Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Topics in Thoracic Surgery

Edited by Paulo Cardoso

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Thoracic Surgery congregates topics and articles from many renowned authors around the world covering several different topics. Unlike the usual textbooks, Thoracic Surgery is a conglomerate of different topics from Pre-operative Assessment, to Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer, chest wall procedures, lung cancer topics featuring aspects of VATS major pulmonary resections along with traditional topics such as Pancoast tumors and recurrence patterns of stage I lung disease, hyperhidrosis, bronchiectasis, lung transplantation and much more. This Open Access format is a novel method of sharing thoracic surgical information provided by authors worldwide and it is made accessible to everyone in an expedite way and with an excellent publishing quality.

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Topics in Thoracic SurgeryEdited by Paulo Cardoso

Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1505

ISBN: 978-953-51-0010-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6796-9

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

111094 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

35 Dimensions Citations


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1. Preoperative Evaluation of Patients for Thoracic Surgery

By Shanawaz Abdul Rasheed and Raghuraman Govindan


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2. Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

By Takashi Iwata


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3. The Effect of One Lung Ventilation on Intrapulmonary Shunt During Different Anesthetic Techniques

By Gordana Taleska and Trajanka Trajkovska


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4. Thoracic Critical Care

By Seyed Mohammad Reza Hashemian and Seyed Amir Mohajerani


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5. Standardized Monitoring of Post-Operative Morbidity and Mortality for the Evaluation of Thoracic Surgical Quality

By Jelena Ivanovic, Tim Ramsay and Andrew J. E. Seely


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6. Post-Thoracotomy Pain Syndrome

By Anand Alister Joseph R., Anand Puttappa and Donal Harney


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7. Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Effects of Pulmonary Endarterectomy

By Coen van Kan, Mart N. van der Plas, Jaap J. Kloek, Herre J. Reesink and Paul Bresser


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8. Chest Wall Deformities: An Overview on Classification and Surgical Options

By Michele Torre, Giovanni Rapuzzi, Vincenzo Jasonni and Patricio Varela


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9. Pectus Excavatum: A Historical Perspective and a New Metal-Free Procedure

By Akira Masaoka and Satoshi Kondo


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10. Surgical Management of Primary Upper Limb Hyperhidrosis – A Review

By Geesche Somuncuoğlu


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11. The Evolution of VATS Lobectomy

By Alan D. L. Sihoe


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12. The Era of VATS Lobectomy

By Stefanie Veit


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13. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Major Pulmonary Resections

By Khalid Amer


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14. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) Systematic Mediastinal Nodal Dissection

By Khalid Amer


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15. Pancoast Tumors: Surgical Approaches and Techniques

By N. Barbetakis


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16. Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Recurrence Patterns, Prognostic Factors and Survival

By Jung-Jyh Hung and Yu-Chung Wu


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17. Surgical Treatment of Bronchiectasis

By Hidir Esme and Sevval Eren


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18. Role of Thoracomyoplasty Procedures in Modern Surgery for Intrathoracic Suppurations

By Petre Vlah-Horea Botianu and Alexandru Mihail Botianu


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19. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

By James D. Maloney, Nicole K. Strieter and Joshua L. Hermsen


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20. Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for Emphysema

By Paulo F. Guerreiro Cardoso


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21. Mediastinal Parathyroidectomy: Preoperative Management of Hyperparathyroidism

By Dariusz Sagan, Jerzy S. Tarach, Andrzej Nowakowski, Maria Klatka, Elżbieta Czekajska-Chehab, Andrzej Drop, Beata Chrapko and Janusz Klatka


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22. Pulmonary Transplantation and Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

By Ashish K. Sharma, Matthew L. Stone, Christine L. Lau and Victor E. Laubach


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23. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

By Francesco Puma and Jacopo Vannucci


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24. Compensatory Lung Growth After Pneumonectomy

By Lucas G. Fernández, James M. Isbell, David R. Jones and Victor E. Laubach


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25. Pathophysiology of Extravascular Water in the Pleural Cavity and in the Lung Interstitium After Lung Thoracic Surgery

By Giuseppe Miserocchi and Egidio Beretta


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26. The Role of PET-CT in the Clinical Management of Oesophageal Cancer

By Reubendra Jeganathan, Jim McGuigan and Tom Lynch


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27. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the Transition of Emergent Thoracic Surgery

By Shao-Jung Hsu and Kuang-Yao Yang


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