Precision Surgery for Lung Cancer

Posted On 2019-06-25 11:13:58


This focused issue on “Precision Surgery for Lung Cancer” is edited by Dr. Marcelo F. Jimenez, from Department of Thoracic Surgery, Salamanca University Hospital, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.

Dr. Jimenez is now a Professor and Head of Thoracic Surgery Department at Salamanca University Hospital, Director of the Robotic Surgery Programme at Salamanca University Hospital, and Director of Simulation and Experimental Surgery at Salamanca University School of Medicine. He has extensive experience in minimal invasive surgery for lung cancer and in the surgical and multidisciplinary management of patients with complex thoracic oncological diagnoses. He is actively involved in research and leads a number of research programs that study various clinical and translational aspects of lung cancer.

Focused issue outline:
  1. Preface to this focused issue
    Marcelo F. Jimenez, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Salamanca University Hospital, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
  2. Three dimensional (3D) modelling and surgical planning in lung resections
    Stephen D. Cassivi, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
  3. Planning and marking small nodules for surgery
    Marcelo F. Jimenez, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Salamanca University Hospital, Salamanca, Spain
  4. Increasing VATS-RATS precision
    Franca Melfi, Unit of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Robotic Multispeciality Center for Surgery, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
  5. Training and precision surgery
    Rene Horsleben Petersen, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
  6. Increasing precision of sublobar resection for lung cancer
    Dominique Gossot, Thoracic Department, Curie-Montsouris Thorax Institute, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France
  7. Custom made prosthesis in thoracic surgery
    Alejandro Munoz-Espiago, Additive Manufacturing, Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), National Science Park, Dublin Rd, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
  8. Patient tailored prevention of lung resection post-op complications?
    Gianluca Casali, Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK


Articles already published:

Review Article

Patient-tailored prevention of post-operative complications after lung resection

Elaine Teh, Gianluca Casali

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Planning and marking small nodules for surgery

Marcelo F. Jimenez, Marta G. Fuentes, Maria T. Gomez-Hernandez, Nuria M. Novoa

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How to improve the precision of closed chest sublobar resections

Dominique Gossot, Rossella Potenza, Amaia Ojanguren, Agathe Seguin-Givelet

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Custom-made prosthesis in thoracic surgery

Jose L. Aranda, Alejandro M. Espiago

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Training and precision surgery in VATS lobectomy

Tamim A. Haidari, Lars Konge, Rene H. Petersen

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Robotic thoracic surgery, the age of majority

Carmelina C. Zirafa, Gaetano Romano, Sara Ricciardi, Federico Davini, Franca Melfi

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Editorial

Precision surgery, it matters

Marcelo Jimenez

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