Ferguson, Mark K.

Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery

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Table of contents

Part 1. Background

1. Introduction
Mark K. Ferguson

2. Evidence-Based Medicine: Levels of Evidence and Grades of Recommendation
Andrew J. Graham, Sean C. Grondin

3. Decision Analytic Techniques
Anirban Basu, Amy G. Lehman

4. Nonclinical Components of Surgical Decision Making
Jo Ann Broeckel Elrod, Farhood Farjah, David R. Flum

5. How Patients Make Decisions with Their Surgeons: The Role of Counseling and Patient Decision Aids
Annette M. O’Connor, France Légaré, Dawn Stacey

Part 2. Lung

6. Radiographic Staging of Lung Cancer: Computed Tomography and Positron Emission Tomography
Frank C. Detterbeck

7. Routine Mediastinoscopy for Clinical Stage I Lung Cancer
Karl Fabian L. Uy, Thomas K. Waddell

8. Management of Unexpected N2 Disease Discovered at Thoracotomy
Hyde M. Russell, Mark K. Ferguson

9. Induction Therapy for Clinical Stage I Lung Cancer
David C. White, Thomas A. D’Amico

10. Induction Therapy for Stage IIIA (N2) Lung Cancer
Shari L. Meyerson, David H. Harpole

11. Adjuvant Postoperative Therapy for Completely Resected Stage I Lung Cancer
Thomas A. D’Amato, Rodney J. Landreneau

12. Sleeve Lobectomy Versus Pneumonectomy for Lung Cancer Patients with Good Pulmonary Function
Lisa Spiguel, Mark K. Ferguson

13. Lesser Resection Versus Lobectomy for Stage I Lung Cancer in Patients with Good Pulmonary Function
Anthony W. Kim, William H. Warren

14. Lesser Resection Versus Radiotherapy for Patients with Compromised Lung Function and Stage I Lung Cancer
Jeffrey A. Bogart, Leslie J. Kohman

15. Resection for Patients Initially Diagnosed with N3 Lung Cancer after Response to Induction Therapy
Antonio D’Andrilli, Federico Venuta, Erino A. Rendina

16. Video-Assisted Thorascopic Surgery Major Lung Resections
Raja M. Flores, Naveed Z. Alam

17. Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Solitary M1 Disease
Robert J. Downey

18. Thoracoscopy Versus the Open Approach for Resection of Solitary Pulmonary Metastases
Keith S. Naunheim

19. Unilateral or Bilateral Approach for Unilateral Pulmonary Metastatic Disease
Ashish Patel, Malcolm M. DeCamp

20. Surgery for Bronchoalveolar Lung Cancer
Subrato J. Deb, Claude Deschamps

21. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in the Candidate for Lung Transplantation
Christine L. Lau, Bryan F. Meyers

22. Pleural Sclerosis for the Management of Initial Pneumothorax
Richard W. Light

Part 3. Esophagus

23. Staging for Esophageal Cancer: Positron Emission Tomography, Endoscopic Ultrasonography
Jarmo A. Salo

24. Induction Therapy for Resectable Esophageal Cancer
Sarah E. Greer, Philip P. Goodney, John E. Sutton

25. Transthoracic Versus Transhiatal Resection for Carcinoma of the Esophagus
Jan B. F. Hulscher, J. Jan B. Lanschot

26. Minimally Invasive Versus Open Esophagectomy for Cancer
Ara Ketchedjian, Hiran Fernando

27. Lymph Node Dissection for Carcinoma of the Esophagus
Nasser K. Altorki

28. Intrathoracic Versus Cervical Anastomosis in Esophageal Replacement
Christian A. Gutschow, Jean-Marie Collard

29. Jejunostomy after Esophagectomy
Lindsey A. Clemson, Christine Fisher, Terrell A. Singleton, Joseph B. Zwischenberger

30. Gastric Emptying Procedures after Esophagectomy
Jeffrey A. Hagen, Christian G. Peyre

31. Posterior Mediastinal or Retrosternal Reconstruction Following Esophagectomy for Cancer
Lara J. Williams, Alan G. Casson

32. Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy for Completely Resected Esophageal Cancer
Nobutoshi Ando

33. Celiac Lymph Nodes and Esophageal Cancer
Thomas W. Rice, Daniel J. Boffa

34. Partial or Total Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the Presence of Impaired Esophageal Motility
Jedediah A. Kaufman, Brant K. Oelschlager

35. Botox, Balloon, or Myotomy: Optimal Treatment for Achalasia
Lee L. Swanstrom, Michelle D. Taylor

36. Fundoplication after Laparoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia
Fernando A. Herbella, Marco G. Patti

37. Primary Repair for Delayed Recognition of Esophageal Perforation
Cameron D. Wright

38. Lengthening Gastroplasty for Managing Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Stricture
Sandro Mattioli, Maria Luisa Lugaresi

39. Lengthening Gastroplasty for Managing Giant Paraesophageal Hernia
Kalpaj R. Parekh, Mark D. Iannettoni

40. Management of Zenker’s Diverticulum: Open Versus Transoral Approaches
Douglas E. Paull, Alex G. Little

41. Management of Minimally Symptomatic Pulsion Diverticula of the Esophagus
Giovanni Zaninotto, Giuseppe Portale

Part 4. Diaphragm

42. Giant Paraesophageal Hernia: Thoracic, Open Abdominal, or Laparoscopic Approach
Glenda G. Callender, Mark K. Ferguson

43. Management of Minimally Symptomatic Giant Paraesophageal Hernias
David W. Rattner, Nathaniel R. Evans

44. Plication for Diaphragmatic Eventration
Marco Alifano

45. Pacing for Unilateral Diaphragm Paralysis
Raymond P. Onders

46. Optimal Crural Closure Techniques for Repair of Large Hiatal Hernias
Carlos A. Galvani, Santiago Horgan

47. Management of Acute Diaphragmatic Rupture: Thoracotomy Versus Laparotomy
Seth D. Force

Part 5. Airway

48. Stenting for Benign Airway Obstruction
Loay Kabbani, Tracey L. Weigel

49. Tracheal Resection for Thyroid or Esophageal Cancer
Todd S. Weiser, Douglas J. Mathisen

Part 6. Pleura and Pleural Space

50. Pleural Sclerosis for Malignant Pleural Effusion: Optimal Sclerosing Agent
Zane T. Hammoud, Kenneth A. Kesler

51. Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion: Sclerosis or Chronic Tube Drainage
Joe B. Putnam

52. Initial Spontaneous Pneumothorax: Role of Thoracoscopic Therapy
Faiz Y. Bhora, Joseph B. Shrager

53. Intrapleural Fibrinolytics
Jay T. Heidecker, Steven A. Sahn

54. Diffuse Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: The Role of Pleurectomy
Jasleen Kukreja, David M. Jablons

55. Treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Is There a Benefit to Pleuropneumonectomy?
Stacey Su, Michael T. Jaklitsch, David J. Sugarbaker

Part 7. Mediastinum

56. Management of Myasthenia Gravis: Does Thymectomy Provide Benefit over Medical Therapy Alone?
Vera Bril, Shaf Keshavjee

57. Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis: Optimal Approach
Joshua R. Sonett

58. Management of Residual Disease after Therapy for Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumor and Normal Serum Markers
Luis J. Herrera, Garrett L. Walsh

59. Management of Malignant Pericardial Effusions
Nirmal K. Veeramachaneni, Richard J. Battafarano

60. Asymptomatic Pericardial Cyst: Observe or Resect?
Robert J. Korst

Part 8. Chest Wall

61. Optimal Approach to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Transaxillary, Supraclavicular, or Infraclavicular
Richard J. Sanders

62. Pectus Excavatum in Adults
Charles B. Huddleston


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