Adult Chest Surgery


Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Thoracic Incisions

Chapter 3. Chest Imaging: Role of CT, PET/CT, and MRI

Chapter 4. Preoperative Evaluation

Chapter 5. Anesthesia Management

Chapter 6. Critical Care

Chapter 7. Mechanical Ventilation

Chapter 8. Postoperative Management

Chapter 9. Role of the Pathologist

Chapter 10. Overview

Chapter 11. Surgical Approach to Gastroesophageal Junction Cancers

Chapter 12. Esophagoscopy

Chapter 13. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

Chapter 14. Transhiatal Esophagectomy

Chapter 15. Three-Hole Esophagectomy: The Brigham and Women's Hospital Approach

Chapter 16. Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy

Chapter 17. Radical En Bloc Esophagectomy

Chapter 18. Three-Field Esophagectomy

Chapter 19. Left Thoracoabdominal Approach

Chapter 20. Left Transthoracic Esophagectomy (Ellis)

Chapter 21. Options for Esophageal Replacement

Chapter 22. Palliative Options and Procedures

Chapter 23. Management of Malignant Esophageal Fistula

Chapter 24. Overview

Chapter 25. Resection of Esophageal Diverticula

Chapter 26. Esophagocardiomyotomy for Achalasia (Heller)

Chapter 27. Long Esophageal Myotomy

Chapter 28. Esophagectomy

Chapter 29. Overview

Chapter 30. Belsey-Mark IV Fundoplication/Collis Gastroplasty

Chapter 31. Nissen Fundoplication

Chapter 32. Other Reflux Procedures (Toupet, Dor, and Hill)

Chapter 33. Surgery for Barrett's Esophagus

Chapter 34. Management of Shortened Esophagus

Chapter 35. Management of the Failed Reflux Operation

Chapter 36. Techniques for Dilation of Benign Esophageal Stricture

Chapter 37. Overview

Chapter 38. Congenital Disorders of the Esophagus in Infants and Children

Chapter 39. Resection of Benign Tumors of the Esophagus

Chapter 40. Management of Esophageal Perforation

Chapter 41. Blunt and Penetrating Esophageal Trauma

Chapter 42. Surgical Management of Corrosive Injury to the Esophagus

Chapter 43. Techniques and Indications for Esophageal Exclusion

Chapter 44. Overview

Chapter 45. Tracheostomy

Chapter 46. Endoscopic Treatments

Chapter 47. Use of Tracheobronchial Stents

Chapter 48. Techniques of Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction

Chapter 49. Surgical Repair of Congenital and Acquired Tracheoesophageal Fistulas

Chapter 50. Tracheobronchial Injuries

Chapter 51. Overview

Chapter 52. Bronchoscopy, Rigid and Flexible

Chapter 53. Management of Sputum-Positive Lung Cancer

Chapter 54. Techniques of Tracheal Resection

Chapter 55. Subglottic Resection of the Airway

Chapter 56. Resection of the Carina

Chapter 57. Mediastinal Tracheostomy

Chapter 58. Tumors of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: Cervical Exenteration

Chapter 59. Ablative Endoscopic Therapy for Endobronchial Lesions

Chapter 60. Overview

Chapter 61. Mediastinoscopy and Restaging

Chapter 62. The Five Lobectomies

Chapter 63. VATS Lobectomy

Chapter 64. Pneumonectomy

Chapter 65. Segmentectomy

Chapter 66. Sleeve Resection/Bronchoplasty for Lung Cancer

Chapter 67. Pancoast's Syndrome: Extended Resection in the Superior Pulmonary Sulcus

Chapter 68. Pancoast's Syndrome: Anterior Approach to Pancoast Tumor

Chapter 69. Radical Lymphadenectomy

Chapter 70. Cardiopulmonary Bypass for Extended Thoracic Resections

Chapter 71. Pulmonary Metastasectomy

Chapter 72. Surgical Treatment of Bronchopleural Fistula after Pneumonectomy

Chapter 73. Management of Hemoptysis in Lung Cancer

Chapter 74. Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Radiotherapy in NSCLC

Chapter 75. Innovative Radiation Techniques: Role of Brachytherapy and Intraoperative Radiotherapy in Treatment of Lung Cancer

Chapter 76. Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Surgically Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Chapter 77. Percutaneous Thoracic Tumor Ablation

Chapter 78. Resection of Bronchogenic Carcinoma with Solitary Brain Metastasis

Chapter 79. Overview

Chapter 80. Benign Lung Masses

Chapter 81. Bronchoplasty

Chapter 82. Pulmonary Sequestration

Chapter 83. Surgery for Bronchiectasis

Chapter 84. Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation

Chapter 85. Overview

Chapter 86. Resection of Blebs, Bullae, and Giant Bullae

Chapter 87. Lung Volume-Reduction Surgery

Chapter 88. Minimally Invasive Methods of Managing Giant Bullae in Compromised Patients: The Monaldi Procedure

Chapter 89. New Endoscopic Approaches for Treatment of Emphysema

Chapter 90. Thoracic Fungal Infections

Chapter 91. Role of the Thoracic Surgeon in the Diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Disease

Chapter 92. Thoracoplasty for Tuberculosis

Chapter 93. Surgical Approaches for Chronic Empyema and for Management of Chronic Bronchopleural Fistula

Chapter 94. Overview

Chapter 95. Lung Transplantation Technique

Chapter 96. Living Lobar Lung Transplantation

Chapter 97. Medical Management of Lung Transplant Patients

Chapter 98. Management of Surgical Complications

Chapter 99. Overview

Chapter 100. Nonoperative Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusions

Chapter 101. Thoracoscopy with Interpleural Sclerosis for Malignant Pleural Effusion

Chapter 102. Pleurectomy and Decortication for Malignant Pleural Diseases

Chapter 103. Extrapleural Pneumonectomy for Diffuse Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and Other Diffuse Pleural Malignancies

Chapter 104. Intracavitary Hyperthermic Chemotherapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Chapter 105. Photodynamic Therapy in the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions

Chapter 106. Overview

Chapter 107. Medical Management of Nonmalignant Pleural Effusions

Chapter 108. Pneumothorax and Pneumomediastinum

Chapter 109. Benign Tumors of the Pleura

Chapter 110. Management of Acute Bronchopleural Fistula

Chapter 111. Nonoperative Therapy for Chylothorax

Chapter 112. Fibrothorax and Decortication

Chapter 113. Management of Chylothorax

Chapter 114. Overview

Chapter 115. Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction

Chapter 116. Sternal and Clavicular Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction

Chapter 117. Options for Plastic Chest Wall Reconstruction

Chapter 118. Overview

Chapter 119. Primary Repair of Chest Wall Defects

Chapter 120. Surgical Repair of Complex (Recurrent) Pectus Excavatum in Adults

Chapter 121. Thoracoscopic Sympathicotomy for Hyperhidrosis and Vasomotor Disorders

Chapter 122. Supraclavicular Approach for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Chapter 123. Thoracic Outlet Syndromes

Chapter 124. Thoracoscopic First Rib Resection with Dorsal Sympathectomy

Chapter 125. Thrombosis of the Subclavian Vein: Paget-Schroetter Syndrome

Chapter 126. Surgical Treatment for Chest Wall Infections

Chapter 127. Overview

Chapter 128. Diaphragm Incisions

Chapter 129. Surgical Plication of the Diaphragm for Paralysis and Eventration

Chapter 130. Techniques for Repair of Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia

Chapter 131. Overview

Chapter 132. Cervical Mediastinoscopy and Anterior Mediastinotomy

Chapter 133. Resection of Substernal Goiter

Chapter 134. Transcervical Thymectomy

Chapter 135. Thoracoscopic Approach to Thymectomy with Advice on Patients with Myasthenia Gravis

Chapter 136. Radical Transsternal Thymectomy

Chapter 137. Resection of Benign Anterior and Middle Mediastinal Cysts and Tumors

Chapter 138. Neurogenic Tumors of the Posterior Mediastinum

Chapter 139. Malignant Primary Anterior Mediastinal Tumors

Chapter 140. Resection for Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

Chapter 141. Robotics in Thoracic Surgery

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