Long considered the bible of
thoracic surgery, this comprehensive two-volume textbook guides you
through virtually every open and endoscopic surgical technique with
expert commentary by the leaders in thoracic surgery from around the
world. Coverage includes extensive sections on lung cancer and other
pulmonary tumors. All facets of thoracic disease are covered from
anatomy and embryology to diagnostics, including extensive radiological
sections. Multidisciplinary contributions on medical treatment,
radiation oncology, and surgery and anesthesia are included.
include new material on minimally invasive procedures and thoroughly
updated diagnostic and treatment information. Operative checklists are
included in procedural chapters, and procedures are presented as
bulleted to-do lists wherever possible. This edition also covers
non-resection therapies for high-risk non-small cell lung cancer
patients, including sublobar resection with adjuvant brachytherapy,
radiotherapy ablation, and stereotactic body radiation therapy.