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Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach

Mark K. Ferguson, editor
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : Springer, [2014]
Edition
Third edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781447164043, 1447164040, 9781447164036
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Electronic access is available for UVA students, faculty, staff, and affiliates only. IP address verification required.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Evidence Based Medicine: Quality of Evidence and Evaluation Systems
  • Decision Analytic Techniques and Other Decision Processes
  • Decision Making: The Surgeon's Perspective
  • Decision Making: The Patient's Perspective
  • Indications for Pretreatment Pathologic Mediastinal Staging in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Preoperative Smoking Cessation for Lung Resection Patients
  • High Tech Exercise Testing in Assessing Candidates for Lung Resection
  • Management of Perioperative Anticoagulation in Lung Resection
  • Perioperative Arrhythmia Prophylaxis for Major Lung Resection
  • VATS Versus Open Lobectomy for Stage I or II NSCLC
  • Robotic-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (RATS) Versus Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) Lobectomy for Stage I or II Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Lobectomy After Induction Therapy for NSCLC in the Presence of Persistent N2 Disease
  • Pneumonectomy After Induction Therapy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Resection Versus SBRT for Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in Patients with Good Pulmonary Function
  • Digital Drainage Systems After Major Lung Resection
  • Management of Persistent Post-operative Alveolar Air Leak
  • Surveillance After Resection of Stage I Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Support Therapy for Lung Failure: The Utility of Device Therapy
  • Extracorporeal Support for Lung Grafts Prior to Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Metastasectomy
  • Optimal Therapy for Barrett High Grade Dysplasia
  • Preoperative Chemo Versus Chemoradiotherapy for Regionally Advanced Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
  • The Role of Surgery in the Management of Regionally Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer
  • Optimal Surgical Approach to Esophagectomy for Distal Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
  • Regional Extent of Lymphadenectomy for Esophageal Cancer
  • Optimal Lymph Node Dissection in Esophageal Cancer
  • Salvage Esophagectomy for Persistent or Recurrent Disease After Definitive Chemoradiotherapy
  • Gastric Emptying Procedure After Esophagectomy
  • Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy After Resection of Regionally Advanced Esophageal Cancer
  • Prophylactic Antireflux Surgery in Lung Transplantation
  • Surgical Versus Endoscopic Management for Esophageal Perforations
  • -- Stents for Esophageal Anastomotic Leak
  • Management of Small Esophageal GIST Tumors
  • Surgery for Minimally Symptomatic Pulsion Diverticula of the Thoracic Esophagus
  • Partial Versus Total Fundoplication for GERD in Patients with Normal Esophageal Motility
  • Diaphragm Pacing
  • Minimally Invasive Versus Open Repair of Giant Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Synthetic Reinforcement of Diaphragm Closure for Large Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Diaphragmatic Plication for Eventration
  • Management of Minimally Symptomatic Recurrent Hiatal Hernia
  • Stenting for Benign Airway Obstruction
  • Bioengineered Tissues for Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Percutaneous Versus Standard Tracheostomy in the Critically Ill Adult
  • Carinal Resection for Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Management of Persistent Postoperative Air Leaks
  • Fibrinolytics for Managing Pleural Empyema
  • VATS Versus Open Management of Pleural Empyema
  • Optimal Management of Symptomatic Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Pleurectomy Versus Radical Pleuropneumonectomy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
  • Surgical and Medical Therapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
  • Extended Versus Standard Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis
  • Optimal Approach for Resection of Encapsulated Thymoma: Open Versus VATS
  • Robotic Versus VATS Thymectomy for Encapsulated Thymoma
  • Video Mediastinoscopy Versus Standard Mediastinoscopy
  • Debulking for Extensive Thymoma
  • Surgery for Palmar Hyperhidrosis: Patient Selection and Extent of Surgery
  • Synthetic Versus Biologic Reconstruction of Bony Chest Wall Defects
  • Management of Flail Chest
  • Management of Pectus Deformities in Adults.
Description
1 online resource (xxi, 787 pages) : illustrations.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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