VATS and RATS lobectomy up to date: clinical and experimental evidences

Posted On 2017-12-11 14:50:54

This issue, guest edited by Dr. Roberto Crisci, Reinhold Perkmann, Francesco Zaraca, covers all the speeches presented at the International Meeting held in Bolzano from 9th to 10th November 2017. The aim of the special meeting/issue is to present and to publish local experiences, based on clinical or experimental studies of different centers performing VATS and RATS lobectomy in order to update the international literature on this topic and share different international experiences on diagnosis and treatment of NSCLC.

Original Article on Thoracic Surgery 
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy using “the caudal approach”: results and evolution
Giampiero Dolci, Alessio Campisi, Domenica Giunta, Stefano Congiu, Niccolò Daddi, Giacomo Murana, Andrea Dell’Amore

Review Article on Thoracic Surgery  
Can a standardised Ventilation Mechanical Test for quantitative intraoperative air leak grading reduce the length of hospital stay after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy?
Francesco Zaraca, Maurizio Vaccarili, Gino Zaccagna, Pio Maniscalco, Giampiero Dolci, Birgit Feil, Reinhold Perkmann, Luca Bertolaccini, Roberto Crisci

Surgical Technique on Thoracic Surgery  
Lymphadenectomy during thoracoscopy: techniques and efficacy
Carlo Curcio, Dario Amore

Perspective on Thoracic Surgery 
Thoracoscopic lobectomy after induction therapy—a paradigm shift?
Sameer A. Hirji, Asishana Osho, Stafford S. Balderson, Thomas A. D’Amico

Perspective on Thoracic Surgery  
Uniportal lobectomy and segmentectomy—is it for all?
Sameer A. Hirji, Stafford S. Balderson, Thomas A. D’Amico

More are coming......