This special series on “Non-Intubated Thoracic Surgery. A Global Perspective” is edited by Dr. Francesco Guerrera, from University of Torino, Italy; Dr. Paolo Albino Ferrari, from A. Businco Cancer Center, Italy; and Prof. Roberto Crisci, from University of L'Aquila, "G. Mazzini" Hospital, Italy.
Dr. Francesco Guerrera is a qualified Thoracic Surgeon who works at Turin University Hospital, in Turin (Italy). He is also Ph.D. Candidate in Bioengineering and Medical-Surgical Sciences at Politecnico di Torino and University of Torino, in Turin (Italy). He received his MD Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Torino in Turin (Italy) and completed his Thoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Torino in Turin (Italy). He was a clinical fellow at the Thoracic Surgery Departments of the Strasbourg University Hospital in Strasbourg, France. His clinical and basic research focus is on non-intubated thoracic surgery and NIR fluorescence imaging.
Dr. Paolo Albino Ferrari is staff thoracic surgeon in the Division of Thoracic Surgery in Cagliari, Italy. He is also involved in the Operative Bronchology Service and local Interstitial Lung Disease program. His research interests include lung and mediastinal surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, enhanced recovery pathways and non-intubated thoracic surgery. He recently participated to the establishment of clinical guidelines on perioperative management for enhanced recovery after lung surgery. He is author or co-author of several scientific articles.
Dr. Crisci is a Professor of Thoracic Surgery at the Department of MeSVA in L’Aquila University and the Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery of Mazzini Hospital, Teramo. He graduated with honors in Rome from the University La Sapienza Medical School in 1970. He obtained the certificate in Thoracic Surgery in 1976. Prof. Crisci is currently Secretary of the Italian Society for Thoracic Surgery (SICT). He was the founder and Scientific Director of Italian VATS Group. His main clinical interests involve: Innovation and Technology in Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, VATS lobectomies, Chest wall resections and reconstructions, Pectus deformities
- The Surgeon Perspective
- The Anesthesiologist Perspective
- The European Perspective
- The Asian Perspective
- The North-American Perspective
- The South-American Perspective
- Ni-VATS for Lung Cancer. A Focus on Lobectomy
- Ni-VATS for Lung Cancer. A Focus on Segmentectomy
- Ni-VATS for Interstitial Lung Disease. Where Are We Now?
- Ni-VATS for Mediastinum Surgery. Three- Bi- Uniportal Approach
- Ni-VATS with Subxiphoid Approach
- NI-VATS for Metastasis
- NI-VATS for LVRS
- NI-VATS for Hyperhidrosis Sympathectomy
- NI-VATS for Pleural Biopsy
- Robotic Assisted Non-Intubated Thoracic Surgery
- Trachea Non-Intubated Thoracic Surgery
- Non-Intubated Minimally Invasive Rib Fixation in Chest Trauma
The series “Non-Intubated Thoracic Surgery. A Global Perspective” was commissioned by the editorial office, Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Francesco Guerrera, Paolo Albino Ferrari and Roberto Crisci are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.