General Thoracic Surgery, Volume 1

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Thomas W. Shields
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 2867 pages
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The leading comprehensive reference on thoracic surgery is now in its Sixth Edition. Coverage of surgical oncology has been expanded. This edition also features state-of-the-art video-assisted procedures, new chapters on tracheostomy, and new techniques for lung cancer and paraesophageal hernia.

Organized by anatomic region, this two-volume work offers comprehensive guidelines on surgical management of all adult and pediatric conditions. Coverage includes detailed information on diagnostic procedures, preoperative assessment, postoperative care, and relevant basic science and physiology. More than 2,000 images, drawings, and photographs complement the text.

 

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Contents

Contributors
xix
Segmentectomy and Lesser Pulmonary Resections 496
xxiv
Bacterial Infections of the Lungs and Bronchial Compressive Disorders 1219
xxv
Chest Wall Reconstruction 722
xxvi
Malignant Pleural Effusions 935
xxvii
Preface
xxxi
Epidemiology and Carcinogenesis
1425
Volume I
1431
Esophageal Diverticula
2239
Benign Tumors Cysts and Duplications of the Esophagus
2251
Carcinoma of the Esophagus
2265
Multimodality Therapy for Esophageal Cancer
2299
Surgical Palliation of Inoperable Carcinoma of the Esophagus
2313
Less Common Malignant Tumors of the Esophagus
2325
The Mediastinum
2341
The Thymus
2347

Challenges for Thoracic Surgery
1442
Investigation and Management of Nodules Less than One Centimeter in Size
1451
THE DIAPHRAGM
1471
Present Concepts in the Molecular Biology of Lung Cancer
1481
Clinical Presentation of Lung Cancer
1508
Radiologic Evaluation of Lung Cancer
1519
Anatomy of the Thorax 3
1533
Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer
1534
Embryology of the Lungs 16
1545
Surgical Treatment of NonSmall Cell Lung Cancer
1548
THE CHEST WALL
1555
Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection
1588
Endoluminal Management of Malignant Airways Disease
1604
Basic Principles of Radiation Therapy in Carcinoma of the Lung
1613
Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the Lung
1625
Chemotherapy of NonSmall Cell Lung Cancer
1639
Multimodality Therapy for NonSmall Cell Lung Cancer
1653
Novel Systemic Therapy for Advanced NonSmall Cell Lung Cancer
1680
Small Cell Lung Cancer
1700
Novel Strategies for Lung Cancer Immunotherapy
1738
Carcinoid Tumors
1753
Secondary Tumors of the Lungs 1831
1766
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma and Other Primary Salivery GlandType
1768
Surgical Anatomy of the Lungs 59
1778
Lymphatics of the Lungs 74
1799
Uncommon Primary Malignant Tumors of the Lung
1801
Lung Tumors in the Immunocompromised Host
1863
The Esophagus
1879
Diaphragmatic Function Diaphragmatic Paralysis
1885
Lymphatic Drainage of the Esophagus
1894
Physiology and Physiologic Studies of the Esophagus
1905
Esophageal pH Studies in Esophageal Disease
1922
Radiologic Evaluation of the Esophagus
1939
Endoscopy of the Esophagus
1956
Exposure of the Cervical Esophagus
1971
Transthoracic Resection of the Esophagus
1987
Transhiatal Esophagectomy without Thoracotomy
2004
Replacement of the Esophagus with the Colon
2025
Replacement of the Esophagus with Jejunum
2034
Free Intestinal Transfer Techniques in Reconstruction of the Esophagus
2042
Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery
2050
Foreign Bodies in the Esophagus
2095
Esophageal Trauma
2101
Congenital Anomalies of the Esophagus
2125
Pacing of the Diaphragm 746
2127
Inflammatory Diseases of the Esophagus
2140
Esophageal Motility Disorders
2146
Chagas Disease of the Esophagus
2161
Surgical Therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
2173
Congenital Posterolateral Diaphragmatic Hernias and Other Less
2186
Benign Strictures of the Esophagus
2200
Barretts Esophagus
2217
Mediastinal Parathyroids
2357
Anatomy of the Pleura 785
2361
Radiographic Computed Tomographic and Magnetic Resonance
2369
Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Thorax 165
2370
Radionuclide Studies of the Mediastinum
2396
Positron Emission Tomography in Chest Diseases 199
2410
Radionuclide Studies of the Lung 217
2424
Mediastinal Tumor Markers
2425
Cervical Substernal Extended Mediastinoscopy
2445
Posterior Mediastinotomy
2453
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 689
2456
Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy 698
2466
MEDIASTINAL INFECTIONS OVERVIEW
2475
Overview of Primary Mediastinal Tumors and Cysts
2489
Diagnostic Investigation of Mediastinal Masses
2495
Invasive Diagnostic Procedures 299
2497
Pneumothorax 794
2498
Vascular Masses of the Mediastinum
2523
Physiology of Pleural Fluid Production and Benign
2529
Clinical Features Diagnosis and Treatment
2545
ANESTHETIC MANAGEMENT
2564
Vein Grafts for the Superior Vena Cava
2567
PULMONARY RESECTIONS
2577
PRIMARY MEDIASTINAL TUMORS AND SYNDROMES
2579
Myasthenia Gravis
2617
Pathophysiology of Myasthenia Gravis
2624
Transcervical Thymectomy
2634
Technical Aspects of Lobectomy 433
2639
Extended Transsternal Thymectomy
2645
TranscervicalTranssternal Maximal Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis
2655
Evaluation of Results of Thymectomy for Nonthymomatous
2664
Benign Lymph Node Disease Involving the Mediastinum
2676
Biological Markers and Pathology of Mediastinal Lymphomas
2682
Diagnosis and Treatment of Mediastinal Lymphomas
2694
Benign Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum
2704
Primary Seminomas of the Mediastinum
2712
Poorly Differentiated Carcinoma of the Mediastinum
2725
Excision of Hourglass Tumors of the Paravertebral Sulcus
2757
Mesenchymal Tumors of the Mediastinum
2786
Mediastinal Parathyroid Adenomas and Carcinomas
2812
Foregut Cysts of the Mediastinum in Infants and Children
2823
Foregut Cysts of the Mediastinum
2830
Gastroenteric Cysts and Neurenteric Cysts in Infants and Children
2843
Mesothelial and Other Less Common Cysts of the Mediastinum
2852
Index
1
Sleeve Lobectomy 458
2
Chest Wall Tumors 710
6
Diaphragmatic Injuries 1006
12
Parapneumonic Empyema 819
37
Tracheostomy 1017
52
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