Video-assisted thoracic surgery
: experience 341 cases.
About 420 adult patients have thoracic surgery
each year at Morriston Hospital and 650 per year at the University Hospital of Wales.
Video assisted thoracic surgery
for treatment of pneumothorax and lung resections: systematic review of randomised clinical trials.
Continuous Erector Spinae Plane block for thoracic surgery
in a pediatric patient.
Shinichi Takamoto (President, The Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
The incidence of right upper lobe collapse when comparing a right sided double lumen tube versus a modified left double lumen tube for left sided thoracic surgery
. Anesth Analg 2000; 90(3): 535-40.
Additional chapters describe the evolution of general thoracic surgery
. Disease chapters include information on clinical presentation, pathologic changes, surgical management, operative results, and prognosis.
Currently, thoracic surgery
is provided at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff as well as Morriston - but this could be moved out of the capital following recommendation from an independent panel.
Thus, in recent years, minimally invasive procedures have become preferable in thoracic surgery
, as is the case in all other surgical branches.
Keshavjee, "Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura," The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Bearing in mind the patient's comorbidities, a decision was made for Endo-ACAB, rather than conventional cardiac artery bypass grafting (CABG) or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), which took place 18 days after the initial thoracic surgery
. 3 ports were utilised to harvest the left internal mammary artery (LIMA), and a submammary incision was performed in the 5th intercostal space to enable anastomosis to the LAD.
Micro-invasive thoracic surgery
, especially VATS, has become the mainstream of lung cancer resections (4,5).