Advanced Therapy in Thoracic Surgery

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Kenneth L. Franco, Joe Billy Putnam
B.C. Decker Incorporated, 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

Advances in Diagnostic Imaging of the Thorax and Screening
32
Tissue Adhesives in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
47
Multimodality Management of EarlyStage Lung Cancer
61
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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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