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Are digital devices routinely useful in thoracic surgery or are they helpful only in selected cases?

Marco Chiappetta, Dania Nachira, Stefano Margaritora and Pierluigi Granone.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 656 words.

Bilobectomy for lung cancer: contemporary national early morbidity and mortality outcomes

Pascal A. Thomas, Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz, Alain Bernard, Françoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Jacques Jougon, Laurent Brouchet, Gilbert Massard, Marcel Dahan and Anderson Loundou.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 4985 words.

OBJECTIVES

To determine contemporary early outcomes associated with bilobectomy for lung cancer and to identify their predictors using a nationally...

Cardiac function in adults following minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum

Sebastian Udholm, Marie Maagaard, Hans Pilegaard and Vibeke Hjortdal.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 3842 words.

OBJECTIVES

To study if minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (PE) in adult patients would improve cardiopulmonary function at rest and during...

Chest pain control with kinesiology taping after lobectomy for lung cancer: initial results of a randomized placebo-controlled study

Andrea Imperatori, Annamaria Grande, Massimo Castiglioni, Laura Gasperini, Agnese Faini, Sebastiano Spampatti, Elisa Nardecchia, Lorena Terzaghi, Lorenzo Dominioni and Nicola Rotolo.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 5411 words.

OBJECTIVES

Kinesiology taping (KT) is a rehabilitative technique performed by the cutaneous application of a special elastic tape. We tested the safety and...

Ex vivo lung perfusion in clinical lung transplantation—State of the art

Anders S.I. Andreasson, John H. Dark and Andrew J. Fisher.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Professional Development in Medicine; History of Medicine. 6779 words.

Ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) has emerged as a new technique for assessing and potentially reconditioning human donor lungs previously unacceptable for clinical transplantation...

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation: what lessons might we learn from volume and expertise?

Jeremiah W. Awori Hayanga, Alena Lira, Jonathan K. Aboagye, Heather K. Hayanga and Jonathan D'Cunha.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 3337 words.

OBJECTIVES

We sought to evaluate the effect of centre volume on survival when extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is used as a bridge to lung...

From the magic mountain to rocket science in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery

Ludwig K. von Segesser.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; History of Medicine. 986 words.

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Functional and postoperative outcomes after preoperative exercise training in patients with lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Raquel Sebio Garcia, Maria Isabel Yáñez Brage, Esther Giménez Moolhuyzen, Catherine L. Granger and Linda Denehy.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 8446 words.

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. For early stages of the disease, lung resection surgery remains the best treatment with curative intent, but significant...

Graft dysfunction immediately after reperfusion predicts short-term outcomes in living-donor lobar lung transplantation but not in cadaveric lung transplantation

Toshiyuki Mizota, Mariko Miyao, Tetsu Yamada, Masaaki Sato, Akihiro Aoyama, Fengshi Chen, Hiroshi Date and Kazuhiko Fukuda.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 4566 words.

OBJECTIVES

Primary graft dysfunction (PGD) is a major cause of early morbidity and mortality after cadaveric lung transplantation (CLT). This study examined...

The importance of phrenic nerve preservation and its effect on long-term postoperative lung function after pneumonectomy

Gregor J. Kocher, Jannie Lysgaard Poulson, Morten Rune Blichfeldt-Eckhardt, Bo Elle, Ralph A. Schmid and Peter B. Licht.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Surgery. 2270 words.

OBJECTIVES

The importance of phrenic nerve preservation during pneumonectomy remains controversial. We previously demonstrated that preservation of the...

In patients with acute flail chest does surgical rib fixation improve outcomes in terms of morbidity and mortality?

Katharina Schulte, Donald Whitaker and Rizwan Attia.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3205 words.

A best evidence topic in cardiothoracic surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was: In patients with acute flail chest does surgical rib fixation...

In patients with resectable non-small-cell lung cancer, is video-assisted thoracoscopic segmentectomy an appropriate alternative to video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy?

Johnathan R. Lex and Babu Naidu.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2631 words.

A best evidence topic in thoracic surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was ‘In patients with resectable non-small-cell lung cancer, is...

Incidence, risk factors and prognosis of postoperative atrial arrhythmias after lung transplantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jun Fan, Kun Zhou, Shuangjiang Li, Heng Du and Guowei Che.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 6260 words.

Postoperative atrial arrhythmia is the most common dysrhythmia seen after lung transplantation. However, risk factors for postoperative atrial arrhythmias and their impact on outcomes were...

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the lung

Hiroyuki Sakurai, Tadashi Hasegawa, Shun-ichi Watanabe, Kenji Suzuki, Hisao Asamura and Ryosuke Tsuchiya.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; History of Medicine. 2662 words.

Objective: Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare disease that usually occurs in the lung. Recently, several reports have suggested that IMT is a true neoplasm...

An intensive lung donor treatment protocol does not have negative influence on other grafts: a multicentre study

Eduardo Miñambres, Jose Miguel Pérez-Villares, Luis Terceros-Almanza, Jose María Dueñas-Jurado, Arturo Zabalegui, Maite Misis, Maria Teresa Bouza, María Angeles Ballesteros and Elisabeth Coll.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

June 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 4228 words.

OBJECTIVES

Competing requirements for organ perfusion may call for antagonistic strategies such as fluid replacement or high positive end-expiratory...

Intraoperative cell salvage during cardiac surgery is associated with reduced postoperative lung injury

Gerwin E. Engels, Jan van Klarenbosch, Y. John Gu, Willem van Oeveren and Adrianus J. de Vries.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4306 words.

OBJECTIVES

In addition to its blood-sparing effects, intraoperative cell salvage may reduce lung injury following cardiac surgery by removing cytokines,...

Is there a role for the high-risk multidisciplinary team meeting in thoracic surgery?

Nnamdi Nwaejike, Ehab Elbur, Ignacio Malagon, Natalie Dodman, Kath Hewitt, Eustace Fontaine, Piotr Krysiak, Mark Jones, Rajesh Shah and Kandadai S. Rammohan.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 2410 words.

OBJECTIVES

There is little information on the impact of a high-risk multidisciplinary team (HRMDT) for thoracic surgery. In our unit, patients considered...

A method to expose the posterior or superior mediastinum in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery

Peng Jiao, Hongfeng Tong and Yaoguang Sun.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Gastroenterology; Anatomy; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Surgery. 1130 words.

A method of exposing the posterior and superior mediastinum in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) will be introduced. In the study, all cases underwent two-port VATS as follows:...

Nanotechnology applications in thoracic surgery

Sophie C. Hofferberth, Mark W. Grinstaff and Yolonda L. Colson.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 7470 words.

Nanotechnology is an emerging, rapidly evolving field with the potential to significantly impact care across the full spectrum of cancer therapy. Of note, several recent nanotechnological...

Native lung pneumonectomy for post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder refractory to rituximab following contralateral lung transplantation

Marius Roman, Jasvir Parmar, Martin Goddard and Piergiorgio Solli.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 1076 words.

Post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a life-threatening complication following lung transplantation. We report a PTLD case of high-grade, B-cell lymphoma following...