The Transcervical Approach in Thoracic Surgery by Marcin ZieliåskiThe Transcervical Approach in Thoracic Surgery by Marcin Zieliåski

The Transcervical Approach in Thoracic Surgery

byMarcin ZieliåskiEditorRam Rami-porta

Book & Toy | July 16, 2014

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Use of the transcervical approach in thoracic surgery has advanced significantly during the past 60 years, owing primarily to advances in technology. Nevertheless, the possibilities of this approach have never been compiled in a systematic way. This book aims to rectify the situation by describing, in a structured way, all the thoracic procedures that can be performed using the transcervical approach. Indications and contraindications, surgical techniques, complications, and results are all covered, based on the authors' experience and published reports. The contents encompass diverse surgical endoscopic procedures for diagnosis and staging, use of the transcervical approach for surgery to the thymus and mediastinum, lungs and bronchi, trachea and esophagus and miscellaneous items including the role of robotic surgery.
Ramón Rami-Porta, MD, PhD, FETCS, graduated from the Medical School, University of Barcelona, in 1980 and then undertook specialty training in thoracic surgery at the 'Jimenez Diaz' Foundation, Autonomous University of Madrid. He gained his PhD in 1986 and since 1989 has been Attending Thoracic.Surgeon at the Hospital Universitari Mutu...
Title:The Transcervical Approach in Thoracic SurgeryFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:221 pagesPublished:July 16, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642545645

ISBN - 13:9783642545641

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Table of Contents

DIAGNOSTIC AND STAGING SURGICAL ENDOSCOPIES.- Mediastinoscopy.- Extended Cervical Mediastinoscopy.- Remediastinoscopy.- Mediastino-Thoracoscopy.- Cervical Incision Thoracic Endoscopic Surgery (CITES).- Mediastinal Ultrasonography (MUS) as a Surgical Adjuvant In Lung Cancer Staging.- Video-Assisted Mediastinoscopic Lymphadenectomy (VAMLA).- Transcervical Extended Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy (TEMLA): The Standard Procedure And Its Variations.- THYMUS AND MEDIASTINUM.- Thymectomy Through Cervicotomy.- Transcervical Extended Thymectomy With Bilateral Opening Of The Mediastinal Pleura.- Transcervical Thymectomy With Bilateral Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS).- Rethymectomy.- Transcervical Resection Of Mediastinal Metastatic Nodes And Mediastinal Tumors.- Miscellaneous Indications: Mediastinitis, Cysts, Etc.- LUNGS AND BRONCHI.- Lobectomy.- Closure Of Postpneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula.- Closure Of The Main Bronchus Prior To The Definitive Pneumonectomy.- TRACHEA AND OESOPHAGUS.- Tracheal Resection.- Oesophageal Procedures.- MISCELLANY.- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome -Supraclavicular Approach.- Robotics.

Editorial Reviews

From the book reviews:"This book offers expert instruction on thoracic surgery through a cervical approach, covering current applications thoroughly and discussing future uses. . The book is written for practitioners and trainees in thoracic surgery. . This is a very useful book for practitioners of thoracic surgery interested in performing procedures through a cervical incision. It offers a detailed discussion of a topic often only covered in a textbook chapter. It will be a good addition to any reading on thoracic surgery." (Michael Bates, Doody's Book Reviews, December, 2014)