Global experts, in conjunction with the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, bring you up to date with today’s best approaches to lung cancer diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up. IASLC Thoracic Oncology, 2nd Edition, keeps you abreast of the entire scope of this fast-changing field, from epidemiology to diagnosis to treatment to advocacy. Written in a straightforward, practical style for the busy clinician, this comprehensive, multidisciplinary title is a must-have for anyone involved in the care of patients with lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.
Definitive atlas providing information on this surgical technique
Defines and provides thorough review of the operative pathway enabling complete understanding of robotic thoracic surgery
Illustrated with the highest quality illustrations
Emphasis on evidence-based outcomes
This book provides useful tips on operative and surgical aspects of thoracic surgery, to enhance the operative experience
Written by surgeons with experience of both open and minimally invasive approaches to the pathology
The authors will discuss the complications of surgery and how to avoid intra-operative and postoperative complications during surgery
Over a decade after the last edition, Operative Thoracic Surgery, Sixth Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of prestigious international contributors. Particular emphasis is given to new and emerging techniques, particularly minimally invasive procedures, ensuring that the book remains an essential resource for surgeons in training, residents and fellows in thoracic and esophageal surgery, and fully qualified practitioners needing a definitive reference. Additional text describes the principles and justification of choosing each procedure, pre-operative assessment and preparation, post-operative care and outcomes.