malignant central airway obstruction
Kevin Ma, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, USA
- Endobronchial ultrasound needles: does size matter?
Van Holden, University of Maryland Medical Center, USA
More articles in this issue are to be published.
The series “Interventional Pulmonology and Advanced Bronchoscopy” was commissioned by the editorial office, Shanghai Chest without any sponsorship or funding. Douglas Kyle Hogarth and Jonathan S. Kurman are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.