Patient Perspectives in Pulmonary Surgery, An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics


  • Alessandro Brunelli, MD, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Umberto, I Regional Hospital, Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy

The articles in this issue address psychosocial and quality of life concerns for patients who have undergone thoracic surgery. Topics include changes in quality of life after pulmonary resection; impact of minimally invasive thoracic surgery on quality of life; psychosocial aspects of lung transplantation; and physical, cognitive and emotional dysfunctions resulting from intensive care.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4896-9