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Thoracic

November 15, 2019
The authors evaluated outcomes of empyema management in over 9,000 patients in Ontario, Canada, from 1996-2015. Mortality was higher for nonoperative management at all time points assessed up to one year.
November 14, 2019
Joseph Shrager of Stanford University in California presents a discussion on the International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group's influence on the management of thymoma.
November 13, 2019
The authors report the case of a 50-year-old woman suffering from lymphoblastic leukemia, developing left upper lobe aspergilloma during aplastic chemotherapy, and presenting partial anomalous pulmonary vein connection of the left upper lobe, who submitted to pulmonary resection.
November 7, 2019
Filmed at the 2019 EACTS Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, Jill Ley of California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco moderates a discussion on pain management strategies that include reduced or no opioid use.
November 7, 2019
Find it here: the 2019 International Thoracic Oncology Symposium live on CTSNet.
November 7, 2019
This brief overview of recently presented improvements in lung cancer therapy highlights the substantial benefits of newer chemotherapy and immunotherapy regimens that are transforming the outlooks of many patients with advanced lung cancer.
November 6, 2019
This video demonstrates the resection of a proximal typical carcinoid tumor of the singular bronchus that required the bronchus to be cut and then sutured closed.
November 2, 2019
A batch of staplers manufactured in July-August 2019 and distributed during August-September 2019 has been recalled. Seven serious injuries and one death are reported to have been associated with failure of this device.
November 1, 2019
Commonly, a jejunostomy is placed during esophagectomy. In this report including 188 patients, the impact of jejunostomy on outcomes after esophagectomy was examined. Jejunostomy lead frequently (7%) to jejunostomy-related complications and did not reduce the risk of postoperative weight loss.
October 31, 2019
Sanjay Popat of the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, England, presents a discussion on current therapies and treatments for lung cancer.

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