2011

Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery

An Evidence-Based Approach

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ISBN: 978-1-84996-364-0 (Print) 978-1-84996-492-0 (Online)

Table of contents (57 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Background

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Introduction

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      Pages 13-22

      Evidence-Based Medicine: Levels of Evidence and Evaluation Systems

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      Pages 23-37

      Decision Analytic Techniques

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      Pages 39-44

      Decision Making: The Surgeon’s Perspective

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      Pages 45-57

      Decision Making: The Patient’s Perspective

  3. Lung

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      Pages 61-66

      PET for Mediastinal Restaging of Patients with Non Small Cell Lung Cancer after Induction Therapy

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      Pages 67-75

      Optimal Initial Pathologic Mediastinal Staging of Lung Cancer: EUS, EBUS, Mediastinoscopy

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      Pages 77-88

      VATS vs. Open Lobectomy for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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      Pages 89-103

      N2 Disease Discovered at Thoracotomy: Resect or Abort?

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      Pages 105-110

      Pulmonary Function Alterations After Induction Therapy for Lung Cancer: Preoperative Considerations

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      Pages 111-117

      Lobectomy After Induction Therapy for Stage IIIA NSCLC in the Presence of Persistent N2 Disease

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      Pages 119-124

      Pneumonectomy After Induction Therapy for Stage IIIA Non-small-cell Lung Cancer

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      Pages 125-133

      Segmentectomy Versus Lobectomy for Stage I Lung Cancer in Patients with Good Pulmonary Function

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      Pages 135-144

      Optimal Therapy for Patients with Marginal Lung Function and Peripheral Stage I Lung Cancer

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      Pages 145-153

      VATS Versus Thoracotomy for Major Lung Resection After Induction Therapy

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      Pages 155-159

      Chest Tube Management After Lung Resection

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      Pages 161-164

      Management of the Pleural Space Early After Pneumonectomy

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      Pages 165-169

      Perioperative Prophylaxis Against Venous Thrombo-Embolism in Major Lung Resection

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      Pages 171-177

      Perioperative Arrhythmia Prophylaxis for Major Lung Resection

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      Pages 179-185

      For Whom Is Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Effective?

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