Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine is an important new volume that addresses all areas of interventional pulmonology, a minimally invasive endoscopic way to diagnose and treat lung disorders. This volume contains dedicated chapters that outline the many issues related to lung cancer, both in early and advanced stages, from diagnosis to personalized treatment. It also covers bronchoscopic therapeutic options to benign conditions that are highly prevalent, such as COPD and asthma. Techniques described in this volume are: laser therapy, argon plasma coagulation therapy, cryotherapy, brachytherapy, placement of intrapleural drainage systems, endoscopic treatment of emphysema, stents in the airway, and thermoplasty for bronchial asthma. Diagnostic procedures that are covered are: medical thoracoscopy, flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, electromagnetical navigation, and trends in personalized treatment for lung cancer and other benign lung conditions. Chapters are written by experts and the developers of the techniques that are currently considered gold standard.
Evidence-based reviews are presented for all topics and indications, and contraindications are discussed. Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine is a must have for pulmonologists, endoscopists, pulmonary oncologists, ENT physicians, thoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, and intensive care specialists and their teams.
Foreword By John Beamis SECTION I. BASIC ENDOSCOPY 1. Tracheobronchial Anatomy By Juan Antonio Moya Amoros and Anna Urena Lluberas 2. FLEXIBLE BRONCHOSCOPY By Alicia Rodriguez 3. RIGID BRONCHOSCOPY By Jose Pablo Diaz-Jimenez and Alicia Rodriguez 4. Anesthesia for Interventional Bronchoscopic Procedures By Mona Sarkiss 5. Evaluating Outcomes After Interventional Procedures By Teruomi Miyazawa and Hiroki Nishine 6. Bronchoscopy Education: New Insights By Henri G. Colt SECTION II. TRACHEOBRONCHIAL OBSTRUCTIONS 7. Reopening The Airway: Fast Methods - Laser Assisted Mechanical Resection, Electrocautery and Argon Plasma Coagulation By Michela Bezzi 8. Cryotherapy By Jose Pablo Diaz-Jimenez and Rachid Tazi Mezalek 9. Endobronchial Brachytherapy: Concept, Indications, Technique and Outcomes By Aruna Turaka and Michael Unger 10. Photodynamic Therapy for Early and Advanced Lung Cancer By Jose Pablo Diaz-Jimenez and Rachid Tazi Mezalek 11. Benign Tracheal And Bronchial Stenosis By Rosa Lopez Lisbona and Jose Pablo Diaz-Jimenez 12. Endobronchial Prosthesis By Septimiu Dan Murgu SECTION III. LUNG CANCER DIAGNOSIS 13. Early Lung Cancer: Methods For Detection By Kazuhiro Yasufuku 14. Diagnostic Of Lung Cancer: Confocal Bronchoscopy By Luc Thiberville and Mathieu Salaun 15. Optical Coherence Tomography By Norihiko Ikeda and Stephen Lam 16. Electromagnetic Navigation By Yaser Abu El-Sameed, Elif Kupeli, and Atul C. Mehta 17. Lung Cancer Screening and the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) By Fabien Maldonado and Eric Edell 18. Tissue Acquisition In Patients With Suspected Lung Cancer: Techniques Available to the Pulmonologist By Vikas Pathak and M. Patricia Rivera SECTION IV. LUNG CANCER STAGING 19. The New Lung Cancer TNM Clasiffication: Review And Clinical Implications By Roberto Casal and Rudy Morice 20. Mediastinoscopy And Its Variants By Ramon Rami-Porta and Sergi Call 21. Endobronchial Ultrasound: Basic Principles By Antoni Rosell Gratacos and Noelia Cubero 22. Endobronchial Ultrasound: Clinical Applications By Donald Ray Lazarus, Carlos A. Jimenez, and George A. Eapen SECTION V. PLEURAL CONDITIONS: 23. Pleural Anatomy By Juan Moya Amoros and Anna Urena Lluberas 24. Medical Thoracoscopy By Francisco Rodriguez Panadero 25. Overview of the Spectrum of Chest Tubes with Focus on the Tunneled Pleural Catheter: Disease Specific Selection By Ghazwan Acash and Carla Lamb SECTION VI. INTERVENTIONAL BRONCHOSCOPY IN ASTHMA AND EMPHYSEMA 26. Endoscopic Methods For Lung Volume Reduction By Luis M Seijo 27. Transbroncoscopic Emphysema Treatment with One-way Zephyr Valves By Amarilio Viera de Macedo-Neto and Hugo G. dev Oliveira 28. Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for Treatment of Advanced Emphysema Using Injectable Hydrogels By Edward P Ingenito 29. Bronchial Thermoplasty By Adrian Shifren, Praveen Chenna, Alexander Chen, and Mario Castro SECTION VII. INTERVENTIONAL BRONCHOSCOPY IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS 30. Percutaneous Tracheostomy By Anthony W. Gray, Jr 31. Bronchoscopy Role In Interstitial Lung Disease By Maria Molina-Molina 32. Endoscopic Foreign Body Removal By Karen L Swanson 33. Interventional Pulmonology in the Intensive Care Unit By Hector A. Defranchi and Sebastian Defranchi SECTION VIII. CONCLUSIONS 34. Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology: Reflections on the Past, the Present, and the Future By Udaya B. S. Prakash
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