Interventional Pulmonology and Advanced Bronchoscopy (Ongoing)

Posted On 2019-06-21 14:17:31

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 ( 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:

  1. Rigid bronchoscopy
    Amit Tandon, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
  2. Cryobiopsy: how to do it safely
    Jasleen Pannu, Ohio State Medical Center, USA
  3. Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction: who, what, where, when
    Jonathan Kurman & Kyle Hogarth, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
  4. Intra-nodal biopsies
    Sikandar Ansari, Aidan Iravani, & Chak Reddy, University of Utah Medical Center, USA
  5. Role of navigational bronchoscopy in the era of robotics
    Amit K. Mahajan, Inova Fairfax Hospital, USA
  6. Endoscopic ultrasound in interventional pulmonology
    Pravachan Hedge, University of California San Francisco Fresno, USA
  7. Foreign body management in the airways
    Vivek Murthy, Montefiore Medical Center, USA
  8. Advances in endobronchial ablative therapies
    Christine Argento & Daniel Katzman, Northwestern Medical Center, USA
  9. Lung transplant airway complication management
    Laura Frye, University of Chicago Medical Center, USA
  10. Recent advances in airway stenting
    George Cheng, Duke University, USA
  11. Evaluation and Endoscopic Management of Persistent Air Leaks
    Alberto Revelo, Ohio State Medical Center, USA
  12. Massive hemoptysis
    Maykol Postigo, Kansas City University Medical Center, USA
  13. Percutaneous tracheostomy
    David Chambers, Louisiana State University, USA
  14. Malignant central airway obstruction
    Kevin Ma, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, USA
  15. Endobronchial ultrasound needles: does size matter?
    Van Holden, University of Maryland Medical Center, USA
Review Article
Rigid bronchoscopy: a general overview
Amit K. Tandon
Acquired esophago-respiratory fistulae in adults
Billie A. Bixby, Sean D. Maddock, Chakravarthy B. Reddy, Aidin Iravani, Sikandar A. Ansari
Endoscopic ultrasound in interventional pulmonology
Elliot Ho, Pravachan Hegde
Recent advances in airway stenting
Lihua Liu, Jinliang Kong, Cheng Georg
Evaluation and endoscopic management of persistent air leaks
Virgil Secasanu, Sevak Keshishyan, Alberto E. Revelo
Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy: current techniques and evidence of safety
Uzair K. Ghori, David M. Chambers
A review of the modern, multidisciplinary approach to the management of massive hemoptysis
Christine M. Cook, Maykol Postigo Jasahui

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.