Open Thoracic Surgery

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Open Thoracic Surgery
Editors: Marco Scarci, Alan D. L. Sihoe, Benedetta Bedetti

Publisher: AME Publishing Company (2017)
ISBN-13: 978-9887784050
Hardcover: 217 pages
Language: English
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For years, the focus in thoracic surgery has been so skewed towards minimally invasive approaches that open approaches have been relatively neglected. This book provides a timely review of the latest knowledge and insights into open chest surgery. It covers all major operations and describes the classic techniques with the latest updates and modifications. Chapters have been written by experts in the field and represent the state of the art.


Marco Scarci Department of Thoracic Surgery, University College London Hospital, London, UK
Alan D. L. Sihoe MBBChir, MA(Cantab), FRCSEd(CTh), FCSHK, FHKAM, FCCP Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China; Guest Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tongji University, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai, China; Honorary Consultant, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Benedetta Bedetti Department of Thoracic Surgery, Malteser Hospital, Von- Hompesch-Str. 1, 53123 Bonn, Germany
Table of Content
General Principles
1 Thoracic incisions for open surgery
14 Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) conversion to thoracotomy
22 Left sided lobectomies
26 Open surgical approach and technique in left pneumonectomy
31 Left side sleeves
38 Right side lobectomies
43 Right pneumonectomy
49 Right side sleeves
56 Mediastinal lymph node dissection in open thoracic surgery
61 Segmentectomies
73 Resection of superior sulcus cancers (anterior approach)
79 Posterior thoracic approach for Pancoast tumour resection
84 Surgical approaches for bronchopleural stula
96 Lung decortication for pleural empyema
99 Pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma
106 Extrapleural pneumonectomy
112 A guide to open surgical tracheostomy
118 Tracheal resection and reconstruction
127 Carinal resection
133 Tracheal sleeve pneumonectomy: indications and surgical operative techniques
Chest Wall
144 Rib fracture repair
149 Chest wall surgical stabilization after thoracic trauma: indications and techniques
162 Thoracic outlet syndrome: rst rib resection
169 Open repair of pectus deformities
177 Chest wall resection and reconstruction
186 Reconstructive techniques after diaphragm resection and use of the diaphragmatic ap in thoracic surgery
194 Diaphragmatic plication for eventration or paralysis
Complex Procedures
199 Cardiopulmonary bypass for extended resections
206 Superior vena cava resection and reconstruction
213 Open surgery for posterior mediastinal neurogenic tumors

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