Minimally Invasive Techniques in Thymic Surgery: A Worldwide Perspective

Posted On 2017-07-11 17:33:50

The focused issue on “Minimally Invasive Techniques in Thymic Surgery: A Worldwide Perspective”, guest edited by Dr. Enrico Ruffini, aims to provide the readers the most up-to-date overview of the state of the art of MIS techniques in thymic surgery with a bird eye perspective across the world, since each continent has its peculiarities. It represents a valuable educational material to the new generations of thoracic surgeons around the world who so enthusiastically come to the Congresses and who are interested in the exciting field of thymic surgery.

A worldwide overview on minimally-invasive techniques in thymic surgery: time for a paradigm shift
Enrico Ruffini

Original Article on Thoracic Surgery
Definitions and standard indications of minimally-invasive techniques in thymic surgery
Marcin Zieliński

The results of video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomies in Saint Petersburg, Russia: 20-year of experience
Piotr Yablonsky, Vadim Pischik, Marina G. Tovbina, Mikhail Atiukov

Review Article on Thymic Surgery
Uniportal bilateral video-assisted sequential thoracoscopic extended thymectomy
Francesco Paolo Caronia, Ettore Arrigo, Sebastiano Trovato, Attilio Ignazio Lo Monte, Salvatore Cottone, Francesco Sgalambro, Mario Guglielmo, Antonio Volpicelli, Alfonso Fiorelli

Robotic thymectomy—a new approach for thymus
Erkan Kaba, Tugba Cosgun, Kemal Ayalp, Mazen Rasmi Alomari, Alper Toker

Beyond the limits, extreme minimally invasive surgery in invasive thymic tumours
Thirugnanam Agasthian

The resident’s point of view in the learning curve of thymic MIS: why should I learn it?
Anna E. Frick, Hans Van Veer, Herbert Decaluwé, Willy Coosemans, Dirk Van Raemdonck

Thymic minimally invasive surgery: state of the art across the world—Europe
José Ramon Matilla, Walter Klepetko, Bernhard Moser

Thymic MIS: state of the art across the world (Russian Federation)
Piotr Yablonskii, Grigorii Kudriashov, Vadim Pischik, Evgenii Sigal, Sabriddin Nuraliev

Minimally invasive surgical procedures for thymic disease in Asia
Meinoshin Okumura, Yasushi Shintani, Mitsunori Ohta, Yoshihisa Kadota, Masayoshi Inoue, Hiroyuki Shiono

Thymic minimally invasive surgery: state of the art across the world: Central-South America
Ricardo Mingarini Terra

Minimally invasive techniques in thymic surgery: a worldwide perspective
Hasan Fevzi Batirel

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery
Subxiphoid thymectomy: single-port, dual-port, and robot-assisted
Takashi Suda