Editorial introductions
Thoracic anesthesia
Thoracic anesthesia in the elderly
Dead space during one-lung ventilation
Preoperative evaluation of the patient with lung cancer being considered for lung resection
Permissive hypercapnia
Transesophageal echocardiography in thoracic anesthesia
Chest tube management
Acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery
Diastolic dysfunction, diagnostic and perioperative management in cardiac surgery
Preventive and therapeutic noninvasive ventilation in cardiovascular surgery
Protection strategies during cardiopulmonary bypass
Strategies to reduce blood transfusion
Novel approaches in pain management in cardiac surgery
Expanding role of perioperative transesophageal echocardiography in the general anesthesia practice and residency training in the USA
Perioperative myocardial perfusion
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement