Technology Advancements in Thoracic Surgery

Posted On 2017-03-06 14:28:08

In this focused issue on “Technology Advancements in Thoracic Surgery”, guest edited by Dr. Luca Bertolaccini and Dr. Piergiorgio Solli, we try to reference current concepts in the wider context of technology innovation to the field of Thoracic Surgery innovations. Current thought will be reviewed, and new terms and concepts will be provided. The primary goal of this issue will be to initiate a dialogue on surgical innovation practice and policy that builds upon emerging concepts in technology innovation research in Thoracic surgery.

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery 
Role of virtual simulation in surgical training
Davide Zerbato, Diego Dall’Alba

3D CT simulation in minimally invasive thoracic surgery
Toshihiko Sato, Hiroshi Date

Robotic technological aids in esophageal surgery
Fabrizio Rebecchi, Marco E. Allaix, Mario Morino

Bipolar sealing devices in video-assisted thoracic surgery
Filippo Longo, Pierfilippo Crucitti, Fabio Quintarelli, Raffaele Rocco, Giuseppe Mangiameli, Gaetano Rocco

Magnetic anchoring guidance system in video-assisted thoracic surgery
Agnese Giaccone, Piergiorgio Solli, Luca Bertolaccini

Perspective on Thoracic Surgery 
Technological innovation in video-assisted thoracic surgery
Mehmet Oğuzhan Özyurtkan, Erkan Kaba, Alper Toker

Editorial on Thoracic Surgery 
Thoracic surgeons, mathematics, and statisticians: a new multidisciplinary team?
Luca Bertolaccini, Alessandro Pardolesi, Piergiorgio Solli

More are coming......