this 2012 article by Hannon & Yendamuri explains the newest methods and modalities of treating nonsmall cell lung cancer (NCLC) as well as the importance of accurate staging for diagnosis and evidence-based treatment.
What kind of pain should patients expect after thoracic surgery, and how long will it last? Also, is this normal? When should I call my doctor?
Exploring the causes of mediastinitis in non-cardiac surgery patients with review of recent cases in the literature.
Overview of spontaneus pneumothorax and treatment modalities.
second in a series of articles questioning whether thoracic surgery remains a relevant treatment for pleural diseases – as discussed in an article by Davies et. al.
by special request – a re-post of an article by Dr. Mazzonone, “Pre-operative evaluation of the lung Cancer Resection Candidate.”
In an investigational study, Akutsu et. al. (2010) demonstrated a significant reduction in post-operative pneumonia through the implementation of a dental hygiene program.