Core Topics in Thoracic Surgery

Core Topics in Thoracic Surgery

By: Francis Wells (editor), Tom Routledge (editor), Aman Coonar (editor), Marco Scarci (editor)Hardback

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Core Topics in Thoracic Surgery provides accessible and concise coverage of the topics most often encountered in thoracic surgery practice. This handbook will guide the reader through revision of the topics covered in the FRCS(CTh) examination, and also covers more specialist topics in detail. In-depth technical sections offer guidance for difficult procedures, with useful commentaries from leading surgeons. A broad range of thoracic surgery issues are examined, with the latest evidence and information relevant to the speciality presented in a clear fashion. Combining an easy-to-use revision guide for trainees and a comprehensive reference text for cardiothoracic surgeons and recently appointed consultants, this is a one-stop guide to thoracic surgery. Authored by leading experts in the field, this resource will be invaluable to cardiothoracic surgeons, respiratory physicians and specialist nurses seeking to refresh or expand their knowledge of this field.

About Author

Marco Scarci is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. Aman Coonar is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. Tom Routledge is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at Guy's Hospital, London. Francis Wells is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge.


Part I. Diagnostic Work-Up of the Thoracic Surgery Patient: 1. Lung function assessment John E. Pilling; 2. Endobronchial and endoscopic ultrasound for mediastinal staging Robert C. Rintoul and Nicholas R. Carroll; 3. Staging of lung cancer: mediastinoscopy and VATS Gaetano Rocco and Giuseppe De Luca; 4. Access to the chest cavity: safeguards and pitfalls Laura Socci and Antonio E. Martin-Ucar; Part II. Upper Airway: 5. Therapeutic bronchoscopy Keyvan Moghissi; 6. Tracheal stenosis, masses and tracheoesophageal fistula Timothy M. Millington and Douglas J. Mathisen; Part III. Benign Conditions of the Lung: 7. Congenital and developmental lung malformations Naziha Khen-Dunlop, Guillaume Lezmi, Christophe Delacourt and Yann Revillon; 8. Lung volume reduction surgery for the treatment of advanced emphysema Nathaniel Marchetti and Gerard J. Criner; 9. Surgical aspects of infectious conditions of the lung Elaine Teh and Elizabeth Belcher; 10. Treatment of hemoptisis Odiri Eneje and Katharine Hurt; Part IV. Malignant Conditions of the Lung: 11. Evaluation of solitary pulmonary nodule Dustin M. Walters and David R. Jones; 12. Lung cancer staging Bilal H. Kirmani and Aman S. Coonar; 13. Pathologic consideration in lung malignancy Doris M. Rassl; 14. Medical treatment of lung cancer (neo and adjuvant chemoradiotherapy) Athanasios G. Pallis and Mary E. R. O'Brien; 15. Superior vena cava obstruction: etiology, clinical presentation and principles of treatment Federico Venuta, Marco Anile, Miriam Patella and Erino A. Rendina; 16. Robotics in thoracic surgery Marlies Keijzers, Peyman Sardari Nia and Jos G. Maessen; 17. Pulmonary metastasectomy Michel Gonzalez, Jean Yannis Perentes and Thorsten Krueger; Part V. Diseases of the Pleura: 18. Tube thoracostomy: evidence-based management of chest drains following pulmonary surgery Alessandro Brunelli; 19. Primary spontaneous pneumothorax Giuseppe Cardillo, Gerard Ngome Enang, Francesco Carleo, Bernardo Ciamberlano, Pasquale Ialongo, Aldo Morrone and Massimo Martelli; 20. Bronchopleural fistula management Steven M. Woolley and Susannah M. Love; Part VI. Diseases of the Chest Wall and Diaphragm: 21. Surgery for pectus and other congenital chest wall disorders Jakub Kadlec, Jean-Marie Wihlm and Aman S. Coonar; 22. Eventration, central bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis, and congenital hernia in adults Francoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Pierre Mordant, Alex Arame, Alain Badia, Ciprian Pricopi, Anne Hernigou and Marc Riquet; Part VII. Disorders of the Esophagus: 23. Benign esophageal disease Donn H. Spight and Mithran S. Sukumar; 24. Esophageal cancer Gail Darling; 25. Esophageal perforation Michael J. Shackcloth and George John; Part VIII. Other Topics: 26. Thoracic trauma Gregor J. Kocher and Ralph A. Schmid; 27. Thoracic sympathectomy in the treatment of hyperhidrosis John Agzarian and Yaron Shargall.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781107036109
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 292
  • ID: 9781107036109
  • weight: 810
  • ISBN10: 1107036100

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