Description

In this highly illustrated, comprehensive review of general thoracic surgery, the author shares some of his valuable experience-based observations to help guide the practitioner through details of complex procedures, avoid common problems, and manage complications when they occur. Each chapter is liberally illustrated with original line drawings that depict the relevant anatomy and steps associated with each procedure.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Incisions

Chapter 2: Minimally invasive approaches

Chapter 3: Lung

Chapter 4: Chest wall

Chapter 5: Mediastinum

Chapter 6: Esophagus

Chapter 7: Thoracic duct

Chapter 8: Sympathetic chain

Chapter 9: Diaphragm

Chapter 10: Major airways

Chapter 11: Pleura

Details

No. of pages:
325
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780721603254

About the authors

Mark Ferguson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Section of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Chicago, IL

Mark Ferguson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Section of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, Chicago, IL