Since the first version of the Lung Cancer book published in 2015, giant leaps have been attained in all fields, encompassing biological and novel imaging technique disciplines for early lung cancer diagnosis. A large part of this new edition highlights innovative thoracic surgery approaches with outstanding contributions. The Editors-in- Chief, Jianxing He, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Xiuyi Zhi, have succeeded in producing a momentous book that will satisfy the reader’s needs. The book is extensive in all areas of clinical oncology and radiotherapy. It is fair to say that the book marvelously harmonizes all facets of non-small cell lung cancer. The complete final section on modern radiotherapy is well deserved and fulfills all the readers’ expectations to further their learning. This book is not just another book; it will be essential and will surely be found on the desks of physicians, surgeons, biologists, and other scientists and specialists dedicated to the research and care of lung cancer patients.
The purpose of this book is to introduce the information for the busy clinical thoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists and professionals. The book consists of four parts. First, anesthesia of tubeless thoracic surgery. Second, thoughts about tubeless thoracic surgery. Next, the application of tubeless thoracic surgery. Finally, the postoperative efficacy and management of endoscopic thoracic surgery.
Artificial Intelligence in Thoracic Disease is a collection of review and research articles recently published in AME journals by experts from renowned institutions worldwide. These publications cover AI applications in radiology, pathology, pulmonary medicine, surgery, oncology and radiation oncology. The diversity of topics covered within this book is breath-taking (pun intended), ranging from a review of basic development of an AI network to applying AI towards solving complex patient care challenges to include: (1) decoding patients’ genomic make-up to aid early disease detection and prognostication; (2) analyzing pathologic specimens and/or radiologic images to facilitate expedited and more accurate diagnosis; (3) leveraging AI to improve treatment planning and operative efficacy; (4) assisting physicians in clinical decision-making for patient management through disease and treatment response surveillance and outcome prediction.
This current Lung Transplantation textbook is a collection of reviews and perspectives, undertaken by experts in the field working in renowned centers across the world. The topics represent important insights into both big-pictured and nuanced focused lung transplant areas of controversy. The book is divided into several sections including: a big-picture overview of the ‘Current status of lung transplantation’, focused ‘Lung donor’ and ‘Operative surgical considerations’ and common general ‘Postoperative issues’. In so doing, this describes the whole transplant journey. It will be an incredible resource not only for those who have experience within the field, but also those beginning to get excited about our subspecialty including students, allied health providers, and many others.
This book is an organic, multidisciplinary and comprehensive collection of articles aimed at clarifying the most important and the most innovative aspects in the local or systemic treatments of metastatic breast cancer. They are divided into seven sections: in the first section there is an interesting overview on metastatic breast cancer which mainly evaluates emerging new biomarkers and rare sites of breast cancer metastasis. There are also three sections dedicated to chemotherapy, endocrine therapy and target therapy (including immunotherapy). Local treatment strategies (radiotherapy, surgery) are also considered. There is also a specific section for the treatment of metastases in “special” sites such as brain and bone. Finally, there is a section dedicated to palliative care and the general management of this heterogeneous group of pathologies.