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Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Evidence Based Medicine: Quality of Evidence and Evaluation Systems
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    Chapter 3 Decision Analytic Techniques and Other Decision Processes
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    Chapter 4 Decision Making: The Surgeon’s Perspective
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    Chapter 5 Decision Making: The Patient’s Perspective
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    Chapter 6 Indications for Pretreatment Pathologic Mediastinal Staging in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
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    Chapter 7 Preoperative Smoking Cessation for Lung Resection Patients
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    Chapter 8 High Tech Exercise Testing in Assessing Candidates for Lung Resection
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    Chapter 9 Management of Perioperative Anticoagulation in Lung Resection
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    Chapter 10 Perioperative Arrhythmia Prophylaxis for Major Lung Resection
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    Chapter 11 VATS Versus Open Lobectomy for Stage I or II NSCLC
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    Chapter 12 Robotic-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (RATS) Versus Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) Lobectomy for Stage I or II Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
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    Chapter 13 Lobectomy After Induction Therapy for NSCLC in the Presence of Persistent N2 Disease
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    Chapter 14 Pneumonectomy After Induction Therapy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
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    Chapter 15 Resection Versus SBRT for Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in Patients with Good Pulmonary Function
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    Chapter 16 Digital Drainage Systems After Major Lung Resection
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    Chapter 17 Management of Persistent Post-operative Alveolar Air Leak
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    Chapter 18 Surveillance After Resection of Stage I Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
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    Chapter 19 Support Therapy for Lung Failure: The Utility of Device Therapy
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    Chapter 20 Extracorporeal Support for Lung Grafts Prior to Transplantation
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    Chapter 21 Pulmonary Metastasectomy
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    Chapter 22 Optimal Therapy for Barrett High Grade Dysplasia
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    Chapter 23 Preoperative Chemo Versus Chemoradiotherapy for Regionally Advanced Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
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    Chapter 24 The Role of Surgery in the Management of Regionally Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer
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    Chapter 25 Optimal Surgical Approach to Esophagectomy for Distal Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
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    Chapter 26 Regional Extent of Lymphadenectomy for Esophageal Cancer
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    Chapter 27 Optimal Lymph Node Dissection in Esophageal Cancer
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    Chapter 28 Salvage Esophagectomy for Persistent or Recurrent Disease After Definitive Chemoradiotherapy
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    Chapter 29 Gastric Emptying Procedure After Esophagectomy
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    Chapter 30 Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy After Resection of Regionally Advanced Esophageal Cancer
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    Chapter 31 Prophylactic Antireflux Surgery in Lung Transplantation
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    Chapter 32 Surgical Versus Endoscopic Management for Esophageal Perforations
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    Chapter 33 Stents for Esophageal Anastomotic Leak
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    Chapter 34 Management of Small Esophageal GIST Tumors
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    Chapter 35 Surgery for Minimally Symptomatic Pulsion Diverticula of the Thoracic Esophagus
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    Chapter 36 Partial Versus Total Fundoplication for GERD in Patients with Normal Esophageal Motility
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    Chapter 37 Diaphragm Pacing
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    Chapter 38 Minimally Invasive Versus Open Repair of Giant Paraesophageal Hernia
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    Chapter 39 Synthetic Reinforcement of Diaphragm Closure for Large Hiatal Hernia Repair
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    Chapter 40 Diaphragmatic Plication for Eventration
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    Chapter 41 Management of Minimally Symptomatic Recurrent Hiatal Hernia
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    Chapter 42 Stenting for Benign Airway Obstruction
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    Chapter 43 Bioengineered Tissues for Tracheal Reconstruction
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    Chapter 44 Percutaneous Versus Standard Tracheostomy in the Critically Ill Adult
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    Chapter 45 Carinal Resection for Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
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    Chapter 46 Management of Persistent Postoperative Air Leaks
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    Chapter 47 Fibrinolytics for Managing Pleural Empyema
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    Chapter 48 VATS Versus Open Management of Pleural Empyema
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    Chapter 49 Optimal Management of Symptomatic Malignant Pleural Effusion
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    Chapter 50 Pleurectomy Versus Radical Pleuropneumonectomy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
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    Chapter 51 Surgical and Medical Therapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
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    Chapter 52 Extended Versus Standard Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis
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    Chapter 53 Optimal Approach for Resection of Encapsulated Thymoma: Open Versus VATS
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    Chapter 54 Robotic Versus VATS Thymectomy for Encapsulated Thymoma
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    Chapter 55 Video Mediastinoscopy Versus Standard Mediastinoscopy
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    Chapter 56 Debulking for Extensive Thymoma
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    Chapter 57 Surgery for Palmar Hyperhidrosis: Patient Selection and Extent of Surgery
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    Chapter 58 Synthetic Versus Biologic Reconstruction of Bony Chest Wall Defects
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    Chapter 59 Management of Flail Chest
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    Chapter 60 Management of Pectus Deformities in Adults
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Title
Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery
Published by
Springer London, January 2014
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4471-6404-3
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978-1-4471-6403-6, 978-1-4471-6404-3
Editors

Mark K. Ferguson

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