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Focused Issue: Video-assisted major thoracic procedures: approaches

Published: 2017-02-13
Focused Issue: Video-assisted major thoracic procedures: approaches 
Guest Editor: Dominique Gossot, MD 

Head of Department of Thoracic Surgery, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France


Guest Editor: Dominique Gossot, MD

This focused issue aims to fully review the existing approaches of VATS Pulmonary Resections, which will be a systematic edition for education and training of young thoracic surgeons, meanwhile conducive to the exchange of surgical techniques between peers. 

Currently, the outline of this focused issue is as follows.

❖Introduction
William Walker (Edinburg, UK)

❖Posterior approach
Herbet Decaluwé (Leuven, Belgium)

❖Anterior approach
René Petersen / Henrik Hansen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

❖Fissure-based approach
Agathe Seguin / Dominique Gossot (Paris, France)

❖Alternate minimally invasive approaches 
Khalid Amer (Southampton, UK)

❖Single Port approach
Alan Sihoe (Hong Kong, China)

❖Hybrid approach
Hisashi Iwata(Japan) 

❖Robotic approach
Bernard J. Park(New York, USA)

❖Synthesis: does literature provide any argument for any approach?
Christophe Cao (Sydney, Australia)