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About the Author
Surgeon at the Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa, Terrassa, Barcelona. Since 1998 he has been on the editorial board of theCochrane Lung Cancer Group and in 2006 he became Associate Editor of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer till 2012. Hewas also a member of the editorial board for Archivos de Bronconeumología, the journal of the Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery from 2009 to 2013. He is the author of more than 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as numerous book chapters. Marcin Zielinski, MD, PhD, graduated from the Medical Academy in Warsaw in 1983 and subsequently specialized in general and thoracic surgery. He gained his doctorate in 1994 from the Medical Academy in Warsaw and in 2006 was awarded his Habilitation by the Jagiellonian University, Cracow, for studies on factors affecting the effectiveness of the operative treatment of myasthenia gravis. Since 1996 he has been Head of the Department of Thoracic Surgeryand since 2004, also Director of the Pulmonary Hospital in Zakopane. Dr. Zielinski is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (Torino) and a reviewer of thoracic surgery manuscripts for several leading journals. He is the author of almost 70 original articles in indexed journals.
Table of ContentsDIAGNOSTIC AND STAGING SURGICAL ENDOSCOPIES.- Mediastinoscopy.- Extended Cervical Mediastinoscopy.- Remediastinoscopy.- Mediastino-Thoracoscopy.- Cervical Incision Thoracic Endoscopic Surgery (CITES).- Mediastinal Ultrasonography (MUS) as a Surgical Adjuvant In Lung Cancer Staging.- Video-Assisted Mediastinoscopic Lymphadenectomy (VAMLA).- Transcervical Extended Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy (TEMLA): The Standard Procedure And Its Variations.- THYMUS AND MEDIASTINUM.- Thymectomy Through Cervicotomy.- Transcervical Extended Thymectomy With Bilateral Opening Of The Mediastinal Pleura.- Transcervical Thymectomy With Bilateral Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS).- Rethymectomy.- Transcervical Resection Of Mediastinal Metastatic Nodes And Mediastinal Tumors.- Miscellaneous Indications: Mediastinitis, Cysts, Etc.- LUNGS AND BRONCHI.- Lobectomy.- Closure Of Postpneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula.- Closure Of The Main Bronchus Prior To The Definitive Pneumonectomy.- TRACHEA AND OESOPHAGUS.- Tracheal Resection.- Oesophageal Procedures.- MISCELLANY.- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome –Supraclavicular Approach.- Robotics.