Ferguson, Mark K.

Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Mark K. Ferguson

2. Evidence-Based Medicine: Levels of Evidence and Evaluation Systems
Sean C. Grondin, Colin Schieman

3. Decision Analytic Techniques
Anirban Basu, Amy Lehman

4. Decision Making: The Surgeon’s Perspective
Thomas K. Varghese, Farhood Farjah, David R. Flum

5. Decision Making: The Patient’s Perspective
Dawn Stacey, France Légaré

6. PET for Mediastinal Restaging of Patients with Non Small Cell Lung Cancer after Induction Therapy
James R. Nitzkorski, Veeraiah Siripurapu, Walter J. Scott

7. Optimal Initial Pathologic Mediastinal Staging of Lung Cancer: EUS, EBUS, Mediastinoscopy
Varun Puri, Bryan F. Meyers

8. VATS vs. Open Lobectomy for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Shawn S. Groth, Michael A. Maddaus

9. N2 Disease Discovered at Thoracotomy: Resect or Abort?
Frank C. Detterbeck

10. Pulmonary Function Alterations After Induction Therapy for Lung Cancer: Preoperative Considerations
Gabriel Loor, Mark K. Ferguson

11. Lobectomy After Induction Therapy for Stage IIIA NSCLC in the Presence of Persistent N2 Disease
Gaetano Rocco

12. Pneumonectomy After Induction Therapy for Stage IIIA Non-small-cell Lung Cancer
Alessandro Brunelli, Majed Refai

13. Segmentectomy Versus Lobectomy for Stage I Lung Cancer in Patients with Good Pulmonary Function
Brendon M. Stiles, Nasser K. Altorki

14. Optimal Therapy for Patients with Marginal Lung Function and Peripheral Stage I Lung Cancer
Gonzalo Varela, Marcelo F. Jiménez

15. VATS Versus Thoracotomy for Major Lung Resection After Induction Therapy
Mark F. Berry, Thomas A. D’Amico

16. Chest Tube Management After Lung Resection
Melissa J. Ruiz, Mark K. Ferguson

17. Management of the Pleural Space Early After Pneumonectomy
K. S. Rammohan, Vasudev B. Pai, Tom Treasure

18. Perioperative Prophylaxis Against Venous Thrombo-Embolism in Major Lung Resection
Tom Treasure, Lee-Yee Chong, Carlos E. Sharpin

19. Perioperative Arrhythmia Prophylaxis for Major Lung Resection
Daniela Molena, David Amar, Bernard J. Park

20. For Whom Is Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Effective?
Keith S. Naunheim

21. Support Therapy for Lung Failure
James E. Lynch, Joseph B. Zwischenberger

22. Optimal Management of Barrett Esophagus with High Grade Dysplasia
Jennifer S. Chennat

23. Induction Therapy for Resectable Esophageal Cancer
Richard G. Berrisford, Marcello Migliore

24. Optimal Surgical Approach to Esophagectomy for Cancer
Brechtje A. Grotenhuis, Bas P. Wijnhoven, Jan J. B. Lanschot

25. Extent of Lymph Node Dissection in Esophageal Cancer
Thomas W. Rice, Eugene H. Blackstone

26. Salvage Esophagectomy for Persistent Disease After Definitive Chemoradiotherapy
Wayne Hofstetter

27. Barrett Mucosa in the Cervical Remnant After Esophagectomy for Cancer
Xavier Benoit D’Journo, André Duranceau

28. Partial or Total Fundoplication for GERD in the Presence of Impaired Esophageal Motility
David I. Watson

29. Surgical Management of Non-acid Reflux Unresponsive to Medical Therapy
Alexander J. Greenstein, James P. Dolan, John G. Hunter

30. Prophylactic Antireflux Surgery in Lung Transplantation
Michael S. Griffin, Andrew G. N. Robertson

31. Optimal Initial Therapy for Achalasia
Lars Lundell

32. Stenting for Esophageal Perforation and Anastomotic Leak
Jessica M. Leers, Arnulf H. Hölscher

33. Lengthening Gastroplasty for Managing GERD and Giant Paraesophageal Hernia
Lee L. Swanstrom, Trudie A. Goers

34. Optimal Therapy for Cricopharyngeal Diverticula
Giovanni Zaninotto, Christian Rizzetto

35. Management of Distal Esophageal Pulsion Diverticula
Andrew C. Chang

36. Giant Paraesophageal Hernia: Optimal Surgical Approach
Kelly M. Galey, Thomas J. Watson

37. Diaphragm Pacing for Acute Respiratory Failure
Raymond P. Onders

38. Synthetic Reinforcement of Diaphragm Closure for Large Hiatal Hernia Repair
Brant K. Oelschlager, Eelco B. Wassenaar

39. Stents for Benign Airway Obstruction
Jon O. Wee, Scott J. Swanson

40. Tracheal Reconstruction with Autologous and Engineered Tissues
Etienne Grunenwald, Emmanuel Moss, Moishe Liberman

41. Optimal Management of Malacic Airway Syndromes
Cameron D. Wright

42. Carinal Resection for Cancer
Federico Venuta, Erino A. Rendina

43. Use of Sealants to Reduce Air Leak Duration and Hospital Stay After Lung Resection
Antonio D’Andrilli, Federico Venuta, Erino A. Rendina

44. Optimal Initial Therapy for Pleural Empyema
Curtis J. Wozniak, Alex G. Little

45. Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion: Sclerosis or Chronic Tube Drainage
Leslie J. Kohman, Todd L. Demmy

46. The Role of VATS Pleurodesis in the Management of Initial Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
John C. Kucharczuk

47. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Patient Selection for Pleurectomy
Raja M. Flores, Naveed Z. Alam

48. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Patient Selection for Extrapleural Pneumonectomy
David A. Waller

49. Thymectomy for Myathenias Gravis
Joshua Sonett

50. Optimal Surgical Approach and Extent of Resection of the Thymus in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis
Mitchell J. Magee

51. The Optimal Approach for Resection of Encapsulated Thymoma: Open Versus VATS
Shaf Keshavjee, Christian Finley

52. Management of Residual Disease After Therapy for Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumor and Normal Serum Markers
Heather D. Riggs, Lawrence H. Einhorn, Kenneth A. Kesler

53. Symptomatic Malignant Pericardial Effusion: Surgical or Percutaneous Drainage?
M. Blair Marshall

54. Bronchogenic and Pericardial Cysts: Resect or Observe
Kemp H. Kernstine, Peace Eneh

55. Patient Selection and Optimal Extent of Surgery for Hyperhidrosis
Stephen R. Hazelrigg, Ibrahim Bulent Cetindag, Melita L. Viegas

56. Pectus Excavatum in the Adult: Current Treatment Modalities
Dawn E. Jaroszewski, Jason D. Fraser, David M. Notrica

57. Traumatic Rib Fracture: Conservative Therapy or Surgical Fixation?
John C. Mayberry, Paul H. Schipper

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Surgery

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