Diseases of the Mediastinum, An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics


  • Federico Venuta, MD, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Università di Roma SAPIENZA, Italy

Utility of PET in the mediastinum; Diagnostic strategies for mediastinal tumors and masses; Infections of the mediastinum; Genetic markers of mediastinal diseases; Mediastinal tumors and cysts in the pediatric population; Multimodality treatment of germ cell tumors of the mediastinum; Surgical approaches to the thymus in patients with MG; Multimodality treatment of thymoma; Vascular lesions of the mediastinum; Combined cervico – thoracic approaches for complex mediastinal masses; Intraoperative strategy in patients with extended involvement of mediastinal structures; The role of surgical resection for locally recurring mediastinal tumors; Modern Radiotherapy for Mediastinal Disease; Surgery of the mediastinum -historical notes.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0551-5