Focused Issue: VATS for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer

Published: 2017-04-27

Guest Editor: Todd Demmy, MD, FACS

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA

Currently, the outline of this focused issue is as follows.
  • Definitions of Advanced Disease and Associated Survival after VATS Resection
       Vadim G. Pischik /Russia
  • VATS for Advanced T Status (Large tumors, Mediastinal Invasion and Vascular control)
       Diego Gonzalez Rivas /Spain
  • VATS for Central Airway Tumors
       Ryoichi Nakanishi /Japan
  • Lymph Node Dissection and Staging, the Munich Experience
       Johannes Bodner /Germany
  • Lymph Node Dissection and Staging, the Southampton Approach
       Khalid Amer/ UK
  • VATS and Advance N status (N1+Tumors)
       Paul C. Lee /USA
  • VATS Pneumonectomy
       Mark W. Hennon /USA
  • VATS Chest Wall Resection
       Thomas Anthony D'Amico/USA
  • VATS for Pleural Disease
       David A. Waller / UK
  • Radiation Therapy and VATS
       Mark F. Berry /USA
  • Chemotherapy and VATS
       Michael S. Mulligan/USA
  • Thoracoscopic Lung Suffusion, and other Regional Therapies for Locally advanced disease
       Todd Demmy/USA