Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery

An Evidence-Based Approach

  • Mark K. Ferguson

Part of the Difficult Decisions in Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach book series (DDSURGERY, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Mark K. Ferguson
    Pages 1-13
  3. Evaluations and Decisions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Apoorva Krishna Chandar, Yngve Falck-ytter
      Pages 17-33
    3. Varun Puri, Bryan F. Meyers
      Pages 35-45
    4. Thomas K. Varghese Jr.
      Pages 47-57
    5. Joshua A. Hemmerich, Kellie Van Voorhis
      Pages 59-71
  4. Lung

About this book


The third edition of Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach, devotes itself to looking at questions and decisions in general thoracic surgery that are difficult or controversial. Focused topics are explored, and readers will find pithy analyses and recommendations which are carefully given in accordance with the level of supporting evidence available.


Written by recognized experts in the field, Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach 3rd edition is a timely reference source for practicing surgeons, surgeons in training, and educators that describes the recommended ideal approach, rather than customary care, in selected clinical situations. 

Editors and affiliations

  • Mark K. Ferguson
    • 1
  1. 1.SurgeryUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-6404-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-6403-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-6404-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2198-7750
  • Series Online ISSN 2198-7769
  • About this book