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.

Review Article on Thoracic 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

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

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

More are coming......