Mediastinal Surgery

Posted On 2018-08-21 11:46:04

This issue guest edited by Dr. Tommaso Claudio Mineo, focused on mediastinal surgery aims at capturing what has been developed in the last decade for the surgical management of mediastinal diseases. It can provide rapid information about new surgical approaches and techniques that may be exploited for improving therapeutic programs as well as the expectations of patients and physicians.

Preface on Mediastinal Surgery
Surgery moves forward
Tommaso Claudio Mineo

Original Article on Mediastinal Surgery
Thymectomy for thymoma spanning three decades at Tor Vergata thoracic surgery center
Tommaso Claudio Mineo, Francesco Sellitri, Vincenzo Ambrogi

Review Article on Mediastinal Surgery
Video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis: where we are
Tugba Cosgun, Alper Toker

Present validity of “maximal” thymectomy in the treatment of myasthenia gravis
Joshua R. Sonett 

Advantages of and problems encountered with UICC version 8 TNM staging system for thymic epithelial tumors
Meinoshin Okumura

Surgical Technique on Mediastinal Surgery
Subxiphoid robotic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis
Takashi Suda

The application of robotic surgery on the anterior mediastinal tumors
Carmelina Cristina Zirafa, Sara Ricciardi, Ilenia Cavaliere, Federico Davini, Franca Melfi

A pragmatic view of the usefulness of video-mediastinoscopy in the modern era
Marcello Migliore, Marco Nardini, Luke J. Rogers, Puwalani Vidanapathirana, Joel Dunning

Mediastinal surgery: modern treatment of primary germ cell tumor of the mediastinum
Christopher Hazzard, Raja Flores, Daniel G. Nicastri

Current anesthesiological approach to mediastinal surgery
Carlos Galvez, Maria Galiana, Juan Manuel Corcoles, Francisco Lirio, Julio Sesma, Sergio Bolufer

Perspective on Mediastinal Surgery 
Novel perspectives in the surgical treatment of posterior mediastinal masses
Peter S. Y. Yu, Calvin S. H. Ng