Minimally Invasive Surgery - Robotics and VATS in Brazil

Posted On 2018-12-06 15:28:54

This issue guest edited by Dr. Ricardo M. Terra and Dr. Paula A. Ugalde, is dedicated to discuss the status of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery in Brazil including lung, mediastinum and esophageal surgery. In particular, we will review current evidence, share the experiences of top institutes from Brazil, giving suggestions and implications for the medical practitioners to enhance the patient’s experience, reduce postoperative complications, and decrease length of stay..

Preface on Thoracic Surgery 
Minimally invasive surgery in Brazil
Paula A. Ugalde, Ricardo Terra 

Original Article on Thoracic Surgery 
Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS): impressions from members of the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery
Ricardo Mingarini Terra, Thamara Kazantzis

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery 
Robotic-assisted thoracic surgery in Brazil, a review of the literature and our current experience
Ricardo M. Terra, Filippe M. Gouvêa, Pedro H. X. N. Araújo, Rui Haddad, Paulo M. Pêgo-Fernandes

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery 
Upper extremity sympathectomy
José Ribas Milanez de Campos, Paulo Kauffman, Carolina Brito Faustino, Nelson Wolosker

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in lung cancer staging
Frederico Krieger Martins, Guilherme Augusto Oliveira, Juliano Cé Coelho, Márcio Chmelnitsky Kruter, Thiago Krieger Bento da Silva, Juliana Scheffer, Marcelo Bastiani Pasa

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery
Video-assisted thoracic surgery segmentectomies: Brazilian experience
Spencer Marcantonio Camargo, Stephan Adamour Soder, Fabiola Adelia Perin, José Carlos Felicetti, José de Jesus Peixoto Camargo

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery
Non-anatomic lung resection by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Renata Baú, Spencer Marcantonio Camargo, Stephan Adamour Soder, José Carlos Felicetti

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery
Metastasectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
Fabio J. Haddad, Jefferson L. Gross

Brief Report on Thoracic Surgery
Robotic thoracic surgery: cost analysis
Anderson Nassar, Marcio O. Lucas, Julio Pereira, Guilherme DalAgnol, Gustavo Gattas

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery 
Transitioning from multiple ports to a single port in video-assisted thoracic surgery: early results
Ivan Salgado de Azevedo, Ricardo Madeira

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery
Nodule marking strategies: cost-benefit
Frederico Krieger Martins, Guilherme Augusto Oliveira, Thiago Krieger Bento da Silva, Rodrigo Moreira Bello, Juliano Cé Coelho, Ana Gelatti, Jairo Lewgoy, Marcelo Bastiani Pasa

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery 
Supermediastinoscopies: where to fit and how to do on cancer practice
Iury Andradade Melo, Gustavo Fortunato, Sergio Tadeu Lima Fortunato Pereira

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery 
Thoracic outlet syndrome: a surgical approach by videothoracoscopy
Hylas Paiva da Costa Ferreira, Bruna de Carvalho Maia, Natália Marcelino Araújo

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery 
Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP): the role of VATS and a new paradigm
Darcy Ribeiro Pinto Filho, Bruno Maineri Pinto, Vitor Maineri Pinto

Viewpoint on Thoracic Surgery 
Training program in robotic thoracic surgery
Flavio Brito Filho, Luis Herrera, Marcelo DaSilva

Viewpoint on Thoracic Surgery 
Why to move from video-assisted thoracic surgery to robotically video-assisted thoracic surgery? —a chronicle
Rui Haddad, Gustavo Guimarães Loubet

Perspective on Thoracic Surgery 
VATS versus open thoracic surgery in Brazil—where are we standing?
Maria Teresa Ruiz Tsukazan, Ricardo Mingarini Terra