Robotic Thoracic Surgery: A Collection of Clinical Pearls

Posted On 2019-02-14 14:59:23
Robotic Thoracic Surgery: A Collection of Clinical Pearls
Editors: Qingquan Luo, Brian E. Louie, Giuseppe Marulli

Publisher: AME Publishing Company; 1st edition (2019)
ISBN-13: 978-988-78920-3-8
Hardcover: 208 pages
Language: English
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The Robotic Thoracic Surgery: A Collection of Clinical Pearls, is a collection of papers, recently published by experts in this fields working in renowned Centers all over the world, which provides an exhaustive review of surgical aspects and current debated issues of robotic approach to thoracic surgical disease.

In its three sections, Thymectomy, Esophagectomy and Pulmonary Surgery, the authors discuss different robotic surgical techniques highlighting their positives and negatives, indications to robotic surgery in mediastinal and lung disease, complications related to robotic approach and advantages and disadvantages of using robots over other minimally invasive approach such as uniportal and multiportal VATS.

In this way, the reader has a complete scenario of current robotic thoracic surgery and this textbook may be used by young surgeons as a guide, while they approach this art. Moreover, we guess that also senior surgeons may have a great opportunity to go deep into the topic of robotic surgery, profitably comparing their clinical practice with the reported experiences of the most relevant experts in this field.

Honorary Editors

Andrea Imperatori Center for Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
James D. Luketich Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Santiago Horgan Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA


Qingquan Luo Department of Oncology, Shanghai Lung Tumor Clinical Medical Center, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Brian E. Louie Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
Giuseppe Marulli Thoracic Surgery Unit, Department of Organ Transplantation and Emergency, University Hospital of Bari, Italy

Associate Editors

Calvin S.H. Ng Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
Benjamin Wei Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama- Birmingham Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Joel Dunning Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, UK

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