Advanced Therapy in Thoracic Surgery

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PMPH-USA, 2005 - Medical - 548 pages
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This work presents state-of-the-art techniques in thoracic surgery from the investigators who have developed them. Each of the succinct chapters represents the personal treatment protocols of leading experts. The Advanced Therapy concept is famous for conveying therapeutic information in an efficient, quick-review fashion. This authoritative title provides access to expert consultation on the toughest challenges facing thoracic surgeons today.

New chapters to this second edition include: New Techniques to Manage Pain, Advances in Diagnostic Imaging, Management of Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum, Updates on Diaphragmatic Pacing and Preoperative Evaluation of Neuro-Motor Diseases of the Esophagus.

 

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Contents

Postoperative Analygesia for Thoracotomy Patients A Current Review
1
Advances in Diagnostic Imaging of the Thorax and Screening
32
Tissue Adhesives in Thoraic and Cardiovascular Surgery
47
Multimodality Management of EarlyStage Lung Cancer
61
Anatomic Pulmonary Resections by VideoAssisted Thoracic Surgery
68
Radio Frequency Ablation of Thoracic Malignancies
75
Laser Bronchoscopy
91
Surgical Management of Small Cell Lung Cancer
101
Modern Management of Chronic Pulmonary Thromboembolism including Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy
297
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Extracorporeal and Arteriovenous Carbon Dioxide Removal
308
Lung Preservation for Transplantation
324
Modern Concepts of Immunosuppression for Lung Transplantation
347
Living Donor Lung Transplantation
357
Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome
367
Lung Retransplantation
378
Lung Xenotransplantation Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives
386

Gene Therapy and Thoracic Surgery
113
Databases and Clinical Outcomes The General Thoracic Surgery Database
122
Primary and Secondary Chest Wall Tumors
125
Management of Chest Wall Deformities
145
Surgical Management of Congenital Lesions of the Lung
163
Vascular Rings and Slings
186
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
196
The Management of Pleural Space Problems
205
Techniques of Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction
215
Management of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations and Sequestrations
234
Management of Hydatid Cysts
241
Surgery for Fungal and Mycobacterial Diseases
251
Surgical Treatment of Bronchiectasis and Broncholithiasis
266
Blood Substitutes
277
Update in the Management of Pulmonary Thromboembolism including Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy
285
Artificial Lungs
398
Surgery for Myasthenia Gravis
407
Management of Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum
417
Mediastinal Cysts
429
Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis
441
Diaphragmatic Pacing
449
Preoperative Evaluation of Neuromotor Diseases of the Esophagus
455
Preoperative Management and Surgical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and its Complications Using Minimally Invasive Techniques
466
Optimal Management of Barretts Esophagus
479
Strategies for Esophageal Replacement and Reconstruction
492
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
504
Esophageal Anastomotic Techniques and the Management of Esophageal Anastomotic Leaks
509
Esophageal Stents
520
Index
532
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Kenneth Franco MDSurgical Director, Heart and Lung Failure Program University of Nebraska College of Medicine Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE.

Joe Putnam MDMD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX.

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