Category Archives: Thoracic

Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery

Modern biological understanding is the basis for a multimodality treatment of a tumor. ‘Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery’ is the only book that provides an anatomic basis and description of tumor surgery based on an understanding of both the anatomy … Continue reading

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Aortic Root Surgery: The Biological Solution

The surgical treatment of the aortic valve and root disease, organic and ischemic mitral regurgitation, and endocarditis has made great strides. Still, there is the well-known dilemma: on the one hand the need for anticoagulation in patients with mechanical valves … Continue reading

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Surgical Intensive Care Medicine

This second edition of the popular “Surgical Intensive Care Medicine” textbook has been specifically designed to be a practical reference for medical students and house officers to help manage the critically ill surgical patient. The first section is titled “Resuscitation” … Continue reading

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Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders

Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders are a group of conditions that straddle the borders between infection and malignancy. They were very rare prior to the mid-1980s but now can be expected to develop in 1-10% of transplant recipients. While some cases are … Continue reading

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Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Esophageal Carcinoma

The main aim of this book is standardization of the procedure with stress on simplification and ease of performing the surgery. In oncology, the principles and steps of an operative procedure should remain the same; though the modality may change, … Continue reading

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Chest X-Ray in Clinical Practice

The chest radiograph is a very commonly requested examination and is probably the hardest plain film to interpret correctly. Accurate interpretation can greatly influence patient management in the acute setting. It is, however, often performed out of hours with interpretation … Continue reading

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Aortic Arch Surgery: Principles, Strategies and Outcomes

Focusing exclusively on the surgical management of aortic arch disease in adults, this concise reference provides authoritative guidance on both standard and alternative approaches from internationally recognized experts. Topics include: general principles of aortic diseases imaging techniques intraoperative management neurologic … Continue reading

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MRI of the Lung (Medical Radiology / Diagnostic Imaging)

During the past decade significant developments have been achieved in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), enabling MRI to enter the clinical arena of chest imaging. Standard protocols can now be implemented on up-to-date scanners, allowing MRI to be … Continue reading

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CT of the Airways (Contemporary Medical Imaging)

This book provides an authoritative resource on the art of CT in the diagnosis and monitoring of pulmonary disease. Exploiting recent technological advances in MDCT and 3-D rendering, CT of the Airways contains over 350 high impact figures illustrating relevant … Continue reading

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The Thymus Gland: Diagnosis and Surgical Management

The critical role of the thymus in the immune system is becoming increasingly well understood. Much of this knowledge is widely dispersed throughout the literature. Although thymectomy is well established as a surgical procedure, these advances need to be made … Continue reading

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