Focused Issue on VATS: Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Posted On 2019-06-17 10:31:54


This focused issue on “VATS: Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax” is edited by Dr. Jin-Shing Chen, Dr. Ke-Cheng Chen and Dr. Mong-Wei Lin from Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

Professor Jin-Shing Chen received his MD degree and PhD degree at National Taiwan University, and his specialty training in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at the National Taiwan University Hospital. In 2002, he was a research fellow at the MD Anderson Cancer Center of The University of Texas, USA. Now, Prof. Chen is Professor and Chief of Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan and Director of Department of Medical Affairs, National Affairs, National Taiwan University Hospital Taipei, Taiwan.

    Focused issue outline:
  1. Introduce to this focused issue
    Jin-Shing Chen, Ke-Cheng Chen, Mong-Wei Lin, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. PSP: recent progress
    Ke-Cheng Chen, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. OK432 in PSP
    Chen-Hung How, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan
  4. Non-intubated VATS for the management in PSP
    Julio Sesma, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital General Universitario Alicante, Alicante, Spain
  5. Non-intubated VATS for the management in PSP
    Chao-Yu Liu, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan
  6. Simultaneous Bilateral PSP
    Shah-Hwa Chou, Department of Surgery and Division of Thoracic Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital; Department of Respiratory Therapy, Kaohsiung Medical University Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  7. Any review or original article related to PSP
    Teodor Horvath, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  8. Any review or original article related to PSP
    Chi-Wang Huang, Department of thoracic surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  9. Any review or original article related to PSP
    Yi-Ting Yen, Department of thoracic surgery, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan